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Barack Obama Loves Rick Scott's Tweet

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Politics make strange Tweetfellows. While Mitt Romney has tried to claim Florida's economy under Barack Obama has been lagging, Florida Governor Rick Scott has maintained, for his own political future, that the economy in the state is improving.

So, while it might be strange that the Barack Obama campaign is highlighting a Tweet made by Rick Scott, perhaps the most unpopular governor sweeped in during the Tea Party surge of 2010, it actually makes perfect sense.

Scott tweeted the following last week: According to Bloomberg News, Josh Earnest, the principal deputy White House press secretary, made note of the Tweet, and indicated that Obama may be talking about the tweet during his appearance at the University of Miami today.

While Barack Obama and Rick Scott may be political opposites, they're both incumbents and their reelections chances rest substantially on their economic track records.

Of course, who is really to credit for the unemployment decline in Florida's two biggest metro areas -- Scott, Obama, or neither -- is a whole other matter of discussion.

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drakemallard
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News! In-a-Nutshell!

"The Race for the Presidency" or . . . "It's the Economy, Stupid!"

With unemployment still over eight percent and the economic outlook dismal for all eternity--

This just in: "It's Foreign Policy, Stupid!"

With unemployment falling below eight percent and the economy improving to "waking dead" status after being in the grave,

The race is now about a stiff American spine abroad!

From Benghazi to Baghdad and Cairo to Kabul, the candidates are differentiating themselves in matters military!

Mitt Romney would leave Afghanistan in twenty-fourteen, but stay longer if conditions on the ground demand it.

Barack Obama will beat a "politically-timed retreat" in twenty-fourteen . . . but stay longer if conditions on the ground demand it.

Mitt Romney will hunt down and bring to justice the terrorists who killed our ambassador in Libya!

Whereas Barack Obama will hunt down and bring to justice the terrorists who killed our ambassador in Libya!

Mitt Romney will get tough on Iran and deploy two aircraft carriers to the region,

While Barack Obama has . . . kept two carriers off Iran for the past two years.

Romney would sort out the Syrian opposition and give them the support they need!

Meanwhile . . . (the CIA is currently on the border trying to do just that.)

Mitt Romney would embrace Israel as a partner, eternal ally and soul mate.

Barack Obama embraces Israel with a tender, timeless love (that is slightly more platonic.)

Sure, Barack Obama killed Osama bin Laden . . . but Mitt Romney would do it again with American gusto . . . not merely with "hope" as a strategy.

The Foreign Policy Race is on-- a fight to the finish between the passively weak softie-- and the reckless, crazy nut-job!

Goodnight, and . . . we're stuck!

ReadCarefully
ReadCarefully

Surprise, surprise, Mitt Romney trying to hide THE TRUTH yet again.  

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