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Mitt Romney Etch a Sketch

'TOON: Romney's Etch-A-Sketch In Action

Posted 10.10.2012 | Latino Voices

What a difference a week makes. Thanks to his strong and decisive performance at last Wednesday's presidential debate in Colorado, Mitt Romney has clo...

Romney's 'Hide the Ball' Strategy

Jason Stanford | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

What if Mitt Romney said something he really meant? Amid his rhetorical wreckage, what would happen if Mitt said what he really believes? Would anyone hear that tree fall in his forest of flip-flops, gaffes, and outright lies? I think it happened. Once.

Obama Turns To 'Etch-A-Sketch' In Slamming Mitt

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

(AP/The Huffington Post) President Barack Obama says Mitt Romney is having an "Etch-A-Sketch moment" when he claims credit for the revival of the U.S....

Michael Calderone

Inside The 2012 Twitter-Fueled News Cycle

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.27.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- When Pierre Prosper, a foreign policy adviser to presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, accused President Barack Obama Thursda...

Shake Me Like an Etch A Sketch

Kaz Komolafe | Posted 06.09.2012 | College
Kaz Komolafe

The infamous "Etch A Sketch comment" makes it increasingly likely any fluctuations in Romney's approach during the general election will only compound the impression of him as a capitulator, not a fighter, and therefore an unreliable candidate.

Etch A Sketch Manufacturer Insists Toy Doesn't Take Sides

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics

Etch A Sketch manufacturer Ohio Arts released a series of political ads claiming it doesn't take sides in American politics, capitalizing on the toys'...

Jason Linkins

Last Week's Big 'Etch A Sketch' Story Wasn't As Big A Story As Everyone Thought It Was

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.27.2012 | Media

Hey, kids! Remember how last week, Mitt Romney's advisor Eric Fehrnstrom was talking to John Fugelsang on CNN, and Fugelsang asked him about whether t...

Amanda Terkel

Michele Bachmann Weighs In On Trayvon Martin, Romney Etch A Sketch Comments

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is sticking to the party line these days, defending all the GOP presidential candidates and urging her f...

Poll Reveals Voters' Take On Etch A Sketch Comments

AP | ALAN FRAM and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rick Santorum turned in his most impressive performance yet with conservative, blue-collar and religious voters as he rode to trium...

Romney Aide's Comment A Boon For Etch A Sketch

NPR | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney aide Eric Fehrnstrom recently compared his candidate's campaign to a shakable Etch-A-Sketch toy. The gaffe wasn't good for Romney, but it ...

Biden: 'Not Even Romney's Etch-A-Sketch' Can Show He's Different From GOP Leaders

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It wasn't until the end of his speech about Republicans wanting to gut Medicare, but Vice President Joe Biden still found a way to take ...

'Everybody's Going To Make A Gaffe Now And Again'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney addressed his strategist Eric Fehrnstrom's comments Thursday that his positions in the primary were as erasable as an Etch a Sketch. "A...

McCain Weighs In On Etch A Sketch Controversy

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) criticized the media Thursday for its coverage of comments made by top Mitt Romney aide Eric Fehrnstrom, who likened the ca...

Jason Linkins

Mitt Romney's Overt Cynicism May Not End Up Being All That Costly

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

Saying that Mitt Romney will say anything to win an election, and is a sell-out betrayer of conservative principles waiting to happen, carries a sting -- it goes right to the heart of conservative unease with Romney. Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum really have no other choice than to pursue it with relish. But pursue it though they may, they will not, in all likelihood, win. It's a different story entirely if Barack Obama tries to use it. It surely won't cause the spirits of conservative voters to flag -- when Obama tells them that Romney will say anything it takes to win, their reply will be, "Yeah, here's hoping."

Etch-A-Sketch Flap: Twitter Is the New AP

Lauren Ashburn | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics
Lauren Ashburn

Twitter is now our early warning system for breaking news and millions take this social media network information on faith. It's now taken over the old media space the Associated Press has played in so successfully for decades.

Mitt Romney’s Etch-a-Sketch Disaster

time.com | By JOE KLEIN | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

I’ve been thinking about this all night: Eric Fehrnstrom’s etch-a-sketch gaffe yesterday may go well beyond a momentary embarrassment and become a...

Santorum: Might As Well Have Obama Over Romney

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

SAN ANTONIO — Presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Thursday said Republicans should give President Barack Obama another term if Santorum isn'...

Fehrnstrom Rides

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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WATCH: Soledad O'Brien Bets On Romeny's 'Etch-A-Sketch' Moment

Posted 03.22.2012 | Media

CNN's Soledad O'Brien revisited a key moment from her show on Wednesday when GOP candidate Mitt Romney's campaign adviser Eric Fehrnstrom compared the...

Mitt Romney Clarifies Top Adviser's Etch A Sketch Gaffe

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

ARBUTUS, Md. -- Following a town hall Wednesday in Arbutus, Md., Mitt Romney clarified comments made earlier in the day by his top adviser Eric Fehrns...

The Best #RomneyToys Tweets

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 03.21.2012 | Comedy

When top Mitt Romney adviser Eric Fehrnstrom agreed to appear on CNN Wednesday morning, he probably didn't plan on stirring up as much controversy as ...

Sam Stein

Romney Aide Says Platform Is 'Like An Etch A Sketch'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's hardly a secret that presidential candidates tack toward their base over the course of a primary and shift toward moderation once t...