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President Bill Clinton, earlier today, making the case for President Obama's reelection at a rally in Parma, Ohio:

In the last 32 months our economy has produced 5.3 million private sector jobs. That is twice as many as were produced in the seven years after the dot-com bubble burst and crashed under the Bush administration. Two to one. Now, if we're plainly moving back, why in the wide world would you junk a strategy that's working for one that you know won't work?
As President Clinton said, President Obama hasn't fixed all the economic problems he inherited from George W. Bush, but with 5.3 million private sector jobs created over the last 32 months, his economic plan is working—and it would be a tragedy to abandon all the progress we've made by electing Mitt Romney and returning to the Bush economic strategy.

Now that's a great case for reelecting President Obama—for and staying as far away from Mitt Romney as possible—but Republiclowns Reince Priebus and Karl Rove decided that they could sell it as an endorsement of Mitt Romney. And they did it in the lamest way possible:

Bill Clinton concedes Romney’s right – Obama hasn’t fixed the country #tcot
@Reince via Twitter for iPhone
They Said It! Bill Clinton Agrees With Romney: Under Obama, 'We're Not Fixed'
@KarlRove via Tweet Button
Of course what Clinton was actually saying is that President Obama hasn't fixed all of George W. Bush's screwups, but that things are heading in the right direction and we shouldn't turn back now. There's no way to read what Clinton said in any other way—unless you're willing to lie about it. But if you're trying to help Mitt Romney get elected, what else do you have?

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  •  Silly Reince, obviously drunk tweeting again. (23+ / 0-)

    Texas is Texas, you know. The second you think you got it figured out, it will switch on you. Just ask Rick Perry in 2012.

    by Patience John on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:34:55 PM PDT

  •  Reince Priebus (20+ / 0-)

    gives smarmy weasels a bad name.

    2012 GOP Platform: "I've Got Mine, Jack."

    by Yankee Patriot on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:35:54 PM PDT

  •  I just can't anymore.... (18+ / 0-)

    If I roll my eyes ANY MORE, they will get stuck in the back of my head!!!

    Make it stop!

  •  Wow! (16+ / 0-)

    You know Republicans are really desperate and how much they hold President Obama in contempt when they try to get the man they impeached and accused of killing political opponents on their side.

    “I believe all Southern liberals come from the same starting point--race. Once you figure out they are lying to you about race, you start to question everything.” ― Molly Ivins

    by RoIn on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:36:15 PM PDT

  •  Reince Priebus is no Michael Steele. :) But more (9+ / 0-)

    should be made of Republican obstructionism costing millions of jobs.

    "A young man who wishes to remain a sound Atheist cannot be too careful of his reading. There are traps everywhere ". C. S. Lewis

    by TofG on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:36:34 PM PDT

  •  Ted Kennedy attacked Romney in 94 for (16+ / 0-)

    not hiring women.

    Once in a while you get shown the light, in the strangest of places if you look at it right.

    by darthstar on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:37:30 PM PDT

  •  This kind of reaching signifies desperation. (13+ / 0-)

    They're worried and flailing and that's great news for us.

    Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion, man.

    by NMDad on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:38:27 PM PDT

  •  Big Dog killed it today (20+ / 0-)

    Watched the whole thing, couldn't turn away. Please, please, please draw more attention to Clinton, Repubs.

  •  The Big Dog (17+ / 0-)

    Let them continue to elevate Clinton.  The more they do it, the more people will see him as a neutral voice.  Then he'll bring the hammer down on Mitt and the rest of the Republicans, just like he did at the convention.

  •  LOL clueless GOP messaging (7+ / 0-)
    Of course what Clinton was actually saying is that President Obama hasn't fixed all of George W. Bush's screwups, but that things are heading in the right direction and we shouldn't turn back now. There's no way to read what Clinton said in any other way—unless you're willing to lie about it. But if you're trying to help Mitt Romney get elected, what else do you have?

    yksitoista ulotteinen presidentin shakki. / tappaa kaikki natsit "Nous sommes un groupuscule" (-9.50; -7.03) 政治委员, 政委‽ Warning - some snark above ‽

    by annieli on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:40:07 PM PDT

  •  I agree with Oliver Willis about Republicans, (6+ / 0-)

    Their solutions are the problem.

