Obama Goes on the Air With Outsourcing 'Pioneer' Attack

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June 26 2012 10:47 AM

Obama Goes on the Air With Outsourcing 'Pioneer' Attack

It was only a matter of time before Barack Obama's re-election campaign used the recent spate of stories about Mitt Romney's private equity firm Bain Capital against him. Via Alexander Burns, here's a spot the campaign is running in Iowa, Ohio, and Virginia, slamming Romney for being an "outsourcer-in-chief":

Presumably the pro-Obama Super PAC, Priorities USA Action, will jump on the bandwagon in short order. Whether Romney can find a way to effectively parry these attacks -- and soon -- will be key to whether he's already been branded a corporate raider by the time the fall debates come around.

Matt Taylor is a reporter living in Brooklyn. He was the political correspondent for the National Memo and a staff reporter at his hometown newspaper, The East Hampton Star. He's a contributor to Newsweek/The Daily Beast. You can reach him on Twitter @matthewt_ny

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