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Obama campaign manager: Why must Mitt Romney be so focused on “revenge”?
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Posted on 11/04/2012 5:25:23 AM PST by chessplayer

Obama says something about revenge, Romney hammers him on it, ergo it’s Romney who’s made revenge his message. Of all the golden Orwellian moments Team O has given us this year, this one will be hard to beat:

Jim Messina

@Messina2012

The Romney campaign's message today is revenge, ours is the President's plan for the middle class. I'll take that contrast any day.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: jimmessina; messina; obama; revenge; romney; zimbabwe

1 posted on 11/04/2012 5:25:32 AM PST by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

They know how much that revenge comment hurt. Spinning so hard they are beyond dizzy.


2 posted on 11/04/2012 5:27:12 AM PST by illinifan (The Left doesn't want you to be upwardly mobile. They want you to be angry and disaffected)
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To: chessplayer
This is classic liberal defense.

They accuse the other party of whatever they are doing or have been caught doing to defuse the issue.
They then say well everybody does it, or there are allegations on both sides.

3 posted on 11/04/2012 5:30:44 AM PST by oldbrowser (Shellac Barac)
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To: illinifan

Clueless and dropping like Gallileo’s rocks from the Leaning Tower Of Pisa.


4 posted on 11/04/2012 5:31:46 AM PST by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: chessplayer
The populus is getting a good glimpse of who exactly Barry Soetero is. In 2008 he basked in the glow of hope and change. In 2012 he is being seen as a bitter and now revengeful candidate. Kryponite to the independent and undecided voters.

I am feeling better and better now about Tuesday.

5 posted on 11/04/2012 5:31:50 AM PST by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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To: catfish1957

LOL It is all summed up by Drudge’s headline about another good Pennsylvania poll and a picture of the smiling Romneys!


6 posted on 11/04/2012 5:33:16 AM PST by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: chessplayer

why?????because it was a nasty, thug like thing to say which shouldn’t come out of the mouth of a person running for US president.


7 posted on 11/04/2012 5:36:04 AM PST by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: chessplayer

Obama says to “vote for revenge”. Mittens says “vote, not for revenge, but love of country”. This translates to “Romney is obsessed with revenge!”. Classic liberal spin and doubletalk at work.


8 posted on 11/04/2012 5:36:09 AM PST by Bridesheadfan
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To: chessplayer

Out of the fullness of the heart the mouth doth speak. It is Obama who revealed his heart.


9 posted on 11/04/2012 5:38:55 AM PST by all the best (`~!)
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To: chessplayer

Team Obama are just irritated that Romney came up with a powerful response to Obama’s ‘vote for revenge’ remark.

Romney: Vote for love of country.


10 posted on 11/04/2012 5:39:29 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: chessplayer

Romney says something about binders, Obama hammers him on it, ergo it’s Obama who’s made binders his message.

Romney says something about Big Bird, Obama hammers him on it, ergo it’s Obama who’s made Big Bird his message.
11 posted on 11/04/2012 5:44:46 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: chessplayer

Obama supporters should be referred to as “Wards of the State”... PBS’s brainwashing pays off...


12 posted on 11/04/2012 5:48:17 AM PST by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: catfish1957
The populus is getting a good glimpse of who exactly Barry Soetero is.

I saw a brief clip on FoxNews of one of Obama's recent campaign speeches. In it, he appeared angry. Since the 2nd debate and especially the 3rd debate, Obama has appeared to be angry, mean, nasty, condescending, petty, sophomoric.

Those who are no longer captivated by the Obama gleam of 2008 are seeing Obama for what he really is -- and they don't like it.
13 posted on 11/04/2012 5:48:59 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: chessplayer

Obama’s reign as President has been based on revenge.


14 posted on 11/04/2012 5:50:42 AM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: chessplayer

Obama’s reign as President has been based on revenge.


15 posted on 11/04/2012 5:50:57 AM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: oldbrowser

One thing is for certain in a classic liberal defense is they lie like a rug to spin their story.


16 posted on 11/04/2012 5:52:42 AM PST by Blue Highway
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To: chessplayer
Rush Limbaugh: Words MEAN things.
17 posted on 11/04/2012 5:55:13 AM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: oldbrowser

Yep.

It’s called “Projection.”

And if there is a coordinated strategy regarding some topic and you cannot figure out what is going on, it is usually because some crime or dirty trick is about to be revealed and the leftists are planning their excuses ahead of time.

Example: The Dems start complaining of Reps being caught taking campaign money from lobbyists and then proposing legislation to help those lobbyists. The state-run media runs with it makes a huge issue out of it. The Reps try to defend themselves (unaware they are actually providing the future defense of the libs). The leftists look noble, honest, above it all. A few months later a major scandal of the same sort is revealed but it is the Dems who are caught red-handed. By then, because of the projection, the country is already used to it. The country has lowered their expectations of this sort of behavior and has begun to accept it simply by having been inundated by the topic in the news. The Dems’ defense is, “Hey, the Reps did it. Everyone does it. There’s nothing really that bad about it. But WE will propose some legislation to prevent OTHERS from doing this sort of thing in the future.”

So the effect of Projection is:
It familiarizes the people with an unacceptable behavior. This lowers the standards of expectation.
After the expectations are lowered, the people are more likely to defend those accused of the behavior.
When the true culprits are caught, the behavior is already familiarized and they do not look like they are deviating from that behavior.
The culprits use the argument, “This is old behavior. Everyone is already doing it. Therefore, we have done nothing wrong.”


18 posted on 11/04/2012 6:00:19 AM PST by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: chessplayer
That little fag messina has issued a 3rd grade response to a real man's reaction... this is how far obama and his campaign have fallen... justifying hatred and revenge with childish Pee Wee Herman remarks... “I know you are... but what am I”?

LLS

19 posted on 11/04/2012 6:09:56 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: chessplayer

When one wants to know what a liberal is up to, watch for what he accuses others of doing.


20 posted on 11/04/2012 6:16:56 AM PST by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: LibLieSlayer
Bahahaha Romney is right over the target, the Rats are wailing flak
21 posted on 11/04/2012 6:18:31 AM PST by DAC21
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To: chessplayer

0bama desperately slips into Bite Me mode. 0bama lackey blames Mitt for it. Classic Commie.


22 posted on 11/04/2012 6:18:38 AM PST by shove_it ( The 0bama regime are the people Orwell and Rand warned us about.)
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To: chessplayer

Shorter Messina: Obama doesn’t mean a thing he says trying to get re-elected.


23 posted on 11/04/2012 6:22:57 AM PST by The Hound Passer
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To: chessplayer

You can always tell when The Affirmative Action President isn’t using his crutch teleprompter & speaks from his heart.


24 posted on 11/04/2012 6:31:15 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun
You can always tell when The Affirmative Action President isn’t using his crutch teleprompter & speaks from his heart.

His teleprompter programmer Axelrod said Obama speaks from his 'loins'. No I am not joking.

25 posted on 11/04/2012 6:36:09 AM PST by Just mythoughts (Please help Todd Akin defeat Claire and the GOP-e send money!!!!!)
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To: Bridesheadfan

Imagine what they were prepared to do if Romney stepped into Benghazi.


26 posted on 11/04/2012 7:01:35 AM PST by stanne
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To: Just mythoughts

Yeah, pretty sickening.


27 posted on 11/04/2012 7:02:23 AM PST by DooDahhhh (ma)
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe

Not as effective in the presence of a moral compass. This is where acceptance of normalcy of abortipn has consequences.

These people were prepared to go as far as to normalize leaving the ambassador and former special ops forces behind to die if Romney had taken the bait.

They will do so if reelected and it wwill/would be very destructive of the military, our position in foreign affairs, and they won’t stop there.

I don’t know why people continue to doubt it.

They believe there is some level of decency known to most people lurking somewhere in this group. They should not do so.


28 posted on 11/04/2012 7:10:08 AM PST by stanne
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To: chessplayer

There is fire where there’s smoke. There is much more about Obama’s Revenge mind set. Here’s a video that lays it out:

Revenge: Obama against America. 90 second video. http://tinyurl.com/axvhk4r Features Thomas Sowell, Valerie Jarrett, Obama and Romney


29 posted on 11/04/2012 7:33:11 AM PST by LukeSW (The truth shall make you free!)
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To: DAC21
I can only tell you that I had a feeling in 1980... starting about a week out... that Reagan was going to beat carter badly... I never faltered and neither did Reagan. I have not had that feeling in my bones since that time. I starting feeling it about a week ago... and I also know that the prayers of millions are being heard... don't ask me how... just understand that I believe it.

I was dejected over the last ditch effort by obama’s press to swing his approval back up... and they were successful for a brief time... but the poor people that were affected by Sandy are suffering horribly and a nation angers at FEMA and obama for their gross mishandling and unprepared response so far... and Dick Morris caught it yesterday and retracted his opinion that Sandy had helped obama... he now says that it cost obama the election. Barone’s analysis is dead on... I mean down to the precinct level.

Pray and vote! Give thanks in return for Victory.

LLS

30 posted on 11/04/2012 9:48:05 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: chessplayer
What Obama said before election: The best revenge is voting.

What Obama implies after election: The second best revenge is rioting.


31 posted on 11/04/2012 3:49:15 PM PST by garjog (We do not want another four more years of the last four years.)
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