The most influential Republicans to watch

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    These are the sane ones, the movers and shakers, members of the GOP intelligentsia, whose voices are calm, cool and collected and probably rarely seen by regular viewers of FoxNews:

    Morning Joe
     
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    In other words, the ones that agree with Democrats. Shocker.
     
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    Paul Ryan, Tom Price, Darrell Issa? Are you joking?
     
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    She obviously knows nothing about any of the people in the video. I'd be shocked if she even watched it.
     
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    Unless they support less government,more individual freedoms and are fiscal conservatives, they will be wasting their time trying to influence me.
     
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    Joe Scarborough is my kind of conservative. I don't agree with him all the time, but at least he's not a nutjob. I can watch him because he's TRULY fair and balanced, not faux. He'll also call out those on his own side when they go overboard. Newt got an earful from him.
     
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    Except they're not. These guys just aren't loud-mouthed idiots appeasing loud-mouthed potential voters. They're dead serious.
     
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    You mean like John McCain? Remember when McCain was the Republican that Democrats would vote for?
    Hard to believe.
    Any Republican who gets Democratic party "respect" needs to be drummed out of the party just on principle.
     
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    I agree. Morning Joe is the only MSNBC political show I'll turn on.

    Scarborough's book "The Last Best Hope" was an excellent read, but not a favorite of the "new" new conservatives of course.

    Synopsis
    In this groundbreaking book, Joe Scarborough tells Republican Party bosses what they don t want to hear, explains why Democrats are making matters so much worse, and then shows leaders of both parties the way forward.

    The Last Best Hope draws on the forgotten genius of conservatism to offer a road map for the movement and the country. Delivering a searing indictment of the political leaders who have led us astray, Scarborough inspires conservatives to reclaim their heritage by drawing upon the strength of the movement s rich history. With independent thinking and straight talk, Scarborough explains:

    How Washington and Wall Street conspired to create the housing bubble that caused America s financial meltdown
    How the "candidate of change" has not only maintained but accelerated the reckless spending policies that led us to this historic economic collapse
    How Washington s bailout culture will cripple America s future if left unchecked
    How Barack Obama s stimulus plan devolved into a socialist spending spree that would make FDR and LBJ shudder
    And how conservatives need to take a closer look at Ronald Reagan s political career before claiming his great legacy
    A fearlessly argued conservative manifesto that brings American conservatism into the twenty-first century, The Last Best Hope is a must-read for all who care about the direction America is heading.
     
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    I want to get his book, I like ol' Joe too, he seems to be more in line with the cons of old as opposed to the social/neo movement that now controls the Party and the word "conservative".
     

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