Thread: The perpetually offended are....OFFENDED at Romneys speach at Al Smith dinner

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  1. #1 The perpetually offended are....OFFENDED at Romneys speach at Al Smith dinner 
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    pa28 (3,415 posts)

    "I have my beautiful wife, Ann; he has Bill Clinton.

    From Mitt Romney's witty bag of personal attacks at tonight's Al Smith dinner.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/...-smith-dinner/

    This bothered me on so many levels. The mean spirited attack, the laughter from the audience, the wine guzzling Katie Couric eating this up in the backround . . . truly there is no bottom to the barrel.
    flyguyjake (435 posts)

    1. I felt it was a dirty low blow to the first lady.

    where was she anyway?
    aint_no_life_nowhere (17,484 posts)

    14. It was pretty rude to Michelle Obama

    Like Lawrence O'Donnell said tonight, Mitt's jokes were mean-spirited towards Obama whereas Obama mostly poked fun at himself.

    What would Sean Hannity be saying tonight if Obama had talked about having his beautiful wife Michelle while Mitt had John Sununu to come home to?
    Mean spirited? The left can dish it out but they sure can't take even the most gentle of pokes.

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    fadedrose (4,896 posts)

    Obama hit the right notes, Romney failed

    Obama made fun of Joe, Chris, Axelrod, himself many times, in fact, himself more than anyone, and was courteous and gentlemanly, admiring Romney as a good family man and loving husband, with whom he had differences.

    Romney never lost the opportunity to take a dig at him.

    This was a church dinner.

    I'd say Romney struck out. He has an "un" that is indifferent to all the "un's" mentioned by the Archbishop - "unsympathetic."

    Hope nobody's getting tired of me saying this, but "Gee, I love Obama."
    Tennessee Gal (5,813 posts)

    6. Romney was worse than catty. He was an ass.

    ASS!!!!

    Sorry for screaming, but the man is the worst kind of arrogant, haughty, condescending, self-important ass possible for a man to be.
    They love it when Obama disses Republicans, when Republican's diss Obama...not so much.
    liberal N proud (40,966 posts)

    5. Romney hates Obama with every fiber of his being, Obama does not hate!

    How to make the American people see the difference and reject Romney and his brand of hate.

    Ruby the Liberal (22,472 posts)

    10. It is supposed to be self-depreciating - that is the context at Al Smith

    Whoever wrote Romney's lines was stuck in Comedy Central Roast genre. I give Willard credit - he delivered his lines well (and it was funny), but not in the spirit of the dinner.
    Nightjock (1,322 posts)

    17. Exactly what I was going to say Ruby

    he deserves just a bit of credit because the jokes were (I thought) very funny and I laughed out loud a few times.(and they were out of place as Ruby said)
    Not only that, Mr. Romney said something very beautiful about the Obama family toward the end.

    I'll get back to being thoroughly disgusted with him tommorow.

    kimbutgar (342 posts)

    15. In the alternate fox world they think rmoney was hilarious and Obama flat.

    The right wingers are so far gone they view things so differently because they have been programmed subliminally by fox and right wing radio. Words and phases etched in their brains daily by repetition. They don't realize it.
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    Oh wait...their god was offended and did great but Mitt was an ass and did terrible.


    MAN!!! Who would have seen that coming from the DUmmies????
    May the FORCE be with you!
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    Man it's going to be fun to watch the meltdown that's going to happen at the DUmp come November 7th and beyond when the Obumbler gets his clock cleaned in the election.
    Solve a man's problem with violence and help him for a day. Teach a man how to solve his problems with violence, help him for a lifetime - Belkar Bitterleaf
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    fadedrose (4,896 posts)

    Hope nobody's getting tired of me saying this, but "Gee, I love Obama."
    Anyone with an IQ lower than a slug would ...


    I think Mitt did great. obama didn't do that bad either.

    Here is the video for those who missed, or for those who want to see it again.


    I love my God, my country, my flag, and my troops ....
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    48. Don't you know that black people are not entitled to be loved or

    to have a spouse and a loving family.
    How dare that black Muslim socialist destroy the stereotype that has been so carefully crafted?

    To be kind, it was disgusting.
    Yep, it's all because Obama is black.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Carol View Post
    Yep, it's all because Obama is black.
    Of course it. It has been that all along.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carol View Post
    Yep, it's all because Obama is black.
    Hey, might as well call a spade a spade...oops...
    "Inequality is a false notion propagated by those who are made to feel guilty for what they have by those who are jealous for what they don't"-Former MTV Host Kennedy
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