The America ’s foreign policy is not clear after watching the third presidential debate. The reason for its ambiguity due to a series of foreign policies instead of singular foreign policy which must be tailored to fit each nation.
The failure of President Barack Obama most recent foreign policy, the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, in which four Americans were killed, including the U.S. ambassador are all expecting Romney to go after the President. The inadequacy of security in Benghazi , the president had no explanation at all but instead by saying only that we are “going after the killers.” There was no pressing on Obama about this issue by Romney. A missed opportunity had been viewed by some and supposes a designed for Romney to show his restraint and counter the “do you want to get us into another Middle East War?” charge.
“We can’t kill our way out of this mess,” meaning terrorism and the Middle East , one of Mr. Romney’s better lines but he failed to go for the political “kill” instead agreeing for several times with the president.
The ultimate question of the moderator Bob Schiefer, “What is America ’s role in the world?” the answer of the candidates neither was revealing beyond their campaign speech bromides.
The “liberal media” which has been in the tank for Mr. Obama since he began running for president was surprisingly the reaction to the debate. A retreat from the worshipful attitude by some of them they have displayed toward the president since four years ago as a self promotion as a messianic deliverer from the national sins.
“I think Mitt Romney did something that was extremely important to his campaign tonight, and that was he passed the commander-in-chief test,” former White House aide David Gergen said on CNN. That was Romney indeed he had to do with the debates like of Ronald Reagan in 1980 with Jimmy Carter.
Chief strategist Stuart Stevens told POLITICO, Mitt is rolling out and broader strategy to make the election a referendum on “Status quo versus change, and sensing an opening in the Middle East mess and catching flak from conservatives for giving too little detail about his policy plans.
Romney is scrapping the most basic precept of his campaign, a shift which includes an emphasis more on his policy prescriptions. After his loss in the 2008 primaries, he began contemplating running again and focus on the listless economy as his theory of the case has been a relentless and nearly exclusive.
Romney advisers concluded they had to make a painful course correction on what the polls showing Obama for the first time moving clearly ahead in important swing states most notably Ohio.
The economy is likely to remain “the dominant focus” of the campaign, Stevens said. A wider array of issues, including foreign policy, the threat from China, debt and the tone in Washington to be the focus on ads and speeches.
A new ad unveiled by Romney, “The Romney Plan” , a counter attack on Obama’s consistent emphasis on growing the economy for the middle class and emphasizes what the Republican would do
Romney says in the ad, “My plan is to help the middle class. Trade has to work for America . Crack down cheaters such as China . It means open up a new market.”
Anther ad which is harsher “Falling American Families,” with a narrator saying| “Barack Obama: More spending. More debt. Failing American families.”
Straight negative ads would be the only way to move numbers the way the campaign needs as argued by some Romney officials.
In Los Angeles , Romney emphasizes on his speech to the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce about the policy solutions. “I expected the president, at his convention, to talk about the unemployed and to unveil a jobs plan,” Romney’s says in prepared remarks. Astonishingly, he did not.”