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Trump: ‘Karl Rove basically is a loser’
Daily Caller ^ | 11-6-11 | By Alexis Levinson

Posted on 12/06/2011 12:01:10 AM PST by Mozilla

In response to comments from Karl Rove that candidates should skip the debate at the end of December to be moderated by Donald Trump, Trump said that in his opinion Rove was “highly overrated,” and “basically is a loser.” Rove says that a Trump-moderated debate would trivialize the process

“I don’t think that Karl Rove is a smart person. I think he’s highly overrated,” said Trump, on a conference call about his new book. “I’ve watched Karl Rove for years. He’s a man who is only after Karl Rove, and he’s part of the problem with the Republican Party.

Rove, he said, “did such a bad job with Bush in that final period of time that no Republican could have possibly beaten Obama or any other Democrat.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; 2012debates; backstabberrove; donaldtrump; karlrove; rove4backstabber; rove4romney; tokyorove
Trump really gave it to Rino Rove.
1 posted on 12/06/2011 12:01:12 AM PST by Mozilla
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To: Mozilla

Yes, yes he is. Thanks for saying that out aloud, Don.


2 posted on 12/06/2011 12:11:44 AM PST by MetaThought
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To: Mozilla

Good assessment...


3 posted on 12/06/2011 12:18:32 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: Mozilla
Trump occasionally lands a very good right hook.
4 posted on 12/06/2011 12:20:44 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Mozilla

I don’t really know what Trump’s game is or who he’s really working for but I’m no fan of Rove’s either.


5 posted on 12/06/2011 12:24:06 AM PST by Nextrush (President Sarah Palin sounds just right to me)
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To: Mozilla

Anything to piss off ROVE, who was part of the Wurlitzer effort (repeating the same thing as liberal POLITICO) to get his enemy Herman Cain out of the race.


6 posted on 12/06/2011 12:26:42 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo
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To: F15Eagle

The problem with Trump is although he occasionally lands a very good right hook, as you say, you are never sure when he is going to start swinging a LEFT hook.


7 posted on 12/06/2011 12:31:01 AM PST by Tredegar (Huntsman 2012 - Qualifications, Experience and Expertise, MATTER)
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To: Nextrush
I don’t really know what Trump’s game is or who he’s really working for but I’m no fan of Rove’s either.

Trumps game is himself, he doesn't "work" for anyone (and apparently not even his shareholders). There is no higher power with him, the upside of that, is that he is free to say whatever he wants, whenever he wants and get away with things.

The downside, is that Trump is no conservative either, he may not like Rove, but make no mistake, he isn't that different in that he is always always after his own agenda.......

8 posted on 12/06/2011 12:49:46 AM PST by Sonny M ("oderint dum metuant")
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To: Tredegar

Can’t disagree - but Rove has shown himself to be nothing but an anti-conservative sellout GOP establishment propaganda tool - what a mess


9 posted on 12/06/2011 12:52:09 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Mozilla
"Trump: ‘Karl Rove basically is a loser’"

Win.

10 posted on 12/06/2011 12:53:26 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (If Newt Gingrich is a Reliable Conservative, Joe Biden is a member of MENSA)
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To: F15Eagle

Trump is a fool; Rove was the ‘magnificient bastard’ time and time yet again.


11 posted on 12/06/2011 12:55:12 AM PST by raygun (http://bastiat.org/en/the_law DOT html)
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To: Mozilla

Well just looking at Roves achievements since ‘04, they are pretty thin. Loser seems apt.


12 posted on 12/06/2011 1:12:01 AM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Rove is now looser, like a cannon.


13 posted on 12/06/2011 1:14:14 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Mozilla

where is that Capt’n Obvious gif


14 posted on 12/06/2011 1:24:44 AM PST by SF_Redux (Sarah stands for accountablility and personal responsiblity, democrats can't live with that)
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To: Mozilla

I love it


15 posted on 12/06/2011 1:31:23 AM PST by personalaccts (Is George W going to protect the border?)
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To: Mozilla

Sometimes I love the stuff that comes out of Trump’s mouth—he can see through all the garbage and get to the fact of the matter. He really understands psychology, also.

