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Posted on 03/30/2012 12:30:14 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
Money may not be buying Mitt Romney much Republican love, but its going a long way toward helping him buy the next best thing: endorsements in the GOP primaries.
Romneys Free and Strong America PAC and its affiliates states have lavished close to $1.3 million in campaign donations to federal, state and local GOP politicians, almost all since 2010. His recipients include officials in the major upcoming primary states of New Hampshire and South Carolina, and in three southern Super Tuesday states where he was trounced four years ago.
In New Hampshire, a U.S. senator, a congressman, 10 state senators and three executive councilors shared $26,000 in donations from Romneys Free and Strong America PAC in 2010 and 2011 combined. All 15 have showered Romney with endorsements leading up to Tuesdays primary
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley came out for Romney last month a year after his Free and Strong America PACs funneled $36,000 to the Tea Party darlings 2010 election bid. And 19 state and Washington, D.C., lawmakers in three Super Tuesday states Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia are backing Romney after his PAC poured a total of $125,500 into their coffers for elections held in 2009 and 2010.
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That much is obvious. I am surprised he didn’t pay more for those so called ‘endorsements’.
Romney thought he could buy this nomination and it looks like he was right.
What I am curious about is how many endorsements did he NOT pay for? I am betting very few.
Interesting. When salon has something about someone we like, they’re part of the MSM.
Now they’re a valid source.
Now theyre a valid source.
And I'm sure you have evidence to dispute all the facts in the article.
Salon? What, “mother jones” or “the nation” wasn’t covering this?
I am surprised he didnt pay more for those so called endorsements.Looks like some sold their miserable souls for a pretty cheap price. I guess Romney is pretty good at spotting a fellow fake conservative and knowing that they'll flip for a pittance.
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“And I’m sure you have evidence to dispute all the facts in the article.”
I do not. Just noting the “enemy of my enemy is my friend” mentality.
We’re stuck with Romney. As far as I can see, there aren’t many options.
We can make the best of it, or we can throw a collective tantrum and try to survive Obama’s second term.
Suggest you steel yourself for the latter, since Romney will never win in November.
But, at least with a Republican House and Senate we’ll have a clear opponent to counter rather than a weak Quisling of our own Party.
So what is your plan, to resurrect every worn out hit piece you can find? Is this supposed to turn the election around all of a sudden and give Santorum the nomination?
After all, these articles have all come and gone without the desired effect, so what makes you think they are really going to make a difference now?
“But, at least with a Republican House and Senate well have a clear opponent to counter rather than a weak Quisling of our own Party.”
And I suggest to you that a second Obama term will be unrestrained even with a Republican Congress. I say this because, Republicans have shown themselves to be beholden to the media. They always want to look good, and try not to irritate their media “friends”. And, Obama has already flaunted the constitution in his first term with no repercussions.
Obama will do as he pleases, and if Congress tries to stop him, (not likely, think: Boehner and McConnell), he’ll simply do what he wants anyway.
In my opinion, like it or not, Romney is our best chance.
I think you better get used to the idea of a second Obama term anyway. Romney’s wins have come in Obama strongholds that will go to Obama in the fall. He can’t possibly pick up every area he stepped over or brushed aside on his way to the nomination. Meanwhile Rick Santorum has won 937 counties compared to 432 for Romney.
Better to worry about holding the house and taking the senate than wasting a vote on Mittens.
And Romney has 565 Delegates to Santorums 256; What exactly is your point? That the elections are now decided by how many counties vote in the election and the count is all wrong?
Never mind, it's hopeless to even try to debate with you ........
Oh, the “Mighty have fallen” alright, and you are beating a dead horse. But go ahead, knock yourself out till the cows come home. It won’t change a thing by tomorrow morning, or by next week for that matter.
Some folks simply can’t face the fact that Romney is a disaster of his own making. They seem to know he will lose so are already seeking someone to blame.
As far as I’m concerned they can blame themselves for painting his butt with lipstick.
It doesn’t take a genius to figure out. Rush pointed it out early on. Romney is winning like a liberal and stands little chance of winning over the people that he himself has insulted.
Personally, I have doubts that the GOP had any intent of taking the white house at this point. Why should they when they can simply blame their own failings on Obama?
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