David Gergen Conflates Mitt Romney's Record On Job Creation With His Father's


Host Christine Romans filling in for Eliot Spitzer on CNN's In the Arena allowed their regular network contributor David Gergen, who's always painted as some bastion of even handed "centrism" because of the fact that he's served as a political adviser for administrations on both sides of the aisle to get away with lying about Mitt Romney's record on job creation.

David Gergen did his best job to conflate what either other Mormon businesses have done to create jobs in America or what Mitt Romney's father might have done to create jobs to Mitt Romney, completely ignoring Mittens horrid record of destroying jobs at Bain Capital.

As I've already noted, it's really pitiful that Stephen Colbert did a better job of telling the truth about Romney's record on job creation than our corporate media has. Gergen just gave us another example here.

GERGEN: The other thing is that Mormon business people we know have created a lot of jobs. And including his father who I have known for 40 years who is a terrific guy. They come from very good family. But they are very, very good at creating jobs.

ROMANS: Well, that's a good point because jobs is what's so important here.


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