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October 4th, 2012
10:49 AM ET

Jen Psaki: American people want ‘Commander-in-chief’ not ‘attacker-in-chief’

The Obama Campaign’s traveling press secretary, Jen Psaki, joined “Starting Point” early Thursday to discuss President Barack Obama’s performance in the first presidential debate. Psaki argues that Romney failed to deliver details on his economic plans, such as "voucherizing" Medicare and giving tax cuts to millionaires and billionaires.

“[Romney] had an opportunity to lay out details on his $5 trillion tax plan and instead he relied on a magic calculator, with magic math,” Psaki says. She also claims that “[the American people are] not looking for an attacker-in-chief – which is what Mitt Romney was last night – they’re looking for a Commander-in-chief.”

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  1. MArk

    Oh give me a break. Romney stated detail after detail and all she can think of is how her guy is getting attacked. How many details do you think youi can get in such a short period of time? Besides, I like the idea that he wants to sit down with Dems and repubs alike to come up with a plan. If he states all the details of a plan without that meeting of minds, then its not bipartison. In order to get a bipartison plan, he must have room in his current idology for negotiating and compromise. This is the only way to get a truely bipartison plan.

    October 4, 2012 at 1:54 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Kaleb

      lmao @ this post

      October 5, 2012 at 1:42 am | Report abuse | Reply
      • Mark

        @Kaleb, that was President Obama's problem. He made all the promises to get elected so when it came down to working with the Republicans to get stuff done, he had no room to negotiate. He did it to himself. If I come to a meeting with ALL my agendas locked in, how can any negotiating get done? If you don't get that...well...

        October 5, 2012 at 7:26 am | Report abuse |

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