Political commercials using a candidate's own words to show that someone has changed positions, flip-flopped or lied, is nothing new. However, TheBlaze has discovered a new video that seems to take the idea a few steps further, expanding the :30 second commercial into a short, un-narrated documentary.
The compilation attached here is first product posted online by an amateur video editor. TheBlaze interviewed the project's creator. The man (who wishes to remain anonymous) told us that he wanted to show his undecided friends (as well as those considering voting for Obama) the stark contrast between what the president has said in the past and what he has said and done in office.
He used clips from previous appearances by President Obama as well as excerpts from various ads and news programs and built something he calls "Words Matter."
The YouTube description reads:
A short un-narrated documentary that looks at Obama's first term with regards to transparency, healthcare, taxes, fairness, energy and the national debt - guaranteed to contain information of interest.
The heretofore apolitical unnamed editor describes himself "just a guy in his living room. " He said that his goal was to get the viewer's attention for less than fifteen minutes. Mission accomplished -- the video runs just 13:27 (including a short promo for "2016" that was tacked onto the end.
For your consideration -- "Words Matter":