Video: DNC ad introduces up and coming Republicans

posted at 6:25 pm on April 22, 2009 by Allahpundit

It’s funny depressing ’cause it’s true. There’s no one out there now: Jindal blew his big debut after the state of the union and Paul Ryan’s faded after his votes for TARP and the AIG bonus tax. Cornyn’s looking for people to recruit for Senate races and has come up empty everywhere except Connecticut — which is why he’s already whispering about a filibuster-proof Democratic majority. What good is being tied on the generic ballot if you can’t find anyone to run?

Dude, we’re less popular than Venezuela.


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I weep for our nation.

OneGyT on April 22, 2009 at 6:27 PM

Carville, Begalia, in fact all but a few are from Clinton…oh DNC, hold a mirror.
You opened up something that you will wish you didn’t…

right2bright on April 22, 2009 at 6:30 PM

Stick to fiscal conservatism and lose the social conservatism.

Then you have a party again.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 6:30 PM

Oh please . . . this ad is useless and childish. The GOP could run a similar ad and show five times as many distasteful faces.

rplat on April 22, 2009 at 6:30 PM

lame and predicable.

Perez Hilton = The new DNC

Firebird on April 22, 2009 at 6:31 PM

Carville, Begalia, in fact all but a few are from Clinton…oh DNC, hold a mirror.
You opened up something that you will wish you didn’t…

right2bright on April 22, 2009 at 6:30 PM

All it takes is that one person …

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 6:31 PM

The GOP has leaders just no leadership.

But why isnt the RNC in attack mode ??????

William Amos on April 22, 2009 at 6:32 PM

right2bright on April 22, 2009 at 6:30 PM

Yup, practically all the zeros from the Clinton administration works for Obama.

We have some good guys in the GOP: Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin, Bobby Jindal, DeMint, Inhofe, etc.

jencab on April 22, 2009 at 6:32 PM

But why isnt the RNC in attack mode ??????

William Amos on April 22, 2009 at 6:32 PM

Honestly the only one attacking liberals is Sarah Palin.

Everyone in the GOP has some kind of itch to always mention the historical nature of Obama’s presidency and not insult him, because they don’t want to be labeled “RAAAAAAACIST!”

jencab on April 22, 2009 at 6:34 PM

I really admire Karl Rove, who appears in this thing.

I don’t get how handwringing over an inane Dem ad is helpful but it does look sissified and weak. Good grief, buck up.

KittyLowrey on April 22, 2009 at 6:34 PM

Stick to fiscal conservatism and lose the social conservatism.

Then you have a party again.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 6:30 P

No, you have Whigs, National Republicans, and Federalists ( in reverse chronological order. The Republicans were always a coalition of social and economic conservatives: anyone who does not already know that need to re-take Poli Sci 101

Janos Hunyadi on April 22, 2009 at 6:35 PM

I forgot to mention that in addition to Rove I LOVE Dick Cheney. I’m not big on Newt for several reasons, though of course he’s right from time to time, but not when he’s assuring us Hillary is so very qualified. Sorry, “depressing” isn’t what I get from this. The proper response is to point to all the Dems that aren’t “new” either.

KittyLowrey on April 22, 2009 at 6:37 PM

And Bush’s cabinet was much more diverse than Obama’s, yet, Republicans are the racists?

kirkill on April 22, 2009 at 6:37 PM

Didn’t watch the video yet, but keep your eyes on Jeff flake.

redshirt on April 22, 2009 at 6:37 PM

They really are worried aren’t they? A huge national protest and by average Americans not the fringe..so lets play deflect and distract. Good luck with that (Rahm) this is one of the lamest administrations when it comes to PR. Geeze this group makes me pine for Bill Clinton at least he said, he felt my pain. Not ready day 1 not ready day 101.

Dr Evil on April 22, 2009 at 6:37 PM

Stick to fiscal conservatism and lose the social conservatism.

