Romney raises over $100,000 in less than an hour after SCOTUS ruling; Update: RNC says now over $1 million

posted at 12:01 pm on June 28, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

What impact will the Supreme Court ruling on ObamaCare have on the presidential election?  Perhaps one measure could be seen in its immediate aftermath:

According to Romney campaign spokeswoman Andrea Saul the Supreme Court decisionupholding President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform law led to a windfall for Mitt Romney. Ms. Saul told The Politicker supporters donated at least $100,000 in the 50 minutes between the immediate aftermath of the ruling, which was issued at approximately 10:10 a.m.

Mr. Romney has already vowed to repeal the ruling if he is elected and some political watchers have speculated a decision to uphold the law would be good for Mr. Romney because it will allow him to energize conservatives by pushing for repeal. The rapid flood of donations to his campaign certainly bolsters the argument the decision could help Mr. Romney fire up supporters on the right.

Romney had run on the explicit promise to repeal ObamaCare.  That certainly had fired up Tea Party activists, but they generally haven’t trusted Romney to get it done, especially given his own history on health-care mandates in Massachusetts. Daniel Halper wonders if this won’t fire them back up to fully support Romney as the only means possible to removing Obama from office:

With the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Obamacare, the issue now shifts to the elected branches of government and raises this question: Will the intense opposition dissipate or will it lead to a fervent new effort to repeal the liberal health care law? …

Will the 5-4 decision revive the Tea Party? Will Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney make Obamacare the centerpiece of his campaign against Obama? Will GOP candidates do the same?

Unless the answer to those questions is “yes,” the court’s decision may turn out to be the pivotal moment in legitimizing Obamacare, improving its public support as reflected in opinion polls, and embedding it firmly into the American health care system.

My guess, for what it’s worth, is that the anti-Obamacare movement will recover and make health care the most salient issue in the 2012 campaign. Then its fate will depend on who wins the White House.

I’d say that this decision will reinvigorate the Tea Party, which hasn’t exactly retired anyway — but that the most salient issues in the 2012 campaign will still be the economy and jobs.  However, for Tea Party activists who had hoped for a better outcome from the Supreme Court, this will be the most catalyzing issue.

National Journal’s Ron Fournier believes that John Roberts might have done Mitt Romney another favor, too:

Got good news and bad news for you, Mr. President. The good news is that Chief Justice John Roberts just saved your legacy and, perhaps, your presidency by writing for the Supreme Court majority to rule health care reform constitutional.

Bad news is he declared you a tax-raiser.

That is a point that has already been sold among the Tea Party activists, but it might be new to most other voters.  Obama and Democrats in Congress repeatedly denied that the ObamaCare mandate was a tax, but now it’s clear that the only basis for its legitimacy is as a tax — the biggest tax ever imposed on American citizens, amounting to $1.7 trillion over the first decade, according to the CBO.  That point will resonate in the center and among those who don’t immerse themselves as deeply in politics, especially since it violates Obama’s tax pledge of 2008:

The Supreme Court’s move to uphold Obamacare’s health-care mandate as a tax means that President Barack Obama’s far-reaching law massively violates his 2008 campaign-trail pledge to not raise taxes on middle-class and poor Americans.

“I can make a firm pledge – under my plan, no family making less that $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase,” he said in a September 2008 campaign speech in New Hampshire.

Prior to Obamacare’s passage in 2010, Obama denied it was a tax. In September 2009, Obama told ABC News that the law “is absolutely not a tax increase.”

The court’s conversion of the law into a huge tax may also boost the GOP’s ability to persuade voters to back GOP candidates in 2012. The Obamacare tax may amount to $1.7 trillion over a decade, according to a Congressional Budget Office projection.

Republican analysts have long assumed that a Supreme Court ruling that upholds ObamaCare would be bad news overall for Barack Obama.  We’ll see, but so far, it’s good news for Mitt Romney.

Update, 1:28 ET: The RNC’s communication team now says the combined Romney and RNC Victory funds have raised over $1 million since the court’s decision.


