Poll: What Did You Think of Mitt Romney's Acceptance Speech?

The Republican presidential nominee criticized President Obama and laid out his plan to create jobs in his acceptance speech Thursday night.

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney formally accepted the Republican nomination for president Thursday night at the party's convention in Tampa, FL.

In his speech, Romney criticized President Barack Obama for not leading the country in the right direction the past four years.

He also laid out his five-point plan to create 12 million jobs in the United States.

The transcript of Romney's prepared speech for delivery at the Republican National Convention is posted on NPR. 

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Marie Cunningham September 03, 2012 at 03:33 AM
Please keep it civil everyone. Comments with name calling will be deleted. Best, Marie
Watts September 03, 2012 at 06:32 AM
If you want an idea how disinterested anybody is in Romney, just compare this article (with just 17 comments so far) against this article asking the exact same question about Paul Ryan's speech, which currently has 350 comments: http://belmontshore.patch.com/articles/poll-what-did-you-think-of-paul-ryan-s-speech#comments Same thing with how Eastwood so easily became the news of the day for all networks, surpassing any interest in what Romney had to say. It doesn't matter how much people try to stoke this fire, Romney is about as ignitable as a wet log pulled from a lake side. And while I wasn't thinking it as I wrote it, that is a very appropriate analogy for Romney, as he was only pulled into this under the same level of desperation that somebody may try to pull a wet log to try to start a fire.
John B. Greet September 04, 2012 at 03:27 PM
"Everything is he'll tell us "after he's elected" Perhaps you and I have been listening to different presentations. Gov. Romney's platform and proposals are clear and can be found here: http://www.mittromney.com/issues I see a good deal of contructive content here organized into 23 specific bullets, but none of it matters or can happen if Romney's not elected. Here's one good example: Gun Rights: "Mitt will enforce the laws already on the books and punish, to the fullest extent of the law, criminals who misuse firearms to commit crimes. But he does not support adding more laws and regulations that do nothing more than burden law-abiding citizens while being ignored by criminals. Mitt will also provide law enforcement with the proper and effective resources they need to deter, apprehend, and punish criminals." Absolutely spot on and precisely what we need at the federal level....better enforcement of existing laws, not additional laws that only improperly intrude upon the 2nd Amendment rights of law abiding citizens.
Watts September 04, 2012 at 09:50 PM
Republican ticket receives no bump (actually looses traction) after GOP convention: http://www.gallup.com/poll/157262/romney-gets-no-bounce-last-week-gop-convention.aspx Joins John Kerry and George McGovern as only recent candidates to not get any bump from their own convention.
Honey West September 05, 2012 at 12:03 PM
All you have to do is see the movie 2016 Obama's America, that should be enough to sober even the most flaming liberal up. This is going on now just wait till 2016. As of today our national debt per citizen is $50,899 and our national debt per taxpayers $140,000. German debt per person is the equivalent of $32,805.36 per citizen and their unemployment rate is 6.8% Canada's national debt is 17,002 and $70.86 per person and their unemployment rate is 7.3% And GDP growth rate is 2.1%. As long as our national debt exceeds the growth in our GDP, our economy will continue to tank. This is all thanks to Obama.


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