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Romney Camp: Let's Face It, Obama's a Shameless Liar
Townhall.com ^ | July 10, 2012 | Guy Benson

Posted on 07/10/2012 10:15:51 AM PDT by Kaslin

The Obama campaign's dishonest attack ads portraying Mitt Romney as a "corporate raider" and a "pioneer" of shipping American jobs overseas have been debunked by multiple independent fact checkers.  WaPo called the first such spot "misleading, unfair and untrue," and FactCheck.org found "no evidence" to support Obama's allegations.  Undeterred by facts and unconstrained by truth, Chicago has produced a second ad on the very same subject, repeating the very same discredited claims.  An NBC News affiliate in Florida examined the new spot and reached the same conclusion as the other truth-seeking entities: The ad is false

Truth-Test: Obama's Bain Attacks Ruled FALSE

How do you respond when your opponent demonstrates no compunction about lying to the public repeatedly, even after being presented with compelling evidence by impartial third parties?  You call him a liar, amplify the truth, and punch back.  That's what Republicans are doing today.  BuzzFeed reports that the Romney campaign, livid over Obama's serial prevarications, is planning to let loose its surrogates to employ the L-word against the president in a series of media interviews:
 

The Romney campaign will begin to aggressively push back against President Obama's accusations that the Republican was an "outsourcing pioneer" today, a source privy to the the campaign's strategy told BuzzFeed. In a conference call Monday morning, senior staff said Romney's surrogates would stop shying away from the word "lie" in responding to Democrats' attacks on his business record, and plan to go on TV to call Obama a "liar," the source said. "They are very fed up with these attacks," said the source.


On the truth amplification front, expect to see more ads like the "shame on you!" spot we highlighted last week (which, incidentally, also accused Obama of "lies").  I'd also like to see more forceful and high-profile clarifications of Romney's actual record, correcting mischaracterizations of both his Massachusetts governorship and his "superb" (Steve Rattner) and "sterling" (Bill Clinton) stewardship of Bain Capital.  But ultimately, the old political adage applies: If you're explaining, you're losing -- which is why the counter-assault is critical.  Today the RNC is rolling out ObamanomicsOutsourced.com, a website that tracks the billions in taxpayer money that Obama's failed stimulus has channeled to foreign companies and interests, both directly and indirectly.  A brief appetite whetter:
 

ObamanomicsOutsourced.com [Teaser Trailer]

The One has been ravenously ripping Romney for his supposed outsourcing based on no evidence, so it will be interesting to see how he responds when his own venture socialism is put under the off-shoring microscope.  Also, have we heard any explanation yet for why his campaign outsourced some of its own call-center work?  Supporters of free markets have nothing against "outsourcing," per se, but Obama has stacked this deck against himself.  One ought not hurl baseless accusations against one's opponent when one's own record on the issue at hand is ripe for attack; in Obama's case, he used (borrowed) taxpayer money to subsidize overseas projects as part of a massive, failed boondoggle that was ostensibly designed to create American jobs.  A new USA Today poll shows Obama holding a statistically-insignificant lead in 12 battleground states, and on-air spending has undoubtedly played a significant role in shaping those numbers.  Our post-partisan healer has been pummeling his opponent for weeks:
 

President Obama has spent more than $91 million on television ads in eight swing states as of July 6, a massive sum that dwarfs the $23 million former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has disbursed on campaign commercials in those same places. Only heavy spending by Republican super PACs is keeping Romney within financial shouting distance of the incumbent on television at this point. The data, which was provided to the Fix by a Republican media buyer, paints a fascinating picture of Obama’s overwhelming ad advantage in each of the states — Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Nevada, Ohio, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Virginia — where both campaigns are spending. The spending disparity between the campaigns is particularly pronounced in three of the swingiest states: Florida, Ohio and Virginia.


In light of Romney's enormous June fundraising haul -- he and the RNC out-raised Obama/DNC by $35 million -- the playing field is going to start to level out rather quickly.  When that happens, prepare for increased liberal caterwauling about money in politics and "buying elections."  Hell, Obama's already uncorking whoppers about getting outspent in 2008:
 

Obama Bizarrely Claims He Was Outspent In 2008

Um, yeah.  Not even close, champ.  You broke your public funding pledge, raised an Everest of cash, then beat John McCain to a pulp in total spending.  Here are the totals, in case you'd "forgotten:"
 


 

Bloomberg adds that The One blitzed McCain by a 4-to-1 spending margin over the '08 campaign's final stretch -- yet he's telling audiences on the stump that things were the other way around without batting an eye.  I think there's a word for this sort of person.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: attackromney; factcheck; lies; obamalies; outsourcing; politicalad; romneycampaign

1 posted on 07/10/2012 10:15:57 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

“... plan to go on TV to call Obama a “liar,”...”

