Romney: Obama’s economic approach ’immoral’

Mary Altaffer AP In this May 29, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks in … Continued

Mary Altaffer


In this May 29, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks in Las Vegas. President Barack Obama’s campaign was opening a new critique of Mitt Romney’s record on Wednesday, focusing attention on the Republican nominee’s economic agenda while he served as governor of Massachusetts.

“I think it’s not just bad economics, I think it’s immoral for us to pass on those burdens [of high deficits] to our kids. If I’m president I’ll go after that deficit and get America on track to a balanced budget.”

Mitt Romney Calls Barack Obama’s economic approach immoral.

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  • JefComment

    So, what’s the morality of Romney’s saying that, when his only concrete plans (cutting taxes further for those who need it least) will increase deficits far more than Obama’s common sense approach?

    Romney is pretty much a moral cipher: there’s no there there, and who can tel lif there ever was?

  • ravensfan20008

    Funny, don’t remember him saying anything about it when Dubya was running things. It’s almost like he’s just saying things to try and get elected…

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