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It’s Not “Game Over”— It’s Time for the GOP to Counterattack

CPA Bert Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 4:20 PM
Kurt: General Patton couldn't have said it better. We're at war and it's basically because we have two irreconcilable views of how government should be run. Those who try to reach across the aisle are going to get nailed over and over again. It has been suggested in the posts here that the Repub's need a marketing plan. I concur, but that's a longer term goal. Just doing that alone is going to get them clobbered, defeated and destroyed before it would ever do any good.

The current state of the GOP brings to mind the surviving Marines in Aliens, with no shortage of demoralized hacks lamenting their inability to resist by channeling Private Hudson: “Maybe you haven't been keeping up on current events but we just got our a**** kicked, pal!”

So what? So we took a hit on the Fiscal Cliff. Stand up, brush off and get back into the fight. This is no time for self-pity, no time for weakness. Every combat leader knows that when you take a hit, you regroup, reorganize, and prepare to counterattack. The defense is but a temporary,...