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"Not A Moment To Be Lost": Ayotte, Cruz, Kyl and Capito Show The Way

Stuart95 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 11:06 AM
Rightly or wrongly, no one outside talk radio and GOP headquarters gives a hoot about Benghazi or Rice. Let fogies like Graham, etc. handle that. Ayotte would be better off publicizing how she and her friends are going to re-brand the GOP into a party conservative enough to retain most of its base, but open-minded enough to attract voters looking for any excuse to dump the Democrat's $6 trillion experiment with socialism. Rand, Cruz, etc. are already conservative enough to retain the fiscal conservatives. But, rightly or wrongly, obsessing about abortion, religion, gay rights, etc. is a proven, sure-fire method to lose national elections. Libertarian-leaning, educable youth are the only source of new voters. Go get them.
Earl29 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 12:38 PM
Stuart95 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 2:26 PM
Perhaps. But you still have the choice of cursing the darkness, or lighting a candle.

The only thing worse than losing in politics is quitting after a loss since the vast and great American sport of politics never stops, and increasingly doesn't even pause for the holidays.

Which is why I am grateful for Kelly Ayotte, Ted Cruz, Jon Kyl and Shelley Moore Capito.

In the weeks since the election, New Hampshire Senator Ayotte could have gone to ground as most of her colleagues have done, adopting a wait-and-see attitude that minimized political risk and profile. Instead she teamed with Senate veterans John McCain and Lindsey Graham to insist that Ambassador Susan Rice, presumptive nominee...