Forward Thinking

Romney's Concession: Class Act

By J.J. Goldberg

His speech was clear, concise, gave the right nod to his team and to his choice of Ryan. Wished Obama well, said he wanted the job but the American people chose somebody else. That sends a very clear message to his party: the American people have chosen Obama for the next four years. Work with him. And his crowd did not boo or groan, which is also good and right. Let’s hope their party colleagues in Congress get the message.

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Akin's Concession: Rights Come From God, Not Gov't

By J.J. Goldberg

Former Rep. Todd Akin is delivering perhaps the ugliest, most ungracious concession speech I’ve ever heard:

We believe that life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness come from Almighty God, not almighty government…

We believe that it’s inexcusable to betray fellow Americans to terrorists when they could have been rescued…

Class act, Todd.

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