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Tue Oct 27, 2015, 01:43 PM

LOL - GOP dysfunction it fault of Word Salad Sarah

Former White House chief of staff: ‘Nonsense-spewing’ Sarah Palin to blame for ‘carnival-like’ GOP

ccording to a former White House chief of staff, the GOP’s current dysfunctional state — that finds them unable to agree on a new Speaker of the House and watching outsiders Donald Trump and Ben Carson become their top 2016 presidential contenders — can be laid at the feet of Sarah Palin.

Writing for the Washington Post, former Obama administration chief of staff William M. Daley, said Republicans are reaping what they sowed when they fell under the spell of the former Alaskan governor during her vice presidential run in 2008.

Calling the current GOP primary “carnival-like,” Daley said the party had a chance to right itself after Palin’s “blatant lack of competence and preparedness” became apparent and contributed to the collapse of the McCain campaign.

“What’s critical is that substantive, serious Republican leaders either wouldn’t or couldn’t declare, before or after the election: ‘This is not what our party stands for. We can and must do better,’” Daley wrote.

“Once McCain put Palin on the ticket, Republican ‘grown-ups,’ who presumably knew better, had to bite their tongues. But after the election, when they were free to speak their minds, they either remained quiet or abetted the dumbing-down of the party,” he continued. “They stood by as Donald Trump and others noisily pushed claims that Obama was born in Kenya. And they gladly rode the Tea Party tiger to sweeping victories in 2010 and 2014.”

http://www.rawstory.com/2015/10/former-white-house-chief-of-staff-nonsense-spewing-sarah-palin-to-blame-for-carnival-like-gop/



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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue Oct 27, 2015, 01:45 PM

1. they also gladly invited the tea party to become part of the republican family....

they deserve everything they get.

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue Oct 27, 2015, 02:42 PM

2. Uh-uh. DON'T look for the femme. The right has been happily guzzling the special Kool-Aid

miixed up by professional mind-benders for 40 years now. Can anyone think, listening to the astonishing results of GOP presidential polls, not to mention trying to have an intelligent conversation on social issues with most conservatives, that this descent into willful idiocy happened in 8 years?

What seems to have happened is they lost the "happily" and finally started realizing they'd been betrayed. Unfortunately, these arm-chair vandalizers are still light years away from realizing that above all they betrayed themselves.

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Response to Hortensis (Reply #2)

Tue Oct 27, 2015, 03:08 PM

3. Exactly, they started down the rabbit hole when Nixon resigned

They've been functioning on rage and spite ever since then, with predictable results--they're crazy.

Like all crazy people, they think they're perfectly sane. Word Salad Sarah was fine with them as long as she threw in enough buzzwords and catch phrases.

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Response to Warpy (Reply #3)

Thu Oct 29, 2015, 09:45 AM

4. Boy, are you right about their addiction to buzzwords and catch phrases.

I'm guessing this crazy-making dependence is because the type we're talking about long ago closed off any and all sources of information that displeased them as evidence of the giant left-wing conspiracy. Down the rabbit hole, never to find their way back.

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