Fixing the GOP Part 7- The "Sister Souljah" Moment with FoxNews and Rush

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    We need to go back in the wayback machine for this one.

    Back in 1992, there was this nutty rap artist named Sister Souljah. And she got a lot of play on talk shows and such because she could alway be counted on to say absolutely outrageous stuff. And she did exactly that after the King Riots in LA.

    "If Black people kill Black people every day, why not have a week and kill white people?"

    Bill Clinton took the moment to condemn this as being over the top and wrong, and furthermore, to criticize Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. for inviting her to be a key speaker. This told a lot of moderate, middle class voters Bill Clinton could be reasonably trusted to not side with the radicals.

    The GOP needs to have its own "Sister Souljah" moment with its loudmouths. Romney looked weak when Limbaugh made comments so outrageous that most of his sponsors dropped him, but Romney just said, nothing.
     
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    So we can't investigate our government for their wrongs? The truth doesn't matter as that is racist you see.

    How sad to see what this country has become.
     
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    But by 1992 the democrats had successfully marginalized the extreme left, Clinton thus had the blessing of the DNC and most party officials.

    Between 1968 and 1988, democrats lost five of the six presidential elections during that period, the result of nominating liberals as candidates; after 1988, sick of losing elections, democrats were ready to keep the far left off of the National stage. And it worked, winning four of the next six elections starting in 1992.

    It may be a bit too soon for republicans; perhaps a poor showing in 2014 would be good for them and help them to marginalize the radical and religious right.

    Another problem is republicans don’t really have a ‘leader’ at this point, no one to set the example. True, a number of republicans have seen the light and repudiated Romney’s nonsense about losing because of ‘gifts,’ but the hardcore extremists aren’t buying it yet.

    And Clinton didn’t have to deal with the idiocy of the 24/7 news as infotainment cycle, where every stupid thing a republican says ends up on YouTube.

    We’re rooting for you and other common sense republicans to turn the GOP back to sanity – you’ve got your work cut out for you.
     
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    You're delusional if you think the Dims kept the far left off the stage. Obama is the far left. You can't get any further left than Obama. The commies in his cabinet like Van Jones and Maoist Cass Sustein are proof enough of that.
     
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    Remember what I said in that other thread about not sounding lke a crazy person...

    This is a good place to start.
     
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    Pattycake cannot help himself, irregardless of the subject.
     
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    Where's yo dollah?
     
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    Nothing to add, Frank.

    I find it absolutely sad that the GOP finds itself in the thrall of a guy like Limbaugh, a guy who preaches family values, but is addicted to drugs, is on his fourth marriage when preaching family values...

    (Google "Jeff Christie Arrest" some time. It's amusing.)

    Yet here you have guys who want to be president who can't tell this guy to get stuff no matter what insanity comes out of his mouth.
     
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    Ouch! That's gonna leave a mark!

    How about Obama himself and his Dad Frank Marshall Davis?
     

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