10 Reasons Why Mitt Romney Would Make A Good President

Mitt Romney holds his own with Rick Santorum

in a recent Presidential Debate. Notice how suave. Cool. Mitt is under pressure. I think this trait would make him a great president.
in a recent Presidential Debate. Notice how suave. Cool. Mitt is under pressure. I think this trait would make him a great president.

REASON #10

His charismatic ways when appearing in public. Notice that big, wide smile of his? This is one thing our nation's leader needs is a confident smile. A confident smile says, "I know what I'm doing," to the doubters who think Romney would not make a good leader. And his smile also says to the negative world around us, "Let's be peaceful, but do not be fooled in thinking that niceness is a sign of weakness." I like that in a president.

REASON #9

Mitt Romney is an all-American guy. See the American flag in the background? This, him not being ashamed to pose with our flag, is another strong reason that foreign countries would respect him as President of the United States. Romney "looks" the part of a president. Smooth. Polished. Easy to approach from the elite to the lowest. Mitt can 'talk the talk,' and with the right supporters, he can 'walk the walk.' I like his hairstyle too.

REASON #8

Romney can be serious if need be. Behind that Crest toothpaste smile, is the face of a serious candidate who wants to run our country. Romney can also count. His expertise in numbers will go a long way when he is faced with balancing our budget and other monumental tasks that accompany the Office of The President. Good with mathematics is a plus for Mitt. Now if he didn't know diddlie about numbers, he might embarrass himself in a State of The Union Message. But that is a useless worry. Mitt is a numbers man.

REASON #7

Mitt Romney knows how to dress for success. He is never seen in public or private unless he is dressed 'to the nines' with tailored-suits. Nice shirts. Colorful ties. I think that the adage, "image is everything," should apply to our president. Now let's be serious. Would you, or any of our foreign country allies trust a president that dressed in cargo pants, sweat shirt with tour dates of Cold Play on the back, and sandals? I think not. I concede that wearing a suit and tie all day can be rather discomforting, but that's a solid rule of society. Dressing to impress. And inspiring a hit song by ZZ Top, "Sharp Dressed Man," from the 80's. Wonder if ZZ Top would play for his inaugural party?

REASON #6

Mitt Romney can talk. With the best orators in the land. Whether it is on Face The Nation or Meet The Press. Or on some corner in Chicago, Romney can talk fluently about economic. Military. Social. And educational facts. And I have noticed that he seldom uses, "uhh," or "now let me see," to stall for time as he thinks up an answer to a question. Being able to talk professionally is a plus for an American president. I give Mitt points for his talking abilities. And Mitt can read too.

REASON #5

His sharp sense of humor. When asked by Newt Gingrich about his tax returns, Mitt smiled and said, "I will release them Tuesday," and moved on stunning Newt with his comedic comeback. Any president of our country needs a good sense of humor. And be able to laugh at himself. Former president, John F. Kennedy scored huge ratings with his comment on the launching of a NASA rocket, "there goes the payroll," when he was to say, "payload." This fau pax got lots of laughs from the crowd. Mitt will not be a stranger to laughter.

REASON #4

Mitt's big hands. Although and strictly in my opinion, Romney would make a great juggler for any circus, his big hands are a sign that he is a worker. Confident. Can tackle political or social problems in our country. I like that in a president. I've always said, "never trust a president or any politician who doesn't show his hands in public." But remember. Showing hands and talking with hands is a world apart. Mitt doesn't talk with his hands. And I like that.

REASON #3

when Mitt Romney is right. He is right. In several question and answer sessions across our country, some political reporters have asked him some tough questions, only to their chagrin, Mitt answered them like a pro. Like he was already in the Oval Office. George W. Bush was like that. Able to answer the tough questions that are on the minds of Americans. In this photo, Mitt is driving home a point on how he would balance our budget. The crowd was amazed.

REASON #2

Mitt Romney looks people (and problems) straight in the eye. Never backs down. Notice him next time he is being questioned that he seldom looks down, or off in the distance, two signals that he is not sure of himself. Mitt knows the score. He's on top of his game. You can trust a man (or woman) who makes fast eye-contact and talks to you like you are a human. That's Mitt.

REASON #1

Mitt Romney is always smiling. Happy. Upbeat. I appreciate that in a president. Don't you? I had much rather have a smiling. Laughing. Even joking president than a 'doom-and-gloom' leader who seldom smiles or laughs. Notice the other Republican presidential candidates--see how less they laugh or joke? The Office of President is a serious job, but not all of the time. I think that our atmosphere in our country is set by whatever attitude our Commander In Chief shows. If he's happy, then we can be happy. See what Im getting at?

