PPP: Romney up big within GOP field among disaffected Obama voters

posted at 9:35 pm on July 14, 2010 by Allahpundit

One word: Electability.

Among the people who voted for Barack Obama in 2008 but don’t approve of his job performance:

-Mitt Romney’s favorability is 32/31 (+1)

-Newt Gingrich’s is 32/40 (-8)

-Mike Huckabee’s is 20/39 (-19)

-Sarah Palin’s is 33/63 (-30)

Palin continues to be the most well liked of the leading 2012 contenders with GOP voters.

Palin’s obviously suffering from higher name recognition here. Most O voters already know her and hate her, whereas plenty don’t yet know and hate Mitt but surely would if/when he became the nominee. Interesting, though, that more people seem to know and like him than Huck despite the latter’s recurring presence on Fox. And really interesting that Newt fares relatively well despite his decades of baggage with the left. Second look at Gingrich’s appeal to centrists?

Speaking of disaffected Obama voters, another new PPP poll finds that an endorsement from The One makes a candidate seem more attractive to 32 percent of voters and less attractive to … 49 percent. That’s right on par with Palin, in fact, which suggests either that her brand’s doing better these days than the media would have you believe or that his is doing much, much worse. Good news, Democratic House incumbents: He’s ready to help.


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Anyone would be an improvement.

ncborn on July 14, 2010 at 9:37 PM

Palin yes. No to Mitt, Huck, and Newt.

cubachi on July 14, 2010 at 9:39 PM

I see the point you’re making, but have to needle you a bit.

Couldn’t you also headline this as “Palin has the highest favorability rating?” (33)

cs89 on July 14, 2010 at 9:41 PM

OT: 1200 comments about Bristol and her moronic soon to be husband? Man, that’s just sad.

Bishop on July 14, 2010 at 9:41 PM

Did Romney suggest health care reform to the Massachusetts legislature or did he acquiesce to their demands?

Either way, that would disqualify him after Obamacare.

Skandia Recluse on July 14, 2010 at 9:41 PM

Dammit…

OT: The chicken came first.

MadisonConservative on July 14, 2010 at 9:42 PM

People have got plenty of time to impress me but they should know up front it won’t be with a bunch of cliched babble. I am so sick of these clones.

Cindy Munford on July 14, 2010 at 9:42 PM

I’ll take a Romney any day over any Obarfy.

blatantblue on July 14, 2010 at 9:43 PM

Palin yes. No to Mitt, Huck, and Newt.

cubachi on July 14, 2010 at 9:39 PM

Me too.

Dandapani on July 14, 2010 at 9:43 PM

I’m looking for an entirely new slate, no one from 2008 or earlier. No Huck, no Romney, no Newt, no McCain, no Graham, etc. Let’s introduce the next generation of Republican leaders to the country.

slickwillie2001 on July 14, 2010 at 9:43 PM

I haven’t heard anything from Mitt in so long I thought he passed away.

Oh well, it’s a PPP (of Doug Hoffman by 19 in NY-23 fame) poll.

Liberals (like Democratic polling companies and AP want “Flip” Romney big time.

bw222 on July 14, 2010 at 9:44 PM

Way too early to take this serious. We have very important work to do in the now; no need to be distracted by 2012 as of yet.

Keemo on July 14, 2010 at 9:44 PM

One word: Electability.

Heart-ache.

Purple Fury on July 14, 2010 at 9:44 PM

I just CAN’T believe that anyone could support this flip-flopping, no principles, wind tester!!!

Warner Todd Huston on July 14, 2010 at 9:45 PM

OT: The chicken came first.

MadisonConservative on July 14, 2010 at 9:41 PM

I never get to come. – That chicken.

lorien1973 on July 14, 2010 at 9:46 PM

Palin yes. No to Mitt, Huck, and Newt.

cubachi on July 14, 2010 at 9:39 PM

Me too.

Dandapani on July 14, 2010 at 9:43 PM

Me three.

Jenfidel on July 14, 2010 at 9:46 PM

It’s good to know that if you don’t get what you want, all you whiners will sit on your asses come ’12, and let Obama-Rama cruise to victory.

blatantblue on July 14, 2010 at 9:47 PM

Look at the internals of the poll. People named Hewitt are way oversampled.

Mark1971 on July 14, 2010 at 9:47 PM

Mitt, maybe.

No Palin, no Newt, no Huck.

Ryan, Daniels, Pence,Rick Perry. Much better.

HDFOB on July 14, 2010 at 9:47 PM

So which is it:

Saving America, or only making the effort when its Palin

blatantblue on July 14, 2010 at 9:47 PM

Either way, that would disqualify him after Obamacare.

Skandia Recluse on July 14, 2010 at 9:41 PM

How about “I made a mistake” either way?

No do-overs?

(Me – I live in MA and had him as my gov and liked him a lot – think he can turn this country/economy around but open to your thoughts)

Rod on July 14, 2010 at 9:48 PM

Me too. Ronneycare is the deal breaker for me.
No Mitt.

solidaction on July 14, 2010 at 9:49 PM

If Lord Romney seems to be the favorite of Obama supporters, then he should run as a Democrat.

And I don’t want to see pollsters, pundits, newspapermen and Democrats picking the Republican nominee again.

Palin 2012. Accept no substitutes.

Emperor Norton on July 14, 2010 at 9:50 PM

Somewhere Hugh Hewitt smiles.

lorien1973 on July 14, 2010 at 9:51 PM

People named Hewitt are way oversampled.

Mark1971 on July 14, 2010 at 9:47 PM

You know who that benefits.

lorien1973 on July 14, 2010 at 9:51 PM

And I don’t want to see pollsters, pundits, newspapermen and Democrats picking the Republican nominee again.

Palin 2012. Accept no substitutes.

Emperor Norton on July 14, 2010 at 9:50 PM

How do they choose the nominee when the right doesn’t even pay attention to them?

I’ve never understood this narrative. Either the media picks our candidates for us in the primaries, or they are irrelevant.

blatantblue on July 14, 2010 at 9:51 PM

More visits to Missouri to support Robin Carnahan, please. Make sure to get a lot of those close house races too. Heck, go to Illinois, and tell everybody in the 11th how reliable a vote Debbie Halvorson has been for you. More Bush stories. More analogies about buses and keys. More, more, more cowbell. I’m sure you’ll win everybody over eventually.

stldave on July 14, 2010 at 9:52 PM

Romney, knows business and will not trot around the globe apologizing for US!

FireBlogger on July 14, 2010 at 9:52 PM

Allah, you have a Romney `08 poster, don`t you?

ThePrez on July 14, 2010 at 9:53 PM

Anybody but Obama (or Ron Paul)

clnurnberg on July 14, 2010 at 9:53 PM

I just do not want the media to pick the Republican candidate under any circumstances.

mobydutch on July 14, 2010 at 9:53 PM

Romney, knows business and will not trot around the globe apologizing for US!

FireBlogger on July 14, 2010 at 9:52 PM

Frickin’ a’ he won’t

blatantblue on July 14, 2010 at 9:54 PM

I just do not want the media to pick the Republican candidate under any circumstances.

mobydutch on July 14, 2010 at 9:53 PM

How can they when they are irrelevant in the minds of the right wing?

They can’t

blatantblue on July 14, 2010 at 9:55 PM

Well sure, he’s the one most like Obama.

Rocks on July 14, 2010 at 9:55 PM

But how about the democratics?? Which pollster will be brave enough to do the first Democratic Party primary poll? If the Bamster’s slide continues, there will be a long line of challengers. An inflection point will come, where democratics face the realization that the Bamster cannot win. At that point he goes under the bus and the furball begins. It’s going to be a wild one!

slickwillie2001 on July 14, 2010 at 9:55 PM

Lord Romney seems to be the favorite of Obama supporters, then he should run as a Democrat.

And I don’t want to see pollsters, pundits, newspapermen and Democrats picking the Republican nominee again.

Palin 2012. Accept no substitutes.

Emperor Norton on July 14, 2010 at 9:50 PM
Sorry, Emperor, I had not read your post, but I agree. You put it better anyway.

mobydutch on July 14, 2010 at 9:55 PM

Mitt Romney became governor in liberally liberal Massachusetts. Enough said.

Seixon on July 14, 2010 at 9:56 PM

Somewhere Hugh Hewitt smiles.

lorien1973 on July 14, 2010 at 9:51 PM

Somewhere a warehouse full of unsold “A Mormon In The White House” books sit waiting for a second chance.

Mark1971 on July 14, 2010 at 9:56 PM

It’s good to know that if you don’t get what you want, all you whiners will sit on your asses come ‘12, and let Obama-Rama cruise to victory.

blatantblue on July 14, 2010 at 9:47 PM

Did we say we were going to sit home?
No.
This election is 2 and 1/2 years away: we can cheerlead for whomever we want and disparage whomever we want to until the nomination’s made, but it’s in no way an indication we’ll be “sitting on our a$$es come ’12.”

