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Romney Debate Lie Refuted - Romney will not create 12 million jobs the economy will


Presidential Debate Fact-Check and Updates - Live Coverage - Election 2012 - NYTimes.com: "Mr. Romney promised to create 12 million jobs over the next four years if he is elected president. That is actually about as many jobs as the economy is already expected to create, according to some economic forecasters.

In its semiannual long-term economic forecast released in April, Macroeconomic Advisers projected that the economy would add 11.8 million jobs from 2012 to 2016. Moody’s Analytics, another forecasting firm, projects similar job growth. That means Mr. Romney believes his newly announced policies would add an extra 200,000 jobs on top of what people already expected, or a jobs bonus of about 2 percent."

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Romney's claim that he'll add 12 million jobs in his first term is exactly what the economy will do whether or not he is President. No, wait a minute. If he is President there is every chance he will find a way to ruin that simple and predictable prospect. Obama makes no such pledges because they are like sun or snow, they happen regardless. But Romney is a con artist and gullible people may go ooh and ah, particularly if the media goes silent in the face of the wall of lies that Mitt builds daily. Our job is to tell the truth wherever it falls.

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