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Sun Jun 17, 2012, 03:42 PM

Shades of Sarah Palin as Mitt Romney Bombs On Face The Nation

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At times Romneyís babbles and dodges reminded one of another Republican candidate who avoided the mainstream media at all costs, but unlike Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin actually had more broadcast interviews early in her campaign than Mitt Romney has. By design, Romney has been more sheltered from the mainstream press than Sarah Palin was in the early fall of 2008.

One look at Romney on Face The Nation was all it took to explain why. Romney doesnít possess Palinís happy ignorance, but he shares with her an inability to give a straight answer and a genuine lack of substance.

Obama put a bullet in Bin Ladenís brain. Romney canít tell us if he will repeal the new immigration policy, or what tax deductions he will eliminate without talking to Congress first.

This difference may end up being the biggest reason why Obama is the president, and Romney never might be.

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Reply Shades of Sarah Palin as Mitt Romney Bombs On Face The Nation (Original post)
warrior1 Jun 2012 OP
Scootaloo Jun 2012 #1
tanyev Jun 2012 #2
leveymg Jun 2012 #3
Gothmog Jun 2012 #4
pinboy3niner Jun 2012 #5
wandy Jun 2012 #6
pwb Jun 2012 #7
trumad Jun 2012 #8
glowing Jun 2012 #13
klook Jun 2012 #31
spanone Jun 2012 #9
Politicalboi Jun 2012 #11
glowing Jun 2012 #14
coalition_unwilling Jun 2012 #18
Harry Monroe Jun 2012 #20
coalition_unwilling Jun 2012 #23
cilla4progress Jun 2012 #25
coalition_unwilling Jun 2012 #26
randome Jun 2012 #27
glowing Jun 2012 #21
coalition_unwilling Jun 2012 #24
Politicalboi Jun 2012 #10
DCBob Jun 2012 #12
malaise Jun 2012 #19
Angry Dragon Jun 2012 #15
ProfessionalLeftist Jun 2012 #16
siligut Jun 2012 #17
Blue Owl Jun 2012 #22
just1voice Jun 2012 #28
KansDem Jun 2012 #29
tallahasseedem Jun 2012 #30

Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 03:46 PM

1. Calling him an empty suit is an insult to empty suits

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 03:50 PM

2. 50 Shades of Sarah Palin.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 03:50 PM

3. Mittens should go back to mismanaging equity investment funds.

He does not have the stuff to be a successful national politician.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 03:53 PM

4. Romney is not up to be POTUS

Romney did not answer the questions and really did not look good in that interview

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 03:57 PM

5. In what respect, Charlie?

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 03:58 PM

6. What was it that Grover fellow said..........

Oh ya I remember.

We don't want no stinking thinking president.
We just want one with working fingers who knows how to spell his name.
We know what WE want.
Screw the American people, long as we get what we want.

Or something like that.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 04:00 PM

7. He is afraid of the little people.

We make him soil his special underwear.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 04:01 PM

8. Use Democrat instead of Democratic....

Douchebag.

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Response to trumad (Reply #8)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 04:16 PM

13. It's one thing for Douchy pundits and Republican hacks to go on TV and say Democrat...

But it just makes Mitt, who is running for the highest office in the land, to look like an idiot to use "Democrat" every time he speaks of his opponent's party. And most of the time, those who do that "Democrat" dig, do it once or twice just to show they are digging... But for him to do it the entire interview makes him look like an uninformed idiot.... Like he really doesn't know that its the Democratic Party... he thinks its the Democrat Party....

Most people would assume him to be a moron since he does it the entire interview. If he's supposed to be above partisanship and this wonderful private sector intelligent man who is to lead the the country into the land of wealth and prosperity for all, it does make him seem like he's more like the village idiot than the degrees behind his pedigree would seem to showcase..

BTW, what does it say about Harvard and Yale for them to turn out people like Mitt and Bush? If I was a recruiting staff member, these 2 tools would really scare the crap out of me... It would seem to indicate that their pricey tuition tag might not be what its worth since it turned out people like Bush and Romney.

