2016 Clown Car Already Revving Its Engine: Mitt Romney Advisor Makes Ridiculous Statement About ISIS

mitt-romney-moronIt goes without saying that the 2016 presidential election is going to be quite entertaining. If every Republican who I think is going to run ends up actually running (Bachmann, Carson, Huckabee, Bush, Cruz, Paul, Christie, Romney) it will be nothing but pure gold for any journalist or pundit covering politics.

And now that it seems almost all but certain that Mitt Romney is going to make a run at it in 2016, I really can’t wait.

I remember during the 2012 elections telling people that President Obama’s campaign didn’t even need to come up with campaign ads. All they really needed to do was quote Romney word for word and that would have been more than enough to show the American people what an absolute fool he is.

While I wouldn’t call Romney the worst candidate in United States history, he was easily one of the most ridiculous. This is a guy who passed “Romneycare” while governor of Massachusetts (practically the same exact law as “Obamacare”), all the while calling Obama’s signature health care law “unconstitutional.” Where he stood on any given issue varied day to day (or even sometimes hour to hour) based upon whatever audience to which he was trying to pander.

Time after time he just made himself look like a complete idiot.

Well, keeping with the theme of idiotic statements surrounding Mitt Romney, recently an anonymous former advisor told The Boston Globe that if Romney were president, ISIS wouldn’t exist.

“There wouldn’t be an ISIS at all, and Putin would know his place in life,” the advisor said. “Domestically, things would be in better shape.”

Bold claims – though all completely asinine.

Nothing Romney would have done could have prevented what’s gone on in Syria which is what really triggered the massive growth of ISIS. Nothing. 

And Putin would have done exactly what he did regardless of who was president. What would Romney had done to stop him, use military force and risk a world war? Putin couldn’t care less about the United States’ feelings about his invasion of Ukraine.

I guess Romney’s “plan” would have been waging simultaneous wars in Ukraine, Syria, Libya, Afghanistan and Iraq. Yeah, that would have worked out really well for everyone involved.

Then he has the nerve to insist that “domestically things would be in much better shape.” I guess this individual doesn’t realize that the main reason why we’re having issues domestically is because of all the lies and misinformation Republicans have been pushing for years.

Let’s face it, if Romney were president right now (with the exact same economic numbers we’re seeing now) they would be painting him as a legend. Honestly, just imagine if a Republican were president right now and:

You know, everything we’ve seen happen in this country over the last few years. They would be erecting a statue in his honor right next to “Saint Reagan.”

Thankfully though, a Republican isn’t president right now – a Democrat is. Just like a Democrat was president the last time this nation saw historic economic growth.

And I don’t know about all of you, but “President Mitt Romney” is a thought that terrifies me. I’m grateful that I’ll never have to see that become a reality because he stands absolutely no chance at winning the presidency in 2016.

Allen Clifton

Allen Clifton is a native Texan who now lives in the Austin area. He has a degree in Political Science from Sam Houston State University. Allen is a co-founder of Forward Progressives and creator of the popular Right Off A Cliff column and Facebook page. Be sure to follow Allen on Twitter and Facebook, and subscribe to his channel on YouTube as well.


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  • BPMM

    The sad part about all of this is that Mitt is the BEST the GOP has to offer!

    • gmartini

      I had to think about that for a moment because I was really trying to think if there was anyone better. Guess what? Jon Huntsman—that’s it. The rest of what passes as today’s GOP are nothing but a bunch of nut jobs.

      • Gary Gayisok Whiteman

        Huntsman was the only one out of the last crop I could have seriously considered. It appears that that only way to win the GOP nomination is to be enough of a nutjob the you can’t win the election when someone besides tea pots are showing up to vote.

      • BPMM

        I would agree with you, but he’d have to change parties to have a chance at the nomination. GOP don’t like smart and reasonable.

      • fifthdentist

        Or sane.

  • Eg Kbbs

    Perfect proof that the image of the CEO as being wise and knowledgeable is a bunch of &*(&)*

    Not only would Romney have not prevented the rise of ISIS, but the repub mantra at the time was to bomb yet another major country in the region back into the stone age. This would have brought chaos and poverty to the country. It would have left many of the population even more hateful to the USA for both the torment of living in poverty as well as well as wanting revenge for their relatives who we killed. Very stupidly, if the country did have stockpiles of chemical agents, bombing those stockpiles would have released them into the air to float over nearby populations.

    In short, Mitt would have exacerbated every negative factor which help make the people join the terrorists.

  • strayaway

    Sure, Romneycare and Obamacare have a lot of similarities. Romney’s “unconstitutional” reference had to do with his understanding of the 10th Amendment. He took it at face face value.

    Dennis Kucinich claims that the CIA destabilized Ukraine to overthrow its elected leader. Libya was also an Obama executive ordered foreign policy disaster. Not being a fast learner, Obama has also been trying to overthrow the Syrian government even though Assad is our number one ally against IS. Weapons we have given “moderate” Islamists have consistently been taken or sold to IS. Many Republicans were silent or supportive of Obama’s flubs. I have no idea whether Romney would have been just as stupid and arrogant with regards to Ukraine, Libya, and Syria as Obama and some other Republicans. We still are at war in Afghanistan, Syria, and Iraq, by the way, while Al-Queda training caps are sprouting in Libya and we just gave a loan guarantee to the new fascist leaders of Ukraine. How could Romney do worse?

    This article neglected to mention the bit about Obama running up the federal debt more than $25,000 for every man, woman, and child in the US to sort of goose the economy.