Miller: If Romney’s what’s wrong with America, this country has serious problems

posted at 8:41 am on November 8, 2012 by Erika Johnsen

On the O’Reilly Factor last night, Dennis Miller gave voice to something that I’ve been pondering since last Tuesday night. One very grave disappoint of this election cycle (of which there are certainly very many) is that Team Obama is basically getting off scot-free with such a viciously negative, personal, and populist campaign. They’ve in essence been rewarded for relentlessly calling Mitt Romney a heartless corporate raider and vulture capitalist, a tax-sheltering sneak thief, a greedy sycophant who may-or-may-not be a felon and is pretty much responsible for cancer deaths via factory closures.

The Obama campaign put their full weight into making Mitt Romney into somebody we all need to be scared of, instead of what he actually is: A pretty admirable representative of the possibilities of the American dream. Sure, he started out with a good leg up (what parent doesn’t aspire to provide a better life for their children?), but he was hugely successful on his own merits; spent his life highly focused on family, religion, and community; and was a bigtime go-getter who personally created jobs and economic growth. The personal and class-warfare-oriented attacks all seemed to imply that Mitt Romney is what’s wrong with America, but if we can’t recognize that he personally is at least one type (and there are many types) of exactly what’s right with America, then this is even more serious than we thought.

I want to say that I have met Romney. Folks, I know a lot of you have been convinced out there that this guy is the problem with America. He’s not. He’s a very good man, he cares greatly about this country. … He’s a great patriot. I know that that side is going to paint him as the trouble with America. If he’s the trouble with America. If he’s the trouble with America, folks, this country does have a lot, a lot of problems.

I’m hoping it’s a good sign that, after the first debate when Americans finally saw and listened to Mitt Romney in person without all of the extra noise, there was a massive popular shift in his direction, but however great or small a factor all the negativity really was, it was part and parcel of a strategy that worked for Team Obama, and the fact that they believed such attacks were part of an effective path to victory is enough in and of itself.

In that vein, some food for thought, via Tom Bevan and Carl Cannon at RCP:

Romney’s critics on both the right and the left often accused him of lacking “a core,” but those who are close him believe this misses the essence of the man utterly. “Core” values to Romney are his church and family, and to them he is a consistently devoted servant.

Mark McKinnon, a confidant of George W. Bush, describes Romney as a good man whose values run deep, but whose politics are “transactional.” That’s hardly a sin, given that the two party’s politics are transactional as well. …

To liberal writer Ezra Klein, Romney’s problem — in terms of how he’s perceived — is that what he most values is empirical data, which he thinks complement his natural management skills.

“A lifetime of data has proven to him that he’s extraordinarily, even uniquely, good at managing and leading organizations, projects and people,” Klein writes. “It’s those skills, rather than specific policy ideas, that he sees as his unique contribution. That has been the case everywhere else he has worked, and he assumes it will be the case in the White House, too.”


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Belle … just like President Obama refused to take the right wing lunatic fringe’s orders to leave… I don’t follow your orders … get over it… Hot Air has open registration …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:05 PM

One very grave disappoint of this election cycle (of which there are certainly very many) is that Team Obama is basically getting off scot-free with such a viciously negative, personal, and populist campaign.

You are using the wrong word when you use “populist” for Obama. I will give you a hint. The correct word to use begins with a “D”.

VorDaj on November 8, 2012 at 4:06 PM

lovingmyusa : I didn’t think it was possible but you have proven that there is a more sick and pathetic poster on Hot Air than jimver congratulations … by the way President Obama is President for the next four years

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:11 PM

If the 12 million or so number is true representing the depression in turnout for the GOP then there is the answer. I read here and there of the close race this was to be but in several instances perhaps a slight majority of pole samples there was an indication that Romney was leading. It might have been over confidence perhaps?
So now we have victory for the Gimmedats (the new title for the Democrat Party … and sorry Tom it is Democrat and certainly NOT Democratic party).
The Gimmedats got out the vote and bested the Republicans by just short of 3 million vote’s nationwide.
Pathetic really.
And now we reflect on the words of Ben Franklin cautioning about the form of government the Founders had wrought with his warning: “A Republic, if you can keep it.”
The Gimmedats have won this round but unless we capitulate there is time to reflect, repair and restore.
Just think this all starts again in about a year … in preparation for the 2014 elections. Happy now?

