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President Obama skipping the N double ACP convention this year.
Governor Romney however it did make an appearance Republican nominee facing a tough crowd as he made his case when the present.
If our goal is jobs.
We have to stop spending over a trillion dollars more than we take in every year.
That's ought to do that I'm -- eliminate every nonessential expensive program I could find.
That includes Obama care and I'm gonna work to reform and save.
-- -- set top crop.
-- announced and talked about the other governor's pitch.
For the presidency before the NAACP.
The president's snub of the NAACP.
And the important role of minority voters will play in this election offer had client.
Nor dark times number one bestselling book -- amateur great dad you heard it here you you.
You'd think that this was good idea or bad for him to show up the NAACP.
I think this could end up as a a -- great movement in this campaign even -- Ronald Reagan moment for them because hearing went.
Before a crowd that he knew was not going to be very favorable.
And he did not let's talk I'm sorry what happened -- I think not very favorable 96%.
African Americans in this country from right about Obama that's that's pretty -- so a lot of -- lot of courage for him to accept -- invitation.
And then to give the NAACP the same message that he would give the business roundtable.
Which is entrepreneurship.
That Obama care socialism is not gonna work in this country.
And I -- the way in which he just since we looked out.
To the crowd.
Is he talked about repealing obamacare.
You know that was it.
Listen I agree moment before he -- very very statesman like.
He -- with composed he wasn't shaken by you -- moves in the years.
It was you know he he it remember he was surprised but as you say certainly not shaken.
And you what -- -- -- all of the fact that the you know the convention gave him a standing ovation at the -- I don't know that translates to votes.
But it certainly translates.
Two a good moment on both part of the NAACP.
As well as governor Romney by the -- the last president -- President Obama won't be there that's right.
The last president not to do so did manage to win that -- George W.
Bush of course run for reelection in 2004.
You think this may have been a mistake on his part can that 96%.
Being reduced significantly you know -- when I wrote my book I interviewed a lot of African American businessman.
Political leaders and to a person they were all very disappointed in the the record of the -- -- administration they point out that may be.
The unemployment rate is -- whatever -- is 2%.
Eight point 2% for the nation as a whole.
In the inner cities you can go from anywhere from eighteen to 25 to thirty if the depression in certain cities yes that's -- depression.
And they are very disappointed the president hasn't done more so I think.
If he can gain if Romney can -- -- or three points from the Obama black vote.
Could perhaps swing that North Carolina where last time Obama only won by 141000 about.
It's one of the things that things that it needs to be discussed in the public arena and that is that that vote that -- epic proportions rational as it may be but I I don't know it's a marble justified.
Perhaps not to me it's the thinking of some.
Of the three that he is what -- the white -- quarter quote.
Vote voted in such numbers are in those numbers happened -- in favor of a point -- The cry because all the reaction would be quite different.
I -- and it's a question of those maturing is society is that question of maturity.
And it's a question of where does the NAACP stand right now they still have a -- an attitude that -- victimized.
Whereas younger blacks.
Business men in the black community entrepreneur lures.
Well educated blacks often feel that they want.
Not to be victims and that's a big difference I think the NAACP is lagging behind.
Yesterday in and having staked out historical position.
You know I I think it's this election personal -- have to wrap -- up -- I think it's it's never been clear that this election will be about.
Individual choice individual freedom that's individualism.
A -- state ism and government power.
It's going to require an election -- -- camp panel record live.
I -- -- forward to talking with you about it to thanks for being here thanks so much continued success with.
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