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Mitt Romney, Big-Government Man

mbenton Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 10:01 AM
No, you're voting for Obama. That's all anybody that votes for Johnson is doing. The rest of us that have good sense say "THANKS A LOT for putting Obama back in."
sashamanda Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 10:12 AM
Texas will vote Romney regardless of how ericynot votes. He cannot influence the election, because the electoral vote will be the same no matter what he does. He can, however, influence the popular vote as a token of support for a candidate.
ericynot Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 10:04 AM
benton,

Romney wins Texas and its electoral votes no matter who I vote for. Do you not understand how the system works?

President Obama tanked in the last debate. Good.

Now maybe people will listen when Mitt Romney says things like, "The genius of America is the free enterprise system, and freedom, and the fact that people can go out there and start a business. ... The private market and individual responsibility always work best."

They do.

But then Romney responded to Obama by essentially saying: I want big government, too!

We who hope for smaller government as a way to expand liberty and create prosperity are disturbed by what we heard last week. The GOP candidate painted himself as a big...