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In Boca, Wasserman Schultz and busload of critics slam Romney and Ryan

by George Bennett | August 13th, 2012

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Romney critics in Boca Raton today.

BOCA RATON — There’s no need to scramble for Democratic prebuttals and rebuttals to Mitt Romney‘s campaign trip to Florida today. Democrats have put together a busload of critics to slam Romney’s proposals and offer home-state counterpoints to new running mate Paul Ryan and Romney’s record as Massachusetts governor.

The “Romney Economics: Middle Class Under The Bus” tour rumbled from Miami Gardens to Palm Beach County today and is heading for Tampa with Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and others aboard.

Stopping here shortly before noon outside the office of Made In USA Certified, a company that verifies business claims that products are made in America, Wasserman Schultz noted that Ryan isn’t with Romney today but popularity-challenged Gov. Rick Scott introduced Romney at a morning event in St. Augustine.

“Both Mitt Romney and his newly announced running mate, Congressman Paul Ryan, have proposed massive tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires while throwing middle class Americans under the bus. Now, with Florida apparently being a no-fly zone for Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney’s team has finally been forced to turn to Rick Scott, the nation’s most unpopular governor, to introduce him this morning,” Wasserman Schultz said.

Romney is making his fifth trip to Florida since effectively clinching the GOP nomination. Today was the first time he’s appeared with Scott, who has posted consistently high disapproval ratings in polls. While Ryan isn’t accompanying Romney, he’s slated to visit Central Florida this weekend.

“If Republicans are relying on the Romney-Scott-Ryan team to carry the Sunshine State, Florida’s looking like increasingly hostile territory for the GOP,” Wasserman Schultz said. “Floridians know that only those who love Rick Scott could like Mitt Romney’s failed record and top-down economic policies that have thrown middle class families under the bus.”

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., is along for the ride today to offer a Badger State critique of Ryan, the seven-term Wisconsin congressman who chairs the House Budget Committee.

“Paul Ryan is a nice guy, voted as one of the most beautiful people in Congress, literally. I can tell you that there’s nothing beautiful about his so-called Path to Prosperity. I have spent hours and hours and hours looking at all of his charts and statistics and data and numbers crunching and I can tell you that it’s the same old extreme right-wing policies that got us into this mess in the first place.”

Moore added: “This is the same policy wonk, my friend Paul Ryan, who during the Bush era was the architect of the ‘End Social Security as we know it’ and to privatize Social Security.”

Massachusetts state Rep. Jeff Sanchez is also aboard to criticize Romney’s record as governor from 2003 to 2007.

At the Boca stop, Made In USA Certified President Julie Reiser said President Obama has been a friend to small businesses. She also defended Obama’s “you didn’t build that remark,” which Romney and Republicans have used to accuse the president of denigrating entrepreneurship.

“I did build this business,” Reiser said. “But I didn’t build it alone. I built it with the help of so many others around me and I continue to build this business. Together we build businesses and together we will create a prosperous economy in this country and together we will create U.S. jobs here in America so that people like me, small women business owners and mothers to six children, can have a shot at the American dream.”

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31 Responses to “In Boca, Wasserman Schultz and busload of critics slam Romney and Ryan”

  1. Repubtallygirl Says:

    There were hundreds of people turned away for Romney’s rally this morning and all blabbermouth shultz would muster up was a handful of people?

    LMFAO!!

  2. JLH Says:

    Wasserman Schultz has been drinking Kool-Aid so long, her brain is pickled.

  3. Richard Says:

    She bold face lies so much, like B.H.O…. I’m surprised 11 people showed! LMFAO2

  4. pete Says:

    this gal reminds me of that other loser wexler who retired when it was revealed he was never even a florida resident.never lived one single minute as a florida resident.

  5. whasup Says:

    Debbie really does look like the loyal little lapdog for Obama by doing this, doesn’t she?

    Take it as gospel truth … whenever Democrats can’t:
    a) defend their own failed economic policies of the recent past, and/or
    b) explain their failure to even pass a proper budget, and/or
    c) justify why they’ve added trillions of dollars to the deficit, and/or
    d) find adequate excuses for where our jobs are, and/or
    e) run out of new ideas …

    They bark out with tired-old rhetoric, false scare tactic propagnda, and whining about Republican ideas (that haven’t even been tried).

    It’s really quite pathetic, actually.

  6. Skeptic Says:

    Romney is in Miami with his real constituents of SoFla, the miamian Cubans

  7. Same Ole, Same Ole Says:

    Zero must feel very secure with Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Joe Bidumb commanding and guarding his flanks.

