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To: mkjessup; All

“You seem to be sending out contradictory messages here,”

Not at all. If you want a conservative candidate for 2016 then you need to start working on it now. Running home and hiding under the bed won’t change anything.

For 2012 you can only pick from the 2 crappy choices available. Unless you can think of a way to keep mittens from getting the GOP nomination.

IMO another 4 years of BO will be the end of America.

35 posted on 04/04/2012 7:48:10 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver; All
Ok, let's proceed based on your presumption that voting for Romney might (that's BIG 'might') stop 0bama.

January 20, 2013 - Mitt Witt takes the Oath of Office, the Romney Presidency begins.

Now we have no idea what sort of global, regional, domestic, and economic situations that a President Romney will face. If he is reasonably successful in reversing the course that 0bama set our Nation upon, what will your argument be for dislodging Romney as the 2016 GOP nominee? "Ohhhh you weren't conservative enough?". As the incumbent President, it is going to take more than conservative angst and disgust to prevent the GOP from renominating Romney at the convention in 2016. Surely you know that?

Add in the inevitable resistance to your 'primary'ing' idea, after enduring 4 years of extreme left radical 'Rats in control of the Executive branch, the Senate, and partially the House, what sort of candidate is going to be convinced to take on a sitting President that is going to appear to be making progress in undoing what 0bama and his fellow 'Rats have done? (that's assuming Romney actually does that)

In 1976, it was a remarkable conservative, i.e., Governor Ronald Reagan who chose to take on Gerald Ford who defined 'RINO' perfectly, and yet even the Gipper fell short of superceding Ford as the nominee that year. It will take another candidate of true Reagan-like credentials in 2016 and if Romney is even marginally competent in the White House, it isn't likely that he would be denied the nomination for a second term.

And this isn't about "running home and hiding under the bed", it is about facing the reality of our political situation.

Don't delude yourself: if Romney is the nominee, you will have the choice of 'Socialism-Marxism' vs 'Socialism-Lite' in the voting booth. Both candidates are big government statists, both candidates are anti-Second Amendment, 0bama is pro-abortion, Romney is so wishy-washy on the subject, he might as well be, having sucked up to NARAL in 2002 for their support.

So the real question for you and every sane American is:

Do you want 4 more years of a radical Socialist, or do you want *EIGHT* years of a 'compassionate statist Socialist'?

The only possible saving grace to choosing Romney (oh my gawd I can't believe I'm saying this) is that he APPEARS not to be prone to acting as a subservient toady to Moscow and giving the farm away to the Russians as is 0bama via Medvedev to Putin.

Even that is one helluva small fig leaf.
36 posted on 04/04/2012 8:26:59 AM PDT by mkjessup (0bama squats to pee.)
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