Ben Bruno, Op-Ed, “Mr. President: I Did Build My Business,” Richmond Times-Dispatch, 7/22/12. Entrepreneurs, like Ben Bruno, who come up with big ideas and take risks make America the unique and great nation it is. They’re the lifeblood of the economy and ought to be encouraged, not denigrated.
The Romney campaign’s “You Didn’t Build That” offensive is disingenuous because it is based on an assertion that the president never made. On the other hand, the president has used out-of-date data to unfairly criticize Romney’s Medicare plan. For straight fact-checking on both campaigns, follow the Post’s Fact Checker.