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Wyoming Congresswoman to Endorse Romney
NYTimes ^ | 11/14/2011 | ASHLEY PARKER

Posted on 11/14/2011 11:20:59 PM PST by South40

The presidential campaign of former Gov. Mitt Romney of Massachusetts is scheduled to announce the endorsement of Representative Cynthia M. Lummis of Wyoming on Monday morning, adding a Tea Party voice to its chorus of Congressional endorsements.

Ms. Lummis, who will serve as Mr. Romney’s Wyoming campaign chairwoman, is a solid fiscal and social conservative, and the Romney campaign hopes her support will underscore the already growing narrative that conservatives are rallying around Mr. Romney.

“Governor Romney’s experience as both a chief executive and conservative businessman makes him highly qualified to lead our nation at this time — a time when the size and scope of the federal government threatens to overwhelm us,” Ms. Lummis said in an e-mail released by the campaign.

(Excerpt) Read more at thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Wyoming
KEYWORDS: backstabberromney; endorsements; faketeaparty; loserromney; rino4backstabber; rino4bows2romney; rino4romney; rino4spoilerromney; rinopimpsmitt; romney; romneyfaketeaparty
TEA Party support for Romney? Just wow.
1 posted on 11/14/2011 11:21:00 PM PST by South40
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To: South40

Just goes to show that every apple tree produces some bad apples.


2 posted on 11/14/2011 11:27:23 PM PST by noinfringers2
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To: South40
Mitt Romney of Massachusetts is scheduled to announce the endorsement of Representative Cynthia M. Lummis of Wyoming

Cynthia who? Who cares.

3 posted on 11/14/2011 11:28:09 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: noinfringers2

At overt attempt to redefine “TEA Party”.


4 posted on 11/14/2011 11:29:14 PM PST by South40 (NO RINOS IN 2012!)
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To: South40
Tea party wasn't around in 2008 when she was elected.

A lot of politicians call themselves tea party. It does not mean they are.

5 posted on 11/14/2011 11:30:56 PM PST by Darren McCarty (Anybody but Romney or Obama)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Conservatives hopping on board the RINO bandwagon. I wonder if Mittens will hand Free Republic a year’s worth of donations in exchange for dropping opposition to his candidacy.

Money can buy a lot of endorsements.


6 posted on 11/14/2011 11:31:12 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: South40

I’m not surprised he’s buying up party support. It helps to cement his image as the “inevitable” candidate.

Just like Slick Willard, alright.


7 posted on 11/14/2011 11:32:54 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: South40
YEEEEEEE HAAAAA!!! Mitt is my man
8 posted on 11/14/2011 11:33:34 PM PST by Fred (no job no house no gas no food no problem Obama 2012)
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To: goldstategop

FUMR!!


9 posted on 11/14/2011 11:34:28 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: Fred

Is she that good-looking? All image and no substance springs to mind. I’m just an ornery Westerner, mind you!


10 posted on 11/14/2011 11:35:35 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Lazlo in PA
Cynthia who? Who cares.

Mitt Romney is antithetical to the core values of the TEA Party on nearly every issue. Even so, the MSM and/or establishment Republicans are working to ensure he is the Republican nominee. Given that, we should all care.

11 posted on 11/14/2011 11:36:08 PM PST by South40 (NO RINOS IN 2012!)
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To: South40

Well... I’ll grant he was a successful businessman. But that has no connection with his politics. Ms. Loomis should have known better before giving him that coveted endorsement!


12 posted on 11/14/2011 11:38:02 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop
I wonder if Mittens will hand Free Republic a year’s worth of donations in exchange for dropping opposition to his candidacy.

lol! I'd wager JR would not give any serious consideration to that offer.

13 posted on 11/14/2011 11:38:40 PM PST by South40 (NO RINOS IN 2012!)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Those of us who live in Wyoming care.

I guess it is time to get started on replacing Ms. Lummis.


14 posted on 11/14/2011 11:39:38 PM PST by NVDave
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To: Fred

15 posted on 11/14/2011 11:40:04 PM PST by South40 (NO RINOS IN 2012!)
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To: South40

Look behind the curtain and there was a phone call from Karl Rove. I don’t know what was promised but I’m imagine it was enough to win the Congresswoman over.


16 posted on 11/14/2011 11:40:25 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: South40

No matter what this stooge does, he is flat in the polls. I don’t see the base swaying to these gimmicks and endorsements anymore. If they did, Mittens would have this whole thing wrapped up by now.