Missilengr on November 8, 2012 at 4:12 PM

As bad as the Obama campaign’s attacks on Romney were, conservatives have some soul searching to do as well. Do the words “squish”, “repube-icans”,”rinos” and “not conservative enough, I am too principled to vote for a squish” ring any bells? Jog any memories? The perfect candidate is a fantasy, a delusion. The 3million who sat home are either sick or stupid. And I wonder if their leaders are really wolves in sheep’s clothing?

As for Levin, who called John McCain, “McLame” and belittled Romney for someone as unpopular as Santorum..”get off my radio you big dope!” At least dems show loyalty.

clnurnberg on November 8, 2012 at 4:12 PM

by the way President Obama is President for the next four years

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:11 PM

And it’s all downhill for Zero from here. Name me a 2 term president post-FDR that had a good second term.

[crickets]

Exactly.

alwaysfiredup on November 8, 2012 at 4:14 PM

One very grave disappoint of this election cycle (of which there are certainly very many) is that Team Obama is basically getting off scot-free with such a viciously negative, personal, and populist campaign.

Real travesty is that this largely STOLEN election has met with nary a whisper from GOP. Just in one voting station for Allen West, for example, somehow 4400 votes were either “found” for his challenger or “deleted” for Allen West count. Now multiply that by how many voting stations across the land?

In Phillie, a number precincts reported 99.9% “participation”, what did they use there, Yellow Pages?

Numbers simply and CLEARLY state the election was rigged via MASSIVE FRAUD efforts. After DAYS of hearing of larger than normal early voting for Repubs across the and, and then even Gore complaining about long lines on election day, all of a sudden we are told that 13 MILLION of Republicans “did not show up to vote”.

And GOP is taking this chit without asking simple questions? How about we take one of those precincts in Phillie and inspect the votes and signatures? How about same in OH?

This election had NOTHING TO DO with Romney’s qualities (as much as never liked them to begin with), and everything to do with FRAUD. NOTHING. BUT. FRAUD.

I’m a long time IT guy with fascination with math since early age, and I can tell you that numbers never lie. And in this case umbers do not support supposed D victory.

The real issue is not that we lost this time, its that by inaction and becoming sheeple to Ds we clearly showed them that they can and WILL do same in all future elections.

May GOP burn in hell, for a very long time.

riddick on November 8, 2012 at 4:15 PM

alwaysfireup : just like the GOP/Right Wing you are living in the past … President Obama and Vice President Biden will prove you wrong …so enjoy the next four years …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:17 PM

… by the way President Obama is President for the next four years

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:11 PM

And when George W. Bush won his 2nd term, you were equally civil in your reaction, correct?

TigerPaw on November 8, 2012 at 4:20 PM

alwaysfireup : just like the GOP/Right Wing you are living in the past … President Obama and Vice President Biden will prove you wrong …so enjoy the next four years …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:17 PM

Yes, because Obama’s 2008 victory created a permanent left wing majority….that was taken back a mere 2 years later.

Margin of victory in key states: Virginia 107,339; Ohio 100,763; Florida 47,493; Colorado 111,094; Nevada 66,379. Total 433,068.

That’s a very delicate majority you have there.

alwaysfiredup on November 8, 2012 at 4:20 PM

And it’s all downhill for Zero from here. Name me a 2 term president post-FDR that had a good second term.

[crickets]

Exactly.

alwaysfiredup on November 8, 2012 at 4:14 PM

I’ll settle for just one (prison) term for this idiot azzwhole in WH, provided its a long one and we can bring school kids to teach them about what happens to muslim communists when they deliberately destroy a great nation.

But back to back (prison) terms will work, too.

riddick on November 8, 2012 at 4:21 PM

My 2 cents on why Gov Romney lost the election:

1. Turnout – If someone had told me that President Obama would receive 9,000,000 fewer votes than in 2008, and would still be re-elected, I’d say they were crazy. But that’s what happened. The problem was that Gov Romney got about 2,000,000 fewer votes than Sen McCain. This tells me that over 9,000,000 Americans came to their senses and weren’t buying what Obama was selling. But, for some reason, 2,000,000 thought McCain was a better choice than Romney. I’m not one of those. Romney had more executive experience than McCain and Obama combined. He is more “presidential”. He performed better in the debates. Yet 2,000,000 fewer people voted for him than McCain. Why?

2. If you are competing against a political party that will play dirty, you have to be their equal. The Dems had no qualms about implying (lying) that Romney was: a felon (Stephanie Cutter); a tax evader (Harry Reid); caused a women’s death, etc. …But did you hear anything about Obama’s admitted illegal drug use? Did you hear anything about his close association with domestic terrorists? Did you hear anything about his 20 year association with an anti-American preacher? Did you hear anything about his cover-up of the “Fast & Furious” debacle that has caused the death of hundreds of innocent Mexicans and at least two US Law Enforcement personnel? Dd you hear much about the cover-up in the Benghazi debacle? It’s the old adage “don’t bring a knife to a gun fight”. The Dems bring automatic weapons. We bring Rubber knives.

3. Media Bias. Over 90% of “journalists” are liberal. They have worked long and hard to cover for Obama’s failures. If any of the scandals mentioned above, coupled with long-term unemployment over 8%, $1 Trillion deficits, and stagnant economic growth, would have occurred during a Republican administration, the press would be all over it. They would be calling for impeachment. What have we heard for the last four years? When we weren’t hearing about “tingles” and how Obama was “perfect” we were deafened by the sound of crickets chirping. Not only did Romney have to overcome the advantage of Obama being the incumbent, but he had to overcome a biased media. That was too much to overcome.

GAlpha10 on November 8, 2012 at 4:25 PM

riddick on November 8, 2012 at 4:15 PM

The chatterboxes on the radio are all laying the blame on Romney, NOT on fraud.

clnurnberg on November 8, 2012 at 4:25 PM

That’s a very delicate majority you have there.

alwaysfiredup on November 8, 2012 at 4:20 PM

And easy numbers to fabricate. Al Franken was the dry run.

clnurnberg on November 8, 2012 at 4:27 PM

I saw this at Ace..Interesting, Romney won on every issue except Cares about people like me…on leadership, vision and values, Romney was way ahead.

Terrye on November 8, 2012 at 4:28 PM

always fired up … President Obama won … twice … Democrats have won five of the last six popular votes in presidential elections … you are swimming in denial … next you are going to tell me the polling this cycle was done wrong … Even Dick ( worst forecaster in history ) Morris admits he was desperately wrong …

the demographics of this country are changing and alwaysfiredupsaurus is being left behind with the rest of the dinosaurs …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:28 PM

alwaysfireup : just like the GOP/Right Wing you are living in the past … President Obama and Vice President Biden will prove you wrong …so enjoy the next four years …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:17 PM

George Bush won a second term as well..and then Democrats spent the next four years trying to destroy him. Now, the tables are turned. I have a feeling that it is all downhill from here for Barack Obama. After all, he can not blame everything on Bush forever. No doubt he will try however.

Terrye on November 8, 2012 at 4:30 PM

Even Dick ( worst forecaster in history ) Morris admits he was desperately wrong …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:28 PM

LOL you think we put stock in what Democrat/Hillary guy Dick Morris says?

alwaysfiredup on November 8, 2012 at 4:31 PM

And by the way, Obama got ten million fewer votes than he got the first time around. Apparently he is already wearing thin for some people.