He is applying psychological warfare-—exactly how the Leftists fight. Good for him.


16 posted on 12/06/2011 1:35:00 AM PST by savagesusie
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To: Mozilla

17 posted on 12/06/2011 2:09:37 AM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: Mozilla
Ah, as the ol' Arab saw goes: "The enemy of my enemy is my friend," applies here and that inside the beltway, pseudo-intellectual, Elitist, RINO, Scumbag, Rove IS our (Conservatives') enemy.

He never met a Con he didn't abhor and is a chartered member in good standing of the Washington Establishment Republican Class who are more concerned with the status quo than EVER working towards the election of a Con as those A-Holes know they can not "control" such a person and said person is apt to upset their little "apple cart."

They are all part and parcel of the "Can't we jist' all git' along" (Rats and Republi-Tards) who believe in "Compromise" and "Crossing the aisle" to work with the opposing party, no matter what the outcome or consequences.

18 posted on 12/06/2011 2:59:14 AM PST by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: savagesusie
Trump is only in it for himself, just like Obama. Trump is just a whit (well, whiter) version of Obama. He has no ideology, except Trumpism (just like Obama), no political experience (just like Obama, only is interested in the end game and how it benefits him (just like Obama. How someone can hate Obama and triumph Trump is beyond me. They both are the same. One claims to be conservative, one claims to be liberal. They both are liars. To promote Trump is no better than backing Obama. Do not let your desire to have victory over ride your principles.

Even though, a victory by Trump would probably result in the end of our electoral party system. After yet finishes off what Obama started, no one would ever trust any political party again.

19 posted on 12/06/2011 3:03:31 AM PST by lynn4303
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To: Lazlo in PA; humblegunner; Absolutely Nobama; BlackElk
"Well just looking at Roves achievements since ‘04, they are pretty thin. Loser seems apt."

I believe it's time people started to realize that Bush won despite Karl Rove and not because of him.
20 posted on 12/06/2011 3:23:03 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: lynn4303

Unless and until Donald Trump runs for election - he is doing the work that the media refuses to do - as a private citizen.

He is a celebrity attention addict - a self-made, rich Bill Clinton.

As the old nursery rhyme: When he is good he is very, very good and when he is bad - he is horrid.


21 posted on 12/06/2011 4:27:38 AM PST by sodpoodle ( Newter the Democrats and newtralize the RINOS - the Senate, House & WHouse)
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To: Mozilla

Never been much of a fan of The Donald, but this time he earns five stars from me. It’s the “basically” adverb that really gets me—it’s so, well, so “Donaldian.” I can just hear him saying, “Rove is, well, basically, a loser.”

Couldn’ta happened to a more deserving victim.


22 posted on 12/06/2011 4:31:51 AM PST by Houghton M.
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To: Mozilla

I had my eyes opened re: Rove the night he was on Hannity’s show and threw a hissy fit when Christine O’Donnell beat out incumbent Mike Castle in the 2010 Delaware election...Rove was so ugly, it left Hannity speechless...and that’s an accomplishment!...just wish I could get a refund on Rove’s “Courage and Consequence”...waste of money to be sure.


23 posted on 12/06/2011 4:35:16 AM PST by ~Vor~ (A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.)
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To: raygun
"Rove was the ‘magnificient bastard’ time and time yet again."

Rove's an overated @$$!

In 2000, he inched out a victory in Florida to have Bush barely beat the corrupt clown of a VP of an impeached president.

In 2004 the SwiftVets faught & won the battle over a fraud of war hero who was actually and demonstratably either a useful idiot or agent of America's enemies since Vietnam. And FR exposed his in the tank media in the Rather-National-Guard-Memo capper. Rove/Bush did NOTHING in both cases.

