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Mitt Romney says Obama breaks vows, just like Kim Kardashian

January 3, 2012

President Barack Obama and reality television celebrity Kim Kardashian have something in common, according to Mitt Romney – they don’t know how to keep a promise.

“I’ve been looking at some video clips on YouTube of President Obama, then-candidate Obama, going through Iowa, making promises,” Romney said during a campaign stop in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Sunday.

“I think the gap between his promises and his performance is the largest I’ve seen, well, since the Kardashian wedding and the promise of until death do we part,” said the Republican presidential candidate.

Kardashian filed for divorce on Oct. 31, just 72 days after marrying basketball player Kris Humphries in a lavish televised wedding that was billed as a “fairytale.” She is one of the highest-paid reality stars on U.S. television, with 2010 earnings estimated at $6 million from her TV show, clothing line, perfume, jewelry and tanning cream and other product endorsements and appearances.

In October, First Lady Michelle Obama told a group of reporters that her husband didn’t like their daughters, Malia and Sasha, watching the Kardashian reality television shows.

Romney is hoping to become the Republican presidential nominee to challenge Obama at the Nov. 6 election. Polls show Romney in a three way fight with Texas congressman Ron Paul and Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum ahead of Tuesday’s caucuses in Iowa, but recent polls in New Hampshire predict a landslide victory at the state’s Jan. 10 primary for the former governor of neighboring Massachusetts.

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That’s an amusing stance coming from a chronic liar like Mitt Romney. However, it makes it clear what Romney’s campaign strategy is going to be. He’s going to try to paint Obama as an outsider radical who represents an attempt to usher in a wave of change that is contrary to American values, while also trying to paint Obama as a liar so that when Obama comes after Romney with the truth, people won’t believe him, or so Romney hopes. But Romney has already been running ads showing Obama quoting John McCain but presenting it as if it was a statement made by Obama himself. It demonstrates, clearly, that Romney has zero qualms about deceiving the American people to accomplish his aims. Romney would have no problem with tricking America into another war like the Bush Administration did. Mitt Romney is a despicable human being, and I’m using the term “human being” liberally here.

The truth is, anyone who knows American history also knows that Obama’s policies are firmly rooted in American tradition, policies that have worked for us in the past. It is the radical right that is attempting to move this country to a place it has never been before, and to a large extent they’re succeeding. This all started with Ronald Reagan’s theory that government should no longer invest in our country and with trickle down economics. That is when our debt problem started. If Obama wasn’t burdened with Bush’s spending (Iraq and Afghanistan wars; Dept of Homeland Security; the Bush tax cuts; Bush’s Medicare Prescription Drug Plan; No Child Left Behind) and could raise taxes on the wealthy just to an historically average level, he’d not only have a balanced budget, but a surplus, and we could do much more of what this country needs to grow and prosper.

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What is the good mormon doing looking at the photos and vidios of Kim Kad.? Maybe since she is divorcing, she could be an addition to the mormon faith by being another wife in the desert of Utah and Arizona somewhere? Or could he possibly be looking into the prospects for one of his non military serving sons? Hmm, now that brings some thought!

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Just awful. I can only assume he is going for an ‘Oh No He Did-ent’ moment with the Facebook generation

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