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Romney has helped move history along by trading one obfuscation for another

Mitt Romney Names Paul Ryan as His Running Mate - "Now, Mr. Ryan’s budget plan becomes the centerpiece of the debate in the presidential campaign, with Democrats eager to pounce on the program that is politically risky. Even for Republicans, the dangers were underscored by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich last year, who called the plan “right wing social engineering,” but was quickly scolded by conservatives.

Picking Mr. Ryan would indicate that Mr. Romney wants to double-down on his basic message, making his case for a conservative overhaul of the nation’s economy."

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Yes indeed. Romney has done us all a wonderful service by trading one obfuscation for another. How so? Paul Ryan's budget applies a serrated knife to a process that requires a fine scalpel. Everyone knows that this is so.

The nation is waking up to the conspiracy to block Obama at every turn so the Romney obfuscation about Obama as a failure is about to morph into a national perception of Obama as a hero in the face of an unconstitutional GOP stonewall attack. One obfuscation down.

Now the Ryan Budget will be the subject of the biggest obfuscation campaign ever. We will be told that the moon is blue, whoops I mean red, no I didn't say that and if I did I didn't mean it and reserve the right to amend.

Scalpel or rusty serrated blade. Remember that when you consider this campaign.

Oh, and prosperity lies not merely in the scalpel approach, but in restoring a balance between government and private initiative, two sides of a coin that needs re-minting.

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Stephen C. Rose (1936-) was born in New York City and raised there. He currently lives there. He was educated at Trinity, Exeter, Williams and Union Theological Seminary. He served in the Student Interracial Ministry in Nashville. He founded and edited the prize-winning Renewal Magazine in Chicago and studied with C. A. Doxiadis in Athens. His first books "The Grass Roots Church" and "Who's Killing The Church" established him as a prominent critic of American Protestantism and American religion. He was and remains a civil rights activist. He has interviewed and done in depth pieces on Saul Alinsky and Martin Luther King, Jr. He won awards for editorial courage and for two documentary films. He has written and published many songs and musical works including "We Are All Americans". During the late 90s and early 2000s he worked for UN agencies, most recently editing CHOICES Magazine at UNDP. Since 2000 he has written several books for distribution via K…