Wed August 29, 2012
Mia Love Speaks About The American Dream At GOP Convention
Saratoga Springs Mayor and Utah Congressional Candidate Mia Love took the stage last night at the GOP National Convention.
A video montage showcasing Love as a mayor and mother preceded her speech. Her speech was brief. Love spoke for just under four minutes, but she quickly invoked the story of her Haitian immigrant parents and what they taught her about American values.
"So the America I grew up knowing was centered in self-reliance and filled with the possibilities of living the American dream," she says.
Love pledged her support for Mitt Romney laid out her opposition to the current administration.
"President Obama’s version of America is a divided one, often pitting us against each other based on income level, gender and social status. His policies have failed us, we’re not better off than we were four years ago and no rhetoric, bumper sticker or Hollywood campaign ad can change that," she says.
Absent from Love’s speech were any mention of her congressional race or her Mormon faith. Earlier in the day, the Utah delegation pledged all forty of their votes to Mitt Romney.