Skip to comments.It's Time for an Anti-Trump Manhattan Project
Posted on 02/24/2016 7:41:04 PM PST by 20yearsofinternet
For the last eight months or so, a significant portion of the Republican party's voters have been in thrall to a bizarre, Occupy-esque conspiracy theory, which holds as its central thesis that sabotage and pusillanimity are the root causes of the Right's recent woes. In this mistaken view, the conservative movement's failure to counter all of the Obama era's excesses is not the product of the crucial democratic and structural factors that prevent any one faction from ushering in substantial change, but of a lack of will or desire. Sure, the advocates of this view will concede, the shutdown of 2013 was doomed from the start, in large part because the public sided with President Obama. But if the GOP had just held out a little longer, they imagine, the "power of the purse" would have prevailed and the popular dynamics would magically have shifted. The same insistence obtains elsewhere: Sure, there is no precedent in which a second-term president willingly repeals his centerpiece legislative achievements simply because the legislature has elected to play hardball with its powers. But somehow, the critics believe, this time would have been different. Why, they ask repeatedly, didnât the Republican party just "fight" harder?
Given how broadly this opinion is held, one would have expected the 2016 primary season to reveal a penchant for purity that redounded to the favor of a candidate such as Ted Cruz. And yet, oddly enough, quite the opposite has happened thus far. Led by Donald Trump, the most frustrated voters have instead put their efforts behind a well-telegraphed attempt to burn down the whole political edifice and reconstruct it from scratch. Because it has been imperfect, the GOP must be destroyed.
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Yeah, let’s all beat up on the Republican front runner!
Tone deaf establishment
These NR people are creepy.
Does this guy have some software that just puts random words together?
NR = CINO RINOs
Charles Cuck ?
Sorry Charlie. I’m too old to learn Spanish. It will be a cold day in Mexico City before I vote for Rubio.
I used to respect this guy.
I was wondering the same thing! But I won’t click on the source link to read the rest.
I keeping hearing from NRO’s conservative impostors the GOP must be preserved.
He likes his thesaurus.
Watch this video, and you’ll walk away knowing it is hopeless. He is far more than his persona on the trail. This is a smart, focused, extremely intelligent man. And he is surrounded by people who are smart, loyal, fast, and expert at avoiding traps.
This election is going to be even funnier than I thought. No opponent in the race is anywhere close to being in his class. Hillary will be obliterated.
Who needs FUBAR liberals when you have corrupt establishment as hysterical friends!
Go for it Charles.
When your job is to write hit pieces and if you do while getting paid you in effect make matters better for the person you wrote the hit piece about, at that moment, you must realize you’re a prostitute...
Why dont they encourage to learn tech languages like Japanese or German? Death of a culture
Shut up, Charlie. Just shut up.
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