Flustered with the Facts

Mitt Romney has gotten a lot of advice for tonight’s debate. Here’s mine, for what it’s worth: Briefly describe the economic and fiscal crisis that the president has brought us to and detail your best three to five ideas to get us out of it (in a way that makes sense to families, not just economists). Don’t be defensive about yourself or your record, and be prepared to cheerfully call Mr. Obama on any of his tall tales.

To puncture his illusion of “likability,” why not throw out a salient quote or two from Bob Woodward’s devastating new book, The Price of Politics, about the president’s appalling lack of leadership? Mr. Obama has very thin skin; I’d love to see him flustered with the facts.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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