By Geneva Sands - 08/01/12 01:58 PM EDT
The video, titled "Time for a Change," shows Obama delivering a speech in July touting the economic proposals laid out by Democrats. Those remarks are punctuated with text slamming the economic recovery under the president's term in office.
The 50-second Web video features run-down-looking buildings with the lyrics "time for a change, time for a holiday" playing in the background.
"When President Obama declared his economic policies have ‘worked,’ he must have forgotten about middle-class families in Ohio. From burdensome new regulations to devastating defense cuts, President Obama’s policies are threatening jobs across the state. This isn’t what he promised, but it’s what he delivered. Unlike President Obama, Mitt Romney will enact pro-growth policies that get Ohioans and all Americans back to work," said Romney spokeswoman Amanda Henneberg in a statement.
Romney has been using Obama's "it worked" remarks to accuse the president of misunderstanding and mishandling the economic recovery.
Obama's comment came from a speech in which he argued that the deficit can't be reduced without raising tax rates on high earners.
"I'll cut out government spending that’s not working, that we can’t afford, but I’m also going to ask anybody making over $250,000 a year to go back to the tax rates they were paying under Bill Clinton, back when our economy created 23 million new jobs — the biggest budget surplus in history and everybody did well.
"Just like we’ve tried their plan, we tried our plan — and it worked. That’s the difference," Obama said in Oakland, Calif., in remarks released by the campaign.
Obama is traveling to Mansfield and Akron, Ohio, Tuesday to deliver remarks at grassroots events on his vision for middle-class job growth and paying down the debt, according to the campaign.