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Romney nails endorsements from George H.W. Bush and Florida Senator Marco Rubio
NY Daily News ^ | 03-28-12 | Jonathan Lemire

Posted on 03/29/2012 2:59:06 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA

Mitt Romney trotted out a pair of big-name GOP endorsements Thursday to urge Republicans to close ranks around him — but his main rivals refuse to abandon their own White House dreams.

Romney received the blessing of powerful Republicans past — former President George H.W. Bush — and present - popular Florida Senator Marco Rubio — in a 24-hour span, further signaling that the GOP establishment wants the grueling primary process to end.

Romney even met with opponent Newt Gingrich over the weekend in New Orleans to ask for his support, but no deal was brokered, advisors to both men told NBC News.

Gingrich has vowed to stay in the race until the GOP convention in Tampa, but money woes have forced him to trim his staff and travel plans.

Even Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, who has largely bankrolled the ex-Speaker’s Super PAC, said Gingrich has reached “the end of his line.”

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: establishment; kenyanbornmuzzie; marcorubio; mittromney; newtgingrich; ricksantorum; rinos; romney; sellouts
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On FOX News they just had a Thousand Points of Light endorse Etch a Sketch for President. The GOPe and the RINO's must be ecstatic.
1 posted on 03/29/2012 2:59:17 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA
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To: Lazlo in PA

Voodoo Republicans working their special magic.


2 posted on 03/29/2012 3:01:44 PM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I think we ought to listen to Alinsky." - Gov. G. Romney (R), father of Bishop Willard M. Romney.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Mark my words, new Medicare vote buying for all.


3 posted on 03/29/2012 3:02:44 PM PDT by JerseyHighlander
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To: Lazlo in PA

Willard has not got the most important endorsement...

the one from Nana...


4 posted on 03/29/2012 3:04:25 PM 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: Lazlo in PA
This is the reason the GOP field is so weak: The most damaging thing Bush, Rove, and co. did was to destroy the conservative "farm team" by controlling the distribution of GOP campaign money at the State and local level. The TEA Party has threatened that organizational structure, but they've been working overtime to "weed" and co-opt that grassroots process.

This is why Romney must be defeated: He will see to that it that the same process is perpetuated.

5 posted on 03/29/2012 3:04:32 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (The RNC would prefer Obama to a conservative nominee.)
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To: Lazlo in PA
LOL, You must be a closet Romney supporter! Come on, admit it. A pro-Romney article is a dead give away don't you know.
6 posted on 03/29/2012 3:04:32 PM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: Psalm 144

GOP-e to Mittsy’s rescue..


7 posted on 03/29/2012 3:05:13 PM PDT by max americana
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To: Psalm 144

During the press conference, I couldn’t tell who was alive and who had assumed room temperature. It looked terrible.


8 posted on 03/29/2012 3:05:13 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA
He won't get my vote, even if The Pope endorses him....he's a RINO, and a liar, to boot.


9 posted on 03/29/2012 3:06:02 PM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: Lazlo in PA

(further signaling that the GOP establishment wants the grueling primary process to end.)

Further signaling that the GOP establishment don’t give a crap what the people want and that they intends to ram another loser RINO down our throats..


10 posted on 03/29/2012 3:06:16 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Wow. He’s been endorsed by the man who coined the phrase new world order. Now if he could just get the man who invented the internet if he’s not too busy fighting global warming.


11 posted on 03/29/2012 3:06:21 PM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

After Obama is reelected, he’ll be much more flexible, and I’ll meet a lot more English speakers here.


12 posted on 03/29/2012 3:06:25 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Carry_Okie

“This is the reason the GOP field is so weak: The most damaging thing Bush, Rove, and co. did was to destroy the conservative “farm team” by controlling the distribution of GOP campaign money at the State and local level. The TEA Party has threatened that organizational structure, but they’ve been working overtime to “weed” and co-opt that grassroots process.
This is why Romney must be defeated: He will see to that it that the same process is perpetuated.”

Exactly!


13 posted on 03/29/2012 3:07:04 PM PDT by Cricket24 (NO MORE RINO'S....That means you Romney)
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To: Lazlo in PA

I wish the Bushes would take their kinder,gentler, compasionate conservatism and just disappear.


14 posted on 03/29/2012 3:08:49 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

Yeah right. The guy running the Santorum Ping is Romney all the way. You sir are high, drunk or out of your mind.


15 posted on 03/29/2012 3:10:51 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Mitt Romney- 100% RINO certified.


