Skip to comments.Romney Tries to Channel Reagan, Gets Obama Instead
Posted on 05/01/2012 6:44:13 PM PDT by Mozilla
Much has been made of Mitt Romneys failure to even once use the word conservative in his post-election speech on April 24.
No big surprise here on that one Romney has made it clear all during the primary season he plans to win the nomination, and if possible the November election, without conservative or Tea Party support, so why change now?
While Romneys failure to use the word conservative in his speech didnt surprise us, one aspect of the speech was more than a little odd.
It was obvious the speech was intended to make Romney sound like President Reagan, but instead it made him sound more like Barack Obama.
It seemed to us that Romneys speech writers went through a couple of old Reagan speeches with their dictionary of synonyms to insure that the sunny optimism for Americas future that was one of the qualities of Reagans best speeches came through loud and clear without opening Governor Romney to a charge of obvious plagiarism.
However, Hes asking us to accept that Washington knows best and can provide all, and We believe in America. We believe in ourselves. Our greatest days are still ahead. We are, after all, Americans! and other phrases sounded so much like Reagan that the Romney campaign should probably send Reagan speech writer Tony Dolan a check just to be safe.
Unfortunately, the Reaganesque phrases didnt actually connect Romney with any course of action or policy, and in that they smacked more of Barack Obama than Ronald Reagan.
One of Reagans great strengths as a communicator was his ability to build a case for his policies by presenting facts, and conservative ideas and philosophy leavened with a little humor.
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If Romney is worse than 0bama as a vocal minority on this once previously great site attest why don’t you just freakin vote for 0bama. That’ll really show the GOP now won’t it?
Real conservatives won’t vote for leftists in either party.
It isn’t very hard to figure out. For free people anyway.
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“Due to GreyMountainReagan’s disgust at the anti-Mormon culture on FreeRepublic he has asked that his account be suspended.
This request has not yet been followed by management.
The irony of this is humorous”
How can we miss you if you won’t go away?
Don’t let the door hit ya where your Mormon god split ya!
And, in reality, he's a bishop in a cult. Satan appears as an angel of light to deceive as it take on a good image and lies it's way through. Nothing new under the sun.
PS Do Mormons really have tails?
So now the root is laid bare. It’s a Mormon issue.
well said ...
heard the best routine on Beck today...
why are you voting for Obama.?
Because he’s not a communist.
then glenn kept asking, “What if you found out THIS or That about Romney, but he was still not a communist?” answer: romney.
that’s why I will vote for romney..because he is NOT Obama and this country can’t afford another term of Obama...we can not give Obama the green light.
I guess I’m just not one of the, “I hate the republicans and so I just won’t vote. THAT will show them!”
There won’t be a US left to “show them”.
This great site IS for GOD, Family, Country.
Where is God in a pro homo, pro baby killer candidate?
Where is the Family in a same sex marriage and pro baby killing candidate?
Where is the plus for our country in a same sex marriage, pro baby killing, liberal appointing judges, socialistic healthcare candidate? We have that already and wanted to get rid of it!!
Don’t blame this site - it is a source of info. If you didn’t vote for Newt that this great supported, blame yourself!! HE IS the TOTAL opposite of mitt and barry!
Is the Mormon PRO LIFE, PRO traditional marriage or did he INITIATE same sex marriage and INITIATE a $50 a clip baby killing, Initiate and embraces his SOCIALISTIC style healthcare, and appointed liberal judges?
So shut the trap. He can’t hide from what he is - as much as you want to cover and hush hush - his bishop status in a cult.
It just makes me heartsick to see how many alleged conservatives embrace party or clerical serfdom. It is as if they had voluntarily submitted to moral lobotomies, just for the ‘security’ of being in a herd with other domesticated chattel.
The light is not quite out on a free and independent yeoman’s republic, but it sure is flickering badly. This light has burned since the Magna Carta, and it is nearly extiguished during our watch.
I couldn’t care less that the pathetic piece of trash is a Mormon. I’m a lot more concerned that he’s a democrat and doesn’t have the man parts to admit it.
