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Mitt Romney, you’re our only hope
Boston Herald ^ | 7/29/10 | Margery Eagan

Posted on 07/28/2010 9:55:03 PM PDT by pissant

So Mitt Romney - the venture capitalist guru who never sweats - leads all Republicans in a new Zogby poll that has him within striking distance of Obama, 45-43.

Can anyone be surprised? The economy’s a mess. We’re basket cases over keeping jobs and homes. Obama’s reduced to courting Whoopi and Barbara Walters today on “The View,” hoping a cozy chat will reassure the wives of independents and/or Tea Party sympathizers who’ve abandoned the president in droves.

Close your eyes. Envision, for a second, the best known GOP contenders: Sarah Palin, Mike Huckabee, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul. On the Ward Cleaver Reassurance Scale, none comes anywhere close to impeccable and unflappable Mitt with his crisp Power Point efficiency, his broad shoulders, his Vanilla Cokes, his beatific wife, and all those strapping sons with Talbots wives and Pottery Barn kids.

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This is almost funny.
1 posted on 07/28/2010 9:55:05 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

I needed a laugh.


2 posted on 07/28/2010 9:56:14 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: pissant

This is madness.....!!!

Mad-cow disease?

Mitt is no Obi-Wan....

Mitt is the wrong man for the wrong time in the wrong place

and many FR secretly wishes he is the man come Jan 20th 2013!!


3 posted on 07/28/2010 9:58:04 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: pissant

Oh PLEASE.


4 posted on 07/28/2010 9:58:42 PM PDT by patriot preacher (To be a good American Citizen and a Christian IS NOT a contradiction. (www.mygration.blogspot.com))
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To: tet68

Thanks Boston Herald!

You’re always looking out for the Conservatives.

:rolleyes:


5 posted on 07/28/2010 9:58:52 PM PDT by adm5 (AMERICA HAS ONLY GOD AND THE SECOND AMENDMENT LEFT TO SAVE THE REPUBLIC. by: LibLieSlayer 3/18/10)
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To: pissant
Zogby poll that has him within striking distance of Obama, 45-43.

They are not going to let anybody in 'striking distance' on 0bama.

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6 posted on 07/28/2010 9:59:23 PM PDT by Cyber Ninja (Live and let live; is not working...)
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To: pissant

Never listen to people who want to see you fail.


7 posted on 07/28/2010 10:00:16 PM PDT by eclecticEel (Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: 7/4/1776 - 3/21/2010)
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To: pissant

Is hope the word they really wanted to use? Someone has give hope a bad name lately.


8 posted on 07/28/2010 10:01:08 PM PDT by ThomasThomas (Isn't enough always enough?)
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To: pissant
Wonderful
Replace a snake with a chameleon
9 posted on 07/28/2010 10:02:10 PM PDT by csense
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To: pissant

Well I broke my toe last night and now my stomach hurts.

I’m done laughing and this a poor joke.

Romney is not our vehicle nor a leader. Were he you might find him on TV spouting his ideas but he is an opportunist and a vacuous gas bag.

He spent his entire campaign being jovial, gregarious and wanting to liked with his “Me too” and “I agree” schtick.

Blech!

One speech that made you stand up and go “Yeah! Now there is some fire and that’s what I want!”

To bad it was a concession speech.

You deserve to lose.... Loser.


10 posted on 07/28/2010 10:02:20 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: pissant

All joking aside, Romney is the early favorite for the nomination. That says loads about the GOP right there, but then so did McCain’s nomination.


11 posted on 07/28/2010 10:03:26 PM PDT by DangerZone
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To: OnTheDress

Those stats sound about right. He spent most of his time glad handing, being respectful and in general, in agreement with almost no daylight between him and anyone else.

No backbone and narrow minded enough to see through a keyhole at 100 yards.

He should focus on becoming a spokesman for a hair gel company.


12 posted on 07/28/2010 10:05:04 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: Allegra; American Constitutionalist; campaignPete R-CT; CanadianMusherinMI; Clemenza; Diogenesis; ..

*Slick Willard Laugh Riot Alert*


13 posted on 07/28/2010 10:06:15 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: DangerZone

Was Paul Ryan on the list?


14 posted on 07/28/2010 10:06:30 PM PDT by MarkeyD (Obama is a victim of Affirmative Action)
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To: pissant

If this is who the GOP nominates, then there is no hope.