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Good for Romney. I know I’m more motivated to donate to his campaign than ever before, after this morning.

Repeal ObamaCareTax.

Lourdes on June 28, 2012 at 12:04 PM

vote

rob verdi on June 28, 2012 at 12:04 PM

It’s constitutional unpopular. Bitches

Ted Torgerson on June 28, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Seriously, government has an enormous amount of power, the only check on it will be elections.

rob verdi on June 28, 2012 at 12:04 PM

100k – that’ll buy like, what, 10 tv ads?

red_herring on June 28, 2012 at 12:05 PM

So, you can come to this country and stay illegally and get Obamacare. Thanks Mr. President.

Oil Can on June 28, 2012 at 12:05 PM

Well Mitt just wanted to chew gum and kick ass, and John Roberts just took his gum away.

Zaggs on June 28, 2012 at 12:05 PM

I know I’m more motivated to donate to his campaign than ever before, after this morning.

Yeah. Donate to the a$$hole who formed the basis of the mandate. Makes sense.

lorien1973 on June 28, 2012 at 12:05 PM

Trying to donate through Romney’s website. Looks like it crashed. Whoa…

Archivarix on June 28, 2012 at 12:05 PM

Three family members volunteered for door-to-door Romney politicking this morning. Our $75 went in.

MTF on June 28, 2012 at 12:05 PM

O joy what a day. /

SparkPlug on June 28, 2012 at 12:06 PM

So do we really have a choice?

Ok Mitt i’m in…….

Pick a running mate and let’s go!

You are our only chance….sigh

not-ur-avragejoe on June 28, 2012 at 12:06 PM

100k – that’ll buy like, what, 10 tv ads?

red_herring

Or $1667 a minute.

Zaggs on June 28, 2012 at 12:06 PM

Romney raises over $100,000 in less than an hour after SCOTUS ruling

So people are rewarding Romney for inventing Obamacare? That’s just great, I suppose Obama is getting a surge too.

FloatingRock on June 28, 2012 at 12:06 PM

$100k? Wow!

EddieC on June 28, 2012 at 12:06 PM

We’ll see how Candidate Milque Toast responds to this. If he doubles down and goes all in for repeal and a constitutional amendment stating that the government cannot force you to buy a product or service, I’ll be all for him.

Dopavash on June 28, 2012 at 12:06 PM

More money for Romney. Hooray.

Sorry, but while I’ll vote for Romney, I have no confidence that it will change anything. Government never relinquishes power, and Romney’s brief address recently didn’t even come close to touching upon the anger that is sweeping America right now. No mention of words like “fascism” or phrases like “largest tax increase.”

Watching Blackburn make that clod Garamendi sputter is fun, but where is the reason to believe this will ever go now, whoever wins the election. We lost a great deal of our liberty today.

Gingotts on June 28, 2012 at 12:07 PM

Today’s misguided decision by Justice Roberts, primarily, is more impetus, I hope, for Romney to avoid associating with the individuals from the Bush Administration.

That was then, this is now. Nothing hateful implied, just good sense to build something new and avoid associating with the past.

We must replace Obama The Liar.

Repeal ObamaCareTax.

Lourdes on June 28, 2012 at 12:07 PM

As bad as this decision is, it may be the best thing for Romney. This will galvanize this election as a singular issue much as we had in ’10. All of the small stuff; war on women, immigration, and contraception will take a back seat to Obamacare, the deficit (we will reach the debt ceiling prior to election day) and jobs/economy.

Tater Salad on June 28, 2012 at 12:07 PM

Only 100K? That’s Ann’s monthly shoe budget. Was expecting more for such a historic moment.

inthemiddle on June 28, 2012 at 12:07 PM

So people are rewarding Romney for inventing Obamacare? That’s just great, I suppose Obama is getting a surge too.

FloatingRock on June 28, 2012 at 12:06 PM

But he promises he’s changed and, er, won’t change again.

red_herring on June 28, 2012 at 12:08 PM

Romney raises over $100,000 in less than an hour after SCOTUS ruling

They’re going to ask for it back after hearing Mittens sh!t all over TV with his pathetic and disgusting reaction to thie ruling. Mittens is worse than McShame.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on June 28, 2012 at 12:08 PM

We have to save it, to kill it.

