DNC vice chair Donna Brazile has an op-ed on CNN.com slamming the Republican presidential candidates for "taking any position that will distance them from the president and allow them to sound tough"—regardless of whether their positions put them out of step with military leaders and nonpartisan national security efforts. Brazile writes:
"Expect lots of bluster and loose talk at Tuesday's debate, the sort that brought us the Iraq war earlier this century while the search for Osama bin Laden was essentially called off. Then compare it to the pragmatic, effective approach of Obama and his list of accomplishments. It's clear who should be on the receiving end of the 3 a.m. phone call."
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