Skip to comments.MITT WASN’T ALL WRONG ABOUT ‘GIFTS’
Posted on 11/24/2012 11:28:25 AM PST by Steelfish
MITT WASNT ALL WRONG ABOUT GIFTS
By: Patrick J. Buchanan 11/20/2012 What the presidents campaign did was focus on certain members of his base coalition, give them extraordinary financial gifts from the government and then work very aggressively to turn them out to vote, and that strategy worked.
Thus did political analyst Mitt Romney identify the cause of his defeat in a call to disconsolate contributors.
Republicans piled on. Completely unhelpful, Gov. Bobby Jindal told Wolf Blitzer. We dont advance the debate by insulting folks.
A terrible thing to say, Chris Christie told Joe Scarborough. You cant expect to be the leader of all the people and be divisive.
Oh. Was not Abe Lincoln at least mildly divisive? Did not FDR insult Wall Street folks by calling them money changers in the temple of our civilization? Was Ronald Reagan a uniter not a divider when he said, Let the bloodbath begin! and mocked welfare queens?
And Harry Truman, did he not insult and divide and win?
I just think its nuts, Newt Gingrich told ABCs Martha Raddatz of Romneys remark, kicking him again in an Austin TV interview:
Gov. Romneys analysis
is insulting and profoundly wrong.
We didnt lose Asian-Americans because they got any gifts. He did worse with Asian-Americans than he did with Latinos. This is the hardest-working and most successful ethnic group in America, OK, they aint into gifts.
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He wasn’t wrong at all. I’ll remember those Monday morning statements and who stated them.
0 promised free things, paid for by Whitey.
Romney promised that he would respect hard-working people who pay for 0’s free things.
The freeloaders won.
So what happens now, as there are fewer and fewer suckers who are willing to go out and work in the cold, paying for their own gas and clothes, and who have half their pay seized by the government?
Romney was absolutely correct, and if the GOP does not find some way to stigmatize reliance on public largess as it once was they will never win another national election.
You cant expect to be the leader of all the people and be divisive.
Romney told the truth, the truth isn’t allowed in America.
Can you even imagine these low life cowardly republican SOB’s, knowing they are sitting on an incredible mountain of spending and debt, and decrying the idea that voters are getting stuff??
So why DO Asians vote Dem?
I know plenty of Asian Americans that while successful are right at the front of the line for freebies.
Freebies ARE a problem.
Anyone, anyone who disputes Romney’s statement, isn’t grounded in reality. He’s 100% correct;
“You can’t beat Santa Claus”. (Rush)
You cant beat Santa Claus. (Rush)
Come on now CH!
Everbody knows Rush is a divider! LOL
Bad, bad whiteguy, Rush!
Asians? Arent they the recipients of chain migration big time with condos and free stuff for their elderly relatives?
This is the European model - Obama executed it rather well, and we will all the price for it now. I wouldn’t be surprised if that forevermore we will have to gift voters for their vote - unless someones unwinds the entitlements - and guess what, no one will if they want to be elected.
We conservatives will be the most frustrated... how will we win elections when the other side is buying votes ? Even if the country is center right - people are going to vote with their pocketbook.... and worse still relatively few even are aware of the issues.
Thank you for perfectly stating my thought.
Sir Alexander Tytler:
Romney just stated the truth. Too bad all the others don't have the cojones to admit he's right.
Use a different demigod. Santa Claus delivers coal ~ Obama doesn’t want you to have coal. Huge difference there!
The folks who thought that lived in a time when democracy was little known beyond theories propounded in books. They certainly didn’t live in democracies.
Any suggestions? I’m fresh out of demigods.
moroni perhaps? maybe masa musa
Most of them do not share the Judeo-Christian value system. Thus when Obama says “We are not a Christian nation” this is music to their ears. They go to do their own rituals, traditions, language and except for work, live in suburban ghettos not unlike the Muslims. Just try Palmdale and Lancaster in S. California.
Of course he did. Those Repubicans are just trying to cover their own arses. You never hear the DEMS doing things like this. Instead, they circle the wagons around even the most immoral of their base. Not our side, no sireee! Pile on and have the pundits repeat every word they say. No wonder we are called the party of stupid. Our side has much to learn from the marxists.
I think Santa has more ‘oomph’. Maybe Rush can re-work his quote to include a lump of coal.
He’s definitely gotta’ get real with it ~ even young children know the coal part.
Flawed or not, that quote has caused a lot of fur to fly, since he made it.
Even though we always get any refunds by auto bank deposit, 2 days before the election in the mail was a letter from IRS “we found a mistake in your 2011 tax return” and a gubmit check for $25. It might as well had nobama logo on it.
By the way we did not have any $25 error on the 2011 return.
I’ll bet that 95% of freeloaders will vote for the other guy’s taxes to increase to pay for his goodies.
“You can’t expect to be the leader of all the people and be divisive.”
Well - I guess Obama isn’t the “leader of all the people” then; ‘cause he’s sure divisive. That comment makes anyone who utters it look dishonest and unable to see what’s right in front of their nose!
The problem we all face is that the socialist model doesn't work as more and more takers live off of fewer and fewer makers. Former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher said it well: "The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money."
I believe that “asian” includes an insanely increasing number of people from India. I know my company is dragging them in.
They are raving socialists, all.
On the bright side, paying attention to who in the GOP Romney's comments outrage neatly identifies phony 'conservatives' in our party. They are statists in drag.
It's not the GOP's to do.
It is a culture of self reliance that needs to be rekindled in America, with someone like Reagan saying come along with me on our grander vision of America.
Can't do that with the education system FUBAR'd by the Uber Commies for the last 40 years, and this is from a Big 10 Prof that got to see it happening before he retired.
They played us, they won, and I am afraid to say it but I think it is over...
It’s all about pols staying in office by buying votes.
On the subject of “free stuff” effecting the election:
1. Exactly how many “Obamaphones” were put into the hands of the Democrat’s base voters?
2. Were these phones part of the Dem’s “ground game”?
Has anyone seen info on either question? I suspect that this redistribution program has become, by design, a significant part of the Dem’s get-out-the-vote operation.
Mitt might have been wrong on a number of things, but on this declaration he was absolutely correct. His critics are delusional and demonstrative of political correctness. In other words the critics are full of crap.