Skip to comments.Anyone But Romney: The race by the Republican right to find an ĎABRí continues
Posted on 01/31/2012 10:54:08 AM PST by Jim Robinson
Updated Jan. 31, 2012: Support for former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has remained one of the few constants during the Republican nomination race. But as contenders to Mr. Romney have emerged and then faded, the GOP still seems hesitant to embrace him.
The most recent candidate to play the Anyone But Romney role is former House speaker Newt Gingrich, who recently finished first in the partys South Carolina primary.
The National Posts graphics team takes a look at the ups and downs of the race so far.
[great grapics at source]
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The GOP-e is at war against conservatives, tea partiers and evangelicals, but with all their money, all their sycophants in the mainstream media (including Faux News), Romney still can’t get more than 30% support. Conservaties of all stripes need to unite and blast this establishment leftist RINO loser the hell out of the race!!
We will get the word out through our groups before the sun rises. The time has come for all good men to come to the aid of our country.
God Bless us all!
The liberal establishment RINO GOP is burning the bridge with conservatives and the Tea Party by undermining conservative after conservative in this race. They better not ever look to me for help because I’m done with that Party.
This is a war for the soul of the party, between the professional “GOP establishment” and the GOP rank and file.
The purported “leadership” of the party doesn’t like its own membership nor does it believe in the party’s own principles which, to me, begs the question “how do you get to be ‘leader’ of a party you don’t like and don’t believe in?”.
And, what kind of disaster is it going to take for the membership to finally take control of their own party back from the usurpers? Wasn’t one McCain and one Obama enough? Do we have to go back for seconds?
When the GOP gets Willard nominated... Where do we go then? Libertarian Party? Constitution Party? American Libtery Party? Start a Party from scratch and maybe get ballot access in another 20 years?
I have my own ideas on what should be done, but I want to hear what you think should be done. Other than the oft repeated refrain of “No Romney”. I agree with that, but that matter may be entirely out of our hands...
If/when the GOP ends up with Willard, what then Jim?
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To hell with the GOP-e and Willard the RAT!! Coalesce around our leading conservative candidate, the pro-life, small government, strong defense, Reagan conservative, Newt Gingrich and exterminate the RATS!!
So if Willard gets the GOP nod, we are going to do a write-in campaign for Newt?
Not only does Romneys coronation get rid of the Tea Party and conservatives for Rove and his RINO Country Club Status Quo bunch, it helps the dems keep the continuity of their schtick.
Obama and Romney are IDENTICAL politically, ESPECIALLY when it comes to the VERY important decision on permanently totally repealing Obamacare.
Obama can counter every political Romney arguement with I know YOU are, but what am I and clobber him over the head HARD with the 99% crap that hes a 1%er.
Geeee....that only leaves ONE itty - bitty difference.
Wanna guess what THAT is?????? Try skin pigmentation.
It worked for Obama BIG TIME in 2008. Romney is the ONLY candidate they can REALLY use it on because they are identical in almost every other way.
Romney WON'T attack Obama like he has Newt, because they will pin the "racist" tag on him so fast that his head will spin faster that his political flip-flops.
So Myth will "play nice" with Obama, he'll try to get everyone to sing "America The Beautiful" ( the fake crap he semms to be doing at ALL his Florida stops) and get KILLED in Nov, as is the GOP-e"plan" (see pic above), except Romney AND Rick don't seem to see it......YET.
With the Tea Party out of the way of BOTH parties for 2012 and 2016, Romney out of the way for 2012 AND 2016, the dems TOTALLY despised after 8 years of Obama, Rove and the boys can run Jeb for 2016 with NOBODY in their way.
OBTW, The pic below was taken last Friday afternoon Jan27th, 2012 , the day after "Bloody-Up Newt" Thursday by every RINO Country Clubber in this particular corner of the universe.
How many photos of those three together have YOU seen??
Pretty much ALL the polls earier in the week had Newt leading in Florida, until the "suddenly" orchestrated RINO Newt attack which culminated Thursday before the debate, and THEN on Friday, I see THIS photo??
What in the heck could the three of them "constructively" have important enough in common to "get together" and talk about??
Maybe Barry just wanted ask them over to find out how "W" was doin', you know, the son and brother of the two guys in the pic who he STILL TO THIS MINUTE blames EVERYTHING bad that has happened to date in his administration on and two years before he replaced him in office???
Yeah, that's the ticket.
I have an idea, and I mentioned it in the post above the pic..
