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Romney sports pickup at NH political fundraiser
http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2010/08/06/romney_sports_pickup_at_nh_political_fundraiser/ ^

Posted on 08/06/2010 8:50:36 AM PDT by roses of sharon

BOSTON—A pickup-driving image helped put Scott Brown in the U.S. Senate, so is Mitt Romney hoping it will drive him him to the White House?

The 2008 Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts governor drove a beat-up pickup to a New Hampshire fundraiser Thursday night. He's also driven it to other political events as he weighs another run in 2012.

Spokesman Eric Fehrnstrom (FERN'-strum) says Romney has owned the Chevy since 2002 and uses it for errands around his New Hampshire lakeside vacation home.

Fehrnstrom says Romney isn't trying to emulate Brown or his upset victory in January, when he claimed the seat held by the late Sen. Edward Kennedy.

Fehrnstrom says if Romney runs again, the preferred mode of travel will be the "Mitt Mobile" -- the RV his sons drove across the country in 2008.

(Excerpt) Read more at boston.com ...


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Romney testing out some campaign themes, driving a beat-up pickup truck like Scott Brown.

Will it work?

1 posted on 08/06/2010 8:50:37 AM PDT by roses of sharon
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To: roses of sharon

Romney testing out some campaign themes, driving a beat-up pickup truck like Scott Brown.
Will it work?


No


2 posted on 08/06/2010 8:52:58 AM PDT by unkus
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To: roses of sharon

Nice try, Mitt. But it won’t make you look like a man of the people any more than holding a hunting rifle made John Kerry look like one.


3 posted on 08/06/2010 8:53:02 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Hang in there, baby! November's comin'...)
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To: roses of sharon

It’s amazing what passes for news these days.


4 posted on 08/06/2010 8:53:20 AM PDT by Past Your Eyes (Some people are too stupid to be ashamed.)
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To: roses of sharon

Romney isn’t redneck enough


5 posted on 08/06/2010 8:53:32 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: roses of sharon

Romney would wear a white hood if he thought it would help him become President.

This is just another example that Romney is not what he appears to be.


6 posted on 08/06/2010 8:53:32 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Too many conservatives urge retreat when the war of politics doesn't go their way.)
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To: roses of sharon
I just can't get past the underpants.


7 posted on 08/06/2010 8:53:56 AM PDT by humblegunner (Pablo is very wily)
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To: roses of sharon

Oh, please.

This just bolsters Romney’s plastic persona.


8 posted on 08/06/2010 8:54:46 AM PDT by Jedidah
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To: roses of sharon

Finger in the wind?


9 posted on 08/06/2010 8:55:17 AM PDT by bwc2221
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To: roses of sharon

One RINO MA Republican is enough.


10 posted on 08/06/2010 8:58:03 AM PDT by MeSpikeLibs (Wake me when the Obama nightmare is over.)
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To: roses of sharon

Sanfordson

11 posted on 08/06/2010 8:58:03 AM PDT by FrankR (It doesn't matter what they call us, only what we answer to....)
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To: Past Your Eyes

True....but it is interesting to track what the pols are testing...for political junkies anyway.


12 posted on 08/06/2010 8:59:33 AM PDT by roses of sharon (I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13)
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To: humblegunner
"(The GroundZero Mosque) cleared its final hurdle ….
developers plan to build the $100 million center which will include a mosque.
Since its incipient stages in July 2009, when a Muslim-run real-estate development
company purchased the damaged, vacant building and land where the new center
will be built, the project has sparked controversy and debate.
.... the tattered building that was bought by the Muslim real estate company had
been owned by a subsidiary of Bain Capital, a company Romney founded in 1984.

So it’s OK if his company can profit off the sale of the land ."

13 posted on 08/06/2010 8:59:35 AM PDT by Diogenesis (“Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God” - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: unkus

Driving a pickup to your Lakeside Manse - Yeah, right.

