That's the year of the last presidential election that hinged on trade policy (and even that wasn't much of a hinge, since the "Virginia dynasty" was guaranteed to remain intact).
It's no surprise, then, that the Romney campaign sees immense opportunities in just that--trade policy.
Today's Hill headline: Romney campaign to change message (yes you read that right), and the text,
That new strategy will involve a renewed focus on China and trade policy.
Stay tuned. Tomorrow they're sure to go after Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion.
I've never seen anything quite like this. The Romney campaign is a clusterfuck so epic, it makes Dewey's look like the prototypical model of savagely single-minded war-roomism.