Skip to comments.Wrong about Romney, Right about Palin (Vanity)
Posted on 09/27/2012 9:29:49 PM PDT by indianrightwinger
I owe everyone here an an apology for falsely believing and then promoting the idea that Romney had the ability to unify the country and create a grander GOP coalition. He did not. I am fully behind him (only GOP candidate on ballot), but can only see a narrow GOP win (if we all pull the lever). Having said that, I am also certain that this was never a moment for a polarizing figure (like Palin). To defeat Obama by a big margin, we needed an inspirational/charismatic conservative (Paul Ryan type). We did not have that choice. Oh well....lest vote and get Romney in by a squeaker!! Then, solve the larger electoral problem in the next cycle or two.
I’ll never vote for health of the mother abortion, homosexual Boy Scout leaders, Romneycare, or amnesty.
I’m not voting for Mitt.
Palin had the guts to attack the Punk on his corruption and failures, unlike Romney. She is fearless on the stump, and I am tired of the Marxist b*****d being treated with respect. Bob
Gingrich was on the ballot, but the Santorum morons just couldn’t let it go.
Sorry Donna, I love my kids too much to not do my part to defeat the Kenyan enemy of America’s freedom. One need not love Mitt, and I don’t. Bob
Without the dumping of the wives, Newt MIGHT have won. But he had no chance, with or w/o Santorum. Bob
Calling out and calling names never wins national elections. That is the GOP problem, right now.
mittens is gonna win by a landslide because obama’s so despised. only rinos and democRATS think Palin is polarizing, just like they think that all principled Conservatives are polarizing, like Reagan, Mr. NOOT, Herman Cain, etc. Now, if you want to see polarizin’, visualize 0bama.
Gingrich would have torn the MSM and Barry Boy to pieces by now. Warts and all he is and was hands down our best in this election cycle.
> Im not voting for Mitt.
If the ballot had the choice “Anyone but Obama” you wouldn’t select it, right?
“Calling out and calling names never wins national elections. That is the GOP problem, right now”........examples, please. please & thank you.
I don’t know that liberal Republicans or even some moderate Republicans would have supported Palin like conservatives lined up to support Romney, so you’re probably correct. If one believes it takes democrats for Republicans to win, it is doubtful they would ever vote for Palin, whereas the might for liberal Mitt.
Calling names and calling out is all Obama does. We don’t even have to lie when we do it. Truth is an ally. BTW, I agree with you that name-calling is pointless. But, e.g., Romney conceding the phony 8.1% jobless rate, when the real numbers exceed 11% is just plain gutless. Mitt MUST call out Obama’s lies.
You are wrong about Palin, she is a unifier, not a divider, that is media talk, she could have led McCain to victory.
Only unifiers become perhaps the most popular governor in American history, and she did that while being a reformer, and fighting both parties in her state.
Palin as Governor, reached a 93% approval rating, and ran a sustained approval rating in the low to high 80%, she was a true unifier.
Conservative Candidates don’t rely on liberal/moderate Republicans to win elections. Voters crawl out of the woodwork to vote for principled Conservative Candidates. Think Reagan, the Gingrich Revolution, and the ‘10 midterms.
I’ve thought about voting for Liberal Milt long and hard all week long.”NOT”. When Sarah wasnt invited to the RNC by Liberal Milt that done it for me. It’ll be a cold day in hell before i vote for a liberal..
Conservatives support Romney because 0bama is so horrible. Romney has nothin’ to do with it. Mittens just happens to be standin’ there.
Romney appears to have about as much enthusiasm for campaigning as a slightly warm bucket of spit.
VOTE FOR ROMNEY! MITT, MITT HE’S OUR MAN IF HE DON’T DO IT OBASTARD WILL. YEA MITT!
Contact your county Pubbie organization and volunteer to get out the vote for MITT!!!
sigh....another poster takes yet another ding at Palin.
at a time like this, taking pot shots at the “big tent” where it’s ALL HANDS ON DECK is just so counter productive.
I pray to God you’re right— that we need no votes but our own in all those swing states.
So many around here have become the biggest bunch of limp wristed, cry babies I have ever seen. “Romney sucks”, “Romney is a lousey candidate”, ect.... WHY???? Because the media and bunch of RINO talking heads told you so??
BULL SHIP!!!! Man up people!!!!
Romney was not my first choice either, BUT then I watched the Convention and heard about his life and accomplishments and it dawned on me. He is the EXACT right man for this time in America's history. We are going off a fiscal cliff to a place of NO return. This guy is going to take names and kick ass when it comes to fixing the economy. I have a problem with him on other issues, but guess what people?? There is NO other issue this time around.
Quit acting like a “Donner Party” Repub (one that eats their own) and enthusiastically get behind Romney. It is bad enough he has to battle the media and Obama. He should not have to battle us too. We have a country to save!!!!
yep, we were given a gift and we passed on it.
now things are going to get horrifically bad. Time to stock up folks because everything is about to crumble.
I don’t care about the media or the polls, I care about what Romney is doing!
and he is doing NOTHING!
Seriously, if I wasn’t a total political junkie I wouldn’t even know there was an election in a few weeks.
Romney needs to DO something! Do ANYTHING!
I’ll never vote for health of the mother abortions, homosexual Boy Scout leaders,Romneycare, or amnesty.
I will add gay marriage, same sex adoptions, free abortions and assaults on religious freedom.
I will not vote for Romney either.
