TV News LIES

Sunday, Feb 18th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Politics Mitt Romney Campaign: We Will Not 'Be Dictated By Fact-Checkers'

Mitt Romney Campaign: We Will Not 'Be Dictated By Fact-Checkers'

E-mail Print PDF

Mitt RomneyMitt Romney's campaign said on Tuesday that its ads attacking President Obama's waiver policy on welfare have been its most effective to date. And while the spots have been roundly criticized as lacking any factual basis, the campaign said it didn't really care.

"We're not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact-checkers," Romney pollster Neil Newhouse said at a panel organized by ABC News. This is a different standard than the one Romney himself has held up for the election-season ad wars. Reacting to attacks by a pro-Obama super PAC, Romney recently told a radio station that "in the past, when people pointed out that something was inaccurate, why, campaigns pulled the ad." The presumptive nominee's top communications hand, Eric Ferhnstrom, was quick to make the case that the two instances were not comparable. "This is a good discussion to have," he said. "We are not accusing the president of being a felon, we are not accusing him of killing somebody." The latter was in referrence to the Priorities USA Action ad that tied the closure of a steel mill by Bain Capital to a woman's death several years later (without her husband's insurance coverage, she couldn't pay for care).

TVNL Comment: Republicans never let facts stand in the way of their beliefs.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


‘This Is Who the American People Elected’: White House Grapples with Un-Presidential Trump After School Shooting

This is Who the American people elected In the days ahead of the long Presidents’ Day weekend, several White House aides had privately...

'Something was weird': Inside the Russian effort to bamboozle Florida

Russia's effort to bamboozle Florida The scathing indictment unsealed Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller outlines a multi-state scheme to influence...

Trump once again wants to cut energy assistance to the poor

Trump wants to end heat assistance to poorThe Trump administration is once again calling for the complete elimination of a heating assistance program...

Report: Kushner Requests More Intel Than Other White House Staff Despite No Permanent Security Clearance

Kushner requests more Intel than any other WH staff despite lack of security clearanceWhite House senior adviser Jared Trump has made more requests for classified intelligence information than almost...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!