Obama's Policies Have Imploded... and Mitt Romney Had Nothing to Do With It
September 17, 2012
RUSH: There's utter incompetence on parade with Obama's domestic policy. There is incompetence on parade in foreign policy. It's falling apart. It's imploding. Our foreign policy, United States foreign policy, which includes national security, is literally disintegrating before our eyes, falling apart. It's scary as it can be. And Mitt Romney isn't responsible for any of it. Mitt Romney has had nothing to do with it. Mitt Romney's had nothing to do with harming our economy. Mitt Romney has proposed plans to save it and revive it, and it's not hard to do. It's not hard to get started. It is Barack Obama who is at war with this country. Recent events prove it. This is not a cliche. It's not a figure of speech. Obama is at war with the US economy.http://www.rushimg.com/cimages//media/obamamontages/obamapoliciesmontage5_pix/999975-1-eng-GB/ObamaPoliciesMontage5_Pix.jpg
Look at what's happening to the US middle class. It is shrinking. It's becoming the lower class. It's becoming the lower class precisely because of policies put in place by this administration. Mitt Romney has had nothing to do with harming the middle class. But like our foreign policy, Obama's destroying it. Romney has done nothing to harm education. Romney's plans would revitalize it, bring freedom of choice to parents. Obama has defunded school choice in Washington. Obama has said parents in Washington will not have a choice in where their kids go to school like he does because his loyalty is to teachers and horrible deteriorating, disintegrating schools.
Obama hasn't spoken out against the striking teachers in Chicago, and we know why. Because of me. But would he have anyway? Mitt Romney hasn't done a thing to harm General Motors or Chrysler. Today, "General Motors Pushing US to Sell Stake -- The Treasury Department is resisting General Motors' push for the government to sell off its stake in the auto maker, The Wall Street Journal reports. Following a $50 billion bailout in 2009, the US taxpayers now own almost 27% of the company.
"But the newspaper said GM executives are now chafing at that, saying it hurts the company's reputation and its ability to attract top talent due to pay restrictions." General Motors is saying that they've got a branding problem because of Obama ownership. General Motors is saying that they cannot hire the best people, who love cars and could help revitalize the company, because they're governed by what Obama says people can make.
And as you all know, Barack Obama is at war with successful, high-earning individuals and wants to do something about it. So at his automobile company, there is a limit on how much anybody can make. And, as such, people called to go in there and perhaps reverse the direction of General Motors, want no part of it because GM is a joke. It's laughed at. It's called "Government Motors," and you can't make any money there. Barack Obama thinks this is "saving" the company.
Barack Obama thinks this is "saving" the US auto industry.
All he's done is take this company further into debt, promising endless pensions and health care benefits for retired autoworkers (starting at age 50) who now own the company. It was Obama who destroyed the investors of General Motors, the bondholders, including the pension funds. Mitt Romney had nothing to do with it. Mitt Romney has done nothing to outsource jobs. Mitt Romney hasn't done diddlysquat to outsource jobs.
But in this General Motors example, Obama's branding, tax, and regulatory policy statements have chased companies overseas. Make no mistake about it: American companies are expanding overseas where there are fewer limits on growth, investment, regulation, tax policy and regulations on compensation. This is what is happening to the country. I, ladies and gentlemen, don't think that it is going unnoticed by a majority of people who are going to vote.
There's too much going wrong.
There's too much destruction.
There's too much implosion.
The majority of people that live in this country do not agree with Obama that this country's guilty. The majority of Americans who vote in this country do not think that we need to pay a price for our evil ways in the past or that he need we need to be cut down to size. A majority of people that vote in this country do not believe that American exceptionalism should be wiped out as a concept. Barack Obama is running for office as if he is the outsider. He's running for office as though he's not been in office for 3-1/2 years.
Barack Obama is running a campaign oriented toward defeating the current president. He's running against himself, but not saying so. He's the insider. He's the candidate of big government. He's the candidate who has given us his policies that are shutting coal mines and public utilities, driving up the cost of electricity, blocking domestic drilling everywhere he can, driving up the cost of gasoline, blocking business expansion, driving down employment -- and borrowing trillion dollars of dollars, which is destroying the value of our currency.
All of this is being done by one man and his administration: Barack Obama. Mitt Romney has had nothing to do with it, and Mitt Romney wouldn't get anywhere near replicating any of this!