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Tue Jul 31, 2012, 07:06 PM

Mitt Romney should have stayed home

Maybe Mitt Romney should have just stayed in London and watched the dancing horses.

Or just stayed home. Even though his recent trip to England was largely a public relations disaster, he made a more serious mistake in his next stop, Israel, and got a major rebuff in his last stop, Poland.

The whole trip reminds me of Richard’s Nixon pledge in 1960 to campaign in all 50 states, forcing him to waste the weekend before the election flying to Alaska (whose three electoral votes were hardly critical) instead of campaigning in states that might have given him a victory over John F. Kennedy.

Romney’s trip abroad in the waning months of this presidential campaign had three goals: establish his credibility on foreign policy while in England, woo the Jewish vote while in Israel and entice Catholic voters while in Poland.

In retrospect, he should have spent the time in Ohio, Virginia and Florida, all of which I think he needs to win in order to beat President Barack Obama.


http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0712/79169.html

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MindMover Jul 2012 OP
monmouth Jul 2012 #1
HopeHoops Jul 2012 #2
Cleita Jul 2012 #3
MindMover Jul 2012 #4
geckosfeet Jul 2012 #5

Response to MindMover (Original post)

Tue Jul 31, 2012, 07:19 PM

1. And yet you listen to Politico on MoJoe in the a.m. and they carry buckets of water for him..n/t

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Response to MindMover (Original post)

Tue Jul 31, 2012, 07:32 PM

2. Which ONE?

 

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Response to MindMover (Original post)

Tue Jul 31, 2012, 07:44 PM

3. My normally apolitical in-laws said to me today

that I don't have to worry about Mitt Romney getting elected. They knew I was concerned. It's funny because they don't keep up with politics, don't watch the news except for the weather and don't vote anyway. The fact that they even heard about Romney's mistakes means that EVERYONE KNOWS he's a big gigantic ass, not just those of us who keep up with politics!

Where is the toaster?

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Response to Cleita (Reply #3)

Tue Jul 31, 2012, 07:47 PM

4. Toaster, I saw a history channel segment on toasters ...

I had no idea there were so many different kinds of toasters ....

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Response to MindMover (Original post)

Tue Jul 31, 2012, 08:33 PM

5. Naah. He should hit as many countries as he can between now and the election.

He should go from country to country, making platitudes, begging for support, and kissing the asses of every leader who will let him in the front door.

By the time he is done people will be begging to vote for president Obama.

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