GO Mr. President!
Round Two of the 2012 Presidential debates airs tonight at 9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/8:00-9:30 p.m. CT. watch it live on CNN, MSNBC, C-SPAN, AND CURRENT TV. Join 3 Chics Politico for live-blogging, starting at 7 p.m. CT. Feel free to drop links, pics, videos, and commentary at anytime.
Keep an eye out for Romney’s lines tonight. We know he’s been dishonest with Americans on his and Paul Ryan’s extreme policies. tonight’s debate is being moderated by Candy Crowley, CNN’s Chief Political Correspondent in a town hall format. Romney doesn’t have any where to hide tonight, and he will have to answer questions from the audience.
How will Romney explain the Romney/Ryan tax plan?
Former President Bill Clinton explains it here:
THE MATH JUST DOESN’T ADD UP
How will Romney explain the Romney/Ryan Jobs plan?
Mitt Romney may bring up his five-point jobs plan at tonight’s debate, but his math doesn’t add up — the very studies Romney cites disprove his own claims. This morning, the Washington Post published a fact-check debunking Romney’s dishonest claim that he’ll create 12 million jobs.
The Washington Post’s final rating on Romney’s jobs math? Four Pinocchios. Read the full review here and then share the facts about Romney’s arithmetic with your friends and family.
How will Mitt Romney explain the Romney/Ryan Medicare-VOUCHER plan?
Mitt Romney and his running mate Paul Ryan have a plan to turn Medicare into a voucher system — and they say that shouldn’t worry anyone. But a nonpartisan report released yesterday shows that if Romney’s plan had been in place this year for today’s seniors, nearly 60 percent would have had to pay more to get the same coverage that they enjoy today. Report: Seniors will have to pay more under Romney’s plan to turn Medicare into a voucher system Read about it here. and pass it on!
Romney likes to brag that he balanced the budget in Massachusetts without raising taxes. But as governor, he created or raised more than 1,000 taxes and fees, including ones on nurses, barbers, electricians, and more. Romney talks a lot about his bipartisan record as governor, but both Massachusetts Democrats and Republicans agree that Romney was an ineffective leader. Check out this graphicabout how Romney’s fees cost middle-class Bay Staters millions, and share it with others.
How will Mitt Romney explain the Romney/Ryan stance on trade with China?
Romney likes to talk tough on China — but he stands to profit from Chinese companies that use the same unfair trade practices he says that he’d combat as president.
Let’s get out the vote folks! OBAMA/BIDEN 2012