President Obama and Mitt Romney met face to face today for the first time since the election, breaking bread at the White House as talks over the looming "fiscal cliff" appeared to be faltering on Capitol Hill. "I bet it was and is quite tasty," Obama spokesman Jay Carney said of the lunch as it was underway, "because [the chefs] know how to prepare very fine meals." The menu included white turkey chili and Southwestern grilled chicken salad, the White House said in a written statement following the meal.
Everyone, check out the photo which was released by the White House. I was stunned at how tacky and poorly-decorated the Oval Office appeared! The super casual dull brown couch looks like something you put in a kids´ rumpus room. Is it just me.. I can´t remember the Oval Offce looking like that!
The photo in the Oval Office shows a dominant Romney looking presidential and Barry looking like his usual slouchy self. What should have been ..except for a lousy 320,000 votes in the Battleground States. " The former GOP nominee arrived without fanfare or entourage, opening his own car door both times." Typical Romney , unlike Emperor Barry . This was clearly Barry using the lunch to show how bipartisan he is compared to those awful Congressional Republicans. Plus, he probably got pleasure out of taunting Romney by what could have been.
Zippy and Mittens hooking up for burgers and beer so Zippy can put some muscle on him to get his Repstablishment buddies like McLame Grahamnesty and Snoweball to roll over like good dogs and get their bellies rubbed and vote for his stuff. I am sure Mittens will be a good boy and do what he is told.
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Donna M, 11/29/2012 6:59:25 PM (No. 9040200)
Oh come on folks--white turkey has a symbolism all its own. And I wonder given the level of the cookery, if Romney was able to keep it down without a Bromo.
Why Mitt even accepted is beyond me. It´s all blue smoke and mirrors, and Romney knows it. There may have been some Congressional strategy behind it, maybe Paul Ryan convinced him--who knows.
Perhaps seeing the New Apostle, it will convince him and Ann to accept a long Mormon mission--outside the country. In all honesty, the mission I´d give him is to head up a multi-organization, wholly private effort to organize relief and rebuilding efforts post-Sandy, as the ARC has made a botch of it.
Mr. Romney was used by BHO to make BHO look bipartisan, flexible, and gracious within the context of the Fiscal Cliff. It´s the Republicans that are the ones being partisan and inflexible don´t ya know.
Wonder how many showers Governor Romney took after his obligatory call on the prez as dictated by his own good manners and the fact that he planned to be a uniter.
If I were him I would get out of Dodge quickly and where I would be unavailable for future meetings. He can´t really help much and can give photo ops for the Alinsky expert campaigner in Chief.
American Samoa would be my choice if I were him. He can afford to fly in the grandkids.
A race well won, a fight worth taking to the people but the illiterates overcame and trying to help obama govern to the right fiscally would be to be used and abused and wasted time.
I was hoping Governor Romney would exit back into the corporate world and make companies that pay their employees wages like Henry Ford did. obama used the word revenge in telling folks to vote for him as revenge on the rich?
Mr. Romney should take a lesson from Mr. Churchill. He should state boldly and publicly that we are walking toward certain self-destruction, state that he refuses to participate in that self-destruction, and go to Italy and paint for a year or two.
That way he makes a clear distinction between himself and failure. When people begin to recognize the folly, he will stand as a symbol of everything that is not Obama.
A few weeks ago, BHO said he was thinkin´ ´bout a Secretary of Business to set a good recovery plan for the folks. Let´s hope that if his idea is to bestow that title on Mitt, that Romney told him sweetly where to cram his idea. Nothing like trying to set up a GOP fall guy, to take the direct hit when the inevitable financial disaster happens.
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