Skip to comments.Romney Ad Attacks Obama’s Character Over Cancer Ad
Posted on 08/10/2012 10:34:45 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
Mitt Romneys campaign released a television ad asking what it says about President Obamas character that his super PAC released a video suggesting that Romney caused a woman to die of cancer.
What does it say about a presidents character when his campaign tries to use the tragedy of a womans death for political gain? the narrator in the Romney ad asks. The video features still shots of the Priorities USA Action ad and of campaign spokeswoman Jen Psaki claiming that she cant speak to the ad during a recent appearance on CNN.
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The 2008 campaign introduced the nation to "Joe the Plumber".
The 2012 campaign brings us "Joe the 'Soptic' Tank".
Obama's bus is driving the country into the crapper.
Whoa! And I thought Romney “wasn’t fighting back.”
Team Romney needs to come out with those kinds of counter ads as soon as possible.
That one hits hard — at the occupant in the Oval Office.
Dems will be in WHINE mode by 6:00 news hour.
Love it, takes the high road and uses his minions words agaisnt him.
It is a good start.
Now, continue to define his character. Inform the public of his communist background. His failure as a student in college-I.E. he got into Harvard with failing grades. Until he proves he did not have failing grades, keep insisting he got into these schools by lying.
I actually like Joe the Dumber “Lord of the Soptic Tank”
Too bad they couldn’t have worked in audio of Stepanie Cutter denying any knowledge of this guy and his story, then showing how she hosted a conference call with this guy talking to pressies 6 months ago. Shows how Obama lies and when caught, lies even more. Would further trash his character.
Hannity said last night that Team Roomey had just hired some headhunters but couldn't say who they were that he promised them not to announce their names
Good start in questioning obama’s character. Romney needs to keep the pressure on.
I disagree...weak ad that does NOT go far enough. Once again, Obama’s minions do the dirty work, as he floats above it all, and Mittens just looks to be whining again and again. Americans do not mind a candidate that fights dirty to win. What they cannot stand is a loser that whines and complains, and won’t fight dirty with dirtier. Romney is running out of time. Ads like this will NOT do the job.
Question: To whom does character matter?
Certainly not any Democrat.
Yes it is.
Failed ad. Undecideds are not interested in “unfair attacks.” All they register is the dirt ball when it hits Romney. They do not see ads like these — white TV noise as far as they are concerned. It’s working two different levels: Obama’s handful of sh*t thrown in the viewer’s face about Romney vs. Romney’s intellectual response that does not register with the voter. It’s the debating team president scolding the bully after the bully has beaten the crap out of him.
Ok, tell us your ad.
Because there is nothing Romney could do short of calling the guy a “f*cking faggot that wasn’t even born in the U.S.” that would ever satisfy some people here.
You want to “fight dirty”. What does that even mean? Should Romney make some stuff up and hope to get away with it too? take a shot at Michelle Obama? Elude to Biden being a child molester?
That’s the best hard hitting ad I have seen coming from the Romney campaign. Let’s hope they keep it up in the future.
Lie Number One: Mitt Romney closed the Plant.
Truth: Bain Capital closed the plant two whole years AFTER Romney left Bain Capital.
Lie Number Two: Mrs. Soptic died because she lost her insurance when Mr. Soptic lost his job.
Truth: Mrs. Soptic had a job and had health insurance of her own at the time GST Steel was closed by Bain Capital.
Lie Number 3: Mr Soptic said he couldn't get insurance at his replacement job.
Truth: He was offered insurance for his wife at his new job (she had lost her job and lost her insurance) but he instead chose to pay for his daughter's college tuition.
Lie Number 4: The video sequence makes it seem like Mrs. Soptic died soon after Bain Capital closed GST Steel.
Truth: She died 22 days After she found out she had Cancer BUT GST steel closed 6 YEARS EARLIER!
Lie Number 5: In the video Mr. Soptic makes it seem like Bain Capital just closed the plant and let everyone go.
Truth: Bain Capital offered to buy out their jobs prior to the plant closing by Mr. Soptic's own admission yet its not mentioned in the video.
Good. I can only hope & pray Romney will fight very hard these next 88 days and do what McLame would not.
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