    Brand new favorite RSS feed of Daily Kos Radio Podcasts
    Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

    by We Won on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:40:49 PM PDT

  •  I thought Preibus and Rove were experts (5+ / 0-)
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    Elections are not about where you're at. They are about where you're going. Right now, we are going in the right direction. The electorate is unlikely to want to mess with that.

    i just baptized andrew breitbart into the church of islam, planned parenthood, the girl scouts and three teachers unions. - @blainecapatch

    by bobinson on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:41:04 PM PDT

  •  Let me get this straight... (5+ / 0-)

    ...these tools are suggesting that since the mess their guy W made is not fixed yet, we should give the keys back to them? So they can make the mess bigger?

    When a toddler strings the toilet paper all over the house, you don't pick up half of it and then send the toddler back to the bathroom to play with it some more.

  •  Why his parents named him Reince when their (2+ / 0-)
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    first name was Priebus?

    "Rick Perry talks a lot and he's not very bright. And that's a combination I like in Republicans." --- James Carville

    by LaurenMonica on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:41:35 PM PDT

    •  Just by looking at him, (0+ / 0-)

      you have to think he didn't come from a couple of young beautiful, thinking people.  They probably thought they were naming him Prince and spelled it wrong.  Or his parents hated him from birth on.  Can't decide.

      "My Momma always taught me to play by the rules, and if you don't that's called cheatin'." - Donna Brazile

      by jjmn on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 03:13:21 PM PDT

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  •  Can these two be any more stupid?? (9+ / 0-)

    More and more I am seeing the pundits "wordsmithing" everything like we are living in some large Scrabble game. Don't they understand most Americans don't give a damn about their games? They are so transparent that no one gives a damn about their high fiving each other over a silly turn of phrase.

    This is the whole problem with the GOP. They think in small terms like it means something. They stalled Congress for political reasons. They stalled the economy for Christs Sake just to make a sitting President look bad. It's time we gave these morons the boot and sent them back to school because they are MORONS!!!

    "I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately." -- George Carlin, Satirical Comic,(1937-2008)

    by Wynter on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:42:14 PM PDT

  •  Hell, Obama himself has said it. /nt (1+ / 0-)
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  •  You didn't build that... (7+ / 0-)

    The private sector is doing fine.

    All they have is taking quotes out of context.

    Hey - how about touting Rmoney's detailed plane?  Oh, wait...

    Why is Mitt Rmoney so happy that an American embassy was attacked? Why does he hate America?

    by RichM on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:43:47 PM PDT

    •  That's detailed plan... (3+ / 0-)
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      I have no idea how the 'e' was added...

      Why is Mitt Rmoney so happy that an American embassy was attacked? Why does he hate America?

      by RichM on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:45:49 PM PDT

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      •  You saw Romney's bug-encrusted plane (2+ / 0-)
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        And thought, "wow, someone needs to detail that."


        © grover

        So if you get hit by a bus tonight, would you be satisfied with how you spent today, your last day on earth? Live like tomorrow is never guaranteed, because it's not. -- Me.

        by grover on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:56:33 PM PDT

        [ Parent ]

        •  No, I thought, why doesn't this (0+ / 0-)

          dang thing have windows so I could use the wipers.  He is such an idiot, keeping up with the planes having windows. My kid knows that planes are pressurized and if they weren't, we would DIE.  But if he wants windows in his plane, I'm all for it.

          "My Momma always taught me to play by the rules, and if you don't that's called cheatin'." - Donna Brazile

          by jjmn on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 03:15:39 PM PDT

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  •  Rock Star with Words (4+ / 0-)

    If you ask me, there were two rock stars up there today for President Obama.  One a rock star with music for the masses and one a rock star with words.  That Bill Clinton is amazing with his ability to deliver compelling facts in a story that makes total sense.

