"Then there is no point in running primaries ~ what you've done is shut out the rank and file Republican voters..... it's much better to purge the GOP-e. They're the ones with the bad candidates who can't win even when the election is handed to them."
Sorry, I just don't agree. I would much rather have had only two candidates vieing for primary votes. One would have been Romney (chosen by the GOP establishment), and one would have been whoever the Tea Party "establishment" chose.... perhaps chosen by all the Tea Party candidate wannabes (Palin,Bachmann,Cain,Newt, & Santorum) getting together and deciding among themselves which one of them they will all agree to support. I could have lived with any one of those rather than Romney.
posted on 12/04/2012 5:46:08 AM PST
by Apple Pan Dowdy
(... as American as Apple Pie mmm mmm mmm)
To: Apple Pan Dowdy
All you needed to do was have closed primaries ~ that way you wouldn't have had all those Democrats showing up to vote for Romney. They knew he was the weakest possible candidate.
Remember for Conservative Republicans Romney wasn't ever a contender ~ NOT EVER ~ not this year, not in 2008 ~ NEVER.
In a closed primary he'd never gotten more than his 20% standard.
posted on 12/04/2012 5:51:56 AM PST
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