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Time to lay off Mitt bashing? Mitt, Bachmann and Palin are the only ones speaking up?
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Posted on 04/20/2010 7:14:49 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network

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Watching Gingrich cuddle with Nancy Pelosi on that couch, and now Jindal huddle in silence after his aide was attacked.

What the GOP is lacking isn't so much principles or an agenda.

What the GOP lacks is anyone willing to stand up for anything.

Palin does, spectacularly.

In Massachusetts last go around, Brown did.

Bachmann sure does.

In Florida, Rubio takes no quarter. And it might be noted, Rubio is making noises to support Romney.

Romney's not perfect, but at least he stands up and pushes back.

More than perhaps anything, that is what the GOP needs most.

Maybe it's time to cut Romney some slack, and support him when he speaks up. Which he does more than some others in the GOP "leadership".

Just a thought.

1 posted on 04/20/2010 7:14:49 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Between MittCare and Myth staying in background and refusing to speak out on the issues ala Palin & Bachman, we don’t need another wimpy RINO like Myth.


2 posted on 04/20/2010 7:16:45 AM PDT by newfreep (Palin/DeMint 2012 - Bolton: Secy of State)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Sorry, I just cannot forgive MittCare, which laid the groundwork for Obamacare.


3 posted on 04/20/2010 7:16:52 AM PDT by piytar (Ammo is hard to find! Bought some lately? Please share where at www.ammo-finder.com)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
He certainly was conservative enough when it was Mitt V McCain in 2008. Mitt's son was on Sean Hannity almost everyday until Mitt dropped out.
4 posted on 04/20/2010 7:17:52 AM PDT by Perdogg (Nancy Pelosi did more damage to America on 03/21 than Al Qaeda did on 09/11)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Im not a Romney supporter, and have never been....

BUT

If we bash each other like in the 2008 Primaries, then we will end up pointing fingers at each other again, and they will get reelected. It’s ours to lose.

We must unify with each other and get behind someone. Romney is far from the top of my list, but I would take him over what we currently have.

The ball is really in our court.


5 posted on 04/20/2010 7:18:01 AM PDT by ph12321 (We must, indeed, all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
"But I'm beginning to wonder if maybe Mitt deserves a second look."

He speaks up because hes planning his 2012 run. We have enacted Romneycare nationwide. How can he be the candidate to run against mandated health insurance? He started it!
6 posted on 04/20/2010 7:18:15 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Maybe it's time to cut Romney some slack, and support him when he speaks up.

Oh, definitely! I was just saying the other day that we needed more well-founded accusations of hypocrisy from the other side by having more socialists on our side of the aisle 'speak up' for us. We truly haven't had enough of those up until now.

7 posted on 04/20/2010 7:18:24 AM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (The worst is behind us. Unfortunately it is really well endowed.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Some serious questions:

1: What attracted you to Romney in the first place?

2: How do you feel when Romney “pushes back” but he said a 180 degree opposite opinion in the past?

3: How can Romney credibly “push back” when Obama’s signature domestice policy achievement uses Romneycare as a template?


8 posted on 04/20/2010 7:18:26 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Bwahaha!


9 posted on 04/20/2010 7:18:38 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Second look at what a liberal. It is your choice.
RomneyCare = barryCare
No more damned liberal Republicans.


10 posted on 04/20/2010 7:18:56 AM PDT by svcw (Habakkuk 2:3)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Palin and Bachman speak up on the basis of their principles. Myth speaks up because he wants the nomination and 0bama is unpopular.


11 posted on 04/20/2010 7:18:59 AM PDT by Lou Budvis
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Trying out the new fireproof suit today?


12 posted on 04/20/2010 7:19:03 AM PDT by GQuagmire ( We are no longer Massholes)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

absolutely NOT.

