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Look Familiar? Romney's New Ad Blasting Obama Is Identical to One Obama Used to Blast McCain

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"Doing fine?"

Now this is clever.

After President Obama said last Friday that the private sector was "doing fine," Mitt Romney has released a new ad excoriating him. But if after seeing it you think it looks familiar, you would be right: it's a replica of one Obama released in 2008 blasting then-candidate John McCain.

"As The Huffington Post's Jon Ward first noticed," Business Insider writes, " it's the exact same ad — the tone, the music, the font, everything — the Obama campaign used to hit John McCain in 2008, after the Republican candidate said, 'The fundamentals of our economy are strong.'"

See for yourself. Here's the Romney ad released Thursday morning:

And here's the Obama ad from 2008:

Ouch.

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