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Romney “Cheat Sheet” Was A Handkerchief, Campaign Says
buzzfeed.com ^ | 10/5/12 | Zeke Miller, Andrew Kaczynski

Posted on 10/06/2012 11:23:21 AM PDT by Justaham

Mitt Romney's campaign is shooting down a simmering online theory the Republican nominee used a "cheat sheet" in Wednesday night's debate against President Barack Obama.

The theory — extensively documented by the liberal blog Daily Kos and picked up on the Daily Beast and elsewhere — focuses on a brief moment as Romney took the stage, pulled something out of his pocket, and put it on the podium.

But according to a Romney aide the object was simply a handkerchief, not an illicit list of zingers.

"It's a handkerchief," the aide said simply in response to the post.

Romney can be seen at another moment in the debate using the handkerchief.

(Excerpt) Read more at buzzfeed.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: romney

1 posted on 10/06/2012 11:23:24 AM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham

Since the left likely started this and they tend to blame the right for what they do.. I wonder what zero was using.


2 posted on 10/06/2012 11:25:14 AM PDT by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: Justaham

The answers were obviously written in snot!

CHEATER!


3 posted on 10/06/2012 11:26:07 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: cableguymn

I wonder what zero was using.


He was using his brain, and that is exactly the problem. Everyone saw that Obama is a moron, you can’t fix stupid


4 posted on 10/06/2012 11:26:39 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Justaham

To all of the wizards over at the DUmpster. It was a “sneeze sheet” morons.


5 posted on 10/06/2012 11:27:32 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Sorry Algore. It was attitude, NOT altitude.)
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To: Justaham

You can see the way the item drapes over his hand like fabric would.


6 posted on 10/06/2012 11:29:08 AM PDT by Let's Roll (Save the world's best healthcare - REPEAL, DEFUND Obamacare!)
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To: chris37
CHEATER!

Was snot.
7 posted on 10/06/2012 11:29:38 AM PDT by Renderofveils (My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Nabokov)
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To: Justaham

What are the rules anyway?

Are “Cheat Sheets” Disallowed in debates?

Obama was looking down a lot of times as if he were reading something...


8 posted on 10/06/2012 11:31:27 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: Justaham; Dave278; trisham; RedMDer; DJ MacWoW; All
Here's a quote from Freeper = Dave278, on another thread about this topic:

"Romney wiped his nose with the handkerchief,
and his a$$ with the pretender-in-chief.""

9 posted on 10/06/2012 11:33:25 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Justaham

I have already “fessed up” to giving him all the answers. I took the debate test a few days before and tweeted it to him. I “feel” so terrible.


10 posted on 10/06/2012 11:35:20 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: Justaham

Only one guy NEEDED a cheat sheet. That’s the homo commie 50% white, anti-capitalist, anti-American, anti-life, anti-Christian, muzzie serial liar.


11 posted on 10/06/2012 11:37:16 AM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Justaham

You may think it funny
that my nose is wet and runny
but itsnot.


12 posted on 10/06/2012 11:39:27 AM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: cableguymn
I wonder what zero was using.

Prolly couldn't figger out how to make his Obamaphone work...just stared at it...no streaming TOTUS...

13 posted on 10/06/2012 11:39:54 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: musicman

Wow! Thanks for the ping!


14 posted on 10/06/2012 11:40:37 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: musicman

Reality slapped the libs in the chops. Hard!


15 posted on 10/06/2012 11:41:19 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: Justaham

Are you not allowed to have any paper with info on it??


16 posted on 10/06/2012 11:43:25 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Justaham

The handkerchief cheat-gate has accomplished its goal.

Forever more, tens of thousands of moonbat moron drones will remember the first reports, and ONLY the first reports, and spout this to new unsuspecting, gullible, but prone to drone new converts.

We will now ALWAYS find “people” convinced that it was a cheat sheet because the heard it once, and can never rectify the initial report from the facts.


17 posted on 10/06/2012 11:43:57 AM PDT by C210N ("ask not what the candidate can do for you, ask what you can do for the candidate" (Breitbart, 2012))
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To: cableguymn
I wonder what zero was using.

I'd guess Obozo drew heavily on his stash of "$hit for brains"

18 posted on 10/06/2012 11:44:15 AM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: Justaham

my only reply would have been you are delusional idiots.

no sense giving any fodder for any other explanation. let them drool in their cesspool of idiotsy.

blessings, bobo


19 posted on 10/06/2012 11:49:54 AM PDT by bobo1
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To: Justaham
Romney did cheat! He was talking about what is right with America and how to save Her from the current crises.

What's right with America? Save America without transforming the b****? Hey! that's like a foreign language to the Obamas. That is not fair!

20 posted on 10/06/2012 11:52:07 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Obama was looking down a lot of times as if he were reading something...”

