Like many conservatives across the country, actress Stacey Dash was extremely hopeful that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney would win the 2012 election. When he didn't, losing to Obama in a landslide, she was understandably disappointed -- and she made that abundantly clear in a 1,344 word essay acquired by TMZ.
In the lengthy essay, Dash explains why she chose to support Romney without bashing Obama at all. In fact, the actress had more than a few good things to say about the president, praising him for killing "coward" Osama bin Laden and repairing the country's infrastructure. She even went as far as to say Obama would be remembered as "one of the greatest leaders this United States of America has ever known."
Yes, she also voted for Obama in 2008. All that being said, Dash explained that she supported Romney based on his bipartisan record her belief that he was the right man to fix the economy.
"I voted for the Romney ticket because I was inspired by their promises of working tirelessly to create a strong economy as their first objective. I have other issues that are close to my heart like equality, and women’s rights, and the benefits of strong public schools. I realize on these issues I’m entirely progressive," she wrote.
"There are plenty of moderate Republicans who feel exactly the way I do on these issues. I don’t think we have to trade one for the other. The main objective of our nation must be repairing the economy. All our social concerns must come after this. Without a stable economy our great nation falls."
As TheBlaze previously reported, Dash was viciously berated by the Left following her endorsement of the Romney/Ryan ticket. Her critics blasted her for having the audacity to support Republicans, citing the fact that she is both black and in Hollywood. Apparently, that means you can't think for yourself.
Following the election, the actress was disappointed but showed resolve.
"President Obama has been re -elected. I congratulate him. No he was not my choice, but he was the choice of the majority of our country. I do respect and appreciate that the country came together to make a choice. So for that I applaud Americans," Dash wrote.
"Although I am disappointed that Governor Romney and Congressman Ryan did not win. I am hopeful that President Obama will lead us to becoming the great UNITED STATES OF AMERICA that thrives."
Read the entire essay below: