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Is Bobby Jindal being vetted by the Romney camp? He wonít say he is, wonít say he isnít
Yahoo! News ^ | June 8, 2012 | Chris Moody

Posted on 06/08/2012 8:12:04 PM PDT by presidio9

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has enjoyed endorsements from influential conservatives who want to see him on the ballot with Mitt Romney in November, but he won't divulge if he's being considered.

After a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Chicago Friday, Jindal declined to answer when asked specifically if Romney's campaign is vetting him for the job.

"When it comes to the whole VP question, look, I've got the job that I want. I'm not going to speculate on what Gov. Romney's going to do," Jindal told reporters. "I'm not going to comment on his process the same way four years ago I didn't comment on any of the speculation back then. All I'm going to say is that I look forward to supporting whoever Governor Romney selects to be on his ticket."

Compare the response to recent comments from Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell,

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Louisiana; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: bobbyjindal; bobmcdonnell; louisiana; naturalbornbrit; naturalborncitizen; naturalbornindian; naturalbornsubject; virginia
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1 posted on 06/08/2012 8:12:11 PM PDT by presidio9
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To: presidio9

The Pakistanis would be soiling their under-britches BIGTIME, LOL!


2 posted on 06/08/2012 8:17:17 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: presidio9
Hmmm, very interesting; very interesting indeed!
3 posted on 06/08/2012 8:17:22 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: presidio9

I know Bobby Jindal is considered a good conservative, but ... well, he’s just not an attractive person.

That shouldn’t matter, but ....

I’m still hoping for Paul Ryan.


4 posted on 06/08/2012 8:18:02 PM PDT by altura
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To: Artcore

I like jindal better than Rubio or christie.


5 posted on 06/08/2012 8:18:23 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: presidio9

Best governor in the country. He’s a helluva manager. Perfect #2 man if Romney really wants to get things done. The anti-Biden.


6 posted on 06/08/2012 8:19:48 PM PDT by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: presidio9

NBC?


7 posted on 06/08/2012 8:20:47 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: presidio9

I don’t think Jindal is qualified citizen-wise for VP.


8 posted on 06/08/2012 8:22:25 PM PDT by madison10
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To: GlockThe Vote
“I like jindal better than Rubio or christie.”
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Ditto that!

I've never fully been comfortable Rubio. He seems like he's more interested in being an “establishment type” than a conservative type. My fear is, this guy is learning the “ropes” from the likes of Mitch McConnell, Cornyn, and Grahamnesty. I get weary of him straddling the fence on too many issues.

9 posted on 06/08/2012 8:23:03 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: GlockThe Vote

Same here, since I really am disappointed with the choice of Romney, this would soften the GOP blow.


10 posted on 06/08/2012 8:24:49 PM PDT by Domestic Church (AMDG ...)
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To: All

Louisiana’s solidly Republican so I don’t see it.


11 posted on 06/08/2012 8:25:39 PM PDT by Doofer (Still, a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: altura

“I’m still hoping for Paul Ryan.”

I second that.


12 posted on 06/08/2012 8:28:54 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The Glove don't fit.)
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To: madison10

Jindal might play along to sucker the Democrats into attacking him on the BC, then withdrawl with the hanging fast ball... What about Obama’s daddy?


13 posted on 06/08/2012 8:30:09 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: Brandonmark

Not.


14 posted on 06/08/2012 8:30:09 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: presidio9
I don't even know who I want other than I want a well spoken and proud conservative.

To me, Gov. Palin came out of nowhere. I was blown away. The best move that the fossil made and she almost got him the win... which petrified him. I hope Romney chooses equally well.

15 posted on 06/08/2012 8:33:17 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: altura
I know Bobby Jindal is considered a good conservative, but ... well, he’s just not an attractive person.

Compared to Dick Cheney?

16 posted on 06/08/2012 8:35:12 PM PDT by presidio9 (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: RobbyS

I’ll never forget his ‘Republican rebuttle’.. ARGH, IT WAS THE WORST COMMENTARY I HAVE EVER SEEN!


17 posted on 06/08/2012 8:36:37 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Domestic Church

Jindal gets it done while the others are loud talkers.

