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Sunday, September 25, 2016

President Obama Explains How Mitt Romney Is More Extreme Than George W. Bush

From the second debate in Hempstead, N.Y.:

You know, there are some things where Governor Romney is different from George Bush. George Bush didn’t propose turning Medicare into a voucher. George Bush embraced comprehensive immigration reform. He didn’t call for self-deportation.

George Bush never suggested that we eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood, so there are differences between Governor Romney and George Bush, but they’re not on economic policy. In some ways, he’s gone to a more extreme place when it comes to social policy. And I think that’s a mistake. That’s not how we’re going to move our economy forward.

Photo credit: AP Photo/Eric Gay

  • lana ward

    Obama said, he said it was a terrorist attack the day after in the Rose Garden. HE LIED! Candy Crowley lied too! Romney was right. On CNN she just now admitted Romney was right. During the debate, Obama told her to repeat the lie. So who is the lying liar?

    • WhutHeSaid

      YOU lie. It’s easy enough to watch the President’s remarks on video. Sadly for wing-nuts, reality doesn’t bend to suit Fox News.

      • Even the transcript on the Fox News site clearly says “act(s) of terror”.

      • lana ward

        Obama didNOT say it was a terrorist attack in the Rose Garden! Five days after the attack, Susan Rice was on 5 shows and said the attack was spontaneous and because of that stupid movie. 14 days later, Obama said it was a terrorist attack. The attack was pre-planned and Chris Stevens was denied extra security .Obama and Hillary are murderers!

        • WhutHeSaid

          I honestly don’t know how you manage to tell so many lies without your tongue busting into flame. Honestly, President Obama’s remarks were recorded on video, and the whole world has seen it at least once. Is there any whopper that you won’t tell in order to promote your bigoted hate?

          Satan must grin from ear to ear whenever he thinks about you, because he dearly loves racists and liars. You must be one of his favorites.

          • lana ward

            I saw Obama make his speech too. He was not talking about the attack in Bengauzi! He said it was because of the movie at the UN, on the view, on letterman. 14 days after it happened he finally admitted it was a terrorist attack. And Candy Crowley on CNN after the debate admitted she was wrong. Where they get these so called moderators at anyway, in the bottom of the sewer? She intered Romney 28 times, and Obama only 8. These fucking dems sure are fair and balanced

          • WhutHeSaid

            Stop lying. Obama called it terrorism – just like he said. Candy Crowley is a good reporter and knew what was said, so there’s no reason why she shouldn’t say so. Just because drooling redneck bigots who hate Obama (because he’s black) are upset that Romney got his ass whupped it’s no reason to tolerate even more whoppers on top of the already lie-infested GOP blabosphere.

            Just because there was and/or is confusion or bad information on what happened is no reason for people to accuse Obama of lying about the attack. Such an accusation is just stupid — Obama stands nothing to gain by misleading the public. It’s just another dog-whistle for the ignorant redneck morons who hate Obama because he’s black and has achieved more than they ever will (because they’re redneck morons who are barely smart enough to remember to breathe).

            With respect to interrupting Romney (nobody was ‘interred’ since everyone was still breathing), that’s because he couldn’t behave himself by following the debate rules. He interrupted repeatedly, kept talking past his allotted time, and just generally acted like an asshole.

            The only people who are routinely found in the ‘sewer’ are the vile and despicable Tea-Bigots, who prove to the world that human garbage still exists.

          • lana ward

            You’re the liar, liar. Why did obama say before the UN, on the view and on Letterman that the attack was because of the movie. Why did 5 days after the attack, Susan Rice said on 5 morning shows say it was because of the movie? Obama. Susan Rice, Hillary ALL said the attack was spontaineous NOT a pre-mediatated terriorist attack! Get your facts straight – LIAR! Romney will bring this up in the next debate, but will probably be stopped again, Dems hate for the truth to get out–that’s why Crowley interrupted Romney to begin with!

          • WhutHeSaid

            I’ll bet you have to keep a fire extinguisher handy at all times for when your pants start smoking.

            Your claim (and Multiple Mitt’s) was that Obama did not call the attack an ‘act of terror’ on September 12, the day after. Well, he did, it’s a matter of public record with video to prove it, and you just can’t stand to admit that your candidate was whupped by a black man. It doesn’t matter what Susan Rice or Hillary Clinton said — your lie was about Obama’s statement on September 12.

            You are truly amazing, with the ability to lie about your lies with no sense of shame. Satan and his imps are probably planning your welcome party at this very moment.

