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Trump can take at least six states Romney lost and win in November
The Coach's Team ^ | 3/23/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins

Posted on 03/23/2016 8:52:05 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax

Willard Romney lost in 2012 because he was a terrible candidate who, by Election Day, showed he would rather lose than appeal to conservatives. Romney won only the states he was supposed to win; nothing more. His attitude that “looking good but losing was better than appealing to conservatives” chased some 4 million conservative voters away. He followed George W. Bush’s stupid lead and did not fight back against Harry Reid’s lies about his failing to pay his taxes. Instead he allowed himself to be mocked and led around by the nose by Reid and the media over a totally manufactured “issue.” Willard didn’t care because falling on his sword to deny conservatives a victory made him a hero to the Republican Establishment something far more valuable to him than what we think about him.

Now there is a movement to swing the political pendulum of the Republican Party to the right with Donald Trump and far to the right with Ted Cruz. The question this time is how much conservatism is enough to bring back those that Willard chased away while not scaring off other, less conservative voters. The mantra that “Conservatism works every time it is tried” is simply wrong as evidenced by the failed campaigns of Sharron Angle, Christine O’Donnell, Rob Astorino and Ken Cuccinelli. America is only a slightly right of center country. Hard right candidates can’t win the presidency.

Cruz is right to hard right. Trump is soft right to center. Cruz will not pick up any states Romney lost...

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TOPICS: Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: 2016election; 2016swingstates; backstabberromney; conservatives; cowardromney; cruz; donaldtrump; pussyromney; rinoromney; romney4obama; spoilerromney; tedcruz; trump; weakromney; yellowromney
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1 posted on 03/23/2016 8:52:05 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: Oldpuppymax
...chased some 4 million conservative voters away...

False on its face. What states were flipped by those four million? When did the four million vote before they didn't vote in 2012?

2 posted on 03/23/2016 8:55:22 AM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: Oldpuppymax

Romney didn’t even try. He wrote off half the electorate and coasted the last 6 weeks of the general. Somehow he musters the energy and moral outrage to attack Trump though.

Romney threw that race to Obama. Trump will fight for every vote and he has an easier opponent - Hillary.


3 posted on 03/23/2016 8:55:52 AM PDT by over3Owithabrain
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To: Oldpuppymax

The attack on Trump’s wives has put Congress in play.
They GOPe will spin it otherwise, but women are not happy.


4 posted on 03/23/2016 8:55:53 AM PDT by mabelkitty (Trump 2016!!)
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To: jjotto

Ask Cruz - Rush says Cruz told him that 54 million Christians sat the last election out.


5 posted on 03/23/2016 8:56:36 AM PDT by over3Owithabrain
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To: Oldpuppymax
"Trump can win New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Nevada which would put him at 279 Electoral votes. There is no “pie in the sky” in this assessment. It doesn’t rely on Trump victories in California, Illinois, Massachusetts or Maryland."

The author doesn't think ANY Republican, even Trump, winning New York or Connecticut is a pie in the sky notion? Both states are to the left of Massachusetts.

6 posted on 03/23/2016 8:58:31 AM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: Oldpuppymax

Well for one thing Trump won’t give up in mid September.


7 posted on 03/23/2016 9:00:50 AM PDT by pgkdan (The Silent Majority Stands With TRUMP!)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

He won’t need to: FL, NC, VA, MO, OH, MI, IA, NH, ME, NV alone=victory.

Add in possibles like PA and WI and CO, even NJ which is in play, you have the makings of a 350-60 vote victory. Pretty YUGE.


8 posted on 03/23/2016 9:00:59 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually" (Hendrix))
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To: Oldpuppymax; HarleyLady27; Lumper20; vette6387; Albion Wilde; NFHale; stephenjohnbanker

Voter fraud must be exposed, documented for the courts, and prosecuted. I’m sure there are thousands of retired law enforcement, military, and others willing to help.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3412567/posts


9 posted on 03/23/2016 9:02:09 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: over3Owithabrain

Plenty of Christians who are eligible sit out every election. There’s no statistically sigficant evidence that more sat out in 2012.

That’s the fallacy of the GOP whoring after minorities. There are many more unregistered and other non-voting, self-described Evangelicals that could be persuaded.


10 posted on 03/23/2016 9:02:15 AM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

The thing is, if Trump somehow puts New York in play, Hillary will have to devote resources to holding a state that she probably thought was a gimme. She may have to tack left, or make New York promises that may weaken her elsewhere. It is an interesting dynamic, even if Trump doesn’t win there.


11 posted on 03/23/2016 9:05:11 AM PDT by fhayek
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To: LS

No Republican will win NJ. Christie was our last chance for a state wide victory and has done a decent job. He went from 80 approval after Sandy down to the 20s. Write off Jersey


12 posted on 03/23/2016 9:08:29 AM PDT by MattinNJ (It's over Johnny. The America you knew is gone. Denial serves no purpose.)
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To: MattinNJ
Trump doesn't win NY either. NYC drives the state. No way they pick him over Hillary. Plus NYers know Trump, he's not well regarded.

This Coach guy is lost.

13 posted on 03/23/2016 9:12:56 AM PDT by Reagan Disciple (Peace through Strength)
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To: over3Owithabrain

“Romney threw that race to Obama.”

Bullied by Candy Crowley. What an awful candidate.


14 posted on 03/23/2016 9:13:29 AM PDT by Luke21
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To: fhayek

Did you see the ‘elephant in the room’ last night during Hillary’s speech? She said what a good job 0dunga has done and talked about ‘turning this economy around’ at the same time. Quite a magic trick that none of the pundits talked about. Unreal.


15 posted on 03/23/2016 9:15:54 AM PDT by CivilWarBrewing (u)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

Remember Nixon! He won all states except Mass and Washington DC (but who cares about DC).

But you are probably right! in this day and age of massive voter fraud and the total acceptance by the general pubic, if their candidate did it better than the opposition.


16 posted on 03/23/2016 9:41:25 AM PDT by dirtymac (Now is the time for all good men (people) to come to the aid of their country!)
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To: Oldpuppymax

Penn is fool’s gold. A total wast of time in a national election.


17 posted on 03/23/2016 9:42:28 AM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: Luke21

That has been my point about Trump. Romney was polite and deferred to Obama. McCain was polite and deferred to Obama. What good did it to them? They lost. I say, damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead. If my side is going to lose, I want to at least see the other side bloodied. The press is never going to say that our guy looked presidential, or was gracious. Trump is the antithesis of that. No PC, none of the time.


18 posted on 03/23/2016 9:45:45 AM PDT by fhayek
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To: Oldpuppymax

“The Coach” is delusional if he thinks Trump wins any of these states. He quotes no polls, a cursory examination of RCP has Trump losing to Hillary in New York by 19, in Florida by 8, in Ohio by 6, in Pennsylvania by 8.

Trump’s nomination elects Clinton and loses the Supreme Court for a generation. An unmitigated disaster for Conservatives.


19 posted on 03/23/2016 9:50:38 AM PDT by oldschoolwargamer
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To: LongWayHome

I live in PA, and your statement is 100% spot on. Philthadelphia and Spittsburgh are all that matters.


20 posted on 03/23/2016 10:15:22 AM PDT by WakeUpAndVote
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