Now, Clinton’s allies are deploying a bit of high-tech rapid response to mock Bush. Correct the Record, a Democratic group that coordinates directly with the Clinton campaign, created a fake online calculator meant to highlight and satirize Bush’s comments about work.
The calculator starts by asking users to input the number of hours they work so they can be scolded by Bush to work even more. “You work 40 hours? How about 55? If only you worked harder…” says an illustration of Bush as a finger-wagging Uncle Sam.
“It can be tough to tell how many more hours these exhausted workers should be tacking on,” said Adrienne Watson, communications director of Correct The Record. “Fortunately, this new calculator helps employees answer this question themselves so that they can get back to what’s really important – working.”
Clinton herself, meanwhile, is taking her attacks on Republicans to new levels. After Bush’s comments to the New Hampshire Union Leader hit the web, Clinton’s Twitter account responded by saying, “Anyone who believes Americans aren’t working hard enough hasn’t met enough American workers.