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Romney’s Bus Tour Hits Speed Bump, Reroutes Due to Protesters [Chicago Thugs At Work!]
ABCNews ^ | June 15, 2012

Posted on 06/16/2012 4:01:48 PM PDT by Steelfish

Jun 16, 2012 Romney’s Bus Tour Hits Speed Bump, Reroutes Due to Protesters

QUAKERTOWN, Pa. — The Romney bus tour hit a speed bump today when more than a hundred protesters showed up at a gas station where the presumptive GOP presidential candidate was scheduled to make a stop, and the candidate’s motorcade quickly rerouted to another location just three miles away.

Romney himself acknowledged the change in venue — his fourth scheduled stop on a five-day, six-state bus tour — while shaking hands with voters inside a WaWa gas station.

“I was asked, I think you asked me, why we’re at this Wawa, instead of the other WaWa? I understand I had a surrogate over there already, so we decided to pick a different place,” said Romney, who when initially asked about the change had joked that he had moved “just to get a good sandwich.”

“My surrogate is former Gov. Rendell, who said we could win Pennsylvania,” Romney said. “I’m happy to hear that, so we’re happy to be here and see some folks here.”

Despite Romney’s characterization of Ed Rendell, the former Democratic Pennsylvania governor is campaigning for President Obama in Pennsylvania. Romney was referring to an interview with Bloomberg News’ “Bloomberg View” that Rendell gave in which he the president would not win major sections of the battleground state.

According to local reports, Rendell, along with 150 to 200 anti-Romney protesters, had shown up at the original gas station to tout Obama’s message, speaking ahead of when Romney was scheduled to arrive.

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1 posted on 06/16/2012 4:01:53 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

Obama-bots disrupting Romney campaign stops won’t help Obama at all, especially if Romney continues to laugh them off and doesn’t get rattled. Americans don’t like bully tactics and if this becomes a pattern, as it probably will, Romney surrogates can paste the ‘bully’ label on them and as long as Romney remains cool about it, that will resonate with undecided voters.


2 posted on 06/16/2012 4:10:38 PM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: Steelfish

anyone ever read “Misunderestimated”? Those leftist disrupters are a little taste of Hell.


3 posted on 06/16/2012 4:11:36 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (they have no god but caesar)
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To: Steelfish

Well it’s a good think it didn’t explode like they wanted ti to.


4 posted on 06/16/2012 4:11:46 PM PDT by SkyDancer
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To: Steelfish

“According to local reports, Rendell, along with 150 to 200 anti-Romney protesters, had shown up at the original gas station to tout Obama’s message, speaking ahead of when Romney was scheduled to arrive.”

They should have all been arrested and hauled off to jail.

They conspired to deny Romney his First Amendment Rights..


5 posted on 06/16/2012 4:14:17 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: Steelfish

Romney Reroutes ,Obama runs to the White House when 1 reporter asks a question LOL


6 posted on 06/16/2012 4:22:52 PM PDT by molson209
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To: SkyDancer

“Well it’s a good think it didn’t explode like they wanted ti to.”

You’ve got that right.

Bouncing around liberal websites makes me feel more and more that they actually want trouble and are disappointed when it doesn’t come.


7 posted on 06/16/2012 4:23:11 PM PDT by Mears
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To: molson209

Telling, no?


8 posted on 06/16/2012 4:24:16 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Uncle Slayton

Rendall wanted to tout obamas message.. maybe I missed something but I have not heard his message or his platform..


9 posted on 06/16/2012 4:24:28 PM PDT by JoanneSD (TEA PARTY VERSES TEE TIME)
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To: Steelfish
This is going to get ugly. Real ugly. Gunshot ugly. Guaranteed.
10 posted on 06/16/2012 4:28:26 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: JoanneSD

Obama’s message= Socialism, Sodomy, Death Panels, Amnesty, Lobster and Cake for Moochella...


11 posted on 06/16/2012 4:31:14 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Steelfish

Comments on ABC website are disgusting. Liberals are brain dead robots.


12 posted on 06/16/2012 4:31:23 PM PDT by crazydad
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To: Jim Scott

Scott Walker comes to mind....


13 posted on 06/16/2012 4:31:23 PM PDT by Brad’s Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it......because it DOES!)
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To: Steelfish
ABC and others were alerted by the White House that the Romney caravan would be confronted by a mob of (paid) agitators. The Romney campaign apparently has contingency plans for such tactics.
14 posted on 06/16/2012 4:32:14 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Steelfish

Romney and his people show a good grasp of campaign tactics. Quick on their feet. Kudos to them.


