Mitt Romney entered a packed room at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco to be greeted by hundreds of well-wishers that included Gold Star & Blue Star Moms, retired Admirals, former Secretaries of State, volunteers, delegates to the RNC Convention, and financial backers.
He was introduced by Boyd Smith and remarked immediately that today would not be a negative day on the campaign trail:
“Our hearts are with the many people who’ve lost loved ones in Colorado,” Romney said, adding President Obama’s visit to Aurora was entirely appropriate and promising to deliver less partisan remarks today given the nation’s mourning.
“We turn to a power greater than our own to understand purpose and if not to understand at least to be able to soothe the wounds of those who have been so seriously hurt,” he said.
Then he thanked military families – for their families’ service to our nation and for losses they also may have sustained. He was gracious and somber.
5 things Mitt Romney said he will do to fix the economy
1. Take advantage of our energy resources. Romney stated that America can be the largest energy-producing nation in the world.
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