Logan blogged about this already, but The Daily Background sent in the video. It seems a little far-fetched to think that Romney just made a mistake by mixing up Barack Obama with Osama bin Laden. He starts off by saying Osama and then switches.
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“Actually, just look at what Osam — Barack Obama — said just yesterday. Barack Obama, calling on radicals, jihadists of all different types, to come together in Iraq. That is the battlefield. That’s the central place he says, ‘come join us under one banner.’
You be the judge.
UPDATE: As always, the media gives Republicans a pass. Media Bloodhound
Rather, it sounds like Romney may have intended to slip Obama's name in there, a premeditated talking point, but muffed it. Thus, "Osam -- Barack" instead of, say, "Osam -- Obama" or "Obam -- Osama." What's worse, even more of a stretch of imagination, is that Romney, ostensibly failing to grasp his first mistake, then repeats "Barack Obama" instead of Osama bin Laden in his following sentence.
Curious, indeed...read on