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Thu Sep 20, 2012, 12:16 PM

Club For Growth To ‘Mixed Bag’ Romney: You’re On Your Own

Source: TPM

If Romney hoped well-heeled conservative advocates would come running to his rescue after his remarks about the poor and middle class sent his campaign into a tailspin, he’ll have to look elsewhere.

His right-leaning campaign hasn’t convinced conservatives that he’s one of them, according to Club for Growth president Chris Chocola.

“This may sound strange, but we’re doing nothing to improve his odds,” Chocola said Thursday in Washington at a breakfast roundtable hosted by the Christian Science Monitor. “We’re not really involved in the presidential race. … We didn’t make an endorsement in the Republican primary process, not because we didn’t want to but because there wasn’t a candidate that we thought we could recommend to our members.”

Club for Growth — perhaps more than any other organization on the right — has agggressively supported conservative candidates against incumbent Republicans in an effort to push the GOP toward it’s pro-business, libertarian brand of conservatism. The group’s dissatisfaction with Romney has been well documented.

Read more: http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2012/09/club-for-growth-to-mixed-bag-romney-youre-on-your-own.php?ref=fpa

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Reply Club For Growth To ‘Mixed Bag’ Romney: You’re On Your Own (Original post)
DonViejo Sep 2012 OP
louis-t Sep 2012 #1
shrdlu Sep 2012 #2
valerief Sep 2012 #3
hollysmom Sep 2012 #5
kenfrequed Sep 2012 #4
high density Sep 2012 #6

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 12:21 PM

1. I like Club for Growths. They are making the repug party smaller.

Their stated goal of getting rid of anyone who isn't rabid or drooling seems to be working. Repugs are headed for another 40 years in the minority.

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Response to louis-t (Reply #1)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 12:26 PM

2. A pleasant thought...

...but eschew hubris. Run hard, scared, and brave.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 12:27 PM

3. Why am I now thinking of Hair Club for Men?

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Response to valerief (Reply #3)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 06:00 PM

5. I know, that is what I first thougth of,

Wondered what baldness has to do with Romney. Does he have a piece?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 12:46 PM

4. Don't trust them

They will throw a ton of money behind Romney at the last minute. The appearance will be that they 'rescued' him in order to create a greater sense of obligation.

I don't trust the 'Club for Growth' as far as I could throw them.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 06:07 PM

6. You've got to be kidding

The Club for Growth won't support the guy who wants to give huge tax cuts to millionaires? They must think Romney is such a long shot at this point that it would just be a waste of money.

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