(Sorry, but my Reynolds Wrap cap dang near fell off when I saw it.)
If I was on facebook I would “like” your comment.
If/when the GOP ends up with Willard, what then Jim?
Like my Uncle Joe used to say; “We’ll burn that bridge when we get to it”.
But... my Uncle Joe was strange.
If you were to look at a film negative of Idi Obama, you would see Mitt Romney the GOP-E Dope.
“Coalesce around our leading conservative candidate, the pro-life, small government, strong defense, Reagan conservative, Newt Gingrich and exterminate the RATS!!”
It’s war, and that’s precisely what we have to do. There is no choice. They are trying to “Alynski” we Conservatives into a third party to make us inconsequential. We can’t fall for that trick. We have to overwhelm them at their game, and make them the losers.
Trouble is who to unite behind? All these guys have flaws to one degree or the other though the consensus seems to be that Newt is the most credible of the field left to challenge Romney. Florida is kind of make or break for an alternative to Romney though. If Newt doesnt at least keep it close in Florida he will probably start hitting money problems and wont be able to compete aggressively elsewhere.
If he keeps it close he may be able to get a decent campaign cobbled together but it will be tough. Keep in mind he is not even on the ballot in MO and VA.
We all immediately re-register as independents or members of another party. We must then resign ourselves to 4 more years of Obama, but we have to work like heck to make sure that he faces a conservative House and Senate to thwart all his evil socialist plans.
When the GOP has about 10% of the population registered as Republicans, then maybe at that point we can mount a solid Conservative Party and make the GOP the irrelevant 3rd party.
Thanks to RINOmney, I shall remove my name as a registered Republican. As far as I am concerned the Republican party can shove it up their smelly Obamas.
The word is “conservative”. I am one of those.
A write-in campaign for Newt is going to take a lot of heavy lifting and serious finances.
How about Newt president, Santorum VP and Paul sec of treasury?
CNN just reporting that people who voted by absentee ballot want their votes back - no can do;) LOL!!!
Willard mailed out thousands of absentee ballots - wonder which voter lists he used!!
We won’t survive as a Country under 4 more years of this. We haven’t even survived the last couple...
Romney spent 17 MILLION in Fla alone. His ads hit the airwaves 24/7. He needs 1,245 delegates to get the gop nomination. We can’t let 4 states decide our nominee and so far Romney has LOST 2 states! despite the media pundits..I have little doubt Newt would win IF Santorum would drop out.
Excellent commentary, and let’s not forget that Obama and Romney both have fathers who were not born in the US.
Tea Party to GOP-e final scene, up yours baby:
I would suggest, however, that Newt draw the line before LITERALLY (not just figuratively) stepping on the toes of sandaled beach bums. Even Ron Paul beach bums. While the allegations about the incident, which reportedly happened today, seem to lack witnesses, it doesn’t sound altogether unlikely that his bodyguards got Sig Heil on their own initiative and it would not be unfair to ask Newt himself about it.
I saw Axelrod on one of the alphabet Sunday morning shows. The Democrats and their media allies are going to hammer Romney on Bain and his ridiculous blind trust claim.
That is a possibility, but then if Romney gets the nomination it is a probability because Romney is going to get crucified by the MSM and the Obama Machine and he is not going to have any conservatives in his corner.
If America elects Mitt Romney to run against Obama, then maybe the country is officially over. Maybe there isn't any hope for our future.
So... we’d rally around the Tea Party, get them set up as a National Party registered in enough States to ensure an electoral win, pick a solid conservative candidate, and have all of this done by November?
Ha nice either Paul at Treasury or Director of the HUD
We send his head on a platter back to the Republican establishment and work on gaining further control of Congress and on victories at the state level.
Sometimes electing a Republican is worse for conservatives than allowing a Democrat to remain if office. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Bloomberg and Christie Todd Whitman, for example.
No. Rally around Newt NOW and NUKE Romney and the GOP-e!!
I expect Ron Paul to run Third Party regardless of the Republican nomination and its outcome.
From the precinct chairs upward to the national convention, Paul supporters are serious, and trying to be a force, just like us, and the Establishment is in trouble. It’s between Paulbots and us, but the Establishment is in permanent trouble. WE are deadly serious about not participating in the cram down nominee, and so are the Paul supporters.
Santorum is junior league when placed side by side with Newt;the decades of combat experience of Newt, the broad and transformational intellectual heft of Newt, to be able to lead a populist movement, and the ability to match Obama, issue by issue, on every conceivable level.
