Skip to comments.Schlafly not keen on GOP frontrunners
Posted on 10/22/2007 6:17:02 PM PDT by pissant
Conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly is expressing strong dissatisfaction with the top-tier Republican presidential candidates. She also questions the validity of the results of the Values Voters straw poll on Saturday.
Eagle Forum founder Phyllis Schlafly says most of the GOP candidates who have been designated frontrunners are globalists. According to Schlafly, candidates Rudy Giuliani, Mitt Romney, Fred Thompson, John McCain, and Mike Huckabee all "need to wake up" and realize they need the votes of Reagan Democrats to win.
"I think that's a great mistake for the Republicans. I feel that it's very important that they reach out to people on the jobs issue," Schlafly shares. "I was quite disappointed with the debate that was broadcast from Michigan, which is an economically depressed state, and they didn't appear to have any sympathy or compassion for all the millions of people who've lost their jobs that have moved to China."
In the straw poll taken over the weekend in conjunction with the Values Voters Summit, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney topped former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee by a mere 30 votes. Schlafly contends that Huckabee was the winner among conference attendees who heard the weekend's speeches.
"The straw poll was interesting," she offers. "People were able to vote on it even though they weren't here. They could vote for the prior two weeks before the conference took place and before they heard any of the speakers." And in her opinion, that means one cannot say a whole lot about the validity of the poll.
Schlafly believes all that can be deduced from the poll is that so-called "values voters" are still shopping for their candidate. And she says while social conservatives are divided in many ways, they all agree they cannot support a candidate who is not pro-life. The Eagle Forum founder tells OneNewsNow the only GOP hopefuls she is comfortable with are Congressmen Duncan Hunter of California and Tom Tancredo of Colorado.
This reader not keen on Schlafly.
Considering she scuttled Fred Thompson’s mentor’s plan for the Equal Rights Amendment, I give her some credit.
She’s comfortable with sure losers.
Hmmm...Odd, where have I heard that before?
and they didn’t appear to have any sympathy or compassion for all the millions of people who’ve lost their jobs that have moved to China.”
yeah forget all the high paying hi tech jobs. Americans should just make cheap toys and toothpaste because that is The American Way ©.
I'm not sure exactly what she means by globalists but certainly she wouldn't want them to be isolationists..or would she?
Yes, She’s a smart lady with her eyes open.
We can't have both? Not everyone can qualify for high tech jobs, and there is no shame in making cheap toys and toothpaste.
Schlafly doesn’t seem to realize that the mercantilist beliefs she worships like a religion were disproved by Adam Smith over 200 years ago.
Any and all globalists are automatically DISQUALIFIED from MY vote. Thank God for outspoken patriotic conservatives like Schlafly!
That she is. Too bad more people won't listen to her. Some people might actually wake up and smell the coffee.
bump that. Worth saying twice.
It's generally very rare for her to actually have any idea of what she's talking about.
Phyllis Schlafly is a hero to all conservatives.
Anyone who has bad words for her is a DU plant.
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