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Confronted with allegation of treason against President Obama, Mitt Romney took the fifth
Statement from Obama campaign spokeswoman Lis Smith on Mitt Romney failing to repudiate accusation of treason against President Obama and his campaign surrogate's attack on travel by President and Mrs. Obama.
Today we saw Mitt Romney’s version of leadership: standing by silently as his chief surrogate attacked the President’s family at the event and another supporter alleged that the President should be tried for treason. Time after time in this campaign, Mitt Romney has had the opportunity to show that he has the fortitude to stand up to hateful and over-the-line rhetoric and time after time, he has failed to do so. If this is the ‘leadership’ he has shown on the campaign trail, what can the American people expect of him as commander-in-chief?
It says something when you look bad when compared to John McCain.

Originally posted to The Jed Report on Mon May 07, 2012 at 01:15 PM PDT.

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