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berni_mccoy

(23,018 posts)
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 01:59 PM Jul 2012

The Romney Campaign is on the Brink of a Monumental Implosion

When a campaign starts calling people names, you know things have gotten bad. When the candidate himself starts calling people names, things have gone to desperation.

When The Obama Campaign first called out that Romney had an inconsistency in his tenure at Baine, the Romney campaign responded by calling Obama a liar.

When Romney was booed at the NAACP, he himself said called them freeloaders when he said they wanted free stuff.

The reference of freeloaders to the NAACP speech was a new low, but a continuing trend from when a wealthy Romney donor at Romney's Hamptons fund raiser said common people don't understand.

And now when members of his own party question the direction of his campaign over concerns about Bain and the lack of a strategy or plan by Romney and his campaign, he calls them bedwetters.

But the real tell is in the fact that Romney's campaign is now saying the Obama campaign is unravelling and desperate. Tactic 101 from the Rovian handbook says project onto your opponent exactly your own misgivings. And that is exactly what Romney is doing now. And by projecting this onto the Obama team, they are shouting out plain as day precisely what they are doing: unravelling.

Today Romney is scrambling to do damage control by leaking rumors about his VP choice and setting up interviews with ABC, CBS and NBC. Believe it that he is forced to do this. He has no choice. If his campaign were going well, there is no way he would choose to do interviews with the Big Three on a Friday in the middle of summer.

Yep, you can absolutely see the stress fractures forming from the incredible pressure on the Romney campaign. They are heading for a political equivalent of a quantum singularity that could lead to some unprecedented events in a presidential campaign. They've already passed the event horizon, and they just don't realize yet that their entering spaghettification because time has slowed down so much they can't perceive it.

