Last summer, Obama knew that even the 1.5 million dead voters registered in Ohio might not be enough to win him the election. So he pretended for a few weeks that he was a big supporter of coal.
Everyone knows election season is a time of craven politicking. But a new radio ad the Obama campaign is running in Ohio might be a new low, dinging Mitt Romney for remarking that coal “kills people.”
Here’s a clip of the ad, which is running in Ohio, via Politico:
“When he ran for President, Barack Obama pledged to support clean coal and invest in new technologies,” the ad says.