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Why Karl Rove's New Plan to Save the Republican Party Will Fail


Society & Culture  (tags: politics, religion, rights, gayrights, women, health, freedoms, americans, culture, society )

Carrie
- 609 days ago - alternet.org
Republicans think it will be easy to come back -- just appeal to culturally conservative Latinos! It will fail.



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Sue H. (7)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 8:32 am
It will fail because he is a mean spirited non relevant creature.
 

Chris C. (147)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 10:44 am
Karl Rove's reign of terror is over - he has become irrelevant...a dinosaur!
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 12:37 pm
Great post, Carrie!
 

JL A. (272)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 1:46 pm
Given that his money backed mostly losers in 2012, I welcomed the wealth of survey data collected from Latinos themselves on what matters to them and how they think and vote.
 

Carrie B. (303)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 2:32 pm
Unfortunately, J.L., that money was not Rove's, but Super Pac and personl money, so he (Rove) is in deep with the GOP.
 

Suzanne L. (152)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 3:00 pm
The GOP is looking for simplistic answers. They don't want to do any real soul-searching about their current positions.
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 3:02 pm
Noted. So, I guess Rover would rather go out with a bang than with a whisper. Trying to target Latino voting is pretty tricky when you have to consider the differences between American born and immigrants, and then further divide the age groups and sexes. He failed miserably with polling results...no reason to think he'll ever be successful again. Can't believe he's still shooting his mouth off.
 

Gysele van Santen (210)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 4:49 pm
good one, Carrie, thnx.
 

John B. (215)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 4:58 pm
Thanks Carrie for the link to the article by Irin Carmon. Rove and the GOP just can't wrap their heads around the fact that most American just don't like the hateful agenda that is put out the party. As far as I'm concerned the outreach to the Latino community will go no where. read and noted.
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 6:25 am
He is using what smoke is left from the fire that is out.
 

Louise D. (38)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 6:39 am
Come on his nickname is Turdblossom, which speaks volumes for him, but amongst turd-related nicknames, blossom is about as good as you can do. I guess turd rainbow maybe is the only other. Still I suppose trying to resurrect the Zombie corpse of Ronnie Reagan with the blood of virgins was not the qualified success they wanted and they appeared to have run out of the psychotic bunnies and rats earlier, Rove was feeling a bit horny that day.
 

Dave C. (213)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 7:34 am
I hope this is correct......Rove is a 4 letter word, just like Koch....
 

James Travers (45)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 8:06 am
As Carrie said,the money Rove was using came from the rich and there will be more of that because people like the Koch brothers don't give a fig about social issues. They care about tax issues and regulations that might slow down their making money by killing the planet. In other words they care about money and only money. And this article not withstanding, I wouldn't count out the Rove machine and the Republicans in 2014. As long as we continue to allow money to influence elections and given the GOPs skill in dirty politics, they still will be a force to be reckoned with
 

Angelica C. (84)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 8:38 am
Wait. Hold up a minute. Isn't it reasonable to expect that vote fraud manipulator Rove will go to jail where he belongs thanks to the data gathering efforts of Anonymous? If it's not reasonable to expect incarceration for those who would overthrow an American election, then let's get up a petition and push it everywhere to see that justice happens here.
 

Trish K. (93)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 10:31 am
I remember when george bush was caught calling the american public stupid , off camera he thought and now they want us to buy that not only are We stupid but they are not Liars.
 

Roseann D. (178)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 11:23 am
They aren't changing (as we've seen since the election) so there is still nothing there to love, like, or want. Plus, we've seen glaring red flags of what they would do, given the seats of power again...dissolving locally elected government positions to install fascist City Managers, BIG GOV pregnancy monitoring, voter suppression and voter fraud, elimination of the social safety net....Pain, misery and Hell on Earth is still a tough platform to sell Turd Blossom.
 

Nancy M. (201)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 12:30 pm
Yeah, I haeard some idiot say something about Latinos are Catholic, therefore they are against abortion and should be Republicans. What a bunch of stereotypes at the very least.

And to think...Romney's father was born in Mexico. LOL
 

Claudia O. (73)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 12:34 pm
He is a detestable man. His greed shows on his face.
 

Carrie B. (303)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 2:46 pm
Sorry Angelica, but should Bush and Cheney be behind bars for war crimes? Nothing will happen to Rove for his dishonesty. It seems to be widely accepted and tolerated.
 

Carrie B. (303)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 2:47 pm
I meant shouldn't Bush and Cheney be behind bars for war crimes?
 

Marilyn L. (107)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 2:52 pm
I hope all Latino's are reading this.
 

Carlene V. (202)
Monday November 26, 2012, 6:51 am
Well he couldn't steal our last election so he's on to his next brillant idea for a bunch of old white men who still have no idea what the people want. Hint - It's not their agenda against women, gays, SS, Medicare and last but never least the Latino vote.
 

James Maynard (66)
Monday November 26, 2012, 3:16 pm
Most of the latinos I know already don't follow every
dictate of their church ( birth control ).

It also doesn't help to go around saying stupid racist
things about latinos and then expecting them to vote
for you.
 

wilma s. (0)
Tuesday November 27, 2012, 11:59 am
They need to put Porky Pig back in his pen and make him shut up! what a waste of time giving him air time.
 

Susanne R. (249)
Tuesday November 27, 2012, 12:12 pm
Re: "I remember when george bush was caught calling the american public stupid..." Oh Lord! That must have made every monologue on the late night talk shows!

The Latin translation for "bush," as it appears in William Whitaker's Words (University of Notre Dame):
frutex, fruticis N M 3 1 M [XXXCO]
shrub, bush; shoot, stem, stalk, growth; "blockhead"

I don't know whether or not the last word was someone's idea of a joke, or if it's one of the actual translations. Interesting...

Thanks for the thought-provoking comment, Trish K.!

 

Dorothy N. (63)
Wednesday November 28, 2012, 1:10 pm
I'm guessing that Rove is desperate to try to prove that he still has value to his billionaire backers, after blowing through all that money while fortunately failing to steal the election.

So he has to come up with something and is probably working on Latino mind control, probably having convinced himself that they'll be easy prey who can't out-think him and see through the propaganda.

So I'm guessing that Rove is working his way into position to get his butt kicked by a whole country full of Latinos/Latinas, many of whom have doubtless seen criminals before and, like many other Americans, probably have to identify and outsmart them on a regular basis... particularly ones in office...
 
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