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Obama Calls Romney Speech 'A Cow Pie of Distortion'
MSNBC ^ | May 24, 2012 | Kristen Welker

Posted on 05/24/2012 10:45:30 PM PDT by Steelfish

Obama Calls Romney Speech 'A Cow Pie of Distortion' By Kristen Welker

DES MOINES, IA – President Barack Obama delivered one of his most direct attacks against Mitt Romney here Thursday night, painting Romney as an out-of-touch corporate raider.

At this event, held before an enthusiastic crowd of 2,500 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, Obama reminded the crowd that Romney said “corporations are people,” while stumping in Iowa last August during the Republican primary. The president said there may be value in Romney’s experience in corporate buyouts, “but it’s not in the White House.”

He also noted that the former governor doesn’t talk about his record in Massachusetts.

Speaking directly to Iowans, Obama used local lingo to slam Romney: “Governor Romney came to Des Moines last week and warned of a prairie fire of debt,” he said. “But he left out some facts. His speech was more like a cow pie of distortion.”

Then he quipped, “I don’t know whose record he twisted the most – mine or his.”

Obama warned his supporters that this race would be tougher than 2008 and argued that he represents the future and Romney the past. "We don't need another political fight about ending women's right to choose or getting rid of Planned Parenthood," Mr. Obama said as the crowd erupted into cheers.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012electionbias; bhofascism; elections; fubo; namecalling; nobama2012; obama; pr0jection; pravdamedia; romney; stalinisttactics
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1 posted on 05/24/2012 10:45:38 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

Bo is the biggest liar I would love to see him choke on a cow pie.


2 posted on 05/24/2012 10:48:29 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Steelfish

2500?......I hope they had plenty of water in case they passed out from being so crowded.......


3 posted on 05/24/2012 10:50:59 PM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: Steelfish

It is obvious that owebama is a muslim - he is full of shiite.


4 posted on 05/24/2012 10:54:07 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: Steelfish

A cowpie of a President.
No one needs to twist HIS record to slip on it.


5 posted on 05/24/2012 10:54:07 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tet68
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Countdown until Jackwagon leaves Office: 240 days as of May 25, 2012.

6 posted on 05/24/2012 10:57:30 PM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: Steelfish

Today Romney addressed the percentage of Bain takeovers that actually wound up in bankruptcy. It was something like 4%. 96% were helped and went on to be successful.

Obama should be so lucky as to have a 96% success rate. So far he’s looking closer to the 4%.


7 posted on 05/24/2012 10:57:30 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (This space for rent...)
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To: Steelfish
As the progeny of a big city political machine Obama sees the electorate as fools. Unfortunately for him the feeling is mutual.
8 posted on 05/24/2012 11:00:08 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Steelfish

Cows. Another thing 0bama really, really knows about.


9 posted on 05/24/2012 11:00:28 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (A conservative, a liberal and a moderate walk into a bar. Bartender says "what'll it be, Mitt?")
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To: Steelfish

Manure is a good thing. obama wishes he could be manure.


10 posted on 05/24/2012 11:02:08 PM PDT by Kirkwood (It's not a lie. It's a composite.)
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To: Steelfish

That’s some gooood propaganda. I give his writers credit for those humorous images that reach to local constituents. What a deadly art!


11 posted on 05/24/2012 11:09:03 PM PDT by martian622 (The Revolution is being televised.)
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Wow.

Obama does not know how to run as an incumbent. He doesn’t know the difference between his role and surrogates. And how the president should sound.

He sounds off-key and desperate, angry, defensive, petty - completely counter to his carefully drawn image as above it all and non-partisan.

Inept. He needs to listen to someone who can pull him back, but I don’t think he will listen to anyone. And I hope he doesn’t.


12 posted on 05/24/2012 11:10:53 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: Steelfish

That’s actually funny. You know he didn’t write that himself.


13 posted on 05/24/2012 11:13:50 PM PDT by real saxophonist (The fact that you play tuba doesn't make you any less lethal. -USMC bandsman in Iraq)
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To: Steelfish
Behold the spectacle of the President of the United States referring to excrement.

