Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
March 31, 2015, 01:10:49 pm
HomePredMockPollEVCalcAFEWIKIHelpLogin Register
News: Don't forget to get your 2013 Gubernatorial Endorsements and Predictions in!

+  Atlas Forum
|-+  Election Archive
| |-+  2012 Elections (Moderators: Mr. Morden, Bacon King, Sheriff Buford TX Justice)
| | |-+  if Romney got indicted...
« previous next »
Pages: [1] Print
Author Topic: if Romney got indicted...  (Read 619 times)
Clinton 2016
diskymike44
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 820


View Profile
« on: July 13, 2012, 02:19:27 pm »
Ignore

Who would take his place on the GOP ticket?
Logged
Sasquatch
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 807
View Profile
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2012, 02:34:19 pm »
Ignore

Rick? Jeb? Newt?
Logged
Niemeyerite
JulioMadrid
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 6727
Spain


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2012, 02:44:43 pm »
Ignore

Santorum. And if that happened, Paul would run as an independent.
Logged

My evolution (by The Political Matrix):
E: -6.06 -> -6.97 -> -6.97 -> -8.13 -> -7.29 -> -8.26 -> -8.65 -> -7.03
S: -6.78 -> -6.09 -> -7.30 -> -7.13 -> -8.09 -> -8.35 -> -9.04 -> -8.61
Walker Republican
Ray Goldfield
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 1342


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2012, 02:46:16 pm »
Ignore

Chris Christie at the convention.

But I honestly don't think they'd throw him over, unless there was a smoking gun. The GOP would portray it as a political prosecution timed to steal the election, and use it to fire up the base.
Logged
Stranger in a strange land
strangeland
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 6504
United States


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2012, 03:34:46 pm »
Ignore

Chris Christie at the convention.

But I honestly don't think they'd throw him over, unless there was a smoking gun. The GOP would portray it as a political prosecution timed to steal the election, and use it to fire up the base.

^this. But honestly, if they had to replace Romney at the convention, Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio would be much more likely.
Logged

The update is like if Oscar Wilde wrote a parody of an Horatio Alger novel.
True Federalist
Ernest
Moderators
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 29710
United States


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2012, 04:10:00 pm »
Ignore

Why bother with a what-if that there is no whiff of even distant smoke that it would happen?  Still, if something unfortunate were to happen to Romney between now and the convention, it would blow things wide open.
Logged

did the Speaker spend his entire winter in a tanning salon, hibernating?
The one thing everyone can agree on is that the media is biased against them.
Keystone Phil
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 52934


View Profile
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2012, 04:23:26 pm »
Ignore

Rick would be welcomed by the masses in Tampa.
Logged



The entire country is pretty much Republican.
Snowstalker
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 19010
Greece


Political Matrix
E: -8.71, S: -5.22

View Profile
« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2012, 05:39:22 pm »
Ignore

Rick would be welcomed by the masses in Tampa.

You sure that Governor Perry has a shot?
Logged

pbrower2a
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 11153
United States


View Profile
« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2012, 06:36:49 pm »
Ignore

...it would be an embarrassment to the Obama Administration. You just don't arrest your political opponent.
Logged



Your political compass

Economic Left/Right: -7.00
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -5.49
Lincoln Republican
Winfield
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 11255


View Profile
« Reply #9 on: July 13, 2012, 11:39:46 pm »
Ignore

Rick would be welcomed by the masses in Tampa.

And then go on to historic  triumph in a charismatic romp, vanquishing all who would come between virtue and the ultimate redemption of the nation.   
Logged





THE NEXT PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
pbrower2a
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 11153
United States


View Profile
« Reply #10 on: July 14, 2012, 08:59:54 am »
Ignore

Rick would be welcomed by the masses in Tampa.

And then go on to historic  triumph in a charismatic romp, vanquishing all who would come between virtue and the ultimate redemption of the nation.   

Ugh! Personality-cult prose! I hope that it is satire.

Really, if Rick Santorum became the Man on the White Horse for the GOP he would quickly show why he lost by 18% in a bid for re-election to the Senate in 2006. Maybe his Opus Dei ideals well fit the ideological pretensions of white Christian Protestant fundamentalists, but that is about as far as he goes.

Ultimate redemption for America is not some Christian and Corporate State. Such is ruin... an Evil Empire seeking out a fight and getting it, only to get a sucker punch.   
Logged



Your political compass

Economic Left/Right: -7.00
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -5.49
Keystone Phil
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 52934


View Profile
« Reply #11 on: July 14, 2012, 11:26:18 am »
Ignore

Rick would be welcomed by the masses in Tampa.

You sure that Governor Perry has a shot?

There was only one truly relevant Rick in 2012. 
Logged



The entire country is pretty much Republican.
Phony Moderate
Obamaisdabest
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 8656
United States


View Profile
« Reply #12 on: July 14, 2012, 11:34:49 am »
Ignore

Rick would be welcomed by the masses in Tampa.

You sure that Governor Perry has a shot?

There was only one truly relevant Rick in 2012. 

Personally, I don't think he's done much good since Extras.
Logged
Pages: [1] Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  


Login with username, password and session length

Logout

Powered by SMF 1.1.20 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines