Friday, August 24, 2012

Romney Goes Birther, Obama Campaign Responds With Coffee Mug

Campaign unveils new "Birther-in-Chief" video ad...
The Obama campaign shot back on Friday with a series of jabs after Mitt Romney quipped during an appearance in Michigan that "no one's ever asked to see my birth certificate. They know that this is the place that we were born and raised." The Obama campaign rebuked Romney on Twitter, which including a link to its Presidential "Made in the USA" coffee mug, and a 15-second attack ad posted to YouTube Friday evening, titled "America Doesn't Need a Birther-in-Chief."  (Above:  A screenshot of the @BarackObama tweet, with the coffee mugs)

The presumptive GOP presidential nominee was speaking to a crowd in Commerce with his wife by his side as he held his own private Tea Party. The Obama campaign also Tweeted a link to Bruce Springsteen's Born in the USA video.

In the Birther-in-Chief video, a clip of Romney making his joke plays while a narrator says "Holding out hope Romney had a vision for the middle class? Think again."

"Embracing unfounded conspiracy theories, distracting from real issues. America doesn't need a Birther-in-Chief," the narrator says.