The only principle Mitt Romney has is that he likes any principle which will help him to get elected.
John C. Maxwell quotes (American Entrepreneur, Author and motivational speaker): “Policies are many, Principles are few, Policies will change, Principles never do.”
“A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.”
Warren Bennis: Managers are people who do things right, while leaders are people who do the right thing.
Hubert Humphrey, "Leadership in today's world requires far more than a large stock of gunboats and a hard fist at the conference table."
I think leadership qualities apply to countries. Even ours.
I think we horses are more qualified to be President than Mitt Romney. We have very few convictions and we don't change them. He has tons of convictions - all interchangeable.
During this Presidential campaign we see more then ever how much Republicans hate our President. Republicans hate Obama so much that they reject anything that comes out of the White House, even those proposals or policies that used to be popular among Republicans or that Republicans themselves had proposed before the White House adopted them.
The problem for Republicans is that now they have to play catch up, because the ideas that come out of the White House are too popular among Americans to ignore.
Here are some examples:
- Immigration reform. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) introduced the Dream Act bill in 2010. The bill passed the House but did not go through the Senate. The Republicans who voted for the bill lost their seats or did not seek reelection. Because of this failure and thanks to the Patriot