Fact Checker Destroys Obama's Bush Tax Cut Claim

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    tsk tsk, Obama lying to the people again
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    Now Governor Romney believes that with even bigger tax cuts for the wealthy, and fewer regulations on Wall Street, all of us will prosper. In other words, he’d double down on the same trickle-down policies that led to the crisis in the first place.”

    — President Obama, in a new two-minute television ad released Sept. 27, 2012



    The Pinocchio Test

    It is time for the Obama campaign to retire this talking point, no matter how much it seems to resonate with voters. The financial crisis of 2008 stemmed from a variety of complex factors, in particular the bubble in housing prices and the rise of exotic financial instruments. Deregulation was certainly an important factor, but as the government commission concluded, the blame for that lies across administrations, not just in the last Republican one.

    In any case, the Bush tax cuts belong at the bottom of the list — if at all. Moreover, it is rather strange for the campaign to cite as its source an article that, according to the author, does not support this assertion.

    all of it and video here
    Fact Checker Destroys Obama's Bush Tax Cut Claim - President Obama - Fox Nation
     
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    This is a thread supposedly based on facts yet Bob is pointing out that the source and facts are bullshit. How is that deflection? Or is this like socialism and communism where you people latch onto a buzz word you don't understand?
     
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    Fox Nation? Fact Checker? Get real...
     
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