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Posted on 04/24/2012 5:41:05 PM PDT by VinL
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Uh huh, and their intent isn’t to cause a divide within the party.
He still is, that goes to show you what I think of McQueeg.
Santorum beat Newt in Pennsylvania. I wonder if people did not realize he was out, or just could not pull the lever for one of the other three.
Yeah, other than beating Romney in 11 states and twice in Missouri, finishing second almost everywhere else, nearly knocking Romney out despite being outspent 10:1, standing up for the unborn, standing up for traditional marriage, cutting welfare entitlements, what has Rick Santorum ever done for us?!
Santorum “suspended” his campaign which allows him to keep his delegates as I understand. His name is still on the ballots. I am surprised RS didn’t win his own state as a “loyal” gesture to their native son.
Romney was going to take it anyway.
Yeah and he finished 4th tonight in overall votes. Impressive.
Yes, yes, yes, yes!!
The GOP electorate has a large plurality at least of people like your mom, and like my wife's whole family.
They love a candidate who is dignified, speaks in comforting patriotic platitudes, tells them that we can easily get on a smooth glide path to prosperity, and has CEO-style hair.
They all get to vote, even though if they showed up to give their opinions on FR they'd be zotted by sundown.
So damn many Freepers just refuse to deal with this reality, and it bites them in the hiney every primary season.
Maybe they actually like Santorum and think he’s the better choice.
Santorum nearly beat Gingrich in Rhode Island too, and did almost as well in New York and Connecticut.
Seems to me that outside of Delaware, conservatives actually moved away from Newt rather than towards him. Newt got 10 percent in NH back in January, and is getting 10 percent in NY now.
No he didn’t you need to go back and check the stats. Santorum really got waxed in PA. The very state where the voters know him so well. Romney 57% to RS 19% last I checked with 99% in
Yep, he finished second in PA. Doubled up on Newt despite withdrawing from the race.
Says it all, really. People prefer a withdrawn Santorum to a running Newt.
How's that for thinking about themselves and NOT America? All they had to do is $upport Newt and vote for him - he is the one who is doing the fighting surrounded by enemies. They couldn't even do that FOR AMERICA?
Those who died for our country put our country first and not 'their feelings'. The majority of Americans don't deserve America and voted to lose it in favor of socialism or communism. There is no one left to help them - he gave it his best shot and they didn't want America the Beautiful as they voted for America the Ugly/pro homo, same sex marriage, socialistic healthcare, anti-constitution evil candidate.
Now is the time to $upport Newt - the race is NOT over. Putting your hopes in the Senate/House is giving yourself false hope. If they can't get this right, everything else is mute.
But you guys are sounding embarrassing when you keep stating that you can guarantee everyone 100% that Newt will be the next President.
Please explain (considering California has yet to vote) how Newt will win this nomination?
I'm sorry if I sound rude but when Newt finished 4th in multiple states tonight behind a man who withdrew how is it possible that Newt will go from only winning one state and finishing last in about 90% of the primaries???
Well when America isn't America isn't anymore - they can think about what they couldn't do as that turns into can't do anymore.
Their little sanctimonious selves own the evil they brought on this country and will be accountable for bringing one nation under God to one nation under evil.
And for any FReeper to say they will use Free Republic to demand people support and donate money to Obama will cause this site to lose 95% of its members which means there will be no money to fund this website.
I really hope the leadership makes a statement regarding FReepers who plan on campaigning for Obama on Free Republic. If this is what FR will be myself and thousands of others are out.
For a FReeper to say they will use this site to actively campaign FOR Obama is against everything that was listed when I signed up over a decade ago!!!
What does that really say about voters? Moreso about conservativism...or should I say those who say they are.
It's apparent conservativism is not their priority, nor the principles of....or they simply are fools for thinking that a single vote for Santorum would mean anything other than a no vote at all.
No different then me filling in the blank today with John Doe for alternative delegates....Santorum was no more than a name in a slot that counted for nothing at all.
What I don't understand is these are Freepers who voted against a 'running' conservative candidate by voting for Santorum.
I'm beginning to think there are many more foolish "informed" voters as there are who aren't.
You should be, because without your support, Romney could not have won. You had an opportunity to support a conservative who could have defeated Romney, and for whatever reason, you shied away from the fight when we needed you the most.
