The Corner

Axe’s Mad Men Barb

The president’s political guru casts Romney as Don Draper:

David Axelrod on Tuesday attacked Mitt Romney for advocating the “failed” economic policies of the past decade, reflecting a sharpening rhetoric by the Obama campaign against the GOP frontrunner.

“I think he watches Mad Men and thinks it’s the evening news,” Obama’s chief campaign strategist said on CBS’ This Morning, citing Romney’s support for cutting taxes for the very wealthy and deregulating Wall Street. “He’s in a time warp.”

Robert Costa was formerly the Washington editor for National Review.

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