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Mitt Romney hasn't answered a press question in over a month

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by MayrMeninoCrash, Nov 1, 2012.

  1. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath

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    https://twitter.com/kasie/status/263414826330632193

    The last question Romney took from his press pool was on September 28. The last sit-down press interview he did was over 3 weeks ago. Avoiding the press in the waning days of your campaign doesn't seem very Presidential. What is Mitt hiding?
     
  2. Neon

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  3. Psychopath

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    So tweets are now considered legitimate news articles?
     
  4. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath

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    I suppose I missed the requirement that all discussions must be associated with legitimate news articles.
     
  5. Cunt Smasher

    Cunt Smasher Caligula Jr.

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    But when somebody posts legitimate news articles they always get questioned, unless it's mother Jones or kos.
     
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    Okay, I'll just take this anonymous persons tweet as fact.
     
  7. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath

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    FYI World News Daily is NOT a legitimate news source.
     
  8. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath

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    Feel free to prove me wrong. I don't want to believe Romney has been ducking the press this badly myself, but until someone pulls back the curtain, the Wizard of Oz is real dammit!
     
  9. Begbie

    Begbie Wackbag Generalissimo

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    Is Candy Crowley, Bob Schieffer, and Jim Lehrer not pressy enough for you?

    And you'll have to forgive the man...perhaps he just can't answer what newspapers and magazines he likes to read and doesn't want to face those gotcha questions.
     
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    She isn't anonymous. Kasie Hunt is an AP reporter travelling on the Romney campaign plane.
    I guess you don't know much about American Presidential campaigns.
    You see, traditionally, the press is allocated a certain amount of seats on the campaign plane to travel with the candidate and report on the campaign. As part of that reporting, since the American people have no other direct line to the candidates, they usually conduct regular interviews or news conferences where they have a chance to ask questions.
    Bush and McCain were known for regularly coming back and chatting. Hell, Bush let Nancy Pelosi's daughter to a documentary on the campaign and he came and talked to her voluntarily. Hell he even gave her diet advice, access to what he snacked on, and teased her about the relationship she had with one of the camera guys in the press pool. More improtantly, he regularly answered questions. This is the type of transparency we want from our candidates. Its not the same as answering debate questions because those are pre-assigned topics. The press pool will ask about issues on the day, and current events.
    Its just curious that Romney is so close to the biggest night of his life, and he's decided to go silent. Back in March, in primary season, he was known for coming back and chatting up reporters.
    Since he's gone silent, he makes other people speak for him. Marco Rubio actually came to the back of the plane and spoke to reporters a few days ago. So has Ann Romney.

    As for Palin, the question about what she reads was not a "gotcha" question. It was as Chris Rock would say "the easiest GED question in the world." Even Bill O'Reilly said it was such an easy question to answer. If she said "I read a lot of papers online, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and our both local papers, and read the Economist and even some hunting magazines when I get some down time" it would not have become a youtube/SNL moment.
    The fact that she claimed to read every newspaper and magazine in the United States is what made her look like the dumb fuck she is, not the softball question.
     
  11. PSU6780

    PSU6780 Lives rent free in the minds of people Ive blocked

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    If only Romney had sit down with hard hitting news organizations like MTV and Nickelodeon.
     
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  12. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath

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    No he has to settle for Newsmax - the softest of balls out there.
     
  13. Begbie

    Begbie Wackbag Generalissimo

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    "What's Romney hiding?!?!?!" Fuck, that's hilarious.
     
  14. Neckbeard

    Neckbeard I'm Team Piggy!

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    Obama has been doing this for 3 months now. The president doesn't have time for FOX, ABC, NBC, CBS or CNN. He only has time for exemplars of journalistic excellence such as Entertainment Tonight, late night talk shows and Comedy Central programs.
     
  15. Myhairygrundle

    Myhairygrundle Screw you guys, I'm going home.

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    From school bullying to this.

    The nervousness of the left is really showing itself.

    If Romney is going up in the polls without being interviewed by news outlets that are cheering and supporting his opponent, good for him. I hope he wins by a huge margin and only sits down with Fox after the election.
     
  16. Neckbeard

    Neckbeard I'm Team Piggy!

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    President Obama has press lackeys come out and say things like
    "Well, President Obama answered a lot of questions on Nickelodeon."

    The press is in the bag for Obama and he's been personally absent from the press corps since June.
    He went June 20th to October 27th without answering a question from the press corps.
     
  17. Party Rooster

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    I think you mean the press corpse. :cool:
     
  18. FellowTraveler

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    Don't forget the "Pimp With A Limp" radio pogram. That was hard hitting journalism at its best.
     
  19. Neckbeard

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    It is always this chickenshit affiliate stuff, too. He'll take some questions from East Slapnuts, NBC affiliate and then act like he did something.
    That isn't a real interview. People Magazine isn't the equivalent to a press corps grilling.
     
  20. Hudson

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    I blame the Jews.
     
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    Would've been funnier if you embedded a picture of Obama playing slots or sitting at a craps table.
     
  23. Cunt Smasher

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    Who said its supposed to be funny?
     
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    He was at the White House with Panetta and Jarrett when the pleas for assistance were ignored.
     
  25. Hudson

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    I thought he was smoking pot listening to dark side of the moon..
     

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