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Conservatives hijack Ted Strickland’s ‘If Romney were Santa’ line


Former Ohio governor Ted Strickland gave one of the largest applause lines of the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night when he invoked Santa Claus and called out Mitt Romney as a mean old capitalist Scrooge. But conservatives were quick to set Strickland straight on how things work in America, not the North Pole.

Gov. Ted Strickland unwittingly spelled out the problem – Republicans don't act like government is Santa Claus. #pendejo #DNC2012

— el Sooper (@SooperMexican) September 5, 2012

@politicoroger let's talk santa: billions in stimulus, solyndra, obamacare, 16trillion debt, record 46 million on foodstamps??? hmmm

— Greg Mueller (@gregmcrc) September 5, 2012

Santa Claus production methods actually very inefficient. Better supply chain model would mean better gifts for children. What's to dislike?

— Josh Barro (@jbarro) September 5, 2012

Strickland: "If Mitt was Santa Claus, he'd fire the reindeer and outsource the elves" -Cool w/ me if I can buy more gifts at a cheaper price

— Michelle Fields (@MichelleFields) September 5, 2012


What would Santa Obama do?


@HuffingtonPost Obama would bailout inefficient Santa Claus, give huge pensions & food stamps to the elves & nobody would have a Christmas.

— dirtydog1776 (@dirtydog1776) September 5, 2012

Now we’re over-thinking things.

Isn't the use of elf labor in Santa's shop already a form of outsourcing?

— Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias) September 5, 2012

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