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Good News: Romney Knows the Media's Out to Destroy Him
Breitbart ^ | April 18, 2012 | John Nolte

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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Good News? When it comes to Romney no news is good news.
1 posted on 04/19/2012 12:56:13 AM PDT by lbryce
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To: lbryce

When it comes to romney, no romney is good news...or it would be.


2 posted on 04/19/2012 1:09:44 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: MestaMachine

I’ll grant you that.


3 posted on 04/19/2012 1:13:55 AM PDT by lbryce (Obama The Worst President Ever Must Be Carterized)
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To: lbryce
0bama is trash. Romney is trash. Don't vote for trash!

4 posted on 04/19/2012 1:13:55 AM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigersEye
0bama is trash. Romney is trash. Don't vote for trash!

You take trash to the dump, you don't vote for it.

5 posted on 04/19/2012 1:22:13 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: lbryce
"A media desperate to see elected President a man with no record, no executive experience, and more shady characters in his past than can fit under a bus..."

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.

6 posted on 04/19/2012 1:24:20 AM PDT by yoe
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To: presently no screen name

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.


7 posted on 04/19/2012 1:25:11 AM PDT by Nextrush (PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN IS MY DREAM)
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To: presently no screen name

Not haulin’ that crap in my truck!


8 posted on 04/19/2012 1:26:09 AM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: lbryce

If he just found this out he is dumber than Joe Biden..
Romneys “DOE!” quotient could be huge..


9 posted on 04/19/2012 1:31:12 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: lbryce

I am still a bit stunned that a woman as bright as Sarah Palin did not realize this from the get-go.


10 posted on 04/19/2012 12:23:35 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: lbryce
...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."

Looked up the word, 'gullible' and noticed a picture of John McCain beside the definition...

11 posted on 04/19/2012 12:26:25 PM PDT by GOPJ (Hoodies - because you can't kill a security camera for snitchin' - - freeper tacticalogic)
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To: lbryce

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.


12 posted on 04/19/2012 12:59:32 PM PDT by CommerceComet (If Mitt can leave the GOP to protest Reagan, why can't I do the same in protest of Romney?)
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To: presently no screen name

We will not survive another term of Obama


13 posted on 04/19/2012 1:00:19 PM PDT by rocketmag
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To: Buckeye McFrog
"I am still a bit stunned that a woman as bright as Sarah Palin did not realize this from the get-go."

You give her way too much credit.

14 posted on 04/19/2012 1:02:09 PM PDT by RayBob (If guns kill people, can I blame misspelled words on my keyboard?)
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To: lbryce

And, Romney is still a douche.


15 posted on 04/19/2012 1:04:25 PM PDT by Buckeye Battle Cry (Not Romney - Not ever!)
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To: CommerceComet
"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."

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.

17 posted on 04/19/2012 1:25:49 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: CommerceComet
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.

...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!!!!

18 posted on 04/19/2012 1:29:47 PM PDT by caww
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To: rocketmag

Well voters should have thought of that before casting a vote for mitt. Mitt didn’t get where he is by voters supporting Newt.


19 posted on 04/19/2012 11:39:03 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: TigersEye

LOL!


20 posted on 04/19/2012 11:45:26 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Buckeye McFrog

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.


21 posted on 04/19/2012 12:33:54 PM PDT by ichabod1 (Cheney/Rumsfeld 2012)
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To: CommerceComet

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.


22 posted on 04/19/2012 12:37:11 PM PDT by ichabod1 (Cheney/Rumsfeld 2012)
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To: rocketmag

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.


23 posted on 04/19/2012 12:40:09 PM PDT by ichabod1 (Cheney/Rumsfeld 2012)
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To: Mariner

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.


24 posted on 04/19/2012 12:44:46 PM PDT by ichabod1 (Cheney/Rumsfeld 2012)
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To: ichabod1

“...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.


