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That Romney has a corporate CE OP ship American jobs to places like Mexico and China.
As governor and the outsourcing jobs to call center in India he still pushing tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas it's just what you'd expect from a guy.
At a Swiss banking.
And that is the latest attack -- from the Obama campaign.
That they've got running in among a handful of other swing states.
Against Mitt Romney and this is power play an Internet that is the kind of bad.
-- you'd expect to see.
Late in the campaign cycle that very hard hitting.
Kitchen sink kind of approach it is a long spot.
That includes a lot of accusations against Romney on job outsourcing.
His personal wealth his taxes all of that stuff but the Obama campaign is out early with this ahead of two visits one by -- One by Obama they're both going to be campaigning in the Old Dominion this week so.
This state could hold the key this commonwealth -- should say apologies.
Could hold the key to the 2012 election.
David -- How is Virginia going to -- if you tell us that we can just move on other things.
Well you know I've I've thought about this a lot of hand I really think it's hard to town and and here's -- and a possible because I.
You know don't wanna be wrong and right maybe unlikable courage motivation there is strong -- -- -- instinct tells me that Virginia is a tough sell for Obama in 2012 that's how I have felt.
However I think we have to look at that Northern Virginia is a lot more moderate sometimes left leaning it's different -- -- fast Virginia -- Got a ton a federal workers.
Mitt Romney has been very vocal in his plans to.
And reduce the federal workforce to not let their pay and benefits climbed faster than the private sector workers.
And I think there could be a lot of federal workers who live in Northern Virginia who might.
In theory be upset with the president but right look at their paychecks out windows she I mean what -- -- it would look different.
If Mitt Romney is president next year.
And and so when you look at that I think it's hard to just make an open and shut case that this state is is.
Going to go Republican now having said that we saw what happened 2009 it was governor Bob McDonnell we saw -- congressional level and is that's -- my Bellwether in Virginia.
Watch the polling between Tim Kaine.
From George Allen why because Tim Kaine was a very popular in the sense centrist Democrat.
-- owner and former mayor of Richmond -- moderate a guy who is a pro life.
Democrat a guy who -- that it has strong credentials in what was sort of that 2006 era for the Democratic Party about the blue dog issue moved to the middle.
In the same vein as Mark Warner who's been -- now the senator and very well last yes but he became a -- mouthpiece for the Obama administration including on health care when he was chairman of the Democratic National Committee Obama's first chairman there.
And so I felt that this race is an uphill climb for him.
But it's a toss up.
The polls are a little bit for George Allen a little bit for Tim -- it depends on when they're taken and what you're looking at and so Tim Kaine is is happening.
A good campaign heading into November 6.
It might -- that Obama is having a decent campaign in Virginia -- you know six of George Allen.
Who is not a new fresh face -- so he's got this is a little bit of that she's not just somebody to the voters can.
You know deciding.
He can be what they want it right he's not a blank -- but he's doing well heading into the sixth.
I'll -- you Romney isn't doing too bad I will say this -- is the kind of Republican that in theory could appeal to those Northern Virginia.
Moderates and saw Democrats.
Because he -- did not come up through the Republican ranks is a hard -- and that might serve him well.
Now I noticed in that attack add that to.
Obama campaign is running in Virginia sounds an awful lot like Newt Gingrich's attacks.
On Romney yeah W primary that.
Worked for him.
In South Carolina Gingrich was on the attack against Bain Capital and -- factories and those things.
Going real hard in South Carolina and then he blew up -- -- in Florida worked in South Carolina they got down to Florida and he got creamed.
It is the assumption here that the parts of Virginia that the president we'll have more trouble with this we're talking about the -- Other than very large population of black voters there and suburban Richmond and down into.
Petersburg -- that part of -- state.
Is that aimed at those kind of voters.
Actually I really think it's aimed -- more of your your independent voter.
Who might be inclined to switch that may need to look at -- you know I just can't trust him he's a bad guy you know this is the big contribution to the campaign for repairs.
-- also got an early on what a horrible evil verses 80 yes let's get solid so the two -- Rick Santorum Rick Perry you Gingrich.
In some ways created an issue that Obama can't run on and will run but it.
On the other hand and we won't know until later on they might have been done wrong -- favorite because of this was the first time we're here is attacked.
We would all be in an uproar about oh my god look at this is -- how's it gonna play what's -- you gonna do we don't we ask him what are you gonna do shoving microphones in his face.
We've heard this before so it's like I -- -- this is coming up okay and and I think it just sort of depends on how Romney handles it.
Game and -- How he handles it.
Will go a long way towards how many weapons Obama asked.
And this is not an -- you'd expect to -- right now you'd expect to see this later on.
I would have expected.
The Obama campaign to save its best attacks.
For later in the campaign how ever maybe they have some of the other the other school of thought is you want -- soften it.
Your opponent up as early as possible and -- you started now -- -- his message all summer.
We got a few more things you're gonna do anyway in the fall in this way by the time we get this is cameras and you know.
And -- it means this.
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