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  •  Will Mitt lie about throwing Grover under a bus (0+ / 0-)

    or in Grover's case a Tonka Truck

    The 1st Amendment gives you the right to say stupid things, the 1st Amendment doesn't guarantee a paycheck to say stupid things.

    by JML9999 on Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 10:52:07 AM PDT

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    •  Not a chance. (5+ / 0-)

      Grover fights back. He looks like he fights dirty, too. Besides, given how many Congressment have signed Norquist's pledge, he might have wider support in the GOP than Romney. Oh, no, Norquist and his followers will be treated like royalty.

      Iuris praecepta sunt haec: Honeste vivere, alterum non laedere, suum cuique tribuere. - Ulpian, Digestae 1, 3

      by Dauphin on Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 10:53:54 AM PDT

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      •  They will (5+ / 0-)
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        until the knives come out, and wind up in Norquist's back.

        He has no more power than what they give him. He doesn't hold any office. He can't do anything to them. And if the people who back him decide he's served his purpose, he will be gone overnight.

        And if just one of those elected officials shows up just how empty his threats are, he will be remembered in the same way as Father Coughlin. And for just the same reasons.

        •  Exactly right. He's already (1+ / 0-)
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          taught them all he knows, and they really don't need him anymore.

          "Lone catch of the moon, the roots of the sigh of an idea there will be the outcome may be why?"--from a spam diary entitled "The Vast World."

          by bryduck on Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 11:02:12 AM PDT

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        •  Some GOP incumbent (1+ / 0-)
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          has to win a competitive race despite shiving Norquist before anything changes.  No other GOP pol will cross him until he's been proven unnecessary to their chances of reelection.  Self-preservation nearly always rules in politics.

          Après le thé, le déluge. -- Glenn Beck, aka Napoleon XIV

          by mspicata on Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 11:17:52 AM PDT

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