Skip to comments.Right blasts RNC 'autopsy' as power grab
Posted on 03/18/2013 5:04:54 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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Autopsy is an appropriate term, this thing is Dead on Arrival
I will not go to POLITICO...will not,,been there,, done that..
Personally I think the Dems are going to run Michelle,,either as Prezzy or VP candidate. Hillary will be in there somewhere. Michelle is the one to worry about I think. Hillary has way too much baggage.
Odds are, crap like this won’t stop.
Cruz isn’t eligible to run for president.
I hope that somewhere in that report they included the recommendation to STOP having open primaries, which permit the Dems to pack the ballot box for the least favorable GOP candidate!
I also agree with eliminating caucases, which are ridiculous.
While they’re at it, stop the old and tired practice of allowing certain States to hold their primaries earlier than other States, as it presents a false picture of who the favored candidates are in the rest of the country and media coverage of the results influence later primaries.
We’re not getting Hillary. We’re going to get President Michelle Obama.
GW didnt finish silly, there is still that Amnesty thingy to finish, unless Boehner finishes that for them.
as predicted. the GOP leftists have to do this to save “their” personal power base. and republicans who purport to be conservative need to get out of “their” party (for example, “decline to state” is a great place to be in ca) in leftist states. when you get out of their party you deny the GOP leftist leadership their safe seats in leftist states like ca. why are the so called conservative republicans all from leftist states like ca and oh? it makes sense if you look at it from the GOP’s point of view. first target has to be boehner. tough medicine but it has to be done.
oops should read “so called republican leaders all from leftist states like ca.”
It looks like the insider RINO’s are in charge of the RNC and will respect the big money donor’s by moving the party to the left.
Portman repositions himself on marriage, Rubio supports an amnesty plan for illegals, now Rand Paul also joins the amnesty crowd.
A lot of folks are being dumped over the side by the GOP right now, its patently obvious and undeniable.
I’m not leaving the GOP yet, but others may not be so patient.
They are repositioning now, hoping to draw the grassroots conservatives back in 2014, but I will not vote for RINO’s in primaries or general elections. That is my firm position.
NO OPEN PRIMARIES. PERIOD.”
Also, have all the states vote on the same day. By the time our state is allowed to vote for a nominee, the nominee has already been decided by a select few states.
In other words, make it impossible for anyone who doesn't have $100 million before the first votes are cast to be seriously listened to.
No, there should be five regional primaries.
Do you have a few billion dollars laying around?
For that is the only way it will happen.
None of the clowns responsible for the Romney nomination have been fired or forced to resign.
If you ever saw the creatures that comprise the RNC up close like I have, you would be repulsed
A bunch of blue blood country clubbers with greedy pulled back wives.
They have no honor and take no responsibility for the problems they and the communist faction of the Washingtonians have jointly created.
They are out for themselves and being in control of the trillions of dollars extorted by the IRS from the chumps outside the Beltway, they don’t give a good goddamn about the Constitution anymore than the Democrats do.
The Washingtonians from both parties intend to steal everything not nailed down from those outside DC and then bug out under military protection when the collapse comes and the riots start
A Senate Plan Alters Waiting Periods for Immigration [And So It Is! Amnesty For All!]
Nationally, the GOP is just another big government party. Instead of “left wing socialism” they promote “right wing socialism” with large defense and “public safety” budgets instead of as much emphasis on just throwing money at ignorant lazy people. But you still get the same result; big government. Also, we now see how the left enjoys hijacking the result of “right wing socialism” to enforce their police state. Too many conservatives bought into “right wing socialism” and participated in the expansion of government power all in the name of “national defense” and “public safety.”
I have voted for my last Republican candidate on the theory that they are not democrats. I will not vote for a Republican candidate in a national election; when they get to Washington, they get co-opted by the big government interests that control the national party. Unless a viable third party candidate comes along, I have probably voted in my last national election. I will not participate.
The “autopsy” isn’t a power grab. It is simply the end of the GOP as distinct political entity. From now on, we’ll have “Left” and “Lefter.” And those of use who don’t like it, well, “Where can they go?” Most of us will vote from the lesser of two evils (like I did when I voted for McCain and Romney).
I guess it really is time to stop voting, or at least not bother to vote for the RNC’s national candidates.
Which would mean only a Romney could get elected.
If you don’t have a huge war chest, you can’t run adds nationwide.
How can you expect the GOP elite to do anything else? These are godless people who have sold their souls.
Our country was founded by God fearing men. The farther away this country goes from God, the less likely it will be conservative.
No but I have a few million friends with a few bucks each
No but I have a few million friends with a few bucks each
There's not enough time to reform the GOP, even if it could be reformed - we're too close to the abyss. Many of us have been trying to ‘work within the party’ for years- and not only doesn't it bear fruit, it gets worse every election cycle.
A third party is better, but it needs to quickly become a force to be reckoned with, if is to squash the Dem stronghold.
The only way I see this happening is if most, of not all, true conservatives leave the GOP and build with whatever third party they choose. If people such as Palin, Bachmann, West, Cruz, etc., did this I almost guarantee that 30 million loyal supporters would follow immediately. If Mark, Laura, Michelle, et. al. would also objectively be supportive, many millions more will folow; Mark Levin, Michelle Malkin, and Laura Ingraham are no fools, believe me, and neither are their listeners/readers. We would then have a movement the likes we haven't seen in even our own lifetime.
My point, drifdiver, is that there is no viable alternative right now, but it can be created as I suggest above. But the big boys and girls need to move first, and move decisively. Otherwise it is not only a waste of time and money, but we still end up losing in the end.
Just my opinion.
I have to agree with you on this.
Yesterday I clicked the ‘contact’ link on the report’s website which solicited feedback and told me ‘who was listening’. I told them that my party had abandoned me and had deserted its principles.
Today I got a fundraising e-mail from the RNC. Guess nobody was really ‘listening’.
I expected exactly what I got but I did want to see if the people at the RNC could be so tone-deaf and so knee-jerk as to ask for money from someone who’s just told them where to go and how to get there.
I wasn’t disappointed.
I honestly don’t much care anymore, but I’d have a lot more confidence if they did not reward GOP party leadership with reelection when they lose a very winnable election.
And so I have every reason in the world to suspect from the source of theses suggestions that they are only a corrupt bargain designed to help keep them in their post at the GOP.
I second that!
"Everything the Democrats Offer, But Just a Little Less" -- that's a catchy slogan, no?
Problem is, this "autopsy" was written by the same wing of the GOP that supported Dave Dewhurst, Charlie Crist, and Lincoln Chaffee over their more conservative primary challengers, and if they had had their way, we wouldn't have Senators Rubio or Cruz.
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