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Eight Arguments You've Probably Heard Against Mitt Romney

beowulfe Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 11:15 AM
"Paul Ryan's budget relies on the same $700 billion in savings from Medicare that Mitt Romney and other Republicans have been attacking Democrats about." The big difference: Obama takes that money and uses it to partially fund another gargantuan government program specifically designed to drive this nation further into debt. In other words, Obama makes the situation worse. The Ryan Plan calls for that $700 billion to not be spent, but saved to shore up Medicare for future generations. Which do YOU think is the better choice?
PurpleStateBlueVote Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 11:18 AM
No, the Ryan plan calls for the $700 billion to simply not be spent. Oh, and completely unrelated, his plan also calls for a hugely regressive tax cut. Of course those two have nothing to do with each other.

The American people face an important choice in November.  They will either re-elect President Barack Obama for another four-year term, or they will replace him with Governor Mitt Romney.  Rather than recapitulate the case against a second term for the incumbent, let's scrutinize eight of the top prevailing arguments against electing his Republican challenger.  Each of the following anti-Romney indictments has been advanced -- explicitly, or through surrogates -- by the president's campaign and the Democratic Party.  Below you'll find my sincere attempt to address these criticisms in a balanced and honest way, even as I openly...

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