Former senior aides to Mitt Romney have hit back at the ´craven hypocrites´ in the Republican party who just days before the election were clamouring for jobs in a Romney administration and are now belittling him. ´I´m sure Governor Romney is finding out now who his real friends are,´ a former adviser told MailOnline. ´There were one or two well-known figures who were late committing to support him, were the most eager to curry favour when it looked like we would win and are now out there trashing the governor.
Gingrich is a brilliant debater and has clear eyes in most regards re: the Country and the Consitution, but he has also proven, over and over (dumping various wives for the next ones, one being in a hospital bed with cancer at the time) that he will say anything (the debates) to push himself........though I really love the man in some regards, THAT is what stopped me from supporting him.
These so called "fair weather" friends are the kind no one needs and I will not support them because their trust level is zero and their motive appears to be self-serving. It would have been better to have said nothing than to feed the media who will do anything to get a fellow Republican to bash another Republican. Sure there were mistakes made in Gov. Romney´s campaign as there are in every campaign. Some Republicans just could not pass up an opportunity to get their face on TV even if it meant stabbing a decent man in the back. The fact that we constantly eat our own is a fatal flaw in the Republican Party that the progs will always exploit. Aren´t you so called leaders of the Republican Party smarter than that? You are pathetic.
#2. In the interest of accuracy, Gingrich and his wife "in the hospital" the divorce had been filed a long time before, and agreed to by both and the finalization papers had to be signed. She had no problem with the timing for signing them, so why should you? Their attorney meters were running and both wanted it over with.
I don´t get trashing Romney for speaking the truth. Does Newt really think he has a future in politics? Or is he just being mean-spirited because Romney beat him in the primaries? I don´t get Jindal, either. He will need all the friends he can get if he gains traction as a candidate because the Democrats are going to try to destroy him.
What Romney said was the truth, and who better to analyze the election results than a man whose whole career was spent in going in to analyze a business´s situation. His words will, most unfortunately for the country, prove to be 100% accurate. May God have mercy on us.
But the other senior adviser, who declined to be named when criticising senior Republicans, singled out Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Newt Gingrich as among those who had been quickest to lambast Romney.
Piyush Jindal is the most loathsome creature in US politics. He defecates on his own heritage for political power, mangling the name of his own brother to show how much of a ´real American´ he has become [http://www.progressive.org/mag_wxap052208]. So of course he will turn on a dime against Romney.
Romney was our last best hope. He did nothing wrong and could have been the right man for the job at this point in history. One week before the votes were counted , he knew he would win and the dims knew they were behind. In Florida one county had approx 176000 registered voters and 245,000 votes cast. In Ohio there were more registered repub voter than dims, yet somehow all those people somehow decided to vote dim? I think not. Around the entire world our military voted at least 70/30 for Romney, but in Virginia they were split. That´s total BS! In Philly some districts has 100 percent of the registered voters voting 100 percent for Obamie. Not one drunk, insane, drugged person made a mistake and accidentally voted for Romney? None of this passes the smell test. It´s over folks. They now control the vote counting.
Not only the deathbed divorce fable but the one that says his debating skill would propel him to the presidency. In order for that to be true we would have to actually have presidential debates . Not the facade that the media and the left (redundant, I know) has foisted upon us. When faced with someone with extraordinary debating skills as Newt does indeed possess, the ´loyal opposition´ would merely orchestrate an event that would in no way resemble a debate.
Jindal is a craven Haarvard fella. I wouldnt trust him farther than i can spit. Gingrich, well we know what he and Calista are. Rubio? Power hungry kid with an interesting biography and absolutely no experience. Where have we seen that before? If these guys are the future, it´s over.
I feel most certain their preference would be to blame Gov. Palin but 4 Senate competitors out of 5 won their race (of those endorsed and called on Palin for help). Those endorsed by Karl Rove of historic fame and the elite/establishment, each and everyone LOST their race. Romney owns the loss! We held our nose again and voted for him as we did for McCain. Romney did nothing to reach out to Paul´s supporters nor did he try to court the conservative standards.
Romney was a good candidate and he was right the would never get some of the 47% vote. They want their free stuff that Obama gave them, they do not want to work!! . It was not a totally fair election as someone posted otherwise he would have won. As to reaching out to Ron Paul voters, they were never going to vote for Romney, that is my belief. As to Newt, Christie and Jindal, thankful they showed their true colors early , now I can mark them off my short list along with Jeb Bush. May God help us in 2016.
