Skip to comments.Secret Service Denies Romney Security Sweep
Posted on 08/28/2008 4:31:51 PM PDT by Perdogg
The Secret Service is denying that it conducted a security sweep of the Michigan home belonging to the sister of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R).
Roll Call earlier reported that the sweep took place, suggesting that it might be an indication that Romney was in line to be selected as Sen. John McCains (R-Ariz.) vice presidential running mate.
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The "Warrior and the Woman" can Win BIG
taking a very large fraction of the pro-Hillary frustrated Democrat women
crossover in each of the 50 [--not 57 Obama--] states.
The election is Sen. McCain's to LOSE ONLY IF he takes RINO-Chameleon Romney.
You did a great job! Now the Mittwits can crawl back under their rock.
I know this is all probably just wishful thinking - but wouldn’t it be STUNNING if McCain picked Thompson, or Hunter??? Can you just imagine the momentum from the conservative base, then? Plus, since their names haven’t been floated the Dems would be caught TOTALLY off-guard! It would be wonderful! But, yes, I know... It’s all wishful thinking...
Does anyone really believe someone called the SS to ask about this? This is all BS.
why not Fred?
Yes, I can imagine it only too well!
I am not sure Fred would be interested.
Mitt Romney would be a fine candidate.
You can sit there all you want and pontificate about how he is a poser. How he is this liberal liar who is saying the opposite of what he truly stands for. You can cut him down and say all sorts of crap about him if you like. But all you are accomplishing is making a bunch of fellow conservatives look at you with thoughts that range from “good grief, what a bore” or “what a bitter person”. In other words, you won’t change a single person’s mind and only serve to make yourself look little.
We are in the battle for our nation’s life. Mitt is not perfect, but he is a heck of a lot better than the opposition. He says a lot of good things and your answer to that is essentially “we don’t believe him.” Well, so be it. Don’t believe him.
As for me and a lot of folks like me, I believe in allowing a person who was wrong to change his mind and be right. I don’t forever condemn people because of past wrong opinions. I allow someone to come to my side and so should you. Otherwise, the Republican party will never grow to be anything other than an exclusive club of bitter folks that don’t let humans correct the errors of their ways.
Its good news for Romney so he doesn’t set sail on the S.S. McAmnesty. Romney was one of the few republican candidates who laid it on the line and denounce the open borders stupidity perpetrated by the federal and state governments. So Mitt there are greener pastures for ye despite all the acrimony from the haters. Go talk to Reagan’s ghost and he’ll tell you the same. “No good liberal from California, can’t be trusted........”
Ugg, I wish McCain had the moxy to pick Palin.
It would lock up the Mtn swing states and enough Clinton supporters in swing states to balance the election to McCain.
Pawlenty...eh ho hum...total milquetoast, which shouldn’t surprise me...I’ll vote.
But mark my words, conservatives upon seeng his record aren’t going to be activated. They’ll vote, but they won’t volunteer.
"Leave Mitt alone!"
Get a life.
No one is saying he can’t change his mind! But are we just supposed to swallow all his changes and not question them?
There is such a thing as changing for political reasons!
In fact, in Romney’s PowerPoint on how to win the election it said the voters are not where the candidate is so the candidate will have to move toward the voters.
So don’t give us the BS that we are against people changing their minds! I am all for it. But that doesn’t mean I have to believe everything they say!
Forever is a long time. Mitt has only been conservative for about 15 months now.
Want some cheese with your whine?
This may be a sign.
Nope. Four years of McCain / Romney. I think McCain will decide not to run again but I could be wrong. Thats why its probably likely Romney gets it in 2012. The dems are in la la land putting forward extremists. Unless they steal enough votes I don’t see Obama winning. Which VP a Presidential candidate picks as a VP is fairly irrelevant to the election results anyway as most of us know.
Yes he did denouce it. When the political wind blew that way. Way at the end of his term.
So Mitt there are greener pastures for ye
That is where the illegals were, on his green front lawn.
...I assume this means the hockey player?
I was wondering about that. With the information age, it’s getting harder to keep secrets.
I stand by my words. Mitt-haters are obnoxious jerks. Nobody said you can’t be a little skeptical, but some folks will NEVER give him a chance to change. That’s who I’m talking about. When it becomes your sick twisted obsession to spam every thread with platitudes about how EVILLLLLLL “Willard” is, then there is a problem. He may be a lying snake, but when it changes from “we have reason to doubt him, and I just can’t believe what he says” to outright calling a fellow Republican a liar and phony, you’ve stepped over the line. Mitt hasn’t given evidence of being phony in his conversion to Conservatism. But that doesn’t matter. Folks will throw stones anyway.
Its Congressman Jerry Lewis of Southern California.
I am perfectly willing to give him another look in 4 or 8 years.
