Update: As of 10:00 PM Eastern, Romney’s video is marked “removed by the user” on YouTube
Late Update: You can now watch the missing video here.
Mitt Romney’s campaign is going there, suggesting in a new video that Rick Perry might be a little too inarticulate to take on President Obama. The attack plays into one of Democrats’ top memes regarding Perry: that his style resembles a Saturday Night Live parody of George W. Bush.
Titled “Ready to Lead?” the video features some of Perry’s most rambling debate moments as well as some of the most brutal pundit reviews of his performance. “Perry really did throw up all over himself,” FOX News’ Brit Hume says in one clip. Take a look at the video below:
Benjy Sarlin is a reporter for Talking Points Memo and co-writes the campaign blog, TPM2012. He previously reported for The Daily Beast/Newsweek as their Washington Correspondent and covered local politics for the New York Sun.