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The Myths of Mitt Romney (vanity)
Gary Glenn | December 23, 2007 | Gary Glenn

Posted on 12/23/2007 10:27:07 AM PST by AFA-Michigan

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1 posted on 12/23/2007 10:27:08 AM PST by AFA-Michigan
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To: AFA-Michigan

There are so many pandering flip-flops that it’s hard to keep track of them all .


2 posted on 12/23/2007 10:32:09 AM PST by Neu Pragmatist (Your friendly resident drive-by poster , it's for a great cause ! Stop the RINO's - VOTE FRED !)
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To: AFA-Michigan
Probably not. Did not take long to rehash a story that has been on FR for days now. The Concord Monitor story is already going on a rehash today. You are rehashing the Boston Globe story. I expect a rehash of something out of the NYT any minute now.
3 posted on 12/23/2007 10:33:53 AM PST by Parley Baer
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To: AFA-Michigan

Don’t know if you missed any, but the point was made. This guy is a phony.


4 posted on 12/23/2007 10:34:36 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy (tHE)
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To: Neu Pragmatist

Wow, look. Another anti-Romney thread. How original!

Whatsamatta? Your candidate cannot run on his own credentials?


5 posted on 12/23/2007 10:34:38 AM PST by bw17
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To: AFA-Michigan

Wow, look. Another anti-Romney thread. How original!

Whatsamatta? Your candidate cannot run on his own credentials?


6 posted on 12/23/2007 10:35:07 AM PST by bw17
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To: AFA-Michigan

He’s been a lifetime member of the NRA . . . for about two years.


7 posted on 12/23/2007 10:35:17 AM PST by Petronski (Reject the liberal superfecta: huckabee, romney, giuliani, mccain)
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To: Parley Baer

Those are FACTS posted. Not a story.

Can you REBUT any of them?


8 posted on 12/23/2007 10:35:23 AM PST by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: bw17

So you like flip-flopping panderers that tell stories ?


9 posted on 12/23/2007 10:41:55 AM PST by Neu Pragmatist ( Stop the RINO's - VOTE FRED !)
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To: Parley Baer

“Rehash...rehash...rehash.”

Actually, the Monitor and Globe and Times are just rehashing what I’ve been saying for the last almost three years now.

See Boston Globe, March 16, 2005:

http://www.boston.com:80/news/local/articles/2005/03/16/mich_group_sees_romney_in_liberal_light/


10 posted on 12/23/2007 10:42:40 AM PST by AFA-Michigan
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To: Petronski
He’s been a lifetime member of the NRA . . . for about two years.

I believe that, in terms of NRA membership, the actual term is a "life" member rather than a "lifetime" member. I have no idea which term he used.

AFAICT, it's a membership category that gets you membership for the rest of your life regardless of when you buy it.

11 posted on 12/23/2007 10:44:53 AM PST by Bob
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To: bw17
Your candidate cannot run on his own credentials?

Your candidate cannot run without his magical underpants?

12 posted on 12/23/2007 10:46:43 AM PST by humblegunner (My KungFu is ten times power.)
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To: Diogenesis
They have all been hashed over many times. But one more time. Rearding the NRA story he was referring to a piece of legislation that had the support of the NRA.

If you want to believe the Boston Globe that is your right. Now I’m a member of the NRA, California Rifle and Pistol Association and SASS. Is Mitt my number one candidate? No. However I believe the incessant drumbeat of the anti-Mitt forces is way over the top. So much so that I beginning to think there is more behind it than meets the eye. That is why I’m taking the position I have.

13 posted on 12/23/2007 10:47:20 AM PST by Parley Baer
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To: bw17

“Whatsamatta? Your candidate cannot run on his own credentials?”

My candidate seems to be doing just fine, thank you, despite being outspent 20-to-1 by The Great Prevaricator.

But the diversionary reference to how any other candidate is doing is irrelevant to the truth (or more often untruth) of Romney’s own words.


14 posted on 12/23/2007 10:47:21 AM PST by AFA-Michigan
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To: Bob

Romney joined the NRA in August 2006, then began boasting that he was a “life member” of the NRA.

As with much of his rhetoric, intended to lead the uninformed listener to believe something that’s not true.

As in...

“I was always for life.”

“I wasn’t pro-choice.”

