Skip to comments.Obama mocks Romney as ‘getting tough on Big Bird’
Posted on 10/04/2012 12:46:01 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
DENVERPresident Barack Obama, stung by bad reviews in his first debate of the 2012 White House race, joked that the "very spirited fellow" onstage with him was "not the real Mitt Romney." Obama also mocked the former Massachusetts governor's pledge to cut government subsidies for PBS as "finally getting tough on Big Bird."
"When I got onto the stage, I met this very spirited fellow who claimed to be Mitt Romney," he told cheering supporters here. "But it couldn't have been Mitt Romney, because the real Mitt Romney has been running around the country for the last year promising $5 trillion in tax cuts that favor the wealthy."
"The fellow onstage last night said he didn't know anything about that," Obama said. The president then gave the same treatment to Romney on education and other issuesand hit back at one of Romney's debate zingers, "I maybe need to get a new accountant," uttered in a spat about outsourcing and whether companies can take a tax deduction for shipping jobs overseas.
"We know for sure it was not the real Mitt Romney because he seems to be doing just fine with his current accountant," Obama said....
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When Obama thought that Romney was a putty cat, to Obama’s GREAT SHOCK, Romney turned out to be a FEARED LION.
Wait until next Thursday when Rep. Ryan “hands” VP Bidden “his rear end.”
But really when you get down to it, was that the best Romney could do? A $1.2 trillion deficit and his featured proposal is to axe 4/100ths of 1 percent of it?
This guy is a PUNK! He gets his ass handed to him when he’s face to face then the next day, away from his opponent, runs his mouth and acts like a tough guy.
Yep. Barney can pay his bills. Why can’t Big Bird?