After a conservative plan to use President Obama’s associations with Jeremiah Wright against him in the 2012 election became public (Mitt Romney has since denounced the idea), Obama advisor David Axelrodtold CNN’s Candy Crowley Sunday that the former governor Mormonism was off limits.
“We’ve said that’s not fair game. And we wish that Gov. Romney would stand up as strongly and as resolutely consistently to refute these kinds of things on his side. Instead he’s amplified them in the past. And he’s put logs on that fire. And that’s not leadership.”
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