Jenfidel on July 14, 2010 at 9:56 PM

He’s not a president, but he plays one on T.V.

BDavis on July 14, 2010 at 9:57 PM

How many disaffected Obama voters are disaffected b/c of health care?

Oops!

Lots of these folks are like my brother. To describe him as “disaffected” would be generous at this point. The mere mention of Barry’s name turns him purple. However, he remains skeptical about Palin, tho the fact that I’m keen on her has at least opened his mind somewhat. I am slowly educating him. He’ll come around by 2012, I feel sure of it.

Hope and Change voters tend to be gullible (sorry, bro!) and susceptible as well to the B.S. media narrative about her. As she continues to work at fixing that, and as people get to know Huck and Mitt better, they will settle into a relative equilibrium, I think. For instance, my brothers and my dad thought Huckabee was interesting until I schooled them on his record and now he is squarely in the “No F***ing Way” column.

In fact, they’re already relatively equal in favorables right now; it’s the unfavorables that are so disparate. That can be due to nothing more than the fact that people know so much about Palin already and so little about Mitt and Huck. I still maintain this puts Palin at a strong advantage. All of her laundry has already been aired. In two years, it will not hold interest for people the way fresh dirt on Mitt and Huck will.

NoLeftTurn on July 14, 2010 at 9:57 PM

So the same idjuts that brought us Obama now want to push Romney on us?

About as good a reason as any I have heard to never vote for Romney!

sharrukin on July 14, 2010 at 9:57 PM

How can they when they are irrelevant in the minds of the right wing?

But they are not irrelevant to those Republicans who are a little wobbly. These are the RINOs who could be persuaded, for example, that George H. W. Bush was a smarter choice than Ronald Reagan in 1980. They may be RINOs, but they’re still registered R.

Emperor Norton on July 14, 2010 at 9:57 PM

Good looks on a man count for at least 5%. Romney is a distinguish looking man that looks like he was genetically engineered for high office.

Jim-Rose on July 14, 2010 at 9:57 PM

OT: The chicken came first.

MadisonConservative on July 14, 2010 at 9:41 PM

So many jokes, so little time.

thomasaur on July 14, 2010 at 9:58 PM

I just CAN’T believe that anyone could support this flip-flopping, no principles, wind tester!!!

Warner Todd Huston on July 14, 2010 at 9:45 PM

Why not, aren’t these disaffected BHO voters. They fell for the hype before isn’t it natural that they would gravitate towrds hype again?

Gohawgs on July 14, 2010 at 9:58 PM

Two things:

1. It’s a PPP poll
2. The “electability” argument gave us President Bob Dole & President John McCain.

Norwegian on July 14, 2010 at 9:58 PM

Romney seems like a nice guy, but he`s a political phony. If he presented himself as he really was, he`d be a right-ish of center John Kerry. You know, huntin` gear that`s newly purchased, on the ski slopes.

ThePrez on July 14, 2010 at 9:58 PM

OT: 1200 comments about Bristol and her moronic soon to be husband? Man, that’s just sad.

Bishop on July 14, 2010 at 9:41 PM

Bristol free zone

semloh on July 14, 2010 at 9:58 PM

Mitt Romney became governor in liberally liberal Massachusetts. Enough said.

Seixon on July 14, 2010 at 9:56 PM

And it wasn’t because of his conservativism.

thomasaur on July 14, 2010 at 10:00 PM

Sorry, Emperor, I had not read your post, but I agree. You put it better anyway.
mobydutch on July 14, 2010 at 9:55 PM

Thank you. And you will be pleased to know that His Excellency, Emperor Norton, has issued you a full pardon and a reprieve from your scheduled execution.

Emperor Norton on July 14, 2010 at 10:01 PM

I’ll take a Romney any day over any Obarfy.

blatantblue on July 14, 2010 at 9:43 PM

And I’ll take an a$$whupping over a stabbing any day. But I’d prefer a third option.

This is just the GOP PUMA movement being birthed. We just need to hook ‘em up with Hillary’s PUMAs and everybody will be happy.

platypus on July 14, 2010 at 10:03 PM

OT: The chicken came first.

MadisonConservative on July 14, 2010 at 9:42 PM

It does not matter which came first.. the chicken or the egg .. when you are standing knee deep in what came next. :)

Dire Straits on July 14, 2010 at 10:03 PM

One word: Electability.

