Skip to comments.Is Bachman the reason for Obama's 2nd Term? (vanity)
Posted on 11/08/2012 5:50:34 PM PST by indianrightwinger
Would we have had a mid-western son of a milk truck driver (Pawlenty) as our nominee has she not surged up until Ames Straw poll?
I am trying to trace down to the seed that germinated into re-electing Obama. That is the closest I have come. During this cycle, a more modestly wealthy mid-western governor of a Blue state may just have been the ticket.
I think that’s a stretch.
Oh my god.. WE LOST BECAUSE THERE ARE MORE OF THEM THAN US. Stop blaming individual people.
Whoever would have been nominated would have been subject to the same negative ad assault. The fact that Pawlenty meekly dropped out in response to Bachmann’s slings shows that he would not have been able to survive the Chicago machine’s negative assault.
Face forward and get on with it.
No, we didn’t lose because of that. Obama lost 9 million votes from 08 total. We lost for other reasons - but no, Pawlenty would have run a worse campaign than Mitt, so he is not the answer.
Vain in deed. Craziest thing I’ve heard here. Ridiculous. Do you stay up at night dreaming this stuff up?
I think it’s more that the GOP allows open primaries. How in the world can the GOP select a candidate when non-GOP people are voting in RINO’s to make it easier for the dems to win later down the road.
Romney was miles Better than pawlenty. He is awful. At the very least awfully boring.
If Michele Bachamann had been the nominee instead of a radical liberal like Romney, then we would have beat Obama. Michele Bachmann was the only one who told the truth about Obama. We COULD have gotten rid of Obamacare with Michele Bachmann but voters are STUPID.
Yeah, “T-Paw” was the answer. /s
No we lost because 3 million of us stayed home.
Then there are the ones that voted third party..
There is the problem identified. There are not more of them than there are of us. They simply got more of their group to the polls (living/voting twice/dead vote) than we did.
Oh my god.. WE LOST BECAUSE THERE ARE MORE OF THEM THAN US. Stop blaming individual people.
“If Michele Bachamann had been the nominee instead of a radical liberal like Romney, then we would have beat Obama. Michele Bachmann was the only one who told the truth about Obama. We COULD have gotten rid of Obamacare with Michele Bachmann but voters are STUPID.”
No, she’d be bogged down, Akin-style, over stupid comments such as Gardasil.
Oh, for Pete’s sake.........”WE” lost because parasites, socialists and braindead Rat voters outnumber thinking self-responsible Americans. The next four Obama years will be focused on increasing the number of parasites to further build the Rat base.
“No Bachmanns not the reason. The real reason is the POS Patriots who stayed home to protest Romney. Thank you A$$holes!”
Maybe they really wanted their free obamaphones but didn’t want to come out and admit it.
Another stupid vanity.
I think Calvin Coolidge is to blame.
I blame the OP on moonshine
Let’s put the blame where it belongs. Many Christians didn’t vote and on the numb-nuts who believed Zero’s BS!
Haha some patient was watching the Today show while waiting to be called back for his lab work. He started complaining about Bachman winning and how nutty she was. He asked how could she win again. I told him well sir the democrats ran someone even nuttier. Haha you could have heard a pin drop. He was very polite in the drawing chair.
Top Reasons Romney Lost:
The broadcast TV media spiked the Benghazi betrayal, lies and cover-up. It was all about Sandy.
Much of the GOP base stayed home. (Evangelicals rejected a Mormon.)
Romney was right about 47% of people voting to keep their entitlements.
Racists voted based purely on skin color.
Romney’s temperment is ill-suited to the attacks Obama so richly deserved.
(So who was that running in the primaries? go figure)
No one with any gravitas would stand up for the Constitution and properly vet Obama’s eligibility as a natural born citizen.
Puhleze, all attacks on conservatives were from
RINO Romney and spoiler Rove.
What a selfish, self serving prick!
We lost the popular vote in 1992. We lost the popular vote in 1996. We lost the popular vote in 2000. We lost the popular vote in 2008. We lost the popular vote in 2012. If you’re old enough to drink then you’ve seen exactly one election where more people voted for the R than the d. This has nothing to do with Michele friggin Bachman. It has to do with the homofication of America, the population explosion of the takers vs the makers, the rise of the atheist, the pervasive liberal media, the liberal educators who pollute the minds of the most vulnerable with evolution and global warming, the death of American Exceptionalism, and the desire of so-called Americans to take from those who achieve the America Dream. It if were ever time for Jesus to return, it is most certainly now.
Imagine losing a chess match because you started short 1 queen, 2 bishops, two rooks, and a knight ... and saying “I should have moved the pawn 2 spaces instead of 1 in that opening move”
We are demographically outnumbered. It’s no longer about ideas, it’s about race and ethnic identity and and various other identities.
This circular firing squad has got to stop...there are too many that don’t want to get off the couch and actually work for their money, they think they are owed just to breath!
