One of the most surprising statistics of the night came from former President Bill Clinton. Since 1961, he said, 24 million private-sector jobs were added during the 28 years that Republicans held the White House. But when Democrats were president, that figure almost doubled — 42 million private-sector jobs created over 24 years. That claim appears to be true; it is backed up by a recent Bloomberg News analysis and federal labor statistics.
No one in our day and age should be surprised by this fact. It is nothing more than myth that the rich create jobs or wealth. What's really surprising is how AP's fact-checkers responded to this correct statement:
CLINTON: "[The Romney] campaign pollster said, `We're not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact checkers.' Now that is true. I couldn't have said it better myself - I just hope you remember that every time you see the ad."
They brought up Miss Lewinsky. They brought her out of the blue. There's no connection between the two facts. Indeed, let the haters hate.