“Complete” video of Romney missing 1-2 minutes of remarks on the 47%

posted at 10:41 am on September 19, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

The last 48 hours of media commentary has evinced an interesting, and entirely unsurprising, double standard, or perhaps triple standard.  When undercover videos of ACORN and NPR by James O’Keefe or of Planned Parenthood by Lila Rose get published, the media immediately insinuates that they contain deceptive editing and demand that the full videos get released — even though media organizations like the broadcast networks rarely if ever operate by that same standard. Mother Jones ripped O’Keefe at the time for not providing all of the video from his undercover exposé of NPR (via Breitbart):

To the list of journalism’s greatest disgraces, let us now add James O’Keefe. O’Keefe calls himself an investigative reporter, though as far as we can tell the only group of journalists he has anything in common with are habitual fabricators like Jayson Blair, Stephen Glass, and Janet Cooke.

But that’s not the scandal we’re talking about. The real scandal is that—even though by the time he posted a “sting” of a top NPR fundraiser, O’Keefe was notorious for creating deceptive video smear jobs (ACORN? Hello?)—the media repeated the allegations uncritically.

Actually, O’Keefe eventually released all of the video of the ACORN and NPR stings, which didn’t change their stories at all.

But the video of Mitt Romney at a May fundraiser from David Corn and Mother Jones brings us a new innovation — the triple standardWilliam Jacobson, Moe Lane, and The Blaze discovered that, contrary to claims made by Corn and MJ, the video wasn’t complete at all — and had a significant gap at a critical time in Romney’s remarks:

[Romney]“We do all these polls — I find it amazing. We poll all these people to see where you stand in the polls but 45 percent of the people vote for the Republicans and 48 or 49–,” This is where the first part of the video cuts out.

Part two picks up seemingly on a completely different subject: China.

“…about twice as much as China, not 10 times as much like is reported. And we have responsibility for the whole world, they’re only focused on one little area of the world, the south china sea…”

Something is missing.  Romney’s 47% answer was cut off before completed, and is not picked up on the Part 2 audio video.

So the “complete” audio/video has not been released by Corn, or Corn never had it to begin with.

Jacobson demanded an explanation from Corn, who replied that an “equipment malfunction” occurred:

According to the source, the recording device inadvertently turned off. The source noticed this quickly and turned it back one. The source estimates that one to two minutes, maybe less, of recording was missed.

In other words, it’s not the “full tape” promised by Corn and MJ on Twitter:

Breitbart’s Joel Pollak blasts Mother Jones for its “deceptive editing” and hypocrisy:

Earlier on Tuesday, new media pioneer James O’Keefe pointed out the hypocrisy of the mainstream media in accepting, without question, a snippet of a video recording that aimed to portray a Republican in a bad light, while conservatives are still doubted even after providing full video or audio, as O’Keefe did with his famous ACORN tapes.

Whether Romney is right or wrong about the “47 percent” of Americans he says have become dependent on government–he stood by his May remarks on Monday evening–he may have been taken out of context.

Mother Jones has failed a basic test and broken its promise to its readers and the public. There is now reason to doubt that it provided Romney’s full remarks–not just the context, but the remarks themselves. And there is new reason to suspect manipulation.

Corn promised the complete version of Romney’s remarks. Instead, he provided a version that is missing a large portion of video at the critical moment.

Mother Jones’s entire story now deserves to be treated with suspicion, if not contempt.

I’m not sure whether the context would have helped or hurt — because I don’t know exactly what Romney said other than what Corn and MJ released.  It may be that the context doesn’t change what we heard, but it’s equally likely that the “equipment malfunction” cut the heart out of Romney’s point.  And I don’t know whether Corn or MJ had anything to do with the way that video got put together, but their description of it as “full” and “complete” was clearly misleading — and it’s hard to believe that an experienced hand like Corn wouldn’t have noticed that the first video ended on one subject while the second video opened on another entirely.

