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Sure, you hate Obama, but a lot of people love him, me included. Does anybody love Mitt Romney? Surely even those voting for him recognize he's in insincere lying sack of shit .
I assume Wednesday you'll just cast him aside and he'll be forgotten - or could you excited for Romney 2016?
This kind of rhetoric only divides us...into those who think Romney is a total fucking joke, and those who'll vote for him anyway.
You know, I'm a social and international issues guy. I have no interest in voting on how well the economy is or isn't doing - I can look after myself and know the president has almost zero impact there. But, I cannot believe that given the shitty economy, the Republicans couldn't put up a guy who could beat Obama. Just pathetic. I could have beaten him, no question.
Will they learn? Nobody wants an insincere cheeseball fuckhead for the president. That's why Gore and Kerry didn't win.
This post was edited by Cym Jim 17 months ago
Actually...yes I do.
I was the first one here on Wells to advance Romney as a viable candidate somewhere back in 2005/2006.
Went to bat for him strongly in the 2008 primaries. Went on record that Mike Huckabee was the scum of the earth for playing the Mormon card with tEvangelicals in '08.
Bottom line...Huckabee doesn't get traction...Romney is the 2008 GOP nominee and the end of the 2008 election cycle is different when the economy goes south. Not saying Romney would have won, but it sure as shit would've been a nail-biter given Obama's zero experience in economic matters.
But that didn't happen. And I stood by Romney somewhat quietly...but am on record here on Wells predicting Romney would overcome Gingrich and Santorum in the primaries.
And predicting Romney over Obama about six weeks ago.
I've been with the guy for over six years. I'm not voting against Obama but rather fervently for the guy that saved the SLC Olympics...the guy with a sterlling business pedigree (per Bill Clinton)...and most of all...for the guy that was elected as a Republican to the governorship of the most blue of blue states...inherited a $3 Billion deficit...and balanced the budget without raising taxes while working across the aisle with 85% Democrat controlled statehouse...
A good man...nay, a very good man who happens to be here to take the mantel from a lesser man.
THE man that history has selected to restore American greatness....even, dare I say, American exceptionalism...
You love Obama? Like...no homo?
What is that, a Titleist? A hole in one...
Restore? What seems to be the problem?
BTW, I checked out your NRO lovies - come Wednesday that's gonna be the most comical switch of tone of any website ever! They are gonna turn on their own like nothing you have ever seen!
I'd suck his cock .
I like Jim's question, and I think it deserves an answer. Here are a couple more:
Why do you suppose Romney is polling about thirty points behind Obama in Massachusetts? And don't tell me it's just because it's a blue state - Romney was elected in a statewide election there, as was Scott Brown.
What are Mitt's core convictions?
I know you're playing the stir the pot BS here...but yeah, restore.
The past four years have been an absolute disgrace. BHO could have dealt with the unemployment issue immediately. But he chose to focus on commandeering 1/6 of the economy in health care "reform" and handing sweetheart deals to his fellow-travellers in Detroit as well as crony-deals within the inefficient Green industry.
Short of accepting the Bush anti-terror protocols and killing OBL...his foreign policy has been completely naive...highlighted by the Benghazi nightmare.
America has been extremely week over the past four years.
Romney will restore American exceptionalism.
Gotta call bullshit, pete. Romney's entire foreign policy debate strategy was to say he'd do pretty much what Obama has been doing, with the notable exception of more ship-building. He also says thousands of swing-state jobs depend on spending our money to build ships, even though he says government doesn't create jobs.
During the campaign, he also tried to take credit for the "sweetheart deals" in Detroit, saying that Obama did basically what he suggested. And the "crony deals" were investigated, and found to not be crony deals.
According to what Romney has said, he must feel either that America is still exceptional, or he can't do anything to make it exceptional.
You're so politically naive that you need me to explain why Romney is losing MA in a landslide? Really?
As for core convictions...
He's pro market economy. His opponent is very clearly not. Hence my support.
He is the first politician with the balls to challenge Medicare and the entitlement industry. Hence my support.
He's a cultural conservative, based on his lifestyle and religion, regardless of any former stances. Hence my support.
He is an experienced, successful businessman. His opponent, not so much. Hence my support.
He is a well-documented problem-solver. See MA Governor and savior of the SLC Olympics. Hence my support.
He is a foreign policy realist. While not in my wheel-house on FP, he is certainly better than the current, naive occupant of tWhite House. Hence my support.
He doesn't condescendingly view women as being dependent on nor subservient to the State...that their collective priority is free contraception and state paid for abortion. Hence my support.
You see...when you step away from the left-wing talking points, Mssr. Romney actually has quite a few core-beliefs.
Now, you can wave your arms energetically all you want arguing the talking points opposing his candidacy. But the fact of the matter is Mr. Lacking of Core-Convictions is on the verge of a huge, generational victory...
