Wednesday, August 08, 2012

All Lies- Priorities USA's AD Claiming Romney Killed Steel Worker's Wife

CNN exposes the blatant lie regarding Obama SuperPac Priorities USA Action's shameful ad blaming Mitt Romney for the death of steel worker Joe Soptic's wife.

Soptic's wife actually died a good FOUR years or so AFTER the plant closed, not 22 days as they would have us believe. And way after Romney had left the day to day operations.

CNN's Brianna Keilar is reporting that steelworker Joe Soptic's wife was insured through her employer, Savers Thrift Store. She was laid off from her job in 2002 or 2003, Soptic told CNN, at which point she lost her health insurance. So it would appear that Joe Soptic's firing had nothing to do with his wife's health insurance.

Priorities USA strategist Bill Burton told Keilar that the super PAC was not attempting to draw the connection between Romney and Soptic's wife's death. But as Keilar pointed out, that's the conclusion that many are drawing.

And the liberal Washington Post fact check awards the ad a whopping 4 out of 4 Pinocchios, and gives a more detailed account of the major misinformation.

I guess every fired employee can now blame every business owner, corporate CEO, and in a bad economy the POTUS, if anything happens to them or their loved ones.

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