Skip to comments.Romney So Far: No Core Beliefs, Many Flip-Flops
Posted on 10/26/2011 4:14:22 PM PDT by Kaslin
Is there anyone sane left in the GOP establishment? Does plain old common sense and gut instinct no longer matter to those who purport to speak for the party? Have conservative principles and traditional values become nothing more than meaningless rhetoric to those so desperate to hang on to imagined power?
As the Republican establishment lines up like lemmings behind Mitt Romney, it would be illuminating and in fact critical to look at the news for just the last couple of days with regard to this untethered and pliable candidate. A good place to start would be Romney refusing to back Ohio Gov. John Kasich against the public-employee unions' attempt to roll back the law against union greed.
In a devastating and spot-on critique of Romney with regard to this issue, the conservative Club for Growth said:
"The big problem many conservatives have with Mitt Romney is that he's taken both sides of nearly every issue important to us. He's against a flat tax, now he's for it. He says he's against ObamaCare, but was for the individual mandate and subsidies that are central to ObamaCare. He thinks that collective bargaining issues should be left for states to decide if he's in Ohio, but he took the opposite position when he was in New Hampshire. This is just another statement in a long line of statements that will raise more doubts about what kind of President Mitt Romney would be in the minds of many Republican primary voters."
Next we turn our attention to the far-left New York Times and its recent headlines regarding Mitt Romney: "Lectern Gone, Romney Finds More Success," said one. Another proclaimed: "Why It's Good For Romney To Be At 21 Percent."
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ROMNEY IS TO CONSERVATISM WHAT MORMONISM IS TO CHRISTIANITY.
He reminds me of John Kerry...
Unfortunately it doesn’t matter. They are going to ram this rat down our throats just like that gave us McLaim..
The republicans cannot be trusted with our liberty anymore than the Democrats. I will not got for this skin walker, Willard, under any circumstances....
This whole thing just sucks
That would be “I will not vote “ reminds one to calm down before typing....
Romney’s core beliefs are determined by political expediency. If you want to know what he believes, find out what he thinks he needs to be to get votes. He can be pro abortion, or pro life, pro higher taxes, pro tax cuts, pro Romneycare, pro states rights, pro bigger government, pro a little bigger government, pro global warming, pro climate change, but not so much. Within limits, the guy is flexible and slick, like a used car salesman who will sell you the Chevy or the Ford, whichever is his favorite when it is your favorite. The only thing for certain is if you buy it from Romney, it’s junk.
We need to step up our efforts against this RINO bustud.
Large caliber only for RINO hunts.
( Best robot voice) “ I am a Technocrat. I can run big governments. I am pro _____ ( insert position of your choice) . I am anti _______ ( insert position of your choice. I agree with you. “
In every respect except Kerry was not a draft dodger. Did you know that Lt. John F. Kerry actually served in Vietnam and went upriver to Cambodia on a secret 1968 CIA mission ordered by president Nixon? It’s seared into his brain.
Socialist lite. Same great misery, less obvious.
We'll see how the establishment deals with him soon enough.
My thought exactly. Every time I hear him speak I think of two faced Kerry.
Rummie is just a mini mac daddy.
Perry should pull that out sometime.
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