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Mitt Romney’s Gary Hart Moment
In 1987, with rumors circulating of affairs, Gary Hart challenged the media to follow him around. They did and soon found out that he was having an affair with Donna Rice. In an article published Sunday, Mitt Romney revealed that he had an anonymous Twitter account. The reporters looked for Romney relatives who had few followers and soon found out that the account was named “Pierre Delecto.” It’s now been made private, but people took screenshots. I assume that these have not been doctored.
Talk about an unforced error. If Mitt had not revealed the existence of the account, it’s very unlikely that its existence would ever have been discovered. It was established in 2011 and no one had commented about it. It only took reporters a few hours to figure out its name. He looks like a hypocrite, attacking Trump for acting unpresidential while using an anonymous account to defend himself.Published in Politics
You realize that those of us who have to regularly “suit up” get issued a pair of these as required.
There are shades of #NeverTrump, which was the point I was trying to make in bringing up Jonah.
He disdains Trump and Kasich about equally, while others with far worse cases of Trump Derangement Syndrome have given themselves over to the “The enemy of my enemy is my friend” type of thinking. That’s to the point the not only would they revel in a Kasich primary challenge to Trump, its virtually a dead solid lock that whoever the Democrats nominate in 2020 will have their support next November. I’m just not sure how “True Conservatives for Liz” gets you back ideological leadership of the GOP in 2021.
Do you sterilize your dirty, dirty, contaminated, fuzzy ears?
The other version of this that gets me is, there are Republicans that don’t give a damn about the lack of due process in this stupid “impeachment inquiry”. They don’t care if it’s fair or dependable they just want harm and supposed “dirt” on the President.
This is the first time in history we have connected “impeachment” with no clear misconduct. It has never happened before. They are using government powers to persecute Trump and there is no one guy accountable like you would normally have in the justice system. It’s just a mob style witch hunt.It makes me sick.
Everyone needs to see The Lives Of Others and The Death Of Stalin. The Democrats are simply throwing up chaff because they are scared of the IG report and the investigation into the Steele dossier. So many of the Republicans that hate Trump are so stupid about this.
Here is a fair discussion of Ukraine. https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-daily-signal-podcast/e/64757557
More on impeachment http://ricochet.com/podcast/examining-politics/james-rosen-jeanne-allen-britt-mchenry/
Trump won fair and square, and they just can’t leave him alone to govern. It’s despicable.
Another thing. I was listening to Dan Bongino’s podcast. The reason Rudy Giuliani was sent to Ukraine was he was trying to sort out how much everything got poisoned by Nellie Orr and Fusion GPS. She literally went there.
Devan Nunes said the same thing on Hannity. he had to do this as his personal attorney.
Particularly bad because of one of Warrens nick names.
Kerry was an unforced error.
This is a Star Chamber.
No opposition party present.
This is the most dangerous process we have ever seen in out government.
Personally, I find anything that comes out of this process illegitimate , and illegal.
If they want a civil war, this is a great way to start one.
So was @gldiii‘s, but it’s still fun to laugh at.
Exactly. Maybe the Senate can vote to convict in secret, too, guaranteeing a civil war.
There were many moments to laugh at Kerry.
“Reporting for duty”
“Crawling around deer hunting with a shotgun”
“Is this where I get me a huntin’ license?”
Dumb kids get stuck in Iraq
I look forward to all the ‘A Conservative Case For’TM Liz articles.
I had just came back from the final launch pad close out inspection for a satellite that I had been working on for the prior 4 years. As one of the senior mission thermal guys I do that with the senior mission system guy after each of the instrument teams, and the spacecraft thermal guys, do their final inspect. My part of the this ritual requires being the one of the first, and then last in the small clean room at the top of the launch pad (dance floor limited to 10 I think). I watch as the pad techs encapsulate the payload, so I get to be one of the last set of eyes to see the observatory before launch a few weeks later.
I was in my suit for the better part of 7 hours, and was in the de-gowning area a 1/4 mile from the pad where everything I was wear was going into the laundry (or trash for the gloves, mask, and booties inside the boots). Despite being in a heavily air conditioned room at the top of the pad it get hot and sweaty while all of the final check offs, remove before flight covers, and thermal blankets are checked for correct attachment. So everything I was wear goes thru a special laundering process before it get reused again.
The ears was just a bit of celebratory release after a long final integration schedule.
We don’t get the opportunity to let off much steam as we get to the final strokes before committing to launch. It’s like the military in that you do a lot of hurry up, then long waits, then do your bit of the choreography, then get out of the way.
Reporting for duty!
I miss that Jonah Goldberg.
Question: What do you think of the guy who pushes a kid into a mud puddle, then taunts him for being so clumsy?
Yeah. He’s against big government-and so am I.
Socialism is Super Big Government and going in the wrong …close to the waterfall, direction. Let’s quibble …after we keep the socialists forces from taking over, OK?
But he’s against some aspects of ‘our’ representative, so – fine with USA as Venezuela as long as we have a Mitt Romney-Barack Obama-like leader.
These people are infected with a nerd-like inability to comprehend working people. They believe we have a lesser stake. Maybe that’s an alternate – and more forgiving description of “elites”. They just don’t understand.
I don’t want to see them overrun by the hordes, they don’t deserve that kind of treatment. I’m trying to warn them about a consequence to their lack of understanding.
It took me long time to come around to this view but I think it’s exactly right.
I almost thought you meant a situation like former President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko getting poisoned with dioxin by Putin’s thugs.
Dangerous place over in that part of the world.
Ukrainegate “Behind closed doors” & What is to be done? @DevinNunes CA-22 https://audioboom.com/posts/7405863-ukrainegate-behind-closed-doors-what-is-to-be-done-devinnunes-ca-22?utm_campaign=detailpage&utm_content=retweet&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter via @batchelorshow
The CIA blames the FBI blames the DNI blames the CIA. Larry Johnson, Sic Semper Tyrannis https://audioboom.com/posts/7405725-the-cia-blames-the-fbi-blames-the-dni-blames-the-cia-larry-johnson-sic-semper-tyrannis?utm_campaign=detailpage&utm_content=retweet&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter via @batchelorshow
Round and round she goes, where she stops, nobody knows!
Those guys are so over a barrel.
The big problem is, Barr has to finish this thing up by August 30 or hold it until after the election.
This is the back of my car right after that election cycle. I know it’s after because of my license plate…
My kids called it the “rolling Republican Convention”.
Take that Gary…
Limbaugh is just killing it on both explaining the scandal and the political + media analysis.
Almost half of the show. He laid it out perfectly linearly. Just epic.