Skip to comments.Alternator Belt Cut on Romney Bus
Posted on 07/09/2012 4:09:59 PM PDT by Nachum
The Romney team today confirmed grass-roots reports that a campaign bus was sabotaged by an unknown vandal over the weekend.
The bus, which was being used for campaign events but not transporting Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, was parked in Richmond, Va., when the vehicle was tampered with late Saturday night or early Sunday morning.
A Romney campaign official told PJM that the alternator belt was cut. Repairs were under way Monday to get the bus back on the road for a voter registration event in Springfield, Va., from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Springfield Metro Commuter Lot.
A Moms for Mitt mobile phone bank that had been scheduled for 11:30 a.m. this morning in Leesburg, Va., had to be canceled because of the disabled bus.
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Anyone know where Bill Ayers was at the time?
I saw David Axelrod in the vicinity about that time.
Great job the SS are doing in watching Romney! Wow, let’s give them a raise!
Maybe the SS had a party and some wild women to attend to?
This will be the lead story on all of the Network evening news......
Oops my mistake, he wasn’t traveling on this bus.
If this happened to an Obama bus, the headlines would be:
Tried to Kill.....!!
Ban Sharp Objects!
Ayers would be cutting brake lines.
Doesn’t The Secret Service have the responsibility of maintaining the security of the bus? Were they out partying? This is serious, especially after the dim a-holes were running the video last month of Romney’s bus exploding.
Does anyone know when Secret Service protection start for a candidate other than the President?
Check the local whorehouse if you want to know where they were last night.
A "Moms for Mitt" mobile phone bank that had been scheduled for 11:30 a.m. this morning in Leesburg, Va., had to be canceled because of the disabled bus.
According to ABC News Romney’s campaign was informed on January 31st that he would be receiving protection. Prior to that Herman Cain received protection back in December. My guess is that Cain received protection due to the perceived threat level. Hopefully, the 0bama regime doesn’t have much, if any say in these matters. Here is a link to the article: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/01/exclusive-mitt-romney-to-receive-secret-service-protection/
Yeah, somehow I don’t envision this being allowed to happen to Greyhound One.
“Repairs were under way Monday to get the bus back on the road...”
Maybe one of Romney’s voters can take off his pair of panty-hose and fashion a belt out of it. Just to get them by.
Must have been an older guy that cut the belt. Someone who’s worked with his hands and turned a wrench, as that type of sabatoge is VERY HARD for our youths today, with degrees in “The Humanities” and $80k in student loans. Consider the level of skill necessary:
1) You have to find the engine, then...
2) You have to accept that that big thing with wires and hoses coming out in all directions is really the engine
3) Then you have to find the front of the engine (i.e., the non-transmission end). Not easy when the engine has 4 sides to it.
4) Then you have find the fan belts. Not easy when the only belts you’ve ever seen in your life is are hanging in your boyfriend’s closet, or on the bedpost.
5) Then you have to identify the alternator - not a prayer on this one - just guess at it.
6) Then you have to find a sharp object, like a knife. But you don’t have a knife because you are afraid it will jump out of your pocket and start stabbing people, just like guns do.
7) So you give up and get your union-daddy over there. You show him the ‘alternator belt’ and he laughs at you and tells you it’s a strap for holding the fuel tank in place.
8) Daddy then quickly finds the engine and cuts the alternator belt, cursing out Bush the whole time for making him perform unpaid labor.
Ayers would be planting explosive devices.
“Most engines have at least SIX sides to them, they are three dimensional.”
That would explain why I could never find the alternator belt.
Someday, if we ever have an honest government in the United States, these people will be sent to prison and no longer be a threat to society.
Romney better beef up his security. Democrats know they are going to lose, and all their hate and envy is boiling over.
Be a real pity if something were to happen to it...
By “anyone” I hope you mean Romney. I hope he understands democrats are thugs.
Up to a few years ago, I would have thought the idea of this country breaking up was nonsense. Not anymore. After seeing the hate and violence shown by the left towards anyone who doesn't agree with them, I don't see how the sides can ever reconcile.
No he’d put a sticky bomb on the gas tank, Ayers would.
I thought there were only TWO sides. The inside and the outside.
Gwen Moore’s son, along with the then acting mayor of Milwaukee’s son. Both blacks.
Fence in a lot of Rich with razor wire. Gov money well spent.
Another proud union job.
All the Secret Service needs to do is put cameras and alarms on the buses. These freaks could cut the brakes and kill people without a thought. I can’t believe they are electronically unguarded.
We are fighting an enemy who has no moral standards.
Yep. At the very least they need to mount cameras to watch the bus...and perhaps an alarm system.
Couple of Rednecks with shotguns would be best!
The only way to get the SS to guard the bus would be to stock it with prostitutes; then they might pay attention.
What about the underside?
I might have OVERlooked that one.
I am not sure as the “presumptive” candidate he is qualified for it. But, if he is then shouldn't this act of domestic terrorism be investigated?
Oh, yes that's right Mitt and all other republicans aren't entitled to equal protection under the law as it is administered by the liberal/progressive/socialist/democratic Justice Department.
Well, looks the poor guys can’t be in two places at once! They can’t be out party-ing with hookers AND still protect a Presidential candidate!
This could be considered a minor incident now, but the Romney people had better beef up campaign security because the Obamaton opposition is capable of many times worse. Remember they play by Chicago rules.
Probably a DNC operative.
Ain’t that the truth! I always took apart bicycles and derailleurs when I was little and my father gave me advice and brought home axle grease grease for me from his factory he owned. My family made things
From all that we have moved to a paper shuffling, computer gazing, video game playing life for youths
In 1968, the Democratic National Convention was in Chicago, and the putative nominee Robert Kennedy was assassinated. Chicago rules are not to be regarded lightly.
I wonder of Romney is still going to keep saying Obama is a nice guy with incidents such as this?
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