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July 16th, 2012
 

New Romney Ad: “Whatever happened to hope and change?”

Romney for President released a new television advertisement titled “Hope and Change?” It seems like a lifetime ago that Candidate Obama was talking about hope and change. Today, after four years of broken promises, President Obama is left to simply run “negative” and “inaccurate” ads.

AD FACTS: Script For “Hope and Change?”

BOB SCHIEFFER, CBS NEWS: “[W]hen the president was elected, he talked about hope and change. Whatever happened to hope and change? Now it seems he’s just coming right out of the box with these old-fashioned, negative ads.”

  • BOB SCHIEFFER, CBS NEWS: “You know one of the refreshing changes when the President was elected, he talked about hope and change. Whatever happened to hope and change? Now it seems he’s just coming right out of the box with these old fashioned negative ads.” (CBS’ “Face the Nation,” 5/27/12)

DAVID BROOKS, THE NEW YORK TIMES: “[B]y starting negative, by going extremely tough and extremely hard, looking conventional, and frankly running ads that are inaccurate.”

  • DAVID BROOKS, THE NEW YORK TIMES: “And now I think he’s at risk of throwing that away by starting negative, by going extremely tough and extremely hard, looking conventional, and frankly running ads that are inaccurate. (NBC’s, “Meet the Press”, 5/27/12)

MARK HALPERIN, TIME MAGAZINE: “Barack Obama’s campaign and allies will run more negative ads against this Republican nominee, in 2012, than have ever been run in the history of the world.”

  • MARK HALPERIN, TIME MAGAZINE: “Look, we have a recent example of somebody who talked like this, Barack Obama, and he got elected, but he also ran more negative TV ads than anyone has ever run in the history of the world against John McCain. Barack Obama’s campaign and allies will run more negative ads against this Republican nominee, in 2012, than have ever been run in the history of the world.” (MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” 6/22/11)

SCHIEFFER: “Whatever happened to hope and change?”

  • BOB SCHIEFFER, CBS NEWS: “You know one of the refreshing changes when the President was elected; he talked about hope and change. Whatever happened to hope and change? Now it seems he’s just coming right out of the box with these old fashioned negative ads.” (CBS’ “Face the Nation,” 5/27/12)

MITT ROMNEY: “I’m Mitt Romney and I approve this message.

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