Is Romney Using A Double Standard To Defend His Record On Jobs? | Talking Points Memo

The Romney campaign knows it has some explaining to do.

On Sunday, the campaign defended the former Massachusetts governor’s jobs record, arguing that the state’s bottom-of-the-barrel status as 47th in job creation ignores the improvement made between the beginning and end of Romney term. But when it comes to attacking President Obama’s jobs record, the Romney campaign doesn’t always apply the same standard.For example, the campaign’s press secretary Andrea Saul sang a different tune last month:


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