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-- and and that goes on the nine where we hear nothing about solutions and just waiting for the Republicans to put something up.
-- -- twelve gets closer and closer and closer.
You talk about how the Republicans who can win.
You also recently write about how they might shoot themselves in the but how could they get in trouble in this election what would be the possible.
Problems were a GOP contender.
Well this -- on the Wall Street Journal column last week that's available via a website -- dot com look they're they're essentially six thanks first.
If they forget who the real targets are in this race Italy talk to themselves.
Independents Hispanics college educated voters and young people have been falling away from Obama some of them are for up for grabs Republicans need to go after.
Senior citizens and work.
Working class voters were not in his camp last time around and or even less in his camp today and those are big important groups.
The tone is going to be important they can't just simply be questioned his.
Integrity is Americanism is patriotism they got to go use his words and his actions to indict his policies his actions and his and his legislation.
They need rebut the personal attacks if he's gonna be coming with we saw this earlier this year.
When he took on Paul Ryan we've got to go out there Republicans have got to -- and set the record straight not anger.
But a disappointment with regret I'm not vitriol.
We gotta keep -- focus on the right part of the Tea Party here's the Tea Party movement here's the Tea Party sentiment.
Let's not get so taught caught up and talking to the Tea Party leaders that we forget the broader sentiment that gave rise to the movement in the first place.
And finally to tactical things Republicans have got to have a massive get out the vote operation -- an article in time magazine.
Showing how the Obama campaign is -- beginning to lay the ground work for its effort.
Republican National Committee and state Republican parties and only institutions which can mount a counter offensive.
And they've got to do and I finally we can't play it safe -- -- -- bad economy bad policies the president trouble with key voter groups.
Making some bad strategic decisions about his campaign and his presidency.
But the Republicans cannot play it's a followed Tom Dewey in 1948.
And assume is simply because economy's going to be bad they could just play it -- they got to be bold whether prescriptions and have an optimistic and forward looking agenda.
That they defend and and articulate to the American people.
Why I've heard from Miami Republican sources that if the effort of getting out the vote that is gonna be so meaningful here and the thing that possibly should be worried about most.
But I -- to ask you about jobs because this seems to be something that will be a very big issue in this election.
And on Friday late in the day when I guess they hope everybody else would have gotten home are gone on vacation they put out a report.
That showed that stimulus spending you know we spent 666.
Billion dollars on stimulus.
Created 2.4 million jobs if you do the math that means we spent 278000.
Dollars per job.
We would have been better off just sending a 100000 dollars everybody have been unemployed.
What do you make.
Well I loved -- -- report comes out on Friday afternoon.
And by today this afternoon.
The White House is attacking its -- council of economic advisors report.
-- it's factually inaccurate and faulty analysis and some hyperventilating rhetoric -- look we know it was a failure the president saying you know here here here's the chart.
There was a president's own -- that sit here so much -- documented by Christine Romer and and M Bernstein -- -- page for that lovely chart that says if we have if we have the stimulus plan.
Unemployment will top out and 8% by the end of the summer of 20092.
It will be roughly six point 7% today.
Did happen it's the president's own words the president's own actions this document is available on the Internet all you gotta do is Google Romer Bernstein you know pop up as the number one -- -- Read it if you do if you in any carries the president's own promises so.
It's a president who told us this thing was gonna achieve a certain thing and -- the president now has to live with -- fact has been an utter failure.
-- like -- you're gonna love this we sort of extrapolated the numbers.
To figure out what kind of bail let you need to have to go to full employment -- have to get jobs for six point two million people.
And a rate of 278000.
Per job we have to spend one point seven truly.
We gonna be well and if you don't figure out what -- ultimately could cost -- -- to go full keynesian way here.
Yeah -- look at the reason why this thing as a failure.
That you don't want I was in government I learned to read these sings in the most important thing is to read the -- -- deceased.
And if you read appendix one.
What it says is that for every dollar of expenditure on this stimulus bill -- be a dollar 55 in economic growth if that -- true.
Then why we stop at 830 billion dollars we should -- down like the ten trillion dollar stimulus bill.
And had a fifteen trillion dollar -- our economy.
And we -- thrown a heck of a party on the difference between this is based upon the theory that as a nation we can spend our way to prosperity.
And there's no data were getting ever have to pay the piper and we know that's just simply not the way the world works no country's ever succeeded at that.
Nine point 1% unemployment one point eight.
GDP it's a disaster so far will put that document up on our web site Gerri Willis dot com -- thanks for coming in great CF.
Yeah thanks for him.
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