Skip to comments.Mitt Romney Booed At NAACP Convention For Saying He’d Repeal Obamacare
Posted on 07/11/2012 9:01:18 AM PDT by Talkradio03
Mitt Romney was booed today at the NAACP conference in Houston after he promised to repeal president Obamas health care reform law.
Im going to eliminate every non-essential, expensive program I can find, that includes Obamacare, and Im going to work to reform and save Romney said before being interrupted by boos for about 10 seconds. (Video)
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At least he said it.....the PLANTATION owners don’t like the thought, though.
About as unexpected as next months lousy unemployment report...
Why do Republicans appear in front of the NAALCP? Why bother? I don't see Libs speaking at the NRA or Heritage. So why do we need to pay them the lip service they don't pay us?
Race pimps “keepin’ it real”.
It’s a good thing he didn’t mention EBT cards and not using them for lap dances.
“About as unexpected as next months lousy unemployment report”.
About as unexpected as next months lousy unexpected unemployment report...
Perhaps the opportunity to change a few minds, even at least 1? The way people behave in public, especially around their "peeps" is a lot different then they act when they're not.
Plant a seed and maybe, just maybe, it will grow.
Well, as an EXTREME SKEPTIC of Mittster, walking into the maw of the beast and declaring his opposition to 0bamaRomneyCare is a good step.
I wish he would apologize for his Romney0bamaCare implementation in MA.
But I’ll take this as a good step away from his Socialist past.
He should have handed out a few personal Romney bucks to the crowd. ;-)
“Why do Republicans appear in front of the NAALCP? Why bother? I don’t see Libs speaking at the NRA or Heritage.
WTF is with “Date Night” and sitting across the aisle???
End that horseclinton NOW!
Water is wet.
The sun is hot.
The NAACP hates Republicans.
Laz would hit it.
Immutable laws of nature, all...not breaking news.
But what do I know?
Like any of those bigots would vote for him anyway. Probably the only reason he was invited to speak was so they could boo him.
The only good thing about our future limited access to health care is going to be watching them discover they have to stand in line behind 15 million illegals for half ass care.
He should stick to his own plantation and let them stick to theirs.
As much as I respect what you say, I gotta say going because you are invited is rather like calling the lobster dinner at a surf-and-turf the "guest of honor".
They want Obama’s stash. The NAACP is a front group for socialism. They want what you have......it belongs to them.
Because we are unafraid to speak the truth -- anytime, anywhere and to anyone.
Racism in America today.
Likely half the people that booed will be getting screwed under Obamacare, but because Obama is half black, these black folks will support things he does even when it hurts them
They cannot be courteous around their “peeps”. It’s just their way.
But I do wonder how many went home with that “seed” planted.
WE MUCH RESIST!!!!
Are you suggesting that black voters can be bought? Who would have thought?
Should have offered to pay their utility bills....har har
Unlike Obama (a confirmed liar), he told the truth to perspective voters.
It’s clearly not because they expect to change any minds.
My only guess is that if candidates at least go:
1. Their base is reminded just how much the race baiters hate us and how the race industry works.
2. It takes away the leftard argument that your candidate won’t even talk to the darling racist bigots.
3. It reminds those guilt ridden idiots that voted for Hussein the first time to prove they weren’t racist might want to vote for the American this time to prove they aren’t idiots.
I can’t stand CNN, but I kind of thought Glenn Beck served the public being there than being moved over to FoxNews. He had more of a chance to influence more people that don’t hear the conservative point of view normally.
Gotta admit, it took guts.
An added benefit this time around is that La Raza is seriously ticked that the NAACP is getting a visit and they aren’t
It is sort of a pro-forma “I’m not a racist” thing. Romney didn’t do it for the NAALCP, he does it for the mush middle who might otherwise wonder if he really is secretly a racist. Just think of the headlines “Romney refuses to speak with Black Civil Rights Organization.”
I thought they said he was too white to speak to the NAALCP. Maybe he’s learned a valuable lesson and will ignore them in the future like President Bush did.
Save that tape for if Barry gets re-elected and black patients start being denied life saving treatments.
And since he's gotta go, and isn't likely to win converts there no matter what, whether they like him or not is immaterial. In fact, taking a public positon when you know you're going to be booed looks like integrity rather than pandering, and that actually may matter to some voters. Plus, the booing will make the news, as will Romney's statement that he wants to repeal ObamaCare. In other words, they gave him free advertising for an important plank of his campaign.
And had he not mentioned ObamaCare at all, they'd have pointed to that omission as cowardice on his part. Really, he played it the only way he could.
That booing gave him 1 to 2 percentage points among undecideds. The NAACP is NOT a well loved benevolent group among independents. He fearlessly went into the lions den and told them what he would do, regardless if they liked it or not. He didn't pander, which is what everyone always says that he does. Well, he wasn't rude, he wasn’t wishy washy, and he had the guts to tell them that they where sold a bill of goods and they should vote for him.
I was much more impressed with his speech than with McLaim’s and Obama SNUBBED the NAACP sending the well known buffoon and bigot Slow Joe BiteMe!
What the hell did he expect?
The way things are these days, if the NAACP booed him, he’s got my vote for sure.
Strongly disagree: Charlie Wilson of Stinger fame noted that he won his first election because he went to every black church and asked for their vote. There is a REAL conservative, young GOP guy in the Peoria district of IL who did the same thing and won a district 44% black (forget his name) but he said it was the ONLY time a Repub had ever asked for their vote. Did he get all? No, but he got enough to get elected.
Whole lot of hiddeness (and sometimes not so well hidden) things on this thread.
Why do Republicans appear in front of the NAALCP? Why bother? I don’t see Libs speaking at the NRA or Heritage. So why do we need to pay them the lip service they don’t pay us?
Because to do so demonstrates a higher standard. A good American should make the appeal to ALL the people with the hope of correctly informing and engendering more unity. Such a thing would never appeal to Obama, who, per Alinsky, continually seeks to divide.
I do give Romney credit for at least saying this in front of the audience he did. I have no faith that he’ll actually do it if elected, but he did stand up today.
WHY EVEN GO THERE?
STOP WITH THE POLITE BULL$H!T AND JUST WORK TO DEFEAT THEM
But he should have... the louder he gets booed at NAALCPO the better for us.. show the pubnlic them booing it
“Why do Republicans appear in front of the NAALCP? Why bother? I don’t see Libs speaking at the NRA or Heritage. So why do we need to pay them the lip service they don’t pay us?”
Totally agree. All it does is give the liberal MSM something to use to make the GOP look out of touch with the “folks”.
They vote for PANDERING/WEALTH-REDISTRIBUTORS to keep them on the Plantation (as they have learned for 4 generations; it PAYS to be black, when someone will buy your Vote with Whitey's Money).
Question: Does the majority of the NAACP members think? Or still, can they think?
Mitt Romneys speech played surprisingly well with todays audience, and may have helped him shed his unfortunate image as a panderer. It certainly raises an interesting question. Given Mitt Romneys courage to address an audience he could expect to be hostile to his message, when will President Barack Obama show similar courage and clearly explain and defend his policies before, say, a school choice coalition convention or the Conference of Catholic Bishops?Will Governor Romney get more Black votes than is generally anticipated? With the apparent unhappiness in sectors of the Black population -- even the more rabid sectors -- he well may; he certainly should.
Because we are unafraid to speak the truth — anytime, anywhere and to anyone.”
Heartily agree. It may very well be the first time some of them have ever heard or been in a position to hear something else other than the MSM and/or BO’s talking points. If Romney can’t stand the heat in this kitchen then he has no business running for any office.
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