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Romney May Be the End of the Line for the Republican Establishment

tibby2 Wrote: Sep 21, 2012 8:28 AM
A conservative Congress can work wonders over the oval office. Ask Clinton. Newt saved Clinton and destroyed himself in the process. The Clinton legacy was made in large part by his opposition in Congress toning Clinton's left leaning tendencies down. Clinton didn't move to the middle because he wanted to. He moved to the middle because he had to. If you want a Romney presidency to be more conservative then complaining about Romney won't fix that but a more conservative Congress can.
wiseone Wrote: Sep 21, 2012 8:46 AM
Exactly right tibby. Unfortunately the GOP leaders in Congress are Boehner and McConnell. Hardly conservative.
tibby2 Wrote: Sep 21, 2012 9:14 AM

The more conservative Congress is, the more conservative the leadership will be else they will not be the leaders.
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