Skip to comments.As Democrats avoid Obama, Romney is in demand on the midterm campaign trail
Posted on 08/03/2014 7:09:43 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
President Obama thumped Mitt Romney in the 2012 election, but now their political standings seem reversed. During a summer in which Democratic candidates are keeping their distance from an unpopular president, Romney is emerging as one of the Republican Partys most in-demand campaign surrogates.
Over three days in mid-August, Romney will campaign for GOP Senate and gubernatorial candidates in West Virginia, North Carolina and Arkansas, aides said. In September, he is planning visits to the presidential swing states of Colorado and Virginia.
Romney is filling up his October schedule, as well.
Democrats dont want to be associated with Barack Obama right now, but Republicans are dying to be associated with Mitt Romney, said Spencer Zwick, a longtime Romney confidant who chaired his national finance council.
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The reason for zer0’s second term is in demand??? Brilliant!
Someone’s smoking crack.
Lots of buyers remorse out there.
REALLY?? In demand by whom???
Obamacare was modeled on Romneycare.
I never wanted either of them.
The LAST thing we need is a Romney resurgence, because he never surged in the first place. Enough already. Stay out da Bushes as well.
It has that JournoList stench to it.
Oh! Yeah! Let the Pubbies re-nominate Romney.
After all, he is the guy who lost to the guy who lost to Obama in 2008. And, he is the guy who lost to Obama in 2012.
A sure winner — for the Republicans — as far as the Dems/MSM are concerned.
The sooner the better
Since way back, the issue hasn't been who the DEMOgoguebureauCRATS prop up for election. That's easy. Everybody knows that will be problematic. The issue has always been who the GOP will offer - a true American who will stand up for freedom and what is right, or some "politically expedient" hybrid of what the Left is offering.
As I said on another post, everybody knows the Left is wacko - the problem is with the Right.
Excellent GOPe, run to a 3 time loser for support.
This is always about money. And Romney has boatloads of it.
“...but Republicans are dying to be associated with Mitt Romney,
Exactly which Pubbies are?
Whatever. The GOPe and the MSM are both trying to boost Romney to run again in 2016 where it is certain he would lose another presidential race. The fact that a number of positive Romney articles are appearing in columns nationwide attests to it.
I’d guess it’s ones who want to tap into his massive cash hoard.
1%ers at it again!
The left will continue to push a loser as the Republican “favorite” as they have over the last few cycles. They know what they’re doing, and the narcissists on the right who are being pushed as “front runner” will believe that they can win and will do whatever they can to get the nomination, thus once again spelling defeat for Republicans.
As we all know, in politics, it’s all about the money.
And while a lot of us are scoffing at Caliph Baraq, he’s actually pulling in some huge $$ for Dems at these fund raisers he’s at several times a week.
..by Spencer Zwick, a longtime Romney confidant who chaired his national finance council.
Rove will tell us the third time is the charm, he is the only one that can win.
We are not listening any more Karl, cash your check and go home, we have a country to save.
OK—Ronmey got rolled by Obamas machine in 2012. Even if you do not like Mittens—he would be a better pressident than Hillary, and she would be better than Obama. He should run again—and run hard.
Love the headline. He should be in demand to campaign for Democrats.
The Men Seeking Men media forming ranks to select our nominee.
Hey, Washington Post, are you okay with President Romney ruling by Executive Order?
Absolutely right, dowcaet.
The political pump monkeys for Romney are at it again, and, again, they are so obvious and so phoney.
Where are the other candidates? The 2014 mid-terms are practically upon us and anybody serious about making a 2016 presidential run should be fully engaged by now, raising money, building a social media platform, attending corn husking contests in Iowa and clambakes in New Hampshire.
Could the GOP please get a clue about social media? This is the main reason they have not been able to prevail in some of the recent elections, even though they ran against inferior candidates. They need to out-Twitter, out-Facebook and out-Foursquare the Democrats. Now many conservatives might scoff at that but they need to realize that we are in a new age. Those who are content with "good old dialup" to access the Free Republic and Town Hall forums are stuck in the late 1990s and that approach is not going to get their candidates elected.
