08-11-2009, 02:02 AM
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Re: Moral Outrage and the Hypocracy of Double Standard
if your looking for some "moral outrage" look no further....
John Weaver, a longtime GOP strategist, said: "The voters have chosen new management [in the White House] for a reason, and this just reinforces it. It just makes the hill a little steeper for us." Looking toward 2012, Weaver joked, "At this rate, if you're a junior Jaycees president in Memphis, you could be in line for the nomination." go warm up in the bullpen steelgal...your goin in..
Republicans in Congress have been trying to develop a more effective response to President Obama and the Democrats, and there is a sense among some GOP lawmakers and strategists that they have slowly begun to identify the president's vulnerabilities. But polls show that Republicans have made little progress since the election. The latest Washington Post-ABC News survey found Republicans lower in favorability than at any point since the early 1990s. Obama enjoys huge advantages in public trust.
Some political strategists question how Republicans can get traction when two pillars of their message -- family values and fiscal rectitude -- have been undermined by errant politicians' transgressions, and by the collective failure of GOP leaders to control spending when they held the White House and Congress.
"If Republicans talk about family values, people will roll their eyes," said Matthew Dowd,
Benjamin Franklin : “People willing to trade their freedom for temporary security deserve neither and will lose both”
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