Skip to comments.Dont Fall For The Results Of The CPAC Straw Poll (Left Co-opted To Make Us Look Like Them)
Posted on 02/21/2010 6:52:51 AM PST by Three if by government
All I am hearing now from this wonderful conference at CPAC where many patriots came out and spoke to the heart of how we can work together to stop the Obama agenda are the results of this straw poll.
These people dont represent a bunch of kooks like the left and to see that a man like Ron Paul win a poll that represented this event is all a bunch of nonsnese (results were booed) that is intended to undermine us.
I dont know how they came up with the numbers but my gut tells me that the left co opted this poll now is all over the media with it.
Listening to WABC radio and AP news they announced a new leader coming out of CPAC out of all things why would they be so enthusiastic about announcing a worthless poll?
I am sorry folks dont buy into this crap the American people who want change in November arent looking for a kook like Ron Paul and his people to lead it.
Trust me and your instincts the left will do anything to throw us off our game and in this case the straw poll was the first target. How else to split us apart than to push these results?
Now they can go around and tag all us a bunch of loons especially when it comes to Paul's outrageous comments on foreign policy and his attacks on the CIA and FBI.
The gay conservative incident was another example of the left sending people out to undermine our traditional values. We accept all people but not the extent that we need to change the laws of our religion and principle of our party.
Stay resolute keep your eye on the prize and dont fall for this goal to discourage us from making real change come November.
If they can get this man in office they can rig and influence a straw poll or send some people out to disrupt our convention that is made to make us look like something we are not.
Was the poll still open Saturday? I didn’t see it. Couldn’t attend Thursday and Friday.
Not surprisingly, the next POTUS Palin was smart enough not to be there, and no other serious conservative ever will be again.
Remember that over half the attendees were under 25. Ron Paul plays well to conservative student activists.
The results were met with anger by the crowd there is not doubt the left influenced it to divide us and mock us in the media. Not sure when it was closed.
The media can bark all they want about Ron Paul--nobody outside us political addicts even knows who he is.
Not buying it Jim he the results were booed also the media is too excited by the results. I am too highly trained to fall for this crap.
Regardless, CPAC is finished, based on its RINOism and attempt to integrate gays into Conservative ranks, with predictable results...
Checked out GOProud's website...
They are focused like laser beams on gay issues.
If this is CPAC material, CPAC is a fraud.
That being the case, a conservative Republican will definitely distance him/herself from this group of POSERS.
Thanks for this post. I hope the conservative media will pick up on your very valid points and put this pig in the poke to rest.
Also the gay conservative incident was right out of the lefts playbook to demoralize our side saying the man standing for those rights was booed.
How were the people at the convention vetted what was stopping the left from attending respecting the speeches to make them look conservatives while voting for Paul and booing a man that stood for conservative values?
During the Republican primaries, Ron Paul signs covered yards like snow as we drove for miles and miles in southern PA two years ago.
Also, all the youth in my church are Paulites.
I don’t understand it either, but I think that conservative youth saw the Iraq war as the biggest thumping they got in school and in college. But they still wanted to be conservative. Thus, Paul.
They just want to be cool and want something brand-new and anti-establishment.
Kind of like Goldwater and Reagan.
But they will come around on the defense issue.
I am not buying that tradional values are booed (gay issue) at the conference while a kook like Paul comes out looking the strongest; smells way too much.
Exactly.... I agree with Ron Paul in some areas, but come on! The vetting was obviously non-existent.
KOOK? The Contsitution was Kookish, when it was written.
48% of voters were students (or did they mention under a certain age?, not sure)
Of the 10,000 that attended, approximately 2,400 voted
Any correction to this would be appreciated.
I think one can see how Paul’s message appeals to youth: 1) don’t spend my generation into oblivion, 2) don’t go intruding on my personal lifestyle choices, and 3) don’t send us off to war needlessly.
Fortunately they’re a small minority of actual voters!
“Poll was just the normal Communists at work like Nazi Germany before the fall....”
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Kook is when you blame America for the attacks of 911 kook is when you attack people who put their lives on the line to protect us in the CIA and FBI. HIs comments are shameful and in many ways no different from the communist goals of 1963. Undermine CIA and FBI and blame American foreign policy for all problems in the world.
George Will was head and shoulders above the rest of the speakers at CPAC.
He exposed the left’s flawed beliefs, cut them into little peices, and left them in a pile on the floor.
And he did it all with style and humor.
I was here at CPAC for the full three days, and it was pretty obvious that the straw poll was targeted by the Ron Paul supporters for “special attention.” The poll got less than 3,000 votes total from the over 10,000 attendees, so it’s not really an accurate representation, just a response to those who were motivated enough to swamp it.
Now, don’t get me wrong, there are many things I agree with Ron Paul on, like auditing the fed. But then there are the other wacked out positions that make you say “huh?”
Seeing the people lined up for Paul’s autograph after his speech, I couldn’t help but think of the Star Wars bar scene...
Plus, expect a huge swell of new Repub registrations (If Obama does not have any challengers).
Hard to say a if viable “conservative” candidate will make it “out”.
I heard on Fox that of the 10,000 people there only 25% voted in the poll.
And the problem with “so called” conservatives is that they are afraid to ask even the simplest questions of their government. No, they’ve turned into the party of the government...........blindly defending everything it does.
Could very well be many lefties sent in to effect poll, boo traditional values and other wise pretend to be part of the conservative movement.
I may be mistaken but I remember someone quoting rules for radicals instead of sending people out to yell and scream against a conservative candidate send your people out dressed as the KKK to support them and undermine there base support.
I can not think of anybody that would not be better than the president we have, but Paul is a long way down my list. I want Sarah, but will vote for about anyone.
Between the Ron Paul nutters spamming the straw poll, the John Birch Society and David Keene's well-known penchant for selling his soul for money (he threw Ronald Reagan under the bus in 1980 for a better job with GHW Bush), CPAC has jumped the shark. I'm sure the parties were great, though.
Sarah Palin looks like a freaking genius for staying away from this mess.
I am sorry but Americans are sick and tired of politicians blaming us for everthing Ron Paul is no different than Obama when it comes to this.
Nations should be on their hands and knees thanking out military and our country . Ron Paul is a disgrace no different than Obama when it comes to his opinion of the cause for innocent slaughter of life on 911.
2395 voted in the CPAC straw poll out of more than 10,000 in attendance (CPAC website).
The John Birch Society is an anti communist organization I have no problem with that.
If you think 9/11 “truthers” are on the fringe, you haven’t viewed this video:
“Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup”
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You have to know the Paulites would be motivated to vote and make a statement while the rest were more interested in 2010. They are a very organized group that won all sorts of Straw Polls until the actual votes.
Pray for America’s Freedom
The rationalizations and excuses from the sore loser anti-Paul folks are fun this morning.
Sore loser what did he win?
Spot on the young need to learn not just hear what is right.
You won a trip on the Star Ship Enterprise with the rest the other tin hatters.
He won nothing my point being they are using loons like Paul to undermine the massive wave of opposition to this current administration which will come to a head this November.
You are correct about David Keane. He could sell his mother’s soul to the devil and not lose a moment’s sleep. The national Tea Party convention and CPAC were an interesting study in contrasts. Sarah Palin gave the Tea Partiers the star power and national recognition they needed.
No, Thursday and Friday only.
As Clinton once said, I call feel your pain.
“You are correct about David Keane. He could sell his mothers soul to the devil and not lose a moments sleep. “
You’re right about Keene, and he had a lot of help from Grover Norquist to make sure the CPAC crowd was moved toward amnesty.
This CPAC meeting was a pro rino, squishy middle fest.
CPAC betrays America on immigration
[snip]The best example of how CPAC 2010 has failed the conservative movement is CPAC’s attempt to redefine (sabotage would be a more accurate term) the potent issues of illegal immigration and border security. Whereas grass-roots conservatives and millions of 912 patriots along with 80 percent of the American people understand the need for border security as a precondition for immigration reform, CPAC board member Grover Norquist is busy launching a new project in support of the Obama administration’s plan to grant another amnesty to 20 million illegal aliens. Neither border control nor immigration enforcement was included as a topic for any of the CPAC general sessions.
Head Kook nothing more here 82% lifetime conservative voting average.
Who cares about his rating if I remember correctly Mccain had a very high one.
Even if it was 100% anyone that comes out and blames America for all her problems abroad is an anti America especially when you lost love ones in the slaughter of 3000 Americans.
The day of supporting leaders of this nation that will go overseas and apologize for us and rationalizes such horrific events as something secondary is over my friend.
Americanism is on the rise; American bashing is on the decent.
Be careful of those Klingons heard they could be a bitch.
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