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Jim DeMint's Common Sense on Romney
American Thinker ^ | 03/23/2012 | J. Robert Smith

Posted on 03/23/2012 6:45:58 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

 For Senator Jim DeMint, the prospect of Mitt Romney securing the GOP nomination sooner rather than later is a good thing.  In remarks made on Thursday that were reported by CNN, the reliably conservative South Carolinian and Tea Party favorite suggested that closing out the Republican presidential contest means "we [Republicans] can focus on the real problem which is Obama."

At this point in the nominating fight, the delegate math is strongly working against Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich.  It would take more than Hail Mary passes for either man to win the Republican nomination; it would take near miracles.

After a meeting with Romney on Capitol Hill, DeMint commented:

"His [Romney's] leadership skills, the fact that he hasn't lived his life in Washington. There's a lot to like there."

Referring to Santorum and Gingrich, DeMint said:

"They can drag it out to the convention if they want, but I think if some of them look at where they are the best thing they can do is maybe look at throwing their support behind the one who might be our nominee and that's beginning to look like Romney."


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1 posted on 03/23/2012 6:46:00 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Obama will crush Romney like a bug and Romney alone will be at fault.


2 posted on 03/23/2012 6:48:55 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: SeekAndFind

“They can drag it out to the convention if they want, but I think if some of them look at where they are the best thing they can do is maybe look at throwing their support behind the one who might be our nominee and that’s beginning to look like Romney.”

Qualify much Jim?

“if”, “maybe”, “might”, “beginning to”.

What a wuss!!


3 posted on 03/23/2012 6:49:05 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Newtrition - soul food for a starving America.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Hey, DeMint: WE’RE NOT QUITE THERE, YET!


4 posted on 03/23/2012 6:49:50 AM PDT by carriage_hill (I'll "vote for an orange juice can", over Barry 0bummer and another 4yrs of his Regime From Hell!)
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To: SeekAndFind

it would take near miracles.
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The idiot who wrote this doesnt know God..


5 posted on 03/23/2012 6:50:19 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: SeekAndFind

DeMint, translated: “Our near-Socialist candidate is better than the known Socialist incumbent.”

Just a matter of degrees and the speed at which we arrive at the desired destination of those who believe our lives are better everytime the government takes away freedom. How it is named really has nothing to do with it.


6 posted on 03/23/2012 6:50:53 AM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: SeekAndFind

If Romney’s going to be the nominee, I hope he wins but I will not help him.

We need to keep our enthusiasm up for the all the downballot races, sweep more conservatives into positions of power so that whoever the president is, he will have no choice but to sign or reject conservative legislation.

“The middle way is no way at all. If we finally fail in this great and glorious contest, it will be by bewildering ourselves in groping for the middle way.” - John Adams


7 posted on 03/23/2012 6:52:53 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: cripplecreek

Obama will crush Romney like a bug and Romney alone will be at fault.


Romeny has had a lot of help. Fox News, many radio talkshow host, and mostly the establishmentarians.
Not to mention the ding dongs who bought into Romeny is the only one who can win.
Completely ignoring his history like they did for Obama.
And, now apparently Demint..???


8 posted on 03/23/2012 6:56:08 AM PDT by Leep (Dueling tag lines=don't worry,you'll be a vegetable guy soon<>It's gonna be a Newt day!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Romney cannot win against Obama.


9 posted on 03/23/2012 6:56:19 AM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: cripplecreek

The RNC is at fault.

We have to defeat the RNC before we can beat anyone in any political contest. Two battles but one has to come before the other


10 posted on 03/23/2012 6:58:31 AM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Leep

Romney’s wins have been primarily in Obama strongholds at the same time he has consistently insulted conservatives. Add the fact that he’s going to shake off his “severely conservative” positions for the general election proves that he doesn’t think conservatives are all that important to his election.


11 posted on 03/23/2012 7:00:08 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Lorianne

If a conservative donates one red cent to the RNC, they’re insane!


12 posted on 03/23/2012 7:01:53 AM PDT by House Atreides
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To: Lorianne
LOL! Santorum is not exactly what you would call a dynamo either. Obama leads Santo by close to 10 points, and the election season has not even begun yet. At least Romney consistently scores better against Obama than Santo does.

Wait until the MSM gets done with Santo. Most of the General public only knows his name right now. And name recognition is about 90% of American Politics.

13 posted on 03/23/2012 7:03:40 AM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: cripplecreek
nah, Etch’s wax wings will be seared off by Barry's handlers and the Leni Riefenstahl media, and the LDS chosen one will plummet into the Sea of RINO Has-Beens

And the Rom-bots will still blame Santorum and Newt

14 posted on 03/23/2012 7:06:26 AM PDT by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: silverleaf
And the Rom-bots will still blame Santorum and Newt

You can lay money on that.
15 posted on 03/23/2012 7:07:39 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Leep

The good ol’ boys club GOP establishment, after many rounds of golf and salon dinner parties to complain about the frustratingly ignorant noncompliant unwashed conservative masses, have now figured out the only way their great white hope, Romney, can even “look” like a winner - is to run him unopposed


16 posted on 03/23/2012 7:11:42 AM PDT by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: Lorianne

Right you are Lorianne: “Romney cannot win against Obama.”

IMHO, if Romney is anointed as the RNC Nominee, THE main issue in the National Election, Obama”care,” will be taken off the campaign table. Hence, Romney will not only lose, but suffer another crushing, and sadly typical, RINO defeat.

To those who want poster ideas, here are a few ideas for demonstration posters:

Obama”care” was robo-signed by Congress, and is therefore illegal.

Obama”care” was 2700 pages long, but is still being written, but not by Congress: witness the forced contraception coverage recently.

Obama”care” has caused “The Catholic Spring.”

Obama”care” reduces competition, and therefore is illegal by the 1890 Sherman Anti-Trust Law.

Obama”care” is designed to be a US Federal Government monopoly, with no competition.

Obama”care” also is illegal according to the US Constitution, because it violates our freedom of choice.

Will THE NINE SUPREMES notice any of these three violations? I seriously doubt it.

Impeached Bill Clinton proved that the US President is above US Federal Law, so anything that the President wants he gets, regardless of the Federal Laws that he has violated.


17 posted on 03/23/2012 7:14:43 AM PDT by Graewoulf (( obama"care" violates the 1890 Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND is illegal by the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

Santorum cannot defeate Obama either.


18 posted on 03/23/2012 7:15:42 AM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: T-Bird45

Correction: Our SOCIALIST candidate is better than the current MARXIST in the WH. Lesser of 2 evils, is still an EVIL!

Any congress critter or president who FAILS to keep faith with the Military, WON’T keep faith with U


19 posted on 03/23/2012 7:18:07 AM PDT by GailA (Any congress critter or president who FAILS to keep faith with the Military, WON'T keep faith with U)
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To: House Atreides

They have quit calling the house, my Ret. Senior Chief tells them they don’t want to hear from ME! then hangs up the phone. He is quite, while I am vocal.


20 posted on 03/23/2012 7:20:28 AM PDT by GailA (Any congress critter or president who FAILS to keep faith with the Military, WON'T keep faith with U)
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