Skip to comments.Mitt Romney's October Surprise Is Going To Be Legendary (Ad carpet bombing)
Posted on 09/18/2012 1:29:17 PM PDT by nhwingut
The thing about the set of leaked videos from a Romney fundraiser that nobody is talking about is this part: The video was taken at a $50,000 per plate fundraiser in Florida. You may not have noticed, but despite the blur there are a lot of plates in front of a lot of people.
This is what people are still not grasping about Romney: He's about to open up the money floodgates in a way that Obama can't match.
Romney was wildly successful during the primaries not as a result of his charm and personality but because he had a massive pile of money.
He still has a massive pile of money in his campaign coffers, and by all margins he's continuing to raise large amounts of money, as we've found through a look into the Center for Responsive Politics' database.
(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...
Just came back from Montgomery Co. OH Romney HQ. We will not have yard signs until last week of Sept. So, I think the whole arsenal will be unleashed.
“So, is that why I’m supposed to like Romney then?”
No, just go ahead and vote Obama. We know you want to. Maybe you’re hoping for some Obama cash too?
I have been hearing rumors that the Romney camp has something big on 0bama. I am not sure if it really exists, but I guess we will have to wait and see.
It’s Romney’s strategy, and Obama’s handlers failed to see it coming even when Romney has done it over and over again before. He waits until a few weeks before the election, then carpet bombs his opponent. It’s how he destroyed Newt, then Santorum. Obama has spent all his money. He has a couple hundred million left in his account after spending most of it and getting no movement. No perceived “gaffes” or supposedly embarrassing recordings are going to change the race. The only place Romney can trip up is the debates, which is why he chose Ryan, so that he could demolish Biden and set a good tone.
Here’s hoping all the practice Mitt has gotten in pays off.
The effect of negative advertising is approx 2 weeks so if Mitt lets loose the 2nd or 3rd week of Oct with the same type of scorched earth campaign he rained down on Newt all should be well come Nov 6th.
Ras has him up by 2 with lvs, down 1 with rvs in Gsllup and the race is not even close with indys.
My goodness his campaign is in such disarray lol
What is about to happen will be taught as “shock & awe” in political campaign history books for generations.
If you want to find out, then go volunteer for Romney.
It’s not the volume of the ads, its the content. Does he have a Willie Horton in his back pocket?
I wish he would get about releasing the torrential downpour on the Azz of the O,,,get to it already!
Interesting article. Certainly hope that it’s accurate!
Money that doesn't come free.
There is something to be said about not firing until you see the whites of their eyes....
Romney is aiming for the 55% of the electorate who is addressable: workers, or people who would prefer to be working.
Romney is aiming for the Jews in Florida, with the leaked Pale video. Without Florida, I don’t think the numbers add up. Plus, Jews are THE biggest donors, usually to Democrats, and prying a goodly fraction away from Hussein helps with votes and cash.
More helpfully, the videos drive the left wild, and they think they have a Romney “Gotcha” moment, because the Left doesn’t understand that normal Americans (55%) will agree with Romney.
So, if this is crafted, it is brilliant. Don’t back down for a minute, Mitt! Release some more video that makes Leftists think they’ve “Gotcha”, when in reality you are shaving off their voters, and grabbing the marginal middle by STATING CONSERVATIVE OPINION with which a majority of Americans agree.
Damn. That’s almost Reaganesque.
The L.A. recording with the Muslims would be nice but probably too much to hope for.
...especially with a large part of the US having the attention span of a gnat.
That assumes the MSM will run with whatever comes up. It better be earth shattering or the media will conviently igonore it.
No amount of money can over come Obama’s free advertisements on the top of the hour news, the nightly news, pbs, the papers..
I could go on.
Obama does not need as much money as Romney. Obama gets much of his advertising for free.
Same strategy as many runners in the longer races in the recent Olympics. It takes confidence in your abilities to let a few of the other runners in the race get ahead. You stay within striking distance for the final turn/stretch burst and then go all out. This strategy makes all the sense in the world when it is understood how the American public has an attention span of seconds and much of the money spent early is wasted.
People don’t watch the news anymore.
I usually say hummingbird but gnat will do just as nicely, though I like to picture hummingbirds flitting about my yard than gnats on my skin.
Unfortunately, the money goes to the enemedia. For every page of print advertising Romney buys, the newspapers will be able to run two pages of editorial copy designed to negate the ads. For every minute of TV or radio advertising Romney buys, the TV and radio stations will be able to afford to run 3 minutes of editorial and slanted news against him.
If he does that in this election, he will have blown it. People start voting in the next few weeks. A significant number of ballots will have already been cast before he uncorks this "surprise."
No, but please vote anyway. We can't stand 4 more years of aggression by the obama people which will turn into oppression, subjection and a lot of other things that at my age I just don't want to go through.
Unless the rumors also state that the "something big" is a violation of the law for which capital punishment could be applied, it aint' really big enough to be called "big." Even rumors of a picture of Barry in bed with the proverbial 'live boy or dead girl' isn't "big" enough to swing the typical DemonicRat vote, or significant numbers of undecided (flatlined) voters.
Romney just needs to use Obama’s own words and promises against him.
Early voting starts in a lot of states at the end of this month. Ohio and VA just to mention a couple. October may be too late. I have been working with a get out the vote operation in VA. The person directing it mentioned that in 2008, McCain got more votes on election day than Obama. In states like FL, one third of the votes cast are before election day. Maybe that is why Obama is releasing this stuff now.
You are correct, it is a stupid strategy - ignoring early voting
A video of obama giving Larry Sinclair a lewinsky, and vice versa, but it's not really that big.
Enough still do get their news from the MSM in print/video/audio form. You can’t write it off. While it’s effect is diminished it is not zeroed out.
Again, if you want to be a part of the biggest shock & awe political campaign in history, go down to your local GOP HQ.
I wonder if your average middle of road voter is starting to get numbed by all the times the media has decided the election is over.
” not firing until you see the whites of their eyes”
THAT’S RA... nevermind.
Aren’t the early voters the ones who have already decided on who they are voting for ?
I think Romney is just letting Obama lengthen his own rope. Letting every action and word speak for itself, so when it is the debate, Romney can use everything Obama has done speak for itself.
We haven’t been able to get yard signs in Virginia for weeks now.
Is that photoshopped or did it actually happen at a UN/Socialist get-together?
Yes, indeed, October could be quite interesting and the Opology camp has to be wondering if all of their secrets are really secret.
All true - but these ads won't be aimed at solid Obama or Romney voters (who will likely vote early), but at the undecideds. Undecideds generally don't vote early, but wait until the last minute (i.e. election day) in order to see if something tips them one way or the other.