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Mitt Romney: Actually, I Did a Heck of a Job as the Governor of MA

J'Owen Wrote: Jun 09, 2012 4:34 PM
I would like to see your source for facts. As far as I know when Romney became governor of Massachusettes, there was a $1.5 Bil deficit. When he left, the budget was balance even with the state's universal health care. As a "management consultant" in the business industry, Romney had to become an efficiency expert. He would necessarily have to know about economics, finances, workforce optimization, etc... One can only hope he becomes our next Chief Executive, and eliminates every ounce of waste the executive branch has accumulated in its rotten bowels over the years. He can start with the EPA if I had my choice. One thing is for sure. If he doesn't, it won't be from a lack of knowing what to do.

On Friday, Team Romney unveiled a new campaign ad touting his leadership credentials and defending his record as the governor of Massachusetts.

In other words, the former Massachusetts governor (a) balanced the budget four years in a row without raising taxes and (b) reduced the Bay State unemployment rate to 4.7 percent. These are two laudable achievements. President Obama, by contrast, has presided over four consecutive trillion-dollar deficits and -- lest we forget -- unemployment remains above 8 percent. This is his record. Sure, Obama supporters will...