Skip to comments.Good News: Romney Knows the Media's Out to Destroy Him
Posted on 04/19/2012 12:56:04 AM PDT by lbryce
Republicans should rejoice. When it comes to understanding the threat of the media, in a news-making interview with our own Larry O'Connor yesterday, Governor Mitt Romney proved he is no John McCain.
Whether the story is true or not, I don't know, but sometime during the 2008 election, someone told me that our candidate, John McCain, said something to the effect of, "All these relationships I've made in the media are really going to pay off now."
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When it comes to romney, no romney is good news...or it would be.
I’ll grant you that.
You take trash to the dump, you don't vote for it.
Shady characters? Those are not shady characters, those are enemy's of America, they are anti-capitalists bent on the destruction of this nation's exceptionalism....the media is NOT desperate, they are all Free Marxists who know exactly what they are doing...and with the help of anti-American professors, teachers and ministers, they have duped many into believing their lies.
Politics at presidential level is down and dirty.
But I’m not going to be drawn in emotionally to feel sympathy for flip-flopping Mitt Romney.
Not haulin’ that crap in my truck!
If he just found this out he is dumber than Joe Biden..
Romneys “DOE!” quotient could be huge..
I am still a bit stunned that a woman as bright as Sarah Palin did not realize this from the get-go.
Looked up the word, 'gullible' and noticed a picture of John McCain beside the definition...
I’m not sure that getting into a fight with the media is going to be productive for Romney. There is an old saying in public relations which applies here: Never argue with someone who buys ink by the barrel and paper by the ton. If Romney is too busy worrying about what the press is saying, he’ll be constantly off message. The only chance that Romney has to win is to say on topic 24/7 and not let the press determine today’s topic of discussion.
We will not survive another term of Obama
You give her way too much credit.
And, Romney is still a douche.
And the way to do that is attack! Attack! Attack!
Attack in the morning, attack in the afternoon, attack at night.
Attack so outrageously that the media MUST cover it...and then attack some more.
Take no prisoners.
...and just exactlly how is that bubbling, no spine, flip-flopper going to stay on any topic he's presented with when he has no clear understanding of which side of the issues he stands on? He will use every question to "chat" the 'Romney chat' as always...no substance...no plan...nothing with teeth at all. He'll be as evasive as ever.
Romney won't go up against the media at all...never...he'll go along to play along as usual.
No skin off my nose...I'm not voting for Romney...I am voting for the only candidate who can take Obama out and take on Romney...
Go NEwt Go!!!!
Well voters should have thought of that before casting a vote for mitt. Mitt didn’t get where he is by voters supporting Newt.
And not just the media - he needs to understand that the way Axelrod-Obama win elections is by destroying the opponent so he never gets to election day.
Actually, wouldn’t that be interesting. Romeny gets the nom over bitter conservative protest. Then Obama brings out something that takes him out — makes him withdraw. Then Newt gets in there and cleans his clock.
Agreed. The only way to beat them is to refuse to dance to their tune. Bush did it when he said “we’ve already been over my drug record, now we’re not going to talk about it any more. Next question.” I thought that man in there had borrowed a page from Bush’s playbook when he flat refused to talk about his past associations etc., but apparently that’s just how mean he is.
Really, nobody is defending him. I know one guy who will, nobody else even wants to discuss him. At LEAST 70% know the guy is an embarassment. Romney has a very good chance of becoming 44, with a mandate. I realize, that’s good news and bad news, but have hopes that with a strong conservative congress, we can uh.. “lead” him to do the right thing when he goes off the rails, as we did with W.
He won’t do that. I had a dream that he ran a weaker campaign than McCain, but I don’t think he will. He’s going to try to be extremely sensible, to cast himself as reasonable and sensible, compared to that man’s irrationality and constant divisiveness.
I have this sense that when that man got the Democrat nomination, McCain said (at least to himself, if not others), I AM NOT GOING TO BE THE GUY THAT BEAT THE GUY WHO WAS THE FIRST BLACK NOMINEE FOR PRESIDENT.” Moreover, he may not even have wanted to have to deal with everything that has come. So he sold us merrily down the river. I detest that guy.
“...he needs to understand that the way Axelrod-Obama win elections is by destroying the opponent so he never gets to election day.”
Hello? That is exactly what Romney has been doing to his Republican opponents.
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That should have been thought of before (assumably) nominating someone who can not beat 0bama.
