Reince Priebus blasted Cutter and the campaign for the move, and the RNC fired off an email in response, touting Democrats on Twitter who objected to the use of “the official mouthpiece of Beijing regime” to counter Romney.
Offensive that the Obama campaign would use the Chinese propaganda paper Xinhua to promote their campaign.— Reince Priebus (@Reince) September 14, 2012
.@reince What's offensive is that Mitt thinks voters will believe he'll be tough on China -he's personally profiting of China as we speak.— Stephanie Cutter (@stefcutter) September 14, 2012
.@stefcutter Chinese propaganda backed spin doesn’t change Obama’s record of letting jobs go to China & doing nothing to stop their cheating— Reince Priebus (@Reince) September 14, 2012