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Romney on Offense Over Dependency 'Gaffe'

ckoch996 Wrote: Sep 19, 2012 12:20 PM
Romney spoke the truth. We as a country are close to an unsustainable level of debt--entitlements are a large part of the problem. Pretty soon there is going to be more takers than producers & the whole tower of cards will fall. Large government and a large, flourishing private sector can not co-exist. Government is a parasite of the private sector and the larger government grows, the more it feeds so that the private sector shrinks. That is not even tackling the issues of massive & stifling regulations, corruption, and lack of responsibility & viable solutions to fix the problem - just look at the Middle East now. According to the Obama administration, they didn't have anything to do with it.

Yes, Romney chose a relatively friendly venue for this exchange -- but Neil Cavuto didn't exactly let the GOP nominee off the hook by lobbing softballs.  Nor did he badger Romney with sanctimonious scolding or apology trolling, a mindless mainstream media specialty.  High marks for this interview:
 


In this case, the best defense is a good offense, so Romney mentioned the newly (and not coincidentally) released Obama