Friendly reminder from Obama: This is a choice election, not a referendum on my performance; Update: New Obama ad responds to “you didn’t build that” criticism

posted at 6:01 pm on July 24, 2012 by Allahpundit

He’s right, it is a choice election. First choice: Eight percent unemployment and catastrophic deficits. Second choice: Something different from that. Monty, I’ll stick with what’s behind door number two.

I learned two important things here. First, the cause of our current “mess” was apparently a “top-down approach” to wealth creation, not the widespread, hugely irresponsible practice of banks making subprime loans to homeowners who couldn’t afford their mortgages. See Guy Benson for more on that. Second, as Guy also notes, Obama’s obviously starting to worry about what all the anti-Bain nastiness is doing to his image as the Lightbringer. (With good reason.) This spot is solidly upbeat, a shot of Hopenchange sweetness vintage 2008 straight from O’s lips while Axelrod and crew prepare the next sh*t-pelting of Romney. It’s always been Bambi’s M.O. to stay “above the fray” while his surrogates do his dirty work, but this year the contrast is unusually stark. BuzzFeed:

The attacks have accused Romney of possibly committing a “felony” (Stephanie Cutter, head of Obama’s communications team); behaving like a “Bond villain in the next James Bond film” (Patrick Gaspard, executive director of the DNC) to suggesting, repeatedly, that there’s something untoward about the way he does his taxes (“he’s taken advantage of every single conceivable tax shelter and loophole that we can see,” per senior campaign advisor David Axelrod).

The bombardment is intended to associate Romney with the Wall Street banksters who drove the economy into the ground. “You can see in the numbers for his character traits that there’s been some damage to him,” claims a senior Obama official. “On the top-line question — on, you know, who would do better on the economy—he’s had some real damage done to him. He used to beat us on that in double digits. And now, you know, in the latest poll, we lead.” According to The Hill, a poll by the Purple Strategies firm found that recent revelations about Romney’s finances made four out of every ten voters think of the ex-governor less favorably than they had before…

Obama’s rhetoric about rejecting “say-anything, do-anything divise politics” are at odds with a strategy that relies on calling his opponent a crook, but this kind of thing is nothing new for campaign honcho Axelrod. “Axelrod’s strategy is always to run unopposed, literally if possible,” says a Democratic insider in Chicago. “He wants to take the opponent out—there’s a long tradition in Illinois of trying to force your opponent off the ballot—and if that doesn’t work, literally, then do whatever needs to be done to destroy him figuratively.”

Romney’s had some real damage done to him on the economy from the Bain attacks? Here’s the hard data, posted just this afternoon, from the Gallup poll I blogged yesterday:

Remember, as Sean Trende pointed out yesterday, despite O’s best efforts to farm the nastiness against Romney out to his associates, he risks losing his huge — and I think important — edge in likability if the public starts thinking of him less in terms of Hopenchange and more as a win-at-all-costs bruiser. That’s what this ad is designed to correct, I suspect: They’ve probably gotten all they can get from the Bain stuff at the moment, so it’s time to go positive and give O lots of face time on camera to personalize his candidacy. That’s been a noticeable hole in Romney’s own pitch thus far; I think it’s part of the reason why that attack ad mocking him for singing “America the Beautiful” is evidently pretty effective. It’s easy to make him look hollow when he hasn’t spent much time fleshing himself out. Expect more ads like this, with The One holding quasi-intimate face-to-face conversations with the viewer, over the next few weeks.

Oh, and before you ask: Yes, this was filmed inside the White House.

Update: Annnnd, right on cue, here’s another face-to-face spot, this time responding to the “you didn’t build that” criticism. Am I right in thinking that O never felt obliged to do a spot like this, clarifying his own comments, back in 2008? He gave his speech on race to try to defuse the Rev. Wright uproar, but he never did an ad directly answering an attack that I can recall, not even after his immortal “bitter-clinger” comments at that lefty fundraiser. Typically the playbook when a pol says something damaging is to let it lie and not extend its media shelf life with a new commercial that dredges it up again in the course of rebutting it. He must be awfully nervous about how “you didn’t build that” is playing with that middle class he claims to care so much about if he feels obliged to do this.

Exit question: O says here that his point in the original “you didn’t build that” comments was that America needs to “stand behind” its small business owners. Is that right? Go re-read what he said in Roanoke. Sure sounded at the time like he was telling them that they owe us, not that we owe them.


