Quotes of the day

posted at 10:30 pm on June 14, 2012 by Allahpundit

A space of only five minutes revealed a lot about the aggressive new phase an increasingly confident Mitt Romney is entering.

In a poke at President Barack Obama, the Republican challenger timed a speech in Ohio on the economy to begin just minutes before his Democratic rival gave a major address on the same topic in the same battleground state…

Breaking from his habit of playing it safe with his media appearances, he will appear on CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday and is likely to speak to other television networks he has avoided in recent weeks.

***

Republican nominee Mitt Romney’s guerrilla tactics continued Thursday, as the campaign bus circled the venue where President Barack Obama will be speaking this afternoon.

As it passed the assembled throngs of supporters awaiting entry to the event at Cuyahoga Community College, the bus honked its horn dozens of times, before circling around to do it again. Obama supporters jeered and booed each time the bus passed the line outside of the security screening area…

An Obama campaign aide responded to the Romney effort saying “that’s not our style,” adding “campaigns are a reflection of the candidate.”

***

Talk about a venue change.

Fresh from giving an economic speech in the heart of the industrial Rust Belt, President Barack Obama headed to Manhattan’s Greenwich Village on Thursday to hold a big-dollar campaign fundraiser with rich donors at the home of “Sex and the City” actress Sarah Jessica Parker

During a speech at a community college in Cleveland, the president charged that Republican Mitt Romney, a multimillionaire private equity executive and former governor of Massachusetts, would hollow out the middle class.

The evening fundraiser, co-hosted by Parker’s husband, actor Matthew Broderick, and Vogue magazine editor Anna Wintour, was decidedly not a showcase of all things middle class. Tickets cost $40,000 and 50 people were expected to attend.

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But there is one group of people Obama has to listen to: the people who give him large sums of money. He recently attended his 150th fundraiser. That’s more than the number attended by the last four presidents put together…

He’s also had plenty of chances to absorb the advice of the kind of rich liberals who like to give money to Democratic presidents. And the evidence that he has taken some of that advice is his initiatives on three controversial issues, each of which involves serious political risk…

The question is, is he listening to anyone else?

***

At DreamWorks Studios, Steven Spielberg spent three hours explaining how to capture an audience’s attention and offered a number of ideas that will be rolled out before Election Day. An early example of Spielberg’s influence is RomneyEconomics.com, a website designed by the Obama team to tell the story — a horror story, by their reckoning — of Mitt Romney’s career at Bain Capital. Afterward, Spielberg insisted that Messina sit down with the DreamWorks marketing team. Hollywood movie studios are expert, as presidential campaigns also must be, at spending huge sums over a few weeks to reach and motivate millions of Americans.

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Prior to President Barack Obama’s marathon 54 minute speech in Ohio today, the Obama campaign sent our several statements promising the speech would be a major address framing the campaign going forward. Despite the hype, the speech was mainly a rehash of themes and ideas from the president’s recent stump speeches and his remarks were widely panned as overly long by the political press corps.

In the speech, President Obama outlined his view that this election is a choice between “two fundamentally different views of which direction America should take.” He characterized Mitt Romney’s vision as being the same as the “policies of the last decade,” specifically deregulation and tax cuts for the wealthy while he described his own “vision for America” as boiling down to five things: “Education. Energy. Innovation. Infrastructure. And a tax code focused on American job creation and balanced deficit reduction.” President Obama also stressed that the economic crisis began during the Bush administration and that is “started growing again” after he took office and has since “continued to grow.”

All of these points have already been featured in the president’s other recent speeches. Between the pre-speech hype from the campaign, the lack of new material and the overall length of the speech reporters were clearly dissatisfied with end result.

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“Now you may have heard that President Obama is on the other side of the state and he’s going to be delivering a speech on the economy. He’s doing that because he has not delivered a recovery for the economy,” Romney said during a speech in Cincinnati. “But don’t forget, he’s been president for three and a half years. And talk is cheap. Action speaks very loud.”

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President Obama is on the other side of the state and he’s going to be delivering a speech on the economy. He’s doing that because he has not delivered a recovery for the economy.

I guess the jig is up.

trapeze on June 14, 2012 at 10:34 PM

So this time the Republicans are going to nominate a candidate who actually wants to win?

