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  •  Nicely done. (10+ / 0-)

    You really nailed what was so breathtakingly galling about Romney's performance, which was consistent with his prior pattern of bait-and-switch policy pronouncements depending on the venue and audience, but which took that pattern to a new level of audacity.

    I used to think Romney wouldn't be as bad as some other Republicans because he was a moderate. But I'm beginning to think that somehow the Republicans have managed to distill down the essence of everything slimy, unprinicipled, venal, and devoid of morality in their party and embody it in one man named Willard Mitt Romney.

    God help us if this man -- or rather the support he receives from the election thieves -- manages to capture the White House.

    "These are not candidates. These are the empty stand-ins for lobbyists' policies to be legislated later." - Chimpy, 9/24/10

    by NWTerriD on Sun Oct 07, 2012 at 02:09:55 AM PDT

    •  Definitely well done (0+ / 0-)

      That would have been the perfect response by Obama when confronted with such outright lies & distortions. Obama's mistake was in thinking people knew who robme is. mot people don't.
      That would have been the perfect argument, I came to debate Myth Romney, where the heck is it, it sure isn't you.
      The MSM clearly care more about performamnces than getting the best candidate for the WH, they know RMoney's policies will hurt this country, like W's did, yet they aid & abet a liar Lie.
      I know Obama did too, but I'm sure he was in shock, & listening to crappy advice from Plouffe telling him not to appear to be the angry black male, so instead he rolled over and played dead. We'll take the semi-angry black male. How stupid do they think we are. We know Obama's not angry, Geesh, get some passion & fight for Americans, damn it. We're with you, Obama.
      He needs top go after RMoney on 3 key issues now: Hit his pattern of evasion and not be shy about it: This is war.
      He needs to be aggressive in saying you're running for the highest office in the world, yet you refuse to ome lean, we're suppose to trust you. you won't give details about your jobs plan, your economic plan, your tax plan and you refuse to give tax returns your answer is trust me?
      If you really care about this job, you'll give details so the American people can judge accordingly. I'd throw in there that he said trust me before and refused to hand over his taxes, Gingrich had to push very hard for him to get a year of returns & that year showed all kinds of strange tax evasion schemes rich people like him use that cost our nation trillion adding to our deficit. Clearly there are items in his tax retiurns that he feels are very damaging if he refuses to hand over his tax returns, and hit that repeatedly all night. Hit women's issues, tie him to Akin & forcible rape and Scotus he would elect as he said in debates Scalia, Thomas, Alito were the ones he admired.
      Keep hitting Roe V Wade all night because he said he would repeal it. That bone alone will destroy RMoney.
      Say the SCOTUS he would elect would strike Roe V Wade as he said (Either answer he's screwed here), BUT if he tries to back away as he will, just hit him on having different positions for the past 2 years & apparently he's like a water vane. They need to study Teddy Kennedy's debate to take that approach.
      Attacking him on changing positions according to audiences but doesn't believe in them, it's his platform that matters so marry him to his platform & Ryan positions in his primary to veto Roe V Wade & being severe conservative but whatever happens he's beholden to his platform as Bush was when he tried to privatise SS. Do NOT let him walk away from those, no matter how hard he tries. remind him, he won the primary by promising that audience one set of policies, if now after doubling down on 47% he panders to win votes he didn't think he'd need, he'll still ultimately owe his allegiane to the GOTP agenda because he's their nominee, so we're not impressed governor is what I'd say. Of course corret the 716 B$ lie and say yours are savings on cracking against fraud, waste which people were just caught on 438 million $ in false claims so if he wants to bring that back that already testifies that he's not interested in reducing the budget & clearly his 5 T$ tax cuts, in addition to 2 T$ from extending Bush tax cuts & 2 T$ tax cuts from raising defense. How will that reduce the budget. I've proposed a 4 T$ tax cuts with all detail no evasion because I do care about the deficit & put my money where my mouth is.
      Hit his evasiveness all night & make it a HUGE weakness, like he's hiding something on everything.
      I'd say Romney accuse me of wanting trickle down government, Obama needs to EMBRACE it throw him a curve ball & say: I am proud of the term because gov't exit for many reasons but the most important is to be the guardian & protector of middle Class interests from ever being trod upon by those who may want plutoracy of the 1%. RMoney believes in trickle up government and trickle down economics, I believe the opposite so 2 different views.
      They should edit the video and just contrats Bush in Ot 3, 2000 aying hi plan wouldn't cut taxes on the rich & play back to back snippet of RMoney saying same thing in debate Oct 3, 2012. How'd did that work out again? Play a snipet of Bush saying You can't get fooled again or can we?
      Next video to hit RMoney's flip flop tpo the center is this video, worked then will work now. they should say, the more things change the more they say the same, gop can't run on their ideas so they have to pretend to run as Democrats which they aren't. They have to be beholden to their platform of tax cut to the wealthy because that's who brung them to the dance.
      Play this FDR video "let me warn" to make the case on RMoney campaign of evasion on his tax plan, his jobs plan, his economic plan, his tax returns, his 47% beliefs in private:

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