There they go again...knowin’ they (Socialist Democrats) are in deep doo doo WaPo tryin’ to push Romney again.
Same tired, old act.
Indeed it does.
Will Romney take the bait and be the media's favorite?
Thanks for posting this article. So much negativism about Romney . Too bad he is a decent man who would have done a far better job than Obama. One thing is for certain he would not have broken the law or lied to the American people.
“OKRonmey got rolled by Obamas machine in 2012. Even if you do not like Mittenshe would be a better pressident than Hillary, and she would be better than Obama. He should run againand run hard.”
At the risk of getting burned here, I agree. Sure, I would love to see Ted Cruz ss president, but presidents are elected by majorities in states. A committed ideologue - left or right — has little chance for being elected without a great deal of electoral/campaign deception. And we can see how tht worked out.
You are sadly wrong. Obamacare was originated by King Obama and his communists long before Romneycare was in the minds of that State's Democrats and was shoved down Romney's throat with the blessings of the voters. Get it straight, pal.
Enjoy your retirement Mittens.
Now stay there...
Don't show me a pile of s$*@ and tell me it's a chocolate sundae.
Whoever the GOP runs will win, but if a RINO wins conservatives (and Republic) will lose. Right now Cruz is our best hope.
Really; I can’t imagine a better way to mobilize the Dem freak show than sending out a wealthy Anglo heterosexual to represent the opposition...
What utter garbage.
Mitt is a rabid Statist.
I very reluctantly voted for him in 2012.
NEVER again will I cast a vote for a Statist.
Is that you Karl Rove? The lesser of two evils will not work again. Tell your GOPe pals that Conservatives wont be fooled again.
The purists would rather have Obama than vote for the Mormon. Actually I think they’d rather have Hitler or Stalin than vote for the Mormon.
That's what we were saying four years ago. No way would the country re-elect the most incompetent man ever elected to such a high office.
Time for GOP to get serious about social media and start reaching out to the younger generation. The Millennial generation are reaching voting age and entering an economy that has all but been destroyed by rampant liberalism and big government. Conservatives need to shed the image that they are out of touch fuddy-duds who are not prepared to lead and govern in the 21st Century.
Stop insulting the intelligence of ROmney.
The problem is Mr. Romney is a conservative backstabber,
a destroyer of companies for self enrichment,
CREATED the first RomneyCARE/ObamaCARE,
is a Mexican, making Obama’s unvetting moot,
CREATED gay marriage HIMSELF, by HIMSELF
in his war against the Clerks,
destroyed the Mass Constitution and GOP,
and is a limp idiot.
His wife should run for President.
I like her.
We all voted for the idiot. Nobody’s a purist here. The issue is whether we stuck with the two time loser as he guns for three.
Mitt Romney and others are pushing for another Mitt Romney candidacy. You should be clear: if Romney is nominated again, he will lose again. In fact, he will probably get fewer votes than last time.
Consider that when you read these articles.
"We moved our base camp last night and were now positioned literally
within feet of the river. Have been sitting here watching the border
patrol patrolling in their riverboats all night and all morning..."
Romney has bunches of bucks, though, and he’s obviously not going to give up until he’s nominated again. The GOP historically likes candidates who will spend their own money to campaign, so he’s got a good chance. An ambitious idiot who will lose it once again.
David Axelrod claimed Romneycare was the template for Obamacare.
Axelrod worked for obama.
Romney care is regardless, an unwarranted,unconstitutional, socialist, and tryrannical law, as is obamacare.
And both obama and Romney are dangerous cultists albeit obama is the more immediately dangerous.
RomneyCARE (DEATHCARE by the state)
was IMPOSED by the gay marriage-imposer,
the rat Willard Romney --- before Obamacare.
I was not saying that 4 years ago.