Using Obama's own words against him

Monday night's debate between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama will focus on foreign policy. And Mitt Romney has a golden opportunity to score points against the president by using his own words against him. I wrote an earlier column (see "Romney's Trump Card for the Foreign Policy Debate") suggesting Romney leverage his image as a person who would be a good steward of our economy to point out how Obama's handling of the economy has weakened our foreign policy standing. In Obama's 2006 speech from the Senate floor, he scored political points against George Bush by declaring, "Increasing America's debt weakens us domestically and internationally." Since becoming President, Obama has increased our debt by 5 trillion dollars and counting. The deficits under his policies are projected to total trillions more. This provides an opening for Romney by pointing out not just how Obama has weakened America but how hypocritical he has been. His words and promises are meaningless and not to be...(Read Full Post)