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Wed Aug 1, 2012, 03:01 PM

Romney Diversion Backfires and Brings More Attention to Botched Foreign Tour

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Romney Diversion Backfires and Brings More Attention to Botched Foreign Tour

By: Rmuse
August 1st, 2012


There are few character traits as despicable and off-putting as arrogance, except maybe pathological lying, and Americans have had a steady dose of both from Willard Romney the past six months. It comes as little surprise then, that the presumptive Republican nominee accused reporters of overlooking the “substance” of his world fundraising tour, and then assailed the media for what he considers is its insistence on diverting attention from real issues. The main-stream media have given Willard deference he does not deserve, and they have been remiss to report on his penchant for lying about everything from his religion to his record at Bain Capital, and particularly President Obama. However, Romney crossed the line yesterday when he listed the topics he considers important and they portend an out-of-touch sycophant who is stuck in another era as well as a man who is as ignorant as he is arrogant.

Prior to leaving Poland yesterday, Romney told a Fox News reporter that, “I realize that there will be some in the Fourth Estate, or whichever estate, who are far more interested in finding something to write about that is unrelated to the economy, to geopolitics, to the threat of war, to the reality of conflict in Afghanistan today, to a nuclearization of Iran. They’ll instead try and find anything else to divert from the fact that these last four years have been tough years for our country.” It is not that Willard is diverting attention from his appalling behavior that embarrassed this country, but that the topics he considers important are either non-existent, or are being addressed by the President, Congress, and the media on a daily basis. Regarding his back-handed insult to the so-called Fourth Estate, if they all did their jobs and reported accurately on the persistent lies uttering forth from his lying mouth, he could not show his face in public.

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The truth is Romney, and not the media, is diverting attention from the disastrous PR failure of his fundraising tour. It is telling that he resorts to assailing the media for not reporting on fake topics like the threat of war, geopolitical foes, or the economy that Willard is clueless to get working for all the American people. He has also accused the Obama campaign of the same “diversion tactics” in calling into question his Bain Capital experience, his record as governor, refusal to release tax returns, his tax havens, or his lies about when he left Bain Capital. As an aside, the really important question is not when Willard Romney left Bain Capital, but why waited until August 2001 to finalize his departure. More later.

Romney’s arrogance prevents him from acknowledging that as a presidential candidate, his secret little world is about to come under extreme scrutiny, and that all the media is not beholden to write or cover stories he deems important. He gave away his diversionary tactic when he mentioned the “threat of war,” “geopolitical foes,” “the reality of conflict in Afghanistan,” and particularly why the media was “overlooking the substance of his international” fundraising tour. There was no substance to his tour just like there is no substance to Willard, and regardless his self-importance, self-aggrandizing, and delusion of grandeur, he is just an arrogant rich guy who is hiding information that will prove toxic to his campaign, and as usually happens with arrogant people, they will fall and as the American people learn why he refuses to release his tax returns, why he lied on SEC disclosures, why Bain Capital was involved in massive Medicare fraud, or why he hides millions in offshore tax havens, they will reject him for what he really is; a pretentious, self-important rich guy attempting to buy the White House because as his equally arrogant wife said, “it’s our turn” and “we’ve given you people all you need to know.” Fortunately Mrs. Willard, you and Mr. Willard are about to learn what members of the real Fourth Estate who are not distracted reveal because you had the temerity to blame the media of diverting attention from real issues.

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babylonsister Aug 2012 OP
trueblue2007 Aug 2012 #1
Squinch Aug 2012 #2
aquart Aug 2012 #3
Squinch Aug 2012 #4
calimary Aug 2012 #5
Squinch Aug 2012 #6
Tarheel_Dem Aug 2012 #7
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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 03:37 PM

1. Romney = EVIL, EVIL MAN

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 03:37 PM

2. Well, he's talked to you people all he's going to about the trip and

HE will decide what we talk about from now on. Not you people. Who do you think you are?

And stop asking about the tax returns. There are none. He doesn't have to do those tax things. He's Mitt Romney.

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Response to Squinch (Reply #2)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 03:58 PM

3. Welcome to DU!

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Response to aquart (Reply #3)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 04:33 PM

4. Thanks!

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Response to Squinch (Reply #2)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 06:08 PM

5. Welcome to DU!

He's the male version of Leona Helmsley.

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Response to calimary (Reply #5)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 06:27 PM

6. Thanks!

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Response to Squinch (Reply #2)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 10:13 PM

7. +1

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 10:30 AM

8. Yeah, but imagine what deep circle of Hell Romney would be experiencing...

 

if the MSM wasn't owned by the same people who want him to gain the pResidency. You know, an independent press? It'd be over already.

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