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Wall Street Journal Slams Romney Campaign: "Confused and Politically Dumb"

Wall Street Journal - July 5, 2012: If Mitt Romney loses his run for the White House, a turning point will have been his decision Monday to absolve President Obama of raising taxes on the middle class. He is managing to turn the only possible silver lining in Chief Justice John Roberts's ObamaCare salvage operation—that the mandate to buy insurance or pay a penalty is really a tax—into a second political defeat.

Appearing on MSNBC, close Romney adviser Eric Fehrnstrom was asked by host Chuck Todd if Mr. Romney "agrees with the president" and "believes that you shouldn't call the tax penalty a tax, you should call it a penalty or a fee or a fine?"

"That's correct," Mr. Fehrnstrom replied, before attempting some hapless spin suggesting that Mr. Obama must be "held accountable" for his own "contradictory" statements on whether it is a penalty or tax. Predictably, the Obama campaign and the media blew past Mr. Fehrnstrom's point, jumped on the tax-policy concession, and declared the health-care tax debate closed.

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I think MSM will reelect

I think MSM will reelect Obama, which doesn't reaaly matter because there's really no lesser evil, both candidates are two lying psychopaths without any power ecxept reading the teleprompter.

Actually, Romney is right

If we insist that all Americans pay for the health care of unpaying health care users through higher insurance costs and hospital costs, we might as well make it a tax. It is a cost for all Americans, I believe that makes it a "tax."

Before we were forced to pick up these costs, health care was a lot more affordable.

Rmoneygop

is doing the McNDAACain campaign all over again.
We have to work harder than ever to raise awareness. It's good to see the WSJ write things like this but it would be better if they started telling people that there's still time for the GOP to start backing the real conservative vying for the nomination in Tampa - Ron Paul.

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
James Madison

Is that the best candidate

Is that the best candidate the GOP can have? No, absolutly no.

Dr. Paul all the way to the white house.

It can all stop

As soon as Americans stop being cowards.

"But you must remember, my fellow-citizens, that eternal vigilance by the people is the price of liberty, and that you must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing." - Andrew Jackson

It's not too late...

For delegates to pick someone else in Tampa... Please pick someone else...

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Bloomberg News slams BACK:

According to Bloomberg apparently we are uncontrollable know-nothings in cahoots with conservative elites. What a joke:

"Mitt Romney’s Irrational Conservative Critics"
By Josh Barro Jul 5, 2012 2:53 PM ET

Mitt Romney has been on both sides of the “Is the mandate a tax?” question this week. But apparently he didn’t flip-flop fast enough for the Wall Street Journal.

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...But a conservative elite that actively encourages the rise of an uncontrollable, know-nothing base has made matters much worse for him, and the country, than they need to be."

Link here: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-07-05/mitt-romney-s-irrat...