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Mitt Romney: “Michigan’s Trees are Just the Right Height”
Spyders Den ^ | 02/17/12 | bhypes

Posted on 02/18/2012 10:41:52 AM PST by CASchack

Mitt Romney, during campaign stops in Michigan yesterday, embraced his Michigan roots for all they’re worth. As he watches his popularity plummet in the state in which he grew up, he seems to be grasping at anything to keep from sinking any further.

Romney tried to hit all the right buttons in order to resonate with Michigan voters leading up to their February 28 primary, by making himself one of them again. “I was born and raised here. I love being in Michigan,” Mr. Romney said. ”Everything seems right here. You know, I come back to Michigan; the trees are the right height. The grass is the right color for this time of year, kind of a brownish-greenish sort of thing. It just feels right.”

As if those bizarre references weren’t enough to make one scratch their head, the candidate went on to further befuddle his audiences by offering up a paean to the state’s Great Lakes.

”I like seeing the lakes. I love the lakes. There’s something very special here. The Great Lakes, but also all the little inland lakes that dot the parts of Michigan.”

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Romney's pandering is getting desperate.

Youtube clip of Romney's tree speech

1 posted on 02/18/2012 10:41:59 AM PST by CASchack
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To: CASchack
Romney continued:

"..and the sky. I love the Michigan sky. It's blue. And the Michigan clouds, white I believe.."


2 posted on 02/18/2012 10:48:23 AM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: CASchack

There goes his Ca Sequoia vote. :p


3 posted on 02/18/2012 10:48:40 AM PST by Irenic
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To: CASchack
The LDS programming only goes so far. Perhaps he needs a ROM upgrade.
4 posted on 02/18/2012 10:48:59 AM PST by montag813
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To: CASchack

Wonder if Mitt realizes that we usually can’t see that beautiful yellowish brown grass this time of year. And exactly what is the right height for trees?

What a maroon.


5 posted on 02/18/2012 10:49:40 AM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: CASchack

Mitt Romney: The pride of the GOP-e.


6 posted on 02/18/2012 10:49:50 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: CainConservative

It’s funny that cartoon looks nothing like Santorum, yet it does look like him.

That’s talent.


7 posted on 02/18/2012 10:51:34 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network ("The door is open" PALIN 2012)
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To: jimbo123

Was that flop sweat I saw on his brow?


8 posted on 02/18/2012 10:52:02 AM PST by CASchack
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To: CainConservative

I love fall in Detroit when all the shingles fall off and the smell of abandoned houses burning wafts through the air.....


9 posted on 02/18/2012 10:52:43 AM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: CASchack

Ineligible RINO Backstabber:
"This RomneyCARE we are imposing is just “SO RIGHT”.”



"We don't intend to turn the Republican Party
 over to the traitors in the battle just ended.
We will have no more of those candidates who are pledged
 to the same goals as our opposition and who seek our support.
Turning the Party over to the so-called moderates
wouldn't make any sense at all.""

--  President Ronald Reagan



10 posted on 02/18/2012 10:53:38 AM PST by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: CASchack

Desperate is right. If any of the state’s leaders are appearing with him it’d be fun to watch them cringe as he comes out with this embarrassing pap.


11 posted on 02/18/2012 10:53:53 AM PST by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: CASchack

You Are Special
by Mitt R. Rogers

You are my friend
You are special
You are my friend
You’re special to me.
You are the only one like you.
Like you, my friend, I like you.

In the daytime
In the nighttime
Any time that you feel’s the right time
For a friendship with me, you see
F-R-I-E-N-D special
You are my friend
You’re special to me.
There’s only one in this wonderful world
You are special.


12 posted on 02/18/2012 10:54:41 AM PST by tumblindice (Whitey-American: Taxed Enough Already)
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To: CASchack

Wow. That’s sad. Even Fox News isn’t going to be able to fix that.


