Skip to comments.Mitt Romney, you’re our only hope [If Mitt's the answer, what was the fool question?]
Posted on 07/28/2010 9:49:55 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
So Mitt Romney - the venture capitalist guru who never sweats - leads all Republicans in a new Zogby poll that has him within striking distance of Obama, 45-43.
Can anyone be surprised? The economys a mess. Were basket cases over keeping jobs and homes. Obamas reduced to courting Whoopi and Barbara Walters today on The View, hoping a cozy chat will reassure the wives of independents and/or Tea Party sympathizers whove abandoned the president in droves.
Close your eyes. Envision, for a second, the best known GOP contenders: Sarah Palin, Mike Huckabee, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul. On the Ward Cleaver Reassurance Scale, none comes anywhere close to impeccable and unflappable Mitt with his crisp Power Point efficiency, his broad shoulders, his Vanilla Cokes, his beatific wife, and all those strapping sons with Talbots wives and Pottery Barn kids.
Does Mitt Romney ever go berserk? No.
He presides like a patient patriarch with that dignified splash of gray around his temples. (How come that gray never advances, you privately wonder).
How come, you may also ask, he seems preternaturally bloodless?
In these troubled times, nobody cares. Well overlook a lot: Mitts flips. Mitts flops. Mitts flip-flop-flips. Mitts illegal Guatemalan leaf baggers and the poor Irish setter Seamus he once tied to his station wagons roof for an eight-hour family trip.
Last time around, GOP values voters were supposedly spooked by the Mormon thing. There were unnerving GOP debates over evolution vs. creationism and the CNN questioner who actually asked if candidates believed every word of the Bible.
Today, its Mormon, Sch-mormon.
Mitts biggest problem: His fellow Republicans will wrap Obama-care around his neck no matter how he tries to wiggle away. And well hear over and over Romneys infamous quote: I think the fundamentals of our economy are sound. Whoops.
Expounding on the wonders of the free market - just months before it stole our 401(k)s - he said this to the New York Times, among others. When John McCain uttered the exact same words in the summer of 2008, and again after Septembers Wall Street meltdown, it all but killed his chances along with, of course, his choice of running mate, Ms. Palin.
Suppose McCain had picked Romney instead. I, for one, am rooting for Mitt to get the GOP nod. What great fun for Massachusetts. And itll guarantee no repeat run by Palin, whose hokey-pokey candidacy, Part II, my shattered nerves will not survive.
I voted for him (and against McCain) in the last primary. He quit the race the next day. Geeesh!
I'll be voting for someone else this time.
Here’s another journalist who hopes that we lose again with grace and dignity.
[If Mitt’s the answer, what was the fool question?]
The question was “what republican can we endorse to pull a mccain and ensure obama gets a second term?”
Mitt, for all practical purposes, is 0’Zer0-lite.
Well I broke my toe last night and now my stomach hurts.
Im done laughing and this a poor joke.
Romney is not our vehicle nor a leader. Were he you might find him on TV spouting his ideas but he is an opportunist and a vacuous gas bag.
He spent his entire campaign being jovial, gregarious and wanting to liked with his Me too and I agree schtick.
One speech that made you stand up and go Yeah! Now there is some fire and thats what I want!
To bad it was a concession speech.
You deserve to lose.... Loser.
Those stats sound about right. He spent most of his time glad handing, being respectful and in general, in agreement with almost no daylight between him and anyone else.
No backbone and narrow minded enough to see through a keyhole at 100 yards.
He should focus on becoming a spokesman for a hair gel company.
Narrow minded enough to see through a keyhole with both eyes simultaneously from 1 inch away.
Actually, that’s not fair. I think he’s open minded enough to consider all kinds of liberal ideas.
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