Robert Reich (former U.S. labor secretary and professor at UC Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy), Dennis Kelleher (president and CEO, Better Markets Inc.), Ben White (chief economic correspondent, Politico), Michael Tomasky (special correspondent, Newsweek and The Daily Beast), Mo Rocca (correspondent, CBS’ “Sunday Morning,” and host of the documentary “Electoral Dysfunction” on PBS) and Gary Hirshberg (co-founder and chairman, Stonyfield Farm).
“Facts matter. Science matters. Reason matters. Mitt Romney has shown an inability to respect any of the three. President Barack Obama not only respects them, he relies on them. He is an overwhelming and unquestioned choice to continue as president.” [...] watch video
“The trend is in the right direction.” —Robert Reich watch video
“The 7.8 to 7.9 increase in the unemployment rate … is purely the result of more people looking for jobs. It’s actually a positive signal.” —Ben White watch video
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