The Demonization of Mitt Romney
I want to raise another point here, and we talked about this a bunch of times during the campaign. I brought it up yesterday as well. And that is how Romney was successfully defined via negative advertising by the Obamaites in the campaign. When Romney was busy raising money, Obama couldn’t run ads or even a campaign on his record. There’s not one positive thing Obama could say about his record, so the Democrats did what they always do. They set out to demonize their opponents, which is standard operating procedure for them. They demonize all their critics, try to discredit them and so forth, clear the playing field of them.
So during this period of time we had ads running accusing Romney of heartlessly letting some guy’s wife die. And then we had ads and a campaign strategerist, the lovely and beautiful Stephanie Cutter, claiming that Romney was a felon and that he was a corporate criminal and he had all these secret bank accounts and that he didn’t care about you. None of it was true. But the question I have for you, and we’re talking about the Obama electorate. We’re talking about people to whom the Democrat Party is Santa Claus, and it’s impossible to beat Santa Claus, particularly when the alternative you present is people being their own Santa Claus, i.e., working for themselves and for yourself.
The Obama campaign, either indirectly or subtly, is saying don’t worry, we got your back, we got plenty of benefits for you. They throw the word around. But it’s Santa Claus. And Santa Claus is free stuff, and in fact if you look at people who are unemployed, they’ve got everything they need to live, plus some extras. They’ve got their food stamps. They’ve got whatever you can buy with the food stamps. They’ve got televisions, cars, they got cell phones. They have it all, and they’re eating while being unemployed. And they got that deal for a minimum of 99 weeks. I’ve always wondered, negative ads. You and I know Mitt Romney, and we know that he’s nothing that he was described to be. What I’m getting at here is, who are these people that believe this stuff?