Terrye on November 8, 2012 at 4:31 PM

alwaysfireup : just like the GOP/Right Wing you are living in the past … President Obama and Vice President Biden will prove you wrong …so enjoy the next four years …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:17 PM

What happened in the People’s House?

itsspideyman on November 8, 2012 at 4:33 PM

George Bush won a second term as well..and then Democrats spent the next four years trying to destroy him. Now, the tables are turned.

Terrye on November 8, 2012 at 4:30 PM

Yup. And Zero is such a mess that even though the economy would have perked back up before 2016, his policies will prevent it. We will still have over 7% unemployment when he leaves and he will still believe it was Bush’s fault. Such a SCOAMF, really.

alwaysfiredup on November 8, 2012 at 4:34 PM

Terrye on November 8, 2012 at 4:30 PM

But the dems may take comfort in the fact that the base will never settle for less than a perfect plan and will ruin anyone who tries to do something that might pass. Our group narcissicm and perfectionism is their best weapon.

clnurnberg on November 8, 2012 at 4:34 PM

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:17 PM

5 pages of posts from you and nothing even remotely interesting. You’ve got the lamest endzone dance of any troll I’ve seen on any site. Behold, watch the world’s most boring dem troll posts another lame “nanny nanny boo boo” post.

BoxHead1 on November 8, 2012 at 4:35 PM

alwaysfireup : just like the GOP/Right Wing you are living in the past … President Obama and Vice President Biden will prove you wrong …so enjoy the next four years …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:17 PM

I have some advice, do not get cocky. In politics this last election is the past..you have no idea what might happen to change things. No idea.

Barack Obama does have stupid people on his side and that does help him. Why just yesterday I had to tell someone who was screaming about Iraq that Bill Clinton was the President who signed the Iraqi Liberation Act and that he supported the invasion. Not so she said..why Bill did not have anything to do with Saddam Hussein. That is a typical Obama supporter. Stupid and uninformed…Hopefully people will get smarter in the near future.

But Republicans have reality on their side. The reality of a big fat debt and deficit and a bad economy and a marching Iran. These problems will not go away just because they might make Bammy boy look bad. Sooner or later even demographics will not save the Democrats.

Terrye on November 8, 2012 at 4:38 PM

Terrye on November 8, 2012 at 4:30 PM

But the dems may take comfort in the fact that the base will never settle for less than a perfect plan and will ruin anyone who tries to do something that might pass. Our group narcissicm and perfectionism is their best weapon.

clnurnberg on November 8, 2012 at 4:34 PM

There is truth in that. I think many conservatives feel that since the Democrats can get away with not doing anything constructive…why should we compromise or make deals…but then again, the Democrats have the media and a bunch of dummies in their base. So they can do not get judged in the same way.

Terrye on November 8, 2012 at 4:41 PM

actually Tiger paw I was very civil … I didn’t like his policies or his swift boating but he seemed like a very loving dad etc….

I am always civil in my political discourse unless I am treated rudely

I played rugby in college and I see political discussion the same way … you play tough but respectfully all game, and then everyone drinks delicious cold beer afterwards together

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:41 PM

riddick,

I did some quick research. There are 561180 registered voters in Philadelphia County. Romney got 91870 votes. Other candidates received 4738 votes. Leaving 464572 available votes for Obama. How many votes did Obama get in Philadelphia County? Wait for it……558,158

I know that math is hard for liberals, so I’ll do it for you. According to the “official” totals, Obama got 93586 MORE VOTES THAN WAS POSSIBLE.

How is this possible? Two words: Philadelphia FRAUD.

The voter turnout in Philadelphia County was a whopping 116.67%. Those are numbers Hussein would be proud of. Saddam Hussein, that is.

GAlpha10 on November 8, 2012 at 4:42 PM

I just read somewhere that Obama lost every state that requires photo ID. That just reinforces my belief that the election was fixed. All this introspection about why conservatism lost is a waste of time.

The Rogue Tomato on November 8, 2012 at 8:48 AM

No sh1t. That’s the only reason to be against photo ID. Like you can do ANYTHING without an ID, except Vote?

Shows what crooked asses they are. Right there. If you need anymore evidence, well, you’re a clueless idiot or a damned liar.

Who is John Galt on November 8, 2012 at 4:43 PM

always fired up … President Obama won … twice … Democrats have won five of the last six popular votes in presidential elections … you are swimming in denial … next you are going to tell me the polling this cycle was done wrong … Even Dick ( worst forecaster in history ) Morris admits he was desperately wrong …

the demographics of this country are changing and alwaysfiredupsaurus is being left behind with the rest of the dinosaurs …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:28 PM

“Dick Morris (the guy who predicted Romney would win 325 electoral votes) is now saying the GOP has to attract the youth vote. Naturally, the one GOP candidate that got thousands of college kids at every event, and even got them reading the great economic treatises of Mises and Rothbard, was not mentioned.” – Tom Woods

Dante on November 8, 2012 at 4:44 PM

I just read somewhere that Obama lost every state that requires photo ID. That just reinforces my belief that the election was fixed. All this introspection about why conservatism lost is a waste of time.

The Rogue Tomato on November 8, 2012 at 8:48 AM

I can’t say what I’m thinking, but…it’s obvious.

Who is John Galt on November 8, 2012 at 4:45 PM

And Atlas Shrugged.

Who is John Galt on November 8, 2012 at 4:48 PM

Terrye the reality is President Obama won the reality is Romney/Ryan lost … that is the reality … more Americans want taxes to go up on the rich … that is the reality … Americans say they blame Bush ,the Repubs ,and the Right Wing for the bad economy …. the reality they think President Obama is helping it get better ..that is the reality …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:50 PM

this proud democrat is so happy …thanks for your melting down makes it so much sweeter

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 3:38 PM

The meltdown is in your head, idiot, personally, and to me democrats are the scum of the earth, apart from intellectually challenged and retarded. Personally, I have nothing to lose or to gain from these elections, I’m solid upper middle class by the US standards, with absolutely nothing to gain or to lose, my life won’t change in the least, as a result of these elections. On top, I have dual citizenship, French and US, and can relocate any time to Australia, where my brother lives, if the shite hits the fan here. But where the likes of idiots like you would go, when the economy collapses here? Yeah, I thought so :) that’ why I said have it, own it, choke in it. it’s yours to enjoy, I will be unaffected, other than I will have to pay higher taxes in California, but then what’s new, that’s like stating the sky is blue here, which is indeed so :)…as for our Dear Leader, I abhor him and his policies and what he stands for in general, he’s a monstrous fraud, a pathological liar and a disgrace, but he cannot touch my life in any way. But I reserve the right to call him and the imbecile democrats on their fraudulent and lying ways.

jimver on November 8, 2012 at 4:52 PM

AS mentioned earlier, the statement that wherever Voter ID is the law, Obama lost, is not ture. Here in Michigan, we have a Voter ID law and Obama won. We also have brain-dead, zombie liberals in Detroit who not only voted for Obama, but elected a 8 time felon to our State Legislature.

GAlpha10 on November 8, 2012 at 4:54 PM

Always fired up … at least use truth … Dick Morris HATES the Clintons … Bill and Hillary Clinton are super popular these days and he isn’t … his jealousy of them drips every time he is on The Hot Air clone Fox News ( which is all the time )

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:55 PM

ture = true

GAlpha10 on November 8, 2012 at 4:55 PM

I saw this at Ace..Interesting, Romney won on every issue except Cares about people like me…on leadership, vision and values, Romney was way ahead.

Terrye on November 8, 2012 at 4:28 PM

That’s the biggest joke of all – Obama is all about Obama. These rubes are so stupid he hardly has to try.

disa on November 8, 2012 at 4:57 PM

jimver ( Mr. Sicko) please don’t cry and leave America …the Repubs need you …you are why they have lost five of the last six popular votes in presidential elections … by the way President Obama won …you were proven so wrong …. Nate Silver crushed you ,Rove, Rasmussen, Krauthammer ,Barone ,Will ,Hot Air ,Fox News etc

President Obama Four MORE YEARS …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 5:00 PM

But, for some reason, 2,000,000 thought McCain was a better choice than Romney. I’m not one of those. Romney had more executive experience than McCain and Obama combined. He is more “presidential”. He performed better in the debates. Yet 2,000,000 fewer people voted for him than McCain. Why?

Sarah Palin.

tkyang99 on November 8, 2012 at 5:04 PM

Boxhead1 appropriate name for you … you are not my god … but apparently I got in your head …or box..

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 5:13 PM

President Obama Four MORE YEARS …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 5:00 PM

You got him bub. You’ll also get everything else with him. Good luck!

You are so screwed.

darwin on November 8, 2012 at 5:16 PM

Terrye the reality is President Obama won the reality is Romney/Ryan lost … that is the reality … more Americans want taxes to go up on the rich … that is the reality …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:50 PM

I say go right ahead. Tax the rich, tax everyone. Raise taxes 20% across the board. Liberals say high taxes will put the economy into overdrive. Let’s do it then. 20% increase for everyone.

Oh … I hope you understand that tax increases on businesses will be paid by the consumer, mainly lower income and middle class folks.

Raise taxes now!

darwin on November 8, 2012 at 5:22 PM

The candidate did everything he needed to. The campaign, however, didn’t round up enough non-voters to counter the other side’s campaign.

Count to 10 on November 8, 2012 at 5:32 PM

AS mentioned earlier, the statement that wherever Voter ID is the law, Obama lost, is not ture. Here in Michigan, we have a Voter ID law and Obama won. We also have brain-dead, zombie liberals in Detroit who not only voted for Obama, but elected a 8 time felon to our State Legislature.

GAlpha10 on November 8, 2012 at 4:54 PM

The Democrats don’t need to break the law to violate it’s spirit.
What real difference is there between illegally casting someone else’s vote and taking a non-voter to the polls with instructions to cast their vote the way you want to?
All voter ID laws will do (besides enforce the law, which is always a plus) is make the vote buying more expensive.

Count to 10 on November 8, 2012 at 5:37 PM

Boxhead1 appropriate name for you … you are not my god … but apparently I got in your head …or box..

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 5:13 PM

yeah, more boring. You are the first one to comment on my name in that way///

Yeah, you got in my box head. You are boring me and I hate to be bored. Believe me , after today I will be skipping over yours. And I usually read some of the trolls because they aren’t sooo boring. BTW even your tag name is boring.

BoxHead1 on November 8, 2012 at 5:42 PM

As usual, you create straw men, mainly because you are an unintelligent person. I never said that at all. I said that one particular confederation of tribes was akin to an anarcho-capitalist system.

Lay off the dope and the video games.

Dante on November 8, 2012 at 3:36 PM

In Latin America Indians sacrificed humans on a massive scale.

On the Plains States they slaughtered each other in continuous tribal territorial disputes and to steal women to replenish the tribe.

Way before Kemosabe showed up is wasn’t pretty…It was Brutal.

workingclass artist on November 8, 2012 at 5:44 PM

Terrye the reality is President Obama won the reality is Romney/Ryan lost … that is the reality … more Americans want taxes to go up on the rich … that is the reality …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:50 PM

I say go right ahead. Tax the rich, tax everyone. Raise taxes 20% across the board. Liberals say high taxes will put the economy into overdrive. Let’s do it then. 20% increase for everyone.

Oh … I hope you understand that tax increases on businesses will be paid by the consumer, mainly lower income and middle class folks.

Raise taxes now!

darwin on November 8, 2012 at 5:22 PM

Yepper, , i’m absolutely all for it, raise the taxes on everybody, I’m all for a flat tax, 20% sounds about right, let the moochers pay too, only then they would have earned the right to vote in the US elections. let them All pay. 5,4,3…till they start whining that they can’t afford it :)… And dear leader will give another ‘uplifting’ speech asking them to do their patriotic duty and pitch in with more of their dollahs :)…

jimver on November 8, 2012 at 5:45 PM

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 5:13 PM

Oh I forgot… your convention of “….”ing every… freaking thought…is also boring…LOL

BoxHead1 on November 8, 2012 at 5:48 PM

damn, boxhead I bore you so sad … … … … … … … yet you just keep talking to me … please skip my posts … please .. please… by the way President Obama is President for 4 more years …I am not bored at all…

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 6:03 PM

Mitt Romney is to Jugears Ojesus as Italian marble is to Play-Doh™…

… and Romney wasn’t even my first choice.

Say what you want about the man, but he is head and shoulders above The One His Own Self Has Been Waiting For in terms of classiness, economic common sense, leadership ability, and let’s not forget, the ability to communicate more than two coherent sentences in a row without the aid of a teleprompter.

Hey America, you screwed the pooch — again.

hillbillyjim on November 8, 2012 at 6:18 PM

Terrye the reality is President Obama won the reality is Romney/Ryan lost … that is the reality … more Americans want taxes to go up on the rich … that is the reality … Americans say they blame Bush ,the Repubs ,and the Right Wing for the bad economy …. the reality they think President Obama is helping it get better ..that is the reality …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 4:50 PM

Let me guess …

… NOT an English major?

Is Grammar what you call your parent’s mother?

hillbillyjim on November 8, 2012 at 6:22 PM

GAlpha10 on November 8, 2012 at 4:25 PM

Very well said. I agree wholeheartedly. Just wish we could have a do-over.

Callie C. on November 8, 2012 at 6:41 PM

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 6:03 PM

Do you somehow feel better about yourself screaming and yelling at good people on this site? Engaging in civil discourse with people you disagree with is one thing, but spewing hatred is another. If Romney won, the last thing I would do is go on to a liberal website to rub it in Democrats’ faces. That would not make me feel good. Sad that you choose to conduct yourself like you do.

Callie C. on November 8, 2012 at 6:46 PM

Hillbilly Jim …I’m not your student …oh wait that comment is one of the reasons a certain Republican Senator lost to a Democrat … by the way President Obama and Vice President Biden won 4 MORE YEARS …

I called my parent’s mother a Democrat who helped elect FDR 4 times and if they were still alive would have voted for President Obama for the next 4 YEARS … because like FDR President Obama Wins Presidential Elections …unlike Romney

as for my grammar I have taught grammar for years and quite successfully at that … but you obviously aren’t intelligent enough to realize I was choosing a certain style of writing for a purpose when I was roasting Terrye

I write in different ways for different formats ,if I offend your sensibilities then skip my posts …I’m sure they go over your head anyway …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 6:50 PM

Callie C.: at least have the intellectual honesty to know what you are talking about before you post your inane comments … I have posted on Hot Air for months …To the few folks who have engaged in civil discourse with me I keep it that way .. My initial posts are always civil but if I am insulted I will reply in kind and I have and will continue to … you have not read some of the sick and gross insults people post or else you are apparently condoning them … I have spoken on many right wing radio shows this week and I have always shown empathy for the pain the Repubs/Right Wing is feeling .. After all I woke up twice to hear Bush had won and felt great pain .. so quit doing your best imitation of the the ultimate crying whining victim Sarah Palin and grow up … this is not just a right wing location or there would not be open registration …complain to Ed and Allah and not to me …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 7:03 PM

U2denver
you are the perfect example of what an ( I have nothing better to do loser) does with her time.

aceinstall on November 8, 2012 at 7:09 PM

I write in different ways for different formats ,if I offend your sensibilities then skip my posts …I’m sure they go over your head anyway …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 6:50 PM

You beclown yourself when you post in an incoherent manner. Congratulations on your last one; it was clear, concise, and to the point.

As to firing over my head with your posts, I’m pretty sure that I can keep up with your brilliant commentary if I just concentrate really diligently.

Your overestimation of yourself is in line with your choice of presidential candidates. You both over-estimate yourself, and likewise you both look down your noses at those that you perceive to be unequal to your breathtaking intellect.

Thank you so much for talking down to one of the peons of your future Utopia. I am honored and humbled by your beneficence.

You are the man, or something…

hillbillyjim on November 8, 2012 at 7:17 PM

Callie C.: at least have the intellectual honesty to know what you are talking about before you post your inane comments

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Please explain for the unfortunately uneducated, such as myself, what the difference is between honesty, and intellectual honesty.

Thanks ahead of time.

… I have spoken on many right wing radio shows this week and I have always shown empathy for the pain the Repubs/Right Wing is feeling ..

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 7:03 PM

as for my grammar I have taught grammar for years and quite successfully at that

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 6:50 PM

This is, of course, grammatically incorrect, and the punctuation is worse than atrocious.

Thank you so very much, DenverDoolittle for giving me a well-needed chuckle in the face of such unfathomable group stupidity on the part of our electorate.

hillbillyjim on November 8, 2012 at 7:37 PM

President Obama Four MORE YEARS …

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 5:00 PM

What happened in the People’s House?

itsspideyman on November 8, 2012 at 8:38 PM

as for my grammar I have taught grammar for years and quite successfully at that

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 6:50 PM

I ran this through Microsoft Word and it was flagged for redundancy.

Check again.

itsspideyman on November 8, 2012 at 8:41 PM

hillbilly jim and itsspiderman … spidey you better use your webs to pull you and jim off the edge of the cliff … I’m so sorry my posts get into your heads so much …sorry …sorry …sorry

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 9:34 PM

U2denver on November 8, 2012 at 9:34 PM

No answer, huh? Expected.

Go lay down, you’ve had a big day.

itsspideyman on November 8, 2012 at 10:43 PM

My hope is that Obama, Biden, the entire Democrat Party, and those who voted to re-elect Obama, and America, get all that they deserve for their judgment and behavior leading up to the re-election of Obama.

And that the four brave Americans Obama abandoned to be doomed to their grisly murders by he Islamists and murdered in Benghazi didn’t die in vain. I’m sure God took notice of th

Anti-Statist on November 8, 2012 at 11:14 PM

My hope is that Obama, Biden, the entire Democrat Party, and those who voted to re-elect Obama, and America, get all that they deserve for their judgment and behavior leading up to the re-election of Obama.

And that the four brave Americans Obama abandoned to be doomed to their grisly murders by he Islamists and murdered in Benghazi didn’t die in vain. I’m sure God took notice of th

Anti-Statist on November 8, 2012 at 11:14 PM

My hope lays in Jesus Christ. He alone holds the keys to death. Those who do not accept Him as a propitiation for their own sins will face an eternity in hell.

They will have their day before a judge, the Judge sitting on the Great White Throne.

tom daschle concerned on November 9, 2012 at 1:07 AM

The voter turnout in Philadelphia County was a whopping 116.67%. Those are numbers Hussein would be proud of. Saddam Hussein, that is.

GAlpha10 on November 8, 2012 at 4:42 PM

In St Lucie County, the county that Allen West is questioning the “recount” that suddenly added several thousand votes to the other candidate, the voter turnout was 141%.

LadyGator88 on November 11, 2012 at 11:21 PM

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