Hours before the foreign policy focused final debate between President Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney, the Romney campaign has released an ad featuring Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The video, entitled “Healed?” slams the President on a number of global security issues.
The ad contrasts Obama’s 2008 campaign promise to “heal the world” with current images of global chaos and instability. A full transcript of the ad courtesy of the Romney campaign is posted below. The full video can be viewed below.
VIDEO TEXT: “While Running For President In 2008…”
VIDEO TEXT: “Senator Barack Obama Promised To ‘Heal’ The World.”
SENATOR BARACK OBAMA: “But I also face it with limitless faith in the capacity of the American people. Because if we are willing to work for it … then I am absolutely certain that generations from now … this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal…”
VIDEO TEXT: “Today”
DAVID GREGORY, NBC NEWS: “There were new tensions between the Obama administration and Israel this week.”
PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU: “[B]ecause Iran with nuclear weapons would mean that the kind of fanaticism that you see storming your embassies would have a nuclear weapon.”
DAVID MUIR, ABC NEWS: “[P]resident Assad’s deadly crackdown on the rebels…”
BARRY PETERSEN, CBS NEWS: “By the tens of thousands, demonstrators took to the … the bloodiest day in the five-week…”
CHUCK TODD, NBC NEWS: “And let’s be realistic here. Russia’s standing in the way of doing anything in Syria. … That’s a foreign policy failure on the President’s part.”
VIDEO TEXT: “Healed?”
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: “After my election I have more flexibility.”
RUSSIAN PRIME MINISTER DMITRY MEDVEDEV: “I will transmit this information to Vladimir, and I stand with you.”
VIDEO TEXT: “The World Can’t Afford Four More Years.”