Skip to comments.A 25-state midterm swing for Romney; Former governor positioned for ’12
Posted on 08/24/2010 3:16:05 AM PDT by rabscuttle385
WASHINGTON Mitt Romney, having met last weekend in New Hampshire with the staff of his 2008 presidential campaign, is preparing to embark on an aggressive schedule that will take him to more than 25 states in what is seen as a prelude to another possible White House bid.
The two-month itinerary will launch a cycle of politicking for Republican midterm election candidates that will make Romney one of the nations most visible politicians in a year when he is not on the ballot.
(Excerpt) Read more at boston.com ...
Yep... And we haven’t heard a peep from Romney on the mosque issue. (Come to think of it, neither of the clintons have said anything either.)
How much did he spend last time for how many votes?
Mittforbraines is the name Mike Church uses for him. I had to chuckle the first time I heard it.
Love King Dude!
The State-Run-Media is in full RINO-promotion mode. Romney is the guy the Dem’s want, and conservatives cannot support him, period. He is symptomatic of the problem with the Republican Party, and their establishment candidates....”Democrat-lite”, i.e., no clear distinction between the two parties.
"(The GroundZero Mosque) cleared its final hurdle
developers plan to build the $100 million center which will include a mosque.
Since its incipient stages in July 2009, when a Muslim-run real-estate development
company purchased the damaged, vacant building and land where the new center
will be built, the project has sparked controversy and debate.
.... the tattered building that was bought by the Muslim real estate company had
been owned by a subsidiary of Bain Capital, a company Romney founded in 1984.
So its OK if his company can profit off the sale of the land ."
"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."
Leper, backstabber, shape-shifter Mitt ("Believe-my-Myth-or-else") Romney:
"You will embrace this attack on Gov. Palin, her children, and throw Election2008.
Then attack Gov. Jindal, Gov. Palin, and the other GOP governors.
Create, then support, the attacks from our northern lands,
our bought media, and our plants within the Obama team.
I will gain GOP favor by condemning the very same attacks and
ordering them opposed from our lands in the south.
Whichever way the tide runs, we will rise and only I will be left standing. "
Romney is the equivalent of herpes to the conservative movement. No matter how you try to get rid of him he keeps popping up.
LOL, You are now in the lead for quote of the day (in my books anyway) ;^)
Probably a better analogy is metastatic cancer.
Fact: The McCain/Palin ticket was up ++4 to 10 pts. in some polls, days prior to the election.
So rather than helping the GOP, Romney and
TeamROMNEY decided to attack Gov. Palin to throw Election2008.
Late in October, The American Spectator's The Prowler revealed:
"Former Mitt Romney presidential campaign staffers
have been involved in spreading anti-Palin spin to reporters, seeking to diminish her standing after the election.
'Sarah Palin is a lightweight, she won't be the first, not even the third, person people will think of when it comes to 2012,'
says one former Romney aide
'The only serious candidate ready to challenge to lead the Republican Party is Mitt Romney.
"Some former Romney aides were behind the recent leaks to media, including CNN, that Governor Sarah Palin was a 'diva' and was going off message intentionally."
The Palmetto Scoop reported: "One of the first stories to hit the national airwaves was
the claim of a major internal strife between close McCain aides and the folks handling his running mate Sarah Palin."
"Im told by very good sources that this was indeed the case and that a rift had developed, but it was between Palins people and the staffers brought on from the failed presidential campaign of former Gov. Mitt Romney, not McCain aides."
"The sources said nearly 80 percent of Romneys former staff was absorbed by McCain and these individuals were responsible for what amounts to a premeditated, last-minute sabotage of Palin."
aides loyal to Romney inside the McCain campaign, said The Scoop, reportedly saw
that Palin would be a serious contender for the Republican nomination in 2012 or 2016, which made her a threat to another presidential quest by Romney.
Erick Erickson, who organized Operation Leper, said:
"These staffers are now out trying to finish her off .hoping it would ingratiate themselves with Mitt Romney."
"Who's the Palin Leaker from the McCain Campaign?
National Review Online The publication of a Vanity Fair profile of Sarah Palin
appears to have opened old wounds in the McCain campaign.
... the source of the Diva leak was Nicolle Wallaces husband."
Kathleen Parker: "[I]t is increasingly clear that Palin is a problem." "Parker ... says something publicly that many of us have thought privately
but lacked the courage to say out loud - Palin should step down:"
"Parker: Romney raised bar on freedoms"
Kathleen Parker: "If Kennedy's speech was an important landmark in American political history,
Romney's was surpassing. With heartfelt humility and poetic eloquence,
he tracked the nation's struggle with and for freedom."
I can hardly describe how disgusted I’ll be if this guy successfully buys the GOP nomination in ‘12.
I need to save these. Thanks.
Great, another McCain. If the Pubs want to get shellacked again, then nominate Romney.
I’ll write in anyone other than him
“Great, another McCain. If the Pubs want to get shellacked again, then nominate Romney.”
10-4 that!!!! I suspect the democrats will cross over in the primaries, as they did for McCain...
Romney is the New England version of Harold Stassen. Or Don Quixote. It is too bad he has the presidential bug. He has talent that would be useful, and he would likely make a fine Secretary of Commerce, or some other senior bureaucrat. Instead he trots around wasting his personal fortune. Sad. Very sad.
Issenberg. That would be Jewish, right? Hmmmmmmmm!
Romney. Another Bob Dole, except he doesn’t need Viagra. Maybe.
Romney may be the best choice. Can you think of anyone else that may be able to remove the nation from the huge mess the congress made? Both parties are responsible for the enormous mess.
"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.
* While 8 million Americans over age 16 found work between 2002 and 2006, the number of employed Massachusetts residents actually declined by 8,500 during those years.
"Massachusetts was the only state to have failed to post any gain in its pool of employed residents," professors Sum and McLaughlin concluded.
In an April 2003 meeting with the Massachusetts congressional delegation in Washington, Romney failed to endorse President Bush's $726 billion tax-cut proposal."
[Cato Institute annual Fiscal Policy Report Card - America's Governors, 2004.]
Socialized Medicine Romney. Wrong election cycle for ‘ya bud. 2008 was your shot and even with all your money you blew it. Voters didn’t like you.
I agree it is a mess - but I voted for McCain to my shame and am not going that route again. I have decided I will be “Loser” before I “settle” again.
You are absolutely right. He does have some good qualities but his planet-size ego makes him act like a buffoon.
I’m embarrassed to say I don’t know all the goofballs in that photo. Goof One, Kennedy, and Goof Two, Romney... who are the others?
If he is, then we are soooo screwed.
Romney is the equivalent of herpes to the conservative movement. No matter how you try to get rid of him he keeps popping up.Now that's very, very funny. But also very, very sad.
I can hardly describe how disgusted Ill be if this guy successfully buys the GOP nomination in 12.He can't get the nomination. He can screw things up, but he can't get the nomination. More likely is that his presence somehow throws the nomination to the other Top Dweeb, Huckasuck.
You’re right, in that if Huck takes Iowa and Romney, NH, then one of those two could well swoop in for SC and be on his way. But I think either of them could pull it out. Remember, all those blue states get delegates too—and Romney is their kind of Republican.
You’ve got to be kidding me! Romney was for Obamacare before it existed and he supported the bailouts and stimulus. He was completely rolled by the legislature in MA and overwhelmingly appointed Democrats to the MA bench. And there’s not a chance Americans boot the now largely discredited Obama if Mitt Isuzu is the option.
The RNC is already having trouble raising money. Conservative activists hate the party leadership and the leadership disdains them right back. If you're a Democrat, "another McCain" is just what the doctor ordered to tear the opposition apart and prevent the re-emergence of a Conservative coalition.
I believe that 2012 is the last chance for the Republican Party. Nominate another wishy-washy, centrist Progressive-lite liberal, and their reason to exist will evaporate like dew on a hot day.
Romney won an election once, he was the 4th Republican Governor in a row, in a state that usually elects Republicans for Governor.
After his efforts, he was forced to give up his plans for reelection, he left the office with 34% approval, and a Democrat replaced him.
Does that indicate that a promotion to President is called for?
I think I’m gonna be sick.
WARNING: The internet isn't always a nice place of
TRUE CONSERVATIVE values:
|To: Chet 99
Huckabee says what he wants in his own name.
Unlike GOP-traitor Mitt Romney's and his minions' knives fresh with the coppery smell of Gov.Palin's and her childrens' blood on them all done secretly, through junior staff's spouses.
143 posted on Monday, November 17, 2008 5:12:53 PM by Diogenesis
They might had made a good team had not Team Romney stabbed Gov. Palin (and America) in the heart
240 posted on Sunday, January 24, 2010 8:10:37 PM by Diogenesis
How Romney is that?
Romney: "Thank ME for my faithful, blind, devoted, misnamed, RomneyBOT, GOP_Lady.
who keeps attacking good people while working FOR ME, FOR ME, FOR ME, ---for ME,
ignoring my fake endorsements,
my fake troopers,
sporting fake badges, illegal security tactics, bizarre staffers,
hatred of the military, release of unrepentant murderers, receipt of AIG Contributions in 2008 ,
my imposition of gay marriage by usurping the Mass. Constitution,
my infliction of socialized medicine without a vote to impose European "healthcare" (except for me),
my abuse of Seamus violating Massachusetts's animal cruelty laws,
most say were uncalled for
for making me a presidential candidate of distinction in many ways leading to
TIME's 200 comments from readers complaining of animal cruelty
which did unfairly expose me,
like the Globe about my Belmont illegal alien sanctuary,
and that so many in my team were secretly criticizing and attacking Gov. Palin
and the other GOP candidates who otherwise might have won."
How Romney is that?
"I'm not running as the Republican view or a continuation of Republican values.
That's not what brings me to the race.
(Romney Video, accessed 9/19/07)
"We don't intend to turn the Republican Party
over to the traitors in the battle just ended.
We will have no more of those candidates who are pledged
to the same goals as our opposition and who seek our support.
Turning the Party over to the so-called moderates
wouldnt make any sense at all.""
-- President Ronald Reagan
"I'm very clear I think, to the people across the Commonwealth
my "R" didn't stand so much for Republican as it does for reform."
(Romney Video, accessed 9/19/07)
"A political party cannot be all things to all people.
It must represent certain fundamental beliefs
which must not be compromised to political expediency
or simply to swell its numbers."
-- President Ronald Reagan
GOP-Lady caught red handed lying, like her Masters: Romney and Obama:
"Like I said, I dont lie. Right after the NH primary the video of it was on the Romney site
when you first entered (and it was fairly lenghty) and it was CLEARLY LEVITY
(I thought nothing of it when I heard it)....I couldnt find it on ABC News site as well.
Look, if this indeed happened, it would be all over the news, especially ABC."
[40 posted on Saturday, January 12, 2008 12:57:27 AM by GOP_Lady ]
Barney Fwank appears interested...
If things hadn't 'popped up' to begin with; they'd never have GOTTEN herpes!