“We have real enemies who are sitting in some cave somewhere trying to figure out how to hurt us again,” she continued.
“We’re not going to be able to ignore the reality of the world in which we live.
And we need a president who can become a commander in chief immediately to begin to make the decisions that will make us safer going into the future.”
(Mrs. Clinton said today that she was “involved in a lot of decisions that were made” but did not specify any of them.)
On Friday she began running an ad in Texas suggesting that she would be a far steadier hand answering the red phone in the White House if a crisis broke out.
‘He thinks that the clouds will part and he’s so naïve,’ ”
Mr. Obama said, eliciting zealous boos from the crowd. “The implication is if you talk about hope, you must be naïve, your head must be in the clouds.”