Good to know.

aunursa on June 14, 2012 at 10:34 PM

Who is this man that replaced the Old Mitt Romney from 2008/primary?

I think I am in love!

I guess Team Obama failed to heed the old adage: Be careful what you wish for — you just may get it.

Mutnodjmet on June 14, 2012 at 10:35 PM

At DreamWorks Studios, Steven Spielberg spent three hours explaining how to capture an audience’s attention and offered a number of ideas that will be rolled out before Election Day.

Is this advice coming from the Spielberg who made Kingdom of the Crystal Skull or the one who made Raiders of the Lost Ark?

Doughboy on June 14, 2012 at 10:35 PM

Hope and Change…

Refunds are being honored for 1 hour only……

Electrongod on June 14, 2012 at 10:36 PM

Mr. Romney, hope you pull it off. Your willingness to fight is a good sign.

Don’t get me all excited and then start crying like John B or Mitch the Bi*ch.

arnold ziffel on June 14, 2012 at 10:37 PM

An Obama campaign aide responded to the Romney effort saying “that’s not our style,” adding “campaigns are a reflection of the candidate.”

Seriously?

Anna Wintour gets fashionably political for Obama fundraiser

Read the comments, I’m begging you!!!

JPeterman on June 14, 2012 at 10:38 PM

An Obama campaign aide responded to the Romney effort saying “that’s not our style,” adding “campaigns are a reflection of the candidate.”

The Dog-Eating Retard’s campaign style is to have a bus filled with union goons stop outside the private house of someone they don’t like and to have the thugs get out and invade the lawn of the home in order to threaten the wife and children. That’s how the Indonesian and his goons work.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on June 14, 2012 at 10:38 PM

As it passed the assembled throngs of supporters awaiting entry to the event at Cuyahoga Community College, the bus honked its horn dozens of times, before circling around to do it again. Obama supporters jeered and booed each time the bus passed the line outside of the security screening area…

Gettin’ inside their heads! I love Mitt’s style.

Corporal Tunnel on June 14, 2012 at 10:38 PM

At DreamWorks Studios, Steven Spielberg spent three hours explaining how to capture an audience’s attention and offered a number of ideas that will be rolled out before Election Day.

Money, Women, or Chloroform if Obama is speaking.

arnold ziffel on June 14, 2012 at 10:38 PM

dear leader can’t take it that someone is actually fighting back…

LOVE IT….

keep it up Mitt!

Mr. Thin Skin will rear his ugly head in short order….

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 10:38 PM

Don’t get me all excited and then start crying like John B or Mitch the Bi*ch.

arnold ziffel on June 14, 2012 at 10:37 PM

I don’t think that will happen…

What I fear…
Is the disconnect……

Elevator for his cars???

I have no problem with him doing this….the MSM will have..

Electrongod on June 14, 2012 at 10:39 PM

guerilla tactics…really? you’re just upset that he one upped you idiot….

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 10:39 PM

Who is this man that replaced the Old Mitt Romney from 2008/primary?

I think I am in love!

I guess Team Obama failed to heed the old adage: Be careful what you wish for — you just may get it.

Mutnodjmet on June 14, 2012 at 10:35 PM

Gotta admit I am slowly warming. Slowly.

katy the mean old lady on June 14, 2012 at 10:39 PM

But there is one group of people Obama has to listen to: the people who give him large sums of money. He recently attended his 150th fundraiser. That’s more than the number attended by the last four presidents put together

…yep!…he’s pivoting!

KOOLAID2 on June 14, 2012 at 10:39 PM

So yes, this festering inequity at the heart of our economy is perhaps the main reason why Barack Obama may lose in November. The president, quixotically, sought to save both the poor (with Obamacare, mainly) and the filthy rich (Wall Street) — but at the expense of the bigger victim, the middle class. And if he gets voted out, they will be the ones to do it.

Schadenfreude on June 14, 2012 at 10:40 PM

dear leader can’t take it that someone is actually fighting back…

LOVE IT….

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 10:38 PM

He was raised as the Affirmative Action Idol….
No one stood in his way….

Being born in Kenya and all…..
No wait….
Hawaii..

He has no experience…

Electrongod on June 14, 2012 at 10:41 PM

I think circling and honking at the Obama rally in the campaign bus is more juvenile than productive.

