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Romney spokesperson cites Massachusetts health law (as a plus)
Polutico ^ | Wednesday August 8, 2012

Posted on 08/08/2012 10:22:57 AM PDT by Bigtigermike

A Mitt Romney spokesperson offered an unusual counterattack Tuesday to an ad in which a laid-off steelworker blames the presumptive GOP nominee for his family losing health care: If that family had lived in Massachusetts, it would have been covered by the former governor’s universal health care law.

“To that point, if people had been in Massachusetts, under Governor Romney’s health care plan, they would have had health care,” Andrea Saul, Romney’s campaign press secretary, said during an appearance on Fox News. “There are a lot of people losing their jobs and losing their health care in President [Barack] Obama’s economy.”

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: dumbmove; obama; romney; romney4deathpanels; romney4obamacare; romneybringsdeath; romneycare; romneycare4all; romneycare4ever; romneycare4u; romneydeathpanels
Pretty much endorsed RomneyCare
1 posted on 08/08/2012 10:23:04 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

Somebody find him a big tub of crap to stand in so he doesn’t look like fool walking around looking for a pile to step in.


2 posted on 08/08/2012 10:28:05 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Bigtigermike
From twitter:

FixRachel: And Romney referenced this am - campaign shift? RT @feliciasonmez: Romney spox cites Massachusetts health law: politi.co/QfjhFg

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ROMNEYCARE: As Governor, Mitt Romney's Administration Promoted Issues Benefitting Transgenderism

ROMNEYCARE tax funded abortions:

3 posted on 08/08/2012 10:30:54 AM PDT by Lady4Liberty (Watch Romney DESTROY Obama at his own game: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYvx4UfM8RA)
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To: Bigtigermike

This Andrea Saul, also supports climate change. I’m wondering if she is really a Democrat. She is really dangerous.


4 posted on 08/08/2012 10:31:34 AM PDT by Eva (Eee)
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To: cripplecreek

“Somebody find him a big tub of crap to stand in so he doesn’t look like fool walking around looking for a pile to step in.”

ya what you said... What a collection of morons this candidate and his campaign is...

When you have a candidate with no core conservative principles this is what you get

We are toast


5 posted on 08/08/2012 10:32:21 AM PDT by Breto (The Establishment party is killing our country)
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To: Bigtigermike
Pretty much endorsed RomneyCare

No. Pretty much endorsed Obamacare.
6 posted on 08/08/2012 10:32:29 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: Bigtigermike

What a moron! Why didn’t he point out that the guy’s wife wasn’t refused treatment, and WAS treated even though there was no insurance, and that under Obamacare, the guy would have to pay a fine to the IRS for being uninsured?


7 posted on 08/08/2012 10:39:24 AM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Bigtigermike

The GOP is dead. The sooner conservatives face up to that the sooner we can get about the business of saving the republic.


8 posted on 08/08/2012 10:40:33 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (The saving of America starts the day conservatives stop supporting what they say they hate.)
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To: Bigtigermike
These people can be so damnably stupid. What a moronic response to an ad that claims your candidate killed a woman.
9 posted on 08/08/2012 10:43:03 AM PDT by Lakeshark (I don't care for Mitt; the alternative is unthinkable)
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To: Bigtigermike
Romney spokesperson cites Massachusetts health law (as a plus)


10 posted on 08/08/2012 10:52:45 AM PDT by BerniesFriend (Sarah Palin-"Lord knows she's attractive" says bitter Andrea Mitchell and the rest of the MSM)
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To: Slump Tester

I am convinced there are democrat operatives running Mitt’s campaign. That or they are simpleton morons.


11 posted on 08/08/2012 10:53:43 AM PDT by soycd
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To: Bigtigermike
You are HATERS if you are against Romney Death panels and
and RomneyCARE because socialized medicine IS our future.

We shall proudly serve to provide as organ donors to Moslems and Congress
who will decide when, and if, we and our children, live.

BEHOLD the Happiest Moment in the GOP Candidate's life:
The Moment of Imposition of DEATH PANELS!!!!!!!!


RINO Romney: "Hey Felon, I bet you $10,0000
that I can snooker the GOP to adopt this moment
as their own ... while WE take the money."

12 posted on 08/08/2012 11:09:11 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Bigtigermike
Have you been told you are an Obama supporter yet?

I would expect such any time. Hear no evil speak no evil about Mitt, he is wonderful ya know...