In fact, I don’t think we should give ANY of the has-beens from last election go round a second look. Bachmann, yes...the rest NO. We need a fresh start, with non-progressive Rhino candidates, like the Bachmann’s and DeMint’s out there, and in order to end up with conservative choices, what we need to do is find a way to get the dang GOP OUT OF THE WAY.


13 posted on 04/20/2010 7:20:10 AM PDT by Kimberly GG ("Path to Citizenship" Amnesty candidates will NOT get my vote!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Mitt endorsed McCain. Bachmann declined to get involved in the AZ primary.


14 posted on 04/20/2010 7:20:32 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

15 posted on 04/20/2010 7:21:33 AM PDT by Ingtar (Obama's favorite carol: Hark The Herald Angels Sing About Me)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

IBTZ.


16 posted on 04/20/2010 7:21:40 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: C19fan

His business background. SLC Olympics.

And the fact he’s been on the receiving end of quite the Alinsky treatment from the left, himself.

Mitt’s a lot of things, but he does have spunk. He had a pretty good rant last week on one of the talk shows.

We need a bit more of that. If that’s what Mitt’s approach is gonna be, I’ll support him.

Now if we could get Duncan Hunter back into the mix. :)

(either one of them)

And get the “mittens” to stop bashing Governor Palin, most of all.


17 posted on 04/20/2010 7:22:01 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (2012: Repeal it all... All of it!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
if you love McCain and Mitt so much, you need to form a RINO website of your own.

do not confuse Bachman and Palin with Romney, or McCain.

Romney and McCain and Chameleon Newt are just jumping on a bandwagon they see as maybe feathering their nests and could really care less how they accomplish their power grab as long as they get their power grab.

18 posted on 04/20/2010 7:22:05 AM PDT by Vaquero (BHO....'The Pretenda from Kenya')
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
I agree.

I'll say this: John McCain was obviously a CFR setup for Barack Obama in 2008; but Mitt Romney, out of sheer mental superiority, would have torn a new you-know-what in BO in national debates. In no way did "they" want that.

We ARE being manipulated.

19 posted on 04/20/2010 7:22:18 AM PDT by jnsun (The Left: the need to manipulate others because of nothing productive to offer.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Mitt is a weak ass politician trying to use us and elevate his position for history.

He has no vision for America and never has.

He had one terrific speech and that was his concession speech.

Really? You have an opportunity to state your position, claim a vision and you give one fantastic speech?

Take a hike chump(Mitt). You had your chance to state your case and you glad handed your competitors, finding yourself in par agreement with the positions of everyone on the dias.

That is not a man of vision, conviction of purpose and passion.

You are just another politician jockying for historical relevance.


20 posted on 04/20/2010 7:22:39 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: Vaquero

McCain is a slimy chump.

Please don’t try that misrepresentation of what I’m saying.

Thanks. :)


21 posted on 04/20/2010 7:23:07 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (2012: Repeal it all... All of it!)
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To: jnsun
Mitt Romney, out of sheer mental superiority, would have torn a new you-know-what in BO in national debates.

That's the funniest thing I've read all day. Thanks for the laugh.

22 posted on 04/20/2010 7:23:18 AM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (The worst is behind us. Unfortunately it is really well endowed.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I have just one word for you:

Obomney-Care


23 posted on 04/20/2010 7:23:26 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (PALIN/MCCAIN IN 2012 - barf alert? sarc tag? -- can't decide)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network


24 posted on 04/20/2010 7:24:37 AM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (http://www.conservatives4palin.com/)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Yes, Mtt does deserve a second look.

Partisans are often BLIND.

‘m not happy with this health care bill in Mass.. I am also unhappy with Palin and her endorsing McPain. Mitt has learned from his mistake, but Palin insists on pushig RINO’s - McPain. Palin is a Populist; not a Conservative but people are too dumb to see the difference.

I would vote for MItt as President and Palin as VP. The two would be good in getting this country on the RIGHT track.

Have a blast Mitt bashers. That’s just the way it is for us.


25 posted on 04/20/2010 7:24:57 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I really hope we can get conservatives on the ballot.

Mitt ain’t one.


26 posted on 04/20/2010 7:25:25 AM PDT by Allegra (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: darkwing104

Fresh one...? ;)


27 posted on 04/20/2010 7:25:40 AM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (http://www.conservatives4palin.com/)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

People like Myth Romney RINO progressives that they are are the reason we are in the place we are.

MITT needs to go, and now. He draws 50 people to his book signings.


28 posted on 04/20/2010 7:26:50 AM PDT by stockpirate ("......When the government fears the people you have liberty." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Mitt’s a lot of things, but he does have spunk. He had a pretty good rant last week on one of the talk shows.

For me, he has zero credibility even if I like what he says at a given moment because I am sure he said the exact opposite in the past.

29 posted on 04/20/2010 7:27:09 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Several observations on Romney. He has failed to lead. He has set back primarily and observed the battle against Health Care. He has not fully embraced the Tea Parties. He was responsible for a Health Care plan much like Obama’s being put in place in Massachussetts. I just wish someone could show me how the man governed as a Conservative in Massachussetts. Also I don’t believe his social conservatism. I believe he is clearly open to the same old soft Republican ideas that lost the GOP power. If the winds were to change would he stand against Cap and Trade? No he’d accept the premises of the left and we’d have a Republican version of a bill to stop Climate Change. We one the right need to stop hoping for an easy win. It isn’t going to happen.

What we need is a candidate that at least can speak to the founding principles and stand up against the left no matter what is thrown at them. Sarah Palin is the only one who has done this. She is far from the perfect candidate but she is a fighter and she is one of us and it is about time someone who has actually worked in the private sector who has a history of standing up against the wind and someone who hasn’t been brainwashed in ivy leage schools. Someone who hasn’t hired illegal aliens (Mitt did).

Mitt if only he’d prove his alliegiances. Renounce Romneycare and really for once attack the left full on and stand his ground then maybe I’d believe his conversion but the way it stand John McCain is still more conservative than Mitt Romney.


30 posted on 04/20/2010 7:28:13 AM PDT by Maelstorm (Some want to enslave your body others your soul.)
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How to get a 200+ post thread:

1. Suggest that Romney isn’t all bad. Check
2. Short vanity. Check
3. Mention Palin in the title. Check
4. Ask a seemingly naive question. Check
5. Voice an opinion that is directly contrary to what JimRob has stated. Check


31 posted on 04/20/2010 7:28:16 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I don’t think I am very interested in Mitt, but I sure could use a break from all of the bashing which is just tiresome and just doesn’t contribute much to the forum.


32 posted on 04/20/2010 7:28:47 AM PDT by Bahbah (Only dead fish go with the flow)
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33 posted on 04/20/2010 7:29:04 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (No sane man loves war. But all decent men realize there can be no peace with tyrants or terrorists.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
But I'm beginning to wonder if maybe Mitt deserves a second look.

He sure does! Why, I'm even warming to Barack Obama! I mean, when Romney endorses ObamaCare, it's time for me to rethink them both.

Heck, was communism really THAT bad? Maybe it will work this time!

34 posted on 04/20/2010 7:29:48 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("We beat the Soviet Union. Then we became them." -- Lazamataz, 2005)
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To: piytar
If Romney gets elected in 2012, would he lead the assault to repeal ORomney care?
35 posted on 04/20/2010 7:30:53 AM PDT by Palter (Kilroy was here.)
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It's always the right time to bash RINOs.
36 posted on 04/20/2010 7:31:18 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (FYBO: Islam is a religion of peace, and Muslims reserve the right to kill anyone who says otherwise.)
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I supported Romney in ‘08. Romneycare will make him the endless victim of “he was for it before he was against it” attacks. The MSM would love it. He's done.
37 posted on 04/20/2010 7:31:30 AM PDT by throwback ( The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid)
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To: Vaquero
"do not confuse Bachman and Palin with Romney, or McCain."

