Romney Senate ad: Unless you’re a fan of the Reid-Pelosi agenda…

posted at 4:41 pm on November 5, 2012 by Erika Johnsen

I’m pointing this out because, driving in my car late last week, I heard a pro-Democratic radio ad dramatically intoning that Richard Mourdock is the only Senate candidate Mitt Romney has helped along like this, which must mean that Romney is one of those conservative extremists who just hates women or something — but that definitely isn’t the case anymore. He’s also cut Senate ads for Rep. Jeff Flake running in Arizona, Rep. Denny Rehberg running in Montana, and most recently added to the last-minute ad blitz by endorsing Rep. Rick Berg running in North Dakota.

Indiana, Arizona, Montana, and North Dakota are all longtime safe bets for adding to Mitt Romney’s electoral totals tomorrow, but states in which the non-presidential voting gets a little more purple. Ergo, they’re areas where his endorsement can help these toss-up/leans-GOP Senate races along — which, strategically, is precisely why he does them of course, not out of some evil “extremist” loyalism (and there are probably few buzzwords that can stir up the base to get out and vote quite as much as the ObamaCare-laced-implications as the “Reid-Pelosi” agenda). As Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid oh-so-helpfully offered the other day, a Democrat-controlled Senate willing to work with Mitt Romney is a ‘fantastical’ notion, and as many pundits have pointed out, the effectiveness of a Romney presidency could be vastly helped along if the GOP succeeds in picking up the seats for which they’re shooting.

On the flip side of that coin, President Obama offered his only video-ad endorsement for the Senate in presidential-blue Connecticut to Chris Murphy, who’s waging a close but leaning Democratic race against Linda McMahon, hitting the same “middle class” and “women’s health” notes of his own campaign:


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David Petraeus,

Speek out.

Your honor demands you tell the truth.

America is watching still.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on November 5, 2012 at 4:45 PM

Red Cross pulls Obama “PSA” ad after @Mediatrackers raises questions about nature of ad and where it aired

Red Cross PSA with Obama featured verbatim line from Obama Campaign Speech

Yeah, Obama “cared so much” about the victims of Sandy that he was willing to use both the disaster and the Red Cross to further his own campaign.

Norwegian on November 5, 2012 at 4:45 PM

we can do this.

rob verdi on November 5, 2012 at 4:45 PM

On Reid and Pelosi,

They see themselves in their mirrors but upon viewing they call in repair crews and blame the shape and quality of the mirrors.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on November 5, 2012 at 4:47 PM

Just up

Schadenfreude on November 5, 2012 at 4:47 PM

Reid is a vile little man on the take.

keep it simple

APACHEWHOKNOWS on November 5, 2012 at 4:48 PM

The Reid-Pelosi Agenda, is an agenda for Failure and the death of America as we know it. I’m sure I’m not telling the readers on this site anything new or groundbreaking, but it needs to be repeated and passed along. The fight against the Leftist Brain Washing of our schools has to be fought. The tools to fight these insipid little trolls, who take advantage of their position to intimidate or humiliate any kids who dare to speak up has to be squashed! Get in their faces. the Lib mentality, does not allow for intellectual conversations. Fight the Reid-Pelosi Agenda of American Destruction, wherever you may find it!
Addendum on the fight against the Obama Enemy media: http://paratisiusa.blogspot.com/2012/09/an-open-letter-to-those-who-should-know.html?spref=tw

God Bless America!

paratisi on November 5, 2012 at 4:49 PM

Unless you’re a fan of the Reid-Pelosi agenda…

Willard and the GOP Ayatollahs never gave one red cent of support to Todd Akin in MO.

I guess they must be fans of the Reid-Pelosi agenda.

I mean seriously – the GOP IS NOT serious about taking back the Senate. If they did somehow do it – they’d HAVE TO PRODUCE SOMETHING.

The Kabooki only works when they have a boogeyman or “foiler” – and it’s the Dims in the Senate that make that whole illusion work for the GOP Ayatollahs.

Again – if they wanted the Senate back … REALLY wanted it back …

If they wanted to repeal O-Care … REALLY wanted to do it …

They’d have backed Todd Akin. Because, whatever his views on rape are – he’d have been a reliable conservative vote in the Senate.

HondaV65 on November 5, 2012 at 4:49 PM

God Bless America!

paratisi on November 5, 2012 at 4:49 PM

Whoa dude – back off the caffeine a bit huh?

Ah sure – Reid and Pelosi are Marxists – but what’s YOUR alternative? Big spending Republicans?

You really think the GOP has the ‘nads to reform entitlements? Come on – you can’t be that stupid. Reforming entitlements would be HARD WORK and it would Pi$$ a lot of voters off. They’ll never do it!

I mean … if you want to “lament” something – “lament” the fact that this nation is about to come crashing out of the sky like a 747 and the only choice we have for a pilot is between two guys – both with Socialist Healthcare Systems named after them!

HondaV65 on November 5, 2012 at 4:54 PM

Gotta do the senate also people, just gotta! I know All here at HA will do their best to see to it we get the senate and WH, but please when you go vote take every ‘breathing’ human of like mind with you to do the same! I should add, if there is any funny business, have video of it when you go vote!

With health issues I usually go to bed early, but I will do my best to stay up for the results tomorrow. WE CAN do this people, for our Repbulic, WE can do this!
L

letget on November 5, 2012 at 4:55 PM

Just up

Schadenfreude on November 5, 2012 at 4:47 PM

Hey, since the UK is six hours ahead, The Mail will know the winner of the election before us, right? ;0

Seriously, I’ve always found it fascinating to read the foreign press try to analyze and report on American politics. Most times they sorta cut-and-paste from AP stories and hedge their bets about the outcome. But they never seem to really get our two-party system where you actually have to live in your consituency and there are no coalition governments.

Happy Nomad on November 5, 2012 at 4:56 PM

I mean … if you want to “lament” something – “lament” the fact that this nation is about to come crashing out of the sky like a 747 and the only choice we have for a pilot is between two guys – both with Socialist Healthcare Systems named after them!

HondaV65 on November 5, 2012 at 4:54 PM

Your tiresome pitch, is, well, tiresome…you never have a solution, only a whine…

The fact is, we have two choices, quite distinct, quite different…choose one, sit down, and like a good child, take out your crayons and draw a pony…but don’t continue to whine…

right2bright on November 5, 2012 at 4:58 PM

Happy Nomad on November 5, 2012 at 4:56 PM

She gets it, and how.

Schadenfreude on November 5, 2012 at 4:59 PM

On Reid and Pelosi,

They see themselves in their mirrors but upon viewing they call in repair crews and blame the shape and quality of the mirrors.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on November 5, 2012 at 4:47 PM

I don’t believe Ms Pelosi can be seen in a mirror…

affenhauer on November 5, 2012 at 5:00 PM

Gotta do the senate also people, just gotta!

letget on November 5, 2012 at 4:55 PM

In the spirit of the Million Muppet March here this weekend (actually the hundred something Muppet walk where everybody looked like they were there because they had taken a puppetry class in grad school)…. It’s pledge time.

Let’s see how many HA posters can be first at their polling place. I think this is important because, while the left has sought to demoralize Romney/Republican supporters by bogus polling and outright lies, what could be more demoralizing than the idea that polling places were crowded beyond belief. Here in VA, they are predicting a 70% turnout. NOT GOOD ENOUGH!!!

Happy Nomad on November 5, 2012 at 5:01 PM

I don’t believe Ms Pelosi can be seen in a mirror…

affenhauer on November 5, 2012 at 5:00 PM

And I think that since losing that sweet Gulfstream she had as Speaker, she gets back and forth on her broom. We can’t both be right! ;0

Happy Nomad on November 5, 2012 at 5:04 PM

HondaV65 on November 5, 2012 at 4:49 PM

steveangell was looking for you in the rec room.

HumpBot Salvation on November 5, 2012 at 5:05 PM

Don’t worry, the Morons at AoS have it all covered.

ROTFLMAO!

CPT. Charles on November 5, 2012 at 5:07 PM

he cut an ad for Mia Love too

gatorboy on November 5, 2012 at 5:08 PM

Getting nervous over here. At Hot Air and Drudge, it says that the polls are pretty much even, but that Mitt has double digit leads among independents, which bodes well. On Facebook and CBS, they’re talking about Obama being ahead. I can’t wait for tomorrow to be over, and please God and St. Anthony let Romney win!

JoAnn1965 on November 5, 2012 at 5:08 PM

Reid and Pelosi are cile, but they are political geniuses. They knew that jamming Obamacare through, by hook or by crook would be a game changer….and they were right. Once passed, none of these legislative train wrecks can be removed from our lives.

rickyricardo on November 5, 2012 at 5:10 PM

Seems INTELLIGENT people would be able to figure this out on their own. A Democratically controlled Senate, even with a Republican House and White House won’t be able to accomplish much of anything as long as Dirty Harry is running the Senate.

Unless we can get some Divine intervention in the form of a lightning bolt or two.

GarandFan on November 5, 2012 at 5:10 PM

They’d have backed Todd Akin. Because, whatever his views on rape are – he’d have been a reliable conservative vote in the Senate.

HondaV65 on November 5, 2012 at 4:49 PM

relax. akin wins. look at the numbers. with the wave coming, he gets carried. GOP ends up with 52 nats. we dont need to worry aboput the senate. for all the GOP squishyness porgnostications, well, we’ll see how you do in theeenxt 2 years casue they are going to have every elected high office and dog cather in the land for the next 2 years, and probably for 8 with the romnney recovery. and we’ll see if they do what needs being done. we do know the dems cant do it, wont, dont know how, cant stop lieing, take your pick. they are backed into a corner of their own creation. the entitlement bomb destroys them form within. they are worthless, and about the disappear as a major party. again, relax.

t8stlikchkn on November 5, 2012 at 5:11 PM

Unless we can get some Divine intervention in the form of a lightning bolt or two.

GarandFan on November 5, 2012 at 5:10 PM

does a 2014 senate election in a red state a dem senator count? how many of them are there? but relax, we dont need to count, we end up at 52, 51 worst case. with one to spare.

t8stlikchkn on November 5, 2012 at 5:12 PM

I heard a pro-Democratic radio ad dramatically intoning that Richard Mourdock is the only Senate candidate Mitt Romney has helped along like this, which must mean that Romney is one of those conservative extremists who just hates women or something

As I am always the contrarian, Erika, no matter how many ads Mittens records for the under-ballot candidates, it doesn’t necessarily mean that Mitt doesn’t hate women…

socalcon on November 5, 2012 at 5:14 PM

She gets it, and how.

Schadenfreude on November 5, 2012 at 4:59 PM

Yeah, pretty good. But, then, she crossed the pond. I think the problem comes from those who try and figure out our elections from afar in places like London, Berlin, or Ottawa.

Happy Nomad on November 5, 2012 at 5:16 PM

steveangell was looking for you in the wreck room.

HumpBot Salvation on November 5, 2012 at 5:05 PM

Lanceman on November 5, 2012 at 5:20 PM

As I am always the contrarian, Erika, no matter how many ads Mittens records for the under-ballot candidates, it doesn’t necessarily mean that Mitt doesn’t hate women…

socalcon on November 5, 2012 at 5:14 PM

Here’s a tip for ya sport. Stop calling the next President “Mittens.” That’s President-elect Romney and he deserves your respect and a chance that all your stupidity on the “war on women” is hype and not truth.

But here’s an easy starting point. Romney is not out there trying to ban abortions. Overturning Roe v. Wade would not ban abortions as your rat-eared idol’s ads suggest. Rather, it would return the issue to the individual states. It is a position that is legitimately and legally defensible but what have we seen? Ad after ad claiming that Romney wants to ban all abortions. Perhaps you should do some research and not just be contrarian. And show some damned respect you loser!

Happy Nomad on November 5, 2012 at 5:21 PM

Anybody else notice that zer0 has to bring in all these “stars” to actually draw a crowd?

kcd on November 5, 2012 at 5:23 PM

Overheard on a metro bus:
“When I die, I want Obama to be one of my pal bearers, so that he can let me down one more time.”

Count to 10 on November 5, 2012 at 5:23 PM

Getting nervous over here. At Hot Air and Drudge, it says that the polls are pretty much even, but that Mitt has double digit leads among independents, which bodes well. On Facebook and CBS, they’re talking about Obama being aheadJoAnn1965 on November 5, 2012 at 5:08 PM

Relax. Remember who lies. Hint: its the lying scumbags at the MSM. (Facebook isn’t even worth discussing.) Just vote!

LASue on November 5, 2012 at 5:25 PM

Let’s hope people who think like assclown David Frum are in the minority of the minority. His advice was to vote for Romney, but vote for the Dem senate candidate to keep things balanced. For the love of God, please don’t take that advice.

tdarrington on November 5, 2012 at 5:25 PM

Unless we can get some Divine intervention in the form of a lightning bolt or two.

GarandFan on November 5, 2012 at 5:10 PM

No, I think Romney’s people need to make it clear that Reid can come along for the ride but he has to sit in the back and can’t say anything. Seriously. After Reid’s lies about Romney complete with proclaiming that he isn’t a good Mormon, Mitt Romney has no real reason to work with the guy you legislated himself millions of dollars in personal wealth. Reid is a corrupt and worthless human being. If Dems maintain control of the Senate, that doesn’t mean that President Romney has to work with the man in the way Reid thinks their relationship would come off.

Happy Nomad on November 5, 2012 at 5:26 PM

And show some damned respect you loser!

Happy Nomad on November 5, 2012 at 5:21 PM

hehehehe

kcd on November 5, 2012 at 5:26 PM

Anybody else notice that zer0 has to bring in all these “stars” to actually draw a crowd?

kcd on November 5, 2012 at 5:23 PM

If you count 200 for Stevie Wonder and 13000 for Springsteen a crowd.

tdarrington on November 5, 2012 at 5:28 PM

Reid and Pelosi are cile, but they are political geniuses. They knew that jamming Obamacare through, by hook or by crook would be a game changer….and they were right. Once passed, none of these legislative train wrecks can be removed from our lives.

rickyricardo on November 5, 2012 at 5:10 PM

There’s a difference between health insurance reform and Obamacare. You are right, certain aspects are here to stay but not necessarily the jack-booted thugs of the IRS forcing you to provide your health insurance information. No death panels, etc.

Happy Nomad on November 5, 2012 at 5:29 PM

No, I think Romney’s people need to make it clear that Reid can come along for the ride but he has to sit in the back and can’t say anything.Happy Nomad on November 5, 2012 at 5:26 PM

President Romney: Excuse me, did someone say something irrelevent? Ehh, nevermind.

kcd on November 5, 2012 at 5:30 PM

If you count 200 for Stevie Wonder and 13000 for Springsteen a crowd.

tdarrington on November 5, 2012 at 5:28 PM

Really?? RAAAACISTS!

kcd on November 5, 2012 at 5:32 PM

Overheard on a metro bus:
“When I die, I want Obama to be one of my pal bearers, so that he can let me down one more time.”

Count to 10 on November 5, 2012 at 5:23 PM

LMAO!!

kcd on November 5, 2012 at 5:39 PM

Today, “President-elect Romney”= “Governor Romney”, sport.

socalcon on November 5, 2012 at 5:40 PM

Today, “President-elect Romney”= “Governor Romney”, sport.

socalcon on November 5, 2012 at 5:40 PM

And yet you showed zero respect by calling him “Mittens.” You clearly know the difference so you are nothing but a Obama-loving douchebag. No more, in the spirit of not feeding the trolls, you are dead to me.

Happy Nomad on November 5, 2012 at 5:45 PM

t8stlikchkn on November 5, 2012 at 5:12 PM

…gosh…I hope you are right!

KOOLAID2 on November 5, 2012 at 5:46 PM

Here’s a tip for ya sport. Stop calling the next President “Mittens.”

Happy Nomad on November 5, 2012 at 5:21 PM

Happy (heh), I’ve refered to Obama in my posts as Obumbles, Zero, the Boy King, the adolescent-in-chief, among others. Fortunately, the US Constitution does not give you the ‘right’ to not be offended…so, take a long walk off a short pier, why doncha?

socalcon on November 5, 2012 at 5:46 PM

you are dead to me.

Happy Nomad on November 5, 2012 at 5:45 PM

Oh, dear. How ever will I survive?

socalcon on November 5, 2012 at 5:48 PM

David Petraeus,

Speek out.

Your honor demands you tell the truth.

America is watching still.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on November 5, 2012 at 4:45 PM

David Betrayus — perhaps more prescient than once believed — now.

Wouldn’t you agree?

FlatFoot on November 5, 2012 at 5:50 PM

Bless you, General Tommy Franks and all the other 500 military officers and patriots for signing the ad they support Mitt Romney!

Benghazi…it’s a big effin’ deal.

We are outraged.

We are mad as hell.

We demand justice.

Typicalwhitewoman on November 5, 2012 at 5:57 PM

Am here in southwest CT, hoping Linda wins. It’s awfully blue here, but I think it’s significant that the Dems have poured lotsa cash in here to re-elect Murphy. She is waging a ferociously aggressive, and expensive campaign.

Just got power back after a week. Was absolutely ticked that our current incumbent Dem representative, Jim Himes, did a photo op with our town mayor. Backdrop was about twenty National Guard next to a huge downed tree festooned with power lines. Locals were thrilled they were there, offering coffee and pastries, hoping to get their power restored.

However, after the photo op, Himes and the Democrat First Selectman (CT word for mayor) shook hands and promptly left the scene…followed shortly by the National Guard-folk. Red tape (and no coordination with the CL&P) prevented the Guard from working on any trees with wires in them. (I sure hope the Guard was promptly sent to Staten Island where they wouldn’t be so totally useless!)

Go figure. Yes. It’s important to elect Linda McMahon.

marybel on November 5, 2012 at 6:05 PM

Just up

Schadenfreude on November 5, 2012 at 4:47 PM

Hey, since the UK is six hours ahead, The Mail will know the winner of the election before us, right? ;0

Seriously, I’ve always found it fascinating to read the foreign press try to analyze and report on American politics. Most times they sorta cut-and-paste from AP stories and hedge their bets about the outcome. But they never seem to really get our two-party system where you actually have to live in your consituency and there are no coalition governments.

Happy Nomad on November 5, 2012 at 4:56 PM

I love The Mail. It is one of my daily go-to sites like Drudge and HA. Schadenfreude, what’s interesting about the story you linked is the pictures. At the beginning of the campaign, every story included very unflattering pics of Romney and Ryan, but glowing pics of Hussein and the Dems. Just look at the pics now. Great shots of Mitt and Ann. Horrible shots of Moochelle and Billy Jeff. Well that to me is another sign of the sea change culminating tomorrow night.

Brat on November 5, 2012 at 6:08 PM

It’s nice to see Mitt Romney doing something right.

David Blue on November 5, 2012 at 6:09 PM

I heard a pro-Democratic radio ad dramatically intoning that Richard Mourdock is the only Senate candidate Mitt Romney has helped along like this, which must mean that Romney is one of those conservative extremists who just hates women or something

As I am always the contrarian, Erika, no matter how many ads Mittens records for the under-ballot candidates, it doesn’t necessarily mean that Mitt doesn’t hate women…

socalcon on November 5, 2012 at 5:14 PM

How long did the Sandra Fluke ‘Screw Your Way Across America’ tour last?

slickwillie2001 on November 5, 2012 at 6:11 PM

Bless you, General Tommy Franks and all the other 500 military officers and patriots for signing the ad they support Mitt Romney!

Typicalwhitewoman on November 5, 2012 at 5:57 PM

Not just General Franks. There are very significant names on that list.

Happy Nomad on November 5, 2012 at 6:12 PM

I can’t remember where I read it, but it was good. Someone asked a person standing in line how long they’ve been waiting to vote, and they answered, “Four years”. I hope I get a chance to use that one tomorrow!

Night Owl on November 5, 2012 at 6:12 PM

I mean seriously – the GOP IS NOT serious about taking back the Senate.

HondaV65 on November 5, 2012 at 4:49 PM

This is why, after the election, we need to CLEAN OUT THE RNC AND START OVER!!!

I’ve found that, thanks to modern communications and the Internet, I can support any and all candidates worth supporting without the RNC!! And I’m sure that there are many, many other Conservatives who have made the same discovery.

If the RNC cannot be reformed, we need to sweep it out of our way.

If Republicans take control of the Senate tomorrow, the RNC will have had nothing to do with it.

landlines on November 5, 2012 at 6:18 PM

I can’t remember where I read it, but it was good. Someone asked a person standing in line how long they’ve been waiting to vote, and they answered, “Four years”. I hope I get a chance to use that one tomorrow!

Night Owl on November 5, 2012 at 6:12 PM

It was on one of the threads here and yes that is the perfect response.

I’m hoping that I can keep a civil tongue when some filthy Democrat tries to push Dem literature at me on the way into the polls. I’m in Northern Virginia. My Congressman’s son was the one caught discussing how to engage in voter fraud. His Uncle is the head of the VA Dems. I might not make it without telling them where they can stick their literature.

Happy Nomad on November 5, 2012 at 6:19 PM

FlatFoot on November 5, 2012 at 5:50 PM: “David Betrayus — perhaps more prescient than once believed — now.

Wouldn’t you agree?

-

No.

David Blue on November 5, 2012 at 6:24 PM

Not just General Franks. There are very significant names on that list.

Happy Nomad

Yes, big mucky, muck generals…warms my heart…so mamy of John Wayne’s values live in our hearts.

We must prevail tomorrow, our last legal event to stop the madness.

Typicalwhitewoman on November 5, 2012 at 6:28 PM

HondaV65 on November 5, 2012 at 4:54 PM

I won’t miss seeing your sorry a$$ around here after Nov. 6th..you are a waste of space…both in the written sense, and the carbon credit sense..

lovingmyUSA on November 5, 2012 at 7:06 PM

landlines on November 5, 2012 at 6:18 PM

Heard from Ron Paul lately?

lovingmyUSA on November 5, 2012 at 7:08 PM

How long did the Sandra Fluke ‘Screw Your Way Across America’ tour last?

slickwillie2001 on November 5, 2012 at 6:11 PM

I’d suspect from Sept 2012 to now… not that it’d have anything to do with Romney’s Senate ads.

socalcon on November 5, 2012 at 7:08 PM

Jeff Flake the congressman who led the charge against ‘ear marks’ is the perfect replacement for Jon Kyl and everone in Maricopa County knows this.
The ‘Dick’ Carmona has no chance of winning Maricopa and winning Pima County only gets him second place.
(People forget his marksmanship way back, when he pulled his pistol and hit everything in the intersection except his target. Lucky no innocents were drilled by this kook.)
But boy are they blowing big bucks in their campaigns. Unbelievable.
Wish we could rid ourselves of Raul (The Burro) Grijalva (D-Mex)

Missilengr on November 5, 2012 at 8:03 PM