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A too-early look at the 2016
presidential race: Bet on a dark horse

Los Angeles Times, by Jonah Goldberg

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 2/10/2014 10:36:04 PM

Of course it´s too early to talk about 2016. Now that we´ve gotten that out of the way... The most interesting dynamic so far is that the Democrats are behaving like Republicans — and vice versa. Since 1940, with the arguable exception of Barry Goldwater, Republicans have nominated the guy next in line. Thomas Dewey almost beat Wendell Willkie for the nomination in 1940, so in 1944 — and 1948 — it was his turn. Dwight Eisenhower, whom both parties wanted as their nominee, was a special case, given that whole invading-Europe-and-defeating-Hitler thing. Richard Nixon was Ike's vice president in 1960, and in 1968

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No money should go to the GOP until they are pledged to be strong on defense, term limits and illegal immigration. Of course, the RINOS will have learned the lesson of lying to US to get reelected. Give the Tea Party a place at the table and quit trying to pick up the stray dogs that have no loyalty but to who feeds them.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Axeman, 2/10/2014 10:43:26 PM     (No. 9727467)

"Dark" horse???
What is THAT a code word for?
I´m horribly offended at such racist language.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Axeman, 2/10/2014 10:44:16 PM     (No. 9727468)

Just kidding.
\sarc

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Reply 3 - Posted by: harper, 2/10/2014 11:58:37 PM     (No. 9727500)

So after getting the back half for two terms, they´re going after the entire critter?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: belwhatter, 2/11/2014 4:24:26 AM     (No. 9727575)

Sadly the wrecking crew known as party republicans have become stuck on stupid - they badly need the new lifeblood and leadership that embracing the TEA philosophy brings.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: StormCnter, 2/11/2014 6:37:19 AM     (No. 9727630)

I agree with Jonah. We may choose someone we´ve not yet considered.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: papasparky, 2/11/2014 7:40:41 AM     (No. 9727681)

Is dark horse synonymous with Hillary being the strong horse after winning a mud wrestling match with Elizabeth Warren?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: toodles3956, 2/11/2014 8:38:19 AM     (No. 9727764)

Whoever gets the Republican nomination I hope they give Trey Gowdy the Attorney General job.

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