The Real Problem With The GOP

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    I've been feeling the unraveling, here it's summed up:

    http://www.opinionjournal.com/weekend/hottopic/?id=110007343

     
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    Simply because they have even less than a few:

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9516671/site/newsweek/page/2/

     
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    I agree with the diagnosis (and I posted that howard fineman piece on the dems earlier this week, a damning.. and good one)

    If Rudy was smart, he would start brainstorming with some of the good fiscal and defense hawks in the House GOP, as well as some of the reasonable social conservatives in the Senate (like Sam Brownback and Jon Kyl) and begin to craft a new strategy for the GOP, centered around what he would want to do in his presidency.

    McCain could also try this, but I don't think enough of the social conservatives respect him.
     
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    I would never vote for Rudy Giuliani in a million years, he's pro gay marriage and pro-abortion.
     
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    Sorry I stepped on your thread, I thought these two went well together. McCain cannot carry the base of the GOP, he's 'compromised' too many times for publicity alone.

    I think you may be right about Guilliani.
     
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    Have you two paid any attention to Giuliani's positions? Defense speaking he's as conservative as they come, socially he's to the left of Barney Frank.
     
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    I am not so concerned about the social, if Guiliani won, it's more than likely that the GOP would still control the legislature. I also believe that we are heading in the direction of more state control, regardless of who wins.
     
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    I would love to see Condoleeza Rice become president. I find her positions to be very similar to mine, for the most part. She is brilliant, poised, tough, and fair. I doubt the country (or the GOP) is ready for her yet though.
     
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    The Tom Delay witchhunt is being led by a partisan hack DA in Austin. His credibility is nil with me, and I will reserve my judgement until I see some REAL evidence. It's taken them several years to drum up ONE count against Delay.

    Who is the next most powerful Republican, because he's next on the witchhunt list, I'm sure.
     
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    I can't believe you guys! John McCain would be an awesome president for everybody. He's so moderate. In fact, I would be hardpressed to choose between him and Hillary.
     

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