Skip to comments.If not Mitt....
Posted on 07/01/2012 6:22:21 PM PDT by Wagonboy
Columnist Andrew McCarthy gives us what probably is the most important question regarding the upcoming presidential election now that Mitt has won the GOP race,
I will enthusiastically support his candidacy. For my friends who have hesitation on that score, Id just ask you to keep four things in mind: 1.. Justice Scalia just turned 78 2.. Justice Kennedy will turn 78 later this year 3.. Justice Breyer will be 76 in August 4.. Justice Ginsburg just turned 81. We wish them all well, of course, but the brute fact is that whoever we elect as president in November is almost certainly going to choose at least one and maybe more new members of the Supreme Court in addition to hundreds of other life-tenured federal judges, all of whom will be making momentous decisions about our lives for decades to come. If you dont think it matters whether the guy making those calls is Mitt Romney or Barack Obama, I think youre smokin something funky ... So for anybody who is thinking of not voting because your favorite didnt get nominated, or writing in a candidate who can't win, imagine this: SUPREME COURT JUSTICE ERIC HOLDER or CHUCK SCHUMER or HILLARY CLINTON.
I’m not voting for Mittens not because he “wasn’t my favorite.” But because he is a usurper, a pathological liar, and a big government progressive who will nominate judges “in the mold of John Roberts.”
He’s more likely to nominate justices in the mold of John Paul Stevens and David Souter.
Who will you write in or support?
Which past GOP nominee did you support?
A-men. Look at his judicial record in Massachusetts.
Fair question actually.
I look forward to the reply.
>>Im not voting for Mittens not because he wasnt my favorite. But because he is a usurper, a pathological liar, and a big government progressive who will nominate judges in the mold of John Roberts.<<
barak obama thanks you for your vote.
Shame on the GOPe for stealing the election from the
people, as it did in 2008.
I used to foolishly believe that the party in control of the Presidency mattered when it came to judicial appointments.
That was BJR (Before John Roberts) though.
I’m voting for Mitt and praying for a Tea Party infested Congress.
I live on the left coast and will do what I can....as should we all.
Mittens will appoint more of the same affirmative action, Harvard liberals we now have sitting on the bench.
Do not forget what RINO means.
“barak obama thanks you for your vote.”
Obama will appoint much, much worse.
Just making that clear.
Obama has the media and the establishment in his pocket. Romney has ... Romney.
Vote for Romney. If he messes up, we can vote him out. We cannot vote out, any democrats. That is (much) tougher.
If we endorse Romney this time, the establishment GOP might take heart and nominate Lincoln Chafee or Olympia Snowe next time. After all, if we are willing to vote for anybody with an “R” after their name, they might as well continue this trend and nominate someone even more liberal. And what kind of judges would Chafee and Snowe select?
Unless we stop the trend, we will simply keep getting even worse and worse handbasket drivers as our nominee.
Voting for Romney may be great tactics, but it’s horrible strategy.
Exactly. Unless the GOP establishment owns us, we don’t have to sell them our vote. Mine’s not for sale. What will Romney give this country? Watered-down, middle of the road leadership? That would only hurt conservatism in the long run.
Vote tea party, vote conservatives, and take away Baracks’s power. That’s the way to win. I may not vote for any of the above on the presidential ballot, personally.
Have an open convention and nominate Sarah Palin and dump Mitt!!
From Redstate, 2007:
Romney, despite his opposition to same-sex marriage, in May selected for a district court judgeship Stephen S. Abany, a former board member of the Massachusetts Lesbian and Gay Bar Association who organized the group’s opposition to a 1999 bill to outlaw same-sex marriage. Just two days before the nomination, Romney was lamenting the liberal tilt of the state’s bench, telling Fox News that ‘’our courts have a record here in Massachusetts, don’t they, of being a little blue and being Kerry-like.”
Talk about doing one thing and saying another.
Troubling Part #2
Great. Nice moderate choice there, Mitty.
Troubling Part #3
I was about to give him some leniency due to the makeup of the council, but he says it does not matter. He only cared about crime, but not other judicial issues? Wow.
Now, there were some good appointments too, so I want to be fair. But was the Mass court system not already filled with enough liberals? I’m sure there were more “moderate” choices available that would have still made it through.
Romney is a CHEATING Backstabber WHOSE ONLY
accomplishments are INCREASED TAXES for everyone
(from the Olympics to RomneyCARE — both with
federal BAILOUTS) and DEATH PANELS.
Romney is a sure loser. If the GOP is to survive,
Romney will be dumped.
So did you even bother to take a look at Mitt Romney appointees before writing this?
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