I am still unable to spend very much time on the blog at the moment, so instead of long-winded posts, I bring you more Romney video. Courtesy of Democast.tv, this video shows Romney discussing the Tea Party, his 2008 bid, and Republican prospects in the 2012 election. On the latter, Romney shows a serious approach to the election that is good to see in a potential ’12 contender. At a time when Obama’s approval rating is in the low 40s, and conservatives could be likely to be overconfident, Romney is showing that there are serious concern and challenges for the Republican candidate in the next Presidential election.
Romney understands the simple facts that defeating an incumbent President is difficult, that the natural swing of the economy could see improvement by 2012, and that no election is easy. He indicates that the key to defeating the President is to establish the correct perception in the minds of the people, that the economy, when it recovers did not do so because of Obama’s efforts, but in spite of them. In the end this video shows me a candidate who has taken a serious look at the future of the economy, the mistakes of the past and means to correcting them, and a reasonable strategy toward tackling 2012. The individual who has given the subject such rational thought is the one I want to be our nominee.
Of course, all this begs the question – does the extent of Romney’s thought on the subject betray his own intentions for 2012?