If anything, it just goes to show the American people that its all about who you know and what your last name is to actually "make it" anywhere. Think about all the people who sit on boards and are CEO's; etc.... People got there because of who they are more often than because of merit. People like Michelle and Barack had to work their tails off and loan themselves into obscene debt to get anywhere.... I think its telling who is more in touch with the American people the more Mitt opens his mouth.

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Response to glowing (Reply #13)

Mon Jun 18, 2012, 03:37 PM

31. Great thought abt Yale/Harvard recruiting...

I think of them as "Ivory League" schools--the institutions of choice for privileged Caucasians.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 04:05 PM

9. watch as the news wonks crown him winner of all debates....

as with Al Gore, Obama will know too many facts...

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Response to spanone (Reply #9)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 04:09 PM

11. Let's hope Obama doesn't

SIGH!

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Response to spanone (Reply #9)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 04:20 PM

14. They tried to get away with that when he faced McCain... But because of social media

and instant feedback, twitter, Facebook, etc, the pundits couldn't spin Grandpa into the winner like they did with Bush. I don't think they will be able to spin Mitt at all. They are trying their hardest to make him look good in the M$M, but they just can't. He's a tool to his party and the rest of the country.

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Response to glowing (Reply #14)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 04:37 PM

18. While I'm acquainted with a few rubes who may vote for Romney, I know of

 

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no one who genuinely 'likes' the man personally.

There's a widespread and profound dislike of him and everything he stands for among the common folk out here in California.

I'm wondering if ordinary people 'like' Romney in the red states.

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Response to coalition_unwilling (Reply #18)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 06:51 PM

20. I don't know people that "like" Romney in the red states

But they sure as hell will vote for him. Hell, they'd vote for a reincarnated Adolph Hitler before they'd vote for Obama here in Mississippi. People around here cannot tell me what they really like about Romney but they'll give you an earful as to why they hate Obama. Sprinkle the words, "socialist", "Marxist", "Communist", "Muslim", "foreigner" liberally throughout, add a few expletives and some other words and you'll have a typical conversation about what they don't like about Obama. Really, they're just pissed off that a black man is in charge and it enrages them to no end.

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Response to Harry Monroe (Reply #20)

Mon Jun 18, 2012, 03:59 AM

23. I think Obama needs a Huey P. Long-type figure in his administration

 

who can go speak some common sense to these folks and get them to start removing the blinders from their eyes.

There is simply no rational reason why any white working class person in Mississippi or anywhere else should even consider voting for Romney.

But the "Ugh!" factor with Willard seems so pronounced. Maybe Obama is a bit cerebral but he also exudes a Sidney Poitier cool to which only the most cold hearted can fail to respond.

Just a few random late-night musings.

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Response to coalition_unwilling (Reply #23)

Mon Jun 18, 2012, 10:40 AM

25. He does. They call him Joe.

Joe Biden.

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Response to cilla4progress (Reply #25)

Mon Jun 18, 2012, 12:02 PM

26. Biden has some baggage (northeasterner and credit card industry

 

flack), altho he does have some credibility on issues central to the working class.

But I was thinking of a southerner, possibly a defector from big biz, who can tell the white working class that their real enemy is the big money boys and not the black working class or Obama. Maybe that southerner doesn't yet exist in today's milieu. But Huey P. Long's example proves that need not always be the case.

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Response to coalition_unwilling (Reply #26)

Mon Jun 18, 2012, 12:13 PM

27. No one is looking at that baggage, though.

It's not something people think about when they see Joe, from what I can tell.

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Response to coalition_unwilling (Reply #18)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 06:53 PM

21. In general, they just won't bother voting... Problem on the other hand in red states

is that the GOP rules the roost's of state and local municipalities....and the economy stinks in most of these red states.. They tend to blame Pres. Obama for NOT doing anything to help them (especially with the foreclosure mess that Bush and cronies and crooks engaged in throughout the south) and they blame him for not creating jobs. They can't understand why there aren't jobs, at the very least, fixing roads and bridges... things that so many in the construction field could easily switch into. They don't understand the President doesn't have a magic wand and can just create programs and jobs like that. AND without more Federal stimulus to help states and local regions out, even teachers and police and court house workers etc are being laid off or furloughed.

