The Mitt Romney Documentary

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“Mitt”, the documentary released on Netflix was supposed to be a look at Mitt Romney behind the scenes of the 2008 and 2012 campaigns. While you get an interesting look into Mitt leading the into debates against President Obama, there is not a whole lot the documentary offers you into who Mitt Romney really is.

There was a couple of interesting moments between Mitt and his inner circle (family) before and after debates. You get a glimpse inside the Romney camp after the 1st debate, where their confidence was sky-high. The 2nd debate it falls apart for Team Romney, the confusion about concerning Benghazi and whether or not the president called it an act of terror the next day in the Rose Garden; seemed to shake Romney up after the debate.

Other than that no other interesting parts as you have a brief moment of Mitt discussing taxes and the burden on small business, but that’s it. No real insight into the 47% blunder or any other major moments on the campaign trail.

I will say that the Mitt Romney in this documentary is the Mitt that should have been seen on the campaign trail. The Mitt in the documentary was a lot more real than the Mitt campaigning.

As always….

If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!

Militant Mondays – Colin Powell on GOP’s “Dark Vein of Intolerance”

Colin Powell

Colin Powell

I am a big fan of Colin Powell and whenever he does an appearance/interview I try to watch; and his appearance on Meet The Press Sunday was not a disappointment for me.  Colin Powell does not shy away from the fact that he is a Republican but at the same time he is not shying away from expressing his disappointment in the party he grew up with.

I will say that I believe that the term minorities is no longer a term to be identified with a particular race but it’s more about economic status.  The 47% that Mitt Romney spoke about leaving behind is more than just Black people, it’s made up of low-income folks struggling to stay above water.  This is the group of people that so-called conservatives have forgotten.

The GOP will have to get it together if they stand to have a chance in 2016.

As always….

If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!