Desperation grips Team Obama

Obama's reelection team is desperate, and   "planning a ferocious personal assault on Romney's character and business background...." With their man reaching new lows in approval ratings, President Obama's reelection team appears ready to pull out all the stops on negative campaigning.  From Politico:  Barack Obama's aides and advisers are preparing to center the president's reelection campaign on a ferocious personal assault on Mitt Romney's character and business background, a strategy grounded in the early-stage expectation that the former Massachusetts governor is the likely GOP nominee. With just a touch of irony, Obama's campaign handlers hope to emulate George W. Bush's "takedown" of Sen. John Kerry in 2004, according to Politico.  And with nary a touch of civility, a Democratic strategist says of candidate Obama: Unless things change and Obama can run on accomplishments, he will have to kill Romney. Jonathan Tobin, writing in Commentary, points out,...(Read Full Post)