Sacramento on June 14, 2012 at 10:42 PM

150 fundraisers?

How does he find time to golf?

fogw on June 14, 2012 at 10:42 PM

I love that self-important people thing they’re important.

SouthernGent on June 14, 2012 at 10:42 PM

Electrongod on June 14, 2012 at 10:41 PM

heh :)

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Whatever you do, read this, be very afraid, and try to do something about it. This should scare any sane person in the USA, you too leftists, if you have a free cell in your brain.

Under the statute as written, if Congress fails to repeal IPAB in 2017, then as of 2020 Congress will have absolutely zero ability to block or amend the laws that IPAB writes, and zero power to affect the Secretary’s implementation of those laws. IPAB will become a permanent super-legislature, with the Secretary as its executive. And if the president fails to appoint any IPAB members, the Secretary will unilaterally wield all of IPAB’s legislative and executive powers, including the power to appropriate funds for her own department. It’s completely nutty, yet completely consistent with the desire of ObamaCare’s authors to protect IPAB from congressional interference.

It’s also completely consistent with Friedrich Hayek’s prediction that government planning of the economy paves the way for authoritarianism.

Schadenfreude on June 14, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Whoever it was that had the Romney bus honking the horn at the Obama campaign rally…

…sheer genius.

trapeze on June 14, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Mitt had a good speech Compared to Obama today.

boogaleesnots on June 14, 2012 at 10:44 PM

JPeterman on June 14, 2012 at 10:38 PM

highlarious

thanks for the linky JP

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 10:44 PM

I think circling and honking at the Obama rally in the campaign bus is more juvenile than productive.

Sacramento on June 14, 2012 at 10:42 PM

I agree. Fire all of them. Sheesh. They stepped all over Romney’s message.

faraway on June 14, 2012 at 10:45 PM

Prior to President Barack Obama’s marathon 54 minute speech in Ohio today,

The stopwatch must have been off. I’m sure it was a 57 minute speech. One minute for every state.

At any rate, having to listen to that lunatic rant for nearly an hour is worse than being waterboarded.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on June 14, 2012 at 10:45 PM

..Hopeless Change..

KOOLAID2 on June 14, 2012 at 10:45 PM

I believe that Obama is finished….
I give more Kudos to Obama then Mitt for Obama’s demise..
But Mitt has done very good so far…..

Obama is his own worst enemy….

and his followers…
Pathetic little group of groupies..

Electrongod on June 14, 2012 at 10:46 PM

Read the comments, I’m begging you!!!

JPeterman on June 14, 2012 at 10:38 PM

.
“They don’t like him. They REALLY don’t like him!”

“Or his sycophant Anna, either.”

This is starting to look truly delusional … in a Louis XIVth kind of way.

PolAgnostic on June 14, 2012 at 10:46 PM

Schadenfreude on June 14, 2012 at 10:43 PM

cripe

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 10:46 PM

Anyone hear Rush today giving Romney props for having the guts to do his speech the same time as Obama?

Rush was in top form saying McCain wouldn’t have done that and in his best McCain voice, Rush said “it’s the PResident and he needs to be given the respect, so I’ll do my speech much later, or maybe much earlier…”

You kind of had to hear it, but it was right on!

LevinFan on June 14, 2012 at 10:47 PM

I think circling and honking at the Obama rally in the campaign bus is more juvenile than productive.

Sacramento on June 14, 2012 at 10:42 PM

That’s nice let’s just keep getting the sh!t kicked out of us continually because we’re above that. Personally I like juvenile behaviour, I never grew up— just like Baracka.

arnold ziffel on June 14, 2012 at 10:47 PM

Insead of honking the horn, they should have blasted the pre-attack music from Jaws..

But it’s still good. It screams, “hey obozo, we ain’t skeered, fool”.

I’m liking it a lot.

wolly4321 on June 14, 2012 at 10:47 PM

I think circling and honking at the Obama rally in the campaign bus is more juvenile than productive.

Sacramento on June 14, 2012 at 10:42 PM

No, it’s genius. Romney is getting under the Obama campaign’s skin and that they are flailing away trying to throw everything and the kitchen sink at Romney and getting no traction is starting to make them look impotent and weak. Romney wasn’t driving the bus, anyway, he was on the opposite end of the state so there’s your plausible deniability. Romney is going Alinsky on Obama and his Acolytes and it’s wonderful to see the tables turned for once.

