Romney coins trickle down government



A nice characterization of Obama’s plan of big government:

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Laurel
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Laurel

He did indeed!!!

david r
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david r

Statism never has work, and never will. Re-distribution of other peoples money is theft plain and simple. Romney did very well in his debate with Obama and has shown the the contrasting views of big government vs a market base (Capitalism) government base on individual achievement and creativity. The Individual vs the Collective. I will always side with the individual over any form of collective government.

” A wise and frugal government, which shall leave men free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned – this is the sum of good government.” – Thomas Jefferson

CrushingQuiet
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CrushingQuiet

George H.W. Bush first used “trickle down government” in the ’92 debates: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jg9qB_BIjWY&feature=related

Romney borrowed a few other of his lines, as well. Smart strategy, perhaps.

Stewie
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Stewie

One of the best lines that I just remembered was early on and what I think put Obama in his place.

During the ongoing accusations of ‘5 trillion dollar deficit and 2 trillion in government spending’ Romney finally responded by telling Obama that ‘look I have 5 boys, I know what it’s like to have somebody repeat the same thing over and over to try to convince you that it’s true’ – paraphrasing, of course, but that set the stage for the onslaught. I hope it gets posted.

publius
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publius

I have been arguing in private for years that trickle down is what liberals want big government to do. It’s about time a Republican figured that out.

Nukeman60
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Nukeman60

Yep, ‘trickle down government’ – love it. Looks like the trickle went down Chris Matthews leg and right down the drain. We’ll be hearing this line for a long time.

A_Truism
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A_Truism

HAHA! I was just thinking that! LOL.

Indy
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Indy

Romney was amazing, trickle down government was a fabulous zinger. But he came off strong, classy and as a leader. Obama was flat, except when his contempt showed on his face, and spent a lot of time saying nothing. As usual.

X_Y_Z
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X_Y_Z

I thoroughly enjoyed watching Romney relentlessly dominate Obama for 90 minutes. Then, sensing there was still more joy to be had, I turned to MSNBC and watched the stunned folks on the panel (Maddow Mathews, Sharpton, Hayes, etc) melt down.

chatterbox365
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chatterbox365

I think Romney secretly hired Gingrich to prep him for the debate.

Romney clearly won the debate and delivered the K.O. with each and every point.

tvlgds
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tvlgds

That was the classic line of the night!

sjmom
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sjmom

The Dems have made hay of “trickle down” since Reagan, and Romney has now returned the favor. Could be the new GOP mantra.

Philo Beddoe
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Philo Beddoe

Romney schooled OBAMULOST tonight.

12grace
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12grace

Love it. Romney clearly won this debate.

denbren52
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denbren52

I could not be happier with tonight’s debate! Romney schooled Obama!!

Martha Chandler
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Martha Chandler

Great debate.

Stewie
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Stewie

I posted this question because I didn’t watch, I only heard on the radio—

When they were announced it sounded like the crowd went crazy when Romney was announced……am I right, because it sounded like a lukewarm reception for Obama by comparison.

joyfulgiver
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joyfulgiver

I watched, it was as if they held their applause until Romney entered the stage.

Stewie
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Stewie

I thought so, but I needed verification that some crowd at a college was actually through believing in the “messiah”. That has to be crushing because it was so painfully obvious.

Doors Xp
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Doors Xp

Romney won this debate handily!

Intrade up from 25% to 33%–pretty clear who won.

librtifirst
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librtifirst

I didn’t watch much of it, so I just got back on to see what the media was saying. CNN is actually conceding that Romney won.

rjcylon
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rjcylon

Yeah, the second I heard it I smiled.

deeme
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deeme

For the love of gosh, could Obama stop asking Romney to detail his plans…Obama has been President for four years and has had zero budget zero..but he keeps telling a guy who’s not President he has no plans…Trickle down government has cost us four trillion with no budget..what a bargain..but what does a guy who isn’t sure what our debt is care?? If you don’t say it out loud does it go away..??? 16 trillion..

joyfulgiver
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joyfulgiver

I kept telling my husband the same thing. O has been in office over three years, if he has such bold ideas what has he been waiting for? Let’s pray now for the American people to wake up, then RISE up and VOTE for MITT. Let the restoration begin!

drphibes
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drphibes

Glad you dedicated a post to this phrase. This is one for the books.

Rightstuff1
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Rightstuff1

Amen, it surely is one for the books.

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