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Election-driven news and views . . . by Jim Geraghty.

The Dueling Themes of the Day


For the Obama campaign and Democrats, it’s “Spotlight Romney as Governor” Day.

David Axelrod — you know, the political strategist who routinely attends national-security meetings — will be in Boston, to hold a press conference in front of the State House in Boston to discuss “Mitt Romney’s economic philosophy and his failed economic record in Massachusetts.” Axelrod will warn that under Romney, Massachusetts’s unemployment rate changed from 5.6 percent to 4.7 percent, and that if elected, Romney would inflict the same pain and suffering to all of America.

For the Romney campaign and Republicans, it’s “Spotlight Solyndra Day.” They’ve unveiled a 22-page briefing on the Solyndra scandal.

And, of course, a video:

Tags: David Axelrod , Massachusetts , Solyndra


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