Obama campaign: New documentary out next week, Romney a flawed candidate
March 7th, 2012
05:13 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama campaign: New documentary out next week, Romney a flawed candidate

(CNN) – On a conference call with reporters Wednesday morning, senior members of President Obama’s re-election campaign announced that they will be releasing a 17-minute documentary next week focusing on the successes of the president’s first term in office.

The short film is directed by Oscar-winning documentarian Davis Guggenheim, whose relationship with Obama goes all the way back to 2008 when he directed a documentary on the president for the Democratic National Convention.

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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • President Obama
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  1. Roger

    Anyone but Romney

    March 7, 2012 05:17 pm at 5:17 pm |
  2. tom clements

    Stimulus money meant to help 400 Detroit job-seekers reportedly helped 2...This headline is why Obama WILL not be reelected!

    March 7, 2012 05:20 pm at 5:20 pm |
  3. Four and The Door

    Obama and Axelrod have every reason to be afraid of trying to run against Mitt Romney, especially with Obama's track record for the last 3 years. And of course, mid-term 2010 elections when voters clearly rejected Obama's failed policies and out-of-control spending. Their problem is that now Mitt Romney is the Hope & Change candidate. Americans are not pleased with what Washington has become in the last 3 years.

    March 7, 2012 05:22 pm at 5:22 pm |
  4. Mikey

    Go, Go, Go, Obama! Fight the smears. Correct the propaganda. Refute the false narrative created by the liars.

    March 7, 2012 05:31 pm at 5:31 pm |
  5. Truth and Nothing But the Truth

    hahaha... Like I said, Obama's worse nightmare has come true. He's gotta start cranking up the smoke and mirror show extra early to try and con the American peope into beleiving we don't have record unemployment, record foreclosures, record debt and record deficits.

    Bu t17 minutes??? It only takes 17 SECONDS to cover the Bin Laden raid. What are they going to lie about for the rest of the time?! Solyndra? Nope... Fast and Furious? Nope... record 8.3% unemployment? Nope... how many more people Obama has put on food stamps? Nope....

    March 7, 2012 05:32 pm at 5:32 pm |
  6. Truth and Nothing But the Truth

    tom clements - Stimulus money meant to help 400 Detroit job-seekers reportedly helped 2...This headline is why Obama WILL not be reelected!
    ==========================================================================================
    Let me guess! Union leaders or Obama campaign contributors?!! Yes, that is redundant but want to cover my bases.

    March 7, 2012 05:34 pm at 5:34 pm |
  7. WiredweirdinSF

    If the Obozo campaign thinks Romeny is a flawed candidate, wait until this country gets a look at the new Breitbart video tonite on the Hannity show. And if they still think Romney is flawed and Obozo is perfect, can they explain why he kept the million dollar contribution from Maher after he said much worse thing about Palin and never apologized and why he did not call Palin's 14 year old daughter after Letterman said those horrible things about her and did not apologize. The hypocrisy of the man is exceeded only by his ineptness, incompetence and corruption.

    March 7, 2012 05:36 pm at 5:36 pm |
  8. Rudy NYC

    Hollywood! It's the liberal Wall Street.

    March 7, 2012 05:39 pm at 5:39 pm |
  9. Lemone

    Let the truth be told about Micky Rooney...I mean Mitt Romney ha ha

    Obama/Biden 2012

    March 7, 2012 05:52 pm at 5:52 pm |
  10. daris

    17 minutes don't seem long enough time to list his accomplish. But since he only been in office three years a quest that enough time to talk about healthcare, ending the war, saving the american auto, getting rid of 23 of our most wanted terriorts etc.etc. President obama 2012

    March 7, 2012 05:52 pm at 5:52 pm |
  11. diridi

    I can write 400 achievements why Obama should be re-elected to this nation. GM=Alive, Bin Laden=dead. just two reasons for now. Romney=Jobs shipper to China, India wherever Cheapest Labor is. Now this nation is on right track after Bush the idiot's Failure with Iraq War, and Reagan Trickle-Down nonsense. rich looted this nation. true, true, true..Obama2012/Hillary16.