Two words: John Kerry

lizzie beth on July 14, 2010 at 10:03 PM

Many miles to go, folks. In 2007 I would’ve sworn we’d have Hillary vs. Rudy in ’08. Let them all debate one another and see who’s left standing. My money’s on Sarahcuda.

howIroll on July 14, 2010 at 10:03 PM

Thank you. And you will be pleased to know that His Excellency, Emperor Norton, has issued you a full pardon and a reprieve from your scheduled execution.

Emperor Norton on July 14, 2010 at 10:01 PM
Whew, that was close.

mobydutch on July 14, 2010 at 10:04 PM

An experienced and successful business man in the White House would be pretty sweet right now.

Hog Wild on July 14, 2010 at 10:04 PM

So Sarah wins.

Cool!

David2.0 on July 14, 2010 at 10:04 PM

Romney is a distinguish looking man that looks like he was genetically engineered for high office.

Jim-Rose on July 14, 2010 at 9:57 PM

So which one is your favorite – Westworld or Surrogates?

platypus on July 14, 2010 at 10:04 PM

Electability? Didn’t we hear that about McCain?

Screw it. I supported Romney in ’08 – I thought he would defend and promote free markets – but I have since wised up. There is only one candidate I can support who is dedicated to freedom, peace, and prosperity. And he best understands our common contract, the Constitution. He is the only one truly dedicated to the Constitution in the tradition of our Founding Fathers. Screw electability. I don’t even need to freakin’ write his name. And you bet your ass he’s running again.

iamse7en on July 14, 2010 at 10:05 PM

It’s good to know that if you don’t get what you want, all you whiners will sit on your asses come ‘12, and let Obama-Rama cruise to victory.

blatantblue on July 14, 2010 at 9:47 PM

Please. Everyone on this site would vote for Romney over Obama in a heartbeat. It’s just that they’d do it with a lot less enthusiasm than for a candidate who’s a genuine conservative with a backbone.

Look, I liked Romney in 2008. I was PO’d when Huckster effectively torpedoed any shot he had at the nomination. But 2012 will be a different landscape thanks to the damage Obama’s done. And now that Romneycare is a fiscal disaster in MassachusettEs and Romney refuses to even acknowledge its failure, he’s damaged goods. Couple that with his cowardice and invisibility lately whenever a hot button issue(Arizona’s SB 1070, Obamacare, financial reform, crap-and-betrayed) arises and I don’t want any part of him on a GOP Presidential ticket.

Doughboy on July 14, 2010 at 10:06 PM

Faulty logic.

Comparing apples with oranges: Obama’s approval/disapproval numbers with the GOP F/UF.

Just because over 60% of Obama voters who disapprove of Palin say they regard her UNFAVORABLY doesn’t mean they won’t vote for her if they hate Obama’s guts by 2012-it is still 28 months to the election.

And just because of 31% of these folks see Mitt unfavorably in contrast doesn’t mean they are going to vote for him in 2012 either. Perhaps the 37% who don’t have any opinion on Romney quite simply look at him from at comme ci, comme ca approach. Give me something better (third party) and I’ll vote for that.

technopeasant on July 14, 2010 at 10:07 PM

I’d prefer Jindal with Christie as the VP, but I’ll vote for whoever the Republican nominee is.

therightwinger on July 14, 2010 at 10:07 PM

Oh, please no.

Daggett on July 14, 2010 at 10:09 PM

Romney up big within GOP field among disaffected Obama voters

That won’t help Romney in the primaries. It’s the base he’s got to convince.

By the way, if you’re going to use “dignified” pics for your Romney posts — usually with the flag backdrop — it seems you could do the same for Palin.

ddrintn on July 14, 2010 at 10:09 PM

Rod on July 14, 2010 at 9:48 PM

Just as a thought experiment how about Romney/Palin with what’s his name and Bristol in the news every day, everywhere, for the entire campaign? With sordid details getting worse as the election approached. How would that work out?

Skandia Recluse on July 14, 2010 at 10:09 PM

iamse7en on July 14, 2010 at 10:05 PM

*sighs* Ron Paul will never be president.

ThePrez on July 14, 2010 at 10:09 PM

Mitt Romney is the Liberals dream. Too bad they are too stupid to know it because he is also their quintessential stereotype of a Republican the Libs just love to hate. Of course, this characterization is off-the-mark.

RomneyCare
Gay Marriage
Abortion Flip-Floppery
Illegal Immigration Flip-Floppery

The Libs would learn to love him if they only had a bloody clue.

