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2012-10-26 08:26:10 AM  
He's eaten meatloaf before
 
2012-10-26 08:26:31 AM  
RomneyLoveMe.jpg
 
2012-10-26 08:39:37 AM  

theinfamouswubird: You can't make this stuff up. Just. Wow.


Link


i146.photobucket.com
 
2012-10-26 08:39:55 AM  
That's a brave man. Not many in the music industry would publicly announce their sane and coherent politcal views. Thanks for standing up.
 
2012-10-26 08:50:17 AM  

topcon: I always love it when entertainers endorse a candidate. The people who are rabidly supporting the other side claim they hate his music and always have, despite the fact they might even own an album or two. Then the people who are voting for the candidate the celebrity supports mysteriously become lifelong fans and start talking about their concert experiences.

I'm sure the retards on Democratic Underground and Free Republic are playing out this scenario right now.


I like some of Meatloaf's music. I also like Megadeth and Ted Nugent, but I'm voting for Obama. I don't give a shiat who actors, musicians, authors, etc. endorse, one doesn't affect the other.
 
2012-10-26 08:53:26 AM  
I'd just like to say that I beat everyone to the biatch tits and his name was robert paulson memes. fark y'all.
 
2012-10-26 08:55:20 AM  

Krymson Tyde: I like some of Meatloaf's music. I also like Megadeth and Ted Nugent, but I'm voting for Obama.


I can't get past Nugent's persona. Musically, he's fine in a cheesy 70s way, but like so many other 70s acts, he's so much about the image. It's like KISS- their music isn't anything particularly special, just serviceable party-rock. But they have staying power because of their ridiculous image. Except their image is kinda funny and entertaining. Nugent's image is a little discomfiting and honestly, learning that his image and his real personality are roughly the same thing is really depressing.
 
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2012-10-26 09:06:50 AM  
Wanted for questioning...

www.atlaswellness.com
 
2012-10-26 09:08:02 AM  

t3knomanser: Lost Thought 00: This man was a musician? Wow, you old farts have terrible taste in music

I'm sorry, I can't hear you because EVERYTHING LOUDER THAN EVERYTHING ELSE


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2012-10-26 09:08:33 AM  
I like some Meatloaf songs, I like many Megadeth songs.

Ted Nugent, on the other hand, has nothing of interest to me. I love all kinds of classic rock, but I've never found any of his music compelling. I know he's got some respect among musicians, but I don't think he'd be anywhere near as popular without his political views as of late.
 
2012-10-26 09:10:38 AM  
talkingpointsmemo.com
 
2012-10-26 09:17:39 AM  
content8.flixster.com
I liked him better as CousCous anyway...
 
2012-10-26 09:20:52 AM  
www.operatorchan.org
 
2012-10-26 09:23:55 AM  

loveblondieo: This is the most important election in the history of the United States," Meat Loaf explained. "Because there has storm clouds come over the United States. There is thunderstorms over Europe. There are hail storms--and I mean major hail storms--in the Middle East. There are storms brewing through China, through Asia, through everywhere... I want you to know there is one man who will stand tall in this country and fight the storm and bring the United States back to what it should be. Gov. Mitt Romney!"

What happened to you Meatloaf?


He's on Trump's payroll?
 
2012-10-26 09:32:19 AM  
"This is the most important election in the history of the United States," Meat Loaf explained. "Because there has storm clouds come over the United States. There is thunderstorms over Europe. There are hail storms--and I mean major hail storms--in the Middle East. There are storms brewing through China, through Asia, through everywhere... I want you to know there is one man who will stand tall in this country and fight the storm and bring the United States back to what it should be. Gov. Mitt Romney!"

More important than 1800, 1828, 1860, 1876, and 1932?

Comments like this is why I teach history.
 
2012-10-26 09:32:21 AM  
Barack gets the endorsement of the Washington Post. Romney gets the endorsement of the NY Post.
Barack gets the endorsement of David Stockman. Romney gets Ted Nugent
Barack gets the endorsement of Colin Powell. Romney gets Meatloaf.
 
2012-10-26 09:32:57 AM  
I was more bothered by the comment Romney made shortly after, paraphrasing "There are good Democrats that love this country, Republicans that love this country, Americans that love this country..."

