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U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (L-R) leads fellow Republicans, including Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), onstage for a news conference about their proposed deficit-cutting plan, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, July 19, 2011. Two weeks before their final deadline, President Barack Obama and top lawmakers will face more pressure on Tuesday for a debt deal amid a growing sense that a last-ditch plan taking shape in Congress may be the only way to avoid a devastating U.S. default.   REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst    (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
Just keep on listening to her, Boehner.
Oh, Cathy McMorris-Rogers, don't ever change.
"I don't think it's about the Republican Party needing to become more moderate; I really believe it's the Republican Party becoming more modern," she said. "And whether it's Hispanics, whether it's women, whether it's young people, the Republican Party has to make it a priority to take our values, to take our vision to every corner of this country."

"I think it's more about the messenger and who's communicating our values to every corner of this country."

Yes, stick with that, Cathy. You can totally convince Hispanics, women, and young people that the Republican Party in 1950 is the place for them to be. Just like Paul Ryan was able to do with old white people when he was so convinced that his coupons for Medicare scheme wasn't unpopular, it was just misunderstood.

See, it's all in the PR. It's not that the Republican Party is woefully out-of-touch, anachronisitic, and unpopular. They just haven't been able to convince the American people otherwise, yet.

Originally posted to Joan McCarter on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 03:19 PM PST.

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