President Obama’s bus tour (on his $2.2 million dollar bus) is at the taxpayer expense. He hasn’t come up with any of the job growth ideas that he promised, but he did attack Republicans. So, now our tax dollars pay for his campaign? Obama’s economic message on his bus tour is the Republicans are bad.
“…He attacked the Republican presidential field, recalling a moment in last week’s GOP presidential debate when all eight of the candidates said they would refuse to support a budget deal with tax increases, even if tax revenues were outweighed 10-to-1 by spending cuts.
“That’s just not common sense,” Obama told the crowd at a town hall-style meeting in Cannon Falls, Minn.
He criticized one GOP front-runner, Mitt Romney, though not by name, for instituting a health care system while governor of Massachusetts that is similar to the Obama-backed federal law that Republicans now oppose.
“You’ve got a governor who’s running for president right now who instituted the exact same thing in Massachusetts,” the president said. “It’s like they got amnesia.”
He cast himself as a compromiser, a trait White House aides say resonates with independent voters and lives up to his 2008 pledge to change the ways of Washington.
“I make no apologies for being reasonable,” Obama declared. But some Democrats maintain Obama has gone too far, caving in to Republican demands and having little to show for it…” Read here: President Obama attacks GOP field on bus tour.