17 posted on 11/14/2011 11:41:39 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: goldstategop

You’re probably right. It bothers me that this is being reported as “TEA Party” support for Mitt Romney. Actually, it more than bothers me.


18 posted on 11/14/2011 11:42:28 PM PST by South40 (NO RINOS IN 2012!)
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To: Lazlo in PA
You are correct.

Mitt has a ceiling of 25% support. It's a solid 25% but it's still only 25%. And that goes back to this time 4 years ago.

I take that to mean 75% don't want his sorry arse.

19 posted on 11/14/2011 11:44:35 PM PST by South40 (NO RINOS IN 2012!)
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To: Lazlo in PA
I had to laugh when it described Mittens as a "social conservative."

That alone tells you the New York Times has never met a real conservative.

If Mitt Romney is a conservative, then conservatism has lost all sense of coherence.

20 posted on 11/14/2011 11:44:44 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: South40

Slick Willard will probably echo their positions to get nominated. He’ll discard them for the general election. I pity the poor fools who allow themselves to be used by that man!


21 posted on 11/14/2011 11:47:59 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: South40
Her's where Romney shines.

Over the many, many years he's been running for office, the Country Club Republicans have been well groomed, fed and given big bucks, etc.,
Thanks, mitt!

Money and a weathercaster's hairdo, is a big advantage in our MSM reality.

22 posted on 11/14/2011 11:49:05 PM PST by Rudder (The Main Stream Media is Our Enemy---get used to it.)
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To: Rudder

Money was no doubt a major component behind this endorsement.


23 posted on 11/14/2011 11:51:17 PM PST by South40 (NO RINOS IN 2012!)
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To: Rudder

The Establishment will endorse him. I’m not really taken aback by this announcement.

If this wasn’t announced, I would be wondering why he has all that money and wasn’t using it.

Let’s just say Mitten has plenty of friends in high places.


24 posted on 11/14/2011 11:51:29 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: South40

http://thatsmycongress.com/house/

Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY)
Liberal Action Score: 15/100
Conservative Action Score: 64/100
Net Congressional Score: -49

Um... That’s NOT a Tea Party candidate’s record! Sure, she’s not a flaming Liberal, but she’s certainly no Conservative.

Cheers


25 posted on 11/14/2011 11:53:07 PM PST by DoctorBulldog (I'm a Cainiac! Get over it. -- If the dress aint got no stain, you MUST acquit Cain!)
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To: DoctorBulldog

Thanks but I didn’t need all that to know she’s not a conservative. Her endorsement of Romney was enough.


26 posted on 11/14/2011 11:55:01 PM PST by South40 (NO RINOS IN 2012!)
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To: DoctorBulldog
She's a moderate Republican. In other words, a RINO!

Why the scalwag, lying New York Times! Like I said, they don't know conservatives.

So they make it up.

27 posted on 11/14/2011 11:56:17 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: South40

Nope, she’s not on Wikipedia’s list of Tea Party politicians:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Tea_Party_politicians

Cheers


28 posted on 11/14/2011 11:59:51 PM PST by DoctorBulldog (I'm a Cainiac! Get over it. -- If the dress aint got no stain, you MUST acquit Cain!)
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To: DoctorBulldog

They lied about that, too. So much for the Newspaper Of Record, who can’t be bothered to get the facts straight. Creating a misleading picture of where conservatives stand is right up their alley.


29 posted on 11/15/2011 12:02:40 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: South40
Ms. Lummis, who will serve as Mr. Romney’s Wyoming campaign chairwoman, is a solid fiscal and social conservative, and the Romney campaign hopes her support will underscore the already growing narrative that conservatives are rallying around Mr. Romney.

Interesting how positive a NYTimes article can be with a "conservative" that they approve of; that being a liberal.

30 posted on 11/15/2011 12:08:33 AM PST by 6SJ7 (I'm an AmeriCain!)
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To: South40

Grow up! LOL.

31 posted on 11/15/2011 12:13:13 AM PST by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC BY DONATING NOW! Sarah's New Ping List - tell me if you want on it.)
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To: goldstategop
http://www.whorunsgov.com/Profiles/Cynthia_Lummis

[...] A conservative politician, Lummis was one of the 28 co-founders of Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.)'s House Tea Party Caucus in 2010, though she hasn't joined the caucus in the 112th Congress. [...]

