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To: Chi-townChief
Up until the last two or so weeks, I was voting against Obama.

I really listened to Romney and Ryan .... and now I will be voting FOR them.

I caught a replay of Romney's visit to Iowa yesterday on C-Span, and damn it...he has thought this through, he really does have a plan, and I sat there realizing this is the right man for the times.

I want R/R to win even more than I want Obama to lose ... and that, my friends is QUITE a lot!

16 posted on 09/08/2012 10:21:33 AM PDT by Right_in_Virginia
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To: Right_in_Virginia

Same here, I was voting against Obama and now I am voting for R/R.....huge for me as well....


29 posted on 09/08/2012 10:50:06 AM PDT by Kimmers (Fair isn't everybody getting the same thing, fair is getting what you need to be successful)
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To: Right_in_Virginia

As Sarah Palin rescued John McCain from what would have been a really disasterous rout into a merely lost election, Paul Ryan will close a LOT of the gap that Mitt Romney had in relation to the inertial forces in politics that favor Obama/Biden.

Obama/Biden have their own problems with public perception, which fuels the desire for “ABO” with the general voting public, but it is largely up to Mitt Romney himself to close the sale. Soft words and reliance fo gentle persuasion will not do it. A Chris Christie attack-dog assault on the known and glaringly obvious errors and lack of judgment by the Current Regime in the White Hut would be the hard-sell strategy that is a much more sure means of securing the needed majority of voters, and most importantly, the few really important voters in the swing states (and there may be more swing states out there than anybody is now predicting).

True, the lesser of two evils is still evil, but how do we determine the degree and intensity of evil? Because that is all we are now being offered, and one’s definition of “evil” may well be another’s definition of “virtue”.

Two attacks then, one is on the presence of evil, and the other is on the very definition of “evil”. Not only must the other side’s agenda be declared as evil in many of its applications, WHY it is evil must also be determined and explained, in simple language. We are dealing with the American public, after all, and much of that public is not well-informed. That Jeffersonian ideal has been eclipsed over much of the past century.

So we are left with 15-second sound bites and video images.

Make them count. And if that means pulling out all the stops, then do not shrink from the task.


33 posted on 09/08/2012 11:02:07 AM PDT by alloysteel (Are you better off than you were four years ago? Well, are you?)
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To: Right_in_Virginia
I really listened to Romney and Ryan .... and now I will be voting FOR them.

Oh, how CUUUUTE!!!

You actually BELIEVE the words of a politician during an election campaign? Everyone, come here! Look at this one! Isn't that precious??

(Hint: Obama, Dubya, and Clinton made plenty of promises as well. Few of the public supporters of any of those 3 were terribly pleased by their presidencies. Obama's secret financiers and race-pimps are clearly pleased, of course, but few others.)

35 posted on 09/08/2012 11:04:32 AM PDT by Teacher317 ('Tis time to fear when tyrants seem to kiss.)
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To: Right_in_Virginia
..".he has thought this through, he really does have a plan, and I sat there realizing this is the right man for the times."

Thanks for your much encouraging words.

Up to this point Ryan and Romney have been playing Cassandra to Obama's gift horse. It didn't work out well for Cassandra, she never even got the chance to say "I told you so!"

Voters don't want to hear this. They want to hear conviction in a candidate's voice that he will make things better, they want to see, in their mind's eye, an image of a prosperous and peaceable future. They want reassurance of our strength and potential.

If the Romney campaign doesn't address this essential psychology he may lose. At this point it's his to lose.

I read today that 'bam's is moving in this direction and I fear he may take the high ground.

37 posted on 09/08/2012 11:07:18 AM PDT by tsomer
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To: Right_in_Virginia
Up until the last two or so weeks, I was voting against Obama.

I really listened to Romney and Ryan .... and now I will be voting FOR them.

I feel the exact same way. One other thing struck me about Romney and that's his obvious love for America. After four years of hearing veiled (and not so veiled) talk of American imperialism, racism, non-exceptionalism and (insert favorite ism here), it's downright refreshing to hear a candidate proclaim his love for this country.

49 posted on 09/08/2012 11:35:24 AM PDT by Kharis13 (That noise you hear is our Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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To: Right_in_Virginia

Right_in_Virginia
Lost a good job in 1997 with a company that Bain had bought and sold to Staples. Had a really bad taste in my mouth in refenerce to Mr. Romney. But like you I have been paying attention and doing a little research.
Now I’m voting R&R because I believe they can get us back on the correct path to My USA.


60 posted on 09/08/2012 1:04:29 PM PDT by devildognc (We've lasted through the preliminary bouts; the main event is coming up. But it's not for sissies.)
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To: Right_in_Virginia

Your are right. Romney does have a plan. Saying he doesn’t is a dem talking point.


63 posted on 09/08/2012 1:52:17 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: Right_in_Virginia
I just started reading Romney's 87-page plan today.

I'm surprised and impressed.

I admired George Bush's administrative style. But wow. Romney is a different man altogether.

Believe in America is a workout plan.

67 posted on 09/08/2012 3:26:10 PM PDT by GVnana
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To: Right_in_Virginia

Yeah, Romney has a lot more substance than flair, and is more humble and down to earth, despite the Democrats smears of him being a plutocrats, its the Obama’s that have let power and wealth go to their heads... Romney is different - kind of an anti-Obama in that way:

“I caught a replay of Romney’s visit to Iowa yesterday on C-Span, and damn it...he has thought this through, he really does have a plan, and I sat there realizing this is the right man for the times.

I want R/R to win even more than I want Obama to lose ... and that, my friends is QUITE a lot!


70 posted on 09/08/2012 4:25:24 PM PDT by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole America’s promise!)
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