I don’t vote to SHOW anyone ANYTHING!! I vote for the BEST for America! It’s not about me, you or anyone else - it is about AMERICA!
And Mitt and Barry are the WORST for America. Mitt’s supporters certainly showed how little they care about America.
I expected anger rather than grief.
“It was obvious the speech was intended to make Romney sound like President Reagan, but instead it made him sound more like Barack Obama.”
"My views are progressive.
I don’t agree with either guy Obama or Romney. I aim to vote against both. A protest vote.
Well there are real credible reasons that christians and conservatives are against the mormon church.
and your protest vote will help 0bama NOT conservatives.
So, when it says that Mormons belief in the father the son and the Holy Spirit, they are really saying they believe in a God from another planet, with a goddess wife, who literally is the father of Jesus, and that there is a spirit being, the Holy Ghost, who is another God.
In 2008 he was funded by Russia.
As per Wikileaks, McCain knew there was massive vote fraud and remained silent.
Spain will be "counting" our "votes".
Obamas re-election is in the bag. And the RNC is silent.
I am assured that McCain people were behind the malfunction of Sarah Palin’s teleprompter in an attempt to embarrass her during the RNC Convention. Don’t get me started with McCain but that was 08. We are fighting for our lives (literally) here in ‘12 and I will do what I can to defeat 0bama. I don’t care if he is defeated by Romney, Paul, Cain, Palin, an combination etc, etc. I don’t care.
My vote will be to defeat 0bama. Whoever that is. Vote in 12 to live another day because 0bama is dangerous to our grandchildren.
Just as the DNC keeps the black vote on their "plantation", the RNC keeps conservatives hostage. I'm not playing anymore. They CHOSE Romney just as they CHOSE McCain. Their goal is power for themselves. They know Romney won't win.
Has ONE RNC elite said anything about vote fraud? Foreign powers funding our elections? No? Why? Because they don't care.
Obama won by vote fraud in 2008 and Spain will help him this time. The RNC has no intention of fighting Obama.
“You choice to not support Romney is SUPPORTING 0bama. Sorry but that is the way it is.”
I read this a hundred times a day. It is stupid at best, a mendacious lie at worst.
A lie? No it’s simple math. It really is.
And you are trying to guilt trip people into voting against their conscience. Shame on you! Our votes belong to us, not you.
It is not math at all, it is a sophistry and logically absurd.
Zero plus Zero still equals Zero.
Then you vote for the one who told you that, OK? You obviously didn't do your homework for a comment like that.
If what others do Like it or not, the some Freeper, influences you or makes you feel better that you need to post it - then you are easily led. A lying politicians dream.
Simple minded - which means a mittbot. They only type who would vote for a bishop of a cult and pro homo and pro baby killing candidate.
You are trying to use guilt to get conservatives to vote against their core values. It is NOT math. It isn't even clever. I will NOT, WILL NOT, vote for a man that is everything that I fight against and abhor.
The situation isn't the same - what is the same is the ROTTEN FOUL EVIL spirit within.
No one is perfect, not even Sarah Palin.
You have made a choice to do all that you can do to keep Romney out of the White House.
Me? I have made a choice to remove 0bama from the White House.
One of them will be there come Jan 2013.
Which do you want?
It will be one of them.
No matter who you chose it will be one of them. You have to decide whether your choice will put Romney in there of kick 0bama out.
I’ve been involved in American political campaigns at all levels for more than twenty years. And that is the weakest campaign pitch I’ve ever seen.
The perfect analogy for the Romney campaign. Except Romney, as he lays dying politically, shakes his fist adn says, "It was my turn!"
Sorry I didn’t spell it out more clearly.
Lying dead in the street referred to an 0bama victory.
You’ve already lost.
1. Keep 0bama in the White House.
2. Put Romney in of the White House
Me? I choose Door #2.
Which do you choose?
As of right now those are the only two choices as much as we wish it wasn’t otherwise.