Paul Ryan compared President Obama’s economic record to Jimmy Carter’s on Monday, saying neither president improved people’s lives.
“Every president since the great depression could run on a record saying you are better off than you were four years ago,” Ryan said. “Except for Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama.”
He repeatedly looked to tie Obama to the one-term Democratic president, who has become a frequent touchstone for Republicans in this campaign cycle.
Carter will speak to Democratic delegates via satellite on Tuesday, the first day of the convention.
Ryan said in 1980, under the Carter administration, 330,000 businesses filed for bankruptcy, compared to 1.4 million in 2011 “under President Obama’s failed leadership,” and that mortgage delinquencies have ballooned from 77,000 to 3 million over the same time period.
And they bring Carter in to speak, hilarity ensued. I lived the Carter years, it wasn’t funny. What’s the point??? When you have no record of your own, show how good it is compared to Carter’s. ROFLMAO…