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First choice: Eight percent unemployment and catastrophic deficits.

Yeah, More Downgrade – who wants that?

Chip on July 24, 2012 at 6:03 PM

Be gone worthless one. 0 is done!

Bmore on July 24, 2012 at 6:04 PM

Well, seeing as I owe everything to the government…

Not!

trigon on July 24, 2012 at 6:04 PM

Okay Ms. Phylis Weaver, let’s see what’s in the box…

NOTHING! ABSOLUTELY NOTHING! STOOOOPID! YOU’RE SOOOO SOOOOOPID!

ahlaphus on July 24, 2012 at 6:05 PM

Great, O. Good thinking.

You just keep “You didn’t build that,” in people’s minds until November.

VastRightWingConspirator on July 24, 2012 at 6:05 PM

Well, you are the one, Obama, who stated that we should measure your performance, and if after 3 years it wasn’t up to par, we should can you…so we will take your advice.
Our choice is to follow your advice, dump the person who is not performing…thanks for the heads up, and thanks for your support.

Who are you going to vote for Obama?

right2bright on July 24, 2012 at 6:05 PM

This chump is in full-fledged panic mode. If their Bain strategy was working, they wouldn’t be abandoning it for this crap.

This ain’t gonna be that close.

Johnimus on July 24, 2012 at 6:05 PM

You just keep “You didn’t build that,” in people’s minds until November.

VastRightWingConspirator on July 24, 2012 at 6:05 PM

Hope.

Bmore on July 24, 2012 at 6:05 PM

But, but…He’s the One, we’ve been waiting for!

Well, we’re still damn well waiting..:

…For gas prices to go DOWN.

…For Employment to go UP.

…For America to GO ON.

…..For this Administration to…just…GO, dammit.

BlaxPac on July 24, 2012 at 6:06 PM

Vote that video down on YouTube or leave a comment.

tetriskid on July 24, 2012 at 6:06 PM

This is a choice election, not a referendum on my performance

The President of the USA is a psychologically sick charlatan.

Delusions are indignant.

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2012 at 6:06 PM

Obama new campagin line

“You didn’t vote that way, we changed it for you”

Oil Can on July 24, 2012 at 6:06 PM

Dodge. Parry. Spin!!

JAM on July 24, 2012 at 6:07 PM

The fact they moderate comments on all his videos shows just how scared they are outside of their echo chamber.

ButterflyDragon on July 24, 2012 at 6:07 PM

Okay Ms. Phylis Weaver, let’s see what’s in the box…

NOTHING! ABSOLUTELY NOTHING! STOOOOPID! YOU’RE SOOOO SOOOOOPID!

ahlaphus on July 24, 2012 at 6:05 PM

“Aah, a red snappa. Mmm, very tasty.”

Doughboy on July 24, 2012 at 6:08 PM

That so little is asked of the first black president is the ultimate form of racism.

1. A highly interesting thesis will be written on the charltan this man is.

2. A highly interesting thesis will be written on the leftist/media real racism.

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2012 at 6:08 PM

Dude…Mitt’s onslaught is damaging him badly. Obama isn’t paying millions of dollars a month for polls, just for fun…he is responding to what those internals are telling him. And they are telling him he is in big trouble because of his big mouth.

right2bright on July 24, 2012 at 6:08 PM

Are you going to believe Obama or your lying eyes.

Grunt on July 24, 2012 at 6:08 PM

This chump is in full-fledged panic mode. If their Bain strategy was working, they wouldn’t be abandoning it for this crap.

This ain’t gonna be that close.

Johnimus on July 24, 2012 at 6:05 PM

I seriously hope your wrong on the PANIC part…

People like most animals tend to be stupid creatures when they panic…with this Administration in power, they PANIC and we’ll all be living on turnips and bee pollen until the Rapture…

…Or until Gary saves us!…LMAO

BlaxPac on July 24, 2012 at 6:08 PM

Flop sweat in that 2nd ad.

workingclass artist on July 24, 2012 at 6:08 PM

Allahpundit – The proof of singing ads effectiveness is a drop in Romney’s approval from 16 points to 3? Sounds like voters predisposed to dislike Romney to begin with more than anything.

msmveritas on July 24, 2012 at 6:09 PM

O says here that his point in the original “you didn’t build that” comments was that America needs to “stand behind” its small business owners. Is that right? Go re-read what he said in Roanoke. Sure sounded at the time like he was telling them that they owe us, not that we owe them.

