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The Four Lies About the Economy That Obama Needs Voters to Believe

Jay Wye Wrote: Jun 07, 2012 10:16 AM
I like them both,but I will not see their movies anymore. I refuse to contribute to their salaries,that they use against America by supporting socialists.

President Barack Obama's re-election turns on his ability to convince voters that 1) Obama inherited a "Great Recession," 2) every "independent" economist supported the "stimulus," 3) "bipartisan" economists agree that Obama's stimulus worked, and 4) as actor Morgan Freeman puts it, racist Republicans say, "Screw the country ... we're going to do whatever we can to get this black man outta here" -- nothing to do with deeply held policy differences.

That's a lot of merchandise to push.

1) Take this "Great Recession" business.

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