The Corner

Van Jones: Obama ‘Towering Figure’ on Foreign Policy

Democrats have accused the GOP ticket of politicizing the Benghazi attacks.  Now, 9/11 Truther Van Jones has figured out why Romney and Ryan are doing so.  ”President Obama is a towering figure on foreign policy,” he told panelists this morning on ABC’s This Week, “you’ve got somebody with a Nobel Peace Prize and he killed Bin Laden.”  He went on to urge us to “think about what it means to have to be a towering figure.”  If only the President’s fellow Nobel Laureates Yasser Arafat and Le Duc Tho were around to shed light on the issue…      

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