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Romney aides blast 'hypocrites' who asked for cabinet jobs and are now trashing him
Daily Mail (UK) ^ | November 23, 2012 | Toby Harnden

Posted on 11/24/2012 9:15:02 PM PST by Lancey Howard

Former senior aides to Mitt Romney have hit back at the 'craven hypocrites' in the Republican party who just days before the election were clamouring for jobs in a Romney administration and are now belittling him.

'There were one or two well-known figures who were late committing to support him, were the most eager to curry favour when it looked like we would win and are now out there trashing the governor.

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But the other senior adviser, who declined to be named when criticising senior Republicans, singled out Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Newt Gingrich as among those who had been quickest to lambast Romney. After Romney told donors on a post-election conference call that many voted for President Obama because he had offered them 'gifts', Jindal said Romney's comments were 'absolutely wrong'. He said: 'We have got to stop dividing American voters. We need to go after 100 per cent of the votes, not 53 per cent - we need to go after every single vote.'

That was a reference to Romney's notorious '47 per cent' comments in which he said that proportion of voters was dependent on government and would inevitably back a Democrat.

Gingrich called the 'gifts' comments 'nuts' and 'insulting' to voters.

The anonymous adviser said: 'Bobby Jindal wanted very, very much to be Vice President. He appeared publicly with Governor Romney after the 47 per cent comments, which the governor himself said were totally wrong. 'Newt Gingrich made it clear to us he wanted to be part of a Romney administration. 'Both these guys - and others - were the governor's best friend when it seemed he was on the brink of becoming our 45th President. Now they're calling him a bum. Real profiles in courage.'

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1 posted on 11/24/2012 9:15:09 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard
RE:”The anonymous adviser said: ‘Bobby Jindal wanted very, very much to be Vice President. He appeared publicly with Governor Romney after the 47 per cent comments, which the governor himself said were totally wrong. ‘Newt Gingrich made it clear to us he wanted to be part of a Romney administration. ‘Both these guys - and others - were the governor's best friend when it seemed he was on the brink of becoming our 45th President. Now they're calling him a bum. Real profiles in courage.”

FUMR. you losers lost even with a bad economy and so you can go to hell.

Quit trying to bring others down with you.

2 posted on 11/24/2012 9:20:37 PM PST by sickoflibs (Dems go for actually winning where-as Rs make believe they are winning when they are losing.)
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To: Lancey Howard

Here’s a good job for Mitt. Help clean out the cesspool called the GOPe.


3 posted on 11/24/2012 9:22:33 PM PST by DManA ( you)
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To: Lancey Howard

One of the breaths of fresh air from Romney was his “47%” remark. It was, of course, dead on accurate. What infuriates me is that nearly every establishment Republican thinks he shouldn’t have spoken the truth. And Romney even distanced himself from his own remark!

I figured the leak of that “47% remark” represented a door being cracked open for the perfect opportunity to describe the rat base as exactly what it is - - a pack of moochers, deadbeats, bums, and parasites who vote for politicians to confiscate more tax money... from friends and neighbors... and hand the loot over to them, the moochers, in exchange for their votes. This basic truth can EASILY be backed up with raw data and evidence galore.

I mean, does anybody truly believe the welfare / food stamp dependency class votes Republican??

There’s a reason Ubanga never brought up the “47%” remark in the debates...


4 posted on 11/24/2012 9:24:37 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard
"clamouring for jobs in a Romney administration and are now belittling him."

A Fool and his money are soon departed and used car salesmen stink.

End of the Romneys..poof..they are gone. We don't want no more stinking Michigan crooks running for office...got it?

5 posted on 11/24/2012 9:30:57 PM PST by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......? Embrace a ruler today.)
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To: sickoflibs
The dems won only due to massive voter fraud.

Any conservative or repub that fails to recognize that fact is unprepared for what happens next.

To understand what happens next, google the "Killing fields of Cambodia".

We are dealing with Marxism here. Trotsky brand genuine commie pukes.

