Was just playing around and came up with this response to Mitt Romney’s 5 point plan….. (The five points were exactly the same as the last two contendors, btw)
“We tried that.
We tried that in 2004. Four years later we had an re-election of that policy in the middle of the economic collapse it caused. My previous opponent, John McCain, lost to me, because he held too tight onto that same platform; he didn’t change from what we all saw, didn’t work… .
Now let me show you.... we know what does work….
Over 5 million private sector jobs created since my team took office.
New housing starts now higher than when I took office.
Consumer confidence now higher than when I took office.
A Stock Market now higher, than when I took office.
Gas Prices, now down to about the same as three weeks before I took office…
General Motors is selling more cars than when I took office.
Coal exports are now the highest since 1981.
More homegrown gas and oil drilled in the United States then before I took office.
Natural gas prices a hell of a lot lower now than when I took office.
Renewable Energy, off the charts higher now than when I took office….
Middle America is paying far less taxes than when I took office.
So don’t you go chasing after the first $5000 suit that says he can do better… Do it like your grandparents did… Say .. “Show me… Show me how this will work, cause I’ve already seen how it don’t work…. I saw in 2004. I saw in 2005, I saw in 2006, I saw in 2007. And I sure as hell saw it in 2008…”. Now don’t tell me governor, discussion about your track record in Massachusetts is now off limits, cause governor… even Texas Republican Rick Perry called you out to say, ‘boy, you sure messed up there…..
Cause bottom line is… what just took place these last three years… worked… Together, you, all of you, put ourselves to work and together, you built this economy… We said, let’s get this done, rolled up our sleeves, and together we did it… This election, is really about you, your work, your effort… And now, the other side is saying, we need to change direction because YOU didn’t work hard enough…(NOooo) And now, the other side is saying, we need a change in direction because YOU didn’t work cheap enough (NOooo); and now the other side is saying we need a change in direction because you are collecting benefits that costs them too much (NOooo)…
Well, I got news for the other side… We pulled ourselves up after you knocked us down with your 5 point plan! We pulled ourselves up, after you pulled the rug out from under us with your 5 point plan. We pulled ourselves up, after you crashed the economy following a laundry list that does nothing but put OUR money into your friends pockets. and calls it a 5 point plan….. We've been there, Mr. 5 Point Plan, and we aren’t going back again to Mr. ex-President Bush, or is it Mr. ex-presidential hopeful Senator John McCain, or is it face-of-the-week Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, one day a moderate and the next Attila the Hun?.. …
Point is: it doesn't really matter who it is; it’s exactly the same plan… no matter what year, or whose face it is wearing…
America, we have seen what works. We have seen what doesn't.. We've won our regular season… They lost… We got just one more big game, and then…. It's time we take this country to the playoffs….