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Wed Nov 14, 2012, 05:55 PM

Dear President Obama, Please do not sit down with Romney

Respectfully, after Romney's horrendously racist summation to his donors, as to why he thinks he lost, sitting down and speaking with him would be slap in the face to those who voted for you.

Mr. Romney has forfeited any right to have any input at all. Perhaps you and your team think it's good politics and a good optic to have Mr. Romney to the White House. I don't believe that's so. It legitimizes the racist and classicist tripe that both Mr. Romney and Representative Ryan are spreading.

Sincerely,

a supporter.

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Reply Dear President Obama, Please do not sit down with Romney (Original post)
cali Nov 2012 OP
msongs Nov 2012 #1
madaboutharry Nov 2012 #2
cali Nov 2012 #6
madaboutharry Nov 2012 #27
kurtzapril4 Nov 2012 #60
struggle4progress Nov 2012 #12
treestar Nov 2012 #56
occupymybrain Nov 2012 #3
WinkyDink Nov 2012 #4
Renew Deal Nov 2012 #23
Patiod Nov 2012 #24
ColumbusLib Nov 2012 #37
Floyd_Gondolli Nov 2012 #5
renegade000 Nov 2012 #7
The Velveteen Ocelot Nov 2012 #8
bluedigger Nov 2012 #9
WorseBeforeBetter Nov 2012 #10
struggle4progress Nov 2012 #11
cali Nov 2012 #15
Sherman A1 Nov 2012 #22
struggle4progress Nov 2012 #31
treestar Nov 2012 #57
BlueToTheBone Nov 2012 #13
cali Nov 2012 #21
corkhead Nov 2012 #30
Johonny Nov 2012 #35
JoePhilly Nov 2012 #14
treestar Nov 2012 #58
Nika Nov 2012 #16
lpbk2713 Nov 2012 #17
The Perspective Nov 2012 #18
hrmjustin Nov 2012 #20
heaven05 Nov 2012 #47
ProSense Nov 2012 #25
cali Nov 2012 #28
Squinch Nov 2012 #33
gravity Nov 2012 #19
Renew Deal Nov 2012 #26
forestpath Nov 2012 #29
Squinch Nov 2012 #32
krawhitham Nov 2012 #34
LibraLiz1973 Nov 2012 #36
WinstonSmith4740 Nov 2012 #38
yends21012 Nov 2012 #39
ReRe Nov 2012 #40
Honeycombe8 Nov 2012 #41
oldbanjo Nov 2012 #42
The Old Creak Nov 2012 #46
Jamaal510 Nov 2012 #43
pinboy3niner Nov 2012 #45
heaven05 Nov 2012 #44
grantcart Nov 2012 #48
USMCMustang Nov 2012 #49
cheezmaka Nov 2012 #50
PennsylvaniaMatt Nov 2012 #51
jaysunb Nov 2012 #52
lexw Nov 2012 #53
DhhD Nov 2012 #54
treestar Nov 2012 #55
Flatpicker Nov 2012 #59

Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 05:55 PM

1. seconded nt

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 05:56 PM

2. He will, because he is a big person.

That is Pres. Obama's way.

But, I sure liked the pissed off Barack we all saw today!

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Response to madaboutharry (Reply #2)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 05:58 PM

6. I don't think that would be right.

It would legitimize the horrible, lying racist crap that Romney is uttering.

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Response to cali (Reply #6)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:22 PM

27. I don't disagree with you at all, but that just

isn't who Pres. Obama is.

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Response to madaboutharry (Reply #27)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 09:07 PM

60. Well, he needs to get that way, badly.

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Response to madaboutharry (Reply #2)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:02 PM

12. ++

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Response to madaboutharry (Reply #2)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 09:04 PM

56. +100000000000000000

He is never vengeful. We may be. But he's not.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 05:58 PM

3. Agreed....nt.

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Response to WinkyDink (Reply #4)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:18 PM

23. Wow, classless

Romney lost because he was a flip flopping, pandering, compulsive liar that could not be trusted by even his own party. He got fewer votes than McCain. And with all the faults that Romney claims Obama has, he still won.

Yes, Obama won because he did what people wanted. How terrible! At least Romney knows that the way to get ahead in politics is to not do what people want. He sure showed them.

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Response to WinkyDink (Reply #4)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:18 PM

24. Thanks - I missed that

Not that I thought Obama should sit down with Romney anyway, unless it's to see if he wants to run a Dachshund Olympics or Dancing Horse Festival or something.

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Response to Patiod (Reply #24)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 07:31 PM

37. Yay-

Dachshund Olympics!!!

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 05:58 PM

5. I bet it never happens

 

Romney's comments in the NYT were beyond delusional and should be offensive to the president and anyone who voted for him. Who knows if Willard would even agree to meet. It's a waste of everyone's time anyway.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 05:59 PM

7. actually, i wouldn't mind him sitting down with Romney

as long as it's basically a repeat of the third presidential debate.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 05:59 PM

8. He can sit down with him,

as long as he says something like, "Hey, Mitt, come on in; sit down and have a glass of milk and a cookie. Don't get crumbs on the rug. By the way, don't forget that you lost and I won. So tell me why I should give a half a shit about anything you and your hateful, knuckledragging, pathetic excuse of a political party think. Can't think of a reason? Bye, then. Thanks for dropping by."

I would actually be pretty surprised if Romney wanted to visit with the Prez even if invited. Doing so would put Romney on a lesser footing - he'd be invited to the White House, which Obama still inhabits (and Romney doesn't). It would rankle terribly, and I bet Romney couldn't stand to do it. If Obama invites him and he refuses, which I kind of expect might happen, Romney would look like a resentful ass. Which he is.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:00 PM

9. Agreed, although I see it as unlikely, anyways.

What motivation does Romney have to meet with the President?

Love of Country?

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:01 PM

10. I cringed when he said that during his acceptance speech.

Just let that fucker fade into obscurity... although I'm sure he'll be doing damage behind the scenes.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:01 PM

11. I think offering to sit down with Romney makes the President look good

IMO the country is pretty sick of Tea-gangster dick-headedness

So it's fine with me if the President makes another fair effort to work with the opposition, just as long as he understands what their response is likely to be: but I'm pretty confident that by now he does understand what their response is likely to b

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #11)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:07 PM

15. If it was just about sitting down with the opposition, I'd be fine with it

but as I said, it legitimizes the foul crap that Romney is spewing and that is not OK.

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Response to cali (Reply #15)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:17 PM

22. I disagree that it legitimizes anything

Mitt Romney was the Republican nominee and a former Governor. He has through his campaign said many things and perhaps some of those might be beneficial to the nation. I see nothing wrong with being courteous and talking with the man. I personally don't care for him nor what I heard from him in the campaign, but being civil and perhaps finding one good idea would be worthwhile.

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Response to cali (Reply #15)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:29 PM

31. Who's gonna think it legitimizes Romney's BS?

Folk who just voted for Obama are unlikely to go there; folk who haven't been paying attention still won't be paying attention; and the hardcore wackadoodles will always be hardcore whackadoodles no matter what happens

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #11)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 09:05 PM

57. +10000

And I am so happy the voters rewarded that with victory, rather than R$ and his petty nature.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:05 PM

13. He sat down with McCain too.

He is a very generous person in that way. Or could it be a little stab...come visit me in the Oval Office and then leave and I'll stay...probably not...that's not his style.

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Response to BlueToTheBone (Reply #13)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:16 PM

21. McCain didn't utter the racist rubbish that Romney is spewing.

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Response to BlueToTheBone (Reply #13)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:23 PM

30. McCain was still an active part of the government, Rmoney is "unemployed"

I wish that wanker would move to Grand Cayman so he can hug is money.

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Response to corkhead (Reply #30)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 07:07 PM

35. this

McCain had in theory political sway in the government but his own party doesn't even like Romney. Romney could walk out of a meeting agreeing to everything Obama said and so what is Boehner going to listen to Romney? Is FOX news going to fall in line with Romney? Last point on this: meeting with McCain was a waste of time because it turns out even he had little sway and helped not at all the next 4 years. 4 years later Romney ran saying Obama was a partisan thug... even after being so nice to McCain. So if the other side doesn't even appreciate the token gesture... why bother?

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:07 PM

14. Sitting down with Romney does not give Romney a "right to have input".

Obama is not talking to Romney. He is talking to those folks who voted for Romney who were on the fence.

Not the crazies. Those people are gone.

But, Fox news has helped many people, some good people, become confused.

Obama can reach out to them, by talking to Romney a little right after the election.

In a few months, Romney is irrelevant. And we should all ignore them.

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Response to JoePhilly (Reply #14)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 09:06 PM

58. Exactly

He is not writing off those who voted for R$ as the Rs would do when they win.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:11 PM

16. Romney holds no office and won no election. I see nothing that gives him claim to a right for a

sit down and give and take with the President.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:12 PM

17. Keep your friends close but keep your enemies closer.






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Response to The Perspective (Reply #18)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:15 PM

20. Did you vote for Romney?

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #20)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 08:01 PM

47. Oh

that person you are responding to is VERY lucky I can't have a of piece of him/her. In answer to your question, yeah a right wing troll hating on our POTUS and can't stand it that he beat the crap out of mittshit..

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Response to The Perspective (Reply #18)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:20 PM

25. Take this back with you:

A mandate on ending tax cuts for the rich. Sixty percent of Americans (including 42 percent of Republicans) agree:



http://elections.msnbc.msn.com/ns/politics/2012/all/president/#exitPoll

"Yeah, why would you sit down with the most successful and charitable businessman to run for President in 60 years during this horrible economy? "

Even his daddy didn't agree with him: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10021792260



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Response to The Perspective (Reply #18)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:22 PM

28. why on earth you and your ilk think that being a businessman prepares one to govern

is a mystery. It does not.

And please. Do you actually believe that the President is winging it on his own. Grab a clue and learn a thing or two, honeypie.

Oh, and get your filth being back to the slimy underside of the bridge where you belong.

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Response to cali (Reply #28)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:36 PM

33. Right. His magement of his campaign looked like he outsourced it to a brownie troop.

Romney is only considered a "great businessman" because he dismantled a bunch of stuff, and because he traded on his father's name. When he had to build something, like a ground team for his election, he was a miserable failure.

Also, he's a lying sack.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:15 PM

19. Sitting down with Romney is good politics

47% of the country still supported Romney so it is a good gesture to show the public that you can put aside past battles and find common ground.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:21 PM

26. After reading what Romney said, I agree.

What a waste of time.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:23 PM

29. After the racist shit Romney spewed today, I'd be very surprised if he would sit down with

 

President Obama. So hopefully the issue is moot.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:31 PM

32. I tend to think Obama walks on water, even when I am disagreeing with him, but if he sat down with

Romney, I would really have to wonder. Romney is so craven and insubstantial, I think it would cheapen Obama to have a conversation with him.

I think if he gave Romney an appointment, I'd be sick. But why are we all speculating about that? There is nothing out there to say he's considering it is there?

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:39 PM

34. Rmoney will never agree to the sit down and Obama knows it

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 07:14 PM

36. He SHOULD have him over to the White House for a sit down


"Hey Mitt. Welcome to The White House. Remember when you and your buddies tried to buy your way in? Yeah, remind me again how that worked.... OH wait, it didn't. Take your flip flops and get the hell out of America's house buddy."

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 07:31 PM

38. I'm right there with ya.

K&R

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 07:32 PM

39. Invite Romney

and all of the liars, cheaters, thugs, and repug criminals to the White House so we could perp walk their asses into jail.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 07:37 PM

40. I wouldn't worry about this....

..... how much you want to bet, If PO invites him to the WH, that Romney turns him down?

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 07:38 PM

41. K&R. nt

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 07:40 PM

42. I would perfer to never see either of them again,

you are right, they have not stopped lying.

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Response to oldbanjo (Reply #42)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 07:55 PM

46. If by "either of them"....,

You include Obama, you're in for a VERY frustrating four years. He won, get over it!

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 07:42 PM

43. I can imagine it's going to be an awkward meeting.

I mean the two aren't exactly fond of each other. And what are they going to talk about? Mitt chillaxing on the Cayman Islands? Him passing out in his car elevator? How many lies he can tell in under a minute?

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Response to Jamaal510 (Reply #43)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 07:51 PM

45. As an icebreaker, the President might offer Mitt a visitor's tour of the White House

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 07:49 PM

44. +10000

Don't let him near you, the man is a pox.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 08:11 PM

48. It's a trap by the President. He knows that Romney has too much pride and would never accept it.



Offerring it and having him not take it up makes him look smaller.


IMO he's shoving Romney's face in it, in a very polite way of course.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 08:13 PM

49. By All Means

 

Invite the fucker so he can see what it looks like. And then tell the POS, "This house that you will never, ever occupy belongs to the people of this nation. Not you, not Bain, and not your fucking Super PACS. By the way, fuck you."
He'll never say that because he is much more classy than I am.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 08:19 PM

50. Inviting Romney would be a big "waste of time"...

I think Romney could "CARE LESS" about getting with the President at this moment...

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 08:24 PM

51. It wasn't GIFT GIVING that President Obama was doing

It was making sure people like college students and people with pre-existing conditions didn't get SCREWED! He was using his job as President to, you know, HELP PEOPLE!!!

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 08:40 PM

52. By all means, please invite him...especially after his remarks today

and greet him with : Welcome to the House that MY people built...for free. That alone ought to warm your heart. Now get the fuck outta here before I send some their ancestors to open up a very large bottle of whup ass on you.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 08:40 PM

53. I think it's just symbolic

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 09:01 PM

54. It is like a feud. All of the losing relatives will stop feuding (for a while) and come over to

the opposing side like switching courts and getting the ball back in play.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 09:03 PM

55. Geez everything he does is a "slap in the face" to somebody

If he does that, it's to show he's a good sport. R$ is not, but the POTUS never lowers himself to a lower level.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 09:06 PM

59. I can just picture that meeting

Mitt in his best orange jumpsuit.

A nice helpful staff member leading him to his seat.
Behind a freshly cleaned pane of glass.

Barack sitting confidently on the other side.
He picks up the phone.

"How's the IRS treating ya?"

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