Skip to comments.Mitt is Kicking Butt Out There
Posted on 05/25/2012 5:08:11 PM PDT by Kaslin
RUSH: Mitt Romney yesterday on his website and his YouTube channel (he has a YouTube channel) released a new ad entitled, "Day One, Part 2." Romney's staying on message. There's one thing... I probably, in the near future, need to spend a little bit more time in this. But you know, everybody's talking about Obama and his daily events and so forth. But Romney is kicking butt out there, and Romney is staying on message, and Romney is rapid-firing back. And this is part and parcel of what has them a little bit discombobulated.
So here is a Romney ad staying on message Day One, Part 2.
ANNOUNCER: What would a Romney presidency be like? Day one: President Romney announces deficit reductions, ending the Obama era of big government, helping secure our kids' futures. President Romney stands up to China on trade and demands they play by the rules. President Romney begins repealing job-killing regulations that are costing the economy billions. That's what a Romney presidency will be like.
ROMNEY: I'm Mitt Romney, and I approve this message.
RUSH: Now on CNN's Starting Point this morning, Christine Romans, the fill-in host, talked to Debbie "Blabbermouth" Schultz, who runs the Democrat National Committee. By the way, do you know Debbie "Blabbermouth" Schultz was scheduled to appear and make a speech after services at a Miami temple, a Jewish temple? And a member of the temple, a man by the name of Tate stood up and said (paraphrased), "I'm outta here. If you bring her in here to make some concocted political speech on Friday night, I'm outta here. I mean, I'm out!"
So they canceled her. A Miami temple canceled the appearance by Debbie "Blabbermouth" Schultz. When was the last time you heard of that happening? Normally that's the kind of stuff that happens to us. One of us is scheduled to go someplace, the left protests it, and whoever was scheduled to host it shuts it down. Debbie "Blabbermouth" Schultz was disinvited or uninvited, and this Tate guy... I forget his first name. Stanley? I'm not sure. Anyway, he persevered.
And this temple is very close to her district. It's in Miami but it's very close to her district. Anyway, she was on CNN's Starting Point this morning and Christine Romans said, "I want to start with this attack on Romney and Bain Capital. A lot of people, Debbie, are seeing this as an attempt to disqualify Romney in battleground states, so the lunch-bucket Democrats have somebody to blame for their factories closing. The White House said this is their big strategy: Go after Bain; go after Romney. Will it play in those battleground states, and if it doesn't, what's Plan B?"
Day One, Part Two
SCHULTZ: It's not strategy! What it is is that Mitt Romney has made his record at Bain Capital his experience in the private sector -- which is almost exclusively at Bain Capital -- the central premise to American voters, uh, that ... that they should elect him president. There are thousands of workers who he laid off, uh, companies that they deliberately forced into bankruptcies, and Mitt Romney and his partners run -- made hundreds of millions of dollars.
RUSH: "Deliberately forced into bankruptcy."
So they're doubling down on Bain.
Whether it's working or not, they are going to double down on Bain.
And Romney's ads are entirely positive. And, by the way, remember all these calls against negative ads? "Gotta stop all the negative ads!" Well, Romney's out there running positive ads, and the media is still dissing his ads. The media is still ripping Romney's ads. The media is still criticizing Romney for his ads even though they're the essence of positive. So Debbie "Blabbermouth" Schultz says there basically is no Plan B. "We're going after Bain, we're going after Romney, and nothing gonna change." So Christine Romans says, "Well, why is it not hypocrisy for the president to take campaign donations from private equity when he's attacking private equity, making that an essential part of his campaign?"
SCHULTZ: Accepting a contribution from a particular person involved in venture capital and criticizing Mitt Romney -- who has made his record as a venture capitalist at Bain the central focus of his credibility and his qualification for being president -- are completely different things! So Mitt Romney, in the way that he ran Bain Capital -- the companies that he deliberately drove into bankruptcy, the creditors that he left with less than pennies on the dollar in return, and the thousands and thousands of people who he left on the unemployment lines while making hundreds of millions of dollars of -- in profits for himself and his partners -- is an appropriate examination for a man who is saying that this is the reason we should elect him president.
Who contributes to Barack Obama --
RUSH: Stop it! I feel like I'm I listening to Hillary. I can't stand it. It's nothing but... It's just poppycock. It's just lies. It's all lies. It's all absurd. I tell you what I'm gonna do. When we come back at the top of the hour, we'll do Marc Thiessen. Washington Post headline: "Forget Bain -- Obama's Public-Equity Record is the Real Scandal." And it's a list of all and every one of Obama's abject failures -- bailing out companies, green energy sector -- using your money. Romney used his own. Obama is using your money, taxpayer money is got a dismal record.
You talk about bankruptcies and people losing their jobs?
Obama's the king of destroying companies!
RUSH: The fact of the matter is Bain Capital was trying to keep these companies out of bankruptcy, and they were asked in to save these companies. These were not takeovers. This woman doesn't have the slightest idea what she's talking about.
Romney is an extreme liberal pretending to be a moderate or, at times, a conservative. A pretender will never get my vote. I vote for honesty, if honesty is not there, I don’t vote (that old conviction thingy hounds me day and night).
