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Politico: GOP Faces
Discord & Division, No
Matter What Happens

Newsbusters, by Ryan Robertson

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Posted By:Bubbasuncle, 11/6/2012 2:23:10 PM

Whether Mitt Romney becomes the 45th president or not, Politico's Jonathan Martin insists that the Republican Party is on the verge of a looming crisis. Sticking with the same overgeneralized racist narrative, it is basically a 'fact' at this point that the GOP's conservative ideology and a lack of diversity will ultimately lead to its downfall. Conversely, the Democratic Party is poised to dominate in future elections. Nevermind that we heard this before in 2006 and 2008, with Clinton acolyte James Carville forecasted 40 years in the wilderness for the GOP. No, Martin insists that demography is destiny,

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This just boggles the mind.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kahunavol, 11/6/2012 2:25:06 PM     (No. 8992738)

Jonathan doesn't understand that some people grow up and think rather than living on their feelings all their lives.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jenfidel, 11/6/2012 2:28:30 PM     (No. 8992748)

Oh, please! I've never seen the GOP so united & I've been a Republican for 36 years!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: steph_gray, 11/6/2012 2:56:38 PM     (No. 8992811)

Hilarious articles today. This is now second in my list of favorites. First was the one in which Biden thought he would run and win in 2016.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: horacer, 11/6/2012 3:02:48 PM     (No. 8992828)

The GOP is a bunch of aging hillbillies and Dems are modern, culturally tolerant, urban sophisticates. Politico won't survive another year. Martin will be writing for the National Enquirer.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 11/6/2012 3:05:14 PM     (No. 8992835)

Hey Jonathon, show me all your Hispanic elected officials. That's right. Except for Congresscritters from gerrymandered districts you ain't none. The GOP on the other hand has two Hispanic governors and after today two Hispanic US Senators. We also have two governors of East Indian ancestry and as many black from white majority district Congressmen as the Democrats.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/6/2012 3:09:44 PM     (No. 8992849)

The Tea Party is going to take over the GOP and run the democrats out of town.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Kurto, 11/6/2012 3:11:20 PM     (No. 8992853)

Absolute nonsense. These dopes at Pottico are out of their minds individually and collectively. The prospect of 0bama's loss has sent a few of them over the edge, already.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lakerman1, 11/6/2012 3:18:43 PM     (No. 8992871)

Politico is a pathetic operation. this just confirms that.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: sillykay, 11/6/2012 3:36:01 PM     (No. 8992912)

I am so sick of the insulting left wing media telling me I am a racist fool because I am a fiscal conservative and do not believe in abortion on demand. With the progressives in charge this country will "progressive" itself right out of existence.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 11/6/2012 3:57:41 PM     (No. 8992965)

Discord & Division to a liberal is discussion & debate to non-liberals because liberals can never discuss and debate without bringing Discord & Division into it.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Javelin, 11/6/2012 4:04:14 PM     (No. 8992977)

The article is the usual nonsense. That said, I agree with the late, great Jack Kemp, we need to do more to involve and listen to people from a wider variety of backgrounds. There are large numbers of conservatives who are women, black, Hispanic, etc. They are conservatives first and not because of the sort of identity politics Dems play. We need to understand, however, that not all are as intelligent as Governor Martinez who became a Republican because of issues. We need to let people know they are welcome and that often means hearing from someone to whom they can relate.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Chief1942, 11/6/2012 5:14:24 PM     (No. 8993159)

The only way the GOP is going to make inroads into the "entitlement minded" class is to purchase them at a price higher than the progressive/socialists have been paying for decades.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/6/2012 5:18:31 PM     (No. 8993169)

Well look who just stuck his head out of the foxhole with a big red target on it's face...

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Reply 14 - Posted by: formerlyphelps, 11/6/2012 5:45:18 PM     (No. 8993232)

Amusing.
So since the new Democrats are the hip, the young and the tolerant, those old fuddy duddy Republicans are going extinct?
This line of thought fails to acknowledge the country would already be bankrupt and in chaos without a few adults in the room to keep the lid on.

Obviously, this moron is completely forgetting 2008 – when it was boldly stated that God and the GOP were dead, and the enlightened Democrats were going to dominate politics for the next 40 years. That lasted, what, less than 20 months?


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