Skip to comments.Wyoming Congresswoman to Endorse Romney
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. Romneys 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 Romneys 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.
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Just goes to show that every apple tree produces some bad apples.
Cynthia who? Who cares.
At overt attempt to redefine “TEA Party”.
A lot of politicians call themselves tea party. It does not mean they are.
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.
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.
Is she that good-looking? All image and no substance springs to mind. I’m just an ornery Westerner, mind you!
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.
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!
lol! I'd wager JR would not give any serious consideration to that offer.
Those of us who live in Wyoming care.
I guess it is time to get started on replacing Ms. Lummis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.,
Money and a weathercaster's hairdo, is a big advantage in our MSM reality.
Money was no doubt a major component behind this endorsement.
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.
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.
Thanks but I didn’t need all that to know she’s not a conservative. Her endorsement of Romney was enough.
Why the scalwag, lying New York Times! Like I said, they don't know conservatives.
So they make it up.
Nope, she’s not on Wikipedia’s list of Tea Party politicians:
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.
Interesting how positive a NYTimes article can be with a "conservative" that they approve of; that being a liberal.
Cynthia, you ignorant slut.
Exactly. They are doing everything they can and they will always find a few spoiled ones who can be bought.
Ms. Lummis will not get my vote again.
Ashley, I knew Joe Goebbels.
Joe Goebbels ws a friend of mine.
Ashley, you're no Joe Goebbels.
Anyone to the right of Mao Zedong on the political spectrum fits that description as far as the NYT is concerned.
75% of dem voters in states with open primaries will vote for mittens.
ACORN will be busing in people again to win in Iowa
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.
Never heard of her.
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.
Judging by post #9, I would not bet against you.
In Wyomings 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 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.
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.