Viewpoints 2012: even more dirty tricks

Viewpoints 2012: even more dirty tricks

Washington : DC : USA | Mar 07, 2012 at 2:07 AM PST
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Beck's 2012 GOP Bootcamp: Santorum Style

I'm of the opinion that the Super Tuesday elections need to be done over.

Let me tell you why I say this. On that day, Obama held a press conference where he suggested that, among other things, despite unemployment and gas prices still on the rise, he's already implemented things that'll bring them down, much like the other plans he recycles time after time.

It's like the line of the famous sitcom. "If you do something over and over again, but expect different results, that's insanity."

But it wasn't these things that caught my attention, nor was it the question-and-answer session afterwards.

What caught my attention was his demeanor when he was asked what he'd say if Mitt Romney were there right now.

It was, to put it in a cliche, as if he were the cat who swallowed the canary. To me, he looked like someone who'd already pulled a joke and was just waiting for the person to fall into it.

His response, verbally, was "I'd tell him good luck."

His face told another story entirely, the story of someone who'd done something really sneaky.

But, like before, it's something that had already happened.

It's very well documented that Rick Santorum won Michigan, but what isn't documented is the winning percentage of the voters who voted for Santorum were Democrats.

What does this mean? It means that the opposition rigged the election in order to force out the candidate that has the best chance of beating Obama!

It's not quite as bad as them manipulating your mind or your arms to vote for who they want you to vote for, but it's pretty close. Now, given, there are a number of people who'd rig elections or make it so that people can vote even after they're dead, but to go in and deliberately throw off the polling numbers just because they don't want to face someone is a new trick entirely.

And it's my belief that they did the same thing on Super Tuesday, made a mockery of the proper election system.

But, given this is a president that lives by the rules that the Constitution, and, basically, the rest of the American Legal System, is meaningless.

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