Cadets Cheered Romney’s Criticism of Obama


Presidential candidate Mitt Romney delivered what was billed as a “major speech” on foreign policy at the Citadel. He was quite critical of President Obama’s leadership style, but the cadets in attendance didn’t seem to mind. According to The Weekly Standard, they applauded.

In his closing argument, Romney contrasted his vision of America’s role in the world with that of Obama. “I will not surrender America’s role in the world,” he said. “This is very simple. If you do not want America to be the strongest nation on Earth, I am not your president. You have that president today.” The cadets appluaded.

You can read the full text of the speech here.