Posted on April 28, 2012 in Campaign Statements
"Hillary and I, we've spent the last 3½ years cleaning up after other folks' messes. And by the way, we're starting to get them pretty cleaned up. The war in Iraq is over. We're transitioning in Afghanistan. We've got the strongest allies we've ever seen. And Al Qaida is on the ropes. So we've done what we said we'd do.
But when you've got the leading contender, the presumptive nominee, on the other side suddenly saying our number-one enemy isn't Al Qaida, it's Russia. I don't make that up. I'm suddenly thinking, what—maybe I didn't check the calendar this morning. I didn't know we were back in 1975."