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Romney challenges Obama to waterskiing
AFP ^ | May 10, 2012

Posted on 05/10/2012 7:27:37 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

Republican Mitt Romney took the White House race into uncharted waters, suggesting he would like to challenge President Barack Obama to a bit of waterskiing.

"I don't think I'll play the president a round of golf but I'll be happy to take him through a waterski course," the presumptive presidential nominee said on Fox News on Thursday when asked whether he was as "hip" as the commander-in-chief.

"We have different skills and different interests and different hobbies," said the former Massachusetts governor and multimillionaire venture capitalist.

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1 posted on 05/10/2012 7:27:41 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Water skiing is where the Fonz blew it too.


2 posted on 05/10/2012 7:29:53 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: cripplecreek

Water skiing is where the Fonz blew it too.

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LOL! Is this coming from the whole Biden “ahead of his skis” comment?


3 posted on 05/10/2012 7:31:45 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (A MUST WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KeOLurcQaqI)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Good. Maybe while he’s out there Obama will finally jump the shark in the eyes of all of those idiots who voted for him in 2008.

(With most of us he did that long ago. Actually, he never even got on the skis in the eyes of most of us.)


4 posted on 05/10/2012 7:32:12 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: cripplecreek

5 posted on 05/10/2012 7:33:05 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Romney should be steeling himself against Obama, not playing “footsie” with him. It is going to be an ugly fight.
6 posted on 05/10/2012 7:33:20 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So Mitt, buddy.....you’re rich, you’ve done well in business....but you know squat about marketing.

Do NOT fall into the stupid trap of playing their silly “boxers or briefs/how hip art thou” games. That’s for kids. Be a grown up. You know how to do it. Take it from a pro of nearly 30 years in sales and marketing. Play YOUR game, play to YOUR strengths, and always, always answer one question....and one question alone: Why should people give a damn you exist?

Sounds harsh, but trust me, sir........the best advice you’ll get this entire campaign.


7 posted on 05/10/2012 7:33:37 PM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: cripplecreek

“...said the former Massachusetts governor and multimillionaire venture capitalist.”

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They have to add those last 4 words, as if it’s not honest money, don’t they?


8 posted on 05/10/2012 7:34:04 PM PDT by HighWheeler
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Romney’s not timid.

Obama’s got himself a real contest this time.

Now about that VP pick, Mr. Romney...

(Palin)


9 posted on 05/10/2012 7:34:37 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (Vote for the straight guy)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Even if I had alzheimer’s I bet I’d once again remember why I hate campaign season.


10 posted on 05/10/2012 7:40:01 PM PDT by posterchild
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama: “Oh Yeah??! Well, I challenge you, Romney, to do a few lines of blow and maybe some smack, if we can afford it.”


11 posted on 05/10/2012 7:46:57 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’d prefer a candidate who could put forth a plan that would reduce gonernment and balance the budget. But they don’t care for Newt’s sports, we just get crap about watersking and golf, the way the countrys heading watersking and golf will probably be banned.


12 posted on 05/10/2012 7:49:55 PM PDT by duffee (NEWT 2012)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
UGH!!! I've had enough of a TMZ President. I don't want a hip and cool celebrity. Celebrities are a dime a dozen and I'm fresh out of dimes.

Obama has permanently damaged the office and image of the Presidency.

13 posted on 05/10/2012 7:52:11 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Julia!!!!!! Don't Let Him Fool 'ya!!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

obama won’t need waterskis, don’t forget libs believe he walks on water.


14 posted on 05/10/2012 7:57:43 PM PDT by mardi59 (THE REBELLION IS ON!!!)
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To: RightOnline

I think the less Romney talks, the better his chances. The incumbent is encumbered with the task of convincing people he should get a second chance in spite of the horrible economy. Romney doesn’t need to do anything but keep pointing out how bad things are. Attacks on Romney are just distractions and I think he would be better off to just laugh or ignore them. No response is necessary.


15 posted on 05/10/2012 7:58:01 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I bet Romney could play him a mean round of polo or cricket too.


16 posted on 05/10/2012 7:59:29 PM PDT by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

OMG! what a self centered dangus.


17 posted on 05/10/2012 8:00:54 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I wouldn’t play a round of golf with Obama either. He’s had a LOT of practice these past 3.5 years...


18 posted on 05/10/2012 8:05:14 PM PDT by Zeppelin (Keep on FReepin' on...)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The only true, fair competition between these two, is who can sell the most crap sandwiches.


19 posted on 05/10/2012 8:06:24 PM PDT by logitech (Who's here so vile, that will not love his country? If any speak, for him I have offended)
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To: mamelukesabre

Oh, but a response IS necessary.....definitely; but NOT to such idiotic questions from “reporters” regarding golf or water skiing or type of underwear or favorite color.

If you’re going to take the heavyweight crown, you need a knockout, not a win by points per round. People vote FOR something, and a candidate that merely points out the (often) many and varied weaknesses and failures of his or her opponent is not scoring a knockout.

