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Shocking no one, Mitt Romney is a dick to our troops

Shocking no one, Mitt Romney is a dick to our troops



Asked by a friendly news outlet why he didn't bother praising our troops in his speech, Romney responded:


When you give a speech you don't go through a laundry list, you talk about the things you think are important.
Wrong answer. You thank the fucking troops. They are not a laundry list. And while Romney might not think they are important, they kind of are.

Romney then goes on to claim that he talked about a "strong military", which was totally the same as thanking the troops for their service. Except that it's not. One of them speaks to the institution, the other speaks to the individuals who do the work of the institution. It's the same distinction as corporations and the people who work for them -- a distinction that Romney famously fails to understand.




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Silly complaint, like the right whining about there being not enough god.
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Shocking no one, Mitt Romney is a dick to our troops



Asked by a friendly news outlet why he didn't bother praising our troops in his speech, Romney responded:


When you give a speech you don't go through a laundry list, you talk about the things you think are important.
Wrong answer. You thank the fucking troops. They are not a laundry list. And while Romney might not think they are important, they kind of are.

Romney then goes on to claim that he talked about a "strong military", which was totally the same as thanking the troops for their service. Except that it's not. One of them speaks to the institution, the other speaks to the individuals who do the work of the institution. It's the same distinction as corporations and the people who work for them -- a distinction that Romney famously fails to understand.




Romney unapologetic about not mentioning troops in acceptance speech - YouTube
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Why would they want to suppress military votes???


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Silly complaint, like the right whining about there being not enough god.
Presidential aspirants should ignore the military in their acceptance speech?


If a Democrat ever did that, wingnuts would howl.
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Silly complaint, like the right whining about there being not enough god.
Presidential aspirants should ignore the military in their acceptance speech?


If a Democrat ever did that, wingnuts would howl.
Yes, I'm sure if Obama didn't thank the military the right would be up in arms, and it would be just as silly if they complained about it.
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Suddenly the left is concerned about respect for the troops the same left that gave us this full page ad.

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Hardly. We'd welcome and respect President Romney.
Clinton.Carter.Clinton - loathed the troops.
Feelings were mutual.

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Hardly. We'd welcome and respect President Romney.
Clinton.Carter.Clinton - loathed the troops.
Feelings were mutual.

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obama campaign gears up to suppress military vote

Obama Campaign Gears Up to Suppress Military Votes in Presidential Election
Why would they want to suppress military votes???


They donate to Obama WAY more than to Mittwit.





Did you check the date on the charts? its from 2/23/12, so before Romney was even the candidate. Obama was 100% assured to be the dem candidate, and Ron Paul has his own true believers.

Politifact would call this "Pants on Fire"
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Im sure Mitt Romney would be shocked. After all, he treats people with respect.
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Obama steals the military successes and benefits for his own selfish and socialistic ambitions.
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