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Posted on 07/10/2012 12:27:49 PM PDT by Kaslin
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Romney isn’t the “nominee” until after he is nominated at the Republican Convention in Tampa.
Anything can happen at the convention. He wasn’t the only person who acquired delegates during the past primary season.
His actions in strong-arming people into voting for him rather than who won a particular primary is sickening, and definitely unAmerican.
When has a “nominee” actually waited until after the convention? Please share.
Romney has for all intents won the Nomination.
He has not yet picked a running mate.
That however is not the main point. For all intents the nomination has been won.
What’s this “we” stuff, kemo sabe?
I haven’t entrusted uber-RINO Romney with anything...
Oh for God's sakes... like what? What is going to happen?
Is Sarah Palin going to ride into the convention on a unicorn and be annointed by the palm frond waving hordes? Or maybe they'll produce the still living head of Ronald Reagan and give him the nod. Or Dick Cheney with a steel bionic heart.
Or maybe, just maybe, Romney will escape the convention with the nomination intact.
Romney is the Republican nominee and it's not changing. Adjust to that reality and go forward.
Personally still waiting to see if in August Romney does become the one. If so I believe we are screwed, but will vote for the bastard only to get rid of Obama.
We have to get the Congress, and get it BIGTIME. Hopefully with as many true Conservatives as possible, and we the people jump on the backs of the RINO’s, and stay on their backs.
If we must micromanage our Congress for several years then that’s what we have to do to get what we the people want, and then vote out the RINO’s at every opportunity along the way.
The numbers work better with an Obie win, the the GOP gains seats in 2014 and we can try to run an actual conservative in 2016. Putting a socialist with an R after his name in the White House give the libs total control. I don’t vote socialist, EVER, I don’t care what letter comes after their names, all socialists are scum and bad for the country, they can’t save the country, because they’re the problem.
Well said. It sucks, but it is reality.
Entrusted? Hardly. Mitt destroyed any GOP candidate in his way who did not self-destruct on their own. He is nothing more than the last man standing - when he started the firefight.
And I have yet to see him direct anything remotely resembling that kind of live fire at Obama. This election should have been a butt-whumping for Obama. Yet the GOP-E managed to insert their chosen RINO into the nomination - a man uniquely unqualified to take on Obama regarding Obamacare, a man incapable of relating to middle-class concerns, and a man stunningly unfitted to fire up the base by offering a strong vision of American values and conservatism.
Romney may still win this election. But it will happen because of Obama's weakness, not Romney's strengths.
The only question is...which Mitt are they shoving down our throat? I love a mystery.
You have two choices; Obama or Romney. That is it. There is no “third choice.” Either you want 0bama as your president for another four years, or you do not. If you want to bash Romney, and have a second 0bama term, go for it. It’s your right.
It's also possible that Salma Hayek will divorce her billionaire husband and marry me.
As Mark Steyn says:
We have a badly flawed candidate and it’s up to us to drag him across the finish line a winner.
Rush’s first priority is clearly the party, and not the timeless principles upon which this nation was founded.
If he had the slightest bit of courage, he’d be pounding the message home that we must reject the Republican party’s liberal candidate (and his liberal agenda), and take the rebellion to the convention in Tampa. He ought to be exhorting us to gather in the millions to protest all of the egregious transgressions that have been committed by our elected government.
It’s crunch time in American history, and he’s folded to the establishment. Sitting in his palace, pontificating on events and conditions that cannot touch him personally - he’s as out of touch as the rest of the ruling class establishment.
It is clearly past time for the people to abandon the ‘system’ and seek redress of grievances from their government, yet Rush fails to see that, and asks us to throw our support behind the puppet masters’ pawn.
This disgusts me no end.
Speak for yourself, Rush.
But what's to stop the same old pattern repeating: Conservative A and Conservative B split the conservative primary vote, allowing RINO C to take the nomination.
The problem with that line of though is, like I later learned after voting for McCain ,Romney, like Mc Cain has no intention of winning. For that matter, nor does the Republican Party.
Such a quandary of difficult questions. If someone said you have to pick between two socialists which would you choose?
I'm going for the second one 'cause everyone else is doing it...but that's just me. I also got a Romney is a severe conservative tattoo the other-day. It's sooo cool, wanna see it?/s
Well said. It sucks, but it is reality.
It's only reality, because people like yourself are going into agreement with it. If every real conservative were to reject the Republicans' choice of this liberal candidate, we'd have a different nominee next month.
I find it a bit ironic that someone whose tagline is, "stand up defend or lay down and die", is folding so easily for the establishment.
We were willing to accept him over McCain in 2008, why aren’t we willing to do so over the dictator-wannabe?
Nothing. But that’s no reason to vote for a socialist with an R after his name.
