Skip to comments.Pathetic Liberals at Newsweek Recycle Wimp Cover -- and Drag Me Into It This Time
Posted on 07/30/2012 12:10:42 PM PDT by Kaslin
RUSH: And now I'm in a controversy with Romney. Newsweek magazine, Tina Brown's magazine, now owned Barry Diller. Newsweek: "The Wimp Factor -- Is Romney just too insecure to be president?" There's the Newsweek cover. I want to take you back, October 1987, Newsweek, same magazine, "George H. W. Bush: Fighting the Wimp Factor." They're just recycling. Tina Brown is simply recycling a 1987 cover, George Bush running for president the first time taking over for Ronaldus Magnus, fighting the wimp factor, and now here Romney, Romney, the wimp factor. Is he just at a insecure? Now, what's this about? Well, let's go to the audio sound bites and find out. This morning on CNN Starting Point, the hostette, Soledad O'Brien, spoke with the guy who wrote the story that Romney is just too insecure to be president, Michael Tomasky. And she said: "Do you think you create a strong argument for the wimp factor as opposed to a personal attack framed around the wimp factor?"
TOMASKY: The heart of the piece centers on the positions that he takes, the way that he has pandered so consistently on important, important issues, issues on much we'd like to see our politicians have some kind of consistency, some kind of backbone. He's repeatedly just changed positions completely and pandered totally to the right wing. When Rush Limbaugh says, "Jump," he says, "How high?" I think it's a fair question to ask, is this the kind of person that we want to see in the White House?
RUSH: How lame is this? You people can't fool us. You people at Newsweek are pathetic. You recycle something from 1987. It's just a theme. You guys have your playbook. It's divided by years. You think enough years have gone by. You had a cover back in 1987: George H. W. Bush, wimp. Let's go forward to 2012: Mitt Romney, wimp. And because when I say "Jump," he asks "How high?" Let me tell you what this is, folks. This is an attempt by Newsweek to soften you up. This is not aimed at Democrat voters. This is aimed at you, Romney, the flip-flopper. And the reason they're doing this is because Romney is being profoundly successful in refuting and keeping alive Obama's idiocy. "You didn't build that. You didn't make that happen. You didn't do that."
That got really under their skin. So now it's time to go after Romney. But to throw me in here. I've never called Romney, and I've never said "jump." Not yet. I haven't done that. But this is all part of the plan. Calling Romney a wimp is aimed at suppressing the white blue-collar vote. Blue-collar voters hate wimps. You know, the working white voters that Obama has abandoned, and now whose votes they're trying to suppress, this is all about trying to make those people think that Romney is a wuss. That's why they're getting Clinton to go to the convention, get some gravitas and to also try to suppress the working white vote that is abandoning Obama.
RUSH: You really have to laugh, the desperation here of Tina Brown and the people at Newsweek in trying to portray Romney as a wimp. We've all seen Obama throw a baseball. He looks not even as good as an average girl throwing a baseball. He went out there, I think it was in Washington, throwing out the ceremonial first pitch, or maybe it was Chicago, "Cominskey Field," as he says, wearing mom jeans. Guy goes out there wearing mom jeans and looks like a girl. And there's a new book out, by the way, by a guy named Richard Miniter. It's called "Leading from Behind." And it's about how Obama's a wimp. It's about how it required three efforts to get him to pull the trigger to get bin Laden. He canceled the bin Laden kill three times at the urging of a woman, Valerie Jarrett. The idea that Romney is a wimp, I hate having to even spend time on this, but they bring it up. You gotta deal with it. If anybody comes off as a wimp in American politics... You gotta send Bill Clinton in there to cover for Obama's wimpishness?
NewsWeak gasping its’ final breath.
Wait a minute. Last month he was “Bully”???
Well, there's a kernel of truth in this. Which is one reason why Romney is such a lousy candidate.
Namely: he has pandered so consistently on important, important issues . . . He's repeatedly just changed positions completely . . . ."
But he doesn't change positions because he's a wimp, nor is he ready to bow to conservatives and jump as high as Rush tells him. Far from pandering to the right wing, he is a baby-killing, gay activist, socialist, big government liar. And far from being a wimp, he's proud of it. He's entitled. It's his turn to be president. He just needs to lie to get there. And his flipperflopping is clear to the dullest eye.
Until I got to the "right wing" part, I thought he was talking about Zero!
Their boy, Barry Soetoro, is the Mother of All Wimps. Where the hell is THAT “Newsweak” cover?
Obama the wimp: unable to act like a President(thefirstpost.co.uk - Sunday, June 06, 2010)
...Until Obama, the last president to earn wimp ranking was Jimmy Carter whose chances of re-election 30 years ago expired when he gave wimpish speeches about America's "malaise" and was photographed beating off a rabbit that swam up to his canoe and tried to board it. Obama isn't in that sort of trouble yet, but he's drifting close...
Not really. Being a paperboy is a real job.
The media is bullying when it engages in name calling.
If you call a homosexual a wimp or a wussy you would be “bullying” in school and could even be guilty of engaging in hate speech.
Hate crime legislation is not equally applied. It is only used to stifle free speech and free thought.
The whole Bain Capital/Outsourcing theme of the Obama camp is recycled from the Teddy Kennedy-Mitt Romney Senate contest. Some of the same laid off workers in Kennedy's 1994 ads appear in Obama’s 2012 ads. Because Teddy won, the Obama strategists figured it would work again. But did they consider Kennedy would have won in Massachusetts no matter who his opponent was? What happened when Kennedy challenged Carter—no Mr. Popularity—in 1980?
No, he's a catamite bottom dredged up from the moral slums of Chicago, a pansy, a bender, a posturing former rent-boy from Man's Country. Ever pose for porn photos like your mommy, Barky boy?
That's why the Russians wouldn't shake his hand. (Bravo! Dos vedanya! At least Russians are still MEN.)
His Mommy was a Commie
And his folks were KGB.
Bears-repeating BTTT. Here's an idea: Let's elect someone else. Someone who knows how to gut a deer.
I'm waiting and gloating, listening for the death-rattle.
So many of those pukes have been blown out already, blogging now from Starvation.com .... they so very much deserve it.
You know they've really gone to hell when people like that are running the show. Tina Brown's a fashion/wagtongue editor, and Barry Diller ..... ? A Hollywood godling with an ego to match. Credibility? Reliability? Stature? Not so much.
Headed for a checkout aisle spot near you -- right next to Valerie Bertinelli, Angelina Jolie, and the two-headed babies from outer space.