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Romney Will be Judged on Actions, Not Coverage

kevymac Wrote: Sep 18, 2012 12:05 PM
The problem with the polls on who's better able to handle foreign relations is that the public knows virtually nothing on foreign affairs. Therefore, their opinion would be that the incumbent is better qualified to handle foreign affairs based soley on the fact that he has been involved longer. Unfortuanately, most of the public doesn't know enough to grasp the significance of just how disastrous Obama's foreign policy is. They simply like the fact that we no longer have soldiers in Iraq and are bringing home the ones in Afghanistan, without understanding what the implications of those actions means in the bigger picture.
Reginald10 Wrote: Sep 18, 2012 3:16 PM
Yes, but when they see the Middle East on fire, our Ambassador killed and our Embassies looted and burned, they may start to disbelieve the "All's well" party line. When (sadly, not if) an Ambassador and/or staff is kidnapped, maybe they'll remember Jimmy Carter and what he did.

And how we had to throw the so-and-so OUT to get relief from his misery.
Salena Zito, a reporter with the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, watched Mitt Romney's Wednesday morning news conference from a diner in Wisconsin. Customers paid careful attention to the TV as reporters repeatedly asked Romney if he had made a mistake by criticizing President Obama's handling of the embassy crises in Egypt and Libya. The exchanges left no doubt that Romney's questioners thought he had made a mess of the situation.

But Zito found an entirely different reaction in the diner. "People were just floored by the press," she says. "The group was pretty mixed between Obama supporters and Romney supporters, and...