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Bob Dole endorses Romney for Republican nominee
Yahoo ^ | 12/18/11 | Deborah Charles - Reuters

Posted on 12/18/2011 11:37:30 AM PST by NormsRevenge

Republican elder statesman and former Senate leader Bob Dole on Sunday endorsed Mitt Romney to be the Republican presidential nominee, a day after the former Massachusetts governor received the backing of Iowa's main newspaper.

In an open letter to Iowa voters, Dole - himself a former presidential candidate - said a great deal was at stake on January 3, when Iowa votes in the first nominating contest for the 2012 presidential election.

"A number of my friends are currently candidates seeking the GOP nomination. But the time has now come for us to decide who among them can defeat Barack Obama in 2012. I've made my decision, and I believe our best hope lies in Governor Mitt Romney," Dole wrote.

"As President, Mitt Romney will succeed in turning this country around," he wrote. "He rescued a flailing Winter Olympics when it was mired in financial scandal. He was an exceptional Governor of Massachusetts, who managed to both balance the state's budget and cut taxes while dealing with an overwhelmingly Democratic state legislature."

Though Dole's endorsement is not much of a surprise this election cycle, he went a different route in 2008 when Romney made his first bid for the nomination. Four years ago Romney got in some hot water when he said that Dole - who had written a letter supporting eventual Republican nominee Senator John McCain - was the last person he would want a letter from.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Kansas
KEYWORDS: bobdole; dolefeminist; dolepretender; dolesocialist; dolesubversive; endorses; laughingoutloud; lol; mitt; rofl; romney
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1 posted on 12/18/2011 11:37:33 AM PST by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge
One RINO endorsing another RINO..how cozy..
2 posted on 12/18/2011 11:39:03 AM PST by PLD
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To: NormsRevenge

Well then, I guess that cinches it for Mittens then! /s


4 posted on 12/18/2011 11:40:45 AM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: NormsRevenge

Bob Dole-—is that ole coot still alive?


5 posted on 12/18/2011 11:40:59 AM PST by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: NormsRevenge

Finally! I’ve been waiting on the blue-ribbon douche, Bob Dole, to guide my decision.


6 posted on 12/18/2011 11:41:07 AM PST by youngidiot (Hear Hear!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Dole takes his latest dose of Viagra, and ends up backing Willard.

Now THERE’S a surprise.


7 posted on 12/18/2011 11:42:58 AM PST by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: basil; C. Edmund Wright; SunkenCiv

I don’t agree with Bob Dole on this, but please show some respect to a man who lost a limb in the service for this country.


8 posted on 12/18/2011 11:43:12 AM PST by Perdogg
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To: NormsRevenge
But the time has now come for us to decide who among them can defeat Barack Obama in 2012.

Mittens is the only one guaranteed NOT to defeat 0bama!

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9 posted on 12/18/2011 11:43:21 AM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: NormsRevenge
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It's OK ... Bob Dole did Newt a BIG FAVOR ...

Genuine Conservatives know that E-RINO club are fully supporting felow RINO Romney ...

"A Good Man is Known by His Enemies ..."

Newt ... your campaign sign is proudly displayed in my front yard, and bumper sticker just above my Tea Party "Don't Tread on Me" sticker on my Xterra's back window ...


Jut tell'em ... "NUTS !!!" ... Newt ...


Free Republic's "Patton-at-Bastoge" in Beautiful Florida ...


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10 posted on 12/18/2011 11:44:28 AM PST by Patton@Bastogne
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To: NormsRevenge

This is news?


11 posted on 12/18/2011 11:44:30 AM PST by THX 1138 ("Harry, I have a gift.")
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To: NormsRevenge

We can only hope for more kiss-of-death endorsements from RINO losers for Romney.

This Dole(drums) endorsement should cost MittWitt at least a point or two... :-)


12 posted on 12/18/2011 11:44:34 AM PST by Bobalu (even Jesus knew the poor would always be with us)
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To: NormsRevenge

Bob Dole, John McCain, Mitt Romney....Now let’s see....what do they have in common?


13 posted on 12/18/2011 11:44:41 AM PST by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Newt must have the RINO establishment scared sh!tless for Bob Dole to come out this early and back Romney. The RINOs are now going all out to try and stop Newt. Sorry RINOs you will not be telling me how to vote. GO NEWT!


14 posted on 12/18/2011 11:45:04 AM PST by Parley Baer
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To: NormsRevenge

It’s happening again.


15 posted on 12/18/2011 11:47:50 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (FOREIGN AID: A transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries)
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To: NormsRevenge

If Bob Dole is endorsing Mitt, then that alone is reason enough to vote for someone else.


16 posted on 12/18/2011 11:48:51 AM PST by SailormanCGA72
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To: Parley Baer

Dole’s always supported RINOs.

Bob Dole: GOP should support healthcare reform
http://www.groundreport.com/Health_and_Science/Bob-Dole-GOP-should-support-healthcare-reform/2909001


17 posted on 12/18/2011 11:48:57 AM PST by Politics4US
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To: NormsRevenge
"A number of my friends are currently candidates seeking the GOP nomination. But the time has now come for us to decide who among them can defeat Barack Obama in 2012. I've made my decision, and I believe our best hope lies in Governor Mitt Romney," Dole wrote.

Remarkable that he used the first person singular in that statement.

18 posted on 12/18/2011 11:49:47 AM PST by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: Bobalu

Has Debbie was-a-man Shultz endorsed Romney yet?


19 posted on 12/18/2011 11:50:53 AM PST by budwiesest (It's that girl from Alaska, again.)
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To: NormsRevenge

but but but who will he endorse in the general election??


20 posted on 12/18/2011 11:51:08 AM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: NormsRevenge
Dole has Spoke. What a Joke.

