Skip to comments.Romney:"It wasn't clear what I stood for"
Posted on 10/01/2011 11:02:23 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Mike Huckabee had a fairly serious interview with Mitt Romney on Fox News tonight (no "Cat Scratch Fever" this time?) in which the current candidate shrugged off the Chris Christie wooing that is in part born of a rejection of Romney by donors and some establishment figures.
Per POLITICO's Emily Schultheis, who helpfully tuned in, Huckabee asked a question about how Romney contends with the repeated new candidates whose names get mentioned. Romney was all praise for Huckabee and his strengths:
Romney: "I think we want to win. I think the people in our party want to make sure we replace this president. And we want someone who can beat him and we want someone who can get the country back on track. I don't begrudge the fact that people are taking a good, hard look and if there's someone else willing to get in the race. Come on in, let us take a look at you, put you and under the microscope and see who has the best shot of replacing President Obama and getting the country on the right track again. You know, I'm not surprised that people are taking a very careful look. We had Donald Trump who was strong early on, Sarah Palin was very strong. Mike, I thought you might get in the race?"
Huckabee: "I thought I might, too. I couldn't do that and still do this talk show."(continued)
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No way, Romney. Not if you held a gun to my head.
“Romney was all praise for Huckabee and his strengths”
Politics DOES make for strange bedfellows. Especially when you consider the way the Huckabee and McCain camps blew Romney out of the race last Super Tuesday in WV.
It was an excellent interview.
How could anyone know where he actually stands on anyhing because he has been on every side of every issue.
Its obvious some are fooled and we must keep reminding them. The good news is his polls number are staying the same and he hasn’t benefited from any of the others who have slipped.
You were impressed?
My mother loves Huckabee but hates Romney. She is not going to understand this at all.
Come to think of it I don’t either.
Spot on tirednvirginia!
You'll need a weathervane to determine which way Romney will stand on any given issue. Mitt will change his policies at any given moment depending on who is listening. Just too fake, plastic and untrustworthy.
The one issue on which he’s been consistent is believing in Gore Bull Warming. Wrong in 2008. Wrong in 2012, even after Climategate!
It’s no longer a matter of stopping Obama but rather - How do we stop Romney?
How quaint! Our 17th place frontrunner interviewing our 12th place frontrunner.
“It wasn`t clear what I stood for”
Wow.. how soon before the dems start running ads with those words if Mittens gets the nomination...
I have said it once, I’ve said it twice, I’ll say it again, I would rather fight with Obama for another 4 years than elect Mitt Romney as POTUS. My personal electoral beatitude requires only a Republican/conservative house and senate so, if the next President isn’t a staunch conservative, I would prefer 4 more years of divided government. No more RINOs.
One Rino To Another,Takes one to Know one,Huckabee and Romney,two Peas in a Pod
So he can find more things to deligitimize the Congress and rule by executive order fiat combined with regulating us to death? He still has one more year to turn up his dictatorship and look how he has started going the Full Monty in the last couple of months. I’m really concerned about outlasting him for the next year, nevermind four more years. We all saw what the last lame duck session did.
I’m sorry, but Romney won’t win it, as much as the media wants it.
I'm bemused at Romney's ability to sell himself as a conservative in contrast to others who have a stronger case.
I understand, last time around, people moved to Romney against the loony McCain. I voted for neither because I voted early when I had other choices.
To my disillusionment it's unclear whether a viable alternative to Romney will emerge. Cain can make the case on his brilliant business career but Romney can make the case he's governed.
I like Newt's ideas, he clearly can get things done in D.C., I just wish they were in a more attractive candidate. I've moved beyond his baggage but I suspect too many won't.
Question: What does Mittens Romney stand for?
Answer: What he stands for depends on where he sits. Otherwise it’s nothing . . . absolutely NOTHING.