    Both ostensible leaders of his America-wrecking crew — the liar supreme and stupid superb.

  8. Ryan=NO to Cuban Embargo! Says:

    Rmoney may not want Ryan to spend too much time in Florida because Ryan supports the repeal of the Cuban embargo. That ought to sit real well with the Miami Cubans. One of Ryan’s heroes is Ayn Rand who thinks the poor are peons. Typical Republican B.S., the party of the rich ONLY. What a sad a pathetic election coming up. The choice of Obama, the man who signed legislation that makes him judge, jury and executioner to any American he wants to assassinate, or the rich mans dream come true Rmoney, whose only interested in making sure the rich get more tax breaks to the detriment of everything and everyone else. What a choice! Take your pick of either of the two corporate controlled political parties in the U.S. They BOTH STINK!

  9. Tim Says:

    The Mitt/Ryan budget would Kill Medicare and Ryan already drew up a plan to turn Social Security in to a Wall Street investment accounts!

  10. wow Says:

    Amazing a dozen old Jews and the Post Publishes this as a news story? I am not sure to many even care about the embargo, they never work anyway. My bet is the new generation of Cubans in Miami are chomping at the bit to do business down there.

  11. Enough Already Says:

    Is there anyone on the planet who cares what DWS has to say? She never stops talking, yet says nothing!

  12. Debbie needs to go Says:

    Discuss the issues, stop with the crazy Obamadrama.

    Ask Debbie why $700 BILLION was cut from MEDICARE. Yes, that is BILLION, not million.

    Ask Debbie why there is no budget from the democrat senate. Why doesn’t Obama tell Harry Reid to churn something out?

    Ask Debbie how her elocution lessons went. She’ll not as fluent. Some disflency there. She’s really trying to tone down her persona.

    Ask Debbie why democrats are so disrespectful, derisive instead of offering to sit down and CONVERSE?

    What has Debbie done to unify Floridians instead of divide citizens?

    And finally, ask Debbie not to lie when being interviewed. The TV ad accusing Romney of killing someone’s wife WAS DONE BY BILL BURTON Who was in the White House WITH OBAMA and is a fervent supporter of OBAMA.

    STOP LYING and saying she didn’t know who put out the ad!

    If she’ll lie about that, she’ll lie about anything.

    We need HONESTY in our representatives.

  13. So typical Says:

    Hello!

    Debbie and the Democrats are PAYING these people to participate.

    And wouldn’t be surprised if lunch was part of the deal.

  14. Wake up, People Says:

    Hope Wasserman Schultz told this group that their Medicare would NOT change under the proposal put forth by Ryan.

    Anyone 55 and over will get to keep what they have. Ryan said it was a contract that people planned around.

    Those under 54 will be able to
    1. keep the Medicare
    2. get vouchers to select what healthcare they want.

    NOthing changes, like Obama’s ObamaCare.

    ObamaCare LIMITS tests, procedures that the GOVERNMENT has decided is not necessary for someone your age.

    Mammograms under Obama…every two years instead of yearly.

    It’s not what your doctor says, but what Obama’s government determines is the right treatment for you.

    Decision making becomes the government’s, not your physician and your’s decision.

    Do you want to KEEP what you have OR do you want to submit to ObamaCare?

    And Obama did not billions from your Medicare.

    Wake up!

  15. Wonder Says:

    What is President Obama’s plan for Medicare?

    what is President Obama’s plan for Social Security?

    The President did say changes need to take place in those programs.

    What are those changes?

  16. Alex B. Says:

    Help Save The USA from Debbie-Wasserman-Schultz!

    Vote GINEEN BRESSO for Congress!

    Watch the video, join the wave, and contribute now!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjXaZdENvjU

    Together WE CAN FIRE DEBBIE WASSERMAN SCHULTZ!

  17. LicenseToSteal Says:

    What is up with these nut jobs on the left?

  18. RENEGADE Says:

    GIVE EM HELL DEBBIE!!!

    Debbie can stand up to the repubs and win on her own. Thats why they are so afraid of her. A woman they can’t intimidate and keep barefoot and pregnant.
    Debbie and those 11 people was overkill. They have the entire Romney rally outnumbered in a battle of wits.

  19. Paul Says:

    Busload? 11 people? I trust it was a short bus. Very short. Somebody had to say it.

    And yes, all these people were paid or were staffers.

  20. ted Says:

    Hey I counted 14 people behind her! At least there was plenty of room on that bus to stretch out on the way to Tampa.
    The system needs Change, what do you Dems want? Just keep trudging along and when it runs out of money blame Bush?
    Where is the Dem plan?????????

