Skip to comments.How Romney can Supercharge Conservatives
Posted on 05/01/2012 10:44:31 PM PDT by neverdem
Conservatives will be enthusiastic about the 2012 election, but only in a negative way because of grim danger of a second Obama term. Kerry, Gore, and Clinton were crummy politicians, but compared to the quiet malevolence of Obama, those Democrats were Boy Scouts. The problem with conservatives is that since Reagan left office, we have had nothing to vote for; George H. Bush, Bob Dole, George W. Bush, and John McCain treated conservatives like barely tolerated stepchildren.
Will the Republican presidential campaign this time be as condescending and dull? Mitt Romney, almost unnoticed, has done something no other Republican nominee has done before, at least since 1964: Romney has openly described himself as a "conservative" -- indeed, as "severely conservative." Reagan did not do this, and Goldwater really did not, either. They espoused conservative values, but neither man went out of his way to describe himself as a conservative. Romney has also explicitly attacked the media and the "vast left-wing conspiracy" (Ann Coulter reminds us that Romney, for Massachusetts, was conservative.)
Romney's public declarations suggest a candidate who has grasped that America is involved in an ideological civil war and who has determined to take sides. Beyond that, the scornful treatment of Ann Romney by the media may have touched a deep nerve in the otherwise profoundly sedate Romney. The campaign may reveal this Romney more.
But there is one sure way in which Romney could seal the deal with conservatives: if on June 6, 2012, Scott Walker survives his recall election, Romney should choose Walker as his running mate. There would be no clearer way for Romney to signal the direction of his campaign. The Wall Street Journal has called this recall election "the most important non-presidential election of the decade." Conservatives already view the recall election as absolutely...
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Dude, that is epic!
Sigh. Conservatives are going to have their work cut out for them no matter who wins in November.
Reagan and Goldwater didn't have to. Because they were. Romney claims to be conservative. He's not.
It's that basic. With Romney, his words mean nothing. His history means everything. And his history sucks.
voting for a ticket hoping with every fiber of my being that the POTUS would up and die the day after the Inauguration.
I didn’t vote for zero in the last election but every day since he won I’ve felt the above...
No! Wisconsin can’t afford to give Walker up. His actions there are doing more good nationwide than he possibly could as VP, as long as Romney misuses air.
Romney? Supercharge? How about SUPERLIE. and SUPERBETRAY.
Romney is a stinking, lying LIBERAL whom is only
considered because the GOPe is on its knees to Soros/Romney.
I would not pin our hopes upon the corrupt Wisconsin election system. The Unions have that states elections packed with voter fraud.
Even if the people of Wisconsin had honesty in their hearts their fraud prone elections are not predisposed to express the same.
Walker is a good conservative and a wonderful governor, but victory or defeat in Wisconsin means nothing outside of Wisconsin except how far the left will go to hold onto power.
If Walker survives Wisconsin’s corrupted fraud prone elections Wisconsin will need him a lot more than we do in Washington.
Simply put Fixing Wisconsin is a lot more important than having a good vice president in Washington D.C.
Perhaps by just going away? Like, tomorrow?
There's a lot of that going around nowadays. (Not just among the media "pundits" either.)
Romney vs. Obama? One of them has to lose, rejoice in that fact, whichever it is.
(It’s all we’ve got.)
I`d rather see Walker hold off until 2016, when a chance of winning actually exists. Hitching himself to Romney is a fool`s errand.
Besides, after having to engage in a protracted state of election battles, Walker may prefer to settle in to actually do some governing for awhile.
WE? Speak for yourself and don’t use subtle threats to push your POS candidate - it’s really the height of arrogance that you would think you’d be effective against those who never support EVIL.
Neither Reagan nor Goldwater ever had to.
So was Lenin.
I freely offer my latest tag line for anyone who cares to use it, lol
Funniest headline ever.