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Mitt Advisor: If GOP Won't Nominate Another Moderate Loser, Democracy Has Failed!
Boston Herald ^ | January 27, 2012 | Michael Graham

Posted on 01/27/2012 6:30:03 AM PST by suspects

Who’s Mitt Romney hiring as his top advisers — Hugo Chavez and Kim Jong Un?

According to NBC’s Andrea Mitchell, a “top Romney adviser” says that if Mitt loses Florida on Tuesday, “we’re going to have to try to reinvent the smoke-filled room which has been democratized by all these primaries and come up with someone as an alternative to Newt Gingrich.”

Finally — a Republican campaigning against the scourge of democracy! First we’ll go back to the good old days of the “smoke-filled room,” then we’ll bring back Prohibition and get rid of women’s suffrage, too!

Personally I can’t think of a better way to be perceived as an entitled elitist than to have your supporters announce that, unless you win, the voting shouldn’t count. And it’s not just Romney’s team.

Establishment Republicans are in “full panic mode,” as Newt called it yesterday, filling the press with hopeful speculation about a “brokered convention.” That’s when no candidate has won a majority of delegates at the ballot box and the GOP insiders get to pick who they want.

It’s the perfect outcome for folks who prefer a Politburo over a polling place.

But that’s how desperate the establishment is to nuke Newt. The terrified look on the face of GOP pundits as they talk about a possible Newt victory reminds me of the babysitters in the “Friday the 13th” movies waiting for the guy in the hockey mask to kick in the door.

The horror, the horror ...

And so the old guard is on the attack. Former Speaker Tom DeLay — himself forced to resign from Congress — says Newt’s “not really a conservative.” Sen. John McCain attacked his leadership style. Even William F. Buckley’s National Review has sunk to the level of an...

(Excerpt) Read more at bostonherald.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: florida; newt; republican; romney
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1 posted on 01/27/2012 6:30:10 AM PST by suspects
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To: suspects

Isn’t democracy awesome?

The democrats and republicans are the new british crown.


2 posted on 01/27/2012 6:32:45 AM PST by bigdirty
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To: suspects

It won’t matter who the Republicans nominate. Obama will not be on the Democrat Party ballot. You heard it here first.


3 posted on 01/27/2012 6:32:52 AM PST by chopperman
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To: suspects
The Aholes in the establishment party say they are worried about Newt's effect down-ticket.

Bullsh*t. If they were they wouldn't being doing their best to make that a self-fulfilling prophecy.

They'd best abondon their scorched earth policy here, more & more are recognizing what they're up to.

4 posted on 01/27/2012 6:33:34 AM PST by skeeter
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To: suspects
A warning to the GOP establishment:

The stupid, it burns.
5 posted on 01/27/2012 6:33:48 AM PST by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 ! We should take off and Newt washington from orbit.)
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To: suspects

Would that be the same advisor who said earlier this week that Romney has no intention of repealing 0bamacare?


6 posted on 01/27/2012 6:35:09 AM PST by swamprebel (Where liberty dwells, there is my country.)
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To: suspects
If this doesn't stiffen the spin of Conservatives nothing will.....time to tilt our heads down and drive into the wind.
7 posted on 01/27/2012 6:35:26 AM PST by rightwingextremist1776
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To: chopperman
Obama will not be on the Democrat Party ballot. You heard it here first.

No, I've heard it before.

I'm interested in hearing your scenario on what will happen instead, though.

8 posted on 01/27/2012 6:35:58 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: suspects
"... and get rid of women’s suffrage, too!"

I think we should. They have suffered long enough.

9 posted on 01/27/2012 6:36:55 AM PST by Mr. K (Physically unable to profreed <--- oops, see?)
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To: suspects

The whole article is worth reading


10 posted on 01/27/2012 6:39:51 AM PST by Dr. Sivana (May Mitt Romney be the Paul Tsongas of 2012.)
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To: chopperman
Obama will not be on the Democrat Party ballot. You heard it here first.

