As the Obama campaign implodes with today’s disastrous David Axelrod fiasco in Boston, Mitt Romney pulled out a sledgehammer and whacked Obama with a well-placed photo-op outside Solyndra HQ, highlighting Obama’s disastrous green energy scam.
Well played, Mitt.
Mitt Romney arrived at the shuttered headquarters of Solyndra Inc. this morning, a surprise visit that was shrouded in secrecy and part of the presumptive GOP presidential candidate’s attack on President Obama’s record on jobs creation.
“The reason for keeping it quiet is because we knew if word got out that Solyndra would do everything in their power and the Obama administration would do everything in their power to stop us from having this news conference,” an aide said in a briefing en route. “But taxpayers made a substantial investment in Solyndra, there are serious questions about what happened at Solyndra, why that investment was selected, what happened to that money.”
Solyndra is the failed California-based solar technology company that received more than $500 million in federal stimulus money before it went bankrupt last year. It has since become a mantle of Romney’s argument that Obama doesn’t know how to run the economy.
It’s pretty obvious Obama couldn’t run a lemonade stand at this point.
A nice shot via someone on Twitter: