31 Aug '12, 3am

Romney uses the bully pulpit to mock climate change

Romney uses the bully pulpit to mock climate change

President Obama promised to slow the rise of the oceans and to heal the planet. MY promise … is to help you and your family. This was one of the key points Mitt Romney made in the speech he gave Thursday night to officially accept the presidential nomination of the Republican Party. This was the speech immediately before the balloon drop, his primary sales pitch to undecided voters who hadn’t yet made up their minds. The quote was one of a few key passages Romney released to the press beforehand — one of the points the campaign thought were most important to get into newspaper articles before papers went to print. The quote Romney references here is from a speech Obama gave on June 3, 2008 , the night he wrapped up the nomination for the Democratic Party. In context, it reads like this. The journey will be difficult. The road will be long. I face this challenge with profou...

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