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During a panel discussion on ABC, Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan noted that many conflicts within the Republican Party would be healed after a strong presidential candidate emerged.
"That was Bill Clinton after Walter Mondale lost, after Jimmy Carter lost," Brazile pointed out. "We had a dynamic governor who was reform minded, who took those reform issues and brought them into the national forefront. He really helped recharge the Democratic Party."
"But you know, the Republican Party is out to lunch," she added, turning to Rove. "I watched CPAC, Charles -- I mean, Karl... Charles was former friend."
"I thought I was a current friend," Rove laughed.
"You're always a friend," Brazile replied. "But you owe me some chili."
"You owe me some fried chicken," Rove joked with his best Southern drawl.
Because nothing refutes the notion that Republicans are out of touch like telling a black lady she owes you some Fried Chicken.
At this point I take the fact that ThisWeek has never invited me back as I sign that I am doing something RIGHT.