The Obama 2012 campaign’s official Tumblr account on Wednesday posted a link to 30reasons.org’s 16th reason for why voters should re-elect the president: Romney’s a dunce.
“Romney’s foreign policy record is extraordinarily lack-luster; America needs to work in specifics, not generalities. We cannot trust his heavy hand in dealing with nuances of international diplomacy,” the submission explains.
And this isn’t even the first time the Obama Tumblr account has raised an eyebrow or two!
Remember this gem?
It should be noted that both of the above were submitted by Obama supporters and are neither designed by nor “officially” endorsed by the campaign (although the “lady parts” e-card did get pulled after it caused a whole bunch of negative feedback). Still, according to the “about” section of the Tumblr site, readers have to submit pictures and videos they’d like to share — which means someone has to approve them.
Final Thought: Democrats repeatedly attacked former President George W. Bush for being a “stupid, gun-totting cowboy.” Thanks in part to Bush’s own predisposition to gaffes, they were able to make that image stick.
Will they try this with Romney (especially this late in the game)?
When 70 million people tuned in to watch the first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, they didn’t see a dunce. They saw an incumbent president thoroughly outgunned by his rival. They saw a sleepy-looking and oftentimes detached president versus a composed, well prepared, and well spoken former governor.
Mitt Romney can be called a lot of things (i.e. a little “stiff,” maybe not as “likeable” as his opponent) but as that first debate proved, stupid is not one of them.
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Front page photo source courtesy the AP. This post has been updated.