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Young Woman Breaks Up with Obama in New RNC Ad: VIDEO

Breakup

The newest ad from the RNC, which will be "worked into rotation," according to CNN, features a young woman breaking up with Obama at dinner, throwing down her napkin, and saying:

“Listen, this just isn’t working. It’s been four years. You’ve changed. Your spending is out of control. You’re constantly on the golf course. And you’re always out with Hollywood celebrities. You think I didn’t see you with George Clooney or Sarah Jessica Parker?”

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  1. This is what they think of women. Pathetic.

    Posted by: jakke | Sep 6, 2012 9:41:57 AM


  2. Wow, this ad is stupid even by Romney's standards. Are they actually accusing Obama of loafing on the job. Wait until someone pulls out the stats on Romney's off days as Governor of Massachusetts.

    Posted by: Hank | Sep 6, 2012 9:48:16 AM


  3. Seriously, is this the best the RNC can do?! lol
    I bet crybaby, hot drunken mess Reince Priebus came up with this gem!

    Posted by: John | Sep 6, 2012 9:49:44 AM


  4. Terrible acting, appeals to the least intellgent type of voter. And, BTW, Mitt's cardboard cutout would be a lot stiffer and more two-dimensional.

    Posted by: Jack M | Sep 6, 2012 10:00:08 AM


  5. The ad is both stupid and poorly produced. What Denny's in Kansas was it filmed in?

    Three funny details I noticed: Her water glass if nearly full; his is empty, a riff on the tired glass half full / half empty. She is of ambiguous racial / ethnic appearance -- is this a nudge at Mr. Obama's mixed race ethnicity? She has a vague resemblance to Monica Lewinsky.

    And a fourth -- she's stupid. You always wait until the end of dinner to break up and walk out -- so you stiff the breakee with the check. Anyway, that's how I always do it.

    Posted by: james | Sep 6, 2012 10:09:26 AM


  6. oh, I get it now, It's Clint Eastwooding. Now it's even funnier !

    Posted by: Maverick69 | Sep 6, 2012 10:09:43 AM


  7. They're not serious are they? The RNC, I mean? Do they really think this is going to work? They've managed to insult women (because republicons do that almost as if its second nature for them) and golfers (insinuating that golfers are lazy slackers), among other people.

    All one has to do is to compare the vacation and slack time that G. W. Bush took and Ronald Reagan took to that of Mr. Obama or, even, Bill Clinton, to demonstrate that the art of goofing off in the Oval Office is a republicon specialty.

    This ad by the RNC is really, really pathetic and quite frankly, Bush league (pun intended).

    Posted by: jamal49 | Sep 6, 2012 10:10:19 AM


  8. After the smack down they just received by women at the convention ... this is what they put out?

    If it isn't clear by now, the RNC is pathetic.

    Posted by: Will | Sep 6, 2012 10:13:57 AM


  9. The pathetic thing is, that some people buy into this. I can't tell you how many people I've seen making comments about how the Obamas would rather be hanging out with celebrities, or appearing on talk shows, or going on vacation. Because, you know, W never went on vacation.

    Posted by: Larry | Sep 6, 2012 10:34:19 AM


  10. not to mention the tacky *Obama cheating on Michelle* angle.

    Posted by: Dastius Krazitauc | Sep 6, 2012 10:36:05 AM


  11. What I learned from this video
    1)Republicans aren't funny
    2)They hire people who can't act to let us know that this is supposed to be a joke

    Posted by: Frank | Sep 6, 2012 10:44:39 AM


  12. Is the insinuation supposed to be racist and homophobic?

    Posted by: ggggb | Sep 6, 2012 10:45:19 AM


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    Posted by: Chip Arndt | Sep 6, 2012 11:29:42 AM


  14. The RNC needs an Armageddon and...soon!

    Posted by: VDUFFORD | Sep 6, 2012 11:34:45 AM


  15. And the award for the least useful ad in GOP history goes to ...

    Posted by: Pitt90 | Sep 6, 2012 11:38:51 AM


  16. This has to have been put out by the dems to make the repubs look stupid. No way the repubs really thought this was a good idea.

    Posted by: Jersey | Sep 6, 2012 11:47:46 AM


  17. Shush. Don't tell the RNC that Bush II took more vacation in his first four years in office than Obama did. They don't like facts.

    Posted by: Sam | Sep 6, 2012 12:19:31 PM


  18. Not to be mean or anything, bu that woman isn't a very good actress or she was directed horribly.

    Posted by: Cinesnatch | Sep 6, 2012 12:31:36 PM


  19. The more desperate the RNC gets, the stupider their campaign ads become.

    At this rate, the next RNC ad will consist of monkeys flinging poop at a crayon drawing of Obama.

    Posted by: FuryOfFirestorm | Sep 6, 2012 2:01:13 PM


  20. and what's now coming out is that she is really a Romney staffer - more lies...

    Posted by: mike/ | Sep 6, 2012 3:39:35 PM


  21. Um, HELLO!!! The main story here is that she's an RNC Staffer. See http://2012.talkingpointsmemo.com/2012/09/rnc-staffer-plays-obama-supporter-in-gop-ad.php?ref=fpa

    Posted by: Seattle Mike | Sep 6, 2012 3:57:48 PM


  22. Seattle Mike got it!

    She's a Republican stooge! She's as bad as did it herself black eye girl.

    Posted by: Polyboy | Sep 6, 2012 5:41:32 PM


  23. Always been a GOP stooge, dear. Stupid is as stupid does, and honey, you done did stupid.

    Posted by: Kyle M. Sullivan | Sep 6, 2012 7:23:24 PM


  24. It is a silly and stupid ad!!!

    Posted by: andrew | Sep 6, 2012 8:44:46 PM


  25. It is a silly and stupid ad!!!

    Posted by: andrew | Sep 6, 2012 8:44:46 PM


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