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Shang
04-26-2011, 09:20 PM
Cris Mathews described Donald Trump thusly.
"The Whoopie-Cusion of the Republican Party."

Honestly, has the Republican party no shame?
Bring in the clowns.

Gerarddm
04-26-2011, 10:26 PM
O, the clowns arrived a l-o-n-g time ago. They are not inclined to leave, either.

perldog007
04-26-2011, 10:31 PM
Cris Mathews described Donald Trump thusly.
"The Whoopie-Cusion of the Republican Party."

Honestly, has the Republican party no shame?
Bring in the clowns.

He's just being fair and balanced, last time he had presidential aspirations he was a democrat. Did the republican party recruit him to run or something? I missed that.

Dr. Arthur Trollingson
04-27-2011, 12:19 AM
The GOP strategy looks like a brilliant gambit. The pundits are so preoccupied with the clowns they don't have any time to bash people who might actually win the nomination.

Ian McColgin
04-27-2011, 07:22 AM
Last time the Republicans were this confused they elected Harding. They also had a major sweep of state offices, which is how Grandmother rode her Republican Sufferage Temperance ideology to become the first woman state rep in Oklahoma. She was bitterly disappointed that her fellow Republicans both state and federal proved themselves so far below her mark.

Rich Jones
04-27-2011, 07:51 AM
Jon Stewart had a bit on about how early polls are so inaccurate. No one leading in early polls EVER wins the nomination. Thus goes Donald Trump, that egomaniac.
Someone might pop up out of the blue and be a good contender. Let's hope not. I'm enjoying this bunch of clowns too much!
One reason Obamo won was simply that he was a fresh face with no political baggage to drag him down.
My belief why no one is really seriously running is because they know they can't win. The GOP is just looking for a sacrificial goat to run against him. And, once you run and lose, modern politics says that you can never run again. That's where the reluctance comes in.

S.V. Airlie
04-27-2011, 07:59 AM
My belief why no one is really seriously running is because they know they can't win. The GOP is just looking for a sacrificial goat to run against him. And, once you run and lose, modern politics says that you can never run again. That's where the reluctance comes in.

My feelings exactly Richard. That was like Dole running in '96....Or even Goldwater in '64. I think even Ford was a sacrificial lamb....in a way.....Yes, I know he was president but he had the Nixon issue hanging over him...

Chris Coose
04-27-2011, 08:09 AM
And, once you run and lose, modern politics says that you can never run again.
Somebody ought to let the current frontrunner in on that one.

1. Jan Brewer, Arizona Governor: Political culture is shifting before our eyes, and, after primaries this summer, headlines have dubbed 2010 “The Year of the Woman.” With tensions growing on immigration reform and Arizona’s new tough illegal immigration law, Brewer has been front and center. A new CBS poll finds that 57% of Americans believe that Brewer’s law is “about right,” and 17% say that it “doesn’t go far enough.” Brewer has a lot of things going for her with conservative and shouldn’t be overlooked.

2. Chris Christie, New Jersey Governor: Christie was the first Republican to win a statewide election in New Jersey in 12 years when he took governorship. The former lawyer chose not to live in the official governors mansion and has been praised by Republicans recently for his no nonsense attitude toward cutting spending and his stance against teachers unions.



3. John Kasich, Former Congressman and media personality: Kasich is running for Governor of Ohio and currently holds a small lead over incumbent Democrat Ted Strickland. Kaisch is liked by many conservatives and popular for his Fox News appearances and guest hosting for giants such as Rush Limbaugh and Bill O’Reilly.

4. Mitch Daniels, Indiana Governor: Daniels is considered by many insiders to be a rising star among conservatives. While Daniels has not been polled against Obama with some of the more popular potential candidates and has denied any aspirations to run for higher office, several media outlets have deemed him a possible candidate. Daniels has a strong reputation of being a financial reformer, a skill set that America will be looking for in 2012.

5. Nikki Haley, South Carolina Gubernatorial Candidate: If this really is the “Year of the Woman” all of the right cards are in Haley’s favor. A self proclaimed Tea Party Movement supporter, businesswoman Haley was endorsed by current SC Governor Mark Sanford’s own wife Jenny after Sanford became mixed up in a highly publicized marital affair. Should Haley win in November she will be catapulted further into conservative recognition.

6. Glenn Beck, Radio and Television Host: Given Beck’s dramatic rise in popularity, why not? While Beck denies any aspirations stating he is not willing to “lose his soul,” Beck is a Conservative god among many Americans. His show is the one of the most successful on Fox News and a petition has even surfaced encouraging Beck to run.

