After Boehner broke off negotiations on the debt ceiling, the DCCC decided to run robocalls in southeast Wisconsin mand in several other shaky districts with right-wing obstructionist Republicans facing tough reelection prospects next year. Here's the text:
“Hi, this is Travis calling on behalf of the DCCC. Congressman Paul Ryan and Speaker Boehner would rather our economy default just to protect tax breaks for Big Oil companies and billionaire jet-owners. Republicans quit negotiating with President Obama on raising the debt ceiling.
“This is serious. Ryan’s billionaire buddies will be ok. But we will pay the price if government can’t pay its bills. Our Social Security and Medicare benefits are at risk. Interest rates would spike for our credit cards, car loans, and mortgages. Our 401(k) retirement accounts would drop. And, gas and food prices would skyrocket.
“Enough is enough. Call Congressman Paul Ryan... and tell him not to gamble our future to protect tax breaks for Big Oil and billionaires.
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