GOP Super PAC ad targets Obama for being too “cool”

April 26, 2012

A day after President Obama wrapped up his multi-state tour of American colleges, where he drummed up youth support for an extension of low interest rates on student loans, and presumably also his reelection campaign, American Crossroads, the Republican Super PAC backed by Karl Rove, has released a new ad targeting the same demographic.

The ad runs through some of Obama’s most famously “cool” moments — when he killed a fly with his hand during an interview, his dancing entrance on Ellen Degeneres’ show, singing Al Green at the Apollo Theater, “slow jamming the news” with Jimmy Fallon — followed then by a series of harsh claims about the economy into which college kids are graduating. “1 in 2 recent college graduates are jobless or underemployed,” the ad contends. “85% moving back in with their parents.”

“After 4 years of a celebrity president, is your life better?”

Watch the ad, via American Crossroads:

The Romney campaign followed up with its own ad echoing the statistics cited in the American Crossroads video. Watch:

Photo credit: Screenshot/American Crossroads

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What too cool? You did not mention how cool he was when he ordered the strike on OBL? Cool as the other side of the pillow.

Posted by uc8tcme | Report as abusive

He’s speaking from a Republican perspective.
Whatever Americans are for, they’re against.

Posted by bvckvs | Report as abusive

American Crossroads: “Cool” (The Response)
The truthier version.
http://youtu.be/__Mdimw67Co

Posted by Santiagojjjr | Report as abusive