2012 Presidential Candidate Editorial
The upcoming election is not only the most important time of the year in politics, but it could also be considered as one of the most important and vital elections our generation has seen. Governor Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama both have very different and confrontational views in general, but more specifically in subject fields such as the economy, healthcare, and the taxes & budget systems. Although I am unfortunately not eligible to vote, I am definitely entitled to my opinion on who I believe is the best candidate to win the election. I believe that President Barack Obama would be best suited to run our country for the next four years because of his advancements over the past four years in the economy, health care, and taxes & the budget. September 11th, 2001 is considerably recognized as the mark of the downfall of the United States economy, and the beginning of the Economic Crisis that we are still facing every day. President Obama came to power during the height of the Economic Crisis with a lot on his plate. The issues that former President Bush left for President Obama were more and are more than anyone could ever imagine taking on in a lifetime, let alone four years. When it comes to the economy, President Obama has done remarkable things to ensure we stay on the right path. “President Obama passed Wall Street reform to make sure that Americans would never again have to pay to bail out big banks.” ("Issues - Economy — Barack Obama."Barack Obama. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Oct. 2012. <http://www.barackobama.com/economy?source=primary-nav>.) By President Obama passing the Wall Street reform, he has shown and backed up how much he supports the middle class and that middle class people should not be punished financially for the irresponsibility’s of the big banks. On the contrary, Governor Mitt Romney has always supported the upper-class businessmen and people as well. Although he has tried to show...
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