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2008 Iowa Caucus Results (25% for Romney then & 25% now in Iowa 2012
New York Times ^ | Staff

Posted on 01/03/2012 10:23:05 PM PST by Laissez-faire capitalist

... Mitt Romney. 29,949 votes. 25.2%.

... Ron Paul. 11,817 votes. 10.0%.

...

(Excerpt) Read more at politics.nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Iowa
KEYWORDS: elections; gingrich; iowacaucus; iowacaucuses; mittromney; newtgingrich; paul; ricksantorum; romney; ronpaul; santorum
Compare the aforementioned with the 2012 Iowa Caucus results from Fox News. 99% reporting:

Rick Santorum, 29,908 votes. 25%. Mitt Romney, 29,874 votes. 25%. Ron Paul, 26, 097 votes. 21%. Newt Gingrich, 16,161 votes. 13%. ...

RINOS and CINOS on Fox News and talk radio say that Romneys's numbers are consistent. They are consistent... consistently stagnant.

The 2 stories emerging from the 2012 Iowa Caucus: Santorum doing as well as he did and Ron Paul surging from 10% in 2008 to 21% in 2012, even though the numbers of votes cast in 2008 and 2012 are close to the same.

Again, Romney numbers are consistent. Consistently stagnant, that is.

1 posted on 01/03/2012 10:23:13 PM PST by Laissez-faire capitalist
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Romney = John McDole.

I bet he’s a nice guy, in fact I am sure he is. I’d bet he is a plenty competent manager and would make an entirely average president. I would be delighted to have him beat 0bama. I just don’t think he’ll be able to.


2 posted on 01/03/2012 10:26:33 PM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (The only economic certainty: When it all blows up, Krugman will say we didn't spend enough.)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist; All

What say you?

Santorum and Paul did well. I wish them both the best of luck.

Like Hannity has said, any GOP candidate is infinitely better than Obama, and I will add this: either Santorum or Paul are better than Romney, although I wish things had turned out differently for Perry.


3 posted on 01/03/2012 10:27:27 PM PST by Laissez-faire capitalist
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

After four years and tens of millions, Willard can’t get one more stinkin’ per cent.


4 posted on 01/03/2012 10:27:36 PM PST by CainConservative ( Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Bolton, Perry, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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After four years and tens of millions, Willard can’t get one more stinkin’ per cent.
Yes, and if only the GOP activist base were united in support of a single conservative figure we could banish Willard to the ignominy of complete obscurity without the rigours of a long and painful series of primary contests.
5 posted on 01/03/2012 10:33:17 PM PST by Timaeus (Willard Mitt Romney Delenda Est)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
RINOS and CINOS on Fox News and talk radio say that Romneys's numbers are consistent. They are consistent... consistently stagnant.

And that is exactly why Romney is done! He has managed to oscillate around the 25% mark, and what that means is that once some candidates drop out (let's say Bachman, Perry and Huntsman) their votes will go to the people remaining in the race. I find it difficult to believe that most of those votes will go to Romney, and also doubt they would go to Paul. Which means either Santorum or Gingrich. Romney is done! The moment it shifts from a 7 person race to a 4 person race is the moment Romney starts to run out of mojo.

6 posted on 01/03/2012 11:07:39 PM PST by spetznaz (Nuclear-tipped Ballistic Missiles: The Ultimate Phallic Symbol)
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To: CainConservative
After four years and tens of millions, Willard can’t get one more stinkin’ per cent.

Nor did he lose a percent - apparently you can't fix stupid!

7 posted on 01/04/2012 12:04:29 AM PST by RobertClark ("Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed")
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Actually, Romney had 25.2% in 2008 in the Iowa caucus, and per CNN, Romney has 24.6% in the 2012 Iowa Caucus.

Yep, Romney is stupid, and he can’t be fixed either. :)


8 posted on 01/04/2012 12:36:42 AM PST by Laissez-faire capitalist
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Mike Huckabee 40,841 34.4%
Mitt Romney 29,949 25.2% ..Yep, Mr. Liberal stuck on 25!

http://politics.nytimes.com/election-guide/2008/results/states/IA.html


9 posted on 01/04/2012 2:10:33 AM PST by CainConservative ( Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Bolton, Perry, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: spetznaz
And that is exactly why Romney is done! He has managed to oscillate around the 25% mark, and what that means is that once some candidates drop out (let's say Bachman, Perry and Huntsman) their votes will go to the people remaining in the race. I find it difficult to believe that most of those votes will go to Romney, and also doubt they would go to Paul. Which means either Santorum or Gingrich. Romney is done!

Could be happening quicker than expected - Perry is making noise about dropping out, and seems to be suspending his SC campaign. His supporters will most likely go to Santorum or Gingrich. They won't go to Michelle thanks to her attacks on Perry.

Perry supporters damn sure won't go to Romney or Paul either!
10 posted on 01/04/2012 2:19:19 AM PST by af_vet_rr
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
THE REAL DEAL:


"Vote Count Error? Did Rick Santorum Really Win the Iowa Caucuses?
DES MOINES, Iowa - Edward True, 28, of Moulton, said he helped count the votes
and jotted the results down on a piece of paper to post to his Facebook page.
He said when he checked to make sure the Republican Party of Iowa
got the count right, he said he was shocked to find they hadn’t.
“When Mitt Romney won Iowa by eight votes and I’ve got a
20-vote discrepancy here, that right there says Rick Santorum won Iowa,” True said. “Not Mitt Romney.”


"Several UNREPORTED news reports have it that Romney
did not win the Iowa Caucuses.
Barring any objective, verifiable proof that shows more than 12 votes mistakenly
being credited to Santorum, Romney lost."


"Could Typo Rewrite Caucus History? (Santorum may regain win)"



11 posted on 01/07/2012 5:11:25 AM PST by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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