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  • The Latest: Romney not going to GOP convention

    05/05/2016 10:31:25 AM PDT · by Rational Thought · 118 replies
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | 05/05/2016
    Don't expect to see Mitt Romney at the Republican Party's national convention this summer. An aide to the GOP's 2012 presidential nominee confirms that Romney isn't planning to attend the convention where Donald Trump is expected to become the Republican Party's 2016 presidential nominee. The aide spoke on the condition of anonymity to share internal discussions.
  • Mitt Romney's Time to Choose

    07/09/2012 8:46:53 AM PDT · by old school · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 9, 2012 | Steve McCann
    "...the presumptive Republican nominee for president, Mitt Romney, appears incapable of putting or unwilling to put on the mantle of confidence-inspiring leadership. He does not convey a genuine sense of understanding of the people's angst and is unwilling to display an immutable set of core convictions. The campaign, thus far, seems to be relying on the assumption that the election in November will be solely a referendum on Barack Obama, as enough people will be so intent on change of any sort that they will vote for Romney as the only alternative."
  • Ann Romney: No more debates for Mitt

    02/25/2012 2:14:42 PM PST · by Libloather · 61 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/25/12 | Keith Laing
    Ann Romney: No more debates for MittBy Keith Laing - 02/25/12 03:10 PM ET Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's wife Ann said the former Massachusetts governor would not participate in any more debates in the GOP primary. Introducing Romney before his speech to the conservative group Americans For Prosperity's forum in Troy, Mich., Ann Romney said that she decided that her husband should stop debating the other Republican candidates. "I've also decided no more debates," Ann Romney said to laugher in her introduction of her husband. "If we do another debate, he's going to sit in the audience and watch...
  • Mitt Romney talks about ... Mormonism in Iowa ["shaped by the Judeo-Christian values" my @$$]

    10/20/2011 9:18:20 PM PDT · by delacoert · 25 replies
    CBS News ^ | October 20, 2011 | Sarah Huisenga, Sarah B. Boxer
    COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - At his third and final stop of a one-day swing through the state of Iowa, Mitt Romney did his best to keep the focus on the economy, but ended up addressing both his faith and President Obama's role in bringing down Libyan dictator Muammar el-Qaddafi. Asked by reporters as he was leaving the Council Bluffs Chamber of Commerce whether the president deserves some credit for the death of the ousted Libyan leader, Romney said: "Yes. Yes, absolutely." At an earlier town hall in Sioux City, Romney expressed satisfaction at Qaddafi's demise. "I think it's about time....
  • New Signs Palin Will Blow Up The GOP Race

    10/04/2011 3:10:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    Politic-Ology ^ | October 4, 2011 | Noah Rothman
    “You Maniacs! You blew it up! Ah, damn you! God damn you all to hell!” – Taylor (Charlton Heston); The Planet of the Apes, (1968) This classic line is all that came to mind when I read this piece in POLITICO—following New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s decision not to enter the presidential field, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s law firm made a number of calls requesting early state filing deadlines… that’s right. She thinks she can blow it up. She just might. Poll Shows Palin Within 5 Points of Obama She Has A Documentary Out, Doncha Know? Palin’s political action...
  • Romney Needs Palin to Divert Perry Surge

    08/30/2011 10:10:36 PM PDT · by tsowellfan · 80 replies
    One Republican presidential candidate who would benefit if Sarah Palin entered the contest is Mitt Romney. The former Massachusetts governor has sunk dramatically in the polls since the entry of Texas Gov. Rick Perry, and a Palin candidacy probably would skim off some the tea party support boosting Perry, The Washington Posts political blog The Fix reports. Two national polls now show Perry leading Romney by 12 points, and a substantial part of this strength is with the tea party. Perry runs neck and neck with Romney among GOP members not associated with the tea party but leads all rivals...
  • Vanity: Romneys plan to beat Perry

