Boehner: ‘

“Listen, we’re just politicians. I wasn’t elected to play God. The American people probably aren’t going to fall in love … Continued

“Listen, we’re just politicians. I wasn’t elected to play God. The American people probably aren’t going to fall in love with Mitt Romney. I’ll tell you this: 95 percent of the people that show up to vote in November are going to show up in that voting booth, and they are going to vote for or against Barack Obama. Mitt Romney has some friends, relatives and fellow Mormons … some people that are going to vote for him. But that’s not what this election is about. This election is going to be a referendum on the president’s failed economic policies. Mitt Romney believes, just like we do, that if we’re going to get the economy back, if we’re going to put the American people back to work, we need to fix the tax code, we need to stop the regulatory juggernaut that’s going on in Washington and we need to fix our economy. Solid guy, he’s going to do a great job, even if you don’t fall in love with him.”

House Speaker John Boehner on how Repulican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s economic policies will prompt people to vote for him against President Obama.

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  • dennis43

    So Boehner is advocating a nation should vote for a tax-evading huckster who has specialized in destroying people’s lives so that he could make a buck? This is as riduculous as the old wrestler getting on television and telling us, “you may not like it, but you’re going come to love it!”

    Only a fool would urge someone to use their precious vote in such a way. And to top off his lunancy, Bonehead throws in a tacit little Mormon slur. Is there no wonder why this country has gridlock?

  • callnrob

    I am voting for Gov Romney because he is a far better candidate, a better man and will be a leader instead of a blamer and divider.

  • mini2

    Poor Boehner, he has to make the best of out of a bad draw. He should lay down the hand, take his campaign stake, and retire to Miami Beach, a place to keep up his tan. Willard was, is, and will be a loser–as will all of Boehner’s caucus. Good riddance.

  • DavidinCambridge

    Really? Have you ever heard Governor Romney give a speech or interview in which he devoted less than 90% to criticizing President Obama? His campaign is all about blame.