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posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 10:19 AM
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www.politico.com...


The omission comes between parts one and two of the video, following Romney's now famous remark that "“there are 47 percent who are with [President Barack Obama], who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims” and who would never vote for him. Part one ends with Romney discussing the "47 percent," part two picks up with him talking about China.


Story also here:
www.theblaze.com...
www.ijreview.com...

Seems more than a little fishy especially since this was touted as unedited. People are going to believe what they want, but don't you wonder, even if it just a little but, what they deleted? No???? MSM Kool-Aid strikes again and the masses drink away.




posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 10:32 AM
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you mean like the you didnt build that speach?

it wasnt selectively edited that was the full recording the claim was the hidden camcorder was accidentally shut off for about two minutes (but yeah it was probably on purpose)
romney has been asked to comment on the matter and he has backed up his statements and reiterated that he did in fact mean what he said in that video

doesnt really matter though anyone even considering voting for either one of these clowns deserves what they will have coming to them
edit on 19-9-2012 by sirhumperdink because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 10:55 AM
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posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 11:00 AM
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reply to post by sad_eyed_lady
 


Not heard from Chicken Little for a while.



Nevertheless, the omission, first flagged by Glenn Beck's The Blaze, is already causing some controversy on the right. The conservative blog Legal Insurrection sought Corn's explanation and Joel Pollak, editor-in-chief of Breitbart.com, accused Mother Jones of breaking its promise to release the full video. "There is new reason to suspect manipulation," Pollak writes. "Mother Jones's entire story now deserves to be treated with suspicion, if not contempt."


But it seems Mother Jones was expecting the Right Wing whitewash.


On that charge, Corn says he's anticipated criticism since the moment he decided to publisht the video. "You release a video this long, someone is always going to see something," he said. "I published the video as I received it."


Romney video missing 'one to two minutes'

I'm sure in those missing two minutes Romney said "All that stuff I just said about the 47% was just a joke and I saw Elvis when I was abducted by aliens".






posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 11:02 AM
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It is absolutely deplorable what the politicians and the press are doing to the citizens of this country, yet we still take sides one against the other, ALL of us should be directing our anger towards them,

Is their no patriot among them?



posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 11:03 AM
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So the left wing media did it again? Yet more selective editing on their part. :shk:
CNN, CBS, MSNBC, and now Mother Jones? I'm not surprised. It's their M.O. these days.



posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 11:22 AM
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Originally posted by FlyersFan
So the left wing media did it again? Yet more selective editing on their part. :shk:
CNN, CBS, MSNBC, and now Mother Jones? I'm not surprised. It's their M.O. these days.


It is all the mainsteam media's M.O. these days. This tactic is not party specific.



posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 11:34 AM
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Most people don't pay attention, how many times have I seen people ignore valuable information posted over and over again even on this forum.



posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 11:35 AM
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shhhhh flyersfan is voting romney regardless of what happens
you dont want to them to feel at all responsible for what results from their actions do you?

nono its only the left
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posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 11:47 AM
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Originally posted by sirhumperdink
reply to post by sad_eyed_lady
 

you mean like the you didnt build that speach?

it wasnt selectively edited that was the full recording the claim was the hidden camcorder was accidentally shut off for about two minutes (but yeah it was probably on purpose)
romney has been asked to comment on the matter and he has backed up his statements and reiterated that he did in fact mean what he said in that video

doesnt really matter though anyone even considering voting for either one of these clowns deserves what they will have coming to them
edit on 19-9-2012 by sirhumperdink because: (no reason given)


Where did you find that edit?????????????
I just watched the video and it flowed very smoothly.
edit on 9/19/2012 by sad_eyed_lady because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 12:40 PM
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I watched the whole video, both parts, that is, yesterday right after it was posted at Mother Jones.

Then, many hours later, they posted the transcript as they had promised they would do, and I read it in full.

I noticed that there was a little bit that I didn't hear on the video, at the beginning of the transcript...and the parts in the middle I had attributed to maybe getting cut off when dividing the video into two parts, which I had assumed they'd done to make it of acceptable length to upload to youtube.

So then today, these corrected videos and the explanation...and it fits without suspicion for me...mainly because I have uploaded a lot of videos to youtube and especially with long videos, stuff happens sometimes that I don't understand myself but I know that it isn't anything I did, I just have to try the upload again. And sometimes I have to try a couple of times but usually just one more try and it all comes out fine. I'm sure the same kind of thing possibly happens with other uploaders besides the one at youtube...it might even be the same software because the frame looks much like youtube's.

Also, since I saw it yesterday, and again today, I don't see anything to suggest purposeful editing for any purpose...the things that are there today that weren't there yesterday are all things that were in the transcript last night and none of them are comparable as far as shock factor or revealing...in other words, the parts that were supposedly inadvertently left out the first time are not damaging but neither do they explain or qualify what he says about the 47% as the left out part was at the beginning of the first video, not in the middle. The gap where it was allegedly turned off and back on again right away seems to have missed a change or shift from the subject of voters to the economy in regard to trade with China.

Personally, I don't know what he could have possibly said in that questionable gap that would justify what he says right before. He couldn't rectify it for me in the damage control press conference he gave yesterday and I doubt he was trying to rectify anything in that regard with respect to the people he was speaking to at this fundraiser. What he said was accepted as truth by them and they evidently were on board with everything he said. Which is the way it would be expected to be in this situation...he's speaking to people donating to his campaign...talking about what THEY wanted to talk about. That's how it's done.

And I can also see that the reason we didn't get the whole video at first is because they really just gave us the parts that were juicy...and those parts just happen to be before and after the gap...the rest is boring, really, but it doesn't have any inconsistencies as far as the general attitude and tone of the recorded part of that evening, in general. And neither would some sort of imagined justification allegedly cleverly edited out of the video...why would Mitt justify his comment to people who had no objection to it at all and whose thinking lines up with everything else he said.

He was there to get donations. He knows what to say and what not to say.



posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 12:51 PM
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Originally posted by BritofTexas
I'm sure in those missing two minutes Romney said "All that stuff I just said about the 47% was just a joke ...".


That's the only thing he could have said that would make any difference. There was plenty released in context to completely understand what he was saying.

I suspect it was done in order to lessen the size of the video for YouTube, as the queen above suggests.
But of course, it has to be turned into a conspiracy of the vile left-wing media. (As if they needed to edit something out!
)

Think rationally... What could POSSIBLY be in there that the left would want to edit out? That he likes the height of the trees? Please! It doesn't make logical sense. He already screwed himself royally. The only thing he could have said to make it better is, "All that stuff I just said is BS".
edit on 9/19/2012 by Benevolent Heretic because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 01:02 PM
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I dunno.

My money is still on meeting Elvis while being abducted by aliens.







posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 01:12 PM
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"When we put up the full video, the source said -- and I have no reason not to believe him -- that the device that was being used inadvertently shut down or timed-out," Corn told POLITICO. "As soon as he knew that, he turned the camera back on and, at most, one to two minutes were missed. The video came to me as two separate files, and that is how we posted it on the website."


Sounds legitimate to me. I've had my camcorder shut down, while unattended, numerous times.



posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 03:16 PM
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Originally posted by sirhumperdink
shhhhh flyersfan is voting romney regardless of what happens


1 - You shouldn't tell lies like that. I have stated that I"m voting for Gary Johnson.

2 - Poor deflection attempt on your part. The fact is that the press is notorious for selectively editing to make their own agenda happen.



posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 04:18 PM
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Originally posted by LeatherNLace

"When we put up the full video, the source said -- and I have no reason not to believe him -- that the device that was being used inadvertently shut down or timed-out," Corn told POLITICO. "As soon as he knew that, he turned the camera back on and, at most, one to two minutes were missed. The video came to me as two separate files, and that is how we posted it on the website."