    Just as I said. According to O4P insiders , Palin lured Perry into the race to pop Romney's bubble and are relying on Romney to go negative on Perry and pop Perry's bubble and thus the reason for Palin's late entry. Read the article , Team Romney is getting ready to pull the trigger.
  • Romney makes his case to party establishment

    08/04/2011 8:43:40 AM PDT · by Al B. · 15 replies
    WaPo ^ | August 4, 2011 | Philip Rucker
    TAMPA -- Mitt Romney has dispatched three senior campaign officials to hold strategy briefings with Republican National Committee members at the RNCs summer meeting here, as Romney tries to consolidate the party establishment around his 2012 candidacy. No other Republican presidential candidate has a presence at the four-day meeting, according to multiple RNC members. Romneys team arrived in Tampa -- which will host the 2012 Republican National Convention -- to present the case for his candidacy to the RNCs 168 state party chairmen and other committee members, the vast majority of whom are unaligned in the presidential contest. Romneys deputy...
  • What's Romney Say?

    07/21/2011 5:15:22 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | July 21, 2011 | Staff
    Election '12: The Republican presidential front-runner is oddly silent on Washington's momentous budget talks. Mitt Romney can run, but he can't hide his positions forever. Massachusetts' former governor went to North Hollywood, Calif., on Wednesday with a "what else is new?" observation. "The president's policies almost without question have caused this recession to be deeper and longer than it would have been," he said. There's no "almost without question" about it. But it takes more to be elected president than pointing out what 14 million unemployed Americans 6.3 million of them out of work for more than six months...
  • Romney Silent Over Debt Talks

    07/12/2011 8:44:33 AM PDT · by Qbert · 14 replies
    WSJ ^ | JULY 12, 2011 | JONATHAN WEISMAN
    Mitt Romney has been criticized for not speaking out more forcefully on the debt-ceiling negotiations. But Mitt Romney, the Republican front-runner, has taken a subtler tack, avoiding the issue of the debt ceiling as he presses a more general assault on President Barack Obama's economic record. That has attracted the attention of his GOP challengers, who have begun to accuse him of ducking the most vital issue of the campaign so far. "The current debate is about what kind of leadership you're going to show," former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum said in an interview Monday. "If you're running for president,...
  • Bachmann: Who needs executive experience if it means more big government?

    07/11/2011 7:02:27 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 58 replies
    HotAir ^ | Monday July 11, 2011 | Allahpundit
    Politico notes correctly, that this is a great line directed at Romney, an eh line directed at Pawlenty, and a dumb line directed at Perry or Palin. Theres no obvious way out of this box: After four years of blaming the failures of Hopenchange in part on The One having never run so much as a lemonade stand, how do Republicans turn around now and take a chance on Bachmann? Bachmann said executive experience doesnt matter if it comes with more of the same big government as usual. This election will be about quite simply, who can lead that restructuring...
  • Sarah Palin "Residents Hit Hard in Massachusetts"

    06/02/2011 7:26:50 AM PDT · by onyx · 12 replies · 1+ views
    SARAHPAC.COM ^ | Thursday, June 2, 2011 | SARAH PALIN
    POSITIVELY PALIN! Posted on June 02, 2011 Drove through the rough weather last night in Massachusetts, hoping folks are safe this morning as residents survey the aftermath. Our prayers are with the victims of yesterday's twisters and all those who are faced with what may seem insurmountable rebuilding challenges. The damage we saw was shocking. It was an honor to meet great MA residents as we pulled off I-91, heard their concerns and hopes for their state and country, and shared their appreciation for the East Coast's inspiring history. We handed out copies of the Constitution and asked that...
  • Why Romney Sucks

