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Newt really is the anti-Romney
Right Speak ^ | Saturday, December 3, 2011 | Martha

Posted on 12/03/2011 6:47:57 PM PST by Grig

Comparing and contrasting Newt and Mitt is a real eye-opener. The two men have taken very different paths in their personal and professional lives, and have wildly different personalities. Newt is a dreamer, Mitt a doer. Newt is reckless, Mitt is careful. Newt is famously undisciplined, Mitt is the epitome of self-discipline. Romney is a leader, Newt simply is not–according to those who worked most closely with him. Both men are intelligent, yet have chosen different ways to use their intelligence.

In education, Romney pursued business and law, while Newt chose modern European History. Romney earned his education quickly and entered the private sector, while Newt preferred academia.

Romney went on to a successful career in business, becoming wealthy helping businesses and creating jobs, while Newt made a career in government, becoming wealthy by exploiting his position of power and selling influence. Romney's skills were in high demand in the private sector, while Newt was removed from leadership in the House due to the chaos he created.

In matters of faith, Romney is a life-long member of his church and has a record of many years of service to it. Newt went from Lutheran to Baptist, to Catholic, with some speculation of political motive in making the conversions. I am not aware of service Newt may have given to his church. In their personal lives, they could not be more different. Mitt married his high school sweetheart after 4 years of courtship, and remains happily married. Newt also married his high school sweetheart - his geometry teacher whom he began dating at age 16. He has admitted that there is some truth in the notion that he hates women. He has a turbulent marital history due to selfishness and uncontrolled sexual appetites. While Romney helped Ann through both MS and cancer, Newt divorced Jackie, who had cancer–saying she was ‘not pretty enough or young enough to be a president’s wife–and besides she has cancer’. Newt divorced Marrianne, who was also diagnosed with MS. At the time, he asked Marrianne if she would please tolerate the six year affair with Callista, and remain married to him. She refused. He married Callista in 2000.

In matters of character, the contrast is keen. Romney has no hint of scandal–personal or professional. Newt has rumors of sexual scandals–including the infamous oral sex in a car with his neighbor's wife, while his little daughter was near. Newt also has a history of ethics violations, shady book deals, sham fundraising practices, and inconsistencies about whether he was hired as an ‘historian’ or as a lobbyist.

In the presidential campaign, they have also chosen very different paths. Romney is serious, organized, hardworking and prepared, while Newt has been flying by the seat of his pants. He now finds himself in the running, but unprepared, due to a severe lack of preparation and organization. While Romney has been mostly humble about his long term frontrunner status, Newt proclaimed himself the nominee after less than two weeks at the top of the polls.

There are many other differences--too many to list here. But we easily know enough to determine who is more worthy of support. We should not divorce the way a man lives in his personal life, from his actions in public life. Character is revealed in both professional and personal decisions. Romney has a solid record of being true to his word, family, and stewardships. Newt does not. While both men have significant accomplishments, only one has the background, character, leadership and temperament we need. That person is Mitt Romney.


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1 posted on 12/03/2011 6:48:01 PM PST by Grig
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To: Grig

This ought to go over well.


2 posted on 12/03/2011 6:49:48 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Grig

Romney is wrong on the issues, though. What is disturbing about Romney is that while the conservatives are running circles around him, he does nothing to try to appeal to the conservative base. He apparently doesn’t mind blowing off the conservatives. And that makes me think he will govern from the left, which is the last thing we need.


3 posted on 12/03/2011 6:52:15 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: Grig

In the sense that Romney has his act together and Newt is a total mess, yes.


4 posted on 12/03/2011 6:52:20 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: Grig

In matters of faith, Romney is a life-long member of his church and has a record of many years of service to it.
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Yeah exactly...

this alone makes him unfit to be POTUS..

Who wants a racist, sexist, religious bigot in the White House..


5 posted on 12/03/2011 6:53:39 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: Grig

Romney in his heart is a democrat..
Newt in his heart is a whore..


6 posted on 12/03/2011 6:53:39 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: chris37

Would you buy a used car from Romney? I wouldn’t!


7 posted on 12/03/2011 6:54:36 PM PST by WellyP (REAL)
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To: Grig

He’s still the guy who betrayed us once.


8 posted on 12/03/2011 6:55:52 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Holding our flawed politicians to higher standards than the enemy’s politicians guarantees they win)
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>> Newt has rumors of...

Whatever, Martha.


9 posted on 12/03/2011 6:56:05 PM PST by Gene Eric (Save a pretzel for the gas jets.)
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To: hosepipe

Mitt is a flip flopper and Newt has had heroic changes of mind. lol


10 posted on 12/03/2011 6:56:50 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: Grig
Lawyers suck.

Ban them from office.

