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Romney Stands by Anti-Abortion VP Pledge
politico.com ^ | 7/13/12 | ALEXANDER BURNS

Posted on 07/13/2012 5:13:02 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion

There's not a ton of news coming out of Mitt Romney's interview tour on Bain Capital this evening. In an interview with ABC's Jonathan Karl, the Republican presidential candidate made this comment that would seem to deflate the latest Condi-for-VP boomlet:

KARL: I want to ask you about a report that popped up about Condoleezza Rice being near the top of your list of potential running mates. I know you’re not talking about the vice presidential search process but just tell me this: you said earlier that your running mate will be pro-life. Do you still stand by that.

ROMNEY: I don’t have anything for you on the vice presidential process. I of course stand by the things I have said during the campaign. But I have nothing for you on the VP front.

Unless Romney's pledge on abortion is permeable in a way that's not immediately obvious, or Rice has changed her views, that would seem to be the end of that.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2012veep; backstabberromney; iwontvoteforromney; prolifevote; romney2012; romneyantiteaparty; stenchofromney

1 posted on 07/13/2012 5:13:08 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Leftwingtards really don't know how to deal with the pro-life issue.

If romney wants to futz around deconstructing the meaning of the words "management" and "ownership" for the rest of the campaign, he won't have to do that i he picks up Condo. He'll simply lose the Conservative party base entirely.

2 posted on 07/13/2012 5:26:20 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: BarnacleCenturion

So that eliminates Rice (as if this wasn’t a head fake anyway, for all of those follow Rove, knew this was coming.)


3 posted on 07/13/2012 5:26:23 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: muawiyah

Very nicely said.

I believe Romney has plainly told us “severely conservative”
voters to “drop dead”. I intend to oblige him, by “playing dead” when it comes to the lever for president.

He has not so much as waved in our direction, but hopes to replace our voting block with more disenchanted liberal voters.

Romney has to move the numbers. In order to move the numbers, Romney will put whomever on his ticket. This is the question he grapples with now. Will it be conservative or liberal, to get beyond this never ending tie business.


4 posted on 07/13/2012 5:57:37 PM PDT by RitaOK (NO ROMNEY, NO COMPROMISE. NO WAY. NO HOW. NOT NOW. NOT EVER.)
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To: RitaOK

LOL. I imagine Romney could take a Tommygun, line up every abortion practitioner from Maine to Hawaii, and blow them away Al Capone style, there would still be people who would insist, “Nothin’ but a publicity stunt.”


5 posted on 07/13/2012 6:14:57 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: RitaOK

???

Do you sincerely believe that Romney is a bigger threat to this nation than Barack Hussein Obama? I was never on the Mitch train during the primaries - but I would vote for Jimmy Carter and his killer rabbit over the present occupant of the White House.

The “I will never vote for Romney” position from enough conservatives is exactly what President BO needs to continue savaging the constitution. Any moral victory that is achieved by not voting for Romney will be consumed by the smoke of our freedoms going down in flames.

The bottom line is that if you do not vote for Romney, you are pocket approving the worst President in American history. There is no debate on this matter.

I request that you re-eval your anti-Romney position for the sake of our nation.


6 posted on 07/13/2012 6:17:21 PM PDT by StoneWallJack
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To: RitaOK

It wouldn’t surprise me if he picked Jerry Brown. Romney’s liberal base would be thrilled and Brown is probably tired of trying to be governor of California.


7 posted on 07/13/2012 6:24:20 PM PDT by Tau Food (Tom Hoefling for President - 2012)
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To: StoneWallJack
The bottom line is that if you do not vote for Romney, you are pocket approving the worst President in American history. There is no debate on this matter.

The bottom line is that if you vote for Romney, you are voting for a liberal. Worse still, Romney is going to lose.

Why not find a candidate that you can vote for with pride?

8 posted on 07/13/2012 6:29:41 PM PDT by Tau Food (Tom Hoefling for President - 2012)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Lets pledge to have a pro-life presidential candidate too...

Oh noez...

That disqualifies Willard...


9 posted on 07/13/2012 6:40:42 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: Tau Food

LOL! Precisely! Jerry Brown! LOL!


10 posted on 07/13/2012 6:49:13 PM PDT by RitaOK (NO ROMNEY, NO COMPROMISE. NO WAY. NO HOW. NOT NOW. NOT EVER.)
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11 posted on 07/13/2012 6:55:59 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: StoneWallJack

Take your concerns to the McConnells, McCains, Grahams, Cantors, etc., and bark up their trousers. This is not my problem. It’s yours. Take it up with them. See if they give a rip who of these two socialist/Marxists get your vote.

They and you should have thought of that before cramming Romney down my throat because I am not biting.

I sure as &@!! didn’t give you your socialist nominee. They did.

Don’t talk to me about “saving yourself and the country”.
Both were lost when we come to this choice.

If it takes another four of Obama to wake fence sitters up then so be it. RESISTANCE HAS ALWAYS BEEN COSTLY.

There are a few of us the RINOS SHOULDN’T MESS WITH.

I don’t vote for pro aborts, Marxists, usurpers of religious liberty, but you can. You all go fight over the RINO bones you’re catching in the air.


