Paul Ryan, repeating a line from his stump speech, slammed President Obama for failing to rescue an auto plant he visited in Wisconsin in 2008:
A lot of guys I went to high school with worked at that GM plant. Right there at that plant, candidate Obama said: “I believe that if our government is there to support you … this plant will be here for another hundred years.” That’s what he said in 2008. Well, as it turned out, that plant didn’t last another year. It is locked up and empty to this day. And that’s how it is in so many towns today, where the recovery that was promised is nowhere in sight.
Only problem -- the plant closed in 2008. As in, under President George W. Bush