    I have come to believe that people who follow Rove and his tribe can only process one idea at a time and it has to be a yes or no kind of idea.  Any nuance is lost on this group.  Any conditional statement is nonsense.  I've watched Fox News and  seen these tweets.  They confirm my belief that only simple, declarative statements are absorbed.  Yes or No.  On or Off.  Worked or Didn't Work.  You get the idea.

  •  The Secretary of Explaining Stuff (4+ / 0-)
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    Explains it again.

    Rick Perry - the greatest scientist since Galileo!

    by Bobs Telecaster on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:45:35 PM PDT

  •  The usual out-of-context GOP chop job. (0+ / 0-)

    "To be or not to be, that is the ... fardels."

  •  GW Bush says Bush Tax Cuts caused a "Depression (1+ / 0-)
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    Greater Than the Great Depression"

  •  The Amazing Uneducable Republicans (4+ / 0-)

    It's really quite amazing to me.  Since around the time Bill Clinton got elected, Republicans have decided that telling the truth was no longer necessary to amassing power.  That techninque worked with some; mainly adults who still believed they might be telling the truth.  

    But for people who have been growing up in the last 20 years, the GOP really hasn't tried to do anything to prove it's the party of the future.  It's become apparent that the GOP is willing to lie to win.  Outright lie even.  

    This tactic will cost the GOP in the long-run.  People don't stay stupid forever.  Even the slower ones can eventually catch-up to the "lie-loop."

    The leaders of the GOP don't see the long-term damage they're doing to their party.  I understand, some people want to be lied to, but a majority won't.  It's starting to look like game-over for Rove and the rest of the crew that got them in this.  I'm fairly sure the next set won't be much better.

    The symbol for the Republican party shouldn't be an elephant -- it should be a unicorn.

    by Deadicated Marxist on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:47:56 PM PDT

  •   Reince Priebus and Karl Rove... (3+ / 0-)
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    ..can see the writing on the wall:

    Remember, Rove has always hated Romney.  Rove talked shit about Romney several times over the summer (too lazy to find the links).

    Rinse?  He is so hideous, he's more of an attribute to Democrats than Republicans.

    Anyway, Reince Priebus and Karl Rove are tasked with the most repulsive job imaginable:  Advocating for Mitt Romney.

    And both know Romney is going to lose.  That's the good part.

    "You just gotta keep on livin man! L-I-V-I-N!" - Wooderson

    by wyvern on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:47:57 PM PDT


    Mitt Romney Admits that he has women in binders.  Presumably these bound women are kept in the garage of his California home behind the car elevator.

    I need to be a political consultant.  This stuff is way easy.

  •  In other words, (12+ / 0-)

    Surgeon Obama stopped you from bleeding to death after being shot by a gang member. But, because you haven't been released from the hospital, you should let one of the other gang members take over your medical management.

    For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life. - Albert Camus

    by Anne Elk on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:48:30 PM PDT

  •  I was stuck listening to Fox News this morning (4+ / 0-)
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    I had to get my truck fixed so I had to sit in a waiting room that was tuned into Fox News. How annoying is that! They were going on and on trying to save face from Romney's Libya fiasco at the debate. So they were spinning and spinning the story till I got fed up. Interestingly enough the two other people in the waiting room agreed with me when I mumbled how stupid this whole story was.

    It made my day when an elderly lady showed her political savvy to me and blew off the whole Fox News story as bunk! These guys were tossing up on the screen some old Homeland Security employee as a consultant saying all sorts of conspiracy theories about "they HAD to have known" about the attackers. We had a good laugh at the television in the end.

    "I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately." -- George Carlin, Satirical Comic,(1937-2008)

    by Wynter on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:48:40 PM PDT

  •  Typical crap from theses pathetic Republuican (3+ / 0-)
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    losers. Grab a few words out of context and try to run with it. That's exactly what their asshat candidate did the other night with the "act of terror" but that time his silver foot went straight into his mouth because there were live witnesses to his transparent attempt at a drive-by shooting.