Gob on July 14, 2010 at 10:10 PM

It’s good to know that if you don’t get what you want, all you whiners will sit on your asses come ‘12, and let Obama-Rama cruise to victory.

blatantblue on July 14, 2010 at 9:47 PM

Dude, I think the ladies upthread were talking about the primaries. Outside of a few rare, kooky exceptions, I doubt there’s a Palinista on this blog or anywhere who would sit home and let Obama get reelected if Sarah isn’t the nominee. People learned a hard lesson in 2008, and Sarah will endorse whoever gets the nomination if it doesn’t happen to be her. Her supporters will fall in line behind her, I’ve little doubt.

NoLeftTurn on July 14, 2010 at 10:10 PM

Yah, right. We pick the nominee that the OBAMA voters want.

Wait, we did that in 2008! How’s that workin’ out for ya’ folks!

victor82 on July 14, 2010 at 10:10 PM

Rick Perry or Tim Pawlenty?

El_Terrible on July 14, 2010 at 10:11 PM

Just in case I want credit for for a future nick name.

President Ken-Doll.

ThePrez on July 14, 2010 at 10:12 PM

Just in case, I want credit for a future nick name.

President Ken-Doll.

ThePrez on July 14, 2010 at 10:13 PM

It’s good to know that if you don’t get what you want, all you whiners will sit on your asses come ‘12, and let Obama-Rama cruise to victory.

blatantblue on July 14, 2010 at 9:47 PM

I’ve heard far more anti-Palin obsessives whining about sitting it out in 2012 if Palin’s the nominee. You should go after them.

ddrintn on July 14, 2010 at 10:13 PM

-Sarah Palin’s is 33/63 (-30)

Read it and weep Palinista’s.

Out in the real world, she is not highly regarded.

rickyricardo on July 14, 2010 at 10:13 PM

Palin 2012. Accept no substitutes.

Emperor Norton on July 14, 2010 at 9:50 PM

Me TWO!

dhunter on July 14, 2010 at 10:13 PM

Second look at Gingrich’s appeal to centrists?

Good Lord.

ddrintn on July 14, 2010 at 10:14 PM

Read it and weep Palinista’s.

Out in the real world, she is not highly regarded.

rickyricardo on July 14, 2010 at 10:13 PM

Um, OK. Just disregard those numbers in the first column.

NoLeftTurn on July 14, 2010 at 10:14 PM

iamse7en on July 14, 2010 at 10:05 PM

*sighs* Ron Paul will never be president.

ThePrez on July 14, 2010 at 10:09 PM

I thought maybe he meant McCain. I mean at least McCain would have a chance. Slim to none, but a chance. Ron Paul?

sharrukin on July 14, 2010 at 10:14 PM

but it’s in no way an indication we’ll be “sitting on our a$$es come ‘12.”

Jenfidel on July 14, 2010 at 9:56 PM

Um, if the nominee is Huckabee, I’ll turn sitting on my ass into an art form.

myrenovations on July 14, 2010 at 10:15 PM

Read it and weep Palinista’s.

Out in the real world, she is not highly regarded.

rickyricardo on July 14, 2010 at 10:13 PM

OK, we’ll act all enthusiastic about your boy Mitt who’s highly regarded.

ddrintn on July 14, 2010 at 10:15 PM

For the Republican challenger, Voter Enthusiasm = Electability.
Palin has it but the question is will she have enough, as Reagan did, to overcome the avalanche of negative media coverage.
I just don’t see how Romney generates the necessary enthusiasm. But it’ll be interesting to watch him try.

Randy

williars on July 14, 2010 at 10:16 PM

Here’s the key sentence:

Palin continues to be the most well liked of the leading 2012 contenders with GOP voters.

I say we let GOP voters choose our candidate, and not some democrat polling firm like, say, PPP.

SouthernGent on July 14, 2010 at 10:17 PM

Sure…first, tell me. What does he stand for…today? And would he even carry the Northeast?

kingsjester on July 14, 2010 at 10:17 PM

I just don’t see how Romney generates the necessary enthusiasm.

williars on July 14, 2010 at 10:16 PM

He won’t. McCain II, probably complete with some other conservative scapegoat as VP candidate.

ddrintn on July 14, 2010 at 10:17 PM

*sighs* Ron Paul will never be president.

ThePrez on July 14, 2010 at 10:09 PM

Who cares. Isn’t this the point of elections? To vote for the person who will “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution.” There’s only one person among the potential candidates who will do that. Who cares if he’ll never be president. I’ll proudly vote for him.

iamse7en on July 14, 2010 at 10:19 PM

I’ve little doubt.

