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Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:26 PM

 

Mitt Romney's Campaign Cancels Staffers Credit Cards In The Middle Of The Night (Forbes)



http://www.forbes.com/sites/helaineolen/2012/11/08/mitt-romneys-campaign-cancels-staffers-credit-cards-in-the-middle-of-the-night/

The next time you have the misfortune of hearing a Wall Street titan or other one-percenter whine about how their trickle-down contributions are not appreciated by the masses remember this tidbit, courtesy of Garrett Haake at NBC:

"From the moment Mitt Romney stepped off stage Tuesday night, having just delivered a brief concession speech he wrote only that evening, the massive infrastructure surrounding his campaign quickly began to disassemble itself."

Aides taking cabs home late that night got rude awakenings when they found the credit cards linked to the campaign no longer worked.

No doubt a whole host of Boston taxi drivers found themselves stiffed when it came to tips early Wednesday morning. Thatís what happens when the money trickles up, not down and itís why healthy economies donít depend on the trickle down whims of overlords. The minute Richie Rich decides he doesnít need all that stuff staff Ö well, thatís that.

In case you are wondering, this did not have to happen. The Mitt Romney for President entity does not end with Romenyís Tuesday night loss. There are papers to be filed with various federal commissions and bills to be paid Ö.



What a jerk.

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Reply Mitt Romney's Campaign Cancels Staffers Credit Cards In The Middle Of The Night (Forbes) (Original post)
Whovian Nov 2012 OP
kevink077 Nov 2012 #1
bluestate10 Nov 2012 #6
alcibiades_mystery Nov 2012 #9
RoccoR5955 Nov 2012 #2
Hippo_Tron Nov 2012 #3
alcibiades_mystery Nov 2012 #8
robinlynne Nov 2012 #4
Spitfire of ATJ Nov 2012 #22
ohnoyoudidnt Nov 2012 #5
IL Lib Nov 2012 #32
alcibiades_mystery Nov 2012 #7
FieryLocks Nov 2012 #10
Shampoobra Nov 2012 #11
Thomas B Nov 2012 #12
Whovian Nov 2012 #13
Turborama Nov 2012 #15
Cha Nov 2012 #14
Firebrand Gary Nov 2012 #16
Care Acutely Nov 2012 #17
uppityperson Nov 2012 #18
DiverDave Nov 2012 #19
montana_hazeleyes Nov 2012 #20
Pachamama Nov 2012 #21
grammiepammie Nov 2012 #33
argiel1234 Nov 2012 #23
cui bono Nov 2012 #24
ecstatic Nov 2012 #27
Iwillnevergiveup Nov 2012 #25
ecstatic Nov 2012 #26
Oilwellian Nov 2012 #28
Monk06 Nov 2012 #29
orleans Nov 2012 #30
pokerfan Nov 2012 #31

Response to Whovian (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:30 PM

1. no honor among thieves

Tough lesson learn for those campaign workers. Associate yourself with a lying unprincipled man and you get burned and thrown under the bus. Mitt did not give a darn about them. Perhaps this will be a wake up call.

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Response to kevink077 (Reply #1)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:40 PM

6. "Perhaps this will be a wake up call"

I doubt that. They will run to work for the next republican jackass that comes along. People like Romney and other republican staffers never learn, they are either driven by hate or religious fervor that denies anything they don't agree with.

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Response to kevink077 (Reply #1)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:43 PM

9. In this case they literally got thrown ON TO the bus - the fucking Greyhound!

Not being able to afford airfare back to Knoxville, or whatever.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:31 PM

2. That just shows

what kind of a cutthroat bass turd he is!
Sure glad he didn't win!

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:32 PM

3. Well, he does like firing people...

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Response to Hippo_Tron (Reply #3)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:42 PM

8. They shoulda known!

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:32 PM

4. Can you imagine the anger? that night? true colors....

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Response to robinlynne (Reply #4)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 12:20 AM

22. I'm picturing one of them trying to use a campaign issued cell phone to find it dead...

Then to have no quarters for a payphone.

Then to watch the rental car company send a driver to pick up the car.










Let's hope none of them rented their clothes.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:33 PM

5. Yeah, that's the kind of person you tried to help put in office.

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Response to ohnoyoudidnt (Reply #5)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:20 AM

32. +1 Exactly n/t

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:42 PM

7. I would characterize that as "Romneyesque"

I said earlier on this forum that this guy was going to shut his campaign down like a vulture capitalist shuts down a Piscataway boiler room.

Here 'tis.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:50 PM

10. When you work your ass off for the likes of Romney...

expect NOTHING in return.

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Response to FieryLocks (Reply #10)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:07 PM

11. Oh, I wouldn't say they got "nothing"

What they got was a life lesson ... one their parents no doubt tried to teach them when they were five years old ... something about not hanging out with the wrong people

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:09 PM

12. Sorry to see he did that.

 

He looks like a sore loser.

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Response to Thomas B (Reply #12)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:20 PM

13. Welcome to DU. He's used to being able to buy whatever he wants.

 

Money can't buy you love.

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Response to Thomas B (Reply #12)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:33 PM

15. ^ Empathy! <--- One word that succinctly describes the difference between us and them

And welcome to DU, I can't see post counts on my phone so didn't know until it was mentioned.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:20 PM

14. $399 Million of free flowing Plutocrat bucks exposed mitt romney, the asshole,

to the world.. Wonder if any campaign workers had an epiphany on their way home?

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:38 PM

16. Dirt. Fucking. Bag.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:48 PM

17. I guess they're lucky he didn't ship them to China.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:48 PM

18. k&r for building staff loyalty

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:55 PM

19. Thanks for all your hard work.

Hope you have cash tonight.
What a kick in the teeth, I really wonder who did that?
Are they going to blame 'an undetermined Democrat (instead of Democratic, I hate that) agent.
I really wouldn't put it past them. because what repub takes responsibility? For anything?

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 12:01 AM

20. Didn't take him long to show his rear end to the world.


After all, he is the man who wanted to fire Big Bird.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 12:11 AM

21. Wow....contrast that to how President Obama spoke and teared up talking to his staffers...

Says a lot about the two people as individuals and what they are all about...

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Response to Pachamama (Reply #21)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 06:06 PM

33. Credit Cards

My feelings exactly. The contrast couldn't be more glaring.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 12:30 AM

23. romney loves to profit off of peoples lives

 



profiting off of peoples lives is EVIL

Whoever supports PROFITING off of people's lives is NOT a DEMOCRAT


Capitalism and profiting is EVIL




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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 01:09 AM

24. Well I'm sure they got that CEO email

that said he'd have to fire them if Obama won.

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Response to cui bono (Reply #24)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 01:19 AM

27. lol! Good one! nt

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 01:14 AM

25. This is more like something

out of "The West Wing." You know, fiction.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 01:18 AM

26. and that's after making his staff wait almost 2 hours for him to concede

The election is over and I'm still finding new reasons to be disgusted by him!

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 01:27 AM

28. So typical of Romney

A real dick to the very end.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 01:39 AM

29. On the bright side, young Republican activists found out what it's like to sleep on the sidewalk


and have no money, food or washrooms.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 01:41 AM

30. and finally, the summation

"But clearly not the taxi bills belonging to some of those most loyal to Romney. Maybe thatís what you get for taking a job with a multi-millionaire who boasts about the fact that he sneaks popcorn into movie theatres in wifeís handbag, so he doesnít have to pay inflated concession prices for a snack.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/helaineolen/2012/11/08/mitt-romneys-campaign-cancels-staffers-credit-cards-in-the-middle-of-the-night/

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 02:58 AM

31. Asshole

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