Skip to comments.Watch Boehner completely ignore the 'No's' votes over the Establishment power grab
Posted on 08/29/2012 9:36:23 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
The result of the RNC new rules will be to centralize power in the hands of the Republican Establishment in Washington at the expense of the grass roots. It will also have the effect of making a primary challenge to Romney from the right in 2016 (if he wins) more difficult, given that he will control the party apparatus to an unprecedented degree given his new rules. Mark Levin stated that John Boehner ignored the nos which were at least as loud, if not louder than the ayes so that he could give Romney surrogate John Sununu, standing right next to him, what he wanted. By simply circumvented the vote by declaring the ayes gave it despite all evidence to the contrary. What has the Republican Party become?
(Note: this is the only video I could find of the coup and so the poster of the original video thinks this is Paulbots negative doings when it's not - as was noted yesterday, a lot of Tea Party and grassroots conservatives were upset as well because they know that the potential for the Establishment to rig the primaries in future at will is in play)
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What does he care. He will be reelected in his district and he will be Majority leader until he wants to give it up or we lose the House. We all complain and complain about things but do nothing to change it. For years we have said how much Romney is such a loser and guess what? As soon as the loser is nominated, he suddenly becomes the greatest thing on Earth. GOPe is going to do whatever it wants because they know the conservatives are going to lock step behind whoever it is regardless. The GOPe have it pretty good quite frankly.
The ignorant asking to be chained.
Yesterday I told a couple of friends about this. They dismissed it out of hand as a bunch of Paulnuts having a fit, and made it clear they don’t care about any crooked maneuverings the GOP might do.
The end of the Republican Party as the conservative party.
That's what it was. The intent of the rule changes were to deal with the paulbots who've been disrupting the state conventions and trying to impose minority will on the majority of Republicans and conservatives. These paulbots hate the Romney wing of the party like many here do, but they hate the Santorum/Huckabee social conservative wing of the party even more. Paulbots are not conservatives, just libertarians who realize their 3rd party is never going to get them anywhere. They are attempting a hostile takeover and Republicans at the local and state level were slow to react, but now they have. These rules changes may have been overkill, but they were aimed at dealing with paultards who are never going to vote for the eventual nominee no matter who it was (unless it was Paul of course).
And then the next week at the convention when George Romney only got 40 votes to Goldwaters 800+ he stomped angrily out of the convention hall young impressionable Willard in tow and went and helped Johnson against the Republicans...
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Thanks for considering.
Me, too. I might be mistaken, but I think Rush busted the Paul meme, as well.
If it was Paulnuts, you should inform Mark Levin; he disagrees.
As for the “hate” of the Romney wing of the party, doesn’t it bother you that conservatives now sling that word around as loosely as liberals ever have? Trying to personalize conservatives’ rejection of liberalism is beneath us.
So if you are in fact a conservative who wants to cast a vote for the candidate who truly means to deliver on a promise to limit the size of government, cut federal spending, and safeguard the rights of the individual, to what party do you turn?
Not the Republicans, that's for sure. Some of them talk a good game, but what they actually do is a different story. That being the case, the voter who actually wants government off his back may as well stay home come election day.
Reading that is very heartening. What worries me at the moment is the tendency of so many people to deliberately blind themselves to anything Romney and the GOP do. We need to see more of what happened in your state.
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