If Mitt's your guy, it may be Obama for me
I distinctly remember where I was four years ago when then candidate Barack Obama engaged me as a voter. I stopped, listened and listened more. While he didn't automatically get my vote that very moment he did the one thing that no other candidate (Democrat or Republican) did - he spoke to me. Obama eventually received my primary vote over Hillary Clinton and then over John McCain in the general election.
A number of the things he spoke to me about have never come true and I don't agree with some of his policies. Frankly, it's been disappointing. Yes, I know what he inherited but the 'change' has never happened. Bickering and the norm are in full effect. Now is the time when the Republican party can reach out and snag the moderate voters with a candidate that will speak to them. I'm waiting, but all I hear is Mitt and Newt. On the trust factor, I put them slightly below Donald Trump.
Share your tax information Mitt. Better yet, act like you're in this to win it. Don't run a campaign that looks like you're out to 'not lose'. Romney has been wishy washy on a number of key points that I'm interested in. Additionally, he even talks down to reporters on Fox. Mitt, they're your friends!
It appears the Mitt Romney is going to be the Republican nominee. If that's true and the elections were held tomorrow, I'd vote for Obama. I'd vote for Obama not because I agree with what he's saying or doing but because I don't trust what Mitt is (and isn't) saying. Obama may be the safe choice for me.
If the general election was tomorrow, who'd you vote for?
Steve Knox was born, raised and landed back in Janesville. He encourages you to participate as he writes on Janesville and beyond as this Generation X guy supports his Janesville mission, global vision. Steve is a community blogger and is not a part of The Gazette staff. His opinion is not necessarily that of the The Gazette staff or management.