It had a very, "most Democrats don't love this country" sound to it. And this was him talking about being bipartisan...
 
2012-10-26 09:33:24 AM  
Whatever happened to the sensible right?
You'd pass some bills and you felt all right,
It don't seem the same since the tea party spite
Got into the driver's seat and thought they were divine.

I used to go with some friends who'd vote
And listen to those speeches on the radio
An evangelist was ranting about liberals and hos
You'd rake in the cash and you really had a good time

Hot Patootie, back to work!
I really love that Romney smirk!
 
2012-10-26 09:36:47 AM  

Skleenar: [talkingpointsmemo.com image 640x878]


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2012-10-26 09:39:30 AM  

eiger: "This is the most important election in the history of the United States," Meat Loaf explained. "Because there has storm clouds come over the United States. There is thunderstorms over Europe. There are hail storms--and I mean major hail storms--in the Middle East. There are storms brewing through China, through Asia, through everywhere... I want you to know there is one man who will stand tall in this country and fight the storm and bring the United States back to what it should be. Gov. Mitt Romney!"

More important than 1800, 1828, 1860, 1876, and 1932?

Comments like this is why I teach history.


Maybe you forgot to learn from history because you were so busy teaching it.
 
2012-10-26 09:42:58 AM  
As goes Meat Loaf, so goes the country.

/sorry Fartbongo
 
2012-10-26 09:45:35 AM  
"Governor Romney, can you tell us your position on [anything]?"

"Let me sleep on it, baby, I'll give you an answer in the morning"
 
2012-10-26 09:53:17 AM  

Darth_Lukecash: So this is what happens when Meatloaf goes bad.


Nice. +5 Internets to you.

I like Meat Loaf, I think the over the top dramatics are fun and the music with Steinman is great. Hell, I think 'Paradise by the Dashboard Light' is one of the most lyrically clever songs out there. I just don't understand this endorsement...

He can endorse Mitt, that's fine, as long as he comes up with a rational reason. This 'most important election of all time' crap is stupid and misinformed. Not only that, it's an insult to people who were actually there for elections where everything really mattered. Sure, if Romney gets elected, he'll fark up everything Obama fixed, but this isn't a 'most important EVER' election, not by a long shot. Meat just seems to be reading straight from the cue cards here.

And what's up with the 'occasional actor' crap? He's in movies more often than a lot who automatically get listed as an 'actor' by default in stories like this.
 
2012-10-26 10:00:46 AM  

TV's Vinnie: I'm holding out till I hear who Riff-Raff and Columbia are endorsing.


I assume Riff-Raff is endorsing whichever candidate is Disney-friendlier (I assume this is Romney), to help him keep his current job as Phineas & Ferb's dad.

/"This isn't much of a horror movie; where are all the rock & roll musical numbers?"
 
2012-10-26 10:01:23 AM  

simplicimus: I guess he's not working with Jim Steinman (again).


Steinman is Meat Loaf. You could put another singer with Steinman and still get very similar results, but Meat Loaf is nothing without Steinman.

Dude has a good voice, but he won't be writing a song like "Heaven Can Wait" anytime soon.

/Bat Out of Hell is still the only Meat Loaf album, in my opinion
//rest of it is dreck
 
2012-10-26 10:03:07 AM  

loveblondieo: This is the most important election in the history of the United States," Meat Loaf explained. "Because there has storm clouds come over the United States. There is thunderstorms over Europe. There are hail storms--and I mean major hail storms--in the Middle East. There are storms brewing through China, through Asia, through everywhere... I want you to know there is one man who will stand tall in this country and fight the storm and bring the United States back to what it should be. Gov. Mitt Romney!"

What happened to you Meatloaf?


Meat's seriously off the wagon again, and as a Fan I say with some regret I don;t think he'll survive his latest relapse
 
2012-10-26 10:14:50 AM  
Oh, no...Meatloaf *again*?
 
2012-10-26 10:22:22 AM  
Bob had biatch tits...
 
2012-10-26 10:26:20 AM  

Gaseous Anomaly: I assume Riff-Raff is endorsing whichever candidate is Disney-friendlier (I assume this is Romney), to help him keep his current job as Phineas & Ferb's dad.


