Skip to comments.Team Obama breaks precedent to try to spoil Romney’s convention in Tampa
Posted on 08/23/2012 1:03:02 PM PDT by mojito
Bucking protocol, President Obama and the Democrats are planning a full-scale assault on Republicans next week during their convention.
Presidential candidates have traditionally kept a low profile during their opponent's nominating celebration, but Democrats are throwing those rules out the window in an attempt to spoil Mitt Romneys coronation as the GOP nominee.
President Obama, Vice President Biden and leading congressional Democrats have all scheduled high-profile events next week to counter-program the Republican gathering in Tampa, Fla.
Even first lady Michelle Obama is in on the act, scheduling an appearance on the David Letterman Show smack in the middle of Romney's nominating bash.
Political historians say the high stakes of this year's elections combined with the rise of todays 24/7 media culture have forced leaders on both sides of the aisle to get more aggressive.
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And in other news the Republicans plan on retaliating by doing nothing during the democrat convention.
Wouldn’t surprise me to see Zero himself out there flinging molotov cocktails...
You don't have to be a classless jerk just because your opponent is being a classless jerk.
This just makes the Dems seem desperate.
Why am I not surprised?...This will all blow up big time in the whack lefts face. FUBO!
Just proves one thing and that is that the Democratic party is nothing but classless clowns.
Gutter trash the lot of them.
You are, unfortunately, probably spot on!
I think that people are just sick of this regime, and the only outlet available to them to do something about it is November 6th, and that's exactly what they will do...
I can just feel it..
Once a “Community Organizer”,ALWAYS a “Community Organizer”!I prefer the more accurate term:”Rabble Rouser”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The Marxist "community organizer" and professor agitator, Saul Alinksy, whose theories helped young Barry Soetero (aka Barack Hussein Obama) to cut his eyeteeth in the jungle that is Cook County, Illinois, Democratic Party politics, put it well he gave full credit where credit was due:
Lest we forget at least an over-the-shoulder acknowledgment to the very first radical: from all our legends, mythology, and history... the first radical known to man who rebelled against the establishment and did it so effectively that he at least won his own kingdom Lucifer.
If we are lucky, all the dems will get swept out to sea...
No-class is what no-class does.
Here’s what you do.. You send Chris Christie out there to Biden’s rally and extend a warm invitation to him to come to the convention so he can tell a national audience where the jobs are.
Well if the storm does hit anywhere close those anarchists will have a tough night in their tents ;-) God I wish I could see that! That would be true comedy:-)
Yep. Just like Occupty Wall Street - a bunch of freeloaders demanding even more free stuff.
More get-along-to-go-along, above-the-fray, country-club GOP horsecrap.
There's a word for someone that stands and takes an a$$beating. That word is idiot. Or, GOP, whichever.
I was surprised when I read that this “hurricane” is packing winds of (gasp!) 40 to 45 miles an hour. That may change as it moves and picks up warm Gulf moisture, but yeah ... a nice heavy rain blown cross ways by what we up north would call a good stiff autumn blow might dampen anarchist spirits (it would be amusing to see their tent towns blown away) while leaving those on the convention floor completely unaffected.
You obviously over-estimate the integrity and intelligence of the majority of American voters... After all - they elected OBozo in 2008, despite clear and convincing evidence (to least to anyone with an IQ higher than a head of Cauliflower) that Obama was the worst possible choice for the job.
“What are they thinking?????? “
They are using every possible tool and method to disrupt the RNC. They intend to win this election and are willing to fight on every front.
“Presidential candidates have traditionally kept a low profile during their opponent’s nominating celebration”
Riiiiight...I guess we are to forget Bambi’s big BOR interview the same night McCain accepted the nomination.
I do not recall who, but someone in the Obama Campaign organization stated that the Democrats have to do this because they ‘know’ that the Republicans will do this to them at their Charlotte DNC Convention. Psychiatrists call this projection and I call it self-fulfilling.
What a crock of bovine byproduct!
Hey ACH, I hope you are prepared for the “that toast is RACIST!!” posts.. : )
It certainly smells of desperation. I can see this backfiring for Obama but it's hard to imagine a remotely media savvy GOP.
CBS is\e already planning to skip Ann Romney for a repeat of Hawaii 5-O after having shown Michelle Obama's speech in 2008.
I don't know if other networks are following their lead.
WOW, when Michelle and Letterman are your ace cards, you be in trouble!
Yet another example of that new tone of civility Obango’s brought to the nation. Bunch of gutter dwelling trash
Problem is, /johnny, most of the Dems’ tactics are third-grade level at best. Imitating them just makes one seem like an envious second grader.
You wouldn’t SERIOUSLY want a GOP Cindy Sheehan.
It’s now official. There can no longer be any debate. Liberals have become the biggest group of a-holes in the history of the nation.
I love it when the MSM, in any story which might reflect poorly on the Democrats, qualifies it by saying “both sides are engaging in . . . “
How do you fight people who have no scruples and no morals, lie and don’t care if they’re seen to be lying, flout the law and the Constitution and don’t care if they’re seen doing it as long as they can get away with it, use the race card as a shield, dare anyone to hold them accountable, smirk as the lies come from their lips and even think more of themselves for being able to lie to your face even though you and they both know they’re lying? How do you fight people who have no conscience and no shame?
Makes one seem like to WHO that actually matters?
The GOP cares too much for appearances instead of conservatism and winning.
Look on the bright side: Where the majority of big buildings in Tampa are, they are six feet above sea level. Maybe Biden will be standing there when the flood water rushes in above his head. I don’t think anyone could hear him under sea water.
Dems tell their minions to pounce on the GOP in Tampa and in the very same breath they are warning that a hurricane is imminent
Dems don’t care about their own. Cannon Fodder.
What a pleasant PLEASANT thought!
Fasting & Prayer in Jesus’ name.
How do you fight people who have no scruples and no morals, lie and dont care if theyre seen to be lying, flout the law and the Constitution and dont care if theyre seen doing it as long as they can get away with it, use the race card as a shield, dare anyone to hold them accountable, smirk as the lies come from their lips and even think more of themselves for being able to lie to your face even though you and they both know theyre lying? How do you fight people who have no conscience and no shame?
The usefull idiots have always been expendable. The end justifies the means.
Everything about that bus rings true, except for the Happy Meal.
Because you know that Michelle is somewhere on that bus, and if she caught Barry trying to sneak a Happy Meal...well I think you might then call it an Unhappy Meal.
And she’d take Joe’s Cheetos too.
How many of you remember like I do, the DNC Chicago convention of 1960 - JFK, etc. Well - that was the OLDer Mayor Daily - and it was something. Back then there of course was just ABC, NBC and CBS to see on your Black and White (non racist) TV.
Riots in the city during the convention.
The heck with Biden - send in the first string.
Tampa has a new mayor Obama hasn't bowed to yet.
I think you just described Islam.