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Posted on 03/09/2012 12:18:31 PM PST by maggief
It's going to be a tough sell. But that didn't deter Mitt Romney from pitching himself as an unofficial Southerner on his 'away game' in the Deep South. Taking to the podium in jeans and a buttoned-up shirt, the presidential contender told a crowd at the Port of Pascagoula on his first rally in Mississippi that he was gradually becoming one of them.
'I'm learning to say "y'all" and "I like grits". Strange things are happening to me,' he said jokingly. Romney welcomed the endorsement of Governor Phil Bryant during his 15-minute address last night in front of dozens of supporters. He did not mention his Republican opponents at all.
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I could kiss those grits.
Gakk! Balled peanuts? Goober peas?!!
ya know someone ought to tell him hes not in another country when he comes to the South...
we’ve been part of the US for quite some time...
Fer instance Tennessee was a state 100 years before Utah...
TN 1796 the 16th state
UT after 1890
so hes not visitin with peons when he comes here...
Hes hobnobbing with his betters...
so he better be more respectful...
or we wont offer him no white lightnin...
My Grandaddy lived 86 years and as far as I know he did not even OWN a short sleeved shirt. (He was born in 1886.
I can’t wait for him to go to Jersey and try on some of their local language...
Why, bless his little heart.
Only Southerners know what that truly means. Hehe!
“Aww don’t feel noways tired....”
I am from the Northeast. Moved to Texas in 2006. Upon my arrival I used the word “Y’all.” The recipient of my attempt at southern vernacular shook his head and said, you ain’t from around here, are you boy?
They’ll love Romney.
Vinny Gambini: Are we to believe that boiling water soaks into a grit faster in your kitchen than anywhere else on the face of the earth?
Mr. Tipton: I don’t know.
Vinny Gambini: Well, I guess the laws of physics cease to exist on top of your stove. Were these magic grits? Did you buy them from the same guy who sold Jack his beanstalk beans?
He comes across as condescending and trying too hard to be a regular guy. Why doesn’t he repeat some of the statements he made about guns in Mass.? Obviously he doesn’t think of the 2nd Amendment as a God given Right For ALL Americans but as a right depending on what state you live in. I doubt he knows the difference in “You’all” and “Youn’s”.
“Can I get me a hunt’n license in heyah”.
Next he'll be singing "Zip-A-Dee Doo Da" while strolling along a footpath underneath some magnolia trees.
Yes, yes, yes! Boiled GREEN peanuts, makes the world a better place. :p
When I was a wee one and I would go camping with my Granny and Paw-Paw, I remember going down the road and my Granny saying we were leaving a peanut-shell trail to find our way back home.
Thinking about that— one time we were going down the road and my Granny was chewing her gum and she popped it but good!
Paw-Paw starts pulling the camper over thinking we had a blowout. People type -roflmaopimp- I think they got that phrase from us. :p
Great memories! Grandparents are the best!
Okay, that’s not pandering, that’s condescension. Which doesn’t go over well here in the South.
Spoken like a true metrosexual. Learned nothing from Hitlary. His three “home states” and carpet bag tell y’all that he not going to for local.
“OOOoooooh! Boiled peanuts! I want some!”
IN the RC bottle! THAT’s what I’m talkin’ about!
Well my Pup Pup wouldn’t touch those bald slimy peanuts with a 10 foot pole LOL.
He used to take me fishing regularly and had a stash of beer and 7 oz cokes hidden in a natural spring near the lake in the woods behind his house.
Man those beers were refreshing!
Seriously, Pup Pup rocked
What’s a Paw Paw?