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Rove: Will someone tell Woodward
that I’m not in Washington?

Hot Air, by Ed Morrissey

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 2/21/2013 6:33:02 PM

It’s been a tough week in public relations for Karl Rove. First, the Tea Party Patriots objected to Rove’s criticism of extreme rhetoric from grassroots organizations by, er, putting him in a Nazi uniform in an e-mail — for which they apologized, but not before making Rove’s case. At nearly the same time, Bob Woodward painted Rove’s efforts to find prepared Republican candidates as an attempt to create an establishment “politburo” within the GOP, which Rove angrily denounced on Fox’s Hannity last night: (Snip)Frankly, I don’t get the angst over Rove’s PAC.No one is forced to contribute to his PAC,

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Thank you, Ed Morrissey. Too many of us have up and scream to the Dems´ "Look, there´s a squirre!!".

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/21/2013 6:44:34 PM     (No. 9189725)

Like Dick Morris, Carl is a technician more than a zealot. He´s a vote counter not an inspirational figure. We need all our bases covered. Does he play too timid a game for me ?
Oh, hell yes. But still, if we assign the right tasks to the right people ...there is a place for most everyone in the party.

Will Mr. Cruz....Mr. Ted Cruz please pick up the white phone ?

Paging Trey Gowdy.....message for Mr. Gowdy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mikkins2, 2/21/2013 6:57:16 PM     (No. 9189733)

Your correct Karl, your not in Washington. You ARE Washington. And that´s the problem.

Got Tea?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: A Balrog of Morgoth, 2/21/2013 7:01:51 PM     (No. 9189737)

Poppin Fresh is such a wuss.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rakasha, 2/21/2013 7:49:48 PM     (No. 9189788)

Woodward is a known entity. He is wrong and that is all the time I will waste on him.

Karl Rove is an elitist and a statist and I will spend some time on him.

There is no ´angst´ over Karl Rove setting up a PAC to support the candidates of his choice. If that is all he had done we would not be discussing it right now. What Karl Rove did was to declare his Super PAC as the arbiter of ´electable candidates´, offering up three failed conservative candidates (all three abandoned by the Republican party in the midst of their elections and one of whom he suggested might be murdered) as evidence that we need his help in this area. What we are seeing is not ´angst´ it is anger. He has drawn a line and put up his fists and now that people have responded by stepping up to the line to face him, he wants to drop his hands and claim that those on the other side of the line started something.

If Karl Rove wants to raise money to support certain candidates, more power to him. When he says he is raising money to take down other Republican(conservative) candidates that he disaproves of, he has a fight on his hands and he shouldn´t be surprised.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 2/21/2013 9:04:46 PM     (No. 9189875)

Karl Rove´s American Crossroads raised over 30 million for Tea Party and conservative candidates running
in 2010 and 2012.
Many of whom owe their election successes to him.
His ads against Obama in 2012 were fantastic and hard hitting.
For which he got zero credit.
He´s already gone after potential McConnell opponent Ashley Judd in a great ad .
But, he´s the bad guy now and Enemy # 1 for the Tea Party and Levin and Limbaugh.
Not Obama and the Democrats.
Should tell you where their priorities are.
And how much did they give to candidates ...????
Sound of crickets.
Rove was not quoted in the NYT article and what Stephen Law said made perfect sense.
Republicans have to run better candidates.
For verbalizing a common sense , practical and obvious statement, the far right now demonizes him.
Karl Rove has done more for the conservative cause and the Tea Party than the blow hards.
But, why let facts get in the way.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: yorkiemom, 2/21/2013 9:39:41 PM     (No. 9189905)

Agree 100% with #6. It´s a lot easier to be a blowhard on the radio than to actually get out and try to find and support the candidates that might actually win and beat the Dems. Some still can´t admit that Rove was right about Christine O´Donnell.

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