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Elections Are Coming And Republicans
Are Wasting Their Time (Again)

Townhall, by David Horowitz

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Posted By:SpeedMaster, 7/26/2014 8:51:14 AM

It’s three and a half months to election time, and Republicans are spinning their wheels over whether they should appear moderate or loaded for bear, whether they should take the high road or the take-no-prisoners low road. If you are a Republican candidate the first and most important thing to understand is this: It really doesn’t matter. Mitt Romney was a high-road candidate like every Republican presidential nominee since Ronald Reagan’s second run. Republicans love to tell uplifting stories that highlight the virtues of the opportunity society they intend to restore when elected. Well and good. But who is going to listen to your story

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Not sure I agree with his convention site choice, but he is certainly right about the lack of message from republicans.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: bpl40, 7/26/2014 9:05:09 AM     (No. 9940790)

When McCain forbade his campaign to use Zippy´s middle name Hussein, I got a tight knot in my stomach. It still hasn´t gone away.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Vivi, 7/26/2014 9:08:33 AM     (No. 9940795)

The number one message from Republicans in 2016 should be that every vote matters even if you don´t live in Ohio. Election after election they let the media tell Americans that only a tiny percentage of the national vote makes a difference.

It´s the national equivalent of networks telling Florida voters in the central time zone that polls were closed when they weren´t.

How many conservative voters across the country stay home because why bother?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 7/26/2014 9:26:54 AM     (No. 9940834)

They should put on their knuckledusters.

Let me rephrase that: First they should BUY knuckledusters and then put them on. We know few of them own any right now. Go for the jugular, show some spirit.

Yes, I know I look like a sweet old granny but I´m a Tea Party Thug, you lily-livered pillocks.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/26/2014 9:29:13 AM     (No. 9940843)

They are so comfortable. We´re headed for WW3. Ask Putin and N. Korea folks. And Obama keeps doing all he can do to make this happen.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: uno, 7/26/2014 9:58:17 AM     (No. 9940899)

Welcome to the new Communism of Unnecessary, Over-Bearing, Over-Reaching, Job-Killing Regulation, Pretzel-Logic Wrap-Around Laws, Incompetence, Narcissism, Duplicity and Skullduggery under the thumbs of Dumb (Republicans) and Dumber (DemocRats)!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: caddyjak, 7/26/2014 10:11:48 AM     (No. 9940920)

Dump Reice whatever, the RNC Chairman. Completely vet the greatest fraud in the world´s history, all his crimes and falsehoods. Expose his immoral lifestyle.
Guard every voting booth against democratic fraud. Hope and pray for a return to sanity!!!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: john56, 7/26/2014 10:47:19 AM     (No. 9940979)

As my high school history teacher said back in the 1970s, never underestimate the ability of the national Republican party to screw up a sure win.

Which they certainly could do in the Senate this year and are probably going to do in 2016.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/26/2014 10:56:38 AM     (No. 9940996)

A really great article. I would edit only one word "ordinary" citizen. I am not ordinary, and don´t think you are either.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: starboard, 7/26/2014 10:59:15 AM     (No. 9940997)

I agree with Horowitz that Republicans better go for the juggler vein with a winning strategy even if it means playing dirty. The question is, do they know how?

Americans are desperate for bold leadership. We want someone who is not afraid to tell the truth and also smack down the media when confronted with false accusations and bias. I´m tired of letting Dems spew their talking points that are not refuted because the Republican is unprepared. That is not acceptable.

We have to be fearless, prepared and know how to take control of a situation.
I hope this article by Horowitz will motivate the GOP with some construction criticism. However, I disagree with his comments about the convention city. Cleveland is a great choice.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: privateer, 7/26/2014 12:21:38 PM     (No. 9941088)

IMHO, there is no longer any need, nor any use in a Republican party. There already is a vast, well-organized, ruthlessly efficient and mostly successful party; one dedicated to harvesting the wealth of hard-working taxpayers and distributing it to their pets, the shameless moochers, corporate pirates, liberal utopians and witless drones. That is the democrat party. Their IS however, a reason and burning need for a party which will protect taxpayers and help accomplish THEIR dreams. Naturally, said third party is hated, feared and obstructed by both sides of the current good cop/bad cop configuration.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/26/2014 1:58:51 PM     (No. 9941199)

A tight Pit in your stomach? When he told one elder lady at a town hall meeting, I actually threw....my remote at the tee-vee and then I threw up. It was certain that that women felt much more at ease when she was told "Hussain is not an evil man, but a good man with a loving family´ and on and on just to paraphrase old Juan.

Republicans/Demorats chanting ´We´re all in this together. One for all and all for one´ Good cop/bad cop is what my mate has been saying for years. And the phrase fits.

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