Skip to comments.Bush: Election Repudiation Of GOP
Posted on 12/01/2008 4:20:59 PM PST by Wegotsarah.com
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There you go again! It's President Bush (take your pick, #1 or #2), just as clueless as ever. "Repudiation Of GOP?" Sorry, sport - it was a repudiation of you (and your son/dad)! In other words, you're spouting bull crap!
Since when did the GOP back import restrictions on firearms, or tax increases after a GOP president swore up & down not to raise taxes? Since when did the GOP have a massive expansion of Medicare as a platform plank? Since when did the GOP promote infringements of the First Amendment, or turning a blind eye to illegal immigration? Go back to where you came from (Krawfordbunkfart). You pissed away a Republican majority in both houses, and pissed away conservative input on Supreme Court nominees, from here to eternity.
Guess what? Piss on you...
I can deny it.
Eisenhower was worse. Much worse.
Still, history will not remember the economy as readily as they’ll remember the fact that 9/11 happened. They’ll forget about the 7 years of plenty (and they’ll NEVER hear about the Congress that concealed all the malfeasance at Fred/Fannie).
They won’t remember the fact that the US went without another terrorist attack for 7 years.
Maybe they’ll remember the Ethanol bill that sort of led to the beginning of the end of the economy, and the Gorecle declaring an end to industrial prosperity at the very moment we were loaning billions to the companies that were polluting the planet. I doubt it though.
Maybe we’ll remember being able to get an abortion, but not being able to smoke a cigarette at a bar.
I doubt it though.
I doubt we’ll remember Heller, or the end of private property rights with the New London case.
Nope, and before it becomes unfashionable to say it anymore - It was all Bush’s fault.
What I AM noticing is that once the Chocolate Messiah got a real whiff of the intelligence the POTUS is privvy too, and got a look at the books from the inside, how not very different his policies seem to be from W’s at this point.
Same as the old boss, but this time in Living Color.
He’s right. Big government borrow and spend Republicanism and the revocation of capitalism through legislation is why Republicans lost. If they don’t return to their small government roots, the party could fade into obscurity.
You know many of my siblings and cousins have lost aprox 25% of all their retirement savings in the last 12 months and most had at least 40% in CDs, thankfully. Most of them had routinely voted republican all their lives. They will never forgive republicans (Bush, McCain, Paulson, etc) for telling them that nothing was wrong with the economy, don’t believe the lies that the economy is headed down, in other words, buy more stocks they’re a bargain. All this when even a casual look at credit expansion running wild, over building, and lack of standards in lending would lead to a completely different conclusion.
“This man has not a clue. Never had and never will. He and his clique of Texas cronies including Rove have made the republican party irrelevant and should the republican party disappear from the political scene as a result, they and Bush worshipers will never admit the overwhelming guilt of this administration.”
Word for word out of the DNC playbook.
Yes, and make mine a double of that. At least.
It not just that specific event......it’s EVERYTHING. That’s is just more of the same ‘ol same ‘ol from the RINO party..... There hasn’t been a REAL conservative in the WH since Reagan.
Glad you read the DNC playbooks, I don’t. I am a conservative in a political party that has lost its conservative soul.
I thank you for your service and wish you Godspeed, Mr. President.
But this election was a repudiation of YOU and your allies in the Republican party.
Own it, Sir.
the election was a repudiation of BUSH.
And if Bush is going to be doing media tours he might consider that he is about 3 years too late to do any good. The time to defend his own adminstration and his policies was after his last re-election. That he has refused to fight for himself or anybody who was putting his career or his/her life on the line to enact Bush policies is an unforgivable sin. Bush cost us the House and Senate and he cost the GOP his election as well (although I’m not sad that McCain isn’t going to be Prez since he was a tool as well).
Bush should STFU. His “new tone” was repudiated. He has severely damaged Conservatism. Stop the babbling Bush. The left and MSM will never like you. Do all us Conservatives a favor and just STFU and go away quietly. It will take years to undo this babbling soul cleansing. STFU!
