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New York Times: GOP Dwindling Collection of 'Angry,' 'Grumpy Old White Men'
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Posted on 11/08/2012 8:20:22 PM PST by chessplayer

The New York Times issued a triumphant editorial Thursday, "Republicans, Unplugged – A diverse America hear the right-wing appeal to fear and resentment and didn't buy it."

We’ll leave the Republicans to their discussions in quiet rooms in the hope that at least a few are suggesting throwing out their old and failing playbook, seemingly written by and for a dwindling society of angry white men.

....But the Republicans don’t have a Hispanic problem. They have an America problem, a country that is growing more diverse and, on a wide range of issues, shows a sensible moderation and social tolerance far out of step with radio ranting and Tea Party rigidity. It wasn’t just Hispanics who heartily rejected Republicans on Tuesday. It also was African-Americans, Asian-Americans, young people and, to perhaps the greatest effect, women.

Nicholas Kristof took the same "old white men' tack in his Thursday column, "Can Republicans Adapt?"

America is changing. After this election, a record 20 senators will be women, almost all of them Democrats. Opposition to same-sex marriage used to be a way for Republicans to trumpet their morality; now it’s seen as highlighting their bigotry.

An astonishing 45 percent of Obama voters were members of minority groups, according to The Times’s Nate Silver. Many others were women or young people. That’s the future of America, and if the Republican Party remains a purist cohort built around grumpy old white men, it is committing suicide. That’s bad not just for conservatives, but for our entire country.


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1 posted on 11/08/2012 8:20:26 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

” a dwindling society of angry white men.” with guns and swords .... many are old with not a lot to lose . Lock & load gentlemen , for God and Country , one last time ....


2 posted on 11/08/2012 8:25:14 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: chessplayer

New York Times: GOP Dwindling Collection of ‘Angry,’ ‘Grumpy Old White Men


Lodi90: Born free, won’t die in chains. FUNYT


3 posted on 11/08/2012 8:25:20 PM PST by lodi90
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To: chessplayer

Id rather be angry than be a Marxist Commie prick like those in the Dem party


4 posted on 11/08/2012 8:27:00 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: chessplayer

“New York Times: —— Dwindling Collection of ‘Angry,’ ‘-—Old —— Men”

A little projection there, I guess


5 posted on 11/08/2012 8:30:25 PM PST by stanne
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To: chessplayer

Well, then, why did one of your articles state that the country, at the state level, move further to the right? Why did more states elect Republican governors, and legislators, and other state officials. If the party is fading Mr. NYT writer, then why did it gain strength state by state?


6 posted on 11/08/2012 8:31:14 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: stanne
Yep. Sounds an awful lot like the NYT editorial room.
7 posted on 11/08/2012 8:32:00 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: chessplayer

What is the Dead Pool bet for when the NYT goes bankrupt?


8 posted on 11/08/2012 8:33:42 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: chessplayer
'Angry,' 'Grumpy Old White Men'

Hey! Watch it you Nytimese jerks.. I resemble that remark.

9 posted on 11/08/2012 8:36:15 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: chessplayer

10 posted on 11/08/2012 8:36:57 PM PST by NoLibZone ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic")
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To: chessplayer

Hey Clay. Clay Waters, yeah you.

Your article about the old and grumpy White men, yeah - - - - .

That wasn’t your way of sticking it to you editors at the NYT was it?

Maybe the big bosses?

No, you wouldn’t - - - - ! No! Not the OWNER of the NYT?! Hope he doesn’t figure it out!


11 posted on 11/08/2012 8:37:57 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: chessplayer

I’m glad the usual MSM suspects all have their coordinated narrative out on why the GOP *lost* this sham election.


12 posted on 11/08/2012 8:38:59 PM PST by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: chessplayer

13 posted on 11/08/2012 8:39:29 PM PST by NoLibZone ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic")
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To: chessplayer

14 posted on 11/08/2012 8:41:11 PM PST by NoLibZone ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic")
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To: chessplayer

I would not say Republicans are the party of “angry white old men”. I’d say they are the party of the people who pay for all the programs the Democrats create.

I heard Rush talking about this today with a black, conservative, Republican woman today. The issue is that the Dems and the media get away with making Republicans look that way. We need a fighter to show the way. Allen West for President!!


