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Mon Oct 8, 2012, 04:51 PM

Romney blows off children, does not participate in Nickelodeon special

Source: examiner

Every four years, children's cable channel Nickelodeon provides kids with the rare opportunity to have the U.S. presidential candidates answer their questions in the Nick News with Linda Ellerbee special, "Kids Pick the President: The Candidates."

On the show, kids submit questions to each candidate and based on the answers they make their pick for leader of the free world.

This year, President Obama took part in the special and answered the questions, but Mitt Romney did not.

After numerous attempts by Nick News to get former Governor Mitt Romney to participate in the special, his camp declined saying he was unable to fit it into his schedule.

"By answering kids' questions directly, candidates show respect for kids," said host Linda Ellerbee. "We are disappointed that Mitt Romney wouldn't take the time to answer the questions, but are thrilled that President Obama participated in the special."

Read more: http://www.examiner.com/article/romney-blows-off-children-does-not-participate-nickelodeon-special



What a Wus!!!

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Reply Romney blows off children, does not participate in Nickelodeon special (Original post)
trailmonkee Oct 2012 OP
Liberalynn Oct 2012 #1
sofa king Oct 2012 #72
rfranklin Oct 2012 #2
Cha Oct 2012 #10
rfranklin Oct 2012 #14
Cha Oct 2012 #17
KurtNYC Oct 2012 #15
TahitiNut Oct 2012 #28
dixiegrrrrl Oct 2012 #45
no_hypocrisy Oct 2012 #3
LiberalArkie Oct 2012 #24
no_hypocrisy Oct 2012 #26
klook Oct 2012 #47
Angry Dragon Oct 2012 #4
Downwinder Oct 2012 #5
Quantess Oct 2012 #8
LisaL Oct 2012 #13
Downwinder Oct 2012 #21
MADem Oct 2012 #6
Cha Oct 2012 #12
MADem Oct 2012 #66
Cha Oct 2012 #68
Bluenorthwest Oct 2012 #7
Cha Oct 2012 #20
TahitiNut Oct 2012 #29
riqster Oct 2012 #34
Cha Oct 2012 #38
awoke_in_2003 Oct 2012 #60
jmowreader Oct 2012 #64
Cha Oct 2012 #67
bongbong Oct 2012 #9
trailmonkee Oct 2012 #11
Third Doctor Oct 2012 #16
Volaris Oct 2012 #74
RiffRandell Oct 2012 #18
fun n serious Oct 2012 #19
PuffedMica Oct 2012 #22
Riley18 Oct 2012 #23
olddad56 Oct 2012 #25
hrmjustin Oct 2012 #27
HeeBGBz Oct 2012 #30
boobooday Oct 2012 #31
sakabatou Oct 2012 #32
mwooldri Oct 2012 #62
MrSlayer Oct 2012 #33
diabeticman Oct 2012 #41
MrSlayer Oct 2012 #42
diabeticman Oct 2012 #44
FirstLight Oct 2012 #35
Ian David Oct 2012 #36
Brewinblue Oct 2012 #43
TheDebbieDee Oct 2012 #50
DianaForRussFeingold Oct 2012 #37
AAO Oct 2012 #39
Bossy Monkey Oct 2012 #40
Darkhawk32 Oct 2012 #58
erpowers Oct 2012 #46
NightOwwl Oct 2012 #48
James48 Oct 2012 #49
daleanime Oct 2012 #71
heaven05 Oct 2012 #51
Spitfire of ATJ Oct 2012 #52
abelenkpe Oct 2012 #53
muntrv Oct 2012 #54
Pachamama Oct 2012 #55
bushisanidiot Oct 2012 #56
Historic NY Oct 2012 #57
struggle4progress Oct 2012 #59
cbrer Oct 2012 #61
Blue Owl Oct 2012 #63
lexw Oct 2012 #65
trailmonkee Oct 2012 #69
lexw Oct 2012 #70
AllyCat Oct 2012 #73

Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 04:54 PM

1. Kids would see right through the ass!

I wish more adults would.

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Response to Liberalynn (Reply #1)

Tue Oct 9, 2012, 02:17 PM

72. Apparently so.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 04:55 PM

2. Kids have no vote...

 

They don't matter to Romney.

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Response to rfranklin (Reply #2)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:10 PM

10. Are they counted as part of the 47%? nm

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Response to Cha (Reply #10)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:14 PM

14. Absolutely, they are moochers of the first order...

 

sucking on their mothers' teats like welfare queens!

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Response to rfranklin (Reply #14)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:24 PM

17. I thought so!

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Response to Cha (Reply #10)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:14 PM

15. Not his job to worry about them. n/t

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Response to rfranklin (Reply #2)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:06 PM

28. Even worse, from the MittWit's perspective, they can't "pay to play."

They pay no income taxes (except for the Hollywood kids) and can't sign checks.