13 posted on 02/18/2012 10:58:15 AM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: CASchack

““You know, we’ve been to Massachusetts. I love the ocean, too, I do love the ocean, but there’s something special about lakes, where you don’t get salt on you after you’ve been swimming, where there’s no seaweed, where you don’t have to worry about things eating you in the water,” Mr. Romney said.”

LOL
There is nothing in the waters off the coast of Mass. that will eat you in the water.
Idiot.


14 posted on 02/18/2012 10:59:09 AM PST by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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To: grellis; McGruff
Romney is just like Obama, can't say anything w/o a teleprompter. At least Biden’s funny when he goes off script.
15 posted on 02/18/2012 11:01:14 AM PST by Springman (Rest In Peace YaYa123 and Bahbah.)
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To: All

“There is nothing in the waters off the coast of Mass. that will eat you in the water.”

But I repeat myself.
LOL
Sentence should have read:”There is nothing in the waters off the coast of Mass that will eat you.
Now, where’d I leave my dang glasses?


16 posted on 02/18/2012 11:02:29 AM PST by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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To: MS.BEHAVIN

I just hope Santurday Night Live has the sense to run with it.

I love Michigan and could actually convince people that I’ve been here once or twice.


17 posted on 02/18/2012 11:03:45 AM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: grellis

This is just funny.

Are we sure Mitt has actually been to Michigan before?


18 posted on 02/18/2012 11:06:03 AM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

I hope they do, too!
Maybe they could bring back the “Candygram” shark!
LOL


19 posted on 02/18/2012 11:07:52 AM PST by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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To: CASchack

I love the White House.
It’s White.
It’s in Washington DC.
I want to go to there.


20 posted on 02/18/2012 11:07:56 AM PST by RetSignman (I take responsibility for what I post not for what you understand.)
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To: MS.BEHAVIN

I’m getting to be so I’m afraid to leave the house because Obama and Romney are stalking me.


21 posted on 02/18/2012 11:09:42 AM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: CASchack

Maybe he ought to open up a poetry club, and quit the Presidential race.


22 posted on 02/18/2012 11:10:52 AM PST by JSDude1
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To: Springman

I'm Mitt Romney and it's good to be back home again in Massachusetts Michigan.

23 posted on 02/18/2012 11:13:02 AM PST by McGruff (Think in bold colors not pale pastels.)
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To: CASchack

“the trees are the right height”

Right height for what?

I sense the “That’s racist” kid is coming up soon...


24 posted on 02/18/2012 11:20:57 AM PST by Thorliveshere
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25 posted on 02/18/2012 11:22:26 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: RetSignman

See Mother and Father.
See Mother and Father in the car.
They think they will go somewhere!
They think they will go to Washington DC.

See Spot!
See Spot on the car roof.
Bark, Spot, bark!
Why has Spot stopped barking?


26 posted on 02/18/2012 11:38:17 AM PST by tumblindice (Whitey-American: Taxed Enough Already)
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To: CASchack

The “smart people” think this guy’s the answer?

No wonder our nation is so (goof)ed up.


27 posted on 02/18/2012 11:38:41 AM PST by Finalapproach29er (God humbles and (if need be) destroys the false idols of the peoples. Be patient, folks...)
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To: CASchack

Mitt left the state before I was born and I’m 33 years old.


28 posted on 02/18/2012 11:40:45 AM PST by Darren McCarty (Rick Santorum in the primary)
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To: CASchack

The “smart people” think this guy’s the answer?

No wonder our nation is so (goof)ed up.


29 posted on 02/18/2012 11:40:45 AM PST by Finalapproach29er (God humbles and (if need be) destroys the false idols of the peoples. Be patient, folks...)
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To: CASchack
Romney: “Michigan’s Trees are Just the Right Height”

Willard, you know what else?


30 posted on 02/18/2012 11:46:03 AM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: Finalapproach29er
The “smart people” think this guy’s the answer?

Whaddya mean? Romney has an MBA from Harvard, just like George Bush. Oh. wait a minute...never mind.