SPECIAL NOTICE:

ladies and gentlemen of the free world, this is NOT. I repeat NOT, a political endorsement for presidential candidate, Mitt Romney.

The truth is, I was sitting around my house on Monday, January 23, and began to think of why Mitt Romney, of all the Republican presidential candidates, would make a good leader for the United States.

These are my opinions. My views. I share these of my own accord. I have not taken or received any material gifts. Monies. Or favors from Romney, or any of his opponents for writing this hub.

See if your views match mine. Enjoy.

Kenneth Avery

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Comments 58 comments

marellen 4 years ago

Sure he is happy now but if he becomes president watch most of these traits fade. This is true of most presidents. BTW..I'm not for any candidate.


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Kathleen Cochran 4 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

I know you too well, Kenneth, to take this hub seriously. But as usual, it is a piece of good writing. Romney first and foremost has to ditch the nervous laugh whenever he's asked a question he doesn't like. It's his TELL.


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Hi, marellen . . .thank you for your comment. And I have to agree. The goodness seems to fade as years go by and problems mount. You are a wise woman. Thanks for coming by.


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Wy', Kathleen, whatever in this world do you mean? LOL. You are so perceptive. What gave me away? Was it the line, 'Mitt can read too'? Yes, I was in parody. I have nothing against him personally, but Im serious...I get riled when any candidate threatens to do away with Social Security and bring millons of deserving senior citizens who have paid in the system with their sweat and blood only to have some jackal mess with somethign that he didn't earn. That goes for Obama and his "death panel," too. Have you heard about this? I watched a serious documentary Sunday morning on why this death panel is being kept quiet...if the Natl Healthcare is made law...WHEN YOU AND I REACH elderly age status..and get sick...the panel, not doctors, decide if you and I receive treatment or not. And if we don't, well, the alternative is just pass away...what is the difference in this and Adolph Hitler's death camps???


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michabelle 4 years ago

Hello, very interesting hub! Potential presidents are sometimes "like a box of chocolates, we never know what we're gonna get." I've wondered what will bring healthcare costs DOWN, as opposed to cutting off the lifeline of care to so many people. What's this world coming to? We're a country that's used public resources and spent countless lives to fight foreign wars. We glorify domestic corporate kings and queens, worship the wealthy and build domestic political dynasties. Now we're potentially opting to terminate sick people to cut costs? Somehow it never makes sense, no matter how 'ya cut it. At what point does money take second spot to ethics, morals or just basic "right vs. wrong" in the USA? I was raised as a "LIBERAL" Christian, if anyone could ever imagine it..... we do exist!


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Hi, michabelle and thank you kindly for your comment on this would-be screenplay for TV movie. LOL. I was raised a liberal Christian also. I thought I was the last one on earth. Glad that you and I agree. Ethics? Show me ONE powerful politician who knows how to even spell ethics. Not that Im their judge, but I would NOT want to be in their shoes making life or death decisions on whom to keep alive and whom to kick out. But do not worry. As long as Republicans are rich, the wealthy, be it fair gains or not, will always be "the Washington Darlings," for Republicans and Wealthy go hand in hand...but what about me? Im below the middle class. Do they, including Gingrich, care about me? I think not. Enough of my soapbox. Glad to meet you, michabelle. Very nice.


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michabelle 4 years ago

Hi Kenneth, had to respond at least to this. I didn't understand why I never fit the "Conservative" mold until a Methodist minister explained it: "The church you grew up in was a 'liberal' Christian Church."

(Who had ever heard of 'sech a thang as that?)

So add one more to the list of "liberal Christians."

Oh and he's a wild one.... quite a crusader, and very outspoken....


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Kathleen Cochran 4 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

Yes, Virginia, there really are liberal Christians. Glad to meet another one - and from an evangelical denomination too!


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Great information, michabelle. Thank you so much. Now, I understand that it's okay to be both, liberal and Christian. If the Republicans overall, had a sympathetic feeling for those of us who are not wealthy and took pity on those who depend on Soc. Sec. for meds and their living, I would be different. But seemingly, Obama's troops behind the scenes are as narrow-minded as the Republicans toward our elderly people who have built our country. I cannot understand these idioms.

Have a good day.

Kenneth


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Nice play on words, Kathleen. Love the, "Yes, Virginia," linkage. And you are right also. Let's all keep a candle burning for someone with compassion and understanding toward the non-elite to be elected.

Have a peaceful day, Kathleen.

Kenneth


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Jean Bakula 4 years ago from New Jersey

Hi Kenneth,

Did you hear the speech where Mitt admitted he made "a little extra money" on speaking engagements and then the amount was over $400,000.00? Who considers that "a little bit of money?" I'd have my dream vacation home in Jamaica with that mon. I admit he does look the part though, and always has a smile. Presidents do age badly though. I don't know why anyone would want the job. Obama is holding up pretty well, I think he puts gray highlights in his hair when he wants to look more distinguished, though it could be real.


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Hi, Jean,

thank you for your warm comment, and yes, I was aware that Mitt not only made, but has millions in income each year. So does Newt. There are NO want for anything among these people who I do wish


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

would be compassionate for our elderly people who rely on their monthly checks that THEY WORKED HARDER THAN MITT, NEWT, OBAMA AND MORE only to have the Republicans threaten to do away with Social Security. Like Ron Paul, who doesn't know about hard work. And even less about the Bible. He has threatned to, if elected, to stop helping Israel at all. If Paul knew his Word of God, it states clearly that "any nation who turns on Israel, will suffer judgement," but then again, Paul, is like the others...out for #1. Im sorry. I just get irked when I have to see these people on my TV. I shall refrain from anymore venting. LOL. Maybe you or I could do as good of a job as these guys. Right, Jean?

Thanks for being a TERRIFIC friend, follower and one who always encourages me.

God bless you, Jean.

KENNETH


PenMePretty 4 years ago from Franklin

Sounds good to me! Vote for you! Up!!!


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Hi, PenMePretty,

Thank you kindly for your comment and sweet votes. I really appreciate YOU more than you know. Keep up your great hubbing too. And peace to you.

Your friend, KENNETH


Sueswan 4 years ago

Hi Kenneth,

Maybe, people would relate more to a president in cargo pants. lol

Have your heard the expression, "snake in suits that is what I think of most politicians.

Great hub!

Voted up up and away!

Take Care :-)


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Dearest, Kindest, Sueswan . . ."Thank YOU, DEAR friend, for this great comment. I actually "needed," some cheering-up. It's raining and drizzly today at 12:13 p.m., January 26. And your words did the trick. Thank you so much, Sueswan. I hope that literally loads of GOOD things happen to you . . .starting NOW . . ."

Sincerely, KENNETH


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phdast7 4 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

Hi Kenneth - It has been way too long since I read one of your great Hubs. Well-written. I also like the exchange between you and Kathleen Cochran. What fun. :) I hope that all things are well with you.


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Hi, phdast, yes, it has been too long. And I thank you so much for reading (and liking) my offerings. You will not believe this, but on MY PAGE that I see of this hub, the HubPages ad people put a Romney ad at the bottom. Is that cool, or what? And that exhange with Kathleen, was fun. And it was also fun to read your comment. As for me, its raining in nortwest Alabama now and the rain aggravates my Fibromyalgia and Neurothpy, but with med's and gritting my teeth, LOL, I can make it a day at the time. I pray that YOU are okay. Please don't make it so long between comments.

Your Friend,

KENNETH


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PDXKaraokeGuy 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon

Kenneth, not sure if this is saturiucal or not, but it was entertaining, certainly. I used to be a political junky, but now, i barely follow. i always vote, but usually third party. I find the major parties to be fraught with inconsistencies, special interests and arrogance. I'd rather vote for the candidate who doesn't care about winning or losing, but about believing in what his conscience dictates.


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

PDXKaraoke Guy, to be upfront, a little of both...satire and truth, but now on March 5, as the political casousel has turned, I now want Newt to win the nomination, but I read some realiable inside reports that show Obama winning with more electorate votes from powerful groups that now saturate our country. Not saying whom.

Thanks for your comment and the text which I agree with you. I want a leader who doesn't care about winning, just leading us in the right way. And a candiate who is NOT a wealthy fat cat.

Kenneth


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PDXKaraokeGuy 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon

i kinda think the president doesn't matter as much as the legislature.


lol 4 years ago

k these are not legit reasons that make a leader a great one.. I think the US has not had a good president since roosevelt to be honest.. dress well? has a great smile? big hands? can count? WOW!! how about a president that leads you to economic success, has the interest of the people at heart, honest, a great communicator, and peaceful?


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

PDXKaraoke Guy, you are correct, sir. I should have thought this through. And now on March 22, 2012, I have learned how sly and two-faced Romney really is. Much of his promises are "spins" and printed make-overs of Obama's programs. Can we afford another 4 years of Romney? Im going toward Santuro. Maybe Newt. They do sound more realistic. NOt Romney. He is gonna change us overnight. Yeahhh, got to see that show.

Kenneth


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

lol . . .I agree. This was mostly tongue in cheek humor. And communication is not the same as being a "yes man," as Romney is doing now--like Jimmy Carter did when we were a fool to elect him.

Newt or Rick, is my choices.

Kenneth


Really? 4 years ago

What about his plans to cut spending or what he's going to do about the pointless wars we're in or about the economy? You think he's a good president because he possess with the American flag, smiles a lot and has a nice hair cut?


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Hello, Really? This was merely tongue-in-cheek writing. Didn't you see the segment, "he's a sharp-dresser"? I do not want Romney for president. He is a radical people-pleaser. Caters to the wealthy of the USA, and cares nothing about our elderly or sick. He is out for power. And I do not trust anyone who smiles all the time telling people what they want to hear.

Newt is my man.

Kenneth


TrenchPress 4 years ago

16 Reasons Why Mitt Romney Would Be A Really, Really Bad President

http://trenchpress.com/?p=1674

Gun Sales Rise, As Gun Owners Now Fear MITT ROMNEY

http://trenchpress.com/?p=9760


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

TrenchPress . . .listen. I am now, NOT for Romney. He is a smiling "jack" all of of the time. The same way Jimmy Carter did when he was elected--telling poor people what they wanted to hear. Romney cannot, single-handedly, solve our economic woes over night and by the way, George W. Bush had his part is making our economy bad...but why isn't anyone scorning him? I guess the Repub's are feared. NOT BY ME. Sorry. Attack me if you like, GOP, but NOT ON MY PROPERTY, for I am still a FREE American with Rights.

Kenneth


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

Hi Kenneth, Your title is very catchy. I like your reasons! Very funny! I tried to think of my good reason, I came up with none. Zilch. Nada. I did try though!:)


Ali from NYC 4 years ago

Well ok he ok all that but can he really change the country??? Maybe not or maybe who knows but I'm still not on his side even tho I'm a republican


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Hi, Sunshine! Ive missed YOU so much. Thanks for the comment on Mitt. Since this was written, Ive changed my views on him. Its hard to trust a man who smiles all of the time and mostly tells people what they want to hear. And I guess I will find another candidate.

But thanks, dear Sunshine, I appreciate you very much.

Your Friend,

Kenneth


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Hello, Ali,

some other republicans are thinking like you. Somehow there is something about Mitt that is not being liked by some republicans. I can't figure this. But I do know, like above comment to Sunshine625, hard to trust someone who smiles 24/7.

Kenneth


Ali from NYC 4 years ago

Yeah you are right @kenneth but we need someone strong and the country need to change


Ryan 4 years ago

This is the worst article ever. These are traits of a good president you'd find in People Magazine...not in TIME Magazine.


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Hi, Ali from NYC,

thanks a lot for your support. I agree. It will take someone strong and honest. And not sugar coat speeches to whatever the tone of the crowd may be. Since Newt has dropped out and somehow Ron Paul got lost, I guess I will wait to see if Mitt improves. Time is on our side.

Kenneth


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Ryan, this was, for the most part, tongue-in-cheek satire. Not true editoralizing. Fact of the matter is, I cannot tolerate Mitt, the multi-millionaire who couldn't work for what people on minimum wage are doing in the USA. Why can't we have a candidate who understands what its like to be below the poverty level and has known what its like to struggle to just make ends meet.

Guess those days are over, huh?

Thanks anyway for your honest comment.

Kenneth


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ytsenoh 4 years ago from Louisiana, Idaho, Kauai, Nebraska, South Dakota, Missouri

Kenneth, very grateful this was satire. You set it up pretty well, however, to render invites. Good job on that.


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Thanks so much, ytsenoh! Tongue-in-cheek satire is all this is and it doesn't take a Rhodes Scholar to see that. I appreciate YOU taking time out of your day to leave me this wonderful comment.

Kenneth


toomanyidiots 4 years ago

What scares me is that people will take this article seriously and vote for him on that basis.


