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Video: Does Romney oppose Bluntís amendment to overturn Obamaís new contraception rule?
Hotair ^ | 02-29-12 | Allahpundit

Posted on 02/29/2012 3:51:44 PM PST by Lazlo in PA

This would be the same amendment that’s co-sponsored by presumptive VP nominee Marco Rubio. Another damaging stumble the morning after a big primary victory? Sure sounds like it, says lefty Greg Sargent, citing an Ohio TV reporter:

""I just got off the phone with [ONN-TV's Jim] Heath, and he graciously played me the audio. Heath asks Romney if he’s for the “Blunt-Rubio” amendment, and defines it. Romney replies:

“I’m not for the bill. But, look, the idea of presidential candidates getting into questions about contraception within a relationship between a man and a woman, husband and wife, I’m not going there.”

"That’s pretty remarkable. If Romney knew what he was saying, the Senate GOP caucus, which is set to vote on this amendment tomorrow, may feel as if Romney has pulled the rug out from underneath them. And this has become an important issue for conservatives. So it’ll be interesting to see how the base reacts to this, particularly since the GOP primary is anything but over and Rick Santorum — who’s perceived as a more reliable social conservative — is likely to use this to attack Romney, who will be under continued pressure to connect with social and religious conservatives.""

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: amendment; blunt; romney; rubio
Romney really stepped in it by saying this. There is no way a real Conservative would have answered this way and the fact that Milt is running around as we speak backtracking and denying what he initially said tells you what a fake and stooge he is.

Video of the interview at link.

1 posted on 02/29/2012 3:51:47 PM PST by Lazlo in PA
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To: Lazlo in PA

HE’S DONE! Get rid of this clown.


2 posted on 02/29/2012 3:53:24 PM PST by Windy City Conservative (Kyle Smith)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Here’s the direct link to the Youtube video without giving hits to a blog:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=x94nMnSnGFw


3 posted on 02/29/2012 3:54:14 PM PST by humblegunner
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To: Lazlo in PA

I think Romney wants the presidency, but he doesn’t really know why he wants it.

Like a dog chasing cars wouldn’t know what to do with one if he ever caught it.


4 posted on 02/29/2012 3:54:43 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

I think Romney wants the presidency, but he doesn’t really know why he wants it.

Like a dog chasing cars wouldn’t know what to do with one if he ever caught it.


5 posted on 02/29/2012 3:56:01 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Jonty30

So he tries to use the question to bash Santorum, and it smacks him in the face. Mitt thought he could just repeat his “contraception is working just fine” remark. Whoops. I guess he’s not really focused on the issues.


6 posted on 02/29/2012 4:01:17 PM PST by Windy City Conservative (Kyle Smith)
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To: Windy City Conservative

Establishment is already completely covering for him.


7 posted on 02/29/2012 4:01:44 PM PST by Windy City Conservative (Kyle Smith)
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To: Windy City Conservative

That happens when a politician wants to win, for the sake of winning and not because he’s principled.


8 posted on 02/29/2012 4:07:45 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Windy City Conservative

Here Mr. Romney step on this here rake.


9 posted on 02/29/2012 4:10:48 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Not ready, never will be. Sure it might be a misunderstanding under pressure along with all the rest. Do we want someone this dense and easily confused to be chewed up and spit out by the Obama/Demoratic Media Machine?? Dangerous candidate.


10 posted on 02/29/2012 4:30:50 PM PST by JimSEA
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To: Lazlo in PA

Romney is walking this back now, according to Allahpundit over at hotair.com.

Seems he thought the reporter was asking about the Ohio bill, whatever that is, and the reporter threw in the Rubio name with Blunt which is incorrect, he explains.

Romney was ill informed when he got the question and confused it with Rubio, who is offering his own bill, separate from Blunt.


11 posted on 02/29/2012 4:35:18 PM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: RitaOK

He is only walking this back after it hit the fan. A candidate had better know what this issue is about. From the video, I got the impression Milt knew what the question was and gave us a moment of RINO candor.


12 posted on 02/29/2012 4:46:03 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Boy, Howie Carr sure has his lips attached to his backside.

Pray for America


13 posted on 02/29/2012 4:46:07 PM PST by bray (More Batting Practice for the Bambino)
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To: bray

So does Allahpundit.


14 posted on 02/29/2012 4:49:30 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: Jonty30

It makes Romney unhappy when you mention dogs and cars.


15 posted on 02/29/2012 4:53:27 PM PST by DNA.2012
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To: Lazlo in PA

I agree with you Lazlo, but this isn’t the first time a candidate missed the news cycle entirely. I know it seems unbelievable, but I’m just sayin’.

I don’t really think Romney would blow himself up like this over an obvious winning bill for Republicans coming to the floor, if he knew about it, do you? I dunno. He is a bull in the china closet so often, that I just don’t know.

Delighted, however, to see him step on his tongue again though! LOL! What a dunder head, huh? Sheesh.


16 posted on 02/29/2012 4:53:44 PM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: Windy City Conservative

That clown is cruising to the nomination.


17 posted on 02/29/2012 4:54:59 PM PST by DNA.2012
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To: DNA.2012

Romney thought it was doing it a favour, since dogs like sticking their heads out of windows for an oxygen rush.

You can’t get much more of a rush than being strapped on the roof of a car.


18 posted on 02/29/2012 5:04:25 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Lazlo in PA
How is it that when Stephopoptart brought up 'contraception', Gingrich ridiculed the gotcha question as a typically abysmal absurdity from the MSM (or whatever he said) when the real issues are jobs and this rotten economy; and this place backed him up in spades.

Reagan Rule applies here. Either the MSM is full of sh!t, or it isn't.

19 posted on 02/29/2012 5:21:27 PM PST by StAnDeliver (=)
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To: Lazlo in PA
Wow! So the State of Ohio also has a Senator Rubio and a Senator Blunt in it's state delegation?

What a coincidence!

*YAWN* Romney lies again. He knows full well the original question wasn't about some piece of Ohio legislation.

20 posted on 02/29/2012 5:55:47 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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