That’s what he was saying. He’s a filthy liar for claiming otherwise.

changer1701 on July 24, 2012 at 6:09 PM

Ugh. I just hate the smugness that drips from that man.

Scrappy on July 24, 2012 at 6:09 PM

He’s still relying on hope and change: hoping he can change the subject.

LooseCannon on July 24, 2012 at 6:10 PM

Dodge. Parry. Spin!!

JAM on July 24, 2012 at 6:07 PM

Wrong!!!
Actually it is…

Dodge.Duck.Dip.Dive.and Dodge…

ladyingray on July 24, 2012 at 6:10 PM

Their internal polls must be showing some devastating stuff for them to go this route at this time. His negatives and right track/ wrong track numbers are going the wrong way, big time, and they know it.

And, Feinstein today gave cross-country legs to the security leaks problem, which Romney capitalized on, and with force, at the VFW meeting.

The house of cards crumbles before our eyes.

TXUS on July 24, 2012 at 6:10 PM

Obama: “I’m not a witch”

And where the heck did they place the ‘prompter on that first video?

Nordic on July 24, 2012 at 6:10 PM

I seriously hope your wrong on the PANIC part…

I’m afraid there’s no point worrying about that. Wait till you see the raft of executive orders this bozo signs on his way out of office. You think four years has been bad? He’s going to try and ram as much into those last, three, unaccountable months as he can.

Johnimus on July 24, 2012 at 6:11 PM

Is that right? Go re-read what he said in Roanoke. Sure sounded at the time like he was telling them that they owe us, not that we owe them.

Am I the only that is sickened by the appearance of the Dear Liar on the screen?

Chip on July 24, 2012 at 6:11 PM

Great ads!

lester

Del Dolemonte on July 24, 2012 at 6:11 PM

Where is that great orater and super speechifier and mega intelligent brainiac with IQ in 4 digits ?
What happened to him ?

burrata on July 24, 2012 at 6:11 PM

Barky got bad news from Axelrod…and he’s in full damage control

workingclass artist on July 24, 2012 at 6:12 PM

Exit question: O says here that his point in the original “you didn’t build that” comments was that America needs to “stand behind” its small business owners. Is that right?

Yes, absolutely. Whenever I want to stand behind someone, I have found the most effective method is to remind them that everyone else is just as smart and works just as hard as they do. Oh, and also that they really haven’t accomplished jack sh*t.

Kataklysmic on July 24, 2012 at 6:12 PM

Why does he add to his error by insulting the public’s intelligence?

Cindy Munford on July 24, 2012 at 6:13 PM

Folks, this is hard proof that Obama’s socialist instincts are hurting him.

The polls may be tied now, but come the conventions, the Death Star will have its target in sight.

El_Terrible on July 24, 2012 at 6:13 PM

Please hold me to lower standards for some reason.
 
- President Barack H. Obama

rogerb on July 24, 2012 at 6:13 PM

How do you tell a Romney supporter from an Obama supporter?

Romney supporters sign their checks on the front.

Obama supporters sign their checks on the back.

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2012 at 6:13 PM

Obama: You didn’t build the crappy economy – I did.

Chip on July 24, 2012 at 6:13 PM

Man that “you didn’t build it ” comment must be killing him in the polls.

Good.

gophergirl on July 24, 2012 at 6:14 PM

100 million wasted on nastiness.

Obama is NOT nice. He never was. He’s a passive-aggressive narcissistic arrogant azzhole.

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2012 at 6:14 PM

Yeah but, did you hear what Mitt did in 1984 to that chicken….

That is all they will have left sooner or later.

tjexcite on July 24, 2012 at 6:15 PM

Just finished watching Obama’s ad and now my wallet’s gone. How’d he do that?

Dusty on July 24, 2012 at 6:15 PM

This guy can’t even read off the cue cards. Why is he looking off to the right of the camera during the entire video?

Awesome photoshop here.

tetriskid on July 24, 2012 at 6:15 PM

I didn’t say that.

AshleyTKing on July 24, 2012 at 6:16 PM

How can anyone ever listen to the end to any what he says? The ears, the ears!

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2012 at 6:16 PM

Obama new campagin line

“You didn’t vote that way, we changed it for you”

Oil Can on July 24, 2012 at 6:06 PM

I’m not one of those voting machine conspiracy geeks, but while early voting in the Texas runoff yesterday, I got the distinct impression that the folks running the election would have changed things given half a chance.

