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Mitt Romney still facing a trust deficit - voters "leery"
Boston Herald ^ | November 25, 2011 | Maeve Reston

Posted on 11/26/2011 3:23:26 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

Edited on 11/26/2011 7:09:17 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. As other Republican candidates have stumbled their way toward the presidential primaries, Mitt Romney has put together what would seem to be all the elements of a winning campaign: an effective staff, a robust treasury and smooth, knowledgeable performances both in debates and on the trail.


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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: conviction; corebeliefs; flipflop; learynotleery; mittromney; romney; romney2012; slickmitt; zots4romneybots

1 posted on 11/26/2011 3:23:34 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Not leery of Mitt or Newet, just not going to support nor vote for a mamby pamby RINO again.
The Republican party has foisted the likes of Bob Dole and John McLame on us in the past and I’ll be damned if once again I’ll support crap.
REAL conservative or go fish.


2 posted on 11/26/2011 3:29:28 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy is just a quota boy)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
For me it boils down to "can I believe what Romney's saying," for he's saying almost all of the right things.
3 posted on 11/26/2011 3:35:00 AM PST by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Mitt reminds me of that sleazy car salesman or personal injury laywer.
Mitt is the GOP John Edwards...slick smile, perfect hair, spray on tan. He is about as sincere as a “Love you” by the mother in law that hates your guts.


4 posted on 11/26/2011 3:39:20 AM PST by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: Yorlik803

Mitt is the GOP John Edwards...slick smile, perfect hair, spray on tan.

SPOT ON!

5 posted on 11/26/2011 4:06:02 AM PST by mazda77 (and I am a Native Texan)
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To: Yorlik803

I guess I’ll wait on that John Edwards comparison until I see the child born out of wedlock and hear him condemn capitalism from the front porch of his mansion.


6 posted on 11/26/2011 4:19:58 AM PST by rhombus
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
... chef from Rye, N.H., was initially attracted to Romney’s candidacy, but now describes him as evasive: "The more I listen to him, the more he just kind of flip-flops and doesn’t know where he stands on anything."

That's a nice way of saying that Romney is utterly devoid of any guiding principles, other than his own self interests.

7 posted on 11/26/2011 4:45:58 AM PST by meadsjn
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Mitt, perry and newt, three birds of a feather, if you add paul in. It is three birds and a duck.
8 posted on 11/26/2011 5:19:40 AM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Newt, Willard, Perry and his fellow supporters.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
"He’s going to be listening to voices outside. I want someone who can hear his own voice — a clear voice."


9 posted on 11/26/2011 5:41:37 AM PST by Donald Rumsfeld Fan ("Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts." Richard Feynman father of Quantum Physics)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“Romney said: “I think people understand that I’m a man of steadiness and constancy.”

I just threw up in my mouth a little.


10 posted on 11/26/2011 6:01:15 AM PST by Grunthor (pro-illegal alien "conservatives" piss me off.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Mitt Romney - a candidate as fit as a Chinese Bridge...


11 posted on 11/26/2011 6:01:49 AM PST by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I used to think that I could vote for Romney over Obama. Lately I don’t see enough of a difference to make the effort.


12 posted on 11/26/2011 6:02:43 AM PST by Grunthor (pro-illegal alien "conservatives" piss me off.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
fox news is reporting this morning... an hour ago... a new poll showing that 81% of Americans support creating a third party. We all know that the dims are hated by anyone working and paying taxes and that have a functioning brain stem... but the republicans are not going to get those voters with the way that they are and have been governing. They (the ruling republican elite) are gutless cowards with no ideological foundation whatsoever! I would not even pee on romney... much less EVER vote for him... or newt (after his Amnesty pledge). We are in deep Kimchi!

LLS

13 posted on 11/26/2011 7:11:33 AM PST by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

In the face of America being taken over by communists in the frickin street, the only person America can produce to run against their organizer is Mitt Romney!?!? The guy who could not even come remotely close to defeating John ****ing McCain?

The GOP isn’t this stupid, they want Obama re-elected, and that is all there is to it. Romney is a punt, a purposely chosen sacrificial loser.

I’m just going to put it like this. America, in your last gasp for freedom, if all you can produce is Mitt, then I am going to LET YOU fall flat on your face, because you will have deserved exactly that.


14 posted on 11/26/2011 7:11:45 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

GOP nominee Romney = Obama second term

I usually vote Republican which means I ony vote once. I will not vote for another MSM selected candidate again ever. If I cast a vote for someone because of expediency over principle, I’m not one bit better than flip flopping Romney and that is something I don’t want to have to live with.

To those who say that Romney is our only chance to keep Obama from another term I say this, you’re asking me to believe that Himmler would have been a better Chancellor of Germany than Hitler, would the difference have been that great?

