New Obama video casts GOP convention as Romney do-over
President Barack Obama’s campaign has released a new video that tries to portray the Republican Convention in Tampa as Gov. Mitt Romney’s doomed effort to recover from various stumbles and mistakes.
The ‘do-over’ theme likely will be picked up by progressive bloggers and friendly reporters, partly because it provides a easy way for them to highlight the convention’s careful orchestration and discipline to Romney’s campaign trail exchanges.
The 106-second new video is a mash-up of movie themes — a Star Wars intro and scary-music — plus MTV-style rapid video-cuts, selected blurbs from Democrat-friendly sources, and a knowingly over-the-top script.