Nice try, but don't blame it on the Christians; instead blame it on the “True Patriots” who just couldn't bring their fragile egos, and 8 year-old intellects to vote for the better of two choices. They can stammer around all they want wrapping their selfish B.S. in patriotic platitudes; the fact is, these A$$wipes helped Obama win reelection!
no hildy- we didn’t lose because THERE ARE MORE OF THEM THEN US....we lost because a bunch of “us” (not me) decided to sit on their asses at home rather than go out and vote....stop pushing media lies...
“WE LOST BECAUSE THERE ARE MORE OF THEM THAN US.”
No, we lost because 2 or 3 million who voted for McCain decided to stay home, and because 2 of our senate candidates are retarded about rape. Smooth move by those A-holes who stayed home. Hope they like 6 dollar gas, doubled electic rates, a gutted military, the UN small Arms treaty, carbon taxes added into everything, higher food prices, a 6-3 liberal supreme court split, and an atomic Iran.
Oh, and the utterly final shot at ending Obamacare.
And yet Bachmann continues to win in her district despite the heavy influx of money and nasty ads against her. Your logic is pathetic.
The reason the republicans lost is due to the folks who satyed home because Romney wasn’t their cup of tea. As long as we continue to form circular firing squads we will remain wounded and dying
“Romney was miles Better than pawlenty. He is awful. At the very least awfully boring.”
That’s a given, but what about Pawlenty?
my thoughts...this is truly one of the most thoughtless and useless threads ever started on FR...
Abert is that you?
Pawlenty was a snore. None of these banjo hitters had a ghost of a shot at winning anything. That's why they didn't.
Think about the utter selfishness, and stupidity of these idiots on are side who decided to not vote for Romney in their little protest. Actually, it wasn't really a protest; it was grown men and women pi$$ed that their candidate didn't win the primary. Instead of acting like an adult and dealing with reality, they had a little pity party on election night.
You can almost imagine these idiots on election night:
“We'll show them...they'll be sorry! Boo Hoo!”
These 3 million who didn't vote are selfish, classless bastards who are responsible for sticking this nation with a known Marxist for 4 more years!
“No, we lost because 2 or 3 million who voted for McCain decided to stay home, and because 2 of our senate candidates are retarded about rape”
Well, they probably voted for those 2 senators because they think alike.
Come on now...
Given that the guy who lost the general beat all his primary opponents handily, I’d say any of those would have fared much worse.
You probably have a solid point in those states. And in the others, they stayed home, sad because they had no Akin to vote for. Lunacy ruled on our side if we could not beat this loser Obama even when he drew 9 million less than he did in 2008.
This is wrong. This is a major, perhaps fatal error. It is all about and only about ideas--they just happen to be ideas we loathe and hold in such contempt we can't believe that millions of our fellow citizens have swallowed them wholesale. Ideas like 'deserving to gulp the fruits of others' labors because "we deserve a fair chance.' " You can take it from there.
Run a Conservative next time. That’s your answer.
It wouldn’t matter who ran because it’s fraud.
When voters complain they can’t pick Romney, that Obama lights up instead, then polling place should be closed until the machine is recalibrated & tested in front of bi-partisan observers.
When GOP monitors are tossed out of voting places, someone should go to jail.
When Election officials are caught registering people on the spot, don’t just haul them away, arrest them.
When VA keeps its polls open til midnight, which it shouldn’t, there should be observers dispatched to every polling place that stayed open.
The early voting crap needs to be stopped. A week at the most and we need to have monitors there as if it were election day.
Absentee ballots have exploded in number partially due to double votes from people with multiple properties.
And our gutless Congress should have fought for our military votes. We should never ever just shrug when our fighting heroes are disenfranchised. I still think they should sue the Obama administration for that ploy.
When you look at all these recorded events as a whole, you start to see how Obama won.
“Is Bachman the reason for Obama’s 2nd Term?”
Bwahahahahaha! Now that is funny.
Uh, you did intend for this to be a joke...right?
We continue to allow them to dictate the playing field. When I say them it is mainly the liberal. I have to include the republican elite as well. The liberals have the media we allow them to host our debates. We allow them to promote our narrative. To defeat the MSM is the mission. All energies have to be used to counter them. This is their loudspeaker. It has to be silenced. Right now they are digging the knife in us over the circular firing squad that we are conducting. Lets figure out how we can take out the liberal media. It can be done we just have to figure a strategy and or multiple strategies.
I have heard that tune before, couldnt dance to it then and I d@mn sure ain't going to dance to it now.
We ran the guy who lost to McCain who lost to Obama, and you want to blame the voter?
I said before the vote that Romney would win if he showed a significant lead in the polls otherwise they would steal it, and they did.
You do not know if voters stayed home, you only have their word for it, that and a few fake computer thumb drives.
I read a book nearly 25 years ago called Vote Scam that outlined the plan, and now we are living it. Republicans have done zero to stop fraud.