RNC Attacks Obama's "Smirk" In Post-Debate Ad

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Oct. 4 2012 9:57 AM

Here's the RNC's New Attack Ad Targeting Obama's Debate "Smirk"

Well, that didn't take long. About 12 hours after last night's debate wrapped up the RNC went live with an online video attacking what it's calling President Obama's debate "smirk."

Here was the blast that went out to reporters (via the Washington Examiner): "Good morning, we're out with a new video 'Smirk' highlighting the president's debate performance where he was visibly uncomfortable as he struggled to give Americans answers on how he'll turn our country around with another four years. As Morning Joe said this morning—it appeared as if Obama thought debating was beneath him."

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And the video:

Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City. 

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