Skip to comments.Karl Rove: Trump Is A "Joke Candidate"
Posted on 04/16/2011 11:15:37 AM PDT by RobinMasters
Karl Rove on how Donald Trump's birther obsession hurt his presidency chances, Obama's Paul Ryan fixation and 'hot mic' comments and more.
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Rove claims that the birther claims haved hurt Trump, even as he rockets to the head of the pack. Who you gonna believe, Karl Rove, the architect of Bush’s submission, or your lying eyes?
This is definitely a great endorsement for The Donald. Thanks Karl!
I'm going to make a POINT of not voting for an "establishment" Republican in the next election...
Karl is a lying a hole. He is a RINO. Will do all he can to ensure that Romney is the candidate.
May be, but Rove is a joke “conservative”.
He needs to leave like Trent Lott.
Rove has been demoted from the Architect down to Hod Carrier.
Rove is panicking—
Open borders buffoons like Karl will aced out in a Trump administration. Dittos for free trader types
I had no interest in Mr. Trump as a presidential candidate.
Due to Mr. Rove’s opinion, I may have to reconsider the man.
Karl Rove: It’s Romney’s turn to play candidate.
Who is the enemy?
What have you done to expose the usLurper KR?
That’s pretty much what the Tea Party is all about. Dump the Elite RINO and tromp the Democrats at the same time.
I dunno, I’m kinda hopin’ to hear him say to Obama “You’re fired”!
In other words, Trump isn’t part of the Republican establishment, even though he is a Rpeublican. These party hacks like Rove sound like little school girls with their little clubs.
So who cares what he thinks?
He and Juan McLame need to recognize their time has passed.
I still respect Karl Rove but his time has come and gone. He was riding high with George Bush for years. I think even going back to When GW was Texas governor. But this is the Obama era and mission number one is to make sure Obama is terminated on November 6th 2012. Otherwise America is really doomed
If he runs as independent who wins?
He’s hasn’t even said he’s a candidate and he’s acting like a petulant child at the prospect of losing.
Karl rove is another disaster who needs to exit stage left.
Ha ha, karl rove calling anyone else joke.
Karl advised Bush not to fight back when attacked or to veto bills in an fools attempt at pacifying the left and the MSM. So now Trump attacks Obama in a highly visible manner and Rove is surprised but when America's right begins to support a champion who will take the Great Pretender on head on.
Trump is not a conservative anything though. In fact he has no ideology except Trump. WHich is OK for Trump but maybe not to good for the right in America. But at this point in time he is in fact the enemy of my enemy so to speak so I enjoy it when he tweaks Obama but I won't enjoy it much if I have to pull the lever for him over Obama but I will do it.
No one more appropriate than the joke conservative KaRo the Rino to voice this observation.
A stopped clock...
Karl rove is such a corporate muppet.
Yep. Rove is right. Trump is a joke and a democrat
I think Karl is going to trot out Jeb Bush. Karl will be in for a big surprise soon. He has been ecstatic lately after Boner caved. Lets make sure Karls name turns to Mud. He is as big an enemy as Obama.
I just want to point out that there are issues that might win the GOP primaries but will likely seriously damage the candidate for the election itself.
I don’t have a lot of respect for Rove, but he is 100% correct in this case.
Rove is an establishment GOP piece of elitist crap. Rove has made damaging statements against O’Donnell, Palin, Bachman, Rand Paul, and Trump. The left LOVES to see the in-fighting from these elitist turds - they play it up in the media as evidence that these candidates cannot even garner the support of established republicans. What a joke. Rove: You had your time, you did a good job, now just go away - we’ve got it from here.
Trump is stating all of the things that we, Conservatives, spend hours screaming at our television for our so-called Repubic elected officials to state. Yet, so many people just willy-nilly dismiss him. Does that make much sense? Would I have considered Trump to be the dark-horse candidate a year ago or two years ago? NO, he was not even in my realm of thought. However, he is addressing the issues that resonate with me. He knows when hes getting screwed in a deal - does Obama or even Boehner?
I am open to his candidacy at this point. I find it a bit refreshing to see someone tackle the right issues head on without fear of possible MSM scrutiny - he just doesnt give a damn. Good! Sure, he is no stranger to smokey, backroom, wink and nod deals - he could not have achieved what he has without the ability to maneuver the political scene. I find that insight to be a good thing. He knows how the machines operate. Given that he loves this country and is committed to preserving the freedoms and fiscal solvency of our nation, I think we may need someone like Trump.
Im not going all in to support him yet. Its too early and the field isnt yet known. But, I will certainly listen eagerly to his views and await his performance in debates. Im open to the idea of a President Trump.
And Karl has shown such concern for the Constitution in the face of it being defied by a fraud.
I am also skeptical when I see daily PPP polls that push Trump (”running away with it”) and bash Palin (”Charlie Sheen beats her among independents.” As if a typical “independent” wouldn’t be tempted to vote Charlie Sheen simply to play along with the inanity of the poll question . . . duh!)
Who pays for these PPP polls, Daily Kos still?
Full court press for Obama from Rove and Romney.
What incredible backstabbers against the GOP.
How will effective exposure of Soetoro/Obama as a constitutional fraud damage his general election opponent?
That’s what they said about zero and bubba.
By the way bubba now playing golf at Ocean Reef—Upper Key Largo—,just spotted there with the hilda beast.
Thank You Karl for weighing in.
Do the Democrats ever call one of their possible candidates jokes?
He is a JOKE of a candidate. I am continually amazed at people here that fall for folks like Trump, Angle, O’Donnell, etc.
It’s about winning elections, not putting up complete morons so 80% of the independents (you know, the people that actually decide elections) hold their noses and vote for Democrats.
Trump is a complete joke.
1. People don’t vote for candidates that are considered “kooky”. Right or wrong, constitutional or not. For instance another “kooky” yet constitutional position is the repeal of all drug laws.
2. It’s perfectly likely that Trump will split the conservative faction, handing the nomination to say Romney.
Karl Rove should know clowns , he is one.
I am soooo tired of Karl Rove. Would someone tell him to go away?
Karl Rove declares: Trump is a joke???
Hey Mr. Potato head Trump is on top of the polls dunce.
Mister Rove... PLEASE get your head out of your A$$ and get OFF the stage.
If Rove the country-club globalist RINO doesn’t like someone, that’s not a bad thing.
Our eyes lie! /sarc
More like a transnational Teletubbie.
I wouldn’t vote for Trump in the R primary, but I sure as hell would vote for him over one big ass mistake america...
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