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Romney Scolds Reporter: 'Aren't There' Important Issues 'You'd Like to Talk About? Economy? Jobs?'
News Busters ^ | 5-10-2012 | Noel Sheppard

Posted on 05/10/2012 9:20:49 AM PDT by servo1969

With the economy stalling and unemployment stubbornly above eight percent, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is getting sick and tired of answering questions about social issues.

On Wednesday, when he was barraged with questions about such earth-shattering issues as legalizing marijuana and in-state tuition for the children of illegal immigrants, Romney scolded his interviewer, "Aren't there issues of significance that you'd like to talk about? The economy? The growth of jobs? The need to put people back to work? The challenges of Iran?" (video follows with commentary):

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: election; mitt; obama; romney
I still don't really care for Romney but I do think this is the right attitude to have.
1 posted on 05/10/2012 9:20:56 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

Someone in Romney’s campaign is finally listening to Mark Levin. Mark berated the Romney campaign over the contraception deception by stating that Romney should have responded with what about the real issues women have (economy, jobs, etc.).


2 posted on 05/10/2012 9:24:20 AM PDT by DallasDeb (usafa06mom)
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To: servo1969

I am in agreement with Romney. The press has become little more than superficial coyotes howling in the night over each other.


3 posted on 05/10/2012 9:25:54 AM PDT by Rapscallion (For English press "3", or "4". Whatever.)
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To: servo1969

And then he turns around and apologizes for some stupid prank he did in high school.

Worst, candidate, ever.


4 posted on 05/10/2012 9:26:10 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: DallasDeb

he should also demand that “reporters” look into Obama’s background


5 posted on 05/10/2012 9:26:20 AM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: servo1969

Perfect.


6 posted on 05/10/2012 9:26:53 AM PDT by tobyhill (Conservatives are proud of themselves, Liberals lie about themselves)
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To: dfwgator

Bob Dole?


7 posted on 05/10/2012 9:27:03 AM PDT by Wizdum (My job is to get you to shoot soda out your nose)
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To: servo1969

Great response! He needs to hammer this everyday and make the media focus on the issues!


8 posted on 05/10/2012 9:27:23 AM PDT by martinidon
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To: Wizdum

Yes, even worse than Bob Dole....although maybe he won’t be quite as bad as McLame, but time will tell.


9 posted on 05/10/2012 9:28:22 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: servo1969

I would love to see Romney act more like ... Newt Gingrich

I WOULD vote for a Romney-Gingrich ticket


10 posted on 05/10/2012 9:30:30 AM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: servo1969

Romney should has responded by telling the press that he will answer those questions after they have asked Zer0 if he is bisexual.


11 posted on 05/10/2012 9:30:53 AM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: servo1969

unemployment stubbornly above eight percent, ......Why, O, why don’t conservative institutions tell the real figure of 28-30% unemployment? We are upholding the scams, lies and disinformation of these communist bastards.


12 posted on 05/10/2012 9:33:25 AM PDT by Safetgiver (The predator class is upset because they are being shot.)
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To: Safetgiver
Figures don't lie, but some time liers figure.
13 posted on 05/10/2012 9:41:04 AM PDT by BooBoo1000 (I don't know what the future holds, but I know who holds my future.,)
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To: servo1969

14 posted on 05/10/2012 9:45:28 AM PDT by r-q-tek86 ("It doesn't matter how smart you are if you don't stop and think" - Dr. Sowell)
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To: Rapscallion

The one big trump card Obama is trying to pull is to distract Romney and any other rising COngressional candidates out there from the issue of the economy, hopefully as many of the running candidates out there as possible get the picture and keep on a’hammering at what is going on with the economy.

As for Obama, it’s been news that he was for gay rights since 1996, back when he was a Chicago politician. He pulled this statement a little too late.


15 posted on 05/10/2012 9:59:01 AM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: Rapscallion

Romney must write off the American media. If he hears just one of these silly ass questions he should say...interview over! Why give a break to the wolves? The birdcage bottom media will only try to play him.


16 posted on 05/10/2012 10:01:19 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: r-q-tek86

Excellent pic!


17 posted on 05/10/2012 10:01:56 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Morpheus2009
The one big trump card Obama is trying to pull is to distract Romney and any other rising COngressional candidates out there from the issue of the economy, hopefully as many of the running candidates out there as possible get the picture and keep on a’hammering at what is going on with the economy.

"Here, look at the monkey. Look at the silly monkey!"

18 posted on 05/10/2012 10:02:08 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: servo1969

Good for Romney, for once. More of this. More of the too-rare Romney who got back in the face of that woman who heckled that she “want[s] free contraception.” “If you want free stuff, vote for the other guy.” That was the FIRST TIME I have ever cheered for Romney.


19 posted on 05/10/2012 10:09:18 AM PDT by pogo101
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To: DallasDeb

Keep slapping squish Romney in the right direction.


20 posted on 05/10/2012 10:11:34 AM PDT by Red Steel
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To: servo1969

Romney should just ask himself his own questions and only talk to secretaries who can write down everything he says.


21 posted on 05/10/2012 10:30:34 AM PDT by Manic_Episode (Politics is fake. I think it's owned by Vince Mcmahon)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

His best bet is to spend a couple days ‘offline’ and send his handlers out, tell the MSM that he will not answer/terminate any interview asking him stupid questions like that; then front page his website with answers to legit questions the media asks.

Then repeat that when the MSM acts like professional journalists rather than MTV ‘boxers or breifs’ wannabees, he will grant them interviews.

EVERY candidate should have/should now do the same. They do not need the Media nearly as badly as the media needs them with every tom Dick and Harry owning an Ipad.

Doubt any of them will though.


22 posted on 05/10/2012 10:43:00 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Thank you. I wasn’t sure about the caption and I am open to suggestions.


23 posted on 05/10/2012 10:55:05 AM PDT by r-q-tek86 ("It doesn't matter how smart you are if you don't stop and think" - Dr. Sowell)
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To: servo1969

As everyone knows, a very high percentage of media “reporters” are liberals. Most liberals are far more concerned with issues like homosexual “rights”, social justice, and other trivial subjects. They’re probably bone ignorant about economic or national defense topics. I’d like to ask these toads if they’ve ever read Adam Smith, Milton Friedman or Tom Sowell. I’ll bet many have never heard of any of them.


24 posted on 05/10/2012 11:31:51 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: servo1969

Good for Romney.


25 posted on 05/10/2012 11:37:13 AM PDT by Katarina (I voted for Rick Perry in my Primary and now in the General...Romney. We have to get Obama OUT!)
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To: dfwgator
Worst, candidate, ever.

How quickly you have forgotten Juan McCain.

26 posted on 05/10/2012 11:57:06 AM PDT by rogue yam
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To: rogue yam
How quickly you have forgotten Juan McCain.

That was by design.

27 posted on 05/10/2012 11:58:19 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Another variation on the same theme...


28 posted on 05/10/2012 1:05:08 PM PDT by r-q-tek86 ("It doesn't matter how smart you are if you don't stop and think" - Dr. Sowell)
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