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Thu Feb 7, 2013, 11:41 AM

Politico buries the lede in their story about the Republican Party and Fox News

Politico buries the lede in their story about the Republican Party and Fox News attempt at reinvention in a kinder, softer mold. There are two things that stand in the way:

But a senior Republican operative said the party has two huge, unresolved impediments to the top leaders’ grand plans: “suicide conservatives, who would rather lose elections than win seats with moderates,” and the “many groups on the hard right that depend on direct mail fundraising that requires a high degree of audacity, and borderline shrillness.”


http://digbysblog.blogspot.com/2013/02/cant-take-grift-out-of-gop-by.html

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kpete Feb 2013 OP
dragonlady Feb 2013 #1
denverbill Feb 2013 #2
JHB Feb 2013 #3

Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 11:49 AM

1. Another group that needs the post office to survive n/t

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 12:34 PM

2. "borderline shrillness"? Really? Borderline?

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Response to denverbill (Reply #2)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 12:40 PM

3. All Washington knows that only liberals can achieve true shrillness...

...so if it isn't liberal, it can't really be shrill, just somewhere in the vicinity of shrillness.

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