Skip to comments.O‘Reilly Asks Romney if Obama Is ’a Socialist’ & He Says…
Posted on 12/20/2011 9:00:36 AM PST by broken_arrow1
"Is he a socialist? asks FOX Newss blunt television host Bill OReilly.
I prefer to use the term that hes just over his head, the former governor of Massachusetts responds with what he must have thought was a safe answer.
Yeah, but you gotta look at his economic plan, and that economic plan was top down, federal leadership getting us out of the recession we spent trillions of dollarsand people say, Listen, the guys a socialist! Its class warfare; thats what hes going to wage against you if you get the nomination, OReilly says, gesturing towards Romney.
Youre a rich guy, youre out of touch, the host adds.
Concluding his prediction that Romney should prepare for class warfare should he earn the GOP nomination, Bill OReilly repeats the question.
Is he a socialist?
You know, I consider him a big government liberal democrat. I think as you look at his policies, you conclude that he thinks Europe got it right and we got it wrong, Romney answered, again avoiding the question.
I think Europe got it wrong. I think Europe is not working in Europe and Ill battle him on that day in and day out, Romney added.
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Yeah, you'd be getting the only conservative in the race.
Good grief, that is the same premise as Ron Paul's foreign policy.
If Rommney is the nominee(likely), I’m writing in Sarah Palin.
How could republican pull the lever for Romney when he is not willing to call a spade a spade?
How could a republican pull the lever for Romney when he is not willing to call a spade a spade?
I agree about not supporting Romney in either primary or general elections.
However, I could never recommend Paul. He is clearly anti-Israel, and one article last week made a decent case that he is an anti-semite.
Beyond that, at the Huckabee forum Paul simply couldn’t explain how he would go about cutting all those departments. He had no idea, and that meant to me he was just tossing red meat.
Worse, of course, are his foreign policy ideas:
1. He wants Iran to have a nuke (supports his anti-Israeli position.)
2. Not only does he not believe in an active offensive approach to national security, but he also doesn’t believe in an active defense. Paul supports a passive defense, and that is isolationism at its worst.
3. He’s a terrible debater, has confused-looking facial expressions, and he’ll be slaughtered in a debate with Obama.
Romney’s not strong enough to take the helm in the coming storm ...
No Romney, no way. Like it or not, that means Newt.
We only have two candidates who haven’t had their time in the sun yet...Santorum and Huntsman.
Wonder if either will make a move...
...and ix-nay on the ussein-Hay.
Is he a socialists? Well, probably, but I am a larger socialist than he. I will do worse than he is doing. So elect me to continue this mess. So says Romnie in his demented socialist mind.
This brings back memories of the McCain campaign. Has to play “nice-nice”. Can’t bring up Jeremiah Wright, Bill Ayres, etc. I think we’ll be getting McCain redux if Romney gets the nomination.
Not this same Mitt Again!
“I have been for Santorum since day 1.
“He would be a tremendous president.
Has Rick ever had executive experience?
Before Mr. Cain, Mr. Santorum was my man. Welcome back Rick and kick some butt.
When all is said and done and my candidate doesn’t get the nomination, I don’t give a rat’s ass who the Republican nominee is, I’m pulling the lever for the guy running against Obama. And anyone who does otherwise is either: a) one of Stalin’s useful idiots, or b) an enemy of this country.
Yup. The purists always think they can win. But they can’t. Not in this culture. They just can’t see it, unfortunate as it is.
I’m with you, I’m not going to be happy but anyone will be better than the communist we currently have.
He’s a wimp.
He’s a wimp.
So maybe Mitt thinks Europe got Socialism wrong?
Me thinks me smells a RINO Socialist.
Romney on Obama: You know, I consider him a big government liberal democrat. - - - “
Graewoulf on Romney: You know, I consider him a big government liberal republican. “
What then is the difference between tweedle dumb and tweedle dumber?
What then is the difference between the National Election of 2008 and 2012?
BTW, is it safe to say that our political system is stuck on stupid?
YUP. Barack Hussein Obama.
Both Romney and O’ Reilly don’t want to call Obama a socialist. Why? Because it would alienate the middle who voted for Obama. Nobody wants to be reminded of how badly they were mistaken in the previous election.
I agree with you.
Mitt Romney would be an unmitigated disaster.
One thing is for certain, I am NOT a fan of Romney, and resent the establishment trying to shove him down our throats. It should make people more determined to weed those scumbags out of the GOP.
He only goes negative on GOP candidates.
The country elected the current no-executive-experience idiot.
What makes that particular trait the litmus test when the nation’s voters will be looking at right-to-life and LBGT rights with MUCH more interest?
Here comes the Pre-Iowa, FOX-for-Romeny push! It’s all Romney, all the time.
But really? RUN Paul? If so, then get yourself ready for World War 3. He will pull our troops out of every enemy stronghold on the Planet and Iran will nuke Israel, just for starters. But first, they will over run Iraq to get all that ME Oil.
Let’s hope Romney doesn’t get the nomination, but voting third party in mass will elect Obama again. I will vote Romney if he gets the nomination or any other Republican who is nominated. The alternative is unbearable at least to me.
That doesn't sound like victory over our current enemies...but it does sound like a great anti-Mitt commercial.
Islam is a religion of cruelty and is a threat to American freedom.
That’s why Romney is unqualified to be president...he is either unwilling to see or incapable of seeing the enemy.
When O’Reilly interviewed Rick Perry, Perry flat out called Obama a Socialist.
O’Reilly said, “Really?”..do you really believe that ?”
Perry didn’t back down !
What a contrast to Mittens !
Isn't that a euphamism for Socialist??
But then says, "I'm probably not going to be calling him names so much."
Instant flip-flop! Just add camera and question!
Pretty good interview from O’Really.. I’ll have to admit..
Watching Myth twist and turn with the question was humorous in the extreme..
He just couldn’t mouth the words “SOCIALIST”... like he was having a delusional fit..
Brain washed, hypnotized or something..
If you vote for this idiot you’re part of the problem..
Probably brain washed or hypnotized yourself..
I will not vote for a coward who has to parse words.
Give me the “undisciplined” Gingrich over this assclown Romney any day.
OF COURSE Ubama is a socialist. And “socialist” is just the polite word for “communist”.
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