My hands are clean. In all likelihood, tonight ensures an Obama re-election. Now we have to wait four years because of a decision that you and many other conservatives made, and endure another 4 years of the Obama agenda.
Thank you for your efforts to preserve the Republic by not voting for Santorum.
Yeah, it’s impressive to see how many hate America - one nation under God giving it onto the hands of evil.
And impressive to see how many hate their God-given freedoms which there is no chance of reclaiming them.
Impressive to see how they hated America the Beautiful that they voted for America the Ugly/pro homo, same sex marriage, socialistic healthcare, anti-constitution evil candidate.
So mocked Newt all you want - because you will never get good, voting for evil. Enjoy your eternity as there is a place all ready for evil and those who support it. I’m sure you will find it impressive.
My understanding is because of the media smear that Newt had dropped out....they figured they'd vote for Santorum and at least give him that for it being his home state.
IF you are insinuating I would ever campaign for Obama you are one sick fool. I told YOU that I am not or never will be ashamed of my support for Newt.
MY hope is the republicans win the senate and maintain the house and can block Obama but just because I refuse to vote for Romney sure as hell doesn’t mean I support Obama.
My hope was that Newt would have won Delaware and picked up momentum in NC. If he could have won 5 states he would have negotiating power at the convention in Tampa. In the meantime with the low voter turnout tonight and the news hitting on just how liberal Romney is..there is a chance some miracle may happen. BUT YOU are insane if you think I would vote Romney or Obama...an absolute fool
Is this the same Romney that was touted as the conservative candidate 4 years ago here when he was running against McCain? BTW, Santorum endorsed Romney, Newt will endorse Romney, as will Palin, Bachmann and Cain, I suppose they’ll be personae non gratae and will be flung under the conservative bus?
“It’s apparent conservativism is not their priority, nor the principles of....or they simply are fools for thinking that a single vote for Santorum would mean anything other than a no vote at all.”
It’s obvious to me. You have to work to earn the support of people, and Newt didn’t work to earn their support.
Speaks volumes, now what people have been saying since January, that Newt Gingrich could not beat Romney anywhere outside of the South.
To be fair, Newt did well in Delaware, and managed to convince Santorum supporters there to come over. Everywhere else, he did as well as he did in January, and in Rhode Island, he did even worse, losing core support to Romney.
Tonight would be a different night if Newt managed to establish himself as the anti-romney in the absence of Santorum. His failure to do so, raises questions to everyone as to where they should park their anti-Romney vote, since Newt failed to rise past Santorum or Paul.
I want to deny Romney delegates, and it’s clear to me that supporting Newt won’t acheive that end.
You had a choice, and the decision that you made then brought about a Romney victory now. Actions have consequences, and the consequence of your action has been proven tonight.
There were many people warning you and others, that choosing this path would lead to this result. Now it has come, you’ve had everything that you desired. A one on one head to head battle with Romney. The result? 5-0 and likely a delegate sweep for Romney.
Your man has shown that he is incapable of taking the fight to Romney successfully in the absence of Santorum. We warned you many months ago that this would be the result.
And you say we hate america? No, we were right. Newt could not win. Not against Romney outside of the south. The south alone is not enough.
Newt still needs 3 more state to win entry to the convention. So his battle now is to get those three out of AR, WV, NC, KY and TX. Five states of which he has to win 3.
and that is one thing I disagree with Newt on..I won’t vote for Romney. I will do a write in for Newt and vote on state issues but refuse to vote for a rino..make that a liberal.
I voted for McCain and won’t ever compromise my principles again..ever.
Amazing, isn't it? and they wonder why some of us suspect they're Democratic Operatives infiltrating the site.
I remember when Newt was despised here for many reasons, including his support of the theory of global warming and the commercial he did with Pelosi.
Yes, those Romney voters really are evil!
Santorum was never in this to win..we all know that...he never had his teams together in the states he might have won, let alone couldn't get his team together in the states fast enough when the media/Romney picked up Santorum after Iowa and ran him front page to stop the vote for Newt.
Obama/Romney thru in the social/moral 'bait' at the same time and Santorum took it and ran himself into the ground...but it worked to get the "religious" voters away from Newt as planned. It was a double hitter for the GOP as well. There man (santorum) was doing exactly what they put him out there to do, exactly as they used him in congress on social issues.
