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Monday, September 26, 2016

American Crossroads, the right-wing super PAC organized and steered by Karl Rove, has released its latest in a series of early TV spots attempting to wrap the economy around Barack Obama’s neck. This one was inevitable: Bill Clinton’s statements in recent weeks that hiking taxes immediately (which Barack Obama has not proposed to do) would harm the economy:

  • 1snafu2

    Reminds me of a time I asked a Republican stratagist in DC of why opponents to Jesse Helms didn’t just quote republican congressmen who’d complained about him. He said “because we’d have those same people out campaigning for him at the next election.” I think the same thing will apply here. Rove is underestimating the American people this time. Old tactics and rehashed lies won’t work.