I think he needs to anticipate what the criticisms from Romney are and have a handful of responses in his back pocket.
But remember that many of the criticisms it carried came from active-duty soldiers.
For most of February and March, gun advocates focused their criticisms on the assault weapons ban.
These complaints are themselves vulnerable to a couple of criticisms.
The senator was, even more than usual, passionate, cogent, and earnest in his criticisms.
Some of his criticisms are amusing—he attacked silly testimony in such a solemn way—yet he had, too, his sense of fun.
He kept it to himself, and heard in silence the criticisms made at the club-windows.
And there was too much fact in them to be borne as Harriet's criticisms were generally borne by Mrs. Varian.
However, even on my verses, speak out your criticisms with equal frankness.
How much I thank you for having put so much of my husband on paper is proved by the very insolence of my criticisms.