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May 31st, 2012
02:34 PM ET

Axelrod launches attack on Romney's home turf

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(CNN) – The Obama re-election team launched an all-out offense against Mitt Romney's record while governor of Massachusetts on Thursday with his top strategist arguing the "failed" policies supported by Romney as governor mirror those he now espouses.

On the steps of the Massachusetts State House, David Axelrod compared the promises Romney makes on the trail to those he delivered to Massachusetts voters, policies that he said led, among other things, to an increase in taxes and debt, a drop in job creation and cuts to education.

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  1. Debbie

    President Obama's campaign isn't afraid of those who hold differing views from them. Let them come and heckle! That's what it's all about, good ole rip roaring politics!!! Evidently Mr. Romney can't take the heat and I'm not talking about the weather. He schedules a campaign event out in California almost undercover so only those supporters would know to attend. It's nice if you can stage a visually appealing event surrounded by adoring fans where all you look out upon are beautiful and believe everything you say as gospel. Trouble is, it's fake, looks fake, and we know it to be fake. Turns us off big time. Maybe I'm commenting to the wrong person since you are so obviously in Mr. Romney's camp. Your colors are showing and you need to be more careful.

    May 31, 2012 at 6:35 pm |
  2. cwuckness

    please dont allow a heckler to get in your way Mr president. i support you 100 percent

    May 31, 2012 at 6:35 pm |