This is the post-convention word from the Obama and Romney camps on one another:
Avoiding the details versus repeating the same old words.
Expect to hear more of this in the next 57 days.
In war-room style, President Barack Obama’s campaign draws today on clips from the weekend news shows: Give me an example of a loophole you would close, NBC’s David Gregory asks Republican Mitt Romney on “Meet the Press.”
Romney’s answer: people “at the high end… are going to have fewer deductions.”
Running mate Paul Ryan tells ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on “This Week” that he and Romney think the best strategy is to provide a “framework” and then have the debate “in public” in Congress. How about having that debate before the election, the host suggests:
The Republican National Committee also was war-room ready with a Web video the morning after Obama’s nomination acceptance speech in Charlotte last week comparing the president’s words from his 2008 campaign with his convention re-election speech –“Same speeches, same promises,” the party notes:
“This is the choice we face,” Obama said then and now, noting that people are losing their jobs, their homes, their life savings.
“The truth is it will take time” to fix, he said then and now.
He talked then, and now, about putting more people back to work “rebuilding roads and bridge and schools.”
“Creating new jobs right here in the United States of America,” he said then.
“Here in the United States of America,” he says now: