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Kilgore: Guess Who is Really Ready to ‘Gut Welfare Reform’

From TDS Managing Editor Ed Kilgore’s Washington Monthly post, “Who’s Really Threatening to Gut Welfare Reform?
So the lies go on: yesterday the Romney/Ryan campaign put out a set of talking points commemorating the sixteenth anniversary of Bill Clinton’s signing of the 1996 welfare reform legislation by continuing to ignore Clinton’s own rebuke of their race-baiting, mendacious ads on the subject and repeating the lies all over again.
But Team Mitt stepped in at least one cow pie in the latest broadside: linking to a 2006 Clinton op-ed ruminating on the lessons of the original debate over welfare reform….
Read the whole post here.

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