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“Make all the promises you have to.”

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Ps104_33, Jan 13, 2008.

  1. Ps104_33

    Ps104_33 New Member

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    On Wednesday, after his loss in the New Hampshire primary, Gov. Mitt Romney returned to Boston to lick his wounds and conduct a telephone fundraiser before heading off to his next must win state of Michigan. ABC Radio microphones were there and they featured an audio quote from Romney in their top of the hour news broadcasts. Romney was encouraging his phone bank volunteers with a little pep talk when he unintentionally summed up his entire campaign; ironically hitting upon the reason why he has failed to gain any traction with conservatives despite spending the most money of any Republican. ABC News Radio was contacted by telephone and confirmed the following quote from their report.
    Hit the phones today make all the promises you have to, and…make sure that we get the funds that we need to keep on propelling this campaign forward with power and energy.

    That’s Romney in a nutshell. Of all the Republicans running, he alone has sought to clarify, cover, and indeed change past positions in an attempt to curry favor with conservatives. In the process, Romney has developed a reputation not as a principled conservative, but as a politician who will say almost anything and take almost any position to win votes.

    http://www.redstate.com/blogs/mark_i/2008/jan/11/romney_in_seven_words

     
  2. saturneptune

    saturneptune New Member

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    That is the best description of the guy I have heard yet. At least Giuliani is honest about his liberal stance on abortion and gay rights.
     
  3. EdSutton

    EdSutton New Member

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    Is not the title of this thread Job #1 for most political candidates for any and all offices??

    There are not very many like the late Sen. George Norris, who announced to Kansans, "I have come home to tell you the truth!"

    He did; he won! He served in the Senate for 30 years.

    Ed
     
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