YES! – He will continue to show his true colors through gaffes.
76% (37 votes)
NO! - Romney's gaffes are easily erasable with TV Ads.
24% (12 votes)
Total votes: 49

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brrrrk 1 year 48 weeks ago

If there is a God......

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Willie W 1 year 48 weeks ago

He ment what he said but he said it wrong? ABC news said tonight that the 47% included people who were retired and people earning under 50,000 dollars a year. Mitt refered to the 47% as slackers. His character is showing and he can't take it back.

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Dem-0-Crat 1 year 48 weeks ago

I've been waiting for a moment like this. The Koch Bros, Rove and all the big donors have been bragging endlessly about Citizens United and their ability to buy the Presidency. I'm thrilled Romney spoke out like such a jerk. About costing him the Presidency - hmm. There are enough people who dislike a man of color in the White House so much, they might still vote for Romney or not vote at all. Some will write in Ron Paul. The "swing voters" may finally see Romney as he really is, and vote for Obama. There are still more tapes and videos out there, so as those become available, we'll see how deep he's dug himself. I personally hope it's SIX FEET UNDER.

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jfyooper 1 year 48 weeks ago

Mr Rommney has offended some of his contributors also. Now that Corporations are people, the 47% must include some of the 1%.

The GE's of the U.S. who are reported to not pay taxes, and feel they are entiteled (subsidies) must fit this "fact".

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jcacourt 1 year 48 weeks ago

This "candidate" continues to show just how out of touch he is with the reality of millions of people in this country. As brrrk stated, "If there is a God..."

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Uncle Draggi 1 year 48 weeks ago

Folks need to remember something - - Dubya got in =twice=, and people =knew= what a destructive dork he was! Besides, if enough money is spent to make it -seem- like a close or close-ish race, people will be less likely to question the 'electonic coup' .. =again=!!

((Why in the hell Congress hasn't "investigated" and then =indicted= the makers and users of the 'election-fraud machines' is completely beyond me!))

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humanitys team 1 year 48 weeks ago

These are not gaffes ,these are his true beliefs and that is the saddest thing of all ! But I tell you one thing ,he comes right out and say,s what,s on his mind ,it might not be what we all want to hear but remember nobody does anything wrong given there model of the world !

The politics of fear and entitlement and separation theology are playing itself out for us all to see these differences between the rich and poor have been going on since the beginning of time,but now with the information available and instant communication it's just a little bit more visible and visibility is another word for the truth and now at this stage in the game the truth is the most important tool we have.

There is no more fairness in the market place anymore ,only domination and a systematic elimination of competition and minimising opportunity and controlling of the flow ,and the growth of wealth.

The republican party,s main game is controll ,controlling government,s public policy and government program's around the world to further ensure that the masses of the people remain regulated ,controled and subservient .

They see class status as a function of individual effort ,some have made it good so they assume that anybody can,this view is simplistic and naive .It assumes everybody has equal opportunity but the powerful strive and contrive to hold on to their money and their power and to increase it.

Namaste

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telliottmbamsc 1 year 48 weeks ago

The whole idea behind Citizens United was to allow the Rich to increase “their living off the government.”

I don’t have the numbers in front of me but I don’t think government disbursements for unemployment exceed government’s $16 Trillion payments to already rich Wall St bankers over the same time period.

And “if it were not but for” the government subsidies to our largest corporations you wouldn’t witness some of the uber high salaries we are seeing amongst the 1%! And for Christ sake what’s Immelt’s GE and Wall St’s Geithner doing in the Administration if the goal of the rich isn’t to live off the government?! Don’t the rich benefit disproportionately by the public services the government provides the people they employ? Like education and public transportation?

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arky12 1 year 48 weeks ago

Although we must bear in mind that the conservative mind will more strongly believe his lies the more they are disproved with facts. Being the eternal optimist that I am, I firmly believe he will be defeated in November. What I worry about is that while Obama may well win his 2nd term, that the House will remain in the hands of the GOP and Tea Party and will continue to obstruct any progress for the next 4 years. I think we will gain back some democratic seats there and pray we retain or increase democratic majority in the Senate. I would really like to be surprised come November and find that the democrats have taken back the House.

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PLSzymeczek 1 year 48 weeks ago

Until he started offending people like Bill Kristol and some of the other conservatives, he could have recovered. Now...I don't think so.

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