Skip to comments.Exclusive- Karl Rove Tried To Cut Deal For Castle With Tea Party
Posted on 09/15/2010 4:17:36 AM PDT by jimbo123
Sources at the Christine ODonnell victory party revealed to The Freedomist that in December of last year Karl Rove met with Tea Party leaders in Dover, Delaware trying to get them to cut a deal in which they would leave Mike Castle alone and NOT support ODonnell.
The Freedomist has also learned that Rove was allegedly acting as an operative, although in what capacity it is not known, even as he is playing the role of a political analyst on Fox New in a fair and balanced way.
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Say goodnight Carl.
Rove just fell of my list of people I respect.
Tell Karl to go away:
Yep he was a bitter old man on Hannity, screw him, and the rest of the GOP get along RINO crowd.
he has sucked since 2004 when he started supporting all the liberal bush spending......
idiot thinks the tea party has leaders
Angle would have to be comprehensive immigration reform, I’d bet, since Hispanic enrollment as republicans was the altar Rove was willing to sacrifice the Bush presidency on. He figured Castle a “yea.”
Karl Rove just vociferously proved that he is much less relevant than he used to be - much less than he thinks he is - and clearly doesn’t understand the latest significant wave of American Electoral Politics.
Ta ta, Karl. You’ll be running at a disadvantage from now on. You’re damaged goods.
These damned establishment Republicans have got to go. Yesterday, Rush seemed like he was about fed up with these “status quo” types.
I think they’re like pro wrestlers: “You win at the match at Springfield tonight, but next Tuesday at Columbus, I get to win”. There’s no other way to explain candidates like Dukakis and McCain.
That was all well and good until the country hit the wall and elected a Marxist.
His political prowess is to be respected, but his values most likely aren't in line with yours. He and the frat boy socialist, along with Cheney, are one world government people. You'll rest better knowing that.
Rove killed Bush’s presidency. F him.
“idiot thinks the tea party has leaders”
My first thought too.
Not trying to defend Rove, but there are quite a few establishment types, like Dick Armey, who are trying to hijack the Tea Party......
Maybe all those people who said Karl Rove was bad news years ago weren’t just kooks or crazy.
NAaah, you’re still a kook or crazy if you dissent from the “R-good, D-baaaad” group-think at FReeRepublic.
There’s a lot I like about Karl Rove, but I don’t kid myself: he is not so much conservative as he is for power preservation of the inside-the-beltway old guard GOP.
In other words, principle ALWAYS takes a back seat to getting a win for a warm body with an R by his name.
Political calculus uber alles.
As I have paid more attention the last couple years, I have identified more and more of these folks locally.
They are large in number still, but their power is on the wane.
I have lost all respect for him.
How could they say Castle would have won a general election? What makes them think the Tea Party people wouldn’t have just stayed home? Or gone third party?
I am NOT a fan of third party candidacies. Which is exactly why I would not vote Republican if they keep marginalizing true conservatives. If they keep saying they don’t want the votes of conservatives, the votes will have to go elsewhere. I hope the Republican establishment starts listening.
Make no mistake: the Republican establishment sees the Tea Party - the people - as more of a threat to them than even the Democrats do.
Karl Rove was dead to me when he sat on his a$$ while W was being attacked for 8 years.
And this is EXACTLY the kind of crap that gave birth to the Tea Party in the first place!
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