Items from Around the Web 05/13/2012 (a.m.)
Romney’s Pitch To The True Believers
“Kristen Swallow Prior, an English professor who has taught at Liberty for 13 years, said such ecumenical rhetoric may be a waste of time. While she allowed that many students have real concerns about putting a Mormon in the White House, the real disconnect comes from his apparent lack of conviction in anything. At a campus full of true believers, ‘posturing politicians’ don’t have a lot of appeal, she said. “
Off Main Street – Off Main Street – The Buffalo News
“Chris Collins, the former Erie County executive now running for Congress, decided he needed a couple of pairs of jeans to wear on the campaign trail in the district’s rural parts.”
I guess Collins thinks we can’t handle his normal wardrobe. Either that, or he doesn’t want to risk mussing his normal pants when he finally leaves Erie County.
Weekly Address: Congress Must Act on “To-Do List” – YouTube
“President Obama calls on Democrats and Republicans to come together and act on his Congressional ‘to-do list,’ which will create jobs and help restore middle class security.”
Is There a Romney Doctrine? – NYTimes.com
“It was just one example of what Mr. Romney’s advisers call a perplexing pattern: Dozens of subtle position papers flow through the candidate’s policy shop and yet seem to have little influence on Mr. Romney’s hawkish-sounding pronouncements, on everything from war to nuclear proliferation to the trade-offs in dealing with China.”
Forward. — Barack Obama
“In 2009 President Obama prevented the collapse of an auto industry at the heart of American manufacturing—workers, management and investors all had to sacrifice. Three years later, all loans have been repaid to the federal government and U.S. automakers are hiring hundreds of thousands of new workers.”
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