Axelrod: Cheney not acting like a ‘statesman’
David Axelrod responded to Dick Cheney’s recent criticism of President Obama Sunday on CNN’s State of the Union. “[President Bush] has behaved like a statesman,” Axelrod told John King.
Axelrod disagreed with Cheney’s assertion that Obama’s terrorism policies were failing. “I find it supremely ironic, on a day when we were meeting with NATO, to talk about the continued threat from al Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan, where they’re still plotting against us eight years — or seven years later,” he said. “I think the question for Mr. Cheney is, how could that be? How could this have gone so long? Why are they still in business?”
This video is from CNN’s State of the Union, broadcast Apr. 5, 2009.