I’m sure the Romney campaign will want to take credit for this idea too. You know, just like he wants to take credit for the auto bailout, even though he infamously pinned a column titled “Let Detroit Go Bankrupt.”
After a massacre of civilians on Friday night in Syria — including dozens of children — which the U.N. strongly hinted was perpetrated by government forces, presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney blamed the Obama administration for not taking decisive enough action against the Syrian regime.
The plan Romney and his aides proposed to deal with the crisis, however, sounds a lot like the one Obama administration officials discussed with press just a few days before. “The United States should work with partners to organize and arm Syrian opposition groups so they can defend themselves,” the campaign said in a release on Sunday. [...]
If all that sounds familiar, it might be because, three days before the Romney statement, that’s exactly what Obama administration officials told the AP they were setting a plan in motion to do.
Mitt Romney — a man you can count on to go where other men have gone before and follow the lead of others. That is unless he finds himself surrounded by birthers, then all bets are off.