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Well it is the happiest
place on earth: Mitt Romney
takes family to Disneyland
two weeks to the day after
losing election

Daily Mail (UK), by Beth Stebner

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/21/2012 9:02:19 AM

Two weeks ago, Mitt Romney was anxiously waiting at his campaign´s headquarters in Boston to hear the results of the election. After his crippling loss, pictures surfaced of the former Massachusetts governor drowning his sorrows in a gallon of chocolate milk. He was recently pictured with his distinctive salt-and-pepper hair unceremoniously unkempt, and has been spotted going to the gym with his wife, Ann. And now, two weeks to the day since he lost the election to President Obama, Romney went to Disneyland, a place typically saved for when public figures experience victory.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: linkay6, 11/21/2012 9:12:56 AM     (No. 9027347)

CRIPPLING loss??????????????????

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Reply 2 - Posted by: msjena, 11/21/2012 9:16:08 AM     (No. 9027350)

Nearly half the country preferred him to Obama. I think the Republicans should thank Mitt for fighting the good fight and stop the circular firing squad. Mitt is right about the "gifts" to voters. Why don´t the Republicans just admit it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jorgecito, 11/21/2012 9:21:52 AM     (No. 9027361)

The Daily Mail being silly as usual. Chugging chocolate milk? Sounds downright wholesome.
Not hard to imagine what some other politicians chug (or choom) after a loss.

Whatever differences we conservatives had with Romney, I think there is one thing most of us agree on:
A Romney victory would have portended a vastly improved economy ... which would have benefited everyone.

Romney and his family gave it their all. For that I salute them, and wish them the happiest life they can have. (Though that will be hard in Obama´s Brave New America.)

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Reply 4 - Posted by: shamus, 11/21/2012 9:23:48 AM     (No. 9027367)

Romney´s at Disneyland. Everyone else is being taken to the cleaners.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: wilko, 11/21/2012 9:30:34 AM     (No. 9027383)

Mitt at a gas station pumping his own petrol was pretty cool also. He´s the only real, down to earth person in or out of politics.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Coy860, 11/21/2012 9:34:15 AM     (No. 9027391)

America will be crippled by Obama.
The Romneys ran a great campaign and I appreciate what they did. We had the chance to turn the country around, but the have-nots are too in love with free stuff.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JAN, 11/21/2012 9:49:11 AM     (No. 9027419)

Romney won. He knows the truth. We know the truth.

Let´s not buy into the msm mantra.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: right-turn, 11/21/2012 9:54:08 AM     (No. 9027429)

Lots of BS. The UK writers should stick to something they know about. Their health care system for example that allows people to die because they are too old or too expensive.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: AnnG, 11/21/2012 10:03:51 AM     (No. 9027446)

It´s nice to see the Romney´s out and enjoying life. Life goes on.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Caveman, 11/21/2012 10:07:03 AM     (No. 9027455)

Maybe when he gets finished at Disneyland, he can fire up the old 2016 campaign.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Malia2012, 11/21/2012 10:17:09 AM     (No. 9027478)

What everyone else said, except #4. Thank you Mitt Romney and family for the sacrifices made during the fraudulent Presidential election. Blessings on you all.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: navybrat, 11/21/2012 10:26:58 AM     (No. 9027500)

Obama did NOT win by a and slide. He has never worked for anything or earned anything on his own.

Mitt Romney will always be a winner because he has worked and been successful in his life. He is a decent man with a wonderful loving family. He still has his family and life will go on for them. Unfortunately, life will decline for most Americans.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 11/21/2012 10:30:43 AM     (No. 9027510)

Last night that worm brian williams did a hit piece on Romney that showed him with the disheveled look pumping his own gas. williams juxtaposed that view with the secret service protected campaign season. Of course during the campaign there was no regular guy Romney coverage just the mean, privileged venture capitalist who fired workers and killed women cancer victims. I hate brIan williams.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: crill, 11/21/2012 10:40:22 AM     (No. 9027536)

Mitt says he´s moving to California? Why would any wealthy man want to do that after voters approved Proposition 30 that raises taxes on his income bracket? Let´s hope that he´s planning to run for governor or senator, and do something to restore the Republican party to what is was there under Reagan.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 11/21/2012 10:46:18 AM     (No. 9027546)

Mitt´s a winner. All the rest of us are losers because of what 62 million idiots did on November 6.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: arminius, 11/21/2012 10:50:01 AM     (No. 9027554)

All those kids to Disneyland? Jesus, that guy really IS rich!

(We mapped out a trip to Disney World and was like, ummm, then looked at a longer trip to Europe and it was cheaper. We went to Europe. Disney parks are a money black hole unparalelled in the known universe.)

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Reply 17 - Posted by: WMP1952, 11/21/2012 10:53:02 AM     (No. 9027557)

Good for them. If truth be told - they are more like you and me than President Obama and Joe Biden. If you listened to anything during the campaign, his kids and people who knew them (and someone who bought a house from them in Utah) how hands on he is with his family and personal life. Just because you are "wealthy" doesn´t mean you have people waiting on you hand and foot.



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Reply 18 - Posted by: iamtinman, 11/21/2012 10:58:42 AM     (No. 9027571)

Mitt Romney didn´t lose anywhere near what the Anerican people lost on Nov 6. He only lost an election, they lost a free and independent future.

Mitt was rich and getting richer, he didn´t need to be president to be successful. He just felt that he owed it to the country where he made his fortune to help it out of a crisis.

The american people have voted twice now for incompetence and dependency. They will reap the whirlwind and have no one else to blame but themselves.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: fiddle ed, 11/21/2012 11:01:46 AM     (No. 9027578)

All the best to a great man and his family. He may have to change his name to John Galt and disappear in the wrath to come. The guillotines are about to be brought out of storage by the unwashed masses hell bent on retribution for their sorry lives.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: DARling, 11/21/2012 11:07:18 AM     (No. 9027595)

He doesn´t need us. America needed him.

Those "republicans" who stayed home because Mitt wasn´t conservative enough for them, or because they don´t like Mormons, can live with the consequences of their inaction.

I voted, and earned the right to complain about what is coming down the pike.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: starkness, 11/21/2012 11:17:25 AM     (No. 9027624)

I´m appalled! indignant! Imagine that: the cheeky guy pumped his own gas and paid for it with his own money, and then he takes his family on vacation and pays his own money for that! Will the horrors never end?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Cannon, 11/21/2012 11:23:55 AM     (No. 9027638)

I believe Mitt Romney would have been one of our great presidents. What a shame.


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Reply 23 - Posted by: WMP1952, 11/21/2012 11:24:47 AM     (No. 9027640)

Hats off to #15, #18, #19, #20, #21 - points well made.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: FunOne, 11/21/2012 11:30:17 AM     (No. 9027657)

Although I would have preferred a more conservative candidate, I am proud to have supported Mitt Romney (wish I could have done more than I was able to) because he seems like a very decent man. America needs more like him.

The alternative is frightening.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 11/21/2012 11:32:35 AM     (No. 9027662)

Decent and normal seem to have become a curiosity these days.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: twinkle93, 11/21/2012 12:00:32 PM     (No. 9027735)

I just hope he filed an amended tax return and claimed the deductions that he did not take the first time.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: majorch2, 11/21/2012 12:35:09 PM     (No. 9027817)

And I´ll bet Obama would love to change places with him. More tears are shed over answered prayers than this world dreams of. Obama can ride the fiscal cliff and play Hamas wars.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: absalom, 11/21/2012 2:03:44 PM     (No. 9027947)

Is Romney a family values kinda guy, decent, generous and kindhearted? Indeed. In contrast, Churchill was a mean and ugly drunk who publicly ridiculed his Ministers, Admirals and Generals. Von Bismarck drove anyone who crossed him from Government. TR was bombastic, volatile and contemptuous of Congress. MacArthur was imperious and condescending to all but his wife. None were nice guys whom Romney will ever be confused with. But as Lord Acton observed; "Good men are never great men". Obama had an effective unemployment rate approaching 17%, stratospheric borrowing in the trillions and reeked of arrogant incompetence. Yet Willard managed to snach defeat from victory in a very winnable election. Perhaps the light will go on some day for Romney´s fans who will come to grips w/the stone cold reality that, despite his nice guy persona, breeding, manners and schooling; Romney was a loser from day one.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 11/21/2012 2:18:40 PM     (No. 9027968)

Not a cool guy, but a great guy. America´s loss. It´s like we benched Peyton Manning for Michael Vick. See you in the unemployment line ladies, blacks, Asians, and Latinos!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 11/21/2012 6:22:33 PM     (No. 9028301)

Well Golly Damn, we should have nominated poster #28. Whatever were we thinking?

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Reply 31 - Posted by: richdet, 11/21/2012 7:49:01 PM     (No. 9028404)

Per the Daily Mail, Mitt Romney should be off in a dark corner clad in a hair-shirt being very sad for himself. Somebody tell Disneyland to bar the gates the next time he drops by. As for Romney´s other outrage of the week, he was fairly well known when governor of Massachusetts to pump his own gas and run his own errands, even though he had I believe a very frustrated state police detail expecting to do those things for him. As for his "unceremoniously unkempt" hair, I think that´s usually called "wind-blown."

Per #28 (and his BFF Lord Acton), goodness is beneath his contempt. Thanks for the warning.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: absalom, 11/21/2012 9:41:11 PM     (No. 9028559)

#30. Thanks but sorry; I´m way too old.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: yorkiemom, 11/21/2012 9:46:02 PM     (No. 9028570)

I wonder what #28 has contributed to society. Probably just criticisms.

Mitt Romney looks pretty darn good, even with his "dishelved" hair and pumping his own gas. Oh well, we´ve still got Mr. Wonderful President.

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Funny question in the headline, yes? But since President Obama worries more about the threat of terrorists´ improvised nuclear device going off in a major American city than anything Russia can throw at us, I was wondering if the government had deigned to share with us citizens any tips for, you know, surviving something their own intelligence points to as the likeliest unlikely Black Swan event. Well, no. And yes. No — very few people in Washington, D.C., who work for the government have any idea what they would do if a 10-kiloton nuclear device exploded at the intersection of 16th and K

Obama taps gay bishop to wrap Easter
Prayer Breakfast with invocation

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: jackson- 4/15/2014 9:25:28 AM     Post Reply
When President Obama needed a preacher to fulfill the closing prayer duties at the annual White House Easter Prayer Breakfast, he turned to none other than the Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop — who said he was as shocked as anyone at the appointment. The Right Rev. Gene Robinson said in a tweet, accompanied by a photo of Mr. Obama behind a podium at the event: “POTUS ‘preaches’ at the Easter prayer breakfast. Then, out of the blue, asks ME to close with prayer. OMG!” Newsmax said he also emphasized that the words he chose to close the breakfast

Obama Selects First Openly Gay
Episcopal Bishop to Lead Easter Prayer

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Mediaite, by Andrew Kirell    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/14/2014 12:46:05 PM     Post Reply
President Obama pulled a surprise move Monday at the White House’s Easter Prayer Breakfast when he selected Gene Robinson to lead the closing prayer. Robinson is famously known as the first openly gay Episcopal bishop. Talking Points Memo’s Tom Kludt spotted the following tweet from Robinson, who was in attendance: (Tweet) Robinson, 66, became diocesan bishop of New Hampshire in March 2004. He retired in January 2013 and is currently a senior fellow at the progressive


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