I can think of a couple reasons why Mitt Romney chose to take questions from local TV reporters and KOA radio hosts yesterday, while blowing off "print" journalists in Denver. But if Team Romney expected softballs, they got it wrong.
Watching the president sitting in the Oval Office speaking out in support of gay marriage, you couldn't help but notice how comfortable he was. Barack Obama didn't just come out of the closet on gay marriage. He's flaunting it!
Shareholders need to take a hit. That way, the ground will be cleared for better managed companies and stockholders will be reminded about the responsibilities of ownership. And central bankers should take responsibility too.
Potentially, the 2012 election could be a proud moment of reflection of the best of our nation's core values. But Obama and Romney must both confront the potential consequences of the "dreams deferred" by many voters today.