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Mitt Romney bathes in press,
media adulation after media
pounded him in 2012

Breitbart Big Hollywood, by Christian Toto

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Posted By:Fiesta del sol, 1/27/2014 4:17:15 PM

Mitt Romney is going the full Bob Dole. You never go the full Bob Dole.Back in 1996, the media fed a portrayal of GOP presidential hopeful Dole as a dour, humorless opponent to President Bill Clinton. Dole lost. Then, months later, we saw a new Dole in the press. He was funny, self-deprecating and smart, the kind of guy you could grab a beer with and trust. He got a friendly reception at liberal outposts like The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. It was too late then, but Dole probably enjoyed the second media life.Now, Romney is threatening to go down

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: peebster, 1/27/2014 4:27:32 PM     (No. 9707920)

..they want him to run again, that´s all. Fill he primaries with moderates and split the primary vote ensuring no conservative becomes the candidate...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Gordon Mills, 1/27/2014 4:46:18 PM     (No. 9707935)

Shows just how shallow and vain he is.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Cavallodifiero, 1/27/2014 4:47:50 PM     (No. 9707936)

Romney was not high on my list of choices for President then, and the media choosing him, has left the idea of "President Mitt" perhaps a bit lower on my list.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: fishbone, 1/27/2014 4:47:57 PM     (No. 9707937)

Fattening up his ego before the slaughter.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Susannah, 1/27/2014 4:56:11 PM     (No. 9707947)

#2, and doing a bunch of reality shows is somehow indicative of selflessness and depth?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: joew9, 1/27/2014 4:59:43 PM     (No. 9707951)

Republican elites are such fools.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: strike3, 1/27/2014 5:11:58 PM     (No. 9707959)

Romney was an okay candidate but he carried pillows to a fistfight. You´re not going to beat barack obama or any other liberal communist that way

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Reply 8 - Posted by: kennedylaw, 1/27/2014 5:30:16 PM     (No. 9707977)

The media loves RINO´s, when they are not actually running against Democrats. Before and after elections they get invited to all of the best media parties. During elections they are evil far right wing conservatives.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: jt26, 1/27/2014 5:42:10 PM     (No. 9707991)

I am sick of being Charlie Brown and having Lucy do that football trick every time to me.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: volksford, 1/27/2014 6:00:06 PM     (No. 9708008)

Is there any thing as stupid as a republican politician ?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 1/27/2014 6:05:02 PM     (No. 9708015)

Romney is a nice man but instead of having the stomach for the fight he folded up like a cheap lawn chair just as I predicted.

How much of a role did the perennial losers Karl Rove, Steve Schmidt and the rest of the RINO advisors play in Romney´s defeat?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/27/2014 6:48:27 PM     (No. 9708067)

No #10. Romney´s appearance on Fallon´s program pretty much proved it. He isn´t changing any attitudes about him. Plus, he has less than zero political clout.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: mitzi, 1/27/2014 6:53:27 PM     (No. 9708078)

My problem with Mitt was/is that anyone acceptable to Massachusetts voters - the same people who continually voted for Frank, Kerry and Kennedy - is not acceptable to me.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: dadofboys, 1/27/2014 8:14:12 PM     (No. 9708165)

What a douc+h-bag

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