Today I enjoyed an excellent conversation over dinner with my peers. Two conservatives, a European socialist (as an ignorant conservative might describe her), two fairly neutral onlookers, and myself came together to . If only our politicians would embark o our conversation. Perhaps then our country would not look so foolish.
We were quick to agree the media frenzy and poor advertisements from both parties were a kick in the face to the American people. Fake birth certificates? Had Obama not been truly American I doubt this fact would have made it through his time in the Senate let alone a campaign and three years in the White House. And indirectly insinuating that Romney caused the death of a woman through Bain Capital’s closings? The stupidity of such an unbelievable notion only weakens any true connection between his career at Bain and his presidential aspirations.
Tonight we passionately but civilly discussed everything from abortion and the political right of religion to the purpose of welfare and the ignorant utilization of economic and political isms. We found common ground on the need to focus on the issues and the policies rather than the people and party politics. This is what we found: Continue reading