  21. OBIWAN Says:

    @Debbie needs to go

    Discuss the issues, stop with the crazy Obamadrama.

    Ask Debbie why $700 BILLION was cut from MEDICARE. Yes, that is BILLION, not million.
    - nothing has been cut from medicare. There will be a 500 billion savings as many expenses are transferred from medicare to better coverage under the ACA.

    Ask Debbie why there is no budget from the democrat senate. Why doesn’t Obama tell Harry Reid to churn something out?
    - They have passed a budget every year and on time.

    Ask Debbie how her elocution lessons went. She’ll not as fluent. Some disflency there. She’s really trying to tone down her persona.
    - ” she’ll not as fluent” maybe you should brush up on your basic english grammar!

    Ask Debbie why democrats are so disrespectful, derisive instead of offering to sit down and CONVERSE-
    - Dems? LOL can you say ALLEN WEST!!!!

    What has Debbie done to unify Floridians instead of divide citizens?
    - She did put Allen West in his place!!!

    And finally, ask Debbie not to lie when being interviewed. The TV ad accusing Romney of killing someone’s wife WAS DONE BY BILL BURTON Who was in the White House WITH OBAMA and is a fervent supporter of OBAMA.

    STOP LYING and saying she didn’t know who put out the ad!

    -She probably never cared so she never asked who put it out. Stupid teatards

    If she’ll lie about that, she’ll lie about anything.

    We need HONESTY in our representatives.

    - VOTE DEMOCRATIC TICKET!!!

  22. Hilarious Says:

    A busload?!?!? No thanks, I’ll take the THOUSANDS that have showed up for Romney and Ryan. A conservative revolution is coming and we’re going to wipe you libs off the political map.

  23. LicenseToSteal Says:

    Make good use of your well paid taxpayer time Wasserman.

    Rather than protesting and dividing, why not offer solutions to our economic crisis? No, that would be too difficult for such a feable mind.

  24. ProudAmericanGal Says:

    Fool me once, shame on you… fool me twice, shame on me.
    American people, if you vote B.O back into office, you deserve what you get !!!

  25. Soylent Green Says:

    Where O where was Joyce The Pastrami Slinger Kaufman ?

  26. RESULTS Oriented in Palm Beach Says:

    How many JOBS has Debbie created in just the past year???

    How much do they pay???

    Why ask? Because not CREATING jobs is the REASON all of these endless, EXORBITANT programs she and Lois Frankel peddle as “necessary and imperative.”

    Debbie needs to talk about the 5 things she and Obama have either ACCOMPLISHED to get people back to work or what 5 things are in their Short-Term PLAN to provide GOOD PAYING JOBS to American TAX PAYERS!!!

    Stop blaming everyone else for Democratic incompetence and AVARACE in the form of Super PAC donations and WASTING West Palm Beach resources to fly Obama, Biden and Michelle in to collect checks in Palm Beach and DO IT OR GET OUT!!!

  27. Dee Says:

    @debbie needs to go. You need to be sure of your facts because you are un-educated. Obama didn’t steal that money from medicare. It comes from lower medicare payments to providers and stopping fraud. Please invest some time in fact checking.You sound just like a parot on Fox Noise.

    Wish I was on Debbie’s bus and not thrown underneath the Romney/Ryan bus.

  28. Jose Ortega Says:

    President Obama is the Workingman’s Friend.

  29. enough is enough Says:

    You people supporting this poor, poor excuse for a human being are totally out of your mind from drinking the Kool-Aid. As for Jose, the only reason he is for obama is because he is one of those on the mindless freeloaders sucking the system dry. debbie is nothing more than a parrot who sounds exactly like that other moron axelrod. They both are mioptic and not willing to expound on their rhetoric because there is no base to it in the first place. Just keep talking over any controvercy.

  30. npgator Says:

    Looks like freak show central! Either that or a bus that was hijacked from some local rehab center but either way loser city!!

  31. All In Says:

    Note to BOTH Parties:

    The time has come for talking FACTS. This election provides a clear choice. Obama and his promise of ‘Hope and Change’, AKA, ‘More of the Same’.
    ( Hey, that fooled me in 2008.) If you’ve liked the last few years, than this is your deal. Vote for it.

    Alternately, Romney and Ryan have PROPOSED a plan that will start us on a path to restore fiscal sanity and save us all from certain financial collapse and national insolvency.
    It may be political suicide, but at least they’ll go down talking about the REAL ISSUE destroying our way of life.

    Surely this beats all the name calling and worthless “something for nothing” promises that add nothing to the national debate.

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