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Battle for Control of the Republican Party Begins

Carolyn272 Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 11:51 AM
What's wrong with saying "We will work for the most conservative candidate who can win?" I agree with Rove. And Gov. Jindal has it right: The Republican Party has become the Stupid Party with all the childish inflighting and finger pointing. The nastiness and lies (yes, lies abou Rove) remind me of the Democrats. Grow up!
Corbett_ Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 1:52 PM
Carolyn -- there is nothing wrong with it, in theory. IN PRACTICE, Rove never wants a conservative candidate. Rove's idea is to elect more Democrats in GOP clothing.
csadowski Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 3:15 PM
Wrong Again---he helped support many conservative candidates!!!
Cardinal5671 Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 3:42 PM
So long as "conservatives" insist on pure candidates, they will be electing Democrats - period.
Cardinal5671 Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 12:57 PM
Agreed. Rove has the right idea generally. All this infighting on the right can only lead to one thing: continued Democrat victories.
rmccarthy Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 12:52 PM
They take turns messing up.
Karl Rove has declared war on grassroots conservatives and Tea Parties. Rove, who had the richest super PAC in 2012 (American Crossroads, which reportedly spent $300 million in the 2012 election cycle), has started a new fund called Conservative Victory Project to spend big bucks in the 2014 Republican primaries to defeat Republican candidates not approved by the Establishment.

Rove's big money spending last year, which was similarly designed to help only Establishment candidates, especially if they had defeated a real conservative in the primary, was notoriously unsuccessful. Of the 31 races that Rove aired TV ads, Republicans won only...