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Get Rid of the Republican Establishment, Once and for All

Beachgoer Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 11:18 AM
The GOP say they want to take the high road? They always seem to end up with their nose buried in asphalt. I wish the party would get better at demagoguery and defending themselves. Go on the offense between elections and not just during election season.
Corbett_ Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 12:36 PM
Beachgoer:

Here are some slogans for use by the GOP to explain their real position:

Big Government -- as long as the GOP is in charge
National Bankruptcy -- a little bit slower than the Democrats
Growing Government -- at about the same rate as the Democrats
Less Freedom -- in the name of national security
Liberal judges -- We hate the Constitution as much the Democrats
War is ALWAYS the answer.

This is what the GOP actually does when they are elected. Are they going to get much traction with these slogans? That's why they don't "explain their position".
Anonymous908 Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 1:26 PM
Exactly. They talk Tea Party lines to generate support and votes and then turn around and become one of those republican that vote like the above.
traitorbill Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 11:26 AM
Their high road is to be Democrat lite.
Corbett_ Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 12:31 PM
TraitorBill:

They are only Democrat-lite on some issues. On others, they are worse than the Democrats...
Here's a New Year's wish I would love to see come true. However it is defined or however many people are part of it, it is time to send the giant never-ending "GOP Establishment" made up of some professional politicians, some moneyed nouveaux riche who -- by virtue of their contributions and the faux friendships it buys with politicians -- consider themselves political landed gentry and the endless scam artist consultants they support packing.

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