Rinos love other Rinos.

21 posted on 12/18/2011 11:54:57 AM PST by VideoDoctor
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To: NormsRevenge

I’m sure Ann Coulter is pleased!


22 posted on 12/18/2011 11:55:38 AM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (The "Occupy Wall Street" losers should try occupying their local employment office. GET A JOB!)
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To: NormsRevenge

milquetoast endorsing milquetoast....

wadda ya expect?


23 posted on 12/18/2011 11:56:02 AM PST by G Larry ("I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his Character.")
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To: NormsRevenge

Well, I guess that does it. The primary season is over. Bob Dole has drooled out a press release from the RINO NURSING HOME. Romney is his pick.

Case closed.


24 posted on 12/18/2011 11:57:29 AM PST by tennmountainman
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To: Perdogg

I appreciate that he o served our country—


25 posted on 12/18/2011 11:58:14 AM PST by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: NormsRevenge

Mitt hopes to repeat Dole’s presidential success.


26 posted on 12/18/2011 11:59:08 AM PST by pallis
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To: NormsRevenge

I can ignore Bob with no effort at all. I respect him as a vet, and that about covers it.


27 posted on 12/18/2011 12:01:47 PM PST by Clara Lou
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To: NormsRevenge

KISS OF DOLE


28 posted on 12/18/2011 12:02:24 PM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Ceterum autem censeo, Obama delenda est.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Bob Dole, the guy who helped save Social Security, says Mitt Romney will turn the country around.


29 posted on 12/18/2011 12:03:49 PM PST by MulberryDraw (Anyone see the democrat budget yet?)
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To: NormsRevenge

One loser endorsing another ... who would have thunk


30 posted on 12/18/2011 12:03:58 PM PST by clamper1797 (Hoping to have some change left)
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To: NormsRevenge

Figures.


31 posted on 12/18/2011 12:04:48 PM PST by ph12321 (We must, indeed, all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: NormsRevenge

Let me see if I get this right. A looser republican moderate endorses the moderate looser that lost to the looser moderate that got his ass kicked by Obama and Im suspose to feel good?


32 posted on 12/18/2011 12:06:46 PM PST by Breto (never accept the premise)
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To: NormsRevenge

“Edsel Ford, Dole and McPain endorse Romney.”


33 posted on 12/18/2011 12:08:58 PM PST by Notwithstanding (1998 ACU ratings: Newt=100%, Paul=88%, Santorum=84% [the last year all were in Congress])
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To: PLD

I heard somewhere that Bevis and Butthead endorsed Ron Paul?


34 posted on 12/18/2011 12:09:11 PM PST by Leep
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To: NormsRevenge

That’s the kiss of death for Romney as if he wasn’t a loser already.


35 posted on 12/18/2011 12:10:21 PM PST by meatloaf (I've had it with recycling politicians in any way shape or form. Toingss 'em out!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Putting this in the Endorsements file next to “Gore, Al” under KISS OF DEATH.


36 posted on 12/18/2011 12:11:48 PM PST by Argus
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To: NormsRevenge
Do Romney's endorsements help him or hurt him? Dan Qualye, John Sununu, Christine O'Donnell, Nikki Halley and Bob Dole.

My reaction is: RUN AWAY!! RUN AWAY!! SAVE YOURSELVES!!

37 posted on 12/18/2011 12:18:33 PM PST by Jabba the Nutt (.Are they stupid, malicious or evil?)
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To: NormsRevenge

LOL at the parade of utter losers...


38 posted on 12/18/2011 12:21:02 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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39 posted on 12/18/2011 12:23:39 PM PST by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their President is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: NormsRevenge

Is this better that Christine O’Donnel’s endorsement?


40 posted on 12/18/2011 12:23:55 PM PST by G Larry ("I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his Character.")
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To: NormsRevenge

I’m shocked. I guess they want the RINO losers club to expand by one more. Dole’s probably bored with Bush the Elder and Juan McLame.


42 posted on 12/18/2011 12:24:27 PM PST by Buckeye Battle Cry (Mittt Romney - he lacks the courage of his absence of convictions .)
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To: NormsRevenge

HAHAHHAAHHA!!


43 posted on 12/18/2011 12:25:59 PM PST by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: NormsRevenge

We thank you Dole. The viagra’s working. You good old boys are sticking together like the scum that binds you.


44 posted on 12/18/2011 12:29:45 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: NormsRevenge

Good grief. If I were Romney I’d reject that. This is as close as it comes to the Kiss of Death- Wasn’t Dole also the spokesperson for Viagra?


45 posted on 12/18/2011 12:30:43 PM PST by Steelfish (ui)
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To: NormsRevenge

Quite frankly, who gives a rat’s rear what an old rino has to say?


46 posted on 12/18/2011 12:32:56 PM PST by kenmcg (How)
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To: NormsRevenge

I appreciate Dole’s service during WWII, but he did lasting, expensive damage with the Americans with Disabilities Act. That is the reason that welfare mothers can get their kids diagnosed with ADHD and the like, then collect “crazy money” on the kids until they are 18.


47 posted on 12/18/2011 12:33:06 PM PST by Montanabound
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To: NormsRevenge

If Romney is still excited about this endorsement after 4 hours, he better call his doctor.


48 posted on 12/18/2011 12:33:37 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~.. Newt/Palin-West-2012."got a lot swirling around in my head.")
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To: NormsRevenge

Gosh darn, is he still alive???


49 posted on 12/18/2011 12:33:45 PM PST by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: Clara Lou

Yeah but he doesn’t have respect for what other vets fought and died for - he supports giving it away.


50 posted on 12/18/2011 12:36:00 PM PST by presently no screen name
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