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Bush energy advisers go to Romney (Bushbot RINOs lining up to kneel before Romney)
Politico ^ | 2011-11-13 | Darren Samuelsohn

Posted on 11/13/2011 8:08:11 PM PST by rabscuttle385

George W. Bush-era energy policy wonks are finding a new home with Mitt Romney.

The former Massachusetts governor can count on support from a who’s who of former Bush officials willing to raise money, brainstorm policy ideas and generally help spread the word among the ranks of like-minded GOP energy experts.

Already on board the Romney train are Jim Connaughton, who ran Bush’s White House Council on Environmental Quality for all eight years; former Assistant Energy Secretary Andy Karsner; former EPA air chief Jeff Holmstead; and former EPA congressional affairs liaison Edward Krenik.

The former Bush officials all told POLITICO that they don’t have official roles in the Romney campaign. But they confirmed their support for Romney, yet another potential signal that the Washington establishment has decided who has the inside track for the GOP nomination.

“It’s pre-dating,” said a former Bush energy official. “Everybody sees the writing on the wall on who’s going to win, so they’re jumping over there.”

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


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1 posted on 11/13/2011 8:08:13 PM PST by rabscuttle385
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To: rabscuttle385

rino to rino.

figures.


2 posted on 11/13/2011 8:10:39 PM PST by ken21
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To: rabscuttle385

Of course. Romney sees only good in GWB. Romney bots do too.


3 posted on 11/13/2011 8:14:59 PM PST by sickoflibs (Cain :"My parents didn't raise me to beg the government for other peoples money")
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To: rabscuttle385
Just what we need, another term of Bushies stumbling around. Great.
4 posted on 11/13/2011 8:15:28 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: rabscuttle385

Dept. of Energy and EPA.

Close them both down, we don’t need what they are doing. They are worse than worthless, they do great damage to the nation.

But you would expect a RINO linke Romney to come to the rescue of these dweebs.


5 posted on 11/13/2011 8:15:37 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: rabscuttle385

You mean the same idiots who sat on their hands about off shore and Alaskan North SLope drilling when the economy initially collapsed because of the massive spike in oil prices?

I know, I know, COngress had banned drilling on the North Slope. But Bush II’s daddy had instituted an executive order banning this well before then. His little boy waited too late to lift that ban and make it a political issue with the Democrats.

I HATE RINOs - sometimes even more than I hate leftists because they ENABLE them.


6 posted on 11/13/2011 8:19:43 PM PST by ZULU (Anybody but Romney or Huntsman)
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To: rabscuttle385

Bush actually had energy advisers? Who knew? Were they the ones who advised him to promise that the Iraq war would be paid for with Iraq oil?


7 posted on 11/13/2011 8:33:25 PM PST by Prokopton
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8 posted on 11/13/2011 8:43:54 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: rabscuttle385

Its a little early for Mitt to be measuring for drapes. He needs to at least wait until he breaks 25% in the polls.


9 posted on 11/13/2011 8:50:48 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Who is surprised by this? All part of the problem. These people need to be on the outside when Robomney loses.


10 posted on 11/13/2011 8:54:53 PM PST by Antoninus (Take the pledge: I will not vote for Mitt Romney under any circumstances. EVER.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Phew, we finally can have Bush’s 3rd term!


11 posted on 11/13/2011 9:03:00 PM PST by cicero2k
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To: rabscuttle385

Bush is a RINO so are his followers.


12 posted on 11/13/2011 9:03:49 PM PST by stockpirate (Real hero's don't wear capes, they wear dog tags.)
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To: rabscuttle385

All scrambling to get those cushy EPA jobs back.

Disgusting.


13 posted on 11/13/2011 9:05:30 PM PST by Gasshog (going to get what all those libs asked for, but its not what they expected.)
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To: Prokopton

They were the ones who made him gush about how he could “feel” us “growing” out of our energy dependence because of that great boondoggle ethanol from corn. Wow, now our strategic energy independence is assured. Rest easy.


