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Mitt Romney wins SRLC straw poll by one vote over Ron Paul, 439-438, is that an accurate representation of GOP?
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- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
i heard that last romney vote was cast by someone by the name of "jive turkey" - he almost didn't submit it in time, the hoards of gop'ers were trying to run him out of the conference because he was wearing an "acorn" t-shirt.
come onnnnn - *one* vote? that's just too bizarre.
i don't think it's an accurate rep of the GOP *or* conservatism. i think it's an accurate representation of politics + media.
- i have a hard time believing we republicans are still blind enough to pick a guy like romney. thought we woke up alreadySource(s): ..and yes, i did vote for romney back in the primaries.
Accurate representation of the GOP? Yes.
Accurate representation of conservatism? Not at all.
An accurate representation of conservatism would be Ron Paul taking nearly every vote.
- gosam777Lv 71 decade ago
Romney won the 2008 GOP straw poll in Iowa. Didn't fair to well in the caucuses, where only registered residents could vote. . The only requirement for voting in that straw poll, was buying a fund raising ticket. So busing in people from surrounding states, buying them lunch and tickets, for his straw poll strategy, didn't work so well in the real voting.
- NightwindLv 71 decade ago
Not really, after all, we saw Ron Paul with a large following last election , but for some reason, despite all the internet appeal he had, his followers just weren't the types to actually get out and vote.
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- Anonymous5 years ago
Romney would be an incredible candidate for Obama to run against. comments like not apprehensive with regards to the damaging, i like to hearth human beings, questions he refuses to respond to approximately his Cayman Island economic employer debts and the Swiss one, too. His years as a vulture capitalist at Bain. Refusal to launch better than his modern tax returns. Yep, he's an incredible occasion of the Republican occasion.
- IntegralLv 41 decade ago
Yup, the GOP is fractured and still prefers RINOs over Conservatives.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Those are activists, not regular voters who are scared to death of Ron Paul's libertarian ideas.
- John WLv 71 decade ago
Romeny is too liberal, Romneycare was a disaster
Yes, losers voting for other losers.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Yeah... REALLY confused.