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The Romney Campaign is on the Brink of a Monumental Implosion (Original Post) berni_mccoy Jul 2012 OP
I can't wait for Willard's network interviews later malaise Jul 2012 #1
When would THOSE occur??? elleng Jul 2012 #5
Today malaise Jul 2012 #6
Thanks elleng Jul 2012 #9
You Know liberalmike27 Jul 2012 #84
Interesting. elleng Jul 2012 #92
Gee maybe they can hire Rendell and Booker SunsetDreams Jul 2012 #2
Love it. 12AngryBorneoWildmen Jul 2012 #76
I'm just hoping the MSM still has enough predator DevonRex Jul 2012 #3
We are all dreaming if you think these reporters are going to be hard on Mittens. Softball questions southernyankeebelle Jul 2012 #32
The ones tonight? DevonRex Jul 2012 #35
Well Bahir was saying he is giving each 10 mins to ask questions. You know how that is going to southernyankeebelle Jul 2012 #60
That's all? Nothing will come of that then. DevonRex Jul 2012 #61
You will hear nothing. Nothing nothing nothing about anything. If this had been Obama southernyankeebelle Jul 2012 #62
I just hope they're not just extended campaign ads. Ineeda Jul 2012 #53
Romney will soon change his name to Barack Obama and demand that the black guy aint_no_life_nowhere Jul 2012 #4
. nc4bo Jul 2012 #7
LOL! Romney: "I never said my name was Mitt Romney! Listen to my words..." KurtNYC Jul 2012 #23
ROFLMAO!! WinstonSmith4740 Jul 2012 #33
Please speak slowly Mr Romney! CoffeeCat Jul 2012 #66
You may be on to something here, his name is not Mitt, MsPithy Jul 2012 #39
A repub I know didn't know his name is mitt adigal Jul 2012 #58
hahahaha Cali_Democrat Jul 2012 #37
duzy alert Voice for Peace Jul 2012 #52
This is what happens when you have no core beliefs and no reason for wanting to be President except stevenleser Jul 2012 #8
He does have a core belief, MONEY! Dustlawyer Jul 2012 #56
Love the allusion. longship Jul 2012 #10
mercury goes retrograde tomorrow riverwalker Jul 2012 #11
Your last paragraph. What? lunatica Jul 2012 #12
The republicans crossed the portion Proles Jul 2012 #15
Thanks! lunatica Jul 2012 #20
The Maya did not predict the world would end in 2012 .... Coyotl Jul 2012 #78
An analogy to what happens when you get too close to a black hole berni_mccoy Jul 2012 #17
That was a great way of wording it! lunatica Jul 2012 #19
I love your physics allusions lapislzi Jul 2012 #13
The Romney campaign will proceed as if none of this matters. Martin Eden Jul 2012 #14
by "none of this matters" do you mean "demand an apology?" or 3 network tv interviews in 1 night? magical thyme Jul 2012 #67
The political damage this can do to them matters vey much Martin Eden Jul 2012 #85
I see. Agreed. But I think their strategy is doomed, given the GOP's response yesterday magical thyme Jul 2012 #87
Great analysis and brilliantly written, too. pnwmom Jul 2012 #16
Great post. Scurrilous Jul 2012 #18
"spaghettification" ... ljm2002 Jul 2012 #21
Rovian handbook HIlton Brackett Jul 2012 #22
Hand Mitt a tube of 'Icy-Hot'... LongTomH Jul 2012 #63
Obama campaign isn't getting spooked by their tricks. NYC Liberal Jul 2012 #24
It's so great to watch. Bluenorthwest Jul 2012 #25
I certainly hope so - but so far the msm seems to have Romney's back Douglas Carpenter Jul 2012 #26
Excellent post, thanks. Scuba Jul 2012 #27
LOL docgee Jul 2012 #28
Welcome to DU, docgee! CaliforniaPeggy Jul 2012 #34
Welcome to DU docgee malaise Jul 2012 #49
Welcome to DU. Paka Jul 2012 #64
Spaghettification! WOOHOOO!!!!! calimary Jul 2012 #71
I have to agree with your assessment. TwilightGardener Jul 2012 #29
Does anyone fear that they may attempt to steal it again? closeupready Jul 2012 #30
There has been ample evidence Bainbridge Bear Jul 2012 #36
That's a given....that's what they do proud patriot Jul 2012 #72
If the stuff with Bain and Stericycle come out maryellen99 Jul 2012 #31
I saw article from CNN about this marlakay Jul 2012 #38
I told my mom who happens to be pro life maryellen99 Jul 2012 #48
The thing that floors me about Rmoney XemaSab Jul 2012 #40
He stands for money and power by any means malaise Jul 2012 #50
Correction: XemaSab Jul 2012 #54
Romney's already crossed the event horizen Jessy169 Jul 2012 #41
What would happen if Romney is forced to abandon the nomination? olegramps Jul 2012 #42
Here is the song Romney is probably singing right now Jessy169 Jul 2012 #43
berni, this is a very good analysis. Also, notice who they are suddenly flogging for VP...CONDI! MADem Jul 2012 #44
Don't buy into that crap Hutzpa Jul 2012 #55
Errrrrrrr.....that's what I said.... helps to read the message text, not just the subject line. nt MADem Jul 2012 #65
All of that is true. . . Britethorn Jul 2012 #45
Rs=2GM/C2 sky imager Jul 2012 #46
the blessed FSM has answered my prayers ChairmanAgnostic Jul 2012 #47
They've gone to plaid!!! bluesbassman Jul 2012 #51
All Republicans call Democrats nasty names. Manifestor_of_Light Jul 2012 #57
No, not yet spinbaby Jul 2012 #59
he, he & THINK of all of that useless money that bought nothing but "spaghettification" he, he :-))) patrice Jul 2012 #68
Not entirely useless. progressoid Jul 2012 #80
1++ patrice Jul 2012 #81
Go on Mitt! DeSwiss Jul 2012 #69
Telling is the fact that he did the Big Three . . . usually, he's only on Faux or CNBC. HughBeaumont Jul 2012 #70
GOTTA VOTE Pistarkle Jul 2012 #73
Let it be AFTER the convention, pretty please? eridani Jul 2012 #74
It's great, but it's also potentially dangerous. obxhead Jul 2012 #75
This message was self-deleted by its author bupkus Jul 2012 #77
Mittens has the political instincts of a tooth pick. TNLib Jul 2012 #79
Uh, no. This is the part where we say that he is done. But then we are monumentally surprised... Safetykitten Jul 2012 #82
Not sure about that SHRED Jul 2012 #83
Perhaps, but please don't count your chickens. . . DinahMoeHum Jul 2012 #86
He's Gonna Take The Whole Repub Party With Him, It's The Type of Situation that Can Lead to A Once Skraxx Jul 2012 #88
spaghettification heaven05 Jul 2012 #89
I love these young ladies. GeorgeGist Jul 2012 #90
Too late ..Brink Past..see new ad "Firms" now on front page of DU.. oh to add Stuart G Jul 2012 #91
This post should have gotten a DUzey award! !nt docgee Jul 2012 #93

liberalmike27

(2,479 posts)
84. You Know
Sat Jul 14, 2012, 09:51 AM
Jul 2012

Initially I rejected the idea that Mitt might be replaced at the convention. But in the last day or two, at the very least, I would say the odds have increased a bit on that idea.

