Romney spoke in Irwin, Pennsylvania today

The Right Scoop

Romney gave a fantastic speech today in Irwin, Pennsylvania that even earned him kudos from Michelle Malkin:

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To watch just the 10 minute clip from the speech that starts with Romney’s attack on Obama’s “you didn’t build it yourself” comments go to The Right Scoop.

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…The Daily Mail points out how big a gift Obama gave the GOP with the assertion that small business owners “didn’t build it” themselves:

The inflammatory campaign speech comments underline the extent to which Obama believes that the state rather than ordinary citizens create jobs and wealth.

They highlight a key contrast with Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican nominee, who is preaching a message of wealth creation by individuals and reinvigorating the private sector.

Andrea Saul, spokeswoman for Romney, told Fox News that the remarks ‘reflect just how unqualified he is to lead us to a real economic recovery’ and were ‘ insulting to the hardworking entrepreneurs, small-business owners, and job creators who are the backbone of our economy.’…

The entire article at is worth reading.

Also, Obama really stepped in it, but MSM continues to run interference for him

UpdateVan Jones Calls Obama‘s ’You Didn‘t Build Your Business’ Comments the ‘Deepest Form of Patriotism’

…Jones, being a big government progressive, couldn’t agree with his former boss more. And he actually thinks the “whole world” agrees too.

“This is the deepest form of patriotism,” Jones told Schultz. “Here you have the President of the United States saying something that is absolutely obvious to the whole world and everybody in this country: America‘s government has been a partner to America’s business community, that is a part of the beauty of America. It is deep patriotism to point that out.”

He continued, “When he starts showing the most love and the most enthusiasm for the country, that’s when they go after him.”…

Chris Matthews: Obama ‘Is the Perfect Father, the Perfect Husband, the Perfect American’

Update 2: Romney Knocks It Out of the Park

…Over the lunch hour (here in the Midwest), Twitter was burning up with commentary from those who were watching Romney’s speech live. The commentary was unanimously euphoric. Romney spoke without teleprompter or notes, something Obama rarely does without getting into trouble. He was, everyone agreed, passionate and articulate. It seems that Obama’s attack on entrepreneurs and job creators, and his baldly stated conviction that everyone owes everything to government, was the spark that Romney needed…

From,   Romney’s excellent speech (with video links)

“I’ve been tough on Mitt Romney and leaned hard on his campaign to take the gloves off, get in the fighting spirit, and push back against Obama narratives. Today in Irwin, Pennsylvania, Romney delivered…

Legal Insurrection: Romney hits his stride defending America

Paul Ryan rips Obama’s comment that ‘if you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen’

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