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Conservative Group Takes Sides
in Michigan G.O.P. Primary

New York Times, by Nicholas Confessore

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 2/13/2014 11:24:56 PM

The country’s biggest conservative political organization announced Wednesday that it was diving into a bitter Republican primary in Michigan, its first such intervention into the broader battle between GOP-leaning business groups and Tea Party conservatives. (Snip) But the decision to get into a hotly contested primary on behalf of one of the most aggressive lawmakers hints at the delicate line the group is trying to walk: to maintain its credibility with other conservatives seeking to reshape the Republican Party without committing itself to an expensive internecine struggle that could endanger its chances of retaking the Senate this year.

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And so the Tea Party immerses itself into a very hot contest, one primary at a time. First they must beat the GOP candidate that the "old" party wants to put up before taking on the dRATS contender. This should be interesting and lessons will be learned.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: oh-heck, 2/13/2014 11:41:50 PM     (No. 9731764)

Let me get this straight. The incumbent is Amash a Republican. The establishment is doing what they have stated is divisive, which is to find a challenger more to their liking. And they are taking big money from outside the state "business groups". Meanwhile they accuse AFP of being divisive for thanking an incumbent Republican for listening to his constituents?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: belwhatter, 2/14/2014 12:44:51 AM     (No. 9731787)

From what I read, Justin Amash has been proactive in fighting big government- would that Mr. Rove had been so inclined.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 2/14/2014 3:01:07 AM     (No. 9731840)

FTA: Mr. Amash has also drawn criticism from Karl Rove, the Republican strategist.

That seals it for me... $$ and prayers for Amash!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: enuf8, 2/14/2014 12:15:55 PM     (No. 9732482)

This action by Rove is exactly what he said he was planning for 2014. Place RINOs in competition where a conservative who believes in standing up for the people instead of sucumbing to the desires of those Like McConnell, Cornyn, Boehner and Cantor.

More power to Mr. Amash. Remember he was one of the 4 removed by Boehner from committees because he would not bow down to Boehner.

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