Obama's Speech: Epic failure

Administration flaks had been promoting the president's economics speech in the battleground state of Ohio for days as an event that would "reframe" the campaign and allow the president to emerge from several weeks of confused and fuzzy messaging. Instead, what the public - and the political press - got was a 54 minute marathon of reworked talking points, rehashed attacks on Romney, and the same old, same old refrain of blaming Bush for his problems. Prior to President Barack Obama's marathon 54 minute speech in Ohio today, the Obama campaign sent our several statements promising the speech would be a major address framing the campaign going forward. Despite the hype, the speech was mainly a rehash of themes and ideas from the president's recent stump speeches and his remarks were widely panned as overly long by the political press corps. In the speech, President Obama outlined his view that this election is a choice between "two fundamentally different views of which ...(Read Full Post)