 

southernyankeebelle

(11,304 posts)
32. We are all dreaming if you think these reporters are going to be hard on Mittens. Softball questions
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 03:25 PM
Jul 2012

so they will be able to get access to him again. They will let him off easy. Just watch.

DevonRex

(22,541 posts)
35. The ones tonight?
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 03:37 PM
Jul 2012

There will be one brave soul who desperately wants to not look like a total dweeb. And Romney will treat that person like a bug.

 

southernyankeebelle

(11,304 posts)
60. Well Bahir was saying he is giving each 10 mins to ask questions. You know how that is going to
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 05:30 PM
Jul 2012

play out. Dodge dodge and finally say times up.

DevonRex

(22,541 posts)
61. That's all? Nothing will come of that then.
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 06:08 PM
Jul 2012

I want to hear much more about that company in china too. Global Tech.

 

southernyankeebelle

(11,304 posts)
62. You will hear nothing. Nothing nothing nothing about anything. If this had been Obama
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 06:14 PM
Jul 2012

the drumbeat would be nonstop. Mittens will ride the wave and come out without a scratch.

Ineeda

(3,626 posts)
53. I just hope they're not just extended campaign ads.
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 04:52 PM
Jul 2012

You know: Obama bad, Mitt misunderstood. Obama desperate, Mitt the pure red-white-and-blue champion.

aint_no_life_nowhere

(21,925 posts)
4. Romney will soon change his name to Barack Obama and demand that the black guy
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 02:08 PM
Jul 2012

named Mitt Romney release his tax returns.

WinstonSmith4740

(3,043 posts)
33. ROFLMAO!!
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 03:29 PM
Jul 2012
"I never said my name was Mitt Romney! Listen to my words..."


If only we common people could truly understand him, and what he stands for...

CoffeeCat

(24,411 posts)
66. Please speak slowly Mr Romney!
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 08:08 PM
Jul 2012

Us nail lady types don't understand yer big business speak. Hell! We don't understand anything...but you all ready know that.

MsPithy

(809 posts)
39. You may be on to something here, his name is not Mitt,
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 03:57 PM
Jul 2012

it is Willard Mitt Romney.

It is not beyond Republicans to say that Willard left Bain in 1998, it was some other Mitt Romney who stayed at Bain.

If the Fox channel flogs this hard enough, their viewers will believe it.

 

adigal

(7,581 posts)
58. A repub I know didn't know his name is mitt
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 05:26 PM
Jul 2012

Much confusion will ensue at the polls in november

 

stevenleser

(32,886 posts)
8. This is what happens when you have no core beliefs and no reason for wanting to be President except
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 02:11 PM
Jul 2012

for the title. Bottomless avarice and lacking an aversion to lying finishes the toxic brew of the Romney candidacy.

longship

(40,416 posts)
10. Love the allusion.
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 02:14 PM
Jul 2012

Plus, any post with the word spaghettification in it gets an R& from me.


I agree with your assessment, except I think that they are aware of their horrible situation. I think that they also think they can get over this. Unfortunately for the GOP, Obama's administration is as scandal free as any in a long time.

riverwalker

(8,694 posts)
11. mercury goes retrograde tomorrow
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 02:15 PM
Jul 2012

the whole universe finds Willard repulsive
good luck with that whole explaining/communicating thing

lunatica

(53,410 posts)
12. Your last paragraph. What?
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 02:15 PM
Jul 2012

In all sincerity, I'd love to understand it. Do you mind paraphrasing yourself?

Proles

(466 posts)
15. The republicans crossed the portion
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 02:28 PM
Jul 2012

of the black hole in which nothing can escapeits gravitational pull, and they will soon be gutted apart by its tremendous force >

 

Coyotl

(15,262 posts)
78. The Maya did not predict the world would end in 2012 ....
Sat Jul 14, 2012, 08:48 AM
Jul 2012

They predicted that the Republican party would finally get sucked into a black hole and never reemerge

lunatica

(53,410 posts)
19. That was a great way of wording it!
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 02:36 PM
Jul 2012

Thanks! I do understand Black Holes.

