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Romney: Obama ‘exudes an air of likability and friendliness’
Washington Post ^ | Friday September 14, 2012

Posted on 09/14/2012 11:23:31 AM PDT by Bigtigermike

Edited on 09/14/2012 11:31:34 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

NEW YORK — Likability. It’s been Mitt Romney’s Achilles’ heel for years. U.S. voters, polling shows again and again, just don’t like him all that much. And, the same polls show, they like President Obama a good deal better.

Now, with Obama apparently opening a lead over Romney as the presidential campaign enters its final phase, Romney is trying to diminish one of the president’s greatest attributes.


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KEYWORDS: 2012; obama; romney; romneyidiot
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1 posted on 09/14/2012 11:23:34 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

Statements like these exude an air of ineptitude and outright stupidity.


2 posted on 09/14/2012 11:25:10 AM PDT by mojito
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To: Bigtigermike

I wouldn’t be friends with Obama if he had a Ping Pong table. Stalin on the other hand......


3 posted on 09/14/2012 11:25:28 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Bigtigermike

4 posted on 09/14/2012 11:25:41 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Bigtigermike

I could see him extending a sincere compliment to an adversary, but there is virtually nothing about Barry that is likeable.


5 posted on 09/14/2012 11:26:17 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Bigtigermike

Why even go down that path, Mittens?


6 posted on 09/14/2012 11:26:34 AM PDT by gotribe (WTF?)
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To: Bigtigermike

Yeah. Sigh.


7 posted on 09/14/2012 11:27:05 AM PDT by stanne
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To: Bigtigermike

Yeah. Sigh.


8 posted on 09/14/2012 11:27:05 AM PDT by stanne
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To: Bigtigermike

People will go for the leader who appears strong, not weak Mr. Romney.


9 posted on 09/14/2012 11:27:17 AM PDT by ReaganÜberAlles
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To: Bigtigermike

Don’t forget clean and articulate...


10 posted on 09/14/2012 11:28:57 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Bigtigermike
We may hate him, but the American public finds him likable.

You sound like a fire breathing zealot moron if you deny reality and play only to your base by claiming that the guy is not friendly or likable.

I am sure the local moron is friendly and likable also - but you don't hire him to teach advanced calculus. While pointing that out you just sound mean (and wrong) if you say he is not only unqualified but also not friendly and likable.

11 posted on 09/14/2012 11:30:36 AM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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To: Bigtigermike

This is just stupid of Romney. I truly do hate this kind of thing. The guy is a cold, mean, contemptible MFer. He exudes all the warmth of a snake. I take that back, snakes are actually quite cuddly in comparison.


12 posted on 09/14/2012 11:32:07 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: allmendream

+1 (what he said...)


13 posted on 09/14/2012 11:32:40 AM PDT by FightforFreedomCA (I WILL be voting on November 6th to evict the current pResident.)
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To: Bigtigermike

STFU “M itt”!!!

If you can’t say anything bad about your opponent in an election, dont say anything at all.


14 posted on 09/14/2012 11:32:58 AM PDT by Mr. K (Reagan: “Washington is where good ideas go to die.”)
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To: Yaelle

Thanks for the reminder. He’s very clean behind those big ears. And he has crisp pleats in his pants! Thrill time! Tingles all over!


15 posted on 09/14/2012 11:35:34 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Bigtigermike

Obama is an arrogant jerk! How can anyone find him likeable???


16 posted on 09/14/2012 11:36:25 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: allmendream
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Their reality will never be my reality! :)

17 posted on 09/14/2012 11:37:38 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Bigtigermike
Now, with Obama apparently opening a lead over Romney...

Bull stuff!

18 posted on 09/14/2012 11:38:07 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama, our first Mulligan Pres__ent Resident.)
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To: allmendream
Oops, didn't italicize like I wanted.

You sound like a fire breathing zealot moron if you deny reality...

Their reality will never be my reality! :)

19 posted on 09/14/2012 11:39:02 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Bigtigermike

Romney: Obama ‘exudes an air of likability and friendliness’
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Wee Willie tries so hard to make friends...


20 posted on 09/14/2012 11:40:17 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: allmendream

He is not likeable. He’s an arrogant, condescending pompous ass. The only people who find him likeable are those who have not observed him closely or his ideological enablers.


21 posted on 09/14/2012 11:40:42 AM PDT by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Rempublicam)
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To: Bigtigermike

Romney = McCain 2.0

Four more years. Hope we survive.


22 posted on 09/14/2012 11:40:55 AM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: Mr. K
If you can’t say anything bad about your opponent in an election, dont say anything at all.

Dittos Mr. K. Is he going to start chastising his own supporters like McCain did next? "Oh you have nothing to fear from a 2nd term of Obama!"

23 posted on 09/14/2012 11:40:55 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Bigtigermike

Sadly Mitt and many of his type will be deluded. The spirit of this earth comes and is upon him.


24 posted on 09/14/2012 11:41:33 AM PDT by veracious
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To: Bigtigermike

Would Chris Christie have said this?


25 posted on 09/14/2012 11:42:06 AM PDT by sanjuanbob
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To: Cincinatus
The only people who find him likeable are those who have not observed him closely

Like someone told me recently...the people that like to be spoonfed.

26 posted on 09/14/2012 11:42:36 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Bigtigermike

Sighhhhhh...

Do we have anything to fear from the 2nd term of an Obama presidency, Mitt?

Please, Mitt.... drop the McCain Campaig talking points on the ground and step away from them... Step away from the McCain talking points.

Dammit all... Why, oh why do Republicans feel this driving urge to express admiration of Obama at critical moments in a campaign???? Does Obama ever reciprocate? Hell no!!! He goes for the throat 24/7! Stop it, Mitt!!!!!


27 posted on 09/14/2012 11:42:47 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If Obama is reelected, America will deserve every mockery that follows.)
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To: Bigtigermike

The guy always has been and will be an inept pol.

I know, I supported him back in MA.


28 posted on 09/14/2012 11:45:26 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Tennessee Nana
Romney: Obama ‘exudes an air of likability and friendliness’

McCain tells voters: We have nothing to fear with Barack Obama in the White House (2008 FLASHBACK)

McCain 2.0

29 posted on 09/14/2012 11:46:40 AM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle ("If you're not fiscally AND socially conservative, you're not conservative!" - Jim Robinson, 9-1-10)
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To: ScottinVA

Willard never found any of his Conservative opponents to “exude an air of likability and friendliness”

Herman Cain is one of the most likable and friendly man but Willard dissed him...

Same with Newt and Michele Bachmann...


30 posted on 09/14/2012 11:48:55 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: ScottinVA

Ever since the RNC ended I’ve been wondering where the Super Pacs are who should be skinning Zero and the ‘Rats alive, since Mitt obviously doesn’t have the sand to do it!


31 posted on 09/14/2012 11:49:00 AM PDT by Tucker39 ( Psa 68:19Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits; even the God of our salvation.KJV)
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To: Bigtigermike

Obamugabe is not opening a lead. Idiots.


32 posted on 09/14/2012 11:49:38 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: allmendream
You sound like — actually probably really are — A GOP-e charter emeritus moderate life member. That is the thinking that got us McCrap and Romney in the first place. The reason that there may well be no operational Republican Party after November.
33 posted on 09/14/2012 11:51:58 AM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature not nurture TM)
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To: Bigtigermike
I don't have a problem with this answer to Stephy's question.
“The president exudes an air of likability and friendliness, which is endearing,” Romney told ABC News. “But at the same time, I think people recognize that he has not done the job they expected him to do and that he promised he would do.”

34 posted on 09/14/2012 11:54:16 AM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: mojito

I don’t know how you could be around 0bama without feeling the aura of the prince of the air, his ideological father.

This statement exudes an air of lack of discernment of good and evil.


35 posted on 09/14/2012 11:56:30 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: Bigtigermike
There was another guy in history that was seen as all fuzzy and hugable:


36 posted on 09/14/2012 11:56:45 AM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: Bigtigermike

Hey Mitt..all enablers are really nice a likable people.

Look beyond the wall and you will see exactly how bastardly this SOB is.


37 posted on 09/14/2012 11:57:33 AM PDT by crz
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To: steve86

You sound like an idiot.

BJ Clinton is scum. But he is a likable and charming scum.

One would be an idiot in denial of reality and underestimating your foe to deny it.


38 posted on 09/14/2012 11:59:00 AM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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To: Bigtigermike
Who are his advisers? He needs to fire them ASAP. They are obviously sabotaging him badly.
39 posted on 09/14/2012 12:05:18 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: Deo volente

But... but but McCain was a war hero!/


40 posted on 09/14/2012 12:06:36 PM PDT by Califreak (Obama.... Get off my lawn!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Mitt went wobbly on us.


41 posted on 09/14/2012 12:06:57 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: timestax
Something nice I would say about Obobo=="Well, he sure seems to like AIR FORCE ONE a lot, because he sure likes to take a lot of trips in it!

THERE, Romney, you can use that line next time you feel the need to put a foot in your mouth!

42 posted on 09/14/2012 12:11:05 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: dfwgator
If Romney, or Ryan say something like that and I'm in the audience, you better believe I will start boooing and get the audience booing too!
43 posted on 09/14/2012 12:13:12 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: Bigtigermike

I wonder who Mitt Romney will vote for...for President. He seems to be one of the undecided.


44 posted on 09/14/2012 12:13:31 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter (<)
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To: Bigtigermike

no he doesn’t!!!
Obie exudes “please punch my face” arrogance.


45 posted on 09/14/2012 12:14:25 PM PDT by ronniesgal ( I miss George Bush. Hell, I miss Bill Clinton!!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Wish he wouldn’t say stuff like that.

I just hope that he has a reason to say this, and isn’t just being a wimp.


46 posted on 09/14/2012 12:20:12 PM PDT by Luircin (Don't like Romney? Blame the conservative circular firing squad.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Obama never struck me as being “likable.”


47 posted on 09/14/2012 12:26:56 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Bigtigermike

do you think they’ll be nice to you now, Mittens?

nope


48 posted on 09/14/2012 12:27:54 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Bigtigermike
So did the Serpent in the Garden ... and here we are ('death and decay in all around I see..').

"Exuding an air of likability and friendliness", while at the same time acting in a manner that is destructive (passionate support for partial birth abortion; support of sodomite lifestyles; use of race and class warfare; hatred of American history and the Constitution; etc) - just makes him deceptive - but doesn't change his stripes (or scales, as the case may be)...

49 posted on 09/14/2012 12:33:09 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: D-fendr

He’s a likable guy but just hasn’t done the job very well.

Yeah, that’s going to get the voters to remove a sitting president.

/sarc

Romney is planning to beat a snake with a wet noodle.


50 posted on 09/14/2012 12:37:58 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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