Skip to comments.Conservative-GOP marriage over?
Posted on 05/07/2012 8:59:54 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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“By 2016 SCOTUS will be packed with Obama stooges for the next 20 years.”
And they will declare presidential term limits racist and make Obama president-for-life.
“Problem is that Robozombie has never dione ANYTHING but LIE in politics for his whole miserable elitist life. “
Unlike many life-long politicians, Romney has spent most of his life in the private sector, and in a sector where results count a lot more than words. The bottom line cant lie - you either succeed or dont.
As such, the above statement could be more accurately applied to the many politicians who HAVE been in politics their whole lives.
This has happened before. The GOP will split, as will the DNC. A shotgun marriage doesn’t work well.
In the month of September, Sarah Palin realized just how deep the fix was in for Romney. The millions Mitt spent to destroy Newt twice after Gingrich had worked his way to the top of the polls would have been spent against her had she jumped into the race. With mostly small donors, she would not have been able to fight off those “scorched earth” attacks.
She also realized that the Republican Media (NRO, Human Events, The American Spectator, Townhall, Hot Air, etc.) would have gleefully piled on with the Mittwits against her. She knew Mitt would have the endorsements of the elected GOP-e pols, including many she had endorsed in 2010, including Ayotte, Haley and others.
With both the Democrats and Republicans against her, she would not have stood a chance, and she would have suffered much the same fate as Newt. She would have sacrificed any chance she might have had for a political future if she had run in 2012.
By staying out, she remains a threat for 2016 if Mitt loses, which is very likely to happen. Sarah is smarter than your average bear.
A voice of reason, and a welcome break from the whining ...
There needs to be a conservative candidate worth voting for....this time around it was trying to get behind the candidate that sucked the least. Hard to unite around one candidate if they are all so mediocre at best.
It is like those who like to pressure you to buy a certain brand because it is NOT another brand. You don’t have to buy the product.
Why would they want to do that? As long as what they've been doing keeps working, they're going to keep right on doing it. We've been holding our nose and voting for the RINO, and warning them about "next time" for how long now?
Since I live in a state whose electoral votes will surely go to whoever the GOP nominee is, I thinking of supporting this party instead:
This is news? 1984 was the last year that the GOP had a candidate that conservatives could get excited about. GHWB lost because of Perot, Dole was a hideous candidate, GWB had his strengths but was a big spender, and McCain was Dole without the charisma. Now we have Romney.I will not give the RNC a penny. I am a fiscal and social conservative, so I guess that makes me a RINO! I am especially nauseated by their spineless refusal to defend candidates, and to not go after liberals.
GHWB lost because of GHWB.
Yah, I guess “read my lips, no new taxes,” didn’t help.
Good idea.....something to think about. :)
1. Why did Mitt Romney win the primary?
2. What are the rules of the game>
3. What can we do in the future?
4. Is it feasible?
5. If yes, how? If no, why not?
6. Do we have the patience necessary to succeed?
A1 - He got more votes. That was due to good campaign organization by Mitt, and flawed opponents who either dropped early or self-destructed due to blunders or inexperience. Other potential winners did not run.
A2 - Know them. Study them. We know that many party apparatuses supported Mitt. How does one get appointed to a party apparatus? It's our party, too. In Michigan, precinct delegates elect county party leadership, and state delegates that pick their leadership. Most of those positions are also unfilled.
A3. We can build our party. We have a two feasible party system. There is not the structure, nor loyal electorate for other parties besides the two party system. What we need to do is become active in the party and take it over, long term. It doesn't get done in one election or two elections.
A5. It's feasible through primaries and party leadership from the ground up. That's how Marco Rubio took out Charlie Crist. Counties and Districts.
A6. Right now. No. Most mainstream party activists support those who put in the work with the party. That's how most conservatives I know get in. They go to most, if not all the meetings, and also work on certain things. It takes years.
Yep. Look at all the attacks here on Perry, "Saint Rick", Newt, Cain, Bachmann, etc. Before Palin decided not to run, a lot of groupies here were trying to clear the field for her, assuming she was running.
Amen to that post. This is not the election to show disgust with the party by totally destroying the Republic. Vote as conservatively as possible in all state and local contests. And then,...And then...Yes I will vote for Romney. Romney will be entertaining the thought of being re-elected in 4 years, so he can’t alienate everyone. Obama,on the other hand will have no such constraints. If you folks thought Zero was bad this time around, let him have 4 more years and the USA will be totally unrecognizable. If you look at state election results, the conservative movement HAS made great headway in the last few years. We are winning, just not all in one election. However, the conservative movement WILL suffer a serious setback if Zero is re-elected
We need to stay in the GOP, and kick the RINOs out. we started it in 2010 with the deefeat of Bennett...now we can defeat Lugar today. and tell the GOPe that we are taking over.
3rd party will hand the USA over to the American Zombie Party (aka Dems). The Republicans, without us, will help the AZP rip up the constitution!!
I'l go for Romney, because voting 3rd party is a vote for the MARXIST. We need to unite behind Romney and defeat OBUMMER.
if we are going to give up, the constitution will be trampled on by OBUMMER!!
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