15 posted on 07/28/2010 10:06:52 PM PDT by chris37
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To: pissant

He is the only for liberals in 2012...


16 posted on 07/28/2010 10:08:05 PM PDT by Ol' Sparky (Liberal Republicans are the greater of two evils)
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To: csense
Replace a snake with a chameleon

Well we tried running a dinosaur against the snake last time. The choices now seem to be another dinosaur, a chameleon, a dodo bird, a milquetoast and a snake oil salesman.

17 posted on 07/28/2010 10:09:08 PM PDT by byteback
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To: byteback

dodo bird. ROFL


18 posted on 07/28/2010 10:10:23 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

Insane. Simply nsane.

Gee, how is that RomneyCare helping their economy?

Thats the thing with RINO’s, they can pretend to be “fiscal conservatives” but they will do things like RomneyCare and amnesty for illegals that wreck the economy.


19 posted on 07/28/2010 10:11:51 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: pissant
The economy’s a mess.

Hussein's fault? (FINALLY?)

20 posted on 07/28/2010 10:12:41 PM PDT by Libloather (Tea totaler, PROUD birther, mobster, pro-lifer, anti-warmer, enemy of the state, extremist....)
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To: pissant
..."unflappable Mitt with his crisp Power Point efficiency, his broad shoulders, his Vanilla Cokes, his beatific wife, and all those strapping sons with Talbots wives and Pottery Barn kids."

OK, I pictured it...

Then I had a sudden urge to smoke dope, tie-dye my t-shirts and grow a ponytail, so I stopped.

Mitt?

Can I get a HE** NO!! here?

21 posted on 07/28/2010 10:12:56 PM PDT by Ronin
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To: pissant
none comes anywhere close to impeccable and unflappable Mitt with his crisp Power Point efficiency, his broad shoulders, his Vanilla Cokes, his beatific wife, and all those strapping sons with Talbots wives and Pottery Barn kids.

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OH GAWD! GAG! What more could be said?
22 posted on 07/28/2010 10:25:43 PM PDT by lewislynn (What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in common? Disinformation)
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To: pissant

If Mittens is our only hope, I might as well buy a case of Everclear and end it all by drinking it all down in one sitting.

OF course the primary reason that these people publish such tripe is because they WANT us conservative and libertarian types to despair.


23 posted on 07/28/2010 10:31:23 PM PDT by LegendHasIt
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To: pissant

Wheres the barf warning???? The mormon freepers will be here any minute to bump and ping it.


24 posted on 07/28/2010 10:31:38 PM PDT by blasater1960 ( Dt 30, Ps 111, The Torah is perfect, attainable, now and forever)
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To: pissant

Are there any sane people in Massachusetts?


25 posted on 07/28/2010 10:35:14 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, A Matter Of Fact, Not A Matter Of Opinion)
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To: pissant

i wouldn’t vote for that piece of shit if you put a gun to my head!!


26 posted on 07/28/2010 10:35:22 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: chris37

If this is who the GOP nominates, then there is no hope.

**********

Not for the GOP anyway.


27 posted on 07/28/2010 10:43:04 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Green shoots? Those aren't green shoots! Those are mold spots!)
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To: pissant

[1] She has received two nominations for GLAAD Media Awards in the category of Outstanding Newspaper Columnist.[2][3]


28 posted on 07/28/2010 10:43:58 PM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: lewislynn

OH GAWD! GAG! What more could be said?

***************

More leg tingling homoeroticism from the media. Do they NEVER get any?


29 posted on 07/28/2010 10:46:52 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Green shoots? Those aren't green shoots! Those are mold spots!)
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To: pissant
Does Mitt Romney ever go berserk?

Yes.


Mitt certifies self (2006-04-12, Faneuil Hall, Boston)

30 posted on 07/28/2010 10:48:35 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Vendome

He should focus on becoming a spokesman for a hair gel company.

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Well, he cannot go tout viagra, as another losing GOP candidate has that gig locked up already, assuming he is still alive. Also, if Romney took viagra he would turn into a statue.


31 posted on 07/28/2010 10:49:43 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Green shoots? Those aren't green shoots! Those are mold spots!)
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To: pissant

When Palin made her first appearance as McCain’s running mate, Eagan and her wussy radio partner cut to it live, but their mikes were still on. The audience was treated to hearing these two champions of the little guy and meaningful political discussion (they were forever whining about the lack of content in political discourse) mocking the way Palin’s children were dressed, which ended Eagan’s feminist BS forever. I stopped listening to their show that day.


32 posted on 07/28/2010 11:05:56 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Barack Obama, the Coleman Francis of presidents.)
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To: pissant

The funny thing is that many of the things conservatives hate about Romney’s policies have already been enacted by Obama. So a Romney presidency can seemingly be no worse than what we have now.

And AFAIK, Mormons like guns, individual freedoms and want to protect the rights of the state of Utah. So we might get some libertarian leaning anti-statist, anti-federalist pro 2A and state’s rights appointments onto the USSC... slightly better than Obama.


33 posted on 07/28/2010 11:43:27 PM PDT by monkeyshine
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To: Psalm 144

after 4 hours. LOL


34 posted on 07/28/2010 11:48:35 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: pissant

35 posted on 07/28/2010 11:55:35 PM PDT by monkapotamus
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To: Vendome

36 posted on 07/28/2010 11:57:46 PM PDT by monkapotamus
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To: Halgr; All

This will thrill the anti-palin crowd.


37 posted on 07/29/2010 12:03:53 AM PDT by Halgr (Once a Marine, always a Marine - Semper Fi)
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To: pissant; adm5

Like it or not, it’s reality. To run for president you need name recognition, funding, and a national organization. Romney has each.

Palin has name recognition, and MAY or may not, be building an organization. Funding so far isn’t there. I think Palin and Romney will eventually make a deal.

The also-rans don’t even factor in as much as Ron Paul would like it to be otherwise.

As things stand now Romney is the only game in town.

>>> Thanks Boston Herald! You’re always looking out for the Conservatives

The Boston Globe is the city’s democrat paper. The Boston Herald is the home of opinion like Howie Carr. FR likes the Herald usually since it is hostile to the Kennedys, Kerry, and Obama. But if it’s speaking favorably to Romney, by all means throw it under the bus too. Right ?


38 posted on 07/29/2010 1:03:42 AM PDT by tlb
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To: pissant

nope... NOT a northeastern anything. He’s a RINO. Romneycare is like obamacare. He believes that government just needs to be run by better people instead of getting the heck out of the way and trusting the American people.


39 posted on 07/29/2010 1:32:57 AM PDT by erman
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To: DangerZone

Nominating Mitt Romney will kill the GOP, as it is not serious about actually standing up for its ideals. The LAST thing PUBs need is ANOTHER RINO to wage a half-hearted, losing campaign.


40 posted on 07/29/2010 3:57:33 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: NTHockey
RomneyCARE neutralizes ObamaCARE.
Romney support of illegals neutralizes Obama's.
Romney's parents of Mexican birth neutralize the Obama absent birth certificate issue.
Romney's destruction of Massachusetts neutralizes Obama's destruction of America.
Romney's destruction of the Mass. Constitution to impose gay marriage neutralizes Obama's destruction of the US Constitution.

And by making the carpetbagging backstabber the candidate,
given that Team Romney attacked Gov Palin during Election 2008 to throw the election to Obama,
most Americans would agree that the GOP would not deserve to win, anyway.


Romney praises Obama again
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney praised President Obama
at a GOP fundraising dinner Wednesday ..
"I also think it's important for us to nod to the president when he's right," Romney said....
Romney, who spoke at a dinner for the National Republican Senatorial Committee,
said he's pleased with the president's plans to "finish the job" in Iraq and Afghanistan
-- lines that drew applause from the partisan audience. He also applauded the president
for standing up to the auto industry.
"I hope he continues to be tough ....The former businessman even offered faint praise for
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, saying that after a series of initial missteps,
"I think he's finally getting close to the right answer."



41 posted on 07/29/2010 4:00:12 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Article IV - Section 4 - The United States shall protect each of them against Invasion)
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To: tlb
The Boston Herald is the home of opinion like Howie Carr.”


“The Massachusetts Republican Party died last Tuesday.
The cause of death: failed leadership.

The party is survived by a few leftover legislators
and a handful of county officials and grassroots activists
who have been ignored for years.
Services will be public and a mass exodus of taxpayers will follow.
In lieu of flowers, send messages to Republican voters
warning them about a certain presidential candidate named Romney.”
- Boston Herald, 11/12/2006


"In 2006, while Romney was chairman of the National Republican
Governors Association - a group dedicated to electing more
Republican governors - his own hand-picked Republican successor
as governor lost badly to the Democrat, despite the fact that Republicans
have held the governorship in Massachusetts since 1990. Romney largely
ignored the Massachusetts elections and spent most of the time
during the campaign out of state building his presidential campaign.
He came back and publicly campaigned for the Republican candidate
the day before the general election!
“Locally, this is a rebuke to Mitt Romney and checking out within six months
after being elected and having accomplished almost nothing,”

[Jim] Rappaport [former chairman of the state Republican Party]."
- Boston Globe, 11/8/2006


"Governor Mitt Romney, who touts his conservative credentials to out-of-state Republicans,
has passed over GOP lawyers for three-quarters of the 36 judicial vacancies he has faced
,
instead tapping registered Democrats or independents -- including two gay lawyers who
have supported expanded same-sex rights, a Globe review of the nominations has found.
Of the 36 people Romney named to be judges or clerk magistrates, 23 are either registered Democrats
or unenrolled voters who have made multiple contributions to Democratic politicians
or who voted in Democratic primaries, state and local records show.
In all, he has nominated nine registered Republicans, 13 unenrolled voters,
and 14 registered Democrats."
- Boston Globe 7/25/2005


Romney Rewards one of the State's Leading Anti-Marriage Attorneys by Making him a Judge
Romney told the U.S. Senate on June 22, 2004, that the "real threat to the States is not the
constitutional amendment process, in which the states participate,
but activist judges who disregard the law and redefine marriage . . ."
Romney sounds tough but yet he had no qualms advancing the legal career of one
of the leading anti-marriage attorneys.
He nominated Stephen Abany to a District Court.
Abany has been a key player in the Massachusetts Lesbian and Gay Bar Association which,
in its own words, is "dedicated to ensuring that the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision
on marriage equality is upheld, and that any anti-gay amendment or legislation is defeated."
- U.S. Senate testimony by Gov. Mitt Romney, 6/22/2004 P>


"Romney announces he won't fill judicial vacancies before term ends
Despite his rhetoric about judicial activism, Romney announced that
he won't fill all the remaining vacancies during his term - but instead
leave them for his liberal Democrat successor!

Governor Mitt Romney pledged yesterday not to make a flurry of lame-duck
judicial appointments in the final days of his administration . . . David Yas,
editor of Lawyers Weekly, said Romney is "bucking tradition" by resisting the urge to
fill all remaining judgeships. "It is a tradition for governors to use that power to appoint judges
aggressively in the waning moments of their administration," Yas said.
He added that Romney has been criticized for failing to make judicial appointments.
"The legal community has consistently criticized him for not filling open seats quickly enough
and being a little too painstaking in the process and being dismissive of the input of the
Judicial Nominating Commission," Yas said.
- Boston Globe 11/2/2006


42 posted on 07/29/2010 4:03:27 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Article IV - Section 4 - The United States shall protect each of them against Invasion)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

If mitt is our only hope... we as a Nation are ****ed!

LLS


43 posted on 07/29/2010 4:28:12 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: pissant
zogby was on hannity the day before the special election and he and rasmussen claimed coakley would thrash Brown. zogby is English for islamic terrorist... at least his brother is one.

LLS

44 posted on 07/29/2010 4:30:43 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: monkeyshine
I have NOTHING against Mormons but I despise liberals to the center of my soul and mitt is a putrid liar liberal.

LLS

45 posted on 07/29/2010 4:33:48 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: tlb
If romney is the only game... I will not play. Forewarned is forearmed.

LLS

46 posted on 07/29/2010 4:35:03 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: tet68

47 posted on 07/29/2010 4:39:45 AM PDT by dubie (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.)
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To: DangerZone
All joking aside, Romney is the early favorite for the nomination

At this point, four years ago, we were "guaranteed" a Guiliani/Clinton matchup.

I think it's safe to say that all of this talk is premature before the primary campaigns even start. Can we get through the 2010 mid-term elections first, before we start premature speculation on hypothetical "front-runners" and "matchups"?

48 posted on 07/29/2010 4:41:19 AM PDT by kevkrom (De-fund Obamacare in 2011, repeal in 2013!)
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To: eclecticEel
Never listen to people who want to see you fail.

_____________________________________

Or quit.

49 posted on 07/29/2010 4:43:40 AM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: pissant

Marge, sweetie, you’re writing for the Boston Herald, not Tiger Beat.


50 posted on 07/29/2010 4:44:12 AM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: Real and Spectacular.)
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