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Video: Woman discovers her boyfriend is not what she hoped

Posted: September 6, 2012 at 3:45 pm   /   by

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Press release from BetterDirection.org:

“BOYFRIEND”
Obama Seemed Perfect But Women Are Feeling Cheated

(WASHINGTON D.C.) – BetterDirection.org, a project of the Independent Women’s Voice, today released a 30-second web video, “Boyfriend,” ahead of President Obama’s convention speech.

Women, who four years ago overwhelmingly supported candidate Obama based on his promise of a robust economic recovery and a new tone in Washington, are feeling a bit cheated.

For the first time this year President Obama is going through a rough patch with women, leaving him upside down on favorability rankings, with a majority (50%) of women voters, single and married alike, viewing him unfavorable while only 46% find him favorably.

Despite his dubious efforts to win women over, his policies have resulted in the real war on women: chronic unemployment, rising cost of living and a less-than thrilling economic recovery.

Perhaps if Obama learns some basic economics and implements policies to turn the relationship and our country around, women will give him another chance?

Video Script:

Melissa: I was so excited at first
Mary: I know
Melissa: He seemed so perfect
Mary: They always do
Melissa: And I could listen to him talk for hours
Mary: Did he ever do more than talk?
Melissa: I wanted to believe him.. I trusted him
Mary: Melissa.. we all did
Melissa: I’m tired of waiting for him to get his act together. It’s been almost four years
Mary: You can’t change him
Melissa: He always has an excuse for everything.. there’s always somebody else to blame
Mary: You can’t live on excuses
Melissa: Why do I always fall for guys like this?
Mary: You know you deserve better

BetterDirection.org is a project of the Independent Women’s Voice focused on advocating a better policy direction for the future of our country. 

Independent Women’s Voice is a 501(c)(4) nonpartisan, nonprofit organization for mainstream women, men and families dedicated to promoting limited government, free markets, and personal responsibility.

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Christopher Cook

Managing Editor at Western Free Press
Christopher Cook is a writer, editor, and political commentator. He is the president of Castleraine, Inc., a consulting firm providing a diverse array of services to corporate, public policy, and not-for-profit clients.

Ardently devoted to the cause of human freedom, he has worked at the confluence of politics, activism, and public policy for more than a decade. He co-wrote a ten-part series of video shorts on economics, and has film credits as a researcher on 11 political documentaries, including Citizens United's notorious film on Hillary Clinton that became the subject of a landmark Supreme Court decision. He is the founder of several activist endeavors, including AnyStreet.org (now a part of Western Free Press) and Liberatchik.com. He is currently the managing editor of and principal contributor to WesternFreePress.com.
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Video: Woman discovers her boyfriend is not what she hoped