Is there no part of his office that he will not defile? No part of his oath that he will honor? No article of the Constitution that he will respect? No venerable American tradition that he will uphold? No sanctuary of decency that he will not invade, all in the service of his narcissism?


14 posted on 05/24/2012 11:16:34 PM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: Steelfish

Disgusting. This is very crude language from the President and is another example of his utter lack of class. Fortunately Obama’s occupancy of that office will soon be over.


15 posted on 05/24/2012 11:19:10 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: Steelfish
Obama reminded the crowd that Romney said “corporations are people,” while stumping in Iowa last August during the Republican primary.

And so they are. Usually, they are groups of people, and sometimes they are individual people. My dentist is an LLC all by hisself...his practice is an LLP, IIRC, but WTH, TGIF, OK?

16 posted on 05/24/2012 11:19:32 PM PDT by ExGeeEye (Romney sucks. Mutiny now, or something.)
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To: Steelfish

Oh, and just to be clear...Romney sucks.


17 posted on 05/24/2012 11:20:40 PM PDT by ExGeeEye (Romney sucks. Mutiny now, or something.)
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To: Steelfish

Remember when distinguished, serious, adult, statesmenlike men occupied the Oval Office? It was only 40 months ago. Seems like 40 years, doesn’t it?


18 posted on 05/24/2012 11:23:10 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: nathanbedford

Is there no part of his office that he will not defile? No part of his oath that he will honor? No article of the Constitution that he will respect? No venerable American tradition that he will uphold? No sanctuary of decency that he will not invade, all in the service of his narcissism?

In a word, no.
Even when I think I’ve heard and seen the depths of
depravity that liberals can go, they always out do
themselves. I fully expect to see some sort of raging
spittle spewing breakdown before this is played out.
Florida last election was only a precurser to what
is coming.


19 posted on 05/24/2012 11:29:32 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Steelfish

Well, if there’s anybody who understands distortion, obfuscation, misdirection and outright lies, it’s Obama.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7QxgN5YegE


20 posted on 05/24/2012 11:33:02 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Steelfish

‘A Cow Pie of Distortion’?

Hilarious!

This guy is so tone deaf.
Romney is a redneck? Really? LOL

I hope Obama chokes on his waygu beef LOL


21 posted on 05/24/2012 11:33:18 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

I think he knows more about sheep. He herds MILLIONS of them.


22 posted on 05/24/2012 11:33:55 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: D-fendr
Inept. He needs to listen to someone who can pull him back, but I don’t think he will listen to anyone. And I hope he doesn’t.

Consider the significance of your assessment once Obama is defeated on election day -- perhaps decisively.

He will then remain in office for the better part of three months -- still the President, still willfully without restraint.

Those strike me as dangerous months.

23 posted on 05/24/2012 11:35:08 PM PDT by okie01
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To: Steelfish

“I don’t know whose record he twisted the most – mine or his.”

There’s a quandary.


24 posted on 05/24/2012 11:35:09 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Steelfish
Comrade BO prefers his "roll-your-own" brand of which there is no limit.


25 posted on 05/24/2012 11:37:23 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: Steelfish

Vote in every Senator/Congressman and all down ballot folks to your local level.

It’s all we have.
Obama will be made a laughing stock if we put up enough resistance.
Romney too, but Romney aint the arrogant turd Obama is.
I think he will at least play along.


26 posted on 05/24/2012 11:41:06 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Kirkwood; Larry Lucido; Gamecock

“Manure is a good thing”

it’s “Ma” which is good

And “newer” which is also good

At least that’s what George said


27 posted on 05/24/2012 11:49:27 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: real saxophonist

That’s actually funny. You know he didn’t write that himself
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If asked what a ‘cow pie’ is/was,his answer would be “You know, like a moon pie, a cake”

He would probably not know what horse apples or horse feathers or Rocky Mountain Oysters are either.

