Skip to comments.Breaking: Mitch Daniels not running for president
Posted on 05/21/2011 10:42:54 PM PDT by conservativeforpalin
The Right Scoop reports:
Mitch Daniels is not running for president due to family considerations. This below was forwarded to me in an email.
From: Eric Holcomb (Indiana Republican Party Chairman) The following is from Governor Mitch Daniels . I hope this reaches you before the public news does. If so, please respect my confidence for the short time until I can make it known to all.
The counsel and encouragement I received from important citizens like you caused me to think very deeply about becoming a national candidate. In the end, I was able to resolve every competing consideration but one, but that, the interests and wishes of my family, is the most important consideration of all. If I have disappointed you, I will always be sorry. If you feel that this was a non-courageous or unpatriotic decision, I understand and will not attempt to persuade you otherwise. I only hope that you will accept my sincerity in the judgment I reached.
Many thanks for your help and input during this period of reflection. Please stay in touch if you see ways in which an obscure Midwestern governor might make a constructive contribution to the rebuilding of our economy and our Republic.
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Gosh darn it.
If true, this bodes well for the GOP for 2012.
One more unreliable conservative removes themself from the playing field.
Thank you, Rush Limbaugh! EIB’s recent replay of Mitch Daniels’ pathetic June, 2009 appeal to fellow Republicans to abandon principles and to kiss the liberals’ asses detroyed any hope of Conservatives being hoodwinked into supporting Daniels. Well done, Rush!
So its going to be pretty much mainly: ( I don’t include not the bottom feeders)
Establishment/ trying to slide into a conservative:
Tea Party/Social Conservative/Conservative:
He must have watched Herman Cain this afternoon! ;-)
That makes two of us.
Do you notice that, against the odds, a path is being cleared for her?
Fine. Stop crying and get behind Herman Cain. The other boobs in this race are RINO’s.
What’s the story with that door? Talk about an omen! But didn’t he have “people” ? Did somebody come busting through there and slam him? It’s hard to picture.
Why are you even including Sarah? She hasn’t even announced whether she’s running or not.
They all hear the sound of her high heels coming down the hallway, and are getting the hell out of the way.
Whew - The LSM and GOP establishment will be boo-hooing over this.
Daniels didn’t have an iceberg’s chance in hell of really challenging BHO. Would’ve been certain defeat.
I am rather surprised.
And the field narrows.
Whats a Muskie?
Actually, Palin is the only GOP likely candidate, to garner enough volume to register on Intrade’s most active list page.
I’ll take the last two names on your list please. Either sequence.
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