New Tone: Pro-Obama Ad Blames Mitt Romney For Death of Steel Worker’s Wife – Even Though Romney Left Bain Before Plant Closed (Video)

In its latest Romney attack ad the pro-Barack Obama super PAC Priorities USA blames the former governor for the death of a worker’s wife.

Joe Soptic, the former steel worker in the ad, blames Romney for the death of his wife even though the steel plant closed after Romney left Bain.

Romney left Bain 1999, GST Steel went belly up in 2001.
But it’s Romney’s fault.

Business Insider reported:

The pro-Barack Obama super PAC Priorities USA unleashed what might be the most vicious ad of the 2012 campaign cycle this morning, an ad that personally points some blame toward presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney for the death of a steel worker’s wife.

The ad, titled “Understands,” is a much more pronounced and heavy attack than some of the others that the Obama campaign and Priorities USA have released targeting Bain Capital’s closure of a GST Steel plant in Kansas City.

“Understands” features Joe Soptic, who was laid off from the plant and lost health benefits. The ad says that he later found part-time work, but his wife developed a stage-four cancer (not specified further) and “there was nothing they could do.”

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  • Patty

    OMG, when will this stop. Pigs. That’s all I can say.

  • Conservative Ken

    Now would be a good time for Romney to bring up the death of Brian Terry and the role of President Obama. Those records won’t be released either.

  • bigkahuna

    Obama murdered border patrol agent Brian Terry ….. thats what I heard from a phone call I got from a concerned border agent. He also killed roughly 300 Mexicans… Thats why he granted amnesty to so many( illegally) He feels guilty and wants to buy them off.

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  • Adirondack Patriot

    Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie. Lie.

    Lie.

  • listingstarboard

    These ads are extremely damaging–living in a swing state I see them all constantly. Romney better start punching back as hard as possible. The hot mic slip to Medyedev needs to be on a continuous loop as well as Obamas ties to Communist Party Usa members. Trever Loudon has painstakingly connected the dots between Frank Marshall Davis , David Canter to Axelrod etc. why not start using this info????? Why not start using the fact Obama has spent millions to keep his info hidden???

  • bigkahuna

    Romney also needs to remind them they kept the company open for several years as it lost money. So they owe him for keeeping them alive during that time. He saved them

  • Chris W.

    Narrative fail. Again.

  • valerie

    One of Obama’s classmates from Columbia has pointed out where the real scandal may lie.

    http://www.theblaze.com/contributions/obama’s-college-classmate-the-obama-scandal-is-at-columbia/

    Nobody from Columbia knew Obama as a student, not even the people attending the classes in his alleged major.

  • dnb

    So, if this logic is to be followed, everyone who lost a job since Obama became President, lost their insurance, and then died or had a family member die, is the fault of Obama, because under him jobs were lost. Sad, but swing voters will fall for it. And while I understand Mr. Soptic’s pain, he should be ashamed.

  • SoLongSong

    Absolute HOGWASH. Stuff happens in life (and thanks to Obama a LOT of us are in this position of having lost good jobs with benefits) and you have to face the challenges and carry on. Of course, if Obama wins, there will be free food and phones and healthcare for all!!

    Having worked in a grocery store (doing my part to make ends meet), it used to chap my hide. You could always tell those with foodstamps (for the most part): Young, healthy, in the pajamas in the middle of the day, buying name brands and flashing their cards with manicured nails whilst chatting on free-obama-cell-phones. After they’re rung up, they use their own money for lotto cards and smokes.

    I have nothing against lotto cards and manicures or cell phones, but I certainly couldn’t afford those luxuries! “I get my food for FREE!” one customer proudly proclaimed. It took all my restraint as an employee representing my store not to say anything…

    Nutshell: Obama SUCKS.

  • Multitude

    President Obama has blood on his hands. Instead of putting billions into getting ObamaCare going immediately (and playing tax trickery, taxing over 10 years to pay for 7 years), which would have provided mental services to help people like the two recent shooting perpetrators, Obama gave that money to rich cronies via the fraud we know as “Green Energy” along with countless tens of billions pissed away on the disaster we know as General Motors.

    Could $100 billion or more have been helpful in treating violent people like these two recent shooters? Could $100 billion have been helpful in teaching children? With $100 billion, we could have hired 2.5 MILLION teachers, erasing unemployment in the process. I’m certain many disagree with putting all the money in one of these buckets, but the fact is we could have pissed it away on hiring teachers or improving mental health care and would have probably had some dent in these problem areas.

