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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Nov 25, 2012, 12:38 PM

3. My goodness, what a terrible risk he's taking!

I mean, Grover Norquist is hardly Congressional Republicans' worst enemy now. He's just a small-time protection racket compared to the political dirty tricks that can be played today in Citizens United America.

There are forty million voters programmed to think that taxes are terrible. You just can't un-fuck the minds of conservative voters that quickly and easily.

If the Republicans CAVE IN and allow the tax cuts to expire (heh, heh), why, that's raising taxes!

Now, any dark money organization at all can pick up Norquist's anti-tax gauntlet and run drooling Tea Party primary opponents against all Republicans up for reelection in 2014, including all House Republicans.

Why, the organizations that identify and fund those candidates might even be non-Republican organizations... and nobody would know!

I'm glad people like you and me wouldn't contemplate destroying the Republican Party entirely, and handing President Obama a Democratic House and a supermajority in the Senate for his last two years by running false-flag primary opponents against the GOP. That wouldn't be totally awesome, at all.

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