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Romney Receives Standing Ovation for Straight Talk at NAACP Convention

JEANNIEMAC Wrote: Jul 11, 2012 12:56 PM
Why not "criticize Obama in front of a black audience"? If what Obama does is wrong, it is deserving of criticism. Who is the racist here?

GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney just wrapped up his speech to the NAACP convention in Houston, focusing mostly on the economy and education reform. Right out of the gate, Romney received laughs from the crowd after cracking a joke about President Obama.

“I appreciate the chance to speak first – even before Vice President Biden gets his turn tomorrow.  I just hope the Obama campaign won’t think you’re playing favorites."


Romney framed his speech in general economic terms and tailored parts of it specifically to the African-American community. He focused on the family and...