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Romney will channel Reagan
on world affairs in debate

Washington Times, by Guy Taylor

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 10/14/2012 11:16:38 PM

When Mitt Romney faces off against President Obama on Tuesday night in the first of their debates to involve foreign policy, the Republican challenger will take a page from Ronald Reagan’s playbook by attempting to portray the Democratic incumbent as the second coming of President Carter, and himself as the champion of the Gipper’s “peace through strength” mantra. With a confidence that seemed out of reach six months ago — when Mr. Obama enjoyed a hefty lead in the polls on foreign policy — Mr. Romney will point to the past month’s desecration of American flags and the killing

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 10/14/2012 11:54:52 PM     (No. 8933531)

Those of us who loved Reagan truly loved him and knew he wanted the best for our country. Its a shame you media types can't just let Romney be Romney. Only time will tell if he means what he says and I pray that he does. We KNOW what Obama wants for the US.

Sadly, I am burned out on politics this close to the election. I'll vote, of course, and I'll wear my patriotic buttons when I do. But I am sick of media all together. I thought I could at least read the NYP and the Washington Times, but they can't stop the snark.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: killerbee, 10/15/2012 1:14:32 AM     (No. 8933580)

Romney's going to be too busy fending off attacks and interruptions from both the moderator and Obama to be channeling anyone.

I wish him luck.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 10/15/2012 2:13:57 AM     (No. 8933599)

The election really comes down to whether you believe in the government or private sector. The left has spent the last 4 year vilifying the greedy capitalists.

The real redistribution that works is rich people hiring other people to do something.People spend money when they feel they have job security. That's all under a magnifying glass now because Obamacare is right around the corner.

How crazy is it that people will go from 40 hour weeks to 30,just to avoid the costs of Obamacare.
Wait until people see their tax refunds go down because the gov't snagged the fine for not participating in health insurance.

On the other hand,you could have a welfare queens snagging a $5000 earned income refund but would be exempt from Obamacare because they're assigned the poverty label.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Deedo, 10/15/2012 2:43:52 AM     (No. 8933622)

I think that "Peace Through Strength" and American Exceptionalism are winners with the majority of Americans.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jeff100, 10/15/2012 3:29:39 AM     (No. 8933643)

I know this is an extremely old issue, but on the topic of world affairs....

7 years after Osama Bin Laden and crew attacked our country, and after a madman named Saddam Hussein wreaked havoc in the Middle East, who'd have thought we'd elect a man named Barack Hussein Obama??

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