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Ambassador John Bolton Endorses Romney on Greta.
Fox News ^ | January 11, 2012 | Greta Van Susteren

Posted on 01/11/2012 7:51:12 PM PST by true believer forever

John Bolton announced a few minutes ago that he has endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 election campaign. He believes Romney is the strongest conservative, who is electable. Bolton has informed himself of romney's writings and beliefs, and considers him the best conservative in the race. Greta's show repeats on Fox a 1 a.m.

(Excerpt) Read more at gretawire.foxnewsinsider.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: alcohol; bolton; bolton4romney; dementia; endorsement; endorsements; presidency; retardation; rinobolton; romney; sellout; spontaneous
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this surprised me... I was sure he would endorse Newt... you just never know, it seems.
1 posted on 01/11/2012 7:51:18 PM PST by true believer forever
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To: true believer forever

Dumb move. Just another RINO showing his true colors.


2 posted on 01/11/2012 7:54:14 PM PST by CainConservative (Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Petraeus, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: true believer forever

Now that right there is seriously disappointing.


3 posted on 01/11/2012 7:55:01 PM PST by Advil000
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To: true believer forever

I just saw it on Greta’s show. It ruined my dinner. Very disappointing.


4 posted on 01/11/2012 7:55:34 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~..... GO NEWT GO.....!)
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To: true believer forever

He endorsed McCain in ‘08, so this shouldn’t surprise anybody.


5 posted on 01/11/2012 7:55:50 PM PST by Utmost Certainty (Our Enemy, the State | Gingrich 2012)
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To: true believer forever

But Newt’s on Greta also tonight so what’s going on??? Surely Newt wasn’t kept in the dark or did Romney “pay Bolton to Play” on his team....something isn’t copacabana here.


6 posted on 01/11/2012 7:56:00 PM PST by caww
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To: true believer forever
There are a lot of twists and turns during this primary season.

If it were not so serious I would compare it to a soap opera. I guess today you would call it another realilty show.

7 posted on 01/11/2012 7:56:12 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: true believer forever

“He believes Romney is the strongest conservative, who is electable.”

I don’t know about this. We Conservatives are sure being whipsawed in this election. We are getting hit from all sides. That said, GO NEWT!


8 posted on 01/11/2012 7:56:23 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: true believer forever

But Newt’s on Greta also tonight so what’s going on??? Surely Newt wasn’t kept in the dark or did Romney “pay Bolton to Play” on his team....something isn’t copacabana here.


9 posted on 01/11/2012 7:56:49 PM PST by caww
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To: true believer forever

As I predicted on a prior thread, the Conservative heavyweights are going to start coming out for Willard.....Sarah Palin, Rush and Levin will be next. You just watch.


10 posted on 01/11/2012 7:57:51 PM PST by GR_Jr. (ABR / AB0 (Anybody but Romney / Anybody but 0bama))
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To: true believer forever

Pundits will inevitably back the perceived winner to protect their credibility. I don’t know that Bolton has any truck with Romney ideologically.


11 posted on 01/11/2012 7:57:51 PM PST by Dysart (#Changeitback)
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To: true believer forever

The whole selection process is BS. This stinks.

In reality we should be months away from picking a candidate.

How it is that a couple of ratty ass little states and few professional hacks can pick the candidate is absurd! It is bad enough that the media spews their garbage but they pale compared to the machinations of the Republcan muckety mucks who in my opinion don’t give a damn about the destruction of this country.


12 posted on 01/11/2012 7:59:15 PM PST by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: true believer forever

To hell with Bolton. He’s an establishment politician who’s playing the odds. He came out in support of Romney because like everyone else he’s been brainwashed into believing Romney will get the nomination. And he wants to be Secretary of State or some other high ranking cabinet position. This is a low blow to Newt Gingrich, who came out a few weeks ago and said he would ask Bolton to be his Secretary of State if he became president. It would be poetic justice if Newt pulls this off and gets the GOP nomination. He could then tell Capt Kangaroo Bolton to stick it in his ass.


13 posted on 01/11/2012 7:59:15 PM PST by NKP_Vet (creep.)
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To: true believer forever

Well, we’ve only really known him for his solid foreign policy stances. In other arenas, he might be for big-government and big-spending, not giving one whit about the deficit. Similarly, he could be a big gay-marriage supporter and an all-out lefty libertine on social issues.

That’s why I never jumped on the idea of him as a candidate whenever the notion circulated around. At least, until I knew about whether his supposed ‘conservatism’ indeed spread to other issues. Which I now find highly doubtful, if he’s supporting Romney.


14 posted on 01/11/2012 8:01:55 PM PST by greene66
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To: true believer forever

Getting on the gravy train early enough to land himself a position, he is.

Too bad Willard won’t be able to close the deal.


15 posted on 01/11/2012 8:02:20 PM PST by CASchack
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To: CainConservative
Dumb move. Just another RINO showing his true colors.

