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Sat Mar 24, 2012, 10:55 PM

From the Romney "people", "Toons for Romney" = idiocy you have to see to believe.

From the "How Stupid Do These People Think We Are?" Department;

The Romney campaign is getting roasted in editorial cartoons almost since its inception so out pops MittFitts.com: "Toons for Romney is a grassroots effort to support the candidacy of Governor Mitt Romney for President in 2012."

First some examples from people who are working to get Romney elected:









Here is the entire gallery: http://mittfitts.com/mittfitts-cartoon-gallery/

Now the site's owners state that they are an entirely 'grassroots' campaign with 'no' affiliation to the Romney campaign. The site has high expensive production value, sophisticated lay out and archeticture, elaborate RSS feeds, elaborate guest tracking, sophisticated legal advise, professional comic book artists formerly working for DC Comics and now illustrating for the LDS Church.

They purport to be 'grassroots' with no connection to the Romney campaign. All net proceeds from the site go to "are donated to the Romney for President campaign or affiliated Political Action Committees."

Right. No affilitation with the campaign.

In any case two mind numbing alternatives.

The first is that this is (98% probability) the off shoot of one of their PACs brainstorming sessions with their PR/Advertising people and they think that this kind of crappola is the kind of stuff that is going to get any traction with the American public at all.

The other is that this is (2% probability) the result of a bunch of guys from Romney's actual 'grass roots' campaign getting together.

Either possibility and the actual exeuction of the site is nauseating in either interpretation, ridiculous in their conception, profoundly idiotic in their substance, devoid of any humor at any point and if widely distributed absolutely counter productive to getting normal Americans to support their candidate.

Just how stupid do they think the American Public is?

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Reply From the Romney "people", "Toons for Romney" = idiocy you have to see to believe. (Original post)
grantcart Mar 2012 OP
denem Mar 2012 #1
99th_Monkey Mar 2012 #13
jberryhill Mar 2012 #2
denem Mar 2012 #3
Skittles Mar 2012 #41
ProSense Mar 2012 #4
99th_Monkey Mar 2012 #14
Icicle Mar 2012 #5
Bucky Mar 2012 #6
grantcart Mar 2012 #7
AlbertCat Mar 2012 #28
grantcart Mar 2012 #30
JHB Mar 2012 #17
AlbertCat Mar 2012 #29
krispos42 Mar 2012 #8
grantcart Mar 2012 #23
AlbertCat Mar 2012 #31
AtheistCrusader Mar 2012 #9
trusty elf Mar 2012 #10
99th_Monkey Mar 2012 #15
BlancheSplanchnik Mar 2012 #43
trusty elf Mar 2012 #45
BlancheSplanchnik Mar 2012 #47
trusty elf Mar 2012 #56
jtuck004 Mar 2012 #11
JNelson6563 Mar 2012 #12
GeorgeGist Mar 2012 #16
malthaussen Mar 2012 #18
DFW Mar 2012 #19
pangaia Mar 2012 #20
pangaia Mar 2012 #21
pangaia Mar 2012 #22
grantcart Mar 2012 #24
LiberalLovinLug Mar 2012 #25
DippyDem Mar 2012 #26
grantcart Mar 2012 #27
Jack Rabbit Mar 2012 #32
grantcart Mar 2012 #33
Jack Rabbit Mar 2012 #37
grantcart Mar 2012 #39
AlbertCat Mar 2012 #34
Number23 Mar 2012 #35
denem Mar 2012 #38
Ruby the Liberal Mar 2012 #36
Iwillnevergiveup Mar 2012 #40
BlancheSplanchnik Mar 2012 #42
grantcart Mar 2012 #49
BlancheSplanchnik Mar 2012 #50
marble falls Mar 2012 #44
sinkingfeeling Mar 2012 #46
hifiguy Mar 2012 #48
liberal N proud Mar 2012 #51
Whisp Mar 2012 #52
alfredo Mar 2012 #53
grantcart Mar 2012 #54
alfredo Mar 2012 #55
mwb970 Mar 2012 #57
grantcart Mar 2012 #58
MatthewStLouis Mar 2012 #59

Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sat Mar 24, 2012, 11:01 PM

1. OMG.

 

"an entirely 'grassroots' campaign with 'no' affiliation to the Romney campaign". What sort of grassroots are these, putting greens?

