President Obama unleashed a broadside on the House Republican budget authored by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), calling it a radical plan that would make the “Contract with America look like the New Deal.” Obama specifically called out Mitt Romney by name for endorsing it:
OBAMA: One of my potential opponents, Governor Romney, has said that he hoped a similar of version of this plan from last year would be introduced on day one of his presidency. He said that he’s very supportive of this new budget. And he even called it marvelous — which is a word you don’t often hear when describing a budget. That’s a word you don’t often hear generally.
TP’s Pat Garofalo has more on Obama’s point-by-point refutation of the Ryan budget. Watch his comments on Romney: