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Sat May 4, 2013, 08:56 PM

Swiftboater Gomez (R-MA) calls himself swiftboated

The Markey campaign has put on the web a video including footage of a video OPSEC made to swiftboat Obama after the Obama take out. Gomez was spokeman for the group, which is what Markey wants to put in evidence.

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/senate-races/297791-gomez-demands-markey-take-down-web-ad-with-bin-laden-image

But Markey's campaign says Gomez is complaining about the Massachusetts congressman featuring a video the Republican nominee created himself — and demanding Gomez apologize to President Obama.
"Before he was a candidate for Senate, Gabriel Gomez was a spokesman for a secretly-funded special interest group that spent half a million dollars during the 2012 election attacking President Obama over the killing of Osama bin Laden," said Markey campaign spokesman Andrew Zucker in a statement. "Now Gabriel Gomez is trying to distract from the fact that he attacked the President of the United States over the death of bin Laden by attacking Ed Markey…. For leveling such baseless charges, Gabriel Gomez owes President Obama an apology."


Well, Gomez is attacking the video, saying that it tries to link him to Osama Bin Laden and tells Markey to take the video down.

Gabriel Gomez, the Republican Senate candidate from Massachusetts, on Saturday demanded Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) take down a web video that features the Republican candidate briefly sharing the screen with terrorist leader Osama bin Laden.

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The web video in question highlights Gomez's work for a special interest group called the Special Operations OPSEC Education Fund that filmed a video during the 2012 campaign accusing President Obama of politicizing bin Laden's death.

Markey's ad features Gomez defending OPSEC on MSNBC, and then a clip of the video produced by the group that accuses President Obama of "politically capitalizing on U.S. national security operations and secrets."

That video clip, originally produced by OPSEC, includes images of both President Obama and bin Laden. Because it is shown next to an image of Gomez, the Republican Senate candidate and the terrorist leader appear on screen next to each other for about eight seconds.




“Career Politician Ed Markey has started his campaign with a textbook despicable political attack to attempt to connect me with Osama Bin Laden in the minds of voters," Gomez said. "This attack is an insult to my service and an insult to the intelligence of the people of Massachusetts. Congressman Markey should direct his campaign to immediately stop this ad, stop his mudslinging and debate me on issues that Massachusetts voters care about, the economy and jobs.”


Gomez is not a total idiot, so he knows this is not the intend and therefore he is a liar.

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Reply Swiftboater Gomez (R-MA) calls himself swiftboated (Original post)
Mass May 2013 OP
mercuryblues May 2013 #1
Historic NY May 2013 #2
Cha May 2013 #6
truebluegreen May 2013 #3
Benton D Struckcheon May 2013 #4
Cha May 2013 #5
sheshe2 May 2013 #7
Cha May 2013 #8
sheshe2 May 2013 #9
freshwest May 2013 #10
Cha May 2013 #11

Response to Mass (Original post)

Sat May 4, 2013, 09:06 PM

1. That's rich

coming from a republican. How did the term swiftboating start appearing in political campaigns?

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Response to Mass (Original post)

Sat May 4, 2013, 09:11 PM

2. The last part of the video...

I'm a new kind of Republican....really a new kind of a$$hole. I love KARMA when it comes around and bite them full force. Markey needs to play it 24/7, just like Gomez would do.

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Response to Historic NY (Reply #2)

Sat May 4, 2013, 09:17 PM

6. "new kind of republicon"? Does that mean the old kind has a

stench? Yeah, it does and Gomez shows from his ad on trying and Failing to swiftboat Pres Obama that he's as stenchy as they come.

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Response to Mass (Original post)

Sat May 4, 2013, 09:11 PM

3. Poor baby.

Call the waaaaahbulance.

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Response to Mass (Original post)

Sat May 4, 2013, 09:14 PM

4. Heh.


Like, groovy.

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Response to Mass (Original post)

Sat May 4, 2013, 09:14 PM

5. K&RRRR.. thanks Mass! I did not know, that Gomez was the

SEAL who tried and FAILED to swiftboat Pres Obama!

"Career Politician".. That doesn't have to be a fucking bad thing, Gomez. Like say if someone like you would get in and stay in.. that would be heinous. connect you with OBL.. nah, he's connecting you with being an idiot. You did that to yourself.

This is Awesome of Markey's campaign to shine some light on the cockroach dealings of Gomez and now he's whining his weasel head off.

Own it Gomez, you coward.

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Response to Mass (Original post)

Sat May 4, 2013, 09:21 PM

7. Oh nooo's!

Well, Gomez is attacking the video, saying that it tries to link him to Osama Bin Laden and tells Markey to take the video down.


The poor child is having a tantrum already!!!!!!! He's going to hold his breath until he turns blue.
He is definitely ready for prime time!

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #7)

Sat May 4, 2013, 09:30 PM

8. I know! What a Whinybrat.. does NOT want to be held responsible

for his own Actions.

He knows Mass voted overwhelmingly for PBO. Now, it's coming back to bite him in his swiftboat ass.

Mass loves John Kerry, too.. and perhaps he's worried they'll be thinking of Gomez' ilk that Swiftboated him?

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Response to Cha (Reply #8)

Sat May 4, 2013, 09:42 PM

9. "does NOT want to be held responsible for his own Actions."

Children never do, Cha. They are best at pointing fingers, just like....hmmmmm. The Repugs!

This could be an interesting sixty days.

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Response to Cha (Reply #8)

Sat May 4, 2013, 11:07 PM

10. Him and GOP dirty tricks - what a team! Koch, JBS, Infowars versus Boston. Keep whining!

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Response to freshwest (Reply #10)

Sat May 4, 2013, 11:15 PM

11. Yay, it's on the greatest and more can see what

Gomez is doing. Thanks freshwest!

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