25 posted on 04/19/2012 1:02:56 PM PDT by SatinDoll
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26 posted on 04/19/2012 2:05:39 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: rocketmag
We will not survive another term of Obama

That should have been thought of before (assumably) nominating someone who can not beat 0bama.

27 posted on 04/19/2012 2:13:03 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: ichabod1
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.

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?

28 posted on 04/19/2012 2:20:58 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: caww
...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.

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.

29 posted on 04/19/2012 2:21:20 PM PDT by CommerceComet (If Mitt can leave the GOP to protest Reagan, why can't I do the same in protest of Romney?)
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To: presently no screen name

ABO


30 posted on 04/19/2012 2:40:32 PM PDT by Postman
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To: lbryce

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.


31 posted on 04/19/2012 3:37:56 PM PDT by CountryClassSF
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To: lbryce

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.


32 posted on 04/19/2012 4:28:12 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: lbryce
I overhead liberals complaining at work about the Obama ate dogs story. It's good to see them upset, they like dishing out crap but can't take it. It's time we fought back, no attack goes without an attack going the other way.
33 posted on 04/19/2012 5:39:04 PM PDT by Hamilcar_Barca (Keep the main thing the main thing - defeat Obama)
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To: lbryce
Good..I hope the media rips him apart..but it ain't gonna happen.

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.

34 posted on 04/19/2012 5:42:07 PM PDT by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......? Embrace a ruler today.)
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To: CountryClassSF
"The “Mitt is the inevitable nominee” Drumbeat came right after Iowa, designed to silence conservatives."

Exactly. Two leftist Harvard indoctrinated tools running against one another, and the media treats with silk covered gloves...what are the odds?

35 posted on 04/19/2012 5:56:31 PM PDT by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......? Embrace a ruler today.)
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To: Postman

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.


36 posted on 04/19/2012 6:02:20 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: rocketmag; presently no screen name
We will not survive another term of Obama

The Sky is Falling! The Sky is Falling!
37 posted on 04/19/2012 7:11:44 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: lbryce

Worst possible election in history. Both stink. Hope they both lose. lol.


38 posted on 04/19/2012 7:34:55 PM PDT by napscoordinator (VOTE FOR NEWT!!!!)
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To: lbryce

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.


39 posted on 04/19/2012 7:50:50 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: SatinDoll; ichabod1
“...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.

That is exactly what Romney has been doing, that and spending a lot of money.

It is working,

40 posted on 04/19/2012 9:02:59 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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“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!


41 posted on 04/19/2012 10:49:56 PM PDT by SatinDoll
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To: 1010RD

Obama is a communist and Romney is a fascist. That’s not a choice!


42 posted on 04/19/2012 10:50:58 PM PDT by SatinDoll
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To: Buckeye McFrog

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.


43 posted on 04/20/2012 12:35:54 AM PDT by Aqua225 (Realist)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

The truly virtous are always shocked at the depths that the sinful will go to.


44 posted on 04/20/2012 2:52:57 AM PDT by Vanders9
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To: lbryce

Romney can lay much of the blame for it himself with giving the press a buffet of goods to attack him with.


45 posted on 04/20/2012 4:33:39 AM PDT by mrsixpack36
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To: SatinDoll

I’m not being facetious, but ‘fascist’ is thrown around very lightly. What’s your definition?


46 posted on 04/20/2012 4:39:38 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: lbryce

Just the same, we better get as many Tea Partiers as possible elected to Congress.


47 posted on 04/20/2012 6:18:54 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: rocketmag

“We will not survive another term of Obama”

I agree.


48 posted on 04/20/2012 7:20:58 AM PDT by Nanny7
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To: SatinDoll

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.


49 posted on 04/20/2012 7:49:29 AM PDT by ichabod1 (Cheney/Rumsfeld 2012)
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To: ichabod1; All

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.


50 posted on 04/20/2012 8:11:58 AM PDT by no dems (TED CRUZ: A PROVEN CONSERVATIVE FOR U.S. SENATE FROM TEXAS.)
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