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Tea Party Warms To Romney
Talking Points Memo ^ | 4/18/12 | Kyle Leighton

Posted on 04/18/2012 5:02:41 AM PDT by Haiku Guy

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1 posted on 04/18/2012 5:02:55 AM PDT by Haiku Guy
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2 posted on 04/18/2012 5:03:43 AM PDT by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Haiku Guy

I know it’s Talking Points Memo, but even a blind squirrel finds and acorn, now and then.


3 posted on 04/18/2012 5:05:25 AM PDT by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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> Tea Party Warms To Romney
Bullsh!t !!!!!
We are the Tea Party, and I can’t think of a single Freeper who would even consider Romney for anything.


4 posted on 04/18/2012 5:07:29 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (End Obama's War On Freedom.)
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To: Haiku Guy
It's not that I've "warmed" to Romney but that I've "cooled" to Osama Obama...down to about absolute zero.
5 posted on 04/18/2012 5:08:21 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Unlike Mrs Obama,I've Been Proud Of This Country My *Entire* Life!)
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Can’t speak for the rest of the Tea Party but I’m not warming to that socialist RINO at all. I will not be voting for him unless he comes out and announces he’s going to do away with some Unconstitutional firearms laws and promises to see justice done over the Fast and Furious Treason.

If he comes out and declares publicly that he’ll work hard to repeal the NFA, Hughes Amendment and the Sporting Purpose clause... I’ll vote for him. If he doesn’t, well, he’s not getting my vote.


6 posted on 04/18/2012 5:09:55 AM PDT by BCR #226 (02/07 SOT www.extremefirepower.com...The BS stops when the hammer drops.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

NOBAMA!!!!!


7 posted on 04/18/2012 5:11:03 AM PDT by kenmcg (How)
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To: BuffaloJack
We are the Tea Party, and I can’t think of a single Freeper who would even consider Romney for anything.

One here. Time to face reality.

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FALL BALLOT

( ) Barack Obama
( ) Mitt Romney

(pick one)

8 posted on 04/18/2012 5:11:23 AM PDT by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Haiku Guy

The ballot papers are out already?

Even before the RNC have a nominee?


9 posted on 04/18/2012 5:12:47 AM PDT by agere_contra
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To: agere_contra
Even before the RNC have a nominee?

Hey, if it's anybody but Mitt Romney, I'll be partying in the streets!

But it's not going to be anybody but Mitt Romney. It's going to be Mitt Romney.

10 posted on 04/18/2012 5:15:32 AM PDT by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Haiku Guy
So, what's the big deal? Rombotomites think he can win without our help.

They've calculated that he will attract more Independents than he will lose Tea Partiers.

Of course, that won't stop them from blaming us when he loses.

11 posted on 04/18/2012 5:16:58 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: BCR #226

Believe it or not, we could do worse.


12 posted on 04/18/2012 5:16:58 AM PDT by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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Not this TEA Party member. There will NEVER be a vote coming from me, my household - and if I can help it, anyone from our community for Romney if he is on the ballot in November.

The Ruling Class has overplayed it’s hand as far as I am concerned.

This election the Ruling Class insists we drink from the cup they thrust into our faces. A cup of their own choosing. They spit in, defiled and knocked from our hands all the other cups we were interested in. So they thrust this platter into our faces with two cups they have said from the beginning of this campaign we must drink from.

Both cups are poison. One we know will kill us quick, the other cup is filled with a poison that will still kill us, but slower and more painfully.

While many folks are trying to convince me that taking the slower poison will buy us time from a quicker death, I refuse to acquiesce to their logic. I REFUSE to take from either cup. I will choose my own, not what they have presented.


13 posted on 04/18/2012 5:16:58 AM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Haiku Guy

Bull crap. We know he’s going to turn around and kick us in the ass.


14 posted on 04/18/2012 5:17:42 AM PDT by Thorliveshere
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To: Haiku Guy
I plan to fill it out precisely as you have represented it in post #8.

I vote for people I support, and only for people I support.

15 posted on 04/18/2012 5:17:42 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Like Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin has become simply a stick with which to beat Whites.)
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To: Haiku Guy
To those that don't know, the "Cool Story Bro" is an internet meme that is meant to mock the original report or story.




16 posted on 04/18/2012 5:19:02 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Shut up and drill.)
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(x) None of the Above

THIS Tea Partier isn`t warming up to Obama`s white half.

Ever.


17 posted on 04/18/2012 5:19:29 AM PDT by ScottinVA (A single drop of American blood for muslims is one drop too many!)
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To: Haiku Guy

Says who?


18 posted on 04/18/2012 5:21:37 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: BuffaloJack
We are the Tea Party, and I can’t think of a single Freeper who would even consider Romney for anything.

When shown the November reality, even Tea Party folk know what the best choice is......

19 posted on 04/18/2012 5:22:03 AM PDT by PrinceOfCups (Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their party....)
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To: BuffaloJack
We are the Tea Party, and I can’t think of a single Freeper who would even consider Romney for anything.

When shown the November reality, even Tea Party folk know what the best choice is......

20 posted on 04/18/2012 5:22:16 AM PDT by PrinceOfCups (Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their party....)
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To: Haiku Guy
Tea Party Warms To Romney
 
BULL SHYTE
 
 
"The [my] only connection [to the Republican Party]is I'm registered as a Republican"
---Mitt RRRRRomney---
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNbXdOCQQMs

21 posted on 04/18/2012 5:23:00 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: Haiku Guy
Ditto. Our choice is unpalatable but clear. You are a fool if you waste your vote on some Constitution Party clown and see our Socialist, race-monger President re-elected to a second term.

Best to limit the damamge as we can, and work to get more Jim DeMints and fewer Mitch McConnells in Congress.

22 posted on 04/18/2012 5:23:10 AM PDT by GOP_Party_Animal
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To: Gay State Conservative

exactly


23 posted on 04/18/2012 5:24:29 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: Haiku Guy

The choice is between botulism and salmonella.

Either way, you’re going to be sick as Hell and most likely die due to the inadequacies of either 0bamaCare or RomneyCare.

Your choice.


24 posted on 04/18/2012 5:24:38 AM PDT by mkjessup (Finley Peter Dunne- "Politics ain't beanbag")
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To: PrinceOfCups
When shown the November reality, even Tea Party folk know what the best choice is......

A write-in or Third Party Conservative. Best choice. We do not have to drink the poison the Ruling Class has served us.

25 posted on 04/18/2012 5:26:09 AM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Haiku Guy
 
=====================
 
MYTH: What happens now?
Scott Toomey: Well, now, uh, Ken Mehlman, R. Clarke Cooper, Meghan McCain, Mary Cheney and I wait until nightfall, and then leap out of the Fithcally Conthervative log cabin, taking The Party(tm) by surprise -- not only by surprise, but totally unarmed!
MYTH: Who leaps out?
Scott Toomey: Uh, Ken Mehlman,  R. Clarke Cooper, Meghan McCain, Mary Cheney and I. Uh, leap out of the log cabin, uh and uh....
MYTH: Oh....
Scott Toomey: Oh.... Um, l-look, if we built this large wooden Rhinocerous -- [twong]
ALL:  Run away!  Run away!  Run away!  Run away!
      [splat]
 
NO SALE!
 

 

26 posted on 04/18/2012 5:26:54 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: INVAR
Both cups are poison. One we know will kill us quick, the other cup is filled with a poison that will still kill us, but slower and more painfully.

I understand where you're coming from. I agree with your assessment.

Here is what I am going to do.

I am going to vote for Mitt Romney, because he is the lesser of two evils. Not even close. He is much, much less evil.

Still evil, of course. But much, much less evil.

I am going to work for Republicans in the House and Senate, so Romney will have less opportunity to "reach across the aisle", because fewer and fewer Democrats will be there.

For 2016, I am going to work to take over the Democratic Party. It's too late for this year, but we have four long years to get a good Democratic nominee for 2016.

We will never be able to wrest the Republican Party from the establishment types. Rommey is their prototype, and they are going to beat us at this game, over and over again. We're stupid to keep playing.

Third Party is simply not an option. If we throw our weight behind a third party, we guarantee the election of whatever Socialist loser the Democrat machine puts forward, in perpetuity.