13 posted on 08/08/2012 11:20:20 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: Bigtigermike

All the “conservatives” who got in my face and sneered about how “Mitt is the only one who can beat Obama” - are you embarrassed yet?


14 posted on 08/08/2012 11:27:11 AM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: Bigtigermike

I gave Romney money. I was going to again but just emailed them that I was not because of this stupidity and because Romney does not demand Obama’s college records, etc. I told them that Romney was essentially a “wimp”.

Anyone should be able to beat Obama but Romney gets accused of MURDER and he does not stand up mad as hell about it himself? This is McCain redux. I’m pi$$ed!


15 posted on 08/08/2012 11:28:47 AM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Republicans are definitely the STUPID PARTY! Get rid of the Socialists in your campaign, Mitt!!!!! NOW!!!


16 posted on 08/08/2012 11:43:57 AM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: originalbuckeye
He himself would have to step down to do that...
17 posted on 08/08/2012 11:57:28 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: Bigtigermike
If this really happened, then it's obvious that the Romney campaign really doesn't want to win, and a second Obama term has already been set in stone by "the powers that be." That the end of the USA has already occurred, and we just haven't noticed it yet.

Mark

18 posted on 08/08/2012 12:23:47 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: cripplecreek

Just great (not). This about sums it up. (I’m starting to wonder if maybe Mitt’s success *wasn’t* luck. Because it sure isn’t looking like it was smarts or instinct.)


19 posted on 08/08/2012 12:39:24 PM PDT by KGeorge (We coulda had Newt, but oh hell no. We let them trash him.)
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To: Bigtigermike

So, I wonder how her foot is healing after she shot it?

Nothing Lee snatching defeat from the claws of victory.


20 posted on 08/08/2012 12:41:24 PM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good-Pope Leo XIII)
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To: KGeorge

Mitt Romney - All the brains and half the charm of Joe Biden.


21 posted on 08/08/2012 12:44:36 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: markomalley

That’s “nothing like”

The touch screen needs some alignment still.. ...grr


22 posted on 08/08/2012 12:46:20 PM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good-Pope Leo XIII)
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To: Slump Tester

Furthermore, after this guy was laid off from the steel mill, they were still covered by his wife’s health insurance


23 posted on 08/08/2012 12:49:42 PM PDT by kidd
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To: cripplecreek

I’m afraid of it (though Joe’s no charmer. Unless you’re into slapstick) I swear I keep biting my lip & repeating ‘ Do no harm’ over & over- & I’ll be d*mned if he- or one of his elves, doesn’t pull something every few days. (I’m wondering, too, if these are the kind of people he’s chosen to run his campaign, what kind of clueless or arrogant...pick one or both, beings will he surround himself with as president?


24 posted on 08/08/2012 12:54:26 PM PDT by KGeorge (That blood curdling scream you hear in the voting booth, might be me.)
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To: Bigtigermike

This IS the Hillary wing of The Government Big”Bank”-InsuranceParty.

HillaryRomney.


25 posted on 08/08/2012 1:12:50 PM PDT by Varsity Flight (Extortion-Care is the Government Work-Camp: Arbeitsziehungslager)
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To: Bigtigermike

Like I’ve been saying all along. Romney doesn’t have any problem with Obama’s socialism. He just thinks he can do socialism better.


26 posted on 08/08/2012 1:17:30 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (The saving of America starts the day conservatives stop supporting what they say they hate.)
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To: Eva

“This Andrea Saul, also supports climate change. I’m wondering if she is really a Democrat. She is really dangerous.”

What, of any of this, did Romney not support at one time or another, depending circumstances.

Romney is a self proclaimed progressive. ( “I am a PROGRESSIVE on the issues”. ) There is not a conservative bone in his composition and even the fiscal proclivities are hardly proven.


27 posted on 08/08/2012 1:26:09 PM PDT by RitaOK (NO ROMNEY, NO COMPROMISE. NO WAY. NO HOW. NOT NOW. NOT EVER.)
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To: Bigtigermike

What I am witnessing is not real.

They didn’t just come out in favor of big government health care, did they???

And gay boy scouts

and gun control

and gay couples

and gay adoption

This is your brain on drugs.


28 posted on 08/08/2012 1:29:24 PM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode Not Evil: The lesser of 2 evils is still evil!)
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To: EternalVigilance

EV, Mitt is either trying to challenge Barry for the far left or he is trying to lose.

