Comments on: Des Moines Register Poll: Rick Santorum Surging, Mitt Romney on Top, and Newt Gingrich Falling http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/12/des-moines-register-poll-rick-santorum-surging-mitt-romney-on-top-and-newt-gingrich-falling/ The latest Politics news and blog posts from ABC News contributors and bloggers including Jake Tapper, George Stephanopoulos and more. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:21:23 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.2.1 By: Stephen Crye http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/12/des-moines-register-poll-rick-santorum-surging-mitt-romney-on-top-and-newt-gingrich-falling/#comment-14212872 Stephen Crye Thu, 05 Jan 2012 17:07:53 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=316932#comment-14212872 Sadly, Ron Paul is a creationist. I'm ashamed to have ever supported him. I will NEVER vote for anyone suffering from the delusion of creationism, young-earth or otherwise. Sadly, Ron Paul is a creationist. I’m ashamed to have ever supported him. I will NEVER vote for anyone suffering from the delusion of creationism, young-earth or otherwise.

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By: Maboje Jokozela http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/12/des-moines-register-poll-rick-santorum-surging-mitt-romney-on-top-and-newt-gingrich-falling/#comment-13975962 Maboje Jokozela Wed, 04 Jan 2012 01:17:03 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=316932#comment-13975962 Mitt Romney has a lot of money because people have wilingly donated it this time. He is a coservative and it is obvious that the people that created the "anyone but Romney" mantra is the media. He is and has always been the best prepared to lead our country. Why no mention that he went from 16% to 24%? Why no talk of his momentum and why he is the hot candidate, after only coming in at the end? If all they printed was "Romney will win" then no one would read the articles. They have to try to have anyone compete with him because it makes it better news, like a close sports contest. If they can succeed in helping Romney get defeated, then they will have won for the second time and send a second tier candidate to compete with President Barak Hussein Obama. Mitt Romney is conservative. Look at his record and his platform for the past 5-6 years! He has become more conservative with time, just like Reagan did! Mitt Romney has a lot of money because people have wilingly donated it this time. He is a coservative and it is obvious that the people that created the “anyone but Romney” mantra is the media. He is and has always been the best prepared to lead our country. Why no mention that he went from 16% to 24%? Why no talk of his momentum and why he is the hot candidate, after only coming in at the end? If all they printed was “Romney will win” then no one would read the articles. They have to try to have anyone compete with him because it makes it better news, like a close sports contest. If they can succeed in helping Romney get defeated, then they will have won for the second time and send a second tier candidate to compete with President Barak Hussein Obama. Mitt Romney is conservative. Look at his record and his platform for the past 5-6 years! He has become more conservative with time, just like Reagan did!

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By: americanfirst http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/12/des-moines-register-poll-rick-santorum-surging-mitt-romney-on-top-and-newt-gingrich-falling/#comment-13942292 americanfirst Tue, 03 Jan 2012 18:48:55 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=316932#comment-13942292 Let's hope and see if Iowa and New Hapshire have enough sense to vote for the only viable candidate in this election. Mitt Romney! Mitt Romney / Marco Rubio 2012!!!! Let’s hope and see if Iowa and New Hapshire have enough sense to vote for the only viable candidate in this election.
Mitt Romney!

Mitt Romney / Marco Rubio 2012!!!!

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By: RoboBobo http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/12/des-moines-register-poll-rick-santorum-surging-mitt-romney-on-top-and-newt-gingrich-falling/#comment-13739912 RoboBobo Mon, 02 Jan 2012 05:11:03 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=316932#comment-13739912 I was proud to support Ron Paul in 1988, and I"ll be glad to do so again. I do hope all the Ron Paul supporters understand something - this isn't about Ron Paul. It's about the fact that both Democrats, like Obama signing the recent NDAA bill that granted the military the ability to arrest and indefinitely detain american citizens - and republicans, who spent over a trillion dollars of taxpayer money (borrowed money) - on nation building middle easter countries - both of these parties are big government. One party criticizes big government when it comes to social issues (Democrats) and another criticizes big government when it comes to fiscal policy (Republicans), but both parties only offer some mild protest, but otherwise are willing to compromise those values at every turn. It's not about if Ron Paul can win or not - I know from long experiences that americans don't care about liberty that much any more, and no, he won't win. You fight for liberty because its the right thing to do. When Ron Paul loses - I'll still be advocating liberty. For as long as it takes, for as long as I can. I encourage you to do the same. I was proud to support Ron Paul in 1988, and I”ll be glad to do so again. I do hope all the Ron Paul supporters understand something – this isn’t about Ron Paul.

It’s about the fact that both Democrats, like Obama signing the recent NDAA bill that granted the military the ability to arrest and indefinitely detain american citizens – and republicans, who spent over a trillion dollars of taxpayer money (borrowed money) – on nation building middle easter countries – both of these parties are big government.

One party criticizes big government when it comes to social issues (Democrats) and another criticizes big government when it comes to fiscal policy (Republicans), but both parties only offer some mild protest, but otherwise are willing to compromise those values at every turn.

It’s not about if Ron Paul can win or not – I know from long experiences that americans don’t care about liberty that much any more, and no, he won’t win.