Sounds legitimate to me. I've had my camcorder shut down, while unattended, numerous times.


Well here is a part that I find interesting. Corn refers to the person as a "he".

In the story from Jimmy Careters' grandson, however, the person would appear to be a "she", based in the youtube handle.


Something told him there might be more there than the brief clip posted on the YouTube channel “Anne Onymous.”


(snip)


But then, after sharing links to the video on Twitter, Carter realized he had a new follower with the same name as the YouTube account.


www.youtube.com...
by Anne Onymous Latest ActivitySep 15, 2012 Date JoinedAug 27, 2012 CountryChina
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Interestingly, she has a *lot* of anti-Romney videos on her channel, and a lot dealing with China. As well as what one may assume is her picture. So perhaps not-so-anonymous anymore? Pic saved for posterity, btw.

Source

Now, certainly the user could have chosen the handle in an attempt to hide their identity, or, Carter could haave slipped in revealing that information.

observer.com...



Is “Anne Onymous” the source for Mother Jones‘s potentially damning exposé? Probably–a Google+ account linked to the YouTube profile led to Twitter, and @AnneOnymous670′s very first tweet, directed at David Corn:

@davidcorndc More leaked Mitt Romney fundraiser video. He admits buying sweatshop. More to come. Foreign policy, etc. youtube.com/playlist?list=…

— @AnneOnymous670 (@AnneOnymous670) August 28, 2012



Whoever they are, they were determined from the first tweet to David Corn on August 28 to get this story out–nearly every tweet posted by @AnneOnymous670 since then has been devoted to asking various politicos and publications to look at their videos.




posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 04:23 PM
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yes the press is that does not mean the left or the right does it (but instead both)? yet here you are with a substantial history of being biased against the left
though i have to admit you have been far more balanced lately and i really do appreciate that and if you are to continue along that path i feel i could even respect you
but my observations on people as whole make me a skeptic and force me to believe you are being disingenuous and just hopping on the bandwagon because you see that the republican and democratic parties are both losing favor with people

if im wrong you have my apologies but please dont post about it because again i will think it is just you trying to maintain appearances (and the only reason im posting this is because this applies to many many other people on and off this site)
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posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 04:23 PM
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Originally posted by Libertygal


Well here is a part that I find interesting. Corn refers to the person as a "he".

In the story from Jimmy Careters' grandson, however, the person would appear to be a "she", based in the youtube handle.


Something told him there might be more there than the brief clip posted on the YouTube channel “Anne Onymous.”


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That's not gender indicative. It's a play on "Anonymous". I think you are reading too much into that.



posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 04:29 PM
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Originally posted by FlyersFan
So the left wing media did it again? Yet more selective editing on their part. :shk:
CNN, CBS, MSNBC, and now Mother Jones? I'm not surprised. It's their M.O. these days.


What's sadder and another M.O. is that all media is owned by like 5 major corporations. They feed you what they want you to hear. One side sees the video and says "that guy is despicable"...the other side sees it and says "that MSM is treacherous"...

The real sadness is that these 5 mega corporations can play folks like a cheap fiddle...and they are oblivious to it.

Yep, Romney is a turd sandwich and Obama is the giant douche (south park reference)...they both stink and if a person's life is centered around p!ssing and moaning back and forth online over these two losers...then that person should go step in front of a bus.



posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 04:31 PM
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I don't understand why people think voting for a third party candidate will accomplish anything. The third party candidate is a politician too. They all tell you what you want to hear. A third party candidate has not gone through the ringer of the vetting process so you really don't know what they would do. The House and Senate are full of the other 2 party's so it's not like they would get anything done. You will not get a medal for voting third party. More likely you will be declared a dumbass for wasting a vote than actually getting a slap on the back. The fact is whichever candidate is elected there will always be the human factor. I am sure once in office and told all the facts of the world situation they would be instantly changed forever. I just can't see anything good coming from a wasted vote.





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