Skip to comments.Election Strategy for Conservatives
Posted on 05/01/2012 8:52:08 PM PDT by Antoninus
Let's face it. The second Mitt Romney becomes the Republican nominee for president, conservatives have lost the 2012 election. The time has come to attempt to make the best of a bad situation.
Please allow me to present my analysis of our current political situation and my worst- and best-case scenarios.
Worst outcome: Obama wins, Democrats Take Control of the Congress.
If that happens, conservatives have lost everything for the next generation at least. Nothing short of divine intervention could save us from socialism at that point.
Second worst outcome: Romney wins
If Romney wins, it doesn't matter who controls the Congress. Socialism will progress, and fast. Romney will have no opposition from Republicans and Democrats will only oppose to push him even further to the left. And he will acquiesce. That's his MO. Worse, Republicans will rightly get the blame for every piece of socialist legislation that Romney signs, resulting in catastrophic defeats in 2014 and a loss of the presidency in 2016 to an even more radical Democrat commanding even more insuperable majorities in Congress than Obama did in 2008.
Least bad outcome: Obama wins with less than 50% of the vote, Republicans control Congress with solid majorities in each house.
This could happen with the emergence of a strong conservative third party candidate that bleeds votes from Romney, giving Obama a Clinton-style non-mandate victory. A strong conservative third party would also have the effect of energizing otherwise apathetic conservatives to come out and vote for conservative Republicans down-ticket, even while voting against Liberal Mitt on the top line. The resulting government produces only gridlock which keeps us in the fight with momentum leading into 2014 and 2016.
Given this, I have decided, for the first time in my life, to vote for a Third Party candidate for president in November. If no one with more national name recognition emerges, Virgil Goode will be getting my vote. I encourage others to think about it and do likewise.
Conversely, you could delude yourself into thinking that Romney isn't as bad as his record clearly shows him to be and spend your time, treasure and energy helping to elect an admitted "progressive" to the presidency. If you decide to do that, God bless you. But don't claim you weren't warned.
>>>”If Romney wins, it doesn’t matter who controls the Congress.”
Huh? Congress passes legislation. A conservative congress will pass conservative legislation. Who’s more likely to sign it, Obama or Romney?
>::” Obama wins with less than 50% of the vote”
THEN it matters less if conservatives control congress, unless you’re pipe dreaming a veto proof majority.
Start with: Remove this regime from power. That’s the primary mission in this election.
You forgot “not voting for Romney is the same as voting for Obama”.
(Severe-conservatives not only have a leftist candidate, they have leftist math skills.)
When faced with a choice of the lesser of two evils, vote for Goode.
And under present circumstances, that’s a vote for 0bama.
We’re in one bad predicament.
I’m writing in Santorum. Or Sarah Palin.
>>[Just getting that in before the Rombots do.]<<
And your plan is...? Please provide the outcome from said plan.
“Conversely, you could delude yourself into thinking that Romney isn’t as bad as his record clearly shows him to be and spend your time, treasure and energy helping to elect an admitted “progressive” to the presidency.”
Virgil Goode has as much a chance as you have for the presidency.
When you type those words, an image should pop into your brain. An image something like this:
And then you should delete this post, and quietly... walk.. away.. from.. the.. keyboard.
The legislative is a co-equal branch. Elect conservatives and they write and pass the legislation. Or, as the saying goes, "The President proposes and Congress disposes."
The alternative of the current regime in the executive branch is much worse in all cases.
Anyone with shiite for brains should not be allowed near a voting booth.
We are faced with the evil of two lessers. Now what coach?
PS Hint, vote 3rd party, say hello to Mr 'O'...
And under present circumstances, thats a vote for 0bama.
No, it’s not. It’s a vote for Virgil Goode, the only conservative in the race.
I think it’s going to better if 0bama wins. Let’s get it over with and let the whole damned mess collapse.
At least we have the blue prints to build a Republic again.
We’ll have to see what’s left after another 4 years of utter destruction by an evil bastard named 0bama.
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