It was that jackass David Axelrod. I hope he gets to go back to Chicago now!
"What might be called the "professional" team of Washington-based Democrats, who have a long history of prepping candidates, thought they had done a fine job of getting the president ready. "We hit him with everything -- every anecdote, every line, every different type of Mitt Romney that exists, and there are many of them," said one person familiar with the team's work, who declined to speak on the record because he is still involved.
On the last of three days of prep sessions, they thought that the president had given a very sharp performance in his faux face-off with Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) in the role of a pushy Romney.But between the last session and the next day, some insiders say, the "Chicago inner circle" of Obama's closest friends and longtime aides, led by David Axelrod and David Plouffe, had separate meetings with the president. It seemed, at least to the Washington "pros," that the Chicago crew tamped down the plan for an aggressive stance toward Romney