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Mitt Romney, Big-Government Man

nawlins72 Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 6:51 PM
Ryan, what I have witnessed in the last few months since Romney has become the nominee is the Republican version of "hope and change". The evidence that Romney has no principles and is another Big Government Statist is overwhelming, but conservatives HAVE to believe that he is "the one" who will make gum drop rain and rivers of chocolate. To see posts that say "I am voting for Romney because he is a good man" shows the level of cognitive dissonance.

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...