Skip to comments.John McCain is an Outright Liar! (Time for some Real Straight Talk)
Posted on 01/30/2008 8:49:50 PM PST by PlainOleAmerican
Republicans had better rush to come to grips with the reality that all of our smart options for the 2008 election cycle are already off the table. Unlike past elections, Republicans actually had two very strong conservatives to unite behind in the 2008 primaries, Thompson and Hunter, and they failed to unite behind either of them.
The time to stand up for a true traditional conservative Republican has passed. The chance to do something smart no longer exists. Now we have one last shot and less than one week to do something that is at least half-smart.
John McCain is an Outright Liar
It is no less than Clintonesque to listen to John amnesty McCain call himself the official new leader of the conservative movement in America.
McCain is not being nominated by conservatives. He is being nominated by liberal Independents in open primaries and liberal RINOs in closed primaries. He has very little support among conservatives and he cant win in November as a result.
But more importantly, on the issues facing our nation today, John McCain is no more conservative or Republican than Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama. In fact, after more than three decades in Washington DC, his friends are not Washington conservatives, but Washington liberals like Clinton, Obama, Kennedy, Lieberman, Graham and Martinez.
Bold Faced Lying on the Issues
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ROTFLOL ..... coming from YOU?!?!?!?!
Florida exit polls are very interesting:
Romney won pro-lifers.
Romney won the mainstream religious. (Huckabee won the very religious less than one-fifth of the pool.)
Romney won the Protestants.
Romney tied Huckabee with Evangelicals.
Romney won the pro-GWB voters.
Romney is the primary second choice of Giuliani voters, Thompson voters . and McCain voters.
Romney won the immigration hard-liners.
Romney won the upper-middle class, earning between $100,000 and $200,000 annually.
Romney won the terrorism-oriented voters.
Romney won the self-identified conservatives and the self-identified very conservative.
Romney won the values-oriented voters.
Romney won the white voters.
Romney won the tax-cutting voters.
In short, Mitt Romney won the Republican Partys idea of itself and that, too, is a big deal.
If youre white, Protestant, anti-abortion, go to church on Sundays, think well of the President, want lower taxes, hate terrorists, make a good living, want to do something about immigration, and live in Florida, chances are you voted Romney.
The question before Florida was whether McCain could win a closed Republican race, and now we know he can.
The question now is whether he can win conservatives and, in Florida, he did not.
YOU are out of step, RM.
Mclame will lose to Clinton just as Dole did.
Yes he is and I hope to see Mitt say so REAL soon!
It is done.
Pray to God that in the next four years the stupidity abates...
See #62. You are wrong. If the conservative vote is not split — Mitt can win.
He did well with the base in Florida as you noted, but we need great if not spectacular. In an era where national elections have been decided by a few thousand votes here and there, we cannot afford to have any of the main parts of the base stay home, and they will be, either because of Mitt’s history or, and it is sad to say, his religion when it comes to key areas of the south.
When it comes to the General, for Mitt the challenge would not be beating Obama or Hillary, but winning these key factions of the base.
Mitt’s appeal has blinded everyone to the facts, which is ok, but it left us hung out to dry. I saw it coming all along, the main focus on Romney was not his politics but his demeanor and looks, and oh yeah he’s a conservative also, I mean really, really he is. If not for his money he would have been an also ran a year ago. He bought and paid for just enough face time and advertising to sway "conservatives" and muddy the water, and now we will have to muck through the sewage for four years.
Please remember this lesson, I pray everyone does.
The critique is coming from me. The sleaze and lies tended to flow from Massachusetts and Arkansas.
Anybody paying attention for more than a media sound-bite does NOT need somebody else to tell them who to vote for, but yet the majority seems to hang on waiting in a suspended void to hear who the supposed somebodies endorse. It is just plain ridiculous for McCain supporters to claim he will govern differently than Hillary.... check out what she is doing to her own party.
Conservatism means individual responsibility not the reliance upon another human being for reality checks. No wonder these politicians do what they do, they have all the polling data in as to what they can say to which group.
Romney will have no trouble rallying the key factions of the base to vote against Obama or Hillary as indicated by the exit numbers in Florida. McCain will.
Additionallly, as we won with Reagan, we will win by appealing to conservative dems and conservative indies, not liberals and moderates.
Romney appeals to those kind of conservative Reagan democrat voters.
You are saying everything is different. The old rules don't apply. The Reagan coalition is dead.
Well, I don't believe it. And it doesn't have to be that way if we don't give up.
>>>>>Sorry to hear you are out of step with those of us described below and are supporting McCain. A vote against Romney is a vote for McCain.
People can support and vote for who they want. Just don't run around calling Willard Myth Romney a conservative. Romney is a liberal. I have no dog in this race and I never supported McCain, or Romney, or Huckabee, or Giuliani. My tagline makes that abundantly clear. I was a FredHead and remain loyal to my conservative principles. Also, exit polls are not to be trusted. They're notoriously wrong most of the time.
There are many FReepers unwilling to support any of the remaining GOP wannabes. That includes the founder of Free Republic, Jim Robinson. So, I'm in good company.
Its gonna be a long four years, but no matter who wins the nomination --- McCain, Romney or Huckabee --- conservatives are screwed. If Hillary or Obama wins, America is screwed. I'll be right here fighting all the liberals --- Democrat or Republican, just as I've been doing for the last 8-1/2 years!
There are HUGE differences between Mitt and McCain/Obama/Hillary. You really don't know their platform positions?
You may not think he is perfect. You may not even believe his is conservative, but Mitt is far better than any of those three and he promises to go to the WH with a platform of promoting issues which mirrors most of the issues important to Freepers.
McCain agrees with them (Hillary & Obama) NOT US (and Mitt) on global warming, immigration, amnesty, marriage amendment, embryonic stem cell research, lawyer lobbyists, big government, terrorists' rights, social security for illegals, Gitmo, waterboarding, judges etc.
Fixed it for you.
“I just do not get why you all are all over McCain like swarms of mosquitos at a nudist colony.”
Maybe if you actually knew McCain’s record as compared to Romney’s record, you wouldn’t need to wonder.
You're living in the outer limits of the twilight zone, on the road to Liberalville. You lied about me supporting McCain and than you have the audacity to say, my post makes no sense. LOL This is absurd. You RomneyMites have stretched reality in order to make Willard look as good as possible. Even trashing Reagan in the process. Sorry, that won't fly with this conservative. Your efforts are futile.
We all know McCain is maverick crazy and will make deals with Democrats to advance legislation that isn't consistent with the conservative agenda and Reaganism. Romney's politics are no better. He's taken every position possible, in order to appeal to every GOP contingent through lying and obfuscation.
Romney worked hand in hand with Massachusetts liberals to pass the first statewide health care program in the nation. Now he wants to do the same for America. Nationalized health care is what liberals propose, not conservatives! That one issue disqualifies Romney from any consideration to be the GOP nominee. You want more of the same, I've got it.
Next up --- Romney = ABORTIONIST!
Exactly. Once the primary season, after the candidates drop out one by one, it’ll be time to support the Pubbie nominees. After November there will be four (or eight) long years in which to whine on how the President is a RINO because he didn’t defeat al-Qaeda everywhere simultaneously without imposing a draft and while balancing the budget, put us back on the gold standard, drill for oil under the ACLU parking lot in Santa Barbara, build 1000 nuclear plants, outlaw abortion, and construct a full-length border wall against Mexico. :’D
This is not some game. This is the future of our country we are talking about. The choosing of those next SCOTUS judges being key. I have no doubt that the holier-than-thou purists can look in the mirror and thank themselves when Hill & Bill are sitting in our Oval Office again selecting the next Ginsburg (or McCain with the next O'Connor if he can squeak out a win by some miracle).
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