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 ‚ÄĒ which uses a fictionalized woman named Julia to illustrate how the president's policies help female voters ‚ÄĒ is "creepy" and "demeaning."
‚ÄúIt suggests that this woman can‚Äôt go anywhere in life without Barack Obama‚Äôs government-centered society. It‚Äôs kind of demeaning to her,‚ÄĚ Ryan said during a constituent meeting in Wisconsin, the National Review reports. ‚ÄúShe must have him and his big government to depend on to go anywhere in life. It doesn‚Äôt say much about his faith in Julia.‚ÄĚ
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 ‚ÄĒ while suggesting that presumptive Republican candidate Mitt Romney would support policies that might have the opposite effect....