“I don’t take the position of a pro-life candidate.”

Sorry, I’m getting confused.


15 posted on 12/23/2007 10:51:40 AM PST by AFA-Michigan
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To: AFA-Michigan
I am no Romney fan by any means but sourcing the Boston Globe for ANYTHING?????

Sheesh......

16 posted on 12/23/2007 10:52:30 AM PST by KenHorse (The Internet. Enabling the village idiot to become the global idiot with the click of the mouse)
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To: AFA-Michigan

That says a lot. I guess they are the newspapers of record for you.


17 posted on 12/23/2007 10:53:11 AM PST by Parley Baer
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To: AFA-Michigan
Don’t most of these politicians make it up as they go along? What you get after the election is far from their premises. The only two that haven’t resorted to BS are
Thompson and McCain.
18 posted on 12/23/2007 10:59:03 AM PST by ANGGAPO (LayteGulfBeachClub)
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To: Parley Baer
They have all been hashed over many times. But one more time. Rearding the NRA story he was referring to a piece of legislation that had the support of the NRA.

Actually the whole story was that Willard lied when he said he had been endorsed by the NRA when he ran for Governor. He was never endorsed by the NRA and finally admitted that fact.

19 posted on 12/23/2007 11:02:14 AM PST by org.whodat (What's the difference between a Democrat and a republican????)
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To: AFA-Michigan

Looks like you may be showing your ignorance of the NRA. You can buy a lifetime membership. He probably bought it in 2006. He is now a lifetime member. So what is your problem with that?


20 posted on 12/23/2007 11:02:43 AM PST by Parley Baer
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To: org.whodat

I think most are refering to the Tim Russert interview.


21 posted on 12/23/2007 11:03:42 AM PST by Parley Baer
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To: AFA-Michigan
There’s a great one in the 2nd debate you should add.

He claims to support the 2nd Amendment AND an assault weapons ban in the same sentence...lol.

It just don’t get any stupider that that!

22 posted on 12/23/2007 11:04:08 AM PST by Beagle8U (FreeRepublic -- One stop shopping ....... Its the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Parley Baer

Obfuscation.


23 posted on 12/23/2007 11:04:28 AM PST by donnab (saving liberal brains...one moron at a time.)
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To: humblegunner

Religious bigotry doesn’t belong in this debate.

But I did notice the non-response about *your* candidate’s credentials (or lack thereof).


24 posted on 12/23/2007 11:04:58 AM PST by bw17
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To: AFA-Michigan
ROMNEY SAID HIS DEVOUTLY RELIGIOUS MOTHER CAMPAIGNED FOR ABORTION RIGHTS. SHE DIDN'T.

Just wow.

In the pursuit of power, Mitt Romney is even willing to slander his own mother.

If he's willing to do that, he'd be willing to do virtually anything at all.

This man is evil, and constitutes a very real danger to America.

25 posted on 12/23/2007 11:05:29 AM PST by EternalVigilance (For America's Revival - www.AlanKeyes.com)
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To: Parley Baer

Don’t even try it . Romney wanted to give the impression that he has always been a member. Romney forgets that people pay attention to details , which is why he keeps getting caught in his untruths .


26 posted on 12/23/2007 11:08:08 AM PST by Neu Pragmatist ( Stop the RINO's - VOTE FRED !)
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To: Parley Baer
"They have all been hashed over many times.
But one more time. Rearding the NRA story he was referring
to a piece of legislation that had the support of the NRA."

What you say about the NRA is untrue.

Romney said: "I also was pleased to have the support of the NRA when I ran for governor."

Romney said: "I told you what my position was, and what I, what I did as governor; the fact that I received the endorsement of the NRA."

Myth Romney did care about playing dirty tricks with his "gotcha"-Phoney State Troopers caught in two states.

FAKE TROOPER (and Chief of Operations)

More here

More here - Romney aide is the focus of probe

Romney aide accused of faking badges

What you say about Romney is untrue.

Thus, Romney is pandering, with his phony 'conservative record'

THE PROPAGANDA:


THE REAL DEAL:

"Look, I was an Independent during the time of Reagan/Bush.
I am not trying to return to Reagan/Bush."

