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Florida PAC Lets Internet Users Create Own Voiceovers For Romney Campaign Ad

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Monday, July 23 2012

Florida Watch Action, a Democratic Political Action Committee, has created a new widget on one of its microsites that enables Internet users to create their own voiceovers for a Romney campaign ad.

People who provide their personal contact information to Florida Watch Action through Pinkslipmitt.com are called back, and can record their commentary through the phone.

So instead of the original movie-trailer baritone, viewers hear the untrained voices of individuals sharing their criticisms of the Republican presidential candidate.

Several pages worth of videos have been recorded as of late Monday. The Romney campaign says in the video that as President, Romney would immediately approve the Keystone pipeline. In their voiceovers, critics blasted the former Governor of Massachusetts for that stance, at the same time as regurgitating recent Democratic talking points: One commenter blasts Romney for "investing" in a Canadian project instead of American renewable energy companies; another comments that that decision would lead to environmental degradation; and another claims that a Romney presidency would lead to "the end of the middle class as we know it."