    I loved the dejection on the whole Rmoney family's collective face after the slap down. Particularly that of the queen ant.

    •  They don't realize that 70% of their (3+ / 0-)
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      Twitter followers are journalists and progressives who actually click on their links.

      (The other 30% would vote for a Halloween pumpkin instead of the black guy, so it doesn't matter what Rove and Priebus tweet out to those folks. )  

      © grover

      So if you get hit by a bus tonight, would you be satisfied with how you spent today, your last day on earth? Live like tomorrow is never guaranteed, because it's not. -- Me.

      by grover on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 01:01:48 PM PDT

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    •  Why, when that woman has so much money (1+ / 0-)
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      does she dress like a 10 dollar hooker from East L.A.?  I have NEVER seen her in something that I would ever wear.  That atrocious thing she had on at the debates, with her hair all pouffed up in front and FLAT in the back, makes me think that she was lying on her hair for a LONG time before the debate and nobody likes her enough to tell her how awful it looks.  Romney's hair always looks greasy, and that is about as gross as it gets.  Thinking of his outer soiled and sweaty underwear and her flat hair, boy are they a fashion don't.

      "My Momma always taught me to play by the rules, and if you don't that's called cheatin'." - Donna Brazile

      by jjmn on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 03:22:52 PM PDT

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  •  How convenient (0+ / 0-)

    that Reince and Karl tweeted something similar on the same day.  Was it something they were doing after their little romp, while laying in each others arms?

    •  And if they were? (1+ / 0-)
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      © grover

      So if you get hit by a bus tonight, would you be satisfied with how you spent today, your last day on earth? Live like tomorrow is never guaranteed, because it's not. -- Me.

      by grover on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 01:04:13 PM PDT

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      •  I would give a hundred dollars for that photo. (1+ / 0-)
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        Calamity Jean

        Then, I would give it for free to the National Enquirer, and let them do with it what they will.

        "My Momma always taught me to play by the rules, and if you don't that's called cheatin'." - Donna Brazile

        by jjmn on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 03:24:24 PM PDT

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  •  "Not fixed" beats the hell out of the "totally... (5+ / 0-)
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    fucked" we were when George Bush left town...

    Baby, where I come from...

    by ThatSinger on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:50:11 PM PDT

  •  this was covered... (2+ / 0-)
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    eloquently by him at the they really think there's something different to be mined from the same statement now?

    If they're this desperate than I'm feeling better about things. I was expecting worse than this in the home stretch...

    "It's almost as if we're watching Mitt Romney on Safari in his own country." -- Jonathan Capeheart

    by JackND on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:52:28 PM PDT

  •  Kee-rist....what are they--in the third grade? (1+ / 0-)
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    "Look!  He said it!  He said it!"

  •  way to go Bill Clinton! (3+ / 0-)
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    brilliant man, makes all complicated things easy.
    I was very happy with Obama second debate as well! 4 more years to get this country up and running again!

  •  they're just lazy. Big Dog's the guy you send to (0+ / 0-)

    Parma to speak anyway

    We all know it: Parma is the suburb with the odd — and oddly prejudicial — image. A city of nerds, of people whose surnames end in “ski” and speak to one another in unintelligible Slavic languages, people who don’t know to wear dress socks with a business suit and who deco- rate their yards with pastel-tinted chrome balls. But where did this image come from? Why, after all these years, is Parma still a joke? Most Parmanians know where it came from, all right, and most don’t really care. The white socks and cheesy lawn ornament thing has almost become a point of pride. [Parma is] literally at the bottom of the comedy totem pole,” ...“Everybody in the country makes fun of Cleveland, and everybody in Cleveland makes fun of Parma.”

    yksitoista ulotteinen presidentin shakki. / tappaa kaikki natsit "Nous sommes un groupuscule" (-9.50; -7.03) 政治委员, 政委‽ Warning - some snark above ‽

    by annieli on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:55:43 PM PDT

  •  When You Ain't Got Nothin'..... (1+ / 0-)
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    If the Clown Prince and the one with the Abby Normal brain had been stockholders in the Titanic, the statement would have been,
     " Sure the ship sunk and lots of people died, but didn't those lifeboats work well"?

