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DiabloViejo
06-21-2012, 03:30 PM
Romney To Republican Governor: Discussing The Economic Recovery Will Hurt My Election Chances
By Tara Culp-Ressler on Jun 21, 2012 at 9:30 am
thinkprogress.com (http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2012/06/21/503533/romney-republican-governor-economic-recovery/)

http://thinkprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/scott_romney-300x214.jpg

Republican governors in states across the country have been touting their states’ economic growth, pointing to falling unemployment rates and continued signs of economic recovery. Gov. Terry Branstad (R-IA) has expressed frustration (http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2012/06/14/499911/branstad-romney-gloomy/) that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is using his state as an example of the nation’s economic woes.

However, since positive economic messages directly contradict (http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2012/05/21/487728/gop-governors-contradict-romneys-message-that-the-economy-isnt-improving/) Romney’s central campaign push — convincing voters that Obama has made the economy worse (http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2012/01/08/400146/romney-returns-to-false-attack-obama-made-the-economy-worse/) — the Romney campaign would prefer to downplay any signs of recovery.

In fact, the Romney campaign has directly asked Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) to “tone down” his positive statements about Florida’s improving economy because they inconveniently clash with Romney’s national narrative. Two campaign officials confirmed that Scott has been asked to instead say that his state’s economy would improve under a Republican presidency, Bloomberg News reports:

<span style="color: #000099">What’s unfolding in Florida highlights a dilemma for the Romney campaign: how to allow Republican governors to take credit for economic improvements in their states while faulting Obama’s stewardship of the national economy. Republican governors in Ohio, Virginia, Michigan and Wisconsin also have highlighted improving economies. [...]

A Romney adviser made the request this week to Scott’s staff after press releases from the governor’s re-election campaign and Internet messages from the Florida Chamber of Commerce trumpeted the state’s drop to 8.6 percent unemployment rate in May from 8.7 percent in April, the people said. The national unemployment rate is 8.2 percen</span>t.

Although Romney continues to lament the economic failures of the country under President Obama, even his campaign now acknowledges that things are improving. As Americans continue to climb their way out of the Great Recession, the GOP’s contradictory messages (http://2012.talkingpointsmemo.com/2012/03/job-growth-splits-national-state-republicans.php) aren’t telling them the whole truth about a slowly recovering economy. (END)

LOL! This is not real, but it pretty much sums it up!:
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LWW
06-21-2012, 04:47 PM
So we are in a booming economy again ... until the regime tells you otherwise.

DiabloViejo
06-21-2012, 05:05 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body">So we are in a booming economy again ... until the regime tells you otherwise. </div></div>

No, Forrest Hump, the economy is not booming. However, it <u>is</u> slowly recovering (no thanks to your GOP heroes). It would be doing much better if the Republican traitors in Congress were not committed to a strategy of obstructionism even when it goes against the needs of the people. I know that this is hard for you to understand, since you are not a smart man Mr. Hump, but just remember what Momma told you: "You have to do the best with what God gave you."

Soflasnapper
06-21-2012, 06:40 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body">So we are in a booming economy again ... until the regime tells you otherwise. </div></div>

A GOOD ENOUGH comeback from the depths that the GOP govs are talking it up as good news, resulting from their policies.

You have a problem with that, take it up with the GOP govs.

I can report that Florida's UE is down <s>more than 2 points, maybe 4 points. </s> 2.8%. Down from 11.4% (http://www.google.com/publicdata/explore?ds=z1ebjpgk2654c1_&met_y=unemployment_rate&idim=state:ST120000&fdim_y=seasonality:S&dl=en&hl=en&q=florida+unemployment)

Gayle in MD
06-22-2012, 07:00 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: DiabloViejo</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Romney To Republican Governor: Discussing The Economic Recovery Will Hurt My Election Chances
By Tara Culp-Ressler on Jun 21, 2012 at 9:30 am
thinkprogress.com (http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2012/06/21/503533/romney-republican-governor-economic-recovery/)

http://thinkprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/scott_romney-300x214.jpg

Republican governors in states across the country have been touting their states’ economic growth, pointing to falling unemployment rates and continued signs of economic recovery. Gov. Terry Branstad (R-IA) has expressed frustration (http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2012/06/14/499911/branstad-romney-gloomy/) that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is using his state as an example of the nation’s economic woes.

However, since positive economic messages directly contradict (http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2012/05/21/487728/gop-governors-contradict-romneys-message-that-the-economy-isnt-improving/) Romney’s central campaign push — convincing voters that Obama has made the economy worse (http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2012/01/08/400146/romney-returns-to-false-attack-obama-made-the-economy-worse/) — the Romney campaign would prefer to downplay any signs of recovery.

In fact, the Romney campaign has directly asked Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) to “tone down” his positive statements about Florida’s improving economy because they inconveniently clash with Romney’s national narrative. Two campaign officials confirmed that Scott has been asked to instead say that his state’s economy would improve under a Republican presidency, Bloomberg News reports:

<span style="color: #000099">What’s unfolding in Florida highlights a dilemma for the Romney campaign: how to allow Republican governors to take credit for economic improvements in their states while faulting Obama’s stewardship of the national economy. Republican governors in Ohio, Virginia, Michigan and Wisconsin also have highlighted improving economies. [...]

A Romney adviser made the request this week to Scott’s staff after press releases from the governor’s re-election campaign and Internet messages from the Florida Chamber of Commerce trumpeted the state’s drop to 8.6 percent unemployment rate in May from 8.7 percent in April, the people said. The national unemployment rate is 8.2 percen</span>t.

Although Romney continues to lament the economic failures of the country under President Obama, even his campaign now acknowledges that things are improving. As Americans continue to climb their way out of the Great Recession, the GOP’s contradictory messages (http://2012.talkingpointsmemo.com/2012/03/job-growth-splits-national-state-republicans.php) aren’t telling them the whole truth about a slowly recovering economy. (END)

LOL! This is not real, but it pretty much sums it up!:
https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/480063_436973546337291_974829194_n.jpg


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Proof of the lengths Romney and the Repigs will go to maintain their disgusting lies, denials and obstruction.

Pathetic!

G.