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Obama Campaign: ‘America Doesn’t Need a Birther-in-Chief’ (Now, a video ad on Romney's joke)
ABC News ^ | Friday, August 24, 2012 | Devin Dwyer

Posted on 08/24/2012 6:47:53 PM PDT by kristinn

The Obama campaign is branding Mitt Romney an aspiring “birther-in-chief,” after the presumptive GOP nominee seemed to joke Friday about the long-debunked claim that President Obama was not born in the United States.

In a 15-second web video produced nine hours after Romney made the remark on a campaign stop in Michigan, Team Obama accused Romney of “embracing unfounded conspiracy theories, distracting from real issues.”

“Holding out hope Romney had a vision for the middle class? Think again,” the narrator said.

Link to video here

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: birthers; naturalborncitizen; obama; romney
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1 posted on 08/24/2012 6:48:02 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

This is a joke. A desperate reaction. Romney made a joke. A funny, scripted joke. Obama needs to be absolutely ridiculed for this


2 posted on 08/24/2012 6:51:16 PM PDT by ilgipper
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To: kristinn

At least Romney, if elected, wouldn’t be a foreign national in chief.


3 posted on 08/24/2012 6:52:22 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: kristinn
Their reaction is the joke. This is exactly the lesson in Reagan's dispatch of Mondale in 1984, debate #2. In that situation Reagan made Mondale the joke. In this situation Romney made a joking reference to something entirely about himself (and his wife). When the Obama campaign jumps in to take umbrage in this fashion, they become the joke. Romney has them doing his work for him. Amazing!
4 posted on 08/24/2012 6:52:29 PM PDT by Wally_Kalbacken
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To: kristinn

A vision of the truth would be nice but don’t expect
that from the usurper’s administration, his whole life
is a lie.


5 posted on 08/24/2012 6:52:35 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: kristinn

Sounds like a dumb plan to me. They must indeed be desperate, because their preferred response to something like the birth certificate question is to ignore it. But it just won’t go away.


6 posted on 08/24/2012 6:53:31 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: kristinn

Everyone but hard core liberals will see through this. This will only show how little substance Obama has to run on.


7 posted on 08/24/2012 6:53:32 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (Ho, ho, hey, hey, I'm BUYcotting Chick-Fil-A)
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To: kristinn

Yes we do!


8 posted on 08/24/2012 6:55:29 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: kristinn

Touched a nerve. I must say, Mitt is surprising me. Contrast the lamentable John McCain in 08.... “We have nothing to fear from an Obama presidency.”


9 posted on 08/24/2012 6:56:06 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: kristinn
"Real issues"?

Like, should your dog ride on the roof of the car, versus should you eat your dog?

This sounds like Romney struck a nerve. Good.

10 posted on 08/24/2012 6:57:05 PM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: kristinn

NO! REPLACE ROMNEY! HE ISN’T READY FOR PRIME TIME! HOW COULD HE BE SO STUPID!? REPLACE HIM WITGH SOMEONE...ANYONE ZOMG WAAAAH WAAAAAH WAAAAAH CLUCK CLUCK WAAAAAAAH!

/sarcasm.


11 posted on 08/24/2012 6:57:15 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: kristinn

Actually, we don’t need a tin-horn, fiat-imperialist, narcissist despot like Obama in the White House. He should be jailed for treason to this country.


12 posted on 08/24/2012 7:00:02 PM PDT by NoobRep
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To: kristinn

Now, nowhere did Romney mention Obama’s name - wonder why he thought it was about him???


13 posted on 08/24/2012 7:00:33 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: kristinn
Actually, when Romney said everyone knows "this is the place" where he was born, he pointing down towards the ground, with a gesture which clearly indicated he meant "the planet earth."

Do we really want to elect someone who is believes are current president is an alien from outer space!
14 posted on 08/24/2012 7:01:16 PM PDT by zencycler
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To: kristinn

The Illegal Alien-in-Chief is VERY VERY worried.


