Barack Obama's campaign moves 'forward' with new slogan
President Barack Obama's campaign is still aiming for "change," but it's doing so with a new campaign slogan: "Forward."
The campaign unveiled the slogan on Youtube Monday in a seven-minute video that recaps Obama's first term as president.
The video kicks of with the 2008 stock market crash and recession and segues into the stimulus, auto bailout and Wall Street and healthcare reform.
"On the day Barack Obama took office, America had already lost 4.4 million jobs -- an economic disaster, the worst in a generation," the narrator says as clips of distraught citizens are shown.
The video includes highlights of Obama's tenure, such as the death of Osama bin Laden, the repeal of don't ask, don't tell, and the end of the war in Iraq. It doesn't address the GOP or Obama's presumed opponent, Mitt Romney.
The video recalls David Guggenheim's documentary of the Obama presidency, "The Road We've Traveled," released this year, which presents the campaign as one that succeeded despite huge obstacles.
The new campaign spot will be shown at Obama's first two major reelection rallies in Ohio and Virginia this weekend, the campaign told the Washington Post.
Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts, released his own video, "Broken Promises," on YouTube also on Monday.
The minute-long video claims the President failed to follow through with the budget cuts and promises he made to voters.