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Virgil Goode: Why Romney cannot win Virginia with him on the ballot
July 14, 2012 | techno

Posted on 07/14/2012 6:41:56 PM PDT by techno

This is a follow up on my post on Virgil Goode and the impact he will have on the presidential race in Virginia.

Here are a breakdown of the electoral numbers from the 2004 and 2008 presidential elections and the PPP poll on Virginia released a few days ago:

-----------------2004----------2008--------2012

---------BUSH--KERRY-----MCCAIN--OBAMA--ROMNEY--OBAMA

Overall----54---46---------46-----52-----42------50

WHITES-----68---32---------60-----39-----51------41

WHITE% OF ELECT--72%----------70%

LIBERALS------17%-------------21%

MODERATES-----45%-------------46%

CONSERVATIVES-38%-------------33%

So folks we see Bush 43 blowing Kerry out of the water among WHITE voters to the tune of 36% and McCain besting Obama by over 20 points albeit in a losing effort. But in a supposedly a much better political climate for Mitt Romney against supposedly an unpopular president Romney can only best Obama by a measly 10 points among white voters. Is there any wonder Romney is going to lose Virginia?

And then what compounds the problem is the Virgil Goode candidacy. Here is the allotment of the white vote in Virginia if he is included in the mix in the PPP poll:

Obama------------40%

Romney-----------44%

Goode------------10%

Gee folks, you think Goode must pose a huge problem for the Mittster, Friends I know many of you are not political junkies like I am but if you can take away one thing from this exercise it is that Mitt Romney will not win any state of the union, let alone an extremely important battleground state like Virginia when only 44% of white voters say they will vote for him on election day. It's time to take your heads out of the sand and realize that Romney is an extremely flawed candidate despite being only behind 2 points to Obama in the national polls.


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: conservatives; failureromney; goode2012; loserromney; obama; palin; plannedlosermitt; romney; thirdparty; va2012; whiningromney
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1 posted on 07/14/2012 6:42:09 PM PDT by techno
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To: techno

Too bad Goode couldn’t take 270 electorals from both liberals in the race Obama and Romney. If this guy would get some attention, he could win.


2 posted on 07/14/2012 6:44:23 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: techno

Seems like someone else is worried about Virginia, spending the past two days there.


3 posted on 07/14/2012 6:45:58 PM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: techno

Virg is set to be the Ross Perot of 2012.

He will unwittingly send Obama back to D.C. for 4 more years and the end of this once great nation.

The Romney haters here won’t be available for eating crow, because this site will be one of the early casualties of the Obama monarchy.


5 posted on 07/14/2012 6:51:07 PM PDT by G Larry (I'm under no obligation to be a passive victim!)
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To: G Larry
He will unwittingly send Obama back to D.C. for 4 more years and the end of this once great nation.

Blah, blah, blah...

6 posted on 07/14/2012 6:58:05 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: G Larry
He will unwittingly send Obama back to D.C. for 4 more years and the end of this once great nation.

But look on the bright side...for the rest of his life "Virgil" will bask in the glory of having "made a difference" without getting so much as a single Electoral vote.

As will the pure as the driven snow "conservatives" here.

7 posted on 07/14/2012 7:01:56 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Jimmy Carter Is No Longer The Worst President Of My Lifetime)
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To: G Larry
I've heard the same thing for the last 3 elections. We're still here.

/johnny

8 posted on 07/14/2012 7:04:18 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Gay State Conservative
Still not going to vote for a pro-abortion, anti-gun, big government liberal, regardless of how you try to browbeat.

BTW, I'm more tech than sales, but how many sales do you think you're going to make to conservatives with that sales pitch?

/johnny

9 posted on 07/14/2012 7:08:31 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: techno
It's time to take your heads out of the sand and realize that Romney is an extremely flawed candidate despite being only behind 2 points to Obama in the national polls.

Geez of course Mitt is a extremely flawed candidate. I think most ABO folks have long ago said that.

Now about Obama, he will surely do everything in his power to destroy this country.

10 posted on 07/14/2012 7:09:01 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: techno
YEA....obamey another 4 yrs....congratulations!

Holder....

Black panthers.

Supreme court leftists....

yippee!....

11 posted on 07/14/2012 7:11:35 PM PDT by cherry (/)
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To: JRandomFreeper
Vote for whoever who want, who cares?

You guys who make a big show about not voting for Romney think we care?

Romney is going to win but you can feel good that you didn't sully your hands in voting for him.

12 posted on 07/14/2012 7:12:31 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: techno

Why all the fuss about a life long democrat?


13 posted on 07/14/2012 7:13:09 PM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: JRandomFreeper; G Larry
I've heard the same thing for the last 3 elections. We're still here.

Yes last I looked we still physically occupy space in the good old USA.

Now about the country being destroyed...

14 posted on 07/14/2012 7:13:18 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: JRandomFreeper

I’ve heard the same thing for the last 3 elections. We’re still here.

Shhhhh. You don’t want to take away from the liberal Republican their continuous scare tactic to slowly take our country to the left.


15 posted on 07/14/2012 7:13:24 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: G Larry

Virg is set to be the Ross Perot of 2012.
___________________________________________

WOW ya think Goode can get 19% of the vote ???

Goode 19
Obama 43
Willard 36

Like in 1992 ???


16 posted on 07/14/2012 7:13:44 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: G Larry
I blame the antiRomniacs....if they get their way, God help them....and you're right...with obamey we'll see a big crackdown on internet blogs...

you know you can't even protest near him anymore...its ilegal...

congrats to the anti Romniacs and God help you in this folly...

17 posted on 07/14/2012 7:14:30 PM PDT by cherry (/)
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To: G Larry

“The Romney haters here won’t be available for eating crow, because this site will be one of the early casualties of the Obama monarchy.”

Sorry, but your angst needs to be directed at the GOPe and the ‘conservative’ talking heads who make a habit of carrying their water.


18 posted on 07/14/2012 7:15:11 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone ('We the People' can and will take this country back...starting today.)
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To: fortheDeclaration
Obviously, from the venom recieved, someone does care.

Mainly the fake conservatives.

Good luck with that Romney win. After he actually IS the official candidate (he's not yet), the media is going to dump on him.

/johnny

19 posted on 07/14/2012 7:17:49 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper
I'm sure I could make a big sale with you if I was pushing those disaster food packs.You know,the ones that need no refrigeration and are guaranteed to stay “fresh” for 10 years...
20 posted on 07/14/2012 7:18:00 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Jimmy Carter Is No Longer The Worst President Of My Lifetime)
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To: techno

Anyone that believes Polls are morons.. any Polls..
But Virginia is full of givernment employees..
Givernment employees will not be for Romney.. and other Union drones..

That includes the police, teachers, and firefighters..
Which are mostly enemies of the United States..


21 posted on 07/14/2012 7:19:02 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: John W; techno
Way back last year when the Mittbots started finalizing their plans for primaries they made a big mistake with Virginia. We'd just had the 2010 elections and wiped the Democrats off the plate. We had the Governor, lt. Governor, the AG, and all but 3 Representatives. The legislature was ours.

Somebody thought Mitt would be shoe in no matter what he did so rather than waste money planning a campaign during the Super Tuesday coordinated primary period they figured out how Mitt could win ~ by disqualifying all his competitors.

So, that's what they did AND they got caught at it.

All at once Virginia was no longer an easy win for whoever ran as a Republican, Romney had stepped into a quagmire of his own making and now Obama might actually have a chance!

Then, Obama continues to show amazing resilience in states that went for him in 2008, so it's worth his while to campaign here.

Both Obama and Romney spent the week here. Obama in front of protected audiences in highschool gyms (relatively smaller venues than he did last time0 and Romney continued to make unannounced appearances before small clusters of the local gentry, and rich donors.

Neither man has the guts to campaign here. We don't like them!

22 posted on 07/14/2012 7:20:09 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Gay State Conservative
Sorry, I eat fresh food.

I also cook for my older neighbors.

If you do manage to bag a feral pig, I'll take that and give you sausage. Bring it here within 3 hours, packed in ice. I'll gut it.

/johnny

23 posted on 07/14/2012 7:21:46 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Tennessee Nana
WOW ya think Goode can get 19% of the vote ???

I'm sure there are posters here who think Goode will get 19% or more nationally.

Myself, I think we may do just enough in VA and NC to help Obama win those states.

24 posted on 07/14/2012 7:22:07 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: Gay State Conservative
Your bitterness is obvious.

I won't vote for a pro-abortion, anti-gun, big government, socialized medicine liberal.

Sorry you feel like you have to berate those that won't compromise their principles.

/johnny

25 posted on 07/14/2012 7:24:45 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: cherry

Supreme court leftists....

lol. The current Supreme Court has been vastly chosen by Republican Presidents. How is that working out for you????? lol. You guys kill me with your Romney fanship.


26 posted on 07/14/2012 7:24:56 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: hosepipe
There are three or four counties in Virginia that are heavy with government employees, but even in Fairfax county that's just 1 out of 7 employed people.

Most of them are fairly Conservative ~ you get that way working up close to the beast every day. Then there are the military personnel ~ hardly wild eyed leftwingtards.

I"d think it more likely that people whose grandparents were Democrats would be most at risk of voting Democrat, and that'd be the native born crowd in Virginia whose families lived here during the days of the autocratic Byrd Machine.

27 posted on 07/14/2012 7:25:54 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Diogenesis
"Mr. RomneyCARE is a PUSSY except when there is a conservative woman and her children to mow down."

Are you referring to Sarah Palin? Please give me details on how he attacked Sarah. My blood boils just hearing about it.

28 posted on 07/14/2012 7:27:43 PM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: hosepipe

Virginia is a right-to-work Commonwealth. City, county, and Commonwealth employees are for the most part not affiliated or part of any union. Naturally that’s not true for fed workers.


29 posted on 07/14/2012 7:28:35 PM PDT by 103198
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To: G Larry

“Virg is set to be the Ross Perot of 2012.

He will unwittingly send Obama back to D.C. for 4 more years and the end of this once great nation.

The Romney haters here won’t be available for eating crow, because this site will be one of the early casualties of the Obama monarchy.”


Better to get shut down than to be prostitutes for the GOPe.


30 posted on 07/14/2012 7:30:05 PM PDT by RaisingCain
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To: napscoordinator
Shhhhh. You don’t want to take away from the liberal Republican their continuous scare tactic to slowly take our country to the left.

I don't consider myself liberal at all. What I don't understand is what you have to gain if obama wins. You can repeat over and over that Romney is the same as obama, but there is not one hint that Romney is an avowed communist. He may be a liberal republican, but anyone is much better than the Kenyan.

31 posted on 07/14/2012 7:31:36 PM PDT by saminfl
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To: cherry

“YEA....obamey another 4 yrs....congratulations!
Holder....

Black panthers.

Supreme court leftists....

yippee!....”


And what do you think the country will be doing during this time? It’ll be getting increasingly angry. Fire purifies.


32 posted on 07/14/2012 7:32:02 PM PDT by RaisingCain
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To: G Larry
Virg is set to be the Ross Perot of 2012.

He will unwittingly send Obama back to D.C. for 4 more years and the end of this once great nation.

So what's the problem??? If you know Romney can't win with Virgil in the race, vote for Virgil...Seems pretty simple to me...

33 posted on 07/14/2012 7:32:56 PM PDT by Iscool (You mess with me, you mess with the WHOLE trailerpark...)
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To: fortheDeclaration

“Vote for whoever who want, who cares?
You guys who make a big show about not voting for Romney think we care?”


But yet you keep responding, which means you must care. If you respond to my message it means that you care.

I’ll be waiting.


34 posted on 07/14/2012 7:33:26 PM PDT by RaisingCain
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To: G Larry
He will unwittingly

Yeah - unwitting... ha ha ha...

Just like Ross Perot REALLY believed he had a chance to win back then... Of course he didn't. But he intentionally played the spoiler and the rest is history (of course, GHWB was a lame lying one-world goober anyway...).

35 posted on 07/14/2012 7:34:05 PM PDT by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: muawiyah

Mitt made the Virginia primary rules? Really?


36 posted on 07/14/2012 7:49:07 PM PDT by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: TheBattman
Who pushed GHWB? The GOP-e that is pushing Romney?

Sad that the clubhouse crowd seems to run the GOP today. They would do better if they pushed conservatism.

/johnny

37 posted on 07/14/2012 7:49:07 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: techno

Virgil Goode is fly’s piss 10% will not throw their votes away in November so get your panties out of a wad.


38 posted on 07/14/2012 7:51:40 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: napscoordinator
The current Supreme Court has been vastly chosen by Republican Presidents. How is that working out for you????? lol. You guys kill me with your Romney fanship.

When you get your head out of the sand you might take a look at the scum that got put on the SC by the dems. Why would you take a known leftist/commie & allow him to guarantee a worse 4 yrs than now & not take a chance on an alternative? There is no way Mittens could be worse than this evil administration. If so, he would not be around after 4 yrs. I & many others feel that they will support anybody & anything that gets this anti-American Muslum out.

39 posted on 07/14/2012 8:05:42 PM PDT by Digger (If RINO is your selection then failure is your election)
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To: techno

Virgil Goode is a liberal douchebag posing as a constitutionalist. He strongly supported the Equal Rights Amendment in the 70s and Douglas Wilder for Governor. I can’t believe Republicans ever gave him the time of day. BIG mistake. If he is running, Romney needs to devote $1-2 million to utterly destroy him.


40 posted on 07/14/2012 8:06:08 PM PDT by montag813
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To: JRandomFreeper

We haven’t faced an Obama 2nd term these last 3 elections.
Wake up!


41 posted on 07/14/2012 8:06:20 PM PDT by G Larry (I'm under no obligation to be a passive victim!)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Do you know the difference between winning and losing?

1 electoral vote!


42 posted on 07/14/2012 8:09:51 PM PDT by G Larry (I'm under no obligation to be a passive victim!)
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To: G Larry
I'm awake. Been awake for a while. GOP-e is who needs to wake up.

We'll live. Just don't yell at me because I won't vote for a pro-abortion, anti-gun liberal.

/johnny

43 posted on 07/14/2012 8:11:02 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: RaisingCain

Of course....

Let Obama destroy America because you didn’t get your choice nominated.

How all grown up and principled of you.......


44 posted on 07/14/2012 8:15:01 PM PDT by G Larry (I'm under no obligation to be a passive victim!)
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To: fortheDeclaration

I’m with you!!!!!my husband, my dauthers and I are voting for Romney. God has given a choice between Obama and Romney and we are not going to waste our vote by not voting for Romney


45 posted on 07/14/2012 8:22:08 PM PDT by Lily4Jesus ( Jesus is LORD)
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To: G Larry

“Of course....

Let Obama destroy America because you didn’t get your choice nominated.

How all grown up and principled of you.......”


Of course...

Let Romney destroy America because you didn’t get your choice and think a progressive statist with an R by his name is better than Obozo. Meanwhile, we’ll be stuck with him for at least 8 years, assuming the economy doesn’t collapse in the meantime.

How all grown up and patriotic of you, you short sighted serf.


46 posted on 07/14/2012 8:22:21 PM PDT by RaisingCain
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To: techno

Vote for GOODE over the two EVILS !


47 posted on 07/14/2012 8:27:18 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: TheBattman
You don't read well ~ Mitt's Mittbots made the rules. The critical element was the cut off ~ if you claimed more than the cutoff for signatures on the nominating petitions, your petitions were not subject to verification.

The cutoff was set just below the number Mitt claimed, but above the number his opponents claimed.

Their petitions were verified ~ one passed this Mittbot administered verification.

Pretty slick, eh?

We recognized it as cheating. Here, MItt's a cheater.

Frankly, all you people who support Mitt should think about that ~ this is possibly the deal maker in the election and for MItt it was just another place to show his tailbone. The man has no sense. You go around messing with the people in THE BATTLEGROUND STATE they'll bite back!

48 posted on 07/14/2012 8:30:04 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Lily4Jesus

I’m afraid GOD had nothing to do with that choice, but there is a ‘god’ who did ~ he chose both Romney and Obama. He’s not really a god but he likes to pretend he’s a god.


49 posted on 07/14/2012 8:32:06 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: techno

Wow you’re getting boring. Are you a paid obama operative or just a fan?


50 posted on 07/14/2012 8:38:06 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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