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Obama v. Romney: reruns v. bad shows

This historic black-and-white TV was the metaphor that Obama chose for his opponents.

While campaigning in Iowa last week Barack Obama’s spokesmen Jay Carney said he didn’t bother to watch the Republican National Convention in Tampa. But Barack Obama did say this.

Despite all the challenges that we face … what they offered over those three days was more often than not an agenda that was better suited for the last century. It was a re-run. We’ve seen it before. You might as well have watched it on a black-and-white TV.