“Cutting taxes and debt, and creating jobs. That’s the change we need.”

Claim: “Cutting taxes and debt, and creating jobs. That’s the change we need.”

Ad(s):  Basketball (60 sec.)

Sponsor(s): Crossroads GPS

Air Dates: May 23 – Jun. 15, 2012

Total Estimated Spending On This Claim:  $276,292 ($1,381,463 Total)

Markets: Burlington, Cedar Rapids, Charlotte, Charlotesville, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Colorado Springs, Columbus (OH), Davenport, Dayton, Des Moines, Erie, Flint, Ft.Meyers, Grand Junction, Grand Rapids, Greensboro, Greenville (NC), Greenville (SC), Harrisburg, Jacksonville, Johnstown, Lansing, Las Vegas, Lima, Mobile, Norfolk, Omaha, Orlando, Pittsburgh, Portland (ME), Raleigh, Roanoke, Sioux City, Tampa, Toledo, Traverse City, Tri-Cities, Washington D.C., West Palm Beach, Wilmington, Youngstown, Manchester (NH), Reno, Wilkes Barre, Richmond

Factcheck.org Summary: Actually, about 3.7 million jobs have already been created since things hit bottom in February 2010. Our fictional mother also glosses over a contradiction: cutting taxes increases debt, unless even bigger cuts are made in spending, which she doesn’t mention. Click here to read more

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