The mainstream media that demanded total transparency from O’Keefe and Rose (and got it) didn’t seem too interested in applying that standard to Corn and Mother Jones, either.  The only thing left to wonder is whether Mother Jones will apply its own O’Keefe Standard to itself and declare itself anathema to journalism.

Update: William Jacobson says David Corn is still having disclosure issues.


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I’m not sure I think that it is the only October surprise but this is the kind of thing you throw out there on November 3rd and get all the talking heads outraged in the weekend news cycle before the election. Like the way Gore threw out DUI against GWB.

Happy Nomad on September 19, 2012 at 11:34 AM

Exactly. Daivd Corn pretty much blew this attempt…too lame and too early. And the stupid attempt to edit was pathetic. I personally don’t buy Corn’s story that it was a malfunction, but JMO.

I think Corn could have some more but I doubt he has anything significant. I think he’s trying to be Breibart and it ain’t working. MJ has a reputation for yellow journalism and no one outside of its few readers take them seriously. They’ve become the political equivalent of the Enquirer and the Star…no wait, I don’t want to insult those publications.

Deanna on September 19, 2012 at 11:40 AM

Maybe Romney needs to dumb down the message because there’s a lot of media dishonesty and people have ADD.

New Slogan “The US Tax Code is 25,000 pages of SUCK. I’m going to fix that”

CorporatePiggy on September 19, 2012 at 11:46 AM

I think Corn could have some more but I doubt he has anything significant. I think he’s trying to be Breibart and it ain’t working.

Deanna on September 19, 2012 at 11:40 AM

Despite the coverage by the MSM, the fact of the matter is that Romney didn’t say anything that was shocking or controversal. For months one of his stump speech lines talks about those who like the direction the country is going should vote for Obama but if you think we can do better vote for him. How is that any different than essentially acknowledging that there are a bunch of mouth-breathing moochers out there who have already made up their mind to vote for the commie?

Happy Nomad on September 19, 2012 at 11:50 AM

Maybe Romney needs to dumb down the message because there’s a lot of media dishonesty and people have ADD.

New Slogan “The US Tax Code is 25,000 pages of SUCK. I’m going to fix that”

CorporatePiggy on September 19, 2012 at 11:46 AM

The really sad thing is that none of our problems will be solved by dumbing down the message. Entitlement reform is a complicated issue filled with arcane funding mechanisms. You can’t fix it with slogans and simplistic explanations. This is where the rat-eared bastard has an advantage. It is easier to run an ad showing a Paul Ryan look-alike hurling an elderly woman to her death than it is is to sit down and have an adult discussion of what needs to be done to save Medicare.

Happy Nomad on September 19, 2012 at 11:54 AM

Out of touch and Goebbelean media

Schadenfreude on September 19, 2012 at 11:54 AM

New Slogan “The US Tax Code is 25,000 pages of SUCK. I’m going to fix that”

One page would be ideal. That would be more than enough SUCK for me.

hawkeye54 on September 19, 2012 at 11:55 AM

When are candidates going to realize it is in their best interest to have all their activities recorded by their own people?

News2Use on September 19, 2012 at 11:55 AM

That 47% of the country are state-dependent moochers does not indict Romney. It indicts 47% of the country.

CrustyB on September 19, 2012 at 11:55 AM

If Romney knows what he said at the point where it goes missing, then he knows what terrifies the left and he should use it. You can bet the Obama people heard it and told Mother Jones to make that part go missing.

Buddahpundit on September 19, 2012 at 11:55 AM

It is easier to run an ad showing a Paul Ryan look-alike hurling an elderly woman to her death than it is is to sit down and have an adult discussion of what needs to be done to save Medicare.

Happy Nomad on September 19, 2012 at 11:54 AM

Such dumb people deserve such a dummy for president.

Schadenfreude on September 19, 2012 at 11:55 AM

That 47% of the country are state-dependent moochers does not indict Romney. It indicts 47% of the country.

CrustyB on September 19, 2012 at 11:55 AM

Indeed, and it’s 49% now.

Obama wants it at 60, at a minimum.

“Socialims is for the people, not for the socialists”.

