Keep DeLay, OR Pay the Price

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    Keep DeLay, or pay the price
    Tony Blankley


    April 13, 2005


    http://www.townhall.com/columnists/tonyblankley/printtb20050413.shtml
     
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    I think this is the problem with Republicans, they never stick together, Dems do no matter how dirty their feet get.

    That old cliche a divided house can't stand applies here.
     
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    Was that sacrcasm ? Kerry, Hillary and Mr. Yeeeehaa are hardly a
    representation of unitity. Nor are Mc Cain and Bush.

    In congress the Republican party has shown more discipline to vote along
    party line then the Democrats when they where in control.

    Because of the fiscal problems due to the war on terror it is true
    the the isolationist and libertarian conservatives had enough of the deficits
    and are willing to openly disagree. Bush as a lame duck president can be attacked now without hurting their chances for the next presidential election.

    The opposition is deeply divided imo because they already have a fight
    for the next presidential race at their hands. THe old CLintonites are setting
    up the stage for Hillary and the other powerplayers in the party try to prevent that. IT will be ugly not to mention that the Republican party will go nuts over it too.
     
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    Maybe behind the scenes, but in public the Dems are absolutely brilliant with the lock step talking points when delaing with the press and putting anyone who dares criticize them on the defensive.

    Republicans have not mastered that art yet? They turn on their own at the least little sign of trouble whether it's warranted or not.
    Remember Trent Lott? You had Senator former KKK denouncing Mr Lott for a stupis off the cuff remark at a birthday party and Republicans did nothing to stand up for him nor did they point out all the hypocrisy coming from Dems on this.
     
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    Trent Lott is a good counterexample.

    Anyone has the inside scoop why the president and congress got rid
    of him so fast?
     
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    I think they just gave into media pressure. I remember Bush making a half hearted attempt at support for him but Lott was the sacrificial lamb.

    The Democrats do this, they pick one person of their opposition, the dig up some minor dirt on them, then with the help of the media they do daily assualts and create so much heat that Republicans cave into the pressure instead of standing firm and making it go away. Not good!

    I was trying to think of one Democrat that this has happenend to and I can't think of one. And there have been many that deserved it much more than Lott or Gingrich.
     
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    I see your point, but speaking personally that's one of the things that I find more appealing about the Republican party. They aren't afraid to publicly disgree about something. One of the things that has turned me off of the Dems is the fact that one of them says something and most of the others fall in line, even if it makes them look hypocritical. The Dems that won't completely fall in line have to keep their mouth shut or be marked and outcast of the party.

    As far as Tom Delay, if all the accusations are true, it could warrent his resignation. However, if he is expected to resign, there needs to be several resignations following his, starting with Ted Kennedy. It never ceases to amaze me how the Democrats have the gall to bring up morals and ethics when some of the people in their own party have none.
     
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    Ya gotta understand---the evil that THEY do is to stop the GOP. :duh3:
     
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    Yeah, I understand that. For the most part, they have made their goal to not only stop the GOP but to stop Bush. I feel that's one of the reasons the Dems did so poorly in the last election. The only message anyone gets from them is "We don't like them and we want to stop them", whereas the message that comes from the Republicans is "We want to do what we think is best for the country". Rather than learn from that, the Democrats are now treating everyday like an election year and, if anything, have increased that line of thinking.
     

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