The most noteworthy part of this Politico story on the Obama campaign’s attempt to define Mitt Romney comes at the end, when Glenn Thrush and Jonathan Martin quote a reporter’s reaction to the claim that the “real Romney” is a right-winger:
The aide’s argument — which can’t be recounted here because of the strict no-quotes, no names ground rules the White House imposes on such sessions — set off alarms among the White House press corps, political cadaver dogs paid to sniff nearly imperceptible changes in tone and language.
It appears that Mitt Romney’s campaign is now pretending to be outraged by a Politico story quoting some “senior advisers” to Obama who claim that they will paint Romney as “weird” if he is the 2012 GOP nominee. “It is disgraceful t... Read Post
Politico nails the headline in the most important political article of the day, penned by Glenn Thrush and Jonathan Martin. Team Obama has finally realized that talking about Mitt Romney as not having a “core” is a loser. Anyone who... Read Post