  •  Republican voters are children. (5+ / 0-)

    I work with loads of 'em and I see it all the time, not only about politics.  They have a very childish way of dealing with things.

    They don't understand that there's no such thing as magic.  They don't get it that big messes, like the one Bush left, take a long time to get fixed.  They don't understand the economy and that you can't just turn things on and turn things off at your whim.  

    Their world is full of superstitions and curses and spells and magical god-beings and all this other ridiculous horseshit that they actually believe in, so it's hard for them to understand that, in the real world, "fixing" things isn't always fast or easy.

    They truly have about a toddler's understanding of the world.  Hell, they don't even comprehend cause-and-effect.  If they did, the South wouldn't spend decade after decade electing Republicans who keep our states dead-fucking-last, decade after decade.  If conservative policies actually worked, the South would be leading the rest of the country, instead of lagging behind it and needing so much federal help.

    I wish they'd grow up, but their perpetual magical childhood is just too comforting for them.  Facts can be ugly, so they just wrap themselves in "beliefs" instead.

    Rove & Priebus are proving it there -- they hear what they want to hear out of that clip and are completely oblivious to the rest.

    "Glenn Beck ends up looking like a fat, stupid child. His face should be wearing a chef's hat on the side of a box of eclairs. " - Doug Stanhope

    by Front Toward Enemy on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 12:58:17 PM PDT

    •  I agree (2+ / 0-)

      For children, we have Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and "the stork brings the baby."

      For the GOP, they have "tax cuts pay for themselves", "Sarah Palin is qualified to be Vice-President" and "they hate us for our freedom."

      People think we're being snarky, but children are truly the best comparison for them intellectually. They don't do facts and logic -- just magic and slogans.

      If you take a look at most education metrics, you'll see that Massachusetts (regarded as our most liberal state) is at the top, while places like Mississippi, Texas and West Virginia are at the bottom.

      It's not an accident. It's the inevitable result of idiots following other idiots.

      They've done studies, you know. 60% of the time, it works every time. -- Brian Fantana

      by IndyScott on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 01:16:40 PM PDT

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  •  things would be much better (1+ / 0-)
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    if the republicans weren't good at only one thing, obstruction, what is a reince anyway and how much does it weigh, i do like the way clinton has become a fav of the right though, the times they are a changin.

  •  Up is down, black is white etc. (2+ / 0-)
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    with the Republicans.

    Now, if one had been paying attention to the real world one would acknowledge the fact that when President Obama took office he said that difficult days were ahead.

    This clusterfuck left by 8 years of junior Bush left the economy in shambles and IIRC the president even said they may not be fixed with one term.

    That is reality. Worse still, if you consider the obstructionism from Republicans the last 4 years, it is a miracle we've made any headway with this economy. Anti-American Republicans number one job has been to derail Obama on the economy.

    Yes, it is ani-American when Republicans put there petty freaking party ahead of the interests of the nation. They said it, make them own it!

    "We can either have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both." Louis Brandeis

    by wxorknot on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 01:03:34 PM PDT

  •  More horrible news for the GOP (2+ / 0-)
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    Housing Revival Boosts Outlook for U.S.: Economy

    "Work for something because it is good, not just because it stands a chance to succeed." -- Vaclav Havel

    by greendem on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 01:05:09 PM PDT

  •  They must have done horribly in their (0+ / 0-)

    Language Arts classes. I don't even want to think about their English Lit grades if they had any.

    Never attribute to malice what is owed to ignorance or honest disagreement.

    by ConfusedSkyes on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 01:05:45 PM PDT

  •  It is not even novel (0+ / 0-)

    President Obama has said the exact same things while standing alongside Gov Romney on the debate stage. Of course America has not fully rebounded from the crash. Few nations have.

    But this schoolyard stuff is why Reencie and T-Blossom get paid the big bucks.


    I've been on vacation for Lent , watching my nephew become a Monk .
    I have seen the debate, I have seen the Daily Show and that is about it. I am not going to lie-when it comes to eating a mangosteen and some kick ass spicy pork sausage , opinions mean little to me.
    ANYWAY. Am I mistaken or did Romney offer the working class a tax free capital gains or not ? If someone is single and making the average 31K (correct me if I am wrong) or married and making the combined 51K per year (seems as if the math is wrong) WHERE DOES THE MONEY TO INVEST COME FROM ?

    Is this guy serious ? Am I just trying to make something out of nothing ? Did I misunderstand in a wave of sausage and fruit ?
    Why is it I can't find any discussion about that ?

    I found that to be the most outrageous point of the entire evening . I found it even harder to believe Obama didn't destroy him with that.

    you can't remain neutral on a moving train

    by rmfcjr on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 01:13:43 PM PDT

    •  Here's what Romney did... (0+ / 0-)

      He said that everyone will get across the board a specific amount of money to deduct, "let's say 25K".  EVERYONE has capital gains go away (which does not apply to anyone in the lower income brackets because they DO NOT HAVE CAPITAL GAINS...that was just for his rich buddies AND HIM of course.  By saying that he is doing this, which what he is doing is essentially saying that the rich pay way less than someone making 50K a year, because they don't have to pay capital gains taxes on their wealth.  It is a HUGE boon for the wealthy and doesn't mean a damn thing to the poor, or lower middle class.  By the way, he said middle class was 250,000.  REALLY?  He has NO concept and never has, about what it is like to get five bills in the mail and having to choose which one to hold off on and which ones you HAVE to pay.  He would never understand that, and that is what MILLIONS of Americans are doing every day.  I hate that guy and how cavalier he is towards women and towards gays, minorities and the poor.  He would never understand what struggling means, and how hard it is to put your kid through college and having all this other stuff on your plate.  It is VERY hard and makes for some long sleepless nights.  I can't wait until my daughter is out of college and I don't have that weight on my shoulders.  But we almost are done, and I did it.  FUCK YOU, MITT.  You don't give a damn about way more than 47% of us.  You don't care about 99% of us.

      "My Momma always taught me to play by the rules, and if you don't that's called cheatin'." - Donna Brazile

      by jjmn on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 03:35:19 PM PDT

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  •  GOP are waiting for no-so-invisible... (2+ / 0-)
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    President Clinton to come on stage and go rogue. The wait will be long and fruitless. :)

    The most dangerous... programs, from a movement conservative's point of view, are the ones that work the best and thereby legitimize the welfare state. Krugman

    by BasharH on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 01:14:03 PM PDT

  •  The fun part (3+ / 0-)
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    will be Bill's return volley. They make it so easy. These guys have got no game, and have just set themselves up for further humiliation.
    The sad fact is that this is all they know how to do. They have no marketable skills outside their pathetic little bubble.

    I try to be amused, but I'm usually disgusted (apologies to Elvis Costello).

    by Rick DeVille on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 01:14:32 PM PDT

  •  They tried this approach before (3+ / 0-)
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    and it failed. Remember Rove's ridiculous claim that quoted Bill (out of context, of course) as saying "That's the decision I would have made," re: the bin Laden raid? It got smacked down in about 15 minutes. You'd think he'd have learned. But the Big Dog is too darn popular, so they can't resist trying to make it look like he's criticizing the President.

    "So now America, with an open heart and an empty stomach, I say unto you in the words of my uncle: 'Allez cuisine!'"

    by itsantity on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 01:15:19 PM PDT

  •  Boy is this Clinton guy good! (3+ / 0-)
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    Man o man this Clinton fella just get better and better. He'd make an absolutely great first man come January 2017!

