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Published: Tuesday, March 15 2011 9:24 a.m. MDT

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TJ
Eagle Mountain, UT

These losers always attack the ones they are most threatened by. I think they all know that Mr. Romney is the one they should be afraid of.

John C. C.
Payson, UT

Tea party candidates may be surprised if moderates, being the majority, find their voices.

KnitWitt
Salt Lake City, UT

I am almost a tea party type of person myself, but if the State of Utah had its own health care legislation similar to that of Mass when Mr. Romney was Governor, I would ten times rather have that system than have what the current Federal Government is trying to shove down our throats.

I think we have too much of Federal Government and not enough of State's Rights.

Mc
West Jordan, UT

This headline is an exageration. The one statement attributed to Santorum isn't much of an attack. He just said what every other politician and pundit is saying: that Romney's healthcare reform in MA may cause a problem for him in campaigning for the presidency.

J in AZ
San Tan Valley, AZ

People who have never run a business, had military command, or served as a mayor, elected county executive, governor, or been a principal of a school or president of a college or university should never be considered as qualified to be President of the U.S. no matter how worthy their political positions. Santorum is a strong conservative, but he doesn't have any more management and leadership experience than Obama did on the day that he was elected.

atl134
Salt Lake City, UT

"if the State of Utah had its own health care legislation similar to that of Mass when Mr. Romney was Governor, I would ten times rather have that system than have what the current Federal Government is trying to shove down our throats."

They're practically the same thing. Also, Obamacare allows states to opt out of it if they can create their own plan that doesn't increase the deficit or premiums and covers at least as many people as Obamacare does so hey... if this state thinks it can do better... go for it.

Whos Life RU Living?
Ogden, UT

To J in AZ,

If a person is able to organize and implement a strategy to persuade the majority of a nation's views to elect them to be president, I would think "hey this person might know a thing or two about being a leader."

Nah, thats not real leadership! Leadership is being a principal of a school!

Oh that makes sense! (no it really dosen't) Impeach! Impeach!

FDRfan
Sugar City, ID

Mitt Romney, Tell Rick Santorum, the Tea Party and the Republican Party where to go and choose someone like Evan Bayh as a running mate and run on a 3rd party. Get Jimmer to endorse you on his Facebook and TJ to write campaign songs for you. If Facebook can bring down an Egyptian dictator it can help you bypass the money machines of campaigning. The American People are not as stupid as the right assumes nor as dependent on handouts as the left supposes.

Gr8Dane
Tremonton, UT

Left of center media (which is most of national press corps) wants to cause division among Republicans, and so they'll take any little comment or criticism one prominent Republican may have, and blow it up entirely out of proportion in order to foment discord, disharmony, and cause controversy which sells ink (or bandwidth these days). This is a nothing story. Rick Santorum will be one of the first people to praise Romney should Romney succeed in capturing the Republican Nomination for President...

Obama is absolutely ruining this nation. His foreign policy is more than weak -- it's shameful. Obama is the first President in our history who has legitimized the murderous dictatorship in Iran by officially recognizing its title of the "Islamic Peoples Republic of Iran." He legitimized a murderous dictator in shaking the hand of Aminajhad...(not to mention Hugh Chavez). He's piling on crushing debt, with no sense of urgency about it all. He pushes massive income redistribution, ruins the dollar by printing money in the basement, and cutting natioanl defense and giving Russia a nuclear advantage for a photo-op. It's shameful. He needs to be replaced and any GOP out there is better.

Utes21
Salt Lake City, ut

Who cares, sounds like he is just whining that he isnt Mitt Romney.

Jared
Gainesville, FL

Actually, the economy is front and center, not health care. But let's not let facts get in the way of political attacks.

Liberal Ted
Salt Lake City, UT

Sounds like politics. Let's hear some ideas. No bumper sticker, or one liners. WE need ideas.

We saw what happened when people voted based on, "Yes we can". Turns out that we can, but, it's worthless. We saw what "Change & Hope" brought us. Now we are left with little change and fear.

We need a real leader, with real ideas. Enough with these petty attacks. Share your ideas and be prepared to answer tough questions.

rnoble
Pendleton, OR

please write---i am tired of being referred to someone else's writing as a substitue---

santorum just states the obvious but romney already knows---

KnitWitt
Salt Lake City, UT

re: atl 134 at 11:34

"so hey... if this state thinks it can do better... go for it."

I think this state of Utah "can" do better - and I think we should go for it !

At least this way we can keep all the pork in our own state . .

BH
Tremonton, UT

This article was quite disappointing. In summary I would describe it in two sentences. Big title. Little substance.

Kimber
Salt Lake City, UT

Nobody would feel like the government is trying to "shove healthcare reform down their throats" if they were someone that didn't have it and were losing their home and/or declaring bankruptsy because of medical bills. These are the realities in our country and it's time to face it. If you have a good plan nobody is "shoving" anything. If you don't, you will have a chance to get one...simple as that. And if you just have "sour grapes" because your party wasn't the one to help with this issue....maybe you need a little humility.

A Volunteer for the Affordable Care Act
(And Proud and happy for it)

Howard Beal
Provo, UT

Romney needs to run on his Olympics record. I think most can agree that the Salt Lake Winter Olympics ran extremely well and his leadership was solid there. Other than he should run on being reasonable. We need somebody to cater to the middle, the people fed up with extreme politics, with extreme politics of just making the other side look bad to get elected in the next cycle. As for Romneycare in Mass. No big deal to me. He tried something, it didn't work, move on. But at least he tried something...

patriot
Cedar Hills, UT

if the GOP eats each other alive for a year Obama can just set back and watch... and then get re-elected. Obama has nothing to run ON so why not just let the opposition run the show for you and stick a fork in each other. Obama is a GREAT polititian and a TERRIBLE leader. America NEEDS a leader.

working class
Salt Lake City, UT

It will be interesting to see if Mormon political solidarity is finally broken. Maybe enough anger between Mormons over right wing political issues will allow Democrats to appeal to LDS voters. This would be good, but it runs the risk of electing more tea party crackpots, which neither we nor the country needs.

Murray Dad
Murray, UT

Excellent transition from an internal Republican quabble to impeachment memes.
Gr8Dane - if you were less rhetorical and more specific, you might even be taken seriously.
And FDRfan, I don't know how to respond to your premise of using Fredettes' "like" or is that an Idaho thing? Who is this TJ you speak of?

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