Skip to comments.Mitt would govern as conservative (And I have a bridge to sell you)
Posted on 04/11/2012 12:01:35 PM PDT by C19fan
Conservatives shouldnt fret about the politics of their nearly-presumptive nominee. Mitt Romney will most certainly govern as one of them. Hes guaranteed to for the exact reason they think he wont.
If Romney really is the political animal his detractors on the right suspect him to be, hell shape his presidency with a single goal: Winning a second term. To do that, he will need to make sure there is no running room on his right for someone to launch a primary challenge.
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fianlly, commonsense and reality post on this feeble Romney troll debate... let us do this state by state...
MA - gone
NV - gone union death
PA - gone union death
OH - gone union death
WI - gone union death
NM- weak but gone
CO - weak but gone
Ok - americanelect spoiler - gone
NY - gone
CA - gone
FL- crap shoot
NJ - gone - no matter how much fatso’s moneysucking hacks claim it will be in play
BTW - americanselect.org is already in 25 states - their goal is to re-elect Obama - they will pull enough indies to stop dumbass Romney.
Romney SuperPac - they do not care - they will take either Obama or Romney to be their bitch - will cut deal close to election
GOP Establishment Pacs etc - make money either way, just make more if Romney is their bitch
Media Lame or so called cons - make millions and millions and millions either way - they do not care
POTUS face it - gone
Conservatives and those that support freedom? Just more of the crap sandwich either way..
Right at the beginning this guy ignores the record. Mitt did the exact OPPOSITE in Massachusetts. He did a lousy job. He was so bad that he ran rather than face the music.
He has also said recently that a second term isn't necessarily in the cards for him.
Romney certainly has no principles, but he does have a track record. His prior history has always been socialist. His lineage is extremely liberal. His father bowed to Alinsky. He cites his mother as the reason was pro-abortion. His accomplishments as governor have been socialist all the way. In fact, no one else running, republican or democrat, has his record of liberal accomplishments. When asked, Romney is unable to come up with anything he’s done, other than marry and raise a family, to further the conservative cause. Obama married and raised a family does that make him a conservative? I don’t think so.
The only difference between him and other libs is that he has an (r) next to his name. The only thing he has done since he began his run for the presidency is to have tricked a lot of conservatives into believing he is one.
So I would have to disagree with you about it being equally wrong to say he’s a flaming liberal.
It doesn’t take much to be a “conservative” when you have far left wing radical libs like Obama, Reid and Pelosi running the show....
Mitt will be severely conservative, as he was in Massachusetts.
Hey, I like that shirt. But they could leave out the small print and it would be more truthful.
“Like” a conservative... but not AS one.
Salvage. And much like McCain's choice of Palin as his running mate that energized Conservatives, we have yet to see who Mitt might choose to run with - hopefully Allen West.
We’d be stuck with a socialist GOP
Cotton- His judicial appointments in Mass were very very very liberal.
I am no Romney supporter and I am very disapointed to see Santorum leave. That said, I have seen a lot of popular conservatives back Romney: Coulter, Nikki Haley, Jindal, Christie, Rubio, Cantor, Issa, Paul Ryan, Mike Savage and others. Each time FReepers attack the endorser. Do the endorsers know something we FReepers don’t? Will Romney move to the Right after the election? Is it possible that Romney can be a stealth Conservative, secretly getting the independent vote? It’s all I got at this point.
I know. I live in MA.
I do, however, seem to recall that we forced President Bush to withdraw Harriet Miers and appoint Sam Alito. With a senate in republican hands that is even more conservative than the majority in 2005, I believe we can succeed in getting conservative judges. And also, there is an enormous and increasing knowledge and interest in constitutional government that may force Romney’s (and the senator’s) hand.
Romney is an outright liberal, but of the Republican brand:
He just doesnt want to pay higher taxes. He is like Bill O Reilly,
I hope that doesn’t happen. I hope Allen West doesn’t have to carry the stench of Romney with him for the rest of his political career. I can’t forget what the McCain/Romney group did to Palin. The socialist wing of the republican party has not met a single conservative they haven’t wanted to destroy.
Under the fool me once theory, the addition of West to the ticket won’t help Romney anywhere near what Palin did for McCain, simply because we’ve seen that trick before. Those who are already going to hold their nose for Romney might feel better about themselves, but those who know what a socialist Romney is, also know that nothing would change. Allen West at the top of the ticket would be fantastic though.
Nope, but you’re certainly free to stay home or write in your fantasy candidate this November.
I think you need to wipe your chin.
I haven’t heard of one solitary thing that conservatives won’t have to concede to vote for Romney. Not one.
To politico if you’re not a communist you are a right winger.
According to Rush Limbaugh, Romney is able to convince people by talking to them. I can’t recall the number of times I’ve heard people say ‘sit down with Romney one on one and he’ll convince you.’ I also can’t forget hearing about his wife saying he can argue either side of an issue and she can’t tell which one he supports.
There is a difference between “popular” conservative and principled conservative. I know that you are hoping beyond hope that all the liberal things he did in Massachusetts were just an attempt to fool people. That his support for the gay agenda and $50.00 for an aborted baby were just his way of kidding people. Remember that if Mitt’s mouth is open, he’s trying to fool someone. But you can look at his history and his upbringing and you’ll see there is nothing in his background that would make him conservative.
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