“This is not the candidate of hope and change. This is a candidate who is hoping to change the subject,” Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, who is also the object of vice-presidential speculation, said on “Face the Nation.”
Mr. Madden also took issue with the latest anti-Romney commercial from the Obama campaign that accuses Mr. Romney of outsourcing jobs and taking advantage of tax loopholes. The ad also plays a tape of the former Massachusetts governor offering up a slightly off-key version of “God Bless America.”
“Look, I find it very troubling,” Mr. Madden said. “I think it is troubling that they would mock someone who’s singing ‘God Bless America.’ “
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