Published: Thursday, Aug. 2 2012 12:00 a.m. MDT
Fabulous article! My respect for Mitt Romney continues to grow. He is truly a
great man and clearly the most qualified candidate ever to seek the presidency.
He will be a great president of the United States.
Without pre written speeches, which were delivered in an unconvincing way,
Romney could not get it right. Insulted the British (read the comments of their
leaders alone), insulted non Jewish people in the middle east, etc. The trip was
a mess, and denying that it was, and blaming the media, does not change the
fact. This is a campaign of rationalization. I shudder to think of a presidency
Plutocrats like Romney don't like government because democratic government
(and organized labor) gives voice to the people and protects them from
exploitation by the aristocratic self-centered super rich.
You can spin it all you want, but Romney stepped in it. He insulted people left
and right, he also gave one of his few actual opinions, that war with Iran would
be good. Sorry Utah, your boy is in trouble. He ruined the chance to capitalize
on his Olympic experience and the biggest thing he did as a governor,
RomneyCare, is taboo to even mention as an accomplishment. So all your left with
is a rich guy in a nice suit, with no concrete plans or opinions shouting "I
want to be president, don't you little people worry your pretty selves
about what I would do as president, just vote for me" I just don't
understand how you can support someone who refuses to give actual detail as to
what he would do as president.....
I cannot understand why we would elect a self proclaimed enemy of our
government, otherwise known as the American people, to head our government.
I'll always take a convincing ideology of liberty clumsily delivered over a
destructive ideology of entitlement attractively delivered.
"...Romney uses...speak...".I'm waiting for the
retroactive version of Romney speak.
"He is truly a great man and clearly the most qualified candidate ever to
seek the presidency. He will be a great president of the United States."Ummmm... I don't think so. There are far more qualified people
out there to be President than Mitt Romney. The problem is that in politics of
this day and age, fewer and fewer people want to have their names dragged
through the mud or play the kind of game that politics has become. Therefore,
we don't get the most qualified individuals running. And before you jump
all over me about criticizing Romney, I would make the same argument about
President Obama. Neither one is the BEST choice for the United States.Great President? Like Washington, Lincoln, Roosevelt, Reagan? Great
presidents don't come along all that often. Most are average to good.
Even President Obama is just average (and before you start flinging comments
like "worst ever," truly consider history and names like Buchanan,
Hoover, Tyler, Harding or even Nixon). Romney may be average to good, but that
also points back to the qualification issue (see above).
The conscience of 'peoople of faith' can take us to some pretty weird,
and even ugly, places. We need to be able to violate said conscience, if
that's what it takes to rise above it.
Romney's statement that the Palestinians culture is the reason for their
poverty, can be extended with little imagination to here in the US. Why are
southern states more poor than the northern states? Is there something innate in
Southern culture to lead them to their poverty?
All I know is that republicans have been hammering Obama for years because 1 of
the 2 Churchill busts were returned to the British consulate. That
was supposed to be a huge slap in the face to the British yet Romney gets a pass
for blatent criticism of Olympic security that should have been done in private
if at all. Good job Romeny, advertising weakness in Olympic security
while it's going on and inciting turmoil in Israel within a few days. Does
the man have no sense at all?
There have indeed been few good presidents since the likes of Washington,
Jefferson, John Adams, Madison and Jackson. These two men (Obama and Romney)
are poor material. Ron Paul would be great. Oh, if only!!
To John20000 9:50 a.m. Aug. 2, 2012I'll always take a
convincing ideology of liberty clumsily delivered over a destructive ideology of
entitlement attractively delivered.-------------------------------What a perfect reason not to vote
for Mitt, who seeks entitement for the wealthy to the detriment of everyone
else. He is the LAST person we need in the White House and the Presidency.
per Hutterite 7:52 p.m. Aug. 2, 2012...Just Remember. Nobody expects
the Spanish Inquizition!
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