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Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:13 PM

I don't understand why Romney would double down on this

but more power to him

Mitt Romney's campaign confirmed that he still supports Richard Mourdock and has not asked Mourdock's campaign to pull the ad Romney made in support of his Senate candidacy


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/23/mitt-romney-richard-mourdock_n_2007559.html

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Reply I don't understand why Romney would double down on this (Original post)
gabeana Oct 2012 OP
tk2kewl Oct 2012 #1
madaboutharry Oct 2012 #2
democrat_patriot Oct 2012 #4
Flashmann Oct 2012 #3
ProSense Oct 2012 #5
rustydog Oct 2012 #6
TwilightGardener Oct 2012 #7
DefenseLawyer Oct 2012 #8
soleft Oct 2012 #9
WinTwins Oct 2012 #11
ProfessionalLeftist Oct 2012 #10

Response to gabeana (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:14 PM

1. K&R

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Response to gabeana (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:14 PM

2. He wants the militant anti-choice vote.

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Response to madaboutharry (Reply #2)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:16 PM

4. He can have it. The evangelical south is already his.


Was he worried if he bailed on Mourdock it would hurt him in Indiana?

Even Pence walked away.

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Response to gabeana (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:16 PM

3. Nobody outside their bubble has yet

Told those inside that this might be a bad thing....Those inside the bubble,most especially willard himself,are incapable of reasoning through to this conclusion......

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Response to gabeana (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:17 PM

5. Romnesia

Give it another few hours, he'll say he didn't mean it

Mitt tries to distance himself from Mourdock's rape comment after starring
http://www.democraticunderground.com/10021621280

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Response to gabeana (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:21 PM

6. Willard is rich. He is privileged, he hates being corrected

He hates being shown to be wrong by those lesser than him...

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Response to gabeana (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:23 PM

7. Sheer political calculation. But I think that since Mittens stands by

his endorsement of a sick man who says God wants rape to happen, then we should make him OWN that endorsement.

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Response to gabeana (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:26 PM

8. It's simple. At this point they think Mourdock can still win. They think Akin can't.

The calculation begins and ends there.

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Response to gabeana (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:28 PM

9. All hands on deck to minimize damage in Congress since Romney ship is going down

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Response to soleft (Reply #9)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:58 PM

11. Correct (I think)

My working hypothesis is that Romney has already been told by his campaign that he lost. He knew he was at the brink of losing during the last debate, thus his flop sweat. The second debate was Romney's Hail-Mary pass. Pass incomplete. We was unable to sway the demographics he needed. Early voting, especially in key counties and districts, combined with the Obama's Mamouth GOTV efforts have closed Romney's Electoral College path. Everything we see from Romney is Kabuki theatre to maintain Republican enthusiasm. I believe the polls will reflect that in the next few days, and beginning to show Obama's momentum now. I don't believe Ohio will decide this race, only because the polls close in NC and Virginia first. Romney was never really ahead in this race beyond some opinion polls, and time has run out for him to catch up.

Stay scared and maybe we can get Congress, too. Cheers.

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Response to gabeana (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:54 PM

10. Because the GOP does not consider women human

If you think about it, that attitude is behind many of these outrageous statements. Not at all acceptable but certainly explains it.

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