WordsMatter on June 28, 2012 at 12:08 PM

So people are rewarding Romney for inventing Obamacare? That’s just great, I suppose Obama is getting a surge too.

FloatingRock on June 28, 2012 at 12:06 PM

That’s ludicrous. Stop whining, pick a side and join the fray.

rplat on June 28, 2012 at 12:09 PM

Could one claim that it’s a regressive tax as health insurance premiums aren’t based on your ability to pay?

JoeHanson on June 28, 2012 at 12:09 PM

I’d love for Romney to pick up over a million today. The sleeping bears need to start growling.

BettyRuth on June 28, 2012 at 12:09 PM

I know I’m more motivated to donate to his campaign than ever before, after this morning.

Yeah. Donate to the a$$hole who formed the basis of the mandate. Makes sense.

lorien1973 on June 28, 2012 at 12:05 PM

Lies by the Left ^^.

If it helps you stand up, go ahead, lie and lie again.

I’ll send another few bucks to Romney and think of “lorien1973″ when I do so.

Have a nice day.

Lourdes on June 28, 2012 at 12:09 PM

Whatever we may think or have thought about Romney, he’s our only hope now (well, he and a GOP House and Senate). I’m for making it a million in 24 hours. mittromney.com/donate

Fuzzy on June 28, 2012 at 12:09 PM

As bad as this decision is, it may be the best thing for Romney. This will galvanize this election as a singular issue much as we had in ’10. All of the small stuff; war on women, immigration, and contraception will take a back seat to Obamacare, the deficit (we will reach the debt ceiling prior to election day) and jobs/economy.

Tater Salad on June 28, 2012 at 12:07 PM

Except Romney is the WORST possible Republican candidate to fight back against Obamacare. He created the blueprint for goodness sake.

red_herring on June 28, 2012 at 12:09 PM

ZZzzzz….So what?

Didn’t Romney raise $67M in the last quarter? That’s basically $85k per daylight hour each day.

Trying to make us feel better by pumping Mitt “I love Mandates” at this dark hour of the Republic is nothing but massive fail.

Norwegian on June 28, 2012 at 12:09 PM

I put on my Romney grey t-shirt…very nice but it runs small so get an extra-large.

No Niks on June 28, 2012 at 12:09 PM

I’m going to contribute today to Romney (2nd time); Murdoch (1st time) and Congressman Stutzman. We need all the Repubs to win and fight these S.O.B.’s

HoosierStateofMind on June 28, 2012 at 12:10 PM

thats it? $100k? pathetic.

SuperBunny on June 28, 2012 at 12:10 PM

Yeah. Donate to the a$$hole who formed the basis of the mandate. Makes sense.

lorien1973 on June 28, 2012 at 12:05 PM

What’s the alternative? Our current Fascist-in-Chief?

Just give Mittens a conservative Congress so this monstrosity can be repealed.

rbj on June 28, 2012 at 12:10 PM

I have read that the number is over 200k already. Feels safe to say that Romney will get over a million by the end of the day.

milcus on June 28, 2012 at 12:10 PM

Only 100K? That’s Ann’s monthly shoe budget. Was expecting more for such a historic moment.

inthemiddle on June 28, 2012 at 12:07 PM

Well, that’s likely more than you’ve seen in your life outside of TV screen. You won’t fetch half as much even if you shave the hair off your palms.

Archivarix on June 28, 2012 at 12:10 PM

This can all be laid at the feet of the spineless RINO’s that voted for it. Who do these idiots think will pay for this? Watch thousands of small businesses fold, watch existing insurance premiums go through the roof!!! God help us all.

ultracon on June 28, 2012 at 12:10 PM

100,000 in less than an hour.

Wait for a whole day to transpire before you mock

blatantblue on June 28, 2012 at 12:11 PM

Only 100K? That’s Ann’s monthly shoe budget. Was expecting more for such a historic moment.

inthemiddle on June 28, 2012 at 12:07 PM

Michelle’s weekly vacation budget.