6 posted on 11/24/2012 9:34:55 PM PST by exnavy (Got ammo, Godspeed!)
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To: sickoflibs

Ironically, I agree with you (FUMR) and I also agree with the “advisor” (FUBJ and FUNG).
They’re ALL a bunch of cowards.

Give me a candidate who isn’t afraid to screw political correctness and speak the truth.


7 posted on 11/24/2012 9:35:06 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Earthdweller; All

But I guess the Illinois “crook” will do .. huh ..??

Mitt Romney is not a crook .. and it’s disgusting that some people here can’t find any body else to rip apart.


8 posted on 11/24/2012 9:37:46 PM PST by CyberAnt ("America is the greatest nation on the face of the earth".)
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To: Lancey Howard

Can we now go through life without hearing anything else about Mitt Romney? Please??


9 posted on 11/24/2012 9:37:48 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Lancey Howard

The 47% of America comment could have been rebutted by exposing that Obama is against more than half of America based the fact the not one Repucblican voted for Obamacare. Mr. President you pushed through a policy the manortiy opposed!


10 posted on 11/24/2012 9:39:09 PM PST by klimeckg ("The penalty good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.")
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To: CyberAnt

Illinois is a war zone but Michigan is a devastation zone..it may have tipped the election. Says a lot about the state of the country..and our so-called “party”.


11 posted on 11/24/2012 9:43:14 PM PST by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......? Embrace a ruler today.)
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To: Lancey Howard

What the GOP really needs is a voter fraud czar and department. Someone to teach US how to do like the commie ‘RATS.


12 posted on 11/24/2012 9:45:56 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Criminal defense lawyers won't have the Twinkie to kick around anymore.)
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To: exnavy
massive voter fraud...

Agreed. All of this infighting is based on the false premise that Mitt lost fair and square.
13 posted on 11/24/2012 9:49:37 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: DManA

Romney is the ultimate GOPe.


14 posted on 11/24/2012 9:52:55 PM PST by ansel12 (The only Senate seat GOP pick up was the Palin endorsed Deb Fischer’s successful run in Nebraska)
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To: Lancey Howard

15 posted on 11/24/2012 9:54:21 PM PST by Baynative
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To: Lancey Howard

Not sure where the outrage at Romney is coming from here. His advisers are pointing out how cowardly and hypocritical these so called “conservatives” are. I thank them for letting us know who we CANNOT trust in the future. Romney’s ‘gifts’ remarks were 100% fact, and disavowing them in order to pander to welfare leeches is not only a stain on these men’s characters, but a direct willingness to collaborate with the socialist agenda.

Those defending Jindal are delusion. He’s the one in the wrong here, just as Christie was in the wrong when he made out with Obama.
If, after Romney’s loss, we’re going to make sure our candidates are true conservatives in their words and actions, let’s hold everyone to that standard, shall we?


16 posted on 11/24/2012 9:54:56 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Lancey Howard
One of the breaths of fresh air from Romney was his “47%” remark. It was, of course, dead on accurate.

As big and costly a gaffe as it was, no one ever succeeded in defining what it meant, did they?

17 posted on 11/24/2012 9:59:01 PM PST by ansel12 (The only Senate seat GOP pick up was the Palin endorsed Deb Fischer’s successful run in Nebraska)
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To: ansel12
As big and costly a gaffe as it was...

LOL!
Romney speaks the truth and you fall for the Democrat "mainstream" newsroom propaganda that it was a "gaffe"?

/close chuckling headshake

18 posted on 11/24/2012 10:08:07 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Viennacon

What you said BUMP.
Precisely correct.


19 posted on 11/24/2012 10:10:01 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: GeronL
Can we now go through life without hearing anything else about Mitt Romney? Please??

Yeah, I think so.
How long did the McCain and Dole hangovers last? A month or two?

20 posted on 11/24/2012 10:12:36 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

Newt has always been about Newt, expected that.

Disappointed in Jindal though.


21 posted on 11/24/2012 10:16:02 PM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: ansel12

We are supposed to believe the 47% remark was a gaffe. It will be hammered into us until it becomes “conventional wisdom”. But it’s a lie. It will however have the effect in future elections that the truth is to be avoided at all cost.


22 posted on 11/24/2012 10:16:21 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: Lancey Howard

Fall for what? The election is over, Romney just had his head handed to him.

Yes, his gaffes added up.


23 posted on 11/24/2012 10:20:02 PM PST by ansel12 (The only Senate seat GOP pick up was the Palin endorsed Deb Fischer’s successful run in Nebraska)
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To: Viennacon

Yeah, I blame A LOT on Christie’s suck up job on Obama after the storm. Obama did SQUAT, but got lots of accolades thanks to Dough Boy from Jersey.

How’s that working for you now Dough Boy?


24 posted on 11/24/2012 10:20:06 PM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: autumnraine
Disappointed in Jindal though.

Yeah, he showed his true colors as a pandering coward.
He should have simply kept his mouth shut.

25 posted on 11/24/2012 10:21:50 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: ansel12
Yes, his gaffes added up.

What, exactly, did your Democrat newsrooms convice you were Romney's "gaffes"? Got an example?

26 posted on 11/24/2012 10:24:22 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: ansel12

[ One of the breaths of fresh air from Romney was his “47%” remark. It was, of course, dead on accurate. ]

Romney “accidentally” spoken the truth and then started with the “Hamina HAmina” distancing himself from the comment..

When acused of being rich he did the same thing...

Romney does not believe in the conservative message and is ashamed of it..

The absolute LAST MAN republicans should have picked to represent them..
Romney therefore is a shill.. a phoney.. fake.. posuer..

Yes.. I’m gonna say.. I’m bold......... A.. L.I.B.E.R.A.L...


27 posted on 11/24/2012 10:24:49 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Lancey Howard

When Romney wins the election, then you get to pretend that he was not a loser, and a gaffe making disaster, you don’t to play that pretend game immediately after he gets wiped out against Jimmy Carter the second.


28 posted on 11/24/2012 10:28:49 PM PST by ansel12 (The only Senate seat GOP pick up was the Palin endorsed Deb Fischer’s successful run in Nebraska)
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To: exnavy; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; NFHale; Impy; ...
RE :”The dems won only due to massive voter fraud. Any conservative or repub that fails to recognize that fact is unprepared for what happens next”

BLA-BLA-BLA. Romney was a loser candidate who ran a disaster of a campaign.

This type of paranoid conspiracy talk (if it was commonly believed by Republicans) will just lead to more disasters. Its called ignoring your mistakes.

Obama ran on something (his liberal world view) and he got minorities in the swing states to go out and vote for him. Romney ran on nothing and in comparison he had no effective ‘get out the vote’ campaign in those states. He wasted his contributors money.

Obvious Rule #1 : Don't insult the voters before your election.

Obvious Rule #2 : Don't expect a R candidate who takes a bunch of positions that he (himself) don't believe in to win an POTUS election. (exhibit A = McCain, Exhibit B=Romney)

29 posted on 11/24/2012 10:31:28 PM PST by sickoflibs (Dems go for actually winning where-as Rs make believe they are winning when they are losing.)
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To: SpaceBar

As big and costly a gaffe as it was, no one ever succeeded in defining what it meant, did they?

Did Romney ever succeed in defining it, who is the 47% that he dismisses??


30 posted on 11/24/2012 10:34:01 PM PST by ansel12 (The only Senate seat GOP pick up was the Palin endorsed Deb Fischer’s successful run in Nebraska)
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To: SpaceBar
But it’s a lie. It will however have the effect in future elections that the truth is to be avoided at all cost.

Where have you been? The truth is to be avoided at all costs by the GOP.......re-read some the FR posts and you'll learn Myth was pro-life, pro-RKBA, and the second coming of Reagan (I think I threw up a little when I read that one).

The truth, that was avoided at all costs is Myth was and is a pro-baby murder, anti-gun, pro-faggotry liberal.

The truth will continue to be avoided at all costs because by and large the majority of alleged conservatives will vote whoever the (R) party throws at them. The stupid party has no reason to change because when it comes down to "their guy" conservatives will swallow anything.

Anyone that disagrees will be branded a traitor and a communist. Bill fluken-Ayers could run on the (R) ticket and win the nomination and there will be supposed conservatives lining up to vote for him and will call you a commie for not supporting him. They will twist themselves into pretzels explaining how the other GOPE pawns in Kongress will hold his feet to the fire and that he isn't as bad as the alternative.

Of course the NRA will also go to bat for the (R) candidate and pretend they didn't push "assault" weapons bans. The sheeple will eat it right up and believe whatever the NRA puts out. See Myth Romney 2012 for a prime example.

The majority of conservatives are good for burning up phone lines, writing their Kongresscrats, and waving a Gadsden flag in DC, but at the end of the day they'll crawl over broken glass for whatever liberal jackass the Stupid Party puts at the top of the ticket.

Shameful.

31 posted on 11/24/2012 10:34:12 PM PST by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded.)
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To: Lancey Howard

One thing you can expect from a coward is a knife in the back.

And if the GOP is one thing, it is a coward.


32 posted on 11/24/2012 10:36:53 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: ansel12

Romney wasn’t going to define it or anything else. He knew that giving any details was going to hurt. He liked being the vague, fuzzy candidate.


33 posted on 11/24/2012 10:36:58 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Lancey Howard

Not one thing, just many little things with cowardice to back it up.


34 posted on 11/24/2012 10:37:35 PM PST by MaxMax
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To: Lancey Howard
RE :”Ironically, I agree with you (FUMR) and I also agree with the “advisor” (FUBJ and FUNG).
They’re ALL a bunch of cowards.
Give me a candidate who isn’t afraid to screw political correctness and speak the truth.”

FUBJ and FUNG didn't get the R nomination by crushing their competitors in the R primary and then losing to O by running a lame campaign. But Romney did that.

Obvious Rule #1 : Don't insult the voters before your election.

Obvious Rule #2 : Don't expect a R candidate who takes a bunch of positions that he (himself) don't believe in to win an POTUS election. (exhibit A = McCain, Exhibit B=Romney)

35 posted on 11/24/2012 10:37:49 PM PST by sickoflibs (Dems go for actually winning where-as Rs make believe they are winning when they are losing.)
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To: Lancey Howard
"Gingrich called the 'gifts' comments 'nuts' and 'insulting' to voters."

Gingrich is right.

Voters should be insulted.

Everyone knows those weren't "gifts", they were bribes.

Romney Rules!

36 posted on 11/24/2012 10:38:06 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: Baynative

Bout sums it up. The other side is able to turn out the idiot vote.


37 posted on 11/24/2012 10:38:06 PM PST by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: Lancey Howard

“Give me a candidate who isn’t afraid to screw political correctness and speak the truth.”

That was Gingrich.


38 posted on 11/24/2012 10:38:40 PM PST by Marcella (When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.)
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To: Repeat Offender

bump


39 posted on 11/24/2012 10:42:25 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL
Can we now go through life without hearing anything else about Mitt Romney? Please??

I've seen F.R. commenters here who want him to run again in 2016.

Stuck on stupid for sure.

40 posted on 11/24/2012 10:42:49 PM PST by Graybeard58 (What G.O.P.e. candidate is in store for us in 2016?)
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To: Graybeard58

wow. That is the definition of SoS


41 posted on 11/24/2012 10:44:51 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: chris37

Nobody betrays and back stabs, like Mitt Romney.

The cowardly draft evader, who has spent FIVE years trying to create the myth that quote, Reagan was “adamantly pro-choice”, is a freakish man.


42 posted on 11/24/2012 10:51:03 PM PST by ansel12 (The only Senate seat GOP pick up was the Palin endorsed Deb Fischer’s successful run in Nebraska)
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To: exnavy; Kaslin; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; NFHale; Impy; ..
RE :”The dems won only due to massive voter fraud.”

Really? Then how come Romney lost WI but in the very SAME election the Republicans there under Scott Walker picked up seats in the WI state Senate and House??
So Obama rigged those too to make Walker look good? How about these other swing states?

By rights, Obama should have lost the states of Virginia, Florida, Ohio and Wisconsin, all of which had Republican Governors and Republican legislatures going into the election – but he won them all. Some were closer than others, but Obama won credible victories in each state by putting in place strong voter ID and get-out-the-vote programs over the course of his first term, and working each state relentlessly.
10 Reasons Why Obama Won And Romney Lost -- A Two Part Series (Part Two) (ConservativeHQ.com ^ | 11/20/12 | Richard Viguerie)

43 posted on 11/24/2012 10:55:59 PM PST by sickoflibs (Dems go for actually winning where-as Rs make believe they are winning when they are losing.)
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To: sickoflibs

They only rigged the Presidential election


44 posted on 11/24/2012 11:00:53 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL
He liked being the vague, fuzzy candidate.

You know the truth about Mitt Romney, and you know that my posts are not hyperbole, Mitt will go down in the history books as a circus freak of a candidate (when analyzed as a conservative presidential candidate).

Romney does not belong in republican politics.

45 posted on 11/24/2012 11:01:42 PM PST by ansel12 (The only Senate seat GOP pick up was the Palin endorsed Deb Fischer’s successful run in Nebraska)
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To: ansel12

Advice.

Obsess less about abortion, mkay.


46 posted on 11/24/2012 11:03:53 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: ansel12

I have been saying from the get-go


47 posted on 11/24/2012 11:10:11 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL; exnavy; Kaslin; KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; ...
Q :”Really? Then how come Romney lost WI but in the very SAME election the Republicans there under Scott Walker picked up seats in the WI state Senate and House??
So Obama rigged those too to make Walker look good? How about these other swing states?
.......
A:"They only rigged the Presidential election”

LOL, How do you do that with the same ballots and same voting machines and same voters at the same time? UFOs, ESP and telepathy? Or Voodoo? That sounds like laser surgery.

48 posted on 11/24/2012 11:11:58 PM PST by sickoflibs (Dems go for actually winning where-as Rs make believe they are winning when they are losing.)
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To: Lancey Howard
Romney's aides are losers. They are libs and now making excuses for their failures.

Newt was right. Big gaffe. You never tell half of the country to go to hell no matter what-you wanted another Obama, no, thanks. You build people up, not insult them. Mitt came across as arrogant and out of touch. The Newt and Palin haters are like a cancer or maybe dressed up as conservatives. Newt has done more to lift people out of poverty. No wonder our side keeps losing.

49 posted on 11/24/2012 11:16:07 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt. .Our nation's foundation is under attack.)
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To: ansel12

Either you replied to the wrong poster or you have serious reading comprehension problems. I hope your problem is the former, not the latter.

Anyway, I said during the primaries I would never vote for the Massachusetts liberal and father of Mengelecare, Mittens Romney, and I didn’t. I could spot that loser a mile away.

I will also reiterate that only a fool or a moron would fall for the Democrat newsroom propaganda that Romney’s “47%” remark was a “gaffe”. I guess some people are easily led by the nose...

Romney’s “gaffe” was trying to distance himself from his own remark rather than back it up with raw data that showed that yep, the welfare / food stamp crowd was all in Ubama’s pocket. Then, and only then, did the Democrat newsrooms (and the fools who believe them) chuckle and nod that, yep, it was a gaffe alright.

So there. I responded to your post even though it made avsolutely no sense to me in the context of anything I posted. I’m pretty sure your reply was meant for somebody else.

FRegards,
LH


50 posted on 11/24/2012 11:17:46 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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