15 posted on 06/16/2012 4:32:14 PM PDT by samtheman (If we want Obamugabe out, we must vote him out.)
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To: Steelfish

Local on scene news report with video...

http://pottstown.patch.com/articles/demonstrators-crash-romney-appearance#video-10343051


16 posted on 06/16/2012 4:50:45 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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Democrat-Rendell thug bus..

http://pottstown.patch.com/articles/demonstrators-crash-romney-appearance#photo-10343211

17 posted on 06/16/2012 5:03:52 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: jmacusa

much uglier than wisconsin ... by a hundred light-years ... i hope that sarah is up to all this if anything happens to romney ...


18 posted on 06/16/2012 5:05:06 PM PDT by Patton@Bastogne (Newt Gingrich and Sarah Palin will DEFEAT the Obama-Romney Socialist Gay-Marriage Axis of Evil)
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To: jmacusa

Agreed that it will get ugly but I’m thinking some union thug or occupy doofus/black block anarchist will toss a molotov cocktail at the campaign bus . Possibly at a Romney for President rally as well the left is not known for it’s impulse control.


19 posted on 06/16/2012 5:27:50 PM PDT by Nebr FAL owner
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To: Steelfish

Yeah, but did you hear a reporter axed the Premier a question? Now that is inciting violence.

Pray for America


20 posted on 06/16/2012 5:36:28 PM PDT by bray (Power to We the People)
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To: Steelfish

Could this possibly happen to the rookie Hussein? Maybe on the golf course.


21 posted on 06/16/2012 5:45:02 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Steelfish

until we starting fighting the fight in this fashion and give the rats a taste of their own medicine this sh!t will continue....hats off to the people that heckled that POS axelrod a few weeks ago....


22 posted on 06/16/2012 5:49:34 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

We handled it just fine in Wisconsin. We just let the fools make asses of themselves then egged them on. It was close to the most fun we ever had. In past years the republican supporters hung back and ignored the rabble. This time we engaged them and crushed them. Their tens of millions of dollars wasted in the recall should make it just a little easier for the rest of you.


23 posted on 06/16/2012 6:19:57 PM PDT by UB355 (Slower traffic keep right)
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I wonder who printed those purdy signs?


24 posted on 06/16/2012 7:41:29 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Nebr FAL owner
Molotov's, shots. All bad. I don't want to see it happen, natch but the Occupy crowd is still lurking out there and the union thugs are pissed over Wisconsin. Hell's Bells in my own family my youngest brother is a lowdown, no-good stinking liberal and he and I haven't said a word to each other since our mother died six years ago. One of my brothers-in-law, I mean I'd loved this guy, a rock-ribbed conservative until he got a job with the Pennsylvania Dept. of Highways and now he's spouting the government-as God bs and he's voting for Obama, brother that stunned the sh!t outta me! I'm not trying to be dramatic here, this is real sh!t going on in my own family. Christ Almighty if this were 1861 we'd be shooting at each other.
25 posted on 06/16/2012 8:34:47 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Steelfish
According to local reports, Rendell, along with 150 to 200 anti-Romney protesters,

Which in reality probably means about 20 people.

26 posted on 06/16/2012 9:09:49 PM PDT by mykroar (October race riots bring November martial law.)
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To: Steelfish
“I was asked, I think you asked me, why we’re at this Wawa, instead of the other WaWa? I understand I had a surrogate over there already, so we decided to pick a different place,” said Romney, who when initially asked about the change had joked that he had moved “just to get a good sandwich.” “My surrogate is former Gov. Rendell, who said we could win Pennsylvania,” Romney said. “I’m happy to hear that, so we’re happy to be here and see some folks here.”

I like it - he actually showed a bit of wit and humor to make fun of the enemy.

27 posted on 06/17/2012 2:13:20 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: jmacusa

It may still come to that . If you do any reading into the history right before the Civil War you will find that a lot of “irregular warfare” took place in the border states.

Something similar could happen in swing states in the near future do to so many folks having poor impulse control & politicians playing the race card & class warfare rhetoric of kill the guy who is a little better off than you cause he obviously stole that money . Stay safe make your own plans & preparation accordingly.


28 posted on 06/17/2012 4:29:26 PM PDT by Nebr FAL owner
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