Skip to comments.Marco Rubio to introduce Mitt Romney at RNC
Posted on 08/14/2012 2:30:27 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
TAMPA In a showcase role on his party's biggest stage, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will introduce Mitt Romney for his speech to accept the nomination for president on the last night of the Republican National Convention.
It is an introduction aimed at giving Romney a boost from a rising star in a must-win state, but it will almost certainly further enhance Rubio's standing, too.
....The GOP expects the audience to be huge. Four years ago, Sen. John McCain's acceptance speech drew 38.9 million viewers nationwide, a figure that approaches the viewership of the opening ceremonies at the London Olympics and is similar to the Oscars.
Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus called the senator "without a doubt one of America's most dynamic and inspiring leaders."
"It is fitting that he will take on such an important role at our convention in his home state," Priebus said. "Throughout his career, he has shown true dedication to constitutional principles, fiscal responsibility and free enterprise. As the son of immigrants, he has witnessed the promise of the American Dream firsthand and has worked to secure that promise for future generations."
In a statement of his own released through the RNC, Rubio said he's confident Romney and Ryan will "restore great leadership to our country."
"Future generations of Americans depend on the hard work we will do in the weeks and months ahead," he said. "I know that together we will be successful in changing Washington and putting leaders in place who are committed to creating more jobs and opportunities for our people."....
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So is Rubio a traitor or can he clearly see that America needs to dump Obama?
Florida is a must win. Hope Rubio can do a lot of good there...
Really, who gives a rip who introduces ANY politician!
But....a radical liberal.
He should be introduced by Benito Mussolini's dead carcass.
Unreal how filled w hate you Obama sycophants are.
LOLOLOLOL! THAT was funny!
The GOP convention is turning into a RINO romp.
It’s not personal, GV, it’s business.
Romney is a lying, statist, homosexualist, abortionist, gun-grabbing, social corporatist
No. It's liberal-vitriol and hate.
I don’t want to hear Romney’s BS. Why can’t they bring out Newt and John King for a repeat performance?!
Always have been. Always will be.
Did you send Obama pizza, like Mr. RomneyCARE?
Did you defend Obama on TARP, like Mr. RomneyCARE?
Did you defend Obama on TARP, like Mr. RomneyCARE?
Did you defend Obama on his absent docs, like Mr. RomneyCARE?
For me it is personal. My business, my clients’ businesses, their clients’ businesses, will not survive four more years of this.
You can take your religious lithmus tests, desire to be goverened by a Pastor in Chief, and stick it.
I know what Romney is, but he will not scare business and the economy.
... or Davy Jones, or Donnie and Marie or maybe the entire Partridge Family. RINOPALOOZER!
Woohoo! First Christie, now Rubio! RINOS on parade!
All you hate Romney guys are suppressing the GOP vote and ultimately supporting Obama
We all understand your position...now can you just shut up about it...?
I am holding my nose and voting for Romney for one reason alone...I cannot look in grandchildren in the eye and think I helped even in a small way to deny them a full life of freedom liberty and peace from tyranny coming with a another four years of the POS Marxist in office
....”We’ve got to step up our game and mobilize our supporters — starting right now.
Donate $3 or right now to help us rally our base around President Obama’s agenda >>
Listen to what one Republican supporter said about Paul Ryan: “I love him...He’s going to excite the Tea Party and get them on board...”
We can’t let the Republicans claim the momentum. Donate $3 or whatever you can:
Birthers in 3...2...1...
I can hear it now..........
We wuvv the Mehhiccans, we WUVV the Mehhiccans....
Let’s us all IMPORT MORE AND MORE MEHHICCANS so they can help elect more Dhimmocrats!
"Say 'allo to my leetle friend..."
It is liberal for me to say Romney is a liberal when Romney is a liberal?
You’re not thinking clearly this morning.
That is not a religious litmus test, GV. It's a conservative litmus test.
From what I can tell you think everyone is a liberal. Other than Goode (who grew up a liberal) who do you believe is not a liberal?
I believe they have Obama wrong. Barack Obama is a communist of the corporate state variety.
He believes in state ownership of corporations, a centralized leadership, a planned economy, and an eventual one world government.
In our current system, he is forced to operate on a crony system, but the government ownership of billions in GM stock is a textbook example of corporate communism (as practiced in China).
So, your bottom picture should be of Mao or Deng and not of some Aryan Nazi.
John McCain had an acceptance speech four years ago? I never noticed. I was listening to the second-in-command.
You make the common mistake of thinking there is a difference between communism and fascism.
Rubio is the obvious choice, particularly considering that the convention is in Florida.
There is a difference between communism and fascism. In one the government owns the means of production, and in the other the government teams with the means of production.
