Monday, February 20, 2012

Charts Show Why GOP Is Focused On Contraception, Not Economy

Listening to the Republicans lately, one would think that contraception is the biggest threat to these shores. They've shifted their focus from the economy to social issues, and it’s no coincidence. President Obama has been attacking their fiscal policies more aggressively and pursued a jobs bill that Republicans blocked. At the same time, the president's poll numbers and the economy have been improving, despite the GOP’s attempts at negative spin. Talking Points Memo produced “two charts that should terrify Republicans” and explain why they’d rather talk about the “war on religion” than the economy:

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