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Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:47 PM

Obama responds: Romney tends to 'shoot first and aim later'

Source: NBC

President Obama responded today to Mitt Romney's attack on him for his administration's handling of the violence in Egypt and Libya, saying the Republican presidential nominee has "a tendency to shoot first and aim later."

"There's a broader lesson to be learned here, and, you know, Gov. Romney seems to have a tendency to shoot first and aim later," Obama said in an interview with CBS's 60 Minutes. A portion of the interview aired in a CBS Special Report. "As president, one of the things I've learned is you can't do that. It's important for you to make sure that the statements you make are backed up by the facts, and that you thought through the ramifications before you make them."

Asked if he thought the statements made by Romney were irresponsible, Obama said, "I'll let the American people judge that."


Read more: http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/09/12/13833174-obama-responds-romney-tends-to-shoot-first-and-aim-later?lite

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Reply Obama responds: Romney tends to 'shoot first and aim later' (Original post)
trailmonkee Sep 2012 OP
truthisfreedom Sep 2012 #1
Voice for Peace Sep 2012 #11
pinto Sep 2012 #2
madaboutharry Sep 2012 #3
SoapBox Sep 2012 #4
Gregorian Sep 2012 #5
surrealAmerican Sep 2012 #6
ProgressiveEconomist Sep 2012 #15
alphafemale Sep 2012 #7
LiveNudePolitics Sep 2012 #8
lexw Sep 2012 #14
goclark Sep 2012 #19
ProudToBeBlueInRhody Sep 2012 #20
LiveNudePolitics Sep 2012 #23
ProudToBeBlueInRhody Sep 2012 #25
SkyDaddy7 Sep 2012 #22
hwmnbn Sep 2012 #9
Wait Wut Sep 2012 #10
Angry Dragon Sep 2012 #13
desertduck Sep 2012 #27
FedUpJerseyGirl Sep 2012 #12
oswaldactedalone Sep 2012 #16
frylock Sep 2012 #17
Heather MC Sep 2012 #18
Myrina Sep 2012 #21
LiveNudePolitics Sep 2012 #24
Blue Owl Sep 2012 #26

Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:49 PM

1. O-BAM-A!

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Response to truthisfreedom (Reply #1)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:09 PM

11. Artiste!!!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:49 PM

2. "It's important for you to make sure that the statements you make are backed up by the facts."

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:50 PM

3. No Drama Obama.

This is why the American people like him.

Gallup: 50%-43%

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:50 PM

4. Bumpersticker!

"Mitt Romney: Shoots first and aims later"


That's an easy one to make stick! Just WAIT until the debates!!!


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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:51 PM

5. Hmmm. Where have we seen this before? Oh, Dick Cheney shot a man in the face.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:52 PM

6. Beautifully said.

Every word perfect!

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Response to surrealAmerican (Reply #6)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:55 PM

15. Makes you wonder, what if Romney actually could order military action?

And are people he'd put in harm's way on his "laundry list", or "important"?

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:59 PM

7. That is so....Perfect.

Democrats have finally found a spine when responding to repug attacks and its name is Obama.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:00 PM

8. Alzheimers?

I think there is some idiot left over from the Bush admin advising him....or------Some folks think he may be a sufferer of early onset Dementia, judging by the odd way he walks, the refusal to answer real questions. He seems so, wobbly, and out of his element.....I like to refer to him as Whipsaw Willard because his stance switches so often on the issues.

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Response to LiveNudePolitics (Reply #8)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:39 PM

14. Yeah, something looks wrong with him.

I was thinking the same thing this morning after seeing him with those smirks. He looks a like he's suffering from something brain related.

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Response to lexw (Reply #14)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 07:21 PM

19. Don't forget that "vacation after their convention"

Not on the campaign trail for days.

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Response to LiveNudePolitics (Reply #8)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 07:24 PM

20. Nope....he's just dumb

He should stick to what he knows. Counting money and firing people. He's over his head.

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Response to ProudToBeBlueInRhody (Reply #20)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 08:12 PM

23. I think he likes the whole

Mormon Bishop thingy, too....

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Response to LiveNudePolitics (Reply #23)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 08:23 PM

25. Oh sure...

....as a history teacher of mine once said, "The people in the front pews are the first ones to stab you in the back."

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Response to LiveNudePolitics (Reply #8)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 07:42 PM

22. YES, Mitt is being advised by...

Many people from the Project for a New American Century who ruled the Bush Administration are now advising Romney. However, many of them have become angry with Mitt because they say Mitt only listens to John Bolton!!

John Bolton has to be the biggest CHICKEN HAWK of all...Even worse than Cheney if given the power. Bolton is for bringing back torture, attacking Iran & perhaps Russia...It would be a disaster if Romney is elected because every Republican President wants to be a WAR POTUS & with his advisers we would be at war not long after he takes office!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:01 PM

9. Oh SNAP!!! k&r

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:02 PM

10. One problem with his statement...

...he dropped the 'f' word...facts. We all know how the right feels about facts.

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Response to Wait Wut (Reply #10)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:22 PM

13. That is a word that is not in the republican dictionary

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Response to Wait Wut (Reply #10)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 01:41 AM

27. the "f" word--that's funny! and so true...

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:12 PM

12. The soul of grace

How Obama doesn't just go off on the constant barrage of ass-hattery thrown his way is amazing. That guy is cool as ice -- and has more class in his little fingernail than Romney and Queen Anne have in their entire bodies.

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Response to FedUpJerseyGirl (Reply #12)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:58 PM

16. Amen

President Obama is a great man, one who may be better appreciated years after he leaves office. Love you Prez!!!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 06:39 PM

17. has the romney camp demanded an apology yet?

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 06:45 PM

18. as an American and a voter I judge mitt Romney

unsuitable to lead America as a president of the United States

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 07:26 PM

21. ... and ABCNews twists it into "an attack on Romney"

WTF. :bangshead:

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Response to Myrina (Reply #21)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 08:17 PM

24. Ugh, what is this abuse of words

like "attack", "mandate", "tough", "bold" and "plan"....the over use of these innocent words by the Republicans makes me tune out when the orator speaks them now. Oh, let's not forget "failure"!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 11:00 PM

26. Imagine Romney and Cheney out hunting together...

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