Friday, August 17, 2012

Pro-Obama Super PAC hits Romney-Ryan on taxes

The pro-Obama Super PAC, Priorities USA, has a new TV spot running in Colorado, Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Iowa, attacking Mitt Romney over his tax rate.

It links the controversy over Romney's personal tax returns to a debate over policy, which is a more effective rate to exploit the tax return issue.

Last week, Barack Obama's campaign released an attack ad, dwelling entirely on Romney's personal tax returns, and as such, it was missing the "so what?" factor. But today's Priorities ad pivots into a larger, substantive question.

Here's the Obama campaign's spot last week.