Am I leaving out another possibility?

I guess it’s possible he’s trying to win and thinks this is the way to do it.


29 posted on 08/08/2012 1:33:14 PM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode Not Evil: The lesser of 2 evils is still evil!)
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To: Bigtigermike

I have seen enough of the detailed, in depth explanations and defenses of Romney from his supporters, that I can roughly quote them, they go something like this, “yeah, but he isn’t a Muslim”.


30 posted on 08/08/2012 2:15:17 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors,,, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Yeah, Romney was the wrong guy to nominate for an election cycle in which nationalized medicine is a major issue.


31 posted on 08/08/2012 2:53:02 PM PDT by Random_User_250 ("Democracy is indispensable to socialism." -- Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Lady4Liberty

I have no need for rectal reconstruction, my healthcare needs are nothing like what these folks ‘need’.


32 posted on 08/08/2012 3:31:09 PM PDT by Fred (http://www.obamanomicsoutsourced.com/)
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To: Bigtigermike

Ever wonder why Romney does not comment more on stupid crap that Obama says? Cuz Romney is NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME... and neither is his worthless team.


33 posted on 08/08/2012 3:37:31 PM PDT by Fred (http://www.obamanomicsoutsourced.com/)
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Is this the spokesperson who came to Romney from McCain’s campaign? Ann Coulter, on Hannity moments ago said something to that effect.


34 posted on 08/08/2012 6:15:11 PM PDT by widdle_wabbit (taglines don't always work.)
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Is this the spokesperson who came to Romney from McCain’s campaign? Ann Coulter, on Hannity moments ago said something to that effect.


35 posted on 08/08/2012 6:15:30 PM PDT by widdle_wabbit (taglines don't always work.)
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To: soycd

Ann Coulter just said SAUL came over from the failed McCain campaign.


36 posted on 08/08/2012 6:24:05 PM PDT by widdle_wabbit
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To: ejonesie22

“Have you been told you are an Obama supporter yet?

I would expect such any time. Hear no evil speak no evil about Mitt, he is wonderful ya know...”

I’ve had to keep my mouth shut this entire campaign season for that very reason. Call out Romney’s BS and the fact that his history in elected office is damn near as left as Obama and you get tarred and feathered. I will not vote for this guy. He is going to lose anyway and I will have a clean conscience knowing I didn’t support a pro-abortion, gun-grabbing liberal. I don’t care what he says, I researched how he governed.


37 posted on 08/08/2012 7:01:22 PM PDT by jackmercer
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To: ejonesie22

“Have you been told you are an Obama supporter yet?

I would expect such any time. Hear no evil speak no evil about Mitt, he is wonderful ya know...”

I’ve had to keep my mouth shut this entire campaign season for that very reason. Call out Romney’s BS and the fact that his history in elected office is damn near as left as Obama and you get tarred and feathered. I will not vote for this guy. He is going to lose anyway and I will have a clean conscience knowing I didn’t support a pro-abortion, gun-grabbing liberal. I don’t care what he says, I researched how he governed.

Let’s gear up for more house and senate seats in 2014 and get a real conservative on board in 2016. You watch, the second Romney loses and is done with his political life, his real views will start to trickle out in the press.


38 posted on 08/08/2012 7:03:29 PM PDT by jackmercer
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To: isthisnickcool

Romney has run a God awful campaign so far. It is like nobody seems to know what they are doing. The election is what-—90 days away? The polls have been the same for 8 months. He should be up by 7-8 points yet he is down by 3-4. There has been no change in the numbers, What the hell is going on?


39 posted on 08/08/2012 7:26:14 PM PDT by mrsixpack36
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To: Bigtigermike

40 posted on 08/08/2012 8:18:42 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: Bigtigermike; All

I don’t get why all of you guys act like this is new. Mittens has been, throughout the entire campaign, endorsing RomneyCare over and over again. This is not a new statement from the MittensCamp at all. Even Bill O’Reilly whipped Mittens’ ass on this during an interview.


41 posted on 08/08/2012 8:19:48 PM PDT by RaisingCain
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To: RaisingCain

42 posted on 08/08/2012 8:31:21 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: isthisnickcool

You’re wrong. Romney is not “McCain redux.”

McCain, remember, picked Sarah Palin. Romney is considered likely to pick a “moderate” “centrist” “noncontroversial” figure like Portman.

