Skip to comments.Romney Wins Iowa Caucus
Posted on 01/03/2012 11:27:04 PM PST by therightliveswithus
According to Karl Rove, now speaking on Fox News, a high-ranking official in the Republican party has declared that Mitt Romney has won the Iowa Caucus by exactly 14 votes.
Update- Fox News has confirmed that a second source has verified this report and that Mitt Romney has indeed won.
GOP Iowa win= usually losing nomination
You’re right. From this day on, Santorum gains momentum. Iowa was the exposure he needed.
Romney is a fake and Rick Santorum is real. People see it.
NH likes to be contrary to Iowa, this is not a real win.
Karl Rove; turdburgler!
So, has Santorum done the full groundpounding get-out-the-vote monty in NH and the other “big” states? If he didn’t, his vote tally means nothing because no one outside Iowa will know anything about him.
It’s really hard to “see” how the election is trending from a board like this. Many people have personal investments in one candidate or another, so every victory by that candidate is the moment when that candidate locked up the nomination, and every defeat is “just a flesh wound”. While that kind of support is great for the candidate and their campaign, it really clouds the actual state of the field.
Forecasting the potential outcomes of any election is important to the US, but it is especially important with this election. The economy is barely functioning, US debt is now more than the total GDP of the country, the security apparatus of the government is more intrusive than ever, and the current president has de facto nationalized several major sectors of the economy. Economic progress this year is going to mirror very closely the fortunes of the various candidates. If Obama’s star seems ascendant, businesses will falter further and spending will collapse, in anticipation of another 4 disastrous years under his administration. If the republican candidate seems to be the front-runner, things will get marginally better, as businesses’ optimism prepares them for the assumed-inevitable improvement in the US business climate following a republican victory.
Me too. I must say that I have never like Willard. From his time at Bain, the olympics, his politics in Mass with all the brown nosing fat boy Kennedy and now his losing attempt at the presidency. His second attempt at that. I don’t like his studdering speech delivery, his demeaning and childish attacks of other republicans during debates, and his less than truthful attack ads.
Sorry Mitty, no vote and no money from me.
As to the RNC, they have called me three times this year for money and they finally got the message. I have contributed directly to the candidate of my choice. Only problem is I am running out of choices.
The official vote count was just announced by the Head of the Pub committee in Iowa and Romney won by 8 votes. Geez, what a squeeker! The official count was agreed to by both parties (Romney/Santorum). So, that’s it folks. You can all go to sleep now.
I can count the Republican leaders I fully trust on one finger.
I wish that was a joke.
Mitt borrowed some Dem ideas?
After Cain dropped out, I was waiting to see what would happen...but now I’m fully behind Santorum, and the other candidates need to get out of the way...now!!
It doesn’t matter. Drudge already has Santorum as the winner, so it’s a done deal.
There are more than 1700 precincts.”
Right you are. I meant counties, but goofed and said precincts. It’s late and I’m tired. Thanks for catching that.
Watching CNN now..
30,015 to 30,007 with 100% reporting in.
(In 2008, Willard got 30,021 votes per CNN)
That is just crazy, really.
Look, this just shows everyone who doesn’t like Romney, that he will be a serious threat UNLESS we can all consolidate and stick behind one candidate for more than 2 weeks.
Just checked the Paulian stronghold ZeroHedge. They are in despair, they say it’s over for Paul. Much gnashing of teeth and general clothes rending.
ok the Conservative vote split 4 ways in the Iowa pot luck dinner straw poll
.. a blow out against Romney when the Conservative votes are consolidated
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