Wethal on June 28, 2012 at 12:11 PM

So my son who makes 12.00 per hr wont be able to afford this TAX…

Refuses to pay .. He goes to Jail?

Who will feed his son?

not-ur-avragejoe on June 28, 2012 at 12:11 PM

Since about 8 am, or maybe 8:30, all the negativity showed up.

People are angry about winning or not winning, so to speak, with this ObamaCareTax monstrosity, so the negatives are attacking the GOP, Romney, Republicans.

You all have your wires crossed. The opposition is Obama, Pelosi, the DNC, Reid, Democrats, the Left. If you need to chew something this morning, chew on them.

Lourdes on June 28, 2012 at 12:11 PM

Only 100K? That’s Ann’s monthly shoe budget. Was expecting more for such a historic moment.

inthemiddle on June 28, 2012 at 12:07 PM

Awwww. Someone just figured out what a disaster this is for Barack, and it’s made him cranky.

Rational Thought on June 28, 2012 at 12:12 PM

Yeah. Donate to the a$$hole who formed the basis of the mandate. Makes sense.

lorien1973 on June 28, 2012 at 12:05 PM

Lies by the Left ^^.

If it helps you stand up, go ahead, lie and lie again.

I’ll send another few bucks to Romney and think of “lorien1973″ when I do so.

Have a nice day.

Lourdes on June 28, 2012 at 12:09 PM

How is it a lie?

Yes, there is the difference between the state and Federal as to the level of imposing authority. But Romney was stupid for supporting it on any level.

Bitter Clinger on June 28, 2012 at 12:12 PM

I gave

Deafdog on June 28, 2012 at 12:13 PM

Prior to today, Romney has continually promised that he would overturn obamacare on “DAY ONE” of his presidency – I have not yet heard him make this statement today. SO – will he really overturn it? It would appear that the folks donating today believe that Romney will live up to his promise – but, can we be sure? It will be nice to see how his ads reflect today’s ruling – if he reneges on his promise (if elected), or changes his position heading into November, he will be in big trouble.

Pork-Chop on June 28, 2012 at 12:14 PM

Sorry, but while I’ll vote for Romney, I have no confidence that it will change anything.

Gingotts on June 28, 2012 at 12:07 PM

Maybe in the end you’ll hold your nose and vote for Romney, but until then, please help me spread the word about Gary Johnson. Maybe he’ll surge. If not, then you can still vote for Obamney if you want, but let’s try to encourage American’s to use their common sense.

If people don’t like Obamacare, don’t vote for the people who invented it, vote for Gary Johnson instead and help us take America back.

FloatingRock on June 28, 2012 at 12:14 PM

$100 of it mine.

Jim-Rose on June 28, 2012 at 12:14 PM

Only 100K? That’s Ann’s monthly shoe budget. Was expecting more for such a historic moment.

inthemiddle on June 28, 2012 at 12:07 PM

That’s less than one-day galavanting around the globe on taxpayer-funded vacations for FLOTUS.

steebo77 on June 28, 2012 at 12:14 PM

Andrea Saul just tweeted Romney is at 375,000 as we speak.

nswider on June 28, 2012 at 12:14 PM

This decision pretty much guarantees that the economy won’t get better before the election, right?

JohnInCA on June 28, 2012 at 12:15 PM

Awwww. Someone just figured out what a disaster this is for Barack, and it’s made him cranky.

Rational Thought on June 28, 2012 at 12:12 PM

Cranky?! I’m ecstatic! This was a huge win for the Dems, and a devastating loss for YOU.

Keep projecting your disappointment, though. It’s humorous in it’s transparency.

inthemiddle on June 28, 2012 at 12:15 PM

Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

Can-aaaa-daaaaaaa

not-ur-avragejoe on June 28, 2012 at 12:15 PM

Romney is the WORST possible Republican candidate to fight back against Obamacare. He created the blueprint for goodness sake.

red_herring on June 28, 2012 at 12:09 PM

WRONG. He “created the blueprint” FOR THE STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS.