In other words, Romney still has to pick a strong conservative running mate before he can even RISE to the level of being McCain redux. Right now, he’s falling short of even that unambitious standard.


43 posted on 08/08/2012 9:23:52 PM PDT by Eagle Forgotten
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To: Eva

Both Anne Coulter and Michele Malkin called for this idiot to be fired, immediately, because she is the best asset Obama has going for him and Obamacare.

Romney needs to purge his campaign of McCain-lites, including Saul (Did a great job of winning for John, didn’t you, Andrea?)

Meanwhile, Tea Party advocates are kicking the crap out of RINOS and weaklings in the Republican primaries. About time.
The fight is November is to the finish, for the soul and sheer existence of our America, not Obama’s USSA (United Socialist States of America).

No time for Sunshine Patriots, RINOS, blithering idiots (Romney’s campaign village is filled with them), and weaklings.

Lock, load, fire and take no prisoners.

If you can’t trust someone to either cover your back, or stand beside you, you’d better get rid of them before they sabotage your battle plans through stupidity or cowardice.

Now is the time for all loyal patriots to come to the defense of their country. You won’t get a second chance if we lose on Nov. 6th.


44 posted on 08/08/2012 10:44:43 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Eva

She was on McCain’s communications team.

http://www.boston.com/news/politics/politicalintelligence/2011/03/romney_hires_ne_1.html

“Andrea Saul, a veteran of political campaigns in the western US, is joining Mitt Romney’s political action committee as the Republican readies for a second presidential campaign.

In a statement today, Romney said Saul will serve as a communications adviser to the Free and Strong America PAC.

She most recently served as press secretary for Carly Fiorina’s unsuccessful US Senate campaign in California. Previously, Saul worked as the top communications aide to Senator Orrin Hatch, R-Utah.

The statement said that during the 2008 election, Saul was director of media affairs for the McCain-Palin presidential campaign, responsible for organizing all television, radio, and surrogate activity. She held a similar job at the Republican National Committee, too.

In addition, Saul served briefly served as communications director for Florida Governor Charlie Crist as he ran for the US Senate. She quit when Crist decided to leave the Republican Party and run as an independent.”

Lordy! What a resume!

WHAT was he thinking?


45 posted on 08/08/2012 11:55:32 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (This hobbit is looking for her pitchfork...God help the GOP if I find it.)
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To: jackmercer
You and I don't own a Crystal Ball...forget what you THINK, FEEL about Romney's chances of winning. Enough talk, we now need action at the polls in mega numbers. We KNOW who and what oboma is and what he will do to us if he wins in November. Oboma HATES this country. Romney is NOT a hater, and Romney IS NOT a card-carrying socialist/marxist/communist. oboma is all of the above. We will have to to sit on Romney's hide and make sure he does what we want. Rommey knows this isn't some political run in Massachusetts. This is a run for the President of the United States, and he knows how we feel about obomacare..and he wants to win this election.

Listen to the warnings of people who have emigrated to this country from Russia, Poland, Lithuania, Cuba, Korea, China...they will tell you that they are very afraid that oboma will win the elections and that they, the emigrants, will be thrown back into the hell hole that is socialism/communism/marxism...the very hell hole they sought refuge from. We must learn from these people who know what oboma and his socialism/marxism/communism is all about.

One step at a time, get rid of oboma, then deal with Romney and the Republican Party, and then we can choose a Conservative candidate we can all agree upon on for the 2016 elections.

46 posted on 08/09/2012 12:46:52 AM PDT by itssme
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To: Eva

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrea_Saul


47 posted on 08/09/2012 3:02:41 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: EternalVigilance

WE cannot save the Republic by allowing more Obama.

Romney should fire Saul and FR needs to be accurate.


48 posted on 08/09/2012 5:18:54 AM PDT by Loud Mime (Defeat Obama. Everything else is secondary)
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To: dixiechick2000

Carly Fiorina - Lost
Orrin Hatch - Won
McCain - Lost
Crist - Lost

One out of four is not a good track record. Gosh, how stupid can these RINOs be in picking staff?


49 posted on 08/09/2012 7:06:45 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Dump the Ditz!


50 posted on 08/09/2012 9:28:28 AM PDT by StopGlobalWhining (Buy a US Govt Railpass to visit Obamavilles in all 57 states on the Intercontinental Railroad)
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