Oh come on. You guys have been dying to find the slightest international error since Obama day 1, and all you can find is Benghazi! And call it a nightmare! Good grief. Think back over the last dozen presidents, and compre Obama's international record. Amazing! But, but, centrifuges!
America is more exceptional than ever.
Re. Your PM, who gets to pick the restaurant?
Don't use bluster to avoid the question. It's a perfectly legitimate question. Massachusetts elected Romney. Massachusetts elected Scott Brown. If Romney can work with the other side for the good of all, why don't Massachusetts people trust him?
I became aware of Romney when he was the Gov of Mass. I had an uncle out there that was a big wheel in the cracker factory of the Mass GOP. Mitt was his guy and talked him up relentlessly.
I posted on Wells that I hoped he would be the republican nominee about three years ago because 'he was the only (R) I could see myself voting for.' I liked they guy precisely because he is a shrew pragmatist, his positions are fluid and evolve according the the will of the people he governs. As the primaries started to shake out I rooted for him even more because of the group of knuckleheads that the GOP trotted out. I was troubled by his pandering to the extreme-wing of the GOP but I wanted to believe that it was all due the dog and pony show that the Tea Partiers were forcing upon the candidates and that he would shake the Etch-a-sketch and go back to being the level-headed guy that got elected in Mass.
As recently as a couple of weeks ago I was still considering voting for him but what finally pushed me back into the Obama camp was Mitts association with the Neo-Con jackoffs from the Bush foreign policy team.
1. How is he pro-market economy and how is Obama not? Obama's been cutting taxes on small business and his big government takeover of health care turned out to be a big business solution.
2. Sometimes, his balls seem to shrink a bit. He backs away from the voucher system whenever he's challenged on it.
3. His cultural conservatism varies as much as the size of his balls. He ran to the left of Ted Kennedy on gay rights and has changed his position on abortion.
4. He has zero experience as the President of the United States. His opponent's experience is surpassed by only four men alive today.
5. You really love Romney's big Olympics triumph. I think he deserves some credit for being extremely aggressive in seeking federal funding for those games...something he now seems to be completely against.
6. You're trying to cover up the fact that his foreign policy experience, other than his flight to France to avoid serving his country, is largely made up of a disastrous trip abroad this summer. Obama has shown a steady hand and good decision-making ability. Oh, and he killed bin Laden. Romney didn't think it was worth much effort.
7. Women find Romney plenty condescending. It's not just the binders line, or the fact that he didn't personally know any capable female cabinet candidates despite many years in business, but when he said businesses have to be flexible "if you're going to have women in the workforce." I don't know how many broads you hang out with, but trust me: they didn't like that shit. They do like Obama.
So, to you, Mitt Romney is a big-balled, pro-market, problem-solving, God-fearing, women-respecting foreign policy stud. Yet he still seems to be a pussy who changes his mind on everything in a feeble attempt to get people to like him. I think you and Clint Eastwood have a Romney boner for the same reason: you think he looks like a president should look.
You're the local resident. I therefore concede your expertise in the local market...
One of the two of us will be happy tomorrow night.
I feel confident it will be me.
Regardless, let's talk tomorrow night or Wednesday - whenever it's official.
I'm big enough of a man to take my medicine should I be wrong.
Are you serious? This is not a popularity contest this is about running our nation. I want the most qualified person, I don't care if he's liked.
"love unconditionally". Princess Lacey
There is no hate of the man. Obama seems like a really nice guy. His policies have failed. he consistently says something and does another and to this day, he is still the most unaccomplished, unremarkable Illinois politician every to go to Washington.
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I really want to like Romney despite our different political philosophies but his lack of conviction and his outright lies have made me dislike the man. The man actually said that he saved the US auto industry. How stupid does he think we are? And this morning, Ed Gillespie, his chief spokesman tried to make the point that Romney was correct in saying Jeep jobs are moving to China. How disingenuous can you be? I understand politics and spin but the level of brazen falsehoods put out there by Romney and his camp are beyond understanding which means they actually believe what they said about the 47%. They think the American voter is too stupid to think for themselves.
As a 99%er, I just hate him because he is a successful businessman and owns a nice beach house, not to mention being jealous his wife does not have to work.
This post was edited by spartanMF 17 months ago
Wait....did you jus say that he's a cultural consrevative REGARDLESS of any former stance???
I stopped reading the rest of your post. Sorry.
As another 99%, I don't "hate" him. In fact, overall, I think he was the best choice out of the Republican field, BY FAR.
And I certainly wouldn't "hate" a person for earning his wealth, although I do wonder how well someone that wealthy would related to me and my situation.
You mean like all the other commoners that have become presidents?
So you are just jealous?
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