Mitt Romney lied to the American public in the Presidential Debate last night.
There is no other characterization for what he did. He didn't simply make
promises he would have difficulty keeping if elected, he said things that are
blatantly untrue (for example his statement that persons with pre-existing
conditions would be covered, which even his team admitted was wrong. Following the debate, top Romney adviser Eric Fehrnstrom contradicted that claim when pressed on the issue by Talking Points Memo reporter Evan-McMorris-Santoro.).
You could say that Romney has chutzpah or big balls, but that is too kind. Mitt
lied during a Presidential Debate. That he would so cravenly say or do anything
just to be elected is the lowest form of pandering. Mitt has become the
foremost snake oil salesman in history.
Going after Obama’s green energy program has been a constant theme of Romney’s campaign, never missing an opportunity to cite the case of Solyndra, the California-based solar technology company that filed for bankruptcy despite a loan guarantee of more than a half-billion dollars from the Obama administration. But the roots of that loan actually originated in the Bush administration. And, as governor of Massachusetts, Romney also granted loans to companies in emerging technology fields that, like Solyndra, went on to fail.
As to his tax policy, Mitt keeps etch-a-sketching it to appeal to whatever
audience he wants. However what he said during the debate doesn't even closely
resemble what he has said for the last year and a half. Exaggeration, not even
close. A pure lie.
That President Obama was somewhat taken aback would be expected. He and we all
watched as Mitt showed that his blind ambition is the only thing that matters
and that no one should or can trust him, including his own party. To trust Mitt
to do anything he has promised is like trusting a snake.
How does anyone counter the Mitt who said he is for regulation except when he is
against it (as too restrictive). I am for eating chocolate except when I am not.
Some have expressed disappointment with the President. However, the President
attempted to remain above the bombastic Romney and actually express policy
points. And as to those who said President Obama didn't fulfill all his
promises, there is a huge difference between trying to achieve positive
objectives and lying to people and saying you will do something that simply can
As to calling Mitt the "winner" is like calling Bernie Madoff a genius investor.
Sure everyone wanted to invest with Bernie/Mitt, but at the end of the day you
were totally screwed. Mitt won by the same measure that Madoff did, by
And as to the "pundits" who have said how wonderful Romney did, shame on you.
Everyone of you knows he lied! You pundits are now just as guilty as Madoff!
If you don't call out the cheater you enable the cheat.
Mitt Romney has pulled off one of the biggest scams in history. He should be
tarred and feathered.
So next time you hear someone talk about Mitt "winning," ask yourself, by what
measure am I saying this? Remember Romney only a week before said how the 47%
didn't matter to him, then said during the debate how the middle class was the
most important to him. Define sycophant.