If GOP Nominates a Hard Right-Winger or a Crank, They Risk Losing - Noonan

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    After explaining why Obama has been a poor President, and why it is the Republican's election to lose, former Bush speechwriter and political commentator Peggy Noonan had this to say.

    Obama Is Likely to Lose - WSJ.com
     
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    did she write for bush too? I thought she was strictly a Reaganite.


    anyway, peggy was taken with obama, and has been pretty flattering or ' very' even handed with him over the last 2 years, so this is interesting tea leaf reading by her.

    And of course shes right, no offense but this isn't rocket science, someone personable and 'apparently' competent, not that the latter is a virtue a amongst pols, if they have to much of the former especially :lol:
     
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    Noonan...........shes an establishment Republican............getting ornery because she used to be a babe and now she's officially lost it. The only place she can get passes now is going to the DC parties where idiots like Karl Rove can hit on her.
     
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    Noonan supported John McCain in the last election.

    Look how well that turned out.
     
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    Exactly.........she's a loser like all the establishment GOP. FCukk thEm
     
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    Did not know Peggy Noonan or that she was a commontater before this thread.
    Not sure whether to thank you or not Toro.
     
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    I am going to write in a fictional character for president in 2012.

    All the real people are ... compromised.
     
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    humm are you sure? :eusa_eh:
     
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    Is this the same Peggy Noonan who was lavishing Obama with praise throughout the 2008 election? Yeah, I'm sure the GOP is real concerned about her opinion.
     
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    All the Conservative commentators said we need a "moderate, get along with Democrats" sort of nominee. Colin Powell said we need a guy like John McCain, then he endorsed Obama.

    The Republican nominee this time around needs to be a Conservative, if the Left wants to paint him or her as an extremist, well then we just need to deal with that.

    No more McCains!
     

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