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What Is Up With Free Republic Dissing Mitt Romney??
Free REpublic | 11/27/2009 | Vanity

Posted on 11/27/2009 8:30:40 PM PST by Noob1999

Why is every single thread that I log onto this day after Thanksgiving, have a picture of Mitt Romney, that then trashes him??

Does JimRob and this website condone the Palin trashers, and try to create a Mitt backlash, to trash him?

Does this website wish to promote a Republican/Conservative candidate who has no real business experience, like our current loser-in-chief, Zer0?

Mitt has problems, as do each and every Pubbie, Conservative, or RAT potential to lead this once great US!

Back off on the hits to Romney, (or maybe do you see him as a threat, much like the RATs see Palin as a threat??)

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To: narses
Kill the RINOs. Save the Dumbocrats!!

I'd feel much better about it if the headline said that FR would never support Democrats--never!!

But we certainly have a segment of Freepers who believe RINOS are more dangerous than Democrats.


221 posted on 11/28/2009 4:34:58 AM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma (Al Franken--the face of the third-party voters)
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To: cherry
Cherry: “I imagine a world where Fred or Rudy of even Mitt was our prez”

Most of us imagined a world where Team Romney and Mitt did not savage Gov. Palin
and her handicapped child on the days leading up to Election 2008.

But given the despicable Romney, that was not to be.

The McCain/Palin ticket was up ++8 to 10 pts. in some polls, days prior to the election.
So rather than helping the GOP, poor loser “I am Myth” Romney and
TeamROMNEY decided …… to attack Gov. Palin (and her defenseless children) to throw Election2008.

"Frum was indeed a critic of Palin, calling her nomination a "huge mistake" during an October 13 (2008, weeks before the election) Early Show appearance."

David Frum: "Two of our most plausible candidates for president in 2012 are leading Mormons: Mitt Romney and Utah governor Jon Huntsman."

David Frum: "I have a lot of regard for Mitt Romney as a man and politician… I will support him without qualm."

Late in October, The American Spectator's The Prowler revealed:
"Former Mitt Romney presidential campaign staffers…
have been involved in spreading anti-Palin spin to reporters, seeking to diminish her standing after the election.
'Sarah Palin is a lightweight, she won't be the first, not even the third, person people will think of when it comes to 2012,'
says one former Romney aide…
'The only serious candidate ready to challenge to lead the Republican Party is Mitt Romney.
"Some former Romney aides were behind the recent leaks to media, including CNN, that Governor Sarah Palin was a 'diva' and was going off message intentionally."

The Palmetto Scoop reported: "One of the first stories to hit the national airwaves was
the claim of a major internal strife between close McCain aides and the folks handling his running mate Sarah Palin."
"I’m told by very good sources that this was indeed the case and that a rift had developed, but it was between Palin’s people and the staffers brought on from the failed presidential campaign of former Gov. Mitt Romney, not McCain aides."
"The sources said nearly 80 percent of Romney’s former staff was absorbed by McCain and these individuals were responsible for what amounts to a premeditated, last-minute sabotage of Palin."
… aides loyal to Romney inside the McCain campaign, said The Scoop, reportedly saw
that Palin would be a serious contender for the Republican nomination in 2012 or 2016, which made her a threat to another presidential quest by Romney.

Erick Erickson, who organized Operation Leper, said:
"These staffers are now out trying to finish her off ….hoping it would ingratiate themselves with Mitt Romney."

"Who's the Palin Leaker from the McCain Campaign?
National Review Online The publication of a Vanity Fair profile of Sarah Palin
appears to have opened old wounds in the McCain campaign.
... the source of the “Diva” leak was Nicolle Wallace’s husband."

Who benefits most from Sanford meltdown? Californian (that's right) Mitt Romney

"Peeking Out From the McCain Wreckage: Mitt Romney"


"Vanity: Team Romney Sabotaged Palin and Continuing to Do So?"

"Romney Supporters Trashing Palin"

"Romney advisors sniping at Palin?"

222 posted on 11/28/2009 4:35:06 AM PST by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: grey_whiskers

Do you care about getting rid of Democrats? We have a whole bunch of RAT lovers here on FR.

223 posted on 11/28/2009 4:36:40 AM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma (Al Franken--the face of the third-party voters)
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To: Conservativegreatgrandma
Conservativegreatgrandma: We have a whole bunch of RAT lovers here on FR.

You know that is not true (except for the RomneyBOTs).

And given that Team Romney threw the election to Obama for Obama and Romney,
how is Pres_ _ent Obama working out for you?

224 posted on 11/28/2009 4:52:25 AM PST by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: Diogenesis

Thanks for your concise & to the point post. Romney sucks & is NOT what we need at this juncture in Americas ailments. What we need is a REAL conservative leader with the balls (regardless of sex!) to do the things to put our nation on the road to recovery after this kenyan ass-hat is booted out. GO PALIN!!

225 posted on 11/28/2009 4:53:36 AM PST by Fighter@heart (Government, the most inefficient entity to ever exist)
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To: Diogenesis
You know that is not true (except for the RomneyBOTs).

It's more true than them calling me a RINO, etc. They're doing all they can to protect Democrats. They hate RINOs so much, they love anyone who will take them out--even RATS.

Let's see, isn't that saying that the enemy of my enemy is my friend. Doesn't that make Democrats the friends of those here on FR who advocate getting rid of RINOS even if it means electing RATS?

Therefore there are many here on FR who love RATS and want to protect them.

226 posted on 11/28/2009 4:56:41 AM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma (Al Franken--the face of the third-party voters)
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To: RowdyFFC; Noob1999
The view from Australia.

Separated at birth

Business experience, no commitment to small government conservatism. but supposedly will appeal to the moderate middle voters.

"What could possibly go wrong?"

227 posted on 11/28/2009 5:55:17 AM PST by Oztrich Boy (Life is a tragedy for those who feel, but a comedy to those who think. - Horace Walpole)
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To: Noob1999

Only a Mormon would ask that question.

He is a RINO and is pro-abortion under all circumstances.

228 posted on 11/28/2009 5:59:49 AM PST by SeaHawkFan
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To: airborne
Assuming of course any of the noob’s homepage is true.
229 posted on 11/28/2009 6:03:33 AM PST by mad_as_he$$ (Beneath this mask there is an idea, Mr. Creedy, and ideas are bulletproof. V for victory)
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To: Cicero

Because Mitt is a RINO twit who see us as his meal ticket... Romneycare, Abortion... He is a Lib in RINO skin....

230 posted on 11/28/2009 6:11:43 AM PST by sentient
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To: Noob1999

Gosh, this reminds me that it’s been more than a week since I trashed Romney here. Too busy reading Sarah’s book, I suppose.

231 posted on 11/28/2009 6:50:21 AM PST by BfloGuy (It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we can expect . . .)
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To: Conservativegreatgrandma
Kitties love to chase rats, you know.

Keep a couple as chew-toys, but keep them on a short leash, lest they post "false flag" stuff to discredit FR.


232 posted on 11/28/2009 6:57:56 AM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
"I don’t know enough to comment,...

but you did anyway.

233 posted on 11/28/2009 7:06:29 AM PST by JustaDumbBlonde
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To: backhoe
...I view him as yet another tired, old, Republican retread, like McCain but better looking.

The ONLY thing romneycare has over mcloon is better hair. And I'm not totally convinced that he grew that himself.
234 posted on 11/28/2009 7:20:12 AM PST by Dr.Zoidberg (Warning: Sarcasm/humor is always engaged. Failure to recognize this may lead to misunderstandings.)
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To: airborne; windcliff
What was your last FR screen name?

Mitt Romney
235 posted on 11/28/2009 7:36:09 AM PST by stylecouncilor (What Would Jim Thompson Do?)
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To: Windflier

“Inside the beltway, Romney is seen as a classic front-runner who’s picked his issues wisely”

I agree with this assessment. He has picked his issues carefully and wisely. “I need conservative votes in the primaries. Let’s see, a conservative is pro-gun and anti-abortion, so I am too. A conservative’s fiscal stance is one that minimizes government influence, so that’s my stance...” “To beat Ted Kennedy, I must be more pro-gay, pro-choice, and anti-gun than he is perceived to be...”

He has failed to convince me that thee truly are his personal issues, though. Having looked up his senate campaign and gubernatorial campaigns, he picks his personal beliefs to win at the moment. It’s hard to see who he is and what he believes in until you see what he has actually DONE. And he can’t erase the facts that he disliked Reagan and his policies and followers.

As for Saving The Olympics and Ending Corruption, when you drill down into that issue, all you find is vague news releases claiming those things and other feats, with almost no detail as to just what he did other than donating a million or so of his own money. There is plenty of controversy there too, frosted over with vague Romney speeches about how nobody specifically banned Boy Scout participation, it was just a random set of rules that led to no uniformed Scout being seen on TV or any operations organized at the Boy Scout level.

236 posted on 11/28/2009 8:18:58 AM PST by DBrow
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To: leapfrog0202; Noob1999

“I think someone asked you what your previous screen name was, yet no answer.”

Noob answered and explained what was going on. To paraphrase, he just moved from Ct to Tx and his regular email accounts are hosed and can’t retrieve his forgotten password for his “old” screen name, so he created a new one to be able to converse here.

Did I capture the essence, Noob1999?

237 posted on 11/28/2009 8:26:26 AM PST by DBrow
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To: DBrow

................Did I capture the essence, Noob1999?.............


238 posted on 11/28/2009 8:27:50 AM PST by Noob1999
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To: All

Mitt, McCain, et all have been on the rubber-chicken-DC-cocktail circuit for wayyyyyy tooooooo loooooooong.

What may had been “conservative” got watered down over the years in order to “fit in” with the DC/New York crowd.

No thanks.

239 posted on 11/28/2009 8:48:22 AM PST by ak267
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To: Noob1999

it is hardly a secret that part of the hatred is because of Mormonism. I understand opposition because of RomneyCare, or even because of some comments during the campaign trail 30 years ago, but many arguments against him are “he or his sons did not go army” (like Fred T from Senate Centrist Coalition) and he is a Mormon (actual confession that the accusers are unamerican bigots).

Many arguments are just BS like “he did nominate liberals to court” (MA state law does not allow him to nominate outside of short list provided by state senate) or he is a board member in hotel chain that does offer porn in cable (would be illegal for him to act against shareholder interest in board).

240 posted on 11/28/2009 8:55:30 AM PST by heiss
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