Skip to comments.Cuban-American Leader: Huge Push for Newt Over Mitt
Posted on 01/28/2012 2:21:07 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
Carlos Perez, one of Ronald Reagan's closest Miami advisers and a Radio Mambi talk host who is influential in Florida's Cuban-American community, says there is growing resentment among Hispanics due to lies and distortions from GOP candidate Mitt Romney targeting former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
Perez told Newsmax in an exclusive interview Saturday afternoon that a backlash is brewing against the Romney campaigns allegation that Gingrich tried to undermine former President Ronald Reagans agenda.
Perez was a close adviser to President Reagan, and Reagan even acknowledged his Cuban-American friend's achievement during a State of the Union address.
Among Cuban-Americans, you can bet your life Newt Gingrich will win the primary election, Perez flatly predicted.
Perez, host of a popular Miami radio and television show, said Hispanic voters and especially Cuban-Americans are now backing Newt Gingrich dramatically and getting a little bit mad at the Romney campaign.
Perez endorsed Gingrichs presidential bid on Monday. On Saturday, he told Newsmax that the buzz in the Cuban-American community has turned strongly pro-Gingrich.
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I was hoping Romney’s scorched earth would backfire...good....4 more days for this to build....
Thanks Cincinatus’ Wife.
Newt just said at a campaign stop....a poll on friday...Newt 35...rinomey..35...santorum...11.
Romney's bad behavior Exposed by Seamus
"Romney Loses Nomination Over Dog Abuse? - Romney was traveling that summer with his wife, five sons, and Seamus to his parent's cottage on Lake Huron. But hours into the ride, Seamus apparently suffered diarrhea, which ran down the back window of the car. .David Kravitz wrote on BlueMassGroup, a liberal blog. "It also strikes me as classic Romney: it solves a problem efficiently, in a business-like manner, and with no regard whatsoever for the suffering that the solution may cause."
"But the details of the event are more than unseemly - they may, in fact, be illegal. Massachusetts's animal cruelty laws specifically prohibit anyone from carrying an animal "in or upon a vehicle, or otherwise, in an unnecessarily cruel or inhuman manner or in a way and manner which might endanger the animal carried thereon. "An officer for the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals responded to a description of the situation saying "it's definitely something I'd want to check out." The officer, Nadia Branca, declined to give a definitive opinion on whether Romney broke the law but did note that it's against state law to have a dog in an open bed of a pick-up truck, and "if the dog was being carried in a way that endangers it, that would be illegal."
"Dog on Roof? What Was It Like for Romney's Pooch? - Scientists Say Dog Likely Experienced Wind-Whipped, Uncomfortable Trip - "Before beginning the drive, Mitt Romney put Seamus, the family's hulking Irish setter, in a dog carrier and attached it to the station wagon's roof rack. e'd built a windshield for the carrier, to make the ride more comfortable for the dog,".. Jordan Kaplan, the owner of Petaholics, a dog walking service in New York City,
and a lifelong dog owner and dog lover, said Romney's actions were uncalled for"
"Romney's dog - This is a distinction Mitt Romney probably could do without, but he is surely the first presidential candidate to be attacked for putting a dog with diarrhea in a carrier and tying it to the top of a station wagon. Romney's defense: Seamus liked it. [like the citizens under Romney's RomneyCARE, etc.?] "
"As the oldest son, Tagg Romney commandeered the way-back of the wagon, keeping his eyes fixed out the rear window, where he glimpsed the first sign of trouble. ''Dad!'' he yelled. ''Gross!'' A brown liquid was dripping down the back window, payback from an Irish setter who'd been riding on the roof in the wind for hours. As the rest of the boys joined in the howls of disgust, Romney coolly pulled off the highway and into a service station. There, he borrowed a hose, washed down Seamus and the car, then hopped back onto the highway."
Romney Overeaches. Too much, Too often, Too Loud, Too Sleazy.
It all is public record but now Romney's camp is asking that the raw investigative files be released -- this is never done as it is unsubstantiated interviews etc and the Romney camp knows this.
Need to bring this to people attention and put a BIG woo HOO with Mr Tea Party Newt picture on this thread
Now that is encouraging. With three days left, I was glad to see his occupation.
Pandering is for pricks.
Any sincere candidate should speak to uniform opportunity, not the class crap normally dispensed by the prostitutes.
“a poll on friday...Newt 35...rinomey..35...santorum...11.”
“Not a Chance In Hell” of winning Santorum is going to hand this thing to Romney.
Good. We need all the help we can get.
Send this around too.
United we stand.
