Attack Watch, new Obama campaign site to ‘fight smears,’ becomes laughing stock of conservatives

By Elizabeth Flock,  Washington Post,  blogPost

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As the 2012 presidential campaign heats up, President Obama’s campaign team has set up a new Web site,, to challenge negative statements about the president made by Republican presidential candidates and conservatives.

The response to the site has been less than stellar. …

It’s safe to say that in its 24 hours of existence, Attack Watch has already backfired, becoming a tool for conservatives to use against Obama 2012. A tweet by conservative author Brad Thor summed up the critics’s argument: “Wow, not only are Obama & Co. incredibly thin-skinned, they’re paranoid.”