I doubt that Obama is going to DESTROY ALL THE JOBS like the right wing wants you to believe.
 
2012-10-26 11:08:16 AM  
That makes me sad that Meat Loaf would support a candidate that is anti-equal rights for women and LGBT folks.

That's my main problem with Romney and the people who vote for him - they think that it's more important to lower taxes for the wealthy than it is to ensure basic human rights for their fellow citizens.
 
2012-10-26 11:16:10 AM  
(Christopher Lee) Ladies & Gentlemen...I'd like you to meet..........Loaf (/Christopher Lee)
 
2012-10-26 11:25:04 AM  
Seen on Twitter: "If Colin Powell endorsed Obama because he's black, then Meatloaf endorsed Mitt Romney because he sucks."
 
2012-10-26 12:11:14 PM  

topcon: I always love it when entertainers endorse a candidate. The people who are rabidly supporting the other side claim they hate his music and always have, despite the fact they might even own an album or two. Then the people who are voting for the candidate the celebrity supports mysteriously become lifelong fans and start talking about their concert experiences.

I'm sure the retards on Democratic Underground and Free Republic are playing out this scenario right now.


I like some of his music, never really thought of him as an actor. I like some of Toby Keith's music too. I love most of Clint Eastwood's movies. That said, I really couldn't care less who any of them vote for, nor did the big Lohan endorsement change my mind. Everyone knows that Bob Saget is the only celebrity endorsement worth having.

/proud democrat
 
2012-10-26 12:38:45 PM  

dickfreckle: simplicimus: I guess he's not working with Jim Steinman (again).

Steinman is Meat Loaf. You could put another singer with Steinman and still get very similar results, but Meat Loaf is nothing without Steinman.

Dude has a good voice, but he won't be writing a song like "Heaven Can Wait" anytime soon.

/Bat Out of Hell is still the only Meat Loaf album, in my opinion
//rest of it is dreck


Bonnie Tyler/Jim Steinman collaborations were pretty good.
 
2012-10-26 01:23:22 PM  
Well now, this is a game changer folks! shiat, since the Meat Loaf endorsement Nate Silver has reversed course and given Romney a 192.55% percent chance of winning! Adios Fartbongo!
 
2012-10-26 01:29:18 PM  

shivashakti: Forget about Meat Loaf, what does Billy Squier think about the elections???


Billy Squier, are you kidding me?! Billy Squier. He's as
recordsleeves.com as any of us, that Billy Squier.

/Billy Squier
 
2012-10-26 02:00:37 PM  
Cool, now Romney only needs to get endorsements from Axl Rose, Tom Sizemore, Courtney Love, Gary Busey and Nick Nolte and he'll be set!
 
2012-10-26 02:51:39 PM  

Darth_Lukecash: So this is what happens when Meatloaf goes bad.


This is a funny comment.

This headline is also funny.

Heh.
 
2012-10-26 02:52:57 PM  

loveblondieo: This is the most important election in the history of the United States," Meat Loaf explained. "Because there has storm clouds come over the United States. There is thunderstorms over Europe. There are hail storms--and I mean major hail storms--in the Middle East. There are storms brewing through China, through Asia, through everywhere... I want you to know there is one man who will stand tall in this country and fight the storm and bring the United States back to what it should be. Gov. Mitt Romney!"

What happened to you Meatloaf?


I like the guy's work, but he's a hardheaded Texan who always seems overly, unnaturally sure of himself. This is exactly how I'd figure he'd vote. Least he isn't a pants-shiatting draft-dodging chickenhawk like Nugent. He's got that going for him, which is nice.
 
2012-10-26 02:56:48 PM  

Magorn: Meat's seriously off the wagon again, and as a Fan I say with some regret I don;t think he'll survive his latest relapse


Is this true, or just snark? I know he passed out on stage in Pittsburgh earlier this year, but figured that's just because he's getting old.
 
2012-10-26 03:49:01 PM  

Kibbler: Somewhere, Tim Curry is smirking.


Yes, but isn't this sort of a given?
 
2012-10-26 04:30:41 PM  

This Face Left Blank: Magorn: Meat's seriously off the wagon again, and as a Fan I say with some regret I don;t think he'll survive his latest relapse

Is this true, or just snark? I know he passed out on stage in Pittsburgh earlier this year, but figured that's just because he's getting old.


listen to him duuring the endorsement concert, he was rambling, and more damningly, slurring his words pretty badly. Sign aren;t hard to spot if you have soemexperience knowing what to look for and sadly, I do
 
2012-10-26 06:32:58 PM  
 
2012-10-26 07:03:22 PM  

simplicimus: Bonnie Tyler/Jim Steinman collaborations were pretty good.


I only accidentally learned a few years ago that "Total Eclipse of the Heart" was a Steinman tune. After knowing that and giving it a listen, I felt stupid for having not guessed it the first time I heard it. That song absolutely reeks of Jim Steinman. Though I could do without the whole "turn around bright eyes" bit, the rest of the song is very powerful.

/that same day I also learned that Bonnie Tyler's raspy voice was to due to some sort of health problem/surgery
 
2012-10-26 07:11:27 PM  

This Face Left Blank: I like the guy's work, but he's a hardheaded Texan who always seems overly, unnaturally sure of himself


Interesting take on Texans ( I didn't know he was one) and I agree. I live in New Orleans, so naturally I meet a large number of Texan drive-in tourists. It's as though being from a state with disturbingly large teen birth rates, a wingnut governor, and possibly the most insane collection of school boards in the entire country somehow grants them elite patriarchal status.

"What? Boy I'm from Texas! You sure you wanna mess with me?

"Boy, I'm from New Orleans and I've seen your kind come and go. Now go."

/used to be a bartender in the Quarter
//lots of fights, and I don't mean that as an ITG thing. It's just the way it was, and almost all the bloviating Texas folk had little or nothing backing up their bravado
///It's the skinny, quiet liberals that actually scare me. Those guys will gut you like a pig once you set them off
 
2012-10-26 07:36:03 PM  

topcon: I always love it when entertainers endorse a candidate. The people who are rabidly supporting the other side claim they hate his music and always have, despite the fact they might even own an album or two. Then the people who are voting for the candidate the celebrity supports mysteriously become lifelong fans and start talking about their concert experiences.

I'm sure the retards on Democratic Underground and Free Republic are playing out this scenario right now.


Meat Loaf is derptastic now. I never owned any of his albums, but I liked some of his music when I was young; still do.

Keith Urban, to take another example, would annoy the crap out of me even if he were complaining that Obama is a center-right politician and he wants an old-fashioned liberal. And I would adore Leon Redbone if he were demanding that George Wallace be reanimated and made president.
 
2012-10-26 08:32:21 PM  
Nice to know that Romney has such a glowing endorsement from such a washed-up dipshiat who wasn't even that talented to begin with.
 
2012-10-26 08:37:15 PM  
FishStampede And...so Mitt has the "Fat old white guy" vote.

Meat Loaf isn't fat, his get-up in "Fight Club" was actually a 400K Rob Bottin fatsuit

firefly212 I like some of his music, never really thought of him as an actor.

he broke in as an actor in New York originally, for Joseph Papp
 
2012-10-26 09:00:57 PM  

dickfreckle: simplicimus: Bonnie Tyler/Jim Steinman collaborations were pretty good.

I only accidentally learned a few years ago that "Total Eclipse of the Heart" was a Steinman tune. After knowing that and giving it a listen, I felt stupid for having not guessed it the first time I heard it. That song absolutely reeks of Jim Steinman. Though I could do without the whole "turn around bright eyes" bit, the rest of the song is very powerful.

/that same day I also learned that Bonnie Tyler's raspy voice was to due to some sort of health problem/surgery


He also wrote "Holding out for a Hero", "Ravishing", "Rebel without a Clue" and one of my favorites, "Loving you's a dirty job" that Bonnie Tyler performed.
 
2012-10-27 09:44:39 AM  

topcon: I always love it when entertainers endorse a candidate. The people who are rabidly supporting the other side claim they hate his music and always have, despite the fact they might even own an album or two. Then the people who are voting for the candidate the celebrity supports mysteriously become lifelong fans and start talking about their concert experiences.

I'm sure the retards on Democratic Underground and Free Republic are playing out this scenario right now.


Even though I am as Liberal as they come, I have to admit the peeps on DU make us all look insane
 
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