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    say anything of substance? I mean, every time he talks, it seems like an exercise in ambiguity.

    I mean, does he ever give any concrete policy issues he is going to enact?

    I just heard this on the radio...

    RIGHT SPEAK: Mitt Romney event in Salem, Virginia (Full Video 06-26-12)

    What the fuck does that all mean? I mean, I realize that platitudes are part of stump speeches. However, that entire speech is platitudes. Romney never articulates specific policies or plans, he just speaks in generalities.

    To date, the only policy I have heard him propose is to repeal "Obamacare" on day one.

    Okay, fine. Then what?

    Mitt Romney Attacks Obamacare Ahead Of Supreme Court Ruling

    Again, what the fuck does that mean? What exactly does he want to do for health care? Return to the previous status quo? Why not say that?

    Romney wouldn't even say anything definitive on the SCOTUS immigration ruling. Instead, he favors some sort of state solution.

    Romney's entire campaign strategy is to point out Obama's failings and then offer little, if anything, to fix the problem. I have absolutely no idea what he would do if elected.

    Even the news media is starting to pick up on Romney's "where's the beef?" campaign platform.

    This isn't un-intentional either. Romney, ever the consumate politician, simply wants to win this election based on who the other guy is, and not based on what he is going to do.

    That didn't work very well for John Kerry, and it won't work for Romney.

    Am I mistaken?
     
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    Hey doc, the word you're looking for is substance, not sustenance. :lol:
     
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    And the answer of course is no. Romney wouldn't know substance if it flew out of the Book of Mormon and shipped a million jobs overseas.
     
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    Perhaps a reading comprehension course would benefit you. It's pretty evident that Romney wants to reverse the damage done by Obama and his band of thugs.
     
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    No, you're not mistaken.

    Even so, it's not like we haven't already elected a president who uttered nothing but vapid platitudes, vagaries and had no real concrete agenda anyone could nail down during the campaign. :eusa_whistle:
     
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    :lol:

    Attack of the left brain.
     
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    How?
     
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    No, we have an unfortunate climate of politics in this country where you don't need to be specific and talking in sound bites is all you need to get elected. Giving specifics is discouraged because it's harder to weasel out of what you said, the more specific the statement you make. It's a sad state of affairs that is headed to the point where the candidates will be so afraid to say anything of substance that they will be relegated to only saying, "I will make everything better"
     
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    The cloud of desperation/panic is thick on the left.
     
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    "...restore those principles that made us such a powerhouse. Economic freedom. Small Government. Taking advantage of our natural resources like our coal, oil, and gas... There are things we will do - I will do - as President to get this economy going again".


    ...replace the measure (Obamacare) with a handful of "common-sense" reforms


    He is saying that he would do things that promote industries that Obama is trying to strangle to death (and doing quite well at it). He is saying that he will repeal Obamacare and replace it with a handful of common sense reforms...

    Rather than having Nancy and Harry work behind closed doors and construct a monster that NOBODY BOTHERS TO READ or makes available for reading, he will support well crafted, bi-partisan solutions from Congress.

    I expect to here more details as the campaign gets to full speed.
     
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