Skip to comments.Rick Perry — Best Hope for Solid Conservative in 2012
Posted on 10/18/2011 10:13:19 AM PDT by bullypulpit
I have good news and bad news for conservatives. But the good news and the bad news are both the same thing: We have six very impressive, lifelong conservative candidates running for the presidency.
They are the smartest candidates, the most principled candidates, the most patriotic candidates, the most persuasive candidates, and the candidates with the best ideas.
The problem lies in the fact that conservatives do not have a single favorite candidate. They have six favorite candidates! And as long as they remain split between each of their six favorite candidates, they will eventually help nominate Mitt Romney the very candidate they least trust on the issues.
There is only one scenario where this can be stopped: Evangelical and tea party conservatives must immediately unite behind Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Rick Perry is the most conservative candidate who is also electable. Perry is our last and best hope to send a solid conservative to the White House.
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His record on illegals stinks. Romney is better I am a one issue voter.
Romney got caught with illegal yard workers, not once, but TWICE.
How much conviction can you have about illegal aliens if you employ them?
Which issue? I’m curious to know what issue Willard stands on.
Rough proposition if he doesn’t turn this around... and QUICK.
Unfortunately Perry’s debate performance sank his chances at the nomination.
An article telling conservatives what we “must do” isn’t going to gain a lot of traction, you know.
Too bad your issues don’t include Obamacare (Romneycare), Climate Change Hoax(Romney Cap and Trade), or gun control (Romney restrictions). Also, I haven’t seen any indication that Romney is strong on illegal immigration.
Perry electable? Not based upon his debate performances he’s not!!
Any one of those 6 “conservative” candidates can make the same claim - stopping Romney effectively means ALL must support the writer’s conservative. To break this cycle, I’ll put in a stake here and now: All must rally around Cain!
—Rick Perry Best Hope for Solid Conservative in 2012 —
If Cain dies, yes.
—Unfortunately Perrys debate performance sank his chances at the nomination.—
That coupled with Cain’s rise. The Reagan and Palin conservatives are now Cain conservatives. That leaves Perry with the Romney table droppings.
Newsmax is a known pro-romney poblication and John Stemberger is trying to split the conservative vote to deflate Cain. A vote for Perry is a vote for Romney.
Sorry, but your characterization of Rick Perry as a “Solid Conservative” is a lie as long as he keeps his open border positions/Suppor of Illegal Immigration
It was true in 2008 and it will be true in 2012.
I must have missed them......................
Amen! I say keep Perry as far from the White House as possible.
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