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The Des Moines Registerís GOP caucus endorsement: Mitt Romney is best to lead
Des Moines Register | Dec 17, 2011 | Register Editorial Board

Posted on 12/17/2011 8:40:50 PM PST by iowamark

Gannett paper, link only

http://caucuses.desmoinesregister.com/2011/12/17/23902/


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KEYWORDS: bobdole; dole; mittromney; romney
The Obama loving Des Moines Register endorses Romney! Surprise, Surprise, surprise!

The Des Moines Register’s GOP caucus endorsement: Mitt Romney is best to lead

Mitt Romney proud to have backing of Dole, whose ’08 support of McCain he derided

1 posted on 12/17/2011 8:40:55 PM PST by iowamark
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To: iowamark

This one thread tells me volumes about why Newt Gingrich is reviled: he has said he will change the way Washington works.

The establishments of both political parties are terrified.


2 posted on 12/17/2011 8:42:59 PM PST by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS U.S.A. PRESIDENT)
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To: iowamark

I can think of no scenario under which I vote for Mitt Romney.


3 posted on 12/17/2011 8:43:37 PM PST by Grunthor (Unrepentant breeder.)
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To: iowamark

Romney best to lead?

WRONG!!!


4 posted on 12/17/2011 8:43:50 PM PST by Kenny
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To: Grunthor

Agreed. If I wanted a slimy used car salesman type, I’d vote for the guy at the local car lot.


5 posted on 12/17/2011 8:47:19 PM PST by svcw (God's Grace - thank you!)
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To: iowamark

It’s a communist paper, of course they would endorse mittens.


6 posted on 12/17/2011 8:55:36 PM PST by anoldafvet
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To: svcw

Note that Mitt Romney and Joe Isuzu have never appeared at the same place and time.


7 posted on 12/17/2011 8:56:03 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: iowamark

Wow, a liberal paper endorses the most liberal candidate in the GOP field. What a surprise!


8 posted on 12/17/2011 8:58:45 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: iowamark

Not worth the paper it’s printed in.

The RedStar & Sickle Republican caucus endorsement is like PETA endorsing steakhouses.


9 posted on 12/17/2011 9:00:16 PM PST by Keith in Iowa (No Mit Sherlock. No Mit, not now, not ever. | FR Class of 1998 |)
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To: SatinDoll

“This one thread tells me volumes about why Newt Gingrich is reviled: he has said he will change the way Washington works”

You are correct. He knows what the founding fathers wanted in our government and I believe he will follow through unlike the RINOs.


10 posted on 12/17/2011 9:05:25 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: Proud2BeRight
Laughing Pictures, Images and Photos
11 posted on 12/17/2011 9:09:51 PM PST by svcw (God's Grace - thank you!)
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To: iowamark
I don't care who says what. My mind is made up. I will not vote for Mitt Romney under any circumstances, in any election, for any reason.

How much more clear can I make this?
12 posted on 12/17/2011 9:10:37 PM PST by Antoninus (Defeat Romney--Defeat Obama.)
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To: iowamark

FUDMR Frickin loans.


13 posted on 12/17/2011 9:14:38 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: iowamark

FUDMR Frickin loans.


14 posted on 12/17/2011 9:14:42 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Vendome

That’s Frickin loons


15 posted on 12/17/2011 9:16:50 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Vendome

That’s Frickin loons


16 posted on 12/17/2011 9:17:21 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: iowamark

The same Des Moines Register that endorsed John McCain in 2008. He lost the Iowa caucus, btw.


17 posted on 12/17/2011 9:21:00 PM PST by no dems (Why do you never see "Obama" bumper stickers on cars going to work in the morning?)
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To: Grunthor

I can think of no scenario under which I vote for Mitt Romney.
______________________________________________________________
You will change your mind. I hear he’s going to ask you to be his VP.

j/k.....lol


18 posted on 12/17/2011 9:23:54 PM PST by no dems (Why do you never see "Obama" bumper stickers on cars going to work in the morning?)
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To: iowamark

Shocking development = NOT!


19 posted on 12/17/2011 9:26:10 PM PST by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC:DONATE MONTHLY! Sarah's New Ping List - tell me if you want on it.)
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To: iowamark

If Romney is “the best to lead,” then who will be his followers?


20 posted on 12/17/2011 9:47:29 PM PST by Graewoulf (( obama"care" violates the 1890 Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND is illegal by the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Graewoulf

Does anyone EVER bring up Romney’s lack of military experience? Not a thing is ever said about this. What — he has 5 or so sons and none of them have served. Has anyone in his family ever served?

Never hear much about it.


21 posted on 12/17/2011 9:54:16 PM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: LibsRJerks

Good point. When the Draft was eliminated, there have been few men in public life who can point to a military career on their resume’.

Perry went to Texas A & M and went on to serve in the military, but who else that is running for POTUS has had military experience? Oops, I forgot the Democrat’s Coward in Chief Obama.


22 posted on 12/17/2011 10:02:55 PM PST by Graewoulf (( obama"care" violates the 1890 Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND is illegal by the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: anoldafvet

Is Gov Nikki Haley a communist also? Everyone who supports Romney is a communist?


23 posted on 12/17/2011 10:05:15 PM PST by Saundra Duffy ( For victory & freedom!!!)
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To: Antoninus

Santorum in 2012


24 posted on 12/17/2011 10:27:21 PM PST by Mr Apple ( Go Santorum Go !)
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To: Mr Apple
hahahahahaha cmon now...you're talking about the other Rick??
25 posted on 12/17/2011 10:48:25 PM PST by JosephMama (Who to choose, who to choose...)
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To: SatinDoll

Obama ran on the same message that he will change the way that Washington works. I was never a believer in Hope and Change and am not starting now either.


26 posted on 12/18/2011 1:00:01 AM PST by byteback
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To: Grunthor
I can think of no scenario under which I vote for Mitt Romney.

Agreed.
NO WAY could I reward with my vote the GOP establishment and its media allies for succeeding in getting that guy nominated. Won't happen.

27 posted on 12/18/2011 1:11:21 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Saundra Duffy
Everyone who supports Romney is a communist?

Was everybody who supported Mao a communist? Romney foisted communist health care on Massachusetts. That baggage is simply too much. Add to that the countless unprincipled flip-flops and you have a stone cold loser. You've been around here a long time. I cannot figure out how you could support the "moderate" (liberal) establishment favorite, Romney.

Are you a Mormon or something?

28 posted on 12/18/2011 1:17:21 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: iowamark

Given that this is a Gannet paper, I’m surprised that they endorsed a Republican - even for the Republican caucuses. It would have been more understandable if they had endorsed Obama; after all, they would not really see any necessity for an election when Obama is already one of the candidates.


29 posted on 12/18/2011 1:22:29 AM PST by John Valentine (Deep in the Heart of Texas)
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To: byteback

Newt allied himself with Ronald Reagan to build the Reagan Coalition, the Religious Right, and the Republican majority (together the Reagan Revolution) which directly led the downfall of the Soviet Union, the Contract with America, government reforms, less government, tax cuts, a balanced budget, and the great, long-standing Reagan economy.

Hardly what I would call the hope/changey Obama message!


30 posted on 12/18/2011 1:39:09 AM PST by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS U.S.A. PRESIDENT)
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To: Grunthor

The fix is in—You will Vote for Mitt if you like it or not—just as you cast your vote for McCain the last time. Who you going to vote for? Obama? I don’t think so. What go 3rd Party and vote for Ron Paul or Trump or even Sarah Palin? No because a vote for them is a vote for the Democrats. You are cooked. Better start working for Mittens—might want to read up on your Book of Mormon.


31 posted on 12/18/2011 3:14:23 AM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: SatinDoll

Yep - way back when, he made some substantial changes without being in The Seat of Power/Influence. They are scared witless that he might sit in the WH and possibly own both Houses of Congress.


32 posted on 12/18/2011 3:43:38 AM PST by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: Lancey Howard

Is Ann Coulter a Mormon?


33 posted on 12/18/2011 6:20:32 AM PST by Saundra Duffy ( For victory & freedom!!!)
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To: John Valentine
"Given that this is a Gannet paper, I’m surprised that they endorsed a Republican - "

Obviously, for the general, they will endorse the socialist/communist as usual.

34 posted on 12/18/2011 6:41:12 AM PST by Designer (Nit-pickin' and chagrinin')
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To: Saundra Duffy
"Is Ann Coulter a Mormon?"

No, Ann Coulter is a moron.

35 posted on 12/18/2011 7:16:22 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (If Newt Gingrich is a Reliable Conservative, Joe Biden is a member of MENSA)
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To: Designer
"Obviously, for the general, they will endorse the socialist/communist as usual."

Well, if it is Slick Willard vs. Zero, they'll have two to choose from.

36 posted on 12/18/2011 7:17:33 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (If Newt Gingrich is a Reliable Conservative, Joe Biden is a member of MENSA)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

“just as you cast your vote for McCain the last time.”

Wanna bet?


37 posted on 12/18/2011 8:14:53 AM PST by Grunthor (Unrepentant breeder.)
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To: Saundra Duffy
Is Ann Coulter a Mormon?

No, Ann Coulter's a moron.

38 posted on 12/18/2011 8:59:12 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: SatinDoll
Your post was

"This one thread tells me volumes about why Newt Gingrich is reviled: he has said he will change the way Washington works."

How is lobbying for Fannie and Freddie changing Washington?

39 posted on 12/19/2011 12:33:14 AM PST by byteback
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To: byteback

Newt Gingrich has NEVER been a lobbyist.


40 posted on 12/19/2011 1:50:13 AM PST by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS U.S.A. PRESIDENT)
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