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Monday, May 2, 2011

Romney Too Chicken to Debate

Posted by on Mon, May 2, 2011 at 1:35 PM

It's official: Mitt Romney is not going to be at Thursday's Republican debate:

Matt Rhoades, the executive director of the former Massachusetts governor’s exploratory committee, said in a statement on Monday: “Governor Romney will not be participating in this week’s South Carolina debate because it’s still early, the field is too unsettled and he’s not yet an announced candidate.”

Maybe poor little Mitt's afraid he'd have to publicly congratulate the president if he showed up.


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blackhook 1
Can someone explain what the hell a 'Mitt' is? How could any loving parents saddle their child with such a bizarre handle?

This is child abuse, no wonder he turned out like he did.
Posted by blackhook on May 2, 2011 at 1:46 PM · Report this
Fnarf 2
This is a PR translation of his actual comment, which was "no fucking way, man, those people are CRAZY, I'm not going anywhere near them".
Posted by Fnarf on May 2, 2011 at 1:48 PM · Report this
Danger 3
If he goes he's just going to have that Massachusetts health care "albatross" hung around his neck by everyone. He's an easy punching bag for the rest of the republican field that panders to an easily riled constituency.
Posted by Danger on May 2, 2011 at 1:53 PM · Report this
Kinison 4
Sounds like Mitt will play the game of "Wait and See" on who will "Crash and Burn".
Posted by Kinison on May 2, 2011 at 1:56 PM · Report this
raindrop 5
Micele Bachmann isn't debating either. So what profound punditry can you say about that, Paul?
Posted by raindrop on May 2, 2011 at 1:57 PM · Report this
Rujax! 6

...unable to spell "Michelle" correctly, eh? You a teabagger?

I think if were Paul, I would say that Madame Bachmann is equally afraid of being exposed as a fraud. Like Mittens, she really is an airhead bereft of ideas of any heft. If I were Paul, I think that's what I would say.

Obama will obliterate any and/or ALL of them in debate. Should be fun to watch.
Posted by Rujax! on May 2, 2011 at 2:15 PM · Report this
Rujax! 7

I loved it when she almost fucked the Shrub in front of the joint houses of Congress, the Supreme Court and a national television audience...girl knows what she wants!!!…
Posted by Rujax! on May 2, 2011 at 2:20 PM · Report this
raindrop 8
@5, My typo with no 'h' but she spells it with only one 'l', not two, silly.
Posted by raindrop on May 2, 2011 at 2:21 PM · Report this
Rujax! 9
@8...I "sit" corrected, she does at that...heh.
Posted by Rujax! on May 2, 2011 at 2:47 PM · Report this
you don't know anything at all about Romney, do you...
Posted by 2w4556e on May 2, 2011 at 3:02 PM · Report this
rob! 11
Maybe Romney requires that all his operatives have the initials M. R.

What are the odds that his Tour Bus Background Music Coordinator is named Muffin Rohypnol?
Posted by rob! on May 2, 2011 at 3:52 PM · Report this
@1 a boy who's real name is Willard?
Posted by SoSea Resident on May 2, 2011 at 5:27 PM · Report this
Free Lunch 13
@1 - Mitt got off easy for a Mormon. The LDS name their kids all sorts of batshit things. Check out the Utah Baby Namer.
Posted by Free Lunch on May 2, 2011 at 5:57 PM · Report this

On first take, I read the headline as "Romney to Debate Chicken".

I'd pay to see that.
Posted by RonK, Seattle on May 2, 2011 at 7:30 PM · Report this

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