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OBAMA: Gingrich right with ‘food stamp’ label

Letter by Tom Settles, Gig Harbor on Jan. 19, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 110 Comments »
January 19, 2012 1:56 pm

Newt Gingrich has correctly labeled Barack Obama the “food stamp president.”

Now our president has refused to allow the building of the Keystone pipeline, which would cut our need for Mideast oil by 40 to 45 percent and would create 20,000-plus private sector jobs. The bipartisan American Jobs Panel gave Obama an “F” for failing to enact any of its 46 recommendations made in 2010 and only partially acting on two of those 46.

Obama took office with 6.8 percent unemployment and $10 trillion debt. After three years his policies have given us 8.7 percent unemployment and $16.1 trillion debt.

I suspect the White House realizes that Gingrich has found a tag for Obama that sums up his failed presidency that all voters will understand.

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