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VIDEO: Gingrich campaigns with Etch-A-Sketch (Rick follows)
Wash Examiner ^ | 3-21-12 | Piering

Posted on 03/21/2012 12:58:41 PM PDT by VinL

Newt Gingrich is joining team Obama by mocking Mitt Romney advisor Eric Fehrnstrom's "Etch-A-Sketch" comments today.

Asked about how Romney would handle his pivot from primary to general election, Fehrnstrom said, “Well, I think you hit a reset button for the fall campaign. Everything changes." Fehrnstrom said on CNN, "It’s almost like an Etch-A-Sketch. You can kind of shake it up and restart all of over again."

After highlighting Mitt Romney's inconsistancy on the issues, Gingrich handed the Etch-A-Sketch to a child in the audience and said, "Here you go, you can now be a presidential candidate."

Obama's SuperPAC has already put up a campaign ad featuring Mitt Romney's "Etch-A-Sketch" which is posted below.


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KEYWORDS: backstabberromney; gingrich; goawaynewt; newt4romney; santorum4romney
Whether it's a "You Tube" with Newt at an oil rig, introducing Obama to it; or at an oil pump illustrating that algae doesn't flow from it; or here with the Etch o Sketch- Newt is the only strategic thinker who can precipitate the brokered convention to stop Romney, AND, trump Obama's choreographed campaign.

Instead of begging him to withdraw, Rick should be pleading for him to stay in-- Newt's the only chance Rick has for relevancy.

The only positive out of this circumstance, is that Rick apparently has followed suit-- hopefully, having discussed matters with his mentor Newt, and decided to dutifully follow.

I'm in, til Newt's out.

1 posted on 03/21/2012 12:58:48 PM PDT by VinL
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To: VinL

Related article-Candidates produce Etch-o-Sketch....

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/217351-gingrich-produces-etch-a-sketch-at-louisiana-rally-to-mock-romney


2 posted on 03/21/2012 1:03:10 PM PDT by VinL (It is better to suffer every wrong, than to consent to wrong.)
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To: VinL

TRANSLATION: An Etch-a-Sketch flip-flop is one you are not allowed to notice because it has been erased.


3 posted on 03/21/2012 1:03:31 PM PDT by Joe the Pimpernel (Islam is a religion of peace, and Moslems reserve the right to slaughter anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: VinL
ROMNEY ETCHED, ETCH-A-SKETCH ROMNEY
4 posted on 03/21/2012 1:13:02 PM PDT by FrankR
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To: VinL

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upGhWD4Bny0

from 2008: Eric Fehrnstrom approaches Glen Johnson of the Associated Press near the end of this video, telling him basically to watch his step...”don’t be argumentative with the candidate” (Romney).

This guy Romney is a carefully packaged commodity, an empty suit. They will change the wrapping as they see fit.


5 posted on 03/21/2012 1:23:49 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: VinL
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6 posted on 03/21/2012 1:28:24 PM PDT by georgiagirl_pam (STEP ONE: SECURE YOUR DOOR (gives you time to get your gun!) mysafedoor.com)
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To: VinL

Too bad that Obama is going to be the only one with enough money to get the word out on Romney, after it is too late.


7 posted on 03/21/2012 1:33:44 PM PDT by Bizhvywt
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To: VinL

Mitt’s etch a sketch has a twitter account.

https://twitter.com/#!/ExecutiveEtch


8 posted on 03/21/2012 1:37:29 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: VinL
"I'm in, til Newt's out."

And I second that.

9 posted on 03/21/2012 1:40:46 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: VinL

10 posted on 03/21/2012 1:42:53 PM PDT by wolfcreek (‘closed eye’ mentality is the reason for our current reality)
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To: VinL

I’m in too. Newt’s comment was just toooooooo funny. He is the only one who can make them all look like the fools that they are. Wonder which one of Mittens “Road” Scholars was responsible for that line.


11 posted on 03/21/2012 1:43:07 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: cripplecreek

That’s hilarious...

Etch A. Sketch
@ExecutiveEtch

Policy Advisor to President-Elect Romney. The Karl Rove of Toys.

Behind the throne.

And the tweets are pretty funny.


12 posted on 03/21/2012 1:43:44 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: VinL
After highlighting Mitt Romney's inconsistancy on the issues, Gingrich handed the Etch-A-Sketch to a child in the audience and said, "Here you go, you can now be a presidential candidate."

Oh my goodness---that is hilarious!!!!

13 posted on 03/21/2012 1:45:17 PM PDT by Mangia E Statti Zitto
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To: VinL
I'm in, til Newt's out.

GO Newt!

14 posted on 03/21/2012 1:45:37 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Lucky9teen
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15 posted on 03/21/2012 1:52:29 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: VinL

And he shall forever be known as “ Etch-A-Sketch Rick.”


