GOP routed by Reality

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    Carville: GOP routed by reality - CNN.com

    I think many Republicans are getting the message. For their sake, I hope they are.
     
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    Nothing has changed. We have the same death spiral suck that we had last year, that we will have a year from now.


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    Ha! The same guy you are quoting said this a few years ago: "It's the economy, stupid."

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    The reality is frightening for those who have felt confident that white men will always rule the day. They cannot be arrogant and overconfident from this point on. If the voices from the Tea Party which advocate more of the same are heeded, then yes, the GOP will suffer loss after loss until a third party overtakes them. It is reality.
     
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    LOL. Well, we have Republicans that are looking hard at the votes this year, and recommending major policy changes. And we have Republicans like Krauthammer that simply deny reality, and state the whole election was smoke and mirrors. Who wins the arguement within the GOP will determine whether the GOP is a viable party in 2014 and 2016.
     
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    And it was the economy, stupid. Most of us out here on the factory floor realize things are rough economically. And we know damned well who has caused these rought times. And it is not our present President. The elections just demonstrated that.
     
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    LOL. Much has changed. End of 2008 and beginning of 2009, our economy was headed for the Second Great Republican Depression. Today, we are in a slow, but steady, recovery. Not as fast as we would like, but much better than what 8 years of the GOP left us.
     
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    The Reality is...now try to read this slowly and comprehend. The GOP may win locally. hey may win contests when there are is a limited electorate. That would be House and Governor races.

    But when there are national candidates on the ballet that will influence state seats, such as the Senate, the GOP will lose. The national Demographics are changing so quiclkly that, unless the GOP changes its stances drastically, they will lose all the national races.

    So, they will be relegated to having control of Governorships and the House from the point on. They can see the light and change or they can take the advice of the Tea Party who says that Romney lost because he was not conservative enough. The latter choice could lead to the extinction of the Grand Old Party...think about it for a moment.
     
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    I thought it was hilarious when Republicans talked about jobs and "cutting education" in the same sentence. What do they think they are qualified for?
     
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    Rocks, it could be much more serious that those four years. The decision made today could determine whether the GOP survives. If the dogmatic, far right faction wins...nothing will change and the GOP will be fighting for survival in a few years. The House will be the only thing they will have a chance of winning.
     

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