Tags: | romney | healthcare | debate | obama

Romney Adds Soft Touches to Hardline Approach

Wednesday, 03 Oct 2012 10:38 PM

By Newsmax Wires

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
While Mitt Romney is launching stiff attacks against President Barack Obama’s policies in Wednesday night’s debate, he’s also making an effort to show his humanity.

At the beginning of his first segment of comments, the Republican nominee said, “I was in Dayton, Ohio, and a woman grabbed my arm, and she said, ‘I've been out of work since May. Can you help me?’"

Romney also brought his popular wife into the mix. “Ann yesterday was at a rally in Denver, and a woman came up to her with a baby in her arms, and said, ‘Ann, my husband has had four jobs in three years, part-time jobs. He's lost his most recent job. And we've now just lost our home. Can you help us?’"

That enabled Romney to return to the policy realm. “The answer is, yes, we can help, but it's going to take a different path, not the one we've been on, not the one the president describes as a top-down, cut taxes for the rich. That's not what I'm going to do,” he said.

When the discussion turned to healthcare, Romney again brought out his soft side, citing people he has met on the campaign trail who are struggling to afford medical care.





© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Religious Right: People Still Have Faith

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 18:23 PM

Church attendance may be on the decline, but people still want to hear that God loves them and is real, the Rev. Frankli . . .

Kerry: US Working with Vatican Against Human Trafficking

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 16:55 PM

The United States is working with the Vatican to fight human trafficking, Secretary of State John Kerry wrote in an op-e . . .

Pope Calls for End to War, Condemns Waste Behind Hunger

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 07:25 AM

Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the immense wastefulness in the world whi . . .

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved