Skip to comments.Knock It Off, Free Republic!
Posted on 12/02/2009 9:21:09 AM PST by pissant
I have been a minor participant at Free Republic, the Internets leading conservative forum, since September 2004. An online friend referred me to a discussion where members of Free Republic were talking about the 1952 and 1956 presidential elections, and using my maps from this page to make a point. I had to join FR to introduce myself to that group, and thank them for visiting. Because that was right after the Rathergate scandal, I thus became one of the Pajamahadeen that had just brought down the Sauronic eye of CBS.
Being a Freeper has been an interesting and fun experience, but I am disturbed by a current trend on those boards. For the past few weeks, at least since the latest fundraising drive ended, I have noticed that every new thread begins with a picture or video reminding us that Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and presidential candidate, supports abortion. It doesnt matter what the topic is, the anti-Mitt material pops up.
Personally, I think our current priorities ought to be making sure President Obama and his leftist pals dont force their health care plan down our throats, and defeating as many moonbats as possible in next years congressional and gubernatorial elections, especially Harry Reid, Barbara Boxer, Chris Dodd and Slobbering Barney Frank. Then in 2011 or 2012 we can fight over who we want for the presidency. Consequently, yesterday I posted the following on the Kentucky board:
Is anyone else getting sick and tired of the Mitt Romney bashing that goes on at the beginning of each new thread? Granted, he may not be conservative enough for most of us (my first choice for 2012 would probably be Sarah Palin or Duncan Hunter), but he just HAS to be better than the Chicago mob that rules Washington now. Somebody ought to tell Jim Robinson that BHO and his cabal are the real enemy, not Mitt. Sheesh, an outside observer looking at us now is probably getting the impression that Republicans eat their own. And as for Mitt Romney being a Mormon, well, Im more concerned about Harry Reids Mormon faith. Does he HAVE any?
Four replies have appeared since then, and only one agrees with me. The others just said we ought to do whatever we can to make Mitt Romney unelectable. I guess Im going to take a timeout from Free Republic. Hopefully the Freepers will be acting more sensibly when I return. Bye, see you guys next year.
All I’ve been seeing today is Reagan ... no Mitt.
If RomneyCare doesn't kill off his chances for 2012, the GOP will deserve its repeat thumping.
Well..., I've got to say, "Amen" to that... :-)
LOL ... as soon as I posted that Reagan bit, a Mitt video showed up. Ha!
I guess it worked!
It is easy to spot the enemy outside your gates...and much easier to defend against him as well...
Why would anyone support the brain behind Romneycare to fight Obamacare?
The anti-Romney ads don’t bother me at all. The “eating our own” thing does, though.
If you visit FreeRepublic often you would see what shows up changes a lot. The fact you don’t know that means you don’t visit very often. If you want to leave FreeRepublic, go. No one will stop you.
Jim’s house. Jim’s rules.
This fellow says he is a Palin supporter yet he does not know that many, if not most, of the attacks on Palin are done by Romey’s folks? What kind of historian cannot see this?
I completely agree. Glad you brought it up.
I agree with you, pissant.
The author here fails to see that the Romney attacks ARE about defeating Obama in 2012.
With the GOP doing nothing to stop open primaries and same-day registration in the Presidential primaries, Obama, running unopposed, will hand-pick whomever he wishes to run against in the general election.
The maniac in Seattle took care of Huckabee. Now, we have to eliminate Romney before Obama tells his ACORN and SEIU goons to flood the GOP primaries with votes for Romney.
A Romney win in the primaries will guarantee an Obama re-election and it has nothing to do with his religion. It is his positions and past actions that make him unelectable to conservatives. Take him out NOW or get four more years of Obama.
McCain, Graham-nesty, Crist, Huckabee, Dede, Kyl and Newt are far worse than Romney.
Mitt is sort of RINO-Lite like Rudy.
Mitt to his credit helped out Michelle Bachmann when the GOP cut off her money in the 2008 race because she stood up against Islam. I like FR but this Mitt thing is getting like Little Green Footballs going over the edge.
“For the past few weeks, at least since the latest fundraising drive ended, I have noticed that every new thread begins with a picture or video reminding us that Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and presidential candidate, supports abortion. It doesnt matter what the topic is, the anti-Mitt material pops up. “
I’ve noticed that too.
It’s totally disgusting.
Mitt made the statement YEARS AGO!
It’s not current. It’s deceptive and inappropriate.
Mitt hasn’t supported abortion for atleast TEN years!
Mitt has made it clear, over and over again, that he does NOT support abortion or anything related to it. Like the LEFT, the Mitt haters don’t want YOU to know that or hear that.
Until these DEEPTIVE youtube videos disappear ... I can’t imagine anyone wanting to contribute to a website the tries to make LIES TRUTH. Again, there is NO TRUTH to MItt supporting abortion or anything related to it for atleast 1 YEARS.
People make mistakes. People are allowed to change their minds. For some reason, Sarah Palin is allowed to totally screw up interviews and look like a dunce but that’s okay. Her family is a mess, but that’s okay. Clearly there is a push for Palin here. I don’t like the huge DOUBLE STANDARD for Palin. Yes, she is useful right now, but NOT Presidential material.
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