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I didn't say what I just said

I usually have a Friday Funny for you at the end of the week, but this Friday is a bit different.  On Monday, I shared my review of the latest political ads.  I don't think President Obama's ads are working for him.  Reports indicate they aren't working for him. Here is why.  President Obama is his own worst enemy.  He's been caught on video saying dumb things. I guess you can get away with denying you said something that was caught on tape for a while, but as soon as the video goes viral, it's hard to maintain your innocence.  However, when you deny saying something that was caught on tape in a video where you actually show yourself saying...

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Do the latest Obama & Romney ads work well?

I haven't seen many Romney ads here in Arizona, but I have seen this one for President Obama quite a lot: I don't think it works well for him. It doesn't say anything about the President, his record, or what he will do.  It attacks Romney for things that many Americans believe are misleading.  Lastly, it blames Mitt Romney for the mess the country is in, but the viewer is left feeling it doesn't follow.  Romney hasn't been in office for the past four years; the President has.  This feels to the viewer as an all-too-obvious shifting of the blame which the President has been accused of many times before. Those who don't support the president, are not swayed by...

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