After watching the Republican presidential debates and caucuses, I do not believe any one of them should be president.

In an interview, Mitt Romney said, “Let the auto industry fail.” He said the banks could buy them and then the industry would come back. Ask the people of Detroit if that would work. The auto industry is back now and thriving, thanks to President Barack Obama.

Romney said the same thing about the housing crunch: Let them fail and hit rock bottom, then the banks would buy them back, fix them up and rent them out.

He does not believe in the American Dream of owning your own home; Romney put his money offshore because he did not want to pay taxes, yet he is more than willing to tax the middle class and the poor, who he does not care about.

Rick Santorum does not want to help black people; he called them blah people. Then there is poor Newt Gingrich; he wants to put kids to work in schools and put a colony on the moon. He doesn’t have a clue.

I agree with Ron Paul about ending the war in Afghanistan and that we should stop giving money to foreign countries.

In 2010, the Republicans (tea party) swept the country with the promise of creating jobs. Where are the jobs?

They came up with the Keystone pipeline; that’s toxic. I’m glad President Obama said he wants to investigate it more. I bet the Koch brothers and Grover Norquist aren’t too happy.

Obama has created more than 3 million jobs and still counting.

The Republican candidates are all jokes. Heaven help us if any of them become president, then the joke will be on us. “Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.”

Carol Roux


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