GOP Should Listen To Steve Schmidt!!

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    Meet the Press Panel Blames Romney Loss on Limbaugh and ‘Loons and Wackos’ of Conservative Base

    STEVE SCHMIDT: Conservatism is a serious governing philosophy that has served this country well. But to too many swing voters in the country, when you hear the word conservative now, they think of loons and wackos. We gave up five U.S. Senate seats over the last two election cycles by people who were just out there, completely extreme, manifestly unprepared for the offices that they’re running for. Our elected leaders are scared to death of the conservative entertainment complex, the shrill and divisive voices that are bombastic and broadcasting out into the homes. And this country is rejecting the social extremism of the Republican Party on issue after issue. And if you look at the four states that legalized gay marriage, on a range of issues, our coalition is shrinking and the Republican Party has a lot of soul searching to do if we are going to assemble a majority.

    Meet the Press Panel Blames Romney Loss on Limbaugh and

    SS seems like a very intelligent, reasonable man. I've seen him on Morning Joe a lot and I like him. If the GOP is smart they will start taking the advice of someone like him instead of Rush Limbaugh.
     
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    Who is Steve Schmidt?
     
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    Woody Harrelson.
     
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    I agree. For a NaziCon, Steve Schmidt is saner than most. Woody Harrelson did a great job portraying him in Game Change.
     
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    We need to run Moderates, like Juan McCain.

    How can we lose?
     
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    They got backed into a corner: the Bush years discredited their economic and foreign policies, but throughout it all their social policies sustained them. But now the ground is shifting rather rapidly below their feet (gays are okay! saying your thoughts about rape and abortion out loud isn't!) and now their odd choice to double down on conservative social policies is backfiring, branding them as loons, as Schmidt rightly points out.

    But jettisoning that doesn't leave much left. The party needs to rebuild its entire policy agenda, intellectual brick by intellectual brick. And they don't have a lot of intellectuals left at this point.
     
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    Yeah right, constructive advice from the left. They blame a voice on the radio rather than the candidate. No surprises here.
     
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    They are toast, all they ever really did was coddle the 1%, after all the political cover they gave them during and after the great recession they are completely tainted with the rot of elitism, no coming back from that.
     
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    He was the senior campaign strategist and advisor to the 2008 presidential campaign of John McCain. He is currently a political strategist on MSNBC.
     
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    Take your closed mind and go to hell.
     

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