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Mitt Romney Fights With Reporter After Being Exposed As A Liar
Youtube ^ | 1/6/2012 | UrbanWarfareChannel

Posted on 01/06/2012 1:23:11 PM PST by Laissez-faire capitalist

"I don't have lobbyists running my campaign. I don't have lobbyists tied to my..." [then a reporter takes Romney to task].

(Excerpt) Read more at youtu.be ...


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"I don't have lobbyists tied to my campaign" comes right after he says lobbyists aren't running his campaign. While disputing lobbyists running his campaign, he admits to the reporter that the lobbyist the reporter mentioned has been in debate planning sessions. That makes him tied. That means Romney was busted.

If past stuff can be used by Romney or by the media against Newt, Ron Paul, Santorum, then turnabout is fair game.

1 posted on 01/06/2012 1:23:17 PM PST by Laissez-faire capitalist
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist; All

If the Hillary saying she was under sniper fire incident could be used against her when she ran against Obama, then this can also be used against Romney.

Make this go viral. Put it all over the internet.

1200+ likes yet only 300+ views. What’s with that?


2 posted on 01/06/2012 1:28:28 PM PST by Laissez-faire capitalist
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

The Imperial Romney can say anything. Anything at all.

He is to be our King - the Mormon Obama.


3 posted on 01/06/2012 1:32:16 PM PST by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist; All

Video - 2008

Romney Sr. Advisor Ron Kaufman

http://www.necn.com/searchNECN/search/v/39602866/romney-sr-advisor-ron-kaufman.htm


4 posted on 01/06/2012 1:33:52 PM PST by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Sorry... but Mitt Romney > than Glen Johnson. I’m not a big fan of Mitt, but at least he didn’t author this:

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D8T8P3BG0&show_article=1


5 posted on 01/06/2012 1:34:30 PM PST by cpanter
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

To steal a line from the movie The Survivors, Mitt Romney is slicker than whale sh@t in a ice flow.


6 posted on 01/06/2012 1:38:53 PM PST by Leep
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

I thought Romney handled that pretty well, actually. The reporter came across as unprofessional.


7 posted on 01/06/2012 1:39:50 PM PST by Catphish
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To: Jim Robinson; onyx; DJ MacWoW; RedMDer; trisham; TheOldLady; musicman; vox_freedom; JoeProBono; ...

Romney Surrounded by Pro-U.N. Lobbyists
Cliff Kincaid — January 17, 2008

Excerpt:

Insisting that he is a Washington outsider, Mitt Romney has been captured on tape arguing with a reporter about whether
a Washington lobbyist named Ron Kaufman runs or just advises his campaign for president. The more important issue is what Kaufman lobbies for.

It turns out that Kaufman’s firm, as well as another Romney adviser, Vin Weber, have worked to put more American taxpayer dollars into the coffers of the corrupt United Nations and other international agencies.

Kaufman’s firm, Dutko Worldwide, represents and works directly with an organization chaired by Bill Clinton,
the Global Fairness Initiative (GFI), whose board includes AFL-CIO President John Sweeney and is dedicated to promoting “a more equitable and sustainable world for all people.”

A press release describes the substantial connections between Dutko and GFI, with a Dutko official being quoted as saying, “Dutko Global Advisors is proud to support the work and mission” of GFI “because its work is fundamentally about nurturing the virtuous cycle of free and fair trade, the creation of economic opportunities, and harmonious relations worldwide.”

The group appears to be mostly devoted to pursuing international agreements or arrangements protecting labor rights and the environment in “fair trade” deals. This is, of course, a major demand of liberal and union groups.

Dutko also says it represented or has “worked with” various “multilateral organizations,” including the U.N.’s International Labor Organization and World Health Organization, and endeavors to “educate” the Congress and others about the “globally respected” work of the U.N. and its agencies.

“Many multi-lateral organizations receive dues allocations from US government, as well as funds ear-marked for projects and programs important to public policies
pursued by the US government,” Dutko says. The implication is that Dutko can keep the taxpayer dollars flowing to such causes.

http://www.aim.org/aim-column/romney-surrounded-by-pro-un-lobbyists/

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Check the long list of clients:

DUTKO WORLDWIDE
http://www.opensecrets.org/lobby/firmsum.php?id=D000021966&year=2010


8 posted on 01/06/2012 1:41:34 PM PST by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

He's too "handsome" to be called to task.