(Mitt Romney, 1994 Senate Debate, Boston, MA, 10/25/94)

"I wasn't a Ronald Reagan conservative."
(Mitt Romney In Interview with Marc Ambinder,
"Romney Explains Himself," National Journal, 2/9/07)

"I'm very clear I think, to the people across the Commonwealth -
my "R" didn't stand so much for Republican as it does for reform.
"
(Romney Video, accessed 9/19/07)

"I'm not running as the Republican view or a continuation of Republican values.
That's not what brings me to the race.
"
(Romney Video, accessed 9/19/07)

Want to rebut any of that?
Or inaccurately claim that these are all from the Boston Globe?

27 posted on 12/23/2007 11:08:18 AM PST by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: donnab

I thought my posts were perfectly clear.


28 posted on 12/23/2007 11:08:55 AM PST by Parley Baer
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To: Diogenesis

Source: List of DNC affiliated liberal ragtags.

LOL.


29 posted on 12/23/2007 11:19:02 AM PST by tompster76 (Amnesty: No aspirations of citizenship to illegals - ever!)
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To: KenHorse

“...but sourcing the Boston Globe for ANYTHING?????”

If you have any evidence that the reports are untrue, please post.


30 posted on 12/23/2007 11:23:32 AM PST by AFA-Michigan
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To: bw17
I did notice the non-response about *your* candidate’s credentials (or lack thereof).

Fred gets to choose his own underpants, a free man.

31 posted on 12/23/2007 11:24:43 AM PST by humblegunner (My KungFu is ten times power.)
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Bear: “Looks like you may be showing your ignorance of the NRA. You can buy a lifetime membership. He probably bought it in 2006. He is now a lifetime member. So what is your problem with that?”

See post 15 above.

As someone who visited Charlton Heston at his home twice, named my firstborn son after him, and was endorsed by the NRA every time I ran for office, I think I’m pretty well-informed about the organization.


32 posted on 12/23/2007 11:30:12 AM PST by AFA-Michigan
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You can buy a lifetime membership. He probably bought it in 2006. He is now a lifetime member. So what is your problem with that?

The problem is that he says it knowing that most people know what the NRA means, but DON'T know that one can buy a lifetime membership at any time.

He's relying on the ignorance of the audience to slide one by, Clinton style.

An honest candidate would say "I've been a member of the NRA since I was x years old" or "I've been a member of the NRA for eleventy years."

33 posted on 12/23/2007 11:33:35 AM PST by Petronski (Who has 47% core opposition? Hillary . . . . and Slick Willard!)
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To: humblegunner

Your candidate cannot run without his magical underpants ?

Hang on .. Here we go.


34 posted on 12/23/2007 11:34:05 AM PST by BlueMoose
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To: AFA-Michigan

I may have misread your post. My apologies if I did.


35 posted on 12/23/2007 11:37:34 AM PST by Parley Baer
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To: humblegunner

It’s getting faster. Hang On.


36 posted on 12/23/2007 11:40:55 AM PST by BlueMoose
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To: AFA-Michigan

So much there. Amazing he is even running with a record like that.

Has anyone ever asked him why a man who is pro-life would think it appropriate to govern “effectively pro-choice?” If he believed that a governor must serve, endorse, and accommodate existing law, and the law conflicted with his deeply held belief in the sanctity of life, how could he desire to be a governor?

How could he live with himself if, to do his job right, he had to facilitate murder?

And why don’t debate moderators ask these questions?


37 posted on 12/23/2007 11:42:13 AM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast ( "Do well, but remember to do good.")
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To: EternalVigilance

EV: “In the pursuit of power, Mitt Romney is even willing to slander his own mother.”

His mother is not the only one Romney’s willing to publicly slander to try to justify his record of passionately defending abortion on demand.


WHO Radio
Des Moines, Iowa
August 2, 2007

“There are Mormons in the leadership of my church who are pro-choice. ...Every Mormon should be pro-life? That’s not what my church says.”

Gov. Mitt Romney, explaining that his past support of abortion on demand was not in conflict with the values of his own church because some LDS church leaders — he alleges — currently support abortion on demand.

http://www.politico.com/blogs/jonathanmartin/0807/Mitt_unplugged.html

Rather than cast aspersions and doubt on all your church’s leaders, Mitt, find some cajones and name the ones you allege support abortion on demand.