Would feel way better w jindal than Rubio Christie.


18 posted on 06/08/2012 8:38:47 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: FreeAtlanta

I literally went down the street to gun shop and bought an AR 15 the mclame picked her. She was the ONLY reason I volunteered and spent 2k in expenses trying for mclame.

Damn I wish she ran.


19 posted on 06/08/2012 8:41:26 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: altura

“Paul Ryan.”

Jindal is great and would be a fantastic VP for sure.

But, seems like Rom will need someone who can get stuff done in DC. Ryan has the skills to help where Rom will it.


20 posted on 06/08/2012 8:41:40 PM PDT by garjog
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To: GlockThe Vote

Christie would surprise a lot of people on this website. Its a lot harder being a sucessful Conservative governor of a liberal state than most FReepers seem to realize.

As someone else pointed out, LA is solidly red. If Romney was going to pick Jindal, Christie makes more sense politically.


21 posted on 06/08/2012 8:42:12 PM PDT by presidio9 (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Don’t piss on my leg and tell me it is raining....Piyush is a joke.


22 posted on 06/08/2012 8:43:47 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: presidio9

Romney is going to pick a gov or ex gov. I live in NYC area. Christie is more a loudmouth. Jindal is better IMHO


23 posted on 06/08/2012 8:44:53 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Red Steel

That’s what I thought!


24 posted on 06/08/2012 8:45:34 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Better is a relative thing in politics. A governor who can deliver LA doesn’t help the ticket. A Southern Governor does, but it remains to be seen wether an Indian (dots not feathers) Catholic plays Dixie. Meanwhile, what happened this week in Wisconsin should help Christie’s stature (no pun intended). Personally, I like them both. Sure Christie’s a loudmouth -He’s from Jersey. But he’s OUR loudmouth. And the left hates him. The left has no opinion of Jindal, unless it’s that he’s not ready for prime time.


25 posted on 06/08/2012 8:56:36 PM PDT by presidio9 (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: Brandonmark

“NBC?”

Nope not qualified. Romney can’t be that stupid. We don’t need the bruhaha that will start up if he tries to put an ineligible candidate on the ballot. Not gonna happen.


26 posted on 06/08/2012 8:56:42 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
Not gonna happen

Agreed!

27 posted on 06/08/2012 9:00:55 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: GlockThe Vote

I like Bob McDonnell, Governor of Virginia, a lot!


28 posted on 06/08/2012 9:05:10 PM PDT by Batman11 (Obama's poll numbers are so low the Kenyans are claiming he was born in the USA!)
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To: presidio9

Compare a winner like Bobby to a whiner like Obama.

Bobby is one of our best and brightest- we, and he, needn’t be in a hurry to put him in federal office. He’ll get there when it’s time, and he’ll be all the more experienced and practiced when he does.


29 posted on 06/08/2012 9:07:22 PM PDT by 4buttons
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

First time in the spotlight. No, he is not a natural performer like the Senator from Florida—or Obama.


30 posted on 06/08/2012 9:12:29 PM PDT by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: presidio9

Fiscal socialist colluded in the Louisiana purchase that made Obamacare happen. Jindal is a fraud. The only thing he is good at is smooth-talking. He outdid Hussein on this front during the Gulf oil spill.


31 posted on 06/08/2012 9:14:48 PM PDT by JimWayne
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To: presidio9

Jindal reminds me of Calvin Coolidge, at least in his political abilities. If he had been governor at the time of Katrina, instead of that cypher Blanco, George Bush would not have ended up with egg on his face. Jindal knows how to get things done.


32 posted on 06/08/2012 9:17:12 PM PDT by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: RobbyS

I am a big supporter of Gov Jindal, but I would be surprised if he would accept. He seems like he understands that as a current governor, his commitment is to the people of his state. Hopefully someday he will run on a more national level though.


33 posted on 06/08/2012 9:51:44 PM PDT by Infralutheran
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Rather see a real Conservative VP than a RINO VP.
Rubio is ok but his soft amnesty support is troubling.


34 posted on 06/08/2012 9:55:41 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: GOPsterinMA

A third here!


