Mitt Romney: “America’s just another nation with a flag”.
Context is supposed to be important right? Otherwise, anything we ever say could be taken and twisted and applied to any situation to make it look like we think the exact opposite.
Politicians know this well, and use this trick to malign their opponents all the time. But Mitt Romney’s latest anti-Obama ad really turns things up to eleven. Benjy Sarlin explains.
Originally from Scotland, Michael was a freelance video editor before joining TPM in the summer of 2011. He lives in New York with his wife and two cats and is a lifelong fan of The World Famous Dundee United.