15 posted on 08/24/2012 7:02:05 PM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: chris37
"NO! REPLACE ROMNEY! HE ISN’T READY FOR PRIME TIME! HOW COULD HE BE SO STUPID!? REPLACE HIM...."

Easy, big fella...you're gonna piss off the DU fifth columnists here with that type of rhetoric.

16 posted on 08/24/2012 7:02:36 PM PDT by SnuffaBolshevik (In a tornado, even turkeys can fly.)
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To: kristinn

0bama just can’t get a break and be able to dazzle the public with stories of his historic actions in saving our economy.


17 posted on 08/24/2012 7:04:55 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: kristinn
Both the Obama and Romney camps (eg Dims and Gop) have concluded this is a base election, get out the true believers in the parties from both sides and gamble you win.

Neither political party can appeal to folks who vote their convictions..

18 posted on 08/24/2012 7:06:17 PM PDT by montanajoe (Blame Flame Shame or Beg I won't vote for R/R)
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To: kristinn

I tend to think as long as Obama is complaining about abortion/tax returns/birther jokes/etc, its good for Romney.


19 posted on 08/24/2012 7:06:22 PM PDT by goodolemr
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To: kristinn

Oh, they are getting desperate.


20 posted on 08/24/2012 7:12:51 PM PDT by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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To: SnuffaBolshevik

hehe :D


21 posted on 08/24/2012 7:13:10 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: kristinn

Oh, they are getting desperate.


22 posted on 08/24/2012 7:13:50 PM PDT by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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To: presently no screen name

Obeyme has his latest Lady MacBeth moment.


23 posted on 08/24/2012 7:13:57 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: kristinn
We don't need no stinkin' "ALIEN IN CHIEF" either,
but we've had one now for 3 years, thanks to the morons who were duped by the Democrats Communists.

This disgusting Curse on our Nation named Barack Hussein Obama II, aka Barry Soetoro, has a real birth certificate, with his right footprint on it.
All you have to do is look for it.

Here's some critical sources and FACTS.
People can go to www.scribd.com and read their pages 20 thru 32 ,
For those of you who don't know, remember this:
8 Congressional attempts from June 2004 to February 2008 to alter Article II Section 1 Clause 5 of the US Constitution, proves to meRead it for yourself.
Then look at these links.
Just before the 2008 election Barack Obama's election team spent $1.4 million blocking access to all of Obama's records.

Barack Hussein Obama II is UNCONSTITUTIONALLY QUALIFIED.
There were 8 attempts by Democrats to try to "Change the Qualification Rules" BEFORE Obama was elected.
They KNOW Obama's ILLEGAL ... AND .... UNQUALIFIED!

Obama's record is hard to find.
Check this link out Sunday, June 27, 2004 Kenyan-born Obama all set for US Senate.

Think about this.
Here's something to ponder. Now think about those facts,and statements.
The forgeries I'm aware of, are the three Birth Cretificate Barack Hussein Obama II has forged.
I don't trust evidence put forth by Obama supporters.
The disappearance of too much evidence on Obama is strong enough for me to know that he was born in Kenya.

Read INS DOC FOUND: U.S. CERTIFICATE ISSUED TO ONE EAST AFRICAN-BORN CHILD OF U.S. CITIZEN IN 1961!
The documents provided in that article are very damaging to Obama, and well worth your time.

Most of these early "supporters" of the ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT IN CHIEF were party to the Communists "spooks".
There's a great volume of history you have to go through to understand this, and it goes back to about 1850.

Read these three articles on one of my earlier post:


Now go back and read The Communist Takeover Of America - 45 Declared Goals.

Are you getting the depth of this Fabian Society takeover?

You wouldn't believe the information here

It's deep, it's ugly, and most people WILL NOT ... CAN NOT ... accept the truth.

Anybody recall a press release telling the masses about federal intelligence notes sent warning police about this cabal?





