Published for www.keithhennessey.com, July 26th, 2012
I am temporarily interrupting my series of posts on lame duck scenarios to join the “you didn’t build that” discussion.
Governor Romney and his allies have been hammering President Obama for two sentences he said in Roanoke, Virginia on July 13th, colored in red below. Team Obama counters with the blue text and accuses the Romney Team of ignoring key context. I’m adding even more context than the Obama team. I think the bold text reinforces the critique of the President and, while less punchy for campaign purposes, is just as important as the red text. Here is thefull text of the President’s Roanoke remarks, and here is video.