Skip to comments.Live Thread: South Carolina GOP Presidential Debate on CNN 8 P.M. EST
Posted on 01/19/2012 4:09:17 PM PST by kristinn
And then there were three and a half minds left campaigning for the Republican presidential nomination: Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul.
Link to CNN livestream page.
Hosted by CNN's John King at the North Charleston Coliseum.
Which reminds me of the ancient quip about the POTUS who looked like he'd been "weaned on a pickle." Fits Rick Santorum quite well!
Sadtorum is so totally done!
That was the worst exhibition I ever saw :-(
One of them wink, wink moments.....
His demeanor in townhalls is much more civil and thoughtful than what we saw tonight.
He came off as whiney. And the nature of his attack on Gingrich was beyond the pale IMHO...
Santo committed suicide tonight. He tried a scorch earth approach and I guarantee you he will not have a seat at the table. He took it to the post debate interviews as well. He acted like a punk ass kid tonight. I would vote for Paul before I would vote for this immature geek.
B’Ore had his body language expert on the other night (my mom was watching him & I just happened to overhear ...:-) She had some really interesting comments about Romney. He projects weakness with his body language .... the way he looks down, away, several other things, including his ‘deflection’ .... he deflects questions rather than looking people in the eye and answering directly, thus the long, rambling, lecturing speechifying. I think this is a key factor why people instinctively don’t like him, don’t connect with him and why he comes across smarmy, not trustworthy ... that is what he is projecting, even though he is saying something else.
Did he take up with Calista after the seperation?
Santorum knows this debate means whether he survives or not and hes doing his best to knock Newt out. Hes really a little nasty thing, isnt hea?
Santorum often has a pained smile on his face. It comes across badly, like Nixon forgetting to shave before his debate. Santorum will have to drop out on Monday. This debate did not help him. He is just a spoiler now, because SC delegates are Winner-Take-ALL.
Yeah, Rick is gonna need a BIG shoehorn to get that foot, shoot, whole leg out of his mouth.
#cnndebate The Undecided Vote will be hidden as much as possible by the media who wants to have the power to decide the GOP nominee! #cnn
Why do half the men on CNN look like Anderson pooper?
Which means: "What an idiot".
No, it would be difficult to fight Mitt with Santorum because Santorum is a big-government conservative. He wants government to provide solutions just as much as Mitt does. He has a clear record of voting for more government not less.
And Santorum wont let the people of this country down.
Santorum won't let social conservatives down. He's solid in that respect. However, he has a record of letting fiscal conservatives down with his votes for more government control in our lives. He has a problem understanding the concept of individual liberty and individual responsibility. He has no problem with the government forcing his values upon all Americans whether they share his values or not.
Newt lets conservatives down Often. Freepers have just forgotten that.
Newt has done more for the conservative cause than Santorum has or probably ever will. Certainly Newt has made mistakes and strayed from what we believe he should have done. FReepers have not forgotten that. However, mistakes are to be expected from someone with as many years experience as Newt has. The upside is that he has learned from them and can use them to forge a better path forward.
But since ricks going after newt too, Freepers dont like him.
You're wrong. If FReepers have issues with Rick, those issues are likely his big-government policies/votes, his petulant attitude in debates, and his seemingly impossible chance of beating Obama in the general election. We're not seven-year-olds. This primary isn't about disliking someone who picks on our preferred candidate.
debate this "Conservatives":
Who voted for the
anti-gun Brady Campaign's
"Lautenberg Gun Ban" in 1996?
- and Nancy Pelosi's
"Criminal Safezones Act"
(or zip up)
Santorum is DONE
Rick Perry has more Class
Santorum has an ego problem.
Why would dissidents call “RINO” here??? Strange, for sure.
Sometimes I want the zot button for my very own. Glad bj got the name of the Man around here. :) Thanks.
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