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Obama's Campaign of Lies Reaches Despicable Low
Investor's Business Daily ^ | 08/09/2012 | IBD Staff

Posted on 08/09/2012 4:06:36 AM PDT by IBD editorial writer

Politics: Unable to run on his record, President Hope-and-Change has built a campaign based entirely on scurrilous lies about Mitt Romney. But the latest reaches a historic, despicable low. That ad features a man claiming that after Bain Capital closed his steel plant, he lost his job and his insurance, and shortly thereafter his wife died of cancer. [snip] The Obama campaign has refused to denounce the ad, which is understandable, since when you lie as often as it does, the lines of propriety start to get blurry.

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TOPICS: Editorial; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bho2012; demlies; dncstrategy; election; lies; obama; romney; soptic

1 posted on 08/09/2012 4:06:49 AM PDT by IBD editorial writer
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To: IBD editorial writer
Barky finally made other Democrats throw up with this one.

One of his supporting cast of "fact-checker umpire" sites tossed its cookies and awarded Barky's SuperPAC pals four "Pinocchios", their highest rating for deception.

Rancid bullbutter.

2 posted on 08/09/2012 4:13:43 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: lentulusgracchus
And, mirabile dictu, the overnight major-network news shows covered it, and even showed the "Pinocchios". Will wonders never cease?
3 posted on 08/09/2012 4:15:36 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: IBD editorial writer

Goes to show that even the most loyal Dems are starting to abandon a sinking ship.


4 posted on 08/09/2012 4:15:43 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: IBD editorial writer
The real question is not whether this ad is a pack of lies. Everything related to Obama, including his whole life, is a pack of lies. The real question is whether it is effective and if the Romney camp can do anything besides wringing their hands and crying about it.

They need to get tough and pull out all the stops. They must understand the kind of campaign they're facing.

5 posted on 08/09/2012 4:16:18 AM PDT by Batrachian (Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their party.)
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To: IBD editorial writer

To the Left, lying is OK if it advances the cause.


6 posted on 08/09/2012 4:24:23 AM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil.)
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To: Batrachian

Rove’s got a depressing Stepford Campaign Consultant ‘all is well’ column in the WSJ today - but he always did like an exciting coin-flip election.

The GOP must take the gloves off, no matter what childish insults the left wants to repeat ad infinitum.


7 posted on 08/09/2012 4:31:11 AM PDT by relictele
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To: IBD editorial writer

These attack ads are just liberal Democrats being themselves...they’re like rabid dogs or wild animals. They just can’t help themselves...it’s in their nature to play unfair. Did anyone expect the Obama campaign to offer some kind of debate between big and small government? Campaign on the facts? It’ll never happen.


8 posted on 08/09/2012 4:45:09 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: Rocky
lying is OK if it advances the cause

Somebody could make a religion out of that philosophy.

Oh, wait...

9 posted on 08/09/2012 4:45:09 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: IBD editorial writer

It’s going to get much, much worse.


10 posted on 08/09/2012 4:46:35 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Izzy Dunne
lying (bribery, violation of the constitution, gun-running, fraud, murder, extortion, blackmail, etc.) is OK if it advances the cause
11 posted on 08/09/2012 4:52:09 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (All Y'all White Peoples is racist!)
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To: IBD editorial writer
Unable to run on his record, President Hope-and-Change has built a campaign based entirely on scurrilous lies about Mitt Romney.

This is not entirely true. Their campaign has so far been a three legged stool-sell socialism from the bully pulpit, lie about the Obama record, and smear Romney.

Could it mean then, that the Roanoke speech, now famous for "you didn't build that", marked the Obama campaign's abandonment of their attempts to sell us more socialism? It was by far their biggest backfire.

Will we see no more shilling for Marxism from Obama? Is this all they have left, lie about the Obama record and smear Romney?

12 posted on 08/09/2012 4:58:53 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: chris37

It is going to get worse...if the Romney team’s response to this...that Romney care in Mass. would have taken care of this woman”...if that’s the best they can come up with...this election is over.


13 posted on 08/09/2012 5:04:31 AM PDT by kjo (+)
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To: Batrachian

every answer to any question by his staff should include the information about the bad economy. Over and over again.


14 posted on 08/09/2012 5:08:20 AM PDT by pas
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To: kjo

Yes, I agree.

Romney is a John McCain, John Boehner, Mitch McConnell, Lesley GraYUM republican.

The only thing they want to fight is conservatives, but they can’t, because they simply don’t know how.

The GOP is the treacherous Scottish nobles from Braveheart.

They are the last people you want behind you in a war with their hidden, cowardly daggers.

The man in the white house is the Devil. The real Devil. He will burn the country and the world to the ground before he gives up power.

We are in for Hell.


15 posted on 08/09/2012 5:13:14 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: IBD editorial writer
Romney has to release an Ad saying that Obozo is resorting to this because he has no record to run on. He has to pound the economy.

He then has to come out and say he will release his tax records on the same day that Obozo releases every one of his college records including his thesis.

Obozo has won every election by fraud and deception. He needs to be called on it.

16 posted on 08/09/2012 5:32:57 AM PDT by Hope for the Republic (The 1st amendment is guaranteed by the 2nd amendment.)
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To: IBD editorial writer

Obama’s Campaign of Lies Reaches Despicable Low

It’ll go lower... the bar has been laying on the ground for nearly 4 years now.


17 posted on 08/09/2012 6:04:35 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: IBD editorial writer

Obama’s Campaign of Lies Reaches Despicable Low

It’ll go lower... the bar has been laying on the ground for nearly 4 years now.


18 posted on 08/09/2012 6:04:35 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: relictele
"he always did like an exciting coin-flip election."

I don't. It puts the Dems within the margin of error for voter fraud. This VP business is sucking all the oxygen out of Romney's campaign. He needs to make a good, safe choice right now and then hit Obama hard with powerful ads. There's nothing negative you can say about Obama that can possibly be untrue, so it's time to get down and dirty.

If Romney is going down, then he needs to go down fighting. This mustn't be a replay of 2008, with the entire campaign about the VP choice and the candidate himself an ineffective milquetoast.

19 posted on 08/09/2012 7:36:50 AM PDT by Batrachian (Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their party.)
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To: IBD editorial writer; All

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20 posted on 08/09/2012 10:29:06 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: IBD editorial writer

Trust me. New despicable lows by President Hussein’s re-election stooges will be reached every two weeks between now and November. That’s how long it takes for the reverberations from the previous outrage to die out.

And quite frankly the strategy is working, at least from the perspective of diverting attention for Obama’s destruction of our country’s economy, military, world prestige, rule of law, self-reliance, and all the rest. It’s really the only strategy possible for him.

It is a high-risk strategy, however, as at a certain point an intense backlash could develop, both by the electorate and the heretofore tame media.

Most likely the Obammunists are desperately gambling on Romney over reacting in some way that amounts to shooting himself in the foot or at least providing more grist for their attacks. If Romney keeps his cool and stays on message, then the Obammunists’ high-risk strategy will probably fail.


21 posted on 08/09/2012 10:55:42 AM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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