Paul Ryan: Obama's 'Julia' website 'creepy' and 'demeaning'
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Friday that the Obama campaign's new website â which uses a fictionalized woman named Julia to illustrate how the president's policies help female voters â is "creepy" and "demeaning."
âIt suggests that this woman canât go anywhere in life without Barack Obamaâs government-centered society. Itâs kind of demeaning to her,â Ryan said during a constituent meeting in Wisconsin, the National Review reports. âShe must have him and his big government to depend on to go anywhere in life. It doesnât say much about his faith in Julia.â
Dubbed "The Life of Julia," the website follows a hypothetical character from age 3 to 67 and provides examples of when she might benefit from policies backed by the president â while suggesting that presumptive Republican candidate Mitt Romney would support policies that might have the opposite effect....