It’s going to take facts and concrete actions—not words or tone—for the true leaders in the GOP to bring Hispanics into the fold, to make them feel included and invested.
Will tonight’s “town hall” between President Obama and Governor Romney be produced by the people and for the people? Absolutely not. Both my gut and history tell me that the town hall debate will actually be the antithesis of democracy: a phony, manufactured piece of television that is reality TV at its worst.
If Mitt Romney is to salvage his candidacy during tonight’s debate, he must understand, identify and—for the first time—concretely explain his cure for our country’s biggest malady: it’s the jobs, stupid.
Jon Huntsman—former Utah governor and President Obama’s ambassador to China—kicked off his presidential campaign with a pledge to remain civil. Unfortunately, I don’t think that the other candidates will let that happen.