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Mon Oct 22, 2012, 06:38 AM

Mitt Romney Blimp-Like Aircraft Crash Lands in Davie

Source: NBC

A blimp-like aircraft carrying a Mitt Romney campaign message crash landed in a field in Davie Sunday night, officials said.

No one was injured when the thermal airship, which had a photo of the GOP presidential hopeful and the slogan "America Needs Romney," went down in the 3800 block of Southwest 92nd Avenue around 7:30 p.m., Davie Police spokesman Capt. Dale Engle said.

"It experienced some high winds and was having a difficult time and crash landed here in the field just south of Bamford Park in Davie," Engle said. "They were experiencing some problems due to the wind which forced them to crash land here in the field."

The airship had been traveling from Boca Raton, the site of Monday's third and final debate between Romney and President Barack Obama, to North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines.



Read more: http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/Mitt-Romney-Blimp-Like-Aircraft-Crash-Lands-in-Davie-175211681.html

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bathroommonkey76 Oct 2012 OP
bathroommonkey76 Oct 2012 #1
Coyotl Oct 2012 #33
cosmicamerican Oct 2012 #49
2on2u Oct 2012 #2
bjobotts Oct 2012 #51
berni_mccoy Oct 2012 #3
liberal N proud Oct 2012 #4
onehandle Oct 2012 #5
treestar Oct 2012 #44
TheCowsCameHome Oct 2012 #6
SemperEadem Oct 2012 #28
Coyotl Oct 2012 #34
CatWoman Oct 2012 #35
treestar Oct 2012 #45
Spitfire of ATJ Oct 2012 #7
pkdu Oct 2012 #8
Earth_First Oct 2012 #9
truthisfreedom Oct 2012 #10
treestar Oct 2012 #46
Thor_MN Oct 2012 #11
Dustlawyer Oct 2012 #12
woodsprite Oct 2012 #13
tomm2thumbs Oct 2012 #14
James48 Oct 2012 #18
trusty elf Oct 2012 #15
James48 Oct 2012 #16
Gore1FL Oct 2012 #36
Ash_F Oct 2012 #17
wordpix Oct 2012 #32
bunnies Oct 2012 #19
Donkees Oct 2012 #20
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tanyev Oct 2012 #22
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Franker65 Oct 2012 #25
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tanyev Oct 2012 #30
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xfundy Oct 2012 #39
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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 06:39 AM

1. Had to post for the title of the article. LOL n/t

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Reply #1)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 09:17 AM

33. And "goes down in South Florida" is sooo prescient n/t

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Reply #1)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 01:04 PM

49. It just goes to show . . .

Allah has a sense of humor.

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 06:39 AM

2. Was the blimp like aircraft made in China?? One could understand the irony of it all. n/t

 

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Response to 2on2u (Reply #2)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 06:42 PM

51. ROFL-ha.Made in China-ha. Where's Pat Robertson

Where's Pat Robertson and why isn't he blaming the Romney Campaign as evil to the point that God crashed his blimp?
If Romney were gay that's all you'd hear from that goober.

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 06:47 AM

3. Hope that is symbolic of Romney's chances going down with tonights debate!

In other words, he's run out of hot air !!!!

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 06:55 AM

4. Let's hope that is symbolic of his chances

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:02 AM

5. Prayers for the swift recovery of Rush Limbaugh. nt

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Response to onehandle (Reply #5)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 11:56 AM

44. lol

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:03 AM

6. Mitt opened a window, didn't he?

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Response to TheCowsCameHome (Reply #6)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 09:00 AM

28. \o/ FTW!!!!

we have a winner, folks!!

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Response to TheCowsCameHome (Reply #6)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 09:18 AM

34. ROFLMAO

It was a special hot air blimp customized for Mittens, with windows that open at his insistence

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Response to TheCowsCameHome (Reply #6)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 09:22 AM

35. rofl

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Response to TheCowsCameHome (Reply #6)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 11:56 AM

45. rofl

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:13 AM

7. Did he build it?

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:15 AM

8. Romney - taking us back to the 1920s , every way he can .... nt

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:15 AM

9. Oh the delicious irony...

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:17 AM

10. Must've left the sunroof open to check on the dog.

8^P

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Response to truthisfreedom (Reply #10)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 11:59 AM

46. lol

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:19 AM

11. So it's a sign that a GOP message full of hot air went whichever way the winds blew and crashed?

It seems only natural....

