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The Media's Favorite Fake Republicans

Tacitus X Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 7:27 AM
Hoover was hardly a conservative. He was a technocrat and believed in massive government intervention in the economy. His statist meddling led to the Great Depression.
Hantayo Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 12:39 PM
Hoover was a big government man. When the Wall Street Crash of 1929 struck less than eight months after he took office, Hoover tried to combat the ensuing Great Depression with volunteer efforts, public works projects such as the Hoover Dam, tariffs such as the Smoot-Hawley Tariff, an increase in the top tax bracket from 25% to 63% and increases in corporate taxes. Smoot-Hawley tariff was largely responsible for starting a trade war that drove the whole world into the Great Depression and probably WWII. Hoover's tax increases turned a recession into a Depression. FDR's policies kept the Depression going until rescued by WWII which forced our way out of it. His wartime policies caused serious economic problems after he died.
annfan_777 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 8:31 AM
Neither are you a conservative.
The Republican Party is desperately in need of some good advice. It needs to return to Ronald Reagan conservatism and give America a two-party system, not a tinny echo of Obama. But our liberal media keep desperately inviting fake Republicans to offer advice to the GOP.

They want to create a new Republican Party, one that rejects the principles of the man who championed freedom.

Exhibit A: New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The Jan. 14 Washington Post insisted on the front page: "Bloomberg wants change in the GOP." Post reporter Jason Horowitz noted, "America's most prominent and deep pocketed...