Mitt Romney Meekly Promises To Lower Unemployment Rate To 2016

Willard sat down for a foot massage interview with Mark Halperin, and made this prediction.

ROMNEY: I can tell you, that over a period of four years, by virtue of the polices that we'd put in place, we'd get the unemployment rate down to 6 percent or perhaps a little lower. Depdends in part on the rate of growth of the globe, as well as what we're seeing here in the United States, but we'd get the rate down quite substantially.

In October 2009, the unemployment rate peaked at 10%. Today, it's at 8.1%. And economists are saying that by the end of 2013, even if the socialist Kenyan job killer is re-elected, the unemployment rate will drop to 7.5%.

So Willard is saying, then, that all these awesome job creating policies he learned at Bain will lower the unemployment rate a whopping 1.5 percent in three years over what's already been predicted.

That's pretty thin gruel.

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