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Some Never Learn: MSNBC Caught Selectively Editing Romney Video to Make Him Seem ‘Out of Touch’
After NBC was caught selectively editing the George Zimmerman police tapes to make it seem like he was volunteering racial information, MSNBC has been caught editing a clip of Mitt Romney to make him seem wildly “out of touch,” when he was really just explaining the difference between the private and public sectors.
In the MSNBC clip, Romney is shown discussing Wawa’s convenience stores like he has never been to one before (presumably because he is “too good” for such an establishment).
In reality, Romney was illustrating the difference between private and public sector efficiency. After telling a story where his friend had to fill out a 33-page form twice to complete a change of address with the government, Romney holds up touch-tone sandwich-ordering as an example of private sector efficiency– not as a marvel of how the “common” man lives.
This image says it all. A Dogs Against Romney Pack Member was stopped by the Littleton, Colorado police yesterday for having a dog crate on the roof of his car. The Pack Member , identified only as "Oredigger," was on his way to protest at a Mitt Romney event yesterday with the crate atop his car carrying a stuffed toy dog when the police officer, believing he was actually transporting a live dog on the roof of his car, stopped him. Says Oredigger, "I was pulled over for suspected animal abuse."
Originally posted by Domo1
Also, I would be pretty damn impressed with automated sandwiches. If anyone is aware of a similar thing near Seattle, let me know.
Originally posted by AnonymousCitizen
But seriously, this is an example of Mitt Romney's poor judgement and is a relevant issue. Not the biggest issue by any means, but still important.
I live in South Jersey, where we have more WaWas per square mile than any place on earth. They were a regional milk provider who started selling sandwiches and coffee, and became a kind of upscale 7-11. It’s a huge success story. They make a damn good sub and a better cup of coffee than Starbucks at half the price.
The thing is, their touchscreen ordering system is a great example innovative tech in daily use. It’s a brilliant, relatively recent application of touch screen technology for custom food orders. Other stores may have something similar, but I’ve never seen one in common use anywhere other than WaWas. (My Shop Rite has something similar for ordering cold cuts.) I doubt very much Mitchell has either.
I’m still impressed by the panels, which work well under heavy use and are designed in such a way that technophobes can navigate them with ease. They’re adjustable, easy-to-read, and responsive. You can pick from a wide selection of condiments and toppings, and even choose the amount of mayo or olive oil, add bacon or extra cheese, choose to have it toasted, and order things on the side. Automating this element of the process also eliminates errors in orders and makes the entire process more efficient. It’s a good system. It must have been a risk for WaWa, and it deserves a shoutout.
Originally posted by KnawLick
reply to post by FortAnthem
I see your point. But remember the VAST majority of American's care more about what Kim Kardashian is wearing today than politics.
All you have to do is read Mitt's and Barack's "economic plan" and you should get a good taste of the distain politicians have for their subjects. It full of statistics and pretty pictures, but zero facts. Claims like "i will lower the unemployment rate to 6%" but neither provides any details of HOW..... Why? Because Americans don't pay attention and won't care enough to ask.