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BREAKING: Boehner Pulls "Plan B"

Guy Benson Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 10:32 PM
So what? So a bunch of Republicans will cave in January 2013 -- and Obama will get his policy AND public relations victory, with the tattered GOP brand twisting in the wind. Principles matter, but so does winning elections & not having the public despise you.
Cal29 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 6:26 AM
Drinking, crackwhore? Having a bad day?
Red17 Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 11:30 PM
The drinking doesn't help, he gets cranky.
Cal29 Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 10:54 PM
GradeA Wrote: 3 minutes ago (10:49 PM) "What makes you think other GOPers aren't "conservatives"?"

Going against your base is like pissssing in the will land in your face. Ask John Boehner.
Cal29 Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 10:43 PM
I think we learned that in the last election when over 3 million of our colleagues stayed home.......more than enough for a landslide for Romney.
Cal29 Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 10:41 PM
There is a reverse argument to be made, which we conservatives subscribe to. We are not going to worry about PR......because they have the MSM in their lap...........and that media will be used to say............."See, the republicans admit that their whole platform is invalid".

Never operate out of fear. Principals matter.

Translation: He didn't have enough Republican votes to pass it, and Democrats were going to salute and vote no -- even though it was Pelosi's idea just a few months ago.  Ugly:


No action in the House until after Christmas, I'm told....