Barbara Bush robo calls for Romney
March 4th, 2012
10:57 AM ET
11 years ago

Barbara Bush robo calls for Romney

Cincinnati (CNN) – In another sign the GOP establishment is coalescing behind Mitt Romney, former first lady Barbara Bush recorded a robo call for the Republican contender's campaign.

The robo call featuring a brief message from Mrs. Bush began ringing households Saturday in the critical Super Tuesday state of Ohio.

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"We have known the Romneys for years and believe Mitt is the best man to lead the country for the next four years and Ann will make a great first lady," Mrs. Bush, who says on the call.

The robo call is also being used in Vermont, another state that votes Tuesday.

Former President George H.W. Bush announced his support for Romney in December.

The couple's sons, former president George W. Bush and ex-Florida governor Jeb Bush, have yet to endorse a candidate.

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soundoff (11 Responses)
  1. judy

    I like babs she always spoke her mind. But really draging this sweet old woman into your dumb robo calls. Desperation in the romney camp. Romenry is like a snake oil salesman. slimey and slippery. Filp flop. Totally out of touch with the average american. He may have some bussiness sense but no common sense. And common sense is what is needed to navigate world issues as well as domestic ones. Obama 2012

    March 4, 2012 11:21 am at 11:21 am |
  2. Disabled vet

    The bush family endorsing mitt momoney. That should definitely guarantee pres obama another 4 years

    March 4, 2012 11:23 am at 11:23 am |
  3. vic , nashville ,tn

    Gorge Will asking republicans to go for Plan B ( forget the white house in 2012) , Republicans knows they are losing the white house so we will see more establishments members will make robo call for Romney

    March 4, 2012 11:36 am at 11:36 am |
  4. Larry L

    The GOP old-guard is coming out to ensure the fat-cats get their errand boy. The Koch brothers will have Romney as their own dancing monkey with magic underwear!

    March 4, 2012 11:37 am at 11:37 am |
  5. Riley

    Gotta love Barbara Bush. Bless her heart. Soon we will be saying Good-Bye to Obama and HELLO to President Mitt Romney!!!!

    March 4, 2012 11:48 am at 11:48 am |
  6. mikle

    Obama promise change. Where is it? Just bla=-bla=bla.

    March 4, 2012 11:51 am at 11:51 am |
  7. Peace

    That was not a good idea to remind people about Bush clan. Why didn't they ask Nancy Reagan do the robo calls. She is old yes but not too old to talk!

    March 4, 2012 12:05 pm at 12:05 pm |
  8. Anonymous

    What a surprise, the Bush Crime Syndicate endorses GWB V. 2.0 to continue their elitist attacks on the poor and middle class. Given the neocons and other pscyhopathic weasels Rmoney has surrounded himself with, this is about as startling and relevant as the sun rising in the east.

    March 4, 2012 12:13 pm at 12:13 pm |
  9. honeybe

    Haven't we had enough of the Bush's???? The last thing that would sway me is an endorsement from one. They have done enough damage.

    March 4, 2012 12:20 pm at 12:20 pm |
  10. dagoberto

    Interesting to see the mafia endorsing Rmoney too.

    March 4, 2012 12:30 pm at 12:30 pm |
  11. T'sah from Virginia

    ◄◄Paul says Afghanistan apology evidence of larger problem

    I "kind of" agree with Paul but I won't say it too loud
    Actually, a lot of stuff he says will make an American proud
    But he's just a little to extreme and that is my fear
    Like most Americans, I'm not quite ready to go there!!!

    THIS STORY: If the Republican party wasn't so picky from the beginning – they will be further than they are now!! Romney will win the nomination and then go on to lose in the General!!

    Obama 2012 – The Only "Trusted" Way Forward!!!

    March 4, 2012 12:31 pm at 12:31 pm |