    Instead, Obama just lined a bunch of rich, country club fat cats pockets. That’s real blood on your hands, sir.

  • Robodog7

    Joe Septic is full of crap.

  • bg

    ++

    OT..

    August 7, 2012

    Furor Over Fast and Furious

    [That’s surely not the distinction Mr. Holder was seeking when he took
    the job. But thanks to the scandal known as Operation Fast and Furious,
    that’s what he’s best known for: overseeing an operation that put more
    than 2,000 guns into the hands of a Mexican drug cartel and led to the
    deaths of hundreds of Mexican citizens and a U.S. Border Patrol agent.

    Presumably, this appalling mortality rate wasn’t the intention when Fast
    and Furious was launched in 2009. But we all know what paves the road
    to hell.]

    ==

  • Jack

    Next time the Romney campaign calls for a donation I’ll tell them not until I see some “shock and awe” coming from them and find out if the VP pick is a real or spun conservative. So much political ammunition just waiting to be loaded, locked and fired. E.g. Blood on Obama’s hands in the form of 200 dead Mexicans and at least 1 American from F&F, not releasing DOJ documents on F&F, not releasing his college records (what’s he hiding?), the economy, TARP and stimulus failures. The list could go on ad infinitum.

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  • bg

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    valerie #9 August 7, 2012 at 10:13 am

    here’s a bit more via FN video..

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  • bg

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    oops re: #17 August 7, 2012 at 10:43 am bg

    valerie #9 August 7, 2012 at 10:13 am link..

    ==

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  • bg

    ++

    “unless the white masses really understand, and the black
    masses really understand.. there’s going to be the largest
    bloodbath in America –
    (#17)

    ==

  • Jorgej

    It is really funny that obama team is completely bankrupt with ideas or purpose. If Romney has killed the house wife due to layoff then Honda has killed 15000 people last year,Toyota 20000, we can go on & on. Democrats are idiots.

  • jb books

    What about the current reporting on the 20,000 non-union worker pensions cut at Adelphi as a part of the GM restructure? Surely there must be a few of these types of stories in that group that could be told.

  • bg
  • jb books

    Delphi, sorry.

  • Why cant the Republicans find Coal Plant workers that lost their jobs by Obama Regulations, and other workers whom lost their jobs because of Obama, like Fishermen, oil platform workers, and these would be more directly because of Obama.

  • jb books

    #26 – exactly what I am saying….there must be thousands of people who, lost jobs when all the GM and Chrysler dealerships were shut down, many almost overnight. A good size dealership could have a hundred or more workers…

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  • I do find it kind of amusing when I see the commercial where Romney was suppose to be making like $100m on average when he closed a business, I bet Obama Administration did not make that mush from all the businesses he closed.

    If Romney closed down as many businesses as Obama has closed and made $100m per business, we would be running surpluses.

  • iamsaved

    This ad is more of the drivel the left likes to give the sheeple. Use an extreme example of seeming victimhood and exploit it based on pure emotion only and usually devoid of facts. I feel for Mr. Soptic and his loss but this Democratic ad is nothing more than an exploitation of Mr. Soptic’s loss and uses him as a poster child to evoke a strong emotional reaction, much like ads asking for money while showing pictures of little starving African kids used by the shysters trying to fleece the sheep.

    Part of the blame has to lie with his wife, noble as she was, for not telling her husband she was ill. Maybe Mr. Soptic should have paid a little more attention to her physical and emotional state and sought treatment sooner. Maybe any type of treatment would have been futile. Was Joe Soptic unwilling to sell all his belongings or go into debt in an attempt to try and save his wife or did he wait around for someone else to pay for it. People have choices. We know it’s not always easy and can be very difficult but life throws curves at every one. The mindset today is to look around and find someone or something to blame. To blame Romney or anyone else for that matter is just a cop out.

    Many steel mills were going out of business back in the 90s. Was Romney responsible for that? What about all the coal plants Obama’s draconian EPA regs are closing? Is he going to blame Romney for those people losing their livlihoods and insurance? Remember, we’re only paying for Obamacare now, the actual big ticket stuff hasn’t kicked in yet. So that safety net isn’t going to work. And lest we forget, someone has to pay for it all.

  • Sarah

    Apparently, there is no bottom to how low the libs will go. Shameful. Waiting for the Romney campaign, the RNC, and super PACS to wake up and stop with the gracious, polite behavior cause that just won’t cut it against these thugs.

