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Son says Romney was reluctant
to run for president again: report

Reuters, by Nick Carey

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/23/2012 10:23:58 PM

Republican Mitt Romney´s family had to convince him to make a second bid for the presidency because he was reluctant to run again after failing to secure his party´s nomination in 2008, Romney´s son told the Boston Globe on Sunday. In an article that examined what went wrong with Romney´s losing 2012 presidential campaign, Tagg Romney said his father Mitt said he had no intention of running again after he did not become the Republican presidential nominee in 2008. Arizona Senator John McCain secured the Republican nomination that year and lost to

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This is a short article, and the "money quote" by Romney´s son, Tagg, should make most of US angry. In a simple sentence, he claims his old man didn´t want to run in 2012 after all. Not a good starting point to rally his GOP troops.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jiobaobubai, 12/23/2012 10:31:47 PM     (No. 9081309)

Mixed emotions and thoughts on this.

The man who wants it too much is the one I fear.

The one who does not need it, is most likely the best one for the job. He may actually act in the best interest of the country instead of his own.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: oh-heck, 12/23/2012 10:33:18 PM     (No. 9081310)

This merely demonstrates that there are nearly as many Republican who think they know best what is good for the nation as there are Democrats. I surely wish they didn´t pick our candidates. I always felt Romney and the folks behind him were the ones slinging the mud in the GOP primaries.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: clw54, 12/23/2012 10:33:29 PM     (No. 9081312)

Maybe it´s true, maybe it isn´t. Can´t trust the media to give us an accurate depiction of what was said.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: smcchk, 12/23/2012 10:48:01 PM     (No. 9081322)

Gov. Romney did it for his country. He would have been a marvelous President. I gave up on America the day he lost. Will just try to survive whatever may be coming.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: locarno, 12/23/2012 10:53:37 PM     (No. 9081327)

I agree with #5. Mitt is a class act all around, and no one puts the time, effort, or money into running for President unless they want it. Why would Tagg & Ann have ´worked to change his mind"? Whats in it for them? Take this with a large grain of salt.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BcdErick, 12/23/2012 10:54:03 PM     (No. 9081328)

I´m with #4. There have been 3-4 stories with this theme in the last 2 days, at least that I have seen. It sure seems to me that the LSM is trying to spin something. Re-electing Obama was the stupidest thing America has ever done in it´s history. And that´s pretty incredible. I suppose the spin will become more obvious in the weeks and months to come.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Ravenhaven, 12/23/2012 10:57:34 PM     (No. 9081330)

The candidate who wants it the most usually wins. I want my money back.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: qr4j, 12/23/2012 11:02:26 PM     (No. 9081333)

I was a reluctant supporter of Mitt Romney. However, over timed, I really learned to like the man. He would have been a good president. He might not have done everything the way I wanted him to, but I would have agreed with most of his decisions.

Now, in light of the re-election of the miserable SOB in the White House, I truly have lost faith in this once great nation. The American flag I once flew proudly on a 20-foot pole in my front yard has come down. In its place flies the flag of my church, which bears a cross on it (Episcopal flag).

I fly my church flag as a daily reminder that JESUS, not Obama, is my king; I serve King Jesus, not that wannabe in the White House.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: chumley, 12/23/2012 11:29:50 PM     (No. 9081352)

My flag came down as well. It no longer represents freedom, opportunity, or anything special at all. It might as well be European. I bought a state flag for patriotic holidays.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 12/23/2012 11:33:09 PM     (No. 9081356)

#9, were you reading my ind when you wrote that? Other than the fact we are Catholic and not Episcopalian, you expressed everything I´ve been thinking.

Sad for this once-proud and great nation...

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Reply 11 - Posted by: noproblems, 12/23/2012 11:45:31 PM     (No. 9081363)

What a bunch of crap. Romney has been running for President ever since his dad ran against Nixon.

He bought his nomination for goodness sakes.

