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Well there's been a lot of mudslinging in the presidential campaign -- we were just talking about and record amounts of money being raised and spent this year.
The result one of the most intensive media attack -- campaigns possibly ever.
Because -- any political strategist will tell you attack ads they work.
But the tone of this year's ads isn't just offensive it's downright dishonest.
One of the worst examples this week came in the form of a pro Obama super pac -- Produced by priorities USA and organization founded by former Obama White House officials.
In the -- jokes optic a former worker -- GSE steel blamed Mitt Romney for his wife's death.
Women -- remain closed planet lost my health care.
And my family lost their health care and now.
As short time after that my wife became ill I took -- of the Jackson county hospital -- And in and in an editor for pneumonia and that's when they found cancer in by the end -- stage -- -- there was there was nothing they can do for her.
And she passed away ending QE2 days.
It's a tragic story absolutely.
Nobody disputes that.
This is about GSE steel which went bust in 2001 in the -- mattered here.
Because as we reported before Mitt Romney was not even acting in 2001.
He -- years earlier to run the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.
In the -- -- topic says a short time after he was let -- he lost his health insurance.
But what you don't hear is he lost his job in 2001.
And his wife died five years later.
Not a short time.
The -- also hides the fact his wife reportedly had her own health insurance with their own employer after he was laid off.
Any ad doesn't say the steel plant was in deep trouble long before main body in fact -- kept -- going for nearly eight years.
Long after other steel companies went around that went bust appoint former Bain managing director and -- made last night right here on the show.
Absurd to suggest that Bain made money by closing the plant in Kansas City -- that's not the way you make money as investor you're you're losing money in that case so.
That plant was losing its jobs to imports.
The look at the of them employees are losing their jobs -- was losing their money.
Lenders -- losing their money in the process there was a lot of loss and that the the insinuation.
That -- made money from his wife's death I think is it goes beyond the pale obviously.
Beyond the pay out well a senior Obama advisor Robert Gibbs you know him he used to be Obama's Press Secretary at the White House.
Kids try to put some distance between the ad in the president's reelection campaign.
By saying the Obama campaign had nothing to do with the -- and doesn't know the specifics of mistress optics case.
But the truth.
The Obama campaign is very familiar with mistress -- story.
Because the appeared in an -- official Obama campaign -- back in May blasting Mitt Romney for closing GST steel.
He's also quoted on the official reelection web site.
I don't -- so you know there was a story of the morning papers today about how President Obama is a news junkie.
And a frequent critic of the coverage if the president wants to play critic in chief.
Maybe he should start by looking at his own ads.
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