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Obama Campaign Hits Romney with New Ad Ahead of Foreign Policy Speech: VIDEO


Mitt Romney is scheduled to make a speech today at the Viriginia Military Institute to build his foreign policy cred and tear down Obama's.

Obama for America spokeswoman Lis Smith issued a statement yesterday in advance of the speech:
"If Mitt Romney wants to have a debate about foreign policy, we have a message for him: bring it on. President Obama has decimated al-Qaeda's leadership, responsibly ended the war in Iraq, is bringing our troops home from Afghanistan, and is standing up to China's cheating. To date, all Mitt Romney has offered is bluster and platitudes. He's erratically shifted positions on every major foreign policy issue, including intervening in Libya, which he was against before he was for. 'Mainstream' foreign policy isn't what Mitt Romney is putting forward: having plans to start wars but not end them; wanting to keep 30,000 U.S. troops in Iraq indefinitely; exploding our defense spending to levels the Pentagon has not asked for, with no way to pay for it; insulting our allies and partners around the world on the campaign trail; and calling Russia our number-one geopolitical foe. If that's where Mitt Romney thinks the mainstream is, he needs to find a better compass. It's clear that on every measure, Mitt Romney fails the commander-in-chief test."

And today, the Obama campaign is out with a new ad.


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  1. hahaha what a great speech

    Posted by: Sad Quotes | Oct 8, 2012 11:11:36 AM

  2. The best thing the US can do for itself (in the eyes of the rest of the world) is keep that buffoon out of the White House. He certainly made himself unwelcome here in England on his tour and that stands for any subsequent visits. The Obamas can come back whenever they like!

    Posted by: Tim | Oct 8, 2012 12:25:16 PM

  3. From Nate-Silver blog:
    The forecast now gives Mitt a 21.6 percent chance of winning the Electoral College on Nov. 6, up from 15.1 percent before the debate.
    Good job Mitt. But you can't catch up even winning all the debates with lies.

    Posted by: simon | Oct 8, 2012 12:28:37 PM

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