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“You Didn’t Build That:" Republican Criticisms Of Obama’s Economic Policy

Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama does not understand the challenges facing small businesses and “job creators” in today’s economy. At the Republican National Convention, delegates and speakers have continuously referenced the president’s recent comments that “You didn’t build that.” We speak with two local Republican businessmen about the economic stakes in Election 2012.

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