    06/02/2011 3:42:06 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 31 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | June 2, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    The fact is that Mitt Romney is an unprincipled chameleon with ZERO core beliefs... a synthetic, calculated opportunism has taken their place. Meanwhile, most of what he actually has said and done betrays a Big-Government social liberal. Other fun facts regarding this 'conservative' fraud'spastactions, positions, and failures: refused to endorse the 1994 GOP "Contract with America" distanced himself from theReaganlegacy: "I was an independent during the time of Reagan-Bush" lost GOP House seats in both Massachusetts elections of his tenure, 2004/2006 (leaving Republicans with the least # of seats there since the Civil War) strongly supported gay rights...
  • When It Comes to Governor Palin, Not Knowing Isnt Not Happening

    05/27/2011 8:39:13 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 24 replies
    Conservatives4palin ^ | Friday May 27, 2011 | Sheya
    In an article for the Washington Examiner Byron York writes: The bottom line is Sarah Palin is not going to run for president, says a Republican adviser close to front-runner Mitt Romney. Shes making money, shes moved on, shes kind of an entertainer rather than a politician. She still has some sway with the grass roots, but she is not going to run.I dont think shes going to run, says a Republican close to Tim Pawlenty. She has faded a lot in the last few months. I look at what shes doing now and say that shes found a way...
  • Romney stays above the fray (Sycophant alert)

    05/08/2011 2:19:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Miami Herald ^ | May 8, 2011 | Joshua Green
    Mitt Romney sits at or near the top of almost every poll of likely Republican presidential candidates. He hasnt worked hard for the distinction. While others swarm the early primary states, he has mostly stayed away. Hes the rare Republican hopeful not currently or recently employed by Fox News. In fact, he rarely appears on television at all. Hell skip tonights Republican debate in South Carolina. And who knows? He may skip the next one, too. Romney has put the invisible in the invisible primary. Lets give him his due: that looks more and more like a presidential-caliber decision. There...
  • In Palin's Absence, Romney Plays Front-Runner at CPAC (Good for a chuckle)

    02/12/2011 10:07:07 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | February 12, 2011 | Erin McPike
    The presidential field may be wide open, but one candidate is playing the role of the inevitable front-runner, as his performance at the Conservative Political Action Committee Conference this weekend shows. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney brought with him to the event a large entourage that stayed for several days, while most other potential candidates dropped in and out of the conference to make their speeches and headline a reception or two. Other serious contenders brought just a few key staffers, but many didn't even have their top political aide in tow. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and former Arkansas...
  • Romney still undecided on presidential 2012 race

    02/01/2011 7:36:06 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 45 replies · 1+ views
    USA Today | Posted 2/1/2011 10:21 AM ET
  • A big warning sign for Mitt Romney (many past supporters not in a rush to support him)

    01/28/2011 7:49:37 AM PST · by Bigtigermike · 40 replies
    Politico ^ | Friday January 28, 2011 | Jonathan Martin
    An array of Republican heavyweights who backed Mitt Romneys 2008 presidential bid are not yet committed to - and in some cases, downright skeptical of - the former Massachusetts governors all-but-certain 2012 campaign. In each of the traditional early states, top Romney supporters from the last campaign tell POLITICO that theyre hesitant to get behind the nearest thing the GOP has to a frontrunner. His difficulties are particularly acute in Iowa and South Carolina, where his former enthusiasts say they have not heard from him, believe he may be intent on downplaying the states in his second White House run...
  • Why it's possible to skip Iowa and still win [Left pimping Romney 'til he gets nominated]

    01/27/2011 2:40:56 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Salon's War Room ^ | January 27, 2011 | Steve Kornacki, News Editor
    Make what you will of this, but National Journal's Reid Wilson is reporting that Mitt Romney and his team are thinking about sitting out next year's Iowa caucuses: Though there is no official campaign, and no strategy decisions have been finalized, Romneys team has considered running a very different race from the last one. After Romney spent millions of dollars and a huge chunk of time in Iowa, only to finish behind former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, his strategists have spoken with potential consultants about the prospect of skipping Iowa altogether this time and launching a campaign from New Hampshire....
  • Romney keeps away from Tea Party

