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What I Ask of Romney and Obama

kvr929rr Wrote: Sep 06, 2012 12:52 AM
I think Romney's whole intent at the convention is to counter the Dem's narrative and show that he's an empathetic human who is genuinely concerned about America and it's people. There are so many petty, childish factions that believe government is the solution to their personal problems and the consequences of their ill-conceived ideologies that some pandering is inevitable. I doubt many voters would bet against him if it were only about the economy, which at this point, it really is. But, many voters don't understand that.

The Republican Convention ended on the theme "Believe in America." That sounded nice, but it was just another platitude. Mitt Romney's speech was filled with platitudes: "We will honor America's democratic ideals. ... We're united to preserve liberty."


Liberals and conservatives have real differences. We should state them.

America is going broke, and tough decisions must be made. To save our future, we must slow the growth of entitlements and military spending. Mitt Romney was silent about that.

Sure, "Believing in America" means individuals get to decide how to run the businesses we create. But it...