  • bg

    ++

    jb books #23 August 7, 2012 at 10:54 am

    found plenty about other stuff, but can’t find anything about that??

    August 2, 2012

    GM profits slip 41% as European struggles take their toll

    general motors layoffs 2012

    August 6, 2012

    Verizon Holds off 45,000 Union Workers,
    Deals with Comcast, Time Warner

    btw, GM has been having some sort of
    a “crisis” ever since i can remember..

    November 24, 2008

    Prince Alwaleed: I Would Like To Thank US Govt For Saving My Butt

    please click on connecting links & scroll thread/
    connecting threads for much more, thank you..

    ==

  • “Comments are disabled for this video. ”
    Whimps!

  • Multitude

    Jorgej, you’re just getting started. How many thousands did Solyndra and all the green energy ponzi scheme firms lay off (while taxpayers made Obama’s fat cat friend whole on their investments)? What about Geithner killing all those non-union jobs at Delphi? What about Obama directly shedding non-union jobs at GM?

    I’ve got friends who’ve been unemployed for several years now under Obama’s economy. In spite of this farce called ObamaCare, neither has health insurance for their families.

    Obama: YOU LIE!

    Oh, and may we all remember as Rush said today: Robin Hood was the first Tea Partier.

  • mackykam

    And Obama and the dems like to chop up babies as they are being born!

  • Nelle

    Romney has been accused of mismanagement, of hiding information that might incriminate him, of living the high life, of not having a mainstream religion, and now of murder. All things that Obama knows he himself can be reasonably accused of, and this is all misdirection away from things that are sensitive. We need to keep hammering on Fast & Furious, the missing history, and the economy, the economy, the economy.

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  • HadEnough

    Are they now saying Romney is guilty of murder???

  • CV1

    I horrible economic times with trillions in debt, Obama gives millions of taxpayer dollars to companies so they may temporiarily stay afloat. Romney closes down unprofitable companies that couldn’t possibly stay afloat on their own.

    Of course, when you borrow from Peter to pay Paul, you will always have the support of Paul.

    This is how Obama operates.

  • bluemount

    I wonder how many people lost their health coverage when BHO’s “green” companies such as Solyndra were closed.

  • Redwine

    The Romney campaign has a ready-made ad here on several fronts:

    “U.S. Treasury Department, led by Timothy Geithner, was the driving force behind terminating the pensions of 20,000 salaried retirees at the Delphi auto parts manufacturing company.”

    AND

    Top bundler for Comrade Barry, Jonathan Lavine, was the head of Bain when GST Steel made its layoffs. Septic is an anti-Romney political operative. He was featured in another Dem ad.

  • Slim

    History is our friend. What happened that lead to the necessity to close Steel plants in this period?
    Bill Clinton and his failure to defend against dumping of steel into the US market. Even the unions were upset with him, the globalist that he was.

    http://lpa.igc.org/lpv42/lpp42_steel.html Union steel workes and Clinton march 1999
    http://www.marketwatch.com/story/steel-industry-in-worst-downturn-in-25-years October 2001

    How soon we forget and allow this tripe to perpetuate…
    Government Policy was driving business decisions during this period based on profitability.
    No profit potential, business is pinched, plants close and people are damaged. This has more to do with Liberal policy than business executives.

  • Finncrisp

    Marxists have no need for truth. The plan is to destroy all opposition at any cost. This silly ad is just another one of those attacks. Did anyone stop to think the steel company lasted another 5-7 years after Bain assisted them? They did fail, but the assistance gave them many extra years of employment and sales.

    In my life , I have worked for 10 companies, many changes as a result of downsizing. This happens in a dynamic economy and people get hurt, but you need to move on and take responsibility and find new cheese as soon as practical.

    Barry is the number one job assassin and he makes no apology for it. He has kill so many jobs, you almost can’t count them all. Gulf oil production, Keystone pipeline, coal industry. Energy we desperately need is being choked off by this dope and his Marxist Utopian Delusion. He needs to go. Romney not the villian.

  • Mad Hatter

    There is no “low point” that the Democrats will stoop to in order to win an Election.

    Facts don’t matter to the Dems. Notice, they don’t mention how Romney wasn’t at Bain when the Steel Mill shut down.

