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The Grieving Widow Behind
Romney's Personal Story

ABC News, by Emily Friedman

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Posted By:JoniTx, 10/10/2012 11:47:12 AM

Jane Horton began crying on the other end of the phone when she learned that Mitt Romney had been using the story of her husband, Chris Horton, who was killed in Afghanistan, as a part of his stump speech. "Wow," the 26-year-old said. "I had no idea. "To be honest, I've been through a lot and I'm not a super emotional person but it brings me to tears," Horton said in an interview with ABC News, after being informed of her husband's newfound spot on the national stage. "Not that he's telling my story, but that he's

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: killerbee, 10/10/2012 11:50:55 AM     (No. 8923032)

Um, this is really ABC news?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: unagator, 10/10/2012 11:54:29 AM     (No. 8923041)

Contrast with President Form Letter.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: SteelTurman, 10/10/2012 11:55:15 AM     (No. 8923043)

Wow.

Maybe the world will right itself, after all.

I'd almost lost hope.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 10/10/2012 12:00:30 PM     (No. 8923054)

Who wants to bet that the ever-solicitous ABC News was trying to create a gotcha moment by calling the widow in hopes that she would be unhappy about it?

A real shame when a plan like that blows up in your face, eh, presstitutes?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: enuf8, 10/10/2012 12:02:38 PM     (No. 8923059)

Most likely contacted by ABC thinking Romney picked the story up out of the air and not realizing the details.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JAN, 10/10/2012 12:03:38 PM     (No. 8923063)

G-d is giving us a chance to atone.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Keekng, 10/10/2012 12:06:09 PM     (No. 8923072)

Romneys class compared to 'Cgair Man's' crass.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: JoniTx, 10/10/2012 12:06:15 PM     (No. 8923073)

Agree, absolutely amazed to see this on the ABC News site.

Almost fell over when I read:

~~"One of the last things my husband said to me before he was killed, when I would ask him, 'Chris, what do you need over there? What can I send you?' he said, 'I need a new president,'" Horton recalled,~~

God Bless her.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Keekng, 10/10/2012 12:07:36 PM     (No. 8923077)

That should have been 'Chair Man', in #7, sorry.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: dragonlearner, 10/10/2012 12:08:18 PM     (No. 8923080)

Your are correct #4. The tone of this piece comes through. It was intended as a hit piece.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 10/10/2012 12:08:34 PM     (No. 8923082)

FTA:'They first spoke when Romney wrote her a handwritten letter after Chris was killed.'
Now give this soldier his wish, give him a new president, and get rid of the form letter poser.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 10/10/2012 12:29:12 PM     (No. 8923155)

Obvious hit piece as the typical making him more human comment cropped up again. The difference in humanity between Ears and Romney is that Romney lives his humanity, Ears wants and government mandate for it.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Andromeda, 10/10/2012 12:34:22 PM     (No. 8923169)

Read the whole article, they are constantly trying to put words in her mouth to say she is being used. When that doesn't work, they just say that what Romney is doing is just trying to change his image as part of their own commentary.

Romney has been quietly contacting this woman for over a year, and quietly met her. The only change is he now is revealing some of the special things he does -things that would make him a President who cares about his soldiers and our citizens. I was never a huge Romney fan on a personal level, but the more I am learning the more I like and respect him.

Let's hope we get a chance to see what kind of a man he is as President.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Dixie, 10/10/2012 12:43:50 PM     (No. 8923199)

ABC DID include some bad (likely incorrect) poll numbers.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Malia2012, 10/10/2012 12:45:01 PM     (No. 8923204)

Nice try, All aBout Cr*p news, to try a "gotcha" story on Mitt Romney! Unfortunately for Ms. Friedbrain, it backfired. Perhaps Ms. Friedbrain should try and find Hairy Reid's imaginary friends, you know the ones who told him how Mitt Romney "hasn't paid taxes in ten years"? THAT friend! Bless Mrs. Jane Horton and everyone who has lost a loved one under the "watch" of obama.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: The Architect, 10/10/2012 12:47:09 PM     (No. 8923209)

FTA - "But she'd had no idea that he'd continue to do so, again and again."

They were definitely trying to do a hit piece. I do so hope that the legacy media will take a big hit after the election. They are so obviously working for Obama and are not even trying for any semblence of balance.


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Reply 17 - Posted by: hurricanegirl, 10/10/2012 1:09:46 PM     (No. 8923262)

The best way for the big media to take a big hit is if we stop buying their crap (literally). Cancel your cable and newspaper subscriptions. Don't watch their news shows. Get your information online. Hit 'em where it hurts--in the wallet.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: dbdiva, 10/10/2012 1:12:46 PM     (No. 8923267)

Let's all vote on 11/06 in memory of Chris Horton so we can grant him his wish!

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