9 posted on 01/06/2012 1:41:37 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist; TitansAFC

Oh Gee - don’t be argumentative with the prissy prince candidate.

GTH Romney, LIAR.

GO NEWT!


10 posted on 01/06/2012 1:45:09 PM PST by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC:DONATE MONTHLY! Sarah's New Ping List - tell me if you want on it.)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

The last 15 seconds is particularly bad, when Eric Fehrnstrom jumps into the argument. Certainly reflects how scripted these (campaign) press conferences are, and how scripted a candidate Romney is.


11 posted on 01/06/2012 1:46:18 PM PST by Rational Thought
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

The Romney News Network (Fox) will gloss over this entirely.


12 posted on 01/06/2012 1:48:14 PM PST by ZULU (LIBERATE HAGIA SOPHIA!!!!!)
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To: STARWISE; Jim Robinson; TitansAFC; y'all

He’s full of GOP-E Washington insiders and lobbyists.

Liar deluxe.

His campaign bot tells the reporter “don’t be argumentative with the candidate.”

GTH Romney.


13 posted on 01/06/2012 1:48:36 PM PST by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC:DONATE MONTHLY! Sarah's New Ping List - tell me if you want on it.)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
Make this go viral.

Insignificant and petty. The reporter is a twit. Romney is a wishy-washy bore.

Lacks the stuff to go viral.

14 posted on 01/06/2012 1:52:41 PM PST by cynwoody
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To: STARWISE

Great find Star.....Romney trying to say Kaufman isn’t in play in his campaign is simply stupid to deny....but then Romney is a liar and like the snake he is wiggles himslef out of a tight spot.....even if after being exposed...same ol’ tune. “I’m innocent even when proven otherwise”


15 posted on 01/06/2012 1:59:20 PM PST by caww
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

wow - this is really something.

It isn’t just that he got caught telling a whopper...the way the reporter got treated at the end reminds me of how our current administration strong arms naughty reporters.


16 posted on 01/06/2012 2:01:20 PM PST by Scotswife
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

I remember this well. Romney’s “depends what the meaning of the word is, is” moment.

It was such a window in to what a serial fibber Romney is. He didn’t bat an eyelash in redefi


17 posted on 01/06/2012 2:03:39 PM PST by Retired Greyhound (.)
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To: Diogenesis
“He is to be our King - the Mormon Obama” So Obama is a Mormon ? Bigotry makes some say stupid things .
18 posted on 01/06/2012 2:06:59 PM PST by fantom (,)
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To: onyx
Anxious to see if Fox Faux News will cover this tonight.............Probably not is my guess.
19 posted on 01/06/2012 2:08:34 PM PST by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Rush, Hannity......Nuff said.)
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To: cynwoody
Lacks the stuff to go viral.

It's also 4 years old.

20 posted on 01/06/2012 2:17:23 PM PST by Kleon
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To: cynwoody; All

Hillary lying about being under sniper fire went viral, years after the fact when she ran against Obama. It was used against her then.

Past stuff on Newt, Ron Paul, etc, have made the rounds, too.

What we want to go viral can be made to go viral if enough people push hard enough.


21 posted on 01/06/2012 2:25:04 PM PST by Laissez-faire capitalist
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To: Kleon

How old was the Hillary being under sniper fire when she ran against Obama?

Still used against her.

How old is the past stuff about Newt, Paul, etc? Still used against them.

Only the lazy or Romneybots don’t want to try and make this go viral.


22 posted on 01/06/2012 2:28:38 PM PST by Laissez-faire capitalist
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To: BerryDingle

A relative who supports Romney says he looks like a 60 year old Don Draper. lol


23 posted on 01/06/2012 2:35:38 PM PST by Fu-fu2
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Ah yes

another oldie-but-goody from 2008...

Meltdown Mitt in action...


24 posted on 01/06/2012 2:49:30 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: fantom


25 posted on 01/06/2012 2:57:28 PM PST by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

This is from 2008, right? The little reporter was stalking Romney and waiting for his gotcha moment. BFD.


26 posted on 01/06/2012 3:02:23 PM PST by La Enchiladita (Newt says amnesty isn't amnesty.)
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To: ZULU; The Cajun
The Romney News Network (Fox) will gloss over this entirely.

Well, you would have to look through their 2008 archives to find out .... my guess is they did cover it.

27 posted on 01/06/2012 3:05:21 PM PST by La Enchiladita (Newt says amnesty isn't amnesty.)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Never ask a liberal politician a real question. Das is verboten!


