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Author Topic:   www.conservapedia.com - What do you think?
xongsmith
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Message 152 of 167 (669116)
07-27-2012 4:17 AM
Reply to: Message 150 by Minnemooseus
07-27-2012 1:52 AM


Re: If you’ve got a business, you didn’t build that system.
Moose notes:
Oops, an inadvertent accuracy event.
Yes. Very bad form - an unforced gaffe. Note also that the "that" is singular and has thus also been argued to demonstrate that he couldn't have been talking about those roads & bridges. Here is what "that" was referring to:
Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive.
Here is the One Word Addition that would have avoided all the bloodsuckers:
If you’ve got a business, you didn’t build that system.
A gaffe. Ok. Romney at least 34, Obama maybe 2 or 3 in gaffe count so far, for those of you keeping score at home.

- xongsmith, 5.7d

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xongsmith
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Message 156 of 167 (669150)
07-27-2012 12:48 PM
Reply to: Message 155 by NoNukes
07-27-2012 10:10 AM


Re: If you’ve got a business, you didn’t build that system.
NoNukes asks:
Was it a gaffe? . . . [deletia] . . . If a gaffe means making statements that no opponent could possibly twist, then yes it was a gaffe.
Mmmm...not in so many words. I would say if the opponents can get any significant traction out of twisting it, then it is a gaffe.
Seems like the Romney camp, et al, have twisted the shit out of it already, so yes: Gaffe.
Perhaps you meant "no one on your team could possibly twist back into nothing happening"?

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