14 posted on 11/13/2011 9:07:24 PM PST by AmericanVictory (Should we be more like them or they more like we used to be?)
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To: rabscuttle385

The TEA party hating establishment GOP RINOs are only interested in hanging on to power so they can conduct business as usual. They fear the TEA party. They are our enemy. And Romney’s no run of the mill RINO. He’s a full-fledged liberal progressive RINO.

Romney supports TARP, supports bailouts, supports stimulus and is the chief-architect and advocate of RomneyCare and is primary reason we now have ObamaCare. And these are the primary concerns the TEA Party was formed to fight against.

Romney is the anti-Reagan!!

He’s a big government, mandate loving progressive socialist liberal in all respects. Keyneisian liberal, social liberal, the works.

FUMR!! FUKR!! No way in hell are we going to support a business as usual elite ruling class liberal like Romney.

Long live the TEA Party Rebellion!!

NO RINOS!! NO ROMNEY!! NO WAY!!


15 posted on 11/13/2011 9:09:56 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: rabscuttle385
Yep, there is a winning strategy. Bring in a bunch of folks from an administration that is still very unpopular with a decent-sized segment of the American people. Further proof that Romney would simply be a fourth Bush term (HW and W). Say hello to another four years of Obama.
16 posted on 11/13/2011 9:12:20 PM PST by Major Matt Mason (The Chicago Way isn't the American Way.)
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To: Prokopton
Bush actually had energy advisers? Who knew? Were they the ones who advised him to promise that the Iraq war would be paid for with Iraq oil?

I'm still waiting for that comprehensive energy strategy he promised. I know we heard a lot in the press about Cheney's "secret" meetings with "Big Oil" but where was the policy?

17 posted on 11/13/2011 9:15:29 PM PST by newzjunkey (Republicans will find a way to reelect Obama and Speaker Pelosi.)
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To: ken21

Yep!


18 posted on 11/13/2011 9:18:37 PM PST by Dawgreg (Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Think Romney’s in the lead? Then be sure to tuune in the Mark Levin show tomorrow. He will tell you about his poll of over 12,000 votes. :o)

This was the count 6:30PM today with 12,188 total votes:

Cain 55%

Gingrich 41%

Romney 4%
%


19 posted on 11/13/2011 9:33:36 PM PST by Paperdoll (I like Herman Cain)
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To: rabscuttle385

Perry has been way to conservative for a long time for Bush and friends. They have a history and are not on the friendliest of terms.


20 posted on 11/13/2011 9:37:52 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: rabscuttle385
Any idiot who would strap the family Irish Setter to the luggage rack of their family station wagon for a 12 hour drive to Ontario from Massachusetts instead of putting the luggage up there and keeping the dog INSIDE the car, does not have enough common sense to wipe his ass, let alone serve as President of the United States.
21 posted on 11/13/2011 10:00:09 PM PST by mkjessup (I stand with Herman Cain, a God-fearing, Jesus-loving, Constitution-honoring PATRIOT.)
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To: rabscuttle385

We don’t need this.


22 posted on 11/13/2011 10:04:22 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: mkjessup
" Any idiot who would strap the family Irish Setter to the luggage rack of their family station wagon for a 12 hour drive to Ontario from Massachusetts instead of putting the luggage up there and keeping the dog INSIDE the car, does not have enough common sense to wipe his ass, let alone serve as President of the United States. "



What ever happen to the dog ? did it survive ?

Mitt Romney, the Mike Vic of politics...
23 posted on 11/14/2011 12:02:54 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Jim Robinson
Jim Robinson : Long live the TEA Party Rebellion!!

NO RINOS!! NO ROMNEY!! NO WAY!!


Yeah, I 2nd that !!

GO TO HELL GOP ESTABLISHMENT AND MITT ROMNEY !!
24 posted on 11/14/2011 12:05:27 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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