Skip to comments.CPAC embraces the new Mitt Romney (HUGE BARF ALERT)
Posted on 02/19/2010 7:46:41 AM PST by rabscuttle385
When Mitt Romney, candidate for president, came to the Conservative Political Action Conference in 2007, he was a fresh-faced over-eager student of Republican politics: He won cheers for a newfound social conservatism, and won a straw poll amid charges hed packed the hall.
Romney ended his candidacy in an emotional speech to CPAC the next year, and in 2009 he used the forum to open a critique of President Barack Obama that he spent the next year refining. The new Romney, received Thursday as the favorite son at the gathering of conservative activists, is a more constant, seasoned, and comfortable figure, one whose applause lines match up more closely with his record, and whose protégé Senator Scott Brown is his partys hottest star.
His fundamental weakness in 2008 was his seeming discomfort in his public skin. Hes more at ease now, though part of his past his role in reforming health care in Massachusetts while he was governor could still raise questions about his real political identity. But his aides believe hes successfully cast himself as a mature political figure, and the adult among potential Republican challengers to Obama in 2012.
In 2008, people had this perception of Mitt Romney as this kid sitting in the front of the classroom with his hand up, said Gary Marx, a conservative adviser to Romneys 08 campaign. Now hes taking a low key approach picking and choosing his spots to make his voice heard, and its worked very well for him. I think youve seen the full embrace of the conservative movement from Governor Romney.
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More Bullshit from Politico!
CPAC embraces the new Mitt Romney
He's the best candidate that the liberals can supply for us... LOL ...
A RINO can’t hope & change his spots.................
CPAC/ACU is run by corrupt David Keene.
Exclusive: Conservative group offers support for $2M
Palin-bashing CPAC/ACU Chair donated $2,000 to Arlen Specter, endorsed Romney
Palin rebuffs CPAC, Keene
It’s so nice how Politico is looking out for our best interests
I love when liberal media ‘helps’ us this way.
Look how well it worked with them picking McLame for us!!
Sorry Politico....As Joe Wilson would say: ‘YOU LIE”
tell you the truth I was disappointed that Cheney spoke seeing as he thinks our military has changed and now we should accept perverts openly in the military.
I heard the rep from IN this morning and it was refreshing to hear him say that we need to get back to traditional social issues.
It amazes me how the GOP are to afraid of mentioning abortion and homosexuals when the majority do not accept their agenda
The GOP’s “Dr. Who.”
I wouldn’t vote for Romney for dog catcher.............he is boring and a loser............
Paul Ryan For President!
Cheney was ALWAYS a member of the OLD GOP Country Club HELL HE WAS FORD’S COS...ya don’t get any more Country Club then that. Cheney has a FAG daughter for G*D’s sake...kinda makes ya wonder what happened in the Cheney Household to cause THAT!
That image reminds me of the dead armadillos I used to see along Texas highways.
I’m all for traditional values....but I also want someone with BUSINESS experience...we need JOBS!
NO MORE RETREADS!
He is organized and has deep pockets. The establishment wants a safe established pick.
He will likely win the nomination, unfortunately.
Palin is the only candidate that can beat him.
I don’t care about “boring”. I care about his conservatism or lack thereof..............
Romney is the next biggest fraud to Obama. I would never vote for him. Why do dip sh_t republicans have such suicidal ways with selecting their leadership.
Take it from a Massachusetts resident: Mitt Romney is a Socialist in RINO cloth. He DESTROYED first-class health care in Massachusetts with his buddy Ted Kennedy’s Health Insurance Tax, a full-on socialist program that has ruined the quality and cost of health care in this state.
He also allowed GAY MARRIAGE and did not defer TO THE PEOPLE of Massachusetts because we would have struck that crap down.
traditional families have been the back bone of this country and the left have been attacking them for years now.
I don’t want Bush Jr. I want someone with genuine conservative vision and constitutional values! I know Sarah is apparently inexperienced(by state-run media standards) But she is the only one with a true conservative vision like Reagan. I like guys like Hunter and Tancredo, but they have no traction. We desperately need a gamechanger, now. Not just some retooled Bob Dole, George Bush, John McCain. Right Now Palin is the only one in my sights. Go SarahPac!
It’s real simple for me:
Mitt gets the nom I skip the Pres. vote again.
Listening to a great line-up on C-SPAN 2 right now...just heard a great speech from Steve King, now hearing from U.S. Senate candidate Michael Williams from Texas, and CPAC has Mike Pence and Michelle Bachmann scheduled next. Tune in...
yea the military changed so much in two years that we now should have queers serving openly.
hsi daughter has told him the usual crap like we want to just be together and love each other and be left alone.
Now he and the other good ole boys need to go and bring in the younger fresher faces .
wants homosexuals and then talks at CPAC, he should have been banned as like anyone who is for the homosexual agenda or abortion agenda
And we all thank you for President Obama’s 2nd term. Get real.
“Ryan is a graduate of Joseph A. Craig High School in Janesville and earned a degree in economics and political science from Miami University in Ohio where he was a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. He has worked in the private sector as an economic analyst and previously served as president of his own consulting firm.”
I’d say he has more business experience than most politicians in Washington. He has my full support.
The last time I heard that kind of logic, we got stuck with a liberal(GWB) who so poisoned the electorate that we ended up with Obama. Why don't you get real and understand that many of us are just as done with RINOs as we are with liberals. I won't vote for Romney, just like I won't vote for any other unctuous liberal.
( There, fixed it. )
Once again, the media is trying to tell us who to elect! No way in hell Romneycare should get the vote of any decent, honest, and hard working American.
AND B S
Go AWAY Mitt!
We had a real CPAC — the Tea Party Convention in Tenn. But, so many FReepers had to trash that because EEEEEvil money was involved.
Why exactly do you think the country is swinging back to the right?
It would not have were that Ahole mclame elected.
Get over the party over principle ideology, its for losers like your pal mclame.
Why, oh why, do we keep getting Conservatism mixed up with Republicanism?
They are NOT the same thing!
Mitt Romney is NOT a Conservative. John McCain is NOT a Conservative. The majority of the Republicans are NOT Conservative.
In fact, very few Republicans ARE Conservative. They are mostly Liberal-Lite.
CPAC and the Tea Party are probably run by Republicans who are capitalizing on the term 'Conservative'. Who ARE the leaders of the Tea Party, anyway?
When are people going to see that Conservatives and Republicans are not the same thing??
Mitt crowning himself Mr. Conservative.
I like that phrase! Good picture, too!
RESULTS Feb. 2010 Early Freerepublic.com straw vote FOR GOP PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION
Governor Palin was the overwhelming choice of freepers who voted!
Palin - 102 votes - THE WINNER
None Of The Above - 12 votes
Barbour - 10 votes
Hunter - 8 votes
Demint - 7 votes
Pence - 3 votes
Ryan - 3 votes
Jindal - 2 votes
Jeb Bush - 2 votes
Liz Cheney - 2 votes
Mitch Daniels - 2 votes
Newt Gingrich - 2 votes
Thune, Gary Johnson, Joe Wilson, Scott Brown and rick Perry all got a vote.
No Votes for Mitt RomneyCARE or Huckabee .... 0 votes (none, zed, nada, doughnut, oh-no)
I do not like Mclame.
Then who? (it must be someone with a real chance of winning)
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