Then you have a party again.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 6:30 PM

You have that, it’s call the liberterians…how’s that working out?

kirkill on April 22, 2009 at 6:38 PM

We are really approaching totally screwed territory

Defector01 on April 22, 2009 at 6:39 PM

The GOP should run an add showing George Soros as the face of the DNC………..

……….. then remind them of his past.

Seven Percent Solution on April 22, 2009 at 6:39 PM

Governors don’t make good critics of the Federal Government. I don’t remember George W. Bush being in the public eye that much before the Primary. Our problem is that all our Congressmen suck.

Speedwagon82 on April 22, 2009 at 6:40 PM

Stick to fiscal conservatism and lose the social conservatism.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 6:30 PM

People keep saying drop the “social conservatism” but it’s just a reaction to the “social liberalism” from the left. If the Republicans and conservatives don’t impede the left’s moral agenda then who will? The left will run amok, especially with their in place judiciary.

The left started social engineering … blame them. The GOP needs to explain why they’re attached to certain issues as well

darwin on April 22, 2009 at 6:40 PM

No, you have Whigs, National Republicans, and Federalists ( in reverse chronological order. The Republicans were always a coalition of social and economic conservatives: anyone who does not already know that need to re-take Poli Sci 101

Janos Hunyadi on April 22, 2009 at 6:35 PM

The social conservatives are driving away the independents. People are caring less and less about the gays and more and more about their wallets.

Even if the economy is no longer an issue the culture is changing where people are much more accepting.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 6:40 PM

There’s no one out there now:

No one?!?

Surely there is a little known State Senator somewhere that we could have run for U.S. Senate in 2010 and President in 2012!

JadeNYU on April 22, 2009 at 6:41 PM

I think my favorite are their ::sources:: – AP, MSDNC, WAPO, WAPO

Branch Rickey on April 22, 2009 at 6:41 PM

If that video weren’t 46 seconds long, it would make the perfect Two Minutes’ Hate.

Orwell is alive and well.

commenter on April 22, 2009 at 6:42 PM

keep your eyes on Jeff flake.

redshirt on April 22, 2009 at 6:37 PM

Isn’t Flake for open borders and amnesty, not in name but in practice?

Thresher on April 22, 2009 at 6:43 PM

The GOP could run a similar ad and show five times as many distasteful faces.
rplat on April 22, 2009 at 6:30 PM

All together now, “Hillary.”

Branch Rickey on April 22, 2009 at 6:44 PM

Stick to fiscal conservatism and lose the social conservatism.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 6:30 PM

Fiscal conservatism and social liberalism don’t mix. Jonah Goldberg discusses this in Liberal Fascism, I think.

Social liberalism requires too many government social programs that eventually are incompatible with fiscal conservatism.

Wethal on April 22, 2009 at 6:44 PM

You have that, it’s call the liberterians…how’s that working out?

kirkill on April 22, 2009 at 6:38 PM

So stick to the game plan you have now?

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 6:45 PM

Like a bunch of immature children attacking their parents, this says more about the Dems than it does the Republicans.
It’s very childish – just the way they ‘govern’.

Josiah on April 22, 2009 at 6:45 PM

Janos Hunyadi on April 22, 2009 at 6:35 PM

Was Teddy Roosevelt really more socially conservative than William Jennings Bryan? I don’t think so. Both parties until the 1970s had social cons in leadership roles. Now the Democrats have hardly any.

Speedwagon82 on April 22, 2009 at 6:46 PM

I don’t give a rip about what those criminals say. If they are able to sway people again like they did with Obama, then, our problems are deeper than just our bench.

Personally, I’d rather have those guys out there “swinging” as the ad says if they are speaking the truth and have nothing to lose, then a bunch of pansy posers in the house/senate who probably have a great deal in their own closets, thus the reason for the reluctance in attacking. And, that, friends, makes me sick.

Mommypundit on April 22, 2009 at 6:48 PM

Even if the economy is no longer an issue the culture is changing where people are much more accepting.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 6:40 PM

That’s exactly what leftist propaganda wants you to thinks. The “culture” is changing because people have been beat down with political correctness and are afraid to speak their minds anymore. The latest example is Miss California.

People have always been accepting … it’s when new “rights” start getting invented where one should draw the line.

darwin on April 22, 2009 at 6:49 PM

Oh please . . . this ad is useless and childish. The GOP could run a similar ad and show five times as many distasteful faces.

rplat on April 22, 2009 at 6:30 PM

My thoughts exactly. Nothing more than a lame attempt to demoralize and divide the GOP.

ihasurnominashun on April 22, 2009 at 6:49 PM

People keep saying drop the “social conservatism” but it’s just a reaction to the “social liberalism” from the left. If the Republicans and conservatives don’t impede the left’s moral agenda then who will? The left will run amok, especially with their in place judiciary.

The left started social engineering … blame them. The GOP needs to explain why they’re attached to certain issues as well

darwin on April 22, 2009 at 6:40 PM

The left’s social engineering was a response to the civil rights movement. Just a clarification…

The work on impeding the left’s moral agenda shouldn’t come from our politicians. Let the churches and evangelicals deal the blow from the cultural end.

All I am saying is that if you want to get back in the game the starting point is people’s wallets and tangible policies that improve people’s lives.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 6:49 PM

Alright. Enough of the defeatism. What, were you guys born yesterday? Have you no clue about how politics and media work in this country?

The GOP has had two bad years due to the war in Iraq and the economy. That is it. Don’t over react. The Dems will screw themselves like they always due.

The GOP is coming back in popularity. Sure, a clear leader has not emerged. So what? It is too early in the cycle for that to be possible.

Stop whining babies.

dKap on April 22, 2009 at 6:50 PM

The social conservatives are driving away the independents. People are caring less and less about the gays and more and more about their wallets.

Even if the economy is no longer an issue the culture is changing where people are much more accepting.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 6:40 PM

If people agree more with the Democrat view of social issues, they should vote Democrat. If that’s what keeps them from voting Republican, that is.

ddrintn on April 22, 2009 at 6:51 PM

We are really approaching totally screwed territory

Defector01 on April 22, 2009 at 6:39 PM

Sometimes I think we’re knee-deep in it

blatantblue on April 22, 2009 at 6:51 PM

Eh, I try not to worry though.

Remember in 2004? The Democratz were doooooneee!

DONE

And they came back and won. We can do the same.

If those IDIOTS can do it, we can.

blatantblue on April 22, 2009 at 6:51 PM

That’s exactly what leftist propaganda wants you to thinks. The “culture” is changing because people have been beat down with political correctness and are afraid to speak their minds anymore. The latest example is Miss California.

People have always been accepting … it’s when new “rights” start getting invented where one should draw the line.

darwin on April 22, 2009 at 6:49 PM

OK, but starting from that standpoint won’t get you back in favor.

Start with the wallet and real policies. Culture wars only work when people are not beaten with wars or the economy.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 6:52 PM

Oh noes!! We’ve not had Congress for 2 1/2 years after 12 years in power..And we lost the presidency after holding it for 8 years and 28 out of 40 years! Republican Party, just inches from death!

Gimme a break.

therightwinger on April 22, 2009 at 6:53 PM

All I am saying is that if you want to get back in the game the starting point is people’s wallets and tangible policies that improve people’s lives.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 6:49 PM

I don’t think the Republican party has put some gargantuan stress on social issues. Some individuals within the party have, ut I don’t recall either McCain, Palin, Bush II or Cheney preaching a lot about social issues. They certainly weren’t that far from the mainstream on social issues. The left is out of the mainstream on issues such as late-term abortion and gay marriage.

ddrintn on April 22, 2009 at 6:53 PM

There’s a lot to admire about Gingrich–but–he’s just waaaaay to green for me!!!

The image of him on that stupid couch with Nazi Pelosi, of all people, about the stupid global warming hype. Nonsense. I can’t believe he falls for that crap!!

