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It's over for Romney

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    It's over for Romney

    Romney's done.  What he did today was just plain wrong.  He was out of line.  He showed the entire country that he's not equipped to be the President.

     
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    Obama's done. The supposed triumph  of his 2009 speech in Cairo has been unmasked for what it was...an apology tour...this doesnt work with extremist Muslim thugs..
     
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    Obama's done. The supposed triumph  of his 2009 speech in Cairo has been unmasked for what it was...an apology tour...this doesnt work with extremist Muslim thugs..



    Except the embassies weren't attacked by extremists Muslim thugs.

     
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    Stick a fork in Mittens, he's fvcking DONE!!

     

    Even the freakin wingnut party won't bailout Mittens on his cowardice.

     

    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is facing backlash for trying to pick a fight with President Barack Obama over his response to the deadly attack in Libya, and Republicans don't seem to have his back on this one.

    Wednesday's campaign battle began over a statement released on Tuesday by the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, prior to the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya. The statement, which was not authorized by the White House, apologized for the American-made anti-Muslim video that was posted to YouTube.

    ...there was a notable absence of Republican leaders coming to his defense.

    Rather, many leaders -- including well-respected conservative voices -- have criticized Romney for his remarks.

    "I don't think Mr. Romney has been doing himself any favors in the past few hours -- perhaps since last night," Peggy Noonan said frankly.

    “What the Americans people are looking for after 11 years of war in their presidential candidates is coolness and calmness and a steady hand, and political statements have the tendency to inflame situations as opposed to steadying them,” Steve Schmidt, who directed Sen. John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign, said in an interview. “His response is evaluated through the prism of his capacity to be commander in chief, not on the political sting he can land on the incumbent president.”

    Mr. Schmidt, a former aide to President George W. Bush, said the Obama embassy statement calling for respect for other religions echoed comments from the Bush administration. In 2006, when the Muslim world erupted in anger over European cartoons ridiculing Muhammad, a Bush State Department spokesman said, “’We find them offensive, and we certainly understand why Muslims would find these images offensive.”

    “There is nothing wrong in principle with making clear to people, who have yet to embrace the categorical right to free speech, that Americans and their government deplore the deplorable, that we reject vile attacks on Muslims as vigorously as we reject vile anti-Semitic attacks,” he said. “To do so does not constitute sympathy for the people besieging our embassy, as Gov. Romney alleged. Nor is at an apology for America, as some Obama critics have claimed.”

     
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    In response to TFefio's comment:

    No, he reminded the country what a flipping disaster this guy is.




    What should Obama have done to avert these attacks?  Get specific.  Vague hatred is not enough.

     
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    Re: It's over for Romney

     How about showing a little backbone.  How about arming the consulate (whatever happened to the marines that were supposed to be on station, one wonders?). How about allowing the marines, or even the diplomats, to fire back.

     You should have a right to defend yourself, and in a place like that you have to. Obama should be supporting them with the defense capabilities to survive such an attack, and in this case it seems things were a little too coordinated for the enemy for this to be a spure of the moment attack.

     I say this was a hit, and Obama needs to hit back, and in such a way that it will make the terrorist think twice before trying again.

     

     
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    Re: It's over for Romney

    In response to DirtyWaterLover's comment:

    Romney's done.  What he did today was just plain wrong.  He was out of line.  He showed the entire country that he's not equipped to be the President.

     




    Yeah pointing out that it was wrong for the Whitehouse to apologize to Muslim mob who stormed our Embassy compound and ripped down the Stars and Stripes won't get him any liberal or democrats votes in November.

    You guys are spending too much time watching tingles on MSNBC come on up for air.

    PAPER: How Media Turned Obama's Foreign Policy Bungle into a Romney Gaffe...

     

     

     
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    USA AND ISRAEL IN OPEN FEUD...

    White House declines Netanyahu request to meet with Obama...

    'Schedule Full'...

    Time for Jay-Z, Beyonce Fundraiser...

    Announces 'Letterman' Appearance...

     
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    Re: It's over for Romney

    In response to Reubenhop's comment:

     

    In response to TFefio's comment:

    No, he reminded the country what a flipping disaster this guy is.




    What should Obama have done to avert these attacks?  Get specific.  Vague hatred is not enough.

     



    He should have had a beer summit. (eye roll)

     
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    President Carter is scheduled to meet with Jay-Z and Beyonce.

