Comments on: Romney Visits Storm Ravaged Area, Meets with Officials in Louisiana http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/08/romney-visits-storm-ravaged-area-meets-with-officials-in-louisiana/ The latest Politics news and blog posts from ABC News contributors and bloggers including Jake Tapper, George Stephanopoulos and more. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:58:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.2.1 By: Bob Ramos http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/08/romney-visits-storm-ravaged-area-meets-with-officials-in-louisiana/#comment-28462411 Bob Ramos Mon, 03 Sep 2012 20:22:39 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=810410#comment-28462411 If I had visited LA and offered to be off help, I would be moping floors right now and be sleeping in a dorn full of other volunteers which is ok. No needed public resources would be diverted to my comfort and that is ok too. Romney visited and did absolutely nothing constructive except for photo ops. He also diverted a lot of badly needed public resources to his visit. Obama visited and there were resources diverted to his visit. The difference is that Obama could do something to help these poor people whereas Romney could not. If I had visited LA and offered to be off help, I would be moping floors right now and be sleeping in a dorn full of other volunteers which is ok. No needed public resources would be diverted to my comfort and that is ok too.

Romney visited and did absolutely nothing constructive except for photo ops. He also diverted a lot of badly needed public resources to his visit.

Obama visited and there were resources diverted to his visit. The difference is that Obama could do something to help these poor people whereas Romney could not.

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By: Disgusted with GOP http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/08/romney-visits-storm-ravaged-area-meets-with-officials-in-louisiana/#comment-28450057 Disgusted with GOP Sat, 01 Sep 2012 20:43:40 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=810410#comment-28450057 So far all we know about specific Republican approaches to anything is the whole party is against a woman’s right to chose. Posted by: Dennis | August 31, 2012, 6:13 pm. Which is based on their religious views. And THAT is ironic as hell, considering this country was founded by people who were escaping religious persecution. And THESE guys today are using their religion to persecute their fellow Americans....... So far all we know about specific Republican approaches to anything is the whole party is against a woman’s right to chose. Posted by: Dennis | August 31, 2012, 6:13 pm.

Which is based on their religious views. And THAT is ironic as hell, considering this country was founded by people who were escaping religious persecution. And THESE guys today are using their religion to persecute their fellow Americans…….

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By: Country Girl http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/08/romney-visits-storm-ravaged-area-meets-with-officials-in-louisiana/#comment-28449703 Country Girl Sat, 01 Sep 2012 18:33:55 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=810410#comment-28449703 Dennis - I am a woman and a right to choose is legal. Get over it. Republicans get to have their opinions, just like the Dems. If a right to choose is the only thing you care about than this country is in trouble. Romney/Ryan 2012 Dennis – I am a woman and a right to choose is legal. Get over it. Republicans get to have their opinions, just like the Dems. If a right to choose is the only thing you care about than this country is in trouble. Romney/Ryan 2012

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By: DGarr http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/08/romney-visits-storm-ravaged-area-meets-with-officials-in-louisiana/#comment-28449094 DGarr Sat, 01 Sep 2012 15:33:13 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=810410#comment-28449094 Mr. Romney let the cat out of the bag yesterday, when he misspoke and called our country "a company." No mere slip of the tongue. It is a mindset, a way of life. It follows that the American people, at least the little ones, are employees--with luck, working only for minimum wage with no benefits and, for Pete's sake, no unions to make the first two less likely. Thus, telling this woman to go home and phone 211 makes perfect sense (at least it would, had she a home to go home to.) Romney too used government subsidies and loopholes at Bain whenever he could find them. Only a stupid man turns down resources, for Pete's sake. Only thing, the woman had better make that phone call soon. If Romney is elected, that emergency number and resources behind it, will be disconnected. Only the little people need such resources. The others live on hills, well above the floodwaters. Romney. He's running for president, for Pete's sake. Mr. Romney let the cat out of the bag yesterday, when he misspoke and called our country “a company.”

No mere slip of the tongue. It is a mindset, a way of life.

It follows that the American people, at least the little ones, are employees–with luck, working only for minimum wage with no benefits and, for Pete’s sake, no unions to make the first two less likely.

Thus, telling this woman to go home and phone 211 makes perfect sense (at least it would, had she a home to go home to.) Romney too used government subsidies and loopholes at Bain whenever he could find them. Only a stupid man turns down resources, for Pete’s sake.

Only thing, the woman had better make that phone call soon. If Romney is elected, that emergency number and resources behind it, will be disconnected. Only the little people need such resources. The others live on hills, well above the floodwaters.

Romney. He’s running for president, for Pete’s sake.

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By: Joe P. http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/08/romney-visits-storm-ravaged-area-meets-with-officials-in-louisiana/#comment-28449082 Joe P. Sat, 01 Sep 2012 15:30:20 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=810410#comment-28449082 Governor Romney arrived in Louisiana at the earliest opportunity to express solidarity with those affected and to meet with Governor Jindal. Advocacy does help to bring national attention to the challenges facing the region - which in time translates into aid and donations that plays a tangible role in helping people rebuild their lives. It is comforting to know that visiting and comforting the afflicted is a priority of Governor Romney. I hope that he will continue to work with Governor Jindal and Samaritans within the region and beyond - to coordinate the effort to improve the conditions for those that were left destitute by this disaster. Governor Romney arrived in Louisiana at the earliest opportunity to express solidarity with those affected and to meet with Governor Jindal.

Advocacy does help to bring national attention to the challenges facing the region – which in time translates into aid and donations that plays a tangible role in helping people rebuild their lives.

It is comforting to know that visiting and comforting the afflicted is a priority of Governor Romney.

I hope that he will continue to work with Governor Jindal and Samaritans within the region and beyond – to coordinate the effort to improve the conditions for those that were left destitute by this disaster.

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By: char http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/08/romney-visits-storm-ravaged-area-meets-with-officials-in-louisiana/#comment-28447431 char Sat, 01 Sep 2012 06:32:23 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=810410#comment-28447431 Obama leading from Behind Obama leading from Behind

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By: snb http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/08/romney-visits-storm-ravaged-area-meets-with-officials-in-louisiana/#comment-28447168 snb Sat, 01 Sep 2012 05:09:06 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=810410#comment-28447168 SNB Independant Mark-fact check the fact checkers..If you can form the DNC platform and accept it..Cheers to you. I am done with Obama! SNB Independant
Mark-fact check the fact checkers..If you can form the DNC platform and accept it..Cheers to you.

I am done with Obama!

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By: Mark-Independent http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/08/romney-visits-storm-ravaged-area-meets-with-officials-in-louisiana/#comment-28445716 Mark-Independent Fri, 31 Aug 2012 22:22:19 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=810410#comment-28445716 What a fiasco. I was and independent and after all the lies by Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney RNC convention was waird just like Mitt Romney... I am standing by the president, hes the the adult in the room. What a fiasco. I was and independent and after all the lies by Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney RNC convention was waird just like Mitt Romney… I am standing by the president, hes the the adult in the room.

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By: Dennis http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/08/romney-visits-storm-ravaged-area-meets-with-officials-in-louisiana/#comment-28445660 Dennis Fri, 31 Aug 2012 22:13:44 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=810410#comment-28445660 So far all we know about specific Republican approaches to anything is the whole party is against a woman's right to chose. Some platform to run on. So far all we know about specific Republican approaches to anything is the whole party is against a woman’s right to chose.

Some platform to run on.

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