7. Rick Perry, Texas Governor: Perry has held office in Texas for 10 years and is a former member of the US Air Force. Perry has focused on financial reform through conservative values and is a strong proponent of tougher border security a popular issue among conservatives. Insiders insist that Perry’s travel plans, speaking engagements and media appearances show signs that he could be a potential candidate.

8. Haley Barbour: Mississippi Governor: Under term limits in Mississippi, Barbour cannot run again for Governor. Barbour has become a pivotal figure during two disasters on the Gulf Coast and exhibited great leadership. He was speculated by several media outlets reporting at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference as a potential candidate. Barbour was dubbed by Newsweek as “The Anti Obama,” exactly what our national could be looking for in 2012.

9. Mike Pence, Indiana Congressman: Pence also currently serves as Chairman of the House Republican Conference. Before serving in Congress Pence was a radio talk show personality giving him the tenor needed for red meat speeches (speeches he has been delivering for over a year now at conservative events). There was speculation in 2008 that Pence would run, but he did not. Speculation has once again come up for 2012 and many believe Pence has what it takes.

10. Bobby Jindal, Louisiana Governor: Jindal is young, 38, and a minority, furthermore conservatives like him. With the continuing BP oil spill crisis in the Gulf, Jindal has been in the national spotlight and received more media attention than ever. Of all the dark horses Jindal’s name has come up more than anyone else, but in April at the Southern Republican leadership conference he denied any desire to run. Jindal may choose to stay in his role as governor should the oil spill crisis continue to stay prevalent in the mainstream media. Leaving his state at this time to run for President could be perceived negatively.

http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=38185

I read through this column and vacilated as to whether it was a satire or not.
Glenn Beck? TBaggers? Talk radio Personalities?
Given this was written in 7/10, you've got to explain to me that things have gotten lots better. Donald Trump emerges on a Birther cloud? Yikes!

S.V. Airlie
04-27-2011, 08:11 AM
8. Haley Barbour: Mississippi Governor: Under term limits in Mississippi, Barbour cannot run again for Governor. Barbour has become a pivotal figure during two disasters on the Gulf Coast and exhibited great leadership. He was speculated by several media outlets reporting at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference as a potential candidate. Barbour was dubbed by Newsweek as “The Anti Obama,” exactly what our national could be looking for in 2012

Chris he is officially out of the race.. Ron Paul, however,is thinking of another run..

elf
04-27-2011, 08:11 AM
They will settle on the pliant and stingy Mitch Daniels.

S.V. Airlie
04-27-2011, 08:18 AM
I think you should say Iowa Caucus... It is not an official primary.. More of a beauty pageant...

elf
04-27-2011, 08:19 AM
Well, it's not gonna be pagan this year. That's for sure!

S.V. Airlie
04-27-2011, 08:21 AM
Spelling corrected, elf..Be happy! It's still a caucus and not a primary...

perldog007
04-27-2011, 08:24 AM
at this point i'm ready to send RuPaul to 1600

Ian McColgin
04-27-2011, 09:17 AM
SInce Trump just took credit for Obama's press announcement and birth cert release, I guess he can quit now. His job is done.

wardd
04-27-2011, 11:40 AM
SInce Trump just took credit for Obama's press announcement and birth cert release, I guess he can quit now. His job is done.

no way , he is too shy

delecta
04-27-2011, 11:51 AM
SInce Trump just took credit for Obama's press announcement and birth cert release, I guess he can quit now. His job is done.

Nah, he is on to school records now.

Rich Jones
04-27-2011, 11:53 AM
SInce Trump just took credit for Obama's press announcement and birth cert release, I guess he can quit now. His job is done.

He says he's very honored that the pressure he put on this issue resulted in the President releasing his birth certificate. Is he also honored that the Pressident called him a "carnival barker"?

Of course this issue won't go away. Trump might be done fooling around with it, but the real birther/tea-bagger crowd will never stop.

wardd
04-27-2011, 11:53 AM
did obama really go to school in america?

har v ard sounds like a madrassa to me

and unlike a true consertivive i bet obama got good grades and believes in science

jimkeen
04-27-2011, 09:06 PM
I thought Whoopie was a liberal democrat.

Looks like the GOP is running a team cycling event, one rider goes out front to lead the pack and take whatever is thrown at it. Then lets another run out front to pace the team. Seems like a good tactic to me.

wardd
04-27-2011, 09:09 PM
I thought Whoopie was a liberal democrat.

Looks like the GOP is running a team cycling event, one rider goes out front to lead the pack and take whatever is thrown at it. Then lets another run out front to pace the team. Seems like a good tactic to me.

trump is a good strategy?

jimkeen
04-28-2011, 08:51 PM
Why not he can be bold brash and even insulting and not hurt his image or wealth one bit