Skip to comments.Jim DeMint: I am not endorsing Mitt Romney
Posted on 10/17/2011 9:50:40 AM PDT by jakerobins
South Carolina Republican U.S. Senator Jim DeMint downplayed speculation that he is preparing to endorse Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, saying reports were little more than fabrication.
That story is a fabrication made up of anonymous sources that obviously have no clue what Senator DeMint is thinking, DeMint spokesman Wesley Denton said. He has said over and over again that he is not leaning toward any candidate yet and may end up not endorsing in the presidential race.
(Excerpt) Read more at thestatecolumn.com ...
We must elect a President in 2008 who is up to the task, and I need you to encourage Mitt to run. ... As a leader who has spent most of his life in the private sector, Governor Romney will call on America's strength and character to solve problems and secure our future. - Senator DeMint
If you want to be VP, you really can’t endorse can you...
Cain has said DeMint would be a great VP choice for him.
Yes...in 2007 Romney was the best choice over McKLAin...so?
Whew! I think DeMint knows that he would take a serious nosedive in support if he endorsed Romney in the primaires. The gop political landscape has significantly changed since the tea party revolution.
Does anyone if Palin will be endorsing Cain, or has made any recent statements about whether she will work for a candidate or not?
Actually, I can see why he might decide to not endorse anyone depending on who the candidate turns out to be. He could just say anyone is an improvement over Barry and leave it at that. If Romney is the candidate, don't expect to see Jim trying to rally the troops on his behalf rather than honestly saying that voting for Romney is making the best of a bad situation and promising to try and keep Romney in check if he's elected.
Never did believe this was true. Sounded like the hacks in the Romney campaign know full well their guy has HUGE credibility issues with Conservative Voters. This was probably a Romney campaign leak, a leak that had no more credibility than the Conservative bona-fides of Mitt Romney.
I saw the FR thread when this rumor first begun. Usually when some lib-wad starts agitating against conservatives - Many FReepers usually swallow it whole and start trash talking as if the rumor was true.
Fortunately - most FReepers recognized it as the BS it was.
I voted for Romney and have never been embarrassed to say so, on FR or anywhere else.
Give me a conservative to vote for instead, and I'll gladly do so.
If you start defining a RINO as anyone who has ever supported a RINO, or supported someone who supported someone who supported a RINO, or supported......
.......you wind up with no one left. I don't choose to go that route. Jim DeMint is conservative enough for me.
Her last post on her FB page was this:
I don't know what that implies other than suggesting a unified front in restoring our nation.
When she said she wasn't running, I took her word for it. I don't expect a third party run.
OTOH, her endorsement at a critical juncture would be solid gold and should not be stated until it it can have maximum impact. She knows this and is biding her time I expect.
you wind up with no one left. I don’t choose to go that route. Jim DeMint is conservative enough for me
If Sen. Demint isn’t Conservative enough for someone then I don’t know many who would be....He has endorsed Romney previously but besides that I can’t think of many other complaints against his Conservative Cred. Unlike our “Other” SC Sen. Graham....I could go on for days.LOL!
It just goes to show what a pair of dim bulbs Graham and Romney are that they think Jim would come out and deny that as soon as he caught wind of it.
a fabrication made up of ‘anonymous sources’ that obviously have no clue what Senator DeMint is thinking
I say flog the anonymous bastards..
and send Jim the email too. ;-]
I supported Romney in 2008 but that was because it was either McCain ( before Palin ) or Huckabee. And I didn’t like the fact I was supporting Romney but I couldn’t stand McCain or Huckabee. Today is a different ball game there are some better choices.
...and there you have it! :)