You fight for liberty because its the right thing to do. When Ron Paul loses – I’ll still be advocating liberty. For as long as it takes, for as long as I can.

I encourage you to do the same.

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By: david a dudenhoefer http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/12/des-moines-register-poll-rick-santorum-surging-mitt-romney-on-top-and-newt-gingrich-falling/#comment-13710802 david a dudenhoefer Sun, 01 Jan 2012 20:25:38 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=316932#comment-13710802 HOW CAN ANYONE TRUST A POLL SPONSORED BY A MEDIA OUTLET THAT HAS ENDORSED ONE CANDIDATE. RON PAUL WILL BLOW THIS THING OUT HOW CAN ANYONE TRUST A POLL SPONSORED BY A MEDIA OUTLET THAT HAS ENDORSED ONE CANDIDATE.

RON PAUL WILL BLOW THIS THING OUT

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By: Ward http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/12/des-moines-register-poll-rick-santorum-surging-mitt-romney-on-top-and-newt-gingrich-falling/#comment-13707872 Ward Sun, 01 Jan 2012 19:32:15 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=316932#comment-13707872 Santorum comes from behind to smoke every poll in Iowa! Santorum comes from behind to smoke every poll in Iowa!

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By: MLHCo12 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/12/des-moines-register-poll-rick-santorum-surging-mitt-romney-on-top-and-newt-gingrich-falling/#comment-13698572 MLHCo12 Sun, 01 Jan 2012 17:04:42 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=316932#comment-13698572 Mitt Romney is an extrodinary American story. He is the most accurate description of the iconic 1%'r in the race for the Presidency. He represents the kind of progress that got us to where we are today. The kind of thinking thta sent our work and the jobs that went with them to China and India. The kind of improvement that saddled states with health care obligations while stripping them of te appropriate kind of investment in the public infrastructure. They called it budget balancing back then, but today we call it unemployment in the face of crumbing bridges and highways. We can see incredible accomplishment in the history of Mitt Romney. Most of it accrued to his bottomline, which would not be so bad if it had not come at the expense of so many. Mitt Romney is an extrodinary American story. He is the most accurate description of the iconic 1%’r in the race for the Presidency. He represents the kind of progress that got us to where we are today. The kind of thinking thta sent our work and the jobs that went with them to China and India. The kind of improvement that saddled states with health care obligations while stripping them of te appropriate kind of investment in the public infrastructure. They called it budget balancing back then, but today we call it unemployment in the face of crumbing bridges and highways. We can see incredible accomplishment in the history of Mitt Romney. Most of it accrued to his bottomline, which would not be so bad if it had not come at the expense of so many.

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By: SADIE0802 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/12/des-moines-register-poll-rick-santorum-surging-mitt-romney-on-top-and-newt-gingrich-falling/#comment-13695892 SADIE0802 Sun, 01 Jan 2012 16:25:40 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=316932#comment-13695892 Noted during this morning's round table the Iowa caucus impacts the weaker candidates even if front runners either do not win election at the national level -- or in Iowa. I remember a poli-sci professor saying many times that, for the most part, one votes not for their choice but for the candidate they do not want in office. Noted during this morning’s round table the Iowa caucus impacts the weaker candidates even if front runners either do not win election at the national level — or in Iowa. I remember a poli-sci professor saying many times that, for the most part, one votes not for their choice but for the candidate they do not want in office.

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By: King Moses http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/12/des-moines-register-poll-rick-santorum-surging-mitt-romney-on-top-and-newt-gingrich-falling/#comment-13683262 King Moses Sun, 01 Jan 2012 13:24:20 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=316932#comment-13683262 Don't forget, 2hundredthousand, we're talking about AMERICAN christians. They only think about God for 1 hour on sunday morning. Don’t forget, 2hundredthousand, we’re talking about AMERICAN christians. They only think about God for 1 hour on sunday morning.

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By: 2hundredthousand http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/12/des-moines-register-poll-rick-santorum-surging-mitt-romney-on-top-and-newt-gingrich-falling/#comment-13679882 2hundredthousand Sun, 01 Jan 2012 12:39:16 +0000 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/?p=316932#comment-13679882 Most of the Republican candidates are Creationists. That alone makes them totally unsuitable to lead a modern technologically advanced democracy, to lead the US in the 21st century. Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul and Gary Johnson. All Creationists. Most are also Young Earthers. Only Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman reject Creationism. Newt Gingrich seems to believe in both evolution and Creationism simutaneously, quite a trick. How can anyone who is unable to grasp what is one of the most comprehensively proved theories in all of science or who believes the Earth to be only 6,000 years old possibly be a suitable leader for the US? For the US to have a scientifically illiterate President would be as ridiculous as having one who couldn't read or write. Most of the Republican candidates are Creationists. That alone makes them totally unsuitable to lead a modern technologically advanced democracy, to lead the US in the 21st century. Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul and Gary Johnson. All Creationists. Most are also Young Earthers. Only Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman reject Creationism. Newt Gingrich seems to believe in both evolution and Creationism simutaneously, quite a trick. How can anyone who is unable to grasp what is one of the most comprehensively proved theories in all of science or who believes the Earth to be only 6,000 years old possibly be a suitable leader for the US? For the US to have a scientifically illiterate President would be as ridiculous as having one who couldn’t read or write.

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