Ultimately, it’s an argument over how to create jobs.
<<On the question of the relationship between government spending and job creation, Romney’s positions are at odds with mainstream economic opinion. “The debate in Washington has become completely unmoored from this consensus,” Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers write today. “Republicans have pushed their representatives to adopt positions that are at odds with the best of modern economic thinking. “ Romney does not have a plan to fix the short term crisis, in the sense that he’d be proposing exactly the same things if the economy were doing great.>> That's why he has to invent the idea that O is hostile toward free enterprise in order to convince the public that w/o O, the economy will magically improve.