Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum Drop Out; Portland, Oregon Debate Canceled

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The Republican voting population remains unsettled in its understanding of the presidential candidates and the facts which may either commend or indict them. Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum just voted to maintain the confusion.

Once again, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum have refused to attend a presidential debate. They’re clearly running scared because they fear debating Newt Gingrich. Their inaction proves the absolute fact that Newt is the most qualified to defeat Barack Obama. If one of them wins the nomination, they won’t be able to run from the Obama Regime. It’s time to grow a pair.
Daniel Bruski, ConservaPost

From KATU.com, Portland, Oregon

Portland presidential debate canceled

By KATU.com Staff Published: Mar 15, 2012 at 10:57 AM PDT
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2012 at 12:14 PM PDT

Portland presidential debate canceled

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
talks to supporters at Judson University, Thursday, March 15, 2012,
in Elgin, Ill. Gingrich was the only Republican candidate who confirmed
he would attend the Portland debate. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

PORTLAND, Ore. – After months of planning, the Oregon Republican Party had to cancel their presidential debate just days before it was scheduled to happen.

The two leading candidates, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, both declined invitations, according to Oregon Public Broadcasting, which was hosting the debate.

Without the front-runners, organizers decided it wasn’t worth holding the debate.

A party spokesman said the campaigns have changed strategies and don’t see the advantage of national debates. He said organizers did their best to make the debate happen, but in the end it wasn’t in the cards.

“It is disappointing,” said Oregon Republican Party Chairman Allen Alley. “It’s just the campaigns have moved to a different mode where they’re going state by state, very tactical about delegates in each of those states.”

Only Newt Gingrich had formally accepted the debate invitation, according to OPB.

Debate organizers offered to change the date or move the venue to Chicago ahead of next week’s Illinois primary, but the campaigns didn’t buy it.

Alley said they knew scheduling a debate after Super Tuesday would be “high risk, high reward.”

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Comments

  1. Barack Obama, Derrick Bell, Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of Islam, the New Black Panther Party and Controversial Calls for White Genocide.

    http://www.verumserum.com/?p=39186

  2. They skip the debates because they s**k at debating. Newt rises in the polls after every debate. Do they really think that avoiding the debates now is going to help them against Obama?

  3. A novel concept, have Newt debate himself on the issues,

  4. Newt is still a fat spoiled little brat. Ron Paul is the only candidate who is sane.

  5. The message here is showing the selective strategies of the candidates to cherry pick their battlegrounds, but to eliminate discussing the issues of interest in favor of defining their opponents through negative advertising, aka, propaganda. Using the medium of controlled messaging, the candidates expect to win in November after dividing & splintering the voting base. They will be unable to hide from Obama, his control of the MSM, & his message of defining the GOP nominee through their own negative campaign propaganda. This is a recipe for disaster in November.

    Confirmation is shown in the form of the favorable ratings for Romney dropping & the voter enthusiasm for GOP candidates declining. The need now is for a new candidate to emerge at the Tampa Convention who is ‘clean’ from this negative messaging. Conservatives of every stripe & flavor must hope this happens, or Obama will win in November.

  6. Bloodless Coup says:

    Big Govt. Tells Birthers Sorry You’re Own Your Own.

    Breitbart Editor Ben Shapiro: Guilty Of Contempt Prior To Investigation And Afraid He Will Be “Marginalized” For Reporting On The Forged Documents.

    http://obamareleaseyourrecords.blogspot.com/2012/03/breitbart-editor-ben-shapiro-were-going.html

  7. ROMNEY2012!!

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