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Has Obama done enough to earn four more years?

Digital image / P.K. Stowers
Digital image / P.K. Stowers

Already scrambling to steady a struggling campaign, Republican Mitt Romney confronted a new headache after a video surfaced showing him telling wealthy donors that almost half of all Americans "believe they are victims'' entitled to extensive government support.

He added that as a candidate for the White House, "my job is not to worry about those people.''

At a hastily called news conference late in the day, Romney conceded the comments weren't "elegantly stated'' and that they were spoken "off the cuff.''

The Romney campaign said "Mitt Romney wants to help all Americans struggling in the Obama economy.''

Obama's campaign manager, Jim Messina, called Romney's comments "shocking."

Has Obama done enough for four more years? Here is the latest selection of Your Views:

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"Obama has achieved more than his Republican predecessors in office but the US is in dire need of further change."


"The only growth industry in the once mighty USA is homelessness & food stamps & weapons manufacture."

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