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Mon Jan 21, 2013, 11:27 PM

The best thing about this election

is the Republicans think they just need to nominate a more conservative candidate next time.

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Mr.Bill Jan 2013 OP
Dawson Leery Jan 2013 #1
catbyte Jan 2013 #2
Adenoid_Hynkel Jan 2013 #3
Cha Jan 2013 #4
Warpy Jan 2013 #5
nyquil_man Jan 2013 #6
Hekate Jan 2013 #7
bigmonkey Jan 2013 #9
Hekate Jan 2013 #10
Filibuster Harry Jan 2013 #8
davidpdx Jan 2013 #11
Jamaal510 Jan 2013 #12
dallaslibguy1966104 Jan 2013 #13

Response to Mr.Bill (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2013, 11:28 PM

1. kick

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Response to Mr.Bill (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 12:20 AM

2. I know. DUH, lol!

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Response to Mr.Bill (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 12:24 AM

3. they have one remotely electable guy - Christie, but

the talk radio guys have already declared him the enemy, so they'll end up nominating Jeb or Rubio the Ken doll instead.

Hillary will steamroll them in 2016.

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Response to Mr.Bill (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 12:44 AM

4. "Conservative" being code for

fascist plutocratic Liar. Will have to be severely to the right of mittLies.

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Response to Mr.Bill (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 02:25 AM

5. I'm wondering if there will be a next time.

The Koch gang wants Ryan. The fetus fetishists want Santorum. The Looneytarians will want Rand Paul. The latter two groups were ordered to shut up and do what they were told in 2012 to run the "electable" guy and they not only lost, they were shellacked. They're not going to sit down and shut up in 2016.

In fact, I'm expecting the cameras to turn away from the occasional fistfight on the floor.

2012 saw them shocked and dispirited. That's not going to last.

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Response to Mr.Bill (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 02:47 AM

6. Rick Santorum's available. Mostly because nobody wants him. nt

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Response to Mr.Bill (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 03:06 AM

7. They've gone batshit crazy, especially if they refuse to listen to Colin Powell

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Response to Hekate (Reply #7)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 05:12 PM

9. How about Powell?

He seems to be setting himself up as a pragmatic elder statesman. Of course, it seems like the crazies would have to pipe down for him to be interested, and that may, as suggested, be impossible.

So, that's good.

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Response to bigmonkey (Reply #9)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 05:16 PM

10. The GOP lost their chance with Powell

He's a pragmatic elder statesman all right, but I sincerely doubt he'd have anything to do with running for office in the GOP as it is constituted now.

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Response to Mr.Bill (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 09:43 AM

8. Jeb, Christie, Rubio, Ryan, Santorum, Jindal, Perry again??, should be interesting debates.

Someone else?? I think the success or failure of the Rs in the midterms (2014) may have a say in who or what type of candidate they run.

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Response to Mr.Bill (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 10:35 PM

11. Exactly

Someone like Rick "man on dog" Santorum or Paul "I want to stave old people" Ryan

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Response to Mr.Bill (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 12:27 AM

12. Actually what Republicans think is that

they can get away with just changing their "messaging", rather than their policies in order to broaden their base. I see no signs of the GOP recognizing that its policies are unpopular with a majority of Americans.

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Response to Mr.Bill (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 12:30 AM

13. I agree

 

It's amazing how deluded the Republicans really are. Oh well, it's probably best to keep them believing their bullshit. That way, they'll keep losing elections.

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