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The Choice: Worthy or Worthless?

loadstar Wrote: Oct 23, 2012 3:56 PM
Just saw an articulate young black woman who had been undecided say that last night made her decide on Romney...that was a good sign. Her main reason? Romney will be better able to deal with the economy, which she said trumps all else.
Editors' note: This column originally appeared in the Daily Beast.

Perhaps the most significant if unspoken argument for voters to settle on November sixth involves the bitter dispute over which candidate has lived the more virtuous, worthwhile, constructive life: Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?

Democrats raise this question implicitly in their avalanche of attacks on the GOP nominee, portraying him as a greedy, callow, uncaring plutocrat who has taken hundreds of millions from the society at large while giving next to nothing in return. Vice President Biden tried to tie Romney’s policies to his questionable character in the contentious...

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