Step 1: Have an elected House representative of your party discuss a woman's appearance
instead of the matters of substance she's raising:
During a debate over the decision by some members of Congress to accept paychecks during thegovernment shutdown while other workers are furloughed, Indiana Republican Rep. Todd Rokita prefaced a response to CNN's Carol Costello by praising her beauty.
"You're beautiful, but you have to be honest as well," Rokita said near the end of a live interview on CNN's "Newsroom" Thursday.
"OK, I think we should leave it here," Costello said.
Earlier in the exchange, Rokita complimented what he called Costello's youthful looks.
Step 2: Have an elected House representative of your party insult the patriotism and intelligence of a female senator
of the opposite party:
After Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) accused lawmakers who appeared at the World War II Memorial yesterday of “playing politics on the backs of veterans,” Representative Louie Gohmert (R-TX) fired back, impugning McCaskill’s respect for patriotism and accusing her of politicizing the clash over the memorial.
“My heart breaks for somebody with the ignorance of Claire McCaskill,” Gohmert said…. She sees veterans and thinks politics…..
Step 3: See poll results and headlines like this
Women See GOP Drifting Further From Them
Only 14 percent of women said the Republican Party had moved closer to their perspective. More than twice as many women, 33 percent, said the party had drifted further from them. A plurality, 46 percent, saw no change.
... the results were particularly sharp for college-educated white women—the type of suburban voters that campaigns typically vie heavily to win. Of those college-educated white women who said the Republican Party has moved further from them, 66 percent said it was because it had become "too conservative."
These are just the headlines for today
. Imagine what the next days will bring, with the media seeking out Republicans for comment constantly on the government shutdown. It's enough to make a Democrat giddy with anticipation because Republicans just can't help themselves