Oct 7, 2012 No Comments ›› Pat Dollard
Excerpted from Mediaite: David Axelrod, senior advisor to President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign, appeared on CBS’ Face the Nation where he was grilled over his assertion that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney won the first debate because he was dishonest. Axelrod faced some skepticism from CBS’ reporters as he defended the Obama campaign’s assessment that Romney was being untruthful during the debate.
Norah O’Donnell asked Axelrod why the president was not making the charge that Romney was being dishonest during the debate, instead sending his surrogates out to level that charge after the debate.
“I’ll be honest with you. I think he was a little taken aback at the brazenness with which Gov. Romney walked away from so many of the positions on which he’s run – walked away from his record,” said Axelrod. “As President Clinton would say, it takes a certain brass to do what Gov. Romney did there.” Keep reading…