This is Mitt Romney, in a nutshell.
I'm not familiar precisely with exactly what I said, but I stand by what I said, whatever it was. -Romney on Rev. Wright Attacks
"I stand by what I said, whatever it was" is a dangerous thing for Mitt Romney to say, because he could have said anything.
He has said anything. That's been his entire campaign strategy. To say whatever people want to hear. And apparently he stands by it. Whatever it was.
I don't expect him to actually stand by what he said today after "whatever it was" he said previously is dug up.
And yes, in case you didn't know, we're back on Reverend Jeremiah Wright. The New York Times reported today that Chicago Cubs owner Joe Ricketts is considering a $10 million ad buy to run political attack ads connecting President Obama to Reverend Wright. And we all just took a trip back to 2008.
Ricketts, meanwhile, is seeking $100 million socialized dollars from the local government to renovate Wrigley Field.
Colorado Representative Mike Coffman was caught on camera expressing his true feelings to his constituents this week.
Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) is apologizing after being caught on tape delivering a birther rant about how President Obama is "not an American." "I don't know whether Barack Obama was born in the United States of America. I don't know that," Coffman said at a fundraiser last week. "But I do know this, that in his heart, he's not an American. He's just not an American," he said, local NBC affiliate 9NEWS reports.
An audio recording of the event was posted online by a supporter, who said, "I'm glad the congressman said it. Not enough have. More should."
He's sorry that he was caught.
President Obama is more American than any of these asswipes jumping on the Birther train.
Whenever a character from a right-wing group with "Family" in the title opens his mouth, crazy tends to spray all over the place. Here's Paul Cameron of the Family Research Institute:
"Actually, while I'm not sure about the claims by the various people who have reported that Obama has at least participated at times with them in homosexual acts, this [the president's pro-marriage equality announcement] certainly lends some credence."
DING! We might just have our Birther variant for 2012. The "Obama is Gay" conspiracy theory. Get ready for more insanity where this came from.