Romney preparing for the long haul in 2012 race

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  • A Guy With A Brain Enid, OK
    Jan. 21, 2012 11:50 a.m.

    Here's what Romney should do:

    Release his taxes. 12 years of them. And then....

    he should give away all his money to the government with the stipulation that it go directly to paying off the federal deficit.

    Think about it...

    he should keep his houses, his cars and property but all the money he has in bank accounts, etc, he should give it away.

    1st, this would shut up EVERY "Romney's just a selfish, thieving rich guy" critic, including Gingrich and the guy in the Whitehouse. Yes, even the delusional ows protestors.

    And, 2nd, this would shut up EVERY "Romney's just a selfish, thieving rich guy" critic.

    See my point?

    Romney will be fine financially even if he did this.

    First, and most importantly, Romney knows how to WORK. He could start with nothing and before too long he'd be financially successful again.

    Second, he'd still have his homes and could sell just one of them and live comfortably for the rest of his life.

    Third, with a book on the 2012 campaign and speaking/consulting fees he'd be a millionaire again in no time.

    How I'd LOVE to see him do this and shut up EVERY critic.

    Romney 2012

  • A Guy With A Brain Enid, OK
    Jan. 21, 2012 11:40 a.m.

    Gingrich: admitted REPEAT adulterer (capable of being forgiven but not able to rebuild the required trust soon enough)

    Romney: faithful to his wife

    Gingrich: largely a career politician

    Romney: NOT a career politician (and, no, running for office repeatedly does not make you a politician. Think about it: if you run and lose do you have the authority to make the laws, lead, govern, etc? No.)

    Gingrich: censured and 'fired' by his own political peers (federal House of Representatives)

    Romney: never censured or fired by his own political peers (Massachusetts state House of Representatives, etc)

    Gingrich: prone to shoot his mouth off and later regret it

    Romney: measured, tempered and even-keeled

    Gingrich: self-made millionaire 'guilty' of practicing capitalism like Romney but hypocritically doesn't decry his own pursuit of wealth

    Romney: self-made multi-millionaire and relatively quiet about it (he allows other to 'the pursuit of happiness' as they see fit)

    Gingrich: focusing primarly on beating Romney

    Romney: focusing on beating Obama

    Gingrich: flash and style

    Romney: substance

    These are undeniable facts, especially when it comes to character.

    The fact that this is even in contention shows how far America has fallen from the God who founded us.