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Confirmed: Republicans Really Irritated With Republicans

Todd189 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 4:46 PM
Not suggesting that Conservatives flee or are fleeing, but are being pushed away by the Establishment GOP. Re-read what I posted earlier. The Tea Party joined with the Republican Party because they thought it provided their best avenue for success, only to have the GOP insiders denigrate them and actively push them away. The Libertarians had their own party and nominated candidates for decades, only to see them, and the ideals Libertarians hold dear, washed away in electoral defeat. So, they joined the GOP with the same hope as the tea Partiers, only to be marginalized in like manner. It seems that "1%" is more powerful than you acknowledge.

If you feel like there is a disconnect between Republicans outside of the Beltway and Republicans inside the Beltway, you're not alone. According to a new Rasmussen Report, 63 percent of Republicans feel their Republican representatives in Washington D.C. are out of touch.

Most GOP voters continue to believe that congressional Republicans are out of touch with the party base, while Democrats are happier than ever with how their team is performing in Washington, DC.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 30% of Likely Republican Voters believe Republicans in Congress...