Presidential candidates reduce a 4-year-old to tears

Here’s the background on the tears from 9News in Colorado:

A 4-year-old Fort Collins girl expressed her frustration over the seemingly never-ending presidential campaign.

9NEWS viewer Elizabeth Evans said she and her daughter, Abigael, were listening to NPR on a trip to the grocery store Tuesday when she started tearing up.

The mother asked Abigael why she was crying and she responded, “I’m tired of Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney.”

NPR has apologized.

- By Jim Galloway, Political Insider

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Undecided voter

October 31st, 2012
2:43 pm

Jim, we all really want to cry!

However, with the new first name of “Bronco”, the President should do well in Colorado.

Porkchopicus of Borg

October 31st, 2012
3:04 pm

So the kid’s a Ron Paul supporter, then?

cc

October 31st, 2012
3:12 pm

Don’t cry, Sweetheart! In just six more days, we will have elected a NEW president and this will all go away . . .

Top School

October 31st, 2012
3:13 pm

This child is sick and tired of mama’s rant and raves over the election. Children this age do not give importance to this topic without an adult’s involvement.

Child services should take this child from her mother…Mother has tortured the child with her discussions and frustration with the election process. Poor kid is miserably involved in adult conversations.

She is tired…tired of her mother’s neurotic addiction to the campaigning. TURN the TV…and NPR off Have some quality time with your child…and that means in a child’s world …not discussing adult topics with a child.

East Cobb RINO, Inc. (LLC)

October 31st, 2012
3:19 pm

Re-elect Bronco Bamma.

Weetamoe

October 31st, 2012
3:19 pm

Clinton told us all that when Obama faced a questioner on one of his campaign stops, Clinton thought Obama was going to cry. And Obama has been complaining that Romney hurt his feelings.. So don’t be too hard on your 4 year old ’cause even big boys cry.

Kris

October 31st, 2012
3:22 pm

Do not worry little girl In six more days PRESIDENT OBAMA will be re-elected and he will save Big Bird.

@ top school….ditto

Place people before profits (shady deal…no pocket lining)…

Get and KEEP JOBS IN America….

Re-Elect a real Leader

President OBAMA

JAHIR

October 31st, 2012
3:22 pm

TOPSCHOOL: I really think you hit the heck out of the head of that nail! educate ! educate! educate! but not with hate…….

Whatevs

October 31st, 2012
3:23 pm

4 years old and crying over… the radio?? Broken toy? Sure. Dropped ice cream? I STILL cry about that. Skinned up knee? Tears for sure. But the radio?? C’mon

Gary Burley

October 31st, 2012
3:28 pm

Vote Bronco!

Lester Maddox....

October 31st, 2012
3:28 pm

Actually, NPR just quoted Galloway as saying Hussein Obama has a firm lead in the swing states. Even a four year old knows BS when she hears it.

Really...Really...C'mon

October 31st, 2012
3:29 pm

Stunt….just like all the others!

Dung Shooken

October 31st, 2012
3:29 pm

I listen to NPR and i understand what this short article is saying: she’s sick of the COVERAGE people. How hard is that for you to decipher? NPR has a lot of interesting programming but for the past few months it is HEAVILY weighted towards political coverage. I’m an adult and I’m freaking sick of it!

momma was right!

October 31st, 2012
3:34 pm

I got a fever, and the only prescription is more Bronco Bamma

woodrow

October 31st, 2012
3:36 pm

I’m tired of it too. And this being a red state, we already know who won, which is a travesty.

ylojkt

October 31st, 2012
3:38 pm

She’s in Colorado, which is considered a swing state as well, so this little girl is being bombarded with campaign ads from every source of media all day long. One of the things that makes me glad I’m in Ga. right now is that we are hardly seeing any of this barrage because we are a dedicated red state. On the other hand, I am stuck in a dedicated red state with a bunch of morons, so it evens out.

Little Joe (Not Biden)

October 31st, 2012
3:39 pm

East Cobb Rhino and Kris will wake up from their dreams on next Wednesday with a landside Victory for Mitt Romney.

LydiasDad

October 31st, 2012
3:43 pm

Why is this little girl paying attention to election coverage. She should be outside playing and running around. Lazy parents.

LydiasDad

October 31st, 2012
3:45 pm

If she’s crying that easily, she’s probably a liberal, and her mom is too.

wTH

October 31st, 2012
3:45 pm

If Barack Obama is your idea of a real leader then you are a fool…because he is their god. If he wasn’t dark skinned, he’d never stand a chance at re-election and all the cars I see with people who suddenly became politically involved 4 years ago would still have decal free bumpers and windows. FACT. If he was white he’d have a 10% approval rating as he deserves.

That's the way it is

October 31st, 2012
3:45 pm

If bronco bamma gets elected again I’ll be crying right along with you… I can’t wait for all the help the government is going to give me!!!! Oh wait! I have a job and don’t need the government handouts shoved down my throat! FO bronco! I even pay for my own insurance… Guess what losers.. I am a highschool drop out I work in an office.. Daddy doesn’t own the Co. It’s a fortune 500 company… Get off your lazy asses and quit waiting on government handouts. GET A EFFIN JOB.. Damn! quit whinning stupid losers.

That's the way it is

October 31st, 2012
3:51 pm

@wTH
If that isn’t the truth then there isn’t any… Bet before it’s over someone will call racist.. but hey facts are facts… If I said all MLK Streets around Atlanta is ghettoish does that mean I am a racist? No! It is me stating a fact!!

Todd - LAwrenceville

October 31st, 2012
3:51 pm

Boy ole boy, stupping to lying on the kids…. just get get a story published. This is child abuse. So this child muffs one name for get the the other totally correct. Seems like the mom si actually lying on the child to get her thoughts published; if she even have a child.

The Ghost of Lester Maddox

October 31st, 2012
3:54 pm

Hell, crying….and she’s not even a taxpayer yet! Wait till she get’s her first paycheck and sees how much of her money to going to other people’s pockets! Talk about crying!!

Uh, wait….did I say “paycheck”? She might grow up to be a Democrat, in which case she would be “receiving” a check, not “earning” a check.

That's the way it is

October 31st, 2012
3:55 pm

Nah there wasn’t a video of a little girl or anything… Freakin IDIOT- Napoleon Dynamite

Thinks

October 31st, 2012
3:55 pm

@ thats the way it is

Thats amazing – I really wouldn’t have guessed you are a high school drop out – what with you being so articulate and all that.

ObamaSupporter

October 31st, 2012
3:57 pm

“Don’t make a “MITT”stake” :)

Thinks

October 31st, 2012
3:58 pm

” If I said all MLK Streets around Atlanta is ghettoish”

No, I really wouldn’t have guessed. Honest.

joe

October 31st, 2012
3:58 pm

listening to NPR does it every time…

That's the way it is

October 31st, 2012
4:00 pm

@thinks At least I don’t need a government hand out.. You probably stand and wait at the mailbox every month. WOW you are my new hero!!!

Saw the Falcons do it

October 31st, 2012
4:03 pm

Didn’t we trounce the Broncos in September? I was there.
And Mitt will trounce the other Bronco. I voted. I was there, too.

Kris Jones

October 31st, 2012
4:04 pm

Bronco and Big Bird need to GO AWAY!

jrev

October 31st, 2012
4:04 pm

@@That’s the way it is
October 31st, 2012
3:51 pm

@wTH
If that isn’t the truth then there isn’t any… Bet before it’s over someone will call racist.. but hey facts are facts… If I said all MLK Streets around Atlanta is ghettoish does that mean I am a racist? No! It is me stating a fact!!

Facts are true, what you are stating are lies.

Saw the Falcons do it

October 31st, 2012
4:04 pm

Big Bird can support himself. Bronco lives off of us.

Watcher...

October 31st, 2012
4:05 pm

I would cry if I got my news from NPR!

Saw the Falcons do it

October 31st, 2012
4:06 pm

NPR – Never Program Republicans

masters degree

October 31st, 2012
4:10 pm

I am not looking for a handout! I am voting Obama!

when he came to office the country was in shambles because of REPUBLICANS… we are MUCH BETTER NOW!!! FACT!!!!

all you pseudo repubs are not really rich enough to be repubs.. you could not shine Mitt’s shoes.

Plow

October 31st, 2012
4:11 pm

NPR sounds like they broadcast from a tomb, hint hint

That's the way it is

October 31st, 2012
4:13 pm

JRV you don’t get out much do you? It’s a fact that there is a documentary on all MLK streets across America called MLK Boulevard, which aired on the Times Discovery Channel.They are all trashy.. It’s a shame that Dr. King is represented that way but it is still a fact…

masters degree

October 31st, 2012
4:13 pm

since REPUBLICAN party is all about small government one of yall explain to me why they are trying to take over the creation of CHARTER SCHOOLS!!!

we have a system to create charter schools REPUBS… all politics are local.. and most stupidity due to inbreeding)

Answer This

October 31st, 2012
4:14 pm

Please sweetheart continue crying if we get a new President your tears will turn to fears and we will all be crying!!!!

Hulk

October 31st, 2012
4:15 pm

This mess by and large is from the housing crsis. A lot of the laws put in place that caused the housing crisis happened under Clintons tenure. Not to say Bush is blame free at all, but to put the situation this country is in all on the Republicans is an outright lie and just goes to show how uninformed you are.

That's the way it is

October 31st, 2012
4:16 pm

I think it was Ron White who said college can’t fix stupid…

keepin it Real

October 31st, 2012
4:16 pm

@master degree I agree with you!! These wanna be republicans just dont want to see the president get re-elected!!!

Hulk

October 31st, 2012
4:17 pm

Obama is a disaster. He made promises he couldn’t keep. It’s time for someone else to give it a shot. I don’t know how any of you die hard liberals can honestly say he’s done such a great job without taking off your idealogue glasses. Who knows MAYBE Mitt will be just as bad as Obama and in 2016 we can vote his ass out of office. We already know what we get WITH Obama. I’m not impressed!

john

October 31st, 2012
4:20 pm

Why would you let a 4 year old listen to NPR? A little early for brainwashing.

Really Now?!?!

October 31st, 2012
4:22 pm

The Repubs…always seeing things that are not as though they were.
I’m tired of hearing all the racists say “it’s not his skin color, I think he’s a likable guy! BS!! If we’ve learned nothing more from this entire process, we’ve definitely learned that rascism is alive and well in America. I’m not upset about it, I never doubted it. I just wish people would be who they are and quit all this MASKING. This process just gives those who are racist an opportunity to show their “true colors” and mask it behind this election.

Mitt Romney has not one person of color on his senior staff. As of the ones that were at the RNC, mere TOKENS.

masters degree

October 31st, 2012
4:23 pm

@that’s the way it is –> so calling names is the best you can do? tell me what part of the economy was crappy under Repubs you did not understand???

Tell what about the economy has done better after leveling off under President Obama you do not understand?

what economic indicator are you going by to say Obama is a failed president? reducing the unemployment? saving the auto industry? helping to refinance millions with harp reform? getting after those who cheated trillions from us? ……

ohh you just don’t like him cause he is black… just say that… that is what Obama has done more than anything he has shown a lot of people to be the racist people they truly are.

what economic indicator are you calling him failed??? say it say it….

Hulk

October 31st, 2012
4:25 pm

Haha….

The LIBS….always calling repubs racist because they are insecure of the fact someone disagrees with their political saviors policies. Oh and it’s not racist at all for a liberal to vote for Obama simply because he is BLACK. Get over yourself idiot!!

Marlboro Man

October 31st, 2012
4:26 pm

If you folks are so sure who will win in GA, just stay home.