15 posted on 11/08/2012 8:43:25 PM PST by woweeitsme
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To: chessplayer

16 posted on 11/08/2012 8:43:50 PM PST by NoLibZone ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic")
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To: stanne; chessplayer

“New York Times: —— Dwindling Collection of ‘Angry,’ ‘-—Old —— Girly Men”


17 posted on 11/08/2012 8:44:16 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: chessplayer

Of course not a single pub will criticize the NYT for demonizing white people which is exactly what they are doing. Also funny how the “smart” set can’t learn a basic history lesson of North America - as sure as the population changes, so do the borders.


18 posted on 11/08/2012 8:46:13 PM PST by kreitzer
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To: Sarah Barracuda

The one good thing I do know is that the Gary Lady will dies before I do. Good riddance.


19 posted on 11/08/2012 8:50:04 PM PST by CT
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To: chessplayer

It appears to me that the NY Times suffers from bigotry. Bigotry of people based on age, race, and sex (old, white, men) is a vile hateful trait. I’d say someone needs to be fired for such bigoted crap.


20 posted on 11/08/2012 8:57:00 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: chessplayer

Wasn’t the family hiring a guy who runs around with pedophiles or something? i wouldn’t bother with the NYTimes anymore.


21 posted on 11/08/2012 8:58:12 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: chessplayer

Nah, the problem with Republicans that they are the Forrest Gump party, “Stupid is as stupid does.”

We have a significant portion of the party who is too worried about being popular. This was George Bush’s problem. Then we have the ultra-conservative part of the party doesn’t seem to care who they offend with their judgmental diatribes. The Republican Party is in the midst of an identity crisis and failed to find common ground in the constitution.

As I see it, the central core of the Republican Party should be based on the God-given rights of man, each man, without a thumb on the scales to benefit certain special interest groups. The inherent rights of man are best served by a small government. At this point, the biggest threat to equal rights and a small government are the public sector unions and “social justice”, which Obama described as “revenge”.

Reining in the public sector unions and their collective bargaining rights will defeat a whole lot of the Progressive agenda, without getting into cuts to government programs. Start with the unions and go from there. Once the Democrats cannot buy the votes of the public sector unions, the rest will fall into line much more easily.


22 posted on 11/08/2012 8:59:09 PM PST by Eva
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To: chessplayer

“The danger to America is not Barack Obama, but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the Presidency. It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their president.

The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails America. Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince.

The Republic can survive a Barack Obama, who is, after all, merely a fool. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools, such as those who made him their president.”

Prager Zeitungon

This quote came from the Czech Republic. Someone over there has it figured out. It was translated into English from an article in the Prague newspaper


23 posted on 11/08/2012 9:02:02 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: LeoWindhorse

How offensive New York Times!!! Anyone and everyone is welcome in the GOP who wants to contribute to a vibrant society.

Did you ever stop to think the Dem party is made up of self described whiney minority victims?

The dems have black people who love to see themselves as propetual victims of non-existant racism. You have hispanics who are here in America for the free ride. And you have young women who see commercials while they are watch Honey Boo-Boo convincing them the GOOP wants to take their birth control away.

Your entire base is the lazy, the ill informed, the under educated, the apathetic, and the victim class. Go to Hell NY Times.


24 posted on 11/08/2012 9:02:19 PM PST by Mustangman (The GOP)
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To: chessplayer
Probably the first campaign to get Limbaugh was highlighted by a Time magazine cover story accusing him of stirring up the "angry white male." They were the ones listening to his show.. no one else listened. The hate and violence everywhere was caused by "angry white males."

(It's an old trick but like the same crap against us Goldwater supporters.. it did not work. I see that they are trying again today.. what is it they say about doing the same thing over and over expecting different results?)

I think the effort to get Limbaugh was tied to the movie "Falling Down" where a white guy goes violent not able to handle losing his defense job, breaking up with his wife, and them.