#22 no one will ever get your vote. To label a politician as a self-serving opportunist is redundant at best.
You make your claims against only Republicans and we get Obama. One day you and other Republicans will realize that you are looking for your standard of perfection. At the same time people like you sit home in protest and don´t vote, you enable candidates like Obama to get elected. It would make some think you really want the Democrats to control every area of your life.
Some republicans keep asking us to give up, bit by bit, what our standards are in order to reach a candidate that ultra liberal leftists would find acceptable. That does not make sense. Romney was right when he said the 47% who do not pay taxes will have no interest in his tax cutting proposals. And the republicans turned on him. Republicans and conservatives have to articulate what their alternative is to a political party that seems bent on destroying the USA. And that alternative better not be "let´s be democrats" (which is what they are saying right now). Social liberalism is very expensive.
This is far from the first time Newt stuck his foot in his mouth. Biden´s relative? As for Bobby J, he will be hiring a new public relations group to ´fix´ his thoughtless comments. He has probably even called Christie for some suggestions. .... Like the NJ wonder,I suppose the LA gov. will next be promoted on The View, Letterman and Leno. As for the SNL thing, though ... big mistake.
I was really high on Chris and Bobby, but this sneak preview of their ´real´ personalities is a campaign disaster, and I doubt it can be repaired.
The message that erases what happens between now and 2016 sounds an awful lot more like Jindal, Ryan Walker Christie or Palin than it does warmed over east coast blue blood republicanism.
If you think Romney was that special and came that close, then you should fire up Romney 2016 right now.
Eastablishment republicans wanted to make sure that the t party populist conservatives didn´t get a foothold in the worst way. Congrats on your success. And by all means, don´t let anyone tell you you were wrong.
Took an instant dislike to both Christy and Jindal. Christy´s default position is being the playground bully. And what ego it must take to keep eating after forcing your family to live with the fattest man in the State.
Jindal is a transparent opportunist whose greatest ability is talking a line that has a success rate. Fern bars and criminal law offices are full of the type. Besides, I never trust a man whose neck reminds me of Audrey Hepburn.
For all the folks who trashed Mitt for not being a real conservative, he sure sounds like the real thing in those moments when he´s not supposed to be quoted. 47%. Free stuff. Gifts. He pretty much nails it when no one is supposed to be looking. And I think by 2016 a lot of people even in the press will be saying outright "what have we done?"
Currently the entire Republican bench is busy blowing itself to bits by their own utterances and actions. Good. Blow up the whole party and start from scratch. The house has become so infested with rats that the only solution is to burn it to the ground and rebuild. And as far as I am concerned, give Mitt the job of drafting the new blueprint. I don´t trust a single one of the rest.
And as for that most despicable turncoat Christie, his prescience allowed him to be the first to display his craven hypocrisy and lack of trustworthiness. Congratulations. King Rat.
Haven´t posted in quite a long while, but #13 completely nails it. The election was stolen by the evil that is the Obama regime. Our country doesn´t recognize decency anymore. The fact that our ambassador and Navy SEALS were murdered less than eight weeks before the election and the only media that cared was FoxNews? And Hurricane Sandy, ´memba that? Obama´s Katrina; people still without power in many places...you´d think it was just a little rainstorm. We are screwed. Mitt was right; everybody wants "free" stuff; it´s a part of our society now. Work? ´Suckas!
I would like to thank Mitt and Ann Romney for a dignified campaign based on freedom. Our Communist adversary used four years to give the idle FoodStamps, Obamaphones, free abortions, two-year Unemployment Insurance, permanent Disability, and many other gifts on our taxes. Add to that voter fraud and Amnesty for illegals and Baraka Hussein Obama was going to win no matter what Mitt Romney did.
Thank you for your service Mitt. Out country voted to turn the lights out with open eyes. With two more progressive/commie Supreme Justices there will no way back to a constitutional path.
I´m also in #13´s camp which ,to me, is the worst place to be. The libs will only refine their ability to control elections.After seeing Franken steal the election in my state I have felt our biggest obstacle in 2012 was voter fraud.Early voting, same day registering,precincts showing more people voting than live in the area, its all insane. What do you do besides outfraud the fraudsters? Everyone needs to bring a dead relative with them when they vote next time.
´Former senior aides to Mitt Romney have hit back at the ´craven hypocrites´ in the Republican party´. Blah, blah, blah. That´s odd, I thought those former senior aides were the biggest finger pointers after the election, and they are still blaming everyone else for their incompetence. The candidate is rarely any better than the people working for him and although Romney did his part, his staff completely failed in running the campaign efficiently or even knowing what the other side was doing to undermine them.
