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ELECTION: Finally we see unfiltered candidates

Letter by Elaine C. Botnen, Tacoma on Oct. 5, 2012 at 9:36 am | No Comments »
October 5, 2012 9:49 am

What happened on Wednesday night was no fluke. Barack Obama got destroyed by Mitt Romney because of a few simple things that came together for the very first time.

For the first time, America got to see the real Obama without the help from his speechwriters, the mainstream media and the teleprompters. We were seeing his weaknesses that have always been hidden from view before. The mainstream media could not make him into something he has proven he is not.

For the first time, America got to see the Romney that I always knew – the real leader, and the intelligent and sophisticated CEO that he is that made him such a success in business, government and in his personal life – without being filtered through the mainstream media.

There was nothing the mainstream media could do to show only gaffes and comments taken out of context. The mainstream media could not make Romney into something he has proven he is not.

The world finally got to see and listen to both men as they are. It is that simple. Romney did it with class, intelligence and facts, not as the attack dog that so many people wanted him to be.

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