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Rove lectures GOP on the Left Coast.
vanity | 3/02/13 | Karl Rove

Posted on 03/02/2013 5:28:45 PM PST by Mountain Mary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — GOP strategist Karl Rove said Saturday that rebuilding the Republican brand in California will be a tough task that will require them to diversify and create a strategy to spread their message to a wider audience.

http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2013/03/karl-rove.html


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: amnestypimp; howtolose101; tokyorove
Holy California Tokyo Rove Alert! Karl discovered midway through his speech that he was not in fact talking at CPAC today but rather to a group of liberal GOP RINOS. So he quickly changed the context of the speech to include the words "diversity", "expand our reach and expand our members".

" The party, which holds no statewide office, ceded supermajority control to legislative Democrats, lost key congressional races and dipped below 30 percent in statewide voter registration."

Go for it, Karl baby. You would know all about how to lecture Republicans on how to lose!

Read more here: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2013/03/karl-rove.html#storylink=cpy

1 posted on 03/02/2013 5:28:52 PM PST by Mountain Mary
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To: Mountain Mary

Kapo Karl still aiding the enemy.


2 posted on 03/02/2013 5:31:23 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Mountain Mary

Becoming more like the Dems — becoming Dem-lite is not the answer.

Try being an true alternative to the Dems. And grow a backbone — quit folding to the Dems at every opportunity.


3 posted on 03/02/2013 5:37:51 PM PST by TomGuy
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To: Mountain Mary

Let’s concentate on the Tea Party instead.


4 posted on 03/02/2013 5:43:04 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: TomGuy

There’s always somebody who actually wants to be like the democrats because they envy the worst the democrats have to offer.

In Rove’s case he envies the mindless morons who blindly follow the democrats and he wants some for himself.


5 posted on 03/02/2013 5:43:22 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: TomGuy
Try being an true alternative to the Dems. And grow a backbone — quit folding to the Dems at every opportunity.

Tutu and lipstick on a pig just makes a purdy pig.

6 posted on 03/02/2013 5:48:05 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Mountain Mary
"It's not just the tactical stuff," Rove said. "(We've) got a strategic issue. We have great principles, but we sometimes talk about those principles in a way that makes it sound like it's in 1968 or 1980 or 2000 and it's not. It's 2012 on its way to 2014."

1980 huh? I wonder what happened in 1980, Karl?

7 posted on 03/02/2013 5:53:34 PM PST by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: Mountain Mary

Did I hear you say Tokyo Rove?

www.TokyoRove.com

Now THATS change I can believe in!


8 posted on 03/02/2013 6:01:58 PM PST by C. Edmund Wright
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To: cripplecreek

I swear that rove is trying to win the DNC “salesman of the year” award for all of the crap he’s trying to sell the conservatives on.


9 posted on 03/02/2013 6:02:29 PM PST by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: COBOL2Java

Uh, Karl ole buddy....I liked the way we talked about it in 2009, 2010 and 2011, when we kicked Obama’s ass in every election of consequence!


10 posted on 03/02/2013 6:03:35 PM PST by C. Edmund Wright
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To: Mountain Mary

It was Rove who destroyed the Republican Party in California by working against Bill Simon, who had beaten out his chosen socialist RINO in the primary. And then, after the conservatives removed Gray Davis, he inserted good old Arnie, who probably succeeded in destroying the Republicans’ chances of ever regaining California again.


11 posted on 03/02/2013 6:03:35 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: cripplecreek

I swear that rove is trying to win the DNC “salesman of the year” award for all of the crap he’s trying to sell the conservatives on.


12 posted on 03/02/2013 6:03:49 PM PST by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: cripplecreek

Karl Rove, 2013:

“Losing has one great benefit to it,” Rove told a gathering of delegates at the party’s spring convention in Sacramento. “It gives you the chance to start fresh to look everything anew and start rebuilding from the ground up in innovative and thoughtful ways that will expand our reach and expand our members.”

Ronald Reagan, 1975:

I don ‘t know about you, but I am impatient with those Republicans who after the last election rushed into print saying, “We must broaden the base of our party” — when what they meant was to fuzz up and blur even more the differences between ourselves and our opponents.

“A political party cannot be all things to all people. It must represent certain fundamental beliefs which must not be compromised to political expediency, or simply to swell its numbers.”

It’s like Reagan was talking directly about Rove.

I’ll take Reagan’s advice over Rove’s.


13 posted on 03/02/2013 6:08:44 PM PST by jeltz25
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To: Mountain Mary

With Rove, it’s gone from “Magnificent bastard!” to “Magnificent, bastard!”


14 posted on 03/02/2013 6:10:46 PM PST by twister881
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To: cripplecreek

Karl Rove, 2013:

“Losing has one great benefit to it,” Rove told a gathering of delegates at the party’s spring convention in Sacramento. “It gives you the chance to start fresh to look everything anew and start rebuilding from the ground up in innovative and thoughtful ways that will expand our reach and expand our members.”

Ronald Reagan, 1975:

I don ‘t know about you, but I am impatient with those Republicans who after the last election rushed into print saying, “We must broaden the base of our party” — when what they meant was to fuzz up and blur even more the differences between ourselves and our opponents.

“A political party cannot be all things to all people. It must represent certain fundamental beliefs which must not be compromised to political expediency, or simply to swell its numbers.”

It’s like Reagan was talking directly about Rove.

I’ll take Reagan’s advice over Rove’s.


15 posted on 03/02/2013 6:10:57 PM PST by jeltz25
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To: Huskrrrr
Let’s concentrate on the Tea Party instead.

Yep. Give the American tax slaves someone to vote FOR.
If they wanted democrats in office - they'd come out and vote democrat. Because they're not given much of a choice - democrat(D) or democrat(R), they don't bother to come out and vote at all. Why waste the gas for nothing? (especially at $4.00 a gallon).

16 posted on 03/02/2013 6:12:44 PM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Mountain Mary
The party, which holds no statewide office, ceded supermajority control to legislative Democrats, lost key congressional races and dipped below 30 percent in statewide voter registration.

So, Gerry Parsky accomplished the very mission Rove sent him on all those years ago.

17 posted on 03/02/2013 6:14:50 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: jeltz25

Good post.
In fact, I’m glad you posted it twice.


18 posted on 03/02/2013 6:17:31 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Mountain Mary

They don’t HAVE a message, other than “Hey guys, we like a little butt sex too!”


19 posted on 03/02/2013 6:18:42 PM PST by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: cripplecreek

The guy reminds me so much of McCain.

Both are on the demonist payroll.


20 posted on 03/02/2013 6:21:24 PM PST by 353FMG ( I refuse to specify whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: cripplecreek

The guy reminds me so much of McCain.

Both are on the demonist payroll.


21 posted on 03/02/2013 6:26:13 PM PST by 353FMG ( I refuse to specify whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: Mountain Mary
I'll let my good friend and a county Republican Chair say it better than I do. He's a Wile E Coyote version of "super genius."

Even some of the establishment can't stand him.

22 posted on 03/02/2013 6:30:17 PM PST by Darren McCarty (If most people were more than keyboard warriors, we might have won the election)
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To: cripplecreek

Rove’s like a hooker out for the highest bidder. The difference is with actual hookers, you know what you’re getting when you get screwed!


23 posted on 03/02/2013 6:35:42 PM PST by Darren McCarty (If most people were more than keyboard warriors, we might have won the election)
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To: Mountain Mary

Up to posting #23 looks like no FR was there to give US a report. Be interested in what a FR on the ground and there has to say. And if there were questions about his conduct in the 2012 debacle.


24 posted on 03/02/2013 7:10:57 PM PST by mosesdapoet ("It's a sin to tell a lie", in telling others that , got me my nickname .Ex Chi" mechanic"ret)
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To: TomGuy

There’s a greater probability of creating a new Republican majority in California by focusing on small business owners and anti-slavery Chinese.


25 posted on 03/02/2013 7:16:02 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Mountain Mary

With apologies to Aretha....

Karl:

“L-O-Y-A-L-T-Y, found out what it means to you.
L-O-Y-A-L-T-Y, you have none we know it’s true.
SockittomeSockittomeSockittomeSockittomeSockittome”


26 posted on 03/02/2013 7:56:30 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Mountain Mary
With Karl Rove’s record, I'm surprised this crap weasel can find anyone that still listens to him. Show us your recent victories, Karl! Ask Presidents McCain and Romney. Oh, wait.
27 posted on 03/02/2013 9:14:49 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: COBOL2Java

-— . It’s 2012 on its way to 2014.” -—

I agree with him there.


28 posted on 03/02/2013 9:23:12 PM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: Mountain Mary
Yeah, and here's what decent Americans think of Rove...


29 posted on 03/02/2013 9:24:12 PM PST by MCH
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To: Mountain Mary

Karl, keep your sorry ass in Texas a d shut up!


30 posted on 03/02/2013 9:27:24 PM PST by dalereed
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To: dalereed
Karl, keep your sorry ass in Texas a d shut up!

I wish he would pack up and go back to Utah, where he originally came from..

31 posted on 03/02/2013 9:32:02 PM PST by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: Mountain Mary
This reminds me that to many, including all the political professionals, the party is merely the team or the club you've joined. It has no doctrine or core beliefs. It's just a organization for the purpose of getting its members elected to office.

For Karl, it's just how he makes his living and his earning potential is hurt when his club is out of power. Karl notices that in today's market, the winning "brand" is doing x and y, so to improve "sales" of his brand, the former boy-wonder calls for adopting the "new & improved" formula that worked so well for the competition.

Was it Bill Buckley or Barry Goldwater who said there should be at least a dime's worth of difference between the two parties? Obviously, Karl does not subscribe.

32 posted on 03/03/2013 5:33:50 AM PST by Oratam
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To: Mountain Mary

Hey, he did such a great job with Dubba’s second term of total slience and submmission to the commies...let’s all listen to him!


33 posted on 03/03/2013 6:33:07 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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