The following is an excerpt from the WSJ Staff | August 29, 2012 | WSJ.com |
Here are excerpts from the speech Rep. Paul Ryan plans to deliver at the Republican National Convention Wednesday night as he accepts the Republican Party’s vice presidential nomination. The speech, the biggest address of his political career, will introducing him to a primetime television audience with millions of voters. The excerpts were provided by the Romney-Ryan campaign.
“I accept the calling of my generation to give our children the America that was given to us, with opportunity for the young and security for the old – and I know that we are ready. Our nominee is sure ready. His whole life has prepared him for this moment – to meet serious challenges in a serious way, without excuses and idle words. After four years of getting the run-around, America needs a turnaround, and the man for the job is Governor Mitt Romney.
— “Obamacare comes to more than two thousand pages of rules, mandates, taxes, fees, and fines that have no place in a free country. The president has declared that the debate over government-controlled health care is over. That will come as news to the millions of Americans who will elect Mitt Romney so we can repeal Obamacare.
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