Romney flew in his own supporters to NAACP speech

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Romney flew in his own supporters to NAACP speech

Postby Shorty » Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:45 pm

Looks like Mitt couldn't find enough black supporters so he brought in his own. That's not right.

NAACP Official: Romney ‘Flew In’ His Own Blacks to Cheer NAACP Speech
http://atlantablackstar.com/2012/07/12/ ... cp-speech/

"An official with the NAACP suggested that Republican challenger Mitt Romney brought his own black supporters to the NAACP speech yesterday to give the appearance that NAACP members were applauding him. And when Romney later told Fox News that black people at the event gave him a standing ovation and said in a private meeting they would vote for him because of dissatisfaction with Obama, they were actually his own people, the official suggested."

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Re: Romney flew in his own supporters to NAACP speech

Postby Zoti Bemba » Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:54 pm

So when he said that members of the audience just wanted free stuff he was speaking with some authority? Hilarious! And I suppose some of the booing was because the promised lunch did not meet expectations? Forget the NAACP, Romney supporters expect a high quality free lunch for their trouble!

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Re: Romney flew in his own supporters to NAACP speech

Postby Cornbread » Wed Jul 18, 2012 7:04 am

Shorty wrote:"An official with the NAACP suggested...
...they were actually his own people, the official suggested."


Wow, two "suggestions" now equates with a newsworthy fact.
Thanks, it's good to start the day with a laugh and laughing at leftists, well, makes it all the better. Not quite as good as coffee, but good none the less.

BTW, anyone know why anyone should even go and kiss the ring of the leftist, racist naacLp? What have they done other than continue the economical, familial enslavement of blacks while increasing their personal wealth and political power?

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Re: Romney flew in his own supporters to NAACP speech

Postby peripat » Wed Jul 18, 2012 7:45 am

Well, if they are increasing the personal wealth & power of black people you can hardly continue to call them leftists. That is right up your alley isn't it? (Oh wait- I forgot- you think it is socialism if black people get anything & that is how we are supposed to know you are not racist)

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Re: Romney flew in his own supporters to NAACP speech

Postby green union terrace chair » Wed Jul 18, 2012 10:50 am

Do you think politicians usually travel alone? You think they never roll in with some of their own guys? Romney isn't writing the book on anything, including this.

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Re: Romney flew in his own supporters to NAACP speech

Postby Ned Flanders » Wed Jul 18, 2012 11:41 am

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Re: Romney flew in his own supporters to NAACP speech

Postby Stebben84 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 12:48 pm

Ned Flanders wrote:Image


Oh Ned:

Louis E. Caldera, director of the White House Military Office, who served in the Clinton administration as secretary of the Army, said in a statement:

Last week, I approved a mission over New York. I take responsibility for that decision. While federal authorities took the proper steps to notify state and local authorities in New York and New Jersey, it’s clear that the mission created confusion and disruption. I apologize and take responsibility for any distress that flight caused.
The mission on Monday, officials said, was set up to create an iconic shot of Air Force One, similar to one that was taken in recent years over the Grand Canyon.

When President Obama learned of the episode on Monday afternoon, aides said, he, too, was furious. Senior administration officials conveyed the president’s anger in a meeting with Mr. Caldera on Monday afternoon.

http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/ ... ork-nerve/

So what does this have to do with the president?

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Re: Romney flew in his own supporters to NAACP speech

Postby ilikebeans » Wed Jul 18, 2012 1:15 pm

Stebben84 wrote:So what does this have to do with the president?

... or, for that matter, the topic of the thread?

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Re: Romney flew in his own supporters to NAACP speech

Postby Stebben84 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:02 pm

ilikebeans wrote:
Stebben84 wrote:So what does this have to do with the president?

... or, for that matter, the topic of the thread?


It's an airplane and it's Ned.

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Re: Romney flew in his own supporters to NAACP speech

Postby Francis Di Domizio » Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:06 pm

green union terrace chair wrote:Do you think politicians usually travel alone? You think they never roll in with some of their own guys? Romney isn't writing the book on anything, including this.



It would also be nice to see something more concrete then the suggestion of an official in the NAACP. Her implication seems to be that there couldn't possibly be any black conservatives in the NAACP, but she doesn't seem to share any evidence that Romney shipped them in, other than the fact that they clapped for him.

Not saying she's wrong (though I do think the burden of proof is on her), but I find the implication that the NAACP is so locked into a political position that she knew the people clapping were not members rather disappointing.

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Re: Romney flew in his own supporters to NAACP speech

Postby pjbogart » Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:48 pm

ilikebeans wrote:
Stebben84 wrote:So what does this have to do with the president?

... or, for that matter, the topic of the thread?


Well, the OP is about Romney flying something. The President flew Air Force One over New York City once (in the close up shots, you can see him in the cockpit). And what's the President's name? Barack Hussein Obama.

Think about it.

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Re: Romney flew in his own supporters to NAACP speech

Postby Cornbread » Wed Jul 18, 2012 6:45 pm

peripat wrote:Well, if they are increasing the personal wealth & power of black people you can hardly continue to call them leftists.

You really think those black faced clowns manning naacp slots are actually doing ANYTHING for black folks? 8)
Sort of like the democrat party has helped out the black family since the 1964 CRA. :lol:
So, how are things in chicago these days? Detroit? Heck, pick any city with a large black population and--coincidentally--ran by democrats that either are black or have kissed the "rings" of the black power structure.

What has zerobama, shakedown jackson, rev wright, etc. done for the black people of chicago? NOTHING. But all those race pimps sure are extremely "rich". :D

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Re: Romney flew in his own supporters to NAACP speech

Postby Cornbread » Wed Jul 18, 2012 6:50 pm

Cornbread wrote:What has zerobama, shakedown jackson, rev wright, etc. done for the black people of chicago? NOTHING. But all those race pimps sure are extremely "rich". :D


I almost forgot. Why did the white guy (obama) send the fake working class guy (vp biteme) to the naacp to give a speech to an empty room?

Wasn't ol barry giving an interview (about himself) to oprah on that day? :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Romney flew in his own supporters to NAACP speech

Postby Shorty » Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:44 pm

green union terrace chair wrote:Do you think politicians usually travel alone? You think they never roll in with some of their own guys? Romney isn't writing the book on anything, including this.

Politicians travel with staff. I highly doubt they often travel with ordinary supporters who aren't staff. In this case, I don't think the black supporters were on Romney's plane. They flew in separately.

Any way, I doubt it's common for politicians to fly in supporters to act as stooges at speeches. So I do think this was unusual and very tacky by Romney.

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Re: Romney flew in his own supporters to NAACP speech

Postby gargantua » Wed Jul 18, 2012 9:21 pm

The thread title means that Romney climbed into some very large black supporter who flapped his arms, thus flying him into the meeting.

Can't you people read?


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