Romney has two of them for eyes. Not even light escapes them.

lapislzi

(5,762 posts)
13. I love your physics allusions
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 02:15 PM
Jul 2012

It gives me hope that rMoney will disappear up the singularity of his own ass.

Martin Eden

(12,773 posts)
14. The Romney campaign will proceed as if none of this matters.
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 02:24 PM
Jul 2012

They have exhibited a total disregard for the truth from the start, so they will not acknowledge how the truth of what you describe hurts them.

And the sad fact is, it won't hurt them much unless it becomes a consistent narrative in the mainstream media.

The important thing is for our pundits and for Obama to keep hammering away at how Bain is Romney's bane instead of his asset, to the extent it can't be completely ignored ... and this may be enough to swing the swing voters.

 

magical thyme

(14,881 posts)
67. by "none of this matters" do you mean "demand an apology?" or 3 network tv interviews in 1 night?
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 11:16 PM
Jul 2012

because they're already proceeding as if it matters very much....

Martin Eden

(12,773 posts)
85. The political damage this can do to them matters vey much
Sat Jul 14, 2012, 10:26 AM
Jul 2012

But the truth of the matter is entirely besides the point to them; they have no shame. Their electoral strategy is to persuade voters to totally dismiss it as politically motivated attacks with no substance.

Like I said, our strategy should be to keep hammering away so they can't ignore it. Given the Romney campaign's recent response, I'd say that strategy is having an effect.

 

magical thyme

(14,881 posts)
87. I see. Agreed. But I think their strategy is doomed, given the GOP's response yesterday
Sat Jul 14, 2012, 10:43 AM
Jul 2012

when 2 or 3 ranking members told interviewers he needs to release his tax returns. They're already running (away from him) for their lives.

There's no doubt we will continue hammering away. Reid's statement in the senate yesterday, that Romney paid no taxes in prior years, is perfect bait.

A just released pic taken 2 years ago of Obama holding up Romney's book, "No Apologies," and a book by Rove, with his trademark mischievous grin into the camera, is too perfect for the moment to be an accident. It totally undermines Romney's peevish demand

The biggest mistake a person can make is to think they can automatically repeat a successful formula. Shannon O'Brien tried to repeat Kennedy's success against Romney, but Romney learned from his failure and was ready to counter the attacks. Unfortunately for him, in countering those attacks he created a web of lies and contradictions with a paper trail.

Fast forward a decade, and Romney thought he could repeat his successful formula, and continue the claim of no involvement with Bain when outsourcing took place. He probably thought he had it made when Obama's campaign started that charge. Little did he realize that falsifying documents to the SEC is a felony, and that Obama would not be above pointing out that tiny fact. Now he's tangled in his own web of lies. Too bad. So sad.

pnwmom

(108,886 posts)
16. Great analysis and brilliantly written, too.
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 02:29 PM
Jul 2012

What a hoot:

"Yep, you can absolutely see the stress fractures forming from the incredible pressure on the Romney campaign. They are heading for a political equivalent of a quantum singularity that could lead to some unprecedented events in a presidential campaign. They've already passed the event horizon, and they just don't realize yet that their entering spaghettification because time has slowed down so much they can't perceive it."

HIlton Brackett

(26 posts)
22. Rovian handbook
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 02:54 PM
Jul 2012

"Tactic 101 from the Rovian handbook says project onto your opponent exactly your own misgivings. And that is exactly what Romney is doing now."

All of the regressives have been doing this for years.

Hey Mittens, Martha Stewart says, " A little anal lube is a good thing"

NYC Liberal

(20,121 posts)
24. Obama campaign isn't getting spooked by their tricks.
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 03:02 PM
Jul 2012

They are going full steam ahead with the Bain scandals. They aren't backing off.

This is going to be very, very good.

 

Bluenorthwest

(45,319 posts)
25. It's so great to watch.
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 03:04 PM
Jul 2012

You posts on this most delicious devolution have been informative and well done.

Douglas Carpenter

(20,226 posts)
26. I certainly hope so - but so far the msm seems to have Romney's back
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 03:06 PM
Jul 2012

That could change. But I doubt it. Having seen so many times scandals that should have sunk a presidency or doom a candidate get buried - that is what I have come to expect. But hopefully, I am wrong.

