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In critical Ohio, Obama rips
Romney ad on auto industry
as ‘scare’ tactic

Washington Post, by David Nakamura

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Posted By:kennedylaw, 11/2/2012 2:11:42 PM

President Obama on Friday blasted Mitt Romney for using “scare” tactics in claiming that U.S. car companies are moving jobs to China, and the Republican challenger warned in another battleground state that reelecting the president would lead to another showdown in Congress next year over the debt ceiling. Obama, speaking in this town about 12 miles northwest of Columbus, accused Romney of frightening Americans with false claims of job losses “just to scare up some votes.”

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When the truth is scary, does that make telling the truth a scare tactic?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 11/2/2012 2:48:37 PM     (No. 8982806)

Under Obama, the truth HAS been scary!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SgtMike, 11/2/2012 2:52:00 PM     (No. 8982824)

The ad is true.Alot of Jeep production is moving to China. Fiat confirms.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Javelin, 11/2/2012 3:01:40 PM     (No. 8982859)

The ad is misleading as is all of the rhetoric about "shipping" jobs. We live in a global economy and manufacturing companies are going to manufacture in their key markets, or nearby, having in consideration all of the costs involved.
China is the largest auto market in the world. Of course, popular vehicles such as Jeep, will be built there. The best-selling car in China is a Buick model (a type not solde in the USA). Chevrolet is the top selling make overall routinely. Should GM shareholders (us included) be denied the cash that pours into GM because some Lefty thinks companies should ignore economic reality and provide lifetime sinecures? I think not.
Fiat execs have acknowledged that it is conceivable that all Jeeps may be made in
China at some point. A new Jeep model is expected to be produced in Italy and may be exported to the US.
We need to stop this silliness about international business and step up to the challenges of competing. We can build here and compete. We have to stop whining first.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 11/2/2012 3:06:44 PM     (No. 8982885)

I heard some of this hissy fit. obama is such a fairy. At times his voice sounded screechy like he was going through puberty. What an embarassment!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/2/2012 3:07:16 PM     (No. 8982887)

Hey, first up, Unions are totally stripped of the money Obie stole and gave to them. Next they are outlawed, no more thug in lambs costumes. Next the original stockholders are made whole, at the expense of the Unions then lastly the DEM party is sued to pay for all of it!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Kristen, 11/2/2012 3:10:26 PM     (No. 8982906)

As for scare tactics: nobody has done it more than Obama. War against (fill in blank), putting blacks in chains, etc. etc. etc.

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