The same attitude was shown later in the day when my wife voted, she started the snark that time though.

A far cry from the way things were when I was an election judge.

The funny part was looking at the turnout tally sheet. Very strange to see republican voters outnumbers democrat voters in this part of town…maybe that’s why the folks there weren’t happy.

cozmo on July 24, 2012 at 6:16 PM

October Surprise: team obama, through some third party of course, publishes Mitt’s tax returns for the last decade. axelturf likes to do that kind of stuff, at the last minute so there isn’t any time to defuse.

runner on July 24, 2012 at 6:16 PM

“Sh*t-pelting.”

Community Organizing 101?

Nope. But it’s required for ‘Advanced Chicago Thug Tactics.’

locomotivebreath1901 on July 24, 2012 at 6:16 PM

Yeah we need to stand those small businesses and, oh by the way, if they make over $250K I’m going to tax them out the wahzoo.

Cindy Munford on July 24, 2012 at 6:17 PM

Charlatanic Liar in Chief

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2012 at 6:17 PM

Actually,

It IS a referendum on your performance.

Or lack thereof, actually.

ProfShadow on July 24, 2012 at 6:18 PM

He must be awfully nervous about how “you didn’t build that” is playing with that middle class he claims to care so much about if he feels obliged to do this.

Then clearly now is the time to pour it on. Get on it, Team Mitt.

JohnGalt23 on July 24, 2012 at 6:18 PM

I down twinkled both videos. Did you?

Bmore on July 24, 2012 at 6:18 PM

I’m more insulted he would film an ad in OUR WH. When was the last time a sitting Pres. ever filmed a campaign ad in the WH.

CodaUPB on July 24, 2012 at 6:19 PM

These are good ads by Obama, dishonest and misleading though they are. As AP notes up top, the one genuine asset Obama has left is that a big chunk of the country still seems to think he’s a decent guy for some reason. If people hate Obama personally come election day in addition to thinking he’s done a terrible job, he’s gonna get rolled.

LukeinNE on July 24, 2012 at 6:19 PM

How do you tell a Romney supporter from an Obama supporter?

Romney supporters sign their checks on the front.

Obama supporters sign their checks on the back.

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2012 at 6:13 PM

Perfect! And, I’d LOL if it weren’t true.

TXUS on July 24, 2012 at 6:19 PM

O says here that his point in the original “you didn’t build that” comments was that America needs to “stand behind” its small business owners.

Doublethink from Barry’s Ministry of Truth.

bayview on July 24, 2012 at 6:20 PM

When was the last time a sitting Pres. ever filmed a campaign ad in the WH.

CodaUPB on July 24, 2012 at 6:19 PM

Isn’t that illegal?

ladyingray on July 24, 2012 at 6:20 PM

ugh. that taste of bile is hard to shake after watching his ads.

BRunner on July 24, 2012 at 6:21 PM

“if you’ve got a business your a killer, you didn’t build do that.”

There are a lot of wealthy, successful Americans killers who agree with me because they want to give something back,” Kill people, the president said. “If you’ve been successful a killer, you didn’t get there on your own. I’m always struck by people who think, well, it must be because I was just so smart. There are a lot of smart people out there. It must be because I worked harder than everybody else. Let me tell you something — there are a whole bunch of hardworking people out there.

“If you were successful a murderer, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. goberment grants. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you’ve got a business your a murderer, you didn’t build kill that. Somebody else made that happen,” he said. “The Internet didn’t get invented on its own. Government research created the Internet so that all the companies murderers could make money order their weapons off the Internet with goberment grants!

Why does this administration insist upon arming murderers?

ConcealedKerry on July 24, 2012 at 6:21 PM

communist frank marshall davis is obama’s father and finally the commie is out of the bag.

Mr. Sun on July 24, 2012 at 6:21 PM

I choose the guy who hasn’t run this country into the ground the past 3-4 years.

Blake on July 24, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Isn’t that illegal?

ladyingray on July 24, 2012 at 6:20 PM

I always thought so

gophergirl on July 24, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Mwahaha

abobo on July 24, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Down twinkle the crap out of both vids!

Bmore on July 24, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Exit question: O says here that his point in the original “you didn’t build that” comments was that America needs to “stand behind” its small business owners. Is that right?

No, it’s a lie and directly contradicts what he said. Gee, that was easy.

AUINSC on July 24, 2012 at 6:22 PM

I would comment on his video but they banned me.

