The Romney campaign last November ran ads that the Obama administration “sold Chrysler to Italians who are going to build Jeeps in China.”
It was pounced on as false by the old media. The Tampa Bay Times called it “Lie of the Year“
Well suuuprise, suuprise, suuuprise. Reuters reported Jan. 17 Fiat sees at least 100,000 Jeeps made in China in 2014.
Why do the Republicans even give these dinosaurs the time of day? Why do they let them moderate their debates? They have not an ounce of credibility.
In Pennsylvania — a state at this moment controlled by Republicans — these propagandists are subsidized by state mandates requiring things like municipal bids, new ordinances and county sheriff sales to be advertised in them — at inflated cost it should be noted — at taxpayer expense.
The information could be disseminated much more cheaply and efficiently on government websites. It would be searchable and available to those who don’t subscribe to the paper of records, and it would be in easily accessed archives for those interested in keeping tabs on such things.
Why has this not been done? What would Rahm Emanuel do? What do people think the Republicans are the stupid party?