An open letter to my conservative readers: In the last month Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential nominee, has been busy taking back nearly every promise he made to you in the GOP primaries. Why the conservative silence? Remember that for the last two years, true conservatives expressed grave doubts – in public and in private - about Romney as a flip-flopper, a politician lacking an ideological core. Also, remember that, at various times over the last two years, conservatives at the base of the GOP have told pollsters their choice for the nomination was a strong conservative voice –
Comments: Juan tries his best to scare us. Not gonna happen.
I'm convinced the ONLY reason Fox News keeps Alan Combs and Juan Williams around is to constantly remind the viewers of the perennially Number One broadcast how unhinged and looney the Left really and truly is.
Memo to Juan: We conservatives are not electing Mitt Romney, we are kicking your marxist affirmative action Prez to the curb. We know full well what we're doing. We are just as prepared for the battle to shove Mitt to the right after inauguration as we are to remove Obama in 5 days.
But thank you for your heartfelt concern. Tells me you KNOW who's losing Tuesday.
Oh shut up Juan. I don't need you telling me anything. I think it is clear that Mitt Romney is a good and decent man that will do his best for this country and her people. That is alot more than I can say about the squatter that occupies the office currently.
P.S. You are sounding really desperate. Oh and take of those chocolate colored glasses. There are things much more important in the selection of a President than skin color.
When they put Juan on the Hannity episode in Atlas Shrugged Part 2, I nearly fell out of my chair. How appropriate that he was making excuses even there for the left. Just surprised that he agreed to play the part!
Juan, assuming that everything you say is true, when placed side by side, I'll take Romney any day of the week. 1. I am comfortable that he is an American 2. I am comfortable that he is a good leader 3. I am sure that he is a good business man 4. I am sure he cares about this country 5. I am sure he is not a socialist 6. I am sure that he will not bow to foreigners 7. I am sure he would not let Ambassadors and their staff die while begging for help from their own leaders. 8. I believe that he will not play footsie with the Chinese 9. I am ver comfortable that he will not try to corrupt the Constitution 10. I am very sure he will do all that he can to make us energy independent. Go Romney!
Hey Juan. Nobody gives a rat's butt for what you think. You're a toady stooge and every time you open your ugly mouth it's worse. In addition to praying for Romney, my wish is that you go anywhere...today would be perfect..never speak again, never offer another stupid racist opinion. You're a loser of the worst order and if FOX is reading its mail and listening, they'll cancel you for the damage you're doing. If it's possible take Mara, Kristen, and the other marxists with you.
FACT CHECK: Romney never said he "loved regulation". Here is the NPR transcript where Juan could have possibly misinterpreted Romney:
MR. ROMNEY: Regulation is essential. You can't have a free market work if you don't have regulation. As a business person, I had to have — I needed to know the regulations. I needed them there. You couldn't have people opening up banks in their — in their garage and making loans. I mean, you have to have regulations so that you can have an economy work. Every free economy has good regulation. At the same time, regulation can become excessive.
MR. LEHRER: Is it excessive now, do you think?
MR. ROMNEY: In some places, yes, in other places, no.
MR. LEHRER: Like where?
MR. ROMNEY: It can become out of date. And what's happened in — with some of the legislation that's been passed during the president's term, you've seen regulation become excessive and it's hurt the — it's hurt the economy. Let me give you an example. Dodd- Frank was passed, and it includes within it a number of provisions that I think have some unintended consequences that are harmful to the economy. One is it designates a number of banks as too big to fail, and they're effectively guaranteed by the federal government. This is the biggest kiss that's been given to — to New York banks I've ever seen. This is an enormous boon for them. There's been — 122 community and small banks have closed since Dodd-Frank. So there's one example. *** End quote***
He just ruined (again) his own credibility.
But the main point is that we got stuck with Romney and he's all we've got, which is a hell of a lot better than Obama, whom no one could top as a destroyer.
