Skip to comments.Despite warning signs, Romney declines to reach out to major tea party groups
Posted on 10/20/2011 2:23:08 AM PDT by South40
Two of Americas most active national tea party organizations say former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has made no effort to win them over, despite his apparent need to attract more grassroots support.
As far as I am aware, weve had no contact with Romneys campaign, nor have any of his representatives reached out, Mark Meckler, co-founder and national coordinator of Tea Party Patriots, told The Daily Caller.
Meckler, however, acknowledged: We havent had a lot of contact with the candidates in general, though [congresswoman Michele] Bachmann, [businessman Herman] Cain, and [former House Speaker Newt] Gingrich have all spent a lot of time attending and speaking at a variety of local tea party events.
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Ouch. Just watched the beginning of Cain’s interview with Piers Morgan. He said he has the most respect for two other candidates: Gingrich (no chance of winning) and Romney. Why should Romney even bother with the tea party if his major opponent according to the polls at this point is ready to endorse him again?
And that is why he is stalled. He also hasn’t bother because he knows we want no part of his sorry butt.
Right. He shouldn't act like an adult, be reserved and polite, Presidential acting. Instead he should scream, yell, roll in the mud having a hissy fit. Cain is trying to get the moderates and independents and you are not going to get them by acting like a petulant child.
Gingrich sounds good but his actions in the past betrayed any conservative leaning he might have had. Talk is cheap in his case, finger in the air to see which way the wind is blowing...Perry is just as bad as Romney he is also a big NO for me...
Cain's liking those 2 is not a problem for me...they may in person be very likable fellows...but not for me...
Romney has about as much change of getting the tea party voters as I have of getting rid of all my wrinkles at the age of 72. It ain't gonna happen......:O)
On the “Meet the Candidate” [extended] segment of Bret Baier’s Special Report program - Oct 19, 2011 - (guest Rick Santorum) the panel discussed with Rick Santorum his 2008 endorsement of Mitt Romney. (they showed a clip and then discussed it)
Well of Santorum endorses him this time I guess Romney might pick up 2 votes. Personally I don’t have a big problem with Santorum, he just doesn’t have a chance. If he were my candidate and told me he was endorsing Romney I’d be disappointed, and Romney STILL would not get my vote.
Making a big leap for a lurker now aren't you? Since when is it an endorsement when one man respects another? The biggest thing you forget is that respect once gained can also be lost. Don't lose yours by trying this silly childish tact.
We saw what happens when two men lose respect for each other when engaged in a process that demands they act like grownups when discussing our futures in the Santorum/Romney/Perry schoolyard slip fighting we saw going on in Vegas.
Let's just have a bucketload more of that crap to keep us from discussing really important stuff like taxes, border security, rules of engagement in battles, education, and on and on. All while the snot-nosed "moderator" standing aside snickering at the childish exchanges.
So tell me again, what in the hell is so wrong with personal respect, especially when it is our futures these fools are f'in with?
Santorum has the lingering problem of having endorsed Arlen Spector and Mitt Romney, which probably has a lot to do with his "attacks" on Mitt (to un-hook from that earlier endorsement) and Perry (to shore up those conservative credentials).
Yes, Netizen, Santorum explained that his choices were Romney, Huckabee and McCain and that he didn’t see Huckabee having a chance and that he had worked with McCain in the Senate, and that Romney was more *conservative* than McCain, in his opinion. Hence, his endorsement of Romney.
I suspect Senator Jim DeMint drew the same conclusion. McCain doesn’t have all that many conservative friends in the Senate.
He didn't have many in Texas either when he was fundraising in the primary.
Its burned into my brain.....no vote for him either...I only have 1 in this race. I am on the Cain train....
IMO if you don’t think Romney’s operatives put Cain up to run, you’re the fool.
But I know you don’t see that and don’t want to hear about it either.
(Oh, and I’m not a Perry backer either.)
So I make one point to screw up your argument and the name calling starts?
Your projection is not working so well this morning, now is it? Better get a fresh cup of mojo.
No way Santorum endorses anybody until after the convention.
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