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This ad from the Republican National Committee is beyond any measuring with an hypocrisy meter.
UPDATE: This cartoon offers an appropriate perspective:
Karl Rove, the most overrated political guru of our time, is direly warning Republicans that Barack Obama will resort to mudslinging in the coming presidential campaign.
Is this guy serious?
Is he talking about the same Barack Obama whose political base is often impatient with his reluctance to fight back against the calumny aimed at him by Republicans?
Is he talking about the same Barack Obama who’s better known for playing patty-cake with his political rivals than for counterpunching?
Glenn Greenwald LIKENS the pro-war rhetoric of the Obama administration with that of the Bush administration.
It says HERE that President Obama’s political rhetoric of late suggests an emerging theme, a variation of sorts on the 2008 campaign slogan, “Yes, We Can.”
A few excerpts:
In January, President Obama told a story in his State of the Union address about a Pennsylvania small business owner whose innovations helped save trapped Chilean miners. One of the business’ workers later boasted, “We do big things,” and Obama used the line to reinforce his belief in American greatness.
Michael Scherer noted the other day that the White House intends to make a “thematic connection” between this argument and
This campaign ad, which is sponsored by a Democratic candidate in an upcoming special election in a New York congressional district, likely will be echoed in numerous House races next year.