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Response to rfranklin (Reply #2)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:59 PM

45. Kid's parents can vote.

Something Twit overlooked, apparently.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 04:57 PM

3. I wouldn't have done that before the Weekly Reader Presidential Poll results were in.

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #3)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:00 PM

24. Be nice if The Weekly Reader was still around.

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Response to LiberalArkie (Reply #24)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:05 PM

26. Didn't it merge with Scholastic News?

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Response to LiberalArkie (Reply #24)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 07:15 PM

47. This should be covered in Highlights for Children

with the pres. as Gallant and Rmoney as Goofus.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:01 PM

4. Willard wants to be president but only for the ones that can help him get more money

He forgets that he would be president of EVERYONE ........... so out of touch

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:01 PM

5. Afraid they would ask about Big Bird?

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Response to Downwinder (Reply #5)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:05 PM

8. Yes, and he didn't have any zingers ready

for that bombshell.

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Response to Downwinder (Reply #5)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:12 PM

13. Sure looks like it.

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Response to LisaL (Reply #13)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:51 PM

21. I thought he was avoiding the toddlers armed with plastic

bats I saw mentioned on twitter.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:04 PM

6. It's because he's an AWKWARD PUTZ and he cannot HIDE!

And kids?

Kids can smell that shit a mile away!


I see dumb people!!!

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Response to MADem (Reply #6)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:12 PM

12. It wouldn't be pretty when he Steamrolled

the kids. I guess his advisers are smart enough to see this even though they told him to threaten Big Bird before 67 Million People.

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Response to Cha (Reply #12)

Tue Oct 9, 2012, 12:20 AM

66. He would probably want to prove his tough guy chops, and butcher Miss Piggy and turn her into

sausage links and bacon right in front of the little ones!

And hey, he lived in France while his peers were fighting and dying in Vietnam--I'm betting he developed a taste for frog's legs...Kermit had just better WATCH OUT!!!

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Response to MADem (Reply #66)

Tue Oct 9, 2012, 12:34 AM

68. Save Kermit from the

Boiling Pot!



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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:05 PM

7. Kids are in the tank for Big Bird.

Mitt knows this.

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Response to Bluenorthwest (Reply #7)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:29 PM

20. kMittLies Stepped in It Big Time With Threatening

Big Bird at the debate and now he HAS to Hide from the Kids! And, Big Bird..

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Response to Cha (Reply #20)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:10 PM

29. That's an AWESOME photo.

Michelle looks like she BELONGS as a member of the cast. The expression on her face is 100% at home, secure, and happy ... showing more comfort and respect for that 'place' than MittWit could muster up with high-priced pharmaceuticals.

I'm crushin' on Michelle BIG time.

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Response to TahitiNut (Reply #29)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:18 PM

34. I got a "big bird" for Mittens

But I don't think mine would be appropriate for Sesame Street.

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Response to TahitiNut (Reply #29)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:24 PM

38. Michelle is so worthy of our

Crushes!

I should have added the link to where I got this pic..

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10021487262

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Response to TahitiNut (Reply #29)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 10:51 PM

60. I've been crushing on her...

for four years

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Response to Cha (Reply #20)

Tue Oct 9, 2012, 12:14 AM

64. Imagine Ann Romney on Sesame Street

I know it's almost impossible to, but think...what would she do, bring a dancing horse? "This is what rich people do when they need to reduce their taxable income by $77,000. Does your daddy make $77,000? What's that you said? 'In three years, maybe, if he gets overtime? Look, you little 47-percent shit, quit digging through my fucking purse. All that's in there are my American Express Titanium Card, lipstick and Valium anyway, and you wouldn't be interested in any of that."

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Response to jmowreader (Reply #64)

Tue Oct 9, 2012, 12:28 AM

67. It's just too horrible to think about

her sucking up to Big Bird after her husband threatened him on National Tv in front of 67 million people to score political points with those who are so wealthy they need MORE tax cuts..so in essence Big Bird has to die.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:08 PM

9. "Hey kid"

 

"I'll answer your question, but first you gotta donate at least a million bucks to my campaign."

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:12 PM

11. he's going after disney next....