Means nothing. All it shows is that Mitt is desperate behind the scenes. The slimy, vile Mitt is working everyone he can in order to build the perception that he is unstoppable. He wants to fool ignorant voters and have them vote for the "winning horse."

The one person than can truly sidetrack Mitt is Sarah. If she comes out against Mitt with both barrels, she may cause a dust up that makes people think twice. Second, she may throw Mitt off his game and have he or his team make a serious tactical mistake.

16 posted on 01/11/2012 8:02:39 PM PST by sand88 (Hey Rove et al, I will, with great pleasure, NOT cast a vote for the Statist Mitt.)
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To: sand88

Bolton wrapped up his Sec of State gig,so he thinks.

Gingrich just pulledeven with Romney in South Carolina, within margin of error in new poll.

Santorum distant 3rd ...fading...still no bounce.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2831801/posts?page=8


17 posted on 01/11/2012 8:05:15 PM PST by rbmillerjr (Conservative Economic and National Security Commentary: econus.blogspot.com)
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To: Parley Baer

They think that conservatives + independents + whites that just don’t want to go with Obama = win.


18 posted on 01/11/2012 8:05:47 PM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: 50cal Smokepole; Allegra; AZ .44 MAG; b4its2late; Blood of Tyrants; bluerose; Clint N. Suhks; ...

For those interested.


19 posted on 01/11/2012 8:06:46 PM PST by writer33 (Mark Levin Is The Constitutional Engine Of Conservatism)
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To: true believer forever
Romney on Greta

That's an image that won't quickly leave my mind. And what kind of deviant would endorse such behavior anyway?!

20 posted on 01/11/2012 8:07:03 PM PST by PGR88
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To: true believer forever

Anyone left who thinks the GOP and Dems are different parties? Anyone? Buehler?

When you have a rash of supposedly sane and conservative leaning people endorsing the most liberal candidate the GOP has EVER put up, perhaps it’s time to reevaluate the whole third party idea...and FAST.

In light of the current crop in congress and with the revelations of this primary season, eventually people are going to have to admit the GOP of today is the opposite of what many conservatives believe in.


21 posted on 01/11/2012 8:08:12 PM PST by Norm Lenhart (Curse you, Norm Lenhart! Im slain, crumpled in a ditch by your obvious superiority - Humblegunner)
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To: CainConservative

Bolton has always been a liberal. He just managed to fool people into thinking otherwise.


22 posted on 01/11/2012 8:09:02 PM PST by chessplayer
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Bolton’s expertise is in the area of foreign affairs. It should be common knowledge his Conservative credentials on domestic issues remains wanting.


23 posted on 01/11/2012 8:09:14 PM PST by Gene Eric (C'mon, Virginia -- are you with us or against us?!)
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To: writer33

Gag me!


24 posted on 01/11/2012 8:12:01 PM PST by LUV W (This tagline reserved for a hero.......)
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To: true believer forever
Maybe all those Freepers who gave me all that crap for calling this guy an A-hole over the years will reconsider.

Bolton has long been nothing more than a big-government globalist who found a home in the Republican Party. You can bank on it, folks . . . Every one of these jack@sses is going to line up behind Romney.

25 posted on 01/11/2012 8:16:06 PM PST by Alberta's Child ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: greene66
At least, until I knew about whether his supposed ‘conservatism’ indeed spread to other issues.

I thought I remembered him being liberal on some social issues. From googling, I just found a few unreliable sites saying that he is gay-friendly but pro-life. Overall, I gather that he only really cares about national defense issues.

I just googled "John Bolton social issues," and the top result was a National Review post from 12/8/10. I mention this because I thought it was ironic that one of the only fourteen comments on that post was "This is a hilarious joke. I liked Bolton, but come on! Will there be a Rick Santourm profile next!" Of course, the top of the page has the cover of the current issue, which profiles Santorum.

26 posted on 01/11/2012 8:18:58 PM PST by WPaCon
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To: greene66
"Similarly, he could be a big gay-marriage supporter and an all-out lefty libertine on social issues."

He's pretty big in the NRA. He damn sure ain't no lefty-libertine.

27 posted on 01/11/2012 8:19:17 PM PST by matthew fuller ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." Winston Churchill)
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To: true believer forever

Welcome to the United Soviet States of America..where the Pravda State Media “vet” the candidates to the pleasure and needs of the RinoCrat UniParty.

This “election” will be a non-election...featuring the state approved “candidates”-whose only distinction is whether they are black or white.


28 posted on 01/11/2012 8:21:31 PM PST by mo
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To: Alberta's Child

You are correct, but that is hardly unique. There is no shortage of them in the GOP, or in the race for the nomination.


29 posted on 01/11/2012 8:21:59 PM PST by B Knotts (Just another Tenther)
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To: Alberta's Child

I frankly never understood what was so special about Bolton and why he’s newsworthy. All I remember is a boring guy with a big mustache. Yet for some reason, certain groups treat him as if he were a big deal.


30 posted on 01/11/2012 8:24:46 PM PST by SteveAustin
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To: greene66

http://meetthenra.org/nra-member/John%20Bolton


31 posted on 01/11/2012 8:25:20 PM PST by matthew fuller ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." Winston Churchill)
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To: true believer forever
Most likely means, Palin's not planning on entering.

NO cheers, unfortunately.

32 posted on 01/11/2012 8:25:25 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: true believer forever

He’s a Bushie. Nearly every one of them will endorse Milt sooner or later.


33 posted on 01/11/2012 8:25:36 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: true believer forever

Too bad.


34 posted on 01/11/2012 8:27:57 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Norm Lenhart
Anyone left who thinks the GOP and Dems are different parties? Anyone? Buehler?

I struggle with that and have flirted in the past with disengaging form politics altogether. On one hand I don't like govt, its mission, or politicians period, and am happy to lump them all together. But I always come back to the fact that one flavor seeks ever greater presence and power(which implies coercion or control), whilst the other not quite so much. And my choice is made in favor of the lesser evil.

It's also helpful for me to recall something said long ago:

"Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you." --Pericles, ca. 430 BCP

35 posted on 01/11/2012 8:28:06 PM PST by Dysart (#Changeitback)
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To: NKP_Vet

I wouldn’t say the hell with Bolton. It’s a game of poker right now and he believes his best hand is with Mitt. Why? Maybe he’s privvy to a fix rumor...who knows? What we all know is that no matter what? Bolton is an ace and a bit of a cowboy when it comes to dealing with UN Scum. I just hope that when Newt , Perry or Santorum come from behind and smash Slick Romney they all know what and who Bolton is.


36 posted on 01/11/2012 8:31:05 PM PST by liberty or death
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To: Alberta's Child
He believes Romney is the strongest conservative, who is electable.

ROFLMAO!!!!!

37 posted on 01/11/2012 8:34:27 PM PST by Orange1998
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To: CASchack; All
"Too bad Willard won’t be able to close the deal."

I agree!! As dirty a race as Myth has ran so far, it's about time SOMEONE gets behind him, gets him loose, and puts him into the wall.

38 posted on 01/11/2012 8:42:55 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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39 posted on 01/11/2012 8:43:56 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: true believer forever
Another Faux News Analyst
40 posted on 01/11/2012 8:45:57 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: true believer forever
Another Faux News Analyst
41 posted on 01/11/2012 8:46:06 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: true believer forever

Mitt Romney does not have a conservative bone in his body.

GOP prepare to lose in November in spectacular fashion.

Invest in products that will keep you alive when it all comes crashing down very soon.


42 posted on 01/11/2012 8:49:30 PM PST by CSI007
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To: true believer forever
Another FAUX NEWS analyst
43 posted on 01/11/2012 8:49:51 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: Utmost Certainty

Exactly. He’s an establishment Republican, not a conservative.

The Republicans are beating the bushes, trying to get this thing nailed down for Romney ASAP before someone asks more inconvenient questions about Bain Capital.

When the GOP has this locked up, conservatives will be able to turn off the TV, kick back and ignore the rest of the campaign... because Romney is going to lose. Call Morty and make book on it.

And the establishment Republicans will wonder (as these ignorant sows do, every time they put up an idiot liberal with a Republican tag after their name) “why did this happen?”

And they’ll pooh-pooh the idea that they lost their base. They’ll claim they need a candidate that is even more squishy, even more liberal, to win elections.

The only way to drive the point home to them now is for a third party candidate to emerge who is a real conservative and show the GOP just how many people want a real conservative on their ballot.


44 posted on 01/11/2012 8:50:09 PM PST by NVDave
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To: true believer forever

The GOP helped elect obama. They are now helping to re-elect obama. I’m convinced they’re all in this together. And it ain’t good for us.


45 posted on 01/11/2012 8:51:35 PM PST by Terry Mross (I'll only vote for a second party)
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To: NVDave

A third party is coming and I will happily pull the lever for a real conservative.

Romney will never get my vote, and I am not alone among tea party conservative.


46 posted on 01/11/2012 8:52:36 PM PST by CSI007
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To: true believer forever

They’re going to ram him down our throats, aren’t they? I hate Iowa and New Hampshire. They have NOTHING to do with me, yet I’m stuck with their choices.


47 posted on 01/11/2012 8:54:09 PM PST by MizSterious (Apparently, there's no honor when it comes to someone else's retirement funds.)
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To: Parley Baer
If Romney's a conservative then Susan Collins must right winger. Geez!

I love how they redefined conservatism

48 posted on 01/11/2012 8:56:08 PM PST by tsowellfan (I dont need to read the papers. Rush & Mark do it for me)
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To: true believer forever

Another follow the money segment brought to you by the makers of Ivory soap.


49 posted on 01/11/2012 9:01:41 PM PST by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: true believer forever

I guess I can scratch another one off my “good guy” list.


50 posted on 01/11/2012 9:07:36 PM PST by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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