Skip to comments.Poll: Romney’s favorables now below 50% among Republicans?
Posted on 11/23/2009 4:34:15 PM PST by Lou Budvis
Big caveat right off the bat: PPP is the same polling firm that predicted a Hoffman landslide in NY-23. But (a) they had Mitts favorables comparable with Huckabees earlier in the year, so its not like their datas historically been screwy, and (b) this isnt just a one-month snapshot but a trend dating back to July.
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I’m just saying he is by far the candidate of choice for the membership of CPAC.
>> Big caveat right off the bat: PPP is the same polling firm that predicted a Hoffman landslide in NY-23. <<
Oh, come on. Be fair to PPP. It was five points, and it was before Scuzzyfava withdrew and threw her support to Owens.
we have got to do better
So Mitt’s “counting on the fact that New Hampshire will keep him alive in the early running and the anyone but Huck/Palin vote will put him over the top.”
I don’t think any conservatives, even those who aren’t for Palin or Huckabee, will ever consider voting for that liberal Romney. My guess is he’ll be canvasing all the hard core RINOs, DIABLOs, and dems in the open primary states.
My short list only has one person on it. And it’s not Romney or Huckabee. Though I do appreciate Huckabee sticking up for Sarah.
Washington Insider David Keene Disses Governor Palin, Claims to Speak for Grassroots
Keenes ACU also puts on the annual CPAC conference in Washington.
.In the last three years CPAC has devolved into nothing more than
an annual love fest for the most established of establishment
Republicans, Mitt Romney. It should come as no surprise that David
Keene supported Mitt Romney in 2008.
ACU President David Keene Endorses Romney
Long courted by Romney, Keene agreed to formalize his endorsement of
the former governor during a face to face meeting in Florida on
Tuesday, according to knowledgeable sources.
David A. Keene (born May 20, 1945) is the current chairman of the American
Conservative Union, a position which he has held since 1984. Additionally, he is the
managing associate at the Carmen Group Lobbying, a lobbying firm based in
Washington, D.C. In December 2007, Keene endorsed Mitt Romney's presidential campaign.
And The Most Irresponsible Journalist Award Goes to The Politicos Jonathan Martin!
So tell me, how do you write a news story about an organization paying for a speaker when you dont even know if the organization is paying for the speaker?
Ask journalist Jonathan Martin. He knows all about it.
You see, Jonny wrote a piss poor story the other day about how the Iowa Family Policy Center will be paying a large speaker fee if Sarah Palin comes to Iowa to keynote the IFPCs fall funderaiser.
The only problem is that Jonny has no sources confirming that any exorbitant fee is being charged or paid.
Jonny also got some inside info from David Kochel, who was a top aide to former (and future) presidential candidate, Mitt Romney.
Hey Dave, didnt I just read a story about how Mitt Romney tried to buy off the Iowa Christian Alliance?
I heard you helped facilitate that little scheme. And somehow you are shocked at the thought of a well-known political figure (who very likely isnt running for president) getting paid a speakers fee for (gasp) a public speaking appearance? ..
and then weve got Tim Albrecht quoted. He was the Iowa spokesman for Romneys 2008 caucus campaign.
And it always seemed like, whenever the Romney people had rumors they wanted to start about other candidates,
Jonny was their go-to guy to get those rumors in writing in front of a national audience.
If Romney is the nominee he will lose. Most conservatives will not vote for another RINO, no matter what. I know I won’t. I will write in Palin or some other conservative candidate if it comes to Romney or Huckabee or some other puke a**ed RINO.
Good, the sooner we can dispense with Myth Romneycare, the better.
Meanwhile, Romney is at 0% in my household. And, that ain't changin'.
But if a politician doesn't have a secure base it's hard to make a winning run at the nomination after losing it.
Politicians have a sell-by date. And if you don't actually hold office now and didn't hold one for very long, that date approaches quicker.
McCain was able to come back 8 years after losing the nomination and Nixon was able to win the presidency 8 years after losing it, but neither of those examples is encouraging.
He won the last vote in March with 20% of the vote, but he never seems to get much above 20%, not very good if you want to win elections. I don’t see where he has much hope at all thank goodness.
Economically, Romney TANKED Massachusetts.
Mitt Romney got a "C" rating from CATO.
And that was BEFORE Romney's failure re: Socialized medicine. He would get an F now.< br>
"As U.S. real output grew 13 percent between 2002 and 2006, Massachusetts trailed at 9 percent.
* Manufacturing employment fell 7 percent nationwide those years, but sank 14 percent under Romney, placing Massachusetts 48th among the states.
* Between fall 2003 and autumn 2006, U.S. job growth averaged 5.4 percent, nearly three times Massachusetts' anemic 1.9 percent pace."
Huckabee actually praised Landrieu as a good politician, bribing for her vote the other night. “That’s how politics works”, he said. Not for long, Huckleberry.
Liberals in Massachusetts may miss him but the conservatives in that state and those around it are still suffering under his gay marriage legacy and the Romneycare misery index grows by the day in Massachusetts.
In my opinion, Nixon was a GREAT President; one of the brightest and most accomplished. It was dramatically sad how he brought himself down. But I will always have respect for him for the positive he did in office.
Romney will NEVER be a Republican Nominee. We live in a predominantly Christian Nation. Always has been; always will be. As soon as all the mormon facts really come out, his political career will be toast (again), but at a stage of finality. No rebound after that.
Thank you for bringing the focus back to reality.
You think the GOP should reward Romney for throwing the election to Obama?
Romney did not "throw the election to Obama." He is not that powerful.
It was McCain's to lose, and he did.
Mitt took over when the state was already losing jobs every month and had a large deficit. I can't say he solved those problems, but things were better during his term than they were when he came in and a lot better than they are now.
Massachusetts is one of those states like California that are locked into a high tax, high rent pattern. There are limits to what any governor can do to create jobs in one term, especially when the legislature is dominated by Democrats. But Mitt wasn't the worst and I wish he'd run for reelection (as do a lot of people in the state, considering who we got instead).
My point isn't that Romney's perfect or that he ought to be president. I don't think so. But he isn't as awful as people make him out to be.
That high eh ???
Mitt and his best pal, Barry, are neck and neck...