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Response to trailmonkee (Reply #11)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:16 PM

16. Mickey will be okay. Donald Duck is his bodyguard.

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Response to Third Doctor (Reply #16)

Tue Oct 9, 2012, 07:16 PM

74. Yeah lol..

and Mickey and Crew don't Fuck Around. You mess with their Market, they COME AFTER you

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:25 PM

18. He's probably afraid they would ask about Seamus. n/t

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:28 PM

19. He is not smarter than a 5th grader. NT

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 05:54 PM

22. After threating to kill Big Bird, Mitten's security detail nixed the visit

Romney's security detail determined that it could result in a dangerous situation. While no specific threats could be identified, just the nature of mad kids raised concerns about his safety.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:00 PM

23. Was he afraid Big Bird would be there?

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:02 PM

25. He knew that he couldn't answer their questions without getting caught in a lie.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:06 PM

27. he wants to lead the free world, yet he can't answer some questions by kids.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:11 PM

30. He called his own kids liars in front of 65 million viewers

I doubt if he gives much of a shit about anyone else's.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:11 PM

31. They have been known to slime people on Nickelodeon. Or at least they used to.

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Response to boobooday (Reply #31)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:14 PM

32. They never did on Linda Ellerbee's show

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Response to boobooday (Reply #31)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 11:28 PM

62. they still do!

Figure It Out still has plenty of slime to go around. I also have a sneaky feeling Obama would go for a sliming... but maybe after the election and still as president.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:17 PM

33. Kids can't vote and they have no money.

 

Why should he give a damn about them?

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Response to MrSlayer (Reply #33)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:42 PM

41. THEIR PARENTS VOTE! This is a HUGE mistake on Romney's part. Let Obama go and WOW the kids

and the adults who do watch this.


To some people they judge candidates by their actions with kids.

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Response to diabeticman (Reply #41)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:43 PM

42. I'm just saying that is probably the way Mitt thinks.

 

He's only interested in people that can help him.

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Response to MrSlayer (Reply #42)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:58 PM

44. Sorry I missed it.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:20 PM

35. i know why!

Because Nick refused to let him pick the kids by pushing their faces into a plate of butter!


i know, so bad, it hurts...

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:22 PM

36. Kids are people, my friend.

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Response to Ian David (Reply #36)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:48 PM

43. Wonder effin rama!!!!

Talk about a blast from the past.

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Response to Ian David (Reply #36)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 07:28 PM

50. Kids are people, too. Wack-a-doo, wack-a-doo, wack-a-doo!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:23 PM

37. He would be there with plenty of support from his wealthy friends, If

Children voted And their Piggy banks held the million to donate to his PACs...

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:34 PM

39. PUTZ! n/t

 

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 06:37 PM

40. "I'd like to help you son, but you're too young to vote." n/t

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Response to Bossy Monkey (Reply #40)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 09:33 PM

58. Sometimes I wonder what I'm gonna do, but there ain't no cure for the summertime blues. n/t

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 07:06 PM

46. Cannot Handle Kids

If you cannot handle kids how are you supposed to be able to deal with world leaders?

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 07:25 PM

48. Google 'Romney Nickelodeon'

and go to News.

There's already 3218 articles - many in mainstream newspapers.

I swear, if I were the suspicious type, I'd think his advisers were so scared of a Romney presidency they purposefully gave him bad advice.







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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 07:26 PM

49. best caption yet..

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Response to James48 (Reply #49)

Tue Oct 9, 2012, 01:35 PM

71. That's just not right!

But it is funny.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 07:32 PM

51. huh!!!!

I am not surprised that the truthfulness of children scared the pant off this POS.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 07:37 PM

52. I can just see him acting like it's undignified.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 07:47 PM

53. Has Romney been interviewed by anyone other than fox pundits

who ask softball answers?

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 08:35 PM

54. If Mitt can't handle Nickelodeon, how can he handle Iran?

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 08:43 PM

55. I have been unable to find anything likeable about Mitt Romney - now I am convinced there is nothing

He truly is a pathetic empty suit....who turns down kids? He has no time? Our kids are the future and he said it best: he has no time for them....

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 08:48 PM

56. Romney is not good with kids at all

I just read a story about how he played a "prank" on his
own grandson by shoving his face in a plate of butter.
I'm sure Romney laughed really loud at that
and probably made fun of the poor kid for crying.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 08:57 PM

57. Sure shows the kids who has their backs & makes them a priority...

no wonder they are attracted to the President.

Rmoney losing to the kids & Bird Bird.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 10:45 PM

59. "Make the scurvy little blighters work for a living -- so I can fire them!"

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 11:05 PM

61. Are they old enough to vote? Fuck 'em

 

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Tue Oct 9, 2012, 12:12 AM

63. Mitt's more of a Dickelodeon kinda guy

You know, Dick at Nite...

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Tue Oct 9, 2012, 12:19 AM

65. Camp Romney is being very careful not to have anymore unwanted videos of his dumb$hitness.

see above.

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Response to lexw (Reply #65)

Tue Oct 9, 2012, 01:06 AM

69. above?

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Response to lexw (Reply #65)

Tue Oct 9, 2012, 11:55 AM

70. I guess I meant: "no text"

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Tue Oct 9, 2012, 03:01 PM

73. If those kids do not come from multi-million dollar families,

he's not interested. Has no clue how to talk to people without money bags at their sides and uniform jackets with crests on the front pocket and scissors in the side pockets.

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