Before Barack Obama came along, Allentown was doing just fine. Low crime, livable streets, copious good jobs for all. Utopia. Along comes Obama and his gubmint meddling and, well, you draw your own conclusions.
At least that’s what Mitt Romney would have you believe. Of course, it’s got no basis in truth. As Dave Weigal details, Allentown Metal Works was having trouble long before Obama made a campaign stop there.