11 posted on 12/03/2011 6:57:32 PM PST by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: Grig

Romney has no hint of scandal–personal or professional.
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Yeah after all Willie Mitty has only killed one person so far due to his lousy driving...

and he only dodged the draft 2 times ..

Cut him some slack...


12 posted on 12/03/2011 6:59:22 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: Grig; lilyramone; crusadersoldier; Ellzeena; Anvilhead; stonehouse01; Goreknowshowtocheat; ...

13 posted on 12/03/2011 6:59:45 PM PST by narses
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To: Grig

Oh please NO he is not.

Both Romney and Newt share the believe that government is the solution. That all we need is to “fix” the system and make it work better.

They are different faces of the same corrupt static Politics as Usual Establishment coin.


14 posted on 12/03/2011 7:00:24 PM PST by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: Jim Robinson; Grig; lilyramone; crusadersoldier; Ellzeena; Anvilhead; stonehouse01; ...

15 posted on 12/03/2011 7:00:39 PM PST by narses
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To: Grig
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2815022/posts?page=22#22

"Gingrich may have flip-flopped on global warming and the borders, etc, but so did Romney. Worse, Romney was an abortion/gay rights advocate and was actually responsible for installing homosexual marriage, tax payer funded abortion and big government mandated socialized healthcare on his watch. Romney was architect and advocate of liberal big government programs while Gingrich was architect and advocate of the small government Reagan Revolution!

Romney crossed the aisle and built a consensus with Ted Kennedy and the liberal Democrats and installed wall to wall liberal programs, liberal judges and liberal appointees. Gingrich aligned himself with Ronald Reagan to build the Reagan Coalition and engineer the Reagan Revolution and the long lasting Reagan economy.

Krauthammer/Rove be damned. If it comes down to “I was an independent during Reagan-Bush, I’m not returning to Reagan-Bush” Romney vs the “Contract with America” Gingrich, I’m going with Gingrich every time."

22 posted on Friday, December 02, 2011 12:45:37 AM by Jim Robinson


16 posted on 12/03/2011 7:01:51 PM PST by monkapotamus
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To: hosepipe
Romney in his heart is a democrat..

Newt in his heart is a whore..

Oh, terrific...a true dilemma: two choices, both bad.

17 posted on 12/03/2011 7:02:20 PM PST by econjack
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To: Grig
I have liked Newt on many occasions and agreed with him too. Me thinks the professors biggest enemy is he over thinks things and can't control his urges. The dork finally became stud because of money and power and made some dumb choices.

I have never liked Mitt or agreed with him because he has nothing within the political arena he's 100% for except winning an election. Guys just weird.

18 posted on 12/03/2011 7:05:11 PM PST by liberty or death
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To: narses

Whoulda thunk it ? /sarc.


19 posted on 12/03/2011 7:05:22 PM PST by Absolutely Nobama (Chairman Obama And Ron Paul Are Sure Signs The Republic Is In Serious Trouble. God Help Us All.)
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To: Grig
I'm not voting for Mittens or for Newt. Ever. Turn the page, amen.

I'll pick the Constitution party or the Libertarians, depending on who is less crazed.

Sorry, GOP. I didn't leave you, you left me.

/johnny

20 posted on 12/03/2011 7:06:01 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (gone Galt)
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To: Grig

Romney reminds me of the guy in a bar brawl, egging the other participants on, but not actively throwing or taking punches. Then when there is only one other man, battered and bloody, left standing, he clobbers him with a bar stool.


21 posted on 12/03/2011 7:08:20 PM PST by RightWingConspirator (Zerobama's bus tour: the Blunder Bus Tour)
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To: Grig

I consider Newt more like the Stealth Romney...


22 posted on 12/03/2011 7:09:26 PM PST by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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To: Grig

Romney gives me the creeps!!


23 posted on 12/03/2011 7:09:39 PM PST by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Grig

While I see Newt as the anti Romney like I see a heart attack being the cure for cancer he is at least a known quantity.

We all know why you back Romney. Just sad you choose a religious peer over what is best for our country.

Be careful selling Mitt here, it shortens ones stay on this conservative site...


24 posted on 12/03/2011 7:11:24 PM PST by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: Grig

Anti what, they agree on 99.9999% of all issues. They only disagree on the number of wives.


25 posted on 12/03/2011 7:12:06 PM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Newt, Willard, Perry and his fellow supporters)
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To: Grig
And Stalin was the anti-Hitler.
26 posted on 12/03/2011 7:12:26 PM PST by bwc2221
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To: WellyP

Wouldn’t buy nothin’ from him, wouldn’t vote for him to be my president.


27 posted on 12/03/2011 7:12:26 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Grig

Yeah, I suppose one could say that they are opposites...

One sucks, the other blows.


