Mitt Romney complained yesterday that the President’s campaign was “wildness and reckless,” “angry and desperate,” adding “his campaign strategy is to smash America apart.” But during the Republican primary Romney had a different tone on negative ads saying politics isn’t “beanbag” and that “there’s no whining in politics” when Newt Gingrich complained.
President Obama has taken heat for the negativity of his 2012 campaign. In an April 2008 speech, Obama promised to not run negative ads saying it “was a different time” that required “a different kind of campaign.” He later ran many negative ads against John McCain.
Santorum’s terrible debate performance comes back to haunt him on the campaign trail.
Will air statewide before the primary. Hogan Gidley, Santorum National Communications Director, said in a statement: “Since Mitt Romney refuses to talk about his own liberal record - we figured we’d show people what Mitt Romney says about Mitt Romney. We wanted to give Governor Romney’s long-held positions and statements an opportunity to be heard.”
Accuses Romney of “turning his back on Michigan workers,” and hits him for supporting the Wall Street bailouts.
Poor, victimized Mitt claims he was “outgunned” in South Carolina. But he outspent Gingrich 2-1 there, and 4-1 in Florida.
Now his Super-PAC is spending millions to keep Newt down.