Karl Rove’s American Crossroads Super PAC is out with a new web ad today, blasting President Barack Obama over his administration’s botched response to the terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya.
Splicing together images of the attack with clips from the campaign rally Obama held that day, the narrator asks “What did President Obama do the same day of a terror attack on American citizens? He campaigned in Las Vegas.” The video later slams Obama for skipping meetings with foreign leaders in New York last week, while taking the time to appear on The View.
“When American embassies were attacked by terrorists, President Clinton responded with missiles,” the narrator says. “And when foreign leaders needed to meet, President Bush put his campaign on hold. President Obama needs to learn being president isn’t just about being on TV and protecting your job. It’s about leadership. It’s time for a president who gets it.”
It ends with a voice-over of Obama telling the ladies of The View ” that he’s just “eye candy.”
Overall, the effect is pretty damning. Watch the whole video below:
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