Rowdy news conference pumps up presidential campaign
May 31st, 2012
02:10 PM ET
6 years ago

Rowdy news conference pumps up presidential campaign

(CNN) - A raucous news conference Thursday in Mitt Romney's home state of Massachusetts, with pro-Romney demonstrators trying to shout down campaigners for President Barack Obama criticizing the former governor, escalated the November election campaign more than five months before the voting.

Romney, meanwhile, traveled to a shuttered solar panel maker Thursday to focus attention on what he called a symbol of the Obama administration's failed economic policies, as well as cronyism.


Filed under: 2012 • David Axelrod • Massachusetts • Mitt Romney • President Obama
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  1. Myviewis

    Hmmmm, black folks? speak for MY people? Uncle Toms? can't say my black relatives speak like you so I guess we have different Black family members.

    May 31, 2012 04:02 pm at 4:02 pm |
  2. Larry L


    Okay if Wire Palladin, S.F. is going to bring up the subject of Mittens cutting someone's hair and then I'm going to say let's not forget Obama shoved a girl and made Coretta ran away fast, which in today's standards that is a no, no in schools.
    Interesting you would see a rich preppy bullying some poor gay kid in the same light as a child pushing another child on the playground. Right-wingers create their own morality and reality by altering events to fit their desired "truth".

    May 31, 2012 04:02 pm at 4:02 pm |
  3. Governor 47th in Job Growth

    My View is related to Condeliar Rice? Kid N Play West? Herb Cain?

    May 31, 2012 04:06 pm at 4:06 pm |
  4. mm

    Did anyone call these protestors "jerk" like McCain did last week?
    I hope that Axlerod et al were classy with their interaction with the protestors.

    May 31, 2012 04:10 pm at 4:10 pm |
  5. Rudy NYC

    Myviewis wrote:

    Bigotry Express? it does state "mostly white" that does not mean all white which means there were other non-whites participating. Boy, you guys really love to use the racist weapon.
    Yup, "mostly white". A number of faces could not be seen because of their pointed white hoods.

    May 31, 2012 04:13 pm at 4:13 pm |
  6. Myviewis

    @Anonymous – Okay so Romney is running a campaign on jobs, economy and you guys are wanting to run it on everything but jobs, economy, spending. So 5 guys say they saw it and didn't stop Romney, Romney doesn't remember, the student never told anyone, school has no report on it and Democrats need to use this to say Romney is not suited for the presidency. Okay, keep at it.

    May 31, 2012 04:15 pm at 4:15 pm |
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