In other words, she latched onto the Tea Party Caucus in order to get re-elected and then dumped them once she won re-election.

Cheers
32 posted on 11/15/2011 12:20:14 AM PST by DoctorBulldog (I'm a Cainiac! Get over it. -- If the dress aint got no stain, you MUST acquit Cain!)
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To: South40

Cynthia, you ignorant slut.


33 posted on 11/15/2011 12:22:21 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Rick Perry has more red flags than a May Day Parade)
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To: South40

Exactly. They are doing everything they can and they will always find a few spoiled ones who can be bought.


34 posted on 11/15/2011 12:23:21 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: NVDave

Ms. Lummis will not get my vote again.


35 posted on 11/15/2011 12:40:50 AM PST by tommix2
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To: South40
Minor league propagandist ASHLEY PARKER from that nest of homosexuals on 42 st. with yet another ridiculous attempt to push that degenerate con man Romney as a viable GOP POTUS nominee.

Ashley, I knew Joe Goebbels.

Joe Goebbels ws a friend of mine.

Ashley, you're no Joe Goebbels.

36 posted on 11/15/2011 12:57:00 AM PST by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: South40
Ms. Lummis, who will serve as Mr. Romney’s Wyoming campaign chairwoman, is a solid fiscal and social conservative...

Anyone to the right of Mao Zedong on the political spectrum fits that description as far as the NYT is concerned.

37 posted on 11/15/2011 1:01:55 AM PST by Jagdgewehr (It will take blood.)
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To: South40

75% of dem voters in states with open primaries will vote for mittens.
ACORN will be busing in people again to win in Iowa


38 posted on 11/15/2011 1:14:40 AM PST by South Dakota (shut up and drill)
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To: 6SJ7
If you're a RINO, you can get a glowing review in The New York Times.
39 posted on 11/15/2011 1:43:19 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: South40

The problem is that 75% is being dilluted over a plurality of other conservative candidates who each rarely top Mitt’s 25% in the polls. Do you not see that the same thing that happened in 2008 with McCain is happening again?? All RINOmney has to do is hold out with this 25% while the others roll in at 23% and below and by default he wins. As Mark Levin has said recently......a few of these low pollers need to start dropping out NOW.


40 posted on 11/15/2011 3:00:01 AM PST by MachIV
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To: South40
My dumb ass Congressman got paid a big $2,500 for his endorsement of Willard. I hope this one at least got more than that.
41 posted on 11/15/2011 4:34:26 AM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Never heard of her.


42 posted on 11/15/2011 4:50:44 AM PST by Venturer
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To: South40
This isn't the TEA party I'm a part of, and hopefully real TEA party people will make politicians like this pay at the polls. The majority of those associated with the TEA party have to show these types of politician they are not welcome to use the movement to their advantage when needed, but don't really have the principled Conservatism it stands for. It's typical career politician crap, and that's why I'm going with Cain.

Herman Cain is qualified, but he's not a career politician like those who have helped advance our nations decline over the years. It also doesn't hurt that he's got a very Conservative view on the issues. I'm not going to let the media make me change my mind about Cain no matter what. They have been trying to destroy him ever since his advance in the polls. At first he was just completely ignored as if he wasn't even a Presidential candidate, while they hoped he would just drop in the polls, and go away. When that didn't work he was only acknowledged in articles saying he would soon drop to the bottom, and when that wasn't happening they started the vicious attacks trying to destroy the mans entire life. It's a predictable tactic they always use, and Cain is getting it worse than most because he happens to be a black Conservative. They fear him running against Obama, and threatening their slave hold on government dependent blacks. I'm not going to let the media decide who I vote for when I know they have an obvious biased agenda.

I look at what's relevant, and that is what candidates have said and done in the past when it comes to political issues, and what they are saying now. I like Cain the most when I look at it like that along with him being an outsider, and personal smears against him by people who obviously don't like his politics, or because he's an outsider who's a threat to the Republican pro-career politician establishment who like to decide for us who the nominee will be, and can't contemplate the idea of a Republican who's not held office changing things around in the party for the betterment of the nation. They aren't going to persuade me, or make me question my decision, no matter what they do. I hope no one else lets them change their opinions of a candidate either, although many get brainwashed by constant attacks against someone they slowly start thinking about things such as how electable the person is, and fall right into the media trap.