Romney is a social corporatist teamed with the financial elite, and Obama is a communist who sees himself at an intermediate stage of communism acting as a socialist manipulating the means and people of production.
Romney is also a 3rd way advocate who tries to prevent social/moral issues from interfering with his politics, Rove et al. Rather than hiding conservative social views, Romney, however, tries to hide liberal/statist views: abortion, homosexualism, gun control, etc.
CW, we teamed very well over Rick Perry, whose pro-life views were acceptable to me.
I can’t support Romney, so I’ve gone to find the most conservative candidate running, and that is Virgil Goode of the Constitution Party.
I will vote up and down the ticket only for social/fiscal conservatives.
That's ok, that's now what you're complaining about because you're a troll for Mr. Goode.
You attack Romney as a "homosexualist" when your man Virgil thanked in the credits of a homosexual film, "Eden's Curve," featuring his press secretary and for which he helped secure a HUD grant.
Tax dollars for the homosexual agenda is A-OK with you if it helps Obama defeat Romney. I smell hypocrisy.
Goode donated $500 to Ron Paul's presidential campaign and he served in the House Liberty Caucus organized by that arch-conservative Ron Paul. /s
Virgil Goode has you good and fooled. He's a master of that having moved to his fourth party affiliation yet been elected as a member of the prior three.
Simply not true.
Goode dredged up money to help restore a landmark theater in a Virginia town. He is no more responsible for what shows in it than is Showcase for showing "Brokeback Mountain". Even the director thought it "cute" that he put Goode's name in the credits.
That's just about the silliest twisted accusation that I've ever heard.
Goode was part of the Liberty Caucus regarding finances. As you well know he voted for the resolutions on both Iraq and Afghanistan.
Incidentally, he is not now a republican because the pubbies jerked their support when he refused to back TARP.
I like Ryan a lot...any other year I'd be ecstatic...but even Ryan forsook his principles on TARP. Nonetheless, he is the replacement president should anything happen to the president.
Except for that, though, Romney will shove Ryan under the bus after the election faster than Bill did Monica.
Besides, your vote doesn’t count anyway. You’re from California. You have absolutely no good reason to vote for an abortionist, statist health care, homosexualist, gun-grabbing, social corporatist.
My thoughts exactly. It's a RINO love fest including their gay log cabin homos & lezzies. A festivus of frolicing & basking in the glow of GOP-elitists & RINOs.
I think I can handle the obese fat tub of lard, Chris Christy, cause at least he will bash (I think) 0dumb0 and the demoRATs on this night (I hope). Mario Rubio OTOH, is such a sniveling, pandering, pro-amnesty, michelle bachmann bashing, POS that I cannot listen or tune into him. And then seeing flip flop Romney standing up with his plastic smile and accepting the nominction as RINO, I can't do it. I will vote for ABO, but that's the most I will do for Mitt. Instead I will financially contribute to Michelle Bachmann, and a few other conservative senators, reps, and conservative state candidates -- but no RINOs period.
Mitt wanted this, he & his surrogates including McQueeg bashed & dissed & undermined Sarah Palin and conservatives, so lets see how Mitt & Ryan handle the no-holds barred assult from 0dumb0 & his media surrogates. I believe Paul Ryan will do ok, but Mitt is like GW Bush.... bashes conservatives & patriots, and then allows the liberal dems & Odumb0 to bash him with very little if any comeback.
There are 50 things every day that Mitt should be bashing 0dumb0 on! Instead?....very little.
Christie and Rubio. What a disappointment.
38.9 million viewers watched McCain’s speech wow. I will not be watching any of Romney’s RINO rump wrangling love fest. If there is a particular speech there is the internet and many blogs will stream them.
If you feel strongly about Mittens don’t watch his love fest, if you’re in a Red state vote Goode or Johnson. If you live in a swing state put on a HazMat suit and clothes pin your nose and vote Mittens.
Obama must be defeated at all cost.
Wonder if he’ll praise the Dreamers??/
How is preventing many prominent conservatives from speaking at the ‘12 GOP Convention a good thing, overall, for: conservatives, conservatism, and Mitt Romney? Angering enough conservative voters may end up preventing Mitt Romney from, actually, winning the general election, this November.
This is GREAT!
Really! They act like they are some damn celebrities......and here’s the cult leader all you godless creatures have been waiting for - hold you applause - JUST BOW!
” Mario Rubio OTOH, is such a sniveling, pandering, pro-amnesty, michelle bachmann bashing, POS that I cannot listen or tune into him.”
Neither can I.
There IS a bigger picture here; not that you seem to care; but 'your choice'; but certainly makes the job of creating fertile 'ground' for better Repubs to rise in leadership; so as to carry America forward; a much more challenging task.
No they aren't.
NOTHING can suppress the GOP vote this election.