3. Just to add a bit more context to the quote. Nothing in politics is ever truly black and
white. There will always be shades of grey in everything.
"As far as my political campaign ... of course I care about the unemployment rate. I want the unemployment rate to go down, but I'm saying my candidacy doesn't hinge on whether the unemployment rate goes up and down. My candidacy is about something that transcends that; it's about freedom. It's not about Governor Romney's idea that he is going to fix the economy," he said.
“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, ... they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” John Adams