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Response to denem (Reply #1)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 05:06 AM

13. Try on-demand astro-turf and I think you'd be closer to the truth. ~nt

 

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sat Mar 24, 2012, 11:08 PM

2. It's not a dichotomy

 

His grassroots ARE idiots with a lot of money.

So, it's a fair statement.

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #2)

Sat Mar 24, 2012, 11:12 PM

3. Romney grassroots :-

 

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Response to denem (Reply #3)

Mon Mar 26, 2012, 12:22 AM

41. LOL!

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sat Mar 24, 2012, 11:19 PM

4. One word:

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Response to ProSense (Reply #4)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 05:07 AM

14. Very nice. I'm officially stealing this, right now. ~nt

 

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sat Mar 24, 2012, 11:30 PM

5. In the Bubble!

Mitt lives in his 2% world -- he's got no clue what goes on outside of it. I'm sure the "rabid" among his campaign staff are dreaming of the untold riches headed their way if he were to become president.

More like "Mitt of Kleenex"


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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 12:26 AM

6. These suck. They just HAVE to be parody.

These cartoons don't even mean anything. The etch-a-sketch and the superman cartoons are actually making fun of him.

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Response to Bucky (Reply #6)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 12:40 AM

7. Not parody, the artist works for the LDS Church.


"These cartoons don't even mean anything".

Neither does the candidate.

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Response to grantcart (Reply #7)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 04:36 PM

28. the artist works for the LDS Church.

 

See, that's the "grass roots" organization that started this.... no?

What could be more "grass roots" than the church of the LDS?

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Response to AlbertCat (Reply #28)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 04:39 PM

30. google "MittsFitts" you will see all of the Romney groups patting themselves on the back


Quite a lot of BS all linked together.

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Response to Bucky (Reply #6)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 08:52 AM

17. I don't think you've ever seen comics by religious prosletyzers...

...they usually so ham-handed that they are parody to any non-beleiver.

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Response to JHB (Reply #17)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 04:38 PM

29. they usually so ham-handed that they are parody to any non-beleiver.

 

Chick Tracts anyone?

http://www.chick.com/default.asp

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 01:22 AM

8. Romeny in a codpiece

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!








Need porn, stat!

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Response to krispos42 (Reply #8)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 01:35 PM

23. lol

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Response to krispos42 (Reply #8)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 04:40 PM

31. Consentrate on the cape!

 

The funniest thing about that cartoon is that all those charges have actually stuck.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 01:40 AM

9. Wow, that's pretty WTF

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 03:07 AM

10. Gawd, what lame astroturf toons :-/

[IMG][/IMG]

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Response to trusty elf (Reply #10)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 05:08 AM

15. LOL +100 nt

 

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Response to trusty elf (Reply #10)

Mon Mar 26, 2012, 07:33 AM

43. OMG, this photoshop is TEH AWESSOAM!

did you make this??? It's terrific! Love little hidden funnies -- the "moran" guy, palin, mcain, and.....The Bewsh Turd Flag (tm)! HAHAHAHHAHAHA!!!!

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Response to BlancheSplanchnik (Reply #43)

Mon Mar 26, 2012, 08:14 AM

45. Hey Blanche! Yeah, it's one of mine.



If you'd like to see some more, please have a look in my journal.



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Response to trusty elf (Reply #45)

Mon Mar 26, 2012, 10:51 AM

47. Wow! you got some madskillz, boy-eeeee!!

(ha, there's some mad street slang, for ya. Get me a job at UrbanDictionary. LOL)

But seriously, you are fantastic, Elf! the creativity, image-scavenging, shadow and perspective, balance, composition, humor...... I LOVE YOU!!!!!!!!!


