Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Obama, Romney crisscross nation to sway voters

President Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney launched dizzying cross-country sprints Tuesday that will take them through several toss­up states this week as their campaigns released new ads seeking to close the deal with the electorate.
Energized and buoyant after his aggressive debate performance against Romney only 12 hours earlier, President Obama drew peals of laughter from a raucous crowd of 11,000 supporters in Delray Beach by labeling his opponent as a victim of “Romnesia” who seems to forget his earlier positions.
President Obama attended a rally in Delray Beach, Fla., while Mitt Romney greeted voters during an event at the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colo

“We had a severe outbreak last night,” Obama said, smiling broadly, in reference to the final presidential debate. “It was at least stage 3 Romnesia. And I just want to go over with you some of the symptoms, Delray, because I want to make sure no one in the surrounding area catches it.”
Obama chided Romney for taking positions in the debate — on the auto industry, Afghanistan, education, and Medicare — that the president said differed from previous stances.
“If you talk about how much you love teachers during a debate,” Obama told the racially mixed gathering, “but said just a few weeks ago that we shouldn’t hire any more because they won’t grow the economy, what do you have?”
The overflow crowd at the Delray Beach Tennis Center roared back: “Romnesia!” Read More..


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