Romney argues relentlessly with reporter during speech (Video)
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Romney argues relentlessly with reporter during speech (Video)

Durham : NH : USA | Jan 07, 2012 at 12:23 PM PST
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Classic flashback: November 2011, Mitt Romney got into a verbal war of sorts with a reporter from the Associated Press during and after a speech he had while on the campaign trail for the GOP nomination to the White House.

It all started as soon as Romney said, "I don't have lobbyists running my campaign, I don't have lobbyists that are (pause, look down, swallow) tied to my...(interupted by reporter)"

"That is not true..," Glenn Johnson from the Associated Press called out from a front row seat.

Unbelievably the sparring went on and on right in front of the group at a local stop in a department store.

Romney finished his speech, but the scene makes one wonder who can remember anything he said after the fight broke out, people's mouths must've dropped open while a new side of their candidate of choice tripped all over himself.

But just like an info-commercial would tout, "That's not all, there's more...you get not one, but two arguments--all you have to do is get in your car and drive down to your local store and enjoy--but you better hurry--you'll want to get there early to get a good seat because the crowds are getting out-of-control to see this FREE entertainment!"

Here's the crazy part, while walking away, Romney with his head down shook it and looked like he was done, ready to leave, but he took a detour straight to Johnson and argued some more--right in front of those in attendance!

But again, that's not all! Finally, one of Romney's posse reprimanded the reporter a few times telling him not to argue with the candidates, but to be professional. Wait? Shouldn't he be saying that to Romney--not to argue, be professional? Uhem, excuse me, Romney's the one out of line, don't you think--couldn't he have ignored the press and kept on talking?

Oh, yes, one of the best reality shows ever, ladies and gentlemen, the GOP presidential run for 2012 is, has and promises to be nothing but fun, fun, fun.

I wonder how many in Hollywood are kicking themselves for not jumping in and doing a 'real' reality show?

Eat your hearts out Jersey Shore, your sex, scandalous behavior and debauchery have nothing on this race!

shidhedd from YouTube's comment area had this to say: America needs more reporters like Glenn. Congratulations to him exposing Romney! It was hilarious how fast Mitt tucked his tail and ran. Mitt couldn't defend himself on the stand so he and his crony press secretary Eric whatever his name is, ganged up on him off the record. And, Glenn still kicked their butts. Way to go Glenn. Most Americans know that Ron Paul is the best candidate for America. The only question is...How to overcome the VOTER FRAUD.....

Another commenter that goes by philumber said, Ask Romney to deviate from his script and he cannot think on this feet. I guess being a crony capitalist is what defines success. Finally he's being vetted and exposed as an empty suit.

Republican (R) candidate Mitt Romney, known for dodging interviews, questions and media scrutiny, according to several news sources including, The Star Tribune, Think Progress, struggled while basically being called a liar.

How do you thiink Mitt Romney should have handled the interuption?

Is Associated Press' Glenn Johnson right--does Mitt Romney have lobbyists running or involved at all in his campaign?

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Stephanie Ealy is based in Tacoma, Washington, United States of America, and is an Anchor on Allvoices.
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