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Romney Should Choose Bold Colors, Not Pale Pastels

libertybel4 Wrote: Apr 24, 2012 8:12 AM
David Limbaugh is right on. Mitt Romney should stop saying that Obama is just some good guy who means well but lacks enough experience. Most Americans won't buy that bull. Obama is a socialist who hates the Anerican system of free enterprise and he's doing his best to systematically destroy our freedom and prosperity. Romnry needs to tell the truth about Obama's real socialist dream, and how the Dems in congress and the liberal media are working with Obama to accomplish it.
Jenni2 Wrote: Apr 24, 2012 8:39 AM
Mitt is wimpy, and will always crave the approval of the Left. He's an out-of-touch country club RINO who wants to be seen as compassionate, so he jumps at every opportunity to mimic Democrats' deceptive, self-serving, false compassion, never bothering to dig deeper and realize that the Left's so-called good intentions are actually the polar opposite of compassion. Guys like Mitt have learned nothing from Bush, even though Bush has himself admitted he should not have abandoned his free market instincts.
Mitt Romney's presidential run could turn out to be a test case to resolve the long-running debate inside the Republican Party as to whether the GOP presidential nominee should run as a conservative or more of a centrist.

How often have we heard both Democratic and Republican political "experts" reciting the conventional wisdom that during primary contests, candidates of both parties must play to their respective base voters and then shift toward the center during the general election campaign? Does anyone even challenge this edict?

The first problem with this is that it implicitly suggests that all presidential candidates are first and foremost...