Congratulations, Florida. You probably maybe almost for sure destroyed Mitt Romney's hopes and dreams to become president of Don'tTreadOnMeLand.
As we pointed about yesterday, RoboRomney set his pants on fire with his "47 percent" comments at a fundraiser right here in Boca. And since then, things have been blowing up all around him.
He's tried explaining it, spinning it, wrenching it, straining it, pulling it, tweaking it, and burying it... all to no avail. So he came out and owned it and then tried to justify it.
Then, his trusty Ward, P90Ryan, came out and said Romney was inarticulate. Because there must be a more coherent way to shit on poor people and most Americans!
And now, things are hitting a critical stage.
According to National Review Online, Romney's campaign is $11 million in debt after taking out a $20 million loan.
Of course, the remaining 11 mil shouldn't be a problem, what with Romnom's monocle-wearing sugar-daddy pals and all. But still, in the face of not knowing dick about foreign policy, being all "we haven't run our numbers on our Medicare proposal but, NO TAXES, BRO", and being a guy who abuses dogs, Romney's been touting himself as The Amazing ECONOMY-MAN because of business and managerial experience and other stuff. And yet, with a little under two months to go before the election, his campaign is in debt.
And now comes the news that Romney and his aides are super sad about these turn of events.
Then one of RoboRomney's
minions errr... a totally respectable journalist found a tape of his own! A tape of Barack Obama saying things about... Redistributing! The! Wealth! Just like the Trotsky he is! AHA!
The tape is from 1998, when then-state Sen. Barrack DON'T CALL ME BARRY Obama says, "I actually believe in redistribution."
BOOM. Busted. Election ovah.
Except that, Obama comes across more moderate than Mao in the tape, not to mention that it was from 14 years ago and nowhere near the same ballpark as Romney's pissing-on-the-peasants comments from four months ago. But did Obama really like Shakespeare in Love as the choice for Best Picture of 1998, or was he merely pandering to the masses? Hmmmmm???
The Republican's wet-fart attempt at nailing Obama is only the latest FAILBLOG.ORG in what has been a pretty spectacularly crappy few weeks for Romney.
And then there's the "47 percent" remark. Which was not only one of the douchiest things ever uttered by a candidate for the president of the United States but also not even accurate.
Most Americans do pay taxes. Only 18 percent of American households didn't pay federal income taxes last year. More states that lean heavily Republican don't pay federal income taxes. The majority of "entitlement" benefits go to the elderly and the disabled.
He can't even get his attacks on the poor and indigent right.
Romney can spin it all he wants. But this is as bad as it gets.
Campaign in debt. Gloomy airplane rides. Eating veggie burritos all alone. Sad attempts at nailing the president with a decades-old video that falls flat. And the "47 percent" comment.
This all most likely means Romney will be "100 percent" screwed come November.
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