Skip to comments.Obama in 2007: I'll Fire Anyone Who Conducts Oppo Research on Personal Matters
Posted on 08/01/2012 9:33:14 AM PDT by Nachum
It's time once again for a Hopenchange flashback, courtesy of Buzzfeed:
President Obama's reelection campaign has taken criticism for the negative tone of 2012 campaign. One of President Obama's deputy campaign managers, Stephanie Cutter, suggested that his Republican rival Mitt Romney might be a felon. And while some of the attacks seem to be a dig into the candidate's personal lives such as a DNC ad featuring Mrs. Romney's horse in 2008 then Senator Obama promised to fire anybody on his staff who did such negative attacks. I have been very clear to my campaign. I do not want to see research that is involved in trying to tear people down personally, then Senator Obama said at a press conference in Waterloo, Iowa in December 2007. If I find out that somebody is doing that, they will be fired. And I have been absolutely crystal clear about this, and I have been clear about this for a very long time. Thats not what I believe in, thats not who I am, Obama continued about oppo research into a candidate's personal life."Its contrary to the kind of message of change that Ive been talking about on this campaign.
"That's not who I am," he preened -- just as he kicked off a remarkably negative primary and general election campaign, which political folklore has since sanitized. This cycle, however, he's abandoned any pretense of positivity. His ads are overwhelmingly negative and untrue. He has virtually nothing to run on, and the bright spots his supporters trumpet aren't quite what they're cracked up to be. Who he is, we're again discovering, is a ruthless politician who will say and do anything to get elected. That's not unusual, but it's a far cry from the fraudulent post-partisan messiah image he cultivated
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