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Obama Talking Point Three — Prosperity And Growth

9:21AM ON 10/22/2012
BY Beth Comery

clinton at dnc If you want a robust economy, and a job, put a Democrat in the White House. Some facts from Uncle Bill.

You see, we believe that “we’re all in this together” is a far better philosophy than “you’re on your own.” (Cheers, applause.) It is.

So who’s right? (Cheers.) Well, since 1961, for 52 years now, the Republicans have held the White House 28 years, the Democrats, 24. In those 52 years, our private economy has produced 66 million private sector jobs.

So what’s the job score? Republicans, 24 million; Democrats, 42 (million). (Cheers, applause.)

Complete transcript and video of President Clinton’s DNC speech at Politico.

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