‘My former president trumps your former president’

Within minutes of the announcement — one year ago this week– that Navy SEALS had killed Osama bin Laden, political wags noted it’d play big once President Obama’s re-election campaign began.

What many people didn’t see coming, was Obama would use a more popular president to tell the story…

It’s probably no coincidence, then, that today Mitt Romney invoked a less popular president to answer the ad.

“Even Jimmy Carter would have given that order,” Romney told reporters at a campaign stop in New Hampshire.