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Romney got folksy in Deep South, but still lost (GOP-e FAIL)
Associated Press ^ | 3/17/12 | AP

Posted on 03/17/2012 1:02:20 PM PDT by jimbo123

Alabama's Republican governor has some advice for Mitt Romney the next time the former Massachusetts governor campaigns in the Deep South: Cut out the y'alls and references to "cheesy grits'' and be himself.

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KEYWORDS: backstabberromney; dumbromney; gope; michigantrees; norinos; saboteurromney; sure2loseromney
Poor Mittens...
1 posted on 03/17/2012 1:02:26 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

If Romney wins the nomination, he’ll take the south. It’s absurd to think otherwise.


2 posted on 03/17/2012 1:05:44 PM PDT by Ge0ffrey
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To: jimbo123

Romney is losing in nearly all rural areas of the country. Kinda like Obama but not as “good”.


3 posted on 03/17/2012 1:08:02 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Ge0ffrey
Romney will LOSE everywhere. He supports Obama.

FLASHBACK:

The McCain/Palin ticket was up ++4 to 10 pts
in some polls, days prior to Election 2008.
So rather than helping the GOP, Romney and
TeamROMNEY and the RNME (Republican National Media Establishment)
decided …to attack Gov. Palin to throw Election2008.

Romney, and the Van der Sloot RNME RINOs for Obama in 2008

Late in October, The American Spectator's The Prowler revealed:
"Former Mitt Romney presidential campaign staffers…
have been involved in spreading anti-Palin spin to reporters, seeking to diminish her standing after the election.
'Sarah Palin is a lightweight, she won't be the first, not even the third, person people will think of when it comes to 2012,'
says one former Romney aide…
'The only serious candidate ready to challenge to lead the Republican Party is Mitt Romney.
"Some former Romney aides were behind the recent leaks to media, including CNN, that Governor Sarah Palin was a 'diva' and was going off message intentionally."


The Palmetto Scoop reported: "One of the first stories to hit the national airwaves was
the claim of a major internal strife between close McCain aides and the folks handling his running mate Sarah Palin."
"I’m told by very good sources that this was indeed the case and that a rift had developed, but it was between Palin’s people and the staffers brought on from the failed presidential campaign of former Gov. Mitt Romney, not McCain aides."
"The sources said nearly 80 percent of Romney’s former staff was absorbed by McCain and these individuals were responsible for what amounts to a premeditated, last-minute sabotage of Palin."
… aides loyal to Romney inside the McCain campaign, said The Scoop, reportedly saw
that Palin would be a serious contender for the Republican nomination in 2012 or 2016, which made her a threat to another presidential quest by Romney.


"These staffers are now out trying to finish her off ….hoping it would ingratiate themselves with Mitt Romney."


"Who's the Palin Leaker from the McCain Campaign?
National Review Online The publication of a Vanity Fair profile of Sarah Palin
appears to have opened old wounds in the McCain campaign.
... the source of the “Diva” leak was Nicolle Wallace’s husband."


"Peeking Out From the McCain Wreckage: Mitt Romney"

"Someone's got to say it: IS MITT ROMNEY RESPONSIBLE FOR OBAMA'S VICTORY?"

"Vanity: Team Romney Sabotaged Palin and Continuing to Do So?"

"Romney Supporters Trashing Palin"

"Romney advisors sniping at Palin?"



4 posted on 03/17/2012 1:10:20 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: jimbo123
Yep that southern strategy is sometimes hard to define and implement......
5 posted on 03/17/2012 1:12:19 PM PDT by deport (..............God Bless Texas............)
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To: cripplecreek

It seems like the Ken Mehlman mafia managing the Romney campaign are intentionally sabotaging Mitt with the dreadful advice they are giving him.


6 posted on 03/17/2012 1:12:53 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

But he is “partaying” and gettin’ it started with his homies in Puerto Rico now! Que pasa, mijo??

Why do voters fall for this phony?


7 posted on 03/17/2012 1:13:16 PM PDT by Yaelle (Santorum 2012)
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To: jimbo123
yhea...they don't call him; "Myth", fer nothin'. :-P
pass the fried Chinese pork dumplings. Hmmm.

8 posted on 03/17/2012 1:14:13 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (Simple: Kill the terrorists, Protect (all) the borders, ridicule all the (surviving) Liberals :^)
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To: jimbo123

“Cut out the y’alls and references to “cheesy grits’...”
Only the Hilderbeast and Zero can get away with it.


