Skip to comments.The Silver Lining: Mitt Romney just won the election.
Posted on 06/28/2012 9:06:35 AM PDT by Jaguarmike
As a guy who's been unemployed for a few months, I've made a habit of looking for silver linings in the darkness. Folks, there is some good news to this monstrosity: now Romney's path to the White House is pretty much assured.
Up until today, Obama had one issue that was haunting him: the economy. He could blame the GOP for not doing being "bipartisan"...a charge that has always made me nauseous. But as of today, Obama's got to defend a policy that the majority of American people don't like. And he can't blame the Republicans for this - they didn't vote for it.
Guess what? Obama just raised taxes on the middle class. How did that work out for George H. Bush? The Democrats, as we all know, are not the party of the middle class. The debt now exceeds the GDP. The higher it goes, the greater pressures there will be to raise taxes on the middle class.
Romney can point out that with another four years of Obama, more taxes will be coming. Does anyone doubt that this administration will raise taxes on energy through cap and trade? And given this man's fondness for issuing executive orders, why let a little bump in the road like Congress get in the way of what he wants?
Now, like many of you, Mitt Romney was not my first choice. I hated Romneycare. On the other hand, there is a difference between what a state can do, and what the federal government can do - it's clearly explained in the Constitution. And I do think Romney has been clear on this point: that the current FCA is an overreach of federal power. Romney has vowed to repeal this - and I think with a Senate majority, he can do so, just like the Democrats did when they forced this on the American people.
That pretty much sums up the whole of Obamaville. Can all the mess he has wrought be undone???
I agree. Rush just called this “The largest tax increase in the history of the world” and, “Obamacare is a lie, and a stealth tax on all Americans”.
Obama is now in his first, and last, term. And the GOP will sweep the House and the Senate. Bank on it.
Anyone who supports a “3rd Party” on the Right, now, is an IDIOT!
That’s supposed to be the silver lining? I’m trying to look for the silver lining to the giant cloud that a Romney Presidency would be.
The problem is that Romney has to figure out how to say this is bad, when he did a version of it himself in Mass.
And, sadly, no matter who is elected to drive the bus, it is headed to the same destination...only a matter of speed and route.
Am listening to Rush, also. “IRS is now Obama’s domestic army”.
I was torn as to whether a SCOTUS strikedown would be best for us. I think in the long run, Roberts betrayal will energize our base more than a strikedown would have.
No offense but how is another liberal President a silver lining? I don’t know if anyone’s noticed or not but voting for liberal Republicans like George W Bush hasn’t really worked out for us.
“But this time, voting for a liberal Republican is going to work.” No thanks, I’m done being Charlie Brown.
WHO are you kidding?
I’m not quite sure how Romney will be able to convince swing voters that he is a better choice than Obama when it comes to ramming health care mandates down your throat. And the Obama campaign will be able to counterattack him endlessly as a result.
I’d call it a “copper lining”, or maybe a “pot iron” lining.
Maybe even “lead”, because nothing radiates from it.
About the only hope conservatives really have is to put so many Tea Party candidates in office that they can break up the obstruction that is Washington, D.C.
This is new? Third parties always do more damage to the people supporting them than they anticipate. Besides, the Great Pumpkin hasn't shown up...again.
Ha! Drudge has his quote up.
Romney has promised to repeal Obamacare. That’s what I know.
What’s the alternative at this point?
Isn’t it amazing that whenever the march to socialism is seriously threatened, enough republicans in key positions come out of hiding and save the day.
Claire in Missouri is running in a State that 70% hate the mandate