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Sat Jul 28, 2012, 09:13 PM

"In Comments About His Wife’s Horse, Romney Shows Why Americans Just Don’t Like Him"

In Comments About His Wife’s Horse, Romney Shows Why Americans Just Don’t Like Him

Posted by Nick Chiles at the Atlanta Black Star

http://atlantablackstar.com/2012/07/26/in-comments-about-his-wifes-horse-romney-shows-why-americans-just-dont-like-him/

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Clearly he’s afraid that if the public sees him at a horse dancing competition, we will suddenly be reminded: Oh yeah, Mitt’s rich—I almost forgot until I saw him at the Olympic dressage event!

The Romney campaign doesn’t seem to understand a fundamental fact about the American electorate: Americans don’t hate rich guys, Americans hate liars. Rich guys trying to pretend they aren’t rich, acting like they are the same as the rest of us. That’s being fake, a fraud, and we can spot it from a mile away. We don’t want the existence of your money thrown in our face, but if we don’t see it we’re not going to forget it’s there.

Take a look at the American Senate. Nothing but rich guys. A fraternity that provides definitive proof that Americans vote for rich guys all the time. In fact, I would contend that we actually PREFER to vote for rich guys. This is a nation that tends to lionize the very wealthy—Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Donald Trump, P Diddy—believing that they must have some special stuff the rest of us mere mortals don’t have.

Let’s take a look at New York City, for example. For seemingly like the last two decades, one of the most liberal cities in the nation has been run by an incredibly rich guy, Michael Bloomberg. In fact, Mitt, he’s even richer than you. A lot richer. But the thing about Bloomberg, one of the reasons New Yorkers keep electing him again and again, is he’s comfortable being rich. He doesn’t seem to mind if you know that he happens to be a billionaire. He doesn’t try to hide it—like some people I know. If Bloomberg wants to spend his leisure time at the Metropolitan Opera or the New York City Ballet, he’s gonna go to the opera and ballet. He’s not going to pretend he’d rather be at a Knicks game—you know, like regular guys.

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Reply "In Comments About His Wife’s Horse, Romney Shows Why Americans Just Don’t Like Him" (Original post)
applegrove Jul 2012 OP
C_U_L8R Jul 2012 #1
ejbr Jul 2012 #2
applegrove Jul 2012 #3
appleannie1 Jul 2012 #4
grantcart Jul 2012 #5
applegrove Jul 2012 #6
whathehell Jul 2012 #7

Response to applegrove (Original post)

Sat Jul 28, 2012, 09:48 PM

1. Dog on the roof

Horse and wife under the bus.

What a creep Romney is.

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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Sat Jul 28, 2012, 11:46 PM

2. You don't know if Bloomberg

is richer than Mitt Rmoney...just sayin'

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Response to ejbr (Reply #2)

Sat Jul 28, 2012, 11:51 PM

3. Very true.

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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Sun Jul 29, 2012, 12:37 AM

4. He does not care about anything, not even his own wife. He totally lacks emotions.

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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Sun Jul 29, 2012, 12:45 AM

5. Well he's going after the "I don't give a fuck what my wife is doing" democgraphic, which in fact is

a huge demographic



“I’m not even sure which day the sport goes on,” Romney said. “She will get the chance to see it; I will not be watching the event. I hope her horse does well.”



Unfortunately it isn't going to do much for the 'wife' demographic.

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Response to grantcart (Reply #5)

Sun Jul 29, 2012, 01:41 AM

6. He's either completely selfish narcissist, or he's a liar. One or the other.

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Response to applegrove (Reply #6)

Sun Jul 29, 2012, 10:21 AM

7. He knows he's got "unfavorables" associated with Horse Ballet

So he's chosen to "soft peddle" it. If he weren't running for president

this year, he'd be there, believe me.

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