Corporal Tunnel on June 14, 2012 at 10:48 PM

LevinFan on June 14, 2012 at 10:47 PM

i sure did…it was awesome :)

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 10:48 PM

Romney is going Alinsky on Obama and his Acolytes and it’s wonderful to see the tables turned for once.

Corporal Tunnel on June 14, 2012 at 10:48 PM

amen CT

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 10:49 PM

“But don’t forget, he’s been president for three and a half years. And talk is cheap. Action speaks very loud.”

Love it. A couple more of these and I will send Romney another check.

GaltBlvnAtty on June 14, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Anyone hear Rush today giving Romney props for having the guts to do his speech the same time as Obama?

Rush was in top form saying McCain wouldn’t have done that and in his best McCain voice, Rush said “it’s the PResident and he needs to be given the respect, so I’ll do my speech much later, or maybe much earlier…”

You kind of had to hear it, but it was right on!

LevinFan on June 14, 2012 at 10:47 PM

Yes I did listen to Rush…

He was right on…

I am listening to Levin’s fill in…
I just can’t get excited with Levin’s fill ins…

Electrongod on June 14, 2012 at 10:50 PM

So this time the Republicans are going to nominate a candidate who actually wants to win?

Good to know.

aunursa on June 14, 2012 at 10:34 PM

Helps to have lost the nomination previously and now he’s so close that he can taste it. It’s practically his for the taking as long as he plays it right and the Dims aren’t allowed to cheat too much.

IrishEyes on June 14, 2012 at 10:50 PM

Can’t say I am not worried about Romney going on “Face the Nation”. C-BS will try to ambush him and create news to salvage its sinking rating.

bayview on June 14, 2012 at 10:50 PM

I just can’t get excited with Levin’s fill ins…

Electrongod on June 14, 2012 at 10:50 PM

agree with you there EG

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 10:50 PM

I think circling and honking at the Obama rally in the campaign bus is more juvenile than productive.

Sacramento on June 14, 2012 at 10:42 PM

…Govenor Brown?…Jerry?…is that you?

KOOLAID2 on June 14, 2012 at 10:51 PM

C-BS will try to ambush him and create news to salvage its sinking rating.

bayview on June 14, 2012 at 10:50 PM

guaranteed, it will be ‘gotcha’ the entire time…

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 10:51 PM

As it passed the assembled throngs of supporters awaiting entry to the event at Cuyahoga Community College, the bus honked its horn dozens of times, before circling around to do it again. Obama supporters jeered and booed each time the bus passed the line outside of the security screening area…

Gettin’ inside their heads! I love Mitt’s style.

Corporal Tunnel on June 14, 2012 at 10:38 PM

Awesome, I love it!!

I was not a big fan of Romney in the primary and thought my vote/support would only be to stop Obama.

Now I’m starting to like Mitt and get excited. I love this kind of stuff, the willingness to fight. I thought the Solyndra thing was genius and very well done (including the Axelrod heckling in Boston)!

LevinFan on June 14, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Read the comments, I’m begging you!!!

JPeterman on June 14, 2012 at 10:38 PM

LOL. I read 4 pages of the comments and didn’t see even one pro-Dog-Eater. Funny bunch, too.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on June 14, 2012 at 10:51 PM

This is starting to look truly delusional … in a Louis XIVth kind of way.

PolAgnostic on June 14, 2012 at 10:46 PM

The shift in the comment sections on all of these Obama stories has been huge in the past couple of months.

I wonder how soon King Obama requests that they shut down commenting?

JPeterman on June 14, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Certainly any of Barack Obama Sr.’s wives would agree talk is cheap – as are promises. The apple…um…does…not…ah…fall…far…um…from the…mmm…tree. So…to…ah…speak.

BHO Jonestown on June 14, 2012 at 10:52 PM

“Action speaks very loud.”

Yes they do Team Romney…

… When someone says that “Under my plan, of a ‘Cap and Trade’ system, energy prices will skyrocket…”. and then does it, what happens to the economy?

