Video: Bracing for Obama's Negative 2012 Campaign

Guy Benson
Posted: Aug 10, 2011 2:01 PM

Yesterday's revealing Politico piece outlining President Obama's uber-negative 2012 campaign strategy was the topic of discussion on my latest visit to Live.  When host Julie Banderas suggests the election will be "confusing" for many voters, I push back a bit, arguing that Obama's plan is actually quite simple. Ignore and gloss over his failed record, then malign his opponent so thoroughly that voters decide to pick the Devil They Know.  It worked for Harry Reid last cycle.  Whether it works for Obama may depend on whom the GOP nominates: