19 Sep '12, 1pm

New Romney ad features miners forced to attend pro-Romney rally — without pay

New Romney ad features miners forced to attend pro-Romney rally — without pay

Mitt Romney, reeling from leaked footage from a fundraiser at which he derides low-income Americans, this morning released two ads emphasizing his support for the coal industry . As we’ve mentioned before, Romney’s affection for coal is a relatively recent development . But Big Coal is not a fan of the president , so Romney’s doing what he can to stoke the fires. Here, via the Washington Post , is one of the spots. The spot is called “War on Coal,” in a nice little bit of subtlety. Oh, but wait. Did you see this shot? That was filmed at Romney’s August rally in Beallsville, Ohio . Compare it to the image at the top of this Toledo Blade story about the rally, for example, or any of these from a Google image search . The Beallsville rally, you may remember, is the one at which miners were told that attendance was mandatory — and they were docked a day’s pay for the privilege...

Full article: http://grist.org/news/new-romney-ad-features-miners-force...

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