And, what’s with all the stereotypes? All of us regular people don;t just drive pickups and chew on corn stalks. Give me break.

Talk about out of touch, lame, canned optics.


14 posted on 08/06/2010 9:00:33 AM PDT by wilco200 (11/4/08 - The Day America Jumped the Shark)
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To: roses of sharon; Clyde5445; Al B.; Virginia Ridgerunner; Brices Crossroads; Victoria Delsoul; ...

Bwahahahahaha...!!!


15 posted on 08/06/2010 9:01:22 AM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: roses of sharon

At least now he can put his dog in the bed of the pickup instead of on the roof of the car...


16 posted on 08/06/2010 9:04:54 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: MeSpikeLibs

I hear that the libs on the East Coast love Scott Brown...(his vote against Kagan was obvious..he knew she was a slam-dunk, so he thru us a faux bone)

Brown will prob endorse Romney, so they will be a powerful force in the GOP primary.

Our primary voters LOVE men who don’t make waves, men who reach out to the left.


17 posted on 08/06/2010 9:05:12 AM PDT by roses of sharon (I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13)
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To: onyx

I wonder if it has a gun rack.


18 posted on 08/06/2010 9:08:32 AM PDT by Clyde5445 (Gov. Sarah Palin: :"You have to sacrifice to win. That's my philosophy in 6 words.")
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To: Clyde5445

ROFL!

For Moose hunting?


19 posted on 08/06/2010 9:10:24 AM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: wilco200

Driving a pickup to your Lakeside Manse - Yeah, right.

And, what’s with all the stereotypes? All of us regular people don;t just drive pickups and chew on corn stalks. Give me break.

Talk about out of touch, lame, canned optics.


Exactly right!


20 posted on 08/06/2010 9:11:04 AM PDT by unkus
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To: onyx

The "Mitt Mobile"

HURL!

21 posted on 08/06/2010 9:12:23 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

Pea soup HURL.


22 posted on 08/06/2010 9:14:06 AM PDT by Clyde5445 (Gov. Sarah Palin: :"You have to sacrifice to win. That's my philosophy in 6 words.")
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To: roses of sharon

Kin ah git me a huntin license heah?


23 posted on 08/06/2010 9:14:23 AM PDT by crosshairs (Celebrate diversity. Own a variety of firearms.)
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To: roses of sharon

He’ll try duck hunting next!


24 posted on 08/06/2010 9:17:03 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, A Matter Of Fact, Not A Matter Of Opinion)
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To: maggief
Fehrnstrom says if Romney runs again, the preferred mode of travel will be the "Mitt Mobile" -- the RV his sons drove across the country in 2008.

That pic can't be "the RV"?

Is the pic supposed to be the "beat-up pickup truck" ??

25 posted on 08/06/2010 9:18:47 AM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: onyx
Is the pic supposed to be the "beat-up pickup truck" ??

To Romney, a "beat-up pickup truck" is one that the servant hasn't put the daily coat of ArmorAll on the tires.
26 posted on 08/06/2010 9:21:47 AM PDT by crosshairs (Celebrate diversity. Own a variety of firearms.)
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To: onyx

Sorry, that is the “beat-up pickup.”

I believe I have my political props confused.

:)

http://www.myfoxboston.com/dpp/news/politics/local_politics/mitt-romney-sporting-pickup-truck-at-fundraisers-20100805


27 posted on 08/06/2010 9:23:00 AM PDT by maggief
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To: roses of sharon
Spokesman Eric Fehrnstrom (FERN'-strum) says Romney has owned the Chevy since 2002

A Chevy, yeah right, this is going to go over real good with the conservatives, not. Typical Rino, in denial that there is problems in our government, probably doesn't see anything wrong with our government bailing out GM and Chysler. I wonder if Government Motors has been having secret meetings with it to incourage him to do it.

28 posted on 08/06/2010 9:25:29 AM PDT by ReformedBeckite
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To: roses of sharon

I suggest he add a red checked flannel shirt and and exclamation point as part of his first name, thus: Mitt!

