Skip to comments.Milquetoast Mitt (Mark Steyn)
Posted on 08/10/2012 11:56:45 PM PDT by neverdem
The other day, I passed a Republican-party county office here in my home state, its window attractively emblazoned with placards declaring Believe in America. Romney 2012 and New Hampshire Believes. Romney 2012. Theres not a lot of evidence for the latter proposition, but Im certainly willing to believe that Romney believes that New Hampshire believes. An hour or two later, I chanced to be passing a television set just as the station went to break. The words WE BELIEVE appeared on the screen, followed by youthful hands raised to a clear blue sky at the dawn of a new day, shafts of sunlight gleaming through ears of corn, a puppy gamboling across a meadow, a kitten playfully pawing, happy green-T-shirted volunteers of many races unloading a recycling carton . . . and I thought, despite myself, Well, say what you like, but the reassuring vapidity of the Romney campaign is at least getting more professional. At the end, in the spot where the off-screen voice is supposed to say...
Obama has spent Americas future, and left no more trace than if he and his high-school choom gang had wheeled a barrow of 5 trillion in large notes behind the gym and used them for rolling paper...
Obama is the first president in history to create more disabled people than workers. He is the biggest creator of disabled people on the planet. He has disabled more people than the Japanese tsunami. More Americans have been disabled by Obama than have been given cancer by Mitt Romney. Ask yourself, Are you more disabled now than you were four years ago? Obama 2012. Followed by the wheelchair logo with the Obama O where the wheel should be. In the Democrats Dependistan, the wheelchair ramp is downhill all the way...
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"OMG!!11!!!WHY DOES MARK STEYN SUPPORT OBAMA?!?"
Unless you’re a white middle class disabled veteran. No Social Security Disability for you! Get back to work to support these poor “ethnic” 20-somethings with their neck braces and canes that you see loading up their shopping carts with steaks, Bud Light, name-brand groceries, electronics and designer clothes & shoes.
[ WHY DOES MARK STEYN SUPPORT OBAMA?!?” ]
Well.... you got two choices..
1) the inventor of Romney-care...
2) the inventor of Obama-care..
** plus both are Union Stooges... drones in the collective..
The real choice is a totally controlled Congress by republicans..
They can force him to pass bills he don’t really want to pass..
And when he selects liberals for the Supreme Court they can fail to pass them..
Especially of the republicans can get 60 Senate members..
No. He is bored.
He wants some razzle dazzle like lots of people and haven’t received his fix the past two weeks.
Normal ebb and flow. Two weeks ago it was Romney is kicking butt. Now it’s OMG he wants to lose.
That is why the VP announcement came “shockingly” when the Olympics ends.
Unfortunately, Mark has a point. This late in the race, with three and a half years of disastrous economic conditions, incompetent leadership, economically-ignorant policymaking, and the worst kind of crony politics, plus the Republican nomination all but sewn up months ago, Romney is still polling within a few points of the Zer0. Romney is making next to no headway. There’s a noticeable streak of the allegedly-Republican base that doesn’t support him and won’t vote for him, and plenty of negative press coverage that he does nothing to refute. Two months is a long time in politics, but not that long. Even with the selection of Ryan, I just can’t see Romney’s campaign taking off strongly enough to carry him to victory in the election.
The more I learn about Ubama and the history of slimy campaigns of total destruction he and his thugs have run against every candidate he ever faced, I have begun to figure out, I think, why Mittens was the selection of the GOPe. The GOPe figured Mittens was the only moneyed candidate who was guaranteed clean enough to leave Ubama and his dirt-digging thugs playing with themselves.
The fact is, had the GOP selected anybody else it is certain that the Ubama/Democrat dirt machine would have come up with some scandal or another, real or rumored. If the candidate ever threw up on a cops shoes in a Taco Bell, or did a line off somebody’s nipple, or rode around in a van with his best buddy where they gave each other wine enemas and conned their way into college frat houses to crash, the Ubama thugs would come up with the video and destroy the GOP candidate.
Maybe the GOPe was so scared to death that they simply didn’t trust anybody else to be as clean as Mittens?
>> to be as clean as Mittens
Squeaky clean. At least that’s what Levin is reporting daily.
But enough about Hillary Clinton... ;)
Extremely unlikely outcome, unless it includes the White House.
Remember, most of the voters are sheeple. The notion of divided government eludes your average sheepperson. Your average sheepperson doesn't have a clue. Your average sheepperson votes Democrat or Republican, not split-ticket.
And, most important, it's the top of the ticket that generates the enthusiasm. If the top of the ticket wins big, the rest of the picture will fall into place. If not, then not. That's how the cookie crumbles in the US of A.
That means you have to generate maximum enthusiasm for the top of the ticket. Unless you are a traitor.
I figure you meant if. It's not impossible, but it won't be easy. It means keeping all the seats we now have, including open seats in Arizona, Texas and Maine, which could be problematic in Maine's case, plus picking up 13 new seats from the rats. While the Tea Party did very well in Maine in 2010, the former governor Angus King, who is still very popular according to the MSM, is running as an independent.
Squeaky clean. At least thats what Levin is reporting daily.
Come on, guys. That'll never stop the Chicago Boys. They'll just make stuff up or pull skanky, "that's the same as...." syllogisms that stink and are provably slimy, but they'll go on doing it ..... because stuff sticks, whether it's true or not.
Alinskyites are perfectly happy running campaigns that are 100% provably black propaganda. They just don't care.
Remember Jim McDougal's saying how he could expose Bill and Hillary Clinton faster than they could lie about it? He was wrong. He's dead, and they are mighty in the land, and evilly prosperous.
Remember as well Robert Caro's recounting of how LBJ ordered a smear campaign rumor in his first Texas senatorial campaign (the one where he burned down the courthouse afterward) against Coke Stevens, telling his aides to put it about, that Coke was a pederast. That's the kind of cleverness we're dealing with here.
I agree. This is not the same country it was in 1980. Demographics is everything and this country has increasingly become made up by more and more people would vote for a 3 legged, one eyed dog, as long as it was a Democrat and no matter how bad things are.
“Even with the selection of Ryan, I just cant see Romneys campaign taking off strongly enough to carry him to victory in the election.”
Yep. Time to bail. No point in wasting your vote with Romney when you can vote for someone who believes in the same things you do.
“Maybe the GOPe was so scared to death that they simply didnt trust anybody else to be as clean as Mittens?”
Remember that carnival game - three card monte? The reason the GOP nominated Mittens was to make sure no matter what, we lose. The pea isn’t under any of the choices. They don’t want to win - just like when McCain suspended his campaign when he was actually pulling ahead late.
The unrepentant father of the tax supported, $50 abortion is not squeaky clean.
“That means you have to generate maximum enthusiasm for the top of the ticket. Unless you are a traitor.”
Which condescending abortionist should the compliant party catamite and lickspittle lackey service then?
Not unless they can get 2/3 in each house.
Which seems pretty unlikely.
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