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In all the excoriating of Mr. Romney’s “gift” comments from both the right and the left; the one criticism that has not been leveled against this monstrously narrowminded view of electorates seems to be that Mr. Romney was ALSO proposing “gifts” for his coalition of voters he was assembling.

What do you call the list of his economic proposals other than a “gift” for the well off? Repealing Obamacare, repealing Dodd Frank, more tax cuts for the wealthy, increasing Defense expenditures (which is essentially a pork for the MIC), reducing regulations from the EPA; what is all this EXCEPT a ‘gift’ to the wealthy?

And even a person with a high school math education can read the CBO scoring of his proposals (which are essentially the Ryan plan) and figure out that this will only massively INCREASE out debt! Why is no one calling out Mr. Romney for his hypocrisy along with his stupidity?


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  •  Do the Math (0+ / 0-)

    Romney was gifting to the 1%.   1% of the electorate is less than the not 1%.   tens of thousands of dollars, sometimes millions of dollars of gifts.   How can he expect to compete against policies that benefit the not 1%, even if it hundreds of dollars?  It is structurally unfair.  As long as we have fair voting laws, he was screwed from the start.


  •  IOKIYAR (0+ / 0-)

    hey they aren't gifts to the 1%, just good policy!

    hypocrisy, thy name is Republican't.

  •  I think he was called out on it. (1+ / 0-)
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    Obama got re-elected.

    The religious fanatics didn't buy the republican party because it was virtuous, they bought it because it was for sale

    by nupstateny on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 02:48:13 PM PST

  •  If Rmoney® was looking for gifts... (0+ / 0-)

    ...for his 1% friends, he'll get them, all right, when the Electoral College meets on December 17, and several GOP electors punish him by defecting and throwing their votes elsewhere.  Ron Paul?  Huntsman?  Santorum?  Christie?  He'd better be very afraid of Texas.  How many of those 38 will stick it to him and vote Rick Perry?  How many of those electors will stick it to the entire GOP and vote Obama?

    When was the last time a losing candidate lost more than one elector in the final Electoral College tally?  When was the last time the loser lost more than TEN?!  I think Mitt could be the first.  I'm predicting that 8 to 20 GOP electors will throw Willard and his rats under the bus, and the final tally on January 6 will be 334 for Obama (yes, that includes 2 GOP turncoats) and 198 or less for Mitt.

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