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.
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Go hit Hillary’s Reset button EE.
Bite me, Erick!
Note to Rush:
I will tune out next time EE is a guest host.
We are not angry anymore Erick......we are way past that, you like other RINOs would have known that if you had paid attention.
We are HAPPY to see the GOP get what is coming to them....we are very happy warriors!!
Oh, and BTW, thanks to all of the GOP press for showing your true colors AGAIN!
Nice to have proof EE is on the compassionate conservative train. We’ve seen that movie before. It has a bad ending for conservatives.
He bans Trump from his event thinking it will score him brownie points from the GOPe and it backfires badly. Now he wants us to be one big happy family.
I never have liked that name dropping opportunist weasel.
He clearly does NOT get the anger.
He is advocating Münchhausen syndrome.
Trump is not the most conservative candidate - by some measures he is not all that conservative at all. But he is the one who is voicing the anger that has built up in the electorate. He is the one who is willing to say what millions are thinking.
I prefer other candidates at this point. But Trump is infinitely more supportable than a GOPe squish like Jeb.
Seems like a reasonable piece to me. Trump supporters are using SJW tactics right from the left wing playbook. I don’t mind trum as much as the schit that comes out of his supporters mouths any time someone is critical of him.
What kind of feel-good garbage is this nonsense? Happy warriors? We're on the winning team? Look around! No, we're not!
Conservatives are angry and pissed-off, as they have every right to be. And it's time to start fighting.
You can stuff that "happy warrior" crap. It's for losers.
How about apologize to Trump first ?
Then maybe !!! Not...
No, Eric, you actually DON’T get it. And I’m not even in the Trump camp- I don’t know about this race yet, but I’m surely watching and listening.
One thing is certain- you’re like so many in the media today- you’re trying to be part of the story.
Has he been watching Barney the Dinosaur or something?
Did I miss Erik’s apology for jumping to conclusions about what Trump said during the debate, then the knee-jerk reaction of uninviting him while playing knight-in-shining armor to Candy Kelly?
I admit that I just skimmed the article so I may have missed it.
What anger? Why do the pundits keep calling Trump supporters angry? I am simply at a place where I realize that the GOP simply does not share my goals regarding the economy, TPP fast track, Obamacare, the illegal immigrant flood, gay marriage, war fighting including when and HOW.
I am not angry, all my trust for the GOP is spent. Trump at least seems straightforward. Call that anger if you want. But I want the illegal immigration ended.
It really isn’t hard to understand.
I cannot tell him and Coulter apart anymore.
“You’re stupid!” is this week’s continuing mantra for RedState.
He certainly has done a good job of avoiding controversy over demeaning Ben Carson.
Wow, the posts on EE’s website are spot on. I would copy some here, but the language would get me banned.
He guessed way wrong on the feelings of Conservative Americans, and now he is complaining about the vitriol unleashed on him by those Conservatives for his own deeds.
I hope he got a nice fat bonus for knifing Trump in the back, cause he is nothing to Conservatives now, or for the foreseeable future. Perhaps he can join the now legal homeless on the streets of NYC.
This level of anger is what is unifying a large part of the electorate,,of course a GOPe sympathizer would want to tamp it down.
EE is beyond disgusting imho
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