Glass House Attacks: Romney vs. Obama on GM Bankruptcy

In an ad, Gov. Mitt Romney (R) attacks President Obama (D) because he “took GM into bankruptcy” when Romney had advocated a similar plan.






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Double Standard: Romney vs. Obama on Medicare

Mitt Romney (R) attacks President Obama (D) for plans to reduce Medicare spending, which Romney had also supported.











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Glass House Attacks: Ryan vs. Obama on Medicare spending cuts

Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) attacks President Obama on Medicare spending reductions when Ryan proposed the same cuts in his most recent budget proposal.











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Double Standard: Obama on First-Year Job Records

When President Barack Obama (D) compared his job creation record to that of his predecessor, he ignored job losses in his own first year but not those that occurred during the economic slump that President George W. Bush (R) inherited.











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Double Standard: Romney vs. Obama on Healthcare Fine

Romney (R) supporters attack the fine for those who forgo insurance under “ObamaCare” as a tax, but the Romney campaign does not count the same mechanism in his Massachusetts plan as a tax.











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Double Standard: Romney vs. Obama on Job Losses

The Romney (R) campaign wants to attribute job losses in his first year as governor to his predecessor, but blames President Barack Obama (D) for job losses in his first year as president.











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Double Standard: Obama vs. Romney on Deficit

The Obama (D) campaign wants to include inherited state debt in former Governor Mitt Romney’s (R) totals, but wants to exclude Bush-era debt from Obama’s totals.











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Glass House Attacks: Santorum vs. Romney on Bailouts

A TV ad by Sen. Rick Santorum (R., Pa.) accuses Gov. Mitt Romney (R., Mass.) of not supporting the auto bailout when Santorum didn’t support that bailout either.











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Glass House Attacks: Santorum vs. Romney on Negative Ads

An ad by Sen. Rick Santorum (R., Pa.) criticizes Gov. Mitt Romney (R., Mass.) for running negative ads when that is what the Santorum attack is doing as well.











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