My response to a Romney fan.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Oct 9, 2012
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I’ll update as we discuss further, assuming I get a response. I’m sure we’ll both move from flippancy to some more depth and real exchange.

I’m genuinely happy to debate, and learn, with and from those who hold other points of view. And it makes me happy that elephant has conservative readers. But for Pete’s sake, as Governor Romney would put it, I expect a better candidate from the opposition. I could vote for Eisenhower, Teddy, even Nixon over this candidate. ~ ed.

On Oct 9, 2012, at 6:39 PM, XXXX wrote:

You watch the debate and maintain your support for obama?

When shown the evidence and not changing your mind….isn’t that complacent stupidity?

My response:

If you’re kidding, I can’t find the punchline.

If you’re serious, please be more detailed about what you found so riveting and convincing about Mr. Romney…I didn’t find it. If you’re conservative, he “betrayed” you. If you’re liberal, he’s now suddenly more or less like Obama. If you’re smart, you know he’s tacked left and right more times than a drunk in a sailboat.

That said, he has great hair, and looks the part of a low-rent President on a made-for-TV 1960s movie, I’ll give him that.

Go Planet Kolob!


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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


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