IOWA caucus merely proves the GOP doesnt really want Romney

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  1. cruztbone

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    and is looking for a new romance. apparently, he is Santorum. what a pathetic lot of misfits, craven capitalists, religious bigots and ignorant fools these candidates are. and , by the way, the numbers that were expected to show up DIDNT.
    this was a liberal's reality show dream: nearly everyone gets voted off the island, except for the ancient bigoted doctor , the corporate clone and the homophobic hater.
    what a fun year this is going to be for the Obama campaign. :biggrin1:
     
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    you may be right, but it isnt santorum. He is a religous liberal nut that wont break double digits in NH.
     
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    Rachel Maddow said that Rick Santorium had "come from behind and they are so close there is no light between him and Mitt Romney." my dad couldn't stop laughing.
     
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    This is the beginning of a beautiful thing and i for one am ecstatic to see if He can win south Carolina and gain enough momentum to make him look viable enough to turn the moderate states against Romney. If he does and gets the nomination expect some exelent late night comedy in relation to his name.
     
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    Isn't this whole farce sort of mute at this point? I'm very likely wrong but it seems to me that the Republicans have no chance of winning at this point. I'm worried about the precedent the behavior of the candidates and of the GOP is setting for politics in general. I don't understand how these often illogical people can seriously be under consideration for the role of president. :/
     
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    Since when was competence the deciding factor in political elections? It might be that the public would elect a comptetent candidate from a field of idiots, but the political parties choose the field. It isnt voters who decide the next president, but parties.
     
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    I suppose it's unrealistic to expect the parties to be made up of voters then? :D
     
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    Just how many people are involved in the choice of candidates?
     
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    You're so full of blind hate, it must be a miserable existence.
     
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    What planet do you live on? Or is the word "liberal" simply an empty label that you apply to anything that you despise?
    I don't think it is mute, but the nomination ritual may be largely moot, if Rick Perlstein is right:

    Forget Iowa: GOP Always Nominates 'Next in Line' | Crooks and Liars

     
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    Ron Paul: Santorum is ‘very liberal’ – CNN Political Ticker - CNN.com Blogs

    "Ron Paul dinged rival Rick Santorum Monday for being a "very liberal" candidate, saying the former Pennsylvania senator and staunch social conservative voted for too much spending during his time in Congress..."He voted to double the size of the Department of Education," Rand Paul said. "He voted to expand Medicare and add free drugs for senior citizens and he has voted for foreign aid"

    He fits the mold of that "conservative" BS of GWB that is as far away from conservative as humanly possible, but he is not a true conservative.
     
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    Also, Paul may have lost the battle but won the war.

    Ron Paul May Have Secretly Won The Iowa Caucuses

    The caucus voting is essentially a large straw poll and is useless. The actual delegates to the state convention (and in turn decide the national delegation) come later when most people have left. Ron Paul's people made sure his supporters stuck around.
     
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    I think what's clear is that the Republicans as a whole don't want to support any of the sad set of candidates they've managed to assemble.
     
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    CanĀ“t believe that somebody votes for Santorum............. unbelievable
     
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    Enlighten me, how is ron paul sad?
     
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    Next thing you know I'll be saying nukyelar rather than nuclear
     
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    At this point, it very obvious there are forcing at work in this country that wants them to get rid of "the n*gger in the White House". I grew up in the South and know these things when I see them, and they might as well go on and say it. They do it in private and with their dog-whistling politicking in public...
     
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    Does anybody REALLY want any of the GOP candidates in office??
     
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    Again, what is so wrong with Ron Paul?
     
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    Both are acceptable pronunciations.
     
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