a note to GOP faithfuls from an independent

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  1. stevedorechamp
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    Occasional lurker, 1st time poster here. I wanted to mention something to the folks on here who subscribe to these crazy ideas about the election like:

    -obama voters won because the "takers want free shit"
    -romney was favored to win(an objective look across numerous independent polls showed obama favored to win handily)
    -obama voters were just marketed to more effectively
    -generally refuting anything factual or statistically based

    For your own sake, you really need to get your head in the game. This is all utter bullshit. The GOP will be best served by trying to incorporate reality, whether it pertains to polling, science, or anything else. They really need to entertain that voters actually understood the policies espoused by both sides, and made an informed choice. I frankly dont give a flying fuck if the GOP spends the next 20 years in the bubble that they just cruised through this election in, as long as they keep losing. But if they eventually put a candidate in the white house, and he is one of these ideologues on the far right who denies science and statistics, we're all gonna be in a world of hurt, thus I DO care. Id frankly rather have a GOP that can compete with the dems, than what it is now.
    A word to the wise: reside in cuckoo land at your own peril.
     
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    Librard pretending to be an 'independent', #1456678



    LOL
     
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    Perhaps, the GOP could swoon Nan' Pelosi over to the GOP and run her in 2016. :eusa_eh:
     
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    Welcome. You'll catch a lot of crap from the far right which is over-represented on these boards, but I hope you're no stranger. Anyone who adds to intelligent, respectful discussions is always welcome in my book.
     
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    Well done. They'll deny and attack non-stop, because they're very, very defensive right now. Plus, they're all stuck in absolutist mode, so you're either 100% with them or 100% against them. Very simplistic.

    This country desperately needs two strong, credible parties to keep each other from doing something too stupid, and right now the GOP just simply doesn't qualify. They're closer to being a punchline. But that's not gonna change as long as the hardliners are in control.

    They're not listening, nor will they, for at least a while.

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    "Ideologues on the far right" = "intelligent, respectful discussion?"
     
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    Bobby "The RINO" Jindal said even more about the GOP and was tossed under the bus. Not so bright SniperFire doesn't get it and never will.
     
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    yes.
     
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    The problems with the GOP have much more to do with branding and marketing than the product.
     

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