Example: the high speed train that we received Federal monies for from Tampa to Orlando that would have created 24,000 jobs was denied by Rick Scott (people are pissed off about that with this Gov), however, people don't understand why the Federal Govt that they pay taxes to and take imminent domain on all the time didn't just come in and say F you to the Gov and work around him. Really, they should have, then they would look really bad holding their Klan party in Tampa as they nominate their tool while the "President's train" was being built right behind them.

So, we have many people who aren't politically savvy and who voted for the President in 2008 believing we had a chance to do sensible things and have Govt work for the people and not for the corporations, wall st, and the wealthy 1%, who will not be coming out to "bother" to vote. They don't see that their vote means anything because things still substantially suck and the propaganda machines are always saying things like "both parties are guilty of _____". When really the congress and the Senate have blocked any real initiatives and liteally have held this country hostage in order to try and win elections.

Its going to be really hard to rev up the type of hope that 2008 held in so many for this country. It's like every one wanted a reset on the last 30 or 40 yrs since St. Ronnie initiated the "trickle down theory" and Gordon Grecko greed was a good thing. The reality is that there is so much to fix, that 3 yrs... even 8yrs is not enough to roll back all the crap of the last 30+ yrs. And now that we are "global" its not so easy to just push the rewind button and get rid of all the things and agencies and people who have created such a crap ass country. And our corporate news media doesn't report on beneficial information of programs that are available for people. There are a lot of people who have so little clue as to what their rights are or what types of agencies and programs are out their to help them or family members out.

Its going to be tough to turn out the vote. I think that's the only reason the election is close.. Likely voters are neck and neck... The "independent"; meaning often, I don't know what in the world is actually going on and I'm voting for the person who I'd like to have a beer with or accept as a friend on my Facebook page, are the people that will make or break this election...And we know if the polls are close, then its easier to steal the election.... Example: my boss, a business owner, pays very little attention (idiot), and thought the entire health care debate was about getting us a medicare for all type of system like Canada has... when if passed she was asking me what it could do for her... she was in such financial downturn in all her businesses, she had to drop her private health care for her family.. which is expensive to pay for on your own.. and her business is so small, she doesn't have a way to offer benefits to any of her employees.. and most of the workers qualify for medicare/ medicaid or some sort of kid care for their children... And it all comes back to protecting greedy private insurance companies who make money on denying coverage. And because wages haven't kept up with the cost of living, people who travel don't want to spend a lot of money, shorten their trip stay, and use more of the hotel amenities to save $ for other things they are wanting do or see while on their mini-vacation... its a revolving cycle of losing money for the hotel business.

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Response to glowing (Reply #21)

Mon Jun 18, 2012, 04:03 AM

24. I fail to understand why any working class person (no matter his or her skin color) would

 

consider for a moment voting for Romney.

The "Ugh!" factor with Willard is just so high. He's really creepy.

Just some more random late-night musings.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 04:08 PM

10. Rmoney says he'll do the

Opposite of Obama on Israel without even knowing details but,

"Romney canít tell us if he will repeal the new immigration policy, or what tax deductions he will eliminate without talking to Congress first".

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 04:12 PM

12. "Romney doesnít possess Palinís happy ignorance"... HA!!

Love it!

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Response to DCBob (Reply #12)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 04:50 PM

19. A delish line

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 04:22 PM

15. Willard is a liar and a fraud

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 04:27 PM

16. If he can sign his name that's all that matters...

...to the RepubliTealiban.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 04:29 PM

17. If he were telling the truth, it would be clear. He will repeal the new immigration policy . . .

after the election.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Mon Jun 18, 2012, 12:18 AM

22. Caribou Barbie and Robotron Ken

n/t

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Mon Jun 18, 2012, 02:17 PM

28. Lying idiots who bomb on propaganda TV are exactly the people repukes love

 

You think the sociopath repukes are going to put a decent person on their ticket who will then go on some really impressive campaign tour?

Of course they can't, they are the party of pure greed, hatred, racism, anti-intellectualism and crime. The more of those behaviors they exhibit the more they are liked.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Mon Jun 18, 2012, 03:01 PM

29. What a loser! Even the cow could be seen walking away...nt

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Mon Jun 18, 2012, 03:05 PM

30. K&R!

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