I just had an orgasm...


2 posted on 07/10/2012 10:23:06 AM PDT by moovova (Ladies & Gentlemen...Pandora has left the box.)
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To: Kaslin

“... plan to go on TV to call Obama a “liar,”...”

I just had an orgasm...


3 posted on 07/10/2012 10:24:04 AM PDT by moovova (Ladies & Gentlemen...Pandora has left the box.)
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To: Kaslin

About damn time. Some of this and I might actually warm (somewhat) to Mittens.


4 posted on 07/10/2012 10:26:24 AM PDT by Marathoner (Palin/West 2012. Yes, I'm dreaming but as Pete said in Rudy, "Dreams are what make life tolerable.")
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To: Kaslin
"Obama's a Shameless [and Compulsive] Liar
5 posted on 07/10/2012 10:26:52 AM PDT by thouworm (.)
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To: moovova
“... plan to go on TV to call Obama a “liar,”...”

I just had an orgasm...

Maybe you're hanging out with the wrong crowd, LOL. You'd be paralyzed with joy if you heard how often we call him a liar around here.

6 posted on 07/10/2012 10:28:08 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Kaslin
Zero haas outspent Mitt so far and the Zero campaign is accusing Mitt of trying to "buy the White House". Typical Democrat tactic: accuse others of what you are doing. Lucky them, they have the "news" media on their side. Dems know Big Media won't bring up the fact that Zero has already spent more than Mitt.

So who's trying top "buy" the White House?

7 posted on 07/10/2012 10:36:09 AM PDT by jeffc (Welcome to the United Socialist States of America)
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To: Kaslin

When do the jokes start about Obamas lying?...
In NYC it must have already started...


8 posted on 07/10/2012 10:37:53 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: moovova
Romney FINALLY took Newt's advice. Newt was all over facebook posting that Obama should be portrayed as a grotesque liar.
9 posted on 07/10/2012 10:45:01 AM PDT by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: jeffc

Excellent point


10 posted on 07/10/2012 10:45:26 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: katiedidit1
The Press will be ALL OVER this!!

They will ask Romney if he disavows these barbaric comments, they will ask the campaign how they can have the nerve to call a sitting president names, and they will take polls askign if this disgusting new low in discourse will jeopardize Romney's campaign...

But not one whorenalist will ask if Obama is actually a liar...

11 posted on 07/10/2012 10:48:38 AM PDT by Mr. K (OBAMA MUST BE STOPPED ROMNEY/GINGRICH)
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To: Kaslin

Zero is a liar.

And the news here is...?


12 posted on 07/10/2012 10:49:19 AM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: Marathoner
Newt went public with this earlier...glad to see the Mitt camp picking up on it. Gingrich, Obama must tell grotesque lies to get re-elected http://www.humanevents.com/2012/07/09/newt-gingrich-obama-must-tell-grotesque-lies-to-get-re-elected/
13 posted on 07/10/2012 10:49:30 AM PDT by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: Kaslin
Well I would be happy to see Mitt come out swinging. I'm so sick and tired of the milquetoast "reach-across-the-aisle" nice-guy shtick that Republican candidates of the past 30 years have shown us.

That Christie guy in New Jersey is probably a bit over-the-top but Romney needs to be a little more like him. Americans love a fighter.

14 posted on 07/10/2012 11:09:38 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: moovova
I just had an orgasm.

Looks to me like you had multiple orgasms.

15 posted on 07/10/2012 12:28:31 PM PDT by paulcissa (The first requirement of Liberalism is to stand on your head and tell the world they're upside down)
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To: Kaslin

It’s about time!


16 posted on 07/10/2012 12:44:54 PM PDT by MomofMarine
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To: Kaslin

Islam Permits Lying to Deceive Unbelievers and Bring World Domination!

