Skip to comments.Free Republic's (1/9) poll on Republican candidates' liberal positions that would be deal killers
Posted on 01/09/2008 5:17:20 PM PST by Jim Robinson
(1/9) If the eventual Republican presidential nominee has a record including one or more of the following non-conservative positions, would you vote for him anyway or which item specifically would most likely be a deal killer?
Three or more liberal positions on critical issues would definitely kill the deal in my book.
The way I see it:
X = Candidate holds or has record of non-conservative position. W = Weak or mixed positions.
|Candidate||Abortion/ Gay Rights||Open Borders/ Amnesty||Gun Control||Tax and Spend||Nanny Stater||Untrustworthy Spinner
|Campaign Finance Reform|
Thompson and Hunter are most conservative, but I prefer Thompson because Hunter's going to have a tough time making himself known and jumping from the House to the Presidency.
Please correct me where I'm wrong.
The truths some people!!!Go Jim Go!!!!!
Hurts dang I only went to high school it!!!!
I don’t like abortion and gay rights being lumped in together. I’m strongly anti-abortion and would prefer a constitutional amendment banning it, but I don’t feel the same way about gay “marriage”. I have no problem with each state coming to its own conclusion on that one. Abortion would be a much bigger deal breaker than gay rights for me.
I believe Thompson has disavowed CFR so not sure if there should be an X there or not.
I agree with you Jim.
Awesome chart, JimRob! I agree, 3 or more is a dealbreaker...what really scares me are the winning results of “I’m voting for WHOEVER the Republican candidate is, even if it goes against the very core of my beliefs and values!” :*(
Wonder what the new conservative party will be called if one of the RINOs is nominated? :*(
Great list of positions.
I don’t think Romney is an amnesty guy is he?
Except for Thompson and Hunter, your chart is really depressing.
Hunter would be the one for me, alas.
You need to rework the poll to allow more than one selection and add the choice of, “Any of the selected is a deal breaker”
Yes it is.
He has disavowed it, but he did have a record there in voting for it. He did explain why he voted it for it too, but the X should stay there.
I know the poll has just been put up, but I’m shocked at the number that will vote ‘R’ no matter what.
Good byeJuan and goodbye Huckleberry.
It's a difficult proposition our politicians have put us in, and/or WE have put ourselves in, and I would note, it took a Jimmy Carter to bring us a Ronald Reagan. Sadly I don't think we, as a country, have suffered enough to get a real conservative in the White House.
I've heard it said, it would be better to give this election to the Demonrats, so we can build enough support to elect a real conservative next time. Or, will this drive us so far down we can never recover?
Oh, two does it for me.
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