Special K on April 22, 2009 at 6:54 PM

Oh noes!! We’ve not had Congress for 2 1/2 years after 12 years in power..And we lost the presidency after holding it for 8 years and 28 out of 40 years! Republican Party, just inches from death!

Gimme a break.

therightwinger on April 22, 2009 at 6:53 PM

Exactly right. I’m tired of these calls to turn Democrat Lite.

ddrintn on April 22, 2009 at 6:55 PM

Um, sorry D&C, but Rove and Gingrich are commentators, and well, Darth Vader, MY personal favorite because he even shoots his own friends, Dick Cheney is responding to the brain dead current VP and other allegations.

I’d rather have these guys than the mess currently running the country, Janet, Hillary, Rahm, Reich…….with Begala and Garlic head Carville, anyday!

HornetSting on April 22, 2009 at 6:56 PM

Well, most of the members of Congress are old cause they just won`t leave!

ThePrez on April 22, 2009 at 6:56 PM

There’s a lot to admire about Gingrich–but–he’s just waaaaay to green for me!!!

Special K on April 22, 2009 at 6:54 PM

Actually, I think his problem is he’s just waaaaaaay too 1990′s. He’s admirable in a lot of ways, but he’s history.

ddrintn on April 22, 2009 at 6:56 PM

I don’t get how handwringing over an inane Dem ad is helpful but it does look sissified and weak. Good grief, buck up.

KittyLowrey on April 22, 2009 at 6:34 PM

No, it is a huge problem. We are letting the Dems define us and our leadership. We make it very easy for them because as a party, Republicans have forgotten what we stand for.

I cheered Michael Steele for @&$#ing chairman, and I am regretting it. We cannot unite and succeed in an election if we cannot explain to the voters who we are and what we plan to do. Even if someone could articulate a vision, we have a tough sell considering how many GOP bozos have let us down.

Laura in Maryland on April 22, 2009 at 6:57 PM

Alright. Enough of the defeatism. What, were you guys born yesterday? Have you no clue about how politics and media work in this country?

The GOP has had two bad years due to the war in Iraq and the economy. That is it. Don’t over react. The Dems will screw themselves like they always due.

The GOP is coming back in popularity. Sure, a clear leader has not emerged. So what? It is too early in the cycle for that to be possible.

Stop whining babies.

dKap on April 22, 2009 at 6:50 PM

What? Back in popularity by the base, maybe.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 6:57 PM

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 6:49 PM

The left’s social engineering was a response to the civil rights movement. Just a clarification…

What? Social engineering by the left started way before that. What the hell does that clarify?

The work on impeding the left’s moral agenda shouldn’t come from our politicians. Let the churches and evangelicals deal the blow from the cultural end.

Sure … while the left manages to shove every dream program and policy down our throats through the courts and legislation our representatives will just sit back and say … “Nah, we don’t get involved in those issues”. Right.

All I am saying is that if you want to get back in the game the starting point is people’s wallets and tangible policies that improve people’s lives.

Of course the main thrust should be economic as well as a government reflective of it’s limited Constitutional duties. However, to leave the rest in the hands of morally bankrupt crooks is not a very good idea.

darwin on April 22, 2009 at 6:57 PM

……………Run Petraeus in 2012.

I`d love to see the ads they run against an American hero.

ThePrez on April 22, 2009 at 6:58 PM

Habs’ Gainey tells Montreal fans to quit booing U.S. anthem

“I feel like there’s a confusion there with our fans,” [Coach] Gainey said Tuesday. “They feel like booing the anthem is supporting our team, in that the anthem represents the Boston team.

“And I think if they could separate those two things, then we could respect the anthem of the United States of America and they could still participate loudly in whatever way they want to disrupt the Bruins.”

Many fans booed the U.S. anthem at the Bell Centre on Monday night, even though others tried to drown them out with chants of “Go Habs Go.”

Similar booing has been heard during the playoffs in recent years. In the past, the Canadiens responded with a taped appeal on the scoreboard from Hall of Famer Jean Beliveau, asking fans to respect the anthems of the U.S. and Canada. That curtailed the booing somewhat at subsequent games.

