Romney super PAC attacks Obama 'fantasy land'
November 1st, 2012
11:05 AM ET
8 years ago

Romney super PAC attacks Obama 'fantasy land'

Madison, Wisconsin (CNN) - A new mail piece from the pro-Mitt Romney super PAC Restore Our Future envisions a second term "big government fantasy land" for President Obama where "spending, debt and taxes lead to prosperity."

The mailer portrays the president strolling through a fairy tale world populated by snails, shooting stars, mushrooms, flamingos and a man in the moon hovering over fog-shrouded river.

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"It's time we get back to reality," the postcard reads.

The mailer, which arrived in Virginia mailboxes last week, was provided to CNN by a Democrat who received it.

Read the mailer here and here.

Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • President Obama • Wisconsin
soundoff (38 Responses)
  1. Dar

    Couldn't agree more

    November 1, 2012 11:08 am at 11:08 am |
  2. Expat American

    Why hasn't Mitt Romney taken a single question from reporters for the past 3 weeks?

    November 1, 2012 11:09 am at 11:09 am |
  3. The Real Tom Paine

    Cute, especially considering the fact that virtually everything Romney has presented is a fantasy that is coated with sugar, and spun out with lies and hot air. Romney is the leadership version of cotton candy, and of even less value.

    November 1, 2012 11:09 am at 11:09 am |
  4. reginaldb6

    Romney is the real one living in an alternate universe, they will try and say anything to hid the truth ROMNEY IS OUT OF TOUCH!

    November 1, 2012 11:12 am at 11:12 am |
  5. Canuck

    "It's time we get back to reality," the postcard reads.

    Sure, it went so well the last time the Republicans were in power.

    November 1, 2012 11:13 am at 11:13 am |
  6. Bill from GA

    "big government fantasy land" for President Obama where "spending, debt and taxes lead to prosperity."

    The Fantasy is that we can have a Great Country and not pay for it.

    If mitts wants to cut the size of government (spending) so much, why does he not tell us what he wants to cut?

    The answer is that he knows that he
    1) Won't do it
    2) Can't do it, or
    3) His cuts would be so unpopular that he couldn't to get elected if he told the truth.

    November 1, 2012 11:15 am at 11:15 am |
  7. Projecting again?

    The extreme right are now "Projecting" again. In Psychology, "Projecting" is when you take a person takes their own issues and lead themselves to believe it is someone else who has the issues, not them. In sum, the extreme right are "Projecting" their fears of inadequacy, lack of a plan, lack of a vision, and lack of a leader (because Romney is obviously not one) on probably one if the best leaders we've had in recent times (Yes, President Obama = No more Bush/Romney policies).

    November 1, 2012 11:18 am at 11:18 am |
  8. Dominican mama 4 Obama

    Desperately delusional perfectly describes the death throes of the GOPeeing Teatards and their 1% backers as they come face to face with their demise courtesy of the (pick one) 99%ers, 52%ers, 47%ers, most of America.
    We're keeping the President we've got.
    We like him. He likes us. We get him. He gets us. He works hard for us. We're working really, really hard for him.
    Good-bye Mittens. Goodbye.
    Take your flip-flopping lies with you.
    Obama 2012. Seriously America.

    November 1, 2012 11:18 am at 11:18 am |
  9. Bill from GA

    What is mitts "Reality"?

    Vouchers for Medicare; vouchers that will not pay the cost and require thousands more out-of-pocket to Seniors ( many who have paid higher taxes most of their lives to build this Great Country ).

    De-fund FEMA, letting each state take most of the burden of their disasters.

    Tax cuts that mostly benefit the wealthy, wealthy who have seen their personal wealth double the last decade while middle income workers' growth has been stagnate.

    Increased military spending so we can 'police' and defend the world, at the expense of the American taxpayer (as our own infrastructure (and education system ) crumbles due to lack of funding.

    Romney's Reality!!

    November 1, 2012 11:22 am at 11:22 am |
  10. rs

    This story is especially rich!

    Who is in fantasy land?

    1. This is now one week of Romney's "Jeep is moving to China" fantasy (despite firm denials from both Fiat and Chrysler. Does his campaign know just how STUPID this make Romney look?)
    2. This is day 3 of Obama sold Chrysler to Fiat (sure, Presidents van do THAT)
    3. GM made record earnings (.90 per share!- so much for a "failed baliout")

    The other many and varied Romney fantasies (I guess thats a better, kinder term than LIES) are just too numerous to mention, but lets keep in mind his "cut all income taxes by 20% , and spend $2 trillion moreon the military (the old "cut taxes and spend" policy made famous by Mr. Bush), which was of course followed by "what tax cuts?" in his disasterous debate.

    What a loser!

    November 1, 2012 11:28 am at 11:28 am |
  11. Jay

    Yeah let's come out of "Fantasyland" and go back to deregulation where we can have another world near catastrophe, and the wealthy getting immorally wealthier where ordinary employees become disposable cost-cutting tools, let's keep the Defense budget aimed at the Cold War, let's let kids with cancer get turned down for health insurance, let's possibly get into a war with Iran, etc.

    No, thanks. I'll stay here in Fantasyland.

    November 1, 2012 11:31 am at 11:31 am |
  12. Guest AGAIN

    Calling it like it is, thats what we'll get with a Romney presidency, leadership that is honest and consistent! I look forward to the change.

    ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!

    November 1, 2012 11:35 am at 11:35 am |
  13. Lynn

    Fantasy world anything like Romney's world of $10,000 bets or sheltered money in offshore banks? The man gives me the creeps, his mentality only knows wealth and privilege.

    November 1, 2012 11:36 am at 11:36 am |

    For many years, we the American people lamented that good business people, who knew how the real world worked, would not get into politics to fix the country. We were told they did not want to be dragged thru the mud, and make their family endure the lies and garbage that the slimy political class would heap upon them.
    We ought to applaud Romney for getting into politics to apply real world principles to the government. He is squeaky clean and is the poster child for "the American Way". Hopefully his win will encourage more non-political real world business leaders to step up and fix this country before it is too late.

    November 1, 2012 11:38 am at 11:38 am |
  15. cali girl

    This is the best they got? Really.
    So not news.

    November 1, 2012 11:40 am at 11:40 am |
  16. Wake up People!

    Desperation is setting in for this group of traitors that held the American people hostage while they did everything possible to derail our Commander-In-Chief. Your arrogance will be your undoing. Come on and join the rest of us in the 21st Century, where people are judged for their actions, not their skin color.

    OBAMA 2012!

    November 1, 2012 11:41 am at 11:41 am |
  17. Inquisitive mind

    1. Increasing spending by 7 billions and reducing everyone's tax, especially the riches' and expecting it would balance budget.

    2. Expecting insurances to fight over healthcare business from senior citizens who have pitiful amount of vouchers.

    3. Taking on every country on the earth to prove USA is great without realizing it is Americans' business to mind its internal issues.

    4. Lying about everything and hoping voters would believe him.

    5. Pro WARs but himself dodged draft.

    6. Handing out toilet paper while proposing cut FEMA, and expect people believes he is a person with compassion.

    7. Bragging about "job creation", yet cannot provide any track record....

    Romney is living in a SUPER SIZED fantasy land.

    November 1, 2012 11:42 am at 11:42 am |
  18. thomase

    So vote for Romney! Where his tax plan cannot be explained, his jobs plan is to do nothing and let Obama's policies create the jobs needed (moody's), he holds every position at any point of the day! He truly lives in a world of reality and reason!


    November 1, 2012 11:42 am at 11:42 am |
  19. The Other Dale

    Okay, I give – why are flamingos considered fantasy? Do Republicans not believe they are real?

    November 1, 2012 11:51 am at 11:51 am |
  20. Tree

    Really..........if that is so than we are living in HELL with Romney.

    November 1, 2012 11:51 am at 11:51 am |
  21. jackson

    Fantasy land is giving tax breaks to the mega rich in hopes of some "investment" THEY ARE ALREADY MEGA RICH! THEY HAVE PLENTY TO INVEST ALREADY! who doesn't get that? maybe the idiot who posted the following on another page...
    "The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Wisconsin Voters shows the president and his Republican challenger each earning 49% support. One percent (1%) likes another candidate, and two percent (2%) are undecided."

    49% + 49% +1% +2% = 101% ... republican math.

    November 1, 2012 11:52 am at 11:52 am |
  22. Claudia, Houston, Tx

    Mike Huckabee used to be called "Pastor Huckabee", then "Candidate Huckabee" and now "Fox Talk Host" who tells people if they vote Obama they will go to Hell when what he's really saying is if you vote for a Black Man you'll go to Hell because I will lose my $1 million job at Fox that pays me to say these "UNGODLY" things. God has been good to Mike Huckabee under the Obama administration, so good, that he now lives in a $1 million dollar mansion instead of the House of the Lord.

    November 1, 2012 11:54 am at 11:54 am |
  23. Malory Archer

    Just more projection from the people responsible for crashing the economy.

    November 1, 2012 11:56 am at 11:56 am |
  24. B

    Speaking of reality, in Romney's world the middle class would be catapulted into a new higher tax bracket with higher tax rates to compensate for the wealthy not contributing to their fair share of the tax burden. Medicare will be voucherized, Social Security would be tethered to the rise and fall of the stock market on Wall Street after Romney privatizes it. The cost of an education will be afforded only by the privileged few. And, social programs will be a thing of the past.

    November 1, 2012 11:56 am at 11:56 am |
  25. Craig RB

    If Obama's world is one of 'fantasy' I'll take it any day over the hell Romney would create for this great country. By the way, Romney doesn't even care about America. He's too self centered and only wants to be President to satisfy his ego. He's a very strange man.

    November 1, 2012 12:00 pm at 12:00 pm |
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