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Romney Reaches out to Hispanic Voters

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Romney Reaches out to Hispanic Voters

Postby pjbogart » Thu Sep 20, 2012 1:20 pm

In an attempt to change gears, or perhaps just change the subject, the Romney campaign has announced that it intends to hone its message and reach out to Hispanic voters, a critical constituency which becomes more critical with each election cycle. Almost on cue, Huffington Post uploaded another Mother Jones' snippet of Romney's "47% speech" where he degrades and diminishes immigrants, much to the delight of the crowd.

Mitt Romney wrote:"I'd like to staple a green card to every PhD in the world and say "come to America, we want you here." Instead we make it hard for people who get educated here or elsewhere to make this their home. Unless of course you have no skill or experience in which case you're welcome to cross the border and stay anywhere that you like."


Keep 'em comin', Mitt!

Mitt Romney: Most Undocumented Immigrants Lack 'Skill Or Experience'

Note that I simply copied the article title for the link, I think it's a bit misleading. I don't recall Mittens saying "most" in his speech.

(On a side note, who's making these videos? We had the "Chinese factory" audio, then the "47% speech" and neither of the speeches were terribly recent. Is this a coincidence? A mole? People pretending to be supporters who are following him and waiting for him to slip up? Are there more of these videos waiting for the right moment to be released? Can we expect a slow trickle of these videos from now until election day?)
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Re: Romney Reaches out to Hispanic Voters

Postby Henry Vilas » Thu Sep 20, 2012 1:25 pm

pjbogart wrote:(On a side note, who's making these videos? We had the "Chinese factory" audio, then the "47% speech" and neither of the speeches were terribly recent. Is this a coincidence? A mole? People pretending to be supporters who are following him and waiting for him to slip up? Are there more of these videos waiting for the right moment to be released? Can we expect a slow trickle of these videos from now until election day?)


Jimmy Carter's grandson arranged Romney video release

He got tired of hearing Romney (and other GOPers) trashing grandpa, so he got his revenge.
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Re: Romney Reaches out to Hispanic Voters

Postby DCB » Thu Sep 20, 2012 1:37 pm

David Corn got the video published at Mother Jones:
http://www.democracynow.org/2012/9/20/m ... id_corn_on

The 'source' is still anonymous.
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Re: Romney Reaches out to Hispanic Voters

Postby Talon Newsman » Thu Sep 20, 2012 5:46 pm

I thought his Hispanic Outreach makeup artists excelled at giving him a nice Latino bronze tone for his Univision appearance.
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Re: Romney Reaches out to Hispanic Voters

Postby nutria » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:38 pm

Talon Newsman wrote:I thought his Hispanic Outreach makeup artists excelled at giving him a nice Latino bronze tone for his Univision appearance.


Wow. I'm not gonna lie -- I can really appreciate this extreme level of cynicism, if only in a detached way. Mitt Romney truly is, ahem, the Juan percent.
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Re: Romney Reaches out to Hispanic Voters

Postby snoqueen » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:50 pm

...oooh....
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Re: Romney Reaches out to Hispanic Voters

Postby pjbogart » Thu Sep 20, 2012 10:05 pm

Talon Newsman wrote:I thought his Hispanic Outreach makeup artists excelled at giving him a nice Latino bronze tone for his Univision appearance.


I thought our resident Newsman was joking around, but there's considerable speculation that Mittens has been sporting a fake tan to appeal to Hispanic voters. I find that almost bizarre to write... it simply doesn't seem plausible. Too much sun giving outdoor speeches? But the pics seem odd, that pasty white around the lips. Bad makeup?

Well, lets hope he doesn't take it too far. We'd hate to have John Henry mistake him for a gangster rapper.
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Re: Romney Reaches out to Hispanic Voters

Postby Endo Rockstar » Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:52 am

Best parody twitter account ever!: Mexican Mitt Romneez!!

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Re: Romney Reaches out to Hispanic Voters

Postby juanton » Fri Sep 21, 2012 9:45 am

nutria wrote:Mitt Romney truly is, ahem, the Juan percent.


Hey now.
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Re: Romney Reaches out to Hispanic Voters

Postby Stebben84 » Fri Sep 21, 2012 11:24 am

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Re: Romney Reaches out to Hispanic Voters

Postby Henry Vilas » Fri Sep 21, 2012 11:30 am

Stebben84 wrote:BAAAAAD makeup job.

That was one of Tricky Dick's problems during the Kennedy-Nixon debates.
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Re: Romney Reaches out to Hispanic Voters

Postby minicat » Fri Sep 21, 2012 12:30 pm

Endo Rockstar wrote:Best parody twitter account ever!: Mexican Mitt Romneez!!

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Dan Motor


“@PatinoPatino: @MexicanMitt Is it true that you are the illegitimate child of the Mexican wrestler blue demon and Barbara Bush” MAYBE


HAHAHAHAHHAA
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