Such an opening line: "An open letter to my conservative readers:" All three of them, with a combined IQ lower than the outside temperature.
Reading a piece by Juan Williams is like examining my dog's feces for signs of worms. But I did it anyway, to prove that I was 'fair and balanced.'
About midway through the article I concluded that Juanito had merely signed his name to an oppo researh product of the Democrat party. I stopped reading when I was hoping for a worm to break the monotony of so much....
Juan:Remember that you were no longer worth keeping as an NPR reporter - very possibly because your "flip-flopping" tendencies depending which way the wind was blowing and now your are playing the same game with your employer. Be careful what you wish for as you may get it now that Alan Combs - after his face reconstruction work - has lost most of his audience -and may be wishing to be back at Fox for a steady paycheck.
I can't stand Juan Williams or Geraldo Rivera. I don't listen to them or respect them. Juan always spouts the left-wing talking points. I guess that is what he is paid to do but I just turn him off. Same with that camera-hungry Geraldo who is an idiot in my mind.
Here's the difference Mr. Williams: we Conservatives will hold our candidate accountable on his actions. We won't turn a blind eye to policies and choices that we do not support. Can the Liberals say the same on Obama? Can you say the same Mr. Williams?
I read mostly all of the articles that I Comment upon. An article by Juan Williams is one of the rare exceptions. Not unlike Rush, I KNOW the Left's mind. Juan has a very small Leftist mind with not much worth reading about.
This is a journalist who was once respected by those who view FOX News Network, but his apparent ignorance and supreme racism have changed all that. The disease called Obamanitis has hopelessly affected Juan's brain. There is a miraculous medicine called Common Sense, but it's short in supply in certain districts. Very sad.
Gee, Juan, that was pretty persuasive. I always like uber-liberals telling conservatives what to think. I know it works for you with Democrats, so why not try? I happen to be one of those who are not caught up on Romney-mania, but that does not keep one from recognizing the necessity of voting for him at this point. I'll take the risk.
Juan’s suggestion that 0-bama’s record is actually more in line with conservatism than what Romney is proposing is a real laugh fest. One example: Juan claims 0-bama has “cut taxes” 18 times, but you have to realize that almost ALL of those “cuts” happened when Congress renewed the Bush tax rates. He’s also counting things like offering tax incentives for hiring veterans as tax cuts. Another factor is that Juan fails to point out or even recognize how many times 0-bama’s policies have raised taxes or counteracted the effects of those “cuts” with new regulations. Just saying you cut taxes 18 times is like saying you created 5 million jobs. If you don’t also count the jobs lost in the same period it is meaningless if not an outright lie.
I would say “Nice try, Juan”, but it really isn’t. Liberals always think their audience is as mentally challenged as they themselves are.
Juan needs to take his head out of Obama's posterior and clean the excrement off his afro-goggles. I always thought Juan was a little off...and when he was fired from NPR for being a little reasonable, I thought he had actually cleaned his lenses. But no! He is going to stand by a failed black man no matter what. Guess what, Juan--you are a failed black man as well. The "token" opinion has spoken and he is shown to be as unprincipled as Colin Powell. Riddle me this, Juan. Why do conservatives elect black candidates in white areas, and liberals only allow them to in black sectors? Racist? YES YOU ARE!
Uh, we knew that already, Juan. Where have you been. Your shining star is just that bad. Romney has run an excellent campaign while Obama has run a nasty, petty, unserious one. If for that reason alone, Romney deserves a shot at this massive task.
All we can judge is Obama who is hindered by a need to be reelected. That Obama has moved us much closer to socialism. Imagine what he would do without the constraints of being reelected. There is no question I choose Romney.
Juan is a koolade drinker from way back. He loves Bambo and is as hard core of a liberal as anyone on the left. Be careful Juan, if what you wish for is another four years of your Zero Hero, it ain't gonna happen. I think we are all tired of his lying and golfing. Nothing worse than a lying alcoholic golfer. My bet is he doesn't even keep score and if he does he cheats. That's what alcoholics do.
