THE CONSUMER RATINGS ON ROMNEY
When Governor Romney left office, the national economy was good — yet the people of Massachusetts gave him a 34% approval rating. That’s about the same as former President George W. Bush’s approval rating. I think the people of Massachusetts are trying to tell us something.
MITT’S 29 MYTHS IN 38 MINUTES
If your time is short, skip straight to the next item. Because where this list of 29 debate Mittstatements takes a while to review, the Chris Hayes clip below, highlighting just one of the 29, is a must-see 7 minutes.
FOOL ME TWICE, SHAME ON YOU
Saturday, Chris Hayes took 7 minutes to show how Romney is channeling Bush: gearing up for huge tax cuts for the wealthy while claiming that, well, no, he’s not. (Today, if you leave your three kids $3 billion, they inherit just $550 million each. Under Romney/Ryan, they’d inherit the full $1 billion. The difference is about what the government spends on PBS each year. But in Mitt math, a billion isn’t more than half a billion. He’s running for office, for Pete’s sake. You might think we shouldn’t borrow an extra $1.35 billion from the Chinese to make up that lost revenue, but Mitt disagrees. And yet he says those three kids will not come out ahead under his plan, and that we won’t have to borrow from China, because … why?)
Quote of the Day
If Patrick Henry thought that taxation without representation was bad, he should see how bad it is with representation.~The Old Farmer's Almanac
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