Maybe a wriswatch synced to an iPhone, getting tweets? I can spread “he cheats” rumors too.

http://www.idownloadblog.com/2012/08/14/pebble-ui/


21 posted on 10/06/2012 11:57:45 AM PDT by DBrow
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To: Justaham
Not a handkerchief that Mitt placed on the podium, but a pair of that "Magic Underwear" we've been hearing about.

At any rate, it must have worked. Obama appeared pretty unnerved right from the start.

22 posted on 10/06/2012 12:00:18 PM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: Doc Savage

Just found. Here are Obama’s debate notes:

http://imgur.com/XtCb1


23 posted on 10/06/2012 12:07:33 PM PDT by DJ Taylor (Once again our country is at war, and once again the Democrats have sided with our enemy.)
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To: Justaham

When a committed leftist is shown the truth, he cannot accept it, and is forced to change his perception of reality.


24 posted on 10/06/2012 12:08:06 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Liberalism is an inability of the thinking apparatus to function properly.)
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To: Justaham

Obama’s notes in the debate:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/A4aOf0ZCUAEHr6_.jpg


25 posted on 10/06/2012 12:17:32 PM PDT by Mount Athos (A Giant luxury mega-mansion for Gore, a Government Green EcoShack made of poo for you)
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To: Justaham

26 posted on 10/06/2012 12:22:26 PM PDT by Mount Athos (A Giant luxury mega-mansion for Gore, a Government Green EcoShack made of poo for you)
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To: Justaham

Romney cheated, he forgot to check his brains at the door like Barry did.


27 posted on 10/06/2012 12:28:05 PM PDT by COUNTrecount (What Clint Said !!!)
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To: Renderofveils

:P


28 posted on 10/06/2012 12:38:25 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: SeekAndFind
I have it on good authority that these were Obama's podium notes during Wednesday's debate ;^)


29 posted on 10/06/2012 12:38:53 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (Joe Biden is reported to be seeking asylum in a foreign country so he does not have to debate Ryan.)
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To: Justaham

This came from the same malfunctioning kind of mind that said that G W Bush had a radio receiver strapped to his back during a debate.


30 posted on 10/06/2012 12:39:09 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Liberalism is an inability of the thinking apparatus to function properly.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Many think that Obama had his Blackberry.


31 posted on 10/06/2012 1:03:10 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Justaham

They are so crass they probably are not even familiar with the idea of carrying a handkerchief. It is a rather sophisticated and gentlemanly custom.


32 posted on 10/06/2012 1:08:03 PM PDT by Anima Mundi (ENVY IS JUST PASSIVE, LAZY GREED)
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To: Justaham

0bama didn’t have a handkerchief, so he had to use his sleeve, which is unfair and racist!


33 posted on 10/06/2012 1:10:19 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ("Get that evil, foreign, muslim, usurping, gay bastard out of MY White House!" FUBO!)
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To: Justaham

0bama didn’t have a handkerchief, so he had to use his sleeve, which is unfair and racist!


34 posted on 10/06/2012 1:10:19 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ("Get that evil, foreign, muslim, usurping, gay bastard out of MY White House!" FUBO!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

LOLOL! Best laugh I’ve had today! (Admittedly, it’s been a rough day, but THAT’s funny!) Thanks.


35 posted on 10/06/2012 1:18:36 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Libs, dems, unions, leftist scum & murderous muzzies - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Obama had the answers written on the back of his eyelids...that’s why it appeared he was looking down.


36 posted on 10/06/2012 1:36:23 PM PDT by moovova (Hey buddy, can you spare a tagline?)
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To: Justaham

The Daily Kos is a bunch of leftist crap.


37 posted on 10/06/2012 1:40:52 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

That is funnier than anything else I’ve seen today!!


38 posted on 10/06/2012 1:50:13 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 ("It's better to vote for a Republican you don't know than wind up with a dim you don't like".)
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To: Justaham

Romney speaks without a teleprompter.... he doesn’t need to cheat. Then again, the kind of people who can’t talk to children without reading the words... well... dems might be projecting.


39 posted on 10/06/2012 1:52:52 PM PDT by GOPJ (You only establish a feel for the line by having crossed it. - - Freeper One Name)
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To: Justaham
extensively documented by the liberal blog Daily Kos and picked up on the Daily Beast and elsewhere — focuses on a brief moment as Romney took the stage, pulled something out of his pocket, and put it on the podium.

If you tell the truth, you don't need a CHEAT SHEET...

40 posted on 10/06/2012 1:53:46 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Yes, Obama, I had help with my business. MY CUSTOMERS!)
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To: Justaham
Romney phoned in a question to me during the debate. Didn't the rest of you get a call?

Socialism really is a mental disorder.

41 posted on 10/06/2012 2:34:06 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Justaham
It must have been a pretty comprehensive handkerchief.
Some birth certificates are not even so definitive.
42 posted on 10/06/2012 9:24:02 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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