10:45: President Obama departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews
12:45: Arrives in Jacksonville, Florida
1:15: Delivers remarks at a campaign event at the Prime Osborn Convention Center in Jacksonville (Live coverage)
2:45: VP Biden delivers remarks at a campaign event in Columbus, Ohio
3:05: PBO attends a campaign event at the Prime Osborn Convention Center (Closed press)
4:35: Departs Jacksonville en route West Palm Beach
5:35: Arrives at West Palm Beach
6:20: Delivers remarks at a campaign event at the Century Plaza in West Palm Beach (Live coverage)
7:35: Attends a campaign event at the Century Plaza (Closed press)
Greg Sargent: So here’s where this is going. The Romney campaign is out with a new Web video hitting Obama over the “don’t build that” quote. It features a business owners who is angry at Obama for supposedly insulting his hard work. “My hands didn’t build this company?” the man asks. “Through hard work and a little bit of luck, we build this business. Why are you demonizing us for it?”
But the video deceptively edits Obama’s remarks to seamlessly link up two different parts of the speech, removing a chunk in order to make Obama’s remarks seem far worse than they are. Here is how Obama’s speech — which you hear in the background while pictures of the man driving flash on the screen — is represented in the video….
NYT: In the new blockbuster “The Dark Knight Rises,” the actor Morgan Freeman plays an aide-de-camp to Batman as the caped crusader battles the arch-villain Bane.
But in the battle for the White House, Mr. Freeman is backing President Obama. Last month, Mr. Freeman donated $1 million to Priorities USA Action, officials there said Thursday. The group, a super PAC backing Mr. Obama, has lately been broadcasting advertisements attacking the Republican candidate Mitt Romney for his tenure at Bain Capital, the private equity firm.
“President Obama has done a remarkable job in terrible circumstances,” Mr. Freeman said in a statement, adding that Mr. Obama was “being targeted by hundreds of millions of dollars in special interest money.”
“Priorities USA Action is doing a great job of protecting the values I believe in,” Mr. Freeman said. “I am happy to help them and I hope others will do so as well.”
Congratulations to Marlz’s daughter, she’s got a date for tomorrow ;-)