In its latest attempt to buy public opinion and, thus, the election, the Romney campaign purchased today's top trending topic for the entire day: #CantAfford4More.
Of course, the hashtag was intended to be an anti-Obama messaging campaign before tonight's debate. And at first, Tweets that aligned with Romney's wishes dominated.
However, that has changed as progressives have turned the topic on its head. Here are just a few examples of those Tweets which now sit atop the hashtag's trending list:
This isn't the first time the Romney campaign has purchased the day's top trend, nor is it even the first time this particular hashtag has been purchased.
And today, as happens more often than not, the campaign's efforts have been mitigated by smart, responsive progressives. Here's my addition:
Feel free to add yours.