Guy Benson, political editor of Townhall.com, spoke recently at a Centennial Institute event in Lakewood, Colo., and gave a stark post-mortem on the 2012 presidential election.
“I don’t appreciate [Pres.] Obama’s war on women and I feel Mitt [Romney] knows what women need and how to bring the country forward and include us,” said Lindsey, 23, who may not fit the demographic stereotype of a registered Republican in Colorado.
R Block Party co-founders and conservative activists Lori Horn and Nikki Mata spoke Tuesday of the increased enthusiasm they’ve seen in Republican circles leading up to the Nov. 6 election.
Wednesday night at Red Rocks, at a joint appearance with running mate Paul Ryan, Republican presidential nominee Gov. Mitt Romney alluded to the importance of Colorado as a swing state, telling the crowd of 10,000, “I think the people of Colorado are going to get us all the way there. What do you think?”
Three weeks after hosting the debate that turned the presidential race upside down, Colorado will again see Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and Pres. Barack Obama in the Denver metro area.
A couple interviewed at Sloan’s Lake Park in Denver on Oct. 4, 2012, prior to Pres. Obama’s appearance at a rally there, gave their review of his debate performance the previous night against Mitt Romney at the University of Denver.
With the latest Pew poll showing Gov. Romney now even with Pres. Obama among women, look for an increased urgency from the Left to fight the final weeks of the presidential election on the issues of contraception and abortion.
We’ve noted the Obama re-election coalition’s effort to appeal to women voters by reducing their issues to reproductive biology. Now comes an ad from the Romney campaign that counters that by widening the debate, and to remind women voters what an economic disaster the Obama years have been for them.
When all else stalls – as with the U.S. economy – Democrats desperate to hold power are reduced to calling Republicans “extreme” as a closing argument heading to Election Day.
“It’s about the 47 million people that are on food stamps,” said Romney. “We don’t measure compassion by how many people we can put on food stamps. We measure compassion by how many people we can get a good job so they can get off of food stamps.”