wilwheaton:

Romney is an almost perfect amalgam of all the great out-of-touch douchebags of our national cinema: he’s Gregg Marmalaard from Animal House mixed with Billy Zane’s sneering, tux-wearing Cal character in Titanic to pussy-ass Prince Humperdinck to Roy Stalin to Gordon Gekko (he’s literally Gordon Gekko). He’s everything we’ve been trained to despise, the guy who had everything handed to him, doesn’t fight his own battles and insists there’s only room in the lifeboat for himself – and yet the Democrats, for some reason, have had terrible trouble beating him in a popularity contest.
The fact that Barack Obama needed a Himalayan mountain range of cash and some rather extreme last-minute incompetence on Romney’s part to pull safely ahead in this race is what really speaks to the brokenness of this system. Bruni of the Times is right that the process scares away qualified candidates who could have given Obama a better run for all that money. But what he misses is that the brutal campaign process, with its two years of nearly constant media abuse and “gotcha” watch-dogging, serves mainly to select out any candidate who is considered anything like a threat to the corrupt political establishment – and that selection process is the only thing that has kept this race close.
(via This Presidential Race Should Never Have Been This Close | Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone)

No, you’re completely missing the point.  You’re missing the point, and it’s really starting to worry me how many of you are, because you’re getting more and more smug about things and worse, Obama supporters who might be voting, canvassing, fundraising, are kicking back and chuckling that their dude has it sewn up because no one would vote for the Creepazoid.  NO ONE IS VOTING FOR MITT ROMNEY.  No one.  Not even Republicans.  Not even, probably, his wife. 
They’re voting for the Republican ticket
They’re voting for the promises he’s making them
They’re voting against Obama
They’re voting because they believe in something on his platform
They’re voting because they’re against something on Obama’s platform
They’re voting because they’re mad and when you’re mad, the incumbent takes the shit of it, whether he should or not
They’re voting because Obama has a funny name and too deep a tan
They’re voting because they’re Mormon
BUT NO ONE IS VOTING FOR MITT ROMNEY, SO HE COULD BE A CARDBOARD IGUANA AND IT WOULDN’T MATTER

wilwheaton:

Romney is an almost perfect amalgam of all the great out-of-touch douchebags of our national cinema: he’s Gregg Marmalaard from Animal House mixed with Billy Zane’s sneering, tux-wearing Cal character in Titanic to pussy-ass Prince Humperdinck to Roy Stalin to Gordon Gekko (he’s literally Gordon Gekko). He’s everything we’ve been trained to despise, the guy who had everything handed to him, doesn’t fight his own battles and insists there’s only room in the lifeboat for himself – and yet the Democrats, for some reason, have had terrible trouble beating him in a popularity contest.

The fact that Barack Obama needed a Himalayan mountain range of cash and some rather extreme last-minute incompetence on Romney’s part to pull safely ahead in this race is what really speaks to the brokenness of this system. Bruni of the Times is right that the process scares away qualified candidates who could have given Obama a better run for all that money. But what he misses is that the brutal campaign process, with its two years of nearly constant media abuse and “gotcha” watch-dogging, serves mainly to select out any candidate who is considered anything like a threat to the corrupt political establishment – and that selection process is the only thing that has kept this race close.

(via This Presidential Race Should Never Have Been This Close | Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone)

No, you’re completely missing the point.  You’re missing the point, and it’s really starting to worry me how many of you are, because you’re getting more and more smug about things and worse, Obama supporters who might be voting, canvassing, fundraising, are kicking back and chuckling that their dude has it sewn up because no one would vote for the Creepazoid.  NO ONE IS VOTING FOR MITT ROMNEY.  No one.  Not even Republicans.  Not even, probably, his wife. 

  • They’re voting for the Republican ticket
  • They’re voting for the promises he’s making them
  • They’re voting against Obama
  • They’re voting because they believe in something on his platform
  • They’re voting because they’re against something on Obama’s platform
  • They’re voting because they’re mad and when you’re mad, the incumbent takes the shit of it, whether he should or not
  • They’re voting because Obama has a funny name and too deep a tan
  • They’re voting because they’re Mormon

BUT NO ONE IS VOTING FOR MITT ROMNEY, SO HE COULD BE A CARDBOARD IGUANA AND IT WOULDN’T MATTER

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