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Top 5 Things Mitt Suddenly Agrees With Obama About

Top 5 Things Mitt Suddenly Agrees With Obama About
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Mitt Romney has been extremely critical of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy. At least he was until Monday night, when the two candidates met for their third and final debate. During the debate, Romney abruptly changed his entire foreign policy position. It turns out that Mitt now supports the Obama administration’s foreign policy completely! His only quibble is that Obama isn’t a big jerk about things. Here’s a sample of foreign policy issues where Romney has pledged to be just like Obama, only louder.

1. There’s No Reason to Change Policy in Syria

Mitt Romney has been critical of the ongoing stalemate in Syria, where Bashar al-Assad continues to cling to power as his people try desperately to oust him. Certainly, the ongoing crisis in Syria, which has claimed 30,000 lives, is a terrible thing, and we all want it to come to an end. Mitt Romney’s plan?

ROMNEY: I don’t want to have our military involved in Syria. I don’t think there is a necessity to put our military in Syria at this stage. I don’t anticipate that in the future.

As I indicated, our objectives are to replace Assad and to have in place a new government which is friendly to us, a responsible government, if possible. And I want to make sure they get armed and they have the arms necessary to defend themselves, but also to remove – to remove Assad.

But I do not want to see a military involvement on the part of our – of our troops.

Okay, no troops, but what else can we do? Romney sees America taking “a leading role, not militarily, but a leading role organizationally, governmentally to bring together the parties; to find responsible parties.”

As Obama noted, this is not actually different than what the US is already doing. Romney’s proposal to solve the Syrian crisis would be to do what we’re doing — but maybe yell loudly that other countries should fall in line.

2. Killing bin Laden Was a Great Idea

In 2008, when Osama bin Laden was still breathing, and Mitt Romney and Barack Obama were both presidential candidates, both men had the opportunity to discuss a hypothetical attack on bin Laden within the borders of Pakistan. Both men gave clear, precise answers. Then-Sen. Obama was clear that he would order an attack. Romney was clear that he absolutely would not.

Well, in 2011, Obama turned the hypothetical into reality, and US military forces succeeded in killing the man behind the 9/11 terror attacks. This was, needless to say, a really popular decision by the president, so needless to say, it’s a decision Romney heartily supports today.

“I congratulate him on – on taking out Osama bin Laden and going after the leadership in al-Qaeda,” said Romney during the debate. Of course, had Romney been president, that decision would likely have been different — something Obama took particular glee in pointing out.

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2:04PM PDT on Oct 28, 2012

"hes like a pancake, hes flip floppity!"

9:21AM PDT on Oct 28, 2012

Romney, the "Me too" candidate! He has no ideas of his own. Even his plan to lower taxes on himself and his friends is taken from the Bush Administration. We all know how well that turned out! The Bush tax cuts resulted in soaring inequality. The .01% saw incomes rise to the stratosphere while the rest of us were left behind. They are the same people who got 93% of the benefits after the collapse of 2008. Don't be fooled by their claim that they pay 60% of the taxes. They should be paying much, much more because they control nearly all of the wealth.

3:58PM PDT on Oct 24, 2012

Jean P, Romney himself said that the President doesn’t set the gas prices, and the President doesn’t create jobs (of course, in the next break he said he would).
There are committees, Senators and Congressmen, etc. who regulate things & who often do their utmost to block the President (whoever it might be).
In other words, don’t just blame Obama. Where are your right wing politicians? What are THEY doing to turn things around? They stated that their primary mission was to ensure that Obama was a one-term president. Maybe if they’d worked WITH him instead of against him you’d have a job, pay less at the pump, & be happier than you apparently are.

3:31PM PDT on Oct 24, 2012

Jean P The things you complain about. Gas prices, unimployment etc. Here is a new flash for you. IT'S HAPPENING WORLD WIDE. U.K. Canada, Sweden, Germany,. Not just in the US. Obama has nothing to do with it, It wouldn't have mattered who was in power the results would have been the same.

3:30PM PDT on Oct 24, 2012

THEN WHY, JEAN P, DO YOU KEEP TAKING SUCH A RACIST STANCE?

JEAN P SHOUTS HE'S 1/2 WHITE GOOD EXCUSE FOR INABILITY TO PERFORM.

DEMONSTRATES WHAT I WAS SAYING JEAN BELIEVES HE IS UNABLE TO PERFORM BECAUSE HE IS ONLY HALF WHITE!!!!!! SORRY JEAN I DIDN'T REALIZE YOU NEEDED YOUR HEARING ADI TURNED UP.


3:14PM PDT on Oct 24, 2012

MICHAEL ------T H E R A C E C A R D BO R I N G (AND HE'S 1/2 WHITE) GOOD EXCUSE FOR INABILITY TO PERFORM.

3:00PM PDT on Oct 24, 2012

The signal that Obama would trigger a titanic wave of race baiting and stereotyping in cyber space came the moment that he announced he would seek the presidency in February 2007. He had the dubious distinction of being the earliest presidential contender to be assigned Secret Service protection on the campaign trail.

As the showdown with Republican presidential rival John McCain heated up in the general election in 2008, the flood of crank, crackpot, and screwball threats that promised murder and mayhem toward Obama continued to pour in. This prompted the Secret Service to tighten security and take even more elaborate measures to ensure his safety.

As president, the threats against Obama have been non-stop.

Dozens of hate groups popped up on Facebook. They have several things in common. Their prime target is Obama. They let fly with the most grotesque, offensive, and rabid hate depictions of the president, blacks and other minorities. Thousands of respondents chime in with their own racial haranguing broadsides.

2:59PM PDT on Oct 24, 2012

No matter what he does, ever, he will never quite measure up to the criteria of the members of the dominant sub-group who are acting this way and which they are applying to him, but not to Romney, who flubs left and right and they keep making excuses for him.

This racism remains pervasive in our society, in our social institutions causing the non-dominant sub groups to remain close to each other for safety. But those of you who are filled with hatred, bigotry and racist beliefs will always paint a skewed picture denying what it really is all the time.

Baylor University researchers, for instance, tracked and found blogsites jam packed with racist venom aimed at Obama, blacks and other minorities. The growing number of people that churn hate on social media sites are secure in the knowledge that they won't be caught or called out on it.

2:58PM PDT on Oct 24, 2012

Jean P is an excellent example of the whites ganging up on a non-white, someone who is not one of their dominant sub-society and are behaving towards him in ways they would not to each other.

You are seeing the anthropological application of racism. It is no longer the behavior that was once tolerated in the south. It is not as overt as calling the non-dominant by names or hanging them. This is 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act so the demonstrations of racism have altered.


On day 8 of his presidency right winged news reporters were already talking the failure of his policies as a president. They were doing it again 24 weeks later, 168 days into his presidency. His credentials must satisfy criteria the dominant sub-society will never be faced with.


Every success is always deemed a failure or that it falls short of what the dominant sub-group would have accomplished facing the same obstacles. The failures are judged even more harshly. Even if it isn’t true.

2:16PM PDT on Oct 24, 2012

Mutiny.. How do you like Obama's grasp of the English language... CORPSMEN --- he didn't know the P and S are silent?/ he is supposed to be brilliant.. This is a common word! Forget about Mitt Romney and his geography.. Obama said there were 57 states in the U.S.

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