    As someone mentioned earlier, it’s time for Romney to start running ads about the death of Brain Terry, and how Obama has given himself and Holder Executive Privilege to hide documents about Terry’s death.

    Obama doesn’t want Brain Terry’s family to have Justice in the murder of their son.

    If Romney doesn’t run that type of an ad, then one of the Super Packs needs to step up. Hopefully Sheldon Adelson could fund this type of ad campaign since Obama and Holder are now harassing him.

  • lizzy84

    I’m watching this thug of a pResident getting away with playing his politics of lies and class warfare and am hoping to God that the majority of American people are seeing through the disgusting tactics he’s using to get re-elected too. He’s pathetic, his party is pathetic and Romney HAD better start punching back!

  • owl

    First impulse of course, is how low can they go? Second? I still feel extremely sorry for this fellow………..regardless of how he is being used. So, what to do………hmmm…..

    It is too important. We can not remain ladies and gents. Romney should ask the Terrys to do an ad and play it twice as much. They can address Obama and ask him the questions we all want to know. They can throw in the 300 murders of other people’s children with his guns. Throw in Holder. Then ask Obama why he okayed this? They do not have to say what he okayed, just that he did.

    Play by their rules. Professional Poop Scoopers elected a fraud. The least our side of politicians can do for us is to fight in the piles, instead of standing on the sidelines. The rules are fully exposed for all to see. They can pretend to be blind no more.

  • EBL

    So if Romney is somehow responsible for a death of a steel worker’s wife after he left Bain, why isn’t Barack Obama and Eric Holder responsible for all the deaths that happened with Fast & Furious on their watch?

  • Jeannie

    I would mention what Obama has done to our soldiers in terms of costing lives through leaking information. Through releasing Gitmo (and showing how they have killed again). through sending patrols in small numbers to be killed.

    The numbers are OPENLY available and cannot be denied. The general public has no idea.

    Obama, in his messianic arrogance, is doing this completely dismissing that ALL of his attacks can come back against him in exponential form.

  • Nelle

    The ad “personally points some blame toward presumptive nominee Mitt Romney for the death of a steel-worker’s wife”. So maybe it doesn’t exactly accuse him of murder. More of an accomplice. It would be like how the head of an organization is responsible for the actions of his employees, for instance when they give weapons to known killers.
    Only Romney wasn’t the head of Bain, so it’s not the same.

  • Redwine

    Yes. The Romney campaign needs to call out the regime – Eric the Red AND Comrade Barry in particular – are directly responsible for the death of Brian Terry.

  • Jeannie

    #47 He is responsible. The MEDIA hasn’t published it so he thinks that it will not get out because he says things and does things and completely dismisses internet news…or he did, which is why he wants to now hack in and take over the internet.

    I wish I had the money to make every red blooded techie keep Obama’s team completely busy dealing with technical diversions so that he cannot even press a button on his phone without the car starting, the lights going out, his bathroom sink flooding and his electric blanket sparking.

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  • owl

    OT, but since I rant about our ELECTED voices all the time, let me point out another of the good guys. Rep Peter King. I heard him again this morning on the leaks and I really appreciate this man that does not dance on the head of a pin. Have I ever seen him wrong? Yep. So what? Give me a Louie, Inhofe, Michelle or a Peter everyday. Not a problem to understand them. No PC. Thanks.

  • kato

    Even if Romney had still been involved with Bain, this guy and his wife had the responsibility to be insured.

    Apparently he’s like millions of other freeloaders in this country who believe that HIS health insurance should be paid for by others.

    Obama’s base is America’s parasite class. Any question as to why over 90 percent of blacks will be voting for him in November?

  • Gort

    An 0bama bundler was running Bain when this occured.

    Romney needs to refute this

  • bigkahuna

    Romney: Point out how many GM factories were shut, GM dealerships forced closed by Obama, How many have lost jobs, companies closed since Obama took office,

    Point out Obam killed coal plants, coal mining etc. Put these people just now put out of work by Obama… Stop playing defense..play offense for gods sake.

  • Lee

    When Romney was in charge, Bain Capital *bought* the steel company. He left Bain to handle the Olympics, and was no longer in charge of the company. When Bain closed down the steel company the man in charge was a man who later became one of Obama’s bundlers. Romney tried to save the company. Obama’s man shut it down, and cost this man his health insurance.

    It wasn’t Romney. But, of course, Obama doesn’t care about the truth. He just wants to unfairly smear Romney.

