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Meat Loaf endorses Romney at rally in Defiance
Toledo Blade ^ | October 25, 2012

Posted on 10/25/2012 6:58:59 PM PDT by SMGFan

DEFIANCE, Ohio - Mitt Romney rallied a large crowd in the high school football stadium here tonight after surprise musical guest Meat Loaf belted out an endorsement for the Republican presidential nominee to the crowd of 12,000 people.

Mr. Romney ended a three-city tour of Ohio here and then was to stay overnight at the Hilton Toledo Hotel, with no public events planned.

He is expected to fly out of Toledo Express Airport Friday morning to go to a campaign event in another swing state, Iowa, before returning for a rally Friday night in North Canton, Ohio.

Meat Loaf said he has never taken a public stand but said 2012 is the most important election in the history of the U.S.

"One thing you've been taught all your life is never argue politics or religion with your friends. 2012 is different," he said, telling people to argue on Mr. Romney's behalf. "I called three Democrats and got two of them to switch to Romney, so two out of three ain't bad."

Mr. Romney tailored his remarks to middle-aged workers, young people, and parents. He told college students that, "I know the President wants to get college students to come out and vote for him, but if they do, they're making a big mistake. Half of them won't be able to find a job or at least not one consistent with their college degree."

He said they'll also be stuck with "debts wracked up by me and my generation."

He vowed to cut federal spending, cap federal spending as a percentage of the economy, and get the country on track to a balanced budget. He claimed that health insurance costs will skyrocket because of Obamacare, which he said he would repeal.

(Excerpt) Read more at toledoblade.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012endorsements; 2012swingstates; defiance; meatloaf; oh2012; ohio; romney
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"They mustn't carry out their evil deeds!"
1 posted on 10/25/2012 6:59:01 PM PDT by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan

who, pray tell is this Meatloaf?


2 posted on 10/25/2012 7:00:51 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heros have always been coyboys)
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To: SMGFan

I met Meat Loaf back in the 1980s, when I interviewed his then wife Leslie for a book. Meat is very, very intelligent.. He’s also from Texas.


3 posted on 10/25/2012 7:00:54 PM PDT by somerville
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To: SMGFan

“So now I’m praying for the end of the term
To hurry up and arrive
‘Cause if I gotta spend another minute with you
I don’t think that I can really survive


4 posted on 10/25/2012 7:03:52 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: yldstrk
Meatloaf.


5 posted on 10/25/2012 7:04:06 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: somerville

Much better endorsement than uncle obie getting “honey boo boo’s” endorsement. Really?! I suppose that all the TLC and Bravo “casts” support the clownmander-in-chief. He’s gotta go.

Helping keep mankind warm for 65 years.


6 posted on 10/25/2012 7:04:06 PM PDT by rktman
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To: SMGFan

Let us pray families who have historically voted democrat along Lake Erie begin to comprehend the damage living in a socialst nation will do to their children and grandchildren in years to come. It’s been terrible economically the past four years and unless they’re living in a cave, they know something drastic has to happen (Obama out of office) to get us back on the right track again!


7 posted on 10/25/2012 7:04:43 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: yldstrk

check him out on youtube


8 posted on 10/25/2012 7:04:46 PM PDT by SMGFan (SMGfan is not "Sub Machine Gun" fan)
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To: yldstrk
His name is Robert Paulson...His name is Robert Paulson...
9 posted on 10/25/2012 7:06:52 PM PDT by Blaine Fabin
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To: SMGFan
Ooohh... Meatloaf or Obamaloney?

-PJ

10 posted on 10/25/2012 7:07:16 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: SMGFan
Romney ? tell the people that voting for the first time is not a one night stands, we believe in abstinence.
Just say no to the last 4 years..... Vote for Romney...
11 posted on 10/25/2012 7:08:23 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: SMGFan

take THAT, Colin Powell !!


12 posted on 10/25/2012 7:10:23 PM PDT by EDINVA (I)
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To: somerville

I have his autograph on a CD Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad! From a long time ago. Wow.


13 posted on 10/25/2012 7:11:01 PM PDT by FryingPan101 (2016 looms)
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To: yldstrk
who, pray tell is this Meatloaf?

You are either very, very young or very, very old.

14 posted on 10/25/2012 7:12:00 PM PDT by Redcloak (A founding member of Drunkards for Romney)
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To: SMGFan

“...so two out of three ain’t bad.” Ha-ha! I’m showing my age. :{


15 posted on 10/25/2012 7:12:39 PM PDT by mplsconservative ($7.75 for a block of Velveeta cheese? Let's have an anti-Obama grilled cheese revolt!)
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To: SMGFan

Well Catsup to that..


16 posted on 10/25/2012 7:12:41 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: yldstrk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSeDKpCpcpU&feature=related
17 posted on 10/25/2012 7:12:51 PM PDT by Bronzy (Let's push Romney Right)
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To: SMGFan

Meat Loaf is one of the good guys.


18 posted on 10/25/2012 7:14:01 PM PDT by Faith
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To: SMGFan

Meat Loaf is an awesome singer — Haven’t listened to him in a long time


19 posted on 10/25/2012 7:15:12 PM PDT by CountryClassSF
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To: Redcloak

mid fifties where does that put me


20 posted on 10/25/2012 7:15:36 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heros have always been coyboys)
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To: SMGFan
"two out of three ain't bad."

I figured he'd use that line. When it comes to Romney, we want him. We need him. There ain't no way we're ever going to love him, but don't be sad.

21 posted on 10/25/2012 7:15:53 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: SMGFan

LOL!... Meatloaf has more sense than General Colin Powell!!!


22 posted on 10/25/2012 7:17:39 PM PDT by Safrguns
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To: SMGFan

I can see paradise by election night!


23 posted on 10/25/2012 7:19:24 PM PDT by lightman (If the Patriarchate of the East held a state like the Vatican I would apply for political asylum.)
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To: Bronzy

R.I.P. Phil Rizzuto


24 posted on 10/25/2012 7:19:28 PM PDT by SMGFan (SMGfan is not "Sub Machine Gun" fan)
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To: yldstrk

“Eddie” in the movie Rocky Horror Picture Show.


25 posted on 10/25/2012 7:19:29 PM PDT by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: SMGFan

And another entertainer outs himself as a conservative. Maybe the trend will continue.


26 posted on 10/25/2012 7:19:35 PM PDT by CodeToad (Padme: "So this is how liberty dies... with thunderous applause.")
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To: lightman

So now I’m praying for the end of time
To hurry up and arrive
Cause if I gotta spend another minute with you
I don’t think that I can really survive
I’ll never break my promise or forget my vow
But God only knows what I can do right now
I’m praying for the end of time
It’s all that I can do
Praying for the end of time, so I can end my time with you!!!


27 posted on 10/25/2012 7:21:04 PM PDT by Smokeyblue
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To: SMGFan

“I would do anything for love, but I won’t vote Rat....no I won’t vote Rat.”


28 posted on 10/25/2012 7:21:33 PM PDT by dfwgator (World Series bound and picking up steam, GO GET 'EM,TIGERS!)
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To: skeeter
Now it's Romney's turn to endorse meat loaf. We know Michelle Obama won't.


29 posted on 10/25/2012 7:24:04 PM PDT by JediJones (Vote NO on Proposition Zero! Tuesday, November 6th!)
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To: ez

When Eddy said
he didn’t love his teddy...........

*<;)


30 posted on 10/25/2012 7:26:24 PM PDT by JMJJR ( Newspeak is the official language of Oceania)
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To: Redcloak

OMG. I would have driven to Ohio if I had known Meatloaf was performing. I have been following him since he played in The Rocky Horror Picture Show!


31 posted on 10/25/2012 7:27:01 PM PDT by Wisconsinlady ("When injustice becomes law, then resistance becomes duty." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: yldstrk

whose Meatloaf?

he sang some of the best Rock Ballads of the 1980s/90s

he still tours I believe

I love some of his songs

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/10/meat-loaf-endorses-mitt-romney-in-rockers-first-political-endorsement-ever/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GR9j36UMVu4

one of my favorites

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5BbnEiXy6A


32 posted on 10/25/2012 7:27:15 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: SMGFan

Barack Obama: Here's your free birth control, Sandra.

Sandra Fluke: Will you love me forever?

Barack Obama: Let me give you an answer in the morning.


33 posted on 10/25/2012 7:27:59 PM PDT by JediJones (Vote NO on Proposition Zero! Tuesday, November 6th!)
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To: SMGFan

Was he in the music video? Apparently so?
http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/r/rizzuph01.shtml


34 posted on 10/25/2012 7:30:32 PM PDT by Bronzy (Let's push Romney Right)
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To: Wuli

you know I totally missed arrowsmith too

Had no clue who that huge mouth steven tyler was


35 posted on 10/25/2012 7:32:09 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: SMGFan; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows

Meatloaf in Every Pot!


36 posted on 10/25/2012 7:32:09 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: SMGFan

Holy cow; I think (Romney’s) gonna make it!


37 posted on 10/25/2012 7:32:12 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone ('We the People' can and will take this country back...starting today.)
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To: SMGFan

Meat Loaf 1978 Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quOGuEvTX8c&feature=related


38 posted on 10/25/2012 7:32:17 PM PDT by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: ez

And the audience sez:
“Meatloaf for dinner again?”


39 posted on 10/25/2012 7:33:19 PM PDT by The FIGHTIN Illini (Choootem Lizabith Chooootem)
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To: SMGFan

this endorsement- I think - is bigger than it seems

i think it could hit some 50/60 year old fence-sitters in a good way

Meatloaf is no “social conservatives” and very much a big free spirit, who may have woke up to the realization of the end-product nazilike tactics Liberalism becomes in politics when it operates as/reaches a monopoly status - it is no lover of Liberty


40 posted on 10/25/2012 7:33:49 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: SMGFan; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows

But seriously folks (no, really!) Do Mormons eat meatloaf?


41 posted on 10/25/2012 7:34:22 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: JediJones

Ol’ Meat Loaf has more sense than nearly all Dems. Bravo to him.

That pic reminds me of the best meatloaf I ever ate, a venison meatloaf sandwich. Best travel food there is.


42 posted on 10/25/2012 7:34:36 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("Free speech is more important than Islam.")
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To: yldstrk

“Though it’s cold and lonely in the deep dark night
I can see paradise by the dashboard light”

In two weeks the sun will shine again!


43 posted on 10/25/2012 7:34:50 PM PDT by Wisconsinlady ("When injustice becomes law, then resistance becomes duty." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: SMGFan

Meat Loaf and Pavarotti:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhnhlRv3ewE


44 posted on 10/25/2012 7:35:01 PM PDT by RedWhiteBlue (Mama tried)
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To: SMGFan

let’s see what the networks do with this tomorrow


45 posted on 10/25/2012 7:39:36 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: The FIGHTIN Illini

LOL! The audience participation is the best!


46 posted on 10/25/2012 7:39:50 PM PDT by Ladysmith (The evil that's happening in this country is the cancer of socialism...It kills the human spirit.)
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To: Blaine Fabin

Actually his name is Marvin Lee Aday.


47 posted on 10/25/2012 7:40:25 PM PDT by texgal (end no-fault divorce laws return DUE PROCESS & EQUAL PROTECTION to ALL citizens))
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To: Wuli
Mr. Loaf might have been disturbed by Michelle Obama's encroaching nutritional tyranny.


48 posted on 10/25/2012 7:40:51 PM PDT by JediJones (Vote NO on Proposition Zero! Tuesday, November 6th!)
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To: SMGFan

Can we get Meat Loaf and Ted Nugent to team up and do a nationwide conservative rockers’ tour?

This election is not as quite as important as the one that could’ve kept B.O. from becoming president in the first place. If I could take a time machine back and change some election results I’d start there.


49 posted on 10/25/2012 7:44:13 PM PDT by JediJones (Vote NO on Proposition Zero! Tuesday, November 6th!)
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To: yldstrk
We are about the same age then. I’m 51. You never heard of Meatloaf? You never heard “Paradise By the Dashboard Light”, a very big hit in 1977? Did you also somehow miss out on Frampton Comes Alive, Boston, Fleetwood Mac, Aerosmith, Queen, Springsteen too? Were you listening to The Percy Faith Orchestra or Montivani instead? Was your favorite TV music show Lawrence Welk? Are you my grandmother? (just kidding ; ) , )
50 posted on 10/25/2012 7:47:41 PM PDT by MD Expat in PA
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