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Utah voters ready for Romney replacement,
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Posted By: Ribicon, 9/2/2021 10:22:04 AM

Utah Republicans are fed up with Sen. Mitt Romney, according to a survey released on Wednesday. A poll from OH Predictive Insights found 63% of registered Republican voters in the state would rather have someone else from the party representing them, compared to 35% who stand with Mr. Romney, the party’s 2012 presidential nominee.(Snip)So far, the approach isn’t paying off in his political backyard, where 58% of GOP voters said there is room for Mr. Trump in the party, compared to 42% who said the same about Mr. Romney. The mounting frustration with Mr. Romney was on clear display earlier this year after he was booed and heckled


The usual GOP trick is to rig the primary with enough stalking horse contenders posing as Tea Party types, thus swamping any honest contenders, and then voters "hold their nose" in the general and we're stuck with the party's preferred crook.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: DVC 9/2/2021 10:24:01 AM (No. 901791)
They will do just as OP says. Multiple 'challengers' to split the vote, all funded by the Romney folks behind the scenes.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: snapper451 9/2/2021 10:35:58 AM (No. 901814)
Jason Chaffitz would be an excellent choice.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: coyote 9/2/2021 10:54:06 AM (No. 901830)
I thought Romney was a resident of Massachusetts. Oh yea, I remember now, he packed his carpet bag and headed west at election time.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: john56 9/2/2021 12:04:48 PM (No. 901929)
Yeah, we coulda told you that when you elected him in 2018.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Daisymay 9/2/2021 12:05:18 PM (No. 901930)
About time People!! I say, find a nice, young Former Military guy who LOVES his country and will support a Republican President. There should be lots of them to choose from! I will send money to anyone who runs against Romney!!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: mean Gene 9/2/2021 12:08:33 PM (No. 901935)
If you lived here in Utah you'd realize just how tired Dems here are of backing Dems who lose or who win but are are wishy-washy. I fully expect Mittens to win re-election with that 35% Rep vote joined with enough Dems to put him over the top. Sad. But a globalist will win no matter what, Dem OR GOP, like Mittens.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: itsonlyme 9/2/2021 1:52:55 PM (No. 902043)
Mitt "Pierre Delecto" Romney will fool, as always, many of the Mormons into believing he's the walking Messiah.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Lawsy0 9/2/2021 2:01:41 PM (No. 902054)
I remember back when I thought Romney was rich, and or refined. Yawn,
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Reply 9 - Posted by: janjan 9/2/2021 4:14:40 PM (No. 902181)
In the current political climate run as a conservative Republican and serve as a liberal RINO and see what happens to you. The Utah GOP needs to get control of their primary and run one viable candidate against him.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 9/2/2021 6:34:25 PM (No. 902369)
Pierre Delecto's term in the Senate is six years. Utah voters have a few years to go.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: local500 9/3/2021 2:57:10 AM (No. 902705)
He will not be defeated in the primaries because the GOP can't get their act together and nominate a solid conservative, America first patriot. You will see all kinds of bureaucrats and RINOs splitting the votes.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: doctorfixit 9/3/2021 6:46:49 AM (No. 902771)
I doubt that Utah is capable of sending a non-RINO to Washington. I don't think there is any way around it, the GOP has to go.
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