Skip to comments.Newsweek Cover Story: 'Mitt Romney: A Candidate With a Serious Wimp Problem'
Posted on 07/29/2012 5:41:41 PM PDT by mandaladon
25 years ago, Newsweek published a controversial cover story titled "Bush Battles the 'Wimp Factor.'"
On Monday, newsstands will carry an equally controversial albeit derivative Newsweek cover story titled "Mitt Romney: A Candidate With a Serious Wimp Problem":
In 1987, this magazine created a famous hubbub by labeling George H.W. Bush a wimp on its cover. The Wimp Factor. Huge stir. And not entirely fairthe guy had been an aviator in the war, the big war, the good war, and he was even shot down out over the Pacific, cockpit drenched in smoke and fumes, at an age (20) when in most states he couldnt even legally drink a beer. In hindsight, Poppy looks like Dirty Harry Callahan compared with Romney, who spent his war (Vietnam) inready?Paris. Where he learned ... French. Up to his eyeballs in deferments. Where Reagan saddled up a horse with the masculine name of El Alamein, Mitt saddles up something called Rafalcaexcept that he doesnt even really do that, his wife does (dressage). And speaking of Anndid you notice that she was the one driving the Jet Ski on their recent vacation, while Mitt rode on the back, hanging on, as Paul Begala put it to me last week, like a helpless papoose?
The piece continued:
Romney is the genuine article: a true wimp...In some respects, hes more weenie than wimpsocially inept; at times awkwardy ingratiating, at other times mocking those below him, but almost always getting the situation a little wrong, and never in a sympathetic way.
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Yeah, as if Obummer is Captain Superbutch.
Oh, just hurry up and die, Newsweak.
Michelle is SuperButch
I was going to say, isn’t the end of the print edition in sight per Newsweek itself?
“Yeah, as if Obummer is Captain Superbutch”
I believe that is Michelle.
Are the people at Newsweak just using one series of descriptives for any presidential candidate? It sure would work as an Obama piece.............
we are all socialists now
Compared to the Commando leader of Seal Team Six, Obambo, who eats raw dog meat for breakfast and who killed Bin Laden with his bare hands.
Watch for Putin-style images of a shirtless Obama wrestling a tiger in the next Newsweek.
MSM needs to wake up...AMERICANS are wise to them now...
Someone, Plc post a pic of Owimpy riding his bike. (I don’t know how). Thx!
Isn’t it just a couple of weeks ago that he was being derided as a “bully?”
Hey Newsweak, there’s no one more of a pansy ass than Obama.
But I thought you D-baggers wanted a more civil campaign.
And Newsweek descends further into self-parody.
Seriously, is there ANYONE in America, left or right, that takes them seriously anymore? If so, God help us.
It’s easy to be “civil” when you have the news media to do your smear campaigning for you.