35 posted on 06/08/2012 10:00:14 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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Who would have thought a race for Pres and VP in 2012 could be a Mormon and a Catholic Gov of a Southern state almost from India vs a Kenyan and a Moron?


36 posted on 06/08/2012 10:09:08 PM PDT by Crimson Elephant
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
I’ll never forget his ‘Republican rebuttle’.. ARGH, IT WAS THE WORST COMMENTARY I HAVE EVER SEEN!

Get over it already.

It was one speech (which nobody else wanted to give).

Bobby is young and maturing rapidly. He presents himself much differently today than he did that one night.

37 posted on 06/08/2012 10:16:02 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: presidio9

Jindal is much more of an across-the-board conservative than is Christie.


38 posted on 06/08/2012 10:19:02 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: Crimson Elephant

To sweeten your description remember that Jindal is a converted Hindu.

So it would be a Mormon Bishop son of a Mexican born man, and a converted Hindu conceived in India by Indian parents, versus a converted(?) Muslim son of a Kenyan man, and a Catholic.

A MORMON Bishop has somehow become the choice of Christians to defend the concept that the bible is clear that marriage is between ONE woman, and one man, weird stuff.


39 posted on 06/08/2012 10:19:02 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors, where the GOP now goes for it's Presidential candidates.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

It best not happens for Republicans chances. The eligibility issue of both Jindal and Rubio would not serve Romney very well in spite of the opinions of some people that our Constitution does not have birthplace and/or parents citizenship requirements. Too many people are dedicated more to the Founders Constitutional intentions for POTUSA than for expediency for votes.


40 posted on 06/08/2012 10:21:55 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: ansel12

Bobby Jindal is not ready to be President should somehting happen to Romney. And besides, he is not Constitutionally qualified any more than little barry bastard was. How do we uphold our Constitution by spitting on it the way the Democrats have?


41 posted on 06/08/2012 10:23:06 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Not gonna happen.

I agree.


42 posted on 06/08/2012 10:43:26 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: GlockThe Vote

“Damn I wish she ran.”

You are not alone. I think she got an offer she could not refuse.


43 posted on 06/08/2012 10:44:15 PM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I'm not willing to light my hair on fire to try and get support. I am who I am." - Willard M Romney)
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To: rogue yam

That was still the biggest face plant I’ve ever witnessed. It is etched in my memory forever. He’s an ad libber, not a teleprompter.


44 posted on 06/08/2012 10:48:27 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: presidio9

http://media.nola.com/politics/photo/jindal-birth-certificatejpg-0f45528d3269cada.jpg


45 posted on 06/08/2012 10:51:37 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: Brandonmark
Piyush Amrit “Bobby” Jindal

born June 10, 1971 in Baton Rouge, LA (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)

Parents were
Amar Jindal born in India, naturalized Dec. 4, 1986
Raj Jindal born in India, naturalized Sept 21, 1976.

Parents were NOT US Citizens at the time of his birth (Does NOT meet the Jus Sanguinis Requirement)

Bobby Jindal is NOT a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN.

Bobby's status is the same as that of Barry Soetoro, aka Barack Hussein Obama, who is NOT a Natural Born Citizen.

46 posted on 06/08/2012 11:10:05 PM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: GlockThe Vote; All

For what it’s worth (which isn’t much nowadays), he’s not a natural-born citizen. Jus’ sayin’.


47 posted on 06/08/2012 11:33:44 PM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!!)
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To: ansel12

Sounds like a pitch for a show on USA Network right after Psych and Royal Pains.


48 posted on 06/09/2012 12:00:54 AM PDT by Crimson Elephant
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To: presidio9
"If Romney was going to pick Jindal, Christie makes more sense politically. "

Christie is no more of a conservative than Romney. Forget Christie. He brings nothing to the equation. Probably not even NJ.

49 posted on 06/09/2012 12:05:18 AM PDT by matthew fuller (Mitt Romney is the supreme exemplification of the word SMARMY.)
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To: altura
I agree on Ryan, but how does a just not an attractive person get to be a (GOP!) governor of a state?
50 posted on 06/09/2012 12:19:00 AM PDT by cynwoody
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