Skip to comments.All eyes on Ohio where Santorum leads (Romney flop in progress; Drudge-Rhoades, GOP-e saddened)
Posted on 03/06/2012 6:32:07 PM PST by jimbo123
Rick Santorum is just ahead of Mitt Romney in the Ohio Republican presidential primary with 25% of the vote counted.
All eyes were on Ohio, a traditional bellwether state that could play an important role in deciding the Republican nominee to challenge Democratic President Barack Obama on November 6.
Santorum is leading Romney at 39% to 36%.
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But where to move?
There are a lot of misinformed Republicans who believe the Party line.
Darn it. You can’t even buy a decent election anymore. /s
It may not be too late to move to Europe where they may appreciate I guy like you in politics.
But on the positive side, a Santorum win (even though he is no different than Romney) throws a major wrench into the media narrative. It is the media narrative that is winning the nomination, not the actual candidates. The key, therefore, is to beat the media narrative.
With Romney out of the way and no longer seen as “inevitable,” we can finally focus on Newt vs Santorum and destroy Santorum’s conservative myth.
A Santorum or a Romney victory in this nomination is a defeat for the country. Both candidates ridicule “Libertarianism”, which is actually their way of ridiculing small-government conservatism. Romney is a simple opportonunist with no core beliefs. Santorum is confused on his core beliefs, and seems to think it is the government’s role to benefit the Family or the “community” over the rights of the individual. He also had no problem smiling and clapping on stage with Specter as he was running for President on a platform that is the exact opposite of everything Santorum supposedly stands for. Santorum ain’t no leader, and I have never seen any big campaign being launched by him for any topic of importance. Not even on abortion.
Santorum has to go. Romney has to go. Only Newt must prevail, or the country is literally lost, and the Tea Party movement that inspired new interest in serious tax and governmental reform will be dead and buried, and in its place we’ll be debating gay marriage as the major issue of the day.
I watched an interview on our local tv news station last night with Romeny in Zanesville, OH. He looked danged stupid in his blue jeans. We all know he’s a suit and tie kind of guy. He isn’t one of us, and Ohioans know it.
It’s still pretty close. I think Newt made a serious mistake attacking Santorum in Ohio. He’d be better off if Romney loses. And it’s still pretty close.
As I noted on another thread, earlier when Romney was ahead, Drudge had a big headline at the top saying that Romney was winning Ohio.
Now that Rick is ahead, the headline says:
You can bet it wouldn’t say that if Romney was still ahead. I’m very disappointed in Drudge.
Wait until the big counties start reporting to see how it will go.
Waiting to see how many they need to come up with to win.
“I just do not understand where all these Romney voters are coming from. Its so damned odd.”
It’s the fembots.
So Newt isn’t throwing Ohio to Mittens?? Great!!
Peddle that crap elsewhere. Santorum has a 82% ACU rating. Newt has a 86% ACU rating.
Romney doesn't have one, but if he did he'd be somewhere in the Olympia Snowe range.
Plug Newt all you want. I like him too. But don't lie.
How is Rick copying Newt? Rick is actually winning states and seriously contesting the Romney inevitability. Newt on the other hand has SC and his home state under his belt. Not much of a copying job, thankfully. As for boring, did you see Newts speech tonight? ZZZZZZZZZ. The only thing alive on that stage was Calistas jacket color.
I’m for Newt but I so want to see Rick kick Romney’s butt in Ohio. Sweet!
“However, Karl Rove, abt 15 min ago, stated that the large urban counties which favor Romney, have barely reported, only absentees so far.”
Is that really true? Where I come from, the urban areas report results first, he the outlying areas trickle in later.
“But where to move?”
Several areas around Cleveland are very good at holding back results to see how many are needed to ensure a satisfactory outcome.
Yep, they always wait to see how much they need to cheat by
“Only Newt must prevail, or the country is literally lost, and the Tea Party movement that inspired new interest in serious tax and governmental reform will be dead and buried, and in its place well be debating gay marriage as the major issue of the day.”
Yep sure You Betcha.
Once they outlaw kiddie porn posession and U-15 mags, then I might agree.
And I thought Rick gave a wonderful!!!! speech with some humor and passsion and great word pictures@
Loved seeing the whole family....mother, inlaws, sisters, brothers, etc.