Skip to comments.Meat Loaf endorses Romney at rally in Defiance
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.
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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.
LOL!... Meatloaf has more sense than General Colin Powell!!!
I can see paradise by election night!
R.I.P. Phil Rizzuto
“Eddie” in the movie Rocky Horror Picture Show.
And another entertainer outs himself as a conservative. Maybe the trend will continue.
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!!!
“I would do anything for love, but I won’t vote Rat....no I won’t vote Rat.”
When Eddy said
he didn’t love his teddy...........
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!
he sang some of the best Rock Ballads of the 1980s/90s
he still tours I believe
I love some of his songs
one of my favorites
Was he in the music video? Apparently so?
you know I totally missed arrowsmith too
Had no clue who that huge mouth steven tyler was
Holy cow; I think (Romney’s) gonna make it!
Meat Loaf 1978 Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad
And the audience sez:
“Meatloaf for dinner again?”
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
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