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Posted on 09/16/2012 11:57:45 AM PDT by flyingx
Romney/Ryan Pueblo, Colorado Rally Cancelled
Romney posted on Facebook that prayers go out to the family of the people who died in the plane crash. Don’t know what its about.
I wonder if Nancy Pelosi knows what happened. She declared Obama victor of this election already - she seems to have special knowledge... /s
about an hour ago
Ann and I were deeply saddened to learn of the tragic plane crash in Pueblo, Colorado. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family of the victim of this terrible accident. We keep them in our prayers.
What’s with this trend of canceling events due to other incidents? Political correctness run amok. This shows weakness, not strength. So much for ‘the show must go on’.
No it shows compassion. And compassion is not a weakness.
Obama would have done the fundraiser, had the coffins in front of him, and called it a “tough day”,
You heard it here first . . .
“I wonder if Nancy Pelosi knows what happened. She declared Obama victor of this election already”
I remember her declaring she’d still be the speaker back in 2010. How did that work out for you Nancy?
didn’t see much on the news site. crashed at 0830. could be the airport was closed to investigate and that would have mucked up the travel plans and timeline for today.
Pueblo is a Dem stronghold, one of three or four in CO.
Wasn’t the event actually at or near the airport? Runway closures from the crash PLUS a presidential candidate’s security crew needs and the crush of (hostile!) press and media probably dictated this decision.
Not! He is in no panic. I think this shows confidence and control. If “ the show must go on” took place, the hyena media would have attacked.
Romney/Ryan....The next President....get used to saying it!
That’s a female’s perspective. Unfortunately, the female perspective guides today’s political decisions. You can have compassion AND hold an event. The notion that a political rally AND a plane crash are somehow linked is ludicrous. They’re not. You start the rally with a prayer for the victims and be done with it! This was an ACCIDENT not a terror attack on America. Sheesh!
Due to a plane crash involving a small aircraft at the Pueblo airport that is under investigation we are no longer going to Pueblo. We do not want to interfere with the investigation or any emergency response efforts, said campaign spokesman Rick Gorka, just hours before the Romney charter was set to take off for Colorado from Massachusetts.
Fundraiser? He’d have searched the dead for loose change.
Maybe they couldn't land at the airport due to FAA investigation.
Expect the media to report Team Romney is pulling out of CO.
It looks like Romney didn't want the airport to have to devote the vehicles to the Romney plane when they're smack in the middle of an emergency.
Probably a small airport.
Apparently it’s not a female perspective...Romney & Ryan are very much males.
No it shows compassion. And compassion is not a weakness.
Yahoo has a “news story” and of course it’s Romney bashing time on the comments. I got sickened by them. Some wishing Romney was on the plane or it was his plane that crashed. (blah, blah, blah, same racist, bigoted comments that many Obots use)
The event was scheduled at an aircraft museum just a couple of blocks from the airport.
You should considerer that the police will be tied up and that would put a strain on the resources of the area.... Besides the local media will be tired up also with the crash news and the rally wouldn’t have gotten much coverage anyways, so they aren’t losing much campaign face time really....
No matter what Romney does, he’s screwed by the MSM...if he makes a comment, they destroy him and if doesn’t make a comment they screw him twice. What in the hell can be done to overcome this? There is no help from the Republicans..Brit Hume (I think he’s an overblown idiot) couldn’t bring himself to totally support Romney in his comment after the embassy attack. I am so sick of this!!!
Just leads to enslavement and death.. that's all.
umm.. there is someone kill in a car accident every few minutes in the US
should they cancel all events from now on??
There was a partial closure of the airport. It’s not unusual during a crash investigation.
An experimental, home-built airplane crashed as it was attempting to land at Pueblo Memorial Airport around 9 a.m. Sunday, according to Mark Lovin, airport director.
The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board will be investigating the wreckage. “We don’t know when we will be able to reopen our runways,” Lovin said.
One 4,000 foot long runway remains in operation but it is too small to accommodate the McDonnell Douglas MD-80, commercial jet carrying Romney, Lovin said.
Three children were killed in this crash and that is what makes it different.
This is reminiscent of McCain suspending his campaign to go back to DC to “solve” the budget crisis or whatever. Zogby says that Romney’s campaign is worse than McCain’s in ‘08. God, help us, please!
That makes sense to me....good call on Romney’s part.
Good God...the rally was going to take place in the same place the crash was held.
Yes, he did the right thing in not going on with the cheers and celebrations....with human remains and an FAA investigation going on right there.
And not one word about BO partying it up in Vegas on the day four Americans were killed with the Ambassador being tortured.
Can’t have a large event and an investigation going on at same time. I have been to a Romney/Ryan event and their is so much security and organization involved that it would be chaos to do. Besides, in this respect the show should not go on. Get a grip George.
You’re kidding me? a one man plane crash is all it takes to stop a campaign from campaigning... don’t you just say during your campaign event that you were notified of a plane crash and to please ask the audience to pray for the family involved? Things like this happen every day all day long... they’d better get on top of their campaigning, because Obummer is winning this thing as we read...
I too wonder if the airport is not closed per se that Romney not coming will allow investigators to get on with their jobs more easily.
Three children were killed in this crash
Wait a minute something doesn't add up. What were 3 children doing on an experimental home built airplane?
“Zogby says that Romneys campaign is worse than McCains in 08. “
Zogby is the worst pollster in the nation! He had Kerry winning 350+ electoral votes in 2004 and 0bama winning with near 60% of the vote in 2008.
Cut it out.
You got that right, Gr_Jr.
Zogby is not a credible source.
was it physically in te same location?
what are the odds a plane would crash into the meeting site?
The airport was CLOSED...
Pueblo isn’t exactly surrounded by runways that can handle an aircraft that large.
Thx for clearing that up.
Pueblo County Coroner James Kramer identified the man killed in a plane crash this morning as George V. McHenry, Jr., 68, of Pueblo.
I’m not sure this reporter has his terms exactly right here.
Building your own aircraft may translate to experimental to this reporter.
I’m relatively sure the owner of the aircraft wouldn’t have taken kids on board something he didn’t think was safe.
We’ll have to see what the facts are as this sifts out.