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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

'They Didn’t Build That'

Paul Krugman:

They Didn’t Build That: A few thoughts related to the fake controversy over Obama’s “you didn’t build that”:

First, sure enough, the self-reliant businessman featured in Romney’s ads was the beneficiary of large government loans and contracts. This doesn’t make him a bad guy; pretending that he did it all himself does.

And as many others have pointed out, what does it say about Romney’s campaign that to run against a sitting president, one with a three and a half year track record, they have to lie about what he said to find a point of attack? ...

    Posted by on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 12:33 AM in Economics, Politics | Permalink  Comments (49)


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