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Maybe Rove Has a Point

Texas Chris Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 11:23 AM
Akin's problems were that he was dedicated to SOCIAL issues, as opposed to being fiscally conservative, and the fact that he couldn't keep his mouth shut when liberal reporters asked him gotcha questions.
Let's put ideology aside for a moment.

Karl Rove, architect of the George W. Bush-era Republican victories, says he's sick of fanatics running his party into the ground. So he's devised a strategy to pre-emptively sink unelectable candidates early in the process. He's formed a new super PAC to implement this strategy. It's called the Conservative Victory Project, and it's led by a guy named Steven Law, who was the head of another super PAC, called American Crossroads, which went something like 0-7 in the 2012 election cycle. (Not that anyone's counting.)

Grass-roots conservatives, needless to say, are quite perturbed. "I'm filing the...

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