Exactly what we are going through…

… Obowma got his way in the first two years, he got everthing he asked for, and now we are living in the results of his “actions”.

There is no mystery about this…

… It’s like Congress standng around looking at each other when the economy collapsed saying “What happened?” and pointing fingers.

First, they messed with the mortgage markets, which affected financial markets, which then affected the world econoy…

… then they inacted policy after policy that turned abundant and inexpensive energy into scarce and expensive energy.

How could anyone NOT think that would affect the economy…?

Yes Team Romney…

… Obowma has acted.

“Action speaks very loud.”

Seven Percent Solution on June 14, 2012 at 10:52 PM

Yes I did listen to Rush…

He was right on…

I am listening to Levin’s fill in…
I just can’t get excited with Levin’s fill ins…

Electrongod on June 14, 2012 at 10:50 PM

I missed Levin’s show tonight, too bad it’s a fill in, I usually turn them off.

Do you know if The Great One will be back tom night?

LevinFan on June 14, 2012 at 10:54 PM

150 fundraisers?

How does he find time to golf?

fogw on June 14, 2012 at 10:42 PM

Barky cheats, anyway, so he just fills out scorecards when he can’t get to the links.

“27 under par. Good round.”

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on June 14, 2012 at 10:54 PM

We have to get some reports out of the Wintour-Parker event. There has to be comedy gold there, even the printed menu should be good for a campaign ad or two.

Wanna bet there’s a sudden shortage of foie gras, caviar, and carrots in Manhattan?

slickwillie2001 on June 14, 2012 at 10:54 PM

agree with you there EG

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 10:50 PM

I love Rush’s fill in….

When it’s Mark Stein.

I wish Levin would get Mark…

Electrongod on June 14, 2012 at 10:55 PM

Sam Youngman and Steve Holland

Lets see 0 has headwinds, Rmoney™ has the wind to his back. Sound about right? So far I think we should all be happy if not with Rmoney™ himself, his campaign, they have been quite nimble. If he can just avoid the unforced error thing he suffers from, from time to time.

Bmore on June 14, 2012 at 10:55 PM

i love how the lib talking heads keep up with this dear leader tried to work with congress but can’t get anything done…

i wish for once one of the gop talking heads would say, he started the impasse with ‘I WON’ right at the beginning of his term…he had no intention of working with congress

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 10:55 PM

No, it’s genius. Romney is getting under the Obama campaign’s skin and that they are flailing away trying to throw everything and the kitchen sink at Romney and getting no traction is starting to make them look impotent and weak. Romney wasn’t driving the bus, anyway, he was on the opposite end of the state so there’s your plausible deniability. Romney is going Alinsky on Obama and his Acolytes and it’s wonderful to see the tables turned for once.

Corporal Tunnel on June 14, 2012 at 10:48 PM

Gotta make use of the minions.

kim roy on June 14, 2012 at 10:55 PM

LOL. I read 4 pages of the comments and didn’t see even one pro-Dog-Eater. Funny bunch, too.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on June 14, 2012 at 10:51 PM

And that is King Obama’s hometown newspaper, The Chicago Tribune.

JPeterman on June 14, 2012 at 10:56 PM

Barky cheats, anyway, so he just fills out scorecards when he can’t get to the links.

“27 under par. Good round.”

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on June 14, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Which reminds me, little Bammie stopped by the World Trade Center site earlier and signed a beam. Now he can charge off the New York City fundraising trip to official business. It’s good to be The King.

slickwillie2001 on June 14, 2012 at 10:56 PM

Electrongod on June 14, 2012 at 10:55 PM

that would be great

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 10:56 PM

Do you know if The Great One will be back tom night?

LevinFan on June 14, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Levin is visiting family (Dad) this weekend..

He will be out tomorrow too..

God bless Levin.

Electrongod on June 14, 2012 at 10:57 PM

At DreamWorks Studios, Steven Spielberg spent three hours explaining how to capture an audience’s attention and offered a number of ideas that will be rolled out before Election Day.

Is this advice coming from the Spielberg who made Kingdom of the Crystal Skull or the one who made Raiders of the Lost Ark?

Doughboy on June 14, 2012 at 10:35 PM

Actually, I was hoping that it’s coming from the same guy who made “1941″.

Difficultas_Est_Imperium on June 14, 2012 at 10:57 PM

Schadenfreude on June 14, 2012 at 10:43 PM

.
I am little sanguine about the Obamacare problems until SCOTUS rules in the next two weeks.

On the bad news/good news front, there are things the left is far from happy with Obama about:

Obama Plans to Put Foreign Companies Above the Law

Zach Carter has a must-read new article up at Huffington Post on leaked documents from trade negotiations that have been posted at the website Public Citizen. You should read his entire article, pronto, but here is the money quote:

The newly leaked document is one of the most controversial of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact. It addresses a broad sweep of regulations governing international investment and reveals the Obama administration’s advocacy for policies that environmental activists, financial reform advocates and labor unions have long rejected for eroding key protections currently in domestic laws.

Under the agreement currently being advocated by the Obama administration, American corporations would continue to be subject to domestic laws and regulations on the environment, banking and other issues. But foreign corporations operating within the U.S. would be permitted to appeal key American legal or regulatory rulings to an international tribunal. That international tribunal would be granted the power to overrule American law and impose trade sanctions on the United States for failing to abide by its rulings.

http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2012/06/obama-plan-to-put-foreign-companies-above-the-law.html

If he loses in November, then we could see a whole new level of attempts to subvert the Constitution.

PolAgnostic on June 14, 2012 at 10:57 PM

Now I’m starting to like Mitt and get excited. I love this kind of stuff, the willingness to fight. I thought the Solyndra thing was genius and very well done (including the Axelrod heckling in Boston)!

LevinFan on June 14, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Team Romney totally jacked the Axelrod event. It was beautiful, as well.

Corporal Tunnel on June 14, 2012 at 10:58 PM

Mr. Romney, hope you pull it off. Your willingness to fight is a good sign.

Don’t get me all excited and then start crying like John B or Mitch the Bi*ch.

arnold ziffel on June 14, 2012 at 10:37 PM

Mitch the B!tch,,, I like that one!!

And just refer to the other clown as Boner…. Levin suggested that in 2014 we make Scott Walker the next Speaker!

LevinFan on June 14, 2012 at 10:59 PM

An Obama campaign aide responded to the Romney effort saying “that’s not our style,” adding “campaigns are a reflection of the candidate.”

 
I’m thinking this is the sort of thing a community organizer might be familiar with. Ever get a crowd to make noise to drown out someone you don’t agree with, Mr. Obama? “Truth to power” or some other catchphrase nonsense with bullhorns and screaming?
 
Enjoy, Mr. President.

rogerb on June 14, 2012 at 10:59 PM

Zeke Miller

While it is a bit frat-boyish, it can be effective to demoralize the adversaries. This method of comporting oneself or ones campaign should be used sparingly. There is a optic of unprofessionalism that goes with it. Even though frankly, I think its funny as heII. ; ) Did I just make up a word? Cool. Oh, I like mischief.

Bmore on June 14, 2012 at 10:59 PM

that would be great

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 10:56 PM

Dang straight it is…(would)….

He may studder…

But he gets his point across…

Electrongod on June 14, 2012 at 11:00 PM

Schadenfreude on June 14, 2012 at 10:43 PM

That’s why ObamaCare has to ripped out from the roots. Full repeal. Nothing left.

And the people who wrote this sh!t in need to be found and charged with something very, very serious. I’m sure an enterprising US attorney can find something to press massive charges on.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on June 14, 2012 at 11:01 PM

I love Rush’s fill in….

When it’s Mark Stein.

I wish Levin would get Mark…

Electrongod on June 14, 2012 at 10:55 PM

Steyn’s pretty good.

The worse is Mark Simone.

LevinFan on June 14, 2012 at 11:01 PM

rogerb on June 14, 2012 at 10:59 PM

i read in another piece they plan to do something similar during mitt’s bus tour…

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 11:02 PM

The worse is Mark Simone.

LevinFan on June 14, 2012 at 11:01 PM

agree

i actually like byron york when he covers for bill bennett

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Afterward, Spielberg insisted that Messina sit down with the DreamWorks marketing team. Hollywood movie studios are expert, as presidential campaigns also must be, at spending huge sums over a few weeks to reach and motivate millions of Americans.

