Our buddy Cliff Schecter tweeted this:
(@RalphGilles) Twitter bio reads: “Vice President Product Design Chrysler LLC, CEO SRT & SRT Motorsport. Love how cool cars bring great people together.”
And Ralph Gilles, Chrysler exec, tweeted this in response to a tweet by Donald Trump that you can see below:
Gilles called out Willard’s BullshMitt, right out in the open for all to see.
Is this really where Team Romney wants to go? Apparently lying is much, much more important to them than running a campaign based on integrity and honesty… and sadly, way too many Americans are willing to vote for someone they can’t trust or believe on an hourly basis.
UPDATE: Regretfully, the video has become unavailable, but some quotes from it are right here:
“You’re only as poor as the person next to you is rich.”
“The more one has, the higher the duty one has to give back.”
[In America] jobs are actually being created. … Banks are lending again.”
“We see the wheels of commerce turning again…”
A friend just shared this video with me, and it’s worth passing along. The speaker is George Logothetis, a Greek shipping magnate; it’s a family business.
He discusses austerity and the U.S. economy. Now imagine how austerity in this country would have affected the sequence of events during and after Hurricane Sandy. Imagine if Mitt Romney had gotten his way and FEMA were privatized, or if he is *shudder* elected and pushes for cutting FEMA. What Logothetis says about Greece applies to the United States too.
This influential, international Greek businessman is speaking out against the establishments of Europe and the United States who would support more austerity economics, which should make us all think twice (if not three or four times) about Simpson Bowles.
And he talks about how immigrants coming here to the U.S., as he did, are the ones who fuel economic growth.
It seems like just yesterday when Willard M. Romney said this at the Republican convention, and oh how they laughed:
“President Obama promised to begin to slow the rise of the oceans. And to heal the planet. My promise is to help you and your family.”
What a knee-slapper, huh? Then again, Mitt’s not exactly known for his sense of humor.
If this is how he promises to “help you and your families” then he’s just a tad confused. Helping us and our families would include, you know, saving the planet, not destroying it.
Did he help the families who suffered as a result of Hurricane Sandy? Or just those in swing states?
Or did he pretend to care about those families at something he called a “storm relief event” but was actually a self-serving campaign rally? Gee, I wonder what President Obama was doing while Willard was fake-caring? Hint: Doing stuff like this.
Not only is Mitt Romney promoting the burning of coal and other greenhouse gas-producing fuels that will make storms fiercer and fiercer over time but he is also in favor of cutting funding for The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)…
Yes, indeed he did do that very thing. In fact, in 2011 he suggested that federal disaster relief is “immoral.” Tell that to Hurricane Sandy victims. I don’t think they’re laughing at the “rise of the oceans”:
I keep asking myself how this election could be (reportedly) so close. There should be no contest, none. I mean, come on, which candidate is more qualified? The one who is presidential? Or the two-faced, Romnesiacal liar?
The contrast couldn’t be clearer. You can vote for this man:
Or the inveterate liar:
Pool reporter at Romney campaign event asked 5 times if he would eliminate FEMA/how he’d handle agency. “He ignored the questions.”
— Ram Ramgopal (@RamCNN) October 30, 2012
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