Transcript for Mitt Romney Refers to Dead Navy SEAL in Stump Speech
This is about two years ago I think I was invited to a neighborhood Christmas party. I got one of these flyers in my mail box and it said there's a Christmas party everybody should come you know come one come all. And on the night of the announced crisp Christmas party. I notice the lights in the house kitty corner from -- were on people around that deck in the porch and they they could see our house our lights rollout of the new era home. And I figured we had to go over there make an appearance -- -- think we just you know we're sociable. So I said and we got to go over to the party you know because it's the age that they won't wonder -- the wonder why we're not there are so. We've both got sort of dressed up of one over to the party knocked on the door they invited us in it was a great event they had dinner and and wonderful friends. And after a while we finally figured out this was in the neighborhood party aren't. -- this was this -- some guy having some friends over and and we just happen to show up for dinner. And but has some wonderful people. One was they have former navy seal. And -- -- in the India. We chatter for awhile. He came from Massachusetts where I've been governor. And -- family there. He also would speed and some of the places snow skiing that I found during the Winter Olympics in Utah Steve and we had a nice chat together. He yet he's served as a navy seal. And and after his service as a C electric number -- years seat he had -- involved helping. In the Middle East providing security services to our government and other enterprises -- Provide help them and you can imagine how shocked -- was to learn that he was one of the two navy former Navy SEALs killed and then -- Just a couple weeks ago. And and I read on CN -- international. That -- the report came that our consulate had been attacked. That he and the other steel that was killed with him that they -- a different place there about a mile away in an attic somewhere else in the city. And when they heard that the consulate was under attack. They went to the attack they did hunkered down -- and and hide themselves -- they went there. -- Americans do when there's a challenge when there's a threat we go there. When things are tough we don't give up we keep fighting. There's a visit a saying that I found pretty compelling clear eyes full hearts can't lose. That's Americans. We have -- clear eyes we know we believe full hearts we love this country. And we can't lose this is -- time for America make a choice. With clear eyes full hearts we will not lose it take back this country keep America -- -- -- -- thank you suffer high -- It.
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