When did that happen with Bush? When he wanted No Child Left Behind he let Ted Kennedy write it and he got it. When he wanted MediCare Part D he got it. When he wanted Federally funded Faith-based Charities he got it. When exactly did Congress lead him away from his socialist tendencies?
I don't disagree at all. Romney's politics are off-the-charts bad and he is not a good campaigner. The Republican Party has been sold a bill of goods which will become apparent this fall, IMO. I don't think that Romney will stay on task and the MSM and the Obama team will keep Romney off-balance all fall.
No skin off my nose...I'm not voting for Romney
Nor am I. Ever. I'm not voting for one turd because it doesn't smell quite as bad as the other turd.
Funny - it sure didn’t seem that way considering how Gingrich, Santorum, Perry , Cain and all non-RINOs were trashed in the primaries!
The “Mitt is the inevitable nominee” Drumbeat came right after Iowa, designed to silence conservatives.
McCain really said that? Reminds me of that sickly deer in Bambi (the book) who was raised up by humans, and then let loose in the wild with a collar around his neck that nullified his natural camouflage. All the deer smelled hunters in the area, and he went over to say ‘hi’ to them, and never came back.
I talked to a die-hard leftist today (yes..an MSNBC watcher) who is sympathetic to Romney. Tells you all you need to know.Like the leftists on Fox explained.."It will be close." And this is correct..they will make sure they suck in viewers by keeping it just "balanced" enough to make it a fake contest to keep people watching. I hate the enemedia.
Exactly. Two leftist Harvard indoctrinated tools running against one another, and the media treats with silk covered gloves...what are the odds?
That’s for the weak to instill fear so they will vote for mitt. America deserves more than just anyone, she deserves THE BEST, Newt. Don’t say he can’t win because that lie has been repeated from the beginning and the gullible ate it.
Worst possible election in history. Both stink. Hope they both lose. lol.
I imagine that Romney will use the same skills and tactics against Obama that he’s used during the Primary. This is a good thing.
Hello? That is exactly what Romney has been doing to his Republican opponents.
That is exactly what Romney has been doing, that and spending a lot of money.
It is working,
“It is working.”
I don’t think it is working at all, because Romney is not likeable nor believable.
Obama is really, really unpopular, and the public is hurting economically. People are hesitant to be too negative about the POTUS, for fear of appearing racist.
But the truth is a conservative who isn’t driven down by the media or GOP-e should do much better than Mitt Romney. We have four months until the convention in Tampa. It should be interesting - I’m hopeing for a nail-biter!
Obama is a communist and Romney is a fascist. That’s not a choice!
Maybe she just wasn’t that bright.
Many people confuse shrewdness, like ability, and intelligence.
IMO, SP was as follows:
Shrewdness - 0%
Like ability - 50% (considering political makeup of the land)
Intelligence - maybe a 120 or therebouts on the IQ scale, bright, but not in MR & BHO land.
BHO & MR are smart guys, and they are shrewd and somehow maintain like ability.
I believe you can grow intelligence in a person who may not be as intelligent when initially noticed. Sarah grew, but not before the media completely annihilated her character in public.
In some ways, this has been the best for SP. She now has no constraints over going after obscene profits, vs. the headache of running this country. Yes, she had executive experience in Alaska, but she quit early under pressure AND Alaska is not exactly the political zoo the east and west coast states normally contain. I literally don’t think she could have handled the job.
Honestly at this point, it would be better if BHO had Damascus Road conversion to capitalism, lazze faire economics, & Christianity.
The truly virtous are always shocked at the depths that the sinful will go to.
Romney can lay much of the blame for it himself with giving the press a buffet of goods to attack him with.
I’m not being facetious, but ‘fascist’ is thrown around very lightly. What’s your definition?
Just the same, we better get as many Tea Partiers as possible elected to Congress.
“We will not survive another term of Obama”
Well, if he would do it to that man... but he won’t. Because he’s like all the rest of them. An ethnomasochist. And if he DID, well then those that are saying he’s no better than the dog eater would have their argument strengthened.
Romney proved in the Primaries that he is not above doing anything to win. He has, or will have, the money to wage a fromidable campaign. And, he has 6 million Mormon foot soldiers ready to mobilize. He wants this so badly; more than anyone can imagine. I guarantee you the “gentle” Mormon will be Barack Obama’s worst nightmare. He has planned and schemed to occupy the White House for 6 years. And the small percentage of the small number of FReepers (compared to 350 million Americans) who will not vote for Romney, is only a drop in the bucket. Our rebellion against RINO-Rom will not make one iota of a difference. He damn well can win this thing. Don’t count him out.