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Romney fails his own test on Trumpís racist tweets
Wicked Local ^ | Jul 18, 2019 | Aaron Blake

Posted on 07/19/2019 1:46:24 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

After tracking Republican responses to President Donald Trump’s racist tweets over the last couple of days, we can say this: Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, offered one of the strongest condemnations of anyone in his party. But that’s mostly a function of the tepidness of the party’s broader response. And it’s hardly the standard Romney has set for himself. Romney offered a couple responses Monday to Trump’s tweets urging nonwhite congresswomen to “go back” to their countries, both impromptu and in a prepared statement. He said Trump’s sentiment was “destructive, was demeaning, was disunifying and frankly was very wrong.” He added that, “People can disagree over politics and policy, but telling American citizens to go back to where they came from is over the line.” But in each response, Romney stopped short of calling Trump’s tweets racist. Asked by a reporter whether it was racist, Romney said, “That’s all I’ve got,” and walked away.

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TOPICS: Utah; Parties; U.S. Senate
KEYWORDS: miltromley

1 posted on 07/19/2019 1:46:24 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Please Clap.”


2 posted on 07/19/2019 2:05:55 AM PDT by Big Red Badger (Despised by the Despicable!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Let he who is without sin cast the first stone.

...is perhaps a bit of scripture Senator Romney might wish to contemplate if he has any desire to remain relevant while a member of the Republican Party. Time to go all in Mr. Mitt and rise above the swamp. If the present attitude continues you are going to have to play the Amash game and unfortunately you are late to that party. So how about being on the President’s side for a change.

Yea right? I can hear the protests already.


3 posted on 07/19/2019 2:31:29 AM PDT by wita (Always and forever, under oath in defense of Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ho-hum. I don’t recall the President ever making a racist tweet. So any article that begins with that premise is DOA.


4 posted on 07/19/2019 3:56:40 AM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So I see, in the media, that “Trump’s racist tweets” has become the talking point - presented as a given that his tweets were “racist.” The fact that they were not is irrelevant.

The media is behind all of the unrest in this country. They are clearly colluding with each other to destroy our President and, by this, have gone so far over the line that they simply don’t mind presenting a lie as a fact if it looks like it will accomplish their goals. There needs to be some major push-back (pulling their licenses, perhaps?) because not watching them isn’t enough.

Their misbehavior has irreparably damaged our country.


5 posted on 07/19/2019 4:01:45 AM PDT by Pravious
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m so glad Obama won his second term. Mutt doesn’t deserve to breath good air no less be President of the U.S. If he had won we wouldn’t have known the difference between the left and right.


6 posted on 07/19/2019 4:10:01 AM PDT by HighSierra5
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Ultimate SQUISH.


7 posted on 07/19/2019 4:16:04 AM PDT by TexasM1A
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To: exDemMom

Lead story on NBC’s Nightly noos.


8 posted on 07/19/2019 4:35:04 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Baseball players, gangsters and musicians are remembered. But journalists are forgotten.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Countries where LDS Church missionaries have not preached.


9 posted on 07/19/2019 4:35:31 AM PDT by Scram1
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is fully expected from the Chief NeverTrumper in the Senate. The GOPe gets s little chub when Willard does this stuff.


10 posted on 07/19/2019 4:38:48 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

When I think I Romney I think of fail.


11 posted on 07/19/2019 4:54:42 AM PDT by Democrats hate too much
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Would there be the teeth gnashing if the tweet was directed at a blonde Swede?


12 posted on 07/19/2019 5:58:24 AM PDT by bgill
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So many articles refer to “Trump’s racist tweets” as if it is understood the comments were indeed racist. I reject this premise, therefore am unable to read the article as they open with that nonsense.


13 posted on 07/19/2019 6:16:35 AM PDT by bk1000 (I stand with Trump)
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To: Big Red Badger

Jamie from Progressive Insurance?


14 posted on 07/19/2019 6:33:21 AM PDT by steve8714
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The author is an asshole so he is well qualified to write about Mutt.


15 posted on 07/19/2019 6:33:30 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Big Red Badger

What a milquetoast loser.


16 posted on 07/19/2019 7:24:06 AM PDT by lerker
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