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Andrea Mitchell: Romney Adviser Said Party Elites Will Find Alternative If Romney Can't Win Florida
RLC via NBC ^ | january 24, 2012 | RLC via NBC

Posted on 01/24/2012 2:43:52 PM PST by Rick_Michael

"I talked to a top Romney adviser tonight who said, 'Look, if Mitt Romney cannot win in Florida ....And we're going to have try to come with someone as an alternative to Newt Gingrich who could be Jeb Bush, Mitch Daniels, someone.' Because there is such a desperation by the so-called party elites, but that's exactly what Gingrich is playing against," Andrea Mitchell said on NBC tonight after the debate.

(Excerpt) Read more at realclearpolitics.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: 2012; andreamitchell; elites; gingrich; gop; rinocoup
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2012/01/23/andrea_mitchell_romney_adviser_said_party_elites_will_find_alternative_if_romney_cant_win_florida.html

Go to link for video.

If this is true, Mitt Romney is a traitor to the highest degree...!!!

1 posted on 01/24/2012 2:44:10 PM PST by Rick_Michael
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To: Rick_Michael

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2012/01/23/andrea_mitchell_romney_adviser_said_party_elites_will_find_alternative_if_romney_cant_win_florida.html


2 posted on 01/24/2012 2:45:31 PM PST by Rick_Michael ( 'REAL' Conservatives who witch hunt their own, are no better than Obama.)
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To: Rick_Michael

“Jeb Bush, Mitch Daniels, someone.’

First 2 right off the bat are clowns. Why don’t these nimrods just dig up McCain and get this clown car running?


3 posted on 01/24/2012 2:48:08 PM PST by max americana (Buttcrack Obama is an idiot)
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To: Rick_Michael
If this is true, Mitt Romney is a traitor to the highest degree...!!!

Why do you think he's employing Charlie Crist's people to work on his campaign?

4 posted on 01/24/2012 2:49:44 PM PST by Thane_Banquo
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To: Rick_Michael

Yep, and you know that stuff cuts both ways. Just wait until the RNC donations really dry up and money starts flowing directly to tea party and other conservatives.


5 posted on 01/24/2012 2:50:18 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter
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To: Rick_Michael

Another Bush this soon? I - don’t - think - so.


6 posted on 01/24/2012 2:50:26 PM PST by bgill (The Obama administration is staging a coup. Wake up, America, before it's too late.)
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To: Rick_Michael

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2837173/posts


7 posted on 01/24/2012 2:50:36 PM PST by KansasGirl (GO NEWT!)
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To: Rick_Michael; onyx

Gingrich rocks the boat and the elites want a status quo. Sound familiar?


8 posted on 01/24/2012 2:50:36 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: Rick_Michael

I was listening to her and her fellow demons in that discussion, and was surprised that they so frankly acknowledged Romney’s shortcomings.
It’s that bad!


9 posted on 01/24/2012 2:51:09 PM PST by Lady Lucky (A tea party in name only is worse than no tea party at all.)
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To: max americana

I would like to say they can’t be so stupid they’d pick another Bush but I know they really are.


10 posted on 01/24/2012 2:51:11 PM PST by DManA
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To: Rick_Michael
Most popular button now used by the Party Elites and the Romney Campaign staff.


11 posted on 01/24/2012 2:51:11 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: DJ MacWoW
Gingrich rocks the boat and the elites want a status quo. Sound familiar?

The GOP establishment will try to embarrass him just like they did with Sarah Palin. The difference is that Newt is one mean ornery SOB.

12 posted on 01/24/2012 2:52:17 PM PST by Thane_Banquo
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To: Thane_Banquo

Of course Romney’s a liberal...and Mitchell knows it. Where’s Mitt’s support coming from...? George H.W. Bush, Charlie Crist, Chris Christie, and the northeastern establishment.

Nelson Rockefeller may be dead...but his big government spirit lives on in Mitt Romney.

Newt, with all his warts, is our best hope.


13 posted on 01/24/2012 2:53:00 PM PST by kjo
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To: Rick_Michael

O please party elites, do find someone suitable for us...I mean you!!


14 posted on 01/24/2012 2:54:20 PM PST by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: KansasGirl

Apparently nobody even bothers to do a search anymore when they think they have a hot scoop. I’ve been following this all freaking day.


15 posted on 01/24/2012 2:54:26 PM PST by Cyber Liberty ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." --Winston Churchill)
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To: Thane_Banquo

He is. And he learned from being railroaded as Speaker. They won’t do it again. He knows what to expect.


16 posted on 01/24/2012 2:55:14 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: Rick_Michael

Repulsican party elites already have an alternate.

And the alternate is already in office.

Up yours, elites.


17 posted on 01/24/2012 2:55:50 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Rick_Michael

What are the party rules? Is the RNC chairman going to unilaterally decide who will be the party candidate? Are Congressional Republican party members going to vote on for ‘brokers’ or are they going to vote on who is going to be candidate? Or do R state representatives get to vote? ... So many questions and no answers ....yet.

Sounds like empty threats and smoke and mirrors from the Establishment.


18 posted on 01/24/2012 2:56:05 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: Rick_Michael

The Bush’s are Yale Globalists! no more Bush!


19 posted on 01/24/2012 2:57:17 PM PST by omega4179 (Internet ID:FU░&#BO)
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To: Rick_Michael

Oh yeah, another Bush. That’s the ticket. Why not just run Dole again — morons.


20 posted on 01/24/2012 2:57:31 PM PST by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Jim, you might find this useful.


21 posted on 01/24/2012 2:57:41 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: max americana
Why don’t these nimrods just dig up McCain and get this clown car running?

Are you calling McCain a clown??


22 posted on 01/24/2012 2:57:45 PM PST by Zeppelin (Keep on FReepin' on...)
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To: Rick_Michael

So how would these idiots ever get on the ballot? Isn’t it too late?

Mrs. Prince of Space


23 posted on 01/24/2012 2:58:35 PM PST by Prince of Space (Obama cares a lot about the poor. In fact, he wants to make more of them.)
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To: Rick_Michael

I guess the standard of Newt not mussing up the hair of the coronated leader is a one way street.

Not much room for ‘compromise’ from the moderates these days. I wonder why they’re so desperate?


24 posted on 01/24/2012 2:58:55 PM PST by Paraclete
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To: Thane_Banquo

The GOP establishment had a lot of help from other parties when they took out Sarah (and Cain), but the point is well made.

Newt is proving to be a much harder nut to crack because he’s been around this game a long time and knows how it’s played. In the King debate, his response epitomized the oldest defense maxim there is.

“The best defense is a good offense.”

I really don’t know if any Republican establishment type that would have a ghost of a chance against Newt. If there were any, they’d already be running.

In a different forum, one poster said that, at this point, the establishment RINOS would rather lose to Obama than win with Newt, simply because Obama would screw things up totally in his second term and they could waltz to victory in 2016 with an acceptable standard bearer (Jeb).

The flaw in that idea, obviously, is that there is not likely to BE a United States of America if we have to suffer another four years of Obama.


25 posted on 01/24/2012 3:01:01 PM PST by Ronin (Now 15 kilograms down since August last year. Hell yeah I'm bragging!)
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To: bgill

“Another Bush this soon? I - don’t - think - so.”

On the other hand, if I recall correctly, 1928 was the last time the Republicans won the Presidency without a Bush or a Nixon somewhere on the ticket. What’s Julie doing lately?


26 posted on 01/24/2012 3:01:21 PM PST by KrisKrinkle (Blessed be those who know the depth and breadth of their ignorance. Cursed be those who don't.)
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To: Rick_Michael

We primary voters are just such nuisances to our betters, aren’t we? And they let us have the fantasy of believing we matter and everything. How unappreciative we are.

These are the same people who insist on a moderate candidate because “conservatives can’t win”. That tells you all you need to know about those people: they have no faith in conservatism. If they truly believed in it, their passion would sell it to the mushhead middle they are so worried about.

But they don’t and they can’t. So they can get dumped in the trash along with the mailings they send me.


27 posted on 01/24/2012 3:01:49 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: Rick_Michael

So they are admitting that the “Party Elites” choose the Candidate, and NOT the “People”.

That’s RICH!


28 posted on 01/25/2012 4:59:09 AM PST by left that other site
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