28 posted on 01/06/2012 4:01:55 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

AFTER Romney becomes President everyone around here will just love him. The ESTABLISHMENT (Bankster, Owners of the Federal Reserve, Power Brokers, Media) have already decided the race. Just like they did Bush, Bush Jr and Obama.

When Bush Jr was running it was taboo to mention his name around here. But after 9/11 the Connecticut Cowboy could walk on water and do no wrong. At the end of his term most FR were glad to see him go.

Bush bailed Banksters (Bailouts & Bankruptcy Bill - creditors favored over debtors) & Oil, Obama bailed Unions, Insurance and Banksters.


29 posted on 01/06/2012 4:32:50 PM PST by Orange1998
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist; Diogenesis; STARWISE; cpanter; Leep; Catphish; BerryDingle; onyx; ...

I remember seeing this video in 2008.

Glen Johnson played the old liberal media bait and switch here. Here’s the old thread from 2008:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1956271/posts

Those of us who are not in favor of Romney should try to keep a critical eye on the liberal media. That is to say, Romney doesn’t deserve our support.

But the liberal media doesn’t deserve our support either.

At :18 seconds of this video, Romney says “I don’t have lobbyists running my campaign”. Johnson did exactly d*ck to prove Romney wrong. He lied.


30 posted on 01/06/2012 6:10:10 PM PST by Halfmanhalfamazing ( Media doesn't report, It advertises. So that last advertisement you just read, what was it worth?)
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To: Orange1998
When Bush Jr was running it was taboo to mention his name around here. But after 9/11 the Connecticut Cowboy could walk on water and do no wrong. At the end of his term most FR were glad to see him go.

Uh, your sign-up date is 2001 so how the heck would you know? And no, you're wrong. Lots of people on FR were Bush supporters in 2000.
31 posted on 01/06/2012 6:27:06 PM PST by Antoninus (Defeat Romney--Defeat Obama.)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing
He asked a great followup question:

"Which campaigns are run by lobbyists by that definition?"

32 posted on 01/06/2012 6:37:55 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigersEye

Heh, yeah. That was a good follow up. But I’m still interested in calling a spade a spade here.

Glen Johnson is a hack,(and this video is a good example of his hack-i-ness) this is drive by media crap. Probably gets paid by Soros or something on the side.


33 posted on 01/06/2012 6:42:51 PM PST by Halfmanhalfamazing ( Media doesn't report, It advertises. So that last advertisement you just read, what was it worth?)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing
OK, let's call a spade a spade.

"I don't have lobbyists running my campaign. I don't have lobbyists tied to my..."

So, Romney said more than you claim he did and the reporter did prove him a liar.

34 posted on 01/06/2012 6:45:18 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigersEye

-—————So, Romney said more than you claim he did and the reporter did prove him a liar.-—————

The reporter cut him off before he had a chance to make that point.

What Johnson was reacting to(spade) was who runs his campaign, which at that time was Beth Myers.(according to the video) And Johnson even drown himself in is own lie by using her name and pursuing the questioning along those lines.

But the line referring to ‘I don’t have lobbyists tied to my campaign’ is indeed a lie.(spade) By saying that Kaufman was in on some of the lower level meetings, he is by definition tied to the campaign.

You can say they’re both lying, which is the most accurate claim to make.(spade)

But Johnson doesn’t deserve an ounce of defense from any freeper.


35 posted on 01/06/2012 6:50:27 PM PST by Halfmanhalfamazing ( Media doesn't report, It advertises. So that last advertisement you just read, what was it worth?)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Sure.


36 posted on 01/06/2012 6:52:05 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Newt’s atty just sent a letter to the Romney campaign! just broke on Greta...over the super pacs and lies...OMG! s’it is hitting the fan...http://gretawire.foxnewsinsider.com/2012/01/06/gispeaker-gingrich-says-it-is-false-and-defamatory-he-unleashes-his-lawyer-about-romney-superpac-and-official-romney-ads-for-president/?utm_source=twitterfeed


37 posted on 01/06/2012 7:29:26 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: katiedidit1

I had tuned out the candidate catfights (taking a break). Time to tune back in. :)


38 posted on 01/06/2012 7:34:26 PM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Antoninus

Was lurker before signing up. Are you saying no one was zotted for supporting Bush on the onset.


39 posted on 01/06/2012 7:59:04 PM PST by Orange1998
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