Don't know if you ever look at Tarot cards, but digital collage is getting popular (I love Tarot art)

oh dang, I'm at work, gotta ZOOOOOM outa here to an assignment now.

later.

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Response to BlancheSplanchnik (Reply #47)

Tue Mar 27, 2012, 02:42 AM

56. Thanks for taking the time to look, Blanche,

and thanks for being so appreciative! I'm glad you enjoy my collages! I have fun making them. After Dubya's reign of error, I sort of lost my inspiration, but there are so many repub dumbasses at whom to take aim, that my photoshopping never gets rusty. I'm not "rusty elf"



[IMG][/IMG]

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 03:27 AM

11. I'd be careful. the Etch-a-Sketch is made of Kryptonite. n/t

 

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 04:52 AM

12. OMG They are all so unbelievably bad!

And the two "comments", oy!

Julie

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 07:14 AM

16. Hate to break it to yah ...

but
[h1]60 MILLION
Americans voted for McCain/Palin.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 10:00 AM

18. That last one forgot to have "rationality" bouncing off

... the Mitt of Steel.

-- Mal

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 10:41 AM

19. " Just how stupid do they think the American Public is? "

Very.

And they are a lot closer to the truth than most of us would like to believe.

A ticket of Osama bin Laden and Nasrallah would get 42% of the vote as long as they ran as Republicans.

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Response to DFW (Reply #19)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 11:08 AM

20. Just how stupid do they think the American Public is?

right.... They KNOW how stupid! Read another post on DU front page about the stupidity of the American populace.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 11:16 AM

21. Did anypne read the 2 comments?

EEEEEIIIIII !!!

You know.. I wonder if this is really a really real pro-Mitt site.. or a spoof.. it is that bad, er funny... :>)

Basketball today.. Go Louisville !!!

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 11:20 AM

22. OK sorry for all the posts..

Check out the "MAROON" cartoon. With the cross on the island, What does the crescent moon remind you of..? On a quick look? HA !!

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Response to pangaia (Reply #22)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 01:38 PM

24. good catch

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 01:56 PM

25. This one is just hillarious!




.....NOT!

The problem with humor and conservatives is that because they have such a hard time laughing at themselves, they also have a hard time with making jokes about their opponents.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 03:08 PM

26. Craps! Thanks for the memories.

So much of the LDS art is truly ugly. There really is something missing in their souls that causes the bizarre art.

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Response to DippyDem (Reply #26)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 03:38 PM

27. It is a reallly twisted world that they live in.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 05:43 PM

32. OK, it's just cheerleading

When I was chairman of the McGovern campaign at LA Valley College, I did some of that, too.

[center][/center]

I would say he's all those things except a RINO (he supports the primacy of the elites of American society, aka the establishment) and a non-Christian (Mormons acknowledge Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, so they are Christian). I am a non-Christian, so whether Mormons are Christian heretics is something I'll leave to the Church of JCLDS and other branches of Christianity to hash that out. I don't care about Romney's religion; I'm not going to vote for somebody who mistakes corporations for human beings.

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Response to Jack Rabbit (Reply #32)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 06:45 PM

33. In history there have been lots of groups that acknowledge Jesus as the Christ but

for 1700 years the word 'Chrstian' has been used to designate the broad 98% of the followers of Christ that follow the Apostles and Nicene Creed and the basic premis of the Holy Trinity. Mormons do not accept either the Apostles Creed or the Nicene Creed so would fall outside of the normal definition of 'Christian'. For example after the ecumenical council in Nicea in 325 those that did not accept the orthodox explanation of WHO and WHAT the Christ was were forever labelled 'Gnostic Christians' even though the 'accepted Jesus Christ as Lord of Savior' while the 'trinitarian' Christians became known simply as 'Christians'. Mormon commentators seek to get themselves 'inside the parlor' by referring to Christians as 'trinitarians' and Mormons as 'Non-Trinitarians'. I think that if 98% of a group conclude that X is an essential part of being Y that the 98% should then be able to define the term that applies to the 98% and not allow the 2% to define the term to their preference.