NoLeftTurn on July 14, 2010 at 10:10 PM

hope youre right

blatantblue on July 14, 2010 at 10:19 PM

And would he even carry the Northeast?

kingsjester on July 14, 2010 at 10:17 PM

If he doesn’t, it sort of negates the “electability” stuff, doesn’t it? And no, I don’t think Romney could be re-elected governor of Massachusetts, much less carry the state in a presidential election.

ddrintn on July 14, 2010 at 10:20 PM

To restate the obvious, this time no Republicans or conservatives will sit out. A person chosen at random from the phone book would be better than the fool Obama. ABO.

slickwillie2001 on July 14, 2010 at 10:21 PM

Who cares if he’ll never be president. I’ll proudly vote for him.

iamse7en on July 14, 2010 at 10:19 PM

So you’re a Cub an Lion fan?

thomasaur on July 14, 2010 at 10:21 PM

To restate the obvious, this time no Republicans or conservatives will sit out. A person chosen at random from the phone book would be better than the fool Obama. ABO.

slickwillie2001 on July 14, 2010 at 10:21 PM

The Republicans thought the same thing in ’96.

ddrintn on July 14, 2010 at 10:22 PM

Smart move that, go with the one who most like the one we already got. No Mittens. Oh, I’ll vote for him if he is the choice, but I’m pretty sure I’ve heard this before: One word: Electability.

What that actually means is, easier for the Democrat to beat in a landslide.

The Left already tells us who they FEAR. Its not Mitt.

Sharr on July 14, 2010 at 10:24 PM

I think all these figures show is that we still have a bit of work in dragging down Obama.

I doubt new candidates will change the situation – they will just get the media treatment and be in a similar situation approval wise.

Good news from a previous PPP poll is that most that have an unfavourable opinion about both Obama and a Republican candidate (including Romney, Palin, Huck) will vote for the Republican in an election.

csThor on July 14, 2010 at 10:25 PM

To vote for the person who will “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution.” There’s only one person among the potential candidates who will do that. Who cares if he’ll never be president. I’ll proudly vote for him.

iamse7en on July 14, 2010 at 10:19 PM

To claim that Ron Paul is the only candidate who will “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution” is silly and wrong.
Paul is a truther who thinks the WOT is a mistake and that the U.S. should just sit still and take it when Arab Muslims attacks us because we brought it on ourselves by letting Jews run the country…
This is not preserving, protecting and defending the Constitution from enemies foreign and domestic!
Not only that, but he lies about applying for and voting for earmarks and pork.
Paul is a loon, a phony and a Muslim sympathizer who hates Jews and an America that defends herself.

Jenfidel on July 14, 2010 at 10:26 PM

One word: Electability.

By the way, we were down that same path 30 years ago.

National opinion polls continue to show Carter leading Reagan by an apparently comfortable margin of about 25%. They also show that more moderate Republicans like Ford would run better against the President. This suggests that Reagan is not the strongest G.O.P. choice for the November election and that he clearly faces an uphill battle.

It looks as if that “more moderate, less hated, more electable” argument is going to have to be proven bogus once again at some point. Hopefully somewhere down the line it will die.

ddrintn on July 14, 2010 at 10:28 PM

Romney?

“…Joe…Joe, say it aint’t so!”

And lets be brutally honest shall we, we need those voters!

I’ not convinced like many here that Palin is the answer to all that ails us. But h*ll I’d take her over Romney in a heartbeat, beyond a doubt. Romney is Plasticman, or Gumby, maleable to whatever the shifting wings dictate, ala RomneyCare.

But ltes face it folk at -30 how, honestly, is Palin as the nominee 4 more years of Obama? Those would be the final years of the Republic.

What to do, what to do?

Archimedes on July 14, 2010 at 10:28 PM

Republicans could nominate a bologna sandwich and it would be a better President than Obama. How many Republicans are willing to support the most socialist President ever if they don’t get their personal favorite nominee?

JohnJ on July 14, 2010 at 10:29 PM

kingsjester on July 14, 2010 at 10:17 PM

Didn’t you have an anniversary to be congratulated on this month?

Cindy Munford on July 14, 2010 at 10:29 PM

Damn, Damn, Double Damned Typos!

But lets face it folks at -30 how, honestly, is Palin as the nominee not 4 more years of Obama? Those would be the final years of the Republic.

What to do, what to do?

Archimedes on July 14, 2010 at 10:28 PM

Archimedes on July 14, 2010 at 10:30 PM

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