Skip to comments.Poll: Condi Rice tops GOP VP list
Posted on 04/22/2012 12:14:03 PM PDT by Innovative
Republicans are increasingly falling in behind Mitt Romney's White House run, but they haven't got a clue who he should add to the ticket, a CNN/ORC International survey says.
Condoleezza Rice tops the vice presidential wish list among Republicans and right-leaning independents, according to the poll Wednesday. Twenty-six percent of those polled backed the former national security adviser and secretary of state under George W. Bush as Romney's No. 2.
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She'll tell you her liberalism up front.
You just know that boy ain't gonna' do that !
Likely voters? Nope. Registered? Nope. And does "independents who lean towards the GOP" mean main-stream conservatives? Nope.
But she is black and a woman...isn’t that all that counts?
>I have no idea whether Condi is conservative.<
Did you observe her at the 2002 State of the Union address when Bush declared Islam to be a ROP?
She appeared to have a Chris Matthews moment complete with a tingle up her leg.
NO. Granted, she is much more dignified than Biden, but she is not pro-life, and that will matter if she is needed for a tie-breaker in the Senate.
I will say, though, that it would just frost Michelle Obama to have an attractive black woman on the opposing ticket.
She’s bland and boring. AND the worst political piano player since Richard Nixon.
Might I humbly suggest that her foreign policy experience and prescriptions were unquestionably nonsensical. Nothing about her political persona suggests she is anything but a OWG apologist and domestic policy naif.
That said she would probably add considerably to the “electability” of the ticket (more a comment on the imbecility of the electorate), even thought the result would not be helpful to humanity.
I could hold my nose and vote for Mittens, on about 1/3 of those picks, just to get that person as a front runner for next time around. Any of the rest, and I will be voting for Gary Johnson of the LP.
While we generally agree, I find something far more nefarious to be afoot. I am among those who believe that the two parties seem to be acting in unison - The Left foot and Right foot of the same behemoth. Since before Reagan, the only opposition has come from the Goldwater/Reagan Conservatives, and to a lesser degree, our Libertarian cousins.
I have already been of a mind that it is not salvageable without 'watering the tree of liberty' for some years now - So any attempt in the political arena would really have to be an Hail Mary Pass... And as to that pass, if my fellows have the stones for it, I will gladly push all my chips to the center of the table, hoping against hope that they prove me wrong... Because there are otherwise only two alternatives when one gets down to it - fight or chains - And both of those paths are grievous endeavors.
But then, wisdom comes late to the masses, and few remain who would lead them well, if they would be lead... In the end, I fear, it will be bread and circuses... Bread and circuses.
Romney/Rice 2012... Somebody better gear up the Rice-A-Romney graphics :P
“Romney-Rice vs. Obama-Biden (or even Obama-Hillary)— that would surely be interesting.”
Except she’s said repeatedly she’s not interested.
I could live with choice #2: Romney-Santorum. :-)
I believe Condi voted for Obama last time around. That should qualify her as a good VP alternative him, should Biden stop playing the court jester. Condi won’t change the black vote, and she won’t do much for the feminist vote. She isn’t going to help with the Hispanic vote, and she won’t tip the scales in Florida. In her case, the PC VP doesn’t help much. Romney needs a VP who will attract voters he otherwise won’t get.
She would not deliver black votes any more effectively than Michael Steele delivered black votes.
Nice try, Politico.
LOL! don’t give Obama White aka Romney any ideas. You know Orin Hatch may be looking for work too
Didn’t Condi support affirmative action?
Didn’t Condi support affirmative action?
On the one hand, she could probably destroy Obama on foreign policy. OTOH, she might not get a single black vote outside of Allen West and her own family.