Originally Posted by elsolo
That depends, does it not?
If what he used last time didn't touch the original swirl marks, he needs to use something more aggressive.
If what he used last time CAUSED the swirl marks, then the next step is a less aggressive polish or compound.
You generally need to polish out a scratch before buffing out the dullness created by the polishing. If you go right to buffing, you just have a shiny scratch.
I'm just making a judgement on the limited picture I have to go on. From that picture it looks to me like a nice mild polish ought to do the trick nicely...