Skip to comments.The Republican Base Simply Does Not Like Mitt Romney & Why The Press Rarely Reports It
Posted on 01/23/2012 11:31:00 AM PST by Nachum
A friend of mine pointed out this morning that Mitt Romney has outspent Newt Gingrich $7 million to $.0008 million in Florida just to watch his 15 pt lead implode overnight.
The Republican base does not trust Mitt Romney. Because they do not trust him, they do not like him as a candidate. His campaign, all too clever to try to sit on an ephemeral lead that any outside observer could see was more vaporware than reality, has decided to go fully negative now against Gingrich.
In other words, Mitt Romney who no one much cares for outside of well paid consultants, lobbyists, and First Class Acela Express Republicans in Washington and New York is going to drive up his own negatives to make Newt Gingrich more toxic to the base than himself. Thats a winning strategy for the general for sure! Hey, Team Romney must be saying, Well just remind them about the Supreme Court to get them to turn out in the general. That worked so well for Team McCain.
(Excerpt) Read more at redstate.com ...
HE AIN'T 0BAMA!
Governor Romney—if you’re not angry about what’s happening to our country, there’s something very wrong with you.
How can you be sure?
—In other words, Mitt Romney who no one much cares for outside of well paid consultants, lobbyists, and First Class Acela Express Republicans in Washington and New York...—
And lots of mormons, nationwide. Every mormon I know is a big Romney fan. Every. Single. One.
Not that that will be enough, of course, but the article really leaves out the main part of his support demographic. Probably on purpose, to keep the discussion from getting sidetracked.
Mittens is unlikeable—not just when he opens his mouth—but as he just stands there. He is an empty suit. He is a robot. He has such a warped, programmed mind that he can’t think. There is no logic when he opens his mouth—no Common Sense—no passion—no Reality there.
He was programmed with a worldview that is weird and fascist and nonsensical. There is no way he can sound like a common sense American. It was bred out of his childhood.
It is why we have to get back our education system. The Marxist/Atheists/pagans are trying to corrupt and fill children with cognitive dissonance-—which destroys the ability to reason and think logically.
They teach lies to little kids to destroy logic: Like Heather has two mommies and children can be killed in the womb—it is a “right” to kill, “right” to sodomy, “right” for housing, “Respect” sodomy. “Take PRide” in sodomy. “Capitalism” is evil, etc. etc. They are intentionally destroying logic in children and morality-—the ability to judge “Right and Wrong”.
They are destroying Moral Absolutes—the Objective Truth—that lies at the heart of our Supreme Law of the Land—the Constitution—based on Natural Rights from God—not the evil twisted thinking of Barney Frank.
Let’s take our government BACK and return to Rule of Law—not rules by barney frank and marxists.
Now pull the other leg ...
“How can you be sure? “
We’re pretty sure Romney didn’t spend his childhood in an Indonesian Madrassah.
What you mean is...."He ain't black".
Does it play Jingle Bells?
Though, someone who has love in the heart with good intentions can sell a product much better.
We’ve been telling the GOP for years, don’t foist Romney on us. In reply we hear, shut up and vote for Romney.
I (sort of) know only one person who claims to be Mormon and he does not like Romney and will not support Romney. Unfortunately he just adores Harry Reid and Obama........
No he spent his early like doing THIS:
Early life and educationHeritage and youthFurther information: PrattRomney family
Romney was born in Detroit, Michigan. He was the youngest child of George W. Romney, who by 1948 had become an automobile executive, and Lenore Romney (née LaFount). His mother was a native of Logan, Utah, and his father had been born in a Mormon colony in Chihuahua, Mexico, to American parents. Romney’s ancestry is predominantly English, as well as Scottish and German. As a sixth-generation member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Romney is descended from a genealogically interconnected political family sometimes known as the PrattRomneys.
The three siblings before him were Margo Lynn, Jane LaFount, and G. Scott, followed by Mitt after a gap of six years. Romney was named after hotel magnate J. Willard Marriott, his father’s best friend, and his father’s cousin Milton “Mitt” Romney, 19251929 quarterback for the Chicago Bears.[nb 1] When he was five, the family moved from Detroit to the affluent suburb of Bloomfield Hills. His father became CEO of American Motors and turned the company around from the brink of bankruptcy; by the time he was twelve, his father had become a nationally known figure in print and on television. Romney idolized his father, read automotive trade magazines, kept abreast of automotive developments, and aspired to be an executive in the industry. His father also presided over the Detroit Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to which the family belonged.
The Cranbrook School, which Mitt Romney attended from seventh grade onRomney went to public elementary schools and then from seventh grade on, attended Cranbrook School in Bloomfield Hills, a private boys preparatory school of the classic mold where he was the lone Mormon and where many students came from even more privileged backgrounds. He was not particularly athletic and at first did not excel at academics. While a sophomore, he participated in the campaign in which his father was elected Governor of Michigan.[nb 2] George Romney was re-elected twice; Mitt worked for him as an intern in the governor’s office, and was present at the 1964 Republican National Convention when his moderate father battled conservative party nominee Barry Goldwater over issues of civil rights and ideological extremism. Romney had a steady set of chores and worked summer jobs, including being a security guard at a Chrysler plant.
Initially a manager for the ice hockey team and a pep squad member, during his final year at Cranbook, Romney joined the cross country running team and improved academically, but was still not a star pupil. His social skills were strong, however, and he won an award for those “whose contributions to school life are often not fully recognized through already existing channels”. Romney was an energetic child who enjoyed pranks.[nb 3]
In March of his senior year, he began dating Ann Davies, two years behind him, whom he had once known in elementary school; she attended the private Kingswood School, the sister school to Cranbrook. The two informally agreed to marriage around the time of his June 1965 graduation.
I'm not so sure of that. The only Republicans that don't trust him are;
Christians, especially evangelicals
Smaller government advocates
Second amendment advocates
Anti-illegal alien advocates
Border security advocates
...but the rest of the Republican base trusts him just fine.
1. His Senate campaign against Ted the Swimmer Kennedy and the "debate" they had.
I was relishing the thought of Romney wiping the floor with, arguably, the dimmest bulb in the Kennedy chandelier and then watched in open-mouthed shock as Romney resorted to trying to out-liberal Kennedy.
2. The picture of Romney signing the healthcare bill with the laughing Dems, Kennedy included, surrounding him and cheering him on.
The divide between the rest of us and Northeastern Republicans is nothing new. You folks must be too young to remember the Rockefeller Republicans who massively opposed Barry Goldwater in ‘64.
Mitt is likely a very nice person — indeed most of us would like him as a neighbor, I suspect. The problem is that he is a clone of the managerial class. Buttoned down, cool to the point of indifference to controversy and able to bloodlessly make business decisions that most people would find disturbing.
His is the modern management philosophy of the investment business. Such decision making has moved much of our manufacturing base offshore. It was good business, after all, don’t you know. He means well but he cannot see past the spreadsheet conclusion because the spreadsheet only makes linear projections and cannot deal with the highly nonlinear world that we are actually live in.
He has no fire, no “sack” (as the Brits say). He cannot defend the long term, only the next quarter. He will do a commendable job as a manager of decline but he will not fight, only ameliorate the hurt and delay the disaster.
In other words, he is not a leader. Can you imagine him leading a platoon of Marines in an assault? I can’t. No one would respond to his “Follow Me!”
I really dislike Newt as a man but there is no doubt that he has sack and he will fight. Between the bloodless manager and the flawed leader, there is no choice.
Purely. Coincidence. Don'tchaKnow.
“I (sort of) know only one person who claims to be Mormon and he does not like Romney and will not support Romney. Unfortunately he just adores Harry Reid and Obama....”