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Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:16 PM

How on earth did Ann Romney's Latino outreach fail so terribly?

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/08/ann-romney-switches-focus-from-wooing-women-to-hispanic-voters/

I thought, it’s also very important that the Latino community recognize how important this election is for them,” Romney said. “And they are mistaken if they think they are going to be better off with Barack Obama as their president. There really is only one way for prosperity, for small business, and that is, this is the simplest way I can say this: If Mitt Romney wins, America wins.”

Hispanics are an important voting bloc, especially in this battleground state. Romney said she’s speaking out to make “sure that those coalitions,” referring to women and Hispanic voters, “that would naturally be voting for another party wake up and say, You’d better really look at the issues this time.”

You’d better really look at your future and figure out who’s going to be the guy that’s going to make it better for you and your children, and there is only one answer,” Mrs. Romney said, giving a harsher pitch than we usually hear from the woman who wants to be the next first lady.

“It really is a message that would resonate well if they could just get past some of their biases that have been there from the Democratic machines that have made us look like we don’t care about this community,” Romney said. “And that is not true. We very much care about you and your families and the opportunities that are there for you and your families.”


Nothing voters appreciate more than some overprivileged aristocrat lecturing them.

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:19 PM

1. if they could just get past some of their biases

 

In the running as the most clueless use of a phrase this year.

Their bias against "self deportation" and papers, please? That kind of thing?

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Response to Anthony McCarthy (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:19 PM

2. Well, if they would only wake up and pay attention to the issues . . .nt

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Response to Anthony McCarthy (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:30 PM

5. I can't understand why Latinos would be biased against people advising them to "self-deport" or

who pass laws allowing them to be stopped and detained until they can produce proof of citizenship. Where do they think they are, anyway, in a free country? Oh wait.......

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:27 PM

3. I thought this and Mitt's fake dark tan was going to win over Latinos


so clueless!

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:28 PM

4. This is a real puzzle, isn't it?

Ann tells Latinos "they are mistaken", to "wake up and really look at the issues this time", "really look at your future, and figure out...", "if they could just get past some of their biases...."

Really hard to figure out why Anne could not get through to those biased mistaken and sleeping Latino voters! It is a mystery.

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:35 PM

6. “You people really know how to party. It was crazy!” Oy vey!

Ann just oozes with ethnic sensitivity.

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:35 PM

7. They were delusional about Ann, too. They thought she was such an asset

but she came across just as bad as Mitt did. They truly were meant for each other.

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:40 PM

8. It really, really helps when you address Latino women

or talk about them like they are the hired help.

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:40 PM

9. Why didn't they love her when we so helplessly adored her? How is that possible?

It's a puzzlement.

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:41 PM

10. wow

Ann Romney if not born into wealth would have been one of those ignorant trashy old ladies McCain had to silence about O being a Muslim.

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:43 PM

11. Botox. It isn't a Latino thing.

 

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 04:06 PM

12. Absolutely NO substance, just like her husband.

they just throw a bunch of words out there and absolutely AVOID issues
that latinos care about. the romneys and the rest of the republicans did
the same EXACT thing when trying to court the womens vote.

just saying over and over again, that "we care about you" and the biggest
womens issue or latino issue is the economy, is just showing pure ignorance
and ARROGANCE. they willingly bury their heads in the sand and insist that
everyone else does the same.

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 04:09 PM

13. Her outreach to the Latino Community????????

Please !!!!!!!She did not have an outreach to any community but her OWN.

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 04:09 PM

14. Condescending to the point of being disrespectful

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