Quote of the Day: Just Making Things Up

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From Mitt Romney at last night’s debate:

This is a president who fundamentally believes that the next century is the post-American century. Perhaps it will be the Chinese century. He is wrong.

Seriously, where does he get this stuff? It’s just made up out of thin air. Obama’s never said this or anything even close to it. We have truly entered the era of the postmodern campaign.

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