    Firm up his hollywood base.

     
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    Yeah all over for Romney he gave Egypt a billion and a half just last week.

     
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    After his concession speech, hopefully Mitt leaves politics for good. He is no public servant, and has no appreciation for the complexities of these foreign matters.  You would think that he would have at least picked up some level of sophistication by now.

    Mitt should just go make some more money and leave the rest of us alone. Go saddle some more companies with debt, layoff the workers, and sell their assets.....it's what he's good at.

     
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    After his concession speech, hopefully Mitt leaves politics for good. He is no public servant, and has no appreciation for the complexities of these foreign matters.  You would think that he would have at least picked up some level of sophistication by now.

    Mitt should just go make some more money and leave the rest of us alone. Go saddle some more companies with debt, layoff the workers, and sell their assets.....it's what he's good at.

     




    Will be interesting to see how the left and the corrupt media spin the Obama screw-ups in Egypt and Libya both this week and in the very near future.

    How is the Arba Spring working out so far?

    The stupid democrats thought the Muslims would love them for giving them independence.

    Bunch of incompetant not ready for prime time idiots.

    Mr empty chair with experience in community organizing.

     
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    Re: It's over for Romney

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    After his concession speech, hopefully Mitt leaves politics for good. He is no public servant, and has no appreciation for the complexities of these foreign matters.  You would think that he would have at least picked up some level of sophistication by now.

    Mitt should just go make some more money and leave the rest of us alone. Go saddle some more companies with debt, layoff the workers, and sell their assets.....it's what he's good at.

    Shift and deflect.

     

    Romney's statement shows clearly why the Democrats cannot be trusted with the defense and foreign policy of this country.  The Democrats, and more specifically Obama and Hillary, have completely bungled their "arab Spring" initiative.

     

    Try as you might pin this to Romney, Bush, who ever, Obama owns this, and it has failed miserably.  those who know abot these things said it woudl fail from the start, because it was an incredibly STUPID foriegn policy.


    Romney reminded us, in his statement, what a real president says, and it is not a thinly vieled promise to censor free speech when it offends the off their rocker radical islamists.




     
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    Re: It's over for Romney

    While it's not over until after election day..and I still wouldn't make a prediction..this gaffe by Romney is just another indication that he may not be the person for the job.
    I was out of the news loop yesterday and last night..but I am hearing the back and forth statements and the coverage this morning.

    First, Romney spoke before he had the facts..that is a bad quality in a leader and in a President.

    Second, Romney should have waited for Obama to speak on the matter and then made his statement. The fact that Romney pre-empted the President on this matter..and didn't have the facts..shows an impatience in him that is ..again..not a good quality in a President.

    In situations like this..patience and restraint are paramount. Libya and Egypt are democracies in their infancy and events like this are reminders of just how vulnerable new democracies are.
     
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    To add.. something Romney left out of his statement yesterday..was that the Embassy statement was issued hours before the attacks began. Given that context and given that the statement was subsequently retracted by the Embassy after the administration disavowed it...then Romney's statement to the press is even more outrageous. Even the war monger..John McCain thinks Romney was out of line.

     

     
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    Re: It's over for Romney

    romney should seek treatment for his mental and emotional disorders !

     
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    Re: It's over for Romney

    Gallup has Obama leading Romney 50% to 43%, Obama's biggest lead yet.  The poll doesn't reflect Romney's acts of leadership from this past week.

     
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    yep- it's pretty much over for Romney.

     
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    Obviously, shooting before the facts is a trait with the right. We have only to look at the Hillary discussion in this forum to see that the Righties don't care for facts.

     
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    Re: It's over for Romney

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    Gallup has Obama leading Romney 50% to 43%, Obama's biggest lead yet.  The poll doesn't reflect Romney's acts of leadership from this past week.



    RASMUSSEN POLL: ROMNEY JUMPS BACK INTO LEAD...

    R: 47%
    O: 46%


     
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    Rasmussen      Romney  47

                            Obama   46

     

    Guess when extremists coordinate calculated attacks in Libya, Egypt, and now Yemin, and OBambi runs off to Vegas to campaign,.......folks get a bit upset.

     




    Wow, Rasmussen was able to take a poll reflecting the pulse of the country over Libya and publish the poll in 24 hours.  Must be very acurrate.

    If Rasmussen has Romney up by 1, the real world by be leaning heavily for Obama.

    Romney's done.  It's over.

     
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