I’m sick too. I’ve been sick since it became apparent that Romney was the candidate. But, I’m going to hold my nose and vote for him, and he’s gonna win in a landslide, in spite of himself, his wishwashy stand on abortion, his want to keep part of the healthcare law he wrote, and his refusal to go after liberal obama with the same zeal that he spewed on Conservatives during the primary. whaddaya want people to lie to you? Be phoney? You’re in the wrong place if that’s what you are lookin’ for.
Really, you follow him around the country??? And when he does do something and speaks the truth, the media SKEWER him! What is it that you would advise him to do???
If she built upon it over two terms, rather than jump and take VP slot, it could have been different. There is nothing you and I can do to change reality right now.
um.... pick that crowd of obama voter girls beating up the poor retarded lady! make it an issue!
Romney needs to DO something! he needs to MAKE something happen
Just between you and me, throwing the election has crossed my mind. There is something in Ryan’s eyes, the light extinguished. I pray I’m wrong.
Palin would win. If she lost it would be definitive proof this country is lost. Polarizing woman? Yeah, but a good leader for a polarizing time. Churchill and Lincoln were polarizing leaders...
yep, something is up.
I think we are slipping into another recession (if we ever really recovered from the last) and this is the big one that is going to take the whole system down, and they may know it and may have decided it might just be best to let Obama get left holding the bag and the blame.
Regan was our first divorced President and there have been a lot of acceptance since then. Clinton has not suffered despite his behavior. Not that it makes any difference now.
Perry fell apart...Cain shoulda never run
Bachmann..ideology great but too shrill..good woman though..hard for a gal to run for POTUS..it's like a woman being Field Marshall...not easy
Santorum just quit sort of oddly after it appeared Newt was vanquished
Romney seems lost at times..and we know he is 110% GOPE..but he beats the Marxist
and now Ryan has bitched up for the homosexual agenda..another wiener
only one had any real fight in him/her .. was Newt Gingrich...I guarantee Obama feared debating him..whereas he likely relishes debating Romney
now if Romney would only fight Obama like he did Newt we might have something.
if we win it will be by God's grace...and Obama’s unpopularity
the GOPE and FOX never figured out they needed their base for enough turn out to beat the now obvious sampling game handily
sometimes I think if we lost in 6 weeks one good thing is we can toss out the Old Guard GOP if we can only survive 4 more of Asshat in Chief
Who would have ever thought that refusing to Vote for a Liberal would help get a Communist Reelected, which it will.
We live in interesting times. Que sera, sera...
Heck yeah she would WIN.. she would be destoying Zero right now.. Who calls out zero on his failed policies? PALIN.. from a facebook page at that.. Romney cant fight back cause his record is worse than Barry’s.. PLUS, MILT IS A FILTHY LIBERAL.
She is a uniter, not a divider, that has nothing to do with her resigning after 32 months, even after all that the media threw at her, she still left with with very high approval ratings.
Romney on the other hand, left with 34% approval, he is a divider, not a uniter.
08 was the first time i ever voted in my life, “AND I FELT GOOD ABOUT IT”. cause i felt in my heart that i was right.. I didnt have that feeling about mccain but i had a strong feeling about palin cause she connected with me- she thinks the way i think about the country and buisness and alot of other things— If palin hadnt been the VP, i probally would have never voted in 08.. I cant stand a liberal, they make my head just boil.. romney or pork ryan dont interest me at all. they are just part of the same O same O in washington.. good luck to you all, but i wont and cant support Milt in any way— you know how i feel and i wont change that. the way milt dissed palin not to speak at the RNC really really got me POed..
The fire seems to be gone, doesn’t it. Reminds me of Palin as election day got closer.
We can compair Palins record to Romney’s - Romney aint crap- he is a useless lieing liberal scumbag..
Plus, Romney and Ryan support the sodomization of the military:
I'm with you. Can't vote for Mittens. Can't do it.
Thanks for manning up and admitting that your earlier faith in Romney was misplaced, but I strongly disagree with you about whether Palin would have been a better choice at this juncture in our history.
I believe it was the perfect time for her to run. She was our Reagan, to their Carter, and would have beaten Obama in an unmitigated rout. She would have also gone on to do a better job as president, than we’ve seen anyone do in decades.
That said, the Kenyan truly must go. I still won’t pull the lever for Romney, but I won’t try to dissuade others from doing so.
I wanted Newt, I got Romney. Life's a bitch, but Obama’s a Commie Rat Bastard who hates the America I love. That's good enough for me.
I'm sure everyone here felt as you did about supporting Palin and the Old Guy in 2008. Doesn't matter, we lost and Palin decided to sit this one out.
That being said, my original Post was just a statement of the obvious. You do what you need to do and let the chips fall where they may.
Well, I guess you could always vote for a late term abortion proponent, GLBT Celebration Day creator, Dream Act by executive order candidate.
Or you could vote for a third party that isn’t on the ballots in most of the states.
I’m no big fan of Mitt...but The Won really needs to be retired.
Reagan was divorced, but his wife left *him*. He didn’t *abandon* Jane, and rightly or wrongly, Newt is seen as an SOB by a substantial number of women. Clinton is a Democrat. No Republican could have survived for a week doing what that predator did. Best, Bob
Your mouth to the ear of the Divine.
The President and Mr Soros congratulate you on your commitment to Progress!
My reply was not meant as a criticism of Regan. I campaigned for him when he ran for Gov. and Pres. It was to show how times change. There was a time when a divorce, regardless of cause would disqualify a person from becoming president. When Regan ran it was not. And times have certainly changed sense then.
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