Romney is trying once again to convince the country that his plan to cut taxes for millionaires and billionaires on the backs of the middle class is a winner. Meanwhile we’re talking directly to Americans about the clear choice they face in this election – between moving the country forward and going back to the same failed policies of the past.
· Heading into the Republican National Convention, Mitt Romney faces unfavorability ratings through the roof in an election where the stakes couldn’t be higher.
o Must Watch: This new OFA video on Romney’s convention reinvention.
· While Romney consults with movie producers and Madison Avenue ad gurus to reinvent himself before heading into the fall campaign season, the Democratic response to the Republican convention will highlight Romney’s record in the public and private sector which undermined middle class families – because nothing has changed.
· Throughout this campaign, Romney has embraced the most strident voices in his party instead of standing up to them, and the 2012 Republican National Convention doesn’t miss a beat.
· In a week where Romney is giving the stage in Tampa to Sheriff Arpaio and Kris Kobach, we’re talking to voters about how Republicans are playing straight to their base – and ignoring the needs of middle-class Americans by pandering to the most extreme corners of their party in a desperate attempt to turn this election around.