Skip to comments.CONSERVATIVES GOING VIRAL IN MICHIGAN TO HELP SANTORUM!!!!!!
Posted on 02/27/2012 4:41:04 PM PST by Mountain Mary
A large part of the power of conservative movement support for Rick Santorum's campaign for President is that individual Tea Party and grassroots conservatives aren't waiting around for someone to tell them what to do; they are showing individual leadership by mounting-up and heading toward the sound of the guns to help Santorum in Michigan.
The lead in the Michigan polls has seesawed back and forth between the conservative Santorum and the establishment favorite -- moderate former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. Romney's campaign team has always claimed to be confident that their superior fundraising would give them the firepower to defeat the insurgent Santorum campaign in the state where Romney's father was once Governor, even though the polls still show Romney behind within the margin of error.
Part of the reason that Santorum is still in the fight, despite the difference in resources, is undoubtedly because his campaign learned a thing or two since the Romney Death Star hovered over Florida and vaporized Newt Gingrich in $20 million of negative advertising. First and foremost among the lessons from Florida is that waiting around to gather the resources to compete with a Romney negative attack is a losing proposition. Santorum correctly got out in front of Romney with his now-famous "mud gun" ad reminding voters of Romney's propensity to go negative.
However, no one should underestimate the power of individual conservatives showing personal leadership and doing what conservatives always do when a job needs to be done -- mounting up and doing it.
Grassroots movement conservatives and Tea Partiers have added a lot of weight to the Santorum effort in Michigan simply by loading-up their email to tell their friends who can vote in Michigan why they support Rick Santorum and why it is vitally important to vote for Rick in that state's Republican Primary on February 28.
This viral support for Santorum does a lot to explain why Rick continues to do well in areas where he has never campaigned and has spent little or no money on advertising.
You, too, can be a conservative leader. If you have friends or contacts in Michigan it is not too late to let them know how important it is to vote in the Tuesday, February 28, Republican presidential primary. An easy way to get the message out is to share with them the CHQ article on why Tea Party and movement conservative leaders have endorsed Rick Santorum for President at http://www.conservativehq.com/article/6358-conservative-leaders-endorse-rick-santorum-president.
Richard A. Viguerie Chairman ConservativeHQ.com
I'd be curious to see Hannity's reaction as well.
At least two votes from the 7th District. My family in the 1st and most of my friends in the 8th are also voting for Santorum.
Another 7th district vote here.
Hannity is hard to read. He is a devout Catholic and a personal friend of Newt’s. But I woulda thought he’d be for Santorum personally.
Michigan Freepers: You’re the best.
Ann will start pulling her dyed blonde hair out.
Meanwhile at Daytona it looks like the Santorum sponsored Tony Raines car is just cruising around toward the back where its safe. Not losing or gaining any ground.
If I lived in Michigan, I’d vote for Santorum
If I lived in Virginia, I’d vote for Ron Paul (Newt and Rick not on the ballot)
If I lived in Arizona, Georgia, or Texas I’d vote for Newt, as he is the one I support. But if I could help punch Mitt and his magic underwear out of the race or at least give him a big black eye, I would.
As JR might say, blow it out your ear.
We now know whom Newt and the Newt supporters are helping, Mitt Romney..
Well, I can relate to all but your Ron Paul sentiments, CD.
Do you realize that he is bat frikkin’ crazy and called Santorum a “fake’ on national TV?
How does this weaselworm avoid radar?
Santorum did not do well with Catholics in Pennsylvania.
So, by your standards, Newt Gingrich is supposed to halt his campaign IN TENNESSEE because MICHIGAN votes tomorrow?
GOOD OF YOU TO SLUR NEWT GINGRICH AND HIS SUPPORTERS LIKE YOU NEVER FAIL TO DO TROLL.!
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