GardenGnome on July 24, 2012 at 6:22 PM

When was the last time a sitting Pres. ever filmed a campaign ad in the WH.

CodaUPB on July 24, 2012 at 6:19 PM

Isn’t that illegal?

ladyingray on July 24, 2012 at 6:20 PM

That all depends on how you define the word ‘legal’?

Chip on July 24, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Where is that great orater and super speechifier and mega intelligent brainiac with IQ in 4 digits ?
What happened to him ?

burrata on July 24, 2012 at 6:11 PM

You mean that stellar 0001 IQ he has.

chemman on July 24, 2012 at 6:23 PM

OBAMA: You didn’t get there on your own. I’m always struck by people who think, “Well, it must be because I was just so smart!”

FOLLOWERS: (laughing)

OBAMA: There are a lot of smart people out there. “It must be because I worked harder than everybody else.” Let me tell you something. There are a whole bunch of hardworkin’ people out there!

Yeah. The only way this guy is “standing behind” me is if I’m bent over.

Barry will lie, lie, lie about everything.

He needs to bite his lip more if he’s gonna lie to me.

beatcanvas on July 24, 2012 at 6:23 PM

Exit question: O says here that his point in the original “you didn’t build that” comments was that America needs to “stand behind” its small business owners. Is that right? Go re-read what he said in Roanoke. Sure sounded at the time like he was telling them that they owe us, not that we owe them.

Now Obama is taking his own words out of context.

aunursa on July 24, 2012 at 6:23 PM

October Surprise: team obama, through some third party of course, publishes Mitt’s tax returns for the last decade. axelturf likes to do that kind of stuff, at the last minute so there isn’t any time to defuse.

runner on July 24, 2012 at 6:16 PM

As CBS dredges up a woman claiming to be “one of his other Mormon wives”, or something.

Team Romney better be ready, ’cause I’m sure it’s coming. They’re already showing signs of abject desperation, so no telling what we’ll see right before the election.

TXUS on July 24, 2012 at 6:24 PM

they’re as nervous as a whore in church……

ted c on July 24, 2012 at 6:24 PM

I believe they really did think that the Bain stuff was working. To some extent it probably was, since they have stayed with round 2 so long (after getting Booker, Clinton, etc to keep quiet).

My theory is, whether true or not, they felt this was working out pretty well for them, and then the overconfidence from that is what let Obama step into this mess by revealing a little too much about himself. He decided to go for the uppercut and left himself open for a barrage, and he’s already taken enough punches from his rare and dangerous moment of honesty that he now has to go this route and play defense.

stldave on July 24, 2012 at 6:24 PM

or a cat in a room full of rocking chairs…

ted c on July 24, 2012 at 6:24 PM

That all depends on how you define the word ‘legal’?

Chip on July 24, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Nixon – When the president does it, that means that it is not illegal

Keep that in mind when thinking about Fast and Furious etc.

tetriskid on July 24, 2012 at 6:24 PM

“This election isn’t about me!”

Then what the hell is it for?

GarandFan on July 24, 2012 at 6:25 PM

Allah, in response to that latest ad from The One where he gives us a choice believing him or our lying ears, there is only one thing I can say!

This one’s for you, Barack!

pilamaye on July 24, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Barry is running scared….there is lots of not-so-good news coming in the next couple of months…

albill on July 24, 2012 at 6:27 PM

You didn’t build that ad, champ. Your stupid comment did.

ted c on July 24, 2012 at 6:27 PM

Duh. Chioce between a bleak moribund marxist degeneration, or a return to the American values that made this nation the strongest and most prosperous on Earth in only 236yrs.

/Stupid Obamaunist meme generators.

rayra on July 24, 2012 at 6:27 PM

Ignore the steaming pile I’ve left on your front lawn…

Besides, Bush did it.

Geeze, their internals must seriously suck.

And, it kinda makes you wonder how many states truly are in play…

CPT. Charles on July 24, 2012 at 6:27 PM

Exit question: O says here that his point in the original “you didn’t build that” comments was that America needs to “stand behind” its small business owners. Is that right?

Revisionist history. We’ve always been at war with Eastasia…

tballard on July 24, 2012 at 6:29 PM

Lies and the lying liar who lies them – - – but, we must remember that obama did not build the ‘obama myth’ all by himself – many others helped him with it.

