I think here is where his 47% comments will hurt him the most, where Obama's team defining Romney as the Bain CEO who wants to ship your jobs overseas in order to pad his Cayman Island bank accounts....
AT's point needs to be the Obama team's most important message between now and the election, hammered home at every opportunity. It's a simple message, it has the advantage of being absolutely true, and it needs to be so clearly stated as to make every single moderate Romney supporter in the country lose sleep at night. It's got to be "The rich are different from you and me, and Romney is one of the rich guys."
I don't know how to be more clear about this--if the Democrats deliver this message, they will win the election by a mile--if they don't, they might just lose it.
I hope that in his debate with Ryan, Biden brings up the Polaris factory that shipped 40 jobs to Mexico as soon as a big Republican supporter got hold of it. They need to relentlessly make this point, that if your job CAN be shipped overseas, it WILL be shipped overseas if the Republicans get elected. Ditto--if there's a way to cut your pay, you'll be taking a pay cut. And it's not like the money will be going to help other Americans, that money's headed for Switzerland or the Caymans.
It needs to be very clear that Romney made his money by sucking the profit out of companies and carving up what was left. He says he wants to run the country like a business--but that business model wouldn't be very good for the country, would it????? (Cue cartoon of Romney with napkin around his neck and chainsaw at the ready, about to carve up a nicely-roasted USA.)
And.....the reason this point needs to be relentlessly made is that it's the one point that CAN'T be bought away with Republican campaign money. In fact, the more money the Republicans spend, the more it proves itself. (I think in computer terms that's called a fatal loop or something.)
Every Romney supporter in the country needs to spend the night before the election, tossing and turning, wondering if the Democrats are right about this.