I Wonder If the GOP Will Start Listening To Its Base?

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    Something too often forgotten about leadership; by definition those active are usually the most informed and opinionated. They made a choice to join and get involved for reasons, that eventually come back to those that ignor them.

    http://www.opinionjournal.com/diary/?id=110007351

     
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    Im going to have to agree with Newt. We are at a crossroads. If the republicans dont listen, the people will protest.
     
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    The people are protesting, the question is will the GOP react in time?
     
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    This is the problem with those that are in power, they almost always miss even the shouting of those who voted for them.
     
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    I don’t think they will listen, here’s why..

    October 2004, maybe two weeks before the election I saw a show on pbs interviewing the movers and shakers in each party. Not the public faces these were behind the scene folks.

    Anyway, one long time Republican operative (30 years as I recall) was ask when the battle would begin. He said, “First thing Wednesday morning” and it will be a battle for the party, the Old age Republicans vs the New age Republicans. He said this battle had being ongoing behind the scenes.

    Well, I don’t know about you folks, but I think the new age gang has won, and they don't care a bit about the old party core.
     
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    I guess I'll have to vote Libertarian then. This newfangled spend until you hurt Republican Party is really not my cup of tea.
     
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    Same here...
     

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