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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

An Obama Message That Really Sticks


It's only August and the campaign hasn't really sunk in with the public yet, right? Wrong. Even the children are listening, probably too much.

The latest sign comes from a story President Obama has been telling on the campaign trail in recent days, one shared with him by his campaign manager, Jim Messina:

“He was at an event like this,” Mr. Obama related in Westport, Conn., on Monday night, “and there was a young couple. They had a 4-year-old boy, cute as can be. And during this campaign event, there was a picture of me there.

“And so the parents, very proudly, prompt the son, ‘Who is that?' And he says, ‘That's Barack Obama.' And they say, ‘Well, what does Barack Obama do?' And he thinks for a second, and he says, ‘Barack Obama approves this message.'”