Skip to comments.Romney campaign dragged down by big boatload of delegates
Posted on 03/07/2012 4:04:38 PM PST by forbushalltheway
Mitt Romney won more than twice as many delegates on Super Tuesday as Newt Gingrich or Rick Santorum. The Non-Fox Media's take-away is that Romney suffered a major setback Tuesday night.
No matter what happens, Barack Obama's boosters in the NFM portray it as a debilitating blow to Romney. On Nov. 7, The New York Times' headline will be: "Romney ekes out narrow electoral victory, leaving race uncertain."
To explain the widening gulf in delegates won by Romney compared to the others -- he now has more delegates than all other candidates combined -- the media claim that a vote for any candidate other than Romney is an explicit vote against Romney.
Of course, even the NFM can't pretend Ron Paul's supporters would pick Gingrich or Santorum, both big-government, career politicians, as their second choice.
She’s in the tank for Obama
The boat is getting heavier alright with all those fat delegates. But what about the leak in the boat floor, which is causing the boat to take on water?
Do you suppose that Mitt has promised to make Ann his Secretary of State? Or maybe Secretary of Defense?
Maybe Mitty can fire us poor people.
Everybody is in the tank for someone.
Romney is dragging down the party as a whole. He can quit any time.
MandateMitt, the Hillary gang.
Why haven’t the Gingrich and Santorum campaigns treated Mitt RomenyCare with such kid gloves so far? It’s not as though that Massachusetts Mauler doesn’t have a boatload of damaging baggage they could easily exploit. Tax raiser extraordinaire, government mandater of citizen activity, and an ‘approal” rating (if you can call it that) of a pathetic 34% when he left office (which is the REAL reason he decided not to run again - he’d have gotten his greased head handed to him in a humiliating defeat). It’s a mystery as to why they let him off so easy.
“Shes in the tank for Obama”
And you have been smoking what?
Because they want the government, government contractor, and government agent, vote.
“Why havent the Gingrich and Santorum campaigns treated Mitt RomenyCare with such kid gloves so far?”
I have heard both of those candidates raise the issue. Santorum just last night mentioned it again and brought up the issue of Romney pushing the individual mandate for Obamacare.
I think Gingrich has to walk a narrow line on the matter because he came out publicly supporting an individual mandate at one time.
Santorum raises the issue often.
You can bet your last dollar that Obama will be making a big issue of Romneycare in the General election. His team worked with Romney aides and Teddy Kennedy to develop Obamacare.
“It’s not Republicans who are looking for the anti-Romney. It’s Democrats”
“they simply assert that all votes for Santorum or Gingrich are “anti-Romney” votes.”
“Liberals never dreamed that they would get so much assistance from alleged conservatives in undermining Obama’s most formidable opponent!”
Coulter lives in a bubble. She either pretends or is too ignorant to know that a lot of the base won’t vote for romney. Romney, just like McCain, saves his inflamitory and hateful lies for Republicans, not the democrats. He wants to be their “Friends”. We did not put people in office to be friends, but to stand up for our rights, the constitution, our values.
Newt along with the well known conservative Heritage Foundation were opposed to Hillarycare. That is when he went along to block her. He does NOT support Obamacare of socialized medicine in anyway, shape or form.
“I am for people, individuals — exactly like automobile insurance — individuals having health insurance and being required to have health insurance. And I am prepared to vote for a voucher system which will give individuals, on a sliding scale, a government subsidy so we insure that everyone as individuals have health insurance.”
Newt Gingrich, 1993, NBC’s Meet The Press
He has made similiar remarks in more recent times as well. Scroll down the page. It is listed as “Gingrich supported individual health insurance mandates.”
Why else would she pimp a candidate who has no chance in more than a half dozen states. I haven’t been smoking anything brigham
Everybody is in the tank for someone.
Maybe the media and maybe you.
“Everybody is in the tank for someone.
Maybe the media and maybe you.”
FINALLY A COMMENT THAT MAKES SENSE!
Yes, Coulter is cheerleading for Romney. Coulter thinks Romney will be best candidate for conservatives, Republicans and America.
everyone whining about it is cheerleading for anti-Romney.
Newt calling Romney a flip-flopper is an absolute laugher. From Support for cap-and-trade as if it could curb Anthropogenic Global Warming, to mandated health insurance, to the Global Biodiversity Treaty, Newt has more than his share of splainin' to do. Yes, Newt is more of a conservative than Romney by far, but not nearly as much as his supporters pretend. He simply cannot be trusted.
While I'm not thrilled with all of Santorum's positions, and am disgusted with his delivery, at least I know he will do what he says he will to to a far greater degree. And please don't pull out party line votes in line with the Bush administration in a narrowly divided Senate as evidence of Santorum's ideological preferences; it won't fly with me.
You don’t have a favorite? That would be a little strange.
LOLz! So true.
I'd sell out, too, but no one's buying!
Romney won’t come within ten points of Obama and will drag down the vote in the hous and senate.
