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In the aftermath of the 2012 elections, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal ® raised eyebrows when he said his party needs to "stop being the stupid party" and move away from "dumbed-down conservatism." The GOP needed a sharper, smarter approach, Jindal said, and he's just the kind of guy who can help lead the way.

 

With this in mind, I was eager to read Jindal's latest Politico piece this morning on what the "GOP needs." And what did we learn? That the Louisiana governor believes, "[E]xcessive navel gazing leads to paralysis.... No more self-analysis; we've had our catharsis. The season for navel gazing has passed."

 

Um, OK, but what about substance? "Let's stop defeating ourselves, get on offense, and go kick the other guys around," Jindal writes, adding, "We are the conservative party in America -- deal with it. We have a lot of dissenting voices. So what? Deal with it. The American public waxes and wanes. Fine. It will wax again soon enough. Deal with it." How insightful.

Any thoughts on your rivals, governor?

[T]he left wants: The government to explode; to pay everyone; to hire everyone; they believe that money grows on trees; the earth is flat; the industrial age, factory-style government is a cool new thing; debts don't have to be repaid; people of faith are ignorant and uneducated; unborn babies don't matter; pornography is fine; traditional marriage is discriminatory; 32 oz. sodas are evil; red meat should be rationed; rich people are evil unless they are from Hollywood or are liberal Democrats; the Israelis are unreasonable; trans-fat must be stopped; kids trapped in failing schools should be patient; wild weather is a new thing; moral standards are passé; government run health care is high quality; the IRS should violate our constitutional rights; reporters should be spied on; Benghazi was handled well; the Second Amendment is outdated; and the First one has some problems too.

Remember, this is the guy who intends to put an end to "dumbed-down conservatism." He's the one to end the GOP's reign as "the stupid party."

 

Let's make this plain: if Bobby Jindal and op-eds like these represent the intellectual backbone of Republican politics in 2013, the party's future is dim, indeed.

 

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Rake the Cow AGAIN?

 

c'mon spews, find something worth reading. Same shit over and over . . . Sounds religious to me.

 

leftie lib progs have really stupid stuff too. So what?

 

Just proves that whatever political bent you look at there's a bottom to that barrel. It's just your opinion that it's dumb most of the time.

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http://maddowblog.msnbc.com/_news/2013/06/18/19022242-what-dumbed-down-conservatism-looks-like?lite

 

 

In the aftermath of the 2012 elections, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal ® raised eyebrows when he said his party needs to "stop being the stupid party" and move away from "dumbed-down conservatism." The GOP needed a sharper, smarter approach, Jindal said, and he's just the kind of guy who can help lead the way.

 

With this in mind, I was eager to read Jindal's latest Politico piece this morning on what the "GOP needs." And what did we learn? That the Louisiana governor believes, "[E]xcessive navel gazing leads to paralysis.... No more self-analysis; we've had our catharsis. The season for navel gazing has passed."

 

Um, OK, but what about substance? "Let's stop defeating ourselves, get on offense, and go kick the other guys around," Jindal writes, adding, "We are the conservative party in America -- deal with it. We have a lot of dissenting voices. So what? Deal with it. The American public waxes and wanes. Fine. It will wax again soon enough. Deal with it." How insightful.

Any thoughts on your rivals, governor?

Remember, this is the guy who intends to put an end to "dumbed-down conservatism." He's the one to end the GOP's reign as "the stupid party."

 

Let's make this plain: if Bobby Jindal and op-eds like these represent the intellectual backbone of Republican politics in 2013, the party's future is dim, indeed.

 

 

 

 

Listen up...the blabbering lesbian liberal mouthpiece is speaking....Talking about madcow not skewie, or maybe skewie too! :D Skewie the forum joke!

 

Perhaps Maddow and her few viewers would be better served worrying about what our current prezzy is doing and less on what the GOP is doing?

 

 

The Dems are doing something???? :D

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Perhaps Maddow and her few viewers would be better served worrying about what our current prezzy is doing and less on what the GOP is doing?

I hope very few, which speaks well of Liberals, since we form our own opinions and do not seek others to tell us what to think about the issues. Just get informed, and form our own thoughts on it; my, my, how novel.

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And the experiment produced the desired result. Right before I made this post, I submitted one on a SCOTUS decision that will save us billions on prescription drug costs. And where did the cast of right wing clowns on this board flock too? Not even a comment on an important decision that has a real effect on all of our lives.

 

Proof positive of the level of intellect and maturity of this board.

 

Hey, look over there, so and so is hotter than so and so.

 

And the righties here can't figure out why they aren't taken seriously on any issue of import.

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And the experiment produced the desired result. Right before I made this post, I submitted one on a SCOTUS decision that will save us billions on prescription drug costs. And where did the cast of right wing clowns on this board flock too? Not even a comment on an important decision that has a real effect on all of our lives.

 

Proof positive of the level of intellect and maturity of this board.

 

Hey, look over there, so and so is hotter than so and so.

 

And the righties here can't figure out why they aren't taken seriously on any issue of import.

 

Oh shut up retard.

 

http://www.justin.tv/skews13/b/267790786

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And the experiment produced the desired result. Right before I made this post, I submitted one on a SCOTUS decision that will save us billions on prescription drug costs. And where did the cast of right wing clowns on this board flock too? Not even a comment on an important decision that has a real effect on all of our lives.

 

Proof positive of the level of intellect and maturity of this board.

 

Hey, look over there, so and so is hotter than so and so.

 

And the righties here can't figure out why they aren't taken seriously on any issue of import.

 

 

Are you saying something Skewie...cause we missed it.

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I hope very few, which speaks well of Liberals, since we form our own opinions and do not seek others to tell us what to think about the issues. Just get informed, and form our own thoughts on it; my, my, how novel.

 

I've seen no evidence that liberals form opinions on their own.

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regel has seen no evidence of ANYTHING that conflicts with his "beliefs".

maybe Rush can win back a few of the majority of sponsors that angrily dumped him, then he can raise the interlecksual bar for the GOP listeners.

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regel has seen no evidence of ANYTHING that conflicts with his "beliefs".

maybe Rush can win back a few of the majority of sponsors that angrily dumped him, then he can raise the interlecksual bar for the GOP listeners.

 

Thanks for weighing in.

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Check Fox News hourly. Maybe you'll see it there. And even if not, you'll learn what to think, like an obedient little minion.

 

I watch FOX on occasion. I generally read articles from RCP which gives me a nice blend.

 

Hope I didn't break closely held stereotypes there.

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I watch FOX on occasion. I generally read articles from RCP which gives me a nice blend.

 

Hope I didn't break closely held stereotypes there.

What did they instruct you think about stuff? Do tell. I'm on pins and needles.

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Where's the gun vote you promised me skewie??? You said Harry reid only voted no so he could bring it back for a vote.....Soooo where is it skewie?

No discussion of "dumbed down" would be complete without mention of Harry Reid. Should have faced the guillotine in 2010 after helping Nancy Reid orchestrate the worst mid-term beating Democrats had suffered since 1938. And he's STILL Majority Leader! Dumbed down indeed!

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No discussion of "dumbed down" would be complete without mention of Harry Reid. Should have faced the guillotine in 2010 after helping Nancy Reid orchestrate the worst mid-term beating Democrats had suffered since 1938. And he's STILL Majority Leader! Dumbed down indeed!

Funny how that works when most statewide elections, which are immune from gerrymandering, go Dem.

 

 

Who?

Take your pick: Fox News; Real "Clear" Politics.

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