  • bg

    ++

    re: #32 August 7, 2012 at 11:29 am bg

    re: jb books #23 August 7, 2012 at 10:54 am

    re: jb books #25 August 7, 2012 at 11:05 am

    oh, okay..

    20,000 non-union worker pensions cut
    at Delphi as a part of the GM restructure

    thanks for the ht..

    ==

  • Tim in Cali

    Under Obamatax,Joe Soptic’s wife would’ve gotten a red pill or a blue pill, a decision made by her DEATH PANEL

    Upon her death,Obama’s IRS thugs would have frozen all Soptic’s assets ’til all taxes on her life insurance policy were paid off

    That includes imposing imminent domain on all property,to be sold at auction immediately following her funeral..any seized vehicles to sold at auction also..

  • wordygirl

    Hot Air – she didn’t die until 5 years after plant closed, 2006. Doesn’t matter to Politico, though, they still see it as a viable ad.

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  • Nothing is to low for Marxists……..pass this around…….http://www.westernjournalism.com/was-obama-married-to-a-man/

  • bg

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    Politico = Bialek Bible

    ==

  • Sasja

    He would also have been fined (taxed) for not having health insurance. And by the way. His wife was admitted to the hospital so she did receive health care even without insurance.

  • Pam from Cape

    This is a LIE! But OBAMA IS GOING TO KILL THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE WITH OBAMACARE!!

  • bg

    ++

    ponderon #62 August 7, 2012 at 12:39 pm

    Obama & Chandoo??

    and they (#55) knew??

    ==

  • George Semper fi

    Let me see if I understand the facts here…
    1) Romney left Bain in 1999 to run the Olympics.
    2) Romney was Governor of Mass. 2003 – 2007.
    3) GST Steel was shut down 2001
    4) This man never worked or purchased health Insurance for five years.
    5) This man’s wife entered the hospital in 2006.
    6) Was diagnosed with cancer and passed away two weeks later.
    7) This man seems to fit the profile as source for Harry Reid’s assertion that for ten years Romney was a tax evader…
    8) If 1-7 true, Conclusions: Harry Reid is a senile old fart ala Don Quixote.
    9) This man must be a mental descendant of fictional Sancho Panza.

  • bg

    ++

    re: #66 August 7, 2012 at 12:55 pm bg

    All 3 Homosexual Members Of Obama’s
    Trinity Church Murdered Within 6 Weeks.

    In late May, Wash. DC-based investigative journalist Wayne Madsen
    had a bombshell revelation about Obama’s membership in a Chicago
    gay club, Man’s Country. Madsen also reported on Obama’s sexual
    relationships with other men, including named D.C. politicians and
    Donald Young, the openly-gay choir-director of the church in Chicago
    of which Obama was a member for some 20 years — Jeremy Wright’s
    Trinity United Church of Christ black liberation theology.

    Obama’s relationship with Young was confirmed by Larry
    Sinclair, who claims to have had two sex-cocaine trysts
    with Obama.]

    Obama’s membership in a Chicago gay club, Man’s Country

    ==

  • Patty

    This is complete lunacy.

    With ads like this, Obama looks even more desperate. The Obama campaign is grasping.

    The Columbia Journalism Review rapped the Obama campaign for an anti-Romney ad that “distorts the facts in a Washington Post story to implicate Mitt Romney in outsourcing by firms that received funds from Bain Capital.”

    FactCheck.org concluded, “The president’s campaign fails to back up its claims that Romney ‘shipped jobs’ overseas.”

    The Des Moines Register’sJennifer Jacobs noted: “Independent fact checkers have debunked President Barack Obama’s previous allegations that Mitt Romney was responsible for outsourcing jobs, but the Democrat will soon air his third TV ad in Iowa going after his Republican rival on the same claim.”

    http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-07-17/news/ct-oped-0717-byrne-20120717_1_obama-campaign-bain-capital-republican-mitt-romney

    Well, this is another example of lies. It just amazes me that he is going to carry this through the entire campaign.

    Romney needs to do some fact checking on Obama and start aggressively going after Obama’s records, his speeches, his failures.

  • Patty

    OT

    Exclusive: Lovitz Rips Humorless, Intolerant Liberals After Receiving Death Threats

    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Hollywood/2012/08/06/bh-interview-lovitz-death-threats

  • Patty

    OT omg

    Jimmy Carter to address the Democratic National Convention –

    Read more: http://dailycaller.com/#ixzz22sx2frbR

  • Tim in Cali

    Breaking news: The apple the Adam got from Eve

    That apple tree belong to Romney and he’s never paid taxes on it

  • I would guess there could be a former Delphi employee or family member who reached premature death “caused” by the Oblamer administration.

