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September 6th, 2012
12:37 PM ET

VA Gov. McDonnell: Speeches don't create jobs...good policies do

Tonight, President Barack Obama is going to accept the nomination for a second term tonight at the Democratic National Convention. He follows a powerful endorsement from President Bill Clinton, who told Americans they're better off now than they were four years ago.

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, a Mitt Romney supporter, joins the "Starting Point" team and says despite the fact that Clinton delivered a great speech, he says it's not enough.

"At the end of the day, speeches don't create jobs. Good policies do," Gov. McDonnell says. "This week, while all these good speeches are going on here, we've got the highest gas prices ever for a Labor Day on Monday. Tuesday, we come out with the debt numbers, $16 trillion in debt. That's $200,000 per family of four. And after the president is going to deliver a great speech tonight, I'm sure it will be one of the best we've ever heard, we'll wake up tomorrow morning with a job report that will show 43 consecutive months over 8%. So the bottom line is speeches make you feel good, but at the end of the day the American people don't think we're better off than four years ago, and they are going to want to change."

"[President Obama] did not create the problem. He just doesn't have a plan to get us out of that. I think he's made it worse," he adds.

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  1. Amir Ali

    Pentagon ceremony is always giving us msg of security loops in America who got from internally with own nails otherwise its terrible todo this in America we..

    September 11, 2012 at 9:51 am | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Amir Ali

    Because ministers of sind they have many indian wives and relatives having wives as well so they r also have good babies odd from society unique boys and girls:

    September 11, 2012 at 5:16 am | Report abuse | Reply
  3. Amir Ali

    White boys are under treatment by australian n black color wearing situation is africa n that is also PPP govt rulling party as well they r also inside gutter.

    September 11, 2012 at 5:13 am | Report abuse | Reply
  4. Amir Ali

    Ship crossing from indian ocean and ship crew looks like russian its seems also australia with india military network now they doing damaging under 10yrs boys..

    September 11, 2012 at 5:08 am | Report abuse | Reply
  5. Amir Ali

    If we bit attach with australian girls we got big damage in field specially pilots and captains during landings ...

    September 11, 2012 at 5:02 am | Report abuse | Reply
  6. Amir Ali

    Today as well airforce pilots before landing approach got scrap sales guy in galis and this situation is belongs to fmr air chief marshals rao qamar suleman..

    September 11, 2012 at 3:53 am | Report abuse | Reply
  7. Amir Ali

    Movie name is us marshal in guy in black in glasses his looks like ghulam nabi in uk n yesterday one guy in shop in khi as well meaning he dlvd what u get eat..

    September 11, 2012 at 2:25 am | Report abuse | Reply
  8. Amir Ali

    Is there criminals are sleeping in spitting of pan in different directions n potty of human being attach on walls the secret msgs they delivering to jihadis..

    September 10, 2012 at 4:18 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  9. Amir Ali

    Is there criminals are sleeping in spitting of pan in different directions n potty of human being attach on walls the secret msgs they delivering to jihadis.

    September 10, 2012 at 4:18 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  10. Amir Ali

    Asf guy who having wife is fake muslim is electronically disturb batsmans on pitch by indian network n batsman fails to play balls of austrailian ballers...

    September 10, 2012 at 3:36 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  11. Amir Ali

    In presence of me asf special force attachments and they asking about religion of herbalist from sikh area and mightbe he is living since many years i think...

    September 10, 2012 at 12:40 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  12. Amir Ali

    C130 category of pakistan airforce landing from peshawar n navy aircraft from gawadar pasni are getting drugs and they depend on criminals on landing approach.

    September 10, 2012 at 2:53 am | Report abuse | Reply
  13. Amir Ali

    We got great experience of pakistan navy with ISI of shifting of house and slipping of foots with different ideas of how to change fans n hepnatising of navy...

    September 9, 2012 at 2:43 am | Report abuse | Reply
  14. Amir Ali

    Sir austrailian player got breath in underwear he is cocaine and watner got attachment of urdu and urine is very fast bc of BOSKI domestic bus drivers ...

    September 8, 2012 at 3:21 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  15. Amir Ali

    Sir i read in morning breakfast in school in america in pakistan we never offer schools and students the uniform with shoes and some provide food as well...

    September 8, 2012 at 7:15 am | Report abuse | Reply
  16. Amir Ali

    Economy for original peoples and some maintain brain for disposables they live they work but never see country with bad eyes God Bless Pentagon with Partners..

    September 8, 2012 at 3:29 am | Report abuse | Reply
  17. Amir Ali

    Sir actually not like ckueless peoples get what elements making internally showing some loops and better policies r wash hands from that right n build jobs...

    September 8, 2012 at 3:25 am | Report abuse | Reply
  18. Mark Newsom

    Would it be more correct to say that good policies enable jobs to be created? How exactly does any Presidnet create a job?

    September 6, 2012 at 3:46 pm | Report abuse | Reply

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