Mitt the "Flipper" Does it Again, Says He Actually Wants to Hire More Teachers, Police and Firefighters. Is Mittens Lying Again?
Every time Mitt Romney flip flops another face-palm is born. If it
weren’t bad enough that Mitt Romney is dead-even with President Obama in
the polls, the fact that he’s doing it while flip flopping on a daily
basis is just plain sad. And once again, Romney has reversed himself.
During an interview on Fox News on Tuesday morning, Romney flip
flopped on his previous assertion that America doesn’t need more police
officers, teachers, and firefighters and that we shouldn’t hire anymore
people to do those jobs, despite the fact that America is in desperate
need of them.
In the wake of President Obama criticizing Romney for being “out of touch” Mitt appeared on Fox to run away from his comments.
￼”That’s a very strange accusation,” Romney said. “Of
course, teachers and firemen and policemen are hired at the local level
and also by states. The federal government doesn’t pay for teachers,
firefighters or policemen. So obviously that’s completely absurd. He’s
got a new idea, though, and that is to have another stimulus and to have
the federal government send money to try and bail out cities and
states. It didn’t work the first time. It certainly wouldn’t work the
Here’s the video:
Romney has actually done more than contradict his own statement
regarding teachers, police, and firemen. His statement also absolved
President Obama of blame for the loss of public jobs. First, Romney says
that it is state and local governments that pay for teachers, police
and firefighters, not the federal government. So all those public
employee layoffs in red states are the fault of the Republicans. And
then Romney points out that President Obama has been trying to send
relief funding to the states to save these jobs. Obama has been
prevented from doing this, of course, by Republicans in Congress.
Mitt Romney is constantly contradicting himself and Americans are
constantly buying his crap. How many times does this guy have to stick
his foot in his mouth before Americans start to get a bad taste in
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