Washington: Barack Obama`s re-election
campaign team has confronted Mitt Romney head-on with an
advertisement campaign in six key battle ground States,
challenging his claims about the incumbent US President.
Notably Romney is still technically one of the four
Republican candidate in the race, but this was the most direct
attack that Obama`s official campaign has launched against the
former Governor of Massachusetts.
A new video that hit the internet yesterday along with
the TV advertisement is being played in six States since
In the web video, Romney`s victory speech from Tuesday,
when he won the primary contests in Wisconsin, Maryland and
Washington DC, are spliced together with clips of Obama`s
speech earlier to a conference of news editors.
"The President has pledged to `transform America,` and he
has spent the last four years laying the foundation for a new
government-centered society," Romney says.
Obama says in the rebuttal, "I have never been somebody
who believes that government can or should try to solve every
"He saw free enterprise as the villain and not the
solution," says Romney.
"I believe deeply that the free market is the greatest
force for economic progress in human history," says the US