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    "He tried talking conservatives back from the brink ahead of the fiscal cliff late in 2012 and the recent government shutdown, failing both times."

    "What do you mean "conspiracy"? Does that mean it's someone's imaginings and that the actual polls hovered right around the result?" - petral

    by conspiracy on Sat Oct 26, 2013 at 05:04:11 AM PDT

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    •  That article also points out (3+ / 0-)
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      Stude Dude, a2nite, skohayes

      that Cole was sending out trial balloons for Boehner.  Clearly the establishment Republicans are uncomfortable with their Tea Party and they're using Cole as an outlet to speak to their donors that the Tea Party stuff is all kabuki.

      After the shutdown, however, that message seems more than a little hollow.

      The efforts to repeal Obamacare are the GOP Abort Obamacare Act. lynneinfla

      by litho on Sat Oct 26, 2013 at 05:50:27 AM PDT

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      •  And also says (1+ / 0-)
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        "...barring a miraculous epiphany among conservatives (which is especially unlikely this close to primary season), House GOP members will push to thwart new revenues."

        This is all moot because it cannot pass when so many on the left are opposed to "savings" and so many on the right and opposed to revenue.

        "What do you mean "conspiracy"? Does that mean it's someone's imaginings and that the actual polls hovered right around the result?" - petral

        by conspiracy on Sat Oct 26, 2013 at 05:57:49 AM PDT

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