Skip to comments.Chafee says Romney Ďa different personí as he woos GOP base (RINO Alert)
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 Partys moderate wing in the Northeast.
Its 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 thats just alien to whats 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. Its true in all their cases. And to hear Rudy Giuliani talking to a Republican primary audience is just and thats true with Mitt Romney. You just get pulled so far off.
(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.wpri.com ...
I should probably read the whole article but why, Kiss my a$$ Romney.
Yes we know Lincoln.
Just goes to showya... Little Rhodies are even dumber than Massholes!!
If there was no government in RI, the unemployment rate would be 95%!
That really is a great pic.
Wow! Now that's a real GOTV message for conservative voters!/sarc
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.
I hate Robamaney with a passion!!!
He will never get my vote for anything.
Well BOR said that he would be shocked if Mittens doesn’t get the nod. I say lets shock his socks off.
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.
These RINO elitists don't even attempt to hide their contempt for us anymore.
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.
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.
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.
Romney still sucks, even if this spoiled son of a senator doesn't like him.
Republican Partys moderate wing in the Northeast.<<<<<
Kinda says it all!!
Me neither, but I live here.
So many, many words. But it’s all Rhodesian for “Romney’s phony.”
Well, there are a few of us who know the secret conservative handshake up here.
REALLY? If so, I would like to order my secret de coder ring as well!
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.
Git yer own box of Cocoa Puffs...:)
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.
Chaffe said something? Who gives a bleep?
At least Chafee is honest, and left the GOP to become a liberal independent. McInsane, Myth, and Snowe/Collins should follow his lead.
A skunk can change it’s stripes but it’s still a skunk.
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
Stay away...and spend my money in other states.
Chafee is a liberal, not a moderate.
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.
What’s a moderate ? The Missing Linc was a devoted Socialist whose voting record was identical to Hillary Clinton’s.
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