Bush, Too, Says Obama Lacks Experience

GOP starts attack on hopeful's 'thin record'; Obama strikes back
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Feb 10, 2008 4:39 PM CST
Democratic presidential hopefuls, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., right, and Sen. Barack Obama stand together before a Democratic presidential debate in Los Angeles in this Jan. 31, 2008 file photo....   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – President George Bush reacted to Barack Obama's roll at the polls yesterday by blasting the Dem hopeful on Fox this morning. “I certainly don't know what he believes in,” Bush said. “The only foreign policy thing I remember he said was he's going to attack Pakistan and embrace Ahmadinejad.” The slight was in sync with other GOP rhetoric against the surging candidate, Ben Smith blogs on Politico.

GOP Chairman Mike Duncan reacted to Obama's wins yesterday in Louisiana, Nebraska, Washington state, and the Virgin Islands by attacking "his thin record of experience"—the very tactic Hillary Clinton has tried in the primaries. Obama's camp struck back today, saying the hopeful "doesn't need any foreign policy advice from the architect of the worst foreign policy decision in a generation."