Skip to comments.OH NO, Say It Ain't So: T-Paw's Got the Personality of a Broken Parking Meter!
Posted on 07/16/2012 8:21:57 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
Not to worry. This election is all about Obama and what isn’t about Obama will be all about Romney. If Romney chooses Pawlenty, it just won’t move the needle in either direction.
Pawlenty is a ‘safe’ pick.
Romney is not going to go with some one who clashes with his own person/idea.
Just imagine the debate between Pawlenty vs. Biden?
TEA Party support needed, AND THIS WON’T HELP
I’m going 3rd party next time, this pretty much seals it... got four years to work on it
not that anyone watches the veep debate.
but the kooks at DNC put forth a website demonstrating how “possible” repub veeps were bad choices based on past mistakes...
That takes a pair of stones to claim Biden as yours and then point across the aisle and say “that pick is stupid!”
Just a few days ago the media was “certain” it was Condi. WTF?
T-Paw is not my choice and I suspect not the choice for a lot of Americans.
Is this another cas of the left pricing their (beatable) opponents?
I can’t see the base getting overly excited by this choice.
I hope this another trial balloon.
The problem is the VP is traditionally the ATTACK DOG on the stump... and Mitt needs this desperately, he’d lousy at it himself
Pawlenty is a LOSER- just look at the primaries, I sure don’t want him running for President in 2016 or 2020!
At least it’s not Condi.
Have you forgotten what a RINO Sununu is? That wouldn’t be thowing us a bone. It’d be beating us over the head with one.
Bob Dole was a certain winner???? You might be able to make a reasonable case for Ford (early RINO model that he was) or Bush 41 but Dole???? Have you checked the calibration date on your political sensibilities meter lately?
Given your forum handle, I don’t see how you could or would want to make a case for any of them.
I gotta say. Pawlenty is not blowing up my skirt.
Mitt is playing like a Democrat. He’s picking someone so disgusting overall that he feels his chances of getting assassinated are minimized as no one will want his choice of VP to move into the President’s slot.
I mean, look at Obama... God help us, I don’t want anything happening to him that would put Biden in charge. (shudder)
But, Mitt still hasn’t done anything to earn my vote. I’m still waiting for that.
Motivator, not hardly.
...still trying to just understand Conservatism.
Milquetoast tells us a thing or two.
1. The s.o.b. conservatives (who will give no quarter to the GOPE) are OUT of contention forever, in the Republican Party of the future.
2. The conservatives around here who are more pragmatic than they are conservative are also OUT, because the Party will become a more obvious arm of the DEMOCRAT SOCIALIST PARTY and these useful tools will be mocked.
2. The conservatives who are more panicked and fearful than they are conservative will be squashed in the exodus from the socialist Republican Party.
The base of the Republican Party, while howling all the way, has gone over to the dark side and are now complicit, cooperative and compliant with the machine who rolled them.
Laughable, if it weren’t so pathetic.
I’m honestly believing that the GOP is the “relief valve” party to calm the masses because the powerbrokers know they can never convert the US to full socialism. And if they tried far too many people would really rise up and revolt, regardless of how many cops with guns there are. So, they give us the illusion of “choice”, when they just push the same agenda regardless of who wins. We need a new long term plan to drive socialism out of the US.
Slightly off topic, but...
According to Drudge, the New York Times is the source for Romney’s vice presidential pick.
Only one way that could happen.
The Romney campaign leaked the story to the NYT.
How long will it take before the GOP leadership understands that the MSM is utterly committed to the destruction of Conservative principles?
If we need to leak, leak to Fox News or the Washington Times or National Review.
T-Paw has actually been very good on the stump lately. He also energizes Evangelicals and helps in the upper Midwest. And Romney is comfortable with him. Not a bad pick.
T-Paw has actually been very good on the stump lately. He also energizes Evangelicals and helps in the upper Midwest. Abd he has a great life story. And Romney is comfortable with him. Not a bad pick.
NYT says done deal, Condi was just a wild rumor
You have been watching to much American Idol.
But, so have the majority of Americans. Many women are looking for a sexy, leading man type, to be the leader of the country. If he rides a white stallion with a flowing mane, so much the better.
Who would want two boring men in gray suits operating in the background making the economy hum along and never bring any drama into our lives? Wouldn't it be so much better to see Obama prancing around the White House issuing royal commands about anything that pops into his head?
SICK OF BORING REPBULICANS- and so is the electorate, as his pathetic performance in the primaries attests
This is just another pledge prank at the Omega House.
It’s really Palin and Mitt’s just pulling one over on you. You know, like running down a dark, moonlight rural highway beating mailboxes with a baseball bat?
White Bread! This can’t be true..... can it?
Mitt baby, here is some "personality" for you. Practice. Look in the mirror, smile, then sneer and repeat at least 25 times a day. Videotape and critique.Come on Mitt, baby. We know Mormons have a mean streak. Show us some of that Mountain Meadows Massacre killer instinct.
Show me a Birth Certificate you didn't make yourself, Kenya Boy, and I'll show you my tax returns.
Who TF are you anyway? What's with the phony SS card? The fake Draft Card?
Are you gay? Or do you just look it? WTF do you and Reggie Love do in the playroom all day? Are you George Soros' towel boy ... or Bill Ayers' butt boy?
Are you a Communist. or do you just behave like one?
What are you going to do after I whup your sorry dope-smoking butt? Start a race riot?
Have you ever read your "autobiography?"
Can we talk about how you got off the Illinois Bar? Something about use of aliases, wasn't it, Mr. Soetoro? Or was it failure to report Traffic Tickets? Insurance fraud got your wife off the bar, wasn't it?
What do you think about your father's polygamy?
You want to talk Felony, MF? Last I heard, smoking crack was a felony, you ill-bred bastard.
When was your last drug screen? How about one right now?
I'm bored with plain vanilla, Mitt. Sprinkle some chopped nuts on it. Get'em from Obama.Get tough.
Be still my heart! PRICELESS!!!!!
Puhleeeeeese, set that up in a Vanity post! :D
I hope so. As an Iowan who watched him campaign here I can’t say that he was very good. He seems like a decent and competent man but very dull and uninspiring. His wife seems like a better pick. I heard from well placed sources here in Iowa (again, just heard) that his polling among women was awful. They see him as weak and kind of “wimpy”. I don’t think this is a good thing.
Pawlenty is a much better man than Mitt. Not that a humble man will be liked in this shallow country.
Can anyone remember the last time a “moderate” compromised with conservatives? I can think of plenty of times when conservatives have compromised with moderates.
Virtually every moderate in office is only there because conservatives have compromised.
I shouldn’t have to look at an article to figure out WTF the headline means. The headline should be clear.
This naming people with an initial and a few letters is childish and reeks of ghetto.
What a stupid headline.
Huh? The United States of America IS a socialist nation.
We are living in a socialist dictatorship, right here, right now.
The window dressing is just that.
OMGosh. I think I just threw up in my mouth a little.
In this era, when a full attack on the Constitution is occurring before your very eyes, religious liberty is at stake, and your guy started it all in Massachusetts, and the big guy took it all national, puhleeeeze, just go comply, cooperate and roll over and bark over there, at the Romney campaign.
Pawlenty’s a dumb pick, I suppose. It could put Minnesota in play, so that would be interesting.
Unless there’s a black, hispanic, female governor with foreign policy experience and great charisma out there, Romney is stupid to chase anyone but Marco Rubio.
If Rubio is not selected, then it’s only because Rubio turned Romney down. The only reason Rubio would turn Romney down is because Rubio is a rising star who is destined to one day run for the presidency in his own right. Why turn Romney down? Because Rubio doesn’t need the name recognition a VP run would provide him. He’s already a household name.
Rubio would turn down Romney only because of being advised that Romney is surely to lose the election. Rubio would not want to be associated with a loser.
So, it makes sense that watching Rubio might say something about Romney’s chances.
Pray God delivers us from the compromisers, or comes soon.
I swear, the pragmatists and the cowards on our side are more dangerous than the Marxists who are out there in the light of day in parade mode, now linked arm in arm with the Romney styled GOPEstablishment that WE have empowered.
If God gives us another opportunity to turn back from our path of destruction, then America's future rests fully upon her people taking advantage of that opportunity.
Besides which, TPaw should be disqualified by the mere fact he was the sitting governor who oversaw the election of Al Franken in a fraudulent election. He’s totally lacking in STONES imo.
You do realize that by posting the absolute truth on FR these days, it invites personal attacks against you?
That’s probably the idea. Romney doesn’t need a VP nominee who overshadows him, as in 2008.
I agree, Rita. Conservatives are not welcome in the Repub Party right now and for the foreseeable future....a generation, anyway. That is another reason conservatives should be looking for another home.
A real page turner, that will be.
life is depressing all over. i’m voting for Romney and praying to God that he wins, because i think we are done for if he doesn’t. i don’t have much patience for the sturm and drang that goes on on FR on one side or the other. if i am attacked, so be it.
Almost sounds like Ron Paul. LOL.
With perfect, crystalline clarity. It was the very same day my flying pet unicorn, Twinkles, magically cured childhood bone cancer worldwide, by means of the rainbow-powered Skittles he shot out of his snow-white butt.
See you at the Convention.
Well, who knows, some people will rise to the occasion.
If this is true(?), Romney is elected and Pawlenty stays true to form as a competent administrator, but without the flash and dash, his political future will depend on the next four years.
It would probably help Romney to be able to buy some breathing room, electorally. Rasmussen has Obama within 23 EV’s of the required 270 to win.
Everyone is looking at the Bush pathways to victory, but maybe Romney is thinking in terms of changing the scenario a bit.
Minnesota is an Obama state, but Pawlenty might put it in play. The same could be said for Snyder in Michigan and Corbett in Pennsylvania. MI and PA would be huge additions that would make other routes to victory possible for Romney.
Minnesota is what, 10 EV’s? 10 is important but not as much as MI’s 16 or PA’s 20.
Would he be willing to trade a Rubio in Florida, a state in which he has a prayer, with say a Corbett in PA, a place where he simply isn’t even in play? (Santorum?)
T-Paw will not deliver Minnesota.
We were the only state not voting for Reagan.
We have only become more socialist since then, even after a brief foray into la la land with Governor Jesse Ventura. That was after a Governor Arne Carlson (GOP-e before it was labeled as such). We stray occasionally, but never to conservatives.
I am free to vote my conscience in MN due to the irrelevancy of the tabulation.
I do vote down ticket though, and there are a few Conservatives here.