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The Reason for the Kindler, Gentler Romney

ColdDeadHand Wrote: Oct 23, 2012 10:05 AM
I really wanted to see Mitt rip O to shreds on his infantile foreign policy, but I knew before the debate that R would take the long view and play it low key. Romney is smart. Really smart. He did exactly what he needed to do. For anybody that wants a zinger fix, just go back and watch the Al Smith dinner again. R gutted O, and did it with a smile.
lynndublin Wrote: Oct 23, 2012 10:51 AM
I thought Mitts' response to Os' "me, I did that" on the supposed decimation of al-Qaeda was priceless. " we cannot kill our way" out of this situation.Corectly pointing out that Jihad is on the rise no matter what name you give them!

Dropping the little people off at school today, I was approached by several of the Republican moms -- intelligent, interesting, accomplished women all -- who expressed worry that Romney had perhaps "lost" the debate by holding off on obvious critiques of the failed Obama record on foreign policy.

For any other intelligent, interesting, accomplished people out there who share that concern, I'll just say it straight out: Don't worry. Romney handled the debate absolutely correctly.  I share the sentiments of those who would have liked to see him absolutely hammer Obama on the manifold policy failures of this administration -- from...