Eisenhower, a close second but only a second. Ike was no conservative but he did not go to war with conservatives. He understood the border issues (if you recall) and he vetoed huge democrat spending bills and left office popular. And, in fact, left office with a republican winning the office except for the Illinois and Texas vote thievery.
I well remember I addressed a Lincoln Day event in 1956 telling those dutiful republicans that Ike’s biggest failings was in not getting rid of the leftist leftovers from the Truman Administration.
Karl Rove was born in Colorado, Dick Cheney in Nebraska, George Bush in Connecticut. George Bush Sr. was born in the Northeast as well.
I know Texas, I’mma native of this great Republic, I have had many friends from Texas.....these boy’z are no way no how from Texas.
You can stand in the middle of a parking garage...it don't make ya an automobile.
Bush may put a Stetson on his head, but don't make’em a Texan.
Trust me on this one......if Bush was a true Texan, he’da shut down that border so damn tight it'll make a mans head swim.
Far as I'm concerned, he’z overstayed his welcome.
>> IMO, the repudiation of the GOP, if that was what it was, reflected their lack of gonads and that includes Mr. Bush who didnt stand up to Liberals and the MSM
The GOP’s a joke including it’s gang of RINOs. To make Bush the center point of the GOP’s failure is a grave mistake — Bush will leave office soon, but the GOP will remain unchanged.
We championed Bush during our darkest period, only to shun him a few short years later as if he were just some other feckless RINO.
It’s difficult to recall the Republicans that stood up for Bush during the never ending media assaults. In fact, many ran against Bush once the reality of war became apparent. As far as I’m concerned, the GOP left Bush in search of its own pathetic agenda. Bush was abandoned during his Presidency not unlike what’s happening here.
It was the constituency that helped to steer Bush straight, not the GOP. The GOP should have at least picked up the slack.
When it dawns on you what Bush allowed to take place on his watch, with a Republican majority House and Senate, you’re going to see this in a whole new light.
I had no idea that Fannie May and Freddy Mac were issuing loans to people who couldn’t pay them back. I had no idea that Janet Reno had taken a lending institution to court, to force them to make bad loans.
Bush wanted the Presidency real bad. He had a war chest in 1999 of $70 million dollars. He beat everyone out, and eeeked his way into office. Where was he when all this was going on?
Look, I think the Democrats are despicable, but we let this happen on our watch. WE WILL BE FOREVER LABELED FOR HAVING PUT THIS NATION ON THIS COURSE. True or not, our guy and his crew watched this train wreck take place with plenty of warning. And they did absolutely nothing.
Bush disgraced himself and us right along with him.
The waters have been so muddied, that it’s going to take a miracle for people to want to open up to even thinking that conservatism is worth listening to. Bush will be known for compassionate CONSERVATISM.
He should spend the next ten years washing his mouth out with soap for ever using the word.
That’s like me stating that Schwarzenegger is not a Californian. Bush served two terms as the governor of Texas. Sorry bud, your facts are just fine, but you spin is DOA. This man was elected on his performance as governor of Texas. If you folks didn’t think he did a good job, you should have screamed bloody murder so we all could have opposed him. I did, but it sure wasn’t easy with everyone clamoring to have him. And I must say, there were a whole lot of Texans just pleased as punch to let us know how wonderful the Bush’s were prior to 2000.
I agree with you GWB is not a Texan no matter how he puts on. But Scott McClelland, Harrriet Miers and Alberto Gonzales as well as Rove, he brought to the White House from Austin. Whether they were born in Texas I don’t know. One may have been born in Mexico for all I know. They were cronies that came to the White House from Texas. I love Texas, my brother lives there, I winter there and my niece was born there but it is not perfect, I still remember LBJ.
The Bush name is synonymous with Rockefeller Republicanism. If Jeb Bush is nominated I WILL VOTE 3RD PARTY!
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