'No Swiss Mitt'
May 2nd, 2012
03:00 PM ET
2 years ago

'No Swiss Mitt'

Washington (CNN) - About 10 people from "American United for Change" chanted "No Swiss Mitt" outside the headquarters of the Republican National Committee, while presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney met with party officials inside.

The small group of activists chanted for less than five minutes, and stopped as soon as the TV crews walked away to go back to waiting for Romney.

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They held signs with a photo of the presumptive Republican nominee that said "Who had a Swiss bank account and outsourced jobs? This guy."

The activists arrived after Romney was already inside, so he would only have seen them if he was looking out a back window of the Republican headquarters.

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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney
soundoff (53 Responses)
  1. Sandy

    Swiss Mitt. Love it! LOL

    May 2, 2012 03:03 pm at 3:03 pm |
  2. Data Driven

    Why not? It's true.

    May 2, 2012 03:05 pm at 3:05 pm |
  3. sickofitall

    10 people and it ends up on CNN? Oh that's right it's negative news about a Republican. Hey anyone seen any coverage of the John Edwards trial today? You know the DEMOCRAT that almost became the presidential nominee? What a pathetic excuse for a new organization...

    May 2, 2012 03:05 pm at 3:05 pm |
  4. sickofitall

    10 people and it ends up on CNN? Oh that's right it's negative news about a Republican. Hey anyone seen any coverage of the John Edwards trial today? You know the DEMOCRAT that almost became the presidential nominee? What a p a the tic excuse for a new organization..

    May 2, 2012 03:06 pm at 3:06 pm |
  5. EddyL

    Romney the vulture

    May 2, 2012 03:07 pm at 3:07 pm |
  6. The Prince of Common Cents

    These 10 protesters are my heroes....

    May 2, 2012 03:07 pm at 3:07 pm |
  7. Democrat Class Warfare - Destroying the economy, destroying the country

    Looks like the Democrats are using OWS losers as shills. I wonder how much are they paying them to be pretend to be protesters?

    May 2, 2012 03:10 pm at 3:10 pm |
  8. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    If we invade Iran, will the entire Mittens family start paying their fair share of taxes? I don't think so.

    May 2, 2012 03:12 pm at 3:12 pm |
  9. cali girl

    he he he ha ha ha
    called on the carpet ey Robmey?

    May 2, 2012 03:12 pm at 3:12 pm |
  10. bobcat2u

    You have some 'splainin to do lucy.

    May 2, 2012 03:12 pm at 3:12 pm |
  11. kakaraka

    True. Mitt Romey has a swiss bank account and outsourced american jobs to China, India and Mexico. He's a corporate rider job killer. Is he the best the GOP can find?

    May 2, 2012 03:14 pm at 3:14 pm |
  12. Gurgyl

    Mitt romoney links with SWISS ACCOUNTS sells USA to CHINA. Truth.

    May 2, 2012 03:15 pm at 3:15 pm |
  13. Mitt Romney The Etch-a-Sketch Offshore Account Candidate

    Mitt Romney economics policies are George W. Bush policies on steroids. HOW did George W. Bush work out for us AMERICA? Bush was a terrible president he will go down as one of America worse presidents. President Carter did not get shoes thrown at him, lie about why we went to war and under his leadership he didn’t collapse our economy. PERIOD! George W. Bush damn near destroyed this country. The GOP policies are failed policies and it’s been proven they do not work. Every time a GOP get into office the country is worse off when they leave office. That being the case why would you want to go back and re-do the same failed policies. We need new and fresh policies to help this economy. No fake policies… only to help the 1% quality of life how about helping all AMERICANS as a whole. Trickledown economics did not & do not work, just like Mitt Romney’s sticking to a position for more than a day or two. AMERICA do not forget what a George W. Bush Adm. looked like and what they did to our economy. Then you should know what a Mitt Romney Presidency would bring us. Sheer Horror!

    May 2, 2012 03:19 pm at 3:19 pm |
  14. Rich

    Romney paid 3 million dollars in taxes last year. How much is his fair share? How much did you pay? This is a story of ten people chanting for 5 minutes. Wow you democrats do not have much to get excited about.

    May 2, 2012 03:20 pm at 3:20 pm |
  15. Contribute Something, Won't You

    Where are the people that care and make a difference and want to have a meaningful conversation about the direction of the country?
    To those who add to these CNN comments pages – very little of your messaging changes minds, you're way too negative. Here's a quote for 95% of you – "It is EASY to gather and throw stones."

    You're wasting precious time and opportunities to make a difference.

    May 2, 2012 03:22 pm at 3:22 pm |
  16. California Conservative

    Obama will continue his "War on America".

    May 2, 2012 03:24 pm at 3:24 pm |
  17. Marie MD

    No, it's NOT negative about a teapublikan or whatever the heck the sociorobot is this day, today I mean.
    It's the truth!!!

    May 2, 2012 03:24 pm at 3:24 pm |
  18. Ray E. (Georgia)

    If it is so, why the hell should Romney let the Big Spending Liberals get his money. It is the Free Enterprise System. Obama wants to Re-distribute the Wealth. If that's what you want to do send your money to Obama.

    May 2, 2012 03:27 pm at 3:27 pm |
  19. Devon

    No question about it. Its the middle class & unions vs The Rich, Richer & Richie Rich Romney. The man dont give a damn about workin folks.

    May 2, 2012 03:30 pm at 3:30 pm |
  20. Woman In California

    He's no American (Willard), I'm sure of that. In fact, his ideas are more in line with false gods and petty crooks.

    May 2, 2012 03:32 pm at 3:32 pm |
  21. monk

    wow, while i agree with these guys, this does not look to be a very intimidating movement.
    You have to say though, Romney is pretty much a weasel.

    May 2, 2012 03:32 pm at 3:32 pm |
  22. souptwins

    Serously? 10 people and this is national news? More people protest what's served for school lunch on any given day than that.

    May 2, 2012 03:34 pm at 3:34 pm |
  23. Devon

    I Bishop Romey, head Tabby Nackle of Boston, do solemly swear to defend the Filthy Rich & start a little ol war wit Russia, our biggest Foe, & strip Womans health rights away one by one & that big ol 13.8 rate has gotta go. & most of all Thanks Daddy rich mormon for flying me to France & lettin me be all up in that draft doggin thing.

    May 2, 2012 03:35 pm at 3:35 pm |
  24. Democrat Class Warfare - Destroying the economy, destroying the country

    Wow Democrats... A whooping TEN people that were paid to pretend protester?. Pretty sad. I huess it is not so easy drumming up fake protest crowds now that ACORN is gone.

    May 2, 2012 03:35 pm at 3:35 pm |
  25. vic , nashville ,tn

    Swiss Mitt too rich to understand American workers

    May 2, 2012 03:39 pm at 3:39 pm |
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