Skip to comments.We recommend Mitt Romney for president (Dallas Morning News)
Posted on 10/01/2012 7:04:24 AM PDT by CedarDave
Candidate Obama, an orator of great skill and cadence, might have overcome everything and put the U.S. on a brighter path. President Obama, unfortunately, fell short of the challenge. The wars have largely faded from headlines, but the economic struggles remain, along with an attendant worry about future federal spending, deficits and debt.
Obamas Democratic supporters would argue that no one could have succeeded in what he inherited, that the nations problems were far more severe than anyone could handle in four years.
We respectfully disagree. On the central issue that will define his presidency a stalled U.S. economy weighed down by crushing annual deficits and accumulated debt Obama showed himself to be less leader than follower. While he expended his political capital on new government programs, unemployment stayed at debilitating heights.
For that reason, this newspaper recommends Republican challenger Mitt Romney for president.
We see evidence of Obamas shortcomings in his re-election campaign, a relentlessly negative push to disqualify his opponent instead of standing on his accomplishments. His campaign has worn voters patience thin by constantly blaming predecessor George W. Bush for the mess he left behind.
Cleaning up that mess, however large, was what Americans trusted to Obama.
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Romney had to survive a fractious primary by steering too far right on some issues. ...Romney does give us pause. His famed flip-flops on issues from immigration to health care, always pushing further right, are worrisome. His difficulty in speaking precisely and inoffensively on such issues as Londons Olympic preparedness, Israeli Palestinian issues and U.S. embassy assaults paint him, at best, as a foreign policy neophyte.
But coming from a big dinosaur media newspaper a half-hearted endorsement is better than none.
(p.s. A thread on the endorsement from the "Examiner" was posted in the GOP forum on Saturday and got a few replies. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-gop/2938150/posts )
What strange world did I wake up in where this rag actually endorses Mittens?
True, but I still enjoy reading one in the morning over bacon and eggs. Alas, the popularity of Apple and other tablets may finish them off.
Voting for Romney is like crashing into a tree to avoid going off a cliff. At least there’s a chance of surviving.
His difficulty in speaking precisely and inoffensively on such issues as Londons Olympic preparedness, Israeli Palestinian issues and U.S. embassy assaults paint him, at best, as a foreign policy neophyte.
But these so-called "gaffes" pale compared to Obama's recent foreign policy stumbles such as not being able to tell the difference (or ignoring it) between a terrorist attack and a demonstration, or calling Nazi concentration camps "Polish death camps."
But his goals isn't to do what's right for America. It's to collapse the system so they can start the from-the-ground-up "fundamental transformation".
LOL! Well said, both of you.
At one time Dallas County was heavily Republican, but those days are long past. The newspaper has been mostly Republican, but I guess its liberal Republican now.
I hope Romney remember that line for the debates
[ His difficulty in speaking precisely and inoffensively on such issues as Londons Olympic preparedness, Israeli Palestinian issues and U.S. embassy assaults paint him, at best, as a foreign policy neophyte. ]
I don’t know if I could recommend Romney for President, but I would certainly recommend Obama for EX-President.
LOL! That was my first thought, too.
Yes, they have left the headlines, but that doesn't change the fact our guys are dying over there everyday. We have lost more on Obama’s watch in Afghanistan than we did under Bush, but you would never no that if you get your news from the msm headlines. The Middle East is in chaos and Obama's foreign policy is in complete collapse, but you would never know that if you get your news from msm sources. We are now funding the terrorists, the Muslim Brotherhood, in Egypt!
And it slows down the speed of going over the cliff.... Hopefully allowing enough time to correct and avoid the cliff all together
One of the many things I hate about Obama is the cadence of his speech.
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