Video: RNC jumps on Obama’s redistribution quote

posted at 11:21 am on September 19, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

It doesn’t take long these days for quotable quotes to end up as campaign ads, at least on the Internet.  The RNC put together this web ad overnight that exploits the discovery of Barack Obama’s 1998 embrace of redistributionism, effectively pairing it with a December 2011 60 Minutes interview where Obama denied that his policies had anything to do with redistribution at all.  It finishes with Mitt Romney’s speech at the Republican national convention, asking why anyone is surprised at the lousy Obama recovery while Obama attacks success:

Steve Kroft asked Obama about the redistribution charge (and the accusation that Obama is a socialist) in the CBS interview, and Obama provided this response:

Kroft asked Obama about his mention of “income inequality” in a speech last week, asking if this doesn’t suggest redistribution of wealth, which is (obviously) code for socialism. “People will say this is socialist Obama,” Kroft challenged. “And he’s come out of the closet.” Obama responded that this is nonsense, that income inequality has nothing to do with socialism.  “Everybody’s concerned about inequality,” Obama said. “What’s happened to the bargain? What’s happened to the American deal that says, you know, we are focused on building a strong middle class?”

Just a reminder of the status of the middle class in the Obama recovery:

Household income is down sharply since the recession ended three years ago, according to a report released Thursday, providing another sign of the stubborn weakness of the economic recovery.

From June 2009 to June 2012, inflation-adjusted median household income fell 4.8 percent, to $50,964, according to a report by Sentier Research, a firm headed by two former Census Bureau officials.

Incomes have dropped more since the beginning of the recovery than they did during the recession itself, when they declined 2.6 percent, according to the report, which analyzed data from the Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey. The recession, the most severe since the Great Depression, lasted from December 2007 to June 2009.

Overall, median income is 7.2 percent below its December 2007 level and 8.1 percent below where it stood in January 2000, when it was $55,470, according to the report.

This is what happens when we focus on fairness instead of growth.


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No, you are trying to lie about Ronald Reagan, not talk about him. Not that a bald faced Marxist lying sack of shit like you would know the difference between the truth and a lie.

SWalker on September 19, 2012 at 12:30 PM

I like and admire Reagan more than you.
So nyah.
Not your b.s. version…the real one.
The one who who greatly expanded and praised EITC following Carter’s much more modest introduction of it.
So why don’t you stop lying about Reagan.
Yea, I know…you can’t…and won’t.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:41 PM

Yea, whatever.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:24 PM

A response that aptly sums up your entire outlook, fool.

MadisonConservative on September 19, 2012 at 12:41 PM

Music is too loud, drowns out some audio

El_Terrible on September 19, 2012 at 12:44 PM

Can the GOP do anything right? Do they have any clue how to win a race?

gumbyandpokey on September 19, 2012 at 11:40 AM

Evidently they do, gumball. Seein’ as how your poor lil fella can’t reach – much less break – 50%.
Face it. Your communist wet dream is finished on November 6, 2012.

Solaratov on September 19, 2012 at 12:44 PM

AZCoyote on September 19, 2012 at 12:37 PM

Are you next gonna print Sympathy For The Devil Lyrics to show that Mick is indeed Satan?
Ha.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:44 PM

A response that aptly sums up your entire outlook, fool.

MadisonConservative on September 19, 2012 at 12:41 PM

I was being dismissive of drivel.
So…
Yea, whatever.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:47 PM

I like and admire Reagan more than you.
So nyah.
Not your b.s. version…the real one.
The one who who greatly expanded and praised EITC following Carter’s much more modest introduction of it.
So why don’t you stop lying about Reagan.
Yea, I know…you can’t…and won’t.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:41 PM

Yeah, I liked and admired Reagan too.
And I also happen to remember his analysis of
his 2 terms, and the one thing he had regrets over.

He had 5 objectives…I won’t list them here, but
I will give you the one he regretted.
Limiting Goverment SPENDING.

So maybe, just maybe, you should stop LYING about the man
and re-evaluate your research of him,
Yeah, I know…you can’t…and won’t.

