Obama On GOP Attacks: "If They Bring A Knife To The Fight, We Bring A Gun"

06/22/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Amy Chozick Wall Street Journal

Mobster wisdom tells us never to bring a knife to a gun fight. But what does political wisdom say about bringing a gun to a knife fight?

That's exactly what Barack Obama said he would do to counter Republican attacks "If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun," Obama said at a Philadelphia fundraiser Friday night. "Because from what I understand folks in Philly like a good brawl. I've seen Eagles fans."

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