Skip to comments.Why Republicans could win the White House, Senate and hold the House by 2016
Posted on 03/28/2013 9:16:08 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
As bleak as things look for the GOP in the short-term (and they do look bleak), its stunning to consider the entirely possible scenario whereby Republicans could control the presidency and both houses of Congress in the very near future.
Consider this: As Romney learned, history says its difficult to defeat a sitting president in the modern era. But it is arguably even harder for a political party to win three consecutive presidential elections.
Only George H.W. Bush (who was essentially awarded Reagans third term) has pulled it off in the last fifty, or so, years. And thats just what Democrats will attempt to do. What is more, in all likelihood, they will nominate Hillary Clinton or Joe Biden. Having passed the torch to a new generation of leaders, what are the odds Americans will choose to go backwards generationally?
History, of course, doesnt always repeat itself. But if history is a predictor, then Republicans appear to be due for a presidential victory in 2016.
But what about 2014? The presidents party typically loses seats during mid-term elections, and since Republicans already control the House, its probably safe to assume they will retain control at least until 2016.........
(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...
LOL! This is like deja vu all over again. We’ve already heard this song before. It ain’t gonna happen. The GOP is done. This is now a one party country like the Third Reich or the old Soviet Union.
right now i seriously believe nothing will get any better. they’ll just do what they always do. They like it the left is crazy, they like it that they use the dialectic and incrementally shift the country left more and more, they get their jollies controlling how much the left gets to move the country to the left, by determining how much they’ll compromise. Compromise is a given, it’s just how much will they compromise.
Everything keeps moving in the direction the left wants. Without complete and utter defunding of all the institutions they control, we can’t create fundamental change that we can actually grow and move to the right.
My theory on why repubes might win something?
True Americans are PISSED.
Yep. They’re solidifying control every day.
They have permeated and infested and infected everything.
It’s rotten to the core.
Our choices for 2016 will be full left via the democrats, or slightly full left via the republicans. Either way, we The People are totally screwed, unless we do something about it.
Maybe. But what would they do with it if they had it all?
My guess is continue to expand government and hand it back to the masters as soon as possible.
They could do Bigger Tent, make people think they are Democrats and vote for them by mistake.
That seems to be what most of the GOPe are advocating.
What do you do with something so rotten it is no longer useful?
You throw it away, destroy it. And then use something new.
Wish I could be as optimistic, but I can’t. ‘Rats are bringing in third-worlders, hand over fist, and registering the dead. And Pubbies, led by RINOs, are too namby-pamby to do anything about it. Our goose is cooked.
Yes, destroy every molecule so it never comes back.
And then keep educating people on how rotten it was and make sure it’s never considered again.
Keep fhe Romney’s Bushes and College Republicans away and it could happen.
Yep, but people have to realize that it’s rot and needs to be destroyed.
But most people won’t because it’s constantly being polished, shined, patched up until you can’t tell the rot from the good.
Until it all collapses under you.
You’re absolutely right.
Today the good is made to look bad and the bad to look good.
It’s all in the “Good Book”.
If she runs she would do better to form a new party IMHO.
The problem is just what the article says. The GOP keeps thinking it’s their turn. But the democrats won’t give them the ball.
Why not take over the GOP at the grass-roots, precinct level? The evangelicals did it in Iowa in 1987-88. I saw it
with my own two eyes.
“You throw it away, destroy it. And then use something new.”
Exactly. The country requires a nice, horrible revolution. A bloody re-boot and we’re good to go.
This is why Obama MUST have a 3rd Term. The Democrats will move heaven and earth to make this happen. They may even cancel the 2016 election due to some crisis. I fear a new Party is needed to replace the old Moss Back GOP. A new Party—A Liberty Party a more militant version of the Tea Party.
There are a lot of possible scenarios to make a third term happen and none of them are good.
Yes, a hard core conservative, Liberty Party.
I’ve given up hope for this country. Any love I’ve had for it has turned to loathing. At this point, just push it off a cliff; it’s too far gone to fix.
"The great oak tree had stood on a hill over the Hudson, in a lonely spot of the Taggart estate. Eddie Willers, aged seven, liked to come and look at that tree. It had stood there for hundreds of years, and he thought it would always stand there. Its roots clutched the hill like a fist with fingers sunk into the soil, and he thought that if a giant were to seize it by the top, he would not be able to uproot it, but would swing the hill and the whole of the earth with it, like a ball at the end of a string. He felt safe in the oak trees presence; it was a thing that nothing could change or threaten; it was his greatest symbol of strength.
One night, lightning struck the oak tree. Eddie saw it the next morning. It lay broken in half, and he looked into its trunk as into the mouth of a black tunnel. The trunk was only an empty shell; its heart had rotted away long ago; there was nothing inside just a thin gray dust that was being dispersed by the whim of the faintest wind. The living power had gone, and the shape it left had not been able to stand without it."
Why the heck would I want republicans in charge of anything? They are essentially democrats and their sole job these days has been to help democrats win elections.
They were pissed last year.
Sure - just like we were going to win the WH and make gains in both Houses last year. When good men do nothing, evil wins. When good men focus on something other than the enemy and ignore that evil will prevail, evil wins. When good men insist that they can’t vote for a paler shade of gray, despite it meaning that inky black will prevail, evil wins. When good men insist on someone who could have thrown that first stone, evil wins. I’m’ sensing a pattern here.
If Hillary runs, RATs win the WH, take back the house and keep the senate....
Real Conservatives want conservatives to win...forget the liberal GOP
The sooner conservatives break from the GOP teat’ the sooner conservatives get elected
...history says its difficult to defeat a sitting president in the modern era. But it is arguably even harder for a political party to win three consecutive presidential elections.I'm not sure what they mean by the modern era, unless they mean, "since the beginning of the time that this was true." Eisenhower was elected in his own right to two consecutive terms, and served both terms -- and was the first Republican to do so since Ulysses Grant.
So pissed they elected Obama again...during a depression.
“Pissed” as in drunk and knowing not what they do.
Never gonna get a GOP victory unless they run a Tea Party Conservative. The GOPe of the Bush Dynasty will never get re-elected.
Same crap sammich we were served in 2012, eh? I think if the elites try it again in 2016, the right half of the country is going to revolt.
We've had enough.