After watching this clip (which is a few days old, as it happens) I am absolutely convinced that no one can better articulate the shortcomings — and failures — of this administration’s economic policies than Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan:
The poverty rate among women is at a seventeen year high. Over five million women have just left the workforce. Fewer women are working today than when he took office. And so, of the people who have gotten hit the hardest…it’s women.
This is an excellent answer and a devastating indictment of the last four years. Meanwhile, the Left is utterly obsessed with painting Mitt Romney as a misogynistic plutocrat — a man who disparages women and seeks to ban contraception and abortion in all fifty states. They’re desperate — and for good reason. But the truth is that the real threat to women is not Mitt Romney; rather, it’s four more years of Obamanomics. Today, for example, women are less likely to be collecting a paycheck or actively seeking employment opportunities.
Why? Because the president’s misguided policies have failed to jump-start the economy and create jobs.Continue reading →