In 2007, when Mitt Romney sat down with the Wall Street Journal editorial board, the candidate for the Republican presidential nomination was eager for the influential paper’s blessing. What he got, instead, was their bemusement.
President Barack Obama targeted niche audiences while Republican challenger Mitt Romney focused on the macro-issue of the economy as the two took different approaches to energize voters in battleground states.
President Barack Obama said Hispanic voters may make the difference in his re-election chances because his rival Mitt Romney and other Republicans have alienated the nation’s biggest minority group with anti- immigrant rhetoric.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said his campaign doesn’t need an overhaul even though he’s trailing President Barack Obama in critical swing states and has come under fire from members of his own party over recent stumbles.
Mitt Romney’s attack on the nearly half of America that doesn’t “take personal responsibility and care for their lives” may not have been “elegantly stated,” as he said last night in his effort at damage control, but it clearly reflected his world view.
Over the weekend, Mitt Romney muddied the waters about where he stands on health-care reform with a series of vague statements from himself and his campaign about health insurance for people with pre-existing conditions.