(WASHINGTON TIMES) DALLAS — Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney doubled down Wednesday on his latest line of attack against President Obama, saying that the Democrat has presided over the worst economic recovery since the Great Depression — creating a “stagnant economy that fosters government dependency.”

Mr. Romney said the economic policies he plans to pursue as president would speed up the sluggish economic recovery, which has seen the nation’s unemployment rate stuck above 8 percent for 43 straight months, the number of people receiving food stamps grow to 47 million and nearly one in six living in poverty.

“Under President Obama, we have a stagnant economy that fosters government dependency,” Mr. Romney said in a USA Today op-ed. “My policies will create a growing economy that fosters upward mobility.”

Read more: Romney escalates attack on Obama’s economic vision – Washington Times http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/sep/19/romney-continues-attack-obamas-economic-vision/#ixzz26vVMdvG5
Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter

Note: Read our discussion guidelines before commenting.

Leave a Reply