Conservatives: Romney flubbed Libya

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“It is the greatest scandal of Obama presidency,” Shapiro tweeted, “and he let Obama spin it as a moment of strength.” The tweet was retweeted by Jonah Goldberg of the National Review.

Later, Shapiro said it didn't matter.

“Romney won on gas prices. He won on economy. He lost on Libya, because he was incompetent on it. Americans will vote on first two issues.”

And Republican consultant Matt Mackowiak, who managed Rep. Bill FloresBill FloresTexas lawmaker defends HGTV hosts House freshman wins RSC chair GOP opts for short-term spending bill MORE's (R-Texas) campaign, tweeted “Romney must be better on Libya on Monday night. And he will be.”