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If Romney Steps Down Over The Bain Scandal, Who Will The Republicans Nominate In His Place?

ProudProgressive 2012/07/16 13:33:19
Rick Santorum
Ron Paul
Newt Gingrich
Michele Bachmann
Herman Cain
Sarah Palin
Jeb Bush
Condoleezza Rice
Donald Trump
No one .... why bother
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Mitt Romney's campaign is in trouble. With the growing revelations of Romney's involvement in Bain Capital's "pioneering efforts" in outsourcing American jobs, the significant discrepancies between Romney's story and the numerous SEC filings that contradict that story, his adamant insistence on secrecy about his own tax returns, his Cayman Islands and Swiss bank accounts that exist only to evade paying taxes to the very government he seeks to lead, and the glaring disconnect with the average working American that Romney exhibits at every campaign stop, some have already begun to wonder whether Romney will make it to the Republican convention. If in fact the heat gets to be too much for Mitt, who do you think the Republicans will choose in his place? Who will be the sacrificial lamb?
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  • Jackie G - Poker Playing Pa... 2012/07/16 15:57:03
    None of the above
    Jackie G - Poker Playing Patriot
    +31
    Since we know that Obama and his crew have lied about Bain - why the hell would he step down? The rank gutter politics of Obama is sickening - he should step down.

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  • AL Pearlie... 2012/07/17 05:09:34
    AL
    +2
    Obama can't even run on his own failing record now! So he needs the Bull Sh** factor to keep the voters eyes off the real issues now instead
  • Pearlie... AL 2012/07/18 04:01:28
    Pearlie Momi♥Patriot Warrior♥
    He is disgusting and so pathetic... He is not Presidential..Talks like he is on cocaine.....or something...Obama has NOTHING and he is playing dirty Chicago politics...that is all he has...Pathetic...
  • Krystle 2012/07/16 20:39:55
    Ron Paul
    Krystle
    Ron Paul has a better campaign then Romney does he is just not recieiving the propper backing. so if anyone should get it, it should be him.
  • Rusty Shackleford 2012/07/16 20:11:10
    None of the above
    Rusty Shackleford
    +5
    Bain scandal?

    What are you talking about?
  • ProudPr... Rusty S... 2012/07/16 20:43:22
    ProudProgressive
    +10
    LOL you know, lying to the Securities and Exhange Commission, hiding his tax returns, millions in offshore accounts to evade paying his taxes, investing in companies that profit from disposing of aborted fetuses, all the fun stuff like that.
  • Rusty S... ProudPr... 2012/07/16 20:44:57
    Rusty Shackleford
    +6
    Wow, are you really falling for those stories?
  • AL Rusty S... 2012/07/16 21:02:37
    AL
    +2
    No! I believe he's just trying to use pure propaganda- to get Clown Prince obozo Re-elected is all
  • Singerar Rusty S... 2012/07/16 22:11:17
    Singerar
    +3
    Actually, you're the one falling for the conspiracy theories which are catering to your agenda. PP is a scholar. I would trust his comments over ANYONE.
  • Rusty S... Singerar 2012/07/16 22:28:04
    Rusty Shackleford
    +2
    Do you believe that Romney is guilty of a felony with respects to reports given to the SEC?
  • Singerar Rusty S... 2012/07/17 07:13:56
    Singerar
    I haven't read the SEC filings yet, so I can't answer that.
  • AL Rusty S... 2012/07/17 06:40:05
    AL
    +1
    Liberals will fall for anything, thats why they voted for Comrade obama in the first place
  • AL ProudPr... 2012/07/16 21:00:51
    AL
    +2
    Even the lame stream media is starting to admitt these attacks are based on lies now!
  • Debowman ProudPr... 2012/07/17 19:36:35
    Debowman
    to bad is been PROVEN by the liberal media to be all lies.. why do you keep ignoring the truth? cause you don't like it or your head is up your ass
  • Phantom Rusty S... 2012/07/16 22:43:06
    Phantom
    You'll find out shortly.
  • Rusty S... Phantom 2012/07/16 23:04:48
    Rusty Shackleford
    +2
    Come on, put your cards on the table, I'm calling your bluff.
  • Phantom Rusty S... 2012/07/17 00:29:16
    Phantom
    Hell, it's cut and dried. He was the acting owner and CEO of Bain capital durring the time of the outsourcing. Who else can he blame it on?? Obama??
  • Rusty S... Phantom 2012/07/17 01:25:44
    Rusty Shackleford
    +2
    You just keep drinking that Kool-Aid.
  • Bilingual required sucks 2012/07/16 20:10:58
    None of the above
    Bilingual required sucks
    +9
    Satan