          • lana ward

            Obama mentioned terror but NOT in context with Benghazi. Watch the video again! EVERYWHERE Obama went, he said the attack WAS because of the video!! NOt because because of terrorists!

          • WhutHeSaid

            Just what do you think he was talking about — Santa Claus? He was talking about the victims of the Benghazi attack and terrorism. I know it infuriates you when Obama makes you look like an idiot (because he’s black, of course), but that’s no excuse for you to start spouting whoppers.

          • lana ward

            Black, black, black. How do you know I’M NOT black?? You don’t know there are MANY black conservatives-you fool!!, you Uncle Tom!!

          • WhutHeSaid

            I know a bigot when I see one, and you’d be surprised how many other people can also tell the minute they begin reading one of your posts. Don’t deny what you are — if you have enough reason to deny your true self then you should be smart enough to understand that your true self needs to change. Once you stop being a bigot you won’t need to lie about it, and perhaps with a little work you may yet be able to avoid being sent straight to Hell.

          • lana ward

            You ARE a racist- you pompous little bitch

          • WhutHeSaid

            It doesn’t mean I’m a bad person!

          • lana ward

            Only YOU know that–you pompous little bitch

          • WhutHeSaid

            Don’t blame me that you are on the fast track to Hell — that’s all your own doing.

          • lana ward

            Obama is planning to announce that he has cut a deal with Iran over nukes to up his re election chances. At the site—WND—

          • lana ward

            Obama spoke 3 minutes longer than Romney. Crowley interrupted Obama 8 times. She interrupted Romney 29 times. Check your facts out – LIAR!

          • lana ward

            Obama loves saying we are racists and liars, that’s the only he knows how to win! He sure does’t have a record to run on–oh yes he does. And it’s killing our country

          • WhutHeSaid

            Obama never called anyone ‘racists’ or ‘liars’ — not even racists and liars. If the shoe fits, however — wear it.

          • lana ward

            Obama said in 2008- “If you don’t have a record to run on, paint your opponent as someone to run from. Obama doesn’t have a record to run on, so he has painted Romney as someone to run from. It was working until-the world saw Romney in the debates. They like what they saw- the polls are proving that! Romney-Ryan!

          • WhutHeSaid

            You might as well prepare yourself now: Obama will be your leader for 4 more years.

            And…

            …he’ll be black the WHOLE TIME!!

            (hee-hee!)

            Have a nice day!

          • lana ward

            Dream on! You have a nice day too

  • lana ward

    Fact checkers are sure going to be busy checking out this debate! We’ll see who the lying liar is!

  • WhutHeSaid

    Mitt Romney’s free ride on the alternate reality train is over. President Obama spanked Multiple Mitt with the facts early and often in the second debate, leaving the GOP candidate visibly agitated over his inability to sell his distorted version of the facts the the debate audience — and the American public.

    Behaving every bit like the privileged CEO who was outraged at being challenged by a ‘little person’, Romney’s tall tales became more and more obvious as the debate wore on, eventually prompting moderator Candy Crowley to correct him regarding his false assertion the Obama failed to call the Benghazi attacks on the US embassy ‘terrorism’ on the day following the tragedy.

    It is fitting that this issue became one of the most damaging topics for Romney in the debate, since it was a cheap and cynical use of a tragic loss of life for political gain. Romney didn’t even have the decency to wait until the event was over before attempting to gain political points from the loss of American lives.

    President Obama brought his A-game to this second debate, and Romney was simply overpowered. The President aggressively pressed Romney with facts, and given the unwarranted glee from the Romney campaign over the mostly unanswered whopper-fest of the last debate — the GOP contender will surely awake with a severe reality hangover this morning.

    There is little doubt that the Republican pundits will squeal with outrage, lashing out at the moderator, the press, the pollsters, and anyone else but those who are to blame — the snake-oil salesmen in the Romney campaign. When you have an inferior product to sell, lies, distortions and cheats are your only hope.

    • lana ward

      Why would you think we would lash out at the moderator? Because YOU know it was wrong of her to interrupt and her interruption was wrong too? Anyway, it will be brought up in the next debate and Romney will get the truth out then–if he has duct tape to put over Sheiffer’s mouth. Dems just don’t want the truth to get out, look what Biden did to Ryan. Interrupted him 85 times when he was trying to make a point

      • WhutHeSaid

        Face it — your candidates got their asses whupped, and all of your crying and whining won’t change it. I guess you’ll just have to deal.

        • lana ward

          My canidates won the debates, so I don’t know what you watched

  • Mitt is far more extreme. This entire GOP is going in the same direction. I’m glad the POTUS was able to point that out.

  • I knew their was some thing different .