Compassionate conservatism at it's finest. Romney talking to CNN's Anderson Cooper about his economic ideas for the future of America.
Cooper: If you were president, what additional steps would you take to try and avoid a recession?
Romney:... and finally one more thing. I think people sixty five and older should not have payroll taxes taken out of their wages to allow folks to stay in the work force and to keep more of their income. They've paid for social security already. Let's build up our work force and not go outside of the country to bring immigrants. Let's let our own people keep more of their money and stay in the work force.
Part of Mitt Romney's long term economic growth plan would be to increase the size of the US work force by cutting the taxes from people 65 years old and higher to keep them working longer. You gotta raise the amount of Bill O'Reilly's demographic substantially in Romney's world to save our economy and beat back those pesky immigrants. Get off the couch, dammit! Aren't these people supposed to be collecting social security checks instead of pounding the pavement? List the jobs this new powerful work force would be able to harness....
"Mitt Romney: Live Longer---Work Harder."
This is the guy Limbaugh and FOX News is stumping for now. Geez. (h/t billw)