28 posted on 12/03/2011 7:12:34 PM PST by LegendHasIt
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To: Grig

signed, Mitt Romney


29 posted on 12/03/2011 7:14:08 PM PST by maine-iac7 (A prudent man foreseeth the evil,... but the simple pass on, and are punished. Prov 23:3 KJV)
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To: Tennessee Nana
In matters of faith, Romney is a life-long member of his church and has a record of many years of service to it.
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Newt is a family values Candidate.

He was a Baptist by choice after studying the religion in the 90’s. He even engaged a think tank three years ago to figure out how he could sway the Baptist Women Voters over to his style of family values!

He abandoned wife #1 for mistress and soon to be wife #2. He abandoned wife #2, joined the Catholic Church since Mistress #2 (and Congressional Staffer) wanted to be married in the Church.

Using his power and influence he was able to have his marriages to Wife #1 and 3 annul by the Catholic Church. Eros, he was never married to his first two wives and never the legitimate father of his two daughters.

Now he is squared away with the God of the Catholic Church. A clean slate at last with God. Family Values not in tact....just the guy we want as POTUS....sexist, self-serving, religious Bigot in the White House, not to mention a Narcissitic personal to boot!

Mayo Clinic Description of the Narcissist:

Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance and a deep need for admiration. Those with narcissistic personality disorder believe that they're superior to others and have little regard for other people's feelings. But behind this mask of ultra-confidence lies a fragile self-esteem, vulnerable to the slightest criticism

30 posted on 12/03/2011 7:16:37 PM PST by not2worry
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To: Tennessee Nana
Yeah after all Willie Mitty has only killed one person so far due to his lousy driving...

Cut him some slack...

Looks like we need to cut you some slack too.

I'll assume that you have been misinformed and are not misrepresenting the situation intentionally. Romney was the driver of a car that was struck head-on by someone who was on the wrong side of the road. A passenger in the car Romney was driving was killed in this accident.

While we may all disagree with his politics, there is no need to claim he killed someone just to prove a point. That claim is just not true according to everybody involved in the accident.

31 posted on 12/03/2011 7:18:38 PM PST by T. P. Pole
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To: monkapotamus
"Gingrich may have flip-flopped on global warming and the borders, etc, but so did Romney. Worse, Romney was an abortion/gay rights advocate and was actually responsible for installing homosexual marriage, tax payer funded abortion and big government mandated socialized healthcare on his watch. Romney was architect and advocate of liberal big government programs while Gingrich was architect and advocate of the small government Reagan Revolution!

Romney crossed the aisle and built a consensus with Ted Kennedy and the liberal Democrats and installed wall to wall liberal programs, liberal judges and liberal appointees. Gingrich aligned himself with Ronald Reagan to build the Reagan Coalition and engineer the Reagan Revolution and the long lasting Reagan economy.

Needs to be printed and put on refrigerators

32 posted on 12/03/2011 7:19:45 PM PST by maine-iac7 (A prudent man foreseeth the evil,... but the simple pass on, and are punished. Prov 23:3 KJV)
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To: not2worry
just the guy we want as POTUS....sexist, self-serving, religious Bigot in the White House, not to mention a Narcissitic personal to boot!

Works for me, where do I sign up?!

33 posted on 12/03/2011 7:21:08 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: JRandomFreeper

“I’ll pick the Constitution party or the Libertarians, depending on who is less crazed.”

you are simply another voter for Obama...


34 posted on 12/03/2011 7:21:27 PM PST by mike_9958
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To: RightWingConspirator

ahaha - perfect


35 posted on 12/03/2011 7:21:29 PM PST by maine-iac7 (A prudent man foreseeth the evil,... but the simple pass on, and are punished. Prov 23:3 KJV)
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To: nickcarraway

Let me see Mitt is polling what 23-25%? Mitt has his act together? Gingrich is polling in the mid to low 40%’s. I don’t know but Mitt better quit while he is ahead. The mistake he made was not appealing to the conservative base of the party which makes up about 55% of the party he is toast!!!


36 posted on 12/03/2011 7:23:23 PM PST by tallyhoe
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To: mike_9958
Nope. And I won't be brow-beat or shamed into voting for someone that doesn't represent me.

You go-along to get-along GOP types need to figure out that some of us are off the reservation, and if you want to win, you need to nominate a CONSERVATIVE.

So, KMA with your 'just an other Obama voter' bullcrap.

And being a jerk about it doesn't secure the party any votes. At all. Flies/vinegar...

/johnny

37 posted on 12/03/2011 7:25:12 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (gone Galt)
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To: Tennessee Nana
Newt Gingrich was a Draft Dodger! During the Vietnam War it is a fact that Newt, the proverbial professional politician who walked out on his own family with two young children at a time when his wife had cancer. Those kids were the basis of this super-patriot’s draft deferment during the Vietnam War.