Schadenfreude on September 19, 2012 at 11:56 AM

Socialism

Schadenfreude on September 19, 2012 at 11:57 AM

Because, you know, in 2012, equipment often turns itself off for no discernible reason.

BKeyser on September 19, 2012 at 11:58 AM

One page would be ideal. That would be more than enough SUCK for me.

hawkeye54 on September 19, 2012 at 11:55 AM

Postcard:

Earnings:

15% tax:

——-
All they needs, alas…that w/b fair, and we can’t have that. The moochers would yammer and the looters would esplode. May they do the latter anyway.

Schadenfreude on September 19, 2012 at 11:58 AM

Out of touch and Goebbelean media

Schadenfreude on September 19, 2012 at 11:54 AM

It really is Goebbel’s strategy. It doesn’t matter anymore what Romney says or doesn’t say, does or doesn’t do. This is now the way it’s going to be. EVERYTHING will be bad for Romney, each news article fortifying the Big Lie. The media is no longer merely corrupt, it’s a complete and malignant inversion of its ethical and social charter.

rrpjr on September 19, 2012 at 12:00 PM

How is that any different than essentially acknowledging that there are a bunch of mouth-breathing moochers out there who have already made up their mind to vote for the commie?

Happy Nomad on September 19, 2012 at 11:50 AM

Corn is trying to be a star and he can’t find anything truly shocking so he goes with this. There is some justice though since it seems to be back-firing on him and his idol Obama.

Deanna on September 19, 2012 at 12:01 PM

They must have hired their editors from NBC.

I swear, those morons cut tape with an axe.

CurtZHP on September 19, 2012 at 12:01 PM

It is easier to run an ad showing a Paul Ryan look-alike hurling an elderly woman to her death than it is is to sit down and have an adult discussion of what needs to be done to save Medicare.

Happy Nomad on September 19, 2012 at 11:54 AM

Unfortunately you are right.

We will wait until the system fails catastrophically and then people will look around and go ‘Whaaa? How dat happen?”

The same exact thing happened after 9/11.

Idiots said, “Whaaa? There be terrorists who want to kill us? And they are Muslims? Who could have known? We even had to have a god damned commission to explain what had been written on the wall for DECADES”.

Fasten your seat-belts.

CorporatePiggy on September 19, 2012 at 12:05 PM

“Equipment malfunction?” Was Janet Jackson in that video too? Oh… her’s was a “wardrobe malfunction.”

Corn’s blanking zone video contrasted with the recently discovered Commander-in-Thief’s “I do believe in redistribution” video, wherein that video was not edited as we know to date, will resonate throughout the campaign. Corn has done more damage than good and he knows that because of his Oh!Oh! stalling in replying back to William Jacobson. It’s a sign of deperation.

Thistle on September 19, 2012 at 12:06 PM

rrpjr on September 19, 2012 at 12:00 PM

I wish them what they wish on the world. I hope their heads get chopped off first. I’ll laugh.

Schadenfreude on September 19, 2012 at 12:13 PM

This does not surprise me in the least. David Corn is a squirrely character and always has been. Like Alan Colmes, he repeatedly misstates statistics, history, and any other thing that allows his to continue with the diatribe for liberalism. Totally without honor.

pat on September 19, 2012 at 12:17 PM

Can we get photoshops of Obama in front of champagne towers? When the WH complains, ask them to provide the actual ones from the Jay Z event.

Sugar Land on September 19, 2012 at 12:22 PM

Oh, no, Mr Data! It’s disappeared into a Corn Hole.

andycanuck on September 19, 2012 at 12:23 PM

Meanwhile, 11 to 22 YEARS of the President’s history, including school transcripts and grades, et al., are MISSING.

Who cares?

Certainly not the pant-leg humpers in the Media.

Didn’t care in 2008, and don’t care now.

“Oh, look! Ann’s horsies!”

Tenwheeler on September 19, 2012 at 12:28 PM

Because, you know, in 2012, equipment often turns itself off for no discernible reason.

BKeyser on September 19, 2012 at 11:58 AM

I thought Apple’s stuff was perfect.

Ward Cleaver on September 19, 2012 at 12:32 PM

Actually, O’Keefe eventually released all of the video of the ACORN and NPR stings, which didn’t change their stories at all.
– Ed

Gawd, how can you say that with a straight face?

According to the source, the recording device inadvertently turned off. The source noticed this quickly and turned it back one. The source estimates that one to two minutes, maybe less, of recording was missed.

In other words, it’s not the “full tape” promised by Corn and MJ on Twitter:

Ha..What? Are they supposed to re-shoot the part that didn’t get recorded?
Do you think in those 2 mins that Romney offered some sort of deep emotional tribute to hard working Americans and showed how much it pains him to see some folks struggle? Did he, during the 2 mins that were not filmed, excoriate his 50k a plate donors not having enough empathy for the working poor, the unemployed, the elderly?
Just imagine…a lot.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:33 PM

This does not surprise me in the least. David Corn is a squirrely character and always has been. Like Alan Colmes, he repeatedly misstates statistics, history, and any other thing that allows his to continue with the diatribe for liberalism. Totally without honor.

pat on September 19, 2012 at 12:17 PM

Nath’s nutht not twoo! Noo mutht be biathed!

slickwillie2001 on September 19, 2012 at 12:33 PM

Because, you know, in 2012, equipment often turns itself off for no discernible reason.

BKeyser on September 19, 2012 at 11:58 AM

And asks you if you want to join Facebook.

de rigueur on September 19, 2012 at 12:34 PM

Ha..What? Are they supposed to re-shoot the part that didn’t get recorded?
Do you think in those 2 mins that Romney offered some sort of deep emotional tribute to hard working Americans and showed how much it pains him to see some folks struggle? Did he, during the 2 mins that were not filmed, excoriate his 50k a plate donors not having enough empathy for the working poor, the unemployed, the elderly?
Just imagine…a lot.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:33 PM

That’s not the point, and you know it. The point is that a liberal reveal was reported as being “complete” and NOW is found to NOT be. And they had to know it wasn’t when they said it! And also, we DON’T know what else was said. You can conjecture all you want, but the fact that a convenient two minutes of video are missing RIGHT AFTER the partial “damning” quote…it is suspicious enough to throw the whole thing into question. You know, what journalists USED to do…unlike today where they use every word they can to strike Romney down for ANYTHING while ignoring Obama in EVERYTHING.

Highlar on September 19, 2012 at 12:40 PM

Ha..What? Are they supposed to re-shoot the part that didn’t get recorded?
Do you think in those 2 mins that Romney offered some sort of deep emotional tribute to hard working Americans and showed how much it pains him to see some folks struggle? Did he, during the 2 mins that were not filmed, excoriate his 50k a plate donors not having enough empathy for the working poor, the unemployed, the elderly?
Just imagine…a lot.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:33 PM

It is cute this Hollywood myth you children create concerning the “hard working” poor. It is a load of sh1t that you exploit simply so you have a phony moral excuse not to pay for your own responsibilities.

How about we spend a little of my tax money to actually find out how many of your poor are actually hard working? You know as well as I do that you would never really want to know the truth.

ClassicCon on September 19, 2012 at 12:49 PM

Liberals: If it weren’t for double/triple/quadruple standards, liberals wouldn’t have any standards at all.

natasha333 on September 19, 2012 at 1:02 PM

Actually, I do believe Corn is too stupid to run a tape recorder.

natasha333 on September 19, 2012 at 1:03 PM

Why did the post move so quickly to archives?
A blip of some sort?

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 1:11 PM

Paul Ryan speaking about this has taken the right approach. He is speaking of the fact that Obama has not helped the poor but made things worse with his policies.

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/ryan-mission-address-root-causes-poverty-not-symptoms

Jvette on September 19, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Ha..What? Are they supposed to re-shoot the part that didn’t get recorded?
Do you think in those 2 mins that Romney offered some sort of deep emotional tribute to hard working Americans and showed how much it pains him to see some folks struggle? Did he, during the 2 mins that were not filmed, excoriate his 50k a plate donors not having enough empathy for the working poor, the unemployed, the elderly?
Just imagine…a lot.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:33 PM

Riddle me this, whose fundraiser was this little gem written about?
Answer not Romney.
Oh Obama has so much empathy for the poor.

The tower of $300-a-bottle Armand de Brignac Brut Gold, known as ‘Ace of Spades’ because of its label, is a permanent fixture at the club.

‘It’s floor-to-ceiling gold bottles in the entire space,’ a 40/40 representative told the New York Post. ‘It’s beautiful—breathtaking. It’s the first thing you see when you walk in.’

The median income for an American family was $51,413 in 2011.

MontanaMmmm on September 19, 2012 at 1:20 PM

I forgot that I had this…

Picture of the Day: “Hi, My Name Is Julia!”

http://predicthistunpredictpast.blogspot.com/2012/05/picture-of-day-hi-my-name-is-julia.html

OccupyWallStreeter: “Ask not what you can do for your country, but what your country can do for you!”

PS: I saw the guy down at Zuccotti several times. He’s one of yours, dears.

Resist We Much on September 19, 2012 at 1:32 PM

Not only was he cut off mid-sentence between the 2 videos, in the first video, you see the lady on the left with a jacket on. When the second video starts, she has removed her jacket and it’s placed on the back of the chair. He claims there was only a minute or two gap between the videos. I think the gap is much longer.

Now, I don’t imagine the lady would stand up in the middle of Romney’s answer to remove her jacket. She would have at least waited for the conclusion. Not only that, but the second video starts half-way through an answer on China. So there was also some time for somebody to ask him a question related to China or trade.

Isn’t it convenient that the recording cuts off during the most “controversial” part of the recording?

This is so typical of the media and the left (I know I’m repeating myself). Who are you going to believe, them or your lying eyes?

Kiliman on September 19, 2012 at 1:35 PM

This reminds me of the movie “Contact”. If the recording device was accidentally turned off, how did it record 1 to 2 minutes of static?

shick on September 19, 2012 at 1:40 PM

the local news stations are running this non-stop. these are the news stations that people actually watch because they want high school scores, local weather & local crime stories.

while I think the tape sounded great & couldn’t find fault with it, it is Obama’s answer which sounds statesman-like: we must govern all peoples.

i think this tape business might hurt Rommey

kelley in virginia on September 19, 2012 at 11:09 AM

Does anyone believe that he has governed all people for the last three and a half years and if they do, then they are lost anyways. I suppose he has if it means wide unemployment, everyone’s gas going up, price of goods/food going up and everyone’s share of the debt increasing. I guess so, but not in the positive way he’d like. Again, if some people can’t see that….

This tape, edited or not, brought some very important topics to the table that needed to be brought out and also shored up Romney’s base.

Now if we (and Romney) can help the media with digging themselves a bigger hole and quickening their demise then triple bonus.

I don’t see a bad thing here.

kim roy on September 19, 2012 at 1:42 PM

whether it is the Left MJ, or the ‘MSM’ there is only one standard, fake, but accurate

supporting a 1 party state is number 1 goal

r keller on September 19, 2012 at 1:57 PM

Carter’s grandkid clipped out the 2 minutes Mitt spent talking about how Obama is a such a much worse president than Carter. If only. Mitt probably think’s Carter is a nice guy too.

curved space on September 19, 2012 at 2:31 PM

Florida is a two-party state meaning that it was a crime to record Romney’s statements.

I believe that Congressman Moonbat McDermott had to pay John Boehner $1 million because the latter was ruled by a Federal court to have “participated in an illegal transaction when he accepted the tape.”

Jimmah Cartah’s grandson and David Corn maybe get to add “convict” to their resumes and it is possible, more so in the case of grandbaby, that somebody is gonna lose a lot of money! The First Amendment doesn’t act as a shield for journalists criminal behaviour and Cartah has said that he was acting as a Democratic operative.

