Credit President Barack Obama’s aides with discernment. Even before the first presidential debate was over, they knew they needed to come up with an excuse, and fast. They settled on one that they haven’t stopped repeating: Mitt Romney lied his way to victory. The president would have rebutted Romney’s gross deceptions, except he was too focused on answering questions about the country’s future and too taken aback by Romney’s brazenness to answer the former governor in real time. Although once he had a day or two and his witty rejoinders
Romney is too credible to make the lie accusation stick.Romney hasn't been caught in any slam dunk proof that he's lied about anything.His tax plan is a work in progress,so people can fill in the blanks anyway they want but it's crazy to say he wants a $5 trillion tax cut for rich people while raising taxes on the middle class to pay for it. The clown that came up with this lie is a former Obama insider who's pretending to be non partisan now.
The chorus of "Romney lied" on Sunday's "news" shows was astonishing. They all had their marching orders, didn't they!
This blatant attack needs to be confronted head-on.
Romney needs to call out The Wun at the next debate on his veracity (or great lack thereof). Ask him to tell the American people the truth about....well, no need to list all the deceptions here, but we could start with that "autobiography." (And don't let the little creep get away with calling it "poetic license." This is a man who doesn't know what poetry is, any more than he knows what history is.)
The left's problem, that Romney has 'failed to live down to their rank caricature of him,' has created a nightmare for Obama. Republicans, and most certainly Mitt Romney, are supposed to turn the other cheek .... be nice to the president. After all, he is a black man, and that is supposed to place him ABOVE criticism. .... John McCain bought into this, but Mitt is not going to play the race game. Obama is just a man, and that his skin is black should have matter not in the discussion of leadership, pattriotism, character, integrity and ability.
The core strategy of Obama's campaign has gone up in smoke and they have no fallback. Obama not only can't run on his record, he has no declared post-election agenda. Cap and trade, climate change, amnesty for illegals, etc are all losers with the majority of Americans so the Obama camp has settled on silence. Now the 'destroy Romney' rug has been suddenly pulled out from under them and they still flailing around with 'Romney lies' meme sounding more and more like schoolyard bullies. This is the beginning of the end.
The problem for the Obama apparatchiks and their MSM enablers is that the magnificent debate win by Romney in effect inoculated him from these desperate assertions. 67 million people saw Romney unfiltered. And what they saw was a decent, honest, intelligent, and competent man.
Now, no amount of Axelgrease can slime him. And the harder they try, the worse THEY look. Watch for the polls to continue to swing to Romney the more they try to slime him.
#3 Not only do they have no shame, but the crude intellect of Chicago thuggery by Axelhole has exposed itself to be on a par with the old school yard taunt - "Yah? well your mother wears army boots".
It's mind boggling to imagine that these lowlifes have been running the country for the last four years. When one sees the mess they've made, reality sets in. The nightmare we're in is proof unfortunately.
Eddie Haskell exposed. Finally we see it; Eddie trying to explain himself to Ward, Beaver and Wally's dad. Remember?
Eddie would start to mounth off his obvious BeeEss and the Ward would just sort of cross his arms and say "Uh, huh." and everyone would laugh. Kind of what happened at that debate. Except this time Eddie has an actual fan club of booger-eating nerds like him. Attack of the Urkels.
Now President Haskell-Urkel is trying -with his equally pathetic nerd mininions to explain to everyone why he doesn't have his homework.
As a sociological/psychological phenomenon it was fascinating to watch commenters on the NYT site pick up the meme almost instantly.
But what has Romney 'lied' about? Both Obama and his supporters are dreaming the impossible dream by implying that ROMNEY has been president since Jan 2009 i.e. that Romney is contradicting his record - a record that doesn't exist because it can't exist. Obviously the exact opposite is true.
It is also fascinating to watch Axelrod/Jarrett/Cutter voluntarily abandon any claim to any sort of accomplishment on the part of Obama (now that GM is faltering) and instead focus 100% on destroying the opponent. Obama has an ego but he has no pride - otherwise he might instruct his lieutenants to say something nice about him once in a while. Instead, he scorches the earth along with them. Forget about vetting - Obama is simply unworthy of any public trust.
By calling Romney a liar repeatedly, Zippy and his surrogates are directly attacking the intelligence of Indpendent voters who clearly saw differently. In the second debate these viewers are going to be doing a even harsher evaluation of Democrat ads against what unfolds in front of their eyes and ears. Don't they understand that? Looking at the steady string of exploded cigars in their wake, the simple answer seems to be - no.
Axe and company actually believe that Romney is lying. This continues to amaze me. Leftism is a strange belief system. As long as they just talk with each other and aren't called out by the press, they soldier on.
But - when called out publicly, as Cutter was recently by Burnett on CNN about Mitt's "$5 billion tax cut", she caved down to one billion, in a few seconds.
In all fairness, it really isn’t Obama’s fault. In any debate, battle or competition between a real, genuine, self-made American male and a lazy, metrosexual, celebrity-wanna-be, liberal, compulsive liar (yeah, I know… those last 2 are redundant); the result will always be the kind of one-sided drubbing that we witnessed last Wednesday. And the loss is often followed by a litany of baseless “excuses” by the self-absorbed loser and his “entourage” of sycophantic defenders and hanger-oners.
