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President Obama launched a bus tour today traveling across the midwest He stopped and Minnesota and I.
Iowa and we'll finish up in Illinois -- on Wednesday.
It's being billed as a quote listening tour so the president can find out for himself how America is doing in this economy.
They -- -- from the GOP points out what mr.
Obama is likely to see.
There was a man who promised us sunny skies.
He -- we can spend our way out of that tax our way out we could pay our fair share.
The road ahead -- Does He drives into the Verizon.
181000 construction jobs have been lost since so we'll still.
111000 and 6000 construction jobs lost since -- You know.
-- Point 2% on.
It's time to change course towards clear skies.
And now -- -- high former can -- kick communications director for the Republican.
National committee thanks -- for joining us Obama looked a little out of place.
On a bus doesn't He look more comfortable lounging back in the comfort of -- 747.
Jumbo corporate Air Force One.
If well you know He doesn't like private jet owners but that's one that we all -- and it's a good means of travel forum but.
What we see is he's taken this boss for.
Although it's really a campaign event in Europe if it looks like a duck sounds like conduct acts like a -- it is -- -- and these look like campaign events they sound like campaign events the rhetoric that He uses the warm up music from Bruce Springsteen are you to.
And then really.
Where they're held our campaign events at Iowa.
Minnesota right key campaign states are there are swing states that are up for grabs right now sure it but but that's about -- plus or a little bit taxpayer finance our.
Well unfortunately -- unfortunately.
It is paid for by the taxpayers even -- is clearly -- campaign trip they've decided to somehow listening to war.
Not campaign rocketing which is what they're actually an engaging and and if you go back to of a 2004 campaign.
President Bush did something similar the key differences the bush campaign paid for it.
Right but any idea how much this might cost the taxpayer by the way He flew there on Air Force One He flew there with these Secret Service -- -- trust we're talking.
I look Obama money's money -- numbers guy I'm guessing it's gonna be in the millions.
Absolutely we know the boss is alone forget the fuel -- get the logistics that go with with such a -- for.
But the boss alone cost I think -- to losses of more than a million dollars and this is or money.
Where where were -- trying to be rouble stewards in this new Washington arrow with house Republicans actually cutting spending for the first time.
By the president's wasting this money it.
He's gonna raise apparently a billion dollars which is a lot of money for campaign.
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If it's not only Corky is probably a little strange -- when it comes to protecting the president security nobody questions that you know at all.
Certainly candidates are Republican or -- candidate Obama.
Will have Secret Service protection which is good and proper but this is a boondoggle and it's something unfortunate were paying for.
And we're paying for him to go into key battleground states and to push his campaign message to attack Republicans and that's not proper with our our tax dollars -- -- hi thank you so much for joining us tonight.
-- thank you -- parents are right that Mitt Romney call the president swing through the midwest the quote.
Magical misery tour take a look at the newest Romney at online.
I got five kids and I just want a government that doesn't.
Doesn't take any more money from my kids to enjoy the things that our generation has enjoyed the focus needs to be on real people in real issues -- -- just not worked in industry.
We want a country that we can believe in.
When -- president that we can believe and welcome welcome welcome welcome welcome welcome Minnesota President Obama.
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