Skip to comments.Santorum Now Leads Romney in Michigan [Troubling Signs for Romney: PPP Tweet]
Posted on 02/11/2012 10:23:10 AM PST by Steelfish
Santorum Now Leads Romney in Michigan February 11th, 2012 | Author: Ben Hart
Rick Santorum now leads Mitt Romney in Michigan the state where Mitts dad was governor, according to a tweet by Public Policy Polling. The PPP tweet says: Santorum topping Romney on the first night of our Michigan poll. This may be the biggest surge yet.
The main question now is whether either Newt or Santorum will be able to win an outright majority or whether the delegates will be so divided up as to have a brokered convention.
Rick has a couple of million to fight off the 20,000,000/state Mitt will pay to buy this nomination.
Keep ... the pressure ... on!
I think it’s great that the race is going on long.
Titan posted the number and names of states that Santorum didn’t qualify in. His best bet is to continue to run interference for Newt and serve as his AG or VP.
If Romney drops the ball, as seems possible, the GOP will field for Santorum for a time....and indeed take it to convention...there’s a buzz they have Jeb Bush waiting on the sidelines to step up if there’s a brokered convention.
Generally if a primary looks like it’s headed that direction...major wheeling and dealing goes down in order for that NOT to happen. I suspect there’s much going on behind the scenes to ward a broker convention off by some...and others who will push for it.
I still have to stick with Newt. I just can’t see Santorum beating Obama. Just can’t envision it.
Excellent news! I am really looking forward to the Santorum campaign solidifying these reports into campaign cash and organization so we can get rid of one more myth they try to throw at Rick.
Santorum Conservative, Consistent and WINNING!
You mean with Newt’s un-favorability ratings down in the cellar (43% Un-Favorable and 44% Favorable) and trailing women voters by 20-points, and according to USA-Gallup, Obama leads Newt by 12-points, that you still see Newt beating Obama?
Back in 2008, there were many who couldn’t envision Obama beating Hillary for the nomination, and then couldn’t envision Obama winning the election.
Santorum Now Leads Romney in Michigan
Theres bigots everywhere...
Whats a good liberal Mormon to do ???
Who let the dogs out ???
You have a good memory. A very smart guy told me "there's no way Americans are going to elect a guy named Hussein as POTUS."
FReepers have pretty much convinced me that Baraq (via the Chicago political mob) had a tactical nuke they threatened the Clintons with. So that the Clintons couldn't use their vaunted privated detective force to dig up the sordid background of Obama.
Every election Baraq has won has been against a flawed opponent. If we nominate Romney, I think Obama will win again. He'll be like an undefeated heavyweight boxing champ who never fought any opponent with a winning record.
Do I need to post Santorum’s women vote number in PA?
Wait till they hear something about Rick besides the sum of what they know: Rick had a big day on Tuesday.
The barefoot and pregnant meme is coming, you wait. And Rick will own it.
Never fear. Mitt’s slime machine will appear. Rick is going to feel Newt’s pain in the next few days. I heard they already trotted Ann Coulterberger out today on CNN to start smearing Santorum.
I’m still leaning towards Newt who, BTW, gave an excellent speech at CPAC yesterday. My concern over Santorum is that the leftist media is going to be portray him as a religious extremist and a “bible thumper” which may scare, or alienate, many independents.
Other than that, I’ll give Santorum my full support should he be the nominee.
I am with Newt.
But every state Romney loses is good for America.
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