24 posted on 08/24/2012 7:14:22 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple, fight or die!)
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To: kristinn
Has anyone asked Romney's birth hospital for information about the birth that does not violate HIPAA? Something simple like was his mother a patient on that day?

If the information can be obtained without violating HIPAA then why can't we get the same information from the hostpital(s) that Obama, et al. claim as the birth hospital for Obama?

25 posted on 08/24/2012 7:18:10 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: kristinn

I am SO sick of this ridiculous silly season. It’s by far the worst in my lifetime. I cannot wait until we get responsible adults back into the government and put this long nightmare behind us.


26 posted on 08/24/2012 7:19:21 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Wally_Kalbacken; don-o; Cicero; Sooth2222; goodolemr; murron; Yosemitest

WHITE HOUSE INSIDER: How Mitt Romney Mentally Castrated The Obama Campaign
http://theulstermanreport.com/2012/07/31/white-house-insider-how-mitt-romney-mentally-castrated-the-obama-campaign/


27 posted on 08/24/2012 7:19:28 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Sooth2222

It struck a nerve because HI registrar Alvin Onaka has confirmed that Obama’s Hawaii birth record is not legally valid.

Obama is in deep doo-doo on this issue, and he knows it. Maybe Romney is figuring that out now too.


28 posted on 08/24/2012 7:20:33 PM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: kristinn

Romney should release his college transcripts.


29 posted on 08/24/2012 7:22:37 PM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: zencycler
"this is the place" where he was born, he pointing down towards the ground, with a gesture which clearly indicated he meant "the planet earth."

Clear to who? He was speaking to the people in the state where he was born.

30 posted on 08/24/2012 7:24:03 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: kristinn; ilgipper

Bambi’s treading on dangerous ground here. More people than he suspects, probably even a lot of those who voted for him, think he wasn’t born here or at the very least are wondering what he is covering up.

He shouldn’t call attention to it. Well, maybe he should - from our point of view!


31 posted on 08/24/2012 7:26:23 PM PDT by livius
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To: kristinn

When I heard Romney say this today I figured there would be steam coming out of the ears of every owebama droid in the USA. Libtards are SO predictable.


32 posted on 08/24/2012 7:26:31 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: zencycler

Please do yourself a favor and tell us all you were not serious with that remark.


33 posted on 08/24/2012 7:26:55 PM PDT by mazda77 ("Defeating the Totalitarian Lie" By: Hilmar von Campe. Everybody should read it.)
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To: EGPWS
dazzle the public with stories of his historic actions in saving our economy.

Now those would be jokes!

The top ten ways Obama saved our economy - something for Leno to work on.

34 posted on 08/24/2012 7:27:53 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: kristinn

Seems 0bama protests too much


35 posted on 08/24/2012 7:29:47 PM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: kristinn
Not lost on anyone paying attention ... the Obama administration & their allies in the liberal MSM are incredibly sensitive to the so called 'birther issue'.
Way too sensitive ... why?
36 posted on 08/24/2012 7:30:34 PM PDT by BluH2o
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To: kristinn

I have seen many presidential campaigns. So far the Obama re-election campaign appears very odd to me.

The Obama ads, including this one, don’t seem directed to voters who may be favoring Romney/Ryan or even to undecided voters. Instead they appear to be directed to persons already in the Obama loop, giving the appearance of a guy leaning on a light post talking to himself.

I don’t understand the philosophy behind this approach, but I hope they do a lot more of it.


37 posted on 08/24/2012 7:30:49 PM PDT by doyle
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To: Salamander

For me, it brings to mind Carly’s song -

YOU ARE SO VAIN, You Think It’s about You!

And the new version..

You are SO GUILTY, you think it’s about You!


38 posted on 08/24/2012 7:31:41 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: 43north

You tag reminds me of the first joke my mom told me - I was about 5 of 6 at the time.

What is white and black and read (red) all over?

A newspaper


39 posted on 08/24/2012 7:37:18 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: doyle
The Obama ads, including this one, don’t seem directed to voters who may be favoring Romney/Ryan or even to undecided voters. Instead they appear to be directed to persons already in the Obama loop, giving the appearance of a guy leaning on a light post talking to himself.

I don’t understand the philosophy behind this approach, but I hope they do a lot more of it.

I think the Obama campaign has written off so many segments of the voting public that they're down to adverstising to the segments they still have in hand...and hoping for a 120% turnout.

As it stands, Obama's got:

Hollywood
The ghettos and barrios
The faculty lounges
The newsrooms
And the bath houses...

And Romney's got everybody else.

40 posted on 08/24/2012 7:41:26 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: livius; All

Because his father always was a citizen of another country and was never naturalized as a U.S. Citizen, it wouldn’t have mattered where Barry Soetoro was born. Hawaii, Kenya, the Moon or even Washington DC doesn’t mean crap because he is not or was born as a “Natural Born Citizen”. He may or may not be a naturalized citizen, or even born as a United States Citizen, but he never will qualify as a Natural Born Citizen.

If the correct argument is presented, the birther moniker would be as invalid as his whole presidency is.


41 posted on 08/24/2012 7:44:08 PM PDT by mazda77 ("Defeating the Totalitarian Lie" By: Hilmar von Campe. Everybody should read it.)
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To: kristinn

This ain’t no joke. Obama is not eligible to be president because his father was not a US citizen so Obama is not a natural Born Citizen. Obama’s place of birth is irrelevant.
It is in the constitution.


42 posted on 08/24/2012 7:47:53 PM PDT by tommix2 (,)
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To: don-o

Touched a nerve. I must say, Mitt is surprising me. Contrast the lamentable John McCain in 08.... “We have nothing to fear from an Obama presidency.”


OH yeah...this may raise more questions. Thought the ad was “interesting”. The more this is played the better off we are.


43 posted on 08/24/2012 7:50:46 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: mazda77
Because his father always was a citizen of another country and was never naturalized as a U.S. Citizen, it wouldn’t have mattered where Barry Soetoro was born. Hawaii, Kenya, the Moon or even Washington DC doesn’t mean crap because he is not or was born as a “Natural Born Citizen”. He may or may not be a naturalized citizen, or even born as a United States Citizen, but he never will qualify as a Natural Born Citizen.

Thank you. This bears repeating. People have forgotten what "natural-born citizen" means. Hint: having birth on U.S. soil isn't sufficient.

A natural born citizen of a country is born on the soil of the country of parentS who are citizens of the country.

"No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States."

http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution_transcript.html

44 posted on 08/24/2012 7:51:59 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: kristinn

Romney hit a grand slam today.

Obama must be seething in private and ready to meltdown


45 posted on 08/24/2012 7:53:56 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: kristinn

Yay!
The more they fight it, the more it gets played and people hear it....
Yay!


46 posted on 08/24/2012 7:54:38 PM PDT by matginzac
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To: Wally_Kalbacken

You said it better than I did...nice.


47 posted on 08/24/2012 7:56:11 PM PDT by matginzac
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To: kristinn
Obama accused Romney of “embracing unfounded conspiracy theories, distracting from real issues.”

Romney's just taking his cue, from you, Zero. When was the last time you DIDN'T distract from real issues? When have you appeared to even CARE about the REAL issues?

JOBS COUNCIL MEETINGS in past 7 months: 0 that's ZERO. NADA.

FUNDRAISERS: OVER 200 as of 8/12/12
["Compare to George W Bush who had done
88 fundraisers at same point in re-election bid"]
ROUNDS OF GOLF: 104
["Which includes 12 outings since the last meeting
of his Jobs Council on January 17, 2012"]

48 posted on 08/24/2012 8:01:20 PM PDT by nicmarlo
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To: presently no screen name

LOL!

[his darned subconscious just won’t shut up]


49 posted on 08/24/2012 8:02:41 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: Yosemitest

wow; lots of info there, Yose.


50 posted on 08/24/2012 8:03:27 PM PDT by nicmarlo
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