Why Aren't Republicans Satisfied With Their Crop of Politicians?

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    You guys thought Palin was your savior, she didn't run and won't (if she knows what's good for her)

    Then you thought Michelle Bachman was your savior, she won one straw poll and bit the dust immediately thereafter.

    The instant Rick Perry skipped and jumped in the ring you swore he was your savior...he immediately flopped the second you were able to stop and listen to him speak.

    Now you're begging and crying for Chris Christie to run, he won't (if he know's what's good for him)

    Why are you running from the most sensible candidate you have already before you? Romney.

    You know he'll be the last man standing and then you'll say you always knew he was gonna win and supported him.

    What more do you want?

    Seriosly....what. more. do. you. want?
     
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    They're all better than Obama, maybe Republican voters wanna set the bar a little higher...........
     
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    Good question. I guess they aren't quite batshit crazy enough for the TeaTard base.
     
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    all of this frenzy is created by the media. Also the concept of a clear front runner in a party a year and a month before the actual election is a relatively new term. Years ago people went into the convention not really knowing who the hell was going to be the nominee.

    Also remember that a good vetting in the primaries is helpful for candidates going up an unpopular unapposed incumbent.
     
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    I'm not sure I agree with the premise. A recent poll found 65% satisfaction among lean-Republican voters for the current field: Washington Post-ABC News Poll (washingtonpost.com). That's statistically indistinguishable from the same number four years ago. I think part of the reason people talk about dissatisfaction and late entrants into the race is because it makes a good story.

    The field seems plenty strong to me. It includes successful (arguably) governors, and lots of others thrown into the mix. Here's my list of people who are running, or thought about running:

    Perry, Romney, Pawlenty, Thune, Daniels, Palin, Bachmann, Huckabee, Santorum, Gingrich, Paul, Cain, Huntsman, Thune, McCotter, Roemer, Guiliani.

    Granted, some of those people never put themselves to the voters, but even among those running now, if you can't find someone you find acceptable, you probably never find GOP Presidential nominees acceptable. Of course, since I fall into that category myself, I might be missing something.
     
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    When did you become an expert on what other people think? You can barely keep up with your own thoughts.
     
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    Why Aren't Republicans Satisfied With Their Crop of Politicians?

    Just proves how wrong genetically altered crops can go.
    Bush was our first roundup ready president.

    And Palin was blight resistant.

    Is perry drought resistant?
     
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    I would rather have a Lincoln.
     
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