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Grover Norquist, founder and president of Americans For Tax Reform, has a new theory about why President Barack Obama won -- he portrayed Mitt Romney as a "poopy head."

"The president was committed; elected on the basis that he was not Romney and Romney was a poopy head and you should vote against Romney and he won by two points," Norquist said on CBS' "This Morning" Monday. "But he didn't make the case that we should have higher taxes and higher spending, he kind of sounded like the opposite."

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  •  Haha (3+ / 0-)
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    Aunt Pat, A Mad Mad World, OooSillyMe

    Grover Norquist and Mitt Romney are good peoples, not poopy heads.  Haha.  Go tell it to God Grover, he has places for poopy-heads like you.

    Republicans: Taking the country back ... to the 19th century

    by yet another liberal on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 09:03:21 AM PST

  •  1. Grover's math is as poopy as always. (2+ / 0-)
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    Aunt Pat, Wee Mama

    2. Romney IS a poopy head.
    3. Grover apparently did not even watch FOX news if he thinks the President did not campaign on the tax issue.
    4. There were many issues that were important in this election and the President kicked the poop out of Romney on essentially all of them.

    You can't scare me, I'm sticking to the Union - Woody Guthrie

    by sewaneepat on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 09:05:11 AM PST

  •  What world are these people living in? (5+ / 0-)
    "But he didn't make the case that we should have higher taxes and higher spending, he kind of sounded like the opposite"
    •  But he DID'T make that case, or anything like it (1+ / 0-)
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      mint julep

      He certainly didn't talk about "raising taxes" ... much less "higher spending".

      Oh yes ... Democratic voters can hear whatever they want to hear in President Obama's speeches.  But if we learned anything from the run up to the ACA  it's  that with this President it's necessary  to parse each and every word he utters -- they don't always mean quite what he knows we hope they sound like.

      All he said  is that the very wealthy should pay their fair share ... within the context of reducing the debt and the deficit, while increasing revenue to some degree, somehow.

      And that was DURING  the campaign ...

      His position has already softened a bit.  It now appears that simply dropping the Bush tax cuts for the top 2% will make the White House happy.  (Promise kept --  legacy secured.)

      And if the Republicans have the good sense to ALLOW this symbolic victory ... they can count on getting 66.66% of whatever else they want without too much fussing and fighting.

      (Now, if someone wanted to look for a Progressive mandate in this election, they would be talking about the small-donor financing of the Elizabeth Warren and Alan Grayson campaigns).

  •  From Star Wars 3: A Lost Hope (0+ / 0-)

    "Explain this, Obi Wan!"

    (Anakin points to primitive illustration depicting himself as a whiny, tearful, "Poo-Poo Head Ani)

    "I did not draw that."

    "Oh, yeah? Well, it's all right here, in purple crayon."

    "Well, you are quite the poo-poo head."

    "I'll show you a poo-poo head!" (Anakin unsheathes lightsaber)

    -from Star Wars 3: A Lost Hope, by Sequential Pictures, found on both their own website and YouTube.

    "Why is it that the truly brilliant are doomed to a life of obscurity, surrounded by a sea of mediocrity, only to wind up covered in sores in a pool of their own filth?"

    by kabalabonga on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 09:07:33 AM PST

    •  Wasn't SW3 (0+ / 0-)

      Revenge of the Republi....err, I mean Sith (ah, hell...they're one in the same anyway...what's the damn difference?)

      "There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result." - Winston Churchill

      by Dingodude on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 09:17:15 AM PST

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      •  This one's a parody of.... (0+ / 0-)

        how Anakin was portrayed in ROTS, though Hayden Christiansen's turned in some above-average performances in other dramatic roles.

        "Why is it that the truly brilliant are doomed to a life of obscurity, surrounded by a sea of mediocrity, only to wind up covered in sores in a pool of their own filth?"

        by kabalabonga on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 11:16:00 AM PST

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  •  Wow - Grover really elevates the conversation (3+ / 0-)

    Doesn't he? Gack. Even though it's Grover Norquist, it's hard to believe he really said that...

    “Parties do not lead revolutions. They follow them. And then only when forced to.” Joe Bageant

    by tgypsy on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 09:07:33 AM PST

  •  Grover Norquist (3+ / 0-)
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    Elevating the term "shit for brains" to a whole new level.


    "There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result." - Winston Churchill

    by Dingodude on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 09:14:02 AM PST

  •  Negative campaigning was used? (5+ / 0-)

    I say, that's just not cricket!

    "The extinction of the human race will come from its inability to EMOTIONALLY comprehend the exponential function." -- Edward Teller

    by lgmcp on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 09:24:20 AM PST

  •  And they follow this guy's lead??! (n/t) (2+ / 0-)
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    Aunt Pat, G2geek
  •  Thus sayeth the most powerful man in the GOP (2+ / 0-)
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    G2geek, Wee Mama

    Limbaugh calls a lot of shots, but no Republican ever signed a pledge to do what Rush wants.  No, Grover Norquist is the Emperor whom Republicans have sworn to obey.

    I hope that the MSM reporters amuse themselves by asking senior Republicans if they agree that they lost this election because Obama called Mitt a poopy-head.

    Needless to say I hope that the GOP does decide that Obama beat them by negative campaigninig, and decide to ramp up the RedState rhetoric even more the next time.

    A new birth of freedom..

    by docterry on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 09:30:00 AM PST

    •  what to do to make Grover go away: (0+ / 0-)

      Get him a royal entourage who follow him around everywhere, dressed in appropriate medieval garb, and try to speak to him using the appropriate formalities for speaking to royalty.

      One of them should carry a crown on a purple velvet pillow.

      This will make "excellent television" because it's theatrical, and it will make Grover out to be a loon.

      The "Emperor Grover" meme will stick like poop on a poopy-head, and he'll become a laughing stock, and then he will gradually become a stale joke and go away.  

      We got the future back.

      by G2geek on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 11:01:11 AM PST

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  •  WELL (0+ / 0-)

    Grover is just a, A BIG POOPY PANTS BOOGER EATER !!!!!!!

    "If fighting for a more equal and equitable distribution of the wealth of this country is socialistic, I stand guilty of being a socialist." Walter Reuther

    by fugwb on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 09:33:20 AM PST

  •  Their heads are exploding, hee! (0+ / 0-)

    Wow, there's going to be a popcorn crisis this week at this rate.

  •  Who appointed Grover to any position of authority? (0+ / 0-)

    Who cares what he says?

    He "figured out" the no taxes ever, shrink government to the size that he can drown it in the bathtub shtick when he was a teenager (which he admits), and he hasn't had a cogent thought since.

    "The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave." -- Patrick Henry November 6, 2012 MA-4 I am voting for my friends Barry, Liz and Joe (Obama, Warren and Kennedy)

    by BornDuringWWII on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 09:35:11 AM PST

  •  Grover has been living in never-never land (1+ / 0-)
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    since the age of 12, when he formulated his current tax plan. On a school bus. (No joke). While it's pathetic to see a grown man-child act this way, it's scary to think how much influence he had for so many years. Hopefully that influence is finally coming to an end.

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