Was Romney aggressive enough in last debate?
Herman Cain reacts to performance on foreign policy
- Duration 5:26
- Date Oct 23, 2012
Herman Cain reacts to performance on foreign policy
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Because role in the world just one of the many topics last night both candidates trading jabs at one another on the issue of leadership.
In order to be able to fulfill our rule the world America must be strong.
America must lead.
And for that to happen we have to strengthen our economy here -- -- you can't have 23 million people struggling to get a job.
If you can't have an economy that over the last three years keeps slowing down its growth rate you can't have kids coming out of college.
Half -- can't find a job today or a job that's commensurate with their college degree we have to get our economy going.
America remains the one indispensable nation.
And the world needs a strong America and it is stronger now than when I came in office.
For president co-founder of job creators solutions -- -- good morning -- -- there.
And your hometown of Atlanta big picture stuff here what did you think how that played last night on leadership.
I think that governor Romney presented an image of leadership he was clear and convincing.
Now when President Obama -- -- that America is stronger now says he's been in office that is blatantly false.
-- strong economy have a strong military equals a strong America that was the picture that governor Romney -- last night.
Over and over and over you cannot separate.
Us a strong economy.
From a strong America nor can you separate a strong military and on the President Obama.
Both have gotten weaker and he was on the defensive end this debate and the last debate -- that they had failed pop.
Here are the two here's the reference that you just made here.
Last night governor Romney said no where in the world -- America's influence greater today than it was four years ago suggesting a decline.
Three minutes later the president said America is stronger now than when I came into office.
Would you think of that.
I think that is blatantly false the only place where America's influence might be stronger -- in countries that hate us.
Look at the country is look at the -- is dictated that I endorse and President Obama I'm glad they don't get a vote.
But the point is that simply is not true the economy is weaker.
Our military is weaker not in terms of that capability or in terms of the spirit and courage Obama fighting men and women know in terms of a resource is that we up about it.
What president what governor Romney -- -- last night.
Was basically explaining his own words what Reagan used to call peace through strength.
But he also -- cleric to.
Last night we -- governor Romney who was very clear and confident on what it takes to be a great America what a great economy and a great military.
And President Obama wasn't -- -- And not.
Very convinced two more points on this governor Romney said were four years closer to a nuclear Iran.
And then went on to say you went on this trip overseas and you skipped Israel referring Jim Israelis as they noticed.
And he said this a couple times last night attacking me is not an agenda.
Right now what was the strategy behind that because clearly that was a line that was worked on prior to last night.
Just like President Obama had to be on the defensive relative to failed economic policy.
He really had to be on the defensive of failed foreign policy -- whale.
So it appeared as if his strategy going -- was attacked attacked attacked.
He attacked Mitt Romney he attacked things that Mitt Romney hits it in the past he kept bringing up things that people -- -- what is he talking about so this is why most years later -- you know sir he was aggressive.
And as a Romney guy did you want governor Romney to match that level of aggressiveness.
-- did at first but after I watched the entire -- debate.
I was very pleased with governor Romney's performance.
I was pleased with his clarity how convinced -- he -- and he came across as very knowledgeable in fact.
Much more knowledgeable than the president and the president is supposed to have been the commander in chief 04 years so I was very pleased.
-- governor Romney is presentation in terms of straight if through.
Clarity and strength through the strength of the economy and spent about -- -- it.
Military he brought that message home loud -- his -- -- front and Obama was on the defense I know you travel a lot just a few days ago you're in Denver Colorado which you know with nine electoral votes it's a swing state.
What are you hearing.
From people how's this gonna go in fourteen days.
Here's what I'm hearing is about the economy.
And the fact that governor Romney kept bringing it back to the economy.
Was a good thing in terms of that's what's foremost on people's minds.
I have met will -- -- 16100 business owners and the last month and a half as part of our job create those solutions -- And here's what they have -- -- unequivocally.
Uncertainty -- killer in this economy.
And if -- -- Obama gets reelected.
Many businesses are gonna shut down while they haven't announced that they have no choice -- Because of the regulations and the taxes that President Obama is -- -- polls aren't so that's what I'm hearing out there.
And Herman Cain thank you for your time Atlanta Georgia today sir thanks.