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Mitt's Damn-the-Torpedoes Decision

Tish6 Wrote: Aug 14, 2012 4:49 PM
Because the supreme court of Massachuesetts had mandated that a law be passed for universal heath care in the state. He could not do anything other than put his two cents in a legistature that was polar opposite from him in political theory. Do I like everything that was passed in that bill. No, but think how much worse it would have been if a Kennedy had been a govenor. Then again, they probably wouldn't have had to take it to the state supreme cour to force Kennedy's hand.

Mitt Romney's decision to select Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate speaks well of the man who made it. Indeed, it seemed less like the moderate man we have come to know than Adm. David Farragut in Mobile Bay:

"Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!"

Facing sinking polls, endless attack ads on his tax returns and Bain Capital record, and venomous lies that he was culpable in the cancer death of the wife of a steelworker seven years after he left Bain, Romney decided to convert this dismal campaign into a stark choice of philosophies and policies....

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