  • bg

    ++

    re: Patty #69 August 7, 2012 at 1:09 pm

    #32 August 7, 2012 at 11:29 am bg

    May 8, 2009, #84

    Obama-Run General Motors To Start Outsourcing Car Manufacturing

    [In summary, we could have saved ourselves billions in bailouts and kept
    GM’s jobs in America if the Obama administration hadn’t insisted in
    essentially taking the company over so that the UAW’s labor contracts
    wouldn’t be re-negotiated in bankruptcy. Now that the UAW has been so
    artfully protected by Obama, GM has to go overseas to remain profitable.]

    Obama’s new attacks on Romney and outsourcing (#2)

    [(Our colleagues at FactCheck.org have also offered their own analysis
    of the Obama outsourcing ads and the issues raised in The Post’s article,
    saying “some of the claims in the ads are untrue, and others are thinly
    supported.” The Obama campaign did not dispute the details of their
    analysis, except to once again claim that Romney had an active role in
    Bain after he left to run the Salt Lake City Olympics in 1999 — a claim
    that FactCheck.org quickly debunked. We came to the same conclusion
    in January. There is no evidence that Romney played a role in Bain
    decisions after he left to run the Olympics.) ]

    4 Pinocchios for Obama’s newest anti-Romney ad

    more (juandos #11)

    An Examiner article in Jan. of this year: “79 percent” of all green-jobs
    spending in Obama’s $800 billion stimulus package went to foreign firms,
    with the largest payment going to a bankrupt Australian company. For
    example, the Obama Administration spent $1.6 billion on Chinese and
    other foreign wind power. The practical effect of those subsidies was
    to outsource American jobs…

    ==

  • Babsy

    Of course Romney did it. He had no choice in the matter as it was none other than the slimy George W. Boooooosh! that loosed the snake into the Garden of Eden…..

  • lizzy84

    ot

    Drudge:

    President Obama whispered to a top fundraiser this week that he believes GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney wants to name Gen. David Petraeus to the VP slot!

    “The president wasn’t joking,” the insider explains to the DRUDGE REPORT.

    A Petraeus drama has been quietly building behind the scenes.

    Romney is believed to have secretly met with the four-star general in New Hampshire.

    The pick could be a shrewd Romney choice. A cross-party pull. The Obama administration hailed Petraeus as one of history’s greatest military strategists. Petraeus was unanimously confirmed as the Director of the CIA by the US Senate 94-0.

    But Petraeus has categorically asserted that he has NO political ambitions. And Team Obama stands prepared to tie one of their own to “Bush wars.” A Petraeus pick could been seen as simply shuffling the decks of power in DC.

    “He’s a serious man, for seriously dangerous times,” notes a top Republican.

    A DRUDGE POLL on Tuesday morning showed readers split on if Romney should give it a go.

    And the calendar is running out of days.

    Developing…

    http://www.drudgereport.com/flashgp.htm

  • bg

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    lizzy84 #76 August 7, 2012 at 1:27 pm

    re: [“Bush wars.”]

    Clinton = take custody of bin Laden in Sudan.. no thanks, i have a much
    more nuanced plan involving the lobbing of a bomb on an aspirin factory..

    Bush = fight & defend, never surrender!!

    Obama = there ain’t no stinkin’ war on terrorism!! as a matter of fact,
    the Islamists i hired to work for me in my government assured me that
    the Holy War they declared US back in 1996 is American propaganda..

    ==

  • bg

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    re: #77 August 7, 2012 at 1:38 pm bg

    declared US = declared on US

    ==

  • bg

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    re: Patty #71 August 7, 2012 at 1:12 pm

    direct link

    [“A lifelong champion of human rights and investments in education and energy to spur economic development, President Carter will provide unique insight into President Obama’s ability to move our country forward and why we need his vision and leadership for a second term. President Obama is fighting for the next steps in our nation’s economic recovery, to reclaim America’s promise on behalf of hard-workers, the strivers, the dreamers, who ask only for a fair shot and a fair shake.”

    [..]

