Quick Hit Adam Doster Friday October 8th, 2010, 11:04am

Obama: Giannoulias "Doesn't Shift With The Wind"

President Obama, in town for an Alexi Giannoulias fundraiser yesterday, had some kind words for the Democratic U.S. Senate nominee. "He's comfortable in his own skin," the president told a group of supporters. "He doesn't shift with the wind. He doesn't pretend to be something that he's not."

The subtext, of course, is U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk's recent batch of flip-flops, whether it be on health care strategy, climate change, gay rights, or high-speed rail. It's becoming clear that the self-proclaimed "social moderate and fiscal conservative" throws his convictions out the window if he can gain some edge politically. Giannoulias' latest ad, called "More," hits the Republican hard for his votes on the deficit-busting Bush deficits. Watch it:


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