Hollywood is also pretty expert in making fiction appear as fact. I think that is what the Obama folks are really looking for advice on.

Dawnsblood on June 14, 2012 at 11:03 PM

The worse is Mark Simone.

LevinFan on June 14, 2012 at 11:01 PM

I fall asleep when Mark is on..

Levin must find better fill-ins..

Electrongod on June 14, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Love it. A couple more of these and I will send Romney another check.

GaltBlvnAtty on June 14, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Right on. I just sent some coin in the other day and am awaiting my bumper stickers and yard sign.

LevinFan on June 14, 2012 at 11:06 PM

i read in another piece they plan to do something similar during mitt’s bus tour…

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 11:02 PM

Then the campaign would be wise to snooker them by using a decoy bus.

Bmore on June 14, 2012 at 11:06 PM

In the speech, President Obama outlined his view that this election is a choice between “two fundamentally different views of which direction America should take.”

…after we get done leaking all the national security information we can!

KOOLAID2 on June 14, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Republican nominee Mitt Romney’s guerrilla tactics continued Thursday, as the campaign bus circled the venue where President Barack Obama will be speaking this afternoon.

As it passed the assembled throngs of supporters awaiting entry to the event at Cuyahoga Community College, the bus honked its horn dozens of times, before circling around to do it again. Obama supporters jeered and booed each time the bus passed the line outside of the security screening area…

An Obama campaign aide responded to the Romney effort saying “that’s not our style,” adding “campaigns are a reflection of the candidate.”

.
I’ve read this several times today and one missing piece has bothered me …

… there have been no questions raised to the Romney campaign about the incident that I’ve seen … and Romney was in Cincinnati which is a good 5 hour drive one way for a car with a leadfoot driver.

So how and why was a Romney campaign bus detoured that distance for an annoyance prank?

And why isn’t the LSM asking that question?

Unless, they already know it was not an actual Romney campaign bus and don’t want to disturb the “We are above all that” meme?

PolAgnostic on June 14, 2012 at 11:07 PM

I fall asleep when Mark is on..

Levin must find better fill-ins..

Electrongod on June 14, 2012 at 11:03 PM

So Levin is visting his dad, that’s pretty cool for Father’s Day.

Do you know if Levin is married? I think he has at least one daughter.

LevinFan on June 14, 2012 at 11:07 PM

Talk about a venue change.

Fresh from giving an economic speech in the heart of the industrial Rust Belt, President Barack Obama headed to Manhattan’s Greenwich Village on Thursday to hold a big-dollar campaign fundraiser with rich donors at the home of “Sex and the City” actress Sarah Jessica Parker.

Obama has shaped his campaign message around appealing to middle-class voters, many of whom have suffered from the U.S. recession and slow economic recovery.

Pigs in the middle class taxpayers’ sty.

Schadenfreude on June 14, 2012 at 11:08 PM

Then the campaign would be wise to snooker them by using a decoy bus.

Bmore on June 14, 2012 at 11:06 PM

haha, they could even paint the words ‘decoy bus’ on it somewhere for further YouTube hilarity.

faraway on June 14, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Steyn’s pretty good.

LevinFan on June 14, 2012 at 11:01 PM

I haven’t listened to much talk radio lately because those are during the hours that I’m actively and diligently seeking work. Does Levin still fill in for Rush too? I was just wondering. Steyn deserves his own show.

Corporal Tunnel on June 14, 2012 at 11:10 PM

Laura MacInnis

Politics as with many things is filled with hypocrisy. Politics just happens to have become a big money game. Both sides play lose with the money and the facts during a campaign. It is what it has become.

Bmore on June 14, 2012 at 11:10 PM

I’ve read this several times today and one missing piece has bothered me …

… there have been no questions raised to the Romney campaign about the incident that I’ve seen … and Romney was in Cincinnati which is a good 5 hour drive one way for a car with a leadfoot driver.

So how and why was a Romney campaign bus detoured that distance for an annoyance prank?

PolAgnostic on June 14, 2012 at 11:07 PM

But it would be worth it just to burn those sweet emissions!!

LevinFan on June 14, 2012 at 11:10 PM

The GOP will betray you!!..:)

The GOPe will betray you..For the true cons!!..:)

Dire Straits on June 14, 2012 at 11:11 PM

Anna Wintour gets fashionably political for Obama fundraiser

Read the comments, I’m begging you!!!