TheBigOldDog on April 22, 2009 at 6:58 PM

Dude, we’re less popular than Venezuela.

Maybe, but why does the DNC feel the urge to say so in an ad? It should be self-evident. They won, and still can’t be happy. LOL

ddrintn on April 22, 2009 at 6:58 PM

Eh, I try not to worry though.

Remember in 2004? The Democratz were doooooneee!

DONE

And they came back and won. We can do the same.

If those IDIOTS can do it, we can.

blatantblue on April 22, 2009 at 6:51 PM

Unfortunately, they did a good job blaming everything bad that happened afterward on Bush and Republicans. Is our side that good at propagandizing? We better hope so.

Speedwagon82 on April 22, 2009 at 6:58 PM

……………Run Petraeus in 2012.

I`d love to see the ads they run against an American hero.

ThePrez on April 22, 2009 at 6:58 PM

For old generals, I’m partial to Tommy Franks, myself.

Special K on April 22, 2009 at 7:00 PM

Is our side that good at propagandizing? We better hope so.

Speedwagon82 on April 22, 2009 at 6:58 PM

That’s where we need another Gingrich. I don’t see any.

ddrintn on April 22, 2009 at 7:00 PM

DICK CHENEY IS DA MAN!!!!!!!!!!!

Ghoul aid on April 22, 2009 at 7:00 PM

“Jindal blew his big debut after the state of the union” – maybe so…but that doesn’t rule him out as a contender.

Newt would be good.

Romney would be effective, but he’s going to have to do something to mix things up. Lay out ideas like Newt, drop the salesmanship, stay positive…and he might have a chance.

Ejasz on April 22, 2009 at 7:01 PM

A party that’s just lost power is always going to be demoralised. The Dems are just twisting the knife like the b*stard frat boys they are.
The only thing for the GOP to do is to mount a principled opposition now, and wait for the Dems to screw up. All political careers end in failure, as a British politician once said. Admittedly, the Tories in my neck of the woods have been out of power for 12 years now, but they’re set to win next year. I remember the world’s press sighing over Blair the way they do over Obama now: it won’t last.

Fortunata on April 22, 2009 at 7:02 PM

This ad doesn’t make sense. These men are life-long, prominent Republicans, two of which were part of the last administration, who happen to appear on the political talk shows. No one except this ad ever said they were part of a “new GOP.” It’s a fundamentally dishonest ad. Are the “new Democrats” Clinton and Carter just because they appeared on some talk shows? FAIL.

alteredbeat on April 22, 2009 at 7:03 PM

For old generals, I’m partial to Tommy Franks, myself.

Special K on April 22, 2009 at 7:00 PM

Nah, I think Franks dropped the ball on Iraq. Petraeus saved it.

ThePrez on April 22, 2009 at 7:03 PM

Stick to fiscal conservatism and lose the social conservatism.

Then you have a party again.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 6:30 PM

No, the party needs to get some brains as to how to present social conservatism. For one, point out that judges that would overturn Roe v Wade, would also be more likely to stop campaign finance reform and abominations like Kelo. And even if Roe v Wade was overturned it would only go back to the states and every state is not going to restrict abortion or restrict it to the same level.

aikidoka on April 22, 2009 at 7:03 PM

We have good contenders … the problem in my opinion is BALLS.

Screw the left. They’ll distort whatever anyone says anyway so it’s time to stop pulling punches. Tell it like it is dammit.

The left was vicious and borderline psychotic the last election … and they won!

darwin on April 22, 2009 at 7:04 PM

Zombie Reagan…………Nuff said.

