Gen.Patton: I know I’m a prima donna. I admit it. What I can’t stand about Monty is, he won’t admit it.
Brett Maverick: Jimson hadn’t been in the game 10 minutes before I when I knew why he was there. He was the real expert making his two brace men look like a pair of amateurs He was there to get his money back and he had already slipped a couple of smooth tricks might past me. But I had him spotted now and he had all the money back he was going to get.
Maverick Relic of Fort TeJon 1957
Casey Stengel: Can’t anyone play this game?
Today will be quite a day at CPAC the annual gathering of true believers in the conservative movement. and a lot of the people there are angry about two things:
The lack of Cannoli due to my absence
Donald Trump speaking on Saturday
Also today Mitt Romney is going to get up before the crowd and give a speech explaining why Donald trump is not a true conservative and why he must be stopped.
Now let me begin this post by saying without equivocation that I believe Ted Cruz is the best choice for the GOP nomination and that questioning if Donald Trump means it when he says he’s conservative is legitimate.
But the idea of Mitt Romney giving a speech about how Donald Trump being a danger to future of the country and to conservatism can have only one reaction …
Are you kidding me?
Is there a single conservative at CPAC who remembers Romney as the governor of Massachusetts? Of Romney willing to see us out on Obamacare, on Gay Marriage, on Global Warming, on Border security? Has anyone forgot that it was the Mitt Romney team that tried to suppress the Ron Paul people when he already had the game won?
Yet as I listen to this Mitt Romney speech I see conservative after conservative retweeting and cheering his words.
Mitt Romney says Trump is playing us for suckers. That is certainly possible and it’s a legitimate question.
But there is absolutely no question the GOP establishment have played us all for suckers for years and worst of all, all of us in the conservative movement know this.
Yeah Trump is an ego driven candidate, yes in many ways Trump is all about himself, yes he thinks he’s smarter than everyone else, but everybody knows this. It’s obvious he thinks this stuff, he doesn’t try to hide it.
But for God’s sake, isn’t that a perfect description of the GOP Establishment? Isn’t that a great description of Mitt Romney?
The GOP establishment is ego driven, they are all about themselves, they think they’re smarter than everyone else, the difference is they do their best not to telegraph it.
Romney warning conservatives that Trump is not one of is us like Lucy going to Charlie Brown saying: “I don’t trust that girl holding the football for you to kick.”
All Mitt Romney has done today is record a commercial for Hillary Clinton to be used if Trump wins the nomination, which by this absolutely positively stupid move he has enabled and if you doubt that ask yourself why do you think the MSM which just a few years ago were attacking Mitt as a heartless soulless out of touch fool who is full of hate for the common people are practically standing to line to compliment him?
An even better question is: Can anyone remember Mitt Romney being this forceful against Barack Obama?
Bottom line Mitt Romney & the GOP are gamblers running a crooked game in town warning us rubes that the newcomer is a crook, not because he might be, but because they don’t want him cutting in on their action.
And if we conservative don’t recognize this then we deserve to continue to be taken for suckers as we have been.
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