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MSNBC's Bashir Suggests a President Romney Would Be Mental Breakdown Waiting to Happen
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Posted on 10/01/2012 6:20:45 PM PDT by chessplayer

In an interview last Thursday with Reno, Nevada, station KTVN, Ann Romney said her chief concern with her husband winning the presidency would be his "mental well-being," adding, "I have all the confidence in the world in his ability, in his decisiveness and his leadership skills, in his understanding of the economy, in his understanding of what's missing right now in the economy - you know, pieces that are missing to get this jumpstarted. So for me I think it would just be the emotional part of it."

Obviously, in context, she was not suggesting her husband couldn't handle stress well, just that she knows the presidency is a stressful job and would be emotionally taxing on the man she loves. But to MSNBC's Martin Bashir, it was an opportunity to run a segment on his October 1 program where he strongly suggested that Romney may not be mentally fit for duty as president.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: annromney; martinbashir; msnbc; romney
Wow, did she open a can of worms with that comment. She just handed libs a years worth of ammo. The media will have a field day with this.
1 posted on 10/01/2012 6:20:51 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Oh please.


2 posted on 10/01/2012 6:27:05 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: chessplayer

MSNBC’s entire staff is a bunch of unscrupulous weasels. Acknowledging them to be such, I don’t pay attention to anything they say.


3 posted on 10/01/2012 6:27:38 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: chessplayer

Bashir is a British POS,has a daily panel of 3 screaming lib-o-tards that spend the show massaging each other and is just as if not more rabid than that asshole Mathews


4 posted on 10/01/2012 6:27:59 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: chessplayer
She was just being honest about a stressful job. Every time I look at Martin Bashir I think of that horrible Michael Jackson interview where I couldn't figure out which one was the weirdo child molester. (both?)
5 posted on 10/01/2012 6:30:30 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: chessplayer

But if a break-down occurred, he still couldn’t do 1/10 as much damage as the “sane” obama has already caused.


6 posted on 10/01/2012 6:31:53 PM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: VanDeKoik

Keep Obama in President you know!


7 posted on 10/01/2012 6:33:11 PM PDT by HarryCrowel
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To: chessplayer

Well well well, like clockwork, they’ve pulled out the old anti-conservative playbook. Just like they said about Goldwater, Romney’s not all there. He’s not stable.

Goldwater’s nuts, Nixon’s crazy, Ford’s had too many blows to the head, Reagan will blow us all up, (they liked Bush), Dole is senile, Bush is a trigger happy cowboy, McCain will fly off the handle, and now Romney will have a breakdown. So predictable.


8 posted on 10/01/2012 6:33:38 PM PDT by cotton1706
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To: chessplayer
She just handed libs a years worth of ammo.

If they need ammo after Nov. 6, that means that Romney has been elected, right?

This is just today's special; they'll find something else terrifyingly wrong with Mittens this time tomorrow.

9 posted on 10/01/2012 6:35:56 PM PDT by Cu Roi
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To: chessplayer

She could simply point out that she’s observing the damage done to the mental defective that has the job presently.


10 posted on 10/01/2012 6:36:52 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Hopey changey Low emission unicorns and a crap sandwich)
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To: Cu Roi

She just handed libs a years worth of ammo.

If they need ammo after Nov. 6, that means that Romney has been elected, right?


Oh, they will continue to assault him even if he loses, just like they did to Palin.


11 posted on 10/01/2012 6:42:05 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: popdonnelly

MSNBC’s staff is undoubtedly more knowledgeable in the what’s and whassis of a ‘breakdown’ than just about any other group outside a psychiatric hospital you can find ~ but evaluating the risk in others is probably a bit beyond their capability.


12 posted on 10/01/2012 6:42:12 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: chessplayer

Bashir is absolutely correct. Romney winning on Nov 6th will be a serious mental breakdown for the liberal left.


13 posted on 10/01/2012 6:43:04 PM PDT by entropy12
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To: cotton1706

And Obama is ...? Brain adled from drugs (Choom Gang), psychopathic, narcissistic personality disorder ... plus a few other unsavory personal behaviors I won’t mention.


14 posted on 10/01/2012 6:46:07 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: chessplayer

The only one looking to have a mental breakdown if Romney wins is Bashir himself...Oh, and 99.9% of the Hollywood glitterati and 90% of journalists. Bashir is one of the nastiest partisan hacks—and the list is long—on MSNBC.


15 posted on 10/01/2012 6:47:54 PM PDT by missycocopuffs
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To: chessplayer
Use Zippo as an example as to how the presidency has affected his mental state and he's become a pathological liar.
16 posted on 10/01/2012 6:58:13 PM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: cotton1706
Actually McCain really is a hot head. I saw him blow up at the media back in 2008 and it was NOT a pretty sight even though it was the media on the receiving end.

I agree with your point though (except for McCain).

17 posted on 10/01/2012 6:58:13 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: chessplayer
History repeats itself.

George Romney came back from Vietnam and said that the US military had "brainwashed" him about the true situation. Of course what he meant was they bullshitted and dog/pony'd too much. But the media went ballistic on that one and created a narrative of Papa Romney being somehow mentally unstable. His positives dropped like an Acme anvil in the desert while his negatives rose like a hot air balloon over Albuquerque. Looks like this will be the narrative for Mitt Romney. RINO, I know, I know (just like his Dad), but we have so few cards in our poker game here. We first stop Obama, and then we get this guy in line or if not possible, engineering an internal butt whooping to get him with the conservative program. There are many conservative leaders who would be all to happy to do so, starting with those he vanquished with Party Help and Media Coddling in the primaries.

18 posted on 10/01/2012 7:02:20 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Donate, & walk precincts, not for "Parties", but for individual, principled "Candidates" (& for FR)
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To: chessplayer

"PROJECTION!"


19 posted on 10/01/2012 7:08:51 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: chessplayer
GOP Pres nominees get one bite at the apple. If Romney loses, then he is no longer a threat to the left because someone else will move up. Although Letterman and the View will still make occasiona lame jokes at his expense, since he's the closest thing to a president they will have to lampoon for the next few years.

Palin was only VP nominee so it stood to reason that she would be a top contender in 2012. But first and foremost, she dared to go after Obama in her convention speech, which was taken as a personal affront by those in his personality cult. She was really the first to question his divinity.

Ryan, like Palin, will continue to be the target of leftist vitriol regardless of the election outcome. They're terrified of him.

20 posted on 10/01/2012 7:09:33 PM PDT by Cu Roi
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To: AmericanInTokyo
if anyone would know ‘mental stability’ it would be MSNBC...look at Chris Mathews...total mental case and they keep him on...

the MSM is doing its best to Palin'ize Ann Romney...Family Circle Magazine just announced that Michelle O. makes better cookies than Ann.!!!!!!!!

21 posted on 10/01/2012 7:09:42 PM PDT by haircutter (.)
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To: chessplayer

If Romney said he liked to go to his son’s and daughter’s babies’s birthday parties and eat cake and hold the babies, the media would report it as “Romney says he likes..to..eat...babies.”


22 posted on 10/01/2012 7:15:29 PM PDT by driftless2
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To: chessplayer
Well,Osama Obama *does* have *that* advantage over Romney.I mean,chillin with The Pimp With The Limp and two rounds of golf a day is a really stress free life.Romney's long history of doing an honest day's work would expose him to the stresses of the office.
23 posted on 10/01/2012 7:24:43 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive!)
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To: chessplayer

This is MSNBC. These guys would stand up an urinate on a picture of Romney if they thought it would please their 500 viewers.


24 posted on 10/01/2012 7:32:18 PM PDT by DManA
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These guys would stand up an urinate on a picture of Romney if they thought it would please their 500 viewers.

Aren't you exaggerating a bit here? There is no way that MSNBC has that many viewers.

25 posted on 10/01/2012 7:35:02 PM PDT by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: DManA

None of them stand up to urinate,they all squat, except for Rachel MadDog she stands up.
Its a lezzie thing


26 posted on 10/01/2012 7:41:58 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: chessplayer

Does being a mental patient qualify Bashir to do diagnoses?


27 posted on 10/01/2012 7:44:08 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: chessplayer
Most of us remember how Reagan was too old to think straight and that George W Bush was a functioning "dry" alcoholic. George HW Bush was a coward who abandoned his crewmen when his plane was shot down, Gerald Ford was a clumsy bunbling fool and Richard Nixon was "tricky dick" Don't forget too that McCain made compromising comments in his confession after six years of unspeakable torture.

The dims are slimeballs. They continue to prove it.

28 posted on 10/01/2012 7:45:55 PM PDT by pfflier
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To: chessplayer
LOL. I think the communist media tries to have a field day whenever any conservative opens their mouth. The whole point of the process is to ridicule and demean Republicans and Conservatives as much as possible to sway (brainwash) the gullible, and to intimidate Republicans and Conservatives from speaking at all. (They did a good job with Juan McLame.) There's nothing new here. Especially coming from the likes of Martini Basher.

What would be interesting is to have Mrs. Romney stand her ground and throw the Liberal Media's crap back at their faces. Now that would be newsworthy!
29 posted on 10/01/2012 7:49:17 PM PDT by hawaiianninja (Palm note to self: Work for a successful 2012! +Throw the liberal garbage out!)
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To: Travis McGee

I agree with you, but do you think you could speak up a little louder? XD


30 posted on 10/01/2012 7:52:04 PM PDT by hawaiianninja (Palm note to self: Work for a successful 2012! +Throw the liberal garbage out!)
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To: chessplayer

May I ask a silly question? Why bother going on obviously partisan or state run networks? Its not like Conservatives are ever going to get fair, or even polite coverage.


31 posted on 10/01/2012 8:03:56 PM PDT by Kandy Atz ("Were we directed from Washington when to sow and when to reap, we should soon want for bread.")
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To: Flag_This
But if a break-down occurred, he still couldn’t do 1/10 as much damage as the “sane” obama has already caused.

Barack Obama is just a really scary man. Abandoned by father at birth, mother at age 10, heavy drug user, I have noticed some interesting things. His emotions do not seam real. Sometimes he is too happy, just excessivly smiling, kind of an idiot, Alfred E. Neuman grin. Also, flying off to Las Vegas for a fundraser, when the American Ambassador was just killed, what kind of man can do that? He does have a kind of coolness, but also a weirdness that is very troubling.

32 posted on 10/01/2012 8:09:49 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: chessplayer

Let me get this straight....An MSNBC host wants to address the subject of “sanity”?


33 posted on 10/01/2012 8:58:57 PM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: hawaiianninja

That’s the biggest font I can yell in with simple < h1 > html.


34 posted on 10/02/2012 4:43:57 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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