Romney has to “respond” not in kind, but in his own voice, his own skin; his own strategy for differentiating himself and the direction he’d take this country vs. the gay, Muslim, Socialist moron currently occupying the White House. He does this, he wins. He doesn’t.....he loses. It’s that simple.


20 posted on 05/10/2012 8:06:44 PM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: cripplecreek

It was a little before my time and we never had a TV so I’m only repeating what I’ve read but isn’t that where ‘jump the shark’ comes from..


21 posted on 05/10/2012 8:21:01 PM PDT by Track9
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To: cripplecreek

I am beginning to understand how the Democrats must have felt when they were running Dukakis. Especially when he rode around in that tank.


22 posted on 05/10/2012 8:28:50 PM PDT by RedStateRocker
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To: cripplecreek

am beginning to understand how the Democrats must have felt when they were running Dukakis. Especially when he rode around in that tank.


23 posted on 05/10/2012 8:31:01 PM PDT by RedStateRocker
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To: RedStateRocker

Romney is Dukakis without the unibrow.


24 posted on 05/10/2012 8:31:56 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Now about that VP pick, Mr. Romney... (Palin)

Not gonna happen.

25 posted on 05/10/2012 8:32:36 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

ACtually, on second thought, perhaps paintball?
Or maybe juggling chainsaws, who can juggle the most for the longest time.

What was that John Wayne movie where they took turns hitting each other to see who the last mans standing would be?


26 posted on 05/10/2012 8:33:13 PM PDT by RedStateRocker
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To: RedStateRocker

What was that John Wayne movie where they took turns hitting each other to see who the last mans standing would be?

*****

Are you thinking of McLintock? Wayne was telling the uncle there would be no hitting below the belt, no nose twisting etc before he fought Patrick Wayne? Great movie.


27 posted on 05/10/2012 8:41:12 PM PDT by mardi59 (THE REBELLION IS ON!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Romney doesn’t golf? Big shot business guy ultimate rich white man Romney doesn’t golf?

Everything is seemingly spinning out of control!


28 posted on 05/10/2012 8:41:33 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: Free ThinkerNY
" ... I'll be happy to take him through a waterski course," bruce campbell Pictures, Images and Photos
29 posted on 05/10/2012 8:42:04 PM PDT by tumblindice (Our new, happy lives.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I wish they’d challenge each other to a duel....with sub-machine guns


30 posted on 05/10/2012 8:50:35 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: mardi59

Yeah, Thanks.
Who wouldn’t enjoy seeing Willard and The One going at it like that?


31 posted on 05/10/2012 9:07:11 PM PDT by RedStateRocker
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To: dfwgator

I am *REALLY* dreading when he does the obligatory “I am a hunter” bit.


32 posted on 05/10/2012 9:09:02 PM PDT by RedStateRocker
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To: dfwgator

I am *REALLY* dreading when he does the obligatory “I am a hunter” bit.


33 posted on 05/10/2012 9:16:03 PM PDT by RedStateRocker
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Romney challenges Obama to waterskiing

It was Jimmy the Greek's idea.

34 posted on 05/10/2012 9:20:18 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: RedStateRocker

It looks like he got to be a pretty good shot with a .22 shooting pests & varmints on a ranch:
http://aboutmittromney.com/gun_myths.htm

I’ve hunted duck, dove, pheasant and quail but I doubt you find many big-game hunters in this vicinity. Deer and elk, sure. Maybe some moose and bear hunters up north.
I’m not shilling for him but let’s try to be fair, this isn’t DU. He knows not to look down the business end of a barrel (algore) or to arrange a wild goose hunt, like Kerry.
And the article mentions he’s been educated on what an “assault rifle” actually is, and isn’t. So maybe he’s trainable.


35 posted on 05/10/2012 9:29:53 PM PDT by tumblindice (Our new, happy lives.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Romney better watch out before Zer0 counters him with a game of race baiting.


36 posted on 05/10/2012 10:12:58 PM PDT by mykroar (Romney: Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. Shows daily.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So, now Romney is Channing Tatum’s character in the 21 Jump Street? Mmkay.


37 posted on 05/10/2012 10:16:33 PM PDT by mykroar (Romney: Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. Shows daily.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

At first I read it as water boarding. I’d pay a $100.00 bucks on pay per view to see that. $110.00 if they had to chug a quart of Ensure.


38 posted on 05/10/2012 10:36:40 PM PDT by Stentor ("All cults of personality start out as high drama and end up as low comedy.")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Grow up, Romney! Debates are what we need. We need an adult here, not another spoiled man-boy.


39 posted on 05/11/2012 3:17:50 AM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“I don’t have time to play golf” - That would have been a better answer.


40 posted on 05/11/2012 5:03:52 AM PDT by ryan71
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To: Mygirlsmom
Obama has permanently damaged the office and image of the Presidency.

"What about me?"

"How quickly a fickle public forgets the hard work I put into damaging the image of the US Presidency!"

41 posted on 05/11/2012 5:31:37 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Oh pulleeze make it at least dangerous, like BASE jumping or snorkeling off the Great Barrier Reef downunder.


42 posted on 05/11/2012 5:33:29 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (Liberals need not reply.)
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