But he has a history, and not a good one. YouTube is what destroyed his chances.
“That is where the illegals were, on his green front lawn.”
For goodness sake, I’d heard better complaints about Romney than that. If he tried to card every suspicious worker that a job agency sent his way, Romney would have been called a racist.
If you really want to nail him, I think that ‘fake badge’ scandal was better.
I think you may be right about McCain not seeking reelection in 2012. That is why I believe it would be far better for him to pick Palin. Then the GOP would be positioned well to put the first woman in the oval ofice. Palin, as a sitting VP, would make a much more attractive candidate than Hillary will and there is a pretty good chance that if Obama loses this time around, Clinton will get the nod for the next run.
That’s reasonable. Though it is unreasonble to pile on to what You Tube put out there. People can change, and if we aren’t willing to let them we will be left behind.
Save the cheerleader, save the world.
Fox News Alert that it’s Tim.
The Secret Service isn’t beholden to the media.
Like they’re really going to tell who’s houses they’ve swept lol!
I’m watching Bill. I don’t see it
I’d rather have Rudy as VP than Romney. At least he’s honest about what he stands for.
McCain Romney 08. Romney Palin 12. Palin- 16.
In any case our VP will not have had balls enough to serve in uniform. That’s one big plus for our nominee.
McCain/Thompson would be the Geritol ticket. I like Hunter personally, I voted for him and sent money to him and I think as an individual he is terrific. It would certainly knock the socks off the pundits if McCain chose him. As an aside, what a great ticket to have two guys with three young Marines to their credit.
This is killing me!
I don’t have much money, but I’ve got $50 ready to send if it’s Mitt.
“I am not sure Fred would be interested.”
Fred had said previously that he was not interested and also said he did not believe he would be asked.
It would be a lovely surprise if McCain told Fred he needed him to serve and got Fred to change his mine. I would be very pleased. My second choice, Mitt Romney.
I don’t object - although I’m not sure I see her filling the role of Prez.
Dude - just come on over to the Romney zone!
I sure hope you are right!
Palin as VP pick would be a real curveball for Obama.
This is why. Romney wants to subvert not only the GOP but also the entire conservative movement.
On why the gay community should support Romney over Kennedy, given Kennedys record of supporting both civil rights and the gay community:
Well, I think youre partially right in characterizing Ted Kennedy as supportive of the gay community, and I respect the work and efforts hes made on behalf of the gay community and for civil rights more generally, and I would continue that fight.
Theres something to be said for having a Republican who supports civil rights in this broader context, including sexual orientation. When Ted Kennedy speaks on gay rights, hes seen as an extremist. When Mitt Romney speaks on gay rights hes seen as a centrist and a moderate. Its a little like if Eugene McCarthy was arguing in favor of recognizing China, people would have called him a nut. But when Richard Nixon does it, it becomes reasonable. When Ted says it, its extreme; when I say it, its mainstream.
did I just see a ‘Pawlenty chosen’ thread in breaking news?
A quick review of Pawlenty...he looks like the better choice. I don’t know anything about him, but he appears to have better conservative creds (I could be wrong...someone give me the details good and bad).
I’d rather have Romney on the top instead of McCain, but McCain can’t tick off the Christians by putting a mormon on the ticket. Like it not Evangelicals won’t vote for a mormon...they believe mormons are satan worshipers (not literaly but they are praying to false a false god).
I think they would vote for a mormon...if he was truly pro-life, pro-gun and against alternative lifestyles.
A woman would probably guarantee a victory, but what woman should he pick (assuming he’s dead set to get a woman as the VP)?
Also remember his VP has a good chance of being president since he’s very old. Also would that hurt him if people realize that this would mean we would actually have our first woman president?
14 year old quotes? We’ve seen the past quotes. We do not see Romney trying to subvert the conservative movement in spite of your overstatement.
You’d think, but I’m telling you my mom was/is evangelical and they teach you that mormons are the devil. So even though they’d agree on a lot of stuff they won’t vote for him as they’d feel as if they might be voting for the anti-christ.
It’s all about SCOTUS, foreign policy and the economy. The Republicans better win this time around.
Personally, I like Romney - he’s actually made money, created jobs, and most importantly, hasn’t sucked off the public teat all of his life. How refreshing.
I cannot immagine the Secret Service telling anyone whether or not they performed a sweep of Romney’s place. They just don’t do that. An an agent leaking info is fired on the spot.
I am afraid it’s going to be Pawlenty. Nice guy. Conservative. Boring. All the excitement will be coming from the other side of the isle. My 1st pick was Mitt and my 2nd was Palin (she will be there to unseat Nobama/Plugs in 2012).
I think Jindal and Palin in 2012. Oh well.......Jimmy Carter 2nd Term here we come.