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  •  Obama wouldn't do that because it would be... (1+ / 0-)
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    ... admitting that certain items were classified.

    This is the paradox of dealing with secrets: someone who wants to do damage can spread them around, but someone who wants to contain that damage can't come out and criticize them for spreading secrets around.  

    Though, if Unfit Mitt actually said that he was leaking secrets in order to "prove" one point or another about Obama, that could be used against him.  Then Obama would have the opening to say something like, "We don't confirm or deny information that's supposed to be classified, but I have to ask: what are you trying to accomplish by saying that you're leaking national security information on television?"

    "Minus two votes for the Republican" equals "plus one vote for the Democrat." Arithmetic doesn't care about their feelings either!

    by G2geek on Tue Oct 02, 2012 at 07:50:33 AM PDT

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