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Mon Aug 13, 2012, 12:31 AM

"PANIC! - MSM: "Romney is in Big, Big, Trouble" - daily kos

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/08/12/1119510/-PANIC-MSM-Romney-is-in-Big-Big-Trouble

"The Florida papers are destroying Ryan. So much so that a distraught and panicked Village believes "Romney is in big, big trouble" for selecting the man who wants to pull the plug on Grandma.

Rolling out your vice presidential nominee is one of the most crucial aspects of every campaign, and from judging from the headlines, Romney has completely blown it.

On the evening news, a visibly shaken Chuck Todd reported the 2012 campaign has not touched on Medicare, but now, all of the sudden, it is front and center, and it will be a big part of voters' decisions in November.

Todd is the quintessential political reporter. He phones around Washington and interviews the establishment players, who are largely Republican, and then synthesizes their inside views and reports it as conventional wisdom. "

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I saw chuckie on NBC nightly news...he didn't look happy....he haz a sad!

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Reply "PANIC! - MSM: "Romney is in Big, Big, Trouble" - daily kos (Original post)
NRaleighLiberal Aug 2012 OP
NYC_SKP Aug 2012 #1
NRaleighLiberal Aug 2012 #3
unc70 Aug 2012 #10
Mojorabbit Aug 2012 #7
brewens Aug 2012 #2
rocktivity Aug 2012 #5
brewens Aug 2012 #12
BlueStreak Aug 2012 #4
Tx4obama Aug 2012 #6
BlueStreak Aug 2012 #8
fasttense Aug 2012 #13
BlueStreak Aug 2012 #14
pansypoo53219 Aug 2012 #9
davidpdx Aug 2012 #11
hue Aug 2012 #15
eyewall Aug 2012 #16

Response to NRaleighLiberal (Original post)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 12:32 AM

1. Danger Danger!



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Response to NYC_SKP (Reply #1)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 12:35 AM

3. helloooo, pal!

having fun yet? with the ryan mitt-stake, is this going to get good to watch!

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Reply #3)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 04:38 AM

10. I think it is fatal to McCrory in NC

I posted over in the NC group. Think Ryan threatens McCrory (R for NC governor) and his carefully cultivated non-scary Republican persona.

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Response to NYC_SKP (Reply #1)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 01:05 AM

7. Like! I have never seen this one. nt

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Original post)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 12:34 AM

2. Chuckie Tard unhappy? How will I ever sleep tonight? n/t

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Response to brewens (Reply #2)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 12:55 AM

5. Chuck Turd wasn't unhappy when Mitt asked for a "truce"

In fact, it was all he could do to keep from laughing in Mitt's face!


rocktivity

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Response to rocktivity (Reply #5)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 06:31 AM

12. Like "Chuckles" or any of them would want a truce. The want the fur to fly! n/t

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Original post)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 12:49 AM

4. Is it true that the Romney campaign cencelled a Ryan appearance in Florida?

If so, maybe they have decided they had better take a few days to figure out how they are going to deal with this.

Killing Medicare and Social Security objectionable to Floridians? Who could have ever seen that coming?

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Response to BlueStreak (Reply #4)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 12:58 AM

6. Yes it is true. See the link below

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #6)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 01:12 AM

8. Thank you. That is interesting.

But considering that Romney is hitting other cities in Florida, that sounds like they just don't have time to catch the Orlando event, or perhaps the planning for that particular event wasn't very solid. That can happen.

What is much more interesting is that Romney isn't bringing Ryan with him. Considering the rough reception the announcement has received in the Florida press, it may be awhile before they risk taking Ryan into that minefield.

But here's a new flash. People get old in Iowa too. And Ohio. And Arizona. And Virginia.

Florida should actually be LESS of an issue, because so many of the Floridians are already past age 55, and the Ryan budget theoretically wouldn't affect them -- although it seems like that may turn out to be yet another lie.

The people who should be the most concerned about this are those age 45-55 who have already paid in a heap of money for Social Security and Medicare and could end up getting next to nothing in return.

Remember -- these are insurance programs funded by our premiums. We have already paid for these programs. Keep your hands off them.

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Response to BlueStreak (Reply #8)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 07:52 AM

13. We've paid for it twice.

We, Baby Boomers, were the 1st generation to not only pay for our parents Social Security, but for our own retirement as well. In 1983 Ronnie Raygun (with the help of handy dandy GreenSpan) doubled our Social Security withholdings and put it in the Social Security Trust Fund. What's in the Trust Fund is what is suppose to pay for our retirement. We've paid for our parents, now it's time to pay ourselves and NOT the uber rich banksters.

Paul Ryan would give your pre-paid (twice) retirement to Wall Street.

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Response to fasttense (Reply #13)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 09:28 AM

14. Interesting way to look at it.

It isn't 100% true, but still a very good point that I have never heard brought up. I say it is not 100% true because the structure of the program is such that most of the outflow is paid through CURRENT contributions. In other words, it is inherent in the program that the next generation pays the benefits for the current generation.

But you still have a valid point because the program did require the establishment of quite a large fund in order to cover the boomers as we age. "We did build that." So in that sense, boomers really did pay for their parents' benefits and also funded a good percentage of our own benefits.

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Original post)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 03:57 AM

9. can you say death panels?

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Response to pansypoo53219 (Reply #9)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 04:56 AM

11. The Romney campaign is one big death panel

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Original post)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 10:21 AM

15. Thanks for posting--every bit of hope is welcome!!! K&R

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Original post)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 12:04 PM

16. Social Security? Medicare? Is it possible this will

break through the Wall of Stupid that surrounds every republican voter?

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