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    Romney Party Yacht Flies Cayman Islands Flag

    File under: you just can't make this shit up.

    God almighty, Mitt Romney has TERRIBLE advisors who know nothing, and I mean, nothing about political optics.

    Romney Party Yacht Flies Cayman Islands Flag - ABC News

    (This graphic is a screenshot of the video that you can and SHOULD click on at the link)

    "Gov. Mitt Romney's campaign toasted its top donors Wednesday aboard a 150-foot yacht flying the flag of the Cayman Islands.

    The floating party, hosted by a Florida developer on his yacht "Cracker Bay," was one of a dozen exclusive events meant to nurture those who have raised more than $1 million for Romney's bid.

    "I think it's ironic they do this aboard a yacht that doesn't even pay its taxes," said a woman who lives aboard a much smaller boat moored at the St. Petersburg Municipal Marina.

    Romney's Cayman-based investments have come under fire during the campaign.

    The event, attended by no more than 50 people, along with Romney relatives, including older brother Scott, appeared on no public calendars. ABC News obtained a schedule of the Romney campaign's "Victory Council" and waited dockside to speak with members."


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    Now, you might ask, what is wrong with this?

    Actually, nothing, if you are not the GOP nominee for President.

    Remember Conservatives screaming that Obama was bowing to sheiks and shit? Well, Romney is doing campaign business on a yacht that is NOT flying the American flag.

    Here, this sums up my feelings on this issue:




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    http://thepoliticalcarnival.net/2012...-islands-flag/

    http://videocafe.crooksandliars.com/...n-islands-flag

    http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2012/08...ands-flag.html

    http://www.google.de/url?sa=t&rct=j&...DKQOrFsL7lp5oQ

    http://motherjones.tumblr.com/post/3...slands-flag-uh

    http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/0...gistered-yacht
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    I can see the next Obama ads: Romney just supplied them, all on his own.

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    This should be in Dem adds for weeks if they're smart!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bonncaruso View Post
    File under: you just can't make this shit up.

    God almighty, Mitt Romney has TERRIBLE advisors who know nothing, and I mean, nothing about political optics.

    Romney Party Yacht Flies Cayman Islands Flag - ABC News

    (This graphic is a screenshot of the video that you can and SHOULD click on at the link)

    "Gov. Mitt Romney's campaign toasted its top donors Wednesday aboard a 150-foot yacht flying the flag of the Cayman Islands.

    The floating party, hosted by a Florida developer on his yacht "Cracker Bay," was one of a dozen exclusive events meant to nurture those who have raised more than $1 million for Romney's bid.

    "I think it's ironic they do this aboard a yacht that doesn't even pay its taxes," said a woman who lives aboard a much smaller boat moored at the St. Petersburg Municipal Marina.

    Romney's Cayman-based investments have come under fire during the campaign.

    The event, attended by no more than 50 people, along with Romney relatives, including older brother Scott, appeared on no public calendars. ABC News obtained a schedule of the Romney campaign's "Victory Council" and waited dockside to speak with members."


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    Now, you might ask, what is wrong with this?

    Actually, nothing, if you are not the GOP nominee for President.

    Remember Conservatives screaming that Obama was bowing to sheiks and shit? Well, Romney is doing campaign business on a yacht that is NOT flying the American flag.

    Here, this sums up my feelings on this issue:

    It's a function of using the Caymans (Cayman Trust) as a tax shelter; money sheltered in Cayman Trusts must be spent there. Thus, Romney no doubt used those funds to buy a yacht from the Cayman Island, and thus flies its flag.

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    ABC news' version of journalism. lol!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtm1963 View Post
    ABC news' version of journalism. lol!!
    I swear to God, i ALMOST feel sorry for you feeling you have to try and defend the actions and words of this elitist, clueless moron.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtm1963 View Post
    ABC news' version of journalism. lol!!
    Righty apologist version of a response to news they do not like.

    Meanwhile, if any Dem hopeful had the same flag on their boat, the Right would immediately demand seeing a birth certificate (not that it would convince them) showing the Dem was not born in the Caymans.

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    how many people did they have to look for to get this comment?

    "I think it's ironic they do this aboard a yacht that doesn't even pay its taxes," said a woman who lives aboard a much smaller boat moored at the St. Petersburg Municipal Marina.

    ABC news calls this journalism....... laughing out loud.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hollywood View Post
    I swear to God, i ALMOST feel sorry for you feeling you have to try and defend the actions and words of this elitist, clueless moron.
    i have a few choice words for you but the rules prevent from saying them!!
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    Willard Rmoney (R-Cayman Islands) <----- Yep. That's about right.

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