I'll sum this up this way. For months the O team who can't shoot straight and their suckups in the MSM called Romney a crook, wimp, and a murderer and basically thought they had him on the ropes. They get to the first debate and the gov. comes out swinging and Oblamo had no defense and thus went down in flames. Having no defense the O team's plugmunchers(Gibbs, Axelgrease, Soledud Obrien etc) have resulted in calling Romney a liar. The only problem with this foolish tact is that the governor is just too credible with his hitting DA WUN that this won't stick. I agree with #5 about how McLame bought into being nice to Odumbo and how Romney ain't playing that game. Number 10 I agree with your assessments wholeheartedly. It's funny how the Obamamedia is playing up the fact that Joe Biden won't put his foot in his mouth during the debate on Thrusday. About how good he did in 2008 and so on. Ryan will eat old goofball Joe's lunch without breaking a sweat.
#1. He lied. #2. There are no specifics on loop holes and deductions.
The first is a school yard name calling tactic. (They think we are too stupid to recognize it. The poles say otherwise.)
The second could be explained like this. If the cuts are decided in a bipartisan manner, it is more difficult for the left to squeal like stuck pigs that any cut will cause the end of the world as we know it. That is exactly why the left is continually baiting Romney and Ryan to be specific, and why it is so wise of them not to take the bait. I just think if they tactfully offer this explanation, it will kill the argument of the left for specifics.
When is letting taxpayers KEEP more of their own money mean the government has to pay for that? When the government cuts taxes, people SPEND more resulting in MORE tax revenues to the government, more workers get hired resulting in more spending and more tax income to the government. This is what the liberals claim never works and IT HAS WORKED 100% when tried. GW Bush, JFK, BJ Clinton, Reagan all cut taxes and revenues increased every time.
Lowry and Ldotters above are on point. However, there's another:
If NerØbama can be confused and taken aback when confronted with Romney's "lies", what will happen when he sits down with Vladimir Putin or Hu Jintao? Will he prevail when faced with their lies? Will the "flexibility" he promised Dmitry Medvedev carry him through? Will he "win" those "debates" for us? Can we get a teleprompter in the room?
I LOVE how the dems are setting themselves up for such a HUGE fall in the next debate...the president didn't show up, he was off his game, etc, etc...And they are giving away all their points before it even starts! Not to mention that the uglier obama gets the MORE it will help Mitt, LOL!
IF THEY THINK MITT WON'T BE PREPARED FOR OBAMA'S NASTIEST PERFORMANCE, THEN THEY WILL AGAIN(!) BE SHOCKED. GO MITT!!!!
The lefties are doing that "repeat a lie over and over again until the people believe it to be true" junk. I go to lots of postings after articles and get into it with the lefties all the time. I noticed that a few days AFTER the debate is when the posters started all saying things like "I have never heard any candidate lie as much as Romney did". So, being the "terrier with a sock" that I am, I would go after each one about who the real liars are (Obama and leftists in general), exposing their tactics and telling folks that Romney has too much integrity to lie and, besides, he doesn't have to because truth is on our side! I also go on to tell them that leftists don't know economics, finance or history because if they did, they wouldn't vote Democrat unless they are part of the evil elite in power who simply want all the control and wealth for themselves. I love jumping on them and countering their posts. It is the only place where people of other viewpoints will see the truth.
MSNBC is already saying that Paul Ryan is going to do nothing but 'lie' in the upcoming Ryan/Biden debate. Take note, MSM: that 'lie' thing is getting old and thinking people are more and more viewing you with distrust and disgust.
Even if this were true, why in the world would they want to keep repeating it? "Our guy is so clueless that if you tell him one fib, he turnings into a bowl of jello." And they think this makes him qualified to lead the West in today's world?
And why all this is happening? Because leftists have the media but conservatives don't! I am drumming this thought: we need conservative mainstream media, like it is supposed to be in the civilized country with opposing parties. We need to forget about bias-shmias. Just have our own newspapers, especially local ones, and tv stations, owned by likes of Trump, Koch brothers or Adelson. And don't let commies penetrate them - they have enough: nyt, wapo (local newspapers reprinting their garbage) and all tv alphabets!
projection (prəˈdʒɛkʃən) — n psychol a. the belief, esp in children, that others share one's subjective mental life b. (See also defense mechanism) The process of projecting one's own hidden desires and impulses
Even dumber was the "Romney cheated" meme they tried to push in the aftermath of the slaughter. Romney doesn't need to dignify these silly charges by addressing them directly. He just needs to point out that once again Barry and the Rats are desperately trying to talk about anything but their indefensible record.
Romney has a sterling reputation as a business man. You don't get that by being a liar. He was practically idolized fro his work at the Olympics. People may not have liked his politics in MA but he basically did what he said he would do. In summation, Romney has been an honest man all his life.
Yet now, we are to believe that he has flagrantly lied to the public's face. And what proof is there? None. Just BO's assertion.
Meanwhile we have BO who has make spectacular public promises and kept none of them. The most devastating ads against BO are the ones using his own words and showing how he has failed to keep his promises. BO is a lair.
So we have a liar calling an honest man a liar. Logic neatly solves this problem for us.
The electorate KNOWS who is lying. That's why they overwhelmingly thought Romney won the debate. Romney was convincing and BO was not. Romney was truthful and BO was not. And all the whining by liberals will not change that outcome in the public's perception and they know it. That's why they are going nuts.
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