12 posted on 07/13/2012 7:00:27 PM PDT by RitaOK (NO ROMNEY, NO COMPROMISE. NO WAY. NO HOW. NOT NOW. NOT EVER.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

A Pro-Life VP is mandatory as Romney has no credibility whatsoever on Life. Hell, the jackwagon betrayed Life.

Show us you care, Romney, and put some political ointment on that social disease of abortion. Don’t flare it up with a Pro-Abort VP.


13 posted on 07/13/2012 7:25:51 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
A very short list of VP candidates was already chosen long before the race began and Santorum was in that list along with fellow RINOs. The campaign team of Mittens is trying to create some curiosity and generate some buzz among the voters, but notice that no one is bothered by the campaign's antics.

When he chooses another RINO, people will completely lose interest in the election. The only way he can generate some buzz is if he chooses Allen West or someone the Tea Party loves, but it remains to be seen if such a candidate can escape being labeled a sell out.

14 posted on 07/13/2012 7:30:53 PM PDT by JimWayne
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature
So that eliminates Rice (as if this wasn’t a head fake anyway, for all of those follow Rove, knew this was coming.)

You are right. Rove would love to foist Santorum on us (according to the plan laid long before the primaries began) and pretend that it was a compromise to satisfy the conservative base.

15 posted on 07/13/2012 7:34:28 PM PDT by JimWayne
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To: StoneWallJack

I am in the same camp with you. Romney was always my last preference during the primaries. But I know how to recognize reality.

The primaries are over! Now there are only 2 choices left, Barack Hussein Obama versus Willard Mitt Romney. However some people do not know when to give up. They will keep bashing Romney which can only benefit the radical socialist from Chicago. Check my tagline.

With metaphysical certainty I know what Barack’s agenda will be for a 2nd term. With Mittens, there is a chance my taxes will not go up, regulations on small businesses will be reduced, military will not be dangerously shrunk, wealth distribution will be curtailed, and Obamacare will be reformed for real cost reductions. Like I said there is a chance these things will happen. With Obama there is no chance in hell.


16 posted on 07/13/2012 7:45:11 PM PDT by entropy12 (Hate is the most insidious emotion, it will rot your gut from the inside.)
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To: entropy12

Only two? Interesting and wrong


17 posted on 07/13/2012 8:41:26 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: Tau Food

Very nicely put.


18 posted on 07/13/2012 10:09:37 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: entropy12

Wow,what a pathetic endorsement of romney.You sure as hell dont sound as if you think there is much difference between the two.You dont trust him as far as you can throw him is what it sounds like to me.


19 posted on 07/13/2012 10:16:05 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: HANG THE EXPENSE

-—”You dont trust him as far as you can throw him is what it sounds like to me.”

That’s what you read into his words, but he didn’t say that.

Actually, he wrote that he does NOT trust President Bork Ogabe. And that he recognizes there is a significant difference between Obutthole and Mittens.

Reading Comprehension 101 class needed on your part.

Or, the other alternative is you ARE an Obama troll here? Inquiring minds want to know...


20 posted on 07/13/2012 10:29:07 PM PDT by AlanGreenSpam (Obama: The First 'American IDOL' President - sponsored by Chicago NeoCom Thugs)
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To: SoFloFreeper
LOL. I imagine Romney could take a Tommygun, line up every abortion practitioner from Maine to Hawaii, and blow them away Al Capone style, there would still be people who would insist, “Nothin’ but a publicity stunt.”

Thanks - I was trying to formulate an adequate response when I saw yours. The "gotta stop Romney even if it kills us" crew seems to exhibit a lot of Left-wing tendencies and narrow scope of vison.

21 posted on 07/14/2012 3:16:54 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: StoneWallJack; RitaOK
Do you sincerely believe that Romney is a bigger threat to this nation than Barack Hussein Obama?

Who would you rather have burn down your house, the arsonist in the blue shirt or the arsonist in the red shirt?

The arsonist in the red shirt will use less accelerant, so your house will burn slower. You could say he's less of a threat.

Unfortunately, both choices result in your house burning down.

22 posted on 07/14/2012 7:56:22 AM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

Good point. But. I have to pass on providing the fuel for either.

Pavlov always irritated me.


23 posted on 07/14/2012 8:08:58 AM PDT by RitaOK (NO ROMNEY, NO COMPROMISE. NO WAY. NO HOW. NOT NOW. NOT EVER.)
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To: HANG THE EXPENSE

I trust Romney 100% more than Obama. But Mittens is still not my ideal candidate. I would’ve preferred Newt or Perry.


24 posted on 07/14/2012 9:42:03 AM PDT by entropy12 (Hate is the most insidious emotion, it will rot your gut from the inside.)
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To: StoneWallJack
"I would vote for Jimmy Carter and his killer rabbit over the present occupant of the White House."


25 posted on 07/14/2012 10:00:14 AM PDT by KantianBurke (Where was the Tea Party when Dubya was spending like a drunken sailor?)
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To: KantianBurke

Amazing, yet true!


26 posted on 07/14/2012 1:10:50 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: AlanGreenSpam

Thats pretty funny.Romneybot


27 posted on 07/14/2012 4:49:54 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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