GOP staffer pretends to be former Obama supporter who is “breaking up with him.”

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Here is the commercial:

The new ad features Republican National Committee Director of Hispanic Outreach Bettina Inclan, who in the ad purports to be an average woman voter who supported Obama in 2008. She describes her disillusionment with the president in the ad as a romantic relationship gone awry.

“You’re just not he person I thought you were,” Inclan says in the ad, addressing a cardboard cutout of Obama. Inclan lists out-of-control spending and Obama’s penchant for hanging out with Hollywood celebrities as reasons for the break-up. “It’s not me, it’s you. I think we should just be friends.”

Here is the full story. The problem with the ad isn’t just that it features a Republican Party employee pretending to be a former Obama supporter; it’s also an incredibly sexist portrayal of women voters generally.

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