President Barack Obama makes a point during campaign stop on the campus of Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo., on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama is telling union workers in Ohio that Mitt Romney would guide the nation to a "losing season," using a sports metaphor to insist that voters should take his opponent's plan and "punt it away."
The president was marking Labor Day in union-friendly Toledo, noting that he stepped in to help rescue automakers General Motors and Chrysler in 2009.
Obama responded to a recent Romney speech, in which the GOP nominee said it was "time to get a new coach" and time for America "to see a winning season again."
Obama says Romney's tax plan sounds like "unnecessary roughness." The president says: "You don't need that coach. That's a losing season."
Obama was traveling to Louisiana later Monday to view flood damage from Hurricane Isaac.
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