Correct. Tyrants who seize power don't need ballots or a party.

11 posted on 01/27/2012 6:42:25 AM PST by Lazamataz (Norm Lenhart knows nothing about reloading.)
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To: suspects

Just as some of Ron Paul’s worst enemies are the people who call talk shows claiming to support him, some of Mitt’s worst enemies are those speaking on his behalf who claim to be “advisors”.


12 posted on 01/27/2012 6:42:34 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: chopperman

“It won’t matter who the Republicans nominate. Obama will not be on the Democrat Party ballot. You heard it here first.”

From your lips to God’s ears! I’m going to mark your words! That would be a showstopper!


13 posted on 01/27/2012 6:48:12 AM PST by bopdowah ("Unlike King Midas, whatever the Gubmint touches sure don't turn to Gold!')
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To: suspects

We’re screwed. After Obama beats Mittens into a bloody pulp at the polls on November 6, there will be tons of articles on the “conservative” media outlets explaining why its all the fault of those redneck ultra conseratives who are too stubborn and hate-filled to reach across the aisle and surrender our credit cards to the Democrats.


14 posted on 01/27/2012 6:50:30 AM PST by Thane_Banquo
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To: Izzy Dunne

Its starting in Georgia.


15 posted on 01/27/2012 7:04:33 AM PST by chopperman
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To: bigdirty
This is exactly correct and it is becoming more and more obvious. The EGOP and the Democrat party are the new Royalty who fear a "peasant revolt" (average Americans that will vote in someone to throw their elitist bottoms into the street".

We now have a government with a contempt for the law that would make even King George III blush. When there is record unemployment and a struggling economy they throw themselves lavish parties and talk about further raising taxes. They seize our land and our tax dollars and give it to their cronies in shameless acts of political pay back. Meanwhile they conduct wholly illegal Mexican weapon smuggling operations as a ruse to further restrict the 2nd Amendment.

Romney wouldn't stop the new Royalty, he only wants to be their king.

16 posted on 01/27/2012 7:05:58 AM PST by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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To: skeeter
They'd best abandon their scorched earth policy here, more & more are recognizing what they're up to.<<

Im thinking the same thing....with Congressional approval ratings less then 13%, I'm thinking the average Joe Six-pack may be itching to send a message to the “establishment”.....The fact that Ron Paul polls so well is proof .....When he drops out, the establishments portrayal of Newt as a Radical may backfire big time!

17 posted on 01/27/2012 7:10:53 AM PST by M-cubed
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To: skeeter
They'd best abandon their scorched earth policy here, more & more are recognizing what they're up to.<<

Im thinking the same thing....with Congressional approval ratings less then 13%, I'm thinking the average Joe Six-pack may be itching to send a message to the “establishment”.....The fact that Ron Paul polls so well is proof .....When he drops out, the establishments portrayal of Newt as a Radical may backfire big time!

18 posted on 01/27/2012 7:11:08 AM PST by M-cubed
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To: suspects

I love this quote from the article:

Fellow columnist Jonah Goldberg spotted the irony: “Six months ago it was absurd to call Newt an outsider. But now that the insiders have thrown him out, he is one.”

The message is clear: Washington Republicans really hate Newt. And the conservative response? “Is there some way we could vote for him twice?”


19 posted on 01/27/2012 7:25:46 AM PST by TEXOKIE (... and HAPPY NEW YEAR to all FREEPERS EVERYWHERE!)
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To: swamprebel
"Would that be the same advisor who said earlier this week that Romney has no intention of repealing 0bamacare? "
... and with this statement, mcromneys strategy hit me like a ton of bricks... they are not looking for the squishy moderate vote... they are digging for the pissed off DEMOCRAT crossover vote!!!!! they are actually trying to out lib the libs, without going into full blown communist mode......
20 posted on 01/27/2012 7:30:08 AM PST by joe fonebone (Project Gunwalker, this will make watergate look like the warm up band......)
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