“Governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets because the nature of our military’s changed. We have these things called aircraft carriers where planes land on them. We have these ships that go underwater, nuclear submarines…And so the question is not a game of Battleship where we’re counting ships. It’s — it’s what are our capabilities.”
President Obama responds to Mitt Romney’s claim that the US Navy has fewer ships today than at any time since 1917 (starts at 4.14).