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Gingrich 'at the end of his line,' major donor says (comments on VP slot)
Miami Herald ^ | 032812 | KIM GEIGER

Posted on 03/28/2012 7:23:31 PM PDT by Fred

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Turning to Romney, Adelson sounded frustrated by the former Massachusetts governor's unwillingness to commit to his causes.

"He's not the bold decision-maker like Newt Gingrich is," Adelson said. "He doesn't want to - every time I talk to him, he says, 'Well, let me think about it.' "

Adelson said he had talked to both Romney and Gingrich about agreeing to choose the other as a vice presidential nominee. Gingrich, he said, rebuffed the idea because it would make it harder to gain much-needed support from governors in other states.

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: gingrich; obamacare; romney; romneycare; santorum; santorumfanatics; santorumisconman; santorumzombies

1 posted on 03/28/2012 7:23:41 PM PDT by Fred
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To: Fred
Too bad. But the fact remains, The Republic cannot afford to let this crucial Voice go silent. If Newt is willing to be VP, that is one helluva lot better than any other possible VP candidate in the Nation today.

Quite an indictment of the cheesy losers voting in the GOP though.

2 posted on 03/28/2012 7:30:09 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: hinckley buzzard

Even Adelson thinks Romney is an etch-a-sketch flip flopper


3 posted on 03/28/2012 7:36:13 PM PDT by Fred (http://etchasketchmittromney.com/)
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To: Fred

Sounds like Newt was the real one playing both sides of the fence.


4 posted on 03/28/2012 7:45:48 PM PDT by JSDude1
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To: JSDude1
" Sounds like Newt was the real one playing both sides of the fence. "

We have to say it, someone does to the Newt supporters.
Sorry if your guy Adelson betrayed you by supporting Newt and helping Romney.
This was Adelson's plan all from the start and they played you Newt supporters like fools...

Can we say ? WE TOLD YOU SO !
5 posted on 03/28/2012 7:49:22 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Fred

Mitt Romney IS an etchasketch flip flopper


6 posted on 03/28/2012 7:49:46 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Fred

Yes, I wonder why Adelson is even talking to Romney knowing his track record of lying without concern. It used to be that a man’s word was his bond. Adelson thinks he can negotiate with a man whose word is worthless? Like the kids say, Dude?


7 posted on 03/28/2012 7:50:15 PM PDT by BlueStateBlues (Blue State business, Red State heart. . . . 2012 for change, this time for the people)
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To: Fred

All Obama must do is thru ads show how liberal Romney really is..
Will kill Romney with most republicans and democrats will choose the real liberal(Him)..

Would be quite easy to do, as well..
Obama can toast Romney and spread liberal peanut butter all over him..
Would hard to try to get off...

Most republicans already know Romney is a synthetic Union stooge like Obama is..
Except Obama is real.. Romney will do NOTHING to deal with the Unions.. NOTHING..

Union corruption is so deep it corrupts the entire political system..
Romney goes out of his way to say NOTHING about Unions.. NOTHING..
America is suffering from mass hysteria.. brain washed by Unions..

Are you ready for Obamas second term?.. WELL get ready.. the fix is in..


8 posted on 03/28/2012 7:52:46 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: Fred

As long as he stays in, he can still influence the conversation. That is what we need, anything but surrender..


9 posted on 03/28/2012 7:58:22 PM PDT by smalltownslick
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To: American Constitutionalist

wow is this what is called a tantorum.. typical, Santorum is stupid, it has to be said..

You have no clue about Sheldon Adelson none zero. He is doing this to stop Obamacare / Romneycare. The law is devastating to the casino industry. Adelson does not trust Romney to go thru with a repeal AND since Santos is Mister team player and endorsed Romney and Specter, Adelson does not trust him either.

BTW - Adelson has done more for GOP then you can even dream of, that includes supporting many pro-life candidates..


