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New RNC Ad Rips Obama's 'It Worked' Self-Assessment

Frostybeermug Wrote: Aug 15, 2012 12:26 AM
He's bent us (over) pretty good but he hasn't broken us yet. However, if given a 2nd term I'm sure he will finish the job thoroughly.

When President Obama uttered his "it worked" appraisal in California a few weeks back, I argued that Republicans should pounce.  The ads, it seemed, would write themselves.  The RNC shoots and scores with a new spot, scheduled to air in swing states:

They chose to go with the number of unemployed Americans and the disturbing spike in food stamp usage.  They could have used the dreadful growth numbers, or dropping median household incomes, or the accelerating costs of healthcare, or exploding poverty, or...  In...