06/02/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Romney: 'We Are On A Path Of Decline'

[Emory Wheel] Editor in Chief Asher Smith interviewed 2008 presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday before his speech at Glenn Memorial Church. Romney was at Emory promoting his recently released book, No Apology: The Case for American Greatness. He was invited by the College Republicans and the Emory Law Federalist Society.

Smith: Your book is entitled No Apology: The Case for American Greatness. That begs the question -- do you feel those holding high office now are not adequately making that case?

Romney: I think politicians in Washington have set America on a course of decline. By over-borrowing, by over-spending, by weakening our schools, by increasing our dependency on foreign oil -- all these things combine to make America a weaker nation at a time when our strength is critical.

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