I learned a long time ago that Limbaugh is there for the entertainment and act as a mouthpiece for the Republican Party.
And it's a BAD business decision.
Rush, I lova ya, guy. But no sale.
If I interpret the statement correct I think Mr. Limbaugh believes if Romney wins then in 2016 the GOP will nominate someone else. I disagree with this. The GOP has always in modern history re-nominated a sitting POTUS who was running for re-election. Romney will be the nominee in 2016 and of course we will be stuck again choosing the lesser of two evils.
Do you know something the rest of us don”t?
As much as it stinks - its either mittens or obama.
Sarah is not going to descend from the heavens to save us, Newt, Santorum, or Cain are out of it and dont have the ability to fundraise to run vs obama. Ron Paul has faded into obscurity.
SO WHAT IS YOUR PLAN TO OUST OBAMA THE COMMUNIST TRAITOR AND DESTROYER?
Principles, My FRiend, are like virginity, once one loses or abandon them, you do not get them back. It matters not why one sells their principles, it only matters that one sold them. And no, I will not be voting for Romney.
No, it's the reality because a plurality of GOP primary voters selected liberal hump Mitt Romney as the nominee.
The person who gets the most votes in the GOP primaries is generally the party nominee. That's how the system works.
You propose some revolutionary fantasy where the angry horde storms in and overturns the election to strong arm their own candidate into the position. It will never happen, and if it did we'd be one giant step closer to the third world shit hole that appears to be our destiny.
Unless he drops dead between now and late August, he will be the 2012 Republican party nominee for president, making Romney the only viable alternative to another four years of Obama. Like most FReepers, I wish we had a conservative as our candidate...but we do not. I agree with those who contend that a more conservative House and Senate will help curb some of a President Romney's more liberal penchants but the overriding goal for me and millions of other Americans is to get Obama and the Democrats out of power while we still can. Sneering at Romney all day long and calling him names may be enjoyable for some but serves no purpose. On balance, Obama is the problem, not Romney.
Republican “A” in 2012, does not mean Republican “A” in 2016.
Romney is a lot of things, but the Democrat machine is vastly more powerful.
I’d guess Romney is a one-termer. Palin would be my challenger.
Or for that matter, running mate.
Is he really the best we've got?!
Rush supports Mitt?
Some of you people are amazing.
Obama 2nd term = 100% chance of collapse and communism
Romney 1st term = 50-75% he is a disaster.
Vote for the 25% he does the right thing. Its not a matter of anything but facing R E A L I T Y.
An Obama 2nd term just because some peoples’ little pony and unicorn was not on the ticket in the first place is insane.
"We"? Speak for yourself. I've never supported the grinning liberal fraud.
Wait - haven’t most of those saviors you listed said voting for that idiot Mitt, and not some pretend candidate, is a good idea? Then they must suck too. If only everyone were as wonderful as the FR-e
It's a self-fulfilling prophecy, because you and others believe it.
Until you find it within yourself to stand up and disagree with the course of events, they'll continue to steam roller on. And over us.
I do not in any way, shape or form support Ron Paul. I do not support Obama, either.
I want Obama out of the White House! Republicans have an opportunity to wipe-out Democrats, and the GOPe backs...a socialist like Romney! What the Hell?
Political conventions are just that - political. No one delegate is required BY LAW to vote for Romney. There are rules but Romney himself has conspired with GOPe in many states and cheated.
ABO will not win this election for the Republicans. The socialist Romney will not win this election BECAUSE he isn’t offering any reason to vote FOR him over socialist Obama!
We can only win this election with a candidate who can state clearly what he will do to pull us out of the mess created by Bush-Clinton-Bush-Obama. Romney isn’t going to do that because he has no core conservative values.
Delegates to Tampa this August aren’t stupid. They’re aware of this problem. Romney can threaten all he wants - there is no enthusiasm for his candidacy and ‘whipping’ the delegates will only result in revolt.
The convention this August in Tampa will be a free-for-all. It will be a political party looking for a real candidate.
If you’re enthused by Romney, fine: all I hope you would consider is an alternative to the road to serfdom.
I don’t look at any of these people as saviors.
I have one focus in 2012 and one only - GETTING RID OF OBAMA
P E R I O D
This nation will not survive a second term of this disaster.
I am going ask the question that Mark Levin asked last week, who would be the candidate to replace Romney at the convention.
Palin has said she is not interested. I keep hearing replace, but with no realistic alternative.
I don't care how much you may hate Romney, or who you wanted to see get the nomination. But you and anyone else who thinks "anything can happen at the convention" are so clueless as to not even be part of this conversation. You may as well have posted a picture of a rabbit with a pancake on its head.
Que the circular firing squad