He added that a more competitive tax code, less onerous regulations, taking advantage of the nation's energy advantages and reducing debt and spending would help the manufacturing industry.Dog bites man, case study No. 368493864633, right?
Tea Partier wants less government, reduced spending, etc. etc.
But then there's this nettlesome factoid about Johnson and federal spending from a few years ago:
A railroad line to Senate candidate Ron Johnson's plastics factory was built with the assistance of a federal grant.
According to documents from the Oshkosh city clerk's office, an Urban Development Action Grant in the amount of $75,000 was used to build a rail spur to Pacur, a plastics manufacturing company owned by Johnson.