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God and Jeb at CPAC
Townhall, by Craig Shirley

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Posted By:tisHimself, 3/7/2013 2:22:20 PM

John McCain’s presidential campaign manager from four years ago, Steve Schmidt, has compared the upcoming Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to the “Star Wars bar scene.” Reflecting on the dysfunctional 2008 freak show that passed for a campaign against Barack Obama, Mr. Schmidt would know. The conference’s problem, for many longtime participants, is not the diversity and raucous freedom one might expect to find in a social club on an alien planet.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: richwill, 3/7/2013 2:25:06 PM     (No. 9213376)

I have a name for Schmidt, which I cannot print. He and Karl Rove should move in together.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: noproblems, 3/7/2013 2:31:34 PM     (No. 9213392)

would like to hear from the folks who voted for the bushed, dole, mccain and romney.

i held my nose and voted for bush 41 in 1992 and have note voted FOR a republican presidential candidate since then.

the republican party has gone down hill since Reagan because people refuse to require more from their party.

the only way to change the system is to not play their game.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: olde buck, 3/7/2013 2:47:45 PM     (No. 9213428)


Courtesy of a reworked old leftist line:

"Conservatism needs Jeb [or any Bush] like a fish needs a bicycle."

Somebody Please tell them to leave us alone!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 3/7/2013 2:53:01 PM     (No. 9213441)

Why would anyone be interested in an opinion from Steve Schmidt after his political track record. That´s what the candidates get for just regurgitating top tier campaign workers.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: olde buck, 3/7/2013 2:53:30 PM     (No. 9213444)

Really, as I think about it, what does CPAC have to do with Conservatism any more? About as much as ´ol Jebster ever did.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: HerbVA, 3/7/2013 3:00:28 PM     (No. 9213459)

Schmidt thinks the "bar scene" comment is oh-so clever, but it is stolen from a description of Clinton´s original cabinet --- especially Reich, Shalala, and Butch Reno --- expounded by a conservative media figure ( maybe Rush) in 1993.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: enuf8, 3/7/2013 3:01:06 PM     (No. 9213460)

Schmidt is looking for "his" 15 minutes of fame since he has not had 15 minutes. Has he even had a client who has won an election under his ´guidance´?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dman, 3/7/2013 3:20:03 PM     (No. 9213497)

So expository of the GOP Establishment´s contempt for conservatives. Why, oh why, do so many stay in their party?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rafter, 3/7/2013 5:40:41 PM     (No. 9213772)

Agree with #3... !!

Please, somewhere in Florida, there must be a sinkhole with the right Bush´s name on it.

The Jebster is the one who hopefully will disappear, perhaps by 2016 in the cesspool
that is now American politics.
Buh-Bye!!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: msjena, 3/7/2013 5:46:38 PM     (No. 9213784)

I wish the conservative media would ignore Schmidt. He is a Democrat who infiltrated the McCain campaign.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Susannah, 3/7/2013 6:14:45 PM     (No. 9213824)

The first two sentences of this article deal with Schmidt. A substantial part of it praises...Chris Christie.

While it´s true that Jeb Bush is a "featured" speaker, he´s hardly the only featured speaker. Allen West is a "featured" speaker. So is Sarah Palin. So is Rand Paul. So is Ben Carson. So is Ken Cuccinelli. So is John Barrasso. So is Mike Lee. So is Marcia Blackburn. So is Tim Scott. So is Rick Perry. So is Newt Gingrich. So is Rick Santorum. So is Paul Ryan. So is Bobby Jindal. Ted Cruz is the Keynote Speaker, the most important slot of the conference.

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