• Developing A Slight Case Of Romnesia.

    Mitt Romney's desperate pivot to the center was highlighted by the president earlier today during a Virginia rally. First, we had the "Etch-A-Sketch." Now, we have "Romnesia:"

    “Now that we’re 18 days out from the election, ‘Mr. Severely Conservative’ wants you to think he was severely kidding about everything he said over the last year,’’ Obama said in a speech devoted almost entirely to attacking Romney, and during which he gave little indication of what he would do in a second term if reelected.

    Building in intensity, Obama continued: “He’s forgetting what his own positions are, and he’s betting that you will, too. I mean, he’s changing up so much and backtracking and sidestepping. We’ve got to — we’ve got to — we’ve got to name this condition that he’s going through. I think — I think it’s called ‘Romnesia.’ ”

    At first, the Romney campaign thought the president had discovered Mitt Romney's long-lost mixed-race daughter from an illicit fling back in 1982 or thereabouts. After the initial confusion wore off, the RMoney team wasn't all that pleased with the president's zinger.

    “America doesn’t need a comedy routine; it needs a serious plan to fix the economy,’’ Romney senior adviser Danny Diaz wrote on Twitter.

    You can't really call $5 trillion in tax cuts over ten years a "serious plan" to right the economy. Personally, I don't think Romney has a plan anymore. He certainly doesn't have a clue...