GOP prepares comeback: ‘We can’t come off as a bunch of angry white men’

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    My first thought when I read that headline was something to the effect of: "But that's what you ARE."

    But I decided to reserve judgment until I had read the news article in its entirety (something I strongly suggest conservatives should try to do, at least once).

    And what I came away with after reading the article is the feeling that the GOP wants to burnish its image. They truly want to change the public perception of who they are and what they believe. BUT, the don't REALLY want to change who they are and what they believe.

    The excerpts in the following article were drawn from different parts of the article. So, if you want to get the full flavor of the article (and the comments made by many of the attendees at the GOP meeting), you should read the entire article.

    As a final note, I wonder how all those angry white males in the GOP will react if and when a kinder and gentler GOP message is rolled out when they've become accustomed to the red meat they've been offered for so long.


     
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    Sounds like they want to move from a party of no style/no substance to a party of all style/no substance.
     
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    Well, I think they want to do what Detroit used to do when they rolled out the new car models back in the 70s. Detroit would essentially roll out the same car with few if any improvements other than minor ones. What WAS different was the outward design of the body, grill, lights, etc. It was basically the same chassis, engine, and drive train with a new body.

    And it's what ultimately got their clocked cleaned by Japan as they introduced new cars in America that were quality improvements over anything that Detroit was making. They were more reliable, as well.
     
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    Good analogy, exactly right.
     
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    You wouldn't be able to do these awful things to me if there weren't all those minorities.


     
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    Whenever I think of the state of the current GOP, I always think of the Seinfeld episodes where George realizes that every decision he's ever made has been wrong, and that if he does the opposite of what he would normally do, he'll succeed. The GOP just hasn't come to this realization yet.
     
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    You are the biggest dope, I've ever witnessed in my 57 years on this planet.
     
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    They're gonna be happy white men now?

    Cool.

    :thup:
     
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    Just trying to see things from the right wing perspective.

    But there ARE all those minorities Blanche, there ARE all those minorities.
     
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    Maybe the lobbyist will bring in the call girls on the last day of the conference.
     

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