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Cutter: Okay Fine, We've Been Lying About Romney's Tax Plan

rhinegarten Wrote: Oct 07, 2012 10:35 AM
...and it never occurred to Obama or the Democrats that true spending cuts and the downsizing of government were sorely needed in order to correct the fact that revenues were down? Instead of adressing the problem we got Obamacare. I suppose this is all Bush's fault.

One of the strongest elements of Mitt Romney's spectacular debate performance was his decisive rejoinder to the president's oft-repeated allegation that the Republican plans to raise taxes on middle class families.  Obama said Romney has designs on an unpaid-for $5 trillion tax cut that would eventually necessitate higher tax bills for average Americans.  Romney flatly rejected the claim by calling it false, then explained what he actually has in mind.  But the president returned to the "$5 trillion" well on several subsequent occasions, prompting more rebuttals from his challenger. and CNN reviewed Obama's accusation, and found it wanting....