Paul Babeu, Embattled Congressional Candidate, Performs Mitt Romney-esque Flip-Flop-Flip in First Campaign Video

Categories: Election 2012

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Paul Babeu.
In Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu's first Congressional campaign video -- a 30-second spot posted on YouTube -- he tells viewers that he is "still the conservative fighter who stood up to Obama over border security. And I'm still the pro-life candidate who will fight for new jobs and against increasing the national debt."

Pro-life?

Flip-floppin' Babeu must've ripped a page from presidential candidate Mitt Romney's playbook -- that is, before he stepped down as co-chair of Romney's Arizona campaign amid allegations that Babeu's attorney made threats of deportation against Jose Orozco, a Mexican national who was the sheriff's lover and campaign volunteer for several years.

Campaign video after the jump.

An article in Boston Phoenix, published in January 2000, makes reference to Babeu's first flip-flop on abortion.

"Babeu, a county official, had challenged Democratic incumbent John Barrett to run for mayor of North Adams. He defeated Barrett in a primary, but [former Boston Lieutenant Governor Jane] Swift endorsed the Democrat, who then won the election. Some familiar with the race say that Swift picked Barrett, who remains loyal to the lieutenant governor, because Babeu was too right-wing. Yet Babeu, who was an ally of former treasurer Joe Malone, says he is pro-choice and pro-gay-rights (though he concedes that he was pro-life at age 18). Babeu blames Swift for his defeat."

And then, there is another piece on publiceye.org from October 1996, when Babeu was running for a seat in the Massachusetts Senate.

Babeu concedes swinging on the political pendulum -- going from "more conservative to more moderate."

Now, as a new Arizona constituency dictates, Babeu has swung back to the right.

Peter Abair and Paul Babeau, [sic] two GOP candidates for state senate, have voters confused. In 1988, Babeau, at 19, was an antiabortion crusading North Adams city councilman who worked with Americans for Robertson. Today, Babeau says he is pro-choice.
"At the time Pat Robertson called me," Babeau said. "He definitely flattered me and impressed me, as the youngest elected official in this state. I met him a couple of times in New Hampshire and that was the extent of my involvement in the campaign."
"I've gone from more conservative to more moderate, a Massachusetts Republican," Babeau said.
Abair, who is antiabortion, claims Babeau changed his position for political reasons.

Babeu was pro-life in the late 1980's. By the late 1990's, he was pro-choice. And now, in 2012, Babeu is once again, pro-life.

And, he's pro-gay rights now -- even though at one point in his political life he was "flattered" and "impressed" by the attention of Pat Robertson, a man who equates homosexuality with demonic possession.

Of course, his pro-gay stance has only become publicly visible since he became tangled in controversy over apparent threats made to his ex-boyfriend.

And, as an aside, mentioning an "increasing national debt" is probably not a good idea for someone who's office has a $1.6 million budget shortfall.


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Kevin_4949
Kevin_4949

Im not voting for him because he do sent like white gay's.  This guy so call sheriff is a joke we dont want a liar, a flip floper.

JB
JB

Like his hero Willard M. Romney, studboi's only consistent political position is that he feels entitled to elected office.

Church Lady
Church Lady

Babeu is excited about his video and is looking forward to cino de mayo.  He has many caballeros line up. 

gregg r
gregg r

he tried to seduce me.  at first , he tried to arrest me, but i knew something was up when he started searching my privates.  Ge could not take his eyes off my privates.  hes lucky i didnt shoot him

DNichols
DNichols

Your lucky your name isn't Pedro!

Tommy Collins
Tommy Collins

I suppose the silver lining of the Babeu story is that it's highly unlikely he will ever procreate.

Coz
Coz

How nice, the GOP's poster boy....

DNichols
DNichols

John McCain hugged Babeu in one of his Border War Commercials, and said: "Now you are one of us".

One of us What?

Creepy.

Amadeus332
Amadeus332

Sheriff Paul Babeu the Conservative Republican Christian Right's "Poster Boi" of Congressional District 4play....Babeu isn't bald...he just pulled his foreskin over his skull....can't get enough, of that funky stuff!

Church Lady
Church Lady

The question needs to be asked, did he retire, or did he resign after 20 years.  I too have heard he was in the zone for primary promotion to LTC.  He resigned during the same time he said that Obama was committing borderline treason.

He was called on the carpet and informed he needed to resign his commission.   

rogeliodechihuahua
rogeliodechihuahua

Studboi...if you're reading this i'll be in restroom stall number 2 at the public park in florence, az. tomorrow at high noon cowboy. You'll be impressed with my size....and I'm brown too. Mmmmm.

Amadeus332
Amadeus332

Penal County Sheriff Pablo "Studboi1" Babeu is a "Turkey Vulture" that just loves Mexican Carrion..Babeu loves too stick his bald head(s) up a Mexican carcAss..... 

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LD19 Resident
LD19 Resident

The Bumbling Bald Idiot has really learned well from the MCSO shurf on how to spin shit in the media and from Mitt Romney on how to flip-flop.

What really needs to happen is the feds need to complete their 3 open investigations into the stumbling, bumbling idiotic fool and bring criminal charges so that we can see another indictment and perp-walk.

The Bumbling Bald Idiot will be joining narcissistic, corrupt  and mentally sick Pearce on that uncharted desert isle as soon as Paul Gosar whoops his sorry ass.  

