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Old 07-25-2012, 08:43 PM   #121
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Old & incorrect. Too late though, the damage has been done.

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Mitt Romney's campaign forcefully repudiated a quotation, ascribed to one of his foreign policy advisers and published by a leading British newspaper, suggesting that President Barack Obama does not understand America's "Anglo-Saxon heritage."

Spokesman Ryan Williams angrily denounced the comment on Wednesday as "an anonymous and false quote from a foreign newspaper." And Williams assailed Vice President Joe Biden for using the news report to accuse the Republican standard-bearer of playing politics with foreign policy while on an overseas tour.

"Today, the race for the highest office in our land was diminished to a sad level when the Vice President of the United States used an anonymous and false quote from a foreign newspaper to prop up their flailing campaign," Williams said in a statement emailed to reporters. The spokesman charged that Biden—who did not cite the specific quotation—had "advanced a falsehood" and accused him of trying "to divert voters' attention with specious shiny objects."
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:34 PM   #122
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Pot calling kettle black.
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:52 PM   #123
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Thats racist!
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:57 PM   #124
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Old 07-26-2012, 06:28 PM   #125
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The Telegraph is standing by their reporting. Just cause the campaign says nobody told them that doesn't mean nobody told them that.
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Old 07-27-2012, 12:15 AM   #126
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Was there an alternative?
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Old 07-27-2012, 09:13 AM   #127
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The Telegraph is standing by their reporting. Just cause the campaign says nobody told them that doesn't mean nobody told them that.
What? Political campaign organizations would lie?!?!?!? So it ain't so!

Who would believe a denial, anyway?
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Old 07-27-2012, 03:22 PM   #128
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Romney may be making a lot of gaffs on his world tour, and some are
worried about what he might say when he gets to Israel and Poland.

But Ana Marie Cox just remarked that it will not make any difference in the long run,
because Americans have no pride in the presidency.
... after all, we did elect GW Bush... twice.
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:37 PM   #129
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From what I've read he did rather well in Poland.
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:41 PM   #130
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Maybe his interpreter is smarter than he is.
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Old 07-30-2012, 10:37 PM   #131
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From what I've read he did rather well in Poland.
Is that a Polish joke ?
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Old 07-31-2012, 06:00 AM   #132
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Well, he managed to piss off us Brits :p
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Old 07-31-2012, 03:44 PM   #133
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Is it me ? Romney in Poland sounds like a union organizer.
Next he will be breaking out in song: "Solidary Forever"

NY Times
By ASHLEY PARKER
7/31/12

Romney Lauds Poland as an Economic Model

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WARSAW — Mitt Romney delivered a lyrical speech here in Warsaw on Tuesday afternoon,
lauding Poland as a model for other nations in the throes of economic uncertainty.<snip>

“I believe it is critical to stand by those who have stood by America,” Mr. Romney said.
Solidarity was a great movement that freed a nation.
And it is with solidarity that America and Poland face the future.

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Old 08-02-2012, 09:34 PM   #134
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Well, he managed to piss off us Brits :p
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Is it me ? Romney in Poland sounds like a union organizer.
Next he will be breaking out in song: "Solidary Forever"
Maybe he can piss off the poles by showing them how he can change a light bulb all by himself.
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Old 08-08-2012, 04:24 PM   #135
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Christian Science Monitor
Peter Grier
August 8, 2012

Will Stephen Colbert mess up Mitt Romney's VP rollout?
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Stephen Colbert, playing with the theory that Mitt Romney's team
will be polishing the Wikipedia entry of his VP choice,
urged viewers to recklessly edit entries of potential picks.
Wikipedia was not amused.
<snip>
On air, Colbert dragged out his laptop and (pretended) to mess up Mr. Pawlenty’s info,
as one can do with the crowd-sourced Wiki database.
He altered “born in St. Paul” to “St. Paul is where born Tim Pawlenty was," for example.
He changed the former Minnesota governor’s genealogy to reflect that
he was the child of Eugene Joseph Pawlenty and “Mrs. Butterworth."<snip>

Colbert’s own edits may have been pretend, but the Wikipedia hierarchy took his threat seriously.
As the Wikipedia talk page on the Pawlenty entry makes clear, administrators
have locked the Pawlenty page to prevent any more Santa’s workshop-level changes.

They’ve locked and armored the pages of Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio,
Marco Rubio, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Chris Christie, and
Central Intelligence Agency Director David Petraeus as well.

And that could end up frustrating the detail-oriented communications folks in Romney’s HQ.
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