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Lindsay Lohan Endorses Romney, And It's Actually A Really Big Deal
Business Insider ^ | Oct. 12, 2012, 9:44 | Walter Hickey

Posted on 10/13/2012 7:16:25 AM PDT by drewh

Lindsay Lohan came out in support of Mitt Romney yesterday.

While most would, at first glance, write this off as gossip, it's the latest instance of an evolving trend that jeopardizes President Obama's chance at winning the White House.

Lohan, by all accounts, is a typical low-information voter. And low information voters, like it or not, will decide this election.

The first person to pick out this trend was Dave Weigel after sportswriter Buzz Bissinger endorsed Romney after his positive debate performance. Bissinger, Weigel notes, was a low information voter. He watched the debate, took everyone's word for it on the facts, and backed Romney.

As Weigel notes, it's not like either side was falling over themselves to score the lusted-after and enviable Bissinger endorsement.

But Bissinger is emblematic of millions of Americans. These people don't follow politics and plan to vote based on what little information they've gleaned.

Wrestler Hulk Hogan has backed Romney because he wants someone to "just take the lead and run."

Lohan said that the reason she was voting Romney was "employment." From The Blaze:

“I just think employment is really important right now,” the troubled star told E!, while at Mr. Pink’s Ginseng Drink event in Beverly Hills, California, on Thursday. “So, as of now, Mitt Romney. As of now.”

Here's why the Obama campaign should be worried.

Lohan is a low information voter convinced that (a) employment is really important, (b) thinks that employment is not being sufficiently handled by the White House right now and (c) thinks that Mitt Romney is better equipped to handle employment.

That arguably logical sequence is all that it takes for a low-information voter to support Mitt Romney. The thing is, there are millions of voters like her. That should terrify the Obama campaign.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012endorsements; hollywood; lohan
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Looks like the coolness factor is starting to wear off the chosen one...
1 posted on 10/13/2012 7:16:30 AM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

At least on the bright side ? the logical and intellect challenged will follow her and vote for Romney as they voted for Obama.... we won’t get in their way.


2 posted on 10/13/2012 7:21:31 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Impy; Perdogg; NFHale; sickoflibs; Clintonfatigued; DarthVader; fieldmarshaldj; GSP.FAN

First Jenna Jameson, then Stacey Dash and now LiLo?

Is the Glovemeister a sex symbol?


3 posted on 10/13/2012 7:22:06 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The Glove don't fit, but it's better than a burqa.)
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To: GOPsterinMA
Wrestler Hulk Hogan has backed Romney because he wants someone to "just take the lead and run."

Ohh yeah!!! Hulk Hogan Tribute Real American http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFwXmz1KGoQ&feature=related

4 posted on 10/13/2012 7:24:19 AM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

Don’t forget John Elway and Greg Anthony. The celebrity worshippers have to be taking note: the Marxist is a loser.


5 posted on 10/13/2012 7:25:18 AM PDT by BlueStateRightist
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To: drewh

This is the most hilarious example of the game “X is the key to the election” yet.

Dingbats will decide the election. ROTFLMAO!


6 posted on 10/13/2012 7:27:29 AM PDT by DManA
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To: GOPsterinMA

As Lohan has been perpetually unemployed it figures that this issue would be of importance to her. I wouldn’t be the one to tell her lack of work is her fault- though. Glad to see she has come out in favor of Romney. Ten to one Lilo’s dad is a Republican.


7 posted on 10/13/2012 7:27:57 AM PDT by somerville
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To: GOPsterinMA

As Lohan has been perpetually unemployed it figures that this issue would be of importance to her. I wouldn’t be the one to tell her lack of work is her fault- though. Glad to see she has come out in favor of Romney. Ten to one Lilo’s dad is a Republican.


8 posted on 10/13/2012 7:28:08 AM PDT by somerville
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To: drewh

My favorite low information voter is my nail tech whom I’ve known for over 20 years. She claims to have voted for the winner in each presidential election since 1980. Two weeks ago she was solid Obama. Now she’s lean Obama. She really liked Romney in the debate. She gets a lot of her news from National Inquirer and from the other people getting their nails done. She’s just starting to pay attention. I go see her in another two weeks. I’ll let you know where she is then.


9 posted on 10/13/2012 7:33:36 AM PDT by Mercat (He was playing Words with Friends.)
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To: DManA

“This is the most hilarious example of the game “X is the key to the election” yet.

Dingbats will decide the election. ROTFLMAO!”

Why not?

They decided the last election.


10 posted on 10/13/2012 7:35:06 AM PDT by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: DManA
Not guilty your honor!


11 posted on 10/13/2012 7:37:27 AM PDT by drewh
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To: BwanaNdege

http://www.infoplease.com/timelines/voting.html


12 posted on 10/13/2012 7:39:27 AM PDT by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: drewh

The really big deal would be that she could find her way to the voting booth.


13 posted on 10/13/2012 7:41:24 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Mercat
If she's got this far she might as well vote for Romney all she need's is someone to encourage her.
Tell her about the debacle and mess the middle east is and what happen to our US Ambassador in Benghazi in how this administration left him vulnerable there with repeated calls for added security gone unheeded.
Ask her ? would she actually feel safe and place this country's safety and security for another 4 years in this administration's hands ?
What about the job situation ? Reagan managed to turn this thing around in the early 80s and Obama needs more time ?
14 posted on 10/13/2012 7:42:35 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Mercat
I would not wait for another 2 weeks, if you can encourage her to change her mind and vote for Romney imagine how many she can talk to and change their votes to Romney ?
All you needs is a excuse to get your nails or hair done, again....
15 posted on 10/13/2012 7:44:38 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Mercat
I would not wait for another 2 weeks, if you can encourage her to change her mind and vote for Romney imagine how many she can talk to and change their votes to Romney ?
All you need is a excuse to get your nails or hair done, again....
16 posted on 10/13/2012 7:45:00 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: drewh
What little I know about Lindsay Lohan suggests to me that she's a slow motion train wreck.If that's correct I think we'd want to see her endorse Osama Obama.
17 posted on 10/13/2012 7:45:27 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: drewh
Lindsay Lohan Endorses Romney, And It's Actually A Really Big Deal

Should read:

Lindsay Lohan, like Endorses like Romney, And It's like Actually like A Really Big Deal

18 posted on 10/13/2012 7:45:27 AM PDT by JaguarXKE (If my Fluffy had a puppy, it would look like the puppy Obama ate!r)
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To: American Constitutionalist

Sorry for the double post.


19 posted on 10/13/2012 7:46:16 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Mercat
If she's voted in every election since 1980 then that means she voted for Reagan, then Bush Sr. Clinton, G.W.Bush and Obama.....
There is hope there that she could change her vote to Romney since she voted for Reagan, both Bush's.
20 posted on 10/13/2012 7:52:28 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: drewh

Liberal tool David Weigel condescendingly calls voters like Bissinger and Lohan “low information” voters. But when Bissinger and Lohan see facts that tell them things are not going well, they make a rational decision to change their voting decisions based on those facts. Can the same be said for “high information” msm’ers like David Weigel?


21 posted on 10/13/2012 7:53:45 AM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: drewh

She has been Republican her whole life. I don’t believe she voted for Obama last time. Some are saying the economy is why she is not working....Not. She is somewhat a mess but hopefully will get herself together.


22 posted on 10/13/2012 7:53:48 AM PDT by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: BwanaNdege

Considering that “undecideds” are in this category of “low information voters then yeah. You have to be low information to be undecided with two people that are a billion miles apart.


23 posted on 10/13/2012 7:56:00 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: BwanaNdege

I also read this week that Maine voters are the key to the election. Also Catholics.

So what Romney should do is go to Maine, find all the Catholics who are also dingbats and just buy their votes.


24 posted on 10/13/2012 7:56:29 AM PDT by DManA
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To: drewh

I’m waiting for the Paris Hilton endorsement...that would be, like, HUGH!


25 posted on 10/13/2012 8:00:30 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: Gay State Conservative
What little I know about Lindsay Lohan suggests to me that she's a slow motion train wreck.If that's correct I think we'd want to see her endorse Osama Obama.

I know, but give her a break for being on our side. I think Churchill said "If Hitler invaded hell, I would feel compelled to at least mention Satan favorably in the House of Commons."

26 posted on 10/13/2012 8:01:34 AM PDT by RepRivFarm ("During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." -George Orwell)
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To: drewh

"Mitt Romney is not available at this time. Please leave your name and number at the tone."

BEEEP!

"Oh, wow, like, professor Romney, this is, you know, Lindsay! I saw you on the, uh, debate with that Obongo guy. And your friend Paul is SO hot! I love the muscles!

So, anyways, I'd like to offer my services to you. Oh, ha, ah, I didn't mean THAT way. At least with you. Maybe Paul, but I'd, you know, like to make an ad for you and Paul. I could, like, come out in a low-cut dress, and say, you know, how cool yooze two are compared to that Barney Obongo guy. Where did he come from anyways, and is he REALLY president? I mean, like, of the country? And the cities, too, I mean?

Wow! Dat bro not cool, tee hee. Don't taze me, like, bro, you know? Ha, ha. So, what do you think about me doin a little ad for yooze? Gimme a call! I'll be layin here on my bed just waitin to hear from you. Or, wow, even Paul, if he'd, like, you know, wanna talk to me?

Oh, groan, I'm so, uh, excited! I can't wait! Please, do it NOW! NOW! Yes! YES!! Oh, it's going to feel so good! To hear from, you, I mean. Or, OOOH, Paul. Squeal! Well, I'm going to go lay on my bed and cool down.

Do, call, please? Oh, please! Oh, I hope I won't have to lay on my bed alone all night waiting for the call, will I? Do it! Do it! I will fly to wherever you are to help. Just make sure, uh, Paul is there, too, uh, OK?"

27 posted on 10/13/2012 8:10:43 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: American Constitutionalist

First of all, I live in Kansas so it really doesn’t matter statistically. Second, you don’t understand. She’s more interested in Romney’s eyes and his smile. She likes the fact that Ryan does P90x. She thinks Obama is cool. If I try to convince her based upon facts that you and I think are important, even critical, she changes the subject or, even worse, starts filing my cuticles more aggressively.


28 posted on 10/13/2012 8:20:39 AM PDT by Mercat (He was playing Words with Friends.)
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To: DManA
Unfortunately, Dingbats do decide elections. How do you think we got BO?

This LL quote shows she is not quite the dingbat of the average BO voter:

“I just think employment is really important right now,” the troubled star told E!, while at Mr. Pink’s Ginseng Drink event in Beverly Hills, California, on Thursday. “So, as of now, Mitt Romney. As of now.”

She at least has the sense enough to understand that the average low wage worker who buys her movie tickets and glossy magazines is more likely to do so if they are employed.

29 posted on 10/13/2012 8:22:58 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: drewh

If she thought it was tough getting hollywood work before her Romney endorsement, now she’ll see. She’ll be blacklisted.


30 posted on 10/13/2012 8:29:23 AM PDT by patrick10801
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To: drewh

Wow...if Obama’s has lost the drunken slut vote...he is done


31 posted on 10/13/2012 8:44:29 AM PDT by tophat9000 (American is Barack Oaken)
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To: patrick10801

She’s dead to me -Steven Speilberg!


32 posted on 10/13/2012 8:45:12 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: drewh
A highly intelligent, if complex, career actress who has forged an astonishing career in the toughest business in the world.

"low information voter."

What a joke. Jealous, voyeuristic, Same as it Ever Was.
33 posted on 10/13/2012 8:45:56 AM PDT by golux
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To: drewh

The writer’s basic argument is sound.

If only Mitt Romney can get the Nitwit vote, then he’ll win in a landslide.

Because the whole country is full of nitwits these days.


34 posted on 10/13/2012 8:49:42 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: bgill
The really big deal would be that she could find her way to the voting booth

That's what designated drivers are for.

35 posted on 10/13/2012 9:19:40 AM PDT by DeepInTheHeartOfTexas
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To: Mercat

I see the total failure of trying to convince this person, your right, it’s pointless....


36 posted on 10/13/2012 9:22:49 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: GOPsterinMA; Impy; Perdogg; sickoflibs; Clintonfatigued; DarthVader; fieldmarshaldj; GSP.FAN

It’s the hair.

Gotta be.

With hair like that I could...dare I say it....RULE THE WORLD...


37 posted on 10/13/2012 3:11:00 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale

You just need some Dapper Dan.


38 posted on 10/13/2012 3:14:08 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

A li’l dab’ll do ya, as the old commercial says...

Or was that Brylcream...(say...talk about a product that went the way of all things...is that even still available?)


39 posted on 10/13/2012 3:19:47 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale

It must be... it’s the stuff ‘Tard Joe uses to keep the ass hairs stapled to his scalp nice and shiny.


40 posted on 10/13/2012 3:27:05 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

“...it’s the stuff ‘Tard Joe uses...”

Nah, I’m pretty sure that he’s an Elmer’s Glu-All kinda guy.


41 posted on 10/13/2012 3:35:02 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: somerville

Good points, all.


42 posted on 10/13/2012 3:48:14 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The Glove don't fit, but it's better than a burqa.)
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To: drewh

If Pee Wee Herman comes out for Mitt, then we will know we have won.


43 posted on 10/13/2012 4:00:03 PM PDT by Lockbar (I promise to move fire-wood twice a day.)
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To: drewh

The Hulskster! Looks like he found time to get off of Bubba’s wife.

Every vote counts...


44 posted on 10/13/2012 4:21:12 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The Glove don't fit, but it's better than a burqa.)
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To: NFHale; Impy; Perdogg; sickoflibs; Clintonfatigued; DarthVader; fieldmarshaldj; GSP.FAN

“It’s the hair.”

Then the GOP ticket has the RAT ticket beat hands down.

Total aside: Has anyone else been coming across pennies with the stalks of wheat on the back of them? I got two of them just today. I’m thinking people are using their coin collections to pay bills with. I keep them.


45 posted on 10/13/2012 4:25:17 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The Glove don't fit, but it's better than a burqa.)
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To: JaguarXKE

Lindsay Lohan Endorses Romney, And It’s Actually A Really Big Deal
Should read:

Lindsay Lohan, like Endorses like Romney, And It’s like Actually like A Really Big Deal
—————————————————————————————— “Totally” big deal.........


46 posted on 10/13/2012 4:26:09 PM PDT by AFret. ("Charlie don't surf ! ")
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To: GOPsterinMA

Those Wheat (pre-1959) pennies are worth more than their face value.


47 posted on 10/13/2012 4:37:22 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
Exactly!

I also have scored both a Roosevelt dime (1959) and a Washington quarter (1964) over the last ~1.5 years; just there in my change.

I suspect the ‘yutes’ working the registers have NO idea that our currency was ever silver, so they had 0 idea as they handed it to me, I'm sure.

Me likey!

48 posted on 10/13/2012 4:44:01 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The Glove don't fit, but it's better than a burqa.)
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To: GOPsterinMA
Total aside: Has anyone else been coming across pennies with the stalks of wheat on the back of them? I got two of them just today. I’m thinking people are using their coin collections to pay bills with. I keep them.

I have been seeing the same thing. Looks like people are digging into the last of their disposal change. We have found two junk silver dimes in the last week. I think this is just another financial indicator.
49 posted on 10/13/2012 5:05:50 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: GOPsterinMA

Fortunately, as a youngster (now over 30 years ago, yikes !), I became interested in coin collecting. I was an expert by the time I was 7-8 years old, so I was always on the lookout for “gems” (of course, at that time, we were only 17-18 years removed from silver in the coins, so it wasn’t too infrequent I’d find something, and Wheats were just 22-23 years discontinued, so those were quite frequent finds). That was right about when they were minting those ridiculous Susan B. Anthony dollar coins that nobody wanted (I’d go to the bank as a kid and try to grab as many of the huge Eisenhower dollars as possible — I’d be surprised if banks even have those anymore).


50 posted on 10/13/2012 5:18:08 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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