Obama’s smeared Romney like Obama is wont to do because he’s a weak, cowardly liar with the meme that his ObamaCare mess is a redo of what Romney “created”.

Don’t allow yourself to be played so easily by the highly manipulative OBama and DNC. They’re smearing Romney because they want Romney to lose so they can engage in more wreckage.

Lourdes on June 28, 2012 at 12:15 PM

That’s ludicrous. Stop whining, pick a side and join the fray.

rplat on June 28, 2012 at 12:09 PM

There are two sides: there’s the side that invented Obamacare (Obama/Romney)

And there is the side that opposes Obamacare.

You, apparently, have decided to support Obamacare. You have chosen your side, and I’ve chosen mine. I oppose Obamneycare, so I will vote for Gary Johnson.

FloatingRock on June 28, 2012 at 12:16 PM

Ick. Obama’s on the news.

Mute goes my set.

Lourdes on June 28, 2012 at 12:16 PM

inthemiddle on June 28, 2012 at 12:15 PM

You’re not familiar with the concept of a sleeping giant, are you?

CurtZHP on June 28, 2012 at 12:16 PM

John Roberts just awakened a sleeping giant.

Philly on June 28, 2012 at 12:16 PM

People who are trying to find the silver cloud better wisen up. It doesn’t matter if this law is repealed, it matters that the court has said this type of law is legal. That’s it. Game over. The other HA post about private industry taxing individuals is spot on.

SuperBunny on June 28, 2012 at 12:16 PM

The Romney campaign is going to make a mint off this. Maybe he will have another $100 million month.

Philly on June 28, 2012 at 12:17 PM

If you LIKE your DEATH PANEL, you can KEEP your DEATH PANEL — until Nov. 6th! Employer’s won’t hire, stocks are tanking — all signs point to a total defeat of Obama if not Obamacare.

Mutnodjmet on June 28, 2012 at 12:17 PM

Donating to the guy who’s health care law Obamacare was modeled after as the savior for the right.

Good choice.

Boomer_Sooner on June 28, 2012 at 12:17 PM

John Roberts just awakened a sleeping giant.

Philly on June 28, 2012 at 12:16 PM

THIS.

nswider on June 28, 2012 at 12:17 PM

inthemiddle,
How is this a win?

rob verdi on June 28, 2012 at 12:17 PM

I predict Mitt is about to become more vocal and campaign more aggressively. About time.

Philly on June 28, 2012 at 12:17 PM

Made a donation to Mitt just a few minutes ago.

Going to take the weekend to regroup, but come Monday, its time to get active. The Tea Party came together because we said we were Taxed Enough Already. Obama, the Democrats and the Media told us, “It’s not a Tax”.

SCOTUS just told us it’s a Tax.

Time to go dump some TEA in the harbor.

They just woke a sleeping giant….

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GadsdenRattlers on June 28, 2012 at 12:18 PM

I’m laughing at all the HA hand wringing over Mittens. Too bad you all shat on Huntsman, eh? He had a free market answer to health care in Utah. Oops.

SuperBunny on June 28, 2012 at 12:18 PM

Some of that was mine!

tdpwells on June 28, 2012 at 12:19 PM

You idiots who don’t think Romney isn’t conservative enough need to wake the hell up!! Get on board as he is our ONLY hope. The milk is spilled, we can’t cry about it anymore. He is the only thing standing between us and full-bore socialism. WAKE UP. I didn’t vote for him and I would much prefer we had someone else, but the reality isn’t so. He is running a far more aggressive campaign than McCain ever did. Wake up and shut up and grow up.

Hannibal on June 28, 2012 at 12:19 PM

JOhn freaking Roberts sided with the liberal side and all we can talk about is how this is good for ROmney??? This is a train wreck for Romney and Obama will win in a landslide in November.

milemarker2020 on June 28, 2012 at 12:19 PM

I’m laughing at all the HA hand wringing over Mittens. Too bad you all shat on Huntsman, eh? He had a free market answer to health care in Utah. Oops.

