Skip to comments.Can We Recalibrate? (Red State)
Posted on 08/14/2015 11:39:45 AM PDT by Hojczyk
I want to beat Hillary Clinton next year. I want to beat her with a Republican who is not just another party apparatchik surrounded by lower level party apparatchiks within the Republican Party.
But I know we cannot beat Hillary Clinton with this level of anger. We wont be able to draw people to our side and our cause like this.
I get the anger. I do. I am angry at the betrayal and the repeated lies from Washington Republicans who say they love children, but wont even defund Planned Parenthood.
I get the anger of voters who sent men and women to Washington to fight Obama only to give him a blank check and keep Obamacare funded.
But I dont get this anger. If this is the anger that flows out of Trump supporters, I do not think it is sustainable. Yet it comes daily. It is poisonous to debate, to democracy, and to the soul itself.
Yes, Republican voters have been betrayed. But I do not think people who are angered at the present President demeaning the integrity of the Presidency will ultimately side with any candidate whose base of support generates rage and hate. I refuse to believe that the people angry at Washington and the GOP have let their anger consume them. But the people in these emails and so many like them have been consumed by anger.
Those of you who see it within the ranks of the candidate you support, and not just with Trump supporters, need to try to channel the anger and draw out the happy warriors.
Conservatives must be happy warriors. Those of faith already know theyre on the winning team and the issues are far larger than the day to day politics of this country.
(Excerpt) Read more at redstate.com ...
Go away, EE.
No can do. She's already imploding and the Obama Administration will hasten her exit lest they imperil this "Historic" presidency.
Shut up, fool. No one is listening to you, anymore.
There is one consistent conservative running, Ted Cruz.
There are three candidates who do not want to surrender the country to illegal aliens, Cruz, Trump and Santorum.
The rest are not willing to uphold the rule of law and that is a minimum requirement for me.
That “happy warrior” bullshit is Jeb Bush talk. Erick is a frigging establishment RINO who’s sold out for notoriety, fame and fortune in the go-along, get-along appeasing Republican establishment world of power, money and influence.
He can go peddle his sh!t somewhere else.
Damn. You said what I was going to say.
And I’ll be damned if I ever click on a link to RedState again!
Erickson is pathetic .
Oh just shut up, Erickson, and go away!
Bullshit. There is NOTHING to be happy about in the world of politics. We love our country, and those who betrayed her -- in both parties -- must be torn down as were the statues of Lenin and Saddam. Anger is how this happens.
Erick can recalibrate ... just STFU.
Erickson =’s GOPe idiot.
The theme of his writing is Charlie Brown + Lucy + football =’s Republican base.
Erickson, you doosh! We won’t be fooled again.
I think ee realizes he may have jumped the conservative shark.
He has emails up at the site
Go at it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Hate to said it I must be a hater .top four Cruz..Trump Carson Carly
It sounds like Erick is in full meltdown mode.
Hillary is fading like the wicked witch of the west.
Now the big question is who is the Dem nominee?
It looks like there will be a contested D primary.
The best side effect is that Jeb Bush is toast without Dem crossover votes in the primaries.
Not just RedState ...but also IJReview, the official online media arm of the GOPe.
Erickson can bite me.
Nice attempted damage control, you establishment wanker you.
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