Romney says he’s willing to put troops on ground in Syria to keep WMDs away from terrorists

Romney said on CBS News tonight that the birth certificate joke was just a little humor and not a swipe at Obama. He was also asked if he’d go to war with Iran to stop their nuclear program and he basically said that he would if all other options were exhausted. With regard to Syria and the threat of chemical weapons falling in the hands of terrorists, Romney said that we must ensure that doesn’t happen even if it mean putting troops on the ground in Syria.

I’ve left the CBS News report on Iran and their nuclear program in the clip below. The second half of the Romney interview comes after that:

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