My personal view is the campaign was stolen and the campaign seemed to do nothing to counteract the cheating. Candidates, and the aides most of all, should always know how a campaign is going, and should correct problems if they ever want to work in that capacity again. It wasn´t Newt or any other outsider who is to blame for the fiasco. Answer is above. Geeesh, I despise the RNC/GOP heads, they never take responsibility for anything.
Back in early 2008 , Jindal was on one of the Sunday shows and he equivocated on whether he would support the eventual Republican ticket or Obama and said that that he had voted for Democrats before. That was a red flag. OTOH-My son has encountered Jindal stateside and in Afghanistan and always found him to be extremely gracious and sincerely appreciative of the military ..unlike some of the politicians and the Chooomander in Chief who only use the troops for photo ops. I have a friend who is first generation American, very accomplished , great guy , but, a low information voter. He voted for Obama because " Republicans are anti -immigrant " and as the son of legal and hard working immigrants from India, that offended him. Jindal might feel the same way on some emotional level. The Democrats rarely go public in trashing each other , unfortunately too many Republicans knock each other over rushing to a camera so they run down fellow Republicans. That has to stop-it only helps the media and the Democrats. If Jindal or Gingrich or Christie has a problem with Romney-they should use the phone not the microphone.
After Germany´s defeat in the Great War, numerous members of their establishment advanced the canard that Germany lost because she was ´stabbed in the back´ by communists, Jews and pacifists on the home front; a theme Hitler advanced to justify the Holocaust. In fact, their defeat was the direct result of gross incompetence by the Prussian General Staff. Now Romney has been decisively defeated by arguably the worst POTUS in our history. We´re told it was the result of stay at homers, of anti-Mormon bigots, of Hurricane Sandy and the current favorite of Romney´s sycophants; voter fraud. But facts are cold and truth inconvenient. Romney lost for a very simple reason; he was an incompetent candidate and trendy lefty running as the nominee of a center-right party who would say anything to anyone, anytime and immediately contradict himself. He had no core values, a reality the majority of voters fully grasped. So they stuck w/the incompetent fraud they knew. As for the voter fraud malarkey; Florida, Ohio and Penn, among other Battleground States, have Rep. Executive Officers (Gov, Lt.Gov, AG and Sec of State) plus Rep. Legislators (Pres of the Senate and Speaker of the House.)Yet we´re supposed to believe that all these officials conspired w/the likes of Axelrod to cover up ´billions´ of fraudulent ballots. Really? Like the German establishment of the 20ies; today´s GOP leadership is desperately trying to save their kiesters and so will advance any preposterous argument they think might stick to the wall. But don´t tell the paranoids.
Hypocrites also can´t stand a man who speaks the truth doesn´t consort with crooks and sluts.A man who gives away more then he spends and really cares about freedom.Let the self righteous far right who think the term conservative only applies to them smirk at his loss as they alone will never win an election. Even those detractors acknowledge he is termed a Godly man so consider maybe that GOD saved him from the DC cesspool to later fill a more important mission as this nation lands broke and wounded in need of simply maintaining life.He is a builder not a destroyer. WE are as guilty as the liberals for we are allowing a corrupt agenda to sway us from our own vow to run a decent nation.
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I too am convinced that fraud "won" Obama this election. There are too many reports of voter turnout being higher than the number of registered voters, and too many reports of electronic voting machines repeatedly defaulting to an "Obama" vote, and too many reports of military votes being surpressed.
We did not have a legitimate election, which is why we have a FOUR STEP election process. Step one is the popular vote. Step two is the Electoral College. Step three is ratification of the vote by the Congress. If 17 States´ electors fail to meet and vote, then the election goes into Step four, in which the U. S. House of Representatives elects a president, and the U. S. Senate elects a vice president.
Even those close to Romney were surprised and upset that he lost, like Newt and Bobby Jindal. Even though I supported Mitt with my checkbook, I was confused on why he didn´t call on the Tea Party, or call Rush´s program like other Republican candidates have done. When Mrs. Romney, who I thought would have been an excellent First Lady, said in her speech at the convention, "I love women!" my first thought was "Where is Sarah?" If we don´t analyze why we lost we will have an even harder time winning next time. Yes, the fraud played a major role in Romney´s defeat too.
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