    Carter left office with a job approval rating of 34 percent.]

    says it all don’t it, oh wait, we elected
    Barry, how dumbed down are we.. 🙄

    August 5, 2012

    The trouble with “Jumah at the DNC”

    [It is troubling that the Democratic National Convention has decided
    to promote and lend its name and national political platform to the
    organizers of the “Jummah at the DNC”. The leaders of this event –
    Jibril Hough and Imam Siraj Wahhaj as advertised are no moderates.
    They are radicals. These individuals embrace Islamist supremacy and
    have demonstrated support for radical ideologies.]

    Dr. Zuhdi Jasser on DNC Convention and Islamists

    much more..

    ==

  • Winston Wolfe

    You know, I really do hate the Left.

    Hate. Despise. Loathe.

    Hate.

  • with all the plants that have closed(think coal)since obama has been president there must be a lot of deaths that are the myth’s fault.

  • Why am I supposed to believe he lost his health coverage due to the plant shutdown? Didn’t Joe apply for COBRA? The story goes that when his wife fell ill, he finally took her to the hospital the hospital treated her and gave her tests. Why didn’t Joe bring his wife in earlier? He would have still had health insurance and the hospital would have done the testing. Seems to me that if Joe wants to blame anyone in all of this, he should look in the mirror.

  • SoLongSong

    HAH! Jimmy CARTER’S going to speak at the demo convention? This gives me ABSOLUTE GLEE. That guy’s a loon – although obama makes him look downright (I was going to type “Reaganish”, but didn’t want to put those two names in the same sentence. Not worthy).

  • Fionnagh

    Okay, I’ll be crass (unless someone above beat me to it) — how much in royalties will this gentleman receive? How much was he paid up front to make the ad?

  • BurmaShave

    Well,the “good news” is that Oblaima has finally moved beyond blaming everything on Bush

  • bg

    ++

    OT..

    WaPo Fact Checker Gives Harry Reid “Four Pinocchios”
    For Claim Romney Hasn’t Paid Taxes For 10 Years…

    btw, you know why Harry said it “on the Senate floor”??

    because it’s LEGAL to LIE when addressing the Congress.

    how dumbed down are we??

    verily i say to thee.. “sigh*

    ==

  • Freddy

    This is really quite simple.

    Joe Soptic chose cable TV over health insurance.

    Do NOT let your wife DIE over a cable tv bill!

  • Obama, REID and Axelrod are liars

    They need to FOIA the SEVIS database at ICE. It will show him as an Indonesia International student! Someone needs to request the SEVIS records on Obama’s International application that’s why no one remembers him at Occidental.

    The mobsters thugs can’t UNSEAL ROmney’s records. They are DOGS vicous dogs and they looking for anything they can get! I also loathe the corrupt LEFT. Now we have no jobs any illegal can come here rape, steal rob and laugh at Americans. He has destroyed a Country and the dmocrats Harry Reid all of them make me sick. Shutting down our military into PEACE keepers, turning NASA into a MUslim Science school–leaking our secrets to whomever!
    All inventions will belong to the government and Christians will stamped with a new Social Security number and it will let them know when you need health covrage–you’ll go to the back of the line! This is another holocost–the media is the new KKK.

  • shirley

    Are you kidding me???
    The democrats and the Obama administration should be ASHAMED of themselves!!!
    I have seen down and dirty- but to blame Romney for this woman’s death is pathetic!
    Just take a good hard look at this president Obama.
    Now, have we EVER had a president like this? Who gets “personally” involved in so many mean, unpatriotic, down and dirty, uncaring, and un-presidential situations?
    I do not want this president any longer. He promised “united”. No left, no right, all that “work together as one” stuff.
    He does not talk about what is important like the economy, foreign affairs, our national defense, gasoline, people losing jobs and have no jobs, businesses closing up. Food cost- He does not care about the American people- it is soooo obvious! Don’t let him “trick you” again!
    Romney is a gentleman and has a good heart. He knows how to help us, the PEOPLE, with the struggling economy. Let’s give him a chance and get this America back on it’s feet again!!

  • averagemelon

    Romney will win even with massive voter fraud.

    This ad is more fodder for the angry and fed up. It convicts and convinces the wrong side to remain.

    Be very wary of desperate men in power. They will do ANYTHING, ANYTHING to keep their hands on the purse strings with no police to answer to. Keep your ears pricked up and eyes always open.

  • 22-250

    Is Romney going to get a pair and fight back or is he going to go john mccain on this POS? I’m afraid if he doesn’t start fighting back, I will have to burn my vote. I fell for the mccain BS but not again.