We used to play ball in the field and use the cow pies for bases.

It taught you to slide gingerly and also not step in the middle of the bag, utilize the corners.


28 posted on 05/24/2012 11:59:40 PM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 Let's start from scratch by voting ALL incumbents out.)
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To: nathanbedford

He occupies the White House but has not lived up to the title President of the United States.

He also referred to patriotic men, women, and children as “teabaggers” knowing it’s homosexual connotation.


29 posted on 05/25/2012 12:01:24 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama has cut and run from what he called "the right war".)
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To: mylife

You talk about callin someone a redneck like it’s a bad thing


30 posted on 05/25/2012 12:01:46 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou, let me ABOs run loose! They are of much use Lou, so let me ABOs run loose)
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To: Steelfish
Obama warned his supporters that this race would be tougher than 2008

Yeah, like his record of $5 trillion in debt, massive give aways to cronies, corruption and intimidation of just about everyone including the Supreme Court, ...

Try as they might I don't think his billionaire friends, the MSM media, communist nations, fraudulent voters stuffing the ballet box, and the hoards of liberal organizations are going to save him.

31 posted on 05/25/2012 12:10:18 AM PDT by HarleyD
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To: Steelfish

Obama and the democrats have been building a platform out of bullshit for years. It’s piled so high now that they can’t stand on it so they have to resort to class warfare, race baiting, and character assassination. That’s all they have.


32 posted on 05/25/2012 12:15:48 AM PDT by RC one (all y'all had to do was vote for Newt but noooooo, he wasn't good enough.)
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To: nathanbedford
If I were Romney. I would have the White House fumigated before I stepped a foot inside. And I would do so publicly.
33 posted on 05/25/2012 12:19:10 AM PDT by BigCinBigD
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The most surreal moment in my life was when Obama was elected. I knew only one thing at that moment and that was that God is very angry with this nation.


34 posted on 05/25/2012 12:20:35 AM PDT by liberty or death
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To: nathanbedford

Zero is losing it, big time. His true animal, uneducated, decadent core is revealing itself.


35 posted on 05/25/2012 1:15:21 AM PDT by ChiMark (chewed up his body for a decade)
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To: Steelfish
At this event, held before an enthusiastic crowd of 2,500 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, Obama reminded the crowd that Romney said “corporations are people,”

They ARE people, moronobama. If corporations are NOT people, why did Obama steal from bondholders and taxpayers to bail out General Motors CORPORATION and the Chrysler CORPORATION?

36 posted on 05/25/2012 1:38:25 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Steelfish

There is something about this continual tactic of projection that has a ridiculous note. The cow pie is in the eye of the beholder. In this case, it’s queer eye for the cow pie.


37 posted on 05/25/2012 1:40:52 AM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: re_nortex

I think the language might work for Bush II or Reagan. They were MEN who worked the land, who knew what a cow pie was. Obama knows damn little about ANYTHING and less about farming. So for him to say it is ridiculous.


38 posted on 05/25/2012 1:49:37 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Steelfish

You stay Classy, Obama.


39 posted on 05/25/2012 1:52:50 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Steelfish

I could swear BO is talking about himself.


40 posted on 05/25/2012 1:57:58 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: liberty or death

“The most surreal moment in my life was when Obama was elected. I knew only one thing at that moment and that was that God is very angry with this nation.”

Carter was a warning, and Clinton was a spanking.

This nation has killed about 10X as many babies as the Third Reich did Jews.

My tagline applies to character as well as a tool of judgement.


41 posted on 05/25/2012 2:26:42 AM PDT by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was, as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: nathanbedford

“Behold the spectacle of the President of the United States referring to excrement.”

I guess he’s done “looking for some ass to kick” over the BP Gulf spill.

The P in POTUS is for punk.


