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Elder Bush Tells Paper Romney Is ‘Best Choice’
The New York Times ^ | 2011-12-22 | Michael D. Shear & Katharine Q. Seelye

Posted on 12/22/2011 5:06:38 PM PST by rabscuttle385

Former president George H. W. Bush offered an informal endorsement of Mitt Romney in remarks published Thursday, saying that Mr. Romney “is the best choice for us.”

The former president told reporters for The Houston Chronicle that he supported Mr. Romney because of his “stability, experience, principles. He’s a fine person,” Mr. Bush, 87, said. “I just think he’s mature and reasonable – not a bomb-thrower.”

The paper reported the comments, made this week, on its Web site Thursday afternoon. A spokesman for Mr. Bush confirmed the accuracy of the comments and said they fully reflect the views of the former president.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: 2012endorsements; 2012gopprimary; bush; bush41; bush4fascism; bush4romney; bush4romneycare; bushantigop; bushfamily; dnc4bush; georgebush; gopsellouts; rinoparty; rinos; senile; vichy

1 posted on 12/22/2011 5:06:43 PM PST by rabscuttle385
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To: rabscuttle385

Me thinks that checkstand scanners are “Best Choice”.


2 posted on 12/22/2011 5:10:41 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: rabscuttle385

ROTFLMAO!
A picture really is worth a thousands words.


3 posted on 12/22/2011 5:10:57 PM PST by nkycincinnatikid
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To: rabscuttle385
Talk about that ol' "thousand words" thing! {^)

Romney is bad news for the GOP and for the Republic. He needs to be kept away from political office.

4 posted on 12/22/2011 5:11:39 PM PST by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: rabscuttle385

A thousand points of blight!


5 posted on 12/22/2011 5:14:05 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: rabscuttle385

In all of the “answer an article with just a picture” posts on FR, that has to be in the Top Ten! Too funny!


6 posted on 12/22/2011 5:19:45 PM PST by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: rabscuttle385

Hahahahaha Oh God, what a pic!


7 posted on 12/22/2011 5:22:32 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: rabscuttle385

RE: Jessie Jackson.

Under the heading, A STOPPED CLOCK IS RIGHT AT LEAST TWO TIMES A DAY.

Re: “AMERICA, STAY OUT THE BUSHES! STAY OUT THE BUSHES!

Who the hell knew that ole Jess had half a brain cell?

Oh Well!


8 posted on 12/22/2011 5:24:46 PM PST by ConradofMontferrat (According to muzslimes, my handle is a hate crime.)
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To: rabscuttle385
RE: Jessie Jackson.

Under the heading, A STOPPED CLOCK IS RIGHT AT LEAST TWO TIMES A DAY.

Re: “AMERICA, STAY OUT THE BUSHES! STAY OUT THE BUSHES!

Who the hell knew that ole Jess had half a brain cell?

Oh Well!

9 posted on 12/22/2011 5:24:49 PM PST by ConradofMontferrat (According to muzslimes, my handle is a hate crime.)
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To: rabscuttle385
A patrician whore endorsing a patrician whore.

Isn't that special?

10 posted on 12/22/2011 5:26:37 PM 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: rabscuttle385

Bush the elder, read my lips!


11 posted on 12/22/2011 5:27:49 PM PST by hadaclueonce (how is that hope working out? here is your change and I am going to keep it.)
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To: rabscuttle385
Iowans, no matter what you think of Newt, why not tell GHW Bush what you think of him and his RINO friends by being more determined to vote FOR Newt now.

Whatever respect one had for Bush, should be gone now because this nastiness.
12 posted on 12/22/2011 5:31:45 PM PST by Tzfat
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To: rabscuttle385
Mr. Bush, 87, said. “I just think he’s mature and reasonable – not a bomb-thrower.”

Perfect picture for Poppy. What an A-hole.

13 posted on 12/22/2011 5:35:20 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Both of them from conservative-proof New England, too. Figgers.
14 posted on 12/22/2011 5:37:01 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: rabscuttle385

“Read My Lips....No More RINOs.”


15 posted on 12/22/2011 5:38:09 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: rabscuttle385

I think old man Bush should STFU.


16 posted on 12/22/2011 5:40:11 PM PST by bmwcyle (I am ready to serve Jesus on Earth because the GOP failed again)
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To: Tzfat

The problem is IA people: uninformed but thinking they know all.


17 posted on 12/22/2011 5:40:20 PM PST by Theodore R. (I'll still vote for Santorum if he is on the April 3 ballot.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Surprised. Not.


18 posted on 12/22/2011 5:42:02 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: rabscuttle385

From the article I read George H. W. Bush still holds a grudge against Newt for not backing him when he raised taxes. He should have followed Newts advice and maybe he would have had two terms as President instead of one.


19 posted on 12/22/2011 5:46:51 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: Tzfat

Best way you can diss GHW Bush is to vote for Rick Santorum.

When you are over the target, the flak is heavy.

Queers HATE Rick. Muzslimes HATE Rick. \

Stupid Queers, they hammer Rick because he dared to point a finger at them and told them they were wrong.

Stupid Queers, when the Muzslimes come for them, the only man that will stand between them and damnation is RICK SANTORUM!

Rick may not like queers, he may point fingers at them and waggle that finger: but he will NOT let the muzslimes do to the queers what they do them in the middle east.

You can take that to the bank.