Santorum would not give Newt his delegates even after dropping out which says volumes he was in the court with Romney/GOP from the get go, just as we said.
Too many voters voted for what their itchy ears wanted to hear instead of keeping their eye on the game-board and the plays the GOP and Romney were making.
Santorums' whole life has been about riding on waves someone else creates for him to ride as long as it swells his vast ego and takes him up the political path he wants his career to go. That has not nor has it ever changed for Rick...he rides on the Big Boys waves designed for him when they're ready to use him. Always was that way and always will be.
and btw George Soros endorsed Romney. I also hope you remember the great accomplishments Newt made as Speaker of the House against a liberal president.
Just as many in here opposed Vesty for his endorsement of Spector and Mitt Romney
Spoken by someone that is from PA and knows RS!
“Even though Romney’s chief rival, Rick Santorum, has suspended his campaign, states continue to hold primaries. There are five contests on April 24th with 219 delegates at stake; but even if Romney won every single delegate that day he would be far short of 1,144. Wyoming and Missouri are holding conventions before April 24th where Romney may pick up some delegates but even winning all of them wouldn’t bring him much closer to the magic number.
Looking ahead, Romney would need to win about 80 percent of the delegates available in the April and May events to possibly clinch on May 29th when Texas holds its primary with 152 delegates at stake. If Romney won 90 percent of the delegates in April and through May 22nd he may still come up short of the 1,144 and need delegates from Texas’ primary on May 29th.
Newt was awesome as Speaker, he lost it in between resigning from his job and running for President. People despised him for his personal life and for touting global warming, but now all of a sudden none of that matters anymore, whereas Romneys past constantly gets thrown in everyones faces.
That’s right...Santorum raised right here in this little old community. NOT in Pittsburgh as he constantly claims he’s from, nor is it a coal community and never was. He lied a lot. Still does. What ever he thinks he can get away with you can be certain he’ll pull. Nothings changed about Rick.
I thought he was a blue collar man:) lol
Newt has already said he isn’t a scientist!! Scientist themselves are screwed up about it. Newt is a historian! A fighter for America/Our Constitution!
That was the lamest of excuses for voting for RS or Mitt. A theory vs. same sex marriage, appointing liberal judges, socialistic healthcare, pro killing of babies, anti-constitution. Face it - they prefer EVIL!
What they have sown they will reap, MORE than they sowed, later than they sowed. It's a law. When you sow tomato seeds you don't get cucumbers. You sow evil, you get evil Dismal personal lives on the horizon for many. LIARS/evil had their little maggots bow to them to support them/evil. Satan is the master of lies. Now they know who they really voted for dressed in a suit.
As long as we have a populace that plugs its ears and covers its eyes to the enemies that are going for America’s jugular, this country is like a lamb being led to the slaughter. Rush Limbaugh keeps saying he will tell us when it’s time to start worrying, but right now the Soros/Obama communist-Islamist alliance has about a half-dozen ways they could end this country tomorrow if they wanted to - and yet Limbaugh won’t bring up any of that. None of them will.
EXACTLY! - From the same seed - demonic.
Paul's been protecting Romneys flank from the get go as well....as we all know Paul has no desire to be President and said as much. He helped Romney take out the other candidates as well.
Santorum was nothing to begin with and the only reason he has acquired the votes even not running is because the public remains as foolish and stupid about elections, the game-board and the players as ever. The media pushed SAntorum and the public ate it up while the GOP/Romney watched Newt crash and burn time and again.
Any fool could have seen Newt was the strongest conservative candidate to take out Romney and Obama..that was a no brain-er for any who had one. But as usual the "social" religious bunch got suckered in as they did with Carter and others along the way. Always forgetting we are never voting for a Pastor but a President.
So the Romney/GOP scam worked...and Santorum voters are still basking in the false assumption Santorum was somehow on their side.....he was never anything but a push guy for the GOP....a battling ram to keep Newt down and to keep Romney on the front page.
Oh yeah, I'm convinced that Romney and Obama are identical.
Mike Castle would have kicked Christine O’Donnell’s a@# tonight. Republican voters in Deleware have shown re-education camps work.
Are you a Romney supporter?