Obama campaign seeks political gains from Romney remarks

In an effort to make political capital out of Mitt Romney's unguarded comments, the Obama campaign has released this image juxtaposing quotations by the two candidates.

Election advertisement for the President Obama campaign

The advertisement was tweeted from the official Barack Obama Twitter account.

President Obama's camp is making out that Mr Romney is "writing off" half the country, while he argues the comments related to election strategy and were intended for a select audience.

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