Rvhobo1954
Rvhobo1954

I think the GOP made one major mistake, many, many years ago, they adopted the angry former democrat segregationist's who commonly were referred to as "dixiecrats" now they had offspring no doubt, indoctrinated them in their white supremacist ideology, only difference is today they are not leaving the GOP, they are evicting their adopted parents them rhino's they despise with such gusto! Now a old corny saying comes to mind, what does one do when one cuts off ones own nose to spite ones face, it leaves a very ugly face! For years the GOP used the tactic of divide and conquer, once it was the poor, them lazy shiftless folks who love being poor, love food stamps, welfare/poverty level checks, love them slum/crime ridden section 8 housing slums, yes now the segregationists sold this myth pretty well, now its a dead horse, one cannot beat that dead horse anymore, they do have a new one the unemployed, them lazy shiftless, want work folks, shame on them for their jobs being exported to China/India, shame on them for 1 job for every 5 applicants in America today, just demonize them and blame them for the ills of America, now when this horse is beat till its dead, they got the Ace in the hole, them elderly retired folks shame on them for being worn out after 40 years of back breaking work, shame on them for wanting a little dignity in their last years, shame on them for living to long, just increase that retirement age and hope they die before they can draw a dime! My guess is these folks when they meet Jesus whom they swear they worship with such gusto will be put into that flock of goats not Jesus's sheep!

hatebaldgayguys
hatebaldgayguys

he should move to San Fransico.  he should be more right at home.   i can't stand this faggot

GAY BOY
GAY BOY

I LOVE THIS GAY GUY.

DNichols
DNichols

Arpaio, we know this is you.

TellTheTruth
TellTheTruth

Retired? How is he a "retired major United States Army" when he spent 20 years in the National Guard with only two full time deloyments (one 6 months; one 18 months) and the rest of his time was weekends? Woutd that be maybe a "discharge?"

Or is that just as ingenious and misleading as everything else he has claimed to have done.

Speaking of discharges, has Babeu trademarked his new back alley name of "White Swallow?"

LD19 Resident
LD19 Resident

The Bumbling Bald Idiot was at the rank of Major (O-4) in the National Guard, which is a branch of the U.S. Army when he "retired."

Rumor has it he was about to be promoted to Lieutenant Colonel (O-5) when he decided to "retire" from the service based on reports that he was homosexual (DADT was still in effect at that time).

There's also his shady past at the DeSisto School in Boston, where he worked as headmaster while he served in the MANG. My North Adams sources have informed me that he perpetrated abuse against students of the school as well as tolerating abuses within the school. 

Rvhobo1954
Rvhobo1954

In the regular military one has a 20 year retirement option and a 30 year option the former gets a lower pay for retirement, now a 10 year option exists or used too, but one could only claim it at age 62 or when one went on social security, not sure how the retirement system is for the younger generation, mine was Vietnam era period! As to retirement for National Guard got no idea, since all my time was active duty full time!

David Beauchamp
David Beauchamp

Babeu didn't retire, he is a liar just like everything else he talks about.  Remember when he started his border campaign and was talking all kinds of shit about Napalatano (spelling) and Obama?  Well all you Military folks know you don't talk shit about the Commander and Chief while enlisted???  He got his ass called to Washington and was Discharged.  This puke is a disgrace to Pinal County, Arizona, and the United States.  Jump off the earth you fool!!!

Eric Nelson745
Eric Nelson745

You can still retire on 20.  You receive 55% of base pay.  If you retire on 30,
you get 75% of base pay.  Of course, there's plenty of talk about changing
that for future members of the armed forces.

In the case of reservists, you have to accumulate X-number of retirement
points.  These consist of deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, etc. plus
drill weekends and 2-week annual active duty training.  You can be placed
on the retirement list but you do not start drawing retirement pay until you
reach age 60.  Military retirement pay and benefits is not tied to Social
Security in any way.

Rvhobo1954
Rvhobo1954

He was once rumored to be Arpaio's heir apparent when Arpaio rides off into the sunset, one can see why, his arrogance, inability to care what others think of him is a mirror image of Arpaio, but the thing with him is the folks he is asking to vote for him view his sexual orientation as a abomination before god, good luck on that one is all I can say to this Log Cabin republican!

Just
Just

Maybe he was trying to get pregnant when he was with Jose since he was a
big old power bottom, so, that's why he could have been a pro-life flip
flopper.

Any hoo, he is really a sad man, very pitiful, and, still scary and without
a clue, and, what have we heard from him about his scandals in this ad, nada,
just a man who looks like he needs the comfort of a man, a strong man, just a
pitiful hypocrite, and, I guess he must have a whole lot of money to run this
ad, too bad they couldn't make him look better.

ExpertShot
ExpertShot

The horrible thing about these pro-lifers is the crass opportunism in which their "positions" are held.  They could give a crap about the sanctity of life, they just use the issue to get the "rubes" to vote for them.  As the pie lady said in Blazing Saddles "What about the Children"

narizona
narizona

Disgusting pervert!

DNichols
DNichols

This guy could make Puke itself, Puke!

wang
wang

Just like any fag or politician, he'll suck any dick to get where he wants to be.

Nicholsdaves
Nicholsdaves

Babeu, go away?

Sanfrancisco?

Anywhere but here?

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