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100 Days of No

Let’s review the Republican “Party of No”approach during President Obama’s first 100 days.

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McCain and Murphy on Future of Republican Party

This morning on Meet the Press, David Gregory ran a video clip of GOP strategist Mike Murphy’s appearance on the show from March 1. Murphy was the campaign manager for Sen. John McCain’s 2000 effort. On the future of the GOP, Murphy said:

The country is changing. Ronald Reagan won in 1980 with 51% of the vote. We all worship Ronald Reagan. But if that election had been held with the current demographics in America today, Ronald Reagan would have gotten 47 percent of the vote. The math is changing. Anglo vote is 74 percent now not 89. And if we don’t modernize conservatism, we are going to have a party of 25 percent of the vote going to Limbaugh rallies, joining every applause line, ripping the furniture up, we’re going to be in permanent minority status.

Roll tape forward to this morning when David Gregory showed Murphy’s remarks to Sen. John McCain and asked him, “How does conservatism modernize itself, how does the party get back to power?” Continue reading

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“Party of No” Site Launched by DNC

Perhaps the “Party of No” moniker is sticking. Today I read that the Democratic National Committee has launched a site dedicated to point out the obstructionist tendencies of the GOP. Continue reading

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Limbaugh Beats Steele in Zoolander Walkoff: Gingrey Cheers

Just in, Michael Steele caved and apologized to Rush Limbaugh. Wow, that was quick! Continue reading

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Rush Limbaugh vs. Michael Steele: Let’s have a Walkoff!

So apparently Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele isn’t too happy with Rush “I want Barack Obama to fail” Limbaugh and his speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference this past weekend.

In reaction to Limbaugh’s tirade, Steele told CNN’s D.L. Hughley yesterday that he thought Limbaugh was an  “entertainer… his whole thing is entertainment,” and his show is “incendiary” and “ugly.” Continue reading

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The Party of No

I have some free political advice for those attending this week’s Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C.:  Watch this ad produced by Americans United for Change. You won’t like it, but it sums up how the rest of the Republican Party, indeed the rest of America, views you and the House and Senate Republicans: you’re the Party of No.

The question you must answer now is, what are you going to do about it?

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The GOP is the PON: Party of No

Today the Republican National Committee issued a document they called, “A Disappointing Month“.

 As the RNC put it, “Obama’s first month has been marked by wasteful spending, failed bipartisanship, and questionable ethics.”

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