By Don Boys, Ph.D. Published Nov 17, 2004

It is impossible to understand Islam and Muslims by listening to their protestations against terror and their proclamations of patriotism for America. Usually, it is wise and fair to give people the benefit of the doubt but when it comes to national safety and the future of America, we had better look twice, even thrice at Muslim patriotism. Why? Because Islam permits lying! It is called “Al-taqiyya.” One Muslim said that Al-taqiyya means dissimulation then he expanded it to diplomacy but he should have gone further to deception. Now some Muslims who do not follow the Koran are as faithful Americans as any of us, but the problem is, we cannot know....

Muslims lie when it is in their interest to do so and “Allah” will not hold them accountable for lying when it is beneficial to the cause of Islam. They can lie without any guilt or fear of accountability or retribution. A lie in the defense of Islam is approved even applauded in their “holy” books.

Muslims are permitted to lie: (1) to save their lives, (2) to reconcile a husband and wife, (3) to persuade a woman into a bedroom and (4) to facilitate one on his journey. Muslims are even permitted to disavow Islam and Mohammed if it is not a genuine heart-felt rejection. Muslims will tell you that concealment of a truth is not an abandonment of that truth if it benefits Islam.

Mohammed gave permission for a follower to lie in order to kill a Jewish poet who had offended Mohammed....

Muslims may appear very sincere; in fact, they are sincere, when they lie for their own protection or in the cause of Islam. They have permission to lie. Yes, Christians have also lied but never are they given permission to lie. However, a Muslim has no guilt since the Koran and Hadith permit his deception....

You can trust the Muslims to be Muslims. They are lying their way to world domination!

The Qur’an:

Qur’an (16:106)- Establishes that there are circumstances that can “compel” a Muslim to tell a lie.

Qur’an (3:28) - This verse tells Muslims not to take those outside the faith as friends, unless it is to “guard themselves.”

Qur’an (9:3)- “…Allah and His Messenger are free from liability to the idolaters…” The dissolution of oaths with the pagans who remained at Mecca following its capture. They did nothing wrong, but were evicted anyway.

Qur’an (2:225)- “Allah will not call you to account for thoughtlessness in your oaths, but for the intention in your hearts”

Qur’an (66:2)- “Allah has already ordained for you, (O men), the dissolution of your oaths”

Qur’an (3:54)- “And they (the disbelievers) schemed, and Allah schemed (against them): and Allah is the best of schemers.” The Arabic word used here for scheme (or plot) is makara, which literally means deceit. If Allah is deceitful toward unbelievers, then there is little basis for denying that Muslims are allowed to do the same. (See also

8:30 and 10:21)

Taken collectively these verses are interpreted to mean that there are circumstances when a Muslim may be “compelled” to deceive others for a greater purpose.


17 posted on 07/10/2012 2:29:55 PM PDT by OESY
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To: Kaslin

Willard would know about shameless liars.


18 posted on 07/10/2012 3:40:51 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: Mr. K

My sentiments exactly!

When the press tries to turn this counterattack by the GOP into an outrageous assault on their beloved President, the GOP must be willing to stand their ground.

Republicans risk sounding like whiners if they talk too much about media bias (even though it’s true), but they must be willing to go there at times, like Newt did in the primary. Polls show that a majority accept the truth of a liberally biased mainstream media, so the GOP should be willing to call them out on their bias.


19 posted on 07/10/2012 6:15:53 PM PDT by Aetius
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To: moovova

TMI


20 posted on 07/11/2012 2:53:41 AM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: SamAdams76

And how!

The most infuriating moment in my political memory is when G.H.W. Bush got all tongue-tied when Clinton said “You are questioning my patriotism”.

Bush should have gotten right in his face and said “Damn right, I am!”

Clinton dissed his country while studying overseas. Clinton visited Moscow at the height of the Cold War and at a time when the KGB would have taken intense interest in any politically motivated American kid on their territory.

There are more examples, but that is good for a start.

THIS ELECTION IS FOR ALL THE MARBLES. EVERY WEAPON IN OUR ARSENAL MUST BE DEPLOYED.


21 posted on 07/11/2012 3:10:13 AM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: Kaslin

just saw an obamao commercial yesterday where he made the claim that he single-handedly tried to save the oil industry. I think I threw up a little in my mouth just typing that, but that was the claim made. And of course, he approved the message...


22 posted on 07/11/2012 11:29:15 AM PDT by jurroppi1
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