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Romney Receives Standing Ovation for Straight Talk at NAACP Convention

Stormy22 Wrote: Jul 11, 2012 2:28 PM
You can not criticize Obama in front of a black audience? How absurd. Obama's is one half white. How have we arrived at a point where you can not criticize a black President's policies? I thought that electing a black president meant that we would have a post racial society. If it is racist to criticize a 1/2 black/white President's policies, then there is no hope for this country. I suppose that it is racist for Obama to criticize George Bush's policies when speaking in front of a white audience?
Ann272 Wrote: Jul 11, 2012 2:32 PM
No, not racist for Obama to criticize George Bush's policies, simply totally irrelevant since it is Obama's own actions over the past 3/12 years we are talking about, and they have almost destroyed this country.

GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney just wrapped up his speech to the NAACP convention in Houston, focusing mostly on the economy and education reform. Right out of the gate, Romney received laughs from the crowd after cracking a joke about President Obama.

“I appreciate the chance to speak first – even before Vice President Biden gets his turn tomorrow.  I just hope the Obama campaign won’t think you’re playing favorites."


Romney framed his speech in general economic terms and tailored parts of it specifically to the African-American community. He focused on the family and...