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No Wimpy Patrician

Capt-Call Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 11:32 PM
Ill be passing on the patrician candidate and will vote libertarian .
Dreadnaught011 Wrote: Apr 20, 2012 12:04 PM

I sense a lot of anger, Panda,

There's much more to the story: Votes for Mitt Romney will only help elect Obama. Mitt won't get ahead without the Born Again, Fundie, Evangelical voting blocs. He'll fail.

What's the answer for you and me?

Don't canonize Mitt yet. He can still lose the GOP nomination, and we won't go at Obama with our hands tied. We can still choose a strong Republican ticket at the National Convention.
Panda Wrote: Apr 20, 2012 1:57 AM
Cap, you will vote for Obama, because he is who you support.

Don't think for a second that we believe some idiotic spammer like you is going to vote Libertarian out of "conscience," or whatever. You have no conscience. You want Obama to win, and you are recruiting everyone you can to divide the anti-Obama vote and help him.

Vote Libertarian? Riiiiiiight. You're just another Winston-style paid Democrat hack. Go collect your Soros check, and laugh at the America you are ruining for the next generation.

That's exactly what you want, hack.
jmg11 Wrote: Apr 20, 2012 12:10 AM
Too bad you got the wrong answer to such a simple question.
Matt Lewis points out that Mitt Romney's willingness to fight back is endearing him to conservatives.

In the same vein, I noted back on January 22 that "the problem is that the moderation of [Romney's] temperament reinforces what GOP true believers distrust most about him -- the moderation (or perceived moderation) of his policies."

It seems obvious in retrospect that Romney was simply trying hard to come across as likable, in order to remain at least the second choice of a critical portion of the GOP primary electorate.  Now that the only...