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    Who are the NERD fund donors Mr Snyder?

    Raise the curtain.

    How Low Can He Go? Nobody Really Knows

    By Corinthian Scales, Section News
    Posted on Fri Feb 10, 2012 at 05:10:38 PM EST
    Tags: Tea Party Movement, Rockefeller Establishment, Ronald Reagan, primary process, honest and vigorous debate, true conservatism, milquetoast moderates, Mitt Romney (Massachusetts), Log Cabin Republicans Payola (all tags)

    Just in today from CPAC

    Now, the truth below the fold.

    September 8, 2007

    "He explained his position to Log Cabin club members early on," Mr. Spampinato remembered, "by saying, 'Regardless of what you call it, if you look at the benefits I support and the benefits Shannon supports, there's probably a hair of difference.' "

    Calling Mr. Romney a flip-flopper on gay rights would be overly simplistic, Mr. Spampinato said. But he conceded that his old boss had promised the Log Cabin members that he would not champion a fight against same-sex marriage.

    "It's definitely a shift in political priorities and strategy," he said.

    Recollections by gay Republicans whom Mr. Romney courted and worked with during his campaign for governor, and in his unsuccessful run for the Senate in 1994, produce a portrait of a man they genuinely saw as their partner in their fight for broader acceptance.

    After the breakfast meeting in 2002, where the Log Cabin board unanimously decided to endorse him, he said in an interview with Bay Windows, a gay newspaper, that he would use his bully pulpit as governor to lobby legislators for domestic partnership benefits.

    "Those kinds of things I think I can generate a great deal of public support for," he said, "and therefore create pressure for legislators that otherwise might not think in those terms."

    And, in the aftermath of the Massachusetts court decision, Mr. Romney, though aligning himself with the supporters of a constitutional amendment [ban], did order town clerks to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Some members of Log Cabin Republicans say that in doing so, he ultimately fulfilled his promise to them despite his own moral objections.

    But far more express a sense of outrage at what they deem a betrayal in his current positioning.

    "I didn't see him necessarily carrying the flag with missionary zeal" for gay rights back in 2002, said Richard Babson, a Log Cabin member who was at the breakfast meeting. "But I also didn't see him carrying the flag with missionary zeal for the other side."

    Mr. Romney's eldest son, Tagg, 37, says that back in the early 1990s, he told his father privately that he was thinking about becoming a Democrat.

    Be sure to read the whole article here

    I wrote it before, and I'll write it here again... if Mitt Romney somehow manages to become the GOP nomination, I get to sleep in on November 6, 2012.

    My choice, and yes, it is fact.

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    I forgot which station I heard this on yesterday.. (none / 0) (#1)
    by KG One on Sat Feb 11, 2012 at 09:53:01 AM EST
    ...but they were playing excerpts from Willard's speech to CPAC yesterday and getting reaction from the audience.

    One caller hit the nail on the head when the host asked him if Willard was "conservative enough" to garner his support.

    The caller replied, to the effect, "He hit all the right buttons. He said all the right things. But, just look at his record so far?"

    There are Americans who aren't as easily duped as Willard and the blue-bloods would want to them to be.

    The big question here is will there be enough?

    Especially on the 28th?

    • I'll be... by Corinthian Scales, 02/11/2012 12:15:32 PM EST (none / 0)
    Heh-heh-heh (none / 0) (#3)
    by Corinthian Scales on Sat Feb 11, 2012 at 01:08:37 PM EST
    2/12/11 - Ann Coulter at CPAC

    2/10/12 - Ann Coulter at CPAC

    Methinks the conservative Coultergeist turning 50 this year is suffering Mittopause.

    Doh! A "demeaning" Chinese slam too?  InksLily-White-Clown it looks you got more writing to do when you get over The Vapors from the Hoek$tra commercial.

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