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Old 11-11-2012, 08:50 PM
 
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Considering most Bostonians would have voted against him even if he had won, that's a ridiculous act of self aggrandizement. He's an astonishing egotist.

 
Old 11-12-2012, 10:38 AM
 
Location: Hinckley Ohio
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Damn little bit of mitt hate here. Why should staffers still have lines of credit? I assume the purpose of them was for campaign related work.

Also what should he have done, keep his campaign employees working on a campaign that is over and do.e. I hope you guys dont run the country that way.

If I had money, id celebrate too.

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Becuz winding down a campaign is not as simple as turning off the lights and locking the door. OFA is still winding down operations. Cutting everyone off is mean spirited and created nothing but a clusterf**k at the end. OFA is still entering data for the next election.
 
Old 11-12-2012, 10:40 AM
 
Location: CHicago, United States
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Talk about hubris! I don't recall any other presidential candidate celebrating a win in such a blatant, self-aggrandizing way, especially with such a divided electorate. What a tasteless lack of class that would have displayed. He clearly believed his own hype.
The campaign leadership was delusional. They made the mistake of believing the campaign rhetoric they were generating, as if it was coming from an authoritative/independent source. A trap most inexperienced campaign folks would make. You could see on election night how stunned Romney was, that he lost. Ryan, as well. I wouldn't be surprised if whomever sold them the 'bill of goods' is the subject of a "hit" contract. Politically speaking, that is.
 
Old 11-12-2012, 10:48 AM
 
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So?

What do fireworks have to do with anything?
It perfectly illustrates how out of touch he was with facts (seeing as how the facts showed he was not the favorite) and how arrogant he was. Same with the fact he didn't have a concession speech prepared. I read that Obama had 2 speeches prepared because you never know how things will go.
 
Old 11-12-2012, 10:52 AM
 
Location: Tampa Florida
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Mitt Romney had planned to celebrate his election as the nation’s 45th president with an eight-minute fireworks display over Boston Harbor.

The same company that does some of the illuminations for Boston’s Fourth of July celebration was poised to ignite fireworks within view of Romney’s party at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center to celebrate a win over President Obama.

“It was not an intense, grand finale-type of display for eight minutes, but it certainly was a fast-paced show to cap off the evening, if it were necessary,” company CEO Steve Pelkey told the Globe today.


Mitt Romney planned Boston Harbor fireworks show that was scotched by election loss - Boston.com

Talk about hubris! I don't recall any other presidential candidate celebrating a win in such a blatant, self-aggrandizing way, especially with such a divided electorate. What a tasteless lack of class that would have displayed. He clearly believed his own hype.
What happened? Oh yeah, the TParty threw all of it overboard.
 
Old 11-12-2012, 11:45 AM
 
Location: Central Illinois -
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Further proof of his disconnect with reality.

He is the Donald Trump of politicians.
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