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Is the GOP deliberately trying to
sabotage the 2014 midterms?

Washington Times, by Tammy Bruce

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Posted By:mikkins2, 1/31/2014 2:35:26 PM

After this week’s GOP State of the Union response, it has become undeniable that someone (everyone?) in the Republican machine has no idea what they’re doing, and that is the generous assessment. The other option is that Republican leadership is deliberately sabotaging the midterm elections. For those of us who understand the imperative of conservative victory in November, it’s obvious the GOP must respond very differently to President Obama’s yearly circus act of the State of the Union. We’ve now learned he pretty much repeats what he said the year before, so responding to it isn’t exactly rocket science.

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Mrs. Bruce is catching on. The Republican Establishment continuously recycles itself inside the beltway which never strays very far from access and control of taxpayer money. As Mrs. Bruce points out, winning elections causes the Republican Establishment to expose the lie that it is working to cut spending and lower the national debt. They would much rather hide behind the skirt of inaction. Safely peeking out from behind to make promises of what they will do next time when in power then retreat back out of view and into the lap of luxury and privilege they have created for themselves.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MissMolly, 1/31/2014 2:40:31 PM     (No. 9713376)

Wow, OP. I had no idea you follow Tammy Bruce, and of course she is the perfect person to figure out GOP strategy.

From TammyBruce.com:

An openly gay, pro-choice, gun owning, pro-death penalty, progressive feminist

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Reply 2 - Posted by: excalgalcg, 1/31/2014 2:41:57 PM     (No. 9713377)

She is one sharp lady and substitutes for Laura Ingraham at times.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: brownshoepogue, 1/31/2014 2:56:47 PM     (No. 9713402)

She might just have a valid point. progressive RINOs and their camp followers may not want to be the majority party. Too much work for them to be actual leaders. They would have to walk their talk about being principled conservatives.
If they did win the senate and keep the house (both very iffy now), they might have to put up with us unwashed, gun totting, holy book carrying, regular guy and gal conservatives. Would not want that now would we RINO pols.
Think I will make myself a nice hot cup of strong TEA.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mikkins2, 1/31/2014 3:03:46 PM     (No. 9713409)

WOW Molly! I am surprised that you have nothing significant to debate Mrs. Bruce´s argument.

I could give a flip if she is gay, or what she thinks about abortion. Not my concern. Pandering to Hispanics with amnesty and joining the democrats in spending taxpayer money to enrich themselves to the detriment of the country is all I am concerned about.

Nice try. Every once in a while a blind squirrel stumbles on a nut. So don´t give up!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Penney, 1/31/2014 3:03:58 PM     (No. 9713410)

Regarding the headline, THAT is the question!! The GOP leadership seems to have adopted the statist dems´ tunnel-visioned agenda which excludes the GOP platform, the GOP surveys AND the GOP voters. ...How bright is that?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 1/31/2014 3:04:09 PM     (No. 9713411)

#1 Why disparage the messenger, but not the message? What in the article do you disagree with?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Leshno, 1/31/2014 3:09:12 PM     (No. 9713419)

Don´t ever lose sight of the fact that the Republicans and Democrats in Washington have much more in common with each other than with any of us. When the masses complain and make demands we threaten their privileged existence. Of course they are trying to sabotage the 2014 elections. Is there really any other explanation for this idiocy and apathy from the Republicans?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MissMolly, 1/31/2014 3:17:21 PM     (No. 9713432)

"disparage"? Didn´t I say she is perfect?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: belwhatter, 1/31/2014 3:38:52 PM     (No. 9713477)

TEA is the answer - our current two party system is a huge joke every way you look at it. How come they arrive in DC with no real fortune and rapidly become millionaires - no wonder they want to hang in there - the trough is filled with goodies and we are once again the Forgotten Man.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Wakeupcall, 1/31/2014 4:58:08 PM     (No. 9713583)

Is the GOP deliberately trying to sabotage the 2014 midterms?

I believe the GOP leadership is completely in agreement with the Marxist democrats sharing the same agenda while denying conservatives any voice in the GOP.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ladychatalie, 1/31/2014 6:42:27 PM     (No. 9713781)

I don´t think of Tammy as "progressive" since that´s just a euphemism for communist/fascist/statist and she´s anything but that.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mikkins2, 1/31/2014 8:28:11 PM     (No. 9713892)

Such anger. I have a message and I do work to implement it. Matter of fact you unwittingly prove how effective it is. Exposing the lie that is the Republican Establishment obviously hits to close to the bone, thus you whimper and mumble how tired you are. As if your brow beatin means jack to me. Suck it up butter cup! I hear they are thinking about dragging Romney out to lose again.

Got Tea? Might need to put in a sippy cup for some.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/1/2014 1:16:40 AM     (No. 9714084)

Another conservative here who has come to appreciate Tammy Bruce´s analysis on a number of issues. She just may have something here. What some forget , mainly those trying to bash the OP, is that Boehner, McConnell, and a long list of RINO incumbents all stayed in their jobs despite McCain and Romney losses. So it isn´t true that these folks aren´t feathering their little personal financial nests no matter which party is in the majority. Yes, this explains a lot of Republican behavior even back when wimpy Trent Lott (gee, now lobbyist) was capitulating at every turn to Democrats.

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