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Sun Feb 3, 2013, 11:57 AM

KARL ROVE DECLARES WAR ON TEA PARTY, ENLISTS GOP BILLIONAIRES

Karl Rove has created a group designed to stop the Tea Party’s influence over the Republican Party.

The “Conservative Victory Project,” an offshoot of the former Bush adviser’s American Crossroads, is designed to prevent Tea Party-endorsed candidates from winning Senate primaries. Several Tea Party style candidates have suffered embarrassing electoral defeats, including Todd Akin in Missouri, Sharron Angle in Nevada, and Christine O’Donnell in Connecticut.

Rove ally and President of American Crossroads Steven J. Law tells the New York Times, “there is a broad concern about having blown a significant number of races because the wrong candidates were selected.” The first target of the group appears to be Rep. Steve King (R-IA), a far right firebrand who reportedly is interested in the seat of Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA), who is retiring.

Rove does not have a good track record in this arena. The American Crossroads Super PAC spent millions from coast to coast, opposing President Obama and Democratic Senatorial candidates in 2012. President Obama was re-elected and Democrats increased their strength in the House and Senate.
http://www.nationalconfidential.com/20130203/karl-rove-declares-war-on-tea-party-enlists-gop-billionaires/
I just love it when they eat their own

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 12:00 PM

1. A case of smothering the baby you just birthed...

Hey Ham Rove... be careful what you wish for.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 12:02 PM

2. I just love it when they eat their own

Me too......Wouldn't these be some of the same billionaires that funded the teabags start up in the first place??.....

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 12:07 PM

3. Karl Rove still has not learned he is not President of the United States.

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Response to asjr (Reply #3)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 12:26 PM

4. Karl Rove still has not learned he is not President of the United States

Yeah......But shouldn't his having jointly owned one for 8 years have some priveleges??....

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 12:30 PM

5. Does he really have no clue who's bankrolling the "tea party"?

I don't think so.........

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 12:33 PM

6. Interesting development

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 12:37 PM

7. Karly Rove has found another group of rich Republican Conservative Corporatist to give him money...

In what way is this a story.

The myth of Rove's monumental intellectual prowess is alive and well, even after he crapped a Romney all over Fox News. The fact that rich corporations will throw away money on a baby-faced idiot turd-blossom goombah shows that those businessmen don't have the brains to be trusted to run the government into the ground.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 12:38 PM

8. Geez.. how cold.. they adopted those puppies & now they want to kill them

because they stopped being cute, rowdy puppies.. they grew into dogs...

Good luck with that Karl...

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Response to SoCalDem (Reply #8)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 05:12 PM

11. Not puppies

Cute little piglets that became full grown hogs.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 01:45 PM

9. We've all known about the GOP's internal war


and I've been waiting for some clear signs on who is holding the power behind the Tea Party faction of that battle.

I'm placing my bet on the Koch brothers.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2013, 05:08 PM

10. Was this the reason for the Tea Party - just to bilk more money out of the gullible

and yes I am calling these billionaires gullible.

The TeaBaggers never made any sense to me. Yes I get the outrage but it was clearly orchestrated (then we found out HOW orchestrated it was) and turn openly racist. But that isn't the part I couldn't understand - the GOP has forever been one solid force a consistent movement (okay enough with potty jokes) with its own 11th Amendment "Though shall not attack other Republicans"

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