38 posted on 12/23/2007 11:52:46 AM PST by AFA-Michigan
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To: AFA-Michigan

Technical question:

Can anyone tell me why sometimes when I post URLs, they are posted as live links (as in post 38), but other times they don’t (as in the original post).

I’m not doing anything different that I’m aware of.


39 posted on 12/23/2007 11:58:25 AM PST by AFA-Michigan
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To: AFA-Michigan

I think you need to be a life member of the NRA to get the hot links.


40 posted on 12/23/2007 12:16:05 PM PST by Dionysiusdecordealcis
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To: AFA-Michigan

Like I said, a man who will slander his own mother will slander anyone.


41 posted on 12/23/2007 12:41:34 PM PST by EternalVigilance (For America's Revival - www.AlanKeyes.com)
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To: AFA-Michigan

If you use no HTML, the system will automatically turn your links live. But, if you use any HTML at all, you have to include the full coding on your URLs as well, or it won’t work.


42 posted on 12/23/2007 12:42:53 PM PST by EternalVigilance (For America's Revival - www.AlanKeyes.com)
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To: AFA-Michigan

Oh, also, the system is such that live links are not created automatically in the original posts, without the full HTML coding.


43 posted on 12/23/2007 12:44:15 PM PST by EternalVigilance (For America's Revival - www.AlanKeyes.com)
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To: AFA-Michigan
Willard recently told Qaty al-Khouriq that a hidden camera had been used on his WHO interview—which was a lie—and the host (Jan Mickelson) has been setting the record straight all week. The show reaches almost all of Iowa and is very popular.

God help us if this liar gets the nomination.

44 posted on 12/23/2007 12:46:42 PM PST by Petronski (Who has 47% core opposition? Hillary . . . . and Slick Willard!)
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Jan Mickelson is an intellectual giant, a true conservative, and an honest man.

Mitt Romney may be “smart,” in the worldly sense of the word, but that intellect is wasted in the service of evil. Mitt is the most dishonest man in the history of American politics, as far as I’m concerned.


45 posted on 12/23/2007 12:51:10 PM PST by EternalVigilance (For America's Revival - www.AlanKeyes.com)
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To: Petronski

In the end, evil always ends up stupid.


46 posted on 12/23/2007 12:53:27 PM PST by EternalVigilance (For America's Revival - www.AlanKeyes.com)
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To: EternalVigilance
I suspect you've already seen the Google video of Slick Willard on Mickelson. It's interesting to watch him because, even though the camera is three feet away, he forgets it's on and speaks/acts candidly.

I was instantly reminded of the hair-splitting prevarications of Slick Willie, finger in the camera, saying "I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Ms. Lewinsky..." or a dozen other red-faced rants from the original slickster.

47 posted on 12/23/2007 12:56:27 PM PST by Petronski (Who has 47% core opposition? Hillary . . . . and Slick Willard!)
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When it comes to lying, Slick Willard makes Slick Willie look like an amateur.

And, unfortunately, it isn’t mainly about personal sin, like with Bubba. It’s about public policies that are going to determine whether our republic survives in liberty.

I’d ask folks to ask themselves a question: How dangerous to our country do you think a Bill Clinton with a clean personal life would have been?


48 posted on 12/23/2007 1:00:05 PM PST by EternalVigilance (For America's Revival - www.AlanKeyes.com)
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To: Beagle8U
Beagle8U said: "He claims to support the 2nd Amendment AND an assault weapons ban in the same sentence...lol. It just don’t get any stupider that that!"

Also, Romney signed a bill which fixed what I consider a fatal flaw in the Massachusetts assault weapons ban. The existing law referenced the federal law which was due to expire without explicitly providing validity despite the expiration.

I don't believe any court could have enforced such a law. Romney fixed it so that it could be enforced and even had the NRA compromise to get it done.

49 posted on 12/23/2007 1:02:15 PM PST by William Tell (RKBA for California (rkba.members.sonic.net) - Volunteer by contacting Dave at rkba@sonic.net)
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To: EternalVigilance

I’m heartened to see the word is getting out: Willard’s negatives are 47%—just like Hillary.

Hopefully that equates to a lot of rhetorical stiff-arms to the Romney caucusers next Thursday.


50 posted on 12/23/2007 1:07:01 PM PST by Petronski (Who has 47% core opposition? Hillary . . . . and Slick Willard!)
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