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Democrats to taunt Romney as he drives through Fla



dncbus.jpgMitt Romney will have some unwelcome company in Florida Monday as he takes a bus tour from St Augustine to Orlando to Miami. Details of the Romney tour are still murky, but the Democratic National Committee intends to follow him in their own bus emblazened with the logo, "Romney Economics: The Middle Class Under the Bus."

Said the DNC: "Throughout Mitt Romney's career, middle-class families have frequently found themselves thrown under the bus as a result of his failed record and top-down economic policies. When Romney was Governor of Massachusetts, the number of business startups fell by 10 percent and hit its lowest point during his last year in office. Massachusetts ranked 47th out of 50 in job creation, and Romney hiked taxes and fees by $750 million a year in addition to saddling the Commonwealth with the highest debt per person in the country," wrote the DNC in a release about the tour, which also says Romney's economic policies would "erode middle-class security."

[Last modified: Thursday, August 9, 2012 10:12pm]


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