25 posted on 11/08/2012 9:02:30 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: chessplayer
I remember when Meredith Whitney (the Municipal bond queen) made a comment about the Tea Party being a bunch of angry white men and Santelli told the dumb broad off. What he was saying to her was stick to munis (as if to say stick to something she supposedly knew about - when everyone knew she had missed a call and a lot of people lost money over it).
26 posted on 11/08/2012 9:03:06 PM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: LeoWindhorse

I’m ready. Its going to be a target-rich environment soon enough.


27 posted on 11/08/2012 9:03:18 PM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: chessplayer

So, Allen West, Mia Love, Linda Martinez, Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindahl, Nikki Haley, Condaleeza Rice, Sarah Palin, Herman Cain, and Ted Cruz are angry white men? Who knew?


28 posted on 11/08/2012 9:04:45 PM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (November 6, 2012.....A day that will live in infamy!)
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To: chessplayer

The newapaper is right. Look around. In 20 years these majority non-white children will be voting age. Texas will be blue. Who else? Georgia? Definitely Florida. NC. CO. Do the math. They won’t respect the nation’s history. To most of them history began with the civil rights movement. I don’t want my father’s world destroyed and defiled, and hisa grandchildren split asunder, but that’s a real threat. I will protect mine and teach them all they need to know. But they’re already 5th class citizens. The white liberals’ children will pay the hardest. Sad.


29 posted on 11/08/2012 9:09:56 PM PST by GodfearingTexan
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To: LeoWindhorse

Yep, like those grumpy white men that went into Normandy and died on the beach saving Europe. Like those grumpy white men who saved the Jews from the gas chambers. Those grumpy white guys who build what was once the freest and most charitable nation on Earth.

Whatever.


30 posted on 11/08/2012 9:18:56 PM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: chessplayer
Those dwindling crowds PACKED R&R stadiums!

0m0slems couldn't do it even with free top name entertainment acts!

Shenanigans!!!!!!!

31 posted on 11/08/2012 9:26:17 PM PST by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: LeoWindhorse
So sick of the “old white men” derogatory statements. These are men that fought in wars against communism and they know what the hell is going on. They are members of the greatest generation that fought so that we could be free, so that their grandsons and great grandsons can sit around and play video games and kiss boys and take government checks. Today's Obama youth are spineless boys that will never grow to be the men that these “old white men” are.
32 posted on 11/08/2012 9:37:20 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: chessplayer

Yeah, this seems to be the Dem Narrative. I have been hearing all day. They have been pushing it hard on message boards, on article posts and in news stories.


33 posted on 11/08/2012 9:40:34 PM PST by eXe (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: chessplayer

Hmm, well, I’m old, I’m white, I’m pretty angry right now, I’m a Republican, but as I look at myself, I still seem to be female. Guess I don’t count.


34 posted on 11/08/2012 9:55:26 PM PST by Pining_4_TX ( The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else. ~)
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To: little jeremiah

“New York Times: —— Dwindling Collection of ‘Angry,’ ‘-—Old —— Girly Men!”

Eeyaah!


35 posted on 11/08/2012 10:30:47 PM PST by stanne
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To: chessplayer
The game is to paint the opposition in a negative light,
and the Republicans are losing.

The remedy coming from the Dems are for the Republicans to
just become Dems themselves.

We still own the Congress, knuckleheads.

36 posted on 11/08/2012 10:49:54 PM PST by MaxMax
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To: NoLibZone

Lol!


37 posted on 11/09/2012 12:53:58 AM PST by sarah palin rocks
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To: chessplayer
New York Times: GOP Dwindling Collection of 'Angry,' 'Grumpy Old White Men'

You forgot " with lots and lots of guns and increasingly nothing to lose"

38 posted on 11/09/2012 4:35:17 AM PST by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: chessplayer

The New York Times is a bunch of grumpy old faggoty white men and crotchety old ugly white women and snarlish old white dykes who nurse their eternal vitriol for everything decent and good.

They are the ones that hate humanity and believe we should all go back to the stone age to avoid global warming, which is a monumental hoax.

They live in an imaginary world and hurl threats at a the real world because it doesn’t conform to their imaginary world.

As for dwindling. Guess who is dwinding the most? The New York Times circulation and earnings. The only bunch of people headed for the big flush are those old, white and insane crowd at the New York Times.


39 posted on 11/09/2012 4:48:32 AM PST by WashingtonSource
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