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This is classy: The Republican National Committee has a new video mocking President Obama's legislative agenda and 19 seconds in, with a voiceover from ABC's Jon Karl saying after "just 100 days" President Obama "has already faced a string of defeats in Congress," the video tries to show what a loser the president is by cutting to this image:

Screenshot of RNC video depicting President Obama consoling Nicole Hockley, whose son Dylan was killed in Newtown, Connecticut
Screenshot of RNC video mocking President Obama's legislative agenda
Yeah, that would be President Obama at the White House consoling Nicole Hockley, whose son Dylan was killed in the Newtown massacre. To most folks, this is an image of a president trying to comfort a grieving mother. To the Republican National Committee, however, it's an image worth mocking, because their party managed to filibuster gun safety legislation in the Senate.

Well, congratulations, guys. We'll thank you in 2014.

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Originally posted to The Jed Report on Thu May 02, 2013 at 06:49 AM PDT.

Also republished by Shut Down the NRA, Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA), and Daily Kos.

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