Thanks for this post will be sent to all in Hispanic areas on our lists.
Newt has been playing retail politics in FLA. Both to the Cuban Community and Space Development. Pandering? I think not, everything he does has a solid reason behind it ( except ethanol, we part ways on that one..) based in conservatism.
Let's hope he suprises on Tuesday...
GODSPEED NEWT GINGRICH!
Romney today: “Now I’m speaking to you today as though I’m already the candidate for president for the Republican party,” he said. “But I’m not. I’ve still got some primaries to go through.”
Niiice. I am predicting a poll will be out late Monday night showing Newt slightly ahead of Romney.
"a backlash is brewing against the Romney campaigns allegation "Enevitable, once again a former Reagan advisor calls the Mittiot out.
God bless those Cubans!
Thanks. My daughter will enjoy the pix of the dog! Nice sweater.
Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney returns a baby to his mother in the audience at a campaign rally at Eastern Shipbuilding Group in Panama City, Florida January 28, 2012.
Yes! In FL, Cuban-Americans, Evangelicals, and the Tea Party ALL have Newt's back!
Newt Gingrich without any question follows those ideas, Perez told Newsmax. And it is a shame that Romneys attack is trying to distort that. That is not nice, that is not fair. It is creating a backlash among Cuban-American and other Hispanic voters here in South Florida.
Gingrichs effort to win over Cuban-Americans in the waning days of the campaign in Florida have been bolstered by the former Rep. Dan Burtons presence with him on the campaign trail.
The Indiana Republican is revered in Cuban-American circles for co-sponsoring the Helms-Burton Act, which bolstered international sanctions against the Castro government.
I pray to God this true!
If I lived in Florida I think I’d be getting tired of Mitt campaigning ever since 2008...
The more a candidate annoys me with robocalls and repetitive ads, the less likely I’ll be to vote for them. But I guess I’m not typical.
One-year-old Anaiah Caraballo
Never underestimate the Hispanic vote. Hispanics are neither monolithic in their vote, nor are they stupid. They do not easily dismiss lies and being patronized. They also have long memories of who helped them as a people, and who hindered them.
Importantly, they are not of one mind about illegal aliens, which is a bad assumption some candidates make.
“I pray to God this true!”
I am with you. What Mitt and the Republican Party have done over the last few days is absolutely despicable. It is not the Republican party I want to be a part of. I hope the backlash is not only from the fine Cuban community but from others as well. Please God let these despicable acts blow up in their faces. GO NEWT GO!
Mitt is employing the tactics he learn as a young missionary...bang on the door for thirty minutes and then dominate the conversation until they hate your guts.
But Old Man Bruce, his verbage caught my ear, and he reminds me of Romney, and the RNC / GOP will do and or feel about "US"...
"You will embrace this rebellion. Support it from our lands in the north. I will gain English favor by condemning it and ordering opposed from our lands in the south. Sit down. Stay awhile."
"It is time... to *survive*. You're the seventeenth Robert Bruce. The sixteen before you passed you land and title because they *didn't* charge in. Call a meeting of the nobles."
"Rightly so. They're as rich in English titles and lands as they are in Scottish, just as we are. You admire this man, this William Wallace. Uncompromising men are easy to admire. He has courage; so does a dog. But it is exactly the ability to *compromise* that makes a man noble. And understand this: Edward Longshanks is the most ruthless king ever to sit on the throne of England. And none of us, and nothing of Scotland will remain, unless *we* are as ruthless. Give ear to our nobles. Knowing their minds is the key to the throne."
Excellent. I’m watching Armageddon as background noise.
The world is waiting on Newt to win this, they just don’t know it.
PRAISE GOD!!!! Best political news I’ve heard all day.
Consider the doggie pic sooooo stolen. Thanks.
Not a chance in hell of winning Santorum is going to hand this thing to Romney.
One thread said that Newt was appealing to Rick’s supporters to help him win FL. I say: Heck yeah; Newt. Go for it. It’s too late and this is too serious. I think Newt’s Super Pac backer (Billionaire Casino mogul....name slips me right now) should pay for Newt to have 30 min. of air time on the Hispanic Station Monday night to address the Cuban and Hispanic communities of Florida.
Wow!!! That is powerful.
Thanks for the ping!!!!!!
Great news! cafe con leche and fried plaintains for everyone!! (charge willards account)
Join the Resistance! when you see a poster of Mitt—paint over it a “V” We are a rag tag group—we may well be crushed under the Mittens Machine—but we will go down fighting. We are like the Americans who fought Franco in Spain before WW II. We know that we are out gunned and out manned, but we know our case is right.