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Mitt Romney 2016? Advisers try to
squelch effort, but it´s gaining steam.

Christian Science Monitor, by Linda Feldman

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Posted By:tisHimself, 8/18/2014 11:50:19 AM

Talk to any of Mitt Romney’s closest political advisers, and the answer is the same: He won’t run for president in 2016. “I take Mitt at his absolute word. He’s not running,” says Ron Kaufman, Republican national committeeman for Massachusetts and a senior adviser to Mr. Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign. “He’s been very clear – he loved running, gave it his best, and lost,” Mr. Kaufman told this reporter at the RNC’s summer meeting in Chicago last week. “Now he’s helping the Republicans win the Senate.” Romney’s former finance chair, Spencer Zwick, has also put out

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: miceal, 8/18/2014 11:53:06 AM     (No. 9970425)

No....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: QRP, 8/18/2014 11:54:20 AM     (No. 9970429)

Losers have one obvious trait - they lose.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: StormCnter, 8/18/2014 12:03:17 PM     (No. 9970462)

It´s ok. The repetitive Romney (and Jeb Bush) posting by the OP leads me to believe he is a closet supporter of each of them. Maybe on a ticket?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: fishbone, 8/18/2014 12:05:58 PM     (No. 9970468)

Polls show that 4 out of 5 Dems want Mitt to run.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 8/18/2014 12:06:53 PM     (No. 9970475)

Two words - Adlai Stevenson

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Reply 6 - Posted by: simpleman, 8/18/2014 12:12:10 PM     (No. 9970494)

...wow..I saw the headline and instantly was going to respond, "the Republican Adlai Stevenson". As I scolled to respy saw #5. How many of us here Mitt 2016 and instantly know the outcome?


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Reply 7 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 8/18/2014 12:17:52 PM     (No. 9970504)

Slogans:
"I told you so!"
"A second chance for America"

I wish he would have one. I blame every single eligible voter, and every single ineligible voter, who failedto vote for him, for the cluster the world is in today.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 8/18/2014 12:32:48 PM     (No. 9970530)

Calm down, no reason to get your beak in an uproar. The OP is just keeping us informed.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: Pearson365, 8/18/2014 12:54:21 PM     (No. 9970571)

If 2012 was an example of Romney "giving it his best", he had better stay on his jet ski on Lake Wedontwanttoknowyou in NH.

Romney is an incredibly honorable man but one without any strong political beliefs. And, a person who was unable to respond to any of the vile and baseless attacks by Obama, Biden. Reid and their ilk. Finally, he was incapable of even handling a known Dem shill, Candy Crowley in the 2nd debate. Mitt would make a great Secretary of Commerce, but would be a mediocre presidential candidate.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: FunOne, 8/18/2014 1:39:51 PM     (No. 9970639)

Agree with #9. Mitt is a good man, but failed to attack Obama when he had plenty of issues to work with. Not enough "fire in the belly".

Why can´t we find a no apologies conservative candidate who will aggressively attack liberalism and the democrats?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ronnietheK, 8/18/2014 1:52:00 PM     (No. 9970653)

Love Mitt-contributed to his campaign and was amazingly disappointed by his failure to attack Obama over Benghazi-he squandered the moment. maybe he would not have won no matter but I fear for America so much that I could not support him for a 2nd(3d) shot. Too much at stake.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Nashman, 8/18/2014 2:15:16 PM     (No. 9970690)

Hmmmm. Vote for Mitt or a waffle? Wait... they´re the same thing. No core beliefs. We need a real conservative.

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