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Chafee says Romney Ďa different personí as he woos GOP base (RINO Alert)
WPRI-TV CBS 12 Providence, Rhode Island-Bristol County, Mass. ^ | 2011-10-12 | Ted Nesi

Posted on 10/13/2011 5:07:25 PM PDT by rabscuttle385

R.I. Gov. Lincoln Chafee says former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney is “a completely different person” as a presidential candidate than the man who was once a fellow member of the Republican Party’s moderate wing in the Northeast.

“It’s the same thing I saw with John McCain, and I saw with George Pataki and with Rudy Giuliani,” Chafee told WPRI.com during an interview at his office Wednesday.

Referencing a speech on foreign policy Romney gave last week at The Citadel, Chafee said: “The appeal you have to make to the Republican primary audience – that’s just alien to what’s in our best interests as a country.”

Chafee recalled that he used to share many of the same views as those men, noting that he and McCain were the only two Republican senators who voted against the Bush tax cuts in 2001 and that the Arizona senator “was good on climate change, he was good on drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.”

“And I heard George Pataki, who was a three-term governor of New York, and was good on immigration, who attracted all sorts of Latino votes, he was good on the environment – and Rudy Giulini, he was mayor of New York City,” Chafee said.

“But when I heard them with national ambitions, it was a different person – a completely different person,” he continued. “It’s true in all their cases. And to hear Rudy Giuliani talking to a Republican primary audience is just – and that’s true with Mitt Romney. You just get pulled so far off.”

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former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney is “a completely different person” as a presidential candidate than the man who was once a fellow member of the Republican Party’s moderate wing in the Northeast


1 posted on 10/13/2011 5:07:29 PM PDT by rabscuttle385
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To: rabscuttle385

I should probably read the whole article but why, Kiss my a$$ Romney.


2 posted on 10/13/2011 5:11:23 PM PDT by VaRepublican (I would propagate taglines but I don't know how. But bloggers do.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Yes we know Lincoln.


3 posted on 10/13/2011 5:12:51 PM PDT by marty60
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To: rabscuttle385

Just goes to showya... Little Rhodies are even dumber than Massholes!!

Lincoln Chafee....pfffft

If there was no government in RI, the unemployment rate would be 95%!


4 posted on 10/13/2011 5:15:19 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: rabscuttle385

That really is a great pic.


5 posted on 10/13/2011 5:16:15 PM PDT by VaRepublican (I would propagate taglines but I don't know how. But bloggers do.)
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To: rabscuttle385
“It’s the same thing I saw with John McCain, and I saw with George Pataki and with Rudy Giuliani,”

Wow! Now that's a real GOTV message for conservative voters!/sarc

6 posted on 10/13/2011 5:16:27 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: acapesket
Little Rhodies are even dumber than Massholes!!

I met a few Rhode Islanders on a flight a few months back - they are not amused with their state's terrible economy, and they were very vocal in their complaints.

7 posted on 10/13/2011 5:16:56 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: rabscuttle385

I hate Robamaney with a passion!!!

He will never get my vote for anything.

FUMR!!


8 posted on 10/13/2011 5:17:16 PM PDT by madmaximus (Liberaltarians=junkies,perverts,anti-semites,anti-military,cultural marxists without all the taxes)
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To: VaRepublican

Well BOR said that he would be shocked if Mittens doesn’t get the nod. I say lets shock his socks off.


9 posted on 10/13/2011 5:20:50 PM PDT by lovesdogs
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To: rabscuttle385

Perhaps the folks you met on the flight are the three or four non union Conservatives in the State!
Rhodies, as a whole vote pro union, pro labor, Big D.
Their livelihoods depend on it.


10 posted on 10/13/2011 5:22:07 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: rabscuttle385
“The appeal you have to make to the Republican primary audience – that’s just alien to what’s in our best interests as a country.”

These RINO elitists don't even attempt to hide their contempt for us anymore.

11 posted on 10/13/2011 5:23:34 PM PDT by kevao
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To: rabscuttle385
The Chafees are the John Dillinger's and Jefferey Dahmers of RINOS.

Even "Lincoln" (named after the assassin of the American Republic)Chafee is calling FLIP SLICK WILLARD RINO ROMNEY out as a con man.

MYTH needs to get back to Wall Street and his Country Club.

12 posted on 10/13/2011 5:25:48 PM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: rabscuttle385

And that’s the trouble with RINOmney.

He’s a different person every day...after his group O’trolls receives the latest polls.

There is no “there” there.


13 posted on 10/13/2011 5:27:21 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: acapesket

Probably.

Personally, I’m not a fan of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut - I liked the folks in Maine more.

Don’t get me started on New York and New Jersey.


14 posted on 10/13/2011 5:33:53 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: rabscuttle385
Lincoln, you backed the 2nd worst so called president in my lifetime, so shut the Foxtrot up.

Romney still sucks, even if this spoiled son of a senator doesn't like him.

15 posted on 10/13/2011 5:34:25 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (Perry and Cain I can support, but no Romney)
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To: rabscuttle385

Republican Party’s moderate wing in the Northeast.<<<<<

Kinda says it all!!


16 posted on 10/13/2011 5:36:20 PM PDT by timetostand (Ya say ya wanna revolution -- OK!)
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To: rabscuttle385

Me neither, but I live here.
Whaddayagonnado?


17 posted on 10/13/2011 5:40:21 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: rabscuttle385

So many, many words. But it’s all Rhodesian for “Romney’s phony.”


18 posted on 10/13/2011 5:57:37 PM PDT by Lady Lucky
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To: acapesket

Well, there are a few of us who know the secret conservative handshake up here.


19 posted on 10/13/2011 6:00:37 PM PDT by rlmorel (9/11: Aggression is attracted to weakness like sharks are to blood, and we were weak. We still are.)
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To: rlmorel

REALLY? If so, I would like to order my secret de coder ring as well!


20 posted on 10/13/2011 6:09:12 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: rabscuttle385

I have no use for Romney, but once you start caring what Lincoln Chafeee says about a Republican, you might as well ask Barry Obama for his opinion.

If Tomney was the Mormon Reagan, Chafee would be spewing the same garbage out of his mouth. He’s probably just mad because Romney wouldn’t meet him and Jim McGreevey at a highway rest stop for a threesome.


21 posted on 10/13/2011 6:18:17 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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To: rabscuttle385

Well, duh.


22 posted on 10/13/2011 6:22:00 PM PDT by Antoninus (Take the pledge: I will not vote for Mitt Romney under any circumstances. EVER.)
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To: rabscuttle385
No Romney fan here, but the fact that a diseased entity like Chafee is attacking him tempts me to see him with strange new regard.
23 posted on 10/13/2011 6:23:02 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: acapesket

Git yer own box of Cocoa Puffs...:)


24 posted on 10/13/2011 6:27:54 PM PDT by rlmorel (9/11: Aggression is attracted to weakness like sharks are to blood, and we were weak. We still are.)
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To: rabscuttle385
On a road trip to the west last summer my kids played "license plate bingo", seeing who could spy out license plates from all fifty states first. naturally, Hawaii and Alaska were holdouts. the last state finally seen, after a week or more, and then only once, was Rhode Island.

These peculiar, isolated people appear to need to merge with a real state next door and let California split in two to keep the fifty state configuration.

Rhode Island is a stagnant historical anomaly that has no reason to exist.

25 posted on 10/13/2011 6:28:25 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: rabscuttle385
Chafee says...

Chaffe said something? Who gives a bleep?

26 posted on 10/13/2011 6:30:18 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: rabscuttle385

At least Chafee is honest, and left the GOP to become a liberal independent. McInsane, Myth, and Snowe/Collins should follow his lead.


27 posted on 10/13/2011 6:35:04 PM PDT by PAConservative1 (Would you like to sponsor a young illegal's college tuition? Vote Perry!)
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To: hinckley buzzard
Rhode Island is a stagnant historical anomaly that has no reason to exist. except to provide two more Slave Party Senators, helping the Northeast to maintain a stranglehold on the Senate. So much for "equal footing."
28 posted on 10/13/2011 6:49:13 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (There are people in power who belong in jail.)
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29 posted on 10/13/2011 7:37:07 PM PDT by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: All

A skunk can change it’s stripes but it’s still a skunk.


30 posted on 10/13/2011 8:00:28 PM PDT by sleddogs
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To: lovesdogs

I think Romney will lose like McCain and he will be comfortable with it, like McCain.

Right now a prepackaged tennis ball could beat Obama in 2012


31 posted on 10/13/2011 8:19:56 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: acapesket
Whaddayagonnado?

Stay away...and spend my money in other states.

32 posted on 10/13/2011 9:29:04 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: acapesket

Chafee is a liberal, not a moderate.


33 posted on 10/14/2011 1:36:57 AM PDT by Euroconservative
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To: rabscuttle385
Stop the presses!

I do not support Mitt Romney.

I know that much of the world has been waiting for my position on this. Well, there it is.

34 posted on 10/14/2011 6:15:46 AM PDT by kinsman redeemer (The real enemy seeks to devour what is good.)
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To: rabscuttle385

What’s a moderate ? The Missing Linc was a devoted Socialist whose voting record was identical to Hillary Clinton’s.


35 posted on 10/14/2011 7:03:41 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Rick Perry has more red flags than a May Day Parade)
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