16 posted on 03/29/2012 3:11:01 PM PDT by matthew fuller (Anybody but Obama or Romney!)
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To: JerseyHighlander
Thank you for the endorsements, I live in Wisconsin and I want this crap to be done with. In the next two months we are going to hear everything about how Walker is evil, and he is going screw over the state. Than, after that we are going to hear for 6 months about Obama is the greatest president we have ever had. I am sick of it and I am getting burnt out.
17 posted on 03/29/2012 3:14:50 PM PDT by cpprfld (Who said accountants are boring?)
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To: JerseyHighlander
Thank you for the endorsements, I live in Wisconsin and I want this crap to be done with. In the next two months we are going to hear everything about how Walker is evil, and he is going screw over the state. Than, after that we are going to hear for 6 months about Obama is the greatest president we have ever had. I am sick of it and I am getting burnt out.
18 posted on 03/29/2012 3:15:02 PM PDT by cpprfld (Who said accountants are boring?)
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To: freedomfiter2
endorsed by the man who coined the phrase new world order

Well, Woodrow Wilson used it, as did Winston Churchill and a host to others not known as being fuzzy-headed one-worlders.

19 posted on 03/29/2012 3:17:08 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Lazlo in PA

Read my lips, NO MORE RINOS!!!


20 posted on 03/29/2012 3:18:08 PM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the Statist)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Well La Ti Freakin Dah man.


21 posted on 03/29/2012 3:21:16 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Lazlo in PA

You know, I’m going to back ANYONE who
is up against TEH ONE but really...
you could almost hear Frank Sinatra songs in the background, a shaker of martinis being made and GW trying not to call Babs “Muffy”...


22 posted on 03/29/2012 3:22:10 PM PDT by matginzac
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To: Tennessee Nana

Me either, Nana, me either...No Mittens, no way

I guess the good people of Georgia are going to have to pick up the slack from me!


23 posted on 03/29/2012 3:26:14 PM PDT by PeachyKeen
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To: Lazlo in PA

I’ll be writing in SARAH PALIN.


24 posted on 03/29/2012 3:26:14 PM PDT by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: cripplecreek
Well La Ti Freakin Dah man. Exactly!!!!!
25 posted on 03/29/2012 3:29:18 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Lazlo in PA
Wow! Mizz Barbra was on TheFive a couple weeks ago and endorsed the Mitt & Ann team. Now G..H.W. endorses. That means SO MUCH to me, seeing as how Mizz Barbra dissed Sarah Palin a few months back and on The 5 she waxed eloquent about what a great guy Bill Clinton is--such dear friends, doncha know?

All these people know is who went to Ivy schools and moves in THEIR social circles.

The Bush's have lost all credibility with me, and Mitt, the catalogue cut out never had any.--we used to play paper dolls with cut outs from the Sears catalogue because we lived so far out in the country and didn't have any money anyway. These cut outs were good looking, but flopped around as we played with them, having no spine. Slick and shallow, like GOP-e RINOS.

vaudine

26 posted on 03/29/2012 3:35:17 PM PDT by vaudine
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Romney even met with opponent Newt Gingrich over the weekend in New Orleans to ask for his support, but no deal was brokered, advisors to both men told NBC News.
27 posted on 03/29/2012 3:37:23 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Tennessee Nana
Mittens hasn't got the 2nd most important endorsement....

...the one from Guenevere

and he never will

28 posted on 03/29/2012 3:38:01 PM PDT by Guenevere (....Whom God calls,... He equips......Press On Santorum!)
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To: Lazlo in PA

oh that seals it for me then , I will vote for him t hell with his social liberal views, to hell with his Govt health care, to hell with his big spending and then forcing Catholics to close their adoption services yep this seals it for me

YEA FRIGGING RIGHT ARF


29 posted on 03/29/2012 3:41:12 PM PDT by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman,It's not a conservative view but a true American view)
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To: Guenevere

Great one, Guen!


30 posted on 03/29/2012 3:44:01 PM PDT by mcmuffin ("Wanting your country back is not the same thing as working to take it back.")
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To: Lazlo in PA
No!! Not Rubio. now i have to change my username. He just went down a few notches in my book.
31 posted on 03/29/2012 3:45:05 PM PDT by Palin_Rubio2012
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To: Tennessee Nana

Only the elitist establishment could have screwed this up, putting out a liberal north east Gov as a conservative , the man who signed into law Govt health care, the man who has no problem with the queer agenda, queers in the military , a man who has wrote a check to the planned parent hood.

If the establishment thinks they can use our hatred of obama to push their elitist pro homo, socially liberal Gov onto us then they have another thing coming

Sarah and Col Allen West please no PLEASE STEP IN AND SAVE US FROM THESE ELITIST ARSE HOLES.

I’m hating the establishment nearly as much as the left right now.


32 posted on 03/29/2012 3:46:21 PM PDT by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman,It's not a conservative view but a true American view)
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To: Lazlo in PA
I'm not surprised about Bush, but I'm disappointed with Rubio.

Unlike them, I'm not ready to concede to the GOPe and try to counter Obamacare with Romneycare. There is still much to be decided in the primaries, and if crap like this is all the current administration has to run on, we should be able to win with either Santorum or Newt. There is no reason to take the easy way out at this point.

IMHO.

