Skip to comments.Mitt Romney touts conservative credentials in new ad [BARF!]
Posted on 12/26/2011 1:42:40 PM PST by Jim Robinson
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is a conservative. At least, that is the point the former Massachusetts governor is trying to make with a new TV ad airing in Iowa.
The new ad, titled Conservative Agenda, shows Romney speaking on the stump and meeting with voters, as he makes a series of commitments. I am going to do something to government. Im going to make it Simpler, and Smaller, and Smarter, Romney says. Getting rid of programs, turning programs back to states, and finally making government itself more efficient.
Romney pledges to repeal President Obamas health care overhaul and balance the federal budget.
The ad comes as Romney tries to counter the perception among some conservative Republican voters that he is too moderate. A NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll conducted Dec. 7-11 found that only 29 percent of Republican primary voters nationally viewed Romney as conservative compared to 57 percent for former House speaker Newt Gingrich and 48 percent for Texas Representative Ron Paul. More than half of those polled 53 percent called Romney a moderate while 11 percent considered him liberal.
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Romneys "conservative" credentials:
A pro-abortion Reagan denier, Romney crossed the aisle to promote abortion, gay rights, gun-control, liberal judges and advocated for and actually installed a socialist healthcare system (RomneyCare) which became the model and impetus for ObamaCare. He unnecessarily saddled his state with higher healthcare costs, busted budgets, busted Republican label, liberal activist judges, tax payer funded abortion, first in the union gay marriage, gun bans and individual mandates against the previously free citizens, complete with tax penalties for non-compliance.
Oh, yeah, and he saved the Olympics (but kicked the Boy Scouts out due to their clean and wholesome policies, ie, no homosexual scout masters).
Conservative? Not even a moderate record. Romney is a liberal progressive, possibly even to the left of his ideological twin and ally, the late Ted Kennedy.
NO ROMNEY, NO WAY!!
Rebellion is brewing!!
“Conservative” Romney on video:
Pssst, lil secret, Bush weren't no Texan either. Don't tell no one I told’ja, they'll get their hackles up.
So Romney is now the “anti-Romney”.
Well that narrows things right down doesn’t it?
It seems to me that many of the self-described “conservatives”, especially those running for offfice, are trying to marginalise the social agenda aspect of conservatism into oblivion. I don’t know what they think being a conservative means, but there’s more to it than smaller government, though that’s a big part. That’s not the whole of it.
Looks like a fairy.
Mitt, you are NOT a Conservative. Deal with it. If you can not be honest who could vote for you under any circumstance?
Why does that woman’s head in the picture of the picture in your picture looks like it isn’t sitting right?
You got a good eye.
Chihuahua Romney - the Magic RINO defending Obama:
Mitt Romney Sends Leftover Pizza to Obama Chicago HQ
After spending the day in Chicago fundraising, Mitt Romney
sat down with small business owners at Gino's East,
a pizza joint famous for their deep-dish pizza.
In fact, Romney himself tweeted a photo of a
delivery boy heading out with the loot, writing,
"Great deep dish at @ginoseast.
Sending the extra slices to @barackobama and his Chicago HQ team."
Yep, Romney’s a Conservative and Obama is not a Socialist.(sarcasm of course)
Between this and the new Gallup Poll we are screwed.
I pray for our nation.
No how, no way.
Romney Rewards one of the State's Leading Anti-Marriage Attorneys by Making him a Judge
Romney told the U.S. Senate on June 22, 2004, that the "real threat to the States is not the
constitutional amendment process, in which the states participate,
but activist judges who disregard the law and redefine marriage . . ."
Romney sounds tough but yet he had no qualms advancing the legal career of one
of the leading anti-marriage attorneys. He nominated Stephen Abany to a District Court.
Abany has been a key player in the Massachusetts Lesbian and Gay Bar Association which,
in its own words, is "dedicated to ensuring that the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision
on marriage equality is upheld, and that any anti-gay amendment or legislation is defeated."
- U.S. Senate testimony by Gov. Mitt Romney, 6/22/2004 P>
"Romney announces he won't fill judicial vacancies before term ends
Despite his rhetoric about judicial activism, Romney announced that
he won't fill all the remaining vacancies during his term - but instead
leave them for his liberal Democrat successor!
Governor Mitt Romney pledged yesterday not to make a flurry of lame-duck
judicial appointments in the final days of his administration . . . David Yas,
editor of Lawyers Weekly, said Romney is "bucking tradition" by resisting the urge to
fill all remaining judgeships. "It is a tradition for governors to use that power to appoint judges
aggressively in the waning moments of their administration," Yas said.
He added that Romney has been criticized for failing to make judicial appointments.
"The legal community has consistently criticized him for not filling open seats quickly enough
and being a little too painstaking in the process and being dismissive of the input of the
Judicial Nominating Commission," Yas said.
- Boston Globe 11/2/2006
I'd have been admonished (at best) if I had I posted the article. Is is the Barf alert that makes it okay?