9 posted on 03/17/2012 1:15:38 PM PDT by duckman (Go Newt...)
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To: jimbo123

Limbaugh gets it. Romney is winning in all the areas that are sure fire Obama wins in the general election. If Romney is elected, he’ll need to win the parts of the country he lost and then some.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2853480/posts


10 posted on 03/17/2012 1:17:32 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Ge0ffrey

I won’t vote for the leftist


11 posted on 03/17/2012 1:18:00 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Yaelle

Brainless, mind-numbed, GOP-e drones. They don’t have a functioning, cogent brain. Romney will become another Dolt ‘96 and McLame ‘08 *disaster* for America.


12 posted on 03/17/2012 1:18:26 PM PDT by carriage_hill (I'll "vote for an orange juice can", over Barry Obummer and another 4yrs of his Regime From Hell!)
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To: cripplecreek
"If Romney is elected, he’ll...

If Romney is nominated, he’ll...

Fixed it.

13 posted on 03/17/2012 1:20:36 PM PDT by carriage_hill (I'll "vote for an orange juice can", over Barry Obummer and another 4yrs of his Regime From Hell!)
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To: cripplecreek
Romney is winning in all the areas that are sure fire Obama wins in the general election. If Romney is elected, he’ll need to win the parts of the country he lost and then some.

Exactly. That's why I think the Ken Mehlman mafia running the Romney campaign (Matt Rhoades, Matt Drudge, Karl Rove, etc) are intentionally sabotaging Mitt's campaign.
14 posted on 03/17/2012 1:23:25 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Ge0ffrey

“If Romney wins the nomination, he’ll take the south. It’s absurd to think otherwise.”

More likely it wil begin to unravel Nixon’s southern strategy. Its end game for the GOP, and perhaps for the United States, if the best that two crime syndicates can come up with is Lightworker Hussein and Bishop Willard.


15 posted on 03/17/2012 1:23:34 PM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I think we ought to listen to Alinsky." - Governor G. Romney, father of Bishop Willard M. Romney.)
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To: jimbo123

Reminds me of clintons ““Aww don’t feel noways tired. I’ve come too faarrr from where I started frum…Aww culd have listened all day luung.”

The Good Lord can’t come soon enough!


16 posted on 03/17/2012 1:24:46 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (Jim "Firebrand" Robinson endorses Newt...with EPIC call to action!!)
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To: Yaelle

“Why do voters fall for this phony?”

Most of them do not. He is supported only by accomplices, whores and fools.


17 posted on 03/17/2012 1:25:19 PM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I think we ought to listen to Alinsky." - Governor G. Romney, father of Bishop Willard M. Romney.)
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To: cripplecreek

“Limbaugh gets it. Romney is winning in all the areas that are sure fire Obama wins in the general election. If Romney is elected, he’ll need to win the parts of the country he lost and then some.”

After his slash an burn tactics in the primary against people who were and are in every way preferrable.


18 posted on 03/17/2012 1:27:18 PM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I think we ought to listen to Alinsky." - Governor G. Romney, father of Bishop Willard M. Romney.)
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To: Ge0ffrey

Not necessarily.

Half of us like Caligula, so their votes will go that way. Many of the rest of us don’t think the end result of voting for Romney will be any different than voting for Caligula, so what does it matter?

See my tagline.


19 posted on 03/17/2012 1:28:58 PM PDT by Jemian (We don't need Mittens in the south (or the rest of the country, for that matter).)
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To: Ge0ffrey
If Romney wins the nomination, he’ll take the south. It’s absurd to think otherwise.

No, it's absurd, with Romney's Extremely Progressive Liberal record, and the evilness that is Obama and the current crop of journalists in the MSM, that you and others would ignore the fact that they will use every liberal action/position that Romney has to completely destroy Romney with the base if he is the Nominee.

Romney's record is chock-full of ammunition that the left wing will use to utterly destroy him:

1. Supported Gay Adoption
3. Supported Abortion
4. Implemented a Socialistic HealthCare program (RomneyCare) that had $50 Abortions and an Individual Mandate
5. Believes in Man-Made Global Warming
6. Supported a State-Level Cap-and-Trade system.
7. Supported the Brady-Bill
8. Implemented a State-Level "Assault" Weapons Ban AFTER the Federal AWB was allowed to expire.
9. Supported Amnesty for Illegal ALiens (Pathway to citizenship)
10 Supported TARP.

Factor in his record of lying and character assasination about his competitors (Newt and Rick) during the primaries and his constant changing of position on the issues, and you have enough information for the MSM to massacre Romney.
20 posted on 03/17/2012 1:29:02 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: jimbo123

The stupid Damnyankee managed to insult and alienate millions of potential voters with his big Massachusetts mouth!


21 posted on 03/17/2012 1:48:56 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: cripplecreek
Romney and Obama both seem to believe that intelligent life ceases to exist beyond the city limits.
22 posted on 03/17/2012 1:51:33 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: jimbo123
ROMNEY RINO REDNECK, MITT TRIES TO FIT
23 posted on 03/17/2012 2:06:47 PM PDT by FrankR
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To: Ge0ffrey

You do know that there is a large black population in the South, near 40% in one southern state. No matter what happens they will be voting 90%+ Obama. Throw in the rest of the dems and liberal minded in the cities and Mitt Romney will have to spend plenty of time eating grits and fried catfish and may still lose.

After the carpet bombing Axelrod and the super pacs will do telling everyone about Romney’s Massachusetts record of liberal socialist accomplishment, Romney will be lucky if he wins a southern state.

With Romney as the nominee, all I see is the losing end of a landslide, because without the South, the GOP can’t win. Knowing this, you’d think they’d be a bit more mindful of southern sensibilities and there would be less condescending talk from the GOP-E.


24 posted on 03/17/2012 2:52:50 PM PDT by Waryone (Mitt Romney, dangerous homosexualist and lying socialist)
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To: Ge0ffrey
Romney is buying this election (he knocked Newt out after SC by spending an incredible $17 mil++ in lying negative ads) and we in the South literally loathe him.

He will NOT carry the South because no one will vote! His triangulation will backfire.

The South (and many patriots) would rather go to the mattresses against Obama than place their faith in Romney to save the country.

He may have money...but he's a gutless mofo!

25 posted on 03/17/2012 2:58:16 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: jimbo123

I know Karl Rove and his thinking.

It is this: “Obama needs to be defeated. Romney is the one to take him out. He is the only one that can beat Hussein.
Marginalize the other candidates, contribute to my PAC..and done.”

I have had numerous in person convos with him and this is about it.


26 posted on 03/17/2012 2:58:37 PM PDT by Mountain Mary ("This is OUR country and WE will decide"... Mark Levin)
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To: RoosterRedux

Agree Rooster. And it’s good to know that most in the patriotic South aren’t being bamboozled by this loathsome Imposter from Massachusetts.


27 posted on 03/17/2012 3:00:58 PM PDT by Mountain Mary ("This is OUR country and WE will decide"... Mark Levin)
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To: Jemian

Love your tagline, Jemian.


28 posted on 03/17/2012 3:04:41 PM PDT by Mountain Mary ("This is OUR country and WE will decide"... Mark Levin)
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To: Yaelle
I wonder how a Mormon High Priest can partay in Puerto Reeeko.

Mineral water and cheezy grits paella?

29 posted on 03/17/2012 3:05:40 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: Ge0ffrey

LOL, from Mississippi. Y’all know that we will sit on our hands for Mitt, ‘Bless his heart’. :)


30 posted on 03/17/2012 3:36:21 PM PDT by 22cal (Forgiven, not perfected)
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To: Yaelle

BTW, just so the bigotry tag doesn’t stick...I would ask the same question of a Rabbi, an Imam, a Catholic Bishop, Franklin Graham, Richard Land, or any other church leader...”exactly, I MEAN EXACTLY, what is your faith, what does it mean, and where PRECISELY do your loyalties lie?”


31 posted on 03/17/2012 3:47:04 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: Diogenesis

Do you know where this picture was taken, or who the other people in the picture are besides Reid?

May God guide our course.
Tatt


32 posted on 03/18/2012 1:37:53 PM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: thesearethetimes...

Well other than Reid, AND Romney of course :/


33 posted on 03/18/2012 1:41:10 PM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: Diogenesis

I got it. Sorry for the query, I thought it would be harder to find : / Leavitt is the one who looked so familiar, and now I know why!

Thank you for the very interesting picture.

May God give us strength.
Tatt


34 posted on 03/18/2012 1:49:44 PM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: Ge0ffrey

It might take something like losing the South to make the GOP-E and the lemmings that follow their direction learn they should never nominate a New England liberal again. That might be preferable to some than seeing him be elected and being booted out in 4 years like Bush Sr. was in favor of a new, emboldened secular-socialist majority under the Democrat banner.


35 posted on 03/18/2012 1:53:06 PM PDT by JediJones (The Divided States of Obama's Declaration of Dependence: Death, Taxes and the Pursuit of Crappiness)
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