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11:43AM

Romney's fundamental opportunity

Peggy Noonan interview in the WSJ today:

Before rallies and town meetings, Mr. Romeny always tries to have private, off-the-record meetings with voters.  "I sit down with five or six couples or individuals and just go around the table, and I ask them to tell me abou their life.  And the stories I hear suggest a degree of anxiety which is not reflected in the statistics."

More than anything else right now, what I sense when I travel the country giving speeches (Dallas two days ago) is that people don't think their kids will have better lives than they have had, and that is a fundamental shift in US thinking.

Subjective, yes?  But subjective matters in elections.

Reader Comments (1)

I think Obama's attacks on Romney's Bain Capital experience will backfire. Even the Wash Post reprinted a cartoon (in their weekly editorial cartoon wrap-up) that poked fun at Obama's lack of relevant business/executive experience.

I'm not thrilled by Romney by any stretch, but at this point I think the country needs a chief executive with real executive experience, and that's where I've found Obama sorely lacking in the last 4 years (independent of whether I agree with his policies.)

May 26, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDavid Emery

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