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RNC Uses Biden To Rebut Obama

The Web videos regularly produced by the campaign committees tend to be just more fodder for the echo chamber, viewed mostly by the reporters who receive them and the partisans who will seek them out. So the impact of this new RNC video probably is minimal. But what is so striking about it is how easy it was for the GOP to use Vice President Biden's words as a foil for President Obama's seeming stubbornness over his economic plan.

The common refrain of the video is Obama saying, "There's nothing that we would have done differently," taken from an interview with ABC News this week. Compare that to Biden's now infamous "misread" comment in another ABC interview, and this comment from last month when he bluntly stated, "Some people are being scammed already." One can just imagine what the campaign ads might look like in three years, to say nothing of during the midterms.

Here is Obama's full quote from that ABC interview, where he continues to express faith in his recovery plan:

We needed a stimulus and we needed a substantial stimulus. Some of the money in the short term just to help stop the freefall and then some other dollars that were going to be designed to put people to back to work and we'll have more ripple effects in the economy, that money is in place and I think is going to make a big difference.