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WTF ~ Et Tu DeMint?

No mention of his good friend Ron Paul.
There's going to be major "BlowBlack."

DeMint May Endorse Romney

By David M. Drucker, Roll Call, Oct. 17, 2011

Mitt Romney is the favorite to receive Sen. Jim DeMint's (R-S.C.) much-sought-after endorsement in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, according to knowledgeable GOP sources.

DeMint, who endorsed the former Massachusetts governor in 2008, made clear in an interview late last week that he has made no decisions on whom he will support in the 2012 primary. But Republican operatives familiar with the DeMint-Romney relationship and privy to the conservative Senator's private assessment of the GOP field believe Romney is the most likely candidate to receive the backing of the tea party favorite.

As DeMint considers whom to endorse — or whether to endorse at all — he said he wants to hear more from all of the candidates regarding their views on the Congressional appropriations process, the super committee and what Washington should do to balance the federal budget. The Senator said candidates have not been specific enough on those issues. "They have not been real out front," he said.

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DeMint is "real impressed" with Cain, calling him a "business guy" with a plan that "he's sticking to, and I think that's good." DeMint noted his relationships with former Speaker Newt Gingrich (Ga.), Rep. Michele Bachmann (Minn.) and former Sen. Rick Santorum (Pa.), whom he called one of his best friends. Perry is the only top candidate DeMint has not met in person, although they've spoken by phone. The Senator said he would reserve judgment on the Texas governor.

But many Republicans still expect DeMint to settle on Romney, as long as the candidate doesn't fade from the race or appear too uncompetitive in South Carolina. "He likes to talk about Romney as the last man standing," said one Republican lobbyist with relationships in the Senate.

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Sheesh, the blackout continues...

Wow, every candidate is at least named in the article, yet no mention of Ron Paul. I even saw Rand's name in the article. The blackout continues... grrrrrrr.

"DeMint-Romney story a 'fabrication,' spokesmen say"

DeMint's people are denying this.

"Spokesman for Sen. Jim DeMint emails to take strong exception to the Roll Call story I posted earlier, which suggested the South Carolinian is likely to endorse Mitt Romney for president.

"That story is a fabrication made up of anonymous sources that obviously have no clue what Senator DeMint is thinking," spokesman Wesley Denton said. "He has said over and over again that he is not leaning toward any candidate yet and may end up not endorsing in the presidential race."

Matt Hoskins, who runs DeMint's Senate Conservatives Fund, said DeMint is "looking to see who wins over the grassroots, and so far Governor Romney has not done that..."



It may well be a fabrication.

It may well be a fabrication. Look at this article he recently wrote.


Nothing surprising, while I

Nothing surprising, while I would like the help it would give Ron I have never trusted or liked DeMint at all.

"Give me Liberty or give me death." Patrick Henry

Heres his webform email...


no direct address. Let him know that we are hoping the rumors are not true.

A career ending move for DeMint

if he takes that route.

That would be

an anomoly that would blow my mind.

Are there ANY politicians (save Ron Paul) who are not compromised?

I live in SC - that would bum me out greatly.

The law cannot make a wicked person virtuous…God’s grace alone can accomplish such a thing.
Ron Paul - The Revolution

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Don't let it bum you out

campaign against DeMint if he does. That is how you keep it from bumming you out, take it to the streets. If DeMint endorses Romney, you know he is a sell out,period.

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must. like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.-Thomas Paine

The R3volution requires action, not observation!!!!

Exactly. He probably will not

Exactly. He probably will not endorse anyone, as he seems like he is a friend to them all..oh..except of course, we do not know about ███...