A brand-new email plea from the campaign to re-elect Barack Obama has taken a dark turn in its criticism of Congressman Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney’s vice-presidential pick, using what many might consider foul language.
“You might be wondering why the hell Romney picked this guy,” writes Jim Messina, campaign manager of Obama for America. “But this is a strategic pick that carries real danger for us.”
The email begins, “Congressman Paul Ryan is the poster boy for the extreme Republican leadership in a Congress whose overall approval rating is 12 percent. His plan to dismantle Medicare is deeply unpopular with the general public, and especially undecided voters.”
That’s when the H-word gets invoked.
The rest of the letter reads: