Skip to comments.DID I MISS SOMETHING? (vanity)
Posted on 10/16/2012 10:40:38 AM PDT by Baynative
So much talk about the 47% and Obama getting ready to beat Romney down with has me completely confused. Rush, Hannity, Levin - all have me confused.
But, everyone I hear discussing this is talking as if Romney said 47% of America has no desire to work or compete.
Did I get this wrong, or has the meaning and argument been switched?
You are not wrong. But the media and the obama campaign (aren’t they the same thing?) have cemented the belief that Romney said something he did not. Now the want him to defend himself.
"We all say things that come out wrong, I'm sure you didn't REALLY mean to say that most rural voters were bitter clingers holding onto their guns and religion."
In the same way Biden the boob tried to go all Lloyd Bentsen on Paul Ryan when Ryan mentioned the tax policy JFK promoted, the left will seize on any verbal construct to weave a lie.
Didn’t the media cut a part of Romney’s 47% statement? Thus what we heard was out of context?
Carter’s grandson “released” a small snippet to Mother Jones, a left wing rag. It is clearly out of context, but even then, anyone giving it a fair hearing would come to the same conclusion Baynative did: Romney was discussing electoral strategy, not governance or compassion.
No. You’re right. We all got it. Even retirees with income are in that 47%. But just like Bill Clinton’s enduring 43% , they will never vote for Romney no matter what. That’s all Mitt meant. No matter what. That’s why I was afraid he would apologize. He didn’t say anything wrong.
Ahhh, thank you.
You are correct. And the media will make you suffer for it.
Hopefully, Romney will reiterate this, tonight. He can simply say he was describing his electoral, but the edited tape was misleading. Wish he’d of said this to begin with, rather than offering a mea culpa.
So, we agree. BUt, why are all of the bright conservative talkers setting the record straight? MOST OF ALL - Why is Romney not setting the record straight? - It drives me crazy to see the left change the subject and lure guys like Hannity into their trap.