Obama on Republicans: 'You Can Pretty Much Put Their Campaign On, On a Tweet'

At a fundraiser in Maryland this afternoon, President Obama criticized Republicans, saying that “you can pretty much put their campaign on, on a tweet and have some characters to spare.”

“The good news is, the American people generally agree with our vision,” President Obama said at the fundraiser, according to the pool report. “If you just put in front of them, issue after issue and you present the Democratic approach and the Republican approach, we win. The challenge is because folks are still hurting right now, the other side feels that its enough for them to just sit back and say, ‘Things aren’t as good as they should be and it’s Obama’s fault.’ And, you can pretty much put their campaign on, on a tweet and have some characters to spare.”

Social media site Twitter only allows messages no longer than 140-characters. Hence, Obama is suggesting that the Republicans are not running on much of a platform.

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270 comments on “Obama on Republicans: 'You Can Pretty Much Put Their Campaign On, On a Tweet'
  1. jong says:

    Lets see he has lost more jobs than he has created.   He has done nothing about the high cost of fuel which drives the cost of every thing else up.   And he is trying for a marxist take over of insurance, health, and the auto industry.   He is by his own admission a marxist,muslim,junkie,drunk, anti-American and anti-Christian. And yes it is his fault.  Bush left the building a long time ago.

    • Lilly-lady says:

      You go Jong, so true.

      • Guest says:


        Taxpaying Americans are
        tired of being

        Mocked ,

        Despised ,





        By Hyphenate-Americans
        wanting anything  &  everything handed to them for FREE.


        ASK NOT what your Countrymen
        can do for YOU?

        But ASK what you Can do for your Fellow

      • Donaldryork says:

        I truthfully think it’s a black and white thing for president Kardashian. I beleive he thinks republicans are white, and democrats are black. One thing is certain, blacks vote for color, not character, generally speaking of course.

    • Sueent says:

      Jong, I couldn’t have said it better myself.

    • Rockcut says:


      Wake up  your sound bites are totally and utterly out of date and false. There has been 29 months of priviate job crfeate (granted not as many or as fast as need).  Fuel prices are going down.  In my AREA  they have gone down 47 cents. So again a lie. He is not trying to take over insurance, health and auto industry.  Sounds good but false.  Then you end with the crazy musim, junkie drunk and Anti-American and Anti-Christian lies.  I get your post loud and clear you have a lot of hate build up inside yourself against Obama so you feel justified to say anything you can think of that is negative about him. People who think and post like you are blowing in the wind …..

      • brchoate says:

        Glad your fuel prices are down in YOUR AREA, not true in mine they went up.  Obamacare is a government take over of the insurance industry in that it requires all Americans to buy insurance or pay a fine,( unless you belong to a group that got a waiver or are Muslim).  The government, under obama took over the auto industry with taxpayer monies, put the unions ahead of the taxpapyers(which was against the law) and has not yet recovered all our money.  Glad you admit the job creation is not as fast as needed.  (But, EPA is in the process of shutting down the coal industry, he vetoed a major job creator, and most of his “green energy” jobs that employed citizens went bankrupt(at our cost) or supplied jobs for overseas workers.  He did however increase the government workers so I guess that is what you meant.  The private sector has increased some jobs but hold back still because of uncertainity of how obama’s programs will affect their business.  The stock market shows improvement, but that does not create jobs and unless  you are involved in the market has no imact on your life.

      • Aimee says:


      • Debbie says:

        fuel is going down!  I guess from $4.00 to $3.53 is down (it was around  $2.00 with Bush).Take over ins.  What to you call Obamacare?  He has admittee being a muslim, we know he is Anti-American. Yes it has become hate after listening to this guy for 3 years

      • rank says:

        So how do you make these posts with your head buried so deep on the sand… or somewhere other than sand.

      • Donaldryork says:

        Come down fella, you’re going to fall and hurt yourself.

      • MyronJPoltroonian says:

        Hmm, ” …..  People who think and post like you are blowing in the wind ….. “. Well, it seems people like you are, “In the wind”, for Obama, and, “Blowing” all the way.

      • KNUCKLEDUSTER says:


  2. Simon Jester says:

    You can put what Obama has accomplished on the head of a pin…

  3. chas says:

    Sadly this pitiful individual believes his lies. This makes his supporters even more determined to allow him the possibility to further damage this Nation.

  4. Aimee says:

    Can’t tweet…but I am smart and here is my reply in less than 140 words!


    • Oandroplex700 says:


      • Rmezzanotti88 says:

        I hope that all the christian people will remember how Obama and his congress had allowed the taking of God out of our public buildings .As well as the AMERICAN FLAG  and Ten Commandments out of our public buildings.And send them all packing when election time comes again.As well ,as Nancy Pelosi.AND THE CHURCH SHOULD REFUSE cOMMUNION TO HER AND sEBELIK

    • Steven says:

       Unfortunately, we can only deliver the eviction notice in November.  The actual move date won’t be until Jan 20, 2013.

  5. Bahnstr says:

    I’m still looking for what the democratic approach is.  So far I’ve seen guns being authorized to be sold to mexican cartels (fast and furious) with Holder lying to congress, money handed out to “green” companies only to have at least one company receiving $50,000,000,000 (yes, that’s $50 BILLION) of TAXPAYER money go bankrupt (Solyndra), the economy still in the tank and Barrack Hussein Obama and Michelle taking $1,000,000 vacations.  That’s not including all of the executive orders selling our American values down the tube.

    Yesterday he came to Philadelphia for one of his “campaigner” in chief stops not to talk about the economy but to have a $10,000 per plate fund raiser…of course, his motorcade shut down I-95 at RUSH HOUR to cause a back up in traffic that was felt around all of the Delaware Valley with traffic jams and commuter nightmare traffic (it took my wife almost two hours to get home from her job when it usually only take 45 minutes).

    So, rhetorically I say…what is the democratic approach?

  6. Ricbee says:

    He might be right….

  7. Oandroplex700 says:

    obama must be very desperate, to act in such a Unprofessional manor

    • Edward shick says:

       I hope hhe has a Good reason to be Desperate as he should be tried for Treason and War Crimes along with Holder who is not man enough to resign

    • Rev. LTC RETIRED says:

      700, how else has he been acting for the last three years? He is unprofessional, uneducated, and . . . . . . UGLY. He cannot make a sane decision because he hasn’t any thing to make it with. This DUMBO, HOMO has been flying by the seat of his pants since the day he was hatched.    

  8. talldog4 says:

    He’s seriously delusional and needs a shrink.  The people who support this psychotic need even more help. Obama gives away taxpayer money like it’s free.  He must be giving free psychotropic drugs to his supporters as well.

  9. RubyBlu says:

    Hold on, o, the tweets are only the prelude of what’s to follow. Why waste all that campaign money up front when your well will run dry when the election campaigns really heat up….take note….your well will run dry!

    • Rev. LTC RETIRED says:

      Ruby, reckon yours has already run dry. obummer is only keeping us away from the real issues of his impeachment and other lies he keeps hiding. He is strutting himself all over the country hoping we’ll forget is clumsiness and ignorance. He’s from that kind of trash.   

  10. jmsmaxwell says:

    Sure beat the hell out of selling out our country and our intellegence gathering forces or destroying our nation.      On Tweet the Republicans could say it simpley “Lead, Follow or get out of the way”.   That
    is something that the democrats cannot clame on any level.   Their leader ship is like the lemmings,
    where the head lemming goes the rest blindely follow right over the edge of the cliff.

  11. Obbm57 says:

    Here’s a tweet – Bush’s fault, free stuff for everybody, I killed Bin Laden, elect me, more free stuff!

  12. Yeah right. Last time I checked Gallup or rasmussen, in just about every category the people gave the edge to the GOP. Obama’s just delusional.

    • JRRS says:

      Women voters still support this fraud by a wide margin.   It will take a large turnout to overcome their numbers.   Their vote put him in the White House.    Independents remain the key to his defeat.

  13. Mayor says:

    You guys can put all your labels on a tweet for sure. I have never seen political discourse that is “label centric”. It’s really an insult to one of the great political parties of the world. While William Buckley would not be a person democrats would agree with, he personified good civil discourse, sound, rational thinking. You could respect his conclusions based on excellent facts and reasoning. Too bad whoever has taken over this party doesn’t understand that. This is really devolved into a tweet message. Why don’t y quit talking about Sheriff Joe a d talk about political and policy differences. I refuse to believe all of you are just racist, homophobes, or just totally blinded by your Christian worldview. We live in a multi cultural world that consists of religions and political beliefs different that yours. join civilization and help your non Christian somewhat liberal candidate win. He’s really not like you but you have agreed to see him as better than Obama. The undecided will not vote for Romney just because you say Obama is a Commie, illegal with a fat, ugly wife. Really

  14. Nadiaswfl says:

    He is clueless! He has nothing to say about his accomplishments because of the devastatin effect of his policy decisions on everyday Americans. All I can say is bye bye birdie tweet tweet! The sooner he is gone the better.

  15. M1dodger says:

    osama obama is a tweet.