Every candidate up until these last two election cycles, with one exception who did not get caught until out of office, qualified for the office. Now we have Romney, Santorum, McCain, Obama and two VP possibles Jindal and Rubio all of whom fail to qualify because they are not Natural Born Citizens. Do you think this a coincidence?
I don’t pay any attention to Ann Coulter. She does not speak for me.
Hey STUPID, GO BACK AND READ YOUR ORIGIONAL POST.
Why don’t you go back and have someone read it to you real slow. Name calling is the first sign of a loser. Eff Romney , Eff Coulter and anyone else in the cult
I have a favorite for sure, but I don’t consider that to be the end all for the party. I’m not on the bandwagon for someone who has no chance of winning. I’ll not trash the person I like second best at the benefit of the dems. Ann, it seems is more interested in getting Obama re-elected than anything.I just hope that Romney doesn’t hurt the conservatives down ballot too much.
I am mostly rooting for Santorum because Gingrich can’t seem to pull women into the game. His women problems seem to haunt him. Gingrich is still the brightest light in the game, but his organization skills seem lacking. Dislike him as most of us do, Romney has the money and the org skills. I wonder if he will have the take no prisoners approach to the campaign that is desperately needed. Or will he do the McCain thing and say what a nice guy Obama is and we have nothing to fear for four more years if he were elected.
Your statement has multiple false assertions, so I cant help you explain anything based on false presumptions.
I understand completely how not having a favorite in the game right now. Back in 2008, McCain was coronated before I even got to vote, and I made a protest/statement vote “PIck better than McCain next time!”
Romney is better than McCain but not by much. uggg.
I really wish we could have a viable conservative alternative, and Santorum would be the best choice IMHO of the ones remaining, but he’s far from stellar and perfect. Newt is brilliant and I understand those liking him, he was my choice for bit ... but unelectable.
The establishment has ‘settled’ on most ‘electable’ Romney. Now, it’s almost certain that Romney will win the nomination. The silver lining is Romney (and santorum!) is looking surprisingly strong vis a vis Obama right now. Only the Oba-media is keeping the myth of his re-election prospects alive ... he’s in deep doo doo.
Romney “better than McCain”?
Only if you think a crowbar to the skull is somehow superior to a baseball bat to the kneecap.
I choose neither.
“crowbar to the skull is somehow superior to a baseball bat to the kneecap.”
No, that’s the Obama / Hillary choice. ;-)
“I choose neither.”
Be my guest.
In the end, whoever we choose, it needs to be ABO in November.
Your statement has multiple false assertions, so I cant help you explain anything based on false presumptions
1: I didn’t ask you to explain any thing?
2: Romney won’t come close to beating Obama because he is that lousy a candidate.
3: None of those men have provided proof of their natural born citizenship and several have refused to provide paper work that would prove one way or the other NBC.
Your assumption that Obama is the gravest danger to the republic is wrong.
The continued compromise of principle, those principles which should be absolutely non-negotiable, by “conservatives,” is much more perilous, actually.
If you think Mitt Romney can hold the Republican coalition together you’re delusional.
Let me be quite explicit about it: the nomination of Mitt Romney by the Republican Party will spell the beginning of its end as a major American political party.
Good analysis..I could wish Newt had a few less women problems and a few organization skills. His rhetoric is stellar. Santorum is a nice choice but a social conservative will not appeal to the vast unwashed in the middle. But, for now he is my choice also. I keep picking people that drop out.
Can’t vote Romney under any circumstance. At least Obama will only have 4 years. Romney could be in for 8
Thanks for the most illogical and stupid reason for letting a leftist get reelected. Marxism in America, brought to you by the Purist Brigade.
Obama is the worst President in our lifetime.
If you cant agree to that, go join the other party.
“those principles which should be absolutely non-negotiable”
Losing to leftists and letting them destroy the country is not principled. It’s insane.
It is insane. Doubly so when the leftists in question have R’s by their names.
WWII lasted a lot longer than 4 years, it bled over into the cold war. If you think the mormon messiah is the one to vote for , you press the button. There is no good choice between the two . I hope your chains are not too burdensome
No politician is my messiah, is Obama yours?
How’s that Hope and Change working out for you?
Looking forward to 4 more years of it?
If the answer is “h*LL no!” ... rethink. Anyone But Obama.
Sorry. Your mormon version of anyone won’t cut it. You and the republican party will suffer the consequences of another lame candidate.If it it takes 4 more years of the kenyan to convince you fence straddling liberals, then so be it. No more moderate wafflers. Get it?
You have caviled at strawmen instead of answering the question. The need for a better nominee than Romney is evident, but willingness to support 4 more years of Obama under any circumstances is sadistic, locking us into socialized medicine and more.
A pile of horse droppings would make a better President than Obama, and those who care more about our country than teaching some ‘lesson’ to RINOs will know what to do - ABO.
If you have a problem with that view, you might as well be an Obama-supporting troll. Either way, Obama thanks you for your support!