Source: The Huffington Post
Between the anniversary of Osama Bin Laden’s death and an Obama campaign ad that highlights the President’s success in bringing the terrorist down, the 24-hour TV news circuit has been having a field day discussing whether or not the bragging is appropriate.
So on Tuesday night’s “Daily Show,” Jon Stewart broke out a new segment he called, “You are aware that the frontal lobe of the cerebral cortex allows people the ability to store and recall past events as they occurred, right?”
It seems that Republican pundits’ main beef with the Bin Laden ad is that bragging about it in a campaigning context “politicizes” the event, and takes a piece of American history that was viewed as positive across the board and makes it a dividing factor — and the last thing you need in wartime is division at home. In effect, they’re accusing the president of “spiking the football” before the game is over.
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