And, BTW, yes Mitt did avoid the draft by escaping to France to do his Missionary work for two years. He was in a car crash with several other missionaries. He was the only one to survive. They were in the South of France and killed by a drunk driver in a head-on collision.

Check out your facts. They both were draft dodgers and they both are RINOS!

38 posted on 12/03/2011 7:25:51 PM PST by not2worry
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To: Grig
I love these folks that complain about our candidates... I swear it's like watching “Morning Joe” where everyone bitches about the republicans.

I don't think the democrats trolling on this website could do more harm than these “conservative” people.

39 posted on 12/03/2011 7:26:55 PM PST by mike_9958
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To: cripplecreek

” Newt has had heroic changes of mind...”

Anf legendary legislative accomplishments; taking ower from the Dems after 40 lost years, reforming welfare and balancing budgets.

Not that those things would be useful. Lets focus on his (dismissed) ethics charges instead. God forbid we should kick the hell out of the Dems.


40 posted on 12/03/2011 7:27:11 PM PST by jessduntno ("They say the world has become too complex for simple answers... they are wrong." - RR)
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To: cripplecreek

” Newt has had heroic changes of mind...”

And legendary legislative accomplishments; taking ower from the Dems after 40 lost years, reforming welfare and balancing budgets.

Not that those things would be useful. Lets focus on his (dismissed) ethics charges instead. God forbid we should kick the hell out of the Dems.


41 posted on 12/03/2011 7:27:32 PM PST by jessduntno ("They say the world has become too complex for simple answers... they are wrong." - RR)
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To: monkapotamus

Are you aware that Newt is consulting with Rove - so beware who you damn.


42 posted on 12/03/2011 7:27:37 PM PST by not2worry
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To: JRandomFreeper

Amen, Johnny, Amen.


43 posted on 12/03/2011 7:27:37 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: All

Mitt Commie is to Conservative like kitten is to run stopping 3-4 defensive tackle.

That dog won’t hunt. Heck, that dog’s been neutered.


44 posted on 12/03/2011 7:27:58 PM PST by Absolutely Nobama (Chairman Obama And Ron Paul Are Sure Signs The Republic Is In Serious Trouble. God Help Us All.)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Did you notice that Right Speak is a blog, so what is this blog post doing in breaking news? The poster is pushing his his blog devoted to the god in embryo Mitt.


45 posted on 12/03/2011 7:29:29 PM PST by garjog
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To: Grig

“Newt divorced Jackie, who had cancer”

A complete untruth which has been debunked by Newt’s daughter.

If you saw Mitt in tonight’s debate you saw a big big government Republican who just cannot bear to let go of even one precious govt agency. He thinks he can control them. Newt was right when he recently commented that Mitt Ronmey would be a good manager of Washington. That is exactly right. He will not change anything and he will do nothing to reduce the size of the government.

Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry or Michelle Bachmann would be infinitely better than Mitt Romney. I would be happy with any of the three however at this late date its beginning to look a lot like Newt.


46 posted on 12/03/2011 7:29:49 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: mike_9958
If a conservative is not nominated, the fault lies with the GOP. Period. Paragraph. Turn the page. Amen.

/johnny

47 posted on 12/03/2011 7:30:40 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

“I’ll pick the Constitution party or the Libertarians, depending on who is less crazed.”

No, what you’ll be doing is voting for the Kenyan Usurper.

Thanks for nothing.


48 posted on 12/03/2011 7:31:34 PM PST by Absolutely Nobama (Chairman Obama And Ron Paul Are Sure Signs The Republic Is In Serious Trouble. God Help Us All.)
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To: T. P. Pole

Romney was the driver of a car that was struck head-on by someone who was on the wrong side of the road.
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And yet Big Daddy George Romney flew over to Paris and started throwing his weight around and falsely accusing the other driver to get Lil Willie Mitty off the hook...

Oh thats right

the other driver was a Catholic priest..a member of the “Whore of Babylon”...

he had to be guilty of something...whether he was responsible or not doesnt matter...

While lil Willie Mitty the Mormon is pure as the driven snow and innocent as a babe...

Grow up...

a few months later Willie Mitty was in another accident...

Maybe boys on Evangalistic mormon terips shpouldnt be allowed to drive cars..especially a top of the line Citroen DS

Maybe lil Willie Mitty would have been safer in Vietnam after all..


49 posted on 12/03/2011 7:32:00 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: T. P. Pole

she’s a mormon hater. she can’t help it. If mitt was ronald reagan reincarnated, and mormon, she’d still tell lies about him. The fact that mitt is a flip flopping rino is does not even enter her stream of consciousness. MORMON is all that registers.


50 posted on 12/03/2011 7:33:30 PM PST by mamelukesabre
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