This family cannot be trusted with the truth.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: AnnG, 12/24/2012 12:15:06 AM     (No. 9081382)

It was no secret that Romney did not want to run for President again. I heard that months ago. His family had mixed feelings about going through the whole process again. Some were for and some were against. I agree, he would have made a great President.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: thelmalou, 12/24/2012 12:22:10 AM     (No. 9081386)

Agreed, #9, and I say that with deep sadness. The Tagg quote is from the exhaustive Boston Globe article also posted here today...WELL worth reading.


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Reply 14 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 12/24/2012 12:43:06 AM     (No. 9081396)

First, we must consider the source...

Second, if you have not seen the 15-min Bill Whittle YouTube, google it... It is a tribute to Romney... just not the GOP...

Thirdly, if you too are a HillBuzz fan, this article begs believability ...

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Reply 15 - Posted by: TXknitter, 12/24/2012 1:01:06 AM     (No. 9081403)

I voted for Romney. He is a good man. A brilliant businessman. However, poliicians, who they really are, etc. - who knows if he would have fought the Democrats to bits or just settled "for what we could get." I don´t know anymore. I do know one thing. The election is over but this is an attempt to stir up nastiness against Republicans. We can expect more.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: bob913, 12/24/2012 2:03:45 AM     (No. 9081421)

NOW you tell us!!!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 12/24/2012 3:10:35 AM     (No. 9081439)

I trust no one who wants that office. Romney was one of the good guys. He was easily smeered, whether it was Huchabee lying about his religion or Santorum with the etch -a- sketch or Obama´s Bain Capital baloney. Romney was the leader the country needed, but the patients are running the asylum. Buckle up.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/24/2012 3:19:54 AM     (No. 9081442)

I think Romney ran out of a sense of duty to the country and save it from going down the toilet.He´s actually too nice a person to attack Obama on his failures and dishonesty.The left doesn´t have a problem going for the throat.If it takes taxpayer money to buy voters,violate immigration laws,raise money from over seas,have the same people donate beyond the legal limits etc.

Remember how after the Ft.Hood shootings we didn´t hear a thing about an assault weapons ban.Obama was at an interior dept.get together giving shout outs to insider indians before he got around to acknowledging the shootings and dead soldiers.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: LadyVet, 12/24/2012 4:32:33 AM     (No. 9081454)

I agree w/ above that anyone who wants it too much will not make a good president. I don´t vote on what I hope a president does, I vote on what I think he would do if he were dictator, if got everything passed and signed into law that he wanted. This is what we have to fear from Obama. This is why Hillary would not make a good president. Same reason her alleged husband did not make a good president.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: ocjim, 12/24/2012 5:24:43 AM     (No. 9081463)

Romney is a fine man, an exemplary man, and would have made a great and timely President. America has lost its way and will have to learn the hard way, or fail completely. If Obama´s big gooberment approach had any merit, then Greece would be a great place to live and prosper these days.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 12/24/2012 7:13:09 AM     (No. 9081512)

I was a reluctant supporter of Romney, but more enthusiastically so when Ryan came aboard. To hear this, now, that he fought so hard and damaged so many good people during the primaries HE HAD TO WIN, that he didn´t really want it..... all I can say is, It was obvious.

I was willing to dump this on handlers - those GOP insider elites who ´´always´´ seem to know what´s best for us, but Romney - himself - wouldn´t push the envelope.

So, to me, there is no more GOP. This information only reinforces what I´ve been thinking since the election anyway - that the progressives have infiltrated BOTH parties to the point of no return.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 12/24/2012 7:15:17 AM     (No. 9081515)

And I wish I could get my meager $50 donation back too. That money came out of a seriously tight budget with very little coming in. But I could certainly use it now.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: gwmcclintok, 12/24/2012 7:24:43 AM     (No. 9081527)

You know they really despise us. During the primaries Romney didn´t mind attacking ruthlessly the Republicans. Yet, in the general he plays nice guy with Democrats. They really just despise Republican primary voters. Yeah, he didn´t want to run for president alright....no, he really didn´t want to run for president in the primaries. Tagg, your father grimaced and puked at the thought of having to answer to those of us out here in conservative states. You know we cling to things you people don´t like.

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