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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Scott Jennings
Stumping in the state that both campaigns see as critical to the 2012 vote, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney vowed Thursday that he and Rep. Paul Ryan, his running mate, will bring the kind of "big change" to Washington that President Obama promised in 2008 but has failed to deliver over the course of his first term in office.
Often the most difficult things to see are those hidden in plain sight. Though rarely reported, the violation of checks and balances attributed to the executive branch by the Democrat-led Congress is actually getting perpetrated by the accusers themselves. They're like an intruding neighbor who charges you with trespassing because you leaned into his yard while throwing him out of your own.
But Scott Jennings, director of the Romney campaign in Ohio, said in a memo that "Republicans are crippling Obama's early vote margin, which was his key to victory in Ohio in 2008."
"That is a 250,000-vote net increase for a state Obama won by 260,000 votes in 2008," Mr. Jennings said.