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Where’s the guy who says,“I voted for McCain last time but I was wrong. I wish I’d voted Obama”?
http://www.coachisright.com/wheres-the-guy-who-says-i-voted-for-mccain-last-time-but-i-was-wrong-i-wish-id-voted-obama/ ^ | July 10, 2012 | Derrick Hollenbeck, staff writer

Posted on 07/10/2012 8:33:13 AM PDT by jmaroneps37

A google search using the term, “McCain voters say they wished they’d voted Obama” shows about 7,450,000 items, but searching through them yields not a single article about voters feeling this way.

When most people are asked, “We all know people who voted for Obama and say they wished they had voted for McCain, but where are the people who say they voted for McCain but wish they had voted for Obama?” they start laughing.

By now we have all heard the public “secular confessions” of the Barack Obama supporters who wish they hadn’t done what they did. These people feel a need to confess their sin so some intelligent voter can pat them on the head and say, “It’s alright, you meant well.” Of course it’s not alright, so the legions of “Obama Vote Regreters” (OVRs) seems to be growing.

Stories about OVRs like the one recently posted by The Des Moines Register are rare. How stark does the picture have to be to force the media to talk about cracks in their king’s armor? Pretty bad is the answer, and that’s what the situation is in Iowa where just four years ago Barack Obama cruised to a land slide victory.

The Register’s small but telling surveyed talked to 23 self- identified 2008 Obama voters including Republicans, Democrats Independents and found an astounding 18 said they would definitely not vote for Obama in November.

What’s worse for Obama is that each of these OVRs had a different reason for turning away from him.

One a “longtime Democrat” who has come to understand what a serious mistake she has made felt it necessary to “confess” her sin.

A small business owner she said, “I wish to have my vote back. I feel completely responsible,…

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TOPICS: Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: obamavoters
Yes, where ARE those McCain voters who now wish they had voted for Obama?
1 posted on 07/10/2012 8:33:19 AM PDT by jmaroneps37
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To: jmaroneps37

Either they don’t exist,or they belong in a lunatic asylum!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


2 posted on 07/10/2012 8:36:53 AM PDT by bandleader
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To: jmaroneps37
I've been saying this for the past 3 years- where ARE the McCain voters who're saying, "Gee, I'm so glad Obama was elected President that I'm voting for him in 2012". There were plenty of Carter voters who voted for Reagan in 1984 (including David Horowitz), and even a handful of 1992 Bush voters who voted for Clinton in 1996.

The only voting base Obama has left are guilty white liberals and black women- and the only reason black women like Obama is because he's married to Michelle.

3 posted on 07/10/2012 8:36:59 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Obama doesnÂ’t have the work ethic to be Anti-Christ.)
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To: jmaroneps37

How about “Where’s the guy who annointed that baffoon McCain so as to guarantee a loss to obama?”


4 posted on 07/10/2012 8:38:23 AM PDT by MichaelCorleone ('We the People' can and will take this country back...starting today.)
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To: jmaroneps37
I want to know where all of those people on FR who said in 2008 that “if we stay home, 0bama will get elected and his reign would be no worse than Jimmy Carter's and we will get the next Reagan in 2012.” or “John McCain will do more damage to the country and the GOP than 0bama.” or “We are more likely to get involved in a war with McCain than 0bama”.
5 posted on 07/10/2012 8:39:06 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: MuttTheHoople

Hell, in 1984 even the student newspapers at UNC and Duke were endorsing Reagan.


6 posted on 07/10/2012 8:41:20 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: MuttTheHoople

Obama still has the media, the power of incumbency, the massive numbers of gubmint dependents, and fraud. Plus his opponent is weak.


7 posted on 07/10/2012 8:43:00 AM PDT by karnage
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To: jmaroneps37

I wish folks would stop using the “Google search results in”.

It is a ridiculous and baseless argument with no actual meaning.

Pick any famous person and attach two or more unrelated terms.