    01/21/2011 12:55:22 AM PST · by GQuagmire · 23 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 1/21/11 | Matt Viser
    WASHINGTON New Hampshire Tea Party movement activist Andrew Hemingway is not lacking in contact with likely presidential candidates. Hes talked hockey with Tim Pawlenty. He sat down with former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum at the Concord Country Club. And plans are in the works for Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour to appear before a group of Hemingways fellow conservatives. the notable exception among the field of would-be GOP presidential contenders? Mitt Romney. Romney for the most part is inaccessible, said Hemingway, a Bristol resident who is chairman of the states Republican Liberty Caucus. Pawlenty, I could call him right now...
  • Insiders: Romney Is Top GOP 2012 Contender, Daniels Second (Beltway love these guys, should you?)

    01/06/2011 12:48:14 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 68 replies
    National Journal ^ | Thursday January 6, 2011
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney continues to hold the pole position for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination in the latest National Journal Political Insiders Poll. But the surprise runner-up to Romney was the two-term Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, who moved up from fifth place when the last ranking of the potential GOP White House contenders was conducted a year ago. Romney's assets and liabilities are well known and haven't changed much since last January. He has a national network of political and financial supporters left over from his unsuccessful run for the 2008 Republican nomination, a command of economic issues...
  • Election 2012 Has Unofficially Begun

    01/05/2011 1:12:54 PM PST · by therightliveswithus · 46 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 1/5/11 | Thomas Ferdousi
    We haven't had any formal announcements from Republican candidates yet-- and it appears that we may have to wait a while from that. We've heard rumblings on who will run and it appears to be a fair share of people-- but only one can get the nomination. It would appear that non-official exploratory committees are already formed and people like Romney, Pawlenty, and others are criss-crossing the country, particularly to Iowa, South Carolina, and New Hampshire. So let's take a look at some of the signs of the start of the 2012 Presidential Cycle: Robert Gibbs is leaving the White...
  • GOP Consultant: Smart Republican Opponents Hope Palin Runs [Bushie McRomney-ite]

    12/28/2010 11:18:45 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies · 4+ views
    National Public Radio's The Two-Way ^ | December 28, 2010 | Mark Memmott
    As some like to say, the 2012 presidential campaign began the day after the 2010 midterm elections. And with the bulk of the action on the Republican side as contenders start lining up to challenger President Obama, it's not too soon to start speculating about who's most likely going to be at the top of the GOP ticket. Republican strategist Mike Murphy has worked on the campaigns of Sen. John McCain, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and others. He tells Morning Edition guest host Linda Wertheimer that Romney and current Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels now...
  • The GOP's 2012 presidential conundrum-Candidates usually polishing their credentials by now....

    12/13/2010 7:01:49 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies · 2+ views
    The London Guardian ^ | December 13, 2010 | Alex Slater
    Missing: Republicans. Must be willing to declare candidacy for president of the United States. Missed terribly. Last seen dancing with the Tea Party movement. What's going on? Usually, by now in the "campaign cycle" (shortly after the midterm elections), at least a handful of candidates have declared their intention to run for president to much fanfare. But for the Republicans this time around, nobody is ready to announce. They're not even close. Yes, of course, there are names being floated around: Mike Huckabee, Mitt Romney, Haley Barbour and needless to say Sarah "the Barracuda" Palin. But nobody seems...
  • Mitt Romney: If You See Me On Fox News, Ive Decided To Run For President

    12/02/2010 8:46:12 AM PST · by Nachum · 47 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 12/2/10 | Colby Hall
    Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney is also a presumptive candidate for President in the 2012 election, which was a topic of conversation on The Tonight Show last night. Host Jay Leno opened the light, if not somewhat boring interview with questions about a potential White House bid, to which Romney replied, If you ever see me sign up for a gig on Fox News, itll be a clear indication that Ive decided to run for president, adding thats not in the cards anytime soon, thanks. It was a gentle yet pointed dig at the cable news channel who includes on...
  • Romney Talks Sarah Palin with Jay Leno: Did you See what She Did to the Halibut? Video

    12/02/2010 5:29:23 AM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 42 replies
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | December 1, 2010 | Brian
    Here is video of Mitt Romney on with Jay Leno last night where he discussed Sarah Palin with Leno. Romney called Palin a qualified, capable person who is influential in my party. Leno asked Romney as a former Governor if could have ever envisioned himself quitting during his term as Governor the way Sarah Palin did. Romney responded that, No he could not, because he loved the job of being Governor. But she had her reasons, he said. Romney closed his remarks about Palin by saying there is not way he is going to say anything negative about Palin because:...
  • Mitt Romney delays run, but experts say hes a sure bet

    11/20/2010 5:49:16 AM PST · by BuzzKillington · 85 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 11/20/2010 | By Hillary Chabot
    Former Gov. Mitt Romney, a likely GOP presidential candidate for 2012, told supporters he wont announce his candidacy before the end of the year but political analysts said yesterday the discussion is the strongest indicator yet that hell run. We know who is running, theyre just doing everything but coming out and saying so, said Andy Smith, director of the Political Center at the University of New Hampshire. Romney held a conference call with 245 of his top supporters Thursday and told them that unlike his failed 2008 run, he wont be announcing until later in the cycle, according...
  • Why Sarah Palin Shouldnt Run (She'd do better promoting conservatism on TV, not as President)

    11/19/2010 6:50:35 AM PST · by WebFocus · 602 replies · 1+ views
    National Review ^ | 11/19/2010 | Mona Charen
    By telling Barbara Walters that she thinks she can defeat President Obama, Sarah Palin has dimmed hopes cherished by sensible Republicans that she might decide against a run for the White House in 2012. Here are just some of the reasons she should not run. The Republican nominee should be someone with a vast and impressive record in government and the private sector. Voters chose a novice with plenty of star power in 2008 and will be inclined to swing strongly in the other direction in 2012. Americans will be looking for sober competence, managerial skill, and maturity not...
  • Key Republican: Palin cost us the Senate

    11/08/2010 11:27:52 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 183 replies
    The Hill ^ | Nov. 8, 2010 | Jordan Fabian
    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) cost the GOP control of the Senate, a powerful House Republican said. Rep. Spencer Bachus (Ala.) said that Tea Party-backed candidates whom Palin endorsed underperformed against their Democratic rivals, costing the GOP key pickup opportunities. "The Senate would be Republican today except for states [in which Palin endorsed candidates] like Christine ODonnell in Delaware," Bachus said at a local Chamber of Commerce event last week, the Shelby County Reporter wrote Sunday. "Sarah Palin cost us control of the Senate." Bachus' is one of the most visible Republicans to criticize Palin for her political activity...
  • Romney calls Palin presidential run 'great'

    11/01/2010 2:37:19 PM PDT · by pissant · 53 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/1/10 | Mike Obrien
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) said Monday it would be "great" for former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) to run for president in 2012. "She would be a great thing for the Republican primary process," said Romney, a 2008 presidential candidate and a potential candidate again in 2012. "It'd be a good thing for her to get in." Romney, Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Michael Steele and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) have all rallied around Palin, who on Sunday night condemned suggestions that GOP operatives in Washington were looking to stall any potential presidential aspirations...
  • Charlie Baker taps Scott Brown to add mojo in dead heat

    10/30/2010 8:57:28 AM PDT · by Palmetto Patriot · 11 replies · 2+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | October 30, 2010 | Hillary Chabot
    With the latest poll showing him within striking distance, GOP gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker hopes a shot of U.S. Sen. Scott Browns star power combined with a bid to revive outrage over a welfare abuse scandal will drive supporters to the polls and push him over the top in a neck-and-neck race with Gov. Deval Patrick. Im thrilled to have a chance to campaign with (Brown). . . . I think its going to be the kind of thing thats going to help us close the deal for Tuesday, Baker said yesterday at a campaign event outside South Station. The...
  • Sarah Palin Criticizes President's Appearance on 'The View'

    07/29/2010 4:59:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies · 3+ views
    Entertainment Tonight ^ | July 29, 2010
    Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin tweeted her opinions of President Barack Obama's interview on "The View" this morning. Palin wrote: "President with no time to visit porous US/Mexican border to offer help to those risking life to secure us, but lotso' (lots of) time to chat on 'The View?'" A later tweet read: "I'm headed to border in near future... let's see how quickly his travel schedule will allow that border visit after all." While on "The View," Obama spoke on a variety of topics ranging from the unemployment rate and the war in Afghanistan, to Lindsay Lohan and...
  • Palin Power: Latest Poll Kelly Ayotte Huge Lead In New Hampshire

    07/28/2010 3:17:47 PM PDT · by MaxCUA · 11 replies
    In a year when one establishment Republican Senate candidate after another has fallen victim to an insurgent Tea Party challenger, New Hampshire front runner Kelly Ayotte has found the solution: become the Tea Party candidate herself. Ayotte holds an overwhelming 47-14 lead over her closest challenger, Bill Binnie, thanks in part to a 55-12 lead with the primary voters who consider themselves to be a member of the Tea Party. Ayotte's lead over the GOP field is pretty thorough. She's been able to unite the various factions of the party around her. She's up 48-12 with people who think the...
  • Will Palin run in 2012? (Hit piece disguised as analysis)

    07/24/2010 12:41:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Macleans ^ | July 24, 2010 | John Parisella
    Like her or not, Sarah Palin will play a decisive role in who gets the Republican nomination in 2012. Since being plucked out of relative obscurity by 2008 GOP nominee John McCain, Palin has emerged as a celebrity in her own right. Anyone longing for the nomination will have to deal with her persona, her influence, and her supporters. Along with Palins notoriety, the rise of the Tea Party movement has created a number of inviting venues for the Palin message. She is now a regular commentator on Fox News, adroitly uses social media to comment on current issues, and...
  • Palin aide: Romney squad immature, out of control

    07/16/2010 6:19:34 AM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 24 replies · 1+ views
    It didnt take long for Sarah Palins team to respond in kind to insults reported by Times Mark Halperin from an unnamed aide to Mitt Romney. After the anonymous adviser sniffed that Palin is not a serious person, an anonymous longtime adviser to Palin told Politicos Andy Barr that Romney and his team seem a lot more interested in self-promotion for 2012 than in getting Republicans elected in 2010. Furthermore, the source said, Romneys finger in the wind leadership seems to have led his own team out of control:
  • Palin aide swats Romney team

    07/16/2010 5:53:01 AM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 26 replies
    Politico ^ | Friday 7/16/10 | ANDY BARR
    In potentially the first inter-staff dust up of the 2012 presidential race, an aide of Sarah Palin is hitting back at Mitt Romneys camp for saying the former Alaska governor is not a serious human being. Asked about the comments by POLITICO, a longtime Palin aide unloaded on Romneys staff. It shocks me that anyone would try to do that, the aide said. Youd think wed all be working together toward a common goal that being 2010 and that should be the focus right now. Those who try to claim the mantle of Reagan would be good to...
  • Sarah Palin for RNC Chairwoman?

    07/11/2010 4:24:05 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 32 replies · 1+ views
    Atlantic Wire ^ | July 10, 2010 | Heather Horn
    Should the RNC fire Michael Steele and hire Sarah Palin? The latest round of debate got kicked off Saturday by Kevin Williamson over at National Review. Palin, he points out, would "raise tons of money and help recruit good candidates," while not having "to get herself entangled in the minutiae of policy-development, which has not been her forte." While she's polarizing, "so is Barack Obama," he says, and having a polarizing person for chairman might be better than having one as a candidate. Reaction on the right is mixed. Stop Trying to Keep Palin Out of 2012 Conservative blogger Gary...
  • GOP wishy-washy on Mitt Romney support

    07/10/2010 8:02:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 93 replies · 3+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | July 10, 2010 | Hillary Chabot
    Former Bay State Gov. Mitt Romney, whos campaigned hard for Republicans across the country as he eyes a presidential run in 2012, earned high praise but couldnt secure a solid endorsement from some GOP governors yesterday. I think hes going to be one of several people that are going to be seriously considered for the nomination, said Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who was recently elected after Romney helped his campaign. Hes an incredibly talented spokesman for the conservative cause. Florida Gov. Charlie Crist declined to comment on Romneys 2012 chances yesterday, saying hes too busy running his own state. Crist...
  • Mitt Romney attacks Obama's leadership on Oil Spill

    06/25/2010 9:22:43 AM PDT · by Comrade Brother Abu Bubba · 30 replies
    CBS News ^ | June 10, 2010 | Mitt Romney
    Mitt Romney attacks Obama's leadership on Oil Spill Has it come to this again? The president is meeting with his oil spill experts, he crudely tells us, so that he knows "whose @ss to kick." We have become accustomed to his management style target a scapegoat, assign blame and go on the attack. To win health care legislation, he vilified insurance executives; to escape bankruptcy law for General Motors, he demonized senior lenders; to take the focus from the excesses of government, he castigated business meetings in Las Vegas; and to deflect responsibility for the deepening and lengthening downturn,...
  • Romney backs Lee, after backing Bennett (Once again, a profile in courage by RomneyCare.)

    06/23/2010 5:21:39 PM PDT · by ABQHispConservative · 37 replies
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 06/23/2010 | Thomas Burr
    Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, sticking his neck out a bit, waited until today to endorse Mike Lee, a move that undoubtedly was a tough choice now that Lee is the GOP nominee for Senate in Utah and faces no other GOP candidates.
  • Romney Can Kiss the 2012 South Carolina Primary GOOD-BYE!

    06/22/2010 7:52:33 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 29 replies
    June 22, 2010 | vanity
    The elections of Nikki Haley, who is poised to become the first female/first Indian governor of South Carolina and Tim Scott, poised to become the second black Republican congressman to serve in Congress (and who won against a segregationist's son, Paul Thurmond) were momentous and historical for all the obvious reasons... That being said, I do not expect the lamestream media to give these stories as much coverage as they deserve mainly because their "conservatives want segregation back" mantra is quite frankly the only age-old tactic liberals have to rely on for any hope of keeping their shackles on the...
  • The 3-S Test [Surprise! Lefty thinks Mitt, not Sarah, "Safe, Sane and Selfless" candidate for 2012]

    06/03/2010 11:03:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies · 612+ views
    The Pacific Northwest Inlander ^ | June 2, 2010 | Ted S. McGregor Jr. , Editor and Publisher
    Sometime around the time Barack Obama won the White House, I started wondering who would inherit the Republican Party. I have to admit I felt a little schadenfreude when George and Dick drove the GOP off a cliff, but I also named this space Common Ground for a reason. We need to focus on what unites us more than the things that divide us. Heres some common ground: We need two functioning political parties to continue to meet the challenges of our times. Unlike Karl Rove, I dont want one party to run the country. Hammering out public policy through...
  • Mitt Romney's "BOLD" inspirational leadership, he endorsed Susana Martinez...after the Primary!

    06/02/2010 7:57:20 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 60 replies · 734+ views
    Mitt Romney ^ | Wednesday June 2, 2010
    Today I endorsed Susana Martinez for governor of New Mexico - Mitt Romney Better late than never I guess...Welcome Mitt
  • Mitt Romney Guest Speaker for Maryland Republican Club Dinner

    05/21/2010 9:19:19 AM PDT · by themoralcompass · 25 replies · 475+ views
    Me | Me
    The Maryland Republican Party cordially invites you to The 20th Annual Red, White and Blue Dinner Thursday, June 10, 2010 Featured Guest Mitt Romney 7:00 p.m. VIP Reception 7:00 p.m. General Reception 8:00 p.m. Dinner and Program BWI Airport Marriott 1743 W. Nursery Road, Baltimore, MD 21090 Please join us for an evening to celebrate our Republican principles and help us prepare for Victory in November! $200 Guest One Ticket to the General Reception and Dinner $500 VIP Guest One Ticket to the VIP Reception and Photo Op One Ticket to the General Reception and Dinner $1,800 Table of Ten...
  • When will Romney endorse someone in Californias Senate race?

    05/08/2010 7:08:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 73 replies · 871+ views
    Hot Air ^ | May 7, 2010 | AllahPundit
    Normally I wouldnt ask, but since Huck and Sarahcuda have both anted up he for DeVore, she for Fiorina I think its about time everyone shows their cards, no? This has been a constant source of irritation with Romney, exercising prudence to a fault in not endorsing Doug Hoffman or Marco Rubio until it became politically safe to do so. Grassroots conservatives want to see some nerve; a principled candidate whos out for more than his own political self-interest should find someone to like between Campbell, Fiorina, and DeVore. Assuming that Romneys only out for his self-interest, though,...
  • Time to lay off Mitt bashing? Mitt, Bachmann and Palin are the only ones speaking up?

    04/20/2010 7:14:49 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 214 replies · 2,411+ views
    Truth in advertising: I've been an off and on, Mitt Romney supporter. By and large, off. But I'm beginning to wonder if maybe Mitt deserves a second look.
  • Romney & Pawlenty to Skip Conservative Conf

    03/28/2010 5:27:14 AM PDT · by Wonder Warthog · 49 replies · 1,337+ views
    Fox News ^ | March 25, 2010 | Jake Gibson
    Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney (R) and Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty (R) have both now confirmed that they will not attend the Southern Republican Leadership Conference (SRLC), which is taking place April 8-11 in New Orleans. Their absence is notable in the sense that they are the two who have been most noticeably planning for a run in 2012 and this is a chance to speak to a major group of conservative activists. Pawlenty had been scheduled to attend and was even advertised on the website as a featured speaker. The Minnesota Governor has pulled out however to attend the...
  • Government Control of Healthcare 'Not a Done Deal'

    03/19/2010 6:36:51 PM PDT · by Welshman007 · 17 replies · 743+ views
    Conservative Examiner ^ | 3/19/2010 | Anthony G. Martin
    'It all depends on the voters,' he said. 'This thing is not a done deal.' These were the words of Dick Morris on Fox News this evening as he described the Sunday vote on ObamaCare--the 2 trillion dollar takeover of the U.S. Healthcare System. Morris, who worked for Bill Clinton, stated that for every Congressman who changes his/her vote to 'yes' the opposition is matching with those who change their vote to 'no.'
  • Massachusetts Treasurer Blasts RomneyCare and, Equivalently, ObamaCare

    03/17/2010 8:06:00 AM PDT · by TheNewPundit · 14 replies · 558+ views
    CATO ^ | March 16, 2010 | Michael F. Cannon
    Massachusetts state treasurer and recent Democrat Timothy Cahill has harsh words for the health plan foisted on his state and the identical plan that President Obama is trying to foist on the nation. From The Boston Globe:
  • We Are In A Huge Constitutional Crisis. Could We Layoff The Romney-Bashing For A While?

    03/14/2010 2:32:38 PM PDT · by MindBender26 · 239 replies · 3,111+ views
    A Request of Personal Privilege: We Are In A Huge Constitutional Crisis. Could We Layoff The Romney-Bashing For A While? We are in a huge Constitutional and practical crisis in our country. Obama and the DC Dems are trying to ram Government Socialized medicine through by any way they can, legal or otherwise. They are doing so for one reason. If they make 51% of the voters dependent on the government, they will be in power forever. This is what they want. I know Mitt Romneys positions anger many here, but he will not run for any office foe the...