The Politicization Of Bin Laden’s Killing Beginning Already

Well, that didn’t take long. From Michelle Malkin:

Leftists are swarming Twitter to chastise any conservatives who dare give any credit to President Bush for his resolve and role in leading the post-9/11 counterrorism/national security response to the worst attack on American soil.

Meanwhile, Democrat hacks are burning the midnight oil making this All About Obama.

It begins: “New DNC chief: Obama deserves credit for bin Laden killing.”

A Huffington Post reporter gloats: “Chants of ‘four more years!’ in front of WH.”

College kids in front of the White House are chanting “Yes We Can!” according to a beaming CNN reporter.

Spotted at the White House gathering: “Latinos for Obama” sign.

And Democrat Rep. Gary Ackerman doesn’t waste a second taking a swipe at President Bush:

So much for that we-are-one unity President Obama invoked earlier tonight, eh?

Obama administration adviser David Gergen has said that both Presidents Obama and Bush should be credited. I agree with that, though the lion’s share of the credit should go to the intelligence operatives who tracked him down and the guys who pulled the trigger.

But Bush started this manhunt, and when the time came to give the order to pull the triggers Obama made the right call.

Kudos to all of them. This is a victory for us as a nation, though I suppose the political haymaking is inevitable.

Rob Port

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