Skip to comments.Friend? Foe? A Republican Scorecard
Posted on 11/28/2011 12:21:08 AM PST by Sonny M
Moments before the start of a recent presidential debate at Dartmouth College, Mitt Romney and Herman Cain flung open the doors to their closet-size green rooms and ran into Newt Gingrich.
Oh my God, Mr. Gingrich marveled. Im looking at the ticket right now. Then he went in for the kill. I just dont know how youre going to feel about being vice president, Governor Romney, Mr. Gingrich deadpanned. Was that gentle teasing among friends? Full-out mockery? Or was Mr. Gingrich taking a dig at Mr. Romney, whom he is now battling in the polls for the top of the field? Whether in private moments like this, recounted by a witness, or in front of millions of viewers at debates, candidates come bearing years of shared history, relationships or grudges just beneath the surface.
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The one thing I always wanted to see, was a debate in person, just to see how the candidates act, when the cameras are off for a few moments, and they have nothing to do, and how they interact with each other.
I’m no Romney fan by any stretch, but I did notice that he was the only one on stage who tried to help Rick Perry in the Debate where Perry had his “brain freeze”.
Ron Paul was the one who tried to help him by suggesting the EPA.
Hmmmmm...... Are you sure? I don’t think so, but, you might be right.
“Only one of his competitors tried to help him out. Fellow Texan Ron Paul suggested it was the Environmental Protection Agency.”
Normally, you’d owe me a steak dinner, but I’m vegetarian.
Hey, I’m sure your buddy Romney is still a nice guy.
Wouldn’t help out a guy in need though.
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