Just days after President Obama told donors, “We tried our plan, and it worked,” we learn that the GDP grew at a sickly 1.5 percent annual rate between April and June as Americans cut back on spending.

If ever there was a time for a rapid-response ad:

Make it happen, Romney camp!

Who built that, President Obama? Did somebody else make that happen?

Darn headwinds!

Clearly only one thing can save us from economic catastrophe:

But of course, it’s Mitt Romney who’s having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week.

Even Piers Morgan gets it. Piers Morgan!

But no worries. The private sector is doin’ fine!

A parting idea for stimulating growth: