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Libtard Gary Johnson Cost Romney FL and OH
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Posted on 11/06/2012 9:51:53 PM PST by ExxonPatrolUs

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1 posted on 11/06/2012 9:52:01 PM PST by ExxonPatrolUs
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Assuming all votes would trade out. Could be Obama or non votes.


2 posted on 11/06/2012 9:53:04 PM PST by TigerClaws
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Maybe if the GOP hadn’t kicked it’s libertarian brothers in the teeth on a consistent basis, we could have won this thing, even with rat voter fraud.


3 posted on 11/06/2012 9:55:14 PM PST by robertwalker62
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Ok, I am not happy with Johnson. BUT!!! It brings an interesting question to light. If Romney and the E had not shunned their base would Johnson or Goode even have been factors? Time to turn out the light on the Republican Party, it’s over.


4 posted on 11/06/2012 9:55:21 PM PST by FlipWilson
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To: ExxonPatrolUs
What makes you think those people were choosing and alternative to Romney? Maybe they chose an alternative to Obama, Foo'!

In any case if you think they should be in the "R" column what have you done to enlist libertarians into the "R" party? Doesn't seem like you're off to a good start!

5 posted on 11/06/2012 9:55:21 PM PST by no-s (when democracy is displaced by tyranny, the armed citizen still gets to vote)
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To: robertwalker62

Exactly.


6 posted on 11/06/2012 9:56:03 PM PST by ventana
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

fu gary johnson you despicable jerk


7 posted on 11/06/2012 9:56:16 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Doesn’t matter. Obama would’ve won without them.

This isn’t about Johnson. Or Romney. Or even Obama. The problem is the voters.

SnakeDoc


8 posted on 11/06/2012 9:58:21 PM PST by SnakeDoctor (Texas survived one Obama term, and we'll survive another. The rest of you are screwed.)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Egg on Ann face. She was against Palin. Mitt kept Palin in Alaska. We have seen Moderates can’t win.
No more Christie crap or anyone from liberal state. Mitt and Ryan failed to carry their own state, what a shame??
Same happened with Al Gore.


9 posted on 11/06/2012 9:59:40 PM PST by jennychase
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Got to hand it to the GOP. They can alway find someone to help screw themselves out of a win.


10 posted on 11/06/2012 10:00:06 PM PST by oyez (ex-GOP)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

John Kasich and Senate bill 5 seriously undermined Mitt Romney in Ohio. When we saw the way Ohio voters rebuked Kasich and his legislative agenda in 2011, the writing was on the wall.


11 posted on 11/06/2012 10:00:54 PM PST by RC one (AKIN-2016)
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To: SnakeDoctor

The parasites have killed the host.......


12 posted on 11/06/2012 10:01:00 PM PST by Red Badger (Why yes, that was crude and uncalled for......That's why I said it..............)
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To: robertwalker62

Liberaltarians showed what they were when they promoted that nutcase Paul. Paul in turn undermined and attacked conservatism and conservatives.


13 posted on 11/06/2012 10:01:10 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: yldstrk

I second this statement. I find Johnson an intolerable attention-whore, but I feel we would have lost anyway.


14 posted on 11/06/2012 10:01:32 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Obama just broke 50 in Ohi-no...


15 posted on 11/06/2012 10:01:39 PM PST by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: robertwalker62

Potheads are mostly liberals who want their free stuff and munchies, they are NOT lost GOP votes


16 posted on 11/06/2012 10:02:01 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs
The difference between Obama and Romney's totals in FL is over 53,000. If every vote for Johnson went to Romney he still would have lost.

The difference in Ohio is 85,000. Johnson only got 47, 592. It makes no difference.

17 posted on 11/06/2012 10:02:20 PM PST by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Romney would have lost even if Gary Johnson didn’t exist.

Our voting is crooked as L, not all that voted for Gary would have voted for Romney.

Our elections are a joke.


18 posted on 11/06/2012 10:02:31 PM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Virginia too was lost with 3rd party types in the margin.

This was a very close race 49/49 in the popular vote.

A slight shift made all the difference, likely Sandy helped Obama gain a few percent at the end.


19 posted on 11/06/2012 10:02:31 PM PST by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole America’s promise!)
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To: jennychase

We are our own worse enemy....we did not want Gingrich...too grumpy; we did not want Perry....too dumb....we did not want Palin....too conservative. So, we settled for Romney. Romney is a good person and I believe he did as well as he could do. But, when the chips were down, we needed a brawler.


20 posted on 11/06/2012 10:03:18 PM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs
Libtard Gary Johnson Cost Romney FL and OH

That's laughable. Better to say "GOP authoritarianism which embraces the Tyrannical Drug War, contraband law, and Prohibition" cost Romney FL and OH.

ROMNEY cost ROMNEY FL and OHIO.

Romney is half socialist himself, and there was simply not enough to distinguish him from 0bama, as hard as that is to stomach.

Gingrich or Palin could have stoked the TEA party enthusiasm, and given us a better chance.

