Mitt Romney strengthened his attacks on President Barack Obama on Monday in the face of a new CNN/ORC International pollthat indicated the Republican challenger in November is losing ground after last week's Democratic National Convention.
"He wants to fundamentally transform America," an energetic Romney said of Obama in the vital battleground state of Ohio, accusing the president of moving the country toward a debt-laden, big government society similar to failing European nations like Greece.
Noting that "forward" is Obama's campaign slogan, Romney said to cheers that "forewarned" would be more appropriate.
"We know what would happen if he were re-elected," Romney shouted. "We'd see more years of high unemployment. We'd see more years of massive deficits. We'd see more years of almost no wage growth in this country. We'd see more years of a nation at the cusp of the kind of crisis you're seeing in Europe." [MORE]