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Wed Jul 4, 2012, 08:39 AM

Obama campaign's portrayal of Romney is paying off

Source: Los Angeles Times


Obama campaign's portrayal of Romney is paying off

Polls indicate voters are responding well to the Obama campaign's push to define Mitt Romney as an exporter of American jobs: The president is ahead in key states and moving up nationally.

By Michael A. Memoli and Christi Parsons, Washington Bureau
July 4, 2012, 5:00 a.m.

WASHINGTON After a month in which some prominent Democrats openly questioned President Obama's campaign strategy, the mood at the White House has risen, with strategists believing their efforts to define Mitt Romney as a corporate outsourcing specialist are proving a success with swing voters.

The shift can be seen in several recent polls that have shown Obama ahead in key states and moving upward nationally. In Gallup's daily tracking poll, for example, Obama has taken a 48%-44% lead over Romney, the first significant lead that either candidate has held since late April in Gallup's survey.

The upward movement for the president, which has now been sustained for six days, began before the Supreme Court's decision upholding most of his signature healthcare law, so it does not reflect a reaction to that ruling.


Read more: http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-obama-holiday-20120704,0,2551409.story

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Wed Jul 4, 2012, 09:18 AM

1. Exporter of jobs? Well, duh, that's how he made his fortune.

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Response to Scuba (Reply #1)

Wed Jul 4, 2012, 09:51 AM

2. That is one way he made his fortune.

Many of those American jobs were just plain disappeared by Romney as he closed down their previously profitable place of employment after sucking every last penny out of it, loading it down with massive debt, and selling off what was left piece-meal.

Romney only exported jobs when he could still make money off of wage slaves in Third-World nations; otherwise, to the scrap heap.

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