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Fri May 25, 2012, 05:55 AM

'A cow pie of distortion' - Obama calls it like it is [View all]

Obama calls Romney speech 'a cow pie of distortion
'By Kristen Welker, NBC News
DES MOINES, IA – President Barack Obama delivered one of his most direct attacks against Mitt Romney here Thursday night, painting Romney as an out-of-touch corporate raider.

At this event, held before an enthusiastic crowd of 2,500 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, Obama reminded the crowd that Romney said “corporations are people,” while stumping in Iowa last August during the Republican primary. The president said there may be value in Romney’s experience in corporate buyouts, “but it’s not in the White House.”

He also noted that the former governor doesn’t talk about his record in Massachusetts.


Speaking directly to Iowans, Obama used local lingo to slam Romney: “Governor Romney came to Des Moines last week and warned of a prairie fire of debt,” he said. “But he left out some facts. His speech was more like a cow pie of distortion.”

Then he quipped, “I don’t know whose record he twisted the most – mine or his.”

I guess someone has to call Romney on his lies because the media will not do its job.

Forgot the link: http://firstread.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/05/24/11868714-obama-calls-romney-speech-a-cow-pie-of-distortion?lite

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