    March 7, 2012 05:53 pm at 5:53 pm |
  12. Lemone

    Us poor people and middle class folks know who to vote for without the documrntary

    Go Obama!

    March 7, 2012 05:55 pm at 5:55 pm |
  13. Lemone

    This is just a preview of what Romney will be faced with...much moer to come!

    Go Obama!

    March 7, 2012 05:56 pm at 5:56 pm |
  14. Lemone

    @WiredweirdinSF.. whatever ir is, I'm sure he is not upholding anyone calling a female oit of her name.

    Go Obama!

    March 7, 2012 05:58 pm at 5:58 pm |
  15. insight iowa

    Tom Clements: I have issues with that also... but its not Obama's fault. Here in Iowa the stimulus that was given for those who lost their homes our Governor already said only a small amount will go to those people and the rest will be used where he sees fit. The stimulus that was given to the banks had stipulations in it that those banks where to help people get refinanced etc. if your in trouble... guess what... the banks have not told the American people they have 5 options for you and to call them. No, they let you go under, take your home and kept all the stimulus money. It's not Obama... the only fault of Obama's is he puts his trust into our elected officials to make sure his policies are used correctly... guess what.......

    March 7, 2012 05:58 pm at 5:58 pm |
  16. Truth and Nothing But the Truth

    Even given Obama's bogus choice of a "flawed candidate" or a FAILED PRESIDENT, any person with a pulse and 10 live brain cells would pick the "flawed candidate". Why would anybody double down on FAILURE?!!

    March 7, 2012 06:01 pm at 6:01 pm |
  17. gt

    man i am glad obama is not flawed....he is perfect...just ask msnbc....opps im sorry thats the jerry springer news station..

    March 7, 2012 06:09 pm at 6:09 pm |
  18. Mindie from Indie

    Four and The Door
    Obama and Axelrod have every reason to be afraid of trying to run against Mitt Romney, especially with Obama's track record for the last 3 years.

    How convenient the GOP is to focus on a couple of things Obama hasn't been able to do – while no one is perfect and can't do everything they want, Obama has done much to help America and the working class, not to mention woman, the elderly and the poor.

    Women will remember on voting day who wants to take them back to the 18th Century. These GOP clowns won't be happy until all women are required to wear burqas and be 'owned' by their men. Good Grief they couldn't have picked a more ignorant battle.

    March 7, 2012 06:13 pm at 6:13 pm |
  19. Dave

    Cool, Tabby nackles defending head cult member Mitt on this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    March 7, 2012 06:27 pm at 6:27 pm |
  20. Dave

    Yo, all you ladder days, can a brother get all up in that Elder thing in the LDS, Why heck NO We just dont care for his Kind, RACISTS & to think that we have a great man as the Leader of the free world that has dark skin, & you BIGOTS will never change this polocy of all white in high positions in your so called religion. SHAME ON EVERY ONE OF YOUR 14 MILLION MEMBERS!!!!!! ITS not 1952 in the deep south!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    March 7, 2012 06:34 pm at 6:34 pm |
  21. Thor4

    Romney and the rest of the GOP are all completely flawed !!!! If one did not realize that they should run to the nearest doctor and get a brain scan !!!!

    March 7, 2012 06:39 pm at 6:39 pm |
  22. maf

    @ Four, Truth & Wired, can you guys EVER add anything positive to the conversation??
    Look forward to November when you can all skulk back to your closets and lick your wounds. You have another four and a half years with President Obama, how are you going to manage your negativity? Hope you have access to therapy. Part of Obamacare, healthcare for all, even you!

    March 7, 2012 06:41 pm at 6:41 pm |
  23. bullock w

    Kick out of presdient obama
    20012

    March 7, 2012 06:42 pm at 6:42 pm |
  24. macrasta

    Go President Obama!

    March 7, 2012 06:43 pm at 6:43 pm |
  25. Prosperid

    Wireddummy- the Maher contribution is to a SuperPac, which Obama (although he wanted one to support him) is not
    directed to the funding of his campaign. Obama has no control of what the Super Pac will do. You GOPPERS are done for.

    March 7, 2012 07:01 pm at 7:01 pm |
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