Do you think Mitt Romney could beat Hilary Clinton for president in next election? Explain.
Romney may try another run at presidency.
Hillary would also be making another run. Romney made the finals last time around. Hillary lost in the semis. I don't want either to run. I know I will vote for Romney. I also know there are people who will never vote for a Mormon. Those same people would never vote for a radical like Hillary.
I believe that she is not healthy enough, or possesses character of sufficient depth, to sustain a run for President. I believe she will eventually reveal the harsh, angry, shrill Hillary.
With the disaster facing this country now, smart people will be changing their alliances to the Republic party. The Republican party will seem to be the more practical/sensible party. Look at the results that the Democratic is creating for America!
There have been some recent murmurs about the next generation of voters being more conservative than their parents. Much like the children of the Great Depression became the Eisenhower voters.
Probably the same people who said Romney was winning.
I don't personally think he will run, but he would sure have a lots of "I told you so" type of ammunition if he did. Right now my front runner is Rick Perry, with Ted Cruz a close second and Rand Paul in 3rd.
I would dearly love to see Ted Cruz eviscerate Hillary in a debate though, that would definitely be worth the price of admission.
A sane Republican could have a decent chance in 2016. There is a lot of dissatisfaction with how things are going and so there are a lot of things the Republicans could point to as failings of the Democratic leadership.
Right or wrong, foreign policy is a great example. For instance, Chinese and Russian aggression and the disintegrating situation in Iraq, Afghanistan, parts of Africa, Libya, Israel, etc. Of course a lot can change, but it will probably still be a case which can be made.
Domestically, the case isn't as easy, since the economy is recovering and, at least superficially, healthcare is working. Depending on what happens with immigration and the current situation that might be something the Republicans could use for ammunition.
Of course none of this really matters. There aren't any sane Republicans. Or perhaps more accurately, there aren't any sane Republicans who can act sane because their own party will excoriate them. There have been legitimate gripes to be levied against the Democrats and Obama for years and yet all we get are nonsensical accusations of Obama beating his unicorn. I've seen no indication that the Republicans will alter that course of action, and so more than likely they will still be talking about their imaginary scandals come the election.
And that won't win the election, which the hard right seems clueless to. I suspect it is because they are astonishingly insulated in their bubble of delusion.
I don't see anything significant which has changed. If anything it is worse. The far right still holds sway, as evident from Cantor's removal and the impotence of Boehner and they have done nothing to improve their messaging or policies towards minorities and women.
So let's say he does run, what specifically of the numbers will change. Romney would win uneducated whites, old people, and the rich. Hillary wins women, minorities, young people, and millennials. The only group which might shift is white women, who Romney won, but would likely shift towards Hillary, which could make a difference in some of the very important Midwestern states.
Democrats have the superior ground game. They are focused, unified, and ready to go. Republicans are a mess, have the weaker ground game, will have to waste resources fighting each other, and have the uphill climb. Donald Duck could probably beat Romney. Hillary will spank him until he cries uncle.
You are right, though not as you mean it. Ted Cruze has been excoriated by the GOP bosses.
Perhaps I should have defined sane as someone who understands they are playing a team sport rather than someone will do whatever it takes to advance personal ideology.
What Presidential aspirant isn't also ego driven?Ronald Reagan was rejected by "The Team." That same team likes to say the "Era of Reagan" is over. That team loves the DC cesspool and the power sharing plan they have with Democrats.
The team in question is the people, and Cruz doesn't, nor can he, pretend to work for anyone but a narrow group.
Hilarious! As if the current occupant isn't a narrow, narcissistic, dogmatic, arrogant, cold, aloof, ideologue. I suppose one might be able to argue that he works for a team - those who share is worthless ideology..
What's hilarious is your Obama obsession and your inability to see reality. Obama ran as a centrist, broad, populist and won (maybe you missed that part). You have no objective perspective obviously so there's no point going on about it.
If he ran as a 'centrist' as you say (which is wholly inaccurate BTW) He sure as hell has not governed as one. Even blacks are turning against him now with this border fiasco showing them that he cares not whit about them.
Well, I'm talking about the real Obama, and not your Obama strawman delusion, and blacks turning against him? Dumbest thing I ever heard. A few black people is many millions short of all.
I didn't say all blacks now did I? But the ones who *are* starting to turn against him are one who were supporters in the past, and that is a fact. The videos are all over youtube and you can find them quite easily. The tide is turning.
Yes, the tide is turning from 96% of the vote to 95%. Doesn't really matter how bad Obama is, the GOP is much worse. You seem to have some weird idea that anti-Obama means suddenly becoming conservative. I'm anti-Obama.
It would be Romney's third presidential campaign. The MSM would label him a "serial candidate." On the issues, Romney would own Hillary. But, I don't see how he could overcome that "47% remark even in 2016. When I heard about that, I knew then Obama would win. I suspect Romney would lose, but it would be close.
If those two are the choices, I will repeat what I did in 2012 and not cast a vote for the office of President.
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