Images from Yesterday:
Mitt Romney speaking on the economy in front of the shuttered Solyndra plant. A picture is worth a thousand words.
David Axelrod giving his best Howard Dean impersonation, attacking Romney’s economic record as Governor of Massachusetts–a record that achieved 4.7% unemployment. Really, David Axelrod. I guess they don’t trust their other surrogates–Deval Patrick and Uncle Joe Biden weren’t allowed close to a microphone.
Jay Carney stumbling and fumbling over a question about Obama’s position on gender-based abortions. Carney’s ineptness and incoherence has become a major embarassment to the Obama campaign.
George W. Bush relaxed and joking as his official portrait was unveiled at the White House. Reminding Obama that “When you have difficult decisions to make, just ask yourself: What would George do?” Obama, unable to resist a jab at W about the economy that he inherited from Bush–most uncordial.
The jobs report: Only 69,000 jobs created last month (expected 150,000) and unemployment inched UP to 8.2%.
The Romney campaign releasing its third web ad: “What would a Romney Presidency look like on Day One”. Showing that the Romney campaign can stay on message, develop a contrast between an Obama and Romney presidency, and provide voters with reasons to vote for Romney instead of just reasons to vote against Obama.
Finally, Bill Clinton, real rock star of the Democratic Party, on CNN saying that Romney had a “sterling record” as a businessman and totally undermining the Obama campaign’s attacks on Romney at Bain capital. “I don’t think that we ought to get in the position where we say this is bad work,” Clinton said of Romney’s record at Bain Capital. “This is good work.”
Back to the drawing board for Team Obama.