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Romney and Ryan Turn the Tables on Obama

hsalaw Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 2:02 AM
Obama is a foreign policy lightweight who has offended our allies and emboldened our enemies, and Biden is just a bad joke. They're the Frick and Frack of foreign policy. Romney's friendship with Israel's leaders, his understanding of our ties with England and the rest of the Anglosphere and our shared values with Poland and other Eastern European democracies is light years better, and his position is strengthened by Ryan's understanding of our position in the world and the necessity of maintaining that position in order to maintain our country.
anti-neocon Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 10:46 AM
where in the constitution, or the writings of the founders, is it said that america has a leadership role in the world?? what others choose to do is NONE OF OUR BUSINESS!!
Account closed Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 3:04 AM
It'll be Reagan all over again. When he came in, America was "on the decline." He completely turned around our leadership role in the world.
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