Skip to comments.Game Over, Mittens ( Lost Tape from ABC News About Romney's 2002 Election Campaign for Gov)
Posted on 03/03/2012 2:28:54 PM PST by Red Steel
[Excerpts from the news video] ...
Mitt Romney- "I'm a big believer in getting money where the money is, and the money is in Washington.
I've learned from my Olympic experience, if you have people who really understand how Washington works and have personal associations there, you can get money to help build economic development opportunities. ...
We actually received over 410 million dollars from the Federal Government for the Olympic games. That is a huge increase over anything that I have ever done before. We did that by going after every agency in government.
I believe that the number was over a million dollars of Department of Education funding to buy tickets for kids. This way, we got kids there and we also got additional revenues we didn't have. That kind of creativity is what I want to bring in everything we do. ...
I want to go after every grant, every project, every department..."
On the 2012 campaign trail Mittens goes on the attack,
"Republicans spend too much money, borrowed too much, and earmarked too much, and Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich have to be held accountable. In this race, I'm the only guy who has not spent time in Washington. "
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Any transcription errors above are mine.
It’s a decade old and won’t matter to our little Republican primary voters who only know that McPain, Dole, and GHWB say it is “Mitt’s turn.”
Maybe he was just “taking one for the team”?
oh no, that was Santorum.
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He’s got more baggage than a C-130; it won’t be hard for Obummer & Co to take him down hard, if he gets the nomination. God help us all.
The Olympic games are an elitist enterprise and should not be funded by taxpayers at all.
Let the sponsors, Nike, Gatorade, Michelob Ultra, etc. pay for it.
Yeah it is big time damaging to Mittens.
All a Super Pac or Santorum or Gingrich has to do is use it against him in political ads. His number will plunge.
A man who describes sucking the federal teat as “creativity” will not get my vote in the primary or the general.
Big time...right from Mitten's mouth. It has been served up on golden platter.
So you are ok with 5 more years of Obama?
“In this race, I’m the only guy who has not spent time in Washington.”
Because I use a really long rake!
If Rick and/or Newt had the same amount of money that Mitt has, if not more, then Mitt wouldn’t be the frontrunner, right now. Mitt continues to have more money than the others, and Mitt has been running for POTUS since 2004=more organization at the national level, for awhile.
Sad but true. Folks know where the candidates are on the issues and now it's all about who they like and who their neighbors like.
All rational thought is out the window.
Not only does this video show Romney the so-called business guy panhandling for “free government money,” it excellently shows the lying hypocrisy of Romney that comes from his very own mouth.
No, WE are the ones who are damaged. It's over. My children will tell their children stories about a place called America, but they will only be shiny fairy tales of something that is out of reach.
No. I'm also not okay with four years of Romney. I don't plan to swallow strychnine to avoid arsenic.
Santorum was part of the Senate leadership. His option was to resign that position. That did not seem, at the time, a practical thing to do, because he would have been in the same position where Ron Paul found himself for most of his time in public office, a person who had to be content to getting what scraps fell from the table for his district.
So you are ok with 5 more years of Obama?
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