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Thu Sep 20, 2012, 10:13 AM

Mitt Romney Video Sends Capitol Hill Republicans Running For The Hills

Source: Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans insist that Mitt Romney's "47 percent" comment won't hurt them in their campaigns, but that didn't stop them from running for the hills when the subject came up.

In the last week that Congress is in session before the November elections, none of the Senate Republican leaders took questions from reporters at their weekly press availability -- something rarely, if ever, seen. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) left after giving brief remarks, and the remaining four leaders spoke briefly about unrelated matters and then walked away.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) told The Huffington Post it was “pretty obvious” why the GOP leaders bolted: because they don’t want to talk about a newly released video that shows Romney describing 47 percent of Americans as Obama supporters who are dependent on the government and see themselves as victims. Romney has been on the defensive over the remarks, which he made during a private event in May that was secretly taped and made public this week.

"Everybody is running away from Romney,” Reid said. “That's why Republicans all over the country are running away from Romney as fast as they can."

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/19/mitt-romney-video-republicans_n_1898402.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

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kpete Sep 2012 OP
TheCowsCameHome Sep 2012 #1
madokie Sep 2012 #2
apnu Sep 2012 #3
jwirr Sep 2012 #4
Coyotl Sep 2012 #5
LongTomH Sep 2012 #6
sendero Sep 2012 #7

Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 10:17 AM

1. Hahahaha. Mitts coat tails are toxic.

I absolutely love this. I hope every damn one of them is asked strright out and on-camera- "What do you think of Mitt Romney's comments at that Florida fund raiser - do you support and agree with him?"

Feet, meet fire.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 10:20 AM

2. Hang in there Harry you're doing a stellar job

We need to keep the mitster out of the white house and its good that Harry is lending his hand. Our Democratic leaders like and respect our President and its obvious every time one of them is asked a question where they get a chance to give an answer.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 10:32 AM

3. Could it also be the GOP's filibuster over the VA jobs bill too?

Just wondering.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 10:34 AM

4. But it did not keep them from stopping the Veteran's jobs bill. They are only in disguise.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 10:39 AM

5. Rmoney may have put a nail in Rick Berg's coffin too

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Not a good year to be a plutocrat

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 10:50 AM

6. I've been asking my Republican friends to look up the meaning of the word.....

....SCHADENFREUDE!!!!!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 11:05 AM

7. I think...

... Romney is listening to Paul (Libertarian Retard) Ryan and taking on his ideas. This is pure Libertarian thinking here. I never heard Romney talking like this before.


Of course, maybe it was because I didn't want to give him $50,000

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