ToddPA on September 19, 2012 at 12:48 PM

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:41 PM

You have quit taking your meds again haven’t you.

SWalker on September 19, 2012 at 12:51 PM

Yea, whatever.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:24 PM

I know, right? Utter stumblebum. But don’t worry, he’s prepping and prepping for those debates. Now if he can just remember precisely what the national debt is.

de rigueur on September 19, 2012 at 12:54 PM

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:41 PM

The biggest lie about Reagan, stated again and again.

itsspideyman on September 19, 2012 at 12:54 PM

It’s ‘Democratic National Committee’.
Really, Chip.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:04 PM

What? You’re not proud of the “Socialist” part of the title?

I thought you ‘people’ were “out and proud”.

Solaratov on September 19, 2012 at 12:55 PM

I saw this on Twitter and thought it was great:

https://mobile.twitter.com/ITTRP/status/248398832499585024

Aaaarrrrrgh!

BPinNC on September 19, 2012 at 12:55 PM

I was being dismissive of drivel.
So…
Yea, whatever.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:47 PM

A tad ungracious, after all the attention yours is given.

de rigueur on September 19, 2012 at 12:57 PM

Turn head, grin. I hate that grin, another way for him to flip us the bird.

LeftCoastRight on September 19, 2012 at 11:35 AM


That grin makes me wish I could reach through my T.V. screen and smack that liar into next week.

GrannyDee on September 19, 2012 at 11:37 AM

..let me add to that the goddam whistling teeth and droppin’ of the “g”s and the stupid-asssed way he lowers his head and speaks out of the side of his mouth when he’s at the podium.

As to flipping us off, LCR, remember that childish index-finger-aside-his-nose thingy he did when speaking of Hillary in the primaries in 2008?

The sooner we get this guy in our collective rear-views, the better.

The War Planner on September 19, 2012 at 12:58 PM

Are you next gonna print Sympathy For The Devil Lyrics to show that Mick is indeed Satan?
Ha.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:44 PM

Perhaps you should try reading the comments here more slowly. That might allow some of the actual content to penetrate your tiny brain, and permit you to have at least some minimal comprehension of the point being made.

AZCoyote on September 19, 2012 at 1:00 PM

Yea, whatever.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:24 PM

Wow!! What a great comeback! I’ll bet you thought that one up all by yourself, didn’t you? Probably didn’t even have to refer too much to the talking points memo.

Kudos to you, you intellectual giant, you.

Solaratov on September 19, 2012 at 1:02 PM

AZCoyote on September 19, 2012 at 1:00 PM

What…you want to just add that you think the Obamas are bad parents?
That’s your ‘point’…your ‘content’.
Agreed…I do not find it all that penetrating.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 1:07 PM

it hasn’t been as hard from them recently.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:04 PM

It sure hasn’t.

Schadenfreude on September 19, 2012 at 1:08 PM

penetrate your tiny brain

AZCoyote on September 19, 2012 at 1:00 PM

False premise. It’s not even tiny.

Schadenfreude on September 19, 2012 at 1:11 PM

Yea, whatever.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:47 PM

Oops! Now you’re just wearing it out…as though you’re unable to think of anything else. Was that your intellectual best shot of the day?
You leftoid drones really need to expand your repertoire.

Solaratov on September 19, 2012 at 1:11 PM

penetrate your tiny brain…

AZCoyote on September 19, 2012 at 1:00 PM

False premise. It’s not even tiny.

Schadenfreude on September 19, 2012 at 1:11 PM

No shit, he straight up lies about Ronald Reagan, then has the audacity to claim to respect Reagan more than I do.

SWalker on September 19, 2012 at 1:13 PM

I hate it when excellent posters waste their time with filthy Communists – who only post on HotAir in order to get attention and hijack threads.

There’s something wrong with them – you can’t embarrass or educate them.

They are the filth of this country, and the filth of HotAir.

OhEssYouCowboys on September 19, 2012 at 1:22 PM

OT
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/09/19/arizona-sheriff-larry-dever-60-dies-in-one-car-wreck/
Larry Dever, a prominent spokesman against illegal immigration and an advocate for a strong border, died in a car accident last night. R.I.P.

bayview on September 19, 2012 at 1:24 PM

What’s with that pseudo-demure smile where he hangs his head down and looks away? Is that the look of him being found out?

What a worthless sack of sh!t…

Pest on September 19, 2012 at 1:25 PM

Last night, president puppy-muncher redistributed $280,000 worth of champaign to the first beard’s enormous caboose.

Who is the party of the rich, again?

Rebar on September 19, 2012 at 1:28 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 1:33 PM

it hasn’t been as hard from them recently.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:04 PM

That’s what she said!

I do not find it all that penetrating.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 1:07 PM

That’s what she said!

massrighty on September 19, 2012 at 1:52 PM

it hasn’t been as hard from them recently.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:04 PM

That’s what she said!

I do not find it all that penetrating.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 1:07 PM

That’s what she said!

massrighty on September 19, 2012 at 1:55 PM

Oops! sorry for the double-up!

massrighty on September 19, 2012 at 1:55 PM

The music obfuscates the entire message. Hey GOPukes–FIX IT!

Western_Civ on September 19, 2012 at 2:05 PM

When you have to go back 14 years to dig out a quote nobody cares about, desperation has truly set in. Aren’t you sorry that after four years, the “bitter clingers” quote is all played out?

This too shall fail.

chumpThreads on September 19, 2012 at 2:16 PM

This is what happens when we focus on fairness instead of growth.

Really? Would you call any of what Obama has proposed fairness? That’s not my definition of it.

stukinIL4now on September 19, 2012 at 2:56 PM

Last night, president puppy-muncher redistributed $280,000 worth of champaign to the first beard’s enormous caboose.

Who is the party of the rich, again?

Rebar on September 19, 2012 at 1:28 PM

Is that tower the reincarnation of the Greek columns? And remember, these rich paid their fair share to Obutthead so they’re A-Okay!

stukinIL4now on September 19, 2012 at 2:59 PM

Everybody must watch this Obama Documentary…It explains EVERYTHING

http://youtu.be/PrmEjw-g96o

dom89031 on September 19, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Another lame attempt by the GOP to treat swing voters as stupid enough to believe that Obama is a communist.

Failing.

bifidis on September 19, 2012 at 3:40 PM

Why can’t they eliminate the music? It makes the message harder to hear and adds very little.

goflyers on September 19, 2012 at 3:42 PM

OT: does anybody know the problem if these videos appear as black rectangles on my screen. I can’t play any of them. I have a new computer, too.

rrpjr on September 19, 2012 at 4:14 PM

Both parties redistribute money to their cronies and special interests. Bush was a big spender as well, increasing the debt by about 100% between two terms, more than half of that in his first term, meaning more than 50%. Obama has increased the debt by about 60% in his first term. All that debt was redistributed among various cronies and special interests regardless of which party was in charge.

FloatingRock on September 19, 2012 at 4:18 PM

RNC is getting desperate if a 14 year old quote is the best they can come up with to deflect attention from Romney massive gaffe. This race shouldn’t even be close with the economy the way it is.

Ric on September 19, 2012 at 4:31 PM

“…What’s happened to the American deal that says, you know, we are focused on building a strong middle class?”

Ask Obama how he intends to “build” a middle class. Government entitlements are intended for the poor, the truly needy, those unable to help themselves, not the middle class. Giving away free stuff is how you build a dependent, permanent lower class. Equal opportunity has never meant equal outcome. People cannot be homogenized.

Fallon on September 19, 2012 at 5:07 PM

Didn’t Joe The Plumber cover this ground… Just saying.

Water is wet…

NextGen on September 19, 2012 at 5:08 PM

Another lame attempt by the GOP to treat swing voters as stupid enough to believe that Obama is a communist.

Failing.

bifidis on September 19, 2012 at 3:40 PM

Obama is a communist and there is no doubt about it… He is saying it in his own word, there is no doubt about it… The same goes with a lot in your democrat party…

mnjg on September 19, 2012 at 5:13 PM

Didn’t Joe The Plumber cover this ground… Just saying.

Water is wet…

NextGen on September 19, 2012 at 5:08 PM

He did indeed but McCain made nothing of importance about it and the Obama mania was too big to overcome that time… Now after four years of utter failure, after proven in action that he is a socialist to say the least, this audio tape of him will be very damaging and Romney and Republicans are already giving it the importance that it deserves…

mnjg on September 19, 2012 at 5:19 PM

He did indeed but McCain made nothing of importance about it and the Obama mania was too big to overcome that time… Now after four years of utter failure, after proven in action that he is a socialist to say the least, this audio tape of him will be very damaging and Romney and Republicans are already giving it the importance that it deserves…

mnjg on September 19, 2012 at 5:19 PM

Didn’t Joe join them on the trail, ride on the bus, give speech after speech? I thought the dialogue with an average citizen on the streets of Ohio during the campaign was a lot more powerful than a 14 year old clip that aired on tv. I understand the tactic, it makes sense…. Just don’t know if there is any news here. If screaming Obama is a socialist was an effective strategy, Michelle B. would be the nominee.

NextGen on September 19, 2012 at 5:27 PM

I wonder how he feels about redistributing the debt to those who benefit most from it?

flataffect on September 19, 2012 at 5:52 PM

They need to make an ad buy with this one. The socialist question from Croft will drive the Left crazy.

Tater Salad on September 19, 2012 at 6:03 PM

I remember realizing years ago that many of my values can be traced back to the fairy tales and parables I learned as a child, the Little Red Hen, the goose that laid golden eggs, Chicken Little, the Gingerbread Man, Aesop’s Fables, etc.

flataffect on September 19, 2012 at 6:14 PM

Does it change anything for you guys that Reagan (the real one…not the made up one) vigorously supported and championed the EITC…you know… redistributiony stuff.
And he he was motivated out of a concern for…get this…the working poor.
In case you’ve forgotten about all that, pretty sure Obama will bring all this up in the debates.

verbaluce on September 19, 2012 at 12:02 PM

2 things.
first I am against it and always have been. someones kid count should not matter.
second a tax credit, as long as it does not work as a profit, is letting someone keep their own money. that is not redistribution.
a redistribution is if I also chose all the green writeoff crap I COULD do making it so my family received a tax refund greater then what we paid in. THAT IS STEALING other peoples money.
its also why I have never done it.
wife also does 2 jobs (I am disabled, not taking ssi/ss) so we do not have to steal money from you in food stamps, heat assistance, etc.
however if you are a fan of redistribution I can take paypal, I’ll let you put your money where your mouth is.
or are you only ok with it when you personally don’t actually have to deal with it and can let a bureaucracy do the work for you?

dmacleo on September 19, 2012 at 6:14 PM

Here’s a transcript of the Joe the Plumber story, among other things.

kingsjester on September 19, 2012 at 6:17 PM

Barry’s remark was not carried by ABC, CNN, MSNBC, WaPo and NYT. It was in an one sentence mention when CBS talked about the RNC ad.

bayview on September 19, 2012 at 6:23 PM

There is supposed to be some big expose’ published tonight at the Examiner.

Key West Reader on September 19, 2012 at 6:45 PM

RNC is getting desperate if a 14 year old quote is the best they can come up with to deflect attention from Romney massive gaffe.

Ric on September 19, 2012 at 4:31 PM

The public has gotten tired of hearing about the media double standard even while they know it’s true. The best way to illustrate that Mitt is getting hammered out of nothing but pure bias is to pull out a similar “gaffe” from the Unexposed One.

Personally, I am a member of the 47%, but like always I will be voting against the Check-writer-in-Chief even though I know I’ll get fewer pocket-lining opportunities under a spending-responsible administration. Romney’s words were only a gaffe to people who think that talking around every question is the best way to win votes.

Give me a decent economy and I’ll work my way out of this mess.

rwenger43 on September 19, 2012 at 6:51 PM

When Bill Clinton says, “President Obama’s policies require a strong middle class,” do you get the impression that BC believes that when Barack Obama says middle class and Bill Clinton says middle class, they’re actually discussing the same people?

rwenger43 on September 19, 2012 at 6:54 PM

don’t feed the troll

burserker on September 19, 2012 at 7:00 PM

I saw this on Twitter and thought it was great:

https://mobile.twitter.com/ITTRP/status/248398832499585024

Aaaarrrrrgh!

BPinNC on September 19, 2012 at 12:55 PM

Heh!

“I Actually Believe In Redistribution” #TalkLikeaPirateDay

ITguy on September 19, 2012 at 7:29 PM

When you have to go back 14 years to dig out a quote nobody cares about, desperation has truly set in.

Mudhead on September 19, 2012 at 2:16 PM

No, desperation has set in when the Washington Post has to go back almost a half a century to find an anecdote about Mitt Romney in Prep School holding a classmate down and cutting his hair. And them publish it on Page 1.

And remember, Chimp, O’bamna set an alltime American Record in 2008 by winning 70% of the High School Dropout Vote. No other candidate had ever done that before.

You must still be so proud of that achievement.

F-

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 7:31 PM

Another lame attempt by the GOP to treat swing voters as stupid enough to believe that Obama is a communist.

Failing.

Terminal Stupid on September 19, 2012 at 3:40 PM

O’bamna won 70% of the High School Dropout Vote in 2008. He’s going for the other 30% this year. Nice to see you’re on board!

A+

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 7:32 PM

I got your “redistribution” right here champ!

“I Got 15 Kids & 3 Babydaddys-SOMEONE’S GOTTA PAY FOR ME & MY KIDS!!!”

Flora Duh on September 19, 2012 at 8:16 PM

ha ha ha so pathetically desperate

Dave Rywall on September 19, 2012 at 8:25 PM

ha ha ha so pathetically desperate

Dave Rywall on September 19, 2012 at 8:25 PM

You are looking into the mirror again?

bayview on September 19, 2012 at 8:46 PM

ha ha ha so pathetically desperate

Dave Rywall on September 19, 2012 at 8:25 PM

You are looking into the mirror again?

bayview on September 19, 2012 at 8:46 PM
——–

The best you clowns can do is dig back FOURTEEN YEARS as a comeback for Romney stepping in it 4 months ago?

ha

ha

ha

Could you possibly f*ck up this campaign any more?

The answer is most likely.

Dave Rywall on September 19, 2012 at 8:53 PM

DRywall is back!

Hi, Dave!

Doesn’t it suck that you Canadians are now getting so much more economic liberty than us, especially when you don’t really want it?

rwenger43 on September 19, 2012 at 8:56 PM

You know the nerve was touched when the lunatic canadien MP checks in.

tom daschle concerned on September 19, 2012 at 9:02 PM

The best you clowns can do is dig back FOURTEEN YEARS as a comeback for Romney stepping in it 4 months ago?

Dave Rywall on September 19, 2012 at 8:53 PM

Ah, but there’s more little boy. And it doesn’t go back 14 yrs.

Obama flashback: ‘Theoretically’ OK for Supreme Court to redistribute wealth

Flora Duh on September 19, 2012 at 9:14 PM

None of this matters. New Fox News polls just out….

“Obama tops Romney by seven percentage points among likely voters in
both Ohio (49-42 percent) and Virginia (50-43 percent). In Florida, the
president holds a five-point edge (49-44 percent).”

This race is OVER.

gumbyandpokey on September 19, 2012 at 9:36 PM

By God, a web ad is what Romney needs!!!!

gumbyandpokey on September 19, 2012 at 9:38 PM

I bet the Dems wish to hell they had not got into these “Gotcha Videos”. Who knew Obama talked so much? Heh Heh.

Herb on September 19, 2012 at 9:39 PM

Here’s why nobody is seeing many Romney ads…

Breaking in the NYT…

“Despite what appears to be a plump bank account and an in-house production studio that cranks out multiple commercials a day, Mr. Romney’s campaign has been tightfisted with its advertising budget, leaving him at a disadvantage in several crucial states as President Obama blankets them with ads.

One major reason appears to be that Mr. Romney’s campaign finances have been significantly less robust than recent headlines would suggest. Much of the more than $300 million the campaign reported raising this summer is earmarked for the Republican National Committee, state Republican organizations and Congressional races, limiting the money Mr. Romney’s own campaign has to spend.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/20/us/politics/romney-campaign-cautious-with-ad-budget-even-in-key-states.html?hp

gumbyandpokey on September 19, 2012 at 9:45 PM

This race is OVER.

daveyandgoliath on September 19, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Tell us all once again about that new PEW “pole” giving O’bamna an 8 point national lead.

And tell us all again why it oversampled Democrats by + 17

http://www.people-press.org/2012/09/19/about-the-surveys-20/

F-

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 9:45 PM

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/20/us/politics/romney-

daveyandgoliath on September 19, 2012 at 9:45 PM

Never knew Punch Sulzberger joined Hot Gas during the last Open Reg.

F-

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 9:46 PM

Del,

You are living in a fantasyland.

Every Conservative blog is filled with people complaining about the lack of ads on the air. Watching Survivor tonight, there were 5 Obama ads and zero Romney spots. The Brewers game is filled with Obama and Tammy Baldwin ads. How many from Romney or Tommy Thompson? Zero.

You may think this is funny, but something is really wrong when Romney raises hundreds of millions of dollars and can’t afford a good ad buy.

gumbyandpokey on September 19, 2012 at 9:54 PM

And tell us all again why it oversampled Democrats by + 17

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 9:45 PM

Where did you get a D +17?

bayview on September 19, 2012 at 9:57 PM

From daveyandgoliath’s NYT link:

Mitt Romney has had a light campaign schedule lately. He held his first rally in five days on Wednesday night.

Last time I checked, Mitt was a Mormon. They take Saturdays off to prepare for the Sabbath.

And according to Politico, Romney had the following campaign events over the past 5 days:

http://www.politico.com/2012-election/calendar/mitt-romney/?date=2012-09-16

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Mitt Romney

Hosting rally at Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum
31001 Magnuson Ave., Pueblo, Colo.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Mitt Romney

Speaking to U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
900 West Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Mitt Romney

Hosting an arrival event
303 North 2370 West, Salt Lake City, Utah

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Mitt Romney

Hosting departing event at Landmark Aviation
8321 Lemmon Ave., Dallas, Texas

Attending fundraiser at Marriott Marquis
265 Peachtree Center Ave. NE, Atlanta, Ga.

Speaking at Univision “Meet the Candidates” Forum
The University of Miami, Miami, Fla.

Hosting Juntos Con Romney rally
10901 SW 24th St., Miami, Fla.

So according to the NYT, Romney hasn’t held a rally in 5 days. But Politico proves once again that the NYT is Lying Thru Their Teeth. In reality, he held a rally at 4:25 PM on Sunday, or less than 72 hours before this NYT story originally appeared.

5 days = 120 hours. The NYT needs some math majors.

F-

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 10:02 PM

Could you possibly f*ck up this campaign any more?

The answer is most likely.

Dave Rywall on September 19, 2012 at 8:53 PM

If the Romney campaign is as f*cked up as your face or your pathetic life, there may be something to be concerned about. But that degree of woefulness is impossible.

bayview on September 19, 2012 at 10:08 PM

5 days = 120 hours. The NYT needs some math majors.

F-

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 10:02 PM

Let me guess. Krugman wrote the Times’ story?

Flora Duh on September 19, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Del,

You are living in a fantasyland.

daveyandgoliath on September 19, 2012 at 9:54 PM

No, I am living on Planet Earth, not Wisconsin.

As I educated you last night, Romney has been plastering the airwaves (TV, as well as AM and FM radio) all over New England over the past 3 weeks, especially in the Boston markets (he’s doing that to reach the other New England states that the Boston stations reach).

And here in New Hampshire, it’s O’bamna who is silent. He’s written NH off, as there have been no ads here.

We also get stations from the Mid Atlantic states here in New England (that would be NY, NJ, PA, etc). Plenty of Romney ads are running there on radio and TV.

Just because he’s not running ads in your state doesn’t mean he’s not running them elsewhere.

F-

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Del,

Romney’s candidacy is dying on the vine. I would be amazed if even Rasmussen doesn’t have him tanking within the week. When “money problems” becomes a big story (and it will resonate with Conservatives who wondered what was going on), the campaign is in it’s death spiral.

And I’m going to rub your know-it-all nose in this losing, rancid crap that is the Romney campaign.

gumbyandpokey on September 19, 2012 at 10:11 PM

None of this matters. New Fox News polls just out….

“Obama tops Romney by seven percentage points among likely voters in
both Ohio (49-42 percent) and Virginia (50-43 percent). In Florida, the
president holds a five-point edge (49-44 percent).”

This race is OVER.

gumbyandpokey on September 19, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Obama tops Romney by seven percentage points among likely voters in both Ohio (49-42 percent) and Virginia (50-43 percent). In Florida, the president holds a five-point edge (49-44 percent).

Obama’s lead is just outside the poll’s margin of sampling error in Ohio and Virginia, and within the margin of sampling error in Florida.

The good news for Romney is that among voters who are “extremely” interested in this year’s election, the races are much tighter. Obama is up by just two points with this group in Virginia (49-47 percent), Florida is tied (48-48 percent), and Romney is up by one point in Ohio (48-47 percent).

For OH
Sample is
D 42 R 36 I 21
Among independents it is Romney by 4,(42 to 38)

For FL
D 42 R 37 I 20
Indies 45 B 43 R 9 Undecided

For VA
D 38 R 33 I 26
Indies 42 B 41 R 10 Undecided

Yet it is Barry by 7 in FL and OH, and by 5 in VA that was loudly trumpeted by Fox , other media and gumbypoked.

bayview on September 19, 2012 at 8:38 PM

I anticipated your ceaselessness.

bayview on September 19, 2012 at 10:13 PM

And tell us all again why it oversampled Democrats by + 17

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 9:45 PM

Where did you get a D +17?

bayview on September 19, 2012 at 9:57 PM

Pole Sample had 869 Democrats and 717 Republicans. 83% of 869 = 721. 100% – 83% = 17%

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 10:13 PM

Just because he’s not running ads in your state doesn’t mean he’s not running them elsewhere.

F-

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 10:08 PM

I thought about telling gummeandpokeme that I’m seeing more Romney than Obama ads in FL, but I figure, hell, let him relish his ignorance.

Flora Duh on September 19, 2012 at 10:14 PM

“Just because he’s not running ads in your state doesn’t mean he’s not running them elsewhere.”

Del,

Go on any Conservative site…hotair, ace of spades, freerepublic, redstate, etc, and you will find people furious that Obama ads outnumber Romney ads by 3-1 or 4-1. These comments come from people in swing states like Ohio, Florida and Virginia. And here in WI, where money that was taken out of MI was supposed to go, Romney is literally dark on the airwaves. If there are really money problems (and it would explain a lot, but My God, will there by a ton of questions), that is a far bigger story than any of the supposed gaffes from Mitt.

gumbyandpokey on September 19, 2012 at 10:14 PM

Romney’s candidacy is dying on the vine.

daveyandgoliath on September 19, 2012 at 10:11 PM

Whatever you say, Sweetheart! Keep pushing those oversampled poles, Kid.

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 10:15 PM

bayview on September 19, 2012 at 10:13 PM

What i quoted is the analysis of FoxNews of its own poll. A moron like gumbypoked barely passed the GED taken in Chicago.

bayview on September 19, 2012 at 10:16 PM

Go on any Conservative site…hotair, ace of spades, freerepublic, redstate, etc, and you will find people furious that Obama ads outnumber Romney ads by 3-1 or 4-1.

daveyandgoliath on September 19, 2012 at 10:14 PM

So how much are Soros and Media Matters paying you to troll these conservative sites?

And if O’bamna is in such good shape, why is he desperately running more ads than his opponent?

EPIC FAIL-

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 10:19 PM

So how much are Soros and Media Matters paying you to troll these conservative sites?

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 10:19 PM

Not much if they can only get dime-store clearance pond scum like gumbypoked.

bayview on September 19, 2012 at 10:22 PM

And here in WI, where money that was taken out of MI was supposed to go, Romney is literally dark on the airwaves. If there are really money problems (and it would explain a lot, but My God, will there by a ton of questions), that is a far bigger story than any of the supposed gaffes from Mitt.

gumbyandpokey on September 19, 2012 at 10:14 PM

Liar.

5 hours ago
Obama and Romney campaigns buy more ad time in Wisconsin
Posted by
CNN Senior Producer Kevin Bohn

Washington (CNN) – With the level of activity in Wisconsin picking up this week, both presidential campaigns have bought a second week of ad time there, a Republican source tracking media buys told CNN.

Flora Duh on September 19, 2012 at 10:23 PM

Washington (CNN) – With the level of activity in Wisconsin picking up this week, both presidential campaigns have bought a second week of ad time there, a Republican source tracking media buys told CNN.

Flora Duh on September 19, 2012 at 10:23 PM

Art Clokey could not be reached for comment.

Axelrd and Soros are not getting much out of this one.

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 10:26 PM

Flora Duh on September 19, 2012 at 10:23 PM

Facts, thinking and maths are too hard, and matter naught for lefties.

bayview on September 19, 2012 at 10:30 PM

“5 hours ago
Obama and Romney campaigns buy more ad time in Wisconsin
Posted by
CNN Senior Producer Kevin Bohn

Washington (CNN) – With the level of activity in Wisconsin picking up this week, both presidential campaigns have bought a second week of ad time there, a Republican source tracking media buys told CNN.

Flora Duh on September 19, 2012 at 10:23 PM”

Yeah, I’m sure there will be just as many ads as there have been from the money taken out of Michigan.

And great timing with Romney being destroyed by 14 pts in the MU poll.

I am going to relish saying “I told you so” on election night.

gumbyandpokey on September 19, 2012 at 10:30 PM

Axelrd and Soros are not getting much out of this one.

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 10:26 PM

Well, I did notice he said this, “Romney is literally dark on the airwaves.”

Maybe gummeandpokeme is really Joe Biden.

Or Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

Flora Duh on September 19, 2012 at 10:32 PM

And if you don’t believe me, go to Conservative talk show host Mark Belling (who subs for Rush) and listen to the podcast and the beginning of today’s show. He went on for an hour about both Romney and Thompson being dark in WI. Charlie Sykes and Jeff Wagner (from WTMJ) also ranted about no ads coming from the Republicans.

gumbyandpokey on September 19, 2012 at 10:33 PM

Where did you get a D +17?

bayview on September 19, 2012 at 9:57 PM

Pole Sample had 869 Democrats and 717 Republicans. 83% of 869 = 721. 100% – 83% = 17%

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 10:13 PM

To be fair, that only means that PEW poled 17% more Dems than Republicans, and does not include the Independents.

When you add the Indies, the breakdown is still D +7 over R and D+ 5 over I.

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 10:33 PM

gumbyandpokey on September 19, 2012 at 10:30 PM

Translation: oops, I got caught in a lie and am too much of a weasel to admit it, so I’ll just resort to my usual blathering.

Flora Duh on September 19, 2012 at 10:34 PM

And if you don’t believe me, go to Conservative talk show host Mark Belling

daveyandgoliath on September 19, 2012 at 10:33 PM

Wow, when you’re reduced to quoting Mark Belling, we know what type of world you inhabit.

Are you related to garage mahal by chance?

Del Dolemonte on September 19, 2012 at 10:36 PM

Obama:

“Everybody’s concerned about inequality”

Bullsh!t

We’re sick of hearing about it.

Unless you’re talking about unequal contribution to society. Is that what you’re talking about, Obama? The fact that so many people leech on the taxpayers as a way of life?

jaime on September 19, 2012 at 10:37 PM

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