42 posted on 05/25/2012 2:29:33 AM PDT by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was, as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: Steelfish
Obama reminded the crowd that Romney said “corporations are people,”

Obama is giving Romney a huge opening here. This is so easily flipped that only tone deaf Republicans could miss the opportunity, and I suppose we will. Romney needs to say:

... so, in response to Mr. Obama's latest rantings, are corporations people? My answer is simple. We as individuals have inalienable rights, given by God. We hold those rights as a matter of natural law, and they are reflected in the design of our constitution. Those rights are inherent. We do not surrender them when we come together in voluntary organizations.

So, are corporations people? Let me ask you this. More importantly, let me ask Mr. Obama this. Are churches people? Are civic organizations people? Are schools, nonprofit organizations, political groups, and other private associations people? Or does Mr. Obama think we surrender our God given rights when we gather together?

That's not a casual or careless question. This president is engaged in the most heinous assault on religious liberty in at least the last 150 years, and perhaps in American history. He clearly doesn't think that Christian churches are people. He's an advocate of comprehensive and onerous government controls on political speech. He would probably concede that freedom of speech gives you the right to say whatever you want in the privacy of your own living room, but the moment we come together as a group in the public square, he demands the power to dictate the terms, conditions, and amount of our speech. He clearly doesn't think that advocacy and political groups, including political parties, are people.

This president and the party he represents are militantly determined to micromanage the affairs of voluntary and civic organizations of all kinds; they seem to think that constitutional liberties are fine as long as we remain hidden in the catacombs, but the moment we step into the street, we are utterly creatures of government. That is the issue.

It needs to be wordsmithed, but you get the gist. This can be reversed and driven as a wedge at any number of overreaching lefist presumptions. The democrats are the slavery party. We are the liberty party, and we shouldn't be afraid to sound the trumpets.

43 posted on 05/25/2012 2:48:54 AM PDT by sphinx
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To: mylife
"Romney too, but Romney aint the arrogant turd Obama is."

I am not a big Romney fan. However I can't stomach the idea of ZERO with another 4. I'll take Mitt to replace the lying Kenyan.

44 posted on 05/25/2012 2:52:09 AM PDT by DeaconRed (My vote in Nov will be dictated by my extreme hatred for ZERO and what he is doing to our country.)
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To: Steelfish

I’m infuriated by that nonsense. Corporations are “persons” not “people”. The corporate person is what has legal status. But dumb lawyers and stupid economists like our president continue to ignore that corporations are composed of and deal with people - leadership, employees, investors, customers.

I am a big fan of the Citizens United decision. You either let the Koch brothers spend all they want to defend American prosperity or you deny John Corzine the right to spend $60 million to buy a Senate seat and a similar amount to buy a governorship. You either let corporations spend what they want or you deny unions the right to spend and activate their troops.


45 posted on 05/25/2012 3:31:22 AM PDT by jimfree (In Nov 2012 my 11 y/o granddaughter will have more relevant executive experience than Barack Obama)
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To: sphinx

You should send that to the Romney campaign. It hits the right tone for Romney to use. It frames the debate in a clear way, while also putting Obama’s lack of class on display. It explains the control the dems want over our speech. Please find a way to get that to Romney’s people.


46 posted on 05/25/2012 4:14:38 AM PDT by Betty Jane
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To: Steelfish

“Several people in the crowd yelled back: “We love you!””

That’s what people in a courtroom at a sentencing say to their loved one as he is led out of court and taken to jail.


47 posted on 05/25/2012 4:17:18 AM PDT by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: liberty or death
I agree that God is VERY angry with our country. Unfortunately the abomination has only increased. I pray that eyes will be opened before God writes Ichabod on our portals.
48 posted on 05/25/2012 4:23:26 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: DeaconRed

EXACTLY! Only a fool would stay home or vote third party.


49 posted on 05/25/2012 4:28:09 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: re_nortex
This is very crude language from the President and is another example of his utter lack of class.

This is part of Obama's tendency (as mentioned by Harry Reid) to slip into "dialects" that match the audience. He's just pandering to his base (i.e. talking "black" to blacks). Someone like Reagan would never stoop so low.

50 posted on 05/25/2012 4:34:03 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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