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Response to grantcart (Reply #33)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 08:36 PM

37. I'm a non-trinitarian, too

Specifically, UU. We have a lot of respect for the bishops who were rejected by the Nicene council, such as the Arians and the Gnostics.

For my part, I am not a Christian because I have since I was a teenager rejected the doctrine of "one and only one way to salvation." A just God cannot be a sectarian bigot. If there is a Heaven where the good are rewarded, Mahatma Gandhi is there.

My own view of God would make me what is properly called a pantheist, in which I also reject the separation of creator and the creation. That allows me to look at the cosmos both rationally and mystically. Yes, there is room for both, even in the same mind.

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Response to Jack Rabbit (Reply #37)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 10:18 PM

39. So I am I, now a Buddhist. I just think that Christians should be able to define and label their

doctrinal boundaries without it being hijacked by people with ulterior motives.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 06:57 PM

34. Huh?

 




So now Andy Warhol is Big Brother...... uh huh....


Don't you feel the disconnect? It's like they don't understand the inagery they're using. Is that good for a cartoonist, I ask you.

Pitiful, sophomoric fail!

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 07:59 PM

35. Yuck! Look at the Bulge in "Mitt of Steel's" diaper!



There's not enough Immodium in the world...

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Response to Number23 (Reply #35)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 10:01 PM

38. That the LDS underwear

 

famously protecting the family jewels.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 08:09 PM

36. Do they have one of him winning any state

south of Virginia?

Doesn't really help to only 'win' the states that will go Blue in November.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 25, 2012, 11:18 PM

40. This reminds me of

the parody of "If the shoe fits." You know the one, right?

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Mon Mar 26, 2012, 07:23 AM

42. HAAAA!!! HAA HAA!! *gasp* HAAHEEE >>what<< *snort* >>do you mean<< BWAAAHHHH

"devoid of any humor at any point" ?

I'm laughing my ASS off!!!!!!!


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Response to BlancheSplanchnik (Reply #42)

Mon Mar 26, 2012, 01:34 PM

49. lol

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Response to grantcart (Reply #49)

Mon Mar 26, 2012, 02:08 PM

50. ....



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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Mon Mar 26, 2012, 08:02 AM

44. Why am I laughing at the cartoons and not with the cartoons?

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Mon Mar 26, 2012, 08:57 AM

46. Pathetic.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Mon Mar 26, 2012, 11:18 AM

48. Truly epic stoopid.

 

The mind positively shrivels.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Mon Mar 26, 2012, 08:06 PM

51. FAIL

Those are complete failures

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Mon Mar 26, 2012, 08:11 PM

52. the rwingers are utterly bereft of a sense of humour

 

I've noticed this a while ago - truly witless dullards, the lot of them.

maybe that's why they're so hateful.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Mon Mar 26, 2012, 10:24 PM

53. The site is down

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Response to alfredo (Reply #53)

Mon Mar 26, 2012, 11:11 PM

54. nah its still up for me

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Response to grantcart (Reply #54)

Tue Mar 27, 2012, 12:39 AM

55. It's working now.

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Response to alfredo (Reply #55)

Tue Mar 27, 2012, 06:26 AM

57. Gone again. /nt

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Response to mwb970 (Reply #57)

Tue Mar 27, 2012, 10:42 AM

58. No its up its just that your browser has a minimum idiocy bar that doesn't allow really

super lame stuff past.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Tue Mar 27, 2012, 12:04 PM

59. Ha ha! Very hokey. Are they sure "Man of Steel" isn't just emanating stuff instead? /nt

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