Skip to comments.Romney tries to re-emerge as force in GOP politics
Posted on 06/12/2014 12:59:08 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Once fearing he would be viewed as a loser for life if he failed to win the presidency, Mitt Romney is trying to re-emerge as a force in Republican politics.
Romney has quietly sought kingmaker status in the GOPs fight for the Senate majority this fall and its quest to retake the White House in 2016. The effort at revival is fueling whispers about a third presidential run. But those closest to Romney suggest hes more interested in shaping party politics by lending his name and record-breaking fundraising machine to what he considers the next generation of electable conservatives.
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This was obvious and predictable, and is why I still try to get information out on the true Mitt Romney.
Romney is finished.
Didn’t he recently make pro-amnesty and pro-gay marriage pronouncements? Maybe he should just continue finding people to support but stay out of any personal races.
Mitt Romney—expert on electability.
Romney was the first nominee in history to win hugely among the independents, yet lose the race, and he did it in an election that republicans couldn't lose.
"Romney first to win independents big, lose election"
"Whoever wins independent voters in Ohio, wins Ohio,"Beeson said on Fox News Sunday, two days before the election.
He was, of course, wrong. Romney won self-identified
Independents in Ohio by a overwhelming 10 points, according to exit polls, but lost the state to President Barack Obama by 2 points.
A similar trend was seen across much of the country Romney won among Independents by 5 points, 50-45, but lost to Obama, 51-48."
"INFOGRAPHIC: Obama Lost Independent Vote In Almost Every Swing State
The president only won the independent vote in one battleground state: North Carolina."
"Things looked very different for Obama in 2008, when independent voters came out in huge numbers to support him. Just before Election Day, the Wall Street Journal reported those polling numbers had hardly changed, with Romney overwhelmingly leading among independent voters across the country. Republican pollster Bill McInteruff told the Journal the Democrats were really flirting with trouble if youre losing independents by this margin."
How about when he came out for “health of the mother” and against the GOP pro-life platform after winning the nomination, reissued support for gays in the Boy Scouts and gay Scoutmasters, and ran pro-choice ads in Ohio, Virginia, and Wisconsin...... and lost all three states?
How can Willard be a force when he will always be a farce ?
Richard Nixon lost to JFK in 1960, then campaigned around the country in 1966 for Republicans, ran for president again in 1968.
Watch Romney as a threat in 2016.
Romney is the partner of Soros and is the SOLE
origin of Romneycare Romneymarriage
and now Romney polygamy.
Romney has made his Obama the Emperor-Tyrant TWICE
by attacking Republicans.
Oh, thank goodness! Romney will save us!
Obama is God’s judgement. Romney could not have won that election, I am convinced.
Mitt wants to be a force, now that he’s awake. He slept through the 2012 campaign, so he should be well rested. What a loser.
The first sentence nails it: Romney is a loser for life.
Sorry, Mitt, you missed your chance.
Back to gardening, pal.
Finding electable conservatives is just what the R party must find to survive.
There's plenty of conservatives that I like that unfortunately have zero chance of winning the presidency in 2016. We saw stages full of them in 2008 and 2012.
Romney was unelectable, as proven by the fact he wasn't elected.
Every liberal republican candidate needs to be politically destroyed at the primary, or in the general.
I'm a conservative, not a republican.
Please no “loser for life” candidates.
Romney you had your chance. You failed.
Please Mitt, leave that pooch alone. Screwing it once was enough.
Candidates changes should be made during the primaries.
Staying home on election day is a losing ploy.
Who knows what that means.
You didn’t think that post 6 was the most enlightening, informative, meaningful post?
Why is that?
I know we don’t like the guy, but have we missed something here? We’re all talking about Cruz, Palin, Christie, Rubio, etal....
And meanwhile Romney comes out with “Mitt”, he fund raises, he tweaks Obama about what he said during the debate regarding Russia, he basks in ultimately winning the perception of the favoritism with Candy Crowley and Benghazi....
Are we missing something? IS he going to run again?
Never mind not being conservative. Typical liberal conflation of “Republican” and “conservative” on his part.
You have a point?