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Wed Sep 19, 2012, 04:48 PM

National Review: "A Fresh Start" for Romney...

National Review:

Why doesnít Romney forget the past two weeks (heís not going to make it better no matter what he says), and go out there and make a speech saying that heíll do what Obama didnít do (much of), and invest in roads, bridges, dams, ports, etc.?

Romney could design a program where states could compete for federal infrastructure money based on their ability to get projects done on time and on budget, with funds given out the first year based on population and given out the second year based on first-year performance.

Romney could say heís not telling states what to do: If New York wants to use its money on subways and Arizona doesnít, thatís fine.

And he could say that states would have a holiday from federal work rules. States could keep their own prevailing-wage and other rules in place if they wanted to artificially push up wages, but that would of course hurt them in amount of infrastructure built per dollar.


Yes, he could do all those things; but then he'd be going up against the "Cut Federal Spending" Tea Party mantra, as well as further blowing up the deficit caused by his tax cuts. Why show courage and creativity now?

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brooklynite Sep 2012 OP
madashelltoo Sep 2012 #1
pscot Sep 2012 #2
SDjack Sep 2012 #3
global1 Sep 2012 #4
Downwinder Sep 2012 #5
Squinch Sep 2012 #6

Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Sep 19, 2012, 04:58 PM

1. Oh, they want Mittens to blow smoke up our asses.

Wow! That's great. Fixin' shit and stuff. Wow!

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Sep 19, 2012, 05:05 PM

2. That's what they said about Lazarus

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Sep 19, 2012, 05:09 PM

3. That would have Mittens trying to compete as a socialist. Not going

to happen.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Sep 19, 2012, 05:20 PM

4. Rmoney Will Have An Opoortunity For A Fresh Start After He Loses The Election.....

any speculation as to what he will do when he loses? Will he go back to Bain? Will he continue running for some office. Or will he just slink off into obscurity.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Sep 19, 2012, 05:21 PM

5. How many resets are allowed?

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Sep 19, 2012, 06:24 PM

6. He can't do that! That would actually help people. The Tea Party hates that!

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