Uh, Palin supports Juan McCain? WTF?

38 posted on 04/20/2010 7:31:42 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
I don't care if Mitt foams at the mouth when talking about Obama. He's a fraud and took credit for Obamacare.

Romney can piss off.

39 posted on 04/20/2010 7:31:56 AM PDT by rintense
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To: Pan_Yan

Could it be the combination of Palin and Romney, would be... well, call it what you will.

But it sure beats wimpy, wimpy, wimpy.

Which is how we got in this mess!!

Anyone else thinking as an alternative maybe Palin / Rubio? Just saying.


40 posted on 04/20/2010 7:32:05 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (2012: Repeal it all... All of it!)
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LOL.

True dat.

41 posted on 04/20/2010 7:32:50 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Support the architect of Obamacare? Hell no.


42 posted on 04/20/2010 7:33:48 AM PDT by Thane_Banquo (Mitt Romney: He's from Harvard, and he's here to help.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Your cartoon should be on billboards across the US.


43 posted on 04/20/2010 7:35:05 AM PDT by gunner03
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

He still supports HIS health care program in Mass., is a gun-grabber, and just a run-of-the-mill RINO on most other subjects.

Why would we take another look at the same old Romney?!?!? He is still a supporter of unconstitutional government. If he, or someone like him gets the nomination, we will see 4 more years of the Obamessiah.


44 posted on 04/20/2010 7:35:27 AM PDT by ExpatGator (I hate Illinois Nazis!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Romney is a raging liberal!!! NO THANK YOU!!!


45 posted on 04/20/2010 7:36:10 AM PDT by avacado
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Careful. This isn’t “Free” Republic. It’s Mitt-Bashing Central. Tell them he uses Crest toothpaste and they’ll tell you he should be using Colgate. I have problems with Mitt, particularly RomneyCare, but I don’t despise the man as do so many here. Good luck.


46 posted on 04/20/2010 7:36:50 AM PDT by MrChips (MrChips)
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Question: I’m beginning to wonder if maybe Mitt deserves a second look.

Answer: No.


47 posted on 04/20/2010 7:37:48 AM PDT by Beckwith (A "natural born citizen" -- two American citizen parents and born in the USA.)
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Cut Mitt some slack?
I’d rather vote for Obama... at least he’s honest about wanting to “fundamentally change America.”
{IOW, Obama may be an open enemy, but that’s better than someone who is just pretending to be a friend.}


48 posted on 04/20/2010 7:38:02 AM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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Oh, come on. We have the Tea Party movement that has energized people nationwide, with a call for smaller and non-intrusive government, less taxation, and a resounding NO to national healthcare.

And you come up with this ‘Well, gee, maybe we should reconsider one of our major RINOs’. Yeah, right. Dust off those brain molecules (or whatever) you haven’t used for awhile, and realize what is going on here.

We’re in the midst of a political revolution in this country. The people have had it, and they don’t want anymore of the same-ol’, same-ol’. They want change and that’s reflected in Obama’s unpopularity as well as Congress’s. Do you really believe that a Romney, with his flip-flop baggage and his Mass. health care baggage, will be THE candidate of choice for Americans in 2012?

If so, I have a beautiful vacation spa I want to sell you on the cheap. Send me your email and I’ll send the particulars. Pictures included. All for one low price...


49 posted on 04/20/2010 7:38:10 AM PDT by bcsco (Obama: Hokus Pokus POTUS)
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To: stockpirate; Jim Robinson
People like Myth Romney RINO progressives that they are are the reason we are in the place we are.

Bingo!

"Hopefully someone will create a WAnkers for Romney forum like the WAnkers for Rudy did a couple of years ago, because FR will NOT be used to support him."

-- Jim Robinson, 03/08/10


50 posted on 04/20/2010 7:38:46 AM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (http://www.conservatives4palin.com/)
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