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The Political Savior of the GOP in 2012?

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by KenH, Jun 9, 2009.

  1. KenH

    KenH Active Member

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    This can't be KenH. He said he would not be back in the political section again.
     
  3. matt wade

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    Seems like a decent guy. He isn't going to do anything in 2012 though except continue to try and make money through broadcasting and books.
     
  4. KenH

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    "Well, I think I’ve found the new face of the Republican Party. It’s not a new one, entirely, and it’s been hiding out on national television every weekday morning from six to nine.

    Joe Scarborough.

    I say this because I have just read his new book, The Last Best Hope: Restoring Conservatism and America's Promise. It’s not a perfect book by any means. It’s a bit preachy here and there, a bit speechy here and there, a bit cutesy here and there, and occasionally repetitive. That said, it is a thoroughly honest book about the largely, if not entirely, self-inflicted wounds the Republicans have visited upon themselves over the last eight or more years. And his argument that we are heading to certain fiscal disaster is quite calmly and dispassionately made. Into the bargain, Joe Scarborough comes across as a profoundly likeable and reasonable man."

    - www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2009-06-08/joe-scarborough-can-save-the-gop/full/
     
  5. blackbird

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    1. Bobby Jendle

    2. J C Watts
     
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    John Kasich who is going to run for Governor of Ohio. Former Ohio Congressman.
     
  7. donnA

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    He's said that, what, 3 times now.
     
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    Yup. Besides, any republican that fits in with MessNBC is not going to get many votes.
     
  9. windcatcher

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    Joe Scarborough was a good representative for our area. Its unfortunate, but, as often happens, public life and demands took its toil on his personal life. He's well versed in history and talks good sense. Course he's a politician and practices the art of playing the middle ground and choosing (rather carefully) his battles.
     
  10. Magnetic Poles

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    I met Joe last month. Seems like a nice enough guy, but probably would never vote for him.
     
  11. LeBuick

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    I think Jendle is trying too hard... He should take a page from Palin's book and lay low until he throws in his hat. He will be a future contender for POTUS.
     
  12. BigBossman

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    I would like to see a Sarah Palin / Bobby Jindal ticket in 2012. If Palin or Jindal makes a run for the presidency, I'll vote for them.

    If Alan Keyes were to get the Republican nomination (which I know won't happen), I'll beat everyone of you to the polls to vote for him.

    There's no telling who else will try to make a run for it, but those would be my top picks.

    I wouldn't vote for Romney or Gingrich. Romney seems always dance around questions when asked a straight forward question. Its almost like he has something to hide. While Newt used to seem like a good conservative, I have noticed that he tends to back down from time to time. Espicailly, with regards to Sotomayor. I don't like that in a candidate.
     
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  13. windcatcher

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    Why do you say this?
    Who would you vote for?
     
  14. daybreak

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    Does that include Pat Buchanan?
     
  15. BigBossman

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    I think the only reason Pat Buchanan works for NBC is beacause that was the only job he could get. There's no doubt he's a conservative. I think NBC likes stepping on him repeadtedly.

    Personally, I think Fox should trade Geraldo Rivera to NBC for Pat Buchanan. I have heard some of Buchanan's co-workers down him & refer to him as a "Neanderthal Conservative".
     
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    Yup. I doubt many would get many votes.
     
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