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How to Beat Hillary: End
the Republican Fratricide

Daily Beast, by Lloyd Green

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 8/5/2013 5:15:32 AM

Hillary Rodham Clinton must be reveling in the latest round of Republican fratricide. First, there’s the Chris Christie-Rand Paul blow-up over national security, surveillance, and pork. Then, there’s John McCain’s musing over possibly supporting Hillary—his fellow Iraq War-backer of a decade ago. And, finally, there’s L.I. GOP Congressman Pete King’s comparison of Rand Paul to a Nazi-appeaser! At this rate, Clinton is on her way to a 40-state victory and a third consecutive Democratic win, while leaving the Republicans with the distinction of being the Party of Dixie, Idaho, and little else.

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Haven´t we heard this before? That Hillary Clinton is inevitable?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 8/5/2013 5:24:30 AM     (No. 9458771)

How to End the Republican Fratricide: Beat the RINOs

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tulipwood, 8/5/2013 5:44:58 AM     (No. 9458783)

Sorry. But there are a lot of us out here who care much more about defeating RINOs than RATs.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Judith, 8/5/2013 5:45:10 AM     (No. 9458785)

When I read this headline, I assumed the author wanted us to do what a significant number of people in the republican party have demanded conservatives do. Surrender. I have yet to hear a clear argument (I know one exists)for the correlation between the extravagant life style of the liberals (which seem to include a large amount of republicans)and the COST of that lifestyle. Once you realize that, you really can´t call yourself a fiscal conservative if you don´t faction in the cost of the liberal policies.
I truly hope that by the next potus election we have a political party that represents what I like to call the sane voters of this country.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mws50, 8/5/2013 5:57:32 AM     (No. 9458794)

The Daily Beast only wants to help us poor, uninformed republicans...



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Reply 5 - Posted by: Spidey, 8/5/2013 6:18:24 AM     (No. 9458811)

There´s plenty of infighting going on within the dems,they just keep it quiet because it would violate the cause. Plenty of dems don´t like Obamacare but they´re scared to speak out because the Obama hammer would come down on them.

There´s several factions of the republicans right now but that´s real diversity,not phony diversity based on skin color. Rand paul´s brand of libertarianism isn´t flying with conventional republicans who still think we have a place in the world when necessary.We can´t become an isolationist country.Nor should we get involved in any more unnecessary wars. But if the need arises we can´t have a closed mind towards it.Nobody´s complaining about all of Obama´s foreign interventions even though liberals are supposedly against it.

Strict adherence to the Constitution is problematic but we can make big strides towards restoring a lot of it.In other words you have to be practical about what you do,not an absolutist.

Both parties hate the tea party because they interfere with business as usual,running up the debt to repay donors.There´s far more extremists in the dems than GOP but the GOP PR machine sucks at labeling those people as such.

Republicans should have repeated over and over again that there was no national consensus on Obamacare and it passed with dems only.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: tocsin, 8/5/2013 6:52:13 AM     (No. 9458832)

Any political transvestite (i.e.,RINØ) who does not take his political advice from the OH-SO-Conservative Tina Brown must not be very politically savy. S/

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rael, 8/5/2013 8:00:15 AM     (No. 9458906)

There are too many democrats in the GOP for that to ever happen.
This is why I will no longer vote for Republicans. The GOP is dead and will not put a president in the white house again in my lifetime. The next President WILL be a democrat, the republicans will put up a left wing loser, or just plain loser, again.
Bet the farm on it.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: stablemoney, 8/5/2013 8:48:04 AM     (No. 9458965)

The gop stands for nothing. The gop has done nothing in years but stand by and support or acquiesce in the advance of the socialist agenda.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 8/5/2013 8:59:20 AM     (No. 9458985)

How to beat Hillary? Force her to run against Obama. Force her to answer this question, "Will you be four more years of the same?" Force her to tell us how she will be different. She will have to come out swinging against Obama at some point and the press will have to back her.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: bohallx, 8/5/2013 10:05:42 AM     (No. 9459081)

#3 ~ as Thomas Jefferson so sagely observed, you win elections by doing two things ~ (1) Getting together a compatible body of voters, and (2) Providing those voters candidates worthy of their attention.

He won some elections with 68%. He destroyed the Federalists who imagined the best way to select men for public office was for them to be picked by men of wealth and property.

The Democrats had no real competition until the Whigs came along ~ they were for major capital improvements (roads, ports, public buildings, etc.)

The acquiesced on the question of slavery, then lost it all by allowing the Democrats to extend the practice into the north through the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. The Democrats took over and gave us civil war.

The current problem are not Democrats in the ranks of the Republicans, but a shortage of registered Republicans, and a shortage of candidates acceptable to Republican voters.

I´d suggest major voter registration drives that seek out folks who will vote Republican, and major purges of candidates who ever said ´reach across the aisle´ ~

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Reply 11 - Posted by: KTWO, 8/5/2013 11:41:50 AM     (No. 9459253)

These GOP fights are the only way issues can be debated and the public can evaluate politicians.

The Democrats, Hilliary in particular, want a totally bored and clinically depressed electorate unable to conceive of an alternative.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: plumnellie, 8/5/2013 2:02:35 PM     (No. 9459449)

Can anyone imagine any Establishment Republican speaking out against Obamacare? They may make tiny little whiney noises but then retreat at the first frown on a reporters´ face. How can anyone respect E.R.´s. They are the most disgusting group of men and women ever assembled into a political party. I respect the Dems more because they are bold in their agenda: they want to destroy the Tea people, the middle class, the military, the medical community, and loot the treasury to buy votes and feather their own nests. I think many E.R.´s want the same thing but are content to hide and let it happen while pretending to resist...and their resistance involved 30 lashes with wet noodles to the backs of Democrats. No. E. Republicans only want to stand up to Tea people. It gets them invitations to cocktail parties and face time from media. Can you tell I despise the weenie Republicans and do not trust any of their defenders?

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