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After disappointing results in Tuesday’s election, Mr. Priebus said that it was time for Republicans to become “more tolerant of those with a math-and-science lifestyle.”
Are we supposed to embrace amnesty? No, no, no, I'm being serious! We have achieved [sic], brilliant, intelligent, accomplished African Americans, Hispanics, you name it – throughout the Republican party. It doesn't count! It doesn't count with the media, it doesn't count with the Democratic party, it doesn't count with Obama supporters.

It doesn't count. Why not? Why, putting it coarsely, doesn't the Republican Party get credit for Condoleeza Rice? Why doesn't the Republican Party get credit for Marco Rubio? Why doesn't the Republican Party get credit for Suzanne Martinez...?

In fact, more women are pro-life than are pro-choice. The problem here for Republicans is not policy but delicacy — speaking about culturally sensitive and philosophically complex issues with reflection and prudence.
But as Bernie Goldberg admitted earlier this year, "There is a strain of bigotry — and that's the word I want to use — running through conservative America....That has to leave the conservative movement....I am sick of it."
Just kidding.

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  •  Moron crossing (7+ / 0-)

    "No clear mandate" is the new "It's tied"

    by jazzence on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 03:50:04 AM PST

  •  Conservacrazy (2+ / 0-)
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    Cedwyn, filkertom

    Reality is not coming to these people any time soon.

    From freerepublic - posted by 'Godfearrepublican'

    There are three main factors how we lost election:

    1.Voter frauds which were committed everywhere in inner cities such as Cleveland, Miami, Las Vegas, Philly, etc.

    2.Only about 45% Republican base turnout, especially religious Evangelicals, they could not bring themselves to vote for a Mormon. And 50% Catholic voted for Obama, and Lord God has mercy on their souls (I am a Catholic myself.)

    3.But the main reason is the predestined will of God: We deserve to have Obama for the world has become fertile ground for the Evil One.

    Our Blessed Lord gave us the name of the long-awaited anti-Christ in Luke 10:18: "I saw Satan like lightning fallen from heaven." Lightning in Hebrew is Barak and heaven or high places in Hebrew is Bamah. And he will reign for the next 3.5 years. The Scripture counts his reign in days (somewhere in the Book of Daniel), not only years. You shall see a different Obama this time. He will be more reserved, determined, ruthless, eloquent as he might talk without teleprompter. His enemies shall be destroyed as he was given the absolute power by his father. I truly believe we are dealing with the demonic principality who shall bring wars, poverty, suffering and death.

    How can we combat against Obama and his cohorts? By repentance, prayers, and strong faith. Remember he can destroy your body but not your soul. Remember his reign will last 3.5 years until 2016. Be ready.

    "No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars..." - Helen Keller

    by Bogman on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 04:02:34 AM PST

    •  Oh yeah, I've been waiting for this (0+ / 0-)

      Backlash against the Mormons.  That's an excellent plan, assholes.

      They are going to lump all the Others (Mormons, Catholics, Sluts, People of color) into one big EVIL ball and thrust them out.

      Great plan.

  •  Short answer.... No. (1+ / 0-)
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    Long answer...   Most assuredly not.  

    No signature today, so quit looking down here!

    by Scrapyard Ape on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 04:05:17 AM PST

  •  No, they have learned nothing. They are still (3+ / 0-)

    talking about Ronald Reagan. Ronald Reagan, like Generalissimo Francisco Franco, is still dead. It is the 21st century, not 1980. We are a diverse electorate, and you can't win elections by appealing to straight, white males over 60. And even lots of straight, white males over 60, like blue jersey dad, want NOTHING to do with the Republicans.

    •  Great story about Franco... (1+ / 0-)
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      blue jersey mom

      ...that sort of ties in with the inability of RWNJs to ever learn.

      Franco is lying on his death bed and huge crowds have gathered outside on the Plaza Del Sol. Franco comes out of his coma and beckons an aide over.

      "What's that noise?" says Franco.

      "It's the people of Spain, General", says the aide.

      "What are they doing?" says Franco.

      "They've come to say goodbye, General", says the aide.

      Franco ponders this for a moment, then says: "Where are they going?"

      Lightly Seared On The Reality Grill

      by Retroactive Genius on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 06:15:44 AM PST

      [ Parent ]

  •  Problems caused by conservatives (0+ / 0-)

    Given all the disgusting tactics employed by radical, racist, right-wing, redneck, republicans to prevent SOME PEOPLE from voting, mayber we need a WEEK LONG national voting holidaty.

    Under this scenario it would be so difficult to prevent SOME VOTERS from casting ballots that it would not be worth the effort.

    •  No. Attempting to prevent someone from (1+ / 0-)
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      voting should be a federal offence, prosecuted by a special division of the FBI. Conspiring to prevent many people from voting should be treated as what it is, treason. Including by passing laws that specifically target one demographic.

      Bang a few of the bastards up and throw away the key for a good long time. they'd stop doing it sharpish.

      Mitt Romney, wasn't good enough to beat the guy that wasn't good enough to beat George W. Bush .

      by ewan husarmee on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 04:19:12 AM PST

      [ Parent ]

  •  I love the "Deer Crossing" thing. (0+ / 0-)

    I wish there was more discussion on it. We think it is ridiculous to try to change a deer's natural behavior but many on both sides act as if human nature is totally malleable. I fail to see why that would be true.

    We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance.

    by PowWowPollock on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 04:10:30 AM PST

  •  No and they wouldn't (1+ / 0-)
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    We need to get in our thick skulls that there is no  "Republican Party", since Reagan they  became a massive lobbying enterprise for big business using   xtianist and bigots  as cannon fodder (i.e, votes).

    When they made the big mistake was when the co-opted and astro-turf'ed the Tea Baggers. at this point the crazy took over the asylum. they (the TB'ers)  won't compromise with anybody including the corporate GOP leadership, that gave license to both xtianist and bigots to release themselves of any restrain and show their true colors.

    At this point corporate America representatives in the GOP leadership are  in full damage control (see Hannity and Krauthammer calls for "immigration reform". They know that their coalition is unraveling, their foot-soldiers believes are just too ugly for most of America,  that those believes are contradictory and unattainable, and that the efforts to  sustain an alternative reality long term are doomed to fail.

    The GOP leadership became a hostage, they can't do or say anything that will please all the factions  that conform their dwindling tent.

    So no they they, the GOP leadership can't and wouldn't learn.

    "First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win." -- Mahatma Gandhi

    by IamTheJudge on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 04:20:59 AM PST

  •  Sounds like Bernie is a Cafeteria Conservative (0+ / 0-)

    Sorry, Bernie, you have to take the bad with the bad.

    You know, I sometimes think if I could see, I'd be kicking a lot of ass. -Stevie Wonder at the Glastonbury Festival, 2010

    by Rich in PA on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 04:49:05 AM PST

  •  NOPE, they're gonna double down on evil (0+ / 0-)

    The radical Republican party is the party of oppression, fear, loathing and above all more money and power for the people who robbed us.

    by a2nite on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 05:16:02 AM PST

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