The chair of the California Democrats was referring to Paul Ryan and the Jamesville plant when he compared the GOP to Goebbels, saying that the GOP blamed Obama on something which took place when he was not even running for office.
The problem is this in itself is a lie! Ryan never blamed Obama for the plant closure. He only pointed out that Obama came running to the plant slated for closure and promised to save it with government help. Half the plant was indeed closed before Obama came into office, and the rest was closed in April 2009; months into the Obama presidency. The plant was not saved despite the Government help given to the auto Industry under Bush in Nov-Dec 2008 and then again in 2009 under president Obama. All this was Ryan’s point that Obama with government-backed promises didn’t save a plant, but by no means did Ryan say or even suggest that the plant closed due to Obama.