16 posted on 03/21/2012 1:53:56 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: VinL

Way too much fun :)


17 posted on 03/21/2012 1:59:19 PM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: VinL

Hmmm, be interesting if the Etch-A-Sketch comment was enough to WAKE AMERICA UP!
Can’t we just erase liberal lier Willrack oRombey as a choice for 2012.


18 posted on 03/21/2012 2:03:50 PM PDT by Leep (Dueling tag lines=don't worry,you'll be a vegetable guy soon<>It's gonna be a Newt day!)
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To: VinL
Instead of begging him to withdraw, Rick should be pleading for him to stay in--

No. Santorum should have the humility to withdraw and get behind his mentor, his intellectual superior, the national treasure, known as Newt. Seems to me that's what a real saint would do...

what's an etch-a-sketch? Where do you buy them?

19 posted on 03/21/2012 2:06:02 PM PDT by true believer forever (If Newt is good enough for Sarah, he's good enough for me!)
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To: VinL

This symbolizes Romney’s biggest vulnerabilities - he has surrounded himself with these valueless advisors who believe in nothing other than how they can get in power and control others.

But Gingrich and the rest of the Republicans aren’t any better. They only hear from political insiders. They need to talk with some real people.The first 100 names in a phone book would provide better advice than all of these political “experts”.

Romney’s campaign executive director is a Karl Rove protege. ‘Nuff said. Romney is saying the right things, but does he believe them? The hacks around him sure don’t.

Romney could fix this by firing this Fehrnstrom guy immediately. Let’s see what he does. It will reveal the real Romney.


20 posted on 03/21/2012 2:06:46 PM PDT by oldbill
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To: VinL

Rick should be thanking Newt for all the ideas Newt gives him.


21 posted on 03/21/2012 2:09:06 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: oldbill

Romney is saying the right things, but does he believe them?

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Bill, you’re right on point. I was going to post the following as a separate thread- but given your comment, I post it here.

In this ad, Romney is asked to defend his position that he will cut federal funds for Planned Parenthood. He can’t- because he has “crammed” conservatism as if preparing for an exam, but he doesn’t understand it.

So, when pressed, he reacts flippantly. And, he comes across as detached, elite and a person of privilege-—(most likely because he is).

In any event, he kills conservatism, because he doesn’t know it- and doesn’t believe in it. To him, it’s just a means to an end.

http://electad.com/videos/dnc-ad-mitt-romney-to-women-youre-on-your-own/


22 posted on 03/21/2012 2:24:58 PM PDT by VinL (It is better to suffer every wrong, than to consent to wrong.)
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To: true believer forever

No. Santorum should have the humility to withdraw and get behind his mentor, his intellectual superior, the national treasure, known as Newt. Seems to me that’s what a real saint would do.

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Oh, my—you’re tough. Wouldn’t want to get on your bad side. -:)

I can’t believe you never had an etch-a-sketch! First gift I gave all the young-uns. By rotating the knobs, lines appear on the screen and form whatever images come to the child’s imagination. Then, when the child is done, or just wants to start over— s/he gives the screen several shakes— and everything disappears.

Too bad we just couldn’t shake Mitt and Rick. -:)


23 posted on 03/21/2012 2:35:53 PM PDT by VinL (It is better to suffer every wrong, than to consent to wrong.)
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To: FrankR

Kudos Frank!


24 posted on 03/21/2012 6:45:36 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: VinL
Oh, my—you’re tough.

Not really. I'm just in a very bad mood today. Feeling the inevitability factor closing in...

Thanks for the etch a sketch info... :)

25 posted on 03/21/2012 7:23:50 PM PDT by true believer forever (If Newt is good enough for Sarah, he's good enough for me!)
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To: true believer forever

What inevitability? There’s nothing inevitable so long as Newt draws breathe. -:)

The 2nd campaign starts in June. Keep the faith.


26 posted on 03/21/2012 9:10:43 PM PDT by VinL (It is better to suffer every wrong, than to consent to wrong.)
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To: VinL
What inevitability? There’s nothing inevitable so long as Newt draws breath. -:)

The 2nd campaign starts in June. Keep the faith.

You're absolutely right... absolutely. And thanks.

27 posted on 03/21/2012 9:20:58 PM PDT by true believer forever (If Newt is good enough for Sarah, he's good enough for me!)
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To: VinL

Keep the faith Vin. Be gone awhile. Need to get caught up at school, and give Santorum supporters time to realize he has no chance to beat Romney and that we need to prepare for a battle royale convention (and beyond).


28 posted on 03/21/2012 9:21:30 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: cripplecreek

There’s a great one of Seamus atop the car here:

http://twitpic.com/8zducq


29 posted on 03/21/2012 9:23:56 PM PDT by IM2MAD
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