They use irrelevant personal lies to flood the news attempting to destroy a candidates name, and manipulate the opinions voter have on that person over time. What they don't talk about is relevant things like the candidates political views which they know are more popular than their liberal views. It's just a nonstop barrage of dishonest tactics that are irrelevant to the kind of President a candidate like Herman Cain would make. I'm voting, and supporting Cain, regardless of what the liberal media or establishment Republicans tell me why I shouldn't, or try to manipulate me by putting doubt in my mind about him winning the general election. I think Herman Cain is our best choice, and considering how bad other candidates are attacked compared to Romney shows you exactly who they want Obama to face in the general election. They see him as the most beatable, and I have to agree with them.

It's pretty obvious Cain, and many of the other candidates, have a better chance against Obama than Romney. Romney will lose, and hurt Conservative voter turnout, which will hurt the actual Conservatives running for office who are also on the ballot. Romney will destroy the Conservative movement that's been gaining ground, and sadly their are actual people who consider themselves Conservative TEA party Republicans, who actually helped get real Conservatives elected in the past, but are now supporting Romney for whatever reason, even though he's exactly what I thought the movement was against. I thought they were for new Conservative candidates with a backbone, and willing to risk their career's for the nation best interest. Instead of people who obvious put their political office before the interest of the nation and it's citizens. Herman Cain is the kind of Conservative candidate I thought they were looking for. Not someone who sounds like a scripted robot, like the typical politician who can't act like the normal people who vote for them without being criticized. They sound like actors every time you see them speak, and that's what they are. Cain get’s criticism for not spending his life learning how to appear unnatural and weird like a career politician. He just hasn't been able to stop his instinctive nature to act normal, while choosing every word so carefully to make vague PC statements that it's kind of pointless to listen.

The TEA party will be nothing more than the Republican party, instead of a Conservative movement if we don't show their are consequences for associating yourself with the movement while acting like a liberal. Not only should these people not be supported, they should be challenged like the others have been in primaries every single time.

The fact is a lot of people out their who consider themselves Conservative, also believe all the Republican party is Conservative, and that as long as you belong to the party they can support you because they believe you're a Conservative regardless of what you have done, or said in the past. The Conservative democrat is basically something of the past, but the liberal Republican is something that has only grown.

I am disappointed that Romney is even in contention in the race considering the Conservative movement seemed strong, and has proven victories lately. I am going to support Herman Cain until the end, but I can understand those supporting some of the other candidates, but not Romney. What's sad is he's getting a lot of support from those who have made the Conservative movement successful as of late, and I just can't understand that.

I'm sick of Republicans thinking of who is more electable in the general election when that shouldn't be an issue unless it's between Conservative candidates, because we should never be backing liberals. I also don't see how anyone could see Romney as more electable than the other candidates. I actually see him losing against Obama unlike some of the others.

This is why I'm supporting Herman Cain instead of career politicians who care more about keeping their jobs, and staying in power than they do in doing what's good for the nation.

http://www.hermancain.com/home

43 posted on 11/15/2011 5:09:26 AM PST by ThermoNuclearWarrior (Support Herman Cain in the Republican Primary! Donate and Campaign for Herman Cain!)
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To: South40; goldstategop

Judging by post #9, I would not bet against you.


44 posted on 11/15/2011 5:52:57 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Jim Robinson
Cynthia Lummis

In Wyoming’s 2008 Congressional election, for example, Mormon voters backed Republican Cynthia Lummis, an abortion opponent who in her college years considered joining the Mormon church, over Democrat Gary Trauner.

It is clear that Lummis did much better in Mormon majority towns like Afton and Lovell than she did statewide. Several of Lummis’ key staffers previously worked for Romney, who won the Wyoming Republican caucus in last January. Lummis said in October that she welcomed their support and expertise.

The Romney/mormon connection

The three Rocky Mountain states with the highest percentage of Mormons — Utah, Idaho and Wyoming — showed the strongest regional opposition to Barack Obama and support for John McCain. Wyoming led the nation in this regard, giving only 33 percent of the vote to Obama.

45 posted on 11/15/2011 10:13:18 AM PST by greyfoxx39 (If other churches were dead dunking mormons to save them mormons would be furious.)
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To: MachIV

By the time the primaries roll around, there will probably be a few that have dropped out, and their supporters will go with the non-Romney candidates.


46 posted on 11/15/2011 8:20:00 PM PST by af_vet_rr
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