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In fact the converse is likely true. That Mitt Romney would do a far WORSE job at creating employment opportunities than President Obama.
Really the only way to measure his potential impact is to look at his time as Governor of Massachusetts, and statistics show that during his term in office the state was 47th out of 50 in job growth.
The Republican contender was the governor of Massachusetts from January 2003 to January 2007. And during that time, according to the U.S. Labor Department, the state ranked 47th in the entire country in jobs growth. Fourth from last.
The only ones that did worse? Ohio, Michigan and Louisiana. In other words, two rustbelt states and another that lost its biggest city to a hurricane.
The Massachusetts jobs growth over that period, a pitiful 0.9%, badly lagged other high-skill, high-wage, knowledge economy states like New York (2.7%), California (4.7%) and North Carolina (7.6%).
The national average: More than 5%.
I know that Republicans hate facts because they tend to have a liberal bias, but there you have it.
Based on actual data, Mitt Romney has NO FUCKING IDEA how to create more jobs in this country.
Just thought everybody should know that.