ThePrez on April 22, 2009 at 7:06 PM

aikidoka on April 22, 2009 at 7:03 PM

Good point

darwin on April 22, 2009 at 7:06 PM

I don’t think the Republican party has put some gargantuan stress on social issues. Some individuals within the party have, but I don’t recall either McCain, Palin, Bush II or Cheney preaching a lot about social issues. They certainly weren’t that far from the mainstream on social issues. The left is out of the mainstream on issues such as late-term abortion and gay marriage.

ddrintn on April 22, 2009 at 6:53 PM

Really? Bush II and Palin was big on Abortion. McCain or Cheney didn’t have emphasis on social issues.

In either case abortion right now isn’t a big issue. If it was Obama would not have been elected and would have be eviscerated on retracting the Mexico City policy.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 7:07 PM

Really? Bush II and Palin was big on Abortion.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 7:07 PM

Are you sure? Palin didn’t mention anything about abortion except that she’s pro-life. It was the left that made a big stink out of her position … not her.

I don’t think Bush was ever out front and center on any social issues.

darwin on April 22, 2009 at 7:10 PM

The bottom line with social issues is if the left hadn’t dove into these issues head first, the Republicans wouldn’t have any reason to react.

darwin on April 22, 2009 at 7:11 PM

Some lib friends are gloating because Jindal is appreantly not all that popular in Louisiana right now and is getting hammered by the local media for not living up to this reformer rhetoric (vetoing sunshine laws, etc)… is this just lefties living in a bubble or it is true?

DaveS on April 22, 2009 at 7:13 PM

Why the hell would anyone agree to run on the GOP ticket? One misstep, one quote taken wayyyyy out of context by the libtard media, and the party’s “leaders” will be falling all over themselves to “denounce” and distance themselves from the candidate in a giant slobfest of unctuous pandering. The Republican Party knows nothing — nothing — about closing ranks and speaking en masse. You fight the mob with a bigger and better mob, and the GOP has never, ever understood that. Good Lord, where was the press conference attended by EVERY SINGLE GOP MEMBER OF CONGRESS when Obama announced yesterday that his justice department may indict Bush Administration officials over “torture,” thus criminalizing policy disagreement from one administration to the next and FOREVER changing the landscape of American politics (it’ll look a lot more like the landscape of South American politics from now on, by the way)? Where were they? I imagine that some were getting their nails (on their pasty white hands that have never done a day’s work) buffed at a salon down the street (paid for by you and me), some were lunching with a friendly lobbyist (and former Clinton Administration official, no doubt), and some were trying to get face time (and a family photo op) with King Obama cuz he’s just so darn cool. They’ve got Dick Cheney out carrying their water for them, for God’s sake, because not a one of them has the intellectual acuity to notice that something is terribly, terribly wrong with where we’re headed. When a dem is in the hotseat, every single other dem politician pushes to the microphone to declare his innocence, to undercut the charges as “the politics of personal destruction,” and if there are photos or video or wireless warrant tapes involved, they scream all together “don’t believe what you see and hear — it’s all lies!” And they scream it often enough that it becomes the truth.

The GOP are a bunch of preening, narcissistic, gutless fembots who can’t even pull themselves together as a single voice against the most amateur president we’ve ever had. Obama’s public support is tenuous, falling weekly, and built on a house of cards, but today’s GOP can’t muster the leadership to drive a stake in it because they are so much more like Obama than any of us wants to admit. They’ve got no platform, no backbone, no ideas, and, apparently, no desire to do anything but be liked. What they have — and what they understand about Obama — is vanity. Despicable, adolescent vanity.

Rational Thought on April 22, 2009 at 7:16 PM

Perfect ad.

Should make them some money like Coleman.

getalife on April 22, 2009 at 7:18 PM

He may not be a leader, but he seems to have some backbone. I’m talking about the GOP Congressman who took Clinton to task today at a hearing when she questioned Cheney as an unreliable source. The guy put her in her place and rightly so.

It’d be nice to have some leadership, but in the meantime I’ll settle for a pitbull who has the stones to fight back against the prevailing nonsense.

The guy ain’t as pretty as any of the others, and I know very little about him. But for today, he gets a gold star.