So, my choices are between a socialist/communist and another socialist who doesn’t have the ability or brains to realize that he is a member of a cult. Gee, choices, choices ... not my call.
Seems to be a lot of energy expended on my one vote ... sorry, my mind is made up. Let the chips fall were they may. If Obama wins, blame my one vote.
My convictions stand ...
To clarify, I will be voting for everything except for President. Polling machines don’t allow write in votes ... you must go to paper ballot. I will not go the write in option knowing that my vote will mean nothing.
Sorry if I’m a dumbsh*t in you estamation ... I have convictions that supercede political concerns.
I hear ya. However the Bishop is a photo negative of the original.
Do you really expect him to do the right thing about anything?
His plan is to trash Romney so that lots of people will stay home. It works for FR, they get Obama and it appears like their fingerprints were not on it.
You are wasting your time with these people. They never are happy with any candidate unless that candidate does everything they want. And if not - they proceed to tear him/her down.
We realize we have to fight - no matter the weapon we are given. Obama is destroying America and it is in our hands to do what we can to stop it. I do not want a dictator or destruction of our constitution. I don’t want anything in the hands of Obama or a democrat.
So - we may not get all we want - but at least we would have a man that does love America and is an American.
Suggest we spend our time with tea party people willing to fight against Obama.
These are bench sitters - so the voters will decide and they can sit at their computers and pat themselves on the back for sitting out the most critical election for America.
Primary’s mean nothing now.
Help yourself, vote for yourself, it will make no difference.
The big question is in November.
We all know that, but unfortunately we are stuck with him.
I don’t see any hope for anyone else so I vote anybody but Obama and that’s Romney.
Good move: That will free you of any guilt when Obama is elected.
That is actually a good picture of Was-A-Man.
If you consider yourself a social conservative, how does the following quote sit with your conscience?
“”Omission” is here taken to be the failure to do something one can and ought to do. If this happens advertently and freely a sin is committed. Moralists took pains formerly to show that the inaction implied in an omission was quite compatible with a breach of the moral law, for it is not merely because a person here and now does nothing that he offends, but because he neglects to act under circumstances in which he can and ought to act. The degree of guilt incurred by an omission is measured like that attaching to sins of commission, by the dignity of the virtue and the magnitude of the precept to which the omission is opposed as well as the amount of deliberation. In general, according to St. Thomas, the sin of omission consisting as it does in a leaving out of good is less grievous than a sin of commission which involves a positive taking up with evil. There are, of course, cases in which on account of the special subject matter and circumstances it may happen that an omission is more heinous. It may be asked at what time one incurs the guilt of a sin of omission in case he fails to do something which he is unable to do, by reason of a cause for which he is entirely responsible. For instance, if a person fails to perform a duty in the morning as a result of becoming inebriated the previous night. The guilt is not incurred at the time the duty should be performed because while intoxicated he is incapable of moral guilt. The answer seems to be that he becomes responsible for the omission when having sufficiently foreseen that his neglect will follow upon his intoxication he does nevertheless surrender himself to his craving for liquor.” newadvent.org
You, like Romney, give up entirely too easily on the real issues of the day.
We have one of two choices: a. help Obama b. help Romney
The only reason I’ll vote for the republican nominee is because
I consider the alternative to be truly evil.
ALL THE ARGUMENTS AGAINST OBAMA ARE MOOT WITH Milt
There is a difference and at this stage, any difference can the one that saves this Nation from destruction. If minds like Palin/Rush/Gingrich and others can see it and understand that Romney, despite his faults, is head and shoulders better than Obama, those with an ounce of sanity might consider it.
What you have on FreeRepublic is a bunch of egomaniacs who believe they’re doing the Lord’s work by being anti-Romney and anti-Morman. Look at the postings, extreme liberal? Oh, please.
You are correct in your care about this nation. We must get Obama out of the Executive; all the Democrats for that matter. But you can’t fight the human ego that’s attached to the religious bigotry on this forum. I have challenged some to prove that their own religions are provable; I receive nothing in return, save cheap responses, liberal type misdirection and stonewalling.
People will vote for Obama because he’s black, but they’ll give other reasons. People won’t vote for Romney just because he’s LDS, but they’ll give other reasons.
I remain free to tell others that Romney isn't the one we need.
You are engaged in magic thinking.
RomneyCARE exemplifies the Democrats.
Got THAT? Romney = RomneyCARE
Milt Romney is a bully, a backstabber, a liar, a cheater,
a statist, a destroyer of Constitutions,
a shapeshifter whom HIS PEOPLE CALL “Etch-a-Sketch”,
a piss poor Governor, and a vulture corporatist.
Please then tell us how he can win.
Romney was CHOSEN to lose and destroy America.
Yeah bozo those tough questions are just too hard to answer for your little mind aren’t they.
Great post. Just shows what rocket scientists we are dealing with here who are making FR a laughing stock in the blogosphere.
So ignore me boy.
Voting for a liberal is not the conservative position.
It is the position of chicken littles the sky is falling hand wringing bedwetters sniveling about the bogeyman under the bed.
As another FReeper put it:
"If you are afraid of Obama, vote for Mitt. If you are afraid of God, DON"T!"
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