Skip to comments.There Is Still Time (or Don't Let Newt Down)
Posted on 04/15/2012 8:39:45 PM PDT by true believer forever
While everyone is in the weeds counting delegates and wondering who Santorum will endorse (it will be Romney), few people are talking about the degree to which the GOP will be emboldened if Romney gets the nomination. It will be a sign to them they can get the evangelical, social and fiscal conservatives to fall in line, all they have to do is wait them out.
A few days ago, Mark Levin said he was disgusted with the Republican establishment, right after he said, 'we conservatives have to work together to pull out a victory for Mitt Romney, just one of the presumed conservatives who have fallen in line with the GOP this past week. Establishment Republicans now know without a doubt that the base, its leaders and luminaries, can get to the point of total disgust with the GOP, and they will still fall in line.
Last cycle, Huckabee helped split the conservative vote, and make a path for the squishy one. This time it's Romney in the its my turn circle Next year it will be Santorum. And Santorum will be sufficiently and properly neutered if he gets his turn next, count on it.
And where is last cycles Santorum, Mike Huckabee, who played the evangelicals big time in 2008, right now? Hosting a radio show competing with Rush.
We are at the breach, and there is still time, though barely. If people like Levin, DeMint, Sarah, etc., would jump in now and they wont grab this moment, secure it and swing it back full bore at the GOP, the King Georgers would get a message loud and clear, they can't take the base for granted. And maybe the next time they think about trying their Karl Rove Gambit, they won't.
We can't look for help or expect anyone with power to give us a hand. We can either stand up and get in the battle, or hand the GOP another reward, a compliant conservative base, whom the GOP already despises and take for granted.
"The only thing holding us back right now is intimidation over the giants we face. They are not bigger than we are if we stand together." ~ butterdezillion
Establishment Republicans now know without a doubt that the base, its leaders and luminaries, can get to the point of total disgust with the GOP, and they will still fall in line.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Not me. If Newt doesn’t beat Romney, after falling in line in 2008 and in 2010, this conservative will vote for Obama.
Romney doesn’t have enough delegates yet.
People who endorse the leftist establishment candidate should turn in their Conservative cards.
If the delegates don’t go to Romney, he doesn’t get the nomination. It’s that simple.
Coercion of conservative radio hosts to get them to say they support Romney is a necessary step for him to get the nomination.
But at this point, Romney still doesn’t have it in the bag.
Well, I doubt that will happen, so I guess we'll just have to start confiscating conservative cards once this election is over :)
I am praying for a miracle. If I don’t get it (and I probably won’t), I have no idea what I will do in November.
Very few people, especially the high-profile ones, will be able to resist the onslaught of the establishment pressure to push Mitt Romney over the finish line, the hand-picked candidate who they have been declaring “inevitable” since before he launched the weakest primary run for the Republican nomination in as long as most people can remember.
Anyone who does stand up to the establishment elites in Washington and their Wall Street masters is to be revered as a true patriot and exalted as an unwavering hero to the conservative cause.
We will need a FReeper SWAT team! lol.
Gingrich will have to get at least what Santorum could have pulled. Even pulling 50% of the remainder will allow Romney to more than clinch the crucial first ballot, where most of the delegates must vote as assigned. We can hope for the miracle.
But at this point, Romney still doesnt have it in the bag.
Okay, but who coerced them and how? I mean, their not politicians, they can't say we'll primary you... I have been trying to figure this out... Levin's endorsement was a stunner..
Yep, and lots of nighttime raids! I hope I get assigned "The Bunker" and Ann Coulter... :)
I respect your dream, but I live in realville...
I can't even think that far ahead, but I really don't want to do that... I don't know what the answer is, excepting for fighting now, like the world depended on it, and maybe it does...
Check out Gingrich’s quotes...
A man and a woman were on a plane, having just met. The conversation went well, and after a time the man propositioned the woman for one million dollars. The woman was shocked, and said nothing.
But later on, as the flight was coming to an end, the woman said to the man, “Are you serious—one million dollars?” To which the man replied “Yes.” So the woman agree.
Just then the man said to her, “That’s good. But you’ll have to forgive me, I don’t really have a million dollars. So will you take ten dollars instead?”
The woman was outraged. “Just what do you think I am!” The man answered “That has already been established. We are only haggling over the price.”
I am in commiefornia and when it comes time to vote, I will be voting for Newt.
From what I understand, Santorum is going to endorse romney, and the polls on the subject always said, if Santorum dropped out, half and half split of his votes between Mitt and Newt. But the one unknown is, how angry his supporters will be because of him endorsing Romney, that has never been polled.
One half of Santorum's polling is 12-15%, and that would at least give Newt a big bump..
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