“The President said a lot of the right things tonight. But Americans expect action in addition to words.
“Just like one year ago, the President said private sector jobs should be the number one goal for the next year, and then I didn’t hear much about private sector jobs after that. Clearly, we’ve proven that the government can create more government jobs, but we don’t need more government jobs – we need more private sector jobs.
“We also heard a lot about the new buzz word for spending, which is ‘investments.’ In the stimulus message two years ago, the President mentioned investments 14 times. I don’t think those ‘investments’ really did for the economy what it did for people’s debt.
“This speech should have been about jobs and too much government spending. Instead it was about ‘investment,’ which is just another word for more government spending.”
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Blunt: More about President Obama and his "investments"
Add Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo. to those hitting the "investments" talking points. Following is Blunt's response to the State of the Union message: