What do you think Romney's biggest problem is getting his message out?

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    Serious question for those willing to not troll.

    I think he lacks passion when he speaks so points made just have no gravitas. I've heard him say many things that could inspire a crowd but there just isn't any spunk in his tone.
     
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    That's just part of his overall problem of seeming like an aristocrat trying to sound populist but ending up seeming like he is talking down or even worse, having no common frame of reference with the electorate, there is no solution to this problem for him.
     
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    The message and the messenger.

    The message is fruit loops and the messenger is a schmuck.
     
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    I don't feel talked down to in the least. I just don't feel inspired even when I like what I hear.
     
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    Romney dyed his face when he talked to "illegal immigrants" as he referred to them.

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    Look at that neck. Look just below the hair line. After pointing out his "dye line", someone called him the "Juan Percent".

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    People are doing better than what we are being lead to believe.
     
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    In other words it seems like he is just saying what he thinks you want to hear? That's called being patronizing and it is definitely talking down, no one likes it.
     
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    Honesty is not patronizing. Pandering is. Just like Obama on telemundo today. Not getting immigration done was my biggest mistake.

    Really? Even the host called him on it
     
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    A few possibilities.

    First, I agree. He lacks passion. He does not come across as even attempting to make a connection with whatever audience he is speaking with at the time.

    Then also, I've noticed he seems to be afflicted with foot in mouth disease. Once he puts his foot in his mouth, he tries to swallow it rather than backing down and admitting maybe he shouldn't have said/done whatever. "Doubles down," I think I've heard it referred to as. This is not an attractive trait in a leader.

    I really wanted to like him, but it's just not possible. When he's not coming across as dispassionate, disconnected, or doggedly determined to screw up, he sounds like the stereotypical arrogant rich guy -- while apparently seeing the rest of us as the 47%, perhaps?
     
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    As a corporate sales trainer, I'm biased and tend to look at most politicians as just another smooth talking bullshitter...so it takes a lot to impress me on that level, but I'm also good at looking beneath the charisma...Slick Willie and Obama never did impress me much.:D
     

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