The only place left to go is the Democratic Party. As their "establishment" becomes more and more blatantly Socialist, they are losing touch with their own electorate. A good, solid pro-growth, pro-America optimistic candidate could make inroads with the Reagan Democrats, and perhaps steal the nomination. Then we flank the Republican Establishment on the right during the 2016 General Election.

That is my modest proposal for a way forward.

But the first step is holding our nose and voting for Mitt.

27 posted on 04/18/2012 5:27:27 AM PDT by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: mkjessup

Exactly. Good analogy.


28 posted on 04/18/2012 5:27:27 AM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: PrinceOfCups

There were a lot of freepers that claimed they would not vote for juan mccain either. Then came sarah and that went out the window. If Mitt truly wants to win this thing, he will choose a reasonably conservative veep.


29 posted on 04/18/2012 5:28:38 AM PDT by HerrBlucher (“He’s got an enemies list that would make Richard Nixon proud.”)
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To: Haiku Guy; Jim Robinson; onyx; Colonel_Flagg

Not THIS tea partier!


30 posted on 04/18/2012 5:30:18 AM PDT by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes)
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Romney Fake Tea Party which attacked Gov. Palin from Texas

Romney Fake Tea Party in Texas "informing" Gov Palin not to run

Romney Fake Tea Party rumor-making Sullivans in S.C.

Romney Fake Tea Party pumps anti-Gov Palin rumors in Iowa

FAKE TEA PARTIES. KNOW THEM BY THEIR RINO.

31 posted on 04/18/2012 5:30:55 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

Same exercise.. gotta elect the RINO, even with all his warts, then work to get more conservatives elected.

Yet, here we are...again.

Only THIS time, the GOP has settled on the worst of the bunch. I settled for Bush I and II, Dole and even McCain. But Romney? They`ve pushed it too far this time. No thanks.


32 posted on 04/18/2012 5:31:38 AM PDT by ScottinVA (A single drop of American blood for muslims is one drop too many!)
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To: Haiku Guy

any port in a storm?


33 posted on 04/18/2012 5:31:59 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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They really are pulling out all the stops to set the psychological stage.

Three things now can block the RINO Liar going forward:

1. Santorum endorses Gingrich.
2. Newt makes it to a brokered convention.
3. Sheriff Arpaio reveals who the forger is.

The last item can cause pandemonium everywhere and the uncertainty will affect the Romney camp. A large swath pf voters will look at Obama with suspicion and as a byproduct will view Romney with a side glance. The entire political establishment will be made suspect and the passions of 2010 will be reemerge with a vengeance.

When Americans are made so angry, when they know they have been duped, they will react by throwing out as much of the establishment of the ruling class as possible.


34 posted on 04/18/2012 5:32:26 AM PDT by Hostage (Be Breitbart!)
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To: Haiku Guy

I don’t believe this for a second.


35 posted on 04/18/2012 5:32:42 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Go Newt!)
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To: mkjessup
The choice is between botulism and salmonella.

Either way, you’re going to be sick as Hell and most likely die due to the inadequacies of either 0bamaCare or RomneyCare.

Your choice.

Excellent comparison.

Of course, most people will survive salmonella, but must people will not survive botulism.

Romney is salmonella. Bon appetit!

36 posted on 04/18/2012 5:33:02 AM PDT by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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-— The only place left to go is the Democratic Party. As their “establishment” becomes more and more blatantly Socialist, they are losing touch with their own electorate. A good, solid pro-growth, pro-America optimistic candidate could make inroads with the Reagan Democrats, and perhaps steal the nomination. Then we flank the Republican Establishment on the right during the 2016 General Election.——

That’s a revolutionary idea worthy of discussion and a vanity thread. You could title it, “Should conservatives work to take over the Democrat Party?”


37 posted on 04/18/2012 5:33:06 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: INVAR
A write-in or Third Party Conservative. Best choice...

Yup,worked great for Ross Perot.A huge turnout...something like 20% of the vote.Anyone recall how many *electoral* votes he got?

38 posted on 04/18/2012 5:33:28 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Unlike Mrs Obama,I've Been Proud Of This Country My *Entire* Life!)
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To: Haiku Guy

IT’S UNANIMOUS FOR RINO ROMNEY
From the Kennedy Seat in Massachusetts to the entire DNC

Mitt Romney wins much coveted Jimmy Carter endorsement

Gore Praises Romney's 'Climate Protection Plan'

Carville(D):
"It's a feel-good story, this Romney thing.
Romney is an ascendant guy
."

Sen. John Kerry (D) to Don Imus on RomneyCARE:
"I like this health care bill".

Sen. Hillary Clinton (D) on RomneyCARE:
"To come up with a bipartisan plan in this polarized environment is commendable."


39 posted on 04/18/2012 5:33:53 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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Wasted my vote going for the communist one time, will NOT do it again.

I have not forgotten after 40 years, seems quite a few around here have forgotten after just 4. Elections have consequences people and complain all you want, Romney is NOT the same as Obama, not even fricken close.


40 posted on 04/18/2012 5:34:38 AM PDT by SouthTexas (You cannot bargain with the devil, shut the government down.)
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To: Texas Eagle

I remember this. Y’all did the same stick your head in the sand “hope they learn their lesson” type MISTAKE with George Bush I and look what happened. Just hold your nose and cast a vote against Obama no matter who it is. Get real.


41 posted on 04/18/2012 5:34:38 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Haiku Guy

“Hurl” alert?


42 posted on 04/18/2012 5:34:59 AM PDT by jennings2004 (President Hayes, Mount Rushmore, telephone, Dear Leader...what a mix!)
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To: Haiku Guy
We will never be able to wrest the Republican Party from the establishment types. Rommey is their prototype, and they are going to beat us at this game, over and over again. We're stupid to keep playing.

That is why I am no longer going to play in their party or follow their rules or go along to get along.

Third Party is simply not an option. If we throw our weight behind a third party, we guarantee the election of whatever Socialist loser the Democrat machine puts forward, in perpetuity.

Perhaps not. The Whig Party comes to mind. I refuse to play by the rules the enemy has set up for us to play by. Poison is poison and since it is beign forced on us - I choose not to drink it thinking I'm buying myself more time. Such is stupidity. It's still poison.

Your solution is interesting, and at this late hour, no matter what we do now, it is going to take DECADES to turn this sinking ship around, if at all. If history is our teacher, then America is refusing to acknowledge what time it is, which makes the reckoning all the more complete and horrific.

43 posted on 04/18/2012 5:35:25 AM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas
“Should conservatives work to take over the Democrat Party?”

It's the only place left to go. Too late for this year, though...

44 posted on 04/18/2012 5:36:07 AM PDT by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: INVAR

You are resigning from the country and becoming a one man island? LOL LOL LOL


45 posted on 04/18/2012 5:36:07 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Haiku Guy
Romney is salmonella. Bon appetit!

Bon appetit my ass. I'm punching the effin waiter right in his ugly face, and I'm not stopping until I see teeth flying.

NO ROMNEY!!!
46 posted on 04/18/2012 5:36:16 AM PDT by mkjessup (Finley Peter Dunne- "Politics ain't beanbag")
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To: Gay State Conservative
Yup,worked great for Ross Perot.A huge turnout...something like 20% of the vote.Anyone recall how many *electoral* votes he got?

Anyone recall who won the election with just 42% of the popular vote?

47 posted on 04/18/2012 5:37:49 AM PDT by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: agere_contra
Even before the RNC have a nominee?

It's true, Romney could have a heart attack or something before they make it official. Short of that though, yeah, Willard is the nominee. Paul was never a serious challenger and Newt is off having fun, visiting zoos and such and hoping people will continue sending in money to help pay down his campaign debt. One has to begin to wonder why Gingrich is even continuing to get secret service protection at this point.

48 posted on 04/18/2012 5:37:49 AM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: Haiku Guy

Your way forward is the best way forward.


49 posted on 04/18/2012 5:38:40 AM PDT by jersey117 (The Stepford Media should be sued for malpractice)
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To: SouthTexas

South Texas, you are right. A vote for Romney (or whoever) is a vote against Communism.


50 posted on 04/18/2012 5:39:23 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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