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Presidential Election Essay 2012
Kristen Joles (final draft)

“There is no quit in America.” says Obama. He says he is going to attack Romney during this election. The president, whom has been in office for the past four years, wants to stay in the White House for another term with his so called “changes” in the economy.

Romney believes he is a leader who leads, not follows. He believes his “Five Point Plan” policies will lift the economy just as former president Reagan’s did. He hopes to win the election against President Obama to make America a better place to live.

Being the 44th president of the United States, it’s come with struggles, and extreme experience and education. Democrat Barack Obama was born of August 9, 1961 in his home land of Honolulu, Hawaii. He is the son of Barack Obama Sr. from Kenya, and Ann Dunham, former resident of Kansas. He once said as a child, “My father looked nothing like the people around me – that he was black as pitch, my mother white as milk – barely registered in my mind”, which made him have no racial criticism. He was a former drug user as a teenager which he regrets severely. Following high school at Panahou School, he studied at Occidental College for two years and the Columbia University where he majored in political science and experience in international relations. Obama previously worked as a community organizer, director of DCP, and continued to Harvard Law School. This then led to his win of the election in 2009, where he preceded after George W. Bush.

William Mitt Romney, 70th governor of Massachusetts, was born on March 12, 1947 in Detroit Michigan. He is the child of George W. Romney and Lenore. Romney attended public schools and was one of the very few Mormons. He attended Stanford and was a Mormon missionary. Mitt Romney was a candidate in the 2008 presidential election as a “Republican political outsider.”

One similarity the two presidential candidate hold is that they both claim to...
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