SuperBunny on June 28, 2012 at 12:18 PM

Huntsman is working at a Democrat leftwing thinktank.

But nice try.

tetriskid on June 28, 2012 at 12:19 PM

Nearly $1700 per minute? Nice. Considering chipping in… but at the same time, I don’t want to contribute to the sense that there’s a “silver lining” to this morning’s disaster. Hmmmm.

Mr. Prodigy on June 28, 2012 at 12:20 PM

Seriously, government has an enormous amount of power, the only check on it will be elections.

rob verdi on June 28, 2012 at 12:04 PM

..hate to go all Pragmatic on you (the annoying HG commenter, not the word pragmatic), but I’m adopting this mantra:

NOVEMBER 6TH: OUR TURN!

The War Planner on June 28, 2012 at 12:20 PM

SuperBunny on June 28, 2012 at 12:18 PM

Huntsman? Sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo tarded.

Hannibal on June 28, 2012 at 12:20 PM

inthemiddle,
How is this a win?

rob verdi on June 28, 2012 at 12:17 PM

Higher taxes on the lower and middle classes are always a win for the left, silly.

tdpwells on June 28, 2012 at 12:20 PM

Republicans challenging Dem Senators should get the hint !!

Repeal ObamaCare

Maybe this well enable the Rs to shake loose some “safe” D Senate seats — like CT, HI, MI(Stabenow), NM and OH (Sherrod Brown), MN (Klobuchar).

KenInIL on June 28, 2012 at 12:20 PM

This can all be laid at the feet of the spineless RINO’s that voted for it. Who do these idiots think will pay for this? Watch thousands of small businesses fold, watch existing insurance premiums go through the roof!!! God help us all.

ultracon on June 28, 2012 at 12:10 PM

Olympia Snowe heard history calling.

Wethal on June 28, 2012 at 12:21 PM

They’re going to ask for it back after hearing Mittens sh!t all over TV with his pathetic and disgusting reaction to thie ruling. Mittens is worse than McShame.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on June 28, 2012 at 12:08 PM

I thought his speech was pretty good. What didn’t you like about it?

Rosmerta on June 28, 2012 at 12:21 PM

Lourdes on June 28, 2012 at 12:09 PM

How is it a lie?

Yes, there is the difference between the state and Federal as to the level of imposing authority. But Romney was stupid for supporting it on any level.

Bitter Clinger on June 28, 2012 at 12:12 PM

It’s a lie because what you wrote is a lie, it’s patently wrong, it’s inaccurate, it’s misleading, it’s false.

Romney “created” or was involved in creating a solution for the state of Massachusetts. He had nothing to do with the ObamaCare mess — which is what you claim he did, which is a lie.

The Left uses people such as yourself to repeat their deceiving memes and mislead others.

Declare your support for Obama — or do so for Romney and stop lying about him.

Voting for a cadre of third party people only depletes support for the Right, for Romney, the GOP ticket. Which, of course, then lends support to Obama so he’s invested in keeping those deceptive memes floating around such as “Romney created the blueprint for Obamacare.” Lies are what the Left do well, they can’t win without them.

Lourdes on June 28, 2012 at 12:21 PM

Cranky?! I’m ecstatic! This was a huge win for the Dems, and a devastating loss for YOU.

Keep projecting your disappointment, though. It’s humorous in it’s transparency.

inthemiddle on June 28, 2012 at 12:15 PM

What you haven’t taken into account is that you are stupid, so you may be celebrating a little too soon.

Night Owl on June 28, 2012 at 12:21 PM

Who cares? The supreme court just ruled that congress has the power to compel every personal transaction as long as they call a penalty a tax. They also ruled that bills of attainder are now constitutional.

Vashta.Nerada on June 28, 2012 at 12:22 PM

0bama talking now. Can’t stand this waste of flesh.

freedomfirst on June 28, 2012 at 12:22 PM

Last I heard he’s raised 300k since the decision.

vegconservative on June 28, 2012 at 12:22 PM

Cranky?! I’m ecstatic! This was a huge win for the Dems, and a devastating loss for YOU.

