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The policy director for the Romney campaign thanks for coming back to show it's great to have you here.
I wanna get your reaction to what the president was talking about today but first I -- -- hear him talking about the buffer -- here's the president.
Settle for an economy where a shrinking number of people do very very well.
And everybody else is struggling to get by.
Or we can build an economy where were rewarding hard work and response -- An economy where body.
Has a fair shot.
And -- is doing their fair share.
Money is still now it's about fairness.
What do you make of this conversation about the Buffett -- -- Gerri thanks for having me on again you know its interest staying this is probably one of the biggest political stunts in.
In recent memory I mean if if you look at the Buffett tax.
It doesn't accomplish any of the three goals the president set out it doesn't create jobs.
It doesn't help us get the deficit down and it sure doesn't take its interaction tax reform.
So it in in my mind this is I'd love nothing more than a political -- and really.
That the question ought to be what do we need to do to get this economy going again in creating jobs the answer is not raising taxes.
-- it's interesting because now the word he's using all the time when it comes to taxes is fairness.
And that brings up.
Brings to mind as comments about re distributing wealth that you know having an even playing field.
Mean the idea seems to be in the back of his mind somewhere that everybody should sort of be making about the same amount of money and -- not that.
There's an amount over which you shouldn't be making how does Romney responded this kind of this kind of added to this point of view.
Yeah I mean the point of view jury is really one that punishes success.
And what governor Romney has said is that the one sure thing is that if you punish success in America you gonna have a lot less of it.
And governor Romney's approach it is very different.
He believes that we should reward success reward the entrepreneur -- in the dreamers that are looking to build.
A better American economy and and create jobs and that's why he's called for an across the board.
Marginal tax rate cut on the individual side to benefit small businesses in particular and cutting incorporate to finally get it in line in competitive with our out with our competitor nations.
Well a long way to go on all of those tactic topics obviously but there's been -- -- debate.
It's come not just in the last few weeks and that's this idea of a war on women.
Republicans have been accused of waging a war on women and now Mitt Romney's -- around saying no no no it's Obama who's waging a war on on women.
Here is your candidate today talking about this very issue.
I was disappointed.
In listening to the president as he's saying oh Republicans are waging the war on women.
The real war on women.
Is being waged by the president's failed economic policies.
Nine -- 2.3 percent of all the jobs lost during the Obama years have been lost by women.
92 point 3%.
Now he's being attacked today by critics who say.
You're looking in only a certain time -- here if you look further back in the recession what you'll find is the men lost a lot of jobs is that criticism fair.
And what do you make about this debate.
Over women and a war on women.
Well first of all governor -- -- write this administration's economic policies have failed American women.
And -- -- in a major way you heard the statistic that over 90% of jobs lost.
Since Obama took office have belonged to women.
You can added that the fact that over 800000 more women are unemployed today than when Barack Obama took office there -- number of other measures as well.
The Obama administration can can continue to try to deflect blame for this you know they can say it's not our fault.
You gotta look back further in time but this president is going to be held accountable for his record and his record began the first day he took office I don't think they're any Americans.
That would believe otherwise and since that first day in office Barack Obama has had a horrible economic -- it's been particularly harmful to women so.
They can blame and deflect.
And flail about all they want but the reality is this administration has waged an economic war on women there's no question about it.
No one -- win the governor started the race he did really well with -- Lots of support from women and that edged back I'm not really sure -- now when you look at Obama.
Romney head to head on women Obama is leading.
How -- is gonna turn that around.
Well part of it is focusing on the impact that the economies had on women.
Part of it is just in general making the case to the American people that this presidency.
Has been a failed presidency when it comes to an economic recovery.
And you can look across the broad sweep of issues whether it's energy policy -- tax policy -- regulatory policy all the ways.
That americans' pocketbooks have been affected.
And what -- see that this administration's been an abject failure so we'll be making that case between now and November.
And we fully expect that that come that time the American people are gonna line up -- support Mitt Romney.
Well you know in a long way to go before that happens is going to be interesting to see how it all plays out money thanks for coming on the show tonight really appreciate your time thank you.
Thanks thanks Jerry -- has always.
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