I know about all of those upcoming vacancies on the Supreme Court and I ask you, can you absolutely be sure that Romney wont pick a disaster? Bush nominated Harriet Myers after all. A resolute Houe and Senate will be a much better deterrent than a RINO, lying, crap weasel in the White House.

So go ahead Karl Rove, et.al., tee up old Mitt and watch Obama knock him out of the park and you seem well positioned to blame it all on Tea Party people like me. The fix is already in folks.


15 posted on 11/26/2011 7:13:31 AM PST by Rearden (Deo Vindice)
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To: Rearden

House


16 posted on 11/26/2011 7:15:10 AM PST by Rearden (Deo Vindice)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
"It’s telling you that what he’s saying and what he does aren’t necessarily the same thing," he said. "And that makes me leery."

Romney can't be trusted.

17 posted on 11/26/2011 8:15:01 AM PST by Darren McCarty (Anybody but Romney or Obama)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Mitt will be nominated.


18 posted on 11/26/2011 9:33:40 AM PST by motivated
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To: LibLieSlayer

And a requirement of joining that party should be that the applicant must pass (80% score or higher) a test on the US Constitution.

Then all candidates for said party should be verified as meeting the eligibility requirements for the office they’re seeking. IOW, if they’re going to run for Congress in district #2, they have to live in district #2, be 25 years of age, an American citizen, etc. Rather than go after other parties’ candidates for their failings, we’d just tell the public that we’ve checked our candidates out. No felons, no child-fondlers, no grifters, no morons, etc. A party that vets their candidates before allowing them to run on said party’s name could go a long way on a lot less money than the two major parties are doing now.


19 posted on 11/26/2011 10:55:07 AM PST by NVDave
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To: Joe Boucher

Right, I’d rather stay home than vote for Mitt or a RINO.


20 posted on 11/26/2011 10:59:37 AM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I’m not leery ... I can’t stand the sight of the Romney. Plus, he just WANTS it too much. Way too much.


21 posted on 11/26/2011 11:01:18 AM PST by JustaDumbBlonde (Don't wish doom on your enemies. Plan it.)
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To: luvbach1

lol.

In 2002 Mitt told leftists his goal was moderating the GOP in favor of abortion and gay rights. He is a saboteur. He thinks RomneyCare would be good for the whole country.

He doesn’t deserve to get any conservative votes.


22 posted on 11/26/2011 11:01:51 AM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: chris37

I agree.

If Mitt is the best the Stupid Party can get, then this country probably deserves it.


23 posted on 11/26/2011 11:04:53 AM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Meaningless poll, for all Democrats favor creating a third party. It guarantees their victory. Reagan said a third party is helping to elect the guy you are trying to beat.


24 posted on 11/26/2011 11:30:05 AM PST by Theodore R. (Forget the others: It's Santorum's turn, articulate, passionate, less baggage.)
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To: chris37

Gee chris, you sound like you too have lost faith in our uninformed Republican primary voters.


25 posted on 11/26/2011 11:31:44 AM PST by Theodore R. (Forget the others: It's Santorum's turn, articulate, passionate, less baggage.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I will not stand before God and explain why I voted for a deathculture, one world government, atheistic socialist like Obama or Romney - I'll write in a conservative and be content with that. We're doomed if either win...there is not a dime's worth of difference between the two. Romney is probably worse, because he won't have the same amount of resistance from Republicans and we know the Dems love him.
26 posted on 11/26/2011 11:32:19 AM PST by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: GeronL

If it’s just wasn’t “Mitt’s turn,” we might have been spared.


27 posted on 11/26/2011 11:32:47 AM PST by Theodore R. (Forget the others: It's Santorum's turn, articulate, passionate, less baggage.)
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To: LibLieSlayer

That just goes to show how ignorant 81% of Americans are...we already have a third party and even a fourth and fifth and sixth, etc. Nothing to be created, except another newer party.


28 posted on 11/26/2011 11:36:33 AM PST by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: GeronL

Right, I’d rather stay home than vote for Mitt or a RINO.

I agree. I can’t believe we have five RINOS this time around. Only three decent candidates Santorum, Cain, and Bachmann. Hopefully we will get one of those three. If America was truly conservatives as they claim, we should get one of those three for sure.


29 posted on 11/26/2011 2:28:15 PM PST by napscoordinator (Anybody but Romney, Newt, Perry, Huntsman, Paul. Perry and Obama are 100 percent the same!!!!!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

If 0bama took Romney as his running mate 0bama would get 100% of the liberal vote.