Oops! Jimma Cartah, IV, got run ovah by a Squirrel! The only thing better would have been a Killer Rabbit.

Resist We Much on September 19, 2012 at 2:42 PM

Missing minutes of a tape (video) then does Obama have his Rose Mary Woods lurking out there with her union made scissors slicing and dicing and pasting a new reality from an old? Is this what he meant by change?

Don L on September 19, 2012 at 2:50 PM

I smell a rat.

Carter’s grandkid clipped out the 2 minutes Mitt spent talking about how Obama is a such a much worse president than Carter. If only. Mitt probably think’s Carter is a nice guy too.

curved space on September 19, 2012 at 2:31 PM

I doubt that.

Terrye on September 19, 2012 at 2:54 PM

whether it is the Left MJ, or the ‘MSM’ there is only one standard, fake, but accurate

supporting a 1 party state is number 1 goal

r keller on September 19, 2012 at 1:57 PM

That is a good point.

Terrye on September 19, 2012 at 2:55 PM

New Slogan “The US Tax Code is 25,000 pages of SUCK. I’m going to fix that”

CorporatePiggy on September 19, 2012 at 11:46 AM

And add: “Everyone will pay some tax—no one will pay no tax.”

In my book that’s genuine “fairness”.

EL on September 19, 2012 at 3:19 PM

Pic of the Day: From “Killer Rabbit” To “Killer Squirrel!!!”

http://predicthistunpredictpast.blogspot.com/2012/09/pic-of-day-from-killer-rabbit-to-killer.html

M2RB: The Mold Monkies – Jimmy Carter Saved The Day

Snippet from song…

We were lost
Together apart
Couldn’t find
The lust in our heart

“I can help,”
He said with a grin
“Soon you’ll have
inflation again”

We never know all the right things to say
We made our own bolt of lightning
When Jimmy Carter saved the day

Who knew??? Love it!

Resist We Much on September 19, 2012 at 3:25 PM

That 47% of the country are state-dependent moochers does not indict Romney. It indicts 47% of the country.

CrustyB on September 19, 2012 at 11:55 AM

.
DITTOS !
(well, 42% anyway … I’ll allow for 5% of the population having legitimate handicaps)

listens2glenn on September 19, 2012 at 3:47 PM

I’d like a little more disclosure on this video. Specifically, the source of the video and the legality of taping a function in a private home. Did MoJo pay for rights to this video and if so, how much and to who? JEC IV was the broker for the video as I understand it and got a nice pat on the head from grampa as well as on air time with Chris Matthews, who called him a reporter. Maybe that’s just to give him some cover for protecting his source?

I personally think the video helps more than it hurts, but I don’t like seeing people get away with stuff like this just because they’re not republicans and therefore held to no standards by the media.

CitizenEgg on September 19, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Mother Jones headlines screaches that it has the entire transcript of Romney’s ‘secret’ remarks.

Remarkably, the transcript ends in the middle the “Tape Ends” or some such thing, and then picks back up.

It’s a fraud, but I don’t have an account at the shole and don’t want get one. I encourage anyone who can, to go there and call them out.

LASue on September 19, 2012 at 5:04 PM

Barack Obama goes back to his heroes for inspiration….

“Think of the press as a great keyboard on which the government can play.” Joseph Goebbels

Major_Skidmark on September 19, 2012 at 6:34 PM

David Corn is the 21st Century’s answer to Michael Kinsley, both bitter, slimy worms. The main difference between them is Corn may be a bit smarter.

petefrt on September 19, 2012 at 7:31 PM

I’d like a little more disclosure on this video. Specifically, the source of the video and the legality of taping a function in a private home. Did MoJo pay for rights to this video and if so, how much and to who? JEC IV was the broker for the video as I understand it and got a nice pat on the head from grampa as well as on air time with Chris Matthews, who called him a reporter. Maybe that’s just to give him some cover for protecting his source?

I personally think the video helps more than it hurts, but I don’t like seeing people get away with stuff like this just because they’re not republicans and therefore held to no standards by the media.

CitizenEgg on September 19, 2012 at 4:33 PM

It is against State Law for someone to be taped without their permission.

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 7:45 PM

I’d like a little more disclosure on this video. Specifically, the source of the video and the legality of taping a function in a private home.

Florida is a two-party consent state. It is illegal to tape another without his or her permission. Congressman Moonbat McDermott had to pay John Boehner $1 million because the former was ruled by a Federal court to have “participated in an illegal transaction when he accepted the (the illegally-recorded tape made by two Democrats in Florida with a cellphone scanner).”

Resist We Much on September 19, 2012 at 7:46 PM

If the recording device turned off how did the person filming turn it back on and put it back in the exact same place?

Measure the distance of the static objects from the borders and from each other in the “first” tape and the “second”. The original objects are the same in both. That recording device was never moved, not even bumped.

Go take one of your own recording devices, start recording set it on a table then pick it up turn it on & off and set it back down – see if the objects in the frame are in the identical places.

batterup on September 19, 2012 at 8:27 PM

Considering the angle and location of the camera, it appears to be on a counter between glasses and a pile of napkins.

http://www.insideedition.com guesses it was the bartender because the pile of napkins is used to partly hide the camera, and someone comes up and talks about a drinks order.

Wethal on September 19, 2012 at 9:07 PM

Headline: Liberal News Outlet Lies.

…yawn…

socalcon on September 19, 2012 at 9:10 PM

I feel really bad about my post a few days ago on a 47% thread that smarmily referred to Representative Shiela Jackson-Lee and the video being doctored…

Boy, those Libs are terribly predictable.

On another topic, why isn’t Mittens just burying The Boy King?

socalcon on September 19, 2012 at 9:18 PM

Never mind the 2 minutes “missing”. What I’d love to know is just how this genius knew the recorder stopped? And how was he able to restart it without drawing attention?

Bet he won’t be able to answer those.

riddick on September 19, 2012 at 10:17 PM

Ok, so assuming Romney “wrote off” 47% of non taxpayers. What about the pardoning of the Black Panthers by Holder? Which he did because they were “His People”!

hutch1200 on September 20, 2012 at 1:53 AM

Just a reminder – David Corn was the liberal journalist that the braintrust of Pajamas Media sought to affiliate themselves with when they were trying to curry favor with the very same biased media they were SUPPOSED to be supplanting, when they launched.

rayra on September 20, 2012 at 3:04 AM

Lying leftist filth like Corn should never be trusted.

Check the Legal Insurrection post, and the link from a commenter showing the videos side by side. The claim was “it stopped recording . . . for one or two minutes” which is an abject LIE.

LOOK at the vids. IF there was a “malfunction,” the operator managed to pick the recorder up, fix it, and return it to the exact same position and angle as before. Bullspit! Didn’t happen!

Corn – or some leftist punk ally he is covering for – edited out part of the speech and is LYING about it.

Adjoran on September 20, 2012 at 8:07 AM

Does any of this really matter?

I mean – Romney’s already basically apologized for his remarks.

Nothing he said was wrong – but true to Willard’s nature – he doesn’t have the guts to stand up and say … “yeah I said it and i stand by it”.

If he can’t stand by what he says – he’ll never be able to reform entitlements. This is basicaly how he ran Mass – he never reformed anything – just “shaped” things … like “RomneyCare”.

HondaV65 on September 20, 2012 at 10:16 AM

“Those who know the least, obey the best.” ~ George Farquhar

raybruce93 on September 20, 2012 at 6:02 PM

Obama has his own history of disparaging voters. Remember this one?

“Does anybody think that the teabag, anti-government people are going to support them if they bring down health care? All it will do is confuse and dispirit” Democrat voters “and it will encourage the extremists.”

–President Obama, quoted by Representative Earl Blumenauer, Democrat from Oregon.

itsnotaboutme on September 20, 2012 at 11:05 PM

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