Skip to comments.Sen. Tom Coburn: Mitt Romney best equipped to solve problems facing our nation (Barf Alert)
Posted on 03/04/2012 8:45:11 AM PST by Josh Painter
Elections are about choices. This November, the most important choice facing the American people will be whether we will demand a solution and avert a debt crisis or whether we will continue to accept the status quo and hope for the best. I'm confident the vast majority of Americans on both sides of the aisle want a solution. The next choice, then, is deciding who is best qualified to enact a solution.
In life, and especially politics, our choices are seldom perfect and often difficult. But it is critically important to make a choice and support the person who is best equipped to solve the urgent problems before us. In my view, that person is Mitt Romney.
From my experience, Washington tends to be divided between two groups leaders and career politicians. Leaders tend to have a wealth of real-world experience outside of politics and are in office to give rather than take something from their position. Career politicians, on the other hand, mean well but are ill-equipped to solve problems. Their greatest skill is getting re-elected.
I'm proud to support Romney because he is a leader. What Romney has done in his 25 years in the private sector is precisely what we need a president to do in Washington. Romney has done hard things. He has turned businesses around, told people hard truths about what needed to be done, inspired confidence and overcome excuses. Romney is not a career politician or a career legislator. As a former governor and business leader, he is an executive who knows how to use executive power.
My endorsement is in no way an instruction on how Oklahomans should vote...
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No one in the GOP is best equipped to solve one damn thing.
We need an honest to God severe conservative to put us back on trak, not someone who has to tell you that he is severely conservative so you know him to be.
Coming up in '12.
Blind leading the blind. Double-Barf Alert!
I’m thinking we need a law that makes it illegal for an elected official to endorse a candidate for office. Its nothing more than an attempt to manipulate the mushy headed masses.
The GOP is using the Overton Window method of moving the whole country toward socialism while keeping us on the Grand Old Plantation.
They intend to lose this election and we’ll continue sliding to the left. When its their turn, they’ll move us marginally back toward the right (somewhere to the left of where we are today) and we’ll accept it because it will be better than the alternative.
Strait out of the "Lesser of Two Evils book for Dummies".
Today's conservative politician is yesterdays socialist politician.
An just who is going to bring this bill up in congress, and who among the politicians is going to vote for this bill and of course the president will sign it... what are you thinking?
Perhaps, we need a law making it illegal to demand laws making things illegal without thinking things through.. but I just don’t see that going anywhere either in certain circles.
Sen. Tom Coburn is a jackass!
Joseph P Overton’s political windows theory with an interactive demo. I wish people would learn about this very simple game being played against us.
scroll about halfway down the page for demo
Oh, come on - when you think that Senator Tom Coburn, lifetime ACU rating of 98, veteran of the class of ‘94 who self-term limited himself, and the guy who we were told was too conservative to win a Senate race in OKLAHOMA is a stealth socialist, you probably have to re-examine where your head is at.
When Bush beat McCain in 2000 McCain swore to get even, if not against W then against his legacy at least, even if he won the nomination but lost the election to the most dangerous Marxist in America.
In 2012, McCain-a leader of the elitist wealthy GOP RINO establishment still hated the conservatives who elected and re-elected Bush and went after W's conservative supporters even though they didn't think Bush was really conservative at all just more conservative than Kerry or Gore—which ain't too dang hard to be.
McCain burned and hated so much the Bush conservatives (Sarah Palin was one of them so he let her be misled by his campaign) he has been a big “behind the scenes” backer of Mitt Romney ever since 2008 even though they despised each other harshly that year.
I submit that Sen McCain has always been the LBJ of the Republican senate in that every other member—excluding principled people like DeMint—are scared to death of his well documented temper and bully behavior.
And when he said “Mitt is it!” Gawd help the party members who dared to say otherwise. The true Conservatives of the GOP who see another Bob dole John McCain loser in Mitt Romney
are to be marginalized by big money and eventually cast aside by Mitt Romney. In other words, John McCain lost the White House in 2000 and 2008 and wants us to lose it again in 2012 because of his deranged hate of Bush--the Ross Perot curse of the Bush family still lives on.
I would not have believed this headline if I had not gone to the source link.
Tom Coburn? Really?
Who's next, DeMint?
Doesn’t that turd Coburn have a “Gang of...” meeting to attend with his buddies? I would think he is too busy undermining conservatives to be of much help to the GOP’s favorite socialist.
I helped him get elected.
I was hopeful back then that he would not turn to the dark side.
How disappointing he has become:(
Here we have people who are reliably conservative sprouting horns in the middle of their heads. As Ionesco wrote, once someone starts down that path, they become a full blown rhinoceros. The story is about a man who is watching everyone he knows turn into Rhinos.
Just like that story, we're watching people we know turn into RINOs right in front of our faces. Either that or someone has snatched their bodies and replaced them with Pod people.
Rhinoceros (French original title Rhinocéros) is a play by Eugène Ionesco, written in 1959... Over the course of three acts, the inhabitants of a small, provincial French town turn into rhinoceroses; ultimately the only human who does not succumb to this mass metamorphosis is the central character, Bérenger, a flustered everyman figure who is often criticized throughout the play for his drinking and tardiness. The play is often read as a response and criticism to the sudden upsurge of Communism, Fascism and Nazism during the events preceding World War II, and explores the themes of conformity, culture, mass movements, philosophy and morality. (Wikipedia)
Coburn has been a flake for several years now, obsessed with “compromising” on entitlements and the debt. I think he is a decent person, but misguided.
It’s no coincidence that all of these endorsements are coming out this weekend-—the GOP-E is trying to start a sudden stampede for Romney and end this thing now.
Don’t forget that Coburn and McCaskill gave us Obama in SR 511. Dems used the untrue phrase about ‘others once thought ineligible actually were’ to nominate Obama.
Hillary voted for it and got snookered, too, when her delegates were forced to support Obama’s nomination.
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