Polis calls for “unified country” at DNC

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

A Coloradan took center stage at the DNC Tuesday night, calling for a "unified country, in a place where differences make the country stronger."

Colo. Rep. Jared Polis gave a five minute prime-time address last night.

According to the Denver Post, the openly gay congressman praised President Obama’s repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and his support of gay marriage.

In his speech, Polis highlighted America’s diversity.

"We're a diverse country, but we are one country," said Polis. "And we are at our best when we come together as Americans, not despite our differences, but in celebration of them."

Polis said that President Obama understands that together we can take on any challenge, and together we can move our country forward.

RNC spokesman Ryan Mahoney did not have such a glowing recommendation of Obama’s time in office.

Mahoney said Polis tried to gloss over the president’s record.

“In fact, when President Obama was in Colorado on Sunday, he was asked to grade his job on the economy and his response was ‘incomplete,’” said Mahoney. “Whether it’s a self-assessed ‘incomplete’ grade on the economy or false suggestions that Americans are better off under his leadership, President Obama couldn’t be more out of touch with the middle class in Colorado.”

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  • by Who OWNS You? on Sep 5, 2012 at 09:40 AM
    http://hotair.com/archives/2012/09/05/dnc-attendees-yeah-its-pretty-awesome-to-belong-to-the-government/ Here's the deal.. The Dems think that you, your kids, etc BELONG to the government. You are chattels, property of the government at all levels. And they run (or want to) the government. The only good thing about this is that now some of them are admitting it openly.
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      by Anonymous on Sep 5, 2012 at 10:21 AM in reply to Who OWNS You?
      Way to spin "we're together as part of our city, our county or state or our nation" as "government owns your kids"... Don't like the idea of government of the people then move somewhere else. Want less government vote Ron Paul. Just please quit this pathetic whining
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        by Hahaha on Sep 5, 2012 at 04:11 PM in reply to
        You must live in a different country than the rest of us, or you have one of those government jobs where you make more money than the rest of us and like telling the rest of us what we can and can't do. Gee, I guess in your fantasy land the government can't take kids away from parents. Nor can government bureaucrats "teach" them things that aren't true, but are politically correct. Recognizing reality is not "spin" it's just fact.
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          by Anonymous on Sep 6, 2012 at 07:48 PM in reply to Hahaha
          You can spit your lunacy all you want. The ad in question was positive though somewhat idealistic. Attempts to present it as some evil agenda is just pathetic. It's like that "you didn't build that" thing. When it comes to obvious spin and lies like this independent voters are making notes.
  • by Disgusted Location: Ritterville on Sep 5, 2012 at 09:11 AM
    Isn't "incomplete" just a polite way to say EPIC FAILURE?
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