  •  Rove Wading In On Libya And This Today (0+ / 0-)

    19 days of slime to go. Expect to be outraged by him a few times a day. Crunch time.

  •  Another day... (0+ / 0-)

    another run of the Reince Cycle.

  •  Do those two idiots (0+ / 0-)

    realize that when they jump up and down screaming that Obama hasn't "fixed" the country, they are admitting that the country Obama inherited was "broken" in the first place?

    And who was president when it broke?

    Oh, that's right, their guy!

    That could make one helluva campaign slogan for the Repukes....

    "Vote for the guys who broke it!"

    Or maybe...

    "We didn't build it, but we DID break it!"

  •  GOP WEBMD (0+ / 0-)

    By the GOP's logic, per Pres. Clintons remarks, if they were a Physician caring for you and a broken arm, they would say:

    GOP MD: Looks like you broke your arm. Your arm has been set and casted. The X - rays show that the bones are starting to knit. At this point we want you need to break your arm again.

    Please get back on your skateboard, without a helmet or wrist guards and attempt that same half pipe move you originally broke your arm on.

    Oh, BTW our health plan does not cover this visit. Please pay the $900.00 office visit " adjustment "

  •  Is Rove over the hill? (0+ / 0-)

    I'm not so sure Rove is adapting well to the social media environment. His mojo just seems weak. His tweet above is weak. His finger prints were on the Jack Welch tweet trying to throw cold water on the great new unemployment numbers. Again, weak. His two best seasons were 2000 and 2004, both well before the rise of social media. Plus there were more angry old white guys back then. On the other hand, maybe being a big PAC guy is more lucrative and or more fun.

  •  Need the big dog on the trail everyday (0+ / 0-)

    Can't afford to make the mistake of 2000, a couple hundred votes either way is going to win this.

  •  I can't help myself.... (1+ / 0-)
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    I love that man.  I know he has flaws, but I would still vote for him again.  He has more charisma in his little finger than Romney AND Ryan have all put together.

    OK down to the was GORGEOUS.  It was a perfect explanation of what happened and what WILL happen.  It should be a commercial and we should pay for it to be on a week from the election on FOX news primetime, in their most watched show, and on some normal human stations that actual intelligent human beings watch.  Why dumb and dumber want people to watch that shows just how out of touch the thugs are.  Makes me nuts, but we're going to win this thing.  We got OBAMA'S BACK.  Volunteer if you can, make sure your neighbors are voting, do whatever you can.  The future of our country is truly at stake here.  And the future of women.  You want to go back to aprons and men telling you what to do in every aspect of your life? Romney and Ryan do.  That's how they treat their wives and how they live their lives.  NO THANK YOU.

    "My Momma always taught me to play by the rules, and if you don't that's called cheatin'." - Donna Brazile

    by jjmn on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 02:58:48 PM PDT

  •  They think Americans are so stupid, obviously (0+ / 0-)

    even thinking that MOST people will believe their tweet and not look at the attached video is insulting to voters. They think people are so stupid that they might even see it and then perceive what they SAY it means not what Clinton actually says.

    Clinton may push back on these tweets. He may go to battle with them. How satisfying that would be for Clinton! lol.

    They insult the heck out of us. I hope to goodness their polling on how little AMericans can think for themselves is WRONG. Or there is no polling they are so caught up in their own endless feedback loop of fake truth (as Rachel Maddow discussed oh so much more elegantly last night on her show) so much they don't realize that not every undecided voter drinks their Cool Aid

  •  I love it... (0+ / 0-)

    Context and messaging never seem to line up in the GOP mind-set.

    Only the weak & defeated are called to account for their crimes.

    by rreabold on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 03:16:38 PM PDT

  •  Wouldn't the appropriate response to this (1+ / 0-)
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    Be to upvote the rebuttal comments to the top, so they show up beneath the video?

    Sure, comments will get disabled when that happens, but at least it provides the irony of their tweets temporarily linking to something that works against them.

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