Tehran’s song:

Hey Queer, Hey Queer, you don’t have to be Queer no more, just reveal yourself to us and you won’t be queer no more!!

“Allah loves you, allah loves you, and you won’t have to be queer no more!!!”

The only man who stands between you and damnation, is Rick Santorum himself.

But I know you and that asswipe Savage are too stupid to know that.


20 posted on 12/22/2011 5:51:41 PM PST by ConradofMontferrat (According to muzslimes, my handle is a hate crime.)
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To: Parley Baer

GHWB has never held a grudge against anyone unless he be a fellow Republican. Same with GWB!


21 posted on 12/22/2011 6:08:05 PM PST by Theodore R. (I'll still vote for Santorum if he is on the April 3 ballot.)
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To: rabscuttle385

This stinks,nobody likes him.


22 posted on 12/22/2011 6:13:10 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: rabscuttle385

heh heh heh heh heh heh heh heh heh heh
That pic says it all.


23 posted on 12/22/2011 6:17:01 PM PST by tumblindice
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To: rabscuttle385

go ahead then, bring it. But don’t count me in.


24 posted on 12/22/2011 6:19:35 PM PST by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: dfwgator

Bush the elder is the poster child for RINO.

“McStain” is a close second.


25 posted on 12/22/2011 6:20:26 PM PST by hadaclueonce (how is that hope working out? here is your change and I am going to keep it.)
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To: hinckley buzzard
Poppy. What an A-hole.

Read...my...hemorrhoids...

26 posted on 12/22/2011 6:22:49 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: All

Stay out da bushes!


27 posted on 12/22/2011 6:30:51 PM PST by Yankee (ANNOY THE RNC: NOMINATE NEWT GINGRICH!)
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To: rabscuttle385

Former president George H. W. Bush offered an informal endorsement of Mitt Romney

Enough said, vote for someone else. Romney is a pliable “moderate” whom the establishment would accept as their nominee.


28 posted on 12/22/2011 6:33:54 PM PST by doc
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To: hinckley buzzard
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Mr. Bush, 87, said. “I just think he’s mature and reasonable – not a bomb-thrower.”

Perfect picture for Poppy. What an A-hole.



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Bush 41's qstatement is typical of the E-RINO Club and Wall Street (including Mitt Romney's Bain Capital types) ...


They don't like the "Bomb Throwers" ... George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Sarah Palin, Newt Ginrich ...


because the "Bom Throwers" jeopardize the $$$ benefits of sucking-up to the King Abdullahs of this World ...


and THEN NOT being able to afford Vacation Home # 7 in the Hamptons ... or the Swiss Alps ...


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29 posted on 12/22/2011 6:49:24 PM PST by Patton@Bastogne
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To: Patton@Bastogne
Poopy just killed Jeb’s walk-on candidacy.

Perhaps he solidified any doubts that somehow Romney is any kind of conservative.

Is Poopy looking for the VP slot (he is eligible), trying to knock Christie from the #2 slot?

30 posted on 12/22/2011 7:00:09 PM PST by Memphis Moe
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To: rabscuttle385

POST OF THE YEAR!
HAHAHAHA


31 posted on 12/22/2011 7:02:11 PM PST by hillarys cankles
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To: rabscuttle385

Best choice between a MARXIST and a RINO.


32 posted on 12/22/2011 7:17:14 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (If we stay home in November '12... Don't complain if 0 shreds the constitution!!!)
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To: hinckley buzzard

Maine’s governor, Paul LePage, is a TEA Party conservative.
He was elected in 2010, and during the campaign he was overheard saying, “If elected, I will spend most of my time telling Obama to go to hell.”

Not all hope is lost in New England. There are conservatives in all six New England states, but for the time being, we’re out-numbered by the libs.

As for Bush the elder, he ran on the Reagan record in 1988 and then, after being elected, he tossed all the conservatives overboard.


33 posted on 12/22/2011 7:31:35 PM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (The "Occupy Wall Street" losers should try occupying their local employment office. GET A JOB!)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

100/100


34 posted on 12/22/2011 8:05:12 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation

“As for Bush the elder, he ran on the Reagan record in 1988 and then, after being elected, he tossed all the conservatives overboard.”

Yup.


35 posted on 12/22/2011 8:08:22 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: rabscuttle385
Former president George H. W. Bush

The elder statesman of the Permanent Ruling Class. I'm not surprised.

36 posted on 12/22/2011 8:12:16 PM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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Huh!... Look he is talking!! The "Romney" of that era :)

Mr Pres, do what you have always done so well, STFUP and stay out of the fray... Please don't be another Carter.

37 posted on 12/22/2011 8:52:03 PM PST by ElPatriota (The SILENCE of the Catholic Church in protecting our <Bculture from perversion is ** DEAFENING **)
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To: rabscuttle385

This “endorsement” is enough to make me wonder why ex-Presidents live so long.


38 posted on 12/22/2011 9:44:42 PM PST by Palladin (No Newts!)
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To: rabscuttle385

And he told him to use his great “Read my lips..” line as they laughed and went to Viagra Dole’s house for a strategy meeting hosted by Megan McLame.


39 posted on 12/23/2011 5:05:23 AM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: rabscuttle385

“RINO POOP!” LOL!

(from the “read my lips” loser!)


40 posted on 12/25/2011 12:16:08 PM PST by Redbob (W.W.J.B.D.: "What Would Jack Bauer Do?")
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