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Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:08 PM

GOP and Tea Party turn on each other...

A national tea party organization is slamming Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney for being a “weak, Beltway elite candidate who failed to campaign forcefully on America’s founding principles — and lost.”

“What we got was a weak moderate candidate, hand-picked by the Beltway elites and country-club establishment wing of the Republican Party,” Tea Party Patriots National Coordinator Jenny Beth Martin said. “The presidential loss is unequivocally on them.”

The rebuke of Romney from Martin came just minutes after the networks called the presidential race for President Barack Obama. It’s the strongest criticism the group has leveled at Romney.

Now that Romney has lost, the group apparently has no qualms about criticizing him.

“We wanted a fighter like Ronald Reagan who boldly championed America’s founding principles, who inspired millions of independents and ‘Reagan Democrats’ to join us, and who fought his leftist opponents on the idea that America, as founded, was a ‘Shining city upon a hill,’” Martin added.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/11/06/after-loss-romney-slammed-as-weak-moderate-by-tea-party-patriots/#ixzz2BYs33ql2

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Reply GOP and Tea Party turn on each other... (Original post)
cynatnite Nov 2012 OP
Wellstone ruled Nov 2012 #1
bongbong Nov 2012 #2
Sekhmets Daughter Nov 2012 #3
alp227 Nov 2012 #4
leftyohiolib Nov 2012 #11
EnviroBat Nov 2012 #5
cui bono Nov 2012 #17
mike_c Nov 2012 #6
DMacTX Nov 2012 #7
Skidmore Nov 2012 #8
ErikJ Nov 2012 #9
Buns_of_Fire Nov 2012 #10
joeybee12 Nov 2012 #12
truebluegreen Nov 2012 #22
Corgigal Nov 2012 #13
rivegauche Nov 2012 #14
BumRushDaShow Nov 2012 #21
Dirty Socialist Nov 2012 #15
sofa king Nov 2012 #16
rjlobo422 Nov 2012 #18
librechik Nov 2012 #19
dhill926 Nov 2012 #20
liberal_at_heart Nov 2012 #23
Hugabear Nov 2012 #24
CakeGrrl Nov 2012 #25
ErikJ Nov 2012 #26
nadinbrzezinski Nov 2012 #27

Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:09 PM

1. Another voice of the STUPID!!!

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:11 PM

2. The only things better tasting than repig tears

 

are these:

*) repigs pointing the finger of blame at each other, and
*) insisting that all they need to do to win elections is to be more conservative

Make my day, sheep!

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:11 PM

3. And just WHO was this mythical hero candidate?

I, for one, wouldn't mind seeing the GOP move even further into that dark morass known as the Tea Party....It would mean after Obama another Democrat would occupy the WH.

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:12 PM

4. Umm, Jenny, what about the PRIMARIES?

If the Tea Party voters really stood for their principles why didn't they just unite behind Santorum or Bachmann? I doubt that beltway elitist/country club types really comprise most of the republican voter base.

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Response to alp227 (Reply #4)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:18 PM

11. careful you are going to confuse the teacrackers in sputtering and they might end up hurting

themselves

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:14 PM

5. And the Tea Party slips further into obscurity.

Fuck, give them Texas and let them secede...

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Response to EnviroBat (Reply #5)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:27 PM

17. No, Texas will be ours soon. Let them have the rest of the deep south. n/t

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:14 PM

6. so, they wanted someone in the early stages of dementia...?

You just can't please everyone, LOL.

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:15 PM

7. Lets hope for a Paul Ryan/Bachmann dream ticket in 2016!

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:15 PM

8. Reagan was not a fighter--he was a schmoozer and a fraud.

An actor playing the biggest role of his life.

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:17 PM

9. Reagan: Hollywood elitist and 10% unemployment

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:18 PM

10. Commence assembling that circular firing squad at will, mates.

With any luck, the recriminations and counter-recriminations should keep their little minds busy for at least five years or so...

Oh, and "like Ronald Reagan?" Don't make me laugh. The teabillies would have drummed him out of the party a long time ago.

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:20 PM

12. Hey teabaggers...how'd Missouri and Indiana work out for you?

Oh, and Delaware in 2010???

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Response to joeybee12 (Reply #12)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 02:48 PM

22. Or Nevada and Colorado in 2010?

Teabaggers all, who lost very winnable Senate seats to the Democrats.

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:20 PM

13. hand-picked by the Beltway elites and country-club establishment wing of the Republican Party

That IS the Republican party. Not some mythical figure that you think. Time to wake up kiddies.

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:21 PM

14. OFFS, stop raising Reagan from the dead already.

The world has changed dramatically, they need to realize that. If Reagan ran today he'd be EASILY defeated as a clueless fuddy-duddy. Personally I love watching those clowns cannibalize each other. Let them. I'm happy toasting marhsmallows while the Reichstag burns.

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Response to rivegauche (Reply #14)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:53 PM

21. Ron Reagan always laughs his ass off

at how they have so distorted who and what his father was.

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:23 PM

15. They're Delusional

Their brand of conservatism would get hammered in elections.

Also, their idea of Reagan is a figment of their imagination. Reagan wasn't as strident of a conservative as they think. That's part of the right wing myth making machine.

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:27 PM

16. Greed is a many-headed entity.

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:28 PM

18. Circular Firing Squad

I am going out today to get lots of Coke and popcorn so I can sit back and watch the GOP civil war begin today...lol these assholes don't have a clue. I flipped on Fox for five min last night just in time to see Megyn Kelly showing us how they were tearing down the election set. It was one of the most unreal moments I have ever seen on television news. People were walking around and talking like they were in absolute shock. Then it hit me. OMG, they really are in shock. They really were in the bubble. Most of them truly didn't see it coming.

The day of reckoning has arrived for the Republican Party. They have to decide whether they want to be a party of rich white people and religious zealots, or to join the rest of us in forging a stronger America by working together.

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:30 PM

19. there they go, out beyond the perimeter--kinda lonely out there.

lol

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:47 PM

20. yep....keep turning to the right.....

seems to be working well for you...maroons...........

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 02:53 PM

23. how can they possibly be any more conservative?

Pledging to vote no on all legislation put forth by Obama. Pledging to never raise taxes under any circumstance. Putting in the party platform that the entire party stands for an all out ban on all abortion. Telling women they can't have birth control and that if they get raped and get pregnant that it is a gift from God. How can you possibley get more conservative than that?

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 02:55 PM

24. Um, weren't taxes HIGHER under Reagan?

Correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't taxes actually lower now than they were under Reagan?

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 03:20 PM

26. Allen West would disagree!

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Response to cynatnite (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 03:22 PM

27. Ok I was expecting the shooting to start after the shock wore out

DUCK!!!!!

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