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Ann Romney: 'We Didn't Know a Single Republican'
CNSNews ^ | March 22, 2012 | Terence P. Jeffrey

Posted on 03/23/2012 8:56:41 AM PDT by DannyTN

Ann Romney, Mitt Romney

Ann and Mitt Romney (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

(CNSNews.com) - Mitt and Ann Romney "didn't know a single Republican" before Romney decided in late 1993 to seek the Republican nomination for a U.S. Senate seat from Massachusetts, Mrs. Romney told the Los Angeles Times in a story that was published on Oct. 7, 1994 and that is available now on the Times' website.

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: elections; romney

1 posted on 03/23/2012 8:56:53 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: DannyTN

What - they were all married?


2 posted on 03/23/2012 8:58:19 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: DannyTN

You sees a job opening, and you goes for it.


3 posted on 03/23/2012 8:59:53 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: DannyTN

What about her father in law?


4 posted on 03/23/2012 9:01:19 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: DannyTN

To the headline: not surprising.


5 posted on 03/23/2012 9:03:21 AM PDT by svcw (CLEAN WATER & Education http://www.longlostsis.com/PI/MayanHelp2012.html)
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To: DannyTN

To be fair, I live in CT, about eight miles from the MA line, I lived in MA for about ten years, went to school there, my wife works in MA and I regularly travel there. I don’t know any Massachusetts republicans either.

It wouldn’t surprise me if Massachusetts republicans basically stay incognito.


6 posted on 03/23/2012 9:05:18 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (No wonder this administration favors abortion; everything they have done is an abortion x)
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To: DannyTN
"Hey Mitt. I don't know if we can keep up this charade anymore. The GOP base is on to what phoneys we are."

"Nonsense Ann, just keep smiling and pretend you are a Republican just like I am pretending to drive this car. Conservatives are suckers."


7 posted on 03/23/2012 9:06:58 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: DannyTN

Mitt and Ann Romney “didn’t know a single Republican” before Romney decided in late 1993
_________________________________________

Yeah now it all comes out...

at least a bit more...

During a more recent 2011-2012 debate Willard Romney said that when he ran for US Senate in 1994 he didnt know who Ronald Reagan was...

How could someone who was living in the US from before 1980 not know who President Ronald Reagan was ???

Put that with his other revealing statement during a debate with Teddy Kennedy during that 1994 run when he said “I wasnt for Reagan-Bush. I was an Independant during the Reagan-Bush years.”

Yeah Ann Davies Romney finally told the truth on Willie Mitty...


8 posted on 03/23/2012 9:07:34 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: DannyTN
From wikipedia:

He was announced as [Bain & Company's] new CEO in January 1991(but drew only a symbolic salary of one dollar). Romney managed an effort to restructure the firm's employee stock-ownership plan, real-estate deals and bank loans, while rallying the firm's thousand employees, imposing a new governing structure that included Bain and the other founding partners giving up control, and increasing fiscal transparency. Within about a year, he had led Bain & Company through a turnaround and returned the firm to profitability without further layoffs or partner defections. He turned Bain & Company over to new leadership and returned to Bain Capital in December 1992.

And during that time period, he never came across anyone who was a Republican?

9 posted on 03/23/2012 9:07:57 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("And the public gets what the public wants" -- The Jam)
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To: DannyTN

This might come as a bit of a surprise to his father, George. Well, it would have if he were still alive.


10 posted on 03/23/2012 9:11:53 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (The only flaw is that America doesn't recognize Cyber's omniscience. -- sergeantdave)
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To: muir_redwoods

Problem is that both these dopes are from MI. Do you really think they went through High School, Collage and Careers without running across one Republican? It defies logic unless they were intentionally circulating in Rat circles.


11 posted on 03/23/2012 9:12:39 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: DannyTN

Are there any Republicans in MA?


12 posted on 03/23/2012 9:13:06 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: DannyTN

Somebody please photshop a ROMNEY ‘12 written on an etchosketch.....


13 posted on 03/23/2012 9:14:31 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: DannyTN

Somebody please photshop a ROMNEY ‘12 written on an etchosketch.....


14 posted on 03/23/2012 9:14:53 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

I don’t think she means they never met a republican. I think she means they weren’t friends with any. They were mere acquaintances as opposed to really knowing any.


15 posted on 03/23/2012 9:16:50 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: AtlasStalled
Are there any Republicans in MA?

Well ... I'm here.

We do tend to keep a low profile. Conversations can turn vitriolic pretty darn quick around here.

16 posted on 03/23/2012 9:21:53 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("And the public gets what the public wants" -- The Jam)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

What about her father in law?
______________________________________

George Romney was playing both sides of the fence...