    Just go to the source, Satan has been the heart and soul of the Republicans since 1980. Why nominate a middleman?
  • aherbert Bilingu... 2012/07/16 22:12:37
  • Andrew Bilingu... 2012/07/16 23:33:19
    Andrew
    +2
    I can't believe you guys actually call these responses substantive! This is hilarious!
  • Pat 2012/07/16 20:06:47
    Ron Paul
    Pat
    +5
    I would say Ron Paul. He already has a base with a lot of supporters. He's the most palatable of the others. Rice won't want it. Cain is a joke. Sarah Palin is a quitter and would only be in it for the star power. Michele Bachmann is just plain dumb. Trump is an ass. Gingrich has no class at all. Santorum will loose the entire women's vote. Jeb Bush, no way not another Bush.
    I always liked Colin Powell but he is a bit tarnished because of his association with the Bush administration's lying to the United Nations about weapons of mass destruction.
  • Andy Fl... Pat 2012/07/16 21:13:31
    Andy Fletcher
    +2
    Funny thing about Jeb is senior always thought it would be him running and not Dubya. Kind of sheds a light on the whole Dubya presidency. It always amazed me that folks didn't really notice how his own father never really got out there and supported him. Saw an interview with senior before the 2000 elections and the interviewer specifically questioned him about. The first thing out of his mouth was along the lines of "well, first, I never expected him to run for president. I always thought it would be Jeb". He then went on to say something about maybe in 4 or 8 years, and how he really didn't think it was appropriate for a former prez to endorse a candidate.
  • Debowman 2012/07/16 19:57:59
    None of the above
    Debowman
    +7
    Too bad there isn't a Bain scandle, Nothing compared to the Retorical BS coming out of the LWNJ's mouths. However America is more concerned with how the Economy, jobs are doing. This is just another smoke screen to take you mind of the Failued polies of BHO
    This has been proven to be lies again and again you the frelly clueless nuts like the poster ofthis question doen't even see that with 100 million in Negitive ads , Romney is still even with him in the polls. People want results, not failure and thats what they get with Barry
  • aherbert Debowman 2012/07/16 22:14:28
  • Debowman aherbert 2012/07/16 23:29:17
    Debowman
    +2
    So ever looked at Kerry's blind trust??? probably not
  • aherbert Debowman 2012/07/17 02:23:34
    aherbert
    Kerry was vetted and reveal all requested informaton ... what is mitt romney hiding ... what is mitt romney hiding
  • Debowman aherbert 2012/07/17 16:27:24
    Debowman
    Yet Obama didn't now has he??/ can't let the foreign exchnge student info get out. Interesting, that Kerry gave up information Obama hasn't. And Kerry was vetted no one looked at his wife's accounts which is what the liberals are doing with Mitt
  • aherbert Debowman 2012/07/17 18:00:20
    aherbert
    Oh please ... Obama mother was American and so was her son ... give it a rest ... you just like Mittens know that he is hiding something. Our President has giving all information and he was not an exchange student ... you birthers are one pathetic bunch of hypercritical Americans ... Mittens provided the same birth certificate as Obama ... ask his five grandmothers...
  • Debowman aherbert 2012/07/17 18:07:17 (edited)
    Debowman
    Well to put it like you liberals are doing, WHY WONT HE RELEASE HIS RECORDS? Damn you liberals open a can of worms that is biteing you in the ASS. Obama can't demand anything as he has sealed his records hmmm whats he hiding???? lol
  • aherbert Debowman 2012/07/17 18:29:17 (edited)
    aherbert
    biotch


    Hey the oonly thing that is biting anyone in the a$$ is mittens sealed reocords ... what is he hiding dude? The President have been vetted through and through ...
  • MsTlynne Debowman 2012/07/16 22:40:48
    MsTlynne
    +2
    Are the SEC filings lies? LMAO!
  • Debowman MsTlynne 2012/07/16 23:28:14
    Debowman
    +2
    nope required by law. You really should pay attention to what the liberal stations are saying. Even they agree Obama is lying. Educate yourself, goggle it

    There is no evidence that Mitt Romney exercised his powers at private equity firm Bain Capital after 1999 or directed funds’ investments after leaving, The New York Times reported.

    Although some documents place the Republican presidential hopeful in charge of Bain from 1999 to 2001, a period in which the company outsourced jobs and ran companies that fell into bankruptcy, it is not related to who was running Bain at the time, the Times reported.
    "If they didn’t show them on those filings, they would have broken the law. But it has nothing to do with who’s actually running Bain Capital,” Pitt added.

    Financial disclosures filed in Massachusetts back up Romney’s case and show that he drew at least $100,000 in 2001 from Bain as a “former executive” and from other Bain entities as a passive general partner, according to the Times
    The newspaper also pointed to an offering memorandum to investors in a Bain equity fund that was circulated in June 2000 and suggests Romney was not involved in the management of investments. The memorandum lists backgrounds on 18 managers, or “senior private equity investment professionals of Bain Capital,” and Romney is not among them.
  • MsTlynne Debowman 2012/07/17 01:07:54
    MsTlynne
    +1
    The paper trail is mounting as we speak. We shall see.
  • Debowman MsTlynne 2012/07/17 16:29:01
    Debowman
    And already shown to be all perfectly legal, I know you turn off the news when that part comes on. As long as the failure gewt reelected. If you would look at Obama like you look into Mitt, you wouldn't vote for him. His record, SUCKS
  • MsTlynne Debowman 2012/07/17 16:38:53
    MsTlynne
    Mitt won't be President
  • aherbert MsTlynne 2012/07/17 02:27:03
    aherbert
    +2
    No they are not lies however, Mittens is hiding his wealth and most likely the fact that he out sourced jobs, evaded paying taxes ...

    mitt is  hiding
  • Debowman aherbert 2012/07/17 16:30:37 (edited)
    Debowman
    The guy who runs the IRS, Is a tax cheat, lol Obama has outsourced 100;000's jobs, you just don't want to hear that, truth getting in the way Obama the Failure's re elelction huh hmmm
  • Debowman MsTlynne 2012/07/17 18:08:31
    Debowman
    http://factcheck.org/2012/07/...




    all lies, but what do you expect he is Obama
  • MsTlynne Debowman 2012/07/18 00:26:06
    MsTlynne
    Mitt is going nowhere fast. Let's see how this plays out over the next few weeks.
  • KingdomNow 2012/07/16 19:53:55
    None of the above
    KingdomNow
    +6
    There is no Bain scandal. It's been debunked but the leftwing media knows people are too stupid to find the truth.

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