Mitt Romney: “I was too important to go to Vietnam” - Printable Version
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Mitt Romney: “I was too important to go to Vietnam” - jaxx - 06-13-2012 01:02 PM
This is SATIRE!
Mitt Romney: “I was too important to go to Vietnam”
June 7, 2012
By Sarah Wood
<..> The next question asked went as follows, “Governor Romney, it is true, is it not that you had four deferments from the Vietnam War… You have said before that you support war and the efforts of US military involvement overseas at all costs, yet you made sure you would never go to war yourself. What makes you think that veterans and those currently serving in the military think that you have their best interests at heart when you yourself weren’t even interested in sacrificing your time, energy, or life for your nation at a time when it seemed most crucial?”
Quote:“That’s a good question, young man, and I would be happy to answer it. The Vietnam War came at a time in my life when I had other plans. I knew in my heart of hearts that I would one day serve my nation. That I would one day hold an office that would help not only our nation, but also the world. So I did what I could to make sure that I would be around to serve my nation, as well as serving God by teaching very important religious principles to a broader audience overseas.My father did not want me serving, and he convinced me that yes, I was too important to go to Vietnam. I had a greater purpose in life. I wasn’t neglecting my nation, but rather preparing myself for a future of service.”
An onlooker that seemingly was a Vietnam veteran shouted, “Fuck you, Romney! You wouldn’t know service if it bit you on your well manicured ass.” To which Romney responded, “Please don’t be testy, my friend. I did what I did for you, and I thank you for your service as well.” That same veteran responded, “You only served yourself, you jackass. You could’ve served your nation even if your draft number wasn’t called… but you didn’t… you chose to serve yourself instead. Thanks for revealing your true colors.”
Holy cow, he thinks he's a god. He went around trying to convert people to be LDS and saved himself. I freakin can't believe the arrogance of this man.
He is not presidential material.
This is satire, it fooled me.
RE: Mitt Romney: “I was too important to go to Vietnam” - There Is No Spoon - 06-13-2012 01:09 PM
Site says it's satire.
RE: Mitt Romney: “I was too important to go to Vietnam” - jaxx - 06-13-2012 01:12 PM
OMG I totally missed that. I could see Willard saying it. I'll make a note on the post.
RE: Mitt Romney: “I was too important to go to Vietnam” - There Is No Spoon - 06-13-2012 01:48 PM
(06-13-2012 01:12 PM)jaxx Wrote:
You know it's good satire when you are sure the person could have said that - which I'm nearly certain he's said in private at least once in his pathetic life.