Paka

(2,760 posts)
64. Welcome to DU.
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 06:50 PM
Jul 2012

If I wasn't already a member, I can see joining up just to acknowledge "spaghettification."

calimary

(80,262 posts)
71. Spaghettification! WOOHOOO!!!!!
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 11:27 PM
Jul 2012

GREAT one!

And Welcome to DU, docgee!

This may be one of those "eaten by ants" type things. Once the questions start - OY. Just OY.

Anyone old enough to remember the grilling of Geraldine Ferraro over her family finances (mainly her husband's) when she was Walter Mondale's VP? She held an extensive, and intense live press conference for two solid hours with all the sharks in the press pool. Took EVERY question, no matter how trivial or stupid it was, until the last of the many sharks ran out of questions. And THAT put it to rest. As long as shitty mitty (or would that be shifty mitty?) tries to withhold things, it looks more and more suspicious - like he's hiding something. And the more he balks, the more questions will come and suspicions will grow and expand.

Let it! Let the games begin.


 

closeupready

(29,503 posts)
30. Does anyone fear that they may attempt to steal it again?
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 03:16 PM
Jul 2012

I'm just so worried, particularly in light of that comment about how Indiana (or was it Ohio?) was in the bag already.

 

Bainbridge Bear

(155 posts)
36. There has been ample evidence
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 03:52 PM
Jul 2012

that the Rethugs have done everything they can to subvert the electoral process in this country. One of the most galling excuses for the voter ID challenges in Florida is that they are trying to keep "voter fraud" to a minimum! Amazing, since Rethugs wrote the book on creating voter fraud. Hypocrites!

maryellen99

(3,771 posts)
31. If the stuff with Bain and Stericycle come out
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 03:17 PM
Jul 2012

It could hurt Romney big time with the teabaggers/fundies.

marlakay

(11,318 posts)
38. I saw article from CNN about this
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 03:55 PM
Jul 2012

One commenter said even if Romney's name was off final documents, things take time to process so he could have been in the early talks.

I bet he knew about it...

maryellen99

(3,771 posts)
48. I told my mom who happens to be pro life
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 04:41 PM
Jul 2012

and she told me "you think Obama is wonderful and can do no wrong and nothing good about Romney"...She says is probably going to vote for Obama...sure mom.

XemaSab

(60,212 posts)
40. The thing that floors me about Rmoney
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 04:02 PM
Jul 2012

is that the man seems to stand for NOTHING.

Abortion, health care, so many other things that he was for before he was against...

malaise

(266,952 posts)
50. He stands for money and power by any means
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 04:46 PM
Jul 2012

and of course that sense of entitlement. I'm betting he had nothing but contempt for his own father.

XemaSab

(60,212 posts)
54. Correction:
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 04:52 PM
Jul 2012

His opinion on his own father changes day to day based on which way the political wind is blowing.

Jessy169

(602 posts)
41. Romney's already crossed the event horizen
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 04:07 PM
Jul 2012

Love the black hole analogy! So true! There is no force in nature powerful enough to extract itself from the gravity pull of a black hole once it has passed the event horizon. Romney is getting sucked into the vortex, he's going down he's getting stretched real thin -- as pointed out by berni_mccoy. Name-calling only happens when the person doing it feels backed into a corner, trapped and is powerless to respond -- the name-calling is like the final FU, the last act of defiance. Let's hope that it isn't just an illusion, but the real thing.

olegramps

(8,200 posts)
42. What would happen if Romney is forced to abandon the nomination?
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 04:10 PM
Jul 2012

If any of this is true, it would seem to me that there is a very good chance that he would not be nominated. Who would come riding to the rescue? Jeb Bush?

Jessy169

(602 posts)
43. Here is the song Romney is probably singing right now
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 04:18 PM
Jul 2012

This is the first verse and refrain to an original (rock) song I wrote and recorded called "Into The Black Hole". I imagine this is a good theme song for Romney to be singing right now:

I've gone so many light years through space
Not sure how far left to go
Not sure where this voyage ends
Guess when I get there I'll know
How I got here is a story
One that might never be told
I'm taking my story with me
Right into that big black hole
Day by day I'm getting closer
On a straight line no power can bend
Black hole is sucking me inward
On a one way trip straight to the end!
I've already passed the event horizon
I'm heading straight into the deep unknown
Time and space warp around me
I'm feeling streched out and so alone
Wish I could go back and do it over
Wish I could hang on to the things I love
Ain't no way!
I'm past the edge, I'm going in!