As for the Bush administration's governance from 2001-2007: Cheney was central to everything good (War on Terror & foreign policies). Rove was central to everything rotten (domestic policies as Immigration reform & Harriet Miers SCOTUS nomination).

To a conservative, Rove is even less reliable than Trump. But RINOs always loved him.

24 posted on 12/06/2011 5:02:05 AM PST by drpix
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To: Mozilla

ROFL. “Highly overrated and basically a loser”!

Yes, indeed and a smug hater of the TEA Party and our conservatives.


25 posted on 12/06/2011 5:07:24 AM PST by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC:DONATE MONTHLY! Sarah's New Ping List - tell me if you want on it.)
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To: Mozilla
Toyko Rove is also a shill for Romney and the RINO wing of the GOP

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26 posted on 12/06/2011 5:53:46 AM PST by Elle Bee
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To: Sonny M
:: The downside, is that Trump is no conservative either, he may not like Rove, but make no mistake, he isn't that different in that he is always always after his own agenda ::

That may explain his past cooperation with the liberals. For quite some time, Libs have been in a position to make his business efforts VERY difficult. Now that the Pubbies are running the House, he feels he can speak out in a "conservative" way without any backlash.

27 posted on 12/06/2011 6:02:13 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: raygun

Karl Rove is toxic; Rove is a limp wristed panty waist who’s lost all credibility with the GOP base.


28 posted on 12/06/2011 6:03:15 AM PST by o2bfree
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To: Mozilla

This is like the pot calling the kettle black. Trump is all about Trump. At least I’ve never heard Rove threaten to run for president if the Republican nominee doesn’t suit him, thus throwing the election to Obama.


29 posted on 12/06/2011 6:09:20 AM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: AmericanInTokyo

So it’s ok with you if Trump (who is an egomaniac) runs for president as a third party and throws the election to Obama, just as long as Rove gets embarrassed in the process. I can’t believe what I’m reading


30 posted on 12/06/2011 6:23:32 AM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: Mozilla
Boys! Boys! Don’t fight!

You’re both losers.

31 posted on 12/06/2011 6:27:53 AM PST by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: Conservativegreatgrandma
If the Republicans do not nominate, nor does the party apparatus rig the system this time again so that a RINO is the standard bearer, then we will have no problem with Obama and that idiot Communist being reelected.

The ball is in their court. Obama's reelection depends on whether we have a clear alternative to Obama who will reverse Obamanism, not Socialist Lite with an (R) after its name. Yes, in answer to your question. Thank you for asking. It is a question asked every four years. It is never asked nor does it need to be asked, when we have a Conservative standard bearer.

32 posted on 12/06/2011 7:02:24 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo
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To: Mozilla
"I’ve watched Karl Rove for years. He’s a man who is only after Karl Rove"

No doubt that if there is one person in America who is capable of identifying that particular character trait, it's comb-over boy.

33 posted on 12/06/2011 7:59:38 AM PST by Notary Sojac
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To: shibumi

Tokyo Rove is a moron. He’s one of the reasons I stopped watching the FOX Neocon Channel. (FNC)


34 posted on 12/06/2011 8:41:39 AM PST by Absolutely Nobama (Chairman Obama And Ron Paul Are Sure Signs The Republic Is In Serious Trouble. God Help Us All.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo
Oh, please, I have no patience for anyone cheering on Trump, who is threatening to run as an Independent, thereby assuring the reelection of Obama. Trump threatens this because he's saying that unless the R nominee suits HIM, he may do this treasonous deed.

Well, who gave Trump this kind of knowledge that ANY true lover of this country wants Obama to win if we can't have it our way.

This is STUPID!!!

Trump is a nutcase.

35 posted on 12/06/2011 11:59:40 AM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: RichInOC

Well, at least you can see that—that’ more than the rest of these lemmings here on FR. They’re more than willing to see Trump reassure the reelection of Obama, so long as they can stick their finger in Rove’s eye. This is childish beyond belief.


36 posted on 12/06/2011 12:02:10 PM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma
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