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My Experience With GOP "Outreach"

8411c Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 7:19 AM
In World War II, we had no problem with "recruiting" the people needed to go kick some butt. That's because we had leadership saying not only NO, but HELL NO. If Republicans were truly interested in being anything other than Democrat Lite, they would have no problem with recruits. They'd have an overabundance of recruits. As it stands now, however, they truly don't wish to lead, they don't wish to "save America" or "take the country back" because they are happily pursuing the same goals as Democrats--power and control of the People. They must maintain the facade of the "two-party" system in order to ensure that nothing changes en route to their goals. Sorry. I'm done with both parties and the political theater of "Crisis."
Tea Party in Wisconsin formerlyTea Party Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 9:24 AM
Me and mine were a long time ago. After the primary fiasco and their push to get their man as candidate..no more. I am praying the TEA PARTY, I will shed no tears at the long anticipated demise of the GOP, they are getting what they asked for. Without the wack o bird base they are toast.
IndeePendent Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 8:58 AM
Amen. Absolutely, 100% correct! Good post.

In Guy's excellent post below, he mentions that the report's "authors call for redoubling efforts to recruit and attract strong female, ethnic and young Republican candidates and surrogates."  Indeed. Perhaps my own experience with a state GOP would shed light on that effort.  As a precursor, I'd mention that it was, admittedly, the GOP in California -- no longer one of our strongholds. Nonetheless, for people of good will trying to improve the party's recruiting, it may still be relevant.

I concluded that big part of the problem -- at least in California several years ago -- is that a...