JPeterman on June 14, 2012 at 10:38 PM

I did, I did. Not a kind word for the Preezy in lot. And I learned that after she was fired at Harper’s Bazaar, the hoity and toity Anna Wintour went to work for Bob Guccione of Penthouse magazine. The Prada Devil refers to that time as “doing a little free lance.” Probably penned the infamous Letters to the Editor.

de rigueur on June 14, 2012 at 11:11 PM

haha, they could even paint the words ‘decoy bus’ on it somewhere for further YouTube hilarity.

faraway on June 14, 2012 at 11:09 PM

; ) I like it!

Bmore on June 14, 2012 at 11:11 PM

Bmore on June 14, 2012 at 11:06 PM

I got your message!!..:)

Dire Straits on June 14, 2012 at 11:11 PM

…yep!…he’s pivoting!

KOOLAID2 on June 14, 2012 at 10:39 PM

He picked up his pivot foot a long time ago and all he’s doing now is traveling.

Rio Linda Refugee on June 14, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Evening Dire. ; )

Bmore on June 14, 2012 at 11:12 PM

I think circling and honking at the Obama rally in the campaign bus is more juvenile than productive.

Sacramento on June 14, 2012 at 10:42 PM

I’d throw the gun, too!

Think back (if you’re old enough,) to the campy original, Steve Reeves Superman. The man of Steel, having cornered the bad guy, stands, hands on hips, as the reprobate unloads his fully loaded revolver. Bullets bounce harmlessly. Superman looks amused.

At the end, the villain hurls the empty gun at the man in the cape.

This is my recommended strategy.

Throw the gun. Fire everything! Case shot and Langrage!

We need a relentless, full frontal, put everything out there approach to this campaign.

Circling in the bus? It’s a start!

massrighty on June 14, 2012 at 11:12 PM

i read in another piece they plan to do something similar during mitt’s bus tour…

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 11:02 PM

Nothing new. The Dog-Eater timed his TV rantings to step all over Republican events many times, already. Frankly, who cares what the Indonesian does? As long as you don’t let your dogs run off the leash when he’s around, everything should be okay.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on June 14, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Fresh from giving an economic speech in the heart of the industrial Rust Belt, President Barack Obama headed to Manhattan’s Greenwich Village on Thursday to hold a big-dollar campaign fundraiser with rich donors at the home of “Sex and the City” actress Sarah Jessica Parker.

Well there’s one thing Maobama would have going for his dismal campaign:

There would be plenty of advertising space on Sarah Jessica Parker’s forehead!

LevinFan on June 14, 2012 at 11:13 PM

I got your message!!..:)

Dire Straits on June 14, 2012 at 11:11 PM

Yay! Maybe after a bit we can chat about it a bit. ; ) I’m happy you did. I was heading towards plan B. : )

Bmore on June 14, 2012 at 11:13 PM

Bmore on June 14, 2012 at 11:06 PM

yes

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 11:13 PM

Do you know if Levin is married? I think he has at least one daughter.

LevinFan on June 14, 2012 at 11:07 PM

He has a bunker…

No…he is not married…( I guess)….

LOL

I wanted to start a bunker…

I was married..

Didn’t happen..

Electrongod on June 14, 2012 at 11:14 PM

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on June 14, 2012 at 11:12 PM

:)

cmsinaz on June 14, 2012 at 11:14 PM

Maybe Romney could set up a Bait Bus.

faraway on June 14, 2012 at 11:14 PM

Romney: Alinsky, I read your book you son of a bitch!

BHO Jonestown on June 14, 2012 at 11:14 PM

I haven’t listened to much talk radio lately because those are during the hours that I’m actively and diligently seeking work. Does Levin still fill in for Rush too? I was just wondering. Steyn deserves his own show.

Corporal Tunnel on June 14, 2012 at 11:10 PM

Correction: I meant does Steyn still fill in for Rush?

Corporal Tunnel on June 14, 2012 at 11:15 PM

Maybe Romney could set up a Bait Bus.

faraway on June 14, 2012 at 11:14 PM

Several of them.

Bmore on June 14, 2012 at 11:15 PM

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