Juan has been of his meds for past month when 0bama sunk like a lead balloon. Here is why I like Mitt~ he will upset both parties with policies that are good for America, not just Republicans. Our problems cannot be solved without bipartisan work. That being said, if the defeated dems treat Mitt like they did George W who tried to reach agreements, then it becomes Mitt's way.
My educated guess is that Juan Williams wrote 90% of this column at least 90 days ago for publication today. It smacks of unproductive exhaustion, panic attacks and quiet desperation, all drowning in a sea of flop-sweat.
With all due respect (very little), I lump Juan in with Bob Beckel, Alan Colmes, Geraldo Rivera and the many other loud and proud left-wingers who appear often and prominently on the highly rated Fox News Channel. To those who derisively insist on describing FNC as All-Conservative-All-The-Time, I say… You don’t know whereof you babble.
“Fair & Balanced” isn’t just a made-up, sounds-good, meaningless slogan. Fox means it. Personally, I wish they didn’t but I respect the fact that they do.
On the bright side, at least we have Thomas Alva Edison to thank for inventing the mute button.
And, Juan thinks 0bama has been good for this country? Gasoline has doubled, he has printed so many dollars that they are worthless; everything costs a lot more and next year will cost even more. 0bama has squandered billions of dollars so that his friends could start green energy companies, and most of them have failed, and the taxpayers got nothing back, however, his friends are now fat cats. 0bama has spent more than all the other presidents combined. 0bama has never gotten a budget passed since he came to office. Not even one democrat would vote for any budget 0bama proposed. 0bama is a total tax and spend man. He has no knowledge about economics. Believe me, anyone would be better than 0bama. Get a clue, Juan. Juan, you really are ignorant and arrogant, and I have no idea why Fox keeps paying you for such lunacy.
So much for Juan Williams feigned awakening to reality when he was looking to hype his book and get a job with FoxNews. His primary function has become the take the role of "designated reasonable liberal" on Fox shows that are unwilling to put Allen Colms in the seat.
Nice try Juan, but at least Romney won't dismantle America. Even my kids see that is what's happening. Hey Juan, you have kids that vote Republican - why don't you ask them why instead of gulping the Kook Aid.
If all President Romney did was not arming Mexican drug cartels and allowing embassy staffs to be murdered when they could have been saved, that would be more than enough reason to vote FOR him. There are 16 trillion reasons to vote against the President Juan Williams voted for.
My choice is between Romney and Obama. Somehow, Juan wants me to believe that voting for Obama is better for a conservative?
Juan sounds a little desperate or delusional if he thinks that anyone who disagrees with Obama would vote for him anyway because Romney is more centrist than conservatives think. Right... I'm voting for the socialist instead. Huh? I would vote for a blind monkey over Obama. For me, it is about the economy and the constitution. I'm all in for Romney.
Juan twists some things:
Thanks #34... that is the way I remembered Romney's explanation of regulation.
As far as Romney care, what is done at a state level is a far cry from doing it on a federal level.
I don't get how his stance on abortion has changed. He's still prolife. He didn't support a bill that leaves a baby born alive to die without care, did he?
Yeah, yeah, Juan. We'll be careful. But, think about your own choice- "careful what you wish for..." BS. How'd that 2008 bunch of promises from Øbama work out for ya? Juan, you and your liberal friends should look in the garbage piled in your own back yard before cautioning others about theirs.
Every time I see Racist Imbecile Williams on the tube I have to almost heave.Juan just seems like a nut job when anything Obama is mentioned. He is one of the most biased Obama Faux Journalists on the tube right now?
take a long walk....ive listened to you about all i care to...fox needs to throw you back to NPR...oh wait...they dont want you......you partisan hack........nothing could be as bad as obama.....go mitt...lets SWEEP OBAMA UNDER THE RUG AND OUT THE DOOR
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