"GOP No Longer a 'Normal' Party" - David Brooks

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/05/opinion/05brooks.html?_r=4&ref=davidbrooks

    Thoughts?
     
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    First thought: Overspending by $1.6 Trillion must be the new Normal

    Second thought: Yes, we need to raise revenues and only a Failed Leader would even suggest raising taxes on a struggling economy. In the USA a growing economy raises revenues: cut taxes and spending, regulations and increase energy supply.
     
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    Well I'll be damned and here I thought it was for the good of the Nation. So this twit thinks the Repubs should just be exploding with joy that they even received an offer :lol: ya how about blow it out your ass hmmm.
     
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    Typical brain dead liberal rampant hypocrisy and ad homenim attack because they are too intellectually devoid to argue any other way. And the NY Times is speaking for moderation, LMAO
     
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    I was slow to pick that up...it must have been an attempt at comedy by Brooks. I didn't see it until just now
     
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    LOL, poor David Brooks. He had jumped the shark. who gives a shit what he has to say.

    I suppose he is going to TELL US the Democrat party IS FRIGGEN NORMAL..:uhoh3:
     
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    Not to worry though, if we had the DON as president, the solution would be simple, "you're all fired".
     
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    Who appointed David Brooks to define "what's normal." Hell, the jury thought Casey Anthony was normal. fuck normal.
     
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    Didn't 42 House Republilcans help to eliminate the Ethanol subsidy? That, in their spin, is a tax increase. Why do you suggest that raising taxes in a struggling economy would reflect poorly on the President?
     
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    Normal has always been overrated. I'd rather strive for exceptional.
     

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