  • owl

    #62 I clicked it and good grief, first I have heard of that one. I must be slipping or dozing.

    Actually, I am going to go look at the pics since the new low is that nothing is too low.

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  • bitterclinger

    CNN and Red State have come out this evening to refudiate the ad. According to Mark Levin, Soptic’s wife died five years after his plant closed. She also had health insurance from HER JOB, which she quit a few years after because of a claimed injury.

  • lonestar50

    Hey Soptic…… It is a shame your wife died of cancer. It is your fault that she died. You should have taken care of her and you didn’t. So take your pathetic blame and go away, far away.

  • Mike Bell

    They’ve hit a new low. Unreal. This man should be ashamed to use his dead wife for political advantage. SHAME on you, sir! Stage four cancer? Somehow that’s Romney’s fault? I am just speechless.

  • Sarah

    CNN has debunked the lies in this dispicable ad:
    http://legalinsurrection.com/2012/08/woman-in-anti-romney-superpac-death-ad-actually-had-insurance/

    And if I might add, even if everything in that ad were true, it would still be disgusting. Yes. Awful things happen. It is horrible to get laid off. It is horrible to lose health insurance. And, no, Mitt Romney is not and would not be responsible for these horrid things that can happen and do happen to us every day. For goodness sake, it is simply outrageous to try to suggest that Romney killed someone’s wife and that is precisely what that ad is trying to put forth. Absolutely sick.

  • Patty

    Obama SuperPac Releases One of the Most Ugly, Misleading Ads in Campaign History

    Update: CNN reviewed the ad this afternoon and found it is “not accurate.” Turns out Soptic’s wife still had her own insurance after he lost his job. She stopped working as a result of an accident:

    In 2001, Joe Soptic loses his job when Bain closes the plant. His wife still has insurance, though, through her employer, Saver’s thrift store. A year later, Romney formerly leaves Bain. And it’s that year, 2002, or perhaps 2003, Soptic tells CNN, that his wife leaves her job because of an injury. That’s when she became uninsured without fallback insurance from her husband. A few years later, in 2006, she goes to the hospital is diagnosed with cancer and dies just days later.

    Bill Burton at Priorities USA is now claiming that he did not intend to connect Romney to the death of Soptic’s wife. This is obviously a lie. Watch the video. There’s no other conclusion you can draw from it. This ad is so dirty that even the people who made it don’t want to take credit for it.

    ON BREITBART TV
    CNN: Obama Ad ‘Pretty Outrageous’

    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/08/07/Obama-SuperPac-Releases-One-of-the-Most-Ugly-Misleading-Ads-in-Campaign-History

  • Patty

    #98

    Sarah, I am so sorry for stepping on you comment, please forgive me! 🙁

  • Diane

    So this man did not look for another job after he lost his??? Did he try and couldn’t or was that his choice. Why wasn’t his wife on permanent disability? Was she fired or on temp disability, what injury did she have. So her employer isn’t responsible but his? Wow, this is a detailed blame game. Even the add is speculative on when or how long or why she didn’t get checked out. If they both were not working and or didn’t have insurance did they apply for programs and were turned down…..too many to blame here.

  • bg

    ++

    re: Sarah #98 August 7, 2012 at 10:05 pm

    sounds way

    too familiar

    speaking of familiar, via comments via your link..

    not to mention..

    The Hypocrisy of Obama’s Bain Bundler

    [As Katrina reports, Mitt Romney left Bain Capital in 1999 to manage the
    Winter Olympics, two years before GST Steel declared bankruptcy. But
    that hasn’t stopped President Obama from blaming him for the company’s
    2001 collapse. In a new Obama campaign video, ex-steel workers criticize
    Romney for being “out of touch” with the “average working person.” Left
    unmentioned (and blameless) is Jonathan Lavine.

    Lavine, according to the Los Angeles Times, is a top Obama bundler and
    a managing director at Bain Capital. Lavine, who has raised over $100,000
    for the president, was at the firm when GST Steel declared bankruptcy.
    So according to the Obama team’s logic, Romney, who had left Bain, is
    responsible for GST Steel’s demise, but Lavine, who was there, is not?
    Expect to hear more about this connection.]

    ==

  • bg

    ++

    Patty #100 August 7, 2012 at 11:18 pm

    imo, both are quite welcome, and
    there’s plenty of room for more.. 😉

    ==

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