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Enlightened Bribery
American Spectator, by George Neumayr

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Posted By:garnet, 11/20/2012 6:49:15 AM

"A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul," said the English writer George Bernard Shaw. Mitt Romney would agree. His post-election analysis of Obama´s success at bribing voters ran along the same lines. "What the president´s campaign did was focus on certain members of his base coalition, give them extraordinary financial gifts from the government, and then work very aggressively to turn them out to vote," Romney told disappointed donors last week. Desperate to appear piously contrite and malleable in the eyes of voters, Republicans pounced on Romney´s

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: StormCnter, 11/20/2012 7:47:04 AM     (No. 9024948)

Governor Romney was right, but once again his comments weren´t directed at the general public. I´m taking names of those politicians who are so anxious to point fingers at the good man who would have made a good and productive president.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 11/20/2012 7:54:35 AM     (No. 9024967)

Of course Romney was right. Every time he spoke a simple truth he was pilloried for it. The media often called them gaffes. I call them speaking the plain, simple truth.
Harry Truman used to speak the simple truth too. We´ve fallen a long, long ways since Truman and we can all thank political correctness for that.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Quaestio, 11/20/2012 8:49:15 AM     (No. 9025102)

When Ryan was nominated as VP the media proclaimed it would kill their chances because Ryan could speak seriously about entitlements. When it clearly helped, the media essentially ended any and all coverage of Mr. Ryan. Think about it. Where you even aware he was campaigning?

The leftists had a plan to take over the educational system, the media, and the regulatory system. They have now achieved success. I do not think conservatives are capable of such a strategic plan and that is why I think there is no chance for the American Republic.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: EnsignO´Toole, 11/20/2012 8:59:46 AM     (No. 9025140)

Totally agree with all above posters. There is one positive I derived from the article and it is the following:

Only liberals could kid themselves into seeing Obama´s politics of bribery and envy as a new birth of freedom.

Sooner or later, reality will set in with liberals when O´s policies and deceit will so adversely affect them, that they will wake up and say to themselves "How could I have let someone fool me like that?" It will happen as surely as "God made little green apples".

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