Skip to comments.Gingrich Loses Again, Signals Exit From Race
Posted on 04/24/2012 10:26:52 PM PDT by Steelfish
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How can someone who won't win represent your interest? It's a ineffectual gesture that allows you to avoid a unpleasant choice while feeling good about yourself.
I can ask you the same thing about Romney. He is not going to win. It’s McCain all over again. Rommey is going to lose votes because of what Romney himself does. He needs to give conservatives reasons to vote for him. ABO does not cut it anymore.
Why couldn’t he drop out back when we still had a chance to elect someone other than Romney? Newt played the spoiler and now we get to pay for it.
He needs to stay in as anything can happen, including the unexpected. What harm does he do staying in now?
No question about it. Newt was an absolute spoiler. He was so yesterday and never had a snowball in hell’s chance of either winning the nomination or the White House. At least his supporters won’t have to day dream anymore about permanent lunar colonies or his pie-in-the-sky $2.50 gallon/gas! This was all about Newt. He continued to be in the race long after several conservative critics demanded that he leave and wrecked a Santorum nomination.
Well, now that Newt the spoiler is out, why doesn’t Santorum jump back in? Should be clear sailing for him now.
I doubt there will be a replay of MI, OH, and WI
So what? That was then, this is now.
If Romney is the enemy, and Rick is the conservative, now that Newt has had to bow out, why doesn’t Rick get back in the fray?
Is he in it to win it, or not?
You can say whatever you want, but the polls don't back you up. Romney is basically tied right now with Obama, and moving up. Latest polls show Romney hss gone from tied with Obama among independents, now he's ahead 13%. Romney is a much better candidate than McCain. and will raise more money than Obama. And he won't make stupic mistakes like McCain (eg. suspending his campaign to try to pass TARP).
Is the increase due to others dropping out, Obama pissing more people off, or is it really because they like Romney?
THe more he goes left to “get the undecided” the more he’s going to lose conservatives.
You can’t lie to people to get their endorsement, then once you have it, veer lefty to get moderates and think there aren’t consequences for it. I am not getting etch-a-sketched again. Don’t say you’re severely conservative and then go moderate on me because you want to catch some other voter demographic. This is bullsh1t. It’s lying to those people who you told you were severely conservative.
If he was severely conservative he would not try to present a different face to other groups of voters than he did when he was running for the nomination. That’s just being a fraud.
Well, now you've changed the subject, which was your assertion that Romney can't win. Since 95% of voters accept that it's a two man race, it really doesn't matter why people vote for on or against the other. But I'll answer you in any case. First, now that he's won, Myth's stature goes up. Just being the nominee makes him seem more presidential. So now voters aren't comparing Obama vs. 7 other guys, it's Obama vs. Myth. And meanwhile Romney has become a better candidate, just in terms of staying on message, slowing down in his speeches and delivering lines, and handling tough questions. And of course Obama has to defend his miserable record. I really think it could be anything from a close Obama win, to a blowout for Romney.
No, pompous, I was asking a question based on a point you raised.
I’m now done with ya.
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