Skip to comments.Who will run against Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election?
Posted on 11/04/2010 2:34:16 PM PDT by LibFreeUSA
Sarah Palin and Mike Huckabee are among possible Republican nominations but who else could oppose the president? more...
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These are the 2008 Obama states that need to flip to Republicans in 2012 in order to get to over 270. All the while keeping the states that McCain/Plain won in 2008:
Here are the states (with electoral votes) and Election percentages Obama/McCain from 2008:
- FL (27) 51/48
- OH (20) 52/47
- NC (15) 50/49
- VA (13) 53/47
- IN (11) 50/49
- MN (10) 54/44
- IA (7) 54/45
While keeping same McCain/Palin 2008 states and Democrats can still keep:
- ENTIRE New England, and DC
Were it not for the age requirement, I would run just to visibly oppose him.
But I guess I can live with someone else running, since they have a better chance than I ever would.
I’m not a huge Palin fan, but the fact that it would infuriate the libs makes me consider the possibility.
the question is which Democrat will challenge Obama in the primaries.
NV and CO are more likely than MN. Hopefully, since we have a foothold in PA now, that state will flip as well.
Oh, yeah. Like we’re going to ask the Communist Guardian who we should run for President?
I agree. Let them consult with the Democrats who to run against that loser in the primaries. I’m sure they can find a few good Communists willing to do the job.
Anyone can apply, but Palin can win.
I don’t think hussein will be on the ticket in 2012.
the question is which Democrat will challenge Obama in the primaries.
No question in my mind.
Hillary Rotten Clinton.
End of story.
I think Obozo really wanted the GOP to win the Senate and the House. Why? because it will now make him look bad to rule by executive fiat. AFTER ALL, dems still run the Senate.
If we are smart, we will run a candidate that can appeal to a cross section of voters.
We can win this with the right candidate.
No, to Pawlenty, and a definite yes to Pence, Rubio and Christie. My Dream candidate is Allen West. He tells it like it is and he is a man.
“If we are smart, we will run a candidate that can appeal to a cross section of voters. We can win this with the right candidate.”
I am surprised no one brought up the name of Former Speaker Newt Gingrich for President.
Newt is the one guy who will absolutely destroy Obama in debates and he does not need a TOTUS for everything.
I’ve heard Russ Feingold and Howard Dean are exploring a primary challenge because the nutroots far left are disappointed that Obama has not done enough
I really do not believe that we can be sure who will be President prior to the 2012 Elections. Start reading Ulsterman and the White-House-Insider. Obama is a very sick puppy being treated for deep depression (probably Paranoia Depression).
Are you high?
I could see the Grinch running. Sure.
As Hillary’s VP.
As long as we’re making with the funnies....
How about Joe Biden.
Sure. He could kick Bammie’s skinny azz and become a real man!
Sure. He could win it all in 2012.
That will never happen. Time to get real.
I'll say it again, with Hillary, we'll be up against the memory of "Clinton's economy" and the "peace and prosperity" of the Clinton years. We better be ready with answers, or she could ride the coattails of "Clinton's economy" into the White House.
What about Governor John Kasich of Ohio? We cannot win the White House without Ohio.
The danger here is that Clinton will run against Obama or become the nominee after Obama announces he will not seek a second term.
Clinton could run as a moderate (believe it or not)....not as liberal as Obama and not as conservative as Palin.
Clinton could promise to bring back the great economy of her husband.
And the triangulation would begin again.
He is a good man as is Romney and Huckabee but he would not win. Sorry...he just wont’. We need NEW FACES. NEW BLOOD. NEW IDEAS.
nice but ... don’t think so.
Ooops. Meant to post you to post 30.
Rubio is great,,,but I think he is for the next cycle. Pence/Rubio,Pence/West,Pence/Bachman.
Romney is a draft dodging RINO who will repulse conservatives. Boehner won’t have that problem. He is, largely, a new face. Most Americans are just now learning who he is. Boehner is seriously representative of everything that Conservatism proclaims to be. He grew up poor and worked numerous “sh*t jobs” pulling himself up by the boot straps. he enlisted in the Navy during Vietnam and was honorably discharged (though for medical reasons). he put himself through college. he started his own business and now he’s the speaker of the house. If you can’t get behind this guy, you won’t follow anyone. Romeny ran to france during Vietnam and received 7 deferments. how is he any better than any liberal that ran to Canada? he was born with a silver spoon and any success he has ever known can be attributed to that. I will not vote for him and I will actively work to undermine him if tries to run as a republican again, I promise you. Huckabee already triend and failed. why go down that road again? Palin? you think she’s better than Boehner? give me a break. She’s no more conservative and much less electable in a general election. It will be Christine O’donnell all over again and i can’t deal with any more of that. Unless someone can demonstrate that Boehner isn’t a conservative, I’m keeping his name out there.
When are the electoral college votes reapportioned?
we’ve been though this with Newt already. his conservative credibility is questionable at best and he comes with baggage.
Clinton won’t run unless Obama declines to accept the nomination first IMO. If he ends up coerced into such a move, she will definitely run again and it will be a tough race, again, IMO.
You are correct. Besides...Sarah Palin is doing one helluva job on our behalf. She did well in the elections and can do so much more while she is free as a bird out there. Go Sarah. She’s VERY POWERFUL...why else are the dem/libs shaking in their boots and attacking her all the time?
don’t think so. don’t think she is up to it. That’s two years from now.
I am a Woman and naturally I should be rooting for a Female but no, my choices are all men.
Yes, to all noted.
I hope you’re right, but let’s prepare anyway.
I guess now there are TWO people who think it is a good idea.
Good, but going on a limb and throwing out names: Howie Carr, Mark Steyn, Ted Nugent or the one and only Rush Limbaugh. No Women, we need a strong, sharp man for the times that we live in.
I liked Gingrich for a long time, until he sat on the couch with Pelosi and ran his mouth about global warming.
He is damaged goods.
Not just no but H&*l no to Huckabee, Romney etc...
Probably I am not in the majority on this, but I hope for someone who is very real and not “rock star” or “slick”...just someone who comes off as quite human. I can’t think specifically who that would be.
Allen West, pres. and Rubio, v pres. With enough experience would be a smash. Besides it would be fun to watch the libs go epileptic.