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Thu Dec 29, 2011, 09:40 PM

Mitt Romney's Marie Antoinette Charge 'Laughable' Coming From 'Quarter-Billion-Dollar

Mitt Romney's Marie Antoinette Charge 'Laughable' Coming From 'Quarter-Billion-Dollar Man': DNC
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/29/dnc-mitt-romney-barack-obama-marie-antoinette_n_1175429.html

Barack Obama's re-election campaign and the allied Democratic National Committee swiftly responded to Mitt Romney's latest personal attack on the president with character-related attacks of their own.

In an interview with The Huffington Post's Jon Ward on Thursday, Romney charged the president with woeful insensitivity for suggesting that people were too pessimistic about economic conditions as is, considering where they could have been. It was, he asserted, a line reminiscent of one of history's haughtiest figures.

"When the president's characterization of our economy was, 'It could be worse,' it reminded me of Marie Antoinette: 'Let them eat cake,'" said Romney

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"It is actually laughable that the 'Quarter-Billion-Dollar Man' would call President Obama out of touch -- and use the example of a French monarch to make the point," DNC spokeswoman Melanie Roussell said in a statement to The Huffington Post on Thursday evening. "This is the same guy who joked that he was 'unemployed,' offered a $10,000 bet as casually as one might buy a cup of coffee, and said 'corporations are people.' He's also the same person who, as a former corporate buyout specialist for Bain Capital, made his fortune firing thousands of workers, cutting benefits, bankrupting American companies and outsourcing jobs overseas. He's the one who won't release his tax returns -- most likely because we would all learn that he pays a lower tax rate than middle class wage-earners. Laughable."

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Reply Mitt Romney's Marie Antoinette Charge 'Laughable' Coming From 'Quarter-Billion-Dollar (Original post)
cal04 Dec 2011 OP
FSogol Dec 2011 #1
BlancheSplanchnik Dec 2011 #2
rurallib Dec 2011 #3
BlancheSplanchnik Dec 2011 #9
pansypoo53219 Dec 2011 #4
HughBeaumont Dec 2011 #7
Stuart G Dec 2011 #8
SpiralHawk Dec 2011 #5
B Calm Dec 2011 #6
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BlancheSplanchnik Dec 2011 #10

Response to cal04 (Original post)

Thu Dec 29, 2011, 09:44 PM

1. Don't forget Romney believes the banks should foreclose on more homes to end the financial crisis

and that he claims his sons are serving their country by working on his campaign.

Romney =

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Response to cal04 (Original post)

Thu Dec 29, 2011, 09:49 PM

2. how is it possible to be so immoral?

So suave and smooth looking and so thoroughly immoral?

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Response to BlancheSplanchnik (Reply #2)

Thu Dec 29, 2011, 09:51 PM

3. plastic outside, nothing inside.

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Response to rurallib (Reply #3)

Fri Dec 30, 2011, 01:41 PM

9. yep. If only there were tentacles.

Monsters are supposed to have tentacles!!!

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Response to BlancheSplanchnik (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 30, 2011, 03:36 AM

4. sociopath.

nt

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Response to BlancheSplanchnik (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 30, 2011, 08:34 AM

7. People like this could fire hundreds of workers in cold blood and not lose an OUNCE of sleep over it

Socio. Path.

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Response to BlancheSplanchnik (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 30, 2011, 08:37 AM

8. Perhaps Romney is Amoral, not immoral..nt.

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Response to cal04 (Original post)

Fri Dec 30, 2011, 06:04 AM

5. 1% Republicons got no grasp of how lame they are

 

Pathetic pointless whining

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Response to cal04 (Original post)

Fri Dec 30, 2011, 06:16 AM

6. I work for a living and

I don't have anything in common with ROMNEY! I can only wish for things that Romney takes for granted.

Gee wouldn't it be great if someone came up to you and said hey . . . . . what are you doing now for a living?

and your reply could be:

Oh, I sit around and manage my family fortune and every four years I run for president. . .

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Response to B Calm (Reply #6)

Fri Dec 30, 2011, 01:42 PM

10. !

really

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