Krauthammer: "It’s Not The Job Of The Opposition To Make The Commander-in-Chief Be A Commander-in-Chief"
Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer and Fred Barnes debate President Obama's leadership and the U.S. policy in Afghanistan. Krauthammer says it is the not the responsibility of the opposition party, the Republican party, to goad Obama to be a Commander-in-Chief.
"It's not the job of the opposition to make the Commander-in-Chief be a Commander-in-Chief," Krauthammer, a FOX News analyst, said on "Special Report" tonight. "If this weren't an election year and we didn't have a Romney you'd still be asking where is the Commander-in-Chief when our troops are getting shot and why are they getting shot under his orders? Where is exactly is he going and why?"
"So, you can have a critique of Romney and Ryan on this, but the real issue today for the Americans who are being shot as -- happening yesterday -- the Americans train a policeman, hand him a gun and he takes a gun and shoots them right there on the spot. Now, if that's happening you want a Commander-in-Chief to explain something. It's not the Republicans' job to make him what he ought to be on his own," Krauthammer said.