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Shocker: Mitt Romney Winning Tea Party Vote in New Hampshire
Sunshine State News ^ | December 19th | Kenric Ward

Posted on 12/23/2011 5:20:13 AM PST by Halfmanhalfamazing

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To: qwerty1234

I agree. Women will vote for Romney, and their votes will get rid of Obama. I honestly don’t think the soccer moms and other female voting groups will support Gingrich in such a comparable way. This will be especially evident when everyone is reminded that Gingrich cheated on his wife with another woman, and is currently on his third marriage.

101 posted on 12/23/2011 11:12:57 AM PST by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: qwerty1234

Spoken like a, a true....uh, oh never mind.

102 posted on 12/23/2011 12:01:19 PM PST by Scooter100 ("Now that the fog has lifted, I still can't find my pipe". --- S. Holmes)
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To: Zevonismymuse
Whenever there is evidence that Mitt Romney is popular with conservatives you guys offer some silly conspiracy theory.

Good point. I heard the most absurd theories about Romney: One said he supported or even pushed for passage of RomneyCare, another that he pushed for gay marriage in his state, and a third said that he was a big government liberal who strongly supports legislation underminging the Second Amendment, including the Brady Bill, mandatory firearms ID cards, waiting periods to purchase firearms, Feinstein's gun ban, and restrictions on semi-automatic firearms. Other than his entire political career, I haven't seen any evidence that would justify those silly accusations.

103 posted on 12/23/2011 12:34:41 PM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: drypowder

Thanks for the message . I know some VERY conservative people who believe that Trump is the real deal . I’m not as sure , but I know he would make a much better President than Romney , for example . Seems that the people are too brainwashed to grasp that Trump is better than Romney. Many Independents are really leftists and they flood the internet with lies about Trump. Notice Ron Paul never shouts anything anti-China? Because he is a communist. Trump is always bashing China. There are many brainwashed Republicans that would never vote outside the party and that is a big problem .

104 posted on 12/23/2011 12:54:03 PM PST by sushiman
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To: Pollster1

Here is my feelings on Romney: he is *not* the perfect candidate by any means, but I like the fact that as far as we know he is a good family man and seems to have a moral compass. I like the fact that he has been a successful businessman and leader (very successful); he knows how markets work and I believe he is smart enough to make a good faith attempt of getting us out of the economic mess we are in.

What I don’t like about him is that he is a political opportunist, and is willing to sway with the wind - he see’s a parade and wants to get in the front of it, no matter which way it is going.

Why I will vote for him if he is the candidate is that the mood of the country has changed; imo we will keep the house (maybe pickup some seats) and either take the senate or at least make some additional gains...

Therefore, the parade will be heading to the right, and Romney will want to get in front of it and lead; he will not take on a Republican congress, he will work well with them - he will want to be successful, and he will only be successful if he is mostly on board with them.

*IF* I thought for a second the house/senate was going to left in a major way, I *would not* want to vote for Romney...because he would see the parade heading to the left and lead it that way...that is his opportunistic way.

I see him as smart enough to see the writing on the wall, smart enough to hire competent people, and smart enough to see that the country needs a BIG dose of fiscal conservatism;. He also won’t be seen as a radical extremist by middle america (he is fairly polished politically, no?), so he will have a better chance of leading the parade whichever way it goes and be able to make a palatable case for why it needs to go that way (even if deep down he doesn’t believe it).

A political opportunist to be sure, but with the right people in the house and the senate, he is smart enough to cooperate.

That said, the *most* important thing fiscal conservatives can do is keep and improve on the margins in the house and senate; ultimately (if they have a backbone), they control the purse strings no matter who is in the WH.

105 posted on 12/23/2011 1:04:03 PM PST by qwerty1234
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106 posted on 12/23/2011 1:52:46 PM PST by DNA.2012
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To: Prole

Are you suggesting that women vote in Presidential races entirely based upon which guy has the best hair?

107 posted on 12/23/2011 1:55:02 PM PST by DNA.2012
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To: qwerty1234

I don’t see Romney as anything more than another George H.W. Bush. He’s not a conservative, he’s changed his stance on abortion and other issues, and is not going to get the base to rally around him. I doubt that Romney is going to do well in the South.

I’m in NH, and I am not voting for another Dole/McCain retread. Willard is the establishment’s choice. With the open primary, I’m afraid we’re going to see a repeat of 2008.

