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Romney Top Liar Among Republicans

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Mitt "Flip-Flip" Romney is proving out to be a world-class liar.
What a good little Republican...
Politicians hate the word lie. When caught dissembling, they will concede that they misspoke, or misremembered, or even that they were economical with the truth.

Now Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential candidate, has added another entry to the lexicon of political euphemisms for the blatant fib.

When he said that as a boy he "saw" his father march with the civil rights leader Martin Luther King -- a claim debunked yesterday -- Mr Romney now says that he used the word "saw" as a figure of speech. Mr Romney said: "If you look at the literature, if you look at the dictionary, the term 'saw' includes 'being aware of' in the sense I've described. I did not see it with my own eyes, but I saw him in the sense of being aware of his participation in that great [civil rights] effort."

Mr Romney, who seems to be having several "figure of speech" moments on the campaign trail, said in a key speech this month that he had watched his father George Romney, the late Michigan Governor, march with Martin Luther King. Mr Romney's campaign cited a 1967 book, The Republican Establishment, which said that the senior Romney "has marched with Martin Luther King through the exclusive Grosse Pointe suburb [of Detroit]".

But Mr Romney's claim appeared unfounded after a veteran Michigan civil rights activist told a Detroit newspaper that George Romney never marched with Dr King in the city in 1963. When Mr Romney joined a demonstration in Grosse Pointe days later, Dr King was not there.

Confronted with this, Mitt Romney conceded that he had only heard of his father marching. He added that the statement that he "saw" his father march was akin to him stating, "I saw my dad become president of American Motors". He told reporters: "I wasn't there when he became president [of GM]."

Mr Romney, who is attempting to become America's first Mormon president, released another contorted clarification after telling a talk show that he was endorsed by the National Rifle Association, the powerful gun lobby, when he ran for Governor of Massachusetts in 2002. The group endorsed no candidate. Mr Romney said on Monday: "It was, if you will, a support phone bank, which is not an official endorsement."

Oh, what a tangled campaign he weaves...


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Comments (4)

Romney the LIAR: stick a fork in him, he's DONE.

Heck, I'd vote for my dog before I'd vote for him.

Speaking of my dog, she's still pissed off about what Romney did to HIS dog (strapped him up on the roof rack of his car and drove 12 hours to and Ontario "vacation.") They only stopped when the poor thing started going the bathroom and their kids said "hey daddy, there's brown stuff coming down on the back window." Then they pulled over, hosed the dog off, put him back on the roof rack and drove some more.

And RedState.com supports this guy? If you think Romney's excuses are hilarious, you should read the red state supporters justifications.

Romney? NO, NEVER!

ROMNEY DOG ON VACATION
http://news.aol.com/political-machine/2007/12/06/romneys-dog-vacation/

spaceclam:

Romney is lying sack of crap! He made mess of my state[Ma]. All his health care plan did was make the lower upper class and upper middle class get thier own health Ins and penalizing everyone below. He did very little to fight crime,help social services,unemployment, housing,and illegal immagration.{in fact he made it more of a mess in some cases}.It may look good on paper but in reality he`s screwing the average AMERICAN in the name of money.I think Ma.was just a stepping stone to get where his now .He wasn`t gov. long enough to make a positive impact,and the things he did havn`t had time to see if they really work. Maybe I`m alittle old fashioned but I see something VERY WRONG with a religous person with ton of money{snake chamer}.How many innocent souls in his wake? He has little international expiriance Now he`s Bullsh$$ed the people of Mich. to thinking he can help them.To elect this man president would push us to a world war. by the way I`m a U.S. born citizen, fully insured union employee,

Mo Ginsburg:

ROMNEY IS A LYING HITLER.

Mike:

I'll take a lying Romney over a lying Clinton any day. Wouldn't you? Sadly, out of all the candidates so far for this election, there is not one that is fit to be president on either side.


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