The Obama campaign has released a new web video hammering Mitt Romney and his top advisers for using a double standard to judge Romney’s record as governor of Massachusetts.
Over the weekend, senior Romney advisers Ed Gillespie and Eric Fehrnstrom claimed that the Romney administration’s poor job creation couldn’t be blamed on the governor, because he inherited a bad economy. As Obama’s deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter points out, this directly contradicts Romney’s central criticism of President Obama.
“The hypocrisy is breathtaking, even for Romney,” Cutter says. “Romney has undercut his core argument against the President by trying to play by two sets of rules.”
The full video can be seen below: