Why doesn't Romney hit on Obama on the Fast & Furious fiasco?
It wasn't a botched operation - it was a criminal one.
Everyone who reads the news knows about this administration's incompetence. As an example of Obama's inability to preside over anything other than a Chicago campaign and celebrity cocktail parties, the FF scandal adds nothing new to the picture, it just reinforces an existing fact. A close race allows no spare time to spotlight issues showing little to the public it does not already see, and in the target-rich environment of Obama's record there are so many more illustrative things to talk about this one is crowded out.
A second reason FF has not been made part of the campaign can be seen in the darkest aspect of the program. The administration undertook it in an attempt to manufacture political support for stronger federal gun control measures. The corruption displayed by a department of justice that would do such a thing is the central issue here, but it appears official Washington has no interest in going there. In the absence of a political will to expose and rein in the administration's wrongdoing, the Romney campaign would be going off on its own to raise the matter. No politician who wants to win will be so maverick as that.
by Longhunter 6 years ago
In the wake of the ill-conceived Fast & Furious program, the death of a border agent Brian Terry, and hundreds, maybe thousands, of Mexicans being killed by the drug cartels using these guns, does Obama taking executive privilege on Fast & Furious suggest a cover up to you?In your opinion,...
by Dr Billy Kidd 6 years ago
Luckily I tuned into Fox News to find why Obama is using Executive Privilege to block Congress from hearing about Fast & Furious, the gun-running program. What I learned was that Obama took advantage of a Bush program to follow gangsters buying guns in the U.S.. The deal was to spy on them when...
by David 5 years ago
Why did Mitt Romney lose the election?Why do you think he lost? Was it his policies, VP, Sandy or???Let's please keep this political and not get into name calling or other non-productive things.
by Alexander A. Villarasa 5 years ago
The two recent Presidential and one vice-presidential debates have made it abundantly clear that Obama and Biden can not defend their indefensible 4 year record of bad economic and domestic/foreign policies. They have been, during those debates, grasping at false narratives made more...
by Dr Billy Kidd 6 years ago
Turns out that Romney showed the press a partial tax statement for 2010. It was discovered thereafter that a significan section of his tax form is missing. That part, by law, tells what the overseas investments do. For example, does Romney's company in the Cayman Island hold controllling stock in a...
by ptosis 6 years ago
Fast & Furious, (dumb & dumber) - Why did ATF break the law, & Holder is in contempt?Obama deleted a provision that was voted 99-0 to prohibit any future F&F ops. The NRA position is that this flop of an op was an attempt to dismantle the 2nd amendment towards a path of a...
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