"Romney and President Obama are both, let's be honest, city slickers," reports Ari Shapiro of National Public Radio. "That's a big change for the American presidency, says Dee Davis, president of the Center for Rural Strategies," based in Whitesburg, Ky. "If it's Reagan on a horse or Clinton, the man from Hope, there's always been this kind of visual narrative or this story that to be president you had to be able to handle the wilderness, be comfortable outside of the city," Davis told Shapiro. "It's just part of the lore."
"One cameraman told ABC News that he was being paid by the Romney campaign to shoot an ad. No doubt that footage will resurface on a television screen near you sometime between now and November," Michael Falcone and Emily Friedman report for the network.
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