Skip to comments.The Ghost of Mitt Romney Returns
Posted on 11/03/2013 2:44:24 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney returned to the Sunday shows almost exactly one year since he lost the election to Barack Obama, only to attack the President and call his second term into question. The former Republican politician wasted no time attacking the President over his rocky Obamacare roll out during his appearance on NBC's Meet the Press. "The president failed to learn the lessons that came from the experience in Massachusetts," Romney said, repeating that he thinks a state-by-state healthcare plan would work better.
Romney then launched into a greater attack on the President's "you can keep your insurance" controversy. "Perhaps the most important lesson the president, I think, failed to learn was, you have to tell the American people the truth," he said. "And when he told the American people that you could keep your health insurance if you wanted to keep that plan, period, he said that time and again, he wasn't telling the truth. And I think that fundamental dishonesty has really put in peril the whole foundation of his second term." Romney thinks the guy elected to lead the country instead of him is no longer fit to lead. "The fact that the president sold it on a basis that was not true has undermined the foundation of his second term. I think it's rotting it away," Romney said. "We've got to have a president that can lead, and right now he's not able to do so." The former Massachusetts governor also praised Chris Christie.....
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He's an advocate of small tyranny.
Wish he’d go away and take McCain with him.
Go away, loser.
Mitt needs to go back to whatever it was he has been doing since the 2012 election results came out. We’ve got this Mitt!
Romney: “I could have done socialism better.”
Which is probably true.
Mittens needs to shut up and go home. He and McCain can play Canasta.
You know Obama was lying during the election. You chose to keep your mouth shut. So don’t come around now calling “liar”. We needed you a year ago. We don’t need you now.
I wish this lying sack of crap would be jailed or deported back to Mexico. Everything Obama is doing to us, he learned from Romney.
I'm not MItt guy, and I don't think Romney Care is a good idea or ever was
.but our Founders professed a profound difference in local versus centralized Federal govermmnet
To hell with all RINOs. Cruz control to 2016. Drink hot Tea commies.
Me neither. But I voted for him anyway.
I voted against Obama, not for Mitt.
Go away, Mutt!
Oh I did too .for all of Mitt’s many many faults I don’t think he had any interest in doing Obamacare for the entire nation. For all the talk about the “similarities” - there are many more differences. Going from one tiny somewhat homogenous state to a massive country can not be translated in any similar manner whatsoever .
Yes, point taken .
“I’m not MItt guy, and I don’t think Romney Care is a good idea or ever was .but our Founders professed a profound difference in local versus centralized Federal govermmnet .”
You are right about that. If a state wanted to implement a system like this then fine, do so. I may not like it but I could move. When the law becomes national that move becomes more problematic.
The issue with Obamacare is that it is a bad law - even if it worked it would still be a bad law. This is a difficult argument to make to leftist at times but I feel I must try at least occasionally to do so. People should not be against the law because it is implemented poorly; they should be against it because it is intrusive, violates the right of association, is a power not specifically vested in the Federal government and thus a state issue, it seems to me it potentially violates the interstate commerce clause, is a tax bill that did not originate in the house and probably several other issues that I am leaving out. The fact that it does not work is almost beside the point though is helpful in getting rid of the law.
Romney is probably putting out feelers for a repeat run.
Perry and Santorum have surfaced recently.
We quite probably will see another one or two retreads from 2012 making noise about running again in 2016.
I take your point on state vs. federal power. It’s a valid argument. I took Mitt at his word when he said he’d repeal Obamacare.
I bet you $10,000 that I can ruin
conservative candidates yet again
and have my team smear their little children."
“Romney is probably putting out feelers for a repeat run.”
That’s my take on this “Romney Reawakening”. He’s not done.
“You know Obama was lying during the election. You chose to keep your mouth shut. So dont come around now calling liar. We needed you a year ago. We dont need you now.”
The great leader who got punked by Candy Crowley and refused to make Benghazi an issue during a foreign policy debate.
Yeah, unfortunately on FR and some other boards no one wanted to recognize the difference between state and fed power. I am adamantly against a state program like the one in Mass but in the name of intellectual honesty, there are massive differences on so many levels.
You are right on all .
I don't believe it will ever be possible to "believe" any position taken by Mitt.
I don't believe it will ever be possible to "believe" any position taken by Mitt.
That's kind of a broad brush.
Many, too many, a bunch, some, etc., maybe, but NO ONE?
Great song from a great album.
Who’s paying Mitt for this effort?
You make an excellent point, and I don’t fault Romney for defending his state program (emphasis: STATE program). For the despicable Obama to take a state program and federalize it, so that individuals cannot escape it with their feet, and then to stand in Faneuil Hall and thank Romney for essentially being a handmaiden to ObamaCare is, I think, why Romney had to respond.
Mittens shuddap .... and eat your peas. F’n loser.
There was an earlier article that Romney stated that had a hard telling the truth about OdumboCare. Where was Romney in 2012?
In Proverbs 16:13 Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value a man who speaks the truth.
and in Proverbs 23:23 Buy the truth and do not sell it; get wisdom, discipline and understanding.
probably Mitt was applying Proverbs 23:9 Do not speak to a fool, for he will scorn the wisdom of your words to Obama.
But Obama applies Proverbs 26:24 A malicious man disguises his lips, but in his heart he harbors deceit.
He's a political vampire, sucking the blood out of the GOP.
Romney is a third-party forcer.
IOW, they would have repealed Obamacare and replaced it with Romneycare in every state, as Pam Bondi told us.
Will this stuttering, Brylcreamed boob never go away??
Worst of all — Romney was pushing Chris Christie for the Republican nominee for 2016.
(Yeah, and were it to be that Mormon Harry Reid chose to switch parties and then run in the 2016 GoP primaries...and beat them out as the conservatives all knock each other off...you would probably vote against Hillary...or whoever, not for Harry, right?)
See how that goes?
You wind up eventually having Gator's kids & grandkids vote for GoP candidates well to the left of Obama...why? Because the Dems will ALWAYS be more liberal.
(Thanks, DFW, for teaching this RINO-like utilitarian pragmatic political ethic to our young people...!)
He also considered Portman for his V.P. pick.
Yep, that state by state BS needs to go as well.
You're right but I don't believe they professed a desire for socialism. The state represents force and unless the people were allowed to choose whether they wanted to join the state run plan it's unacceptable. Also, the state shouldn't in any way fund such a program, if they do it's still a redistribution of wealth and socialism.
Post #22 ROFL
ROMNEYCARE EQUALS OBAMACARE. I WROTE IN RICK SANTORUM. NO WAY WAS I VOTING FOR SOCIALIZED MEDICINE.
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