BuckeyeSam on April 22, 2009 at 7:20 PM

He may not be a leader, but he seems to have some backbone. I’m talking about the GOP Congressman who took Clinton to task today at a hearing when she questioned Cheney as an unreliable source. The guy put her in her place and rightly so.

It’d be nice to have some leadership, but in the meantime I’ll settle for a pitbull who has the stones to fight back against the prevailing nonsense.

The guy ain’t as pretty as any of the others, and I know very little about him. But for today, he gets a gold star.

BuckeyeSam on April 22, 2009 at 7:20 PM

Having Cheney as the face of the opposition? Not a good idea.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 7:21 PM

In the land of the blind, the one eyed man is King. Someone go fetch a Republican with one eye and we will be all set.

MB4 on April 22, 2009 at 7:21 PM

I dont think Jindal blew it.I do gree with Rational Thought
though,any one with a backbone could beat the dem idiots but alas where are they

CaCa on April 22, 2009 at 7:22 PM

OK, I’m talking to all our Nixon Republican “moderates” here. I say Nixon Republicans because Nixon was the most left-wing Republican President of the 20th century. And you thought RINOism hadn’t been tried before.

But listen up – although I’m generally conservative, I really don’t care quite so much about social issues as I do a candidate who’s willing to kick the Dems in the nuts.

The problem with RINOs is that they agree with Dems on so many issues they’re often too willing to give the Dems huge victories (Specter). I’ll make you this deal, RINOs: you find a candidate or candidates who’s willing to play hardball in beating the Dems who are destroying the country and I’ll support them. But no me-too Arnolds or Specters – someone who will actually oppose the Dems. Find someone who’s willing to spend more time talking about what the Dems are doing wrong as opposed to other Republicans. Rudy was very good at that. Got it? If you find yourselves a real candidate, maybe you can get some traction.

In other words, stop whining about those “dirty ignorant inbred social cons” and trolling Hot Air. Instead, start going out and kicking Democrat ass.

Unless you were all astroturfers to begin with.

fiatboomer on April 22, 2009 at 7:24 PM

You’ll see people emerge who believe in our values. It’ll happen. I’m glad they haven’t emerged yet. Dems have less time to crucify them.

marklmail on April 22, 2009 at 7:24 PM

You would think of all the millions of American’s here we could come up with ONE, or maybe several, honest people to get us to back. Hello America, where are these people? Are there numerous out there? Please, if you are out there run and tell the truth, we will back you. Just don’t cave, stand what you tell us you will do.
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letget on April 22, 2009 at 7:24 PM

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 7:07 PM

The answer is not found in allowing the social liberals to define the terms. Resisting changing marriage definitions is not “bigotry.” Increasing funding for Planned Parenthood while verbally calling for abortion to be “safe, legal and rare” is intellectually flawed.

Social conservatives can be an important part of a resurgent GOP, IMO.

cs89 on April 22, 2009 at 7:25 PM

Obama has resurrected the Clinton Administration, so this ad would work just as well in the other direction: “The new ‘Party of the Ass,’ same as the old ‘Party of the Ass.’”

Mallard T. Drake on April 22, 2009 at 7:25 PM

Stick to fiscal conservatism and lose the social conservatism.

Then you have a party again.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 6:30 PM

Yeah, it really worked with McCain and Dole, did it not?

Johan Klaus on April 22, 2009 at 7:26 PM

Great ad, especially the music! Makes me disappointed W is hidden away in his whites-only enclave.

Thanks for the heads-up… I’m going to send Tim Kaine another c-note.

benny shakar on April 22, 2009 at 7:27 PM

Having Cheney as the face of the opposition? Not a good idea.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 7:21 PM

Obama’s favorite spin/distraction is to lay any problems at the feet of the Bush administration.

Bush isn’t going to speak out publicly about this nonsense.

Who would you suggest to stand up and say “wait a minute, that’s not what really happened?”

cs89 on April 22, 2009 at 7:28 PM

fiatboomer on April 22, 2009 at 7:24 PM

I agree with you, boomer. Where is the social conservatives
vote going to go, the democrats? I think not. I agree, smaller gov’t, lower taxes, secure border, enforcing laws will do just fine, thank you.

