The Obama administration, along with Mitt Romney's Republican opponents have really tried to hammer home the idea that he's an out of touch elitist, and according to David Axelrod today, this means insinuating Romney totally lives in a Mad Men world. "I think he must watch Mad Men and thinks it's the evening news," Axelrod joked on CBS’ This Morning (video below), citing Romney's proposed tax cuts for the wealthy. "He’s in a time warp."
If Romney does watch the AMC show, he might've seen that on Sunday night, his own father was name-checked as "a clown" this week. Not one to miss an opportunity to shake things up, Romney's communications director Eric Fehrnstrom (he of Etch A Sketch fame) responded:
Axelrod again cleared things up:
@EricFehrn No, when Russia was our greatest foe, bosses could dictate on women's health & Etch-a-Sketch was a toy, not a political strategy.— David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) April 3, 2012