New Romney ad hits Obama over cronyism

This is a little more like it. More please... Mitt Romney continued his war on President Barack Obama's ties to political donors, releasing a new television ad Wednesday that attacks the president for routing taxpayer dollars to supporters and overseas companies. The spot begins with a shot of burning cash falling across the screen. "Where did all the Obama stimulus money go?" a narrator asks. "Friends, donors, campaign supporters, special interest groups." The ad goes after two companies linked to Obama supporters that Romney has repeatedly mentioned on the campaign trail: the green energy company Solyndra, which filed for bankruptcy after receiving more than $500 million in federal loans, and Fisker, a California hybrid car company that builds part of its automotive fleet in Finland that also received federal money. The ad ends with footage of New York Sen. Chuck Schumer, a Democrat, speaking at a March 2010 press conference about a report that found stimulus money being...(Read Full Post)