Sunday, October 28, 2012

Daily Herald’s Endorsement: The case for Mitt Romney for president

History will write Obama’s failure started when he accepted Rahm Emanual’s advice not to waste a crisis as an opportunity.  Obama chose the opportunity to push a partisan Healthcare Reform without a single Republican vote, and ignored the real crisis of jobs and the economy.  Obama’s never recovered and instead doubled done on the class war talk.  It will cost Democrats the election and they’ll find the party in one heck of a crisis now.  See what opportunities the Mayor of Chicago can make from that.

From the Herald’s endorsement
At a time when the economy was wracked, he chose instead to focus on health care reform. In doing so, his administration chose early on to fight with Congress rather than to work with it. He chose to force his landmark health care bill through Congress without a single Republican vote, significantly contributing to the bitter atmosphere of division in Washington.   
His economic initiatives have been heavily bent toward the public sector, a big spending approach that has been aptly derided by Romney as “trickle-down government.” And however well intended his belief that the Bush tax cuts should be ended for upper-income brackets, his $250,000 benchmark has been remarkably low, as many two-income families and small business owners and others in the suburbs can attest.   
More pointedly, we are disappointed in the tone of Obama’s relentless insinuations that wealthy Americans refuse to pay their fair share. That tone is divisive and damaging for the nation and for our economy. It creates villains and victims, and unfairly so.

Endorsement: The case for Mitt Romney for president - DailyHerald.com

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