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Don't Blame Campaign Aides for GOP's Woes

Jim134 Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 11:02 AM
against Matthews, how can you go toe to toe with Obama, Reid or Pelosi and that crook Durbin? Bunch of weak a.. Republicans and then they wonder why they lose!

If there was any villain at the just-completed Conservative Political Action Conference, it was the generic figure of the Republican political consultant. Overpaid, unprincipled, always on the lookout for the next client -- or easy mark -- the consultants, to listen to a number of CPAC speakers, have helped bring the Republican Party to its current low state.

Democratic consultant Pat Caddell got the ball rolling with his remarks at a CPAC session titled “Should We Shoot All the Consultants Now?”

“The Republican Party,”Caddell said, “is in the grips of what I call the CLEC -- the consultant, lobbyist and establishment...