Skip to comments.SANTORUM WINS KANSAS, SHOWING HE IS THE ONE TO FACE-OFF AGAINST OBAMA IN NOVEMBER
Posted on 03/10/2012 4:06:18 PM PST by geraldmcg
Now that Rick Santorum has won the Kansas caucus with a whopping 51% of the vote, he is very much in the running to be President of The United States. Being outspent by Romney more than ten to one, and still winning primaries and caucuses in numerous states, it is clear that Rick Santorum is far more popular with the heartland masses than the Mitt, who is attempting to buy the Presidency.
So just what is Mitts biggest selling point? His campaign keeps playing their trump card mantra over and over: Mitt Romney is the only Republican candidate who can beat Barack Obama in November.
Where exactly do they get that? And what did they put in the Kool-aid that has been force fed to voters by the mass media? Its got to be one of the most bizarre lies ever hatched in politics. They are totally ignoring the fact that the latest Rasmussen Poll shows Santorum AHEAD of Obama in a one to one match-up!
So instead of reporting real news like this, the major media is temporarily propping up their man Mitt, but just as soon as he clinches the GOP slugfest, the network news and newspapers will be carving him up, making a mince meat feast: Roast Romney.
Some reporters are already prepping their soon-to-be headline stories about Morons posthumously baptizing Adolf Hitler and a 9-11 terrorist hijacker! And this is just the entre. The main course includes Mitts brutal Bain Capital corporate raids responsible for putting thousands of people out of jobs. Oh, and the just deserts? We shudder to think of what they might be.
In contrast, there is not much the media can do to carve up a relatively boring squeaky clean Boy Scout like Rick.
Truth be told, the major media is afraid of a one to one match-up in November of a corrupt community organizer who may not even be a U.S. citizen vs. an all American crusader fighting Washington corruption. Bottom line: Santorum wins! But that is IF he can beat Mitt and Mitts fair weather media friends and the GOP good ol boy establishment who keeps ponying up the likes of Bob Dole, John McCain and Mitt Romney.
Good luck with that.
How exactly does winning a primary in a state where he was the only one to campaign show that Santorum is the one to face Obama?
Weak, weak and....................................weak.
Santorum is a neophyte...Obama would make "cheezy grits" of him! And step on him like Romney's cock-a-roach!
And it wasn’t even a primary but a caucus.
1% of KS caucused.
53% of that, voted for S.
Delegates, to be chosen later, are unbound.
It’s good for him and his, but the headline is wacked out.
Too bad about Rick never having accomplished anything, huh?
We could put Romney up against 0bama and have a GREAT chance to take the general.
Why the dimocrats would be so confused as to which one is the biggest liberal that they wouldn't know who to vote for!
Can you ever stare reality in the face and recognize it? Today’s Rasmussen shows Santorum beating Obama albeit by one point.
Obama will go through Santorum like a weed-eater through a dandelion patch....
Perhaps he hasn’t accomplished much yet, but if he wins the Presidency, that will be a decent accomplishment, don’t you think?
God knows I do try...really...I do try.
But since when is Rasmussen reality?
Maybe the media will get ahead of themselves and start beating up on Mitt too early and some other candidate ends up winning in a brokered convention. Like Jeb, Sarah or Jim (Demint)
I’ve always had a difficult time compehending how voters and commentators seem to ignore the money spent. We’re in a Tea Party era of reform so a big spending who only is nominally ahead should not be taken so seriously.
Yes, Rick comes across meek. But meekness is not weakness. Moral fortitude comes in all packages. Newt is supposed to be a reformed man, and a great debator and leader. Ron Paul is honest and what you see is what you get. Frankly, any of the three (Rick, Newt or Ron) would make a fine president.
That’s like Obama saying that running his campaign was executive experience. Do we really want to go there again?!
Obama tells CNN’s Anderson Cooper on “360” that running his campaign counts as executive experience.
MINNEAPOLIS—Barack Obama told CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Monday’s edition of “360” that he has more executive experience than Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. He compares his national campaign organization to Palin’s stint as a mayor of a small town and ignores that she is a governor.
On CNN’s “360” Obama “also countered critics who suggest that he has less executive experience in this situation compared to Alaskan Gov. Sarah Palin saying, “...my understanding is, is that Governor Sarah Palin’s town of Wasilla has, I think, 50 employees. We have got 2,500 in this campaign. I think their budget is maybe $12 million a year. You know, we have a budget of about three times that just for the month. So, I think that our ability to manage large systems and to execute, I think, has been made clear over the last couple of years.
And, certainly, in terms of the legislation that I passed just dealing with this issue post-Katrina of how we handle emergency management, the fact that many of my recommendations were adopted and are being put in place as we speak, I think, indicates the degree to which we can provide the kinds of support and good service that the American people expect.”(continued)
Newt would likely make a fantastic President.
Cheap trick vanity pimping your blog I see..........
Good point. I posted before proofreading.
[ Delegates, to be chosen later, are unbound. ]
Not true. Delegates chosen today based on caucus vote and are BOUND.
Ah, you nailed Obama’s political ‘credentials’: deceiver, criminal, radical, no morals, no conscience, and a consumate narcissist.
In contrast Rick Santorum in comparison is a middle American Boy Scout. Hope enought of middle America shows up to vote in the remaining primaries and general election.
I realize that social conservatives want to vote for one of their own. But when it comes time for the general election presidential debates, I want Gingrich up on stage eviscerating Obama.
Yes, a one percent victory is still a victory.
Thanks for the laugh.
Delegates, to be chosen later, are unbound.
Take a look at the following for the procedure in the Kansas Caucus....
Saturday 10 March 2012: All 40 of Kansas’ delegates to the Republican National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today’s Precinct Caucuses. Caucuses begin at 10:00 AM CST. [Section II. 1.] Each voter casts 1 ballot for the candidate of his or her choice. [Section IV. 2. B.]
and ends with:
National Convention Delegates are bound unless released by the candidate. [Section VI. 1.]
If Newt had competed and won, this win would have been touted here as monumental and surgeworthy. LOL
Well, you won’t persuade the Santorum-haters here. But I think you’re right.
If Newt wants to win, then he needs to beat the other guys.
Let's see, he's pushed for a change from a Republic to a Socialist statist state, his policies have doubled the price of oil, he seems to have declared war on every religion other than Islam and he plays golf more than any prior President.
And golf is synonymous with executive experience.
“Win any way you can.”
True. Newt could eviscerate Obama and his Socialist policies.
Laughter is merry like medicine. Any of the three (Newt, Rick, Ron) would be a great antidoct to Obama.
Don’t count out a Newt surge. Stranger things have happened.
We all know the answer to that question.
But I'm still unclear on what Santorum's "biggest selling point" is.
I’d actually be fine with Newt or Rick dropping out. I’m also fine with a brokered convention that might bring us Jim Demint or Jeb Bush.
I never count anything out. LOL
FWIW I have no puppy in this election cycle. As I have posted many times before my energy will be spent on working to elect local, state and Congressional conservative candidates.
RS is too much of an Elsie Hillman, PA republican candidate for my taste. Just look at what we have in PA.
Nah, it’s a teeny tiny caucus state. Not a factor at all.
You are writing to a 50 year resident of Chicago (sans 5 years in Michigan), and Leo Durocher was also misquoted in his infamous saying, “Nice guys finish last.” That was taken out of context and I remember Leo making a big stink about it but now I can’t even remember the full unedited quote. So, we’ll let it stand at: “Win any way you can,” (albeit morally and legally, unlike the current squatter-in-chief)
You post this on every thread.
So, I'll bite .... are you saying Santorum's running for office is his accomplishment. Is it winning a few contests?
If so, sounds a lot like Obama's resume in 2008.
Rick’s best selling point is that he probably doesn’t have a lot of baggage like O’
He’s not nearly as slick a talker as the O’ but when people are feeling so much pain from the slickster-in-chief, they may very well vote for a Mr. Clean, even if he’s boring in comparison.
Thanks for your reply.
But in the era of America's deline .... is that IT?
Respectfully, this is a nightmare.
wasn’t Santorum the only one who really tried to get votes in that state while Newt let him take the state while he takes the south and forces Romney to lose more delegates.
I know the left stretches but WTH this is going a little too far
At least you have a good sense of humor! We need that here even when we disagree.
But reformed! I'm not exactly nice...but I do try for His Sake.
Thx for your great compliment, however generous and misplaced.
I am a reformed killer and sinner and jerk! All His faithful fall in there somewhere.
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