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image via Weasel Zippers The Obama foreign policy has become utterly incoherent. It’s gotten so bad that someone who is normally an Obama water carrier found himself unable to comprehend Obama’s words. “A whole bunch,” meet “systematic.” President Barack Obama’s … Continue reading
He did it again. He went off script. He showed us his heart.
On Friday Obama said
“Voting’s the best revenge.”
The country is certainly a different place than it was when Andy Griffith was keeping the streets of Mayberry safe from pick pockets or settling disputes between feuding clans. It’s also a different place from the one Ronald Reagan inherited in 1981. While Americans may no longer be tethered to a telephone hanging on the wall or stuck getting their news or entertainment from a newspaper or television, those new freedoms and choices pale in comparison to the freedoms and choices lost in terms of their own economic opportunities.
Here’s the pertinent part of the transcript
PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, Governor Romney’s right. You are familiar with jobs being shipped overseas, because you invested in companies that were shipping jobs overseas. And, you know, that’s your right. I mean, that’s how our free market works.
But I’ve made a different bet on American workers. You know, if we had taken your advice, Governor Romney, about our auto industry, we’d be buying cars from China instead of selling cars to China.
I think it’s likely over, but as Glenn would advise- don’t get cocky.
Coming off a terrific Republican National Convention Mitt Romney decided to visit New Orleans, which is suffering the aftereffects of Hurricane Isaac.
Unbelievable. Simply unbelievable.
President Obama: Well, first of all I am not sure that all of those characterizations that you laid out there were accurate. For example, nobody accused Mr. Romney of being a felon. And, I think that what is absolutely true is if you watch me on the campaign trail, here’s what I’m talking about. I’m talking about how to put Americans back to work.
Over at the Weekly Standard the Blog catches the exchange between Lester Holt and Mark Halperin in which Halperin says out loud what we’ve all known for a long time: