Skip to comments.Karl Rove finds the non-Romney candidates unacceptable
Posted on 10/28/2011 12:43:59 PM PDT by Leaning Right
Rove is very much in a do I have to do everything myself mode these days, which is why hes also running the GOPs congressional campaign as an independently funded venture. Here he is practically acting as a Romney surrogate on Fox and attacking Herman Cain, because actual Romney surrogates seem unable to.
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Fox News ain't all its cracked up to be.
The RINO’s are revolting, they should go and start their own party: The Roadkill Party or the Moderate Eastablishment Party or something.
Karl Rove finds the non-Romney candidates unacceptable
Non-Romney voters find Karl Rove unacceptable
I think The Undertaker is a better choice. He killed the GOP’s chances of a Republican Successor by his miserable advise to GWB in his last term on many issues. And the fact that Bush II’s wins were so close both times - given the poor opponents he faced is no tribute to Rove’s abilities.
FOX is an active Co-Conspirator with Rove, shilling for Romney at every turn.
They want to keep the same establishment monkeys in power who helped create the mess that put Obama in power. Kraphammer in particular has shown his true colors. Brit Hume is no conservative. I remember the venom that filled his eyes when he spoke with or about Palin. Fred Barnes always was an unreconstructed Bushbot.
I swear on my sacred honor that I will not vote for romney.
Rove hates conservatives, hates the tea party and is interested in only one thing. Promoting RINOS and holding on to power regardless of where his RINO of the day stands.
NO ROMNEY ON FR!! PERIOD!!
Promote RINO Romney on FR you get the boot!!
I can’t agree more. I used to think that FOX was Conservative. I used to think that I was getting good information from FOX, and I used to watch FOX. NO MORE!
TEA party hater zot.
Yeah, like Rove makes my voting decisions for me.
I don't think it makes any sense to put ideology aside, that is half the equation, the other half being electability. With every poll that emerges showing Obama vulnerable, the electability quotient becomes less important relative to ideology. I submit that Gingrich's ideology, while not perfect, is far more reliable than Romney's.
I agree with you that Herman Cain will probably fade but we have to wait for the evidence of that, meanwhile, it is merely a subjective hunch that you and I share. If he does fade, Gingrich emerges as the only tenable alternative to the Rino.
"... The staying power, consistent support, field organization, discipline, focus, and endorsements" which you cite as attributes of Romney can be seen as weaknesses. Staying power is not of much use after five years with no forward progress. Rather than strength, it and the other attributes betray a limiting weakness. Rather than Romney being consistent it is the three quarters of the Republican Party in stubborn opposition to him which is consistent.
I'm afraid we're going to have to let the drama play out and, whether we like it or not, Karl Rove, as you point out, will play his part.
fox is a progressive propaganda outlet run and owned by progressives. They are no more than the best of the worst.
rove can go pound sand
Both are from Pennsylvania and both are (in Specter's case) or were Republicans. We will keep Arnold Palmer, thank you.
You gotta be kidding.
Romney is the candidate the Dems WANT. Romneycare will DESTROY any chances of him criticizing Obama. His Mormon Background will lose the GOP valuable votes in the Bible Belt. He’s anti-Second Amendment and is a poster boy for crony capitalism.
If Romney is nominated, it will be McCain all over again.
You HAVE to be kidding about Perry. While he is right about many issues, he couldn’t debate his way out of a wet paper bag. Obama would cut him to pieces WITHOUT a teleprompter. Besides, polls show even TEXANS opposed his policy toward illegals and he has connections with the Islamic Community.
That leaves Gingrich, Cain, Santorum or Bachmann as the only real conservatives running and the only one with traction is Cain right now.
The Tea Perty has not been all over the map philosophically. Romney has. They want a conservative condidate who can beat Romney FIRST, and THEN Obama.
If the GOP wants to repeat the mistakes of 2008, they will go with Romney and make the Democrats and mainstream media VERY VERY happy (There is a REASON they have been targetting the other candidates and giving Romney the same free ride they gave McCain - until the campaign against Obama.)
I like Gingrich. A lot.
Your analysis is just plain wrong. Most Palin supporters (not all) waited until she said she was not going to run. Few (if any) had gone to Bachmann, almost none had gone to Perry, frankly most of us don't like him as an alternative. Now that the looking around is complete, most of us have gone to Cain, and that's one of several reasons he is doing so well. It's his to win or lose right now, he has to continue to convince us he deserves our support
Fwiw, it's been fairly deliberate, not as you described it.
About how I see it also.