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Romney says Christie on his VP shortlist
nypost.com ^ | July 26, 2011

Posted on 07/26/2011 6:54:39 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney treated supporters at a fundraiser in Virginia to a sneak peek of his inclinations regarding his vice presidential shortlist should he become the Republican nominee in 2012, according to a new report.

At the Virginia Beach home of State Sen. Jeff McWaters Monday, Romney praised three up-and-coming stars of the GOP, saying his shortlist included Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, the Bearing Drift blog reported Tuesday

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1 posted on 07/26/2011 6:54:42 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

lol

Romney you wont be picking any VP’s your candidacy is over now that Perry is jumping in.

But it’s a good suggestion that Perry should consider :)


2 posted on 07/26/2011 6:57:35 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Attention Governor Christie: Run as fast as you can from this lying RINO.


3 posted on 07/26/2011 6:57:48 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Perry/Christie sounds right!!


4 posted on 07/26/2011 6:59:46 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: fatnotlazy
Attention Governor Christie: Run as fast as you can from this lying RINO.

In traditional Christie style, I hope he shoots this trial balloon from Romney down without delay.

5 posted on 07/26/2011 7:02:41 PM PDT by RobertClark (On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

FUMR


6 posted on 07/26/2011 7:03:24 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Again I have to ask, what supporters?? And again I dont know anyone who is backing this guy. I think he is being pushed by the media in an act of desperation..


7 posted on 07/26/2011 7:03:38 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Sun-Tzu/Atilla 2012)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Romney trying to use Christie's name to gain favor. Of COURSE Christie is on his short list. Christie is at the top of everyone's short list, I'm betting.

Christie has ruled out the presidency flatly. He's not emphatically ruled out VP. And Romney did come a-calling a few months back. I wonder if Christie left the door open. I hope not. We need him here in NJ for another 6 years or so.

8 posted on 07/26/2011 7:04:13 PM PDT by Huck
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Romney is an idiot. Someone needs to shove him off to the Abysmal Governors Pasture where he can play horeshoes with William Weld :)


9 posted on 07/26/2011 7:04:26 PM PDT by antonico
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To: Free ThinkerNY

WHO ASKED YOU “MITT”???

shut up and go home


10 posted on 07/26/2011 7:04:42 PM PDT by Mr. K (CAPSLOCK! -Unleash the fury! [Palin/Bachman 2012- unbeatable ticket])
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To: Sacajaweau
If by "right" you mean a losing ticket!

Christie is soft on Muslims, easily turned into a slightly fatter TONY SOPRANO by the MSM and Dems, and is far too "new" a governor to be chosen for anything right now. He also wouldn't bring any states with him, as a VEEP.

11 posted on 07/26/2011 7:06:47 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Romney says nothing about the debt crisis
to protect his Obama.

What a coward.


12 posted on 07/26/2011 7:07:34 PM PDT by Diogenesis (No man's life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session. - Mark Twain)
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To: cardinal4

Without question ROmney would lose on FR by 97 to 3.
And I am squarely in that 97%.
However among all republican voters in country, every poll I have seen he is usually at the top. But usually his numbers are around 20%. WHich then means 1 in 5 republicans likes Romney. I hope his opponents do not divide the votes among themselves and let Romney win nomination by 1 in 5.


13 posted on 07/26/2011 7:08:00 PM PDT by repub4ever1 (Capitalism is not perfect, but it beats all other systems hands down.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

History Romney!!! How many North Eastern Republicans have won the Presidency in the last 30 years? Yep, adding a second to the ticket will make it even better!


14 posted on 07/26/2011 7:07:59 PM PDT by Lady Heron
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To: Free ThinkerNY

palin/perry 2012


15 posted on 07/26/2011 7:08:24 PM PDT by genxer
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Oh, King Willard, self-deluded front runner, is now all-out to steal some legitimate thunder from 3 who are actually
DOING something. He wants in on their act, or he also wants to neuter them? He thinks he can handle both strategies,
apparently. They should and will all say NO, should it come to that. I always said Huntsman was only there in order to become Romney’s Veep. He’s one of the few who would likely say YES, making for the dullest,most irrelevant, and anticlimactic Republican ticket ever.


16 posted on 07/26/2011 7:11:12 PM PDT by supremedoctrine (No need for a tagline, but here it is anyway..........)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Still won’t vote for RINOmney.

EVAH!


17 posted on 07/26/2011 7:12:19 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If Christie wanted to go to the WH he’d run himself. Same for the Virginia governor. And I have a hard time seeing Rubio jumping so soon when he has plenty of time to run.


18 posted on 07/26/2011 7:19:12 PM PDT by Soul Seeker ( I was there when we had the numbers, but didn’t have the principles.---Jim DeMint)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Romney and DeMint have a long time partnership, I think that is the name that would be hinted at later in a successful campaign, if it ever came to that.


19 posted on 07/26/2011 7:19:41 PM PDT by ansel12 ( Bristol Palin's book "Not Afraid Of Life: My Journey So Far" became a New York Times, best seller.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Sounds like a “gift with purchase” deal, ‘cept I’m not buyin’. Romney is so 2008, ya know?


20 posted on 07/26/2011 7:20:56 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Two years from the convention and he already has a VP short list. That is Obama level arrogance!


21 posted on 07/26/2011 7:22:17 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (How close is the tipping point?)
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To: cardinal4

His supporters come from the statist liberal establishment wing of the GOP and among those desperate to win at any cost. He’s seen as “electable” but very few are FOR him. If the establishment could get Christie to run they’d drop Romney. The rest will drop him if they believe there is a more conservative “electable” politician in the race. Romney’s support is very soft.


22 posted on 07/26/2011 7:22:55 PM PDT by Soul Seeker ( I was there when we had the numbers, but didn’t have the principles.---Jim DeMint)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Why the Hell would Christie be interested?


23 posted on 07/26/2011 7:24:48 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: Huck

I thought I saw an interview once where Christie indicated he doesn’t like to play second fiddle.


24 posted on 07/26/2011 7:25:19 PM PDT by MarkeyD (Obama is a victim of Affirmative Action)
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To: Diogenesis

Thank you!! Thank you for calling him out on this. He has done nothing but hide like a scared little kid during this debate. This is a huge moment and where is Mitt? Nowhere to be found. He wants to slide into the nomination while no one is looking.

Well, Mitt. WE are looking. And no dangling of Christie as a VP choice, or any of your other crap, is going to get us to vote for you. Ever.


25 posted on 07/26/2011 7:26:16 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: Sacajaweau
Perry/Christie sounds right!!

Perry/Christie is good...but Perry/Rubio is magnifique
26 posted on 07/26/2011 7:28:29 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: Lady Heron
And if you go further back, the last North-easterner period to “win” was JFK - 51 years ago.
27 posted on 07/26/2011 7:31:36 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Perry/Bachmann 2012 - they can share hair care products.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

what does Christie say.....mittens trying to run on Christie’s back


28 posted on 07/26/2011 7:36:31 PM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now, and in the future)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Why would Christie want to run with that stiff?


29 posted on 07/26/2011 7:37:52 PM PDT by gotribe
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To: Lady Heron

I count two. For a period totalling 40% of that thirty years. The Bushes sure did not govern like Texans.


30 posted on 07/26/2011 7:40:43 PM PDT by GeorgeTex (Obama-Four M President (Mendacious Manchurian Muslim Marxist))
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To: cardinal4
At this point all polls are Name Recognition only. Romney has been running for President for five years. Everybody that has a TV has scene him at least once.

He will fade. At least I hope. Icould not vote for him in the primary, but, as usual, would be forced to vote for anybody but Obama.

31 posted on 07/26/2011 7:43:04 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Even with Christie... Myth Romney is the new John McLAme w/ Sarah Palin..

Palin still has the stink of John McLame on her (somewhat)..


32 posted on 07/26/2011 7:43:04 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: MarkeyD

He did. He’s got a standard line: “Can you see me as somebody’s vice president?” But that is not a clear, definite no, like when asked about the presidency. I hope it doesn’t happen. I want him for two terms.


33 posted on 07/26/2011 7:45:39 PM PDT by Huck
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I wouldn’t vote for either of them for dogcatcher.


34 posted on 07/26/2011 7:50:04 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (For decades they've kicked the can down the road. Sorry, but there's no more road.)
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To: Signalman

You know what....You’re absolutely right...


35 posted on 07/26/2011 7:51:35 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Signalman

Perry/Rubio would help the Florida tally, too.


36 posted on 07/26/2011 7:52:49 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I can see Christie now:

“GREAT! Just effin great.”

ROFLMFAO. Romney is the best DemocRat running as a Republican. Just wait till he gets that coveted John McCain endorsement. Then he will be unstoppable. ROFL


37 posted on 07/26/2011 7:54:16 PM PDT by cashless (Unlike Obama and his supporters, I'd rather be a TEA BAGGER thaln a TEA BAGGEE.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Mitt who???


38 posted on 07/26/2011 7:58:02 PM PDT by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: genxer

“palin/perry 2012”

Beautifous, absolutely, beautifous!!!!


39 posted on 07/26/2011 8:00:45 PM PDT by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Who cares about Rommy? what he says? What he does?


40 posted on 07/26/2011 8:00:56 PM PDT by sport
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Christie is bad on the 2nd Amendment. I don’t want him on the ticket with anyone.


41 posted on 07/26/2011 8:04:52 PM PDT by FreedomForce (Perry 2012 | Perry/Palin 2016 | Palin 2020)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Romney is desperate.

I would not be surprised to hear that Christie says "no thanks" within the week.

And, I would not be surprised to hear Romney say he might even consider Palin as his VP.

What a schmuck.

42 posted on 07/26/2011 8:29:52 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If Romney gets “annointed” like McCain and Dole then I have to ask anyone who votes republican: “What else do you need to know to realize this crap is rigged?”

It sure seems like he knows he’s got it in the bag. Dole acted the same way and McCain’s campaign was “dead in the water” when he said “I WILL get the nomination.”


43 posted on 07/26/2011 8:38:41 PM PDT by Terry Mross (I'll only vote for a SECOND party.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Mutts trying to save his sinking ship.


44 posted on 07/26/2011 8:38:56 PM PDT by dusttoyou ("Progressives" are wee-weeing all over themselves, Foc nobama)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Could we then get him to resign?


45 posted on 07/26/2011 8:38:56 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: Free ThinkerNY

We don’t care, Mitt, we just don’t care.


46 posted on 07/26/2011 8:54:46 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Romney is on my short list for President, problem is my short list has 475,612 people listed and he is dead last.


47 posted on 07/26/2011 8:57:28 PM PDT by stockpirate (Republicans that vote for socialism, support socialists are socialists.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Romney is on my short list for President, problem is my short list has 475,612 people listed and he is dead last.


48 posted on 07/26/2011 8:57:37 PM PDT by stockpirate (Republicans that vote for socialism, support socialists are socialists.)
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To: hosepipe

“Palin still has the stink of John McLame on her (somewhat).” Not in the slightest. Not a scent, not an iota of a scent, not an molecule of a scent.

Give your nose a good blow or a knuckle deep pick apparently there is something lodged up there.


49 posted on 07/26/2011 9:02:42 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Some VP candidate once said “the Vice Presidency isn’t worth a bucket of warm spit”.

Gee......a mayonnaise sandwich on white bread, washed down with a bucket of warm spit.......yeah....THAT’S the ticket. (sarc)


50 posted on 07/26/2011 9:04:47 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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