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:27 AM

12. Romney will go down for the 2nd time in 24 hours!

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:40 AM

13. I hope that's a metaphor for his performance tonight and his whole campaign. n/t

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:40 AM

14. it was weighted down with too much bullsh*t to stay afloat




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Response to tomm2thumbs (Reply #14)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:45 AM

18. FOREIGN aircraft

Tail caiires a "G" registration- it's a BRITISH registered aircraft.


Isn't it illegal for a foreigner to donate to a U.S. candidate?

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:42 AM

15. were experiencing problems with wind :-D

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:42 AM

16. For what it is worth- it's a FOREIGN registered aircraft

Take a look at the tail in this photo. The registration number begins with the letter "G", which makes it a BRITISH registered aircraft.

http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/10/21/3060738/blimp-like-craft-with-romney-ad.html

Hot air- of a FOREIGN aircraft.


Yep- that's Mitt!

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Response to James48 (Reply #16)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 09:29 AM

36. I have to wonder where it was manufactured. n/t

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:45 AM

17. Prophetic /nt

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Response to Ash_F (Reply #17)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 09:07 AM

32. blimp full of hot air goes with binders full of women

in short, Willard is full of it

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:47 AM

19. I love starting the day with laugh @ willards expense.

It simply delicious with coffee.

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:47 AM

20. Chris Christie Passes Wind!

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:56 AM

21. "We crashed it." - Republicans on the economy

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 08:02 AM

22. Oh, the inanity!

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Response to tanyev (Reply #22)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 08:36 AM

24. DUzy!

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 08:31 AM

23. How many dogs were strapped to the roof?

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 08:43 AM

25. Hilarious!

Nice idea to fly your blimp in high winds the same day as the debate.

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 08:46 AM

26. Saw this Sunday AM....

...from the Florida Turnpike heading north to Ft. Lauderdale Airport(after a Key West vacation)!! It REALLY was shocking and frightening to see...and disturbing, too.
What was more disturbing was the huge Anti-Obama billboard we saw just ten minutes before this. I am 50 years old(as of today, in fact...AND a new member here..have been a reader of this site and forums for months, though) and cannot recall when a President of the United States was treated with such disrespect(election or no election). Can anyone remember an anti-Bush billboard ad anywhere?!

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Response to Beachy (Reply #26)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 08:58 AM

27. only in my imagination! welcome to DU!

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Response to Beachy (Reply #26)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 09:02 AM

29. no.. those people would have been rendered

I distinctly remember all of the "talk against the president=treason" rhetoric back then.

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Response to Beachy (Reply #26)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 09:02 AM

30. Those "Miss Me Yet?" billboards always struck me as anti-Bush,

but I guess they really were put up by supporters. Go figure.

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Response to tanyev (Reply #30)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 11:16 AM

42. The "Miss Me Yet" ads Were Showing Up on Facebook for a While

I always flagged those ads as "Offensive"

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Response to Beachy (Reply #26)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 09:04 AM

31. are billboards still allowed on Fed hwys? or is this a state hwy?

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Response to Beachy (Reply #26)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 11:10 AM

41. Welcome...

and Happy Birthday!

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 09:57 AM

37. Mittenfreude! n/t

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 10:25 AM

38. Dave Letterman is right.

"Some of these jokes write themselves."

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 10:52 AM

39. Oh, the (lack of) humanity! n/t

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 11:01 AM

40. There's just so many jokes that can be made for this, I don't even know

where to begin. lol

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 11:50 AM

43. Sounds like Robme's campaign!

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 12:23 PM

47. Time for another photoshop thread n/t

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 01:01 PM

48. Mittenburg:

Euphemism for act of deflating, going backwards, then crashing.

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 02:59 PM

50. .

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