Keep projecting your disappointment, though. It’s humorous in it’s transparency.

inthemiddle on June 28, 2012 at 12:15 PM

Irony, much?

Rational Thought on June 28, 2012 at 12:22 PM

No taxation without Representation!

Oh wait. We do have representation. lousy representation.

gerry-mittbot-distressed

gerrym51 on June 28, 2012 at 12:23 PM

Oh, thank God Obama The Liar has now stopped his disgusting speech this morning.

Lourdes on June 28, 2012 at 12:23 PM

250 sent to Mitt….

I will not go down not fighting Giggles the clown ’til the end

harlekwin15 on June 28, 2012 at 12:23 PM

chump change compared to Mitt’s billionaire sugar daddies who are counting on him to do their bidding. Willard is nothing but a corporate stooge

DBear on June 28, 2012 at 12:23 PM

vegconservative on June 28, 2012 at 12:22 PM

Hes over 400k now.

nswider on June 28, 2012 at 12:23 PM

Wake up and shut up and grow up.

Hannibal on June 28, 2012 at 12:19 PM

..love your passion and your message. But those folks are on our team and we should treat them as bretherenses and sistrenses. A kick in the fanny is enough, you don’t need to reach for the oil-soaked 2×4..yet.

The War Planner on June 28, 2012 at 12:24 PM

Since about 8 am, or maybe 8:30, all the negativity showed up.

People are angry about winning or not winning, so to speak, with this ObamaCareTax monstrosity, so the negatives are attacking the GOP, Romney, Republicans.

You all have your wires crossed. The opposition is Roberts, Obama, Pelosi, the DNC, Reid, Democrats, the Left. If you need to chew something this morning, chew on them.

Lourdes on June 28, 2012 at 12:11 PM

You missed one.

Mr. Prodigy on June 28, 2012 at 12:24 PM

I was one of this hour’s donors. Go Mitt! You’re our only hope.

You, and all the conservatives down-ticket. GOTV, people!!

Rosmerta on June 28, 2012 at 12:24 PM

Ugh… You’re just wasting money. There’s not a really good chance of a Mittens’ victory.

Illinidiva on June 28, 2012 at 12:24 PM

Obama’s smeared Romney like Obama is wont to do because he’s a weak, cowardly liar with the meme that his ObamaCare mess is a redo of what Romney “created”.
Don’t allow yourself to be played so easily by the highly manipulative OBama and DNC. They’re smearing Romney because they want Romney to lose so they can engage in more wreckage.
Lourdes on June 28, 2012 at 12:15 PM

Thank you! Romney is not Obama! The ruling today sucks, but all these Romneyhaters are no more than sissies who want to roll over and give up.

txhsmom on June 28, 2012 at 12:24 PM

Willard is nothing but a corporate stooge

DBear on June 28, 2012 at 12:23 PM

Go pay your taxes to a corporation.

El_Terrible on June 28, 2012 at 12:25 PM

Well, its now official – according to SCOTUS – Obummer/Reid/Pelosi now own the biggest tax increase in history.
Hit that theme hard and non-stop until November.

dentarthurdent on June 28, 2012 at 12:25 PM

Cranky?! I’m ecstatic! This was a huge win for the Dems, and a devastating loss for YOU.

it is a win for democrats and Obama.

It is also a win for Romney as it keeps a big campaign issue alive.

gerrym51 on June 28, 2012 at 12:25 PM

Vashta.Nerada on June 28, 2012 at 12:22 PM

Indeed…that is why I F-bombed Roberts on another site…..

Roberts just ensured that our politics if anything will get even more cuththroat brutal because you can now literally do ANYTHING under the aegis of taxtation….

He ex post facto changed a law that was not passed using tax procedure into a tax….

I am thinking we need a constitutional convention for the first time in my life.

harlekwin15 on June 28, 2012 at 12:25 PM

Gave the Mittbot 10 bucks and more later on.

Apologetic California on June 28, 2012 at 12:26 PM

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