In 1962 he was running for Gov of MI and he wouldnt decide which party he was representing...

Finally the Democrats had had enough and they asked him point blank to choose a party and stick with it..

He got mad at the Democrats for daring to get in the face of the great over blown ego Romney so he went with the Republicans for spite...

However he didnt stay faithful to the Republicans and in 1964 when they wouldnt make him the nominee for POTUS he went with his Democrat buddies and supported Johnson with his money and influence against the Republican Barry Goldwater..and Goldwaters best friend RONALD REAGAN...

Ann was dating Willie Mitty when she was 15 and he was 17...

about that time George took her into his home to live so he could teach her personally about the Mormon religion since he had picked her as the future wife of Willie Mitty...

Ann had to have seen first hand all the drama and hatred of Ronald Reagan and the Republicans...


17 posted on 03/23/2012 9:22:03 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: afraidfortherepublic

George Romney was so far left he should have been a Dem. When he was elected Governor of Michigan in 1962, it was a wealthy state with no income tax. By the time he left in 1969, it was well on the path to destruction.


18 posted on 03/23/2012 9:22:46 AM PDT by iowamark (The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves)
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To: Lazlo in PA

I took it to mean they knew no republicans in Massachusetts. Clearly, growing up in George Romney’s house, Mitt had to meet a few.


19 posted on 03/23/2012 9:41:15 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (No wonder this administration favors abortion; everything they have done is an abortion x)
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To: DannyTN

$10 says they knew all the GOP-RINOs.


20 posted on 03/23/2012 9:55:28 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: DannyTN

That explains a lot.

A man is known by the friends he keeps.


21 posted on 03/23/2012 10:33:39 AM PDT by bgill
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To: central_va
Why used photoshop? Just do it yourself. Online Etch A Sketch

use your arrow keys. :-)

22 posted on 03/23/2012 10:51:35 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Poser backstabber at work:
"This thingy is the perfect size
To put on the roof
of my wife’s second Cadillac.
"


“Willard, what the hell is that child doing on the roof?”


Romney's bad behavior Exposed by Seamus

"Romney Loses Nomination Over Dog Abuse? -
Romney was traveling that summer with his wife, five sons,
and Seamus to his parent's cottage on Lake Huron.
But hours into the ride, Seamus apparently suffered diarrhea,
which ran down the back window of the car.
David Kravitz wrote on BlueMassGroup, a liberal blog.
"It also strikes me as classic Romney:
it solves a problem efficiently, in a business-like manner,
and with no regard whatsoever for the suffering
that the solution may cause."

"But the details of the event are more than unseemly
- they may, in fact, be illegal.
Massachusetts's animal cruelty laws
specifically prohibit anyone from carrying an animal
"in or upon a vehicle, or otherwise,
in an unnecessarily cruel or inhuman manner
or in a way and manner which might endanger
the animal carried thereon.

"An officer for the Massachusetts Society
for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals responded
to a description of the situation saying
"it's definitely something I'd want to check out."
The officer, Nadia Branca, declined to give
a definitive opinion on whether Romney broke the law
but did note that it's against state law to have a dog
in an open bed of a pick-up truck, and
"if the dog was being carried in a way that endangers it,
that would be illegal."


"Dog on Roof? What Was It Like for Romney's Pooch?
- Scientists Say Dog Likely Experienced Wind-
Whipped, Uncomfortable Trip -
"Before beginning the drive, Mitt Romney put Seamus,
the family's hulking Irish setter, in a dog carrier and
attached it to the station wagon's roof rack.
e'd built a windshield for the carrier, to make
the ride more comfortable for the dog,
".. Jordan Kaplan, the owner of Petaholics,
a dog walking service in New York City,
and a lifelong dog owner and dog lover,
said Romney's actions were uncalled for"


"Romney's dog - This is a distinction Mitt Romney
probably could do without, but he is surely
the first presidential candidate to be attacked
for putting a dog with diarrhea
in a carrier and tying it to the top of a station wagon.
Romney's defense: Seamus liked it.
[like the citizens under Romney's RomneyCARE, etc.?] "


"As the oldest son, Tagg Romney commandeered
the way-back of the wagon, keeping his eyes fixed out the rear window,
where he glimpsed the first sign of trouble.
''Dad!'' he yelled. ''Gross!''
A brown liquid was dripping down the back window,
payback from an Irish setter who'd been riding
on the roof in the wind for hours.
As the rest of the boys joined in the howls of disgust,
Romney coolly pulled off the highway and into a service station.
There, he borrowed a hose, washed down Seamus
and the car, then hopped back onto the highway."

"Story about dog on car roof comes back to bite Romney - 200 comments from readers complaining of animal cruelty"

23 posted on 03/23/2012 12:41:27 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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