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Our pick for president: Romney
Orlando Sentinel [FL], by Editorial

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 10/18/2012 9:41:27 PM

Two days after his lackluster first debate performance, President Barack Obama's re-election hopes got a timely boost. The government's monthly jobless report for September showed the nation's unemployment rate fell below 8 percent for the first time since he took office. If that were the only metric that mattered, the president might credibly argue that the U.S. economy was finally on the right track. Unfortunately for him, and for the American people, he can't. Economic growth, three years into the recovery, is anemic. Family incomes are down, poverty is up.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: rubinski, 10/18/2012 9:45:49 PM     (No. 8944215)

Momentum is building for Romney. He IS going to win and it feels so good!!



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Reply 2 - Posted by: adguy47, 10/18/2012 9:52:42 PM     (No. 8944229)

"Other presidents have succeeded even with the other party controlling Capitol Hill. Democrat Bill Clinton presided over an economic boom and balanced the budget working with Republicans. Leaders find a way."

This adguy hopes Romney's campaign adopts the last sentence as his mantra -- it says it all.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 10/18/2012 9:55:42 PM     (No. 8944239)

''For that reason, though we endorsed him in 2008, we are recommending Romney in this race.''

The sounds of scales dropping the eyes of the libs is going to be deafening. Hey Oblamer, it's official, forget Florida.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: killerbee, 10/18/2012 9:57:07 PM     (No. 8944243)

Then endorsements are piling up. Nice to see.

To be honest, I'm not pinning all my hopes on Romney, although he will know he's got a huge job fixing the things that are going wrong. We can never sit back on our laurels. Congress must be dragged back to the Constitution and people need to be educated as to why that's a better, more beneficial state for them.

It's going to take a long time and the Democrats are going to be fighting non-stop, 24/7 to keep their graft going. Some Republicans too.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jeffreyabigail, 10/18/2012 10:01:11 PM     (No. 8944257)

Nice to see a paper that endorses candidates of different parties. Obama would have to swear allegiance to Karl Marx before The New York Times did not endorse him. Well, maybe they still would endorse him.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: stealthy, 10/18/2012 10:02:04 PM     (No. 8944259)

This woman voted for Romney today and got my son to do the same, passed on the info about the UN and our gov. planning on taxing the internet. when his college friends her about that, they won't be voting for Oblahblah.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mbdexp, 10/18/2012 10:12:49 PM     (No. 8944282)

Libs in central florida have hart attacks. Orlando Sentinel usually is a liberal paper. This is a huge change of course for I-4 corridor.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: KarenJ1, 10/18/2012 10:16:33 PM     (No. 8944288)

The Democrats must be apoplectic. If the St. Petersburg Times (now Tampa Bay Times) goes for Romney you know 0bama's goose is cooked in Florida. What a beautiful thing.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Photoonist, 10/18/2012 10:27:03 PM     (No. 8944303)

What you INHERIT is no EXCUSE for doing NOTHING or making matters WORSE. 0bama has been less effective at fixing things than a bumper sticker slogan and more destructive than a 4 ft deep pothole. Any newspaper that endorses 0bama today is endorsing the ''success story" of Greece and is embracing failed socialism.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 10/18/2012 10:42:36 PM     (No. 8944348)

The Slantinel is cursed, only people left reading were leftists and loons, conservatives left when they endorsed Kerry and won't return until they drop kick mike lafferty and Scott maxwell, which won't be soon. An endorsement like this makes sense although I know deep in their hearts it sickened them to do so. Keep in mind these weenies refuse to endorse Todd Long against Alan Grayson, a complete no brainer.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 10/18/2012 10:45:25 PM     (No. 8944355)

If LSM would follow instead of kissing up, it would be a done deal.



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Reply 12 - Posted by: Dixie, 10/18/2012 11:30:19 PM     (No. 8944459)

It is too long until the election for my comfort. One of these days Obama will try an October Surprise that works instead of fizzles.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: JoniTx, 10/19/2012 1:54:47 AM     (No. 8944689)

~~We have little confidence that Obama would be more successful managing the economy and the budget in the next four years. For that reason, though we endorsed him in 2008, we are recommending Romney in this race.~~

A Liberal newspaper - endorsing Mitt! Wow.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: danu, 10/19/2012 4:24:20 AM     (No. 8944790)

Not if WTP don't pull out all the stoppers, #1.

As Stalin said: 'It's not who casts the votes, but who counts the votes'
And it's certainly not the newspaper endorsements.

Even at this late date, there is an appalling amount of ignorance, lethargy, deception, malfeasance, and criminal intent out there.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Constitutional, 10/19/2012 8:20:35 AM     (No. 8945075)

This is HUGE. As a Florida resident, I know only too well that the Orlando Slantinel has been a deep-blue liberal rag forever.
But Orlando's suburbs have gotten redder and redder, and their readership has dwindled down to coupon clippers along with most of the liberal old media.

To see them make this admission is very telling for the state's continued momentum toward GOP.


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