MADem

(135,425 posts)
44. berni, this is a very good analysis. Also, notice who they are suddenly flogging for VP...CONDI!
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 04:19 PM
Jul 2012

They likely will not pick her because she's said NO six ways to Sunday already, but they throw her name out there like meat to a pack of dogs, hoping, hoping, hoping like hell that the media will grab that juicy, meat laden bone and run off to do feature/speculation stories on her (and of course, in so doing, they'd forget about all the other, far more interesting, stuff--gee, that didn't work too well, did it?).

And why the "black" "woman?" Well, he just came off a major asswhipped booing at the NAACP, and he wants to suggest that he's willing to "out-minority" the Dems.

Condi may be a Bush slobberer, but she didn't move up in the world by being a total idiot. I'll bet she's got her track shoes on, the better to run like hell from Mittsy. Being the first black Republican woman on the ballot for VP is a pale historical footnote--she's already made her mark, for good or ill (and we lean towards the latter) on history--why cheapen it by hitching one's wagon to a loser?

Hutzpa

(11,461 posts)
55. Don't buy into that crap
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 04:58 PM
Jul 2012

it's done to take away attention from the Baingate.

It is the low hanging carrot for M$M.

MADem

(135,425 posts)
65. Errrrrrrr.....that's what I said.... helps to read the message text, not just the subject line. nt
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 07:31 PM
Jul 2012
 

DeSwiss

(27,137 posts)
69. Go on Mitt!
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 11:19 PM
Jul 2012

Let your Inner Bully out!!!

- BTW Mittie, love the way you're running the campaign. Keep up the good work!!!

K&R

HughBeaumont

(24,461 posts)
70. Telling is the fact that he did the Big Three . . . usually, he's only on Faux or CNBC.
Fri Jul 13, 2012, 11:27 PM
Jul 2012

In other words, the two Republican Safe Havens.

This is damage control times 2,000. He cannot get out of it and the fact that he's continuing not to own up to "The Missing Years", but instead brazenly demanding an apology from a President that really has nothing to do with Mitt's actions, renders him even more desperate and pathetic with each day.

 

obxhead

(8,434 posts)
75. It's great, but it's also potentially dangerous.
Sat Jul 14, 2012, 06:59 AM
Jul 2012

They can still pick someone else to run against Obama. It would be hard, but they could do it.

Response to berni_mccoy (Original post)

 

Safetykitten

(5,162 posts)
82. Uh, no. This is the part where we say that he is done. But then we are monumentally surprised...
Sat Jul 14, 2012, 09:38 AM
Jul 2012

by the depth of utter stupidity that has him in a close race with Obama.

 

SHRED

(28,136 posts)
83. Not sure about that
Sat Jul 14, 2012, 09:45 AM
Jul 2012

The corporate media has a vested interest in keeping the appearance of a close race.


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DinahMoeHum

(21,660 posts)
86. Perhaps, but please don't count your chickens. . .
Sat Jul 14, 2012, 10:27 AM
Jul 2012

before they're hatched.

There are still too many people in the US who will vote for Romney, if for no other reason than that he is white and running against the "scary black socialist" Obama.

Skraxx

(2,956 posts)
88. He's Gonna Take The Whole Repub Party With Him, It's The Type of Situation that Can Lead to A Once
Sat Jul 14, 2012, 11:25 AM
Jul 2012

in a generation type landslide/wave election.

You are right, it's the perfect shit storm shaping up, and if Obama keeps up the pressure, and he's not stupid, so he will, there ain't much Mittens will be able to do to stop the impending collapse of the whole thing.

Obama's gonna completely destroy Mitt AND the Repub party this election. It's shaping up quite nicely.

 

heaven05

(18,124 posts)
89. spaghettification
Sat Jul 14, 2012, 11:39 AM
Jul 2012

God! I don't know why but that word in relation to romoney had me in a gut busting laugh.

Stuart G

(38,257 posts)
91. Too late ..Brink Past..see new ad "Firms" now on front page of DU.. oh to add
Sat Jul 14, 2012, 12:22 PM
Jul 2012

if this ad is as effective as many think, don't be surprised if there is another nominee besides Romney..yea..for President
at the convention....

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