IMHO, Palin made a HUGE miscalculation by sitting out this election cycle. After that happened, Gingrich was probably the best chance.

When the GOP runs a true conservative, instead of the virtual architect of 0bamacare (Romney) then they might have a chance at the White House.

By the way, how is that antagonism of libertarians working out for the GOP?

Not to good.

Wouldn't it be neat of the authoritarian GOP could get its head out of its ass with respect to the non-conservative and Tyrannical Drug War, Prohibition, contraband law and the like?

Those few precious percentage points which the GOP needlessly lost by antagonizing marijuana smokers, etc. might have come in real handy.

The GOP is simply reaping what it has sown. Instead of convincing staunchly anti-socialist libertarians to join their ranks, conservatives who disagree with them are content just to demonize and alienate them.

Well done.

PALIN 2016!!!

21 posted on 11/06/2012 10:06:18 PM PST by sargon
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Scapegoat away. The RNC’s New Deal Republican Romney lost when it should have been EASY EASY EASY.

Recognizing the problem is the first step to solving the problem.


22 posted on 11/06/2012 10:08:54 PM PST by Ray76
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To: jennychase

“We have seen Moderates can’t win.”

Not true. We have seen that a candidate painted as an extreme conservative can’t win.

Maybe... just maybe it’s time to start rethinking the SOCIAL platform, which really has no place in politics if we truly believe in limited government.


23 posted on 11/06/2012 10:08:58 PM PST by MeanGreen2008
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To: RC one
John Kasich and Senate bill 5 seriously undermined Mitt Romney in Ohio.

Never once head that mentioned by any of the pundits over the last several months. Self delusion on our part

24 posted on 11/06/2012 10:09:58 PM PST by Mad_as_heck (The MSM - America's (domestic) public enemy #1.)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

25 posted on 11/06/2012 10:10:20 PM PST by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears ("You're doing a whale of a job there, Christie.")
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To: sargon

“PALIN 2016!!!”

Good God....


26 posted on 11/06/2012 10:11:10 PM PST by MeanGreen2008
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To: WOSG

God sent a hurricane to screw up the GOP convention. Harry Reid was in a car accident and unharmed. Then He sent Sandy. I don’t think He was on our side. If He cares at all. And He probably doesn’t.


27 posted on 11/06/2012 10:11:45 PM PST by Terry Mross (To former friends and relatives. Don't ever contact me if you still support obama.)
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To: SnakeDoctor
The problem is the voters.

Exactly. Willful ignorance, gullibility and the dependency/entitlement mindset is potent in today's electorate. Very simple to understand. Different times we live in, my FRiends.

28 posted on 11/06/2012 10:11:53 PM PST by Jagdgewehr (It will take blood)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

O won Ohio by 85K votes. Johnson had about 45K, presumably “taken” from Romney. Jill Stein (Green) had 15K, presumably taken from O.

Florida- O by 58K, Johnson 42K, Stein 8K.

So your point is what exactly?

Stop blaming libertarians for the failure of your lame-assed candidate.


29 posted on 11/06/2012 10:13:04 PM PST by jtal (Runnin' a World in Need with White Folks' Greed - since 1492)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

You’re all mediocre. You should all refrain from voting. Let the elite run things. There has been an inexorable expansion of who is entitled to vote. Every time it has been expanded, the country has suffered. Take the vote from 18 - 20 year olds, and things would be better. Take the vote from women, and things would be better. Take the vote from those without property, and things would be better.

But it can’t happen. We’ll have to perform the phoenix maneuver. This country is lost.


30 posted on 11/06/2012 10:13:04 PM PST by Born to Conserve
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

To the RNC who failed when they should have won by 20% Congratulations!

To the RINOs that will not withhold funding for Obamacare Congratulations!

To RINO judge “it’s not a tax it’s a tax” Roberts, Congratulations.

RINOs blame others for their own failure. They’re not worth the time of day.


31 posted on 11/06/2012 10:16:20 PM PST by Ray76
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To: Mad_as_heck

The pundits get paid to mention some things and fail to mention other things because the truth isn’t always helpful. SB5 was incredibly unpopular in Ohio. Kasich squandered the bulk of his political capital on that legislation and was then rebuked by the vast majority of the state for it. I don’t expect him to be reelected because of it in fact, not unless the Ohio economy seriously takes off which is pretty doubtful.


32 posted on 11/06/2012 10:17:08 PM PST by RC one (AKIN-2016)
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To: sargon

” Romney is half socialist himself, and there was simply not enough to distinguish him from 0bama, as hard as that is to stomach.”

Not so simple because there were problems with his other half.
How would you defend being against the auto bailout and unions and expect to win Ohio?
Do you support Romney’s remark about the 47%? Many libertarians probably thought he was with them when he said that...but it is a toxic thing to say.
If you are so libertarian that you’d be against FEMA, how would you respond to Sandy?


33 posted on 11/06/2012 10:18:31 PM PST by ari-freedom
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Mitt Romney cost Mitt Romney in Florida and Ohio. Another Massachusetts RINO went down in flames. Big shock.


34 posted on 11/06/2012 10:19:09 PM PST by NYRepublican72
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To: RC one

I call baloney on that. Romney was ahead in Ohio in some polls, its not like it was an inevitable loss. The margin btw is super tight 1%. As noted Libertarian vote was > margin of victory.

Auto bailout politics as used as well as ‘war on women’.
Folks like Akin were used by Democrats as a distraction from the economy, and then when economy came up, they’d blame Bush.

Romney needed more than just the economy to win Ohio.


35 posted on 11/06/2012 10:19:24 PM PST by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole America’s promise!)
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To: Mouton

A brawler needed indeed. The GOP always are the gentleman who pull out a chair for a lady at the table.

The dems are those who pull out chairs from where you were going to sit so you fall on your arse.

At what point will we get tired of that old joke and thinking they will not prank us again?


36 posted on 11/06/2012 10:19:54 PM PST by llevrok (By comparison to Obama, at least Nero could play a fiddle.)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

No, Romney, and his supporters in the GOP-E, cost Romney the election.

He decided to run to the center, embracing Abortion and the Gay Agenda and never offered a clear limited government message.

Romney has no-one to blame but himself.

A real Republican would have won this election easily.

Romney is nothing but a Pretend Republican.


37 posted on 11/06/2012 10:22:03 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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But, when the chips were down, we needed a brawler.

McCain and Romney are simply too nice. You can't win against Obama if you are too nice. When will the GOP ever learn??

38 posted on 11/06/2012 10:22:55 PM PST by eekitsagreek
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To: Terry Mross; WOSG
God sent a hurricane to screw up the GOP convention. Harry Reid was in a car accident and unharmed. Then He sent Sandy. I don’t think He was on our side. If He cares at all. And He probably doesn’t.

Why would God smile on us and our candidate when he supports the murdering of unborn children and the abomination that is the Gay Agenda?
39 posted on 11/06/2012 10:24:56 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: MeanGreen2008

“Not true. We have seen that a candidate painted as an extreme conservative can’t win.”

Correct.

The platform of being prolife is fine, essential in fact, but it needs to be presented well. The ‘war on women’ was total garbage.


40 posted on 11/06/2012 10:26:28 PM PST by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole America’s promise!)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

to every moron who blames third party voters for a Republican loss: PULL YOUR HEAD OUT OF YOUR A$$ AND TRY BLAMING THE PEOPLE WHO VOTED FOR 0BAMA. BLAME THE GOP FOR NOT OFFERING WHAT THE THIRD PARTY PEOPLE WANTED Cry baby jerks like you are beneath contempt.


41 posted on 11/06/2012 10:30:09 PM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

to every moron who blames third party voters for a Republican loss: PULL YOUR HEAD OUT OF YOUR A$$ AND TRY BLAMING THE PEOPLE WHO VOTED FOR 0BAMA. BLAME THE GOP FOR NOT OFFERING WHAT THE THIRD PARTY PEOPLE WANTED Cry baby jerks like you are beneath contempt.


42 posted on 11/06/2012 10:30:09 PM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: Ray76
Scapegoat away. The RNC’s New Deal Republican Romney lost when it should have been EASY EASY EASY.

Obama did almost as well this time as he did last. Like it or not, minorities are heavily invested in this guy (plus loser white libs) and they showed up for him again in this election. If Obama were a white guy, I doubt he would have won this time around, and maybe not the first time, either. But he is still the novelty act that pulls in enough people to keep his lame act on top for another four years. Romney probably should have been more agressive in the last debate and on the campaign trail, but he was a much better candidate than McCain (though not my first choice, though, but she didn't run).

43 posted on 11/06/2012 10:30:36 PM PST by Major Matt Mason ("Journalism is dead. All news is suspect." - Noamie)
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To: eekitsagreek; Mouton
McCain and Romney are simply too nice. You can't win against Obama if you are too nice. When will the GOP ever learn??

No, McCain and Romney were both way too moderate/liberal.

Neither was a conservative.

THAT is/was the problem.

But you are right about one thing, when will the GOP learn that moderates don't win National elections for the GOP?
44 posted on 11/06/2012 10:30:45 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: from occupied ga
So, are you one of those third party voters? I seem to have struck a nerve.

Here, have a second helping of truth:


45 posted on 11/06/2012 10:35:32 PM PST by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears ("You're doing a whale of a job there, Christie.")
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To: sargon

Your a drug addled idiot; by, by now.


46 posted on 11/06/2012 10:42:55 PM PST by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: WOSG

have you lived in Ohio for over 40 years too?


49 posted on 11/06/2012 10:45:28 PM PST by RC one (AKIN-2016)
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To: SnakeDoctor

Exactly.

This is much bigger than an Obama problem. This is an America problem.


50 posted on 11/06/2012 10:46:02 PM PST by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears ("You're doing a whale of a job there, Christie.")
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