Worked for Lamar!

What?, Oh, it didn’t?

Maybe voters can spot a phoney elitist when they see one.


29 posted on 08/06/2010 9:26:31 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Napolean fries the idea powder.)
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To: maggief

i thought for sure he was gonna drive a tank...


30 posted on 08/06/2010 9:27:32 AM PDT by stefanbatory (Insert witty tagline here)
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To: Paine in the Neck


Sometimes, gimicks just don't work ...
31 posted on 08/06/2010 9:28:13 AM PDT by Scythian
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To: crosshairs

ROFL. Please forgive my ignorance....lol.


32 posted on 08/06/2010 9:28:18 AM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: roses of sharon

http://www.roadtransport.com/blogs/big-lorry-blog/2010/07/08/Overloaded.jpg


33 posted on 08/06/2010 9:28:35 AM PDT by stefanbatory (Insert witty tagline here)
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To: roses of sharon

Mitt, you can show up in a covered wagon ... you’re still a tool.


34 posted on 08/06/2010 9:29:30 AM PDT by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: maggief

Whi cares!

Like one poster wrote on the comments page:

“Romney driving himself? You are kidding? What showmanship! Bet he put the scratches on himself!”


35 posted on 08/06/2010 9:31:50 AM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: maggief

Who cares!

Like one poster wrote on the comments page:

“Romney driving himself? You are kidding? What showmanship! Bet he put the scratches on himself!”


36 posted on 08/06/2010 9:32:09 AM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: stefanbatory

LOLOLOL. If only.


37 posted on 08/06/2010 9:32:55 AM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: roses of sharon; Diogenesis

Who does he think he’s going to fool?


38 posted on 08/06/2010 9:46:46 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: crosshairs

'can I get me a yacht slip here?"

39 posted on 08/06/2010 9:48:34 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (drain the swamp! ( then napalm it and pave it over ))
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To: WOBBLY BOB

LOLOLOLOL.


40 posted on 08/06/2010 9:51:48 AM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: onyx
Maybe he'll campaign across the country in it and park it in the driveway of his $12M LaJolla, CA oceanfront mansion, huh ........ ;) ?

Blatant copycat ...


41 posted on 08/06/2010 10:01:07 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: unkus

Only reinforces his lightweight image. Just how he thinks he’ll outrun Romneycare is beyond me.


42 posted on 08/06/2010 10:11:00 AM PDT by dools007
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To: roses of sharon

Please don’t appear in Cosmo nekkid, Romney.


43 posted on 08/06/2010 10:12:25 AM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: STARWISE

Hey, that’s my house to the left next door!

*wink*


44 posted on 08/06/2010 10:17:10 AM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: roses of sharon
Mitt Romney has a pickup truck? In light of what New England snobs think of pickup trucks, he must have drinking buddies.

Mitt Romney's drinking buddies

45 posted on 08/06/2010 10:25:12 AM PDT by kidd
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Beet me to it....love the yacht slip...lmao


46 posted on 08/06/2010 10:26:23 AM PDT by libertarian27 (Ingsoc: Department of Life, Department of Liberty, Department of Happiness)
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To: onyx; Rose of Sharon
I had to laugh.......

Most excellent post.

47 posted on 08/06/2010 10:29:52 AM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: roses of sharon

Reminds me of the John Kerry hunting silliness. Will it work? Did it work for John? MA politicians are such non-starters esp those pretending to be what they aren’t and never will be.


48 posted on 08/06/2010 10:50:46 AM PDT by 556x45
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To: roses of sharon

With his “Lifetime NRA Member” sticker in the window, no doubt. LOL


49 posted on 08/06/2010 10:54:43 AM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: STARWISE

And of course, Brown copied FRED. :)


50 posted on 08/06/2010 11:06:19 AM PDT by Politicalmom (A racist is a conservative who is winning an argument with a liberal.-FReeper Freespirited)
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