10 posted on 03/28/2012 8:05:06 PM PDT by Fred (http://etchasketchmittromney.com/)
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To: American Constitutionalist

ALL the polls show that an exit of Gingrich HURTS Santorum not Romney - so quit with the stupid tantorums

http://blogs.cbn.com/thebrodyfile/archive/2012/03/28/a-gingrich-exit-may-benefit-romney-not-santorum.aspx


11 posted on 03/28/2012 8:07:08 PM PDT by Fred (http://etchasketchmittromney.com/)
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To: hosepipe

So correct, the unions will take out Ohio and Nevada, both GONE...Wisconsin not looking good, new Mexico purple and looking blue, might even take Arizona and Colorado. Can’t win without these states..


12 posted on 03/28/2012 8:12:27 PM PDT by Fred (http://etchasketchmittromney.com/)
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To: Fred

Well put. I thought AC’s comments were some of the most foolish I’ve seen in a while.


13 posted on 03/28/2012 8:22:32 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright
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To: Fred

I would think NM would be a total part of the Obama base again, not withstanding the Republicans gains there in 2010, probably from low turnout. People there like government programs, and those associate Obama with all the goodies they like.


14 posted on 03/28/2012 8:31:39 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Past is prologue: The American people have again let us down in this election cycle.)
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To: American Constitutionalist
" Sounds like Newt was the real one playing both sides of the fence. "

We have to say it, someone does to the Newt supporters. Sorry if your guy Adelson betrayed you by supporting Newt and helping Romney. This was Adelson's plan all from the start and they played you Newt supporters like fools...

Can we say ? WE TOLD YOU SO !

In an attempt to inform, no doubt a waste of time, nonetheless, it was reported that romney's people had "reached out" to Adelson about a month ago...

And Adelson commented he was mainly interested in depriving Obama of a win for two reasons: Obamacare and Israel. And offered he would probably remain active in the campaign financially even in the event Newt went out... and only in the event Newt was out.

Adelson had many reservations about romney's position, probably where the all-he-ever-says-is-"I'll-get-back-to- you" comment comes from..

Newt said he knew about it, and Adelson was, like many, looking for an Obama alternative, especially if his candidate was out. He thinks, like a lot of knowledgeable, thinking people, that Santorum is a charlatan.

15 posted on 03/28/2012 8:32:31 PM PDT by true believer forever (If Newt is good enough for Sarah, he's good enough for me!)
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To: smalltownslick
Newt train tunnel corrie

"Newt Gingrich is the only candidate still in the field who can clearly take on Barack Obama in one-on-one debate and cut through the Obama rhetoric and mystique with hard facts and plain logic. Nor is this just a matter of having a gift of gab. Gingrich has a far deeper grasp of both the policies and the politics than the other Republican candidates." -Thomas Sowell

16 posted on 03/28/2012 8:39:39 PM PDT by true believer forever (If Newt is good enough for Sarah, he's good enough for me!)
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To: hosepipe
All Obama must do is thru ads show how liberal Romney really is.. Will kill Romney with most republicans and democrats will choose the real liberal(Him)..

Would be quite easy to do, as well.. Obama can toast Romney and spread liberal peanut butter all over him..

Would be hard to try to get off...

Most republicans already know Romney is a synthetic Union stooge like Obama is..

Except Obama is real.. Romney will do NOTHING to deal with the Unions.. NOTHING..

Union corruption is so deep it corrupts the entire political system..

Romney goes out of his way to say NOTHING about Unions.. NOTHING..

America is suffering from mass hysteria.. brain washed by Unions..

Are you ready for Obamas second term?.. WELL get ready.. the fix is in..

I agree with everything you said, and Santorum is very very much a pro-big-union guy all across the boards. I find that very concerning, if not disqualifying...

17 posted on 03/28/2012 8:50:30 PM PDT by true believer forever (If Newt is good enough for Sarah, he's good enough for me!)
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To: Fred

I believe the term you’re looking for is Santantrum.


18 posted on 03/28/2012 8:53:24 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: Fred; American Constitutionalist

Actually, there is strong polling data to suggest that as much as 57% of Gingrich’s votes would go to Santorum.

See the link below
http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/08/how-would-santorum-do-without-gingrich/#

Indeed, one can make the very plausible argument that it is Gingrich who has given us Romney. Had Gingrich withdrawn prior to the MI and OH primaries, Romney today would have been burnt toast. Romney won MI by a thin 3% where Gingrich siphoned 7% of the vote and Santorum lost to Romney in OH by under 1% where Gingrich took home an insignificant 14%. These were crucial primaries where a Romney loss would have been catastrophic.

Sheldon Adelson hates Santorum because of his conservative social causes. The casino mogul is in hot water with federal investigators for criminal activity and would rather see Romney rather than Santorum.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/09/us-usa-campaign-adelson-idUSTRE8172DS20120209


19 posted on 03/28/2012 9:08:26 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Steelfish

uh, the poll you quote was at the beginning of March. Santorum has lost a great deal of support as the month has waned, due to some unfortunate things he has said.

The gingrich scenario you proffer has also been disproven many times over, but I don’t expect that would deter you; I frankly don’t have the time to waste to discuss it with you. working hard for Newt, and only have discourse with individuals with open minds...

Have a great night!


20 posted on 03/28/2012 9:18:44 PM PDT by true believer forever (If Newt is good enough for Sarah, he's good enough for me!)
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To: Fred
new Mexico purple and looking blue, might even take Arizona and Colorado. Can’t win without these states..

That's why I think that Romney will have Susana Martinez as his VP. But, I don't think it will help much. The Western strategy is Romney's only hope to win the WH, and he will need to knock off Washington and Nevada, as well as carry Colorado and New Mexico.

21 posted on 03/28/2012 9:23:57 PM PDT by Thunder90 (Romney barely won in OH with a 12-1 money advantage, he can't beat Obama that way.)
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To: true believer forever; Fred

What a Kabuki Theater this election is..
I’m not even sure of Newt.. he may be complicit as well..

But he is saying the right things.. its just republicans don’t want a conservative..
You know... a real one..

I’m pretty sure I am not a republican anymore..
Because the RNC sure is not for a Free Republic..
Look at the votes Willard And Santo got..

Willard is indeed the NEW Juan McLaim..
How could he not be.. being a big deal from Massachusetts..


22 posted on 03/28/2012 9:30:22 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: hosepipe
What a Kabuki Theater this election is.. I’m not even sure of Newt.. he may be complicit as well..

But he is saying the right things.. its just republicans don’t want a conservative.. You know... a real one..

I’m pretty sure I am not a republican anymore.. Because the RNC sure is not for a Free Republic.. Look at the votes Willard And Santo got..

Willard is indeed the NEW Juan McLaim.. How could he not be.. being a big deal from Massachusetts..

You can't give up. You can't become one of those hard, cynical types, you have to stay in the fight, as much as for you and your soul as for Newt and our country.

I would be embarrassed to tell you how many people I have believed in, who have let me down. The number is mindnumbing. But I look at it this way - gingrich could end up being a fraud. my heart tells me he is not. That is the highest and best I know right now - that Newt is the man, the only man, who can pull this country back from the brink. I have settled that issue in my heart. Now if my heart gets broken (again) by someone I have supported politically, well, they have ERs for that too, and I am willing to take the risk... I can recover and heal.

Stay in... hang tight, we can do this!

23 posted on 03/28/2012 9:43:46 PM PDT by true believer forever (If Newt is good enough for Sarah, he's good enough for me!)
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To: true believer forever

I am not alone..


24 posted on 03/28/2012 10:13:09 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: true believer forever
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25 posted on 03/28/2012 10:30:51 PM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: BobP
Oh, I LOVE THIS I LOVE THIS I LOVE THIS...

It's Sarah and Newt doing the ol' winky dinky doo...

I LOVE THIS!


26 posted on 03/28/2012 10:35:42 PM PDT by true believer forever (If Newt is good enough for Sarah, he's good enough for me!)
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