Pork-Chop on July 24, 2012 at 6:31 PM

Yeah, obama, you’ll be standing behind small business owners as you shove them off a cliff. Does he really think we’re all this stupid? What I meant to say when I said what I said when I said what I said….uh…uh…I mean …uh…SQUIRREL!

Xyz22 on July 24, 2012 at 6:31 PM

Semi-OT question: I live in Atlanta, GA and I’m sitting here watching Special Report on FNC right now, and I just saw an anti-Obama ad paid for by the RNC. Why on earth is RNC spending money to run ads in Georgia, and on Fox News no less??? That’s not just preaching to the choir, its like preaching to the preachers. Seriously, wouldn’t this money be better spent a.) in a swing-state; and b.) on another channel???

Lawdawg86 on July 24, 2012 at 6:32 PM

You didn’t build that ad, champ. Your stupid comment Marxist ideology did.

ted c on July 24, 2012 at 6:27 PM

Fixed for accuracy.

Chip on July 24, 2012 at 6:32 PM

Revisionist history. We’ve always been at war with Eastasia…

tballard on July 24, 2012 at 6:29 PM

If Obama receives zero pushback it will work.

That is how liars & con-men operate.

Vote his video down and leave a comment.

tetriskid on July 24, 2012 at 6:33 PM

When was the last time a sitting Pres. ever filmed a campaign ad in the WH.

CodaUPB on July 24, 2012 at 6:19 PM

Isn’t that illegal?

ladyingray on July 24, 2012 at 6:20 PM

That all depends on how you define the word ‘legal’?

Chip on July 24, 2012 at 6:22 PM

“No controlling legal authority”.

Besides, even if Federal campaign laws were broken, who’s gonna investigate this?

Why Holder’s DOJ, of course!

Del Dolemonte on July 24, 2012 at 6:34 PM

What a Load from the Load Master himself

roflmao

donabernathy on July 24, 2012 at 6:34 PM

Ok, next. What is the next attack that will come out? The news cycle for this seems 3 weeks. 2 weeks of relentless false allegations. polling to see how it goes over with the sample set as above. then obummer’s sycophants going on the MSM to defend his allegations with specious and transparent arguments, then 1 week for it really to tank with the public. Now, Axeljob has failed, obummer has failed. Who will rise to the top to assail the challenger? Some offworld hit squad? No wait, this isn’t Bladerunner.

jake49 on July 24, 2012 at 6:36 PM

Exit question: O says here that his point in the original “you didn’t build that” comments was that America needs to “stand behind” its small business owners. Is that right? Go re-read what he said in Roanoke. Sure sounded at the time like he was telling them that they owe us, not that we owe them.

0 the flexible stands behind business owners , with a boot on their throat and a knife in their back.

the_nile on July 24, 2012 at 6:37 PM

If this is the best they can do, after 10 days, they may be in trouble.

bflat879 on July 24, 2012 at 6:39 PM

Exit question: O says here that his point in the original “you didn’t build that” comments was that America needs to “stand behind” its small business owners. Is that right? Go re-read what he said in Roanoke.

It’s also important to listen to the energy/passion he put into those remarks in Roanoke. That’s the real Obama.

The other point of objection for me is the accent. Yes, yes…. politicians pander to their audiences – at least Dems do. It’s embarrassing.

Obama is worse than most. When he’s out campaignin’, hustlin’, and workin’ the crowd he sounds like a bizarre combination of California Valley Girl and Chicago South Side street hustler.

When he gets back in the WH to film his “ads” he offers a totally different persona. It’s creepy. He’s creepy. He can make all the excuses he wants but remember this:

Friday the 13th, the Day Obama Lost the Campaign

He knows it. We know it.

Cody1991 on July 24, 2012 at 6:39 PM

If you’re explaining….you’re losing.

terryannonline on July 24, 2012 at 6:40 PM

ladyingray on July 24, 2012 at 6:10 PM

If you can dodge a wrench you can dodge a ball.

strictnein on July 24, 2012 at 6:41 PM

Wow – he must be really spooked to put that “oh no I dinnut” ad out for all to see his whining.

ROFL!

tru2tx on July 24, 2012 at 6:41 PM

he needs to get out and esplain some more….

ted c on July 24, 2012 at 6:42 PM

New Obama ad responds to “you didn’t build that” criticism

The only things Barky the Third World Retard ever built were jpegs of forged documents (which gullible fools ate up). And he didn’t even build them himself as he certainly has no idea how to do much of anything on a computer.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 24, 2012 at 6:42 PM

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