Obama Touts Unemployment Rate at CSU Speech

Big Bird gets a mention at Oct. 5 speech.

President Barack Obama made his most recent campaign stop in Cleveland this afternoon, greeting a crowd at Cleveland State University.

It took him only a few minutes to incorporate “Big Bird” into his speech, in response to GOP challenger Mitt Romney's Wednesday debate comments he would eliminate federal support to public television.

"Mitt Romney wants to let Wall Street run wild again, but he wants to bring the hammer down on Sesame Street," Obama told a cheering crowd. "Do you want me to save Big Bird?" The Plain Dealer reported following Obama’s 2 p.m. speech on No. 5.

Obama incorporated this morning’s job report citing a 7.8 percent unemployemnt rate, into his speech. It represents the lowest unemployment rate since Obama took office as president.

“He touted the jobless rate and attacked Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's economic plan,” WKBN reported.

The event marked the President’s fourth visit to the university, including a Feb. 28, 2008 nationally televised event debating Hillary Clinton.

The Toledo Blade is reporting a large crowd greeted Obama before his speech, waiting in the rain at an outdoor soccer field.

Romney is planning a stop in Cuyahoga Falls next week.

Bill Cole October 08, 2012 at 03:37 AM
If you support them then you send them a check not the gov.
Joseph Robert October 09, 2012 at 09:28 PM
Romney will LIE and say anything to get elected! Watch this video as Romney debates Romney! Bottomline, Romney cannot be trusted to lead our GREAT NATION! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPgfzknYd20
Bill Cole October 10, 2012 at 02:49 AM
You are going to trust obama then i assume....really look at what he has done....nothing but increase our debt......
Colter95 November 04, 2012 at 04:11 PM
Do you think Obama is a good guy and a straight shooter? Read on, please: 
Obama has been an economic disaster the last four years, and this Benghazi disgrace is completely unacceptable... This country does not reward failure and dishonesty out of the White House... http://www.factcheck.org/2012/06/obamas-outsourcer-overreach/ http://obamalies.net/list-of-obamas-failures http://blog.heritage.org/2012/10/18/president-obamas-taxpayer-backed-green-energy-failures/ http://lacrossetribune.com/news/opinion/patti-schmidt-list-of-obama-s-failures-is-long/article_7a139146-fec2-11e1-8e81-0019bb2963f4.html http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2012/08/obamas-foreign-policy-failures-catalogued.php http://www.facebook.com/notes/republican-security-council/the-top-10-obama-flip-flops-by-ari-fleischer/171275079638338 http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/nilegardiner/100083104/the-u-turn-president-barack-obama-top-ten-flip-flops/ You see, it's easy to run on a slogan, like Obama did in 2008... Hope and change, baby... It's much harder to do once you have a record that can be reviewed... He also said in 2008 that if he didn't get the job done in four years, that it would be a one term deal... Well, he hasn't delivered, so time to let him keep his word... Romney/Ryan 2012
Colter95 November 04, 2012 at 04:12 PM
Wrong on the economy, wrong on Benghazi, and wrong on the auto bailout... The time for real change is NOW!! http://www.policymic.com/articles/14285/obama-lies-obama-auto-bailout-did-not-rescue-detroit http://www.factcheck.org/2012/06/obamas-outsourcer-overreach/ http://twitchy.com/2012/10/23/obama-lies-about-romneys-position-on-auto-bailouts-conservatives-hit-back/ http://newsbusters.org/blogs/jack-coleman/2012/10/26/letterman-slams-obama-auto-bailout-lie-followed-maddow-parroting-same- Romney/Ryan 2012


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