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Progressives’ Rules Of Outrage
Townhall, by Derek Hunter

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Posted By:mikkins2, 2/23/2014 8:55:17 AM

The thing I like about most sports are the rules and how the winner is determined are pretty unambiguous. Score more points, cross the finish line first, jump higher, whatever, and you win. Should there be any foul play or skirting of the rules, there’s an official or referee there to cry foul. It’s simple and, to borrow a word from President Obama, fair. Politics, on the other hand, is quite different. Truth used to be the most potent weapon in the game of politics. It was the best tool with which to garner the most votes, and whoever got the

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The problem is that the Republican Establishment is horrified that it may offend someone apposed to a liberal democrat who´s intent is to offend thinking it a sign of victory.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: WAN2, 2/23/2014 9:12:06 AM     (No. 9743149)

It works! Why should they change? Hunter is preaching to the choir. We have met the enemy...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Davids918, 2/23/2014 9:25:48 AM     (No. 9743165)

GOP establishment still thinks "people will see through that" mentality.
That people will "get it".

GOP needs to realize most people don´t pay attention, so what they see and hear, is what they know.

GOP needs to characterize all the problems as "the liberal Democrats running...." the FCC, the EPA, the IRS, etc...

Stop lumping words like "we in Congress". Forget WE.
It´s they who inherited a $180 billion deficit in January 2007, and promply increased spending in reckless manner.

Be outraged back and put the blame squarely onto the liberal Democrats running the democrat party and the environmental groups holding back growth in jobs and revenues.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: steph_gray, 2/23/2014 10:10:09 AM     (No. 9743216)

#2 has great points.

Also loved this FTA:

Republicans need to recognize this and do more than complain about it. They need to refuse to play by these rigged rules. They should start by calling out the gatekeepers of outrage when forced to answer for others. Newt Gingrich scared the hell out of moderators in the 2012 primaries by simply calling a garbage question what it was. If you don’t play the progressives’ game, their rules don’t matter. No matter how often they change them.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ben Around, 2/23/2014 11:19:14 AM     (No. 9743314)

As long the people "are not paying attention" this will continue. The founders established a government that was dependent on an interested and informed public. It is not surprising that the country is so rapidly deteriating.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: St. Pitbull, 2/23/2014 12:36:12 PM     (No. 9743373)

Just when it sounds like people are starting to get it, he apologized for someone else at the end! STOP IT!!! "Subhuman mongrel" doesn´t come close to the depths of my hatred.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: wsdiego, 2/23/2014 12:57:36 PM     (No. 9743399)

Always point out, Selective Outrage!


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Reply 7 - Posted by: mws50, 2/23/2014 1:27:47 PM     (No. 9743438)

Democrats are incapable of governing. All they know how to do is RULE!

Repeat this endlessly; be ready to share examples, with obamacare being the elephant in the room.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mws50, 2/23/2014 1:32:03 PM     (No. 9743441)

And one more thing:

When asked about his background, which includes a black father and white mother, Obama said of African-Americans: "We are sort of a mongrel people."

"I mean we´re all kinds of mixed up," Obama said. "That´s actually true of white people as well, but we just know more about it."

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Reply 9 - Posted by: pgvoisin, 2/23/2014 7:38:58 PM     (No. 9743681)

There is only one thing you need to remember when speaking to a Progressive.

They begin their conversation with their false premise and then continue with a logical argument.

All you need to do is challenge their false premise with the facts and they will transform themselves into a raving lunatic and play every "Hate" card in the deck: race,class,gender,faith,tax. Sit back and enjoy the show!


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