You’ll get plenty of “Google hits”.

“Obama is an Alien from Mars Eats Spam”

About 15,500,000 results (0.23 seconds)


8 posted on 07/10/2012 8:44:12 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: jmaroneps37

I wish I voted for 0bama so I could now say “I’ll never vote for that SOB again!”


9 posted on 07/10/2012 8:48:00 AM PDT by donhunt (Certified and proud "Son of a Bitch".)
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To: F15Eagle

In before the how do I know Obama isn’t an Alien from Mars That Eats Spam? LOL


10 posted on 07/10/2012 8:48:37 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: jmaroneps37
A google search using the term, “McCain voters say they wished they’d voted Obama” shows about 7,450,000 items, but searching through them yields not a single article about voters feeling this way.

Do your search again. Look at the very top of the Google search. I predict you will get ZERO hits. What you are looking at is the same search without the quotes. Not very meaningful.

11 posted on 07/10/2012 8:48:39 AM PDT by InterceptPoint (TIN)
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To: karnage
“Obama still has the media, he had that in 2010 = 63 seat land slide

the power of incumbency, the more he uses it via Executive Orders the angrier we get - see Rasmussen saying conservatives NEVER so angry

the massive numbers of gubmint dependents, which always includes Social Security recipients I'm one I aint voting for Obama and neither are any others I know.

and fraud. See the Pennsylvania Photo ID law that has Democrats puking on their shoes - it will END voter fraud in Pa. and elsewhere and has already won 6-3 in USSC.

Plus his opponent is weak. People are not voting FOR What's His Name they are voting AGAINST Obama - nothing will change that.
I very much like our chances.

12 posted on 07/10/2012 8:53:23 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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13 posted on 07/10/2012 8:53:38 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Perdogg
I want to know where all of those people on FR who said in 2008 that “if we stay home, 0bama will get elected and his reign would be no worse than Jimmy Carter's and we will get the next Reagan in 2012.” or “John McCain will do more damage to the country and the GOP than 0bama.” or “We are more likely to get involved in a war with McCain than 0bama”.

I never used any of those silly arguments, but I do recall saying something along the lines of: "Vote for somebody you can stand, and if Obama gets elected [which, admittedly, I didn't think would happen] then, instead of being a country of frogs getting boiled slowly, we'll have the flames turned on high, and maybe people will finally wake up and realize that our government has gone rogue."

I don't think my assessment was wrong, although it sucks to watch it actually happen. With McCain in office, though, I am certain that most of the BS that has gone on the last 3.5 year would still have happened (bailouts, amnesty, unprosecuted Wall Street shenanigans). The only difference is that our traitor media would have been hanging it all on the necks of Republicans on a daily basis.
14 posted on 07/10/2012 8:57:09 AM PDT by fr_freak
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To: MichaelCorleone
How about “Where’s the guy who annointed that baffoon McCain so as to guarantee a loss to obama?”

It's the same guy who nominated Romney and Reagan and every other Republican candidate - a plurality of GOP primary voters.

There is not some grand conspiracy - there's an inconsistency in the GOP electorate. Well, they've grown more consistent since Reagan - consistently shunning conservatives for moderates.

15 posted on 07/10/2012 8:57:27 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: jmaroneps37

“I wish to have my vote back. I feel completely responsible”,…

Yea. I know how she feels. And I voted for McCain.


16 posted on 07/10/2012 8:58:26 AM PDT by saleman (!!!!)
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To: Perdogg
Yet holding our noses and voting the lesser of two evils has only caused the GOP to foist increasingly liberal candidates on us.

If you hold you nose and vote Romney, one of several things happen:

  1. Romney loses anyway; the GOP-e concludes they didn't move close enough to "the middle" (see 2008 to 2012)
  2. Romney wins, and reverts to his liberal past; damaging the casual person's view of Conservatism, further entrenching the "they're all the same" attitude in the voter pool
  3. Romney wins, and remains kinda conservative but compromises enough to try to appease both sides; we see a slowing of the slide but it is not fully arrested, again damaging the casual voter's view of Conservatism
  4. Romney wins, and chooses to follow a different path than he has his entire political career; he sticks to his conservative rhetoric of today and does not flip-flop, even if it risks his chances in 2016.

What you you honestly think the odds are on each of those scenarios?

One thing that will not occur is that the GOP gets the "NO MORE RINO" message. And I will be called an Obama SUPPORTER for even writing this.

17 posted on 07/10/2012 8:58:49 AM PDT by 5thGenTexan
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To: jmaroneps37

Uh, sorry, a google search of “McCain voters say they wished they’d voted Obama” yields 4 hits, and ALL four of those are copies of the original article that makes this bogus claim. In fact, their are ZERO hits of this particular phrase if you discount the article making the claim.


18 posted on 07/10/2012 9:04:26 AM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: jmaroneps37
In 2008, I made the mistake of voting for McCain. Like many frustrated conservatives, I bought into the pitch that it was important to vote for McCain in order to attempt to prevent the election of Obama.

Because conservatives voted for McCain, elitists like Karl Rove have become convinced that conservatives can be counted upon to vote for any moderate or liberal that is nominated by the GOP. In other words, because conservatives voted for McCain, we got Romney as the nominee this time.

There is only one way to end this cycle. Conservatives need to vote against (and be seen to vote against) Romney or any other liberal that GOP elitists put forward. If conservatives openly reject and refuse to vote for and support Romney in 2012, the GOP will be forced to nominate a conservative in 2016.

19 posted on 07/10/2012 9:13:45 AM PDT by Tau Food (Tom Hoefling for President - 2012)
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To: jmaroneps37

Man, I hope you are right! I’m from Chicago... perhaps that has made me cynical...?


20 posted on 07/10/2012 9:21:38 AM PDT by karnage
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To: Tau Food

I feel your pain, but if Hussein wins again in 2012, there won’t be a 2016.


21 posted on 07/10/2012 9:30:51 AM PDT by Argus
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To: jmaroneps37

> Where’s the guy who says,“I voted for McCain last time but I was wrong. I wish I’d voted Obama”?

He’s with the guy who came out of a firefight and said “Darn, I wish I’d brought fewer bullets.”


22 posted on 07/10/2012 9:43:30 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (Repeal Obamacare, the CITIZENSHIP TAX)
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To: Tau Food

Brother I feel your pain, but we have to face the fact that whilst conservatism is on the ascendancy, it’s still not strong enough to get a conservative candidate. I wanted Sarah to run but this time I’m having to settle for romney because 4 more years of 0bama is unthinkable. we must continue our efforts to marginalize the rinos, 2010 was a good start and 2012 will be better


23 posted on 07/10/2012 9:52:32 AM PDT by Jeff Vader
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To: dead; MichaelCorleone

It’s the same guy who nominated Romney and Reagan and every other Republican candidate - a plurality of GOP primary voters.

***

Two words, “open primary”.

Democrats pick our candidates.


24 posted on 07/10/2012 10:13:40 AM PDT by ROTB (Live holy, forgive all & pray in Jesus' name. Trust He is willing & able & eager to ANSWER BIG!)
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To: jmaroneps37

What I would like to see are those who thought there wasn’t a dimes worth of difference between McCain and Obama and voted 3rd party or not-at-all.

How did that work out for you? Regrets?


25 posted on 07/10/2012 10:23:16 AM PDT by MDspinboyredux
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To: Tau Food

So you’re voting for Obama then?


26 posted on 07/10/2012 11:02:42 AM PDT by RC51
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To: RC51

No, I’ll be voting against him.


27 posted on 07/10/2012 12:46:37 PM PDT by Tau Food (Tom Hoefling for President - 2012)
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