33 posted on 03/29/2012 3:48:57 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (Compassionate Conservatism? Promoting self reliance is compassionate. Promoting dependency is not.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Rubio looking for a VP spot. It’s that simple.


34 posted on 03/29/2012 3:55:09 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: Lazlo in PA
We CAN'T give up.....We CAN'T give in...

...WE MUST KEEP FIGHTING

THIS IS STILL AMERICA AND WE ARE STILL THE PEOPLE!

35 posted on 03/29/2012 3:59:50 PM PDT by Guenevere (....Whom God calls,... He equips......Press On Santorum!)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Who actually votes based on endorsements?


36 posted on 03/29/2012 4:00:36 PM PDT by arderkrag ("WAAHH WAAAHHH SCOTUS" is no excuse to vote for Romney. LOOKING FOR ROLEPLAYERS. Check Profile.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

But let’s all remember the most important thing is getting BHO out..../sarcasm.

I will not vote for Romney, I will not vote for Santorum and I will not vote for Newt.

It won’t be my fault if bho is reelected. It will be the fault of the GOP and the people who will vote for anyone with an r behind the name.

Bend down and kiss the hand of those who feed you, may your chains rest lightly upon you, and let posterity forget you were our countrymen.

The most important thing is saving the Republic. We won’t do that by electing socialists, socialists lite, or those who will compromise with them.

If BHO is reelected We The People MUST rise up and block the agenda by electing conservatives, PATRIOTS, to local, state and congressional office!


37 posted on 03/29/2012 4:01:27 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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I wonder how much it co$t the Romster to obtain those two endorsements?

In my opinion, Rubio just ended his political career, possibly for a VP nod. But Romney's campaign will be ravaged in November. He will never be President of the U.S., thereby leaving Rubio to run back to the Senate.

38 posted on 03/29/2012 4:04:03 PM PDT by NoRedTape
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To: hinckley buzzard

Except that Bush signed the Rio Accord in 1992 endorsing UN Agenda 21 sustainable development further backed by executive order by Clinton in 1993. You’ve connected the dots.


39 posted on 03/29/2012 4:17:03 PM PDT by sanjuanbob (Festina Lente)
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To: Lazlo in PA

The coveted G.H.W. Bush endorsement.

Likely the Bush from 1992.


40 posted on 03/29/2012 4:22:34 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (If case you are wondering, I'm supporting Newt.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

The manipulations of the globalists

in their farcical charade of a SElection process have become so brazen.


41 posted on 03/29/2012 4:27:29 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Mitt Romney campaign called me yesterday. When I asked who it was and they told me I said “ YOU’VE GOT to BE KIDDING! NO WAY !!”

he knew better than to even talk further and hung up.


42 posted on 03/29/2012 4:31:08 PM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: Lazlo in PA

WOW!

This really changes my mind about Romney.

FUMR and FUGHWB!


43 posted on 03/29/2012 4:34:00 PM PDT by Eaker (Remember, the enemy tends to wise up at the least convenient moments.)
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To: VanDeKoik
All is not lost! Pravda has not endorsed Romney and, indeed, seems to prefer President Obama.
44 posted on 03/29/2012 4:36:00 PM PDT by DanMiller (Dan Miller)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP; Lazlo in PA

Right and it’s old news already but some find it important to waste bandwidth on the POS.


45 posted on 03/29/2012 4:38:31 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Lazlo in PA

I’m still not voting for Romney.


46 posted on 03/29/2012 4:38:56 PM PDT by MeganC (No way in Hell am I voting for Mitt Romney. Not now, not ever. Deal with it.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

I feel like I have been “Nailed”, and woke up with a sizable about of GHB in my system: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamma-Hydroxybutyric_acid

Thanks GOP establishment...


47 posted on 03/29/2012 4:53:22 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: traditional1

He won’t get my vote, even if The Pope endorses him....he’s a RINO, and a liar, to boot.

Half a loaf is better than none. If you don’t vote for the RINO you are giving half a vote to O’Bummer. If BO wins, he will have the power to pick all the new judges on SCOTUS, and many, many federal judges. Obamacare decision will be overturned, many “recess appointments” will be made. BO is already fixin’ to select all five members to the FEC.
If you don’t exercise you right to vote this Nov., and BO gets re-elected, you many soon not have the right to vote in a fair election. BO is anti-American, and anti-Western Civilization. I am not crazy about Romney but I will walk over glass to vote for him over BO.


48 posted on 03/29/2012 5:00:10 PM PDT by RightLady (Liberty above all)
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To: presently no screen name
Right and it’s old news already

LOL. Yeah. The GHWB endorsement that happened 5 minutes before I posted the story is "old news".

49 posted on 03/29/2012 5:01:01 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Psalm 144
Sheldon Adelson...said Gingrich has reached “the end of his line.”

And Santorum is close behind Newt!

50 posted on 03/29/2012 5:07:13 PM PDT by citizen (Well, what happened to my tagline?? I must have overwritten it...time for a new one anyway.)
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