Romney Wins at Univision Forum; Obama, Facing First Real Questions, Falls

Romney: Obama Threw ‘White Flag Of Surrender’

Tony Lee
Big Government
21 Sep 2012

…At a Univision forum, Obama said  that the most important lesson he has learned during his first term was that “you can’t change Washington from inside, only from the outside.”

Obama said if he were to get a second term he wanted to convince Americans to put more “pressure on Congress to move issues forward.”

Obama’s comments amounted to a concession: the candidate who campaigned in 2008 on changing Washington and bringing about bipartisan consensus has not been able to accomplish what he promised. The president and many in his administration have become creatures of Washington, encouraging crony capitalistic boondoggles like Solyndra.

Obama’s words came weeks after Bob Woodward released a book that portrayed Obama as a president who lacked the “stamina” to achieve bipartisan consensus, even when Democrats controlled all three branches of government for Obama’s first two years in Washington. Obama has also politicized Washington. He has refused to meet with Republicans and attacked Paul Ryan’s budget during a speech to which Ryan was invited by White House aides. Obama conceded to Woodward he had made a “mistake.”

“No wonder he’s had such a hard time over the last four years,” Romney added.

The Obama campaign issued a defensive, panicky and feverishly-researched statement defending a supposed non-gaffe…

Read the entire article at Big Government.

RelatedUnivision Challenges Obama on Fast & Furious

Univision Grills Obama


Comments are closed.