30 posted on 11/26/2011 3:03:31 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

That’s like saying the 3rd rail won’t shock you if you decide to pee on it. The only ones advocating are the one’s who haven’t tried it.


31 posted on 11/26/2011 3:50:47 PM PST by Track9
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To: Theodore R.
If it’s just wasn’t “Mitt’s turn,” we might have been spared.

And just who decided it was "Mitt's turn"???

The media and the RINOs are the only ones pushing him. They are scared shirtless that we are going to get control of the GOP. And if we don't and Mittens somehow gets the nomination, in 2014 or 2016, the GOP is going find itself running in third place behind the Tea Party and Democrats.
32 posted on 11/26/2011 6:44:37 PM PST by af_vet_rr
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

‘Mitt Romney still facing a trust deficit - voters “leery”’

Only with voters who have discernment capabilities.


33 posted on 11/26/2011 7:41:23 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan
Herman Cain on Illegal Immigration




If you're thinkin like me - Let's drain the swamp in D - C...Go Cain.
34 posted on 11/26/2011 8:06:18 PM PST by Fred ("The terrorists' want to kill us, so we need to kill them first!" http://hermancain.com)
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To: NVDave
Absolutely prime time suggestions... and maybe even going back to having Senators appointed by the State legislatures and approved by the Governors to boot. Then if they go rogue like mcca$$hole does so often... the State can remove their butts pronto!

LLS

35 posted on 11/27/2011 6:55:41 AM PST by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: Theodore R.
While I think a third party has always split the vote I do believe that poll... without a doubt. Down here in the South... everyone that I know and speak with hates the dims... deep seething hatred of putrid evildoers and demons of the left. Everyone is also fed up with the republican party leadership and the corruption and control these parasites practice.

I agree about taking over the republican party and not forming a third party and I can quote Reagan from his 1975 CPAC speech that you referenced... but this republican party is on the cusp of destruction... and if they nominate mitt through their manipulated and controlled primary sham... the party will have shown that it is beyond redemption and then a third party will arise and the death of the old republican party will be at hand.

That is not what I want... but if they nominate mitt... do not look for bedrock Conservatives to roll over... we have warned all of you since 2008... never again. We do not lie... we are Conservatives... so you best believe our honest warnings and stop trying to “reason” our vote for evil... I will never vote for a baby killing, gun grabbing big government communist liar like mitt.

LLS

36 posted on 11/27/2011 7:07:33 AM PST by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: jacknhoo
The point was that Americans are fed up with BOTH parties. I do believe this poll... 84% disapprove of Congress... who amongst all of you out there are not fed up with the corruption of "BUSINESS AS USUAL IN DC"? There is you answer!

The republican party today is not the party of Reagan... ALL of us are trying to change it... but the infection runs deep and the fever is lethal. The republican party is snowe, collins, graham, voinavich, boehner, cantor etc etc etc. The leaders can cheer-lead and quote Reagan and hit all of the Conservative buzz words... but then at the same time they conspire and plot with reid, pelosi and obama... behind closed doors... example... the Super Committee... while pushing the sizzle of Cut, Cap and Balance at the same time... swearing that CC&B is the ONLY plan. THIS is why a third party is a true and viable threat. When trust is lost... it is very hard to regain... and this republican leadership is not even trying... as a matter of fact... they are not good liars. Most of us can see their evil a mile away!

This is the party's last chance for salvation. If they nominate newt or mitt... or any progressive rino... the WAR against the progressive leaders of the republican party will be ON.

LLS

37 posted on 11/27/2011 7:21:20 AM PST by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
It's up to us, 'We The People' to not give him the nod.
38 posted on 11/27/2011 8:49:25 AM PST by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

2012 must be a rise of freedom. We the people must unite and stand with heads held high. Our banners of revolt shall lead the way, cleansing DC of its destruction. We have not yet begun to fight.

Freedom is never more than one generation away, this is our line in the sand. Do or Die!


39 posted on 11/27/2011 9:04:27 AM PST by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

2012 must be a rise of freedom. We the people must unite and stand with heads held high. Our banners of revolt shall lead the way, cleansing DC of its destruction. We have not yet begun to fight.

Freedom is never more than one generation away, this is our line in the sand. Do or Die!


40 posted on 11/27/2011 9:04:30 AM PST by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: Donald Rumsfeld Fan
I love that cartoon. classic.
41 posted on 11/27/2011 9:07:41 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Grunthor
Well, Romney is unprincipled liberal/moderate, but Obama is a malignant antiAmerican saboteur.

I think the difference is in the intent to do harm to this nation as opposed as just wanting to get to the top.

Not much of a choice, I'll grant you. True "lesser of two evils" territory.

42 posted on 11/27/2011 9:12:05 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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