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Mitt Romney Is Not the Answer

naphini Wrote: Jun 24, 2012 3:45 PM
It may. On the left, I have people telling me that a vote for a third party (instead of Obama) will put Romney in the white house. For myself, I'm willing to take that short term risk. This argument applies to both sides: if the party knows you will always hold your nose and vote for the establishment candidate, they will never actually do what you want, because they know they don't have to. You may stamp and nash your teeth all you like, but if you always fall back into line in the end, you've done nothing.

If the elections were held today, I would vote for Mitt Romney rather than sit out the elections or cast a protest vote for a third party candidate. But I would do so with extremely limited hopes, and my very act of voting in November would be a reminder to me that I cannot expect the radical changes America needs to come from the White House.

The fact is that I am a follower of Jesus more than I am a conservative (my strongly conservative moral values are the direct result of my faith), and although I have voted for the...