31 posted on 02/18/2012 11:49:46 AM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: cripplecreek

Have you ever been to a funeral for someone who was not a churchgoer, and an unfamiliar pastor had to be found and hired to perform the eulogy?

They hem and haw, make vaguely pleasant inferences that could apply to just about anyone, then struggle to say something, anything specific about the dearly departed, who is a total stranger to them. It’s very uncomfortable, even embarrassing.

That’s what this sounds like.


32 posted on 02/18/2012 11:54:33 AM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: MS.BEHAVIN
You be dissing sharks? I beg your pardon, ma'am, not good etiquette....

:-)

33 posted on 02/18/2012 11:58:30 AM PST by Lakeshark (NbIttoalbl,cRwIdtaa)
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To: CASchack
Photobucket
34 posted on 02/18/2012 12:04:25 PM PST by RetSignman (I take responsibility for what I post not for what you understand.)
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To: tumblindice

[See Spot!
See Spot on the car roof.
Bark, Spot, bark!
Why has Spot stopped barking?]

ROFLMAO


35 posted on 02/18/2012 12:17:21 PM PST by RetSignman (I take responsibility for what I post not for what you understand.)
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To: BerryDingle; All
"Even Fox News isn’t going to be able to fix that."

Greta just buried Mitt last night by exposing just how big a scam Romneycare really was. Tommy Thompson explains how Romneycare came to be. How Ted Kennedy and Mit, used $583M of "saved" Disproportionate Share funds, for seed money for Romneycare.

I find it very interesting that 'surplus' federal dollars earmarked for indegent patients end up getting used to bankroll a program to eliminate a small percentage of well to do Free Riders .

36 posted on 02/18/2012 12:28:04 PM PST by moehoward
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To: Darren McCarty
Mitt left the state before I was born and I’m 33 years old.

What does that have to do with how perfectly tall Michigan trees are? LOL
37 posted on 02/18/2012 12:46:09 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

38 posted on 02/18/2012 12:49:20 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Michigan cows give chocolate milk but surprisingly its not brown cows that do it. In fact all Michigan cows give chocolate milk.


39 posted on 02/18/2012 12:53:21 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

It’s funny that cartoon looks nothing like Santorum, yet it does look like him

Yeah, kinda like Jabba the Santorum!


40 posted on 02/18/2012 1:44:38 PM PST by jimmyo57
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To: CASchack

“....And the trees are all kept equal. By hatchet, axe and saw.”


41 posted on 02/18/2012 1:47:53 PM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: dfwgator

In Michigan, our dogs ride inside the car.


42 posted on 02/18/2012 1:51:52 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: CASchack

“I talk to the trees.... but they don’t listen to me...”


43 posted on 02/18/2012 1:59:06 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj
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To: cripplecreek
“In fact all Michigan cows give chocolate milk.”

Do they mate them with black angus steers?

44 posted on 02/18/2012 2:10:53 PM PST by dalereed
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To: Springman; sergeantdave; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; ...
MICHIGAN PING LIST

Please freepmail me if you wish to be added or dropped from the mitten ping.

45 posted on 02/18/2012 3:58:46 PM PST by grellis (I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
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To: CainConservative
Michigan has happy trees.

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46 posted on 02/18/2012 4:42:48 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Lakeshark

LOL
Moi?
Dissing sharks?
Let’s just say I have a real healthy respect for them!
;0)


47 posted on 02/18/2012 5:10:29 PM PST by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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To: cripplecreek

“What a maroon.”

Bugs Bunny for Prez!


48 posted on 02/18/2012 8:35:02 PM PST by jocon307
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To: tumblindice

“Why has Spot stopped barking?”

LOL, that’s just mean!

Spot is mesmerized by the trees don’tcha know?


49 posted on 02/18/2012 8:38:39 PM PST by jocon307
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To: jimbo123

Oh my goodness it is true, FREEPERS KNOW EVERYTHING!


50 posted on 02/18/2012 8:40:49 PM PST by jocon307
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