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

toomanyidiots . . .ya' think? I humbly disagree on the basis that there aren't that many people who do not know the difference in satire and reality in the USA. Right? Please tell me that Im right!

Ive created a "monster" with a glued-on smile and Sears Roebuck tie.

Kenneth


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

@ ytsenoh . . .just hit me. HONESTY IS YOUR NAME. Wow, what a clever way to hide yourself. Very sly. I LOVE IT. Kenneth


Brandon 4 years ago

I'm not much of a political student, so i can't say much on the issue but this to me seems completely based on his personality rather than his ability to actually fix anything. Again this is just personal opinion but I don't think i'd vote for him because he has big hands and has a good smile.

P.S. If i'm wrong or offensive i'm sorry


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Hey, Brandon, I appreciate your candor. And honesty. I don't think theres much of a choice: Obama or Mitt. I honestly don't like Mitt for his goody-goody image he is always presenting. If he would just admit that he is a sinner like all of us, that would be fine.

But Obama supports abortion and, if I am offensive, I can't help it, I cannot live with myself knowing that my president allows the murder of thousands of innocent lives each day.

He grieves for the Holocaust, and we should too. But never grives for these unborn babies.

I guess I have reached the boundaries of my open mind.

Kenneth


Bongstar420 4 years ago

You guys are funny...This is total fluff!


Panther 4 years ago

umm... I have a question? is there anything else that you like besides his looks or the way he acts? Any points of view or values that you find appealing? I'm a democrat in a house of republicans and i want to know why he is morally more appealing than Obama. Not Obama's faliures but Romney's beliefs.


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Hi, Bongstar,

Fluff? Romney's image or our comments? I would say that Romney, who is telling people what they want to hear, is doing exactly like Jimmy Carter did when he was elected. And he cannot change our country alone. No, he is from a Clark Kent.

Kenneth


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Panther, thanks for your question.

I have not heard that much about Romney's belief sytems or values. I know he is a Mormom, and that, I do not understand, the doctrine they live by. And Obama "says" he is a practicing Christian, but when you "lie in wait," which in the Bible means murder, to approve of butchering innocent babies, why am I not seeing his Christianity? Not your fault, Panther. Mine for not reading enough.

And in your case, a Democrat in a house of Republicans, just vote the way your conscience tells you.

Deal?

Kenneth


Kewan 4 years ago

Doesn't Obama have all these qualities as well?


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Yes, Kewan, he does. This was simply a "tongue-in-cheek" approach, actually a diversion, to all of the negative ads that Romney is preparing to run as it gets nearer to November. I am not a Romney man, but a few of Obama's points are directly-against my faith.

Thanks for your input.

Kenneth


Jason 4 years ago

These reasons have nothing to do with him being a good president. This should be called, 10 reasons why you should hang out with Mitt Romney. Having big hands, Having a good smile, and knowing how to dress nice? Come one none of those thing mean that he would make a good president.


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Jason, buddy,

this is purely satire. Even I realize that dressing nice is not a way to see if a man or woman will be a good leader.

I wish Ms. Michelle Bachman were still in the race. I would vote for her in a heartbeat.

Its time for a WOMAN to lead America!!!!

Kenneth

PS I am serious too.


johnny 4 years ago

none of the above mentioned "qualities" makes a president good. big hands? big smile? funny? mitt romney has no charisma. he's dull as a cardboard box.


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Johnny, I agree. That's why I wanted Michelle Bachman to do better than she did. I think we are ready for a lady president.


4 years ago

Notice how majority of the reasons are about visuals , "Mitt has a nice big smile i like that in a president" yes kenneth because mitt smiles he will be a great president. I like your logic. Mitt is the next Bush/Obama


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

D,

and yes, you too are right. This was written tongue-in-cheek. I seriously wish that Michelle Bachman had stayed in the race for its time we had a woman president.


jasontoheal 4 years ago

wow kenneth, this sure attracted a few comments. thanks for posting. I was hoping Ron Paul would get in myself. Of course, I'm in Australia so my opinion doesn't actually count.

btw, I like your sense of humour


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kenneth avery 4 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

jason, thanks for your kindness. And comment. Ron Paul really ran a good race until Mitt caught his "second million-dollar" endorsement. Frankly, I don't care that much for him, but found that he does make a good subject for humor. Thanks again, and I appreciate YOUR compliment on my humor. Hope you have a great day!

Kenneth

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