Daniels Defends Call for Social-Issues Truce

Sunday, 13 Mar 2011 02:25 PM

By Hiram Reisner

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Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels defends an earlier call for a truce on social issues, saying the country's economic problems will require people of opposing views to come together to resolve the fiscal crisis.

mitch,daniels,social,issues,truce,conservatives“I don’t sit around calculating the political pluses and minus of every single word I utter,” Daniels Sunday said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “I just sort of tell people what I think makes sense, and I’m prepared to respect disagreements. I don’t have any disagreements with these folks. I happen to share their views and I respect their passions.

“Some of it, however, comes to this: Are you more committed to results or to rhetoric,” he said. “And in pursuit of the results that matter, that I think are fully consistent with a commitment to limited government, and individual liberty, and freedom in this country, I think we’re going to have to do some very big things, and make changes.

“We’re going to have to get together people who disagree on other things – that is all I said. I respect those who have disagreed.”

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