108 posted on 12/23/2011 2:31:50 PM PST by CASchack
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To: DNA.2012

No, hahaha!

I recall when the sleazy behavior of Tiger Woods came to public attention. Virtually every sponsor dropped him like a bad habit because the sponsors recognize that women are the premier purchasers of consumer goods and services throughout America. Packaging a politician these days is not much different than packaging a consumer product. However, one thing to recall is that if women find the salesman of said product offensive, then they won’t buy the product. Because Romney is attractive, takes care of his wife and children and doesn’t have the destructive behavioral patterns of Obama, I believe women will vote for him en masse and thereby vote Obama out. Gingrich will NOT have this same effect because of his troubled, and in one case - BAD BEHAVIOR, during his marriages.

109 posted on 12/23/2011 3:38:34 PM PST by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them)
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To: Diogenesis

“Bain Capital, has cut checks totaling $90,000 to Romney’s operation. “

And your point is? Maybe you are just another Groupthinker on FR who has crossed over into the “99%”-ers and don’t have an opinion of your own.

Bain is capitalism and job creation at work. This thread is evidence of FR becoming fringe nutcases.

110 posted on 12/23/2011 7:33:26 PM PST by balls (0 lies like a Muslim (Google "taqiyya"))
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

It’s not a surprise; so many in NH are totally uninformed, and their voting pattern shows it. They can be controlled by the state media.

111 posted on 12/23/2011 7:38:39 PM PST by Theodore R. (I'll still vote for Santorum if he is on the April 3 ballot.)
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To: Prole

Prole, good observation, and you are probably right. So all our campaign efforts for non-Romney candidates are fruitless.

112 posted on 12/23/2011 7:40:46 PM PST by Theodore R. (I'll still vote for Santorum if he is on the April 3 ballot.)
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To: CASchack

Well, congratulations, CASchack, you must be an aberrant NH voters: most just stick with the frontrunner’s “turn” but call themselves discerning and independent.

113 posted on 12/23/2011 7:44:28 PM PST by Theodore R. (I'll still vote for Santorum if he is on the April 3 ballot.)
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To: Pollster1

You misunderstand how many Americans are totally uninformed and easily misled.

114 posted on 12/23/2011 7:47:56 PM PST by Theodore R. (I'll still vote for Santorum if he is on the April 3 ballot.)
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To: riverdawg
what finally sank Herman Cain were not the decades-old allegations of sexual harassment, but the revelations that he had provided financial assistance to Ginger White for many years without the knowledge of his wife.

Yes, indeed, and I don't think Mrs. Cain was in the mood for ANY explanation either.

115 posted on 12/23/2011 7:50:55 PM PST by Theodore R. (I'll still vote for Santorum if he is on the April 3 ballot.)
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To: Zevonismymuse; P-Marlowe

What evidence is there that Mitt Romney governs as a liberal?

116 posted on 12/23/2011 7:58:53 PM PST by xzins (Pray for Our Troops Remaining in Afghanistan, now that Iran Can Focus on Injuring Only Them)
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To: devolve

I guess you must have had your super duper magnifying bifocals on when you posted that........lolol

117 posted on 12/23/2011 8:12:45 PM PST by potlatch (*snip*~ Having the right to be angry does not give one the right to be cruel. ~*snip*)
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To: longtermmemmory
we have to fight for a CONSERVATIVE congress guided by logic and reason, not the religion of communism and stinky hippies.

You are exactly right. The problem is that we thought we were making some progress in that direction with the last election, but with Democrat plant, Crybaby Boehner as speaker, Obama has gotten everything he wants passed.

The presidential race is the same: 2008 = McCain, 2012 = Gingrich/Romney. Absolutely no progress at all. It's as if the whole Tea Party movement never happened.

I think a lot of conservatives will be discouraged from believing that change can be made from within the two major parties.

118 posted on 12/23/2011 8:32:32 PM PST by Prokopton
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To: Prokopton
the GOP is tragic and pathetic

and this public opinion propaganda is disgusting

its so blatantly obvious that the MSM is pushing Romney

119 posted on 12/23/2011 8:57:17 PM PST by KTM rider ( with citizenship you get indentured servitude)
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To: balls

One gathers you support the 911 Victory Mosque,
or Romney, or both, too?

120 posted on 12/24/2011 5:09:18 AM PST by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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