HornetSting on April 22, 2009 at 7:29 PM

Wow…ok guys, I’ll run. Nita Lowey shouldn’t be too hard to beat. C’mon you can’t beat my story. Young puerto rican so assimilated he doesn’t speak spanish, will run on pragmatic giuliani/bloomberg platform of “i get things done, don’t f*ck with me. I’ll curse publically more often than I should and do everything I can to get more school voucher programs/ charter schools set up. Y’all can believe in me!

ernesto on April 22, 2009 at 7:30 PM

Thanks for the heads-up… I’m going to send Tim Kaine another c-note.

benny shakar on April 22, 2009 at 7:27 PM

Tim Kaine? Do you have to use single-syllable words with him?

fiatboomer on April 22, 2009 at 7:30 PM

getalife on April 22, 2009 at 7:18 PM

Back to time out, young’un.

Johan Klaus on April 22, 2009 at 7:31 PM

Ernesto, what are your stances on the immigration problem, taxes, size of govt?

HornetSting on April 22, 2009 at 7:31 PM

ernesto on April 22, 2009 at 7:30 PM

If you can beat Nita Lowey, I’ll buy you at least a case of Olympia.

fiatboomer on April 22, 2009 at 7:32 PM

Bunny shaker doesn’t have a C-note. He blew his allowance on cheetos.

HornetSting on April 22, 2009 at 7:32 PM

Obama’s favorite spin/distraction is to lay any problems at the feet of the Bush administration.

Bush isn’t going to speak out publicly about this nonsense.

Who would you suggest to stand up and say “wait a minute, that’s not what really happened?”

cs89 on April 22, 2009 at 7:28 PM

Condellisa Rice would have been excellent. Respected high ranking African American female.

Can’t beat that.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 7:32 PM

Well, you can say that Paul Ryan, but then again, I don’t cherry pick polls to suit my needs.

StevefromMKE on April 22, 2009 at 7:35 PM

Perfect ad.

Should make them some money like Coleman.

getalife on April 22, 2009 at 7:18 PM

The ad gives no reason to donate.

Essentially the ad says “We are on top”.

OK, then. I’ll keep my money.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 7:35 PM

cs89 on April 22, 2009 at 7:28 PM

And Cheney could always invite the dems to go on a hunting trip.

Johan Klaus on April 22, 2009 at 7:35 PM

They need to run an ad with all the news people who talking about “teabagging”, instead of tea party..

reshas1 on April 22, 2009 at 7:35 PM

Condellisa Rice would have been excellent. Respected high ranking African American female.

Can’t beat that.

ckoeber on April 22, 2009 at 7:32 PM

Clueless Condi? lol.

MB4 on April 22, 2009 at 7:36 PM

err..say that *about* Paul Ryan. Funny how the left never has their “rising stars” scrutinized like this.

StevefromMKE on April 22, 2009 at 7:36 PM

Ernesto, what are your stances on the immigration problem, taxes, size of govt?

HornetSting on April 22, 2009 at 7:31 PM

Im puerto rican, I have no irrational attachment to a porous border. Close the border pronto. Im a flattaxer, and i think government’s largest expenditures outside of defense should be research grants. Anything that isnt one of those 2 things ought to be downsized to as small as the public will stand for.

ernesto on April 22, 2009 at 7:36 PM

Well, this is strange. Why is the DNC so concerned? Do they honestly think for a moment that our Conservative Movement will support the MSM candidates? How futile. The MSM doesn’t choose our candidates.

We The People do.

Watch us.

Key West Reader on April 22, 2009 at 7:37 PM

“Dude, we’re less popular than Venezuela.”

Don’t count on people voting for a Democrat in 2010 if the economy is still in the toilet. There are other choices on most ballots. They’ve just be ignored UP TO NOW.

GarandFan on April 22, 2009 at 7:38 PM

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