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Republican Establishment
Misdiagnoses Party´s Ills

Investor´s Business Daily, by Editorial

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 3/19/2013 7:52:47 PM

Politics: Listening to enemies´ advice is seldom wise, but that seems to be what´s behind a new self-dissection by the Republican Party establishment. Autopsies make for a strange cure. We´re not in the business of providing consultation to political organizations, but to the extent the GOP is the vehicle for ideas that can save this country from expanding government, some observations are in order. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus´ new "Growth and Opportunity Project" describes itself as "a top-to-bottom tuneup" for the party. But it smacks more of juggler

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 3/19/2013 8:10:56 PM     (No. 9233873)

"A presidential nominee such as Carson would do far more to attract nonwhites than the $10 million the Priebus report proposes spending on black and Hispanic outreach — including the insane idea of kowtowing to the NAACP and similar race-based leftist bastions."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 3/19/2013 8:36:13 PM     (No. 9233900)

The Republican "establishment" is, at best moderate, and at worst, liberal lite. They´re far more interested in maintaining their perks and getting invitations from the democrats than in doing what´s right for this country. They´ve done a great job of cementing the party in permanent minority status.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bpl40, 3/19/2013 9:08:10 PM     (No. 9233934)

I would say, Sarah and Dr. Carson would be just the ticket in ´16.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: alpha91c, 3/19/2013 9:48:17 PM     (No. 9233978)

In order to get anything done, conservatives have to fight both the progressive dems and the establishment of their own party. No wonder we are going down the tubes.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bighambone, 3/19/2013 10:21:10 PM     (No. 9234018)

By helping the liberal Democrats pass a big amnesty for 11-20 million illegal aliens along with a "path to citizenship" that will eventually award the liberal Democrats with 10 million or so new foreign born voters will not flip very many Hispanic votes to the Republicans and surely will not assist them in winning future national elections.

It´s fool´s gold to believe that Poor people, citizens or aliens, who have been promised "free" healthcare and open access to the US social welfare benefits and services programs by the liberal Democrats will vote for the Republicans who openly want to limit access and do away with those programs, because the Republicans caved and helped the liberal Democrats pass another amnesty for 11-20 million illegal aliens.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 3/20/2013 11:37:49 AM     (No. 9234866)

The mainstream propaganda machine is in ecstasy watching all of this GOP self-flagellation. Normally they have to pay people like David Brooks to make public confessions. The sooner the GOP goes away, the better.

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