Top 10 GOP hopefuls for 2012

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    To get the US out of this financial mess we need Romney. My dream ticket is Romney/Petraeus.
     
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    As in, how would I rate them in terms of ability to win the primary?
    Palin is stronger now that Huckabee definitely won't run.
    Romney can't connect with evangelicals.
    Pawlenty has a shot if he could frame a populist message. Doesn't strike me as the type of guy who'd be particularly effective at that though.
    I don't think Thune will run until 2016.
    Barbour has a good shot. He's like Palin, except that he sounds smarter on the stump.
    DeMint and the Paul boys have their bases, but they'll be rejected as too radical to win a national race.
     
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    I really wish people would stop and realize that no one has said they are running yet. So this is a pointless exercise.
     
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    No one has said they are, but they don't need to. Look at what actions people are taking (and most of all, how many trips to Iowa they're making).
     
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    If Obama tracks as we expect him to, straight to the toilet with $5 gas, crazy utility bills, high unemployment, etc. The GOP primary picks the next prez...

    Palin is a joke. Just imagine the insults she'd need to endure. I know she's tough, but she would be the only one to have an easier primary than general election. I still don't think she is presidential timber. We will need a prez at the TOP OF HIS GAME.

    The evangelicals can vote for Obama if they don't like Romney.

    The others are all midgets, nobodys, rubes, not ready for prime time yet. They all remind me of Rick Lazio.

    Romney is the guy from central casting who knows all the answers
     
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    Yeah.......right..........

    Someone who's sold out his own faith, combined with someone who will say anything that the higher ups want him to.

    You do realize that one of the things Betrayus was looking for was the nomination for 2012, right?

    He made a deal with Bush Jr.
     
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    I think DeMint shows the most promise on the list, southern conservative, after this far left liberal socialist run is rejected by the people a hard right will probably find popularity.

    Of course, far too early for this..
     
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    Petraeus doesn't have the political experience to run an election. I don't see a general doing well in a presidential policy debate. The VP debates are much easier.

    Since when is "faith" an issue. We have a semi-muslim in there now don't we???
     
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    Faith has always been an issue ya 'tard.

    And no, Obama isn't a musLAME.
     

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