Rick, knowing the math, has thrown in with the Establishment, now, again, as before, against Newt. Effectively, Santorum is endorsing Romney.
How do we turn this scenario into an advantage. Are we unable to infiltrate also?
I agree, but it’s REALLY frustrating being in Indiana. We’re left sucking the hind tit and not having our primary until May 8th. We’re always left with what we’re all stuck with that I’m sick of it. I am just sick thinking we might be stuck with Romney.... Of course it is still early, he could win Florida, but if Newt would take Super Tuesday, that would be fantastic!
The tea party congressional sweep of 2010 was just a warm up. This is the year of the tea party rebellion!! Newt is a Reagan Revolution, Republican Revolution leader who has the experience, knowledge, ability and BALLS to get it done!!
We are the resistance!!
Rebellion is ON!!
Join, or die!!
Come back with better four years, and start planning for that early with good governors as that's where most presidents come from.
If America truly does nominate Romney to run against Obama, it will be the first time in American history that a gun-grabbing, pro-abortion, pro-homosexualist, statism-loving socialist will compete against a gun-grabbing, pro-abortion, pro-homosexualist, statism-loving socialist.
If that happens, I see no future for an America that values morality, individualism, and liberty.
It's line-in-the-sand time.
As our Country is now, no. There isn't hope of fixing it. All of the mechanisms we would normally have been able to use to do so are hopelessly corrupted.
This does not mean we can't build it back up on the foundations our forefathers left for us in the Constitution. The diseased edifice currently in place must be cleared away before we can rebuild on that foundation though...
Either via a new Party, or the old fashioned hard way in a contest of arms. A new time for choosing is coming soon.
Once the first ballot, or vote, has occurred, and no candidate has a majority of the delegates’ votes, the convention is then considered brokered; thereafter, the nomination is decided through a process of alternating political horse-trading, and additional re-votes. In this circumstance, all regular delegates (who, previously, were pledged to the candidate who had won their respective state's primary or caucus election) are “released,” and are able to switch their allegiance to a different candidate before the next round of balloting. It is hoped that this ‘freedom’ will result in a re-vote resulting in a clear majority of delegates for one candidate.
Republican Voters will accept Santorum as the alternative, but many of them will never go for Newt.
Yep. That’s the “1%” angle.
Romney CAN’T fight Obama because he’s just like him.
Romney WON’T fight Obama because of the “racist” tag.
Romney = 2012 is McCain 2008.
IOW, a loser.
A CHOSEN by the GOP-E AND dems loser to help BOTH of them once and for all permanently get rid of their PITA (pain-in-the-a$$) Tea Party and “conservatines” who want to “clean house, senate and POTUS”and change Washington.
The GOP-E and dems DON’T and WON’T want THAT to happen.
That’s easy. The leading tea party candidate that the conservative base and evangelicals are coalescing with: NEWT GINGRICH!!
I guess tomorrow will tell us more after today's vote in Florida.
Newt will stay in the race through to the convention. During that time, it’s likley the Romney campaign will lose momentum.
Newt's lounging on a couch with Pelosi is just the tip of the iceberg the left is going to throw at him.
I hope we have our cart hitched to a horse that can pull us across the line. The alternative is over a cliff...
I posted this last night: “Ricks problem is that he is a good man. At this point in our existence, America no longer accepts good men as her leaders. Instead, there are many who are perfectly fine with liars, cheats, swindlers and thieves. We have crossed a different point of the Delaware, and in fact, are sailing straight toward opposing fire.
Look em in the eye and be prepared to defend yourselves.”
Frankly, we’re not going to win against 0bama’s billion unless we have an SOB leading the charge. I am thinking of an SOB-ness that is as ruthless politically as 0bama and his minion demons are. Romney’s money isn’t going to win this at fancy fundraisers and private dinners in Washington’s power restaurants, conducted in round sonorous tones.
Newt’s an SOB. But he’s shrewd. And I’ll bet he knows where to find plenty of skeletons, too.
This election is for many of the remaining US marbles. And, for who controls the next decades. I do not want it to be either the Communist Chinese, the muslims or the 3rd world. We shall not fight this political war with nerf balls and fine Irish linen.
Time is not in Romney’s favor. Time favors the truth, which in this case is with Gingrich.
Just like on this website—trolls are eventually eliminated. A lie cannot live.
Now there is some hope for the future...