Skip to comments.What if Romney Wins the GOP Nomination for President in 2012?
Posted on 05/11/2011 7:40:34 AM PDT by Hojczyk
A visit to a therapist might be necessary to help conservatives work through their issues with the current frontrunner.
What if Mitt Romney wins the Republican nomination for president in 2012?
A vast majority of conservatives become anxiety-ridden at the mere posing of this question, and many go ballistic at the thought of it actually happening.
So a quick visit to a therapist may be helpful.
Imagine yourself lying on a couch in the spring of 2012 with soothing music playing in the background. News breaks that former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has clinched the Republican nomination for president.
Your therapist, knowing that as a true conservative you worked against Romney by supporting (fill in the blank), asks in a soft comforting voice, How does this news make you feel angry, betrayed, confused?
Intrade also pegs Obamas re-election prospects at 58.6%, but your therapist says she will address those negative feelings in a future session.
This hour she wants you to work through the stress associated with accepting Romney as the GOP nominee.
So in an empathetic tone she asks you to think about the following questions:
Are you going to pick up your signs for Candidate X and go home?
Could you work for and support Romneys campaign?
Will you vote for Romney in the 2012 election?
What if the polls show that Romney is running neck and neck with Obama?
Do you resent that squishy independent swing vote that is fueling Romney?
Finally, the therapy session is over and you leave her office with a huge headache. You realize you would have real problems supporting Romney as the nominee and even imagining these questions makes you angry.
Can you relate to this scenario?
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Hold my nose and pull the lever. Obama cannot be allowed to remain in office.
I’ll vote for him, because the alternative is too unthinkable. but I’ll need to go take a shower afterwards.
We’ll continue to swirl down the toilet - just a bit slower than now.
Das is why they made the “Lugar”!
Get ready for 4(or more) years of Obama. Mitt will lose MUCH worse than RINOs Bush(41), Dole and McPain.
If Romney is the nominee, Obama is re-elected, unless Hillary runs. Then she is elected.
I would choke back my bile and vote for him while expecting the same outcome we got with McCain.
If that happens - you will see a lot of this around here....
Ditto. I will ultimately vote for whichever Republican or RINO gets the nomination against Hussein.
Except Ron Paul.
But I seriously doubt Romney has the kind of support needed to get that far.
“What if Romney Wins the GOP Nomination for President in 2012?”
Then I’ll vote for him. I do however plan to work like hell in the primaries to ensure that eventuality never comes to pass.
What about Huckabee?
I actually had a FReeper - last night - tell me that he will vote for Obama before he boted for the Huckster.
What about Huckabee?
I actually had a FReeper - last night - tell me that he will vote for Obama before he voted for the Huckster.
“Do you resent that squishy independent swing vote that is fueling Romney?”
With every fiber of my being.
I'm not paying attention to the potential GOP nominee until after Labor Day.
Besides, I'm pretty comfortable with Mr. Cain. :^)
If he gets the nomination I’ll probably vote for him and then come what may I’ll be concerned only for the welfare of my family. If the best we can do in this country is re-elect the commie bastard obama (which will happen if he runs against ford-dole-mccain-romney) then it can damn well deal with consequences without me. I’ll move to Texas and hope for seccession.
socialist is as socialist does....McRomney would do more damage under the guise of “conservative” than fubo could or would...I will not compromise any longer...I will write in daffy duck
Ditto and hope fo the best.
Romney may not be the ultimate conservative choice (I have my doubts as to whether any candidate would meet that test), but I do think he would be a vast improvement over the current occupant of the White House and would thus receive my vote.
Four more years of Barry. Guaranteed!
If the sickening thought of Obama’s re-election happens in 2012, I wouldn’t be shocked if Deval Patrick is nominated by the Dems in 2016.
just say no...to romney, mcpain, huckabee, gingrich, or anyone named bush.....why vote for a psuedo-socialist when you can have the real thing??? at least you know what you are getting....
would have to vote 3rd party, if a Conservative is on the top of ticket. Romney doesn’t have a snowball’s chance of getting my vote.
Romney for Obama in 2008
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."
"Im told by very good sources that this was indeed the case and that a rift had developed, but it was between Palins 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 Romneys 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.
"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 Wallaces husband."
Romney for Obama in 2009
Chihuahua Romney - the Magic RINO:
"I also think it's important for us to nod to our pRes_ _ent when he's right,"
we are pleased with his plans to "finish the job" in Iraq and Afghanistan
I also applaud our pRes_ _ent
for standing up to the evil auto industry. "
Romney for Obama in 2010
"Go Mitt. Go Mitt. Go Mitt"
Romney for Obama in 2011
Chihuahua Romney - the One and the Only "Magic RINO(TM)":
Milt Romney in 2007
Romney - the Magic RINO:
"I'm not running as the Republican view
or a continuation of Republican values.
That's not what brings me to the race.
(Romney Video, accessed 9/19/07)
"We don't intend to turn the Republican Party
over to the traitors in the battle just ended.
We will have no more of those candidates who are pledged
to the same goals as our opposition and who seek our support.
Turning the Party over to the so-called moderates
wouldn't make any sense at all.""
-- President Ronald Reagan
Then the GOP is doomed, along with America.
What if Romney Wins the GOP Nomination for President in 2012?
What id he doesnt ???
Either way I wont be voting for him...
A vote for Mitty is a vote for Barry
I don’t see this happening.
He's no different than 0bama when it comes to policy.
There really is no other choice but vote for whoever the eventual Republican nominee is, but we can all work like hell to ensure it isn’t Romney (or Huckabee).
Well continue to swirl down the toilet - just a bit slower than now.”
Hey, I think I read that exact slogan on a mailer I just received from the RNC.
Confess up: you stole that from them, right?
The Wall Street Journal
REVIEW & OUTLOOK
MAY 10, 2011
National Health Preview
RomneyCare’s bad outcomes keep coming.
The ObamaCare preview that Massachusetts has been conducting for the last several years grows more ominous by the month, not that anyone in Washington is paying attention. So let’s check on the Bay State’s latest warning, coming soon to a hospital or medical practice near you.
A new survey released yesterday by the Massachusetts Medical Society reveals that fewer than half of the state’s primary care practices are accepting new patients, down from 70% in 2007, before former Governor Mitt Romney’s health-care plan came online. The average wait time for a routine checkup with an internist is 48 days. It takes 43 days to secure an appointment with a gastroenterologist for chronic heartburn, up from 36 last year, and 41 days to see an OB/GYN, up from 34 last year.........
RINOs like Romney actually want the same things as the Dems but just with a lighter touch.
Puke on Romney, I would never, ever vote for him.
I have voted for five Republican POTUS candidates I disliked out the past six election cycles. I will not vote for another. Never. Let the chips fall where they may. I will not vote for Corporatism or Fabian socialism over Bolshevism again. Never. To the flames of hell with both of them.
I would vote for anyone who had a breath to defeat the Marxist in our White House. ANYONE!
It will prove once again that the GOP Insiders can put up whatever vacuous, big government loving, reach across the aisle compromising, Globalist butt kissing phony they want and so-called conservatives will come out in droves to pull the lever for him. The will show themselves to be the masters of the Republicrat/Dumbocan Plantation and so-called conservatives to be their craven house slaves.
Let's focus on our families, and on local politics. National politics looks more and more like a rigged game, with the latest episode inspired by the opening scene of Mel Brooks' movie Blazing Saddles.
Also, we can learn to pray to the One who can overrule even those who consider themselves politically omnipotent.
“Hold my nose and pull the lever. Obama cannot be allowed to remain in office.”
Yep, same here. Concerning his problem with Romney Care; I would suggest to him that he acknowledge that it’s not working. He should say something to the effect that it was a local state experiment and it did not work and it was a mistake. And, stat that he’s learned his lesson and promise to be a good boy and never, never do that again. And, move on...
Then I either write in Sarah Palin’s name or stay home. It’s that simple.
Yep. Jeb/Rubio, 2016. Just watch. Romney is the designated bullet catcher and ringer for 2012 to clear the way for this ‘dream’ ticket. Still, Reagan was NOT supposed to win the nomination in 1976 or 1980.
We shall see.
We're screwed. It's that simple.
Buy every semi-automatic rifle and pistol you can, dozens of
high standard capacity magazines, and LOTS of ammo because that SOB will sign AWB2.
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