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Mon Jan 23, 2012, 04:40 PM

The Republican establishment was warned.

I could never figure out how man times the Republican establishment needed to get hit in the head before realizing their base was getting restless. Pat Buchanan wounded George H.W. Bush in 1992 and won the New Hampshire primary 1996. KKKarl Rove was able to placate them in 2000 and 2004. But when the power brokers and fundraisers got behind McCain in 2008, they turned to a split conservative field that included Mike Huckabee and Fred Thompson. How many state and congressional primaries did the big wigs need to lose in 2010? I guess all of them. So now, the party base is in full revolt. Romney has been rejected in Iowa and South Carolina where he was not in his back yard and a clear alternative was presented. He may inch out a victory in Florida but the nightmare scenario that the Bush Family mafia and all their colleagues in DC is now reality.

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JoePhilly Jan 2012 #1

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Mon Jan 23, 2012, 04:49 PM

1. I've been using the "Frankenstein" analogy ...

(now with apologies to Shelley)

The GOP establishment created the Tea Party to rally their insane base in the hopes that the GOP's most angry, bitter, insane members would wreak havoc on democrats in a murderous rampage.

Of course like almost every version of "Dr. Frankenstein", the GOP establishment made the mistake of believing that they could in fact control and direct the actions of its monster. Like Dr. Frankenstein, they were wrong.

Faux news has cut off all attention to Tea Party rallies (which they had sponsored originally) because in 2010, sure the monster did consume many Dems, but its anger and hate also consumed some GOP establishment types. So Faux stopped feeding it, but its still hungry.

And so on Saturday, their monster broke loose in SC, and it tried to eat Mitt Romney. Mitt was severely injured, but escaped to Florida, with the Newtenstein Monster close behind.

It now looks like the Newtenstein monster has Mitt cornered, and Mitts will have to fight the monster to the death.

Win win from my perspective!!!

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