Ugh, why can’t we have a presidential election between two good candidates focused on addressing perhaps the biggest problem society has ever faced — global warming — while genuinely boosting jobs, the economy, and quality of life in this country?
Why do we have a presidential candidate who, if elected, would kill clean energy programs (for no good economic reason) after taking credit for the jobs created by such programs (thanks to another president)?
Anyway, as we prepare for tonight’s debate, here’s one more absurdity that makes me say “ugh” and wonder how we can improve politics in this country again:
Debate fact-check: Romney trying to take credit for Obama’s green jobs growth. (via Red Green & Blue)
The centerpiece of Mitt Romney’s campaign: Obama hasn’t created enough jobs, but Romney will create 12 million in his first term. There’s just one small problem with that: The claim is utterly and completely fraudulent. There is no actually Romney plan. Glen Kessler, the Washington Post’s fact…
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