Mitt Romney Columns on Townhall

  • Victor Davis Hanson - Obama's Game Changes

    Obama's Game Changes

    Victor Davis Hanson
    Posted: 10/11/2012 12:01:00 AM EST
    Usually after a presidential debate, both sides spin the results. But after the first face-off between President Obama and challenger Mitt Romney, Obama's exasperated handlers made no such effort. How could they when most opinion polls revealed that two-thirds of viewers thought Obama clearly lost?
  • Michael Reagan - Romney Can Close the Deal

    Romney Can Close the Deal

    Michael Reagan
    Posted: 10/11/2012 12:01:00 AM EST
    Those were my cheers you heard coming from the Left Coast last Wednesday night.
  • Emmett Tyrrell - The Essential Obama

    The Essential Obama

    Emmett Tyrrell
    Posted: 10/11/2012 12:01:00 AM EST
    WASHINGTON -- Well, apparently I am not crazy after all. The polls have caught up with me, and they--apres le debat--are coming around to my point of view. Governor Mitt Romney is ahead in the race for the White House, and he will probably be residing at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in 2013.
  • Cal  Thomas - Needed: A New Foreign Policy

    Needed: A New Foreign Policy

    Cal Thomas
    Posted: 10/11/2012 12:01:00 AM EST
    On Monday, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney delivered a foreign policy speech to cadets at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va. He was correct in his indictment of the Obama administration for its numerous failures -- especially in the Middle East
  • Ann Coulter - Got Racism?

    Got Racism?

    Ann Coulter
    Posted: 10/10/2012 6:13:00 PM EST
    Liberal racism sightings have become like a lunatic's version of "Where's Waldo?" Kevin Baker of Harper's magazine says Romney's referring to his "five boys" in last week's debate was how he "slyly found a way" to call Obama a "boy." Says Baker: "How the right's hard-core racists must have howled at that!"
  • Rich Galen - Why the Debate has Legs

    Why the Debate has Legs

    Rich Galen
    Posted: 10/10/2012 9:10:00 AM EST
    The Twitterverse was all, well, a-twitter Monday afternoon when the Pew Research Center for The People & The Press released the result of its national poll that had been in the field post-debate.
  • Reince  Priebus - Libya Consulate Attack Highlights Differences Between Romney and Obama

    Libya Consulate Attack Highlights Differences Between Romney and Obama

    Reince Priebus
    Posted: 10/10/2012 8:34:00 AM EST
    In last week’s presidential debate on domestic policy, the contrast between President Obama and Governor Romney was sharp. While the debate did not touch on foreign policy, the contrast between the two candidates there is equally clear.
  • John Stossel - Mitt Romney, Big-Government Man

    Mitt Romney, Big-Government Man

    John Stossel
    Posted: 10/10/2012 12:01:00 AM EST
    President Obama tanked in the last debate. Good. But then Romney responded to Obama by essentially saying: I want big government, too!
  • Jacob Sullum - Romney's Middle-class Problem

    Romney's Middle-class Problem

    Jacob Sullum
    Posted: 10/10/2012 12:01:00 AM EST
    During last week's presidential debate, Mitt Romney repeatedly promised to "lower taxes on middle-income families" without reducing "the share paid by high-income individuals." But this combination will prove difficult, if not impossible, for the Republican candidate to deliver given the other elements of his tax reform plan -- especially his illogical definition of "middle-income families."
  • Robert Knight - Mr. Obama’s Run-in with Inconvenient Truths

    Mr. Obama’s Run-in with Inconvenient Truths

    Robert Knight
    Posted: 10/10/2012 12:01:00 AM EST
    I didn’t want to write about the first presidential debate, which has been sliced and diced by many.
  • Marjorie Dannenfelser  - Pro-Life Debate Prep

    Pro-Life Debate Prep

    Marjorie Dannenfelser
    Posted: 10/10/2012 12:01:00 AM EST
    In the four decades since Roe v. Wade first opened wide the floodgates of abortion in America, those of us fighting to protect the unborn and their mothers have had, unfortunately, no shortage of public relations gaffes and poor explanations for the greater public.
  • Donald Lambro - Obama Flunks Economics 101, Turns Desperate and Dishonest

    Obama Flunks Economics 101, Turns Desperate and Dishonest

    Donald Lambro
    Posted: 10/10/2012 12:01:00 AM EST
    Finally, a pollster asked voters the one question that matters in this presidential election: Does Barack Obama know how to fix the economy?
  • Crystal Wright - Romney Exposes Obama’s Zero Sum Game on Foreign Policy

    Romney Exposes Obama’s Zero Sum Game on Foreign Policy

    Crystal Wright
    Posted: 10/10/2012 12:01:00 AM EST
    The more Romney talks these days the better he sounds. While it may seem counter intuitive with less than a month to go until election day, Romney has finally found his voice in this presidential campaign and a backbone to support it.
  • Rachel Marsden - Presidential Showdown Highlights America's Critical-thought Problem

    Presidential Showdown Highlights America's Critical-thought Problem

    Rachel Marsden
    Posted: 10/9/2012 12:20:00 PM EST
    PARIS -- America has collective attention deficit disorder, and in one way it's a bigger threat than terrorism, cybersecurity dangers and the never-ending Middle East drama: Those other problems at least have the potential to be solved.
  • Dennis Prager - It's Important To Understand Why Romney Won

    It's Important To Understand Why Romney Won

    Dennis Prager
    Posted: 10/9/2012 12:01:00 AM EST
    Understanding why Mitt Romney so decisively won the first presidential debate is as important as the fact that he did.
  • John Hawkins - 10 Dates to Remember from Barack Obama's Amazing First Term

    10 Dates to Remember from Barack Obama's Amazing First Term

    John Hawkins
    Posted: 10/9/2012 12:01:00 AM EST
    As future generations of Americans look back at the Obama years, perhaps as they search for some sort of explanation for why so many of them are living in huts and paying a 70% income tax rate when the country used to be so rich.
  • Byron York - Romney Should Expose IRS as Enforcer for Obamacare

    Romney Should Expose IRS as Enforcer for Obamacare

    Byron York
    Posted: 10/8/2012 4:25:00 PM EST
    As Mitt Romney campaigns on the promise to repeal Obamacare, some Republicans on Capitol Hill are trying to learn more about what the national health care law will actually do when it is fully implemented in 2014. Romney would do well to take a look at what they've discovered.
  • Brian Birdnow - Pocketbook vs. Personally Popular: Decision 2012

    Pocketbook vs. Personally Popular: Decision 2012

    Brian Birdnow
    Posted: 10/8/2012 10:47:00 AM EST
    The Romney campaign scored a sorely needed victory and a jolt of energy last Wednesday night, and many election watchers, including many Townhall readers earnestly hope that this will have some staying power.
  • Matt Barber - Supreme Court Shocks Life into Obamacare Challenge

    Supreme Court Shocks Life into Obamacare Challenge

    Matt Barber
    Posted: 10/8/2012 12:01:00 AM EST
    The emperor wears no clothes. The bloom is off the rose. The bigger they are, the harder they fall. Pardon the barrage of stale metaphors, but it’s difficult to put into words the utter pasting Mitt Romney put on Barack Obama last week.
  • Star Parker - Why the Obama Bubble Still Hasn’t Burst

    Why the Obama Bubble Still Hasn’t Burst

    Star Parker
    Posted: 10/8/2012 12:01:00 AM EST
    Can there be political bubbles like financial bubbles? Financial bubbles, inflated by hopes and dreams, burst when reality negates any possibility that those hopes and dreams will be realized. At that point, sky high stock or bond or real estate prices come crashing down to earth.


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