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Tea Party Groups Attack Rove Machine
Big Government (Breitbart News), by Ben Shapiro

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Posted By:mikkins2, 2/10/2013 7:50:30 AM

With Karl Rove under heavy fire after his group, the Conservative Victory Project, took to the pages of the New York Times to attack the Tea Party, donors are beginning to turn on the Project. Politico reports Friday morning that the Project will “essentially preform oppo research and grade potential candidates on a variety of factors that might affect their ability to win a general election contest.” Some donors are overjoyed at the opportunity, including media honcho Stan Hubbard and Fred Malek of the American Action Network. But others don’t trust Rove and the American Crossroads

Comments:
The number of the day:
94.3% = The amount of money Karl Rove and American Crossroads wasted on losing candidates. Most of which are they very same candidates they now propose to be looking for in the next election cycle.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: dittohead, 2/10/2013 8:03:42 AM     (No. 9168364)

"others don´t trust Rove" - how about I don´t trust ANY of them on EITHER side of the aisle!! They are out for themselves and their futures knowing they can steal from the taxpayer to fund their lifestyle, their power hunt and their futures. I say get them ALL out of office and start with a clean slate.


Reply 2 - Posted by: StormCnter, 2/10/2013 8:34:32 AM     (No. 9168397)

Sigh. I read this morning that the Tea Party Patriots said it was unfair for Karl Rove´s group to "fund candidates using money".

Anyone see a flaw in that comment?


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: eoddad, 2/10/2013 8:43:30 AM     (No. 9168403)

Looks like Karl needs to get online and fill out his Social Security App. The Conservatives who remember Reagan Landslides are getting tired of hanging chad elections and close losses to radical leftist. Whatever Karl and the political "know it all´s" in the party are selling it ain´t working. Maybe a little unapologetic Conservationism should be tried.


Reply 4 - Posted by: Dragonslayer2, 2/10/2013 9:29:00 AM     (No. 9168466)

The ankle biters of a number of stripes seemingly have lost sight of who the real enemy is.


Reply 5 - Posted by: Susannah, 2/10/2013 9:40:04 AM     (No. 9168476)

Well, #3, perhaps it would be okay if he funded them using banana peels. Or acorns. Or peach pits. Anything but money. Good heavens.


Reply 6 - Posted by: CleanhouseinDc, 2/10/2013 9:52:17 AM     (No. 9168494)

Oddly, Karl Rove is the one thing that I agree with my very liberal friends about.


Reply 7 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 2/10/2013 10:20:47 AM     (No. 9168537)

So true, #7...


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: MDConservative, 2/10/2013 10:34:09 AM     (No. 9168559)

First it´s a movement, then it´s a business. Rove is one of many making the tea party into a business...some of the others are squawking the loudest. It´s time for another tea party visit to Washington.


Reply 9 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/10/2013 11:13:37 AM     (No. 9168619)

I think I´ll market a new fitness product and call it the " Rove Machine". It costs a lot of money, guarantees that you´ll be in the best shape possible and you never notice that it´s still stuck in the corner of the room.
It will however be useful for drying sweaters.And you´re going to need sweaters.


Reply 10 - Posted by: 4LadyK, 2/10/2013 12:53:16 PM     (No. 9168778)

I´m with #2


Reply 11 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 2/10/2013 1:28:17 PM     (No. 9168825)

First point: Karl Rove doesn´t pick winners either. Rove didn´t just think Mitt Romney would win; he thought he did win, and was the second-to-last guy to figure it out on election night. Romney sitting in a hotel room with his acceptance speech watching all the warning signs he´d ignored for weeks becoming reality is sad. Rove actively arguing against reality on live TV is scary. Second point: Where do you think all that opposition research that Rove is funding to pre-qualify our candidates is going to end up? Perhaps the most distasteful aspect of Mitt Romney´s GOP primary campaign was the relentless and dishonest use of opposition research to attack fellow Republicans via the liberal press. Victory by Oppo Drop is an ugly way to win that divides the party and does nothing to prepare the winner to articulate and defend conservative ideas in the general. Karl Rove may not care about that, but I do, and I do not trust his judgement.


Reply 12 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 2/10/2013 2:56:00 PM     (No. 9168958)

A lot of cliches come to mind, like, "Don´t air your dirty laundry." I, for one, am sick andtred of hearing the complaints, small and large, groused about so loudly... seems like a lot of big egos

Then there´s the maxim: "A house divided against itself can not stand." You will note that there is no dissension among the Dem/lefties. They have done a very good Leninist-type job of crushing intra-Party dissent with an "iron fist," eradicating "factionalism."

Unless the Opposition entities --conservatives, TEA Partiers, Repubs et al-- find a way to unite on core principles, instead of flailing about like a herd of cats, the Opposition will flounder and fail.

And with every election, we are further down the precipitous path to the destruction of our Constitutional Republic.

This problem is very serious. Time is running out, 2014 is already here. Remember Franklin´s (pre-)Revolutionary flag with the severed snake: "Unite, or die!"


   

 

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Reply 13 - Posted by: tisHimself, 2/10/2013 3:44:47 PM     (No. 9169012)

XII--- best post regarding Rove I´ve seen to date.


Reply 14 - Posted by: bumbleshorts, 2/